[ mahng-guh, mang‐ ]
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  1. a Japanese graphic novel, typically intended for adults, characterized by highly stylized art.

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Origin of manga

1985–90; <Japanese: literally, cartoon, comic strip

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British Dictionary definitions for manga


/ (ˈmæŋɡə) /

nounplural manga
    • a type of Japanese comic book with an adult theme

    • (as modifier): manga videos

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