Origin of manga
Examples from the Web for manga
I would say more of my inspiration stems from ‘manga’ or anime.
The original film is a cartoon (Oldboy was first a Japanese manga), and should have stayed that way.
In April, Murakami released his film Jellyfish Eyes, inspired by “a manga called GeGeGe no Kitaro” from the 1960s.
We respect the genius and ingenuity, not only the Korean film but the Japanese manga, the original source.Spike Lee on Blackface, ‘Oldboy,’ ’12 Years a Slave,’ and The Brooklyn Nets|Jimmy So|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is not under corte or manga either in Covarrubia or the 1730 edit.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]|George Borrow
Mid sceapum he manga, gif he dysigra manna herunga cep on arfstum weorcum.
"Manga Colorada hasn't reached here yet," observed Thurstane.Overland|John William De Forest
This was a big prize, for there is no meat so much thought of among the savages as that of the manga.Lost in the Jungle|Paul Du Chaillu
He had shrugged himself closely in his manga, and was moving off in an attitude that betokened the deepest dejection.The Scalp Hunters|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for manga
noun plural manga
- a type of Japanese comic book with an adult theme
- (as modifier)manga videos
Word Origin and History for manga
"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.