“Manga” is simply the word for comics produced in Japan or in the Japanese language. Generally, they are printed in black and white, following a simple drawing style developed in the late 19th century, when “Eshinbun Nipponchi” magazine by Kanagaki Robun and Kawanabe Kyosai debuted in 1874. Influences on modern-day manga include Meiji-era and pre-Meiji art, as well as the introduction of American comic books and cartoons to Japanese people...Continue Reading