Manga (called in japanese as “漫画” ) are world famous comics that are created in Japan, they are native and specialty of Japanese creators. Japanese art have had a quite long pre-history.
The term manga, in Japan, is generally used to define both, the comics and the cartooning or sketching. Term “Manga” when used outside Japan, it explicitly refers to the comics which are originally being published in Japanese country.
You would be surprised to know that in Japan, all people irrespective of their ages read and love manga. This medium covers a variety of genres like action / adventure, business or commerce, detective, romance, horror, mystery, historical drama, science fiction, comedy and fantasy, sexuality, sports and games, and thrillers and much more. Although this medium of entertainment was originally created in Japan, very often the manga creations are translated into many other languages and dialects, specially English. Since the early 1960’s, manga comics were steadily becoming a major part n parcel of the Japanese lifestyle and also their publishing industries.
Manga comics or stories were usually printed in black n white, although since last decade or two, many colorful manga are printed. In Japan, manga are generally serialized in large enough manga magazines or books, often having many stories, each presenting a solo episode which was to be continued in the next issue being published. Or if a manga series or stories turns to be much popular, it maybe possible that it may get animated after or sometimes even when its on the run. Sometimes manga are some of the centering elements on some action or animated film that have been made previously and some which are yet to come.
In Japanese language, term “manga” covers all kinds of sketching, cartooning, comics creation, and animation related work. As for the English regions, the term has narrower and stricter meaning confined to “Japanese comics”.
One such manga series is “ReLIFE” which turned out to be a popular and a successful one. This manga after being released in 2013 is still ongoing and is widely seen and loved.
Author of this creation is Yayoi Sou, and he himself is the artist involved in making the story appear on paper. It belongs to the genre of Comedy/Drama/Romance/School life.
Story and plot :
The story revolves around Kaizaki Arata, who’s a 27 year old jobless man who even after trying, fails at every job he interviews for, after quitting from the last company he was in which he didn’t lasted long. His life changes gradually once he comes across Yoake Ryou of Re-Life Research Institute, who offers him certain drug which can somehow change his appearance back to a 17 years old again and to become a subject of a year long experimental program, he started his life as a student of high school once again.
There are millions of manga fans in the world and like them you also buy these books or read them online, as e-copies of most are available online.