No, not Japanese comic book porn. Manga usually come before anime. It is comic books or print cartoons, all in one book. Genres of manga are action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, horror, sexuality, and business and commerce, and more, sexuality being your comic book porn. In 2006, in Japan, 481 billion yen (4.4 billion dollars) worth of manga was sold. In the same year, in the United States, 175-200 million dollars worth of manga. Manga is usually in black and white, but they some full-color manga exist. A Japanese manga artist is called a mangaka. Manga, literally translated, means 'whimsical pictures.' The word came in common usage in the late 18th century. The first manga magazine was created in 1874, Eshinbun Nipponchi is the name of the manga magazine. In 1905 the manga magazine publishing boom started with the Russo-Japanese War, starting with Tokyo Pakku. A female version of the manga was made, Shojo Sekai, the first shojo (heterosexual romance) magazine was made. Shonen Sekai is the first shounen made, created in 1895. Scanlations exist in this world, fan-scanned manga, either for fun or for helping expand the manga-loving community.
Manga is kinda like American comic books.
by MisaTange July 08, 2009
actually manga is a japanese style of drawing usually in comic books
CLAMP writes manga
by goddess December 12, 2002
manga is a form of book as in the best fourm of book ever!some manga follows along with anime which is a type of tv show.Manga is also a fourm of drawing. A book in manga is more of a comic book and in the fourm of a book is called a graphic novel.
Manga=form of drawing
by Otaku Kitten October 06, 2005
I just want to point out that Manga is not Japanese comic books in general. It's a common misconception. Manga is actually the style in which the different kinds of comic books are made. For Example: It is actually just Shonen, not Shonen Manga. That would be saying that the artwork was meant for boys ages 12-18. It is only considered Shonen. Remember, Manga is only the art style used. I wouldn't be surprised if none of you knew this.
"And they say I'm not -The Omega Master. Now, I have make some comics with Briana's manga style artwork."-The Omega Master
by -The Omega Master February 26, 2005
Japanese comic books.
Shonen Jump
by Brian Tan June 19, 2004
n. Art, normally from Japan, but can be from anywhere else, that uses the Japanese anime style.
"Megatokyo is a great webcomic/manga."
by Patters September 03, 2004
Manga is the Japanese word for comics, the drawings have the Japanese style that usually is big eyes and some big boobs. the people that draw these drawings are nerds, Goth, punk, or just really crazy
i don't get why lily wants to spend all day drawing manga drawing with Japanese lady's. and at the same time go around with the clothes and the bunny ears. it's crazy
by youngmen March 30, 2010
-the ultimate scam.
sure, it's cool when you buy it, you can show it off to your friends. but there is one bad thing about it. They take ten minutes to read, and once you've done that, you probably won't read it again, unless it has nudity or it was really cool. Plus, you will have to wait a while until the next one comes out(it leaves you wanting more)
1.Sweet! I got the mega mega XL manga graphic novel. it's the best in Japan.
2.Wow. -_-. that took five minutes to read. Now i've gotta wait until 2008 before the next one gets translated.
3.Wow I read this one fast too.
4.I can't believe I bought this junk!
5.Manga, why have you forsaken me!
See, it's the ultimate scam! You buy one, and it leaves you wanting more. But then you're stuck with the old one. Don't buy it unless the anime version was that uber cool.

by Takamori November 15, 2007

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