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Noun. Either Spanish for mango, or a Japanese-style comic book. (Go to mango for more info on the first definition.) Manga is a Japanese-style comic book, (Like I said earlier.) Manga has grown lots of fans in Japan, U.S.A., Europe, and other countries. It has 2 basic styles, Shoujo and Shounen. Shoujo is the girly, romantic, comedy types, like Fruits Basket or Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama. Shounen is the action, violentish types, like Dragon Ball and Naruto. There are 2 ways to read it: Translated (The Japanese words are translated to your language) or Raw (No edits, the original Japanese thing). Manga is commonly black and white, sometimes with color pages. A manga story is divided into chapters. Every chapter comes out each week. A group of chapters in one book is a volume. Manga has evolved into anime, a animated version of the story. (See anime for more info about it)
by AmiSakura October 06, 2013
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Vreau sà beau sà mà fac mangà
by Sînziana August 17, 2006
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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
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A Japan-based style of art, often used in comics or cartoons.
The cartoons of this variety are often called Animé.
Manga drawings are often recognized by rather large eyes, small noses, and spiky-looking hairdo's.
A combination of above with any of the characteristics left out is not out of the question, however; there are also Manga characters that do <i>not</i> have eyes that take up half a person's skull.
by Ruben 'H Hog' van Ophuizen March 24, 2003
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Manga is the japanese word which, more or less, refers to any illustrated story, but now is directed more or less towards comics only.

The real version of manga can be used to refer to moving pictures as well.
Battle Angel Allita (Gunm) is a great manga series.
by Kiwi Lord July 01, 2003
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Books and comic publications from Japan. Most manga are made into anime and vice versa. Usually reads right to left. Sold in the USA as graphic novels.
The anime version of the manga, "Real Bout High School" was an utter disgrace.
by nikkan_hanil December 15, 2003
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by Brian Tan June 19, 2004
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