Japanese comic strips called " manga " are very popular in the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Fans like them for their high-quality art and interesting story lines. In Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other places in Asia, there are several magazines about Japanese comic strips. And in Britain, France, Italy, and other European countries, there are manga shops as well as magazines for manga fans. M any manga have been made into TV cartoons, which are broadcast in many different countries.
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A local comics industry in native languages has flourished wherever the United States and Great Britain have held sway—notably in Taiwan, South Korea , the Philippines, and India where the often cartoonlike Bollywood , centred in Mumbai [Bombay], is dominant. Even some Islamic countries, where for centuries figural representation was problematic, by the 21st century had more or less government-supported comics. The late 20th century brought a freeing up of styles and subject matter. Japan had by far the largest comics industry in the world—selling by 1. In there were different manga magazines.
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Comics is a medium used to express ideas through images, often combined with text or other visual information. Frequently, comics takes the form of sequences of panels of images. Often textual devices such as speech balloons , captions , and onomatopoeia indicate dialogue, narration, sound effects, or other information. The size and arrangement of panels contribute to narrative pacing.
While the style and finish of manga art is relatively minimalist in comparison to other types of comics, this apparent simplicity is deceptive. Every line is a choice made by the artist — the thinking is to never use 10 strokes to depict something if just a single, well-placed line would suffice. This principle of concentrating on the essentials permeates throughout manga art creation. Every panel is an exercise in choice: size, zoom, camera angle, speech bubble positioning, and type of background. It spreads across more pages with fewer panels per page.