Dig Deeper into the Manga’s World of Grit and Fantasy
There were times when the only logical thing to do was to bury yourself in your favorite comic book and forget the world outside. All that mattered was that you’re in the company of someone that gives you virtual strength. So what if it’s all limited to the pages of a book; at least, you can be yourself around them.
In fact, these page turners are not really age specific; you can still read them in your 50s or 60s, or even when your body is too weak for anything else. When you’re feeling low and down, comics can uplift your spirits and give you that ray of hope that you absolutely need to face the world.
More than Just a Comic Strip
Superman, Spiderman, Batman – sure enough almost everybody we know has overdosed on them before the world opened its doors to Manga. Few years back, this term would have seemed alien, but today, it’s like second skin to those who enjoy a fine blend of fantasy sprinkled with reality.
Manga refers to comics fashioned in Japan and conform to a style in the late 19th Century. Coupled with a complex history, the term “Manga” refers to cartooning and comics. It covers all genres – drama, comedy, adventure, mystery, romance, and just about everything else you can put your mind to.
It wasn’t until the 1950s that Manga evolved as a major stratum of the Japanese publishing industry. It didn’t take too long for this comic series to gain popularity across the globe – the U.S. and Canada market alone is believed to have been valued at a whopping $175 million!
Page-Turning Experience from the Get-Go
Word gets around fast and more and more people are turning to Manga as we speak. In fact, some claim that reading Manga goes above and beyond any book you might have read. The characters can go over the top, but that’s probably what people need to help them unwind and settle their nerves.
Did we tease your curiosity a wee bit? Well, if you’re into trying out something new, perhaps this is the opportunity that might just tweak your perception, and it’s all for the better. Once you get your hands on one of these absolutely fantabulous displays of guts and grit, you can’t have enough of it. That’s the hold Manga has on you. To put it lamely, this comic series is excellence personified on a lot of levels that might not be tangible; you just know they can’t be replaced.
Nobody is trying to glorify Manga, but if you haven’t been lucky enough to drink from this fountain of youth, it’s worth a try. You might just surprise yourself. Or shall we be more realistic and say, well, like most other comics, you’re likely to have your share of the “good” and “not-so-good” ones, but none of it is entirely bad. They just don’t publish “bad” version of Manga.
Here are a few recommendations to get you snowballing:
• One Piece
• Dragon Ball
• Golgo 13
• Black Jack
• Slam Dunk
• Kindaichi Case Files
• Pandora Hearts
These are just a few of the masterpieces you absolutely want to include to your reading list. By the time you’re done with these, there’s a sea crawling with Mangato leave you amazed!