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In our Manga 101 series , we’ve covered a lot of manga-related topics. We looked at some commonly asked questions , explored demographic categories , reviewed several popular manga genres,… continue reading Manga 101: Manga and Beyond at the Free Library

By written by Meg B.    December 18, 2023    1

In our Manga 101 series, we’ve answered some frequently asked questions , defined some common manga terms , and looked at some of the most popular manga genres found at the Free Library.… continue reading Manga 101: Related Concepts

By written by Meg B.    November 20, 2023   

In our last Manga 101 installments, we touched on romance and LGBTQIA+ themes in manga. This time, we’ll take a look at a new genre:  horror . Though the roots of manga can be traced… continue reading Manga 101: Horror

By written by Meg B.    October 16, 2023   

In our previous Manga 101 installment, we covered romance manga. This time, we’ll take a look at two subgenres of romance manga (BL and GL), as well as some non-romantic LGBTQ+ manga. … continue reading Manga 101: BL, GL, and Beyond

By written by Meg B.    September 15, 2023    2

Previous Manga 101 installments took a look at isekai and sports manga; this time, we’ll explore another popular genre of manga: romance .  From poignant stories of high school love to… continue reading Manga 101: Romance

By written by Meg B.    August 15, 2023    3

In the previous Manga 101 installment, we took a look at the manga genre known as isekai . Now, we’ll continue with an exploration of another popular manga genre: sports! Sports manga as a… continue reading Manga 101: Sports

By written by Meg B.    July 17, 2023    2

One way of classifying manga is by demographic categories like shonen and shojo (for more information, check out the previous Manga 101 blog post ). However, manga can also be divided into genres… continue reading Manga 101: Isekai

By written by Meg B.    June 15, 2023   

Manga is often published chapter-by-chapter in anthology magazines which are marketed towards particular audiences. Some magazines focus on specific genres of manga (like fantasy, romance, etc.)… continue reading Manga 101: Demographic Categories

By written by Meg B.    May 15, 2023    1