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.