Manga



[mahng-guh, mang‐] /ˈmɑŋ gə, ˈmæŋ‐/

noun
1.
a Japanese graphic novel, typically intended for adults, characterized by highly stylized art.
/ˈmæŋɡə/
noun (pl) manga
1.

n.

“Japanese comic books or graphic novels,” c.1984, from Japanese, “cartoon, caricature,” literally “involuntary pictures.” Term said to have been coined 1814 by artist Katsushika Hokusai to “convey a sense of free-flowing composition and quirky style.” See anime.

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