Why Entertainment Aren’t As Bad As You Think
Speaking of manga, this is a term that is commonly used in Japan which refers to cartoons and comics in print. One the other hand, anime is a Japanese term that is commonly used to pertain to animated cartoons for film or for television. The difference between mangas in Japanese society and comics in American society is that the first holds a much greater status in the culture of their country of origin while the latter does not. In fact, if you have been to Japan or if you have studied the culture and works of the said country, you will see how manga is well-respected as an art and also, as a form of popular literature as well. You may not know about it yet but the majority of the adult Japanese population are reading the manga and some of the largest manga magazines in the said country are selling millions of copies of it every single week. With all this, you can certainly say that manga is not your regular comics and is not only kid’s stuff.
Take note that mangas do not only provide a single genre or a single plot for everyone to read as they are very diverse and we are sure that you will be able to find one that will suit to your taste and preference. In addition to that, we want you to know as well that mangas have titles that combine artful pictures and frames with nuanced stories that are very entertaining and very addictive as well. It is said that manga is categorized into various genres and some of the highly-acclaimed are as follow: seinen for adult men; shonen manga for young boys and teenage boys; ecchi for erotica; shojo for young girls and teenage girls; suiri for crime and murder; kodomo manga for children; jidaimono manga for historical drama and redisu as well for adult women.
With all these, we are sure that you are now curious to know how you can get started in reading manga. There is nothing much that you should do since you only have to perform the common gestures yet, if you still want to be guided, then you better follow every step that we present here.
What you need to do first here is to walk into the store. Booksellers are known for allocating a space for manga but, if you do not want to be limited to what is available or what you have already read, then the best choice is to try a comic book store. Either way, you will not have a hard time spotting mangas since they always come in colored covers and maybe first few pages as well, though the rest are in black and white.
For first-timers, it is expected that you do not have that much knowledge about mangas so the finest thing that you can do is to look around and read them a little and if ever you find something that caters to your taste, you can purchase it and read it at home.