Etymology
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manga (n.)

"Japanese comic books or graphic novels," c. 1984, from Japanese, "cartoon, caricature," literally "involuntary pictures." A term said to have been coined 1814 by artist Katsushika Hokusai to "convey a sense of free-flowing composition and quirky style." Also see anime.

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Definitions of manga

manga (n.)
graphic novel that originated in Japan, usually intended for adults and characterized by highly stylized art;
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