My Research Project. Manga by: Brittany Dial 6 th period. Versions of drawing, writing, and reading. In Japan, everything is read, drawn, and written backwards In America, the drawings, the story, and how it is read is left to right OR right to left. It’s all about preference.
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by: Brittany Dial
In Japan, everything is read, drawn, and written backwards
In America, the drawings, the story, and how it is read is left to right OR right to left. It’s all about preference.
From Japanese kanji (old calligraphy) to English
From English to other countries like Asia and Europe
Caused by wide-spread popularity
To the English word ‘love’
Shoujo (girls’ manga)
Shounen (action manga)
Kodomo (children’s manga)
Seijin (young adult male manga)
Josei (young adult female manga)
Seinen (adult male manga)
Aimed mainly at girls
A ‘love’ style manga
Dramatic or romantic
Sports related, gothic horror, science fiction, historical romance
Maho shoujo (magical girl) i.e.: Sailor Moon
When an ordinary girl turns into an alter ego version of herself.
From this: To this:
Mainly for boys, but girls and young adults have gotten into shounen
More themes than any other style of manga
Sports, light humor, demons, ninja, robot/mecha fighting (only some of the many
Children- Kodomo manga
Girls- Shoujo manga/Maho manga
Boys/action- Shounen manga
Young adult males- Seijin manga
Young adult females- Josei manga
Adult men- Seinen manga
There are many books to help with certain things. Such as:
-characters for certain styles (shoujo characters, shounen characters, ect.)
-your own style or something you’ve learned
-YEARS OF PRACTICE! Unless it’s just for fun.