Understanding Stories

An Overview of What Manga Is

When you talk about mange it simply implies a series of drawings that follows a certain plot. Oftentimes this is associated with the Japanese comics.

These comics are categorized in accordance with their content, this could be a fantasy manga, romantic, comedy and more which is dependent also on the type of people reading it. This is quite important in the entertainment industry since some manga are transformed into a movie, novel, video games and even animated series that is popular to people worldwide.

Common terms that people come across when they talk about manga

Manga actually came from the word kanji and ga that has the meaning man and drawing if translated in the English language. This could also mean informal drawing or simple drawings. One of the noticeable features of manga is the color of their drawing, oftentimes they are drawn in a black and white color that has an approximately 1 billion volumes every year. If a person is responsible in making or creating a manga then more likely he or she is a manga artist.

Things you need to know about the manga industry

The influence of this manga has reach all over the globe most especially in the place where it originates. At some point in human history, there was a certain year in the place where it originate in which the publication of manga reached 38 percent. The mass production of it only proves how popular they are before and even these days.

Reading of manga is not just a passing trend among the youth as a matter of fact this has already became a way of entertainment for most people out there. There are many reasons why people read manga but bottom line is it somehow alleviate the stress they have at home, school and even at work.

Essential concepts about manga magazines

One of the prevalent form of manga sold each week is the manga magazines. There are even magazines that can sold 6 million copes each week. There are also other publishers that can sold an estimate of 4 million copies.

The release of this magazine is done either on a weekly basis or per month basis, this is usually compose of several manga series with 20 to 40 pages in it. The color of the drawings are usually in black and white format and the paper used in printing it is in low quality but of course with the exemption of the cover and some pages from the start. If by any chance the manga is popular then more likely it would last for several years in a particular magazine.

With the advent of technology people can already read manga online which spread its popularity in various places in the world.