Comics and cartoons are incredibly popular across the globe, in particular among the children and teenagers. Comics is a popular form of print medium, which is used to express various thoughts, ideas, opinions, beliefs through images, graphics, and illustrations, as well as texts. Textual elements in the form of speech balloons, dialogues, narration, captions, various sound effects, etc. are used in comics. Both colorful, as well as black and white illustrations are commonly found in comics. Comic strips are sequences of drawings, usually in black and white, depicting stories containing humorous elements, are published in newspapers and magazines.
What is Manga?
In different countries, comics are created in different styles and forms. In Japan, a style of comic books is immensely popular, and it is known as Manga, worldwide. A unique aspect of these Japanese comics is that they are aimed not only at children but also, adult readers. In other parts of the world, mostly in the Western countries, comics and cartoons are typically meant for the kids. The scenario is different in Japan. Japanese comics are popular among people of all age groups in this country, thereby, making this an immensely valuable art form.
Different genres are interspersed in Manga
Osamu Tezuka is known as ‘the father of modern Manga.’ In this art form, short stories and novels are stunningly illustrated and written in the Japanese language. A wide range of genres like comedy, action, adventure, drama, history, romance, thriller, detective, horror, mystery, sexuality, science fiction, sports, fantasy, commerce, etc. are interspersed in these Japanese comics, as these are aimed at readers of different ages, tastes, and preferences.
Not only in Japan, but people in other countries like to Read Manga as well; so, these are translated into different other languages. These Japanese comics are widely available on the internet these days. So, readers, all over the world, can read Manga online, whenever they want. They can read by visiting different websites, where these comics are available for online reading.