One thing about manga that you should know of is that it is a term used in Japan to pertain to comics and cartoons being printed in a piece of paper. On the contrary of it, anime has something to do with films or TV series that introduces animated cartoon characters and settings. The difference between mangas in Japanese society and comics in American society is that the first holds a much greater status in the culture of their country of origin while the latter does not. In fact, if you have been to Japan or if you have studied the culture and works of the said country, you will see how manga is well-respected as an art and also, as a form of popular literature as well. For the information of many, the influence of manga in the life of every Japanese is very high in such a way that almost all adults in the country are reading manga, not to mention that many big manga magazines are selling millions of copies each week. It is safe to say that mangas are not only kid’s stuff nor just your regular comic.
If you are interested in reading mangas, which we are sure you are, know that there are quite several of them that you can choose from, catering to your taste and your preference. In addition to that, we want you to know as well that mangas have titles that combine artful pictures and frames with nuanced stories that are very entertaining and very addictive as well. Generally categorized in different genres, some of the highly-acclaimed mangas are the following: ecchi for erotic mangas, suiri for crime and murder, jidaimono for historical drama, seinin for adult men, redisu for adult women, kodomo for children, shojo manga for young girls and teenage women, and also, shonen for young boys and teenage men.
So now, how will you be able to read manga? There is nothing much that you should do since you only have to perform the common gestures yet, if you still want to be guided, then you better follow every step that we present here.
What you need to do first here is to walk into the store. Almost all large booksellers out there have a section that is intended for manga, however, if you want to get a wide range of titles, we suggest that you try a comic book store. Whichever place you may choose to go, you will immediately spot mangas since they usually have covered in color and have colored content in several pages as well, while leaving the rest of the book in black and white.
Since this is your first time and surely, you are not familiar with the genres, we suggest that you look thoroughly the books available and read them a little and if you find something interesting or suitable for your taste, you can pay for it and take it home.