Tagged Anime and Manga

Teen Reads for Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month! Did you know that Women’s History Month has its roots in the struggle for workers’ rights? In 1908, women garment workers protested the poor working conditions inside factories. This…

Manga 101: Manga and Beyond at the Free Library

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, and discussed related types of media . In…

Manga 101: Related Concepts

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. This time, we’ll take a look at other…

Manga 101: Horror

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 back through centuries of Japanese art,…

Manga 101: BL, GL, and Beyond

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.  BL BL is an abbreviation for Boys’…

Manga 101: Romance

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 doomed romances with supernatural…

Manga 101: Sports

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 genre is precisely what it sounds like…

Manga 101: Isekai

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 of similar subject matter. While…

Manga 101: Demographic Categories

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.) while others publish stories in a variety…

Manga 101: Answering Common Questions

Some of the most popular titles at the Field Teen Center are manga, or Japanese graphic novels. Manga includes a wide range of genres and art styles with more than 100 titles in our collections. Navigating it all can be overwhelming,…

ComicsPlus is Here!

Like comics? You're going to love this! Our newest electronic resources from ComicsPlus   bring thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of library-friendly publishers for kids,…

Explore Creative Careers with Field Teen Center!

Throughout the month of July, Field Teen Center recorded interviews with a voice actor, four game designers, and a comic book writer. If you’re interested in creative jobs or if you just want to learn more about how your favorite…

What's New with LEAP?

Now that the new school year is up and running, LEAP would like to welcome students back to school! LEAP provides a safe and supportive afterschool environment for school-age patrons grades K – 12, complete with homework help,…

Explore a Mighty Manga-verse of Japanese Comics and Graphic Novels!

Whether you’ve been a fan for decades or are only now encountering them, manga —Japanese graphic novels—are an exciting comic form, incredibly varied in both artistic style and content. The Free Library has extensive…

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Teen Thursday- One Piece Craft Event

It’s time for one last departure on our one piece adventure as we end the show with a fun craft event.  

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Teen Thursday- One Piece with Anime Jeopardy

Our One Piece adventure returns with more episodes and a chance to test your anime knowledge against other contestants.  

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Summer: Teen Tuesdays

Calling all teens - bring your friends and join us for gaming, crafts, movies/anime, food and more. Drop in for a round of Super Smash Bros or build the ultimate playlist with us all afternoon. Snacks and free books provided. For youth,…

Teen Thursday- One Piece Treasure Chest Game

Ahoy Maties! We will continue our One Piece adventure with Monkey D. Luffy  with two more episodes and a treasure chest game the likes of which ye have never seen.  

Manga - Single Volumes and Short Series

Manga series can stretch for dozens and dozens and volumes, but these ones are short and easy to finish quickly.

Manga - All the Big Hits

These classic manga series have been popular for decades. Try these titles if you want to find out what all the hype is about!

Manga - New and Popular

New hits and popular classics from a variety of genres.

Anime and Manga - Anime Mania

The latest, greatest anime.

Anime and Manga - Anime Essentials

Favorite anime and manga-related books and series.

Anime and Manga

In Japanese, the word "anime" simply refers to all animation. Outside of Japan, the term "anime" refers specifically to Japanese animation. Anime comes in a wide variety of genres and encompasses both film and television animation. It…