Sunday, June 13, 2004

Manga's appeal: The Flint (Mich.) Journal reports on the popularity of manga among 'tweens, teens and adults:

"What sets them apart from American comic books is the range of subject matter. 'If you look at American comics, those are very sophisticated, superhero stories,' Steve Kleckner of Los Angeles-based Tokyopop told USA Today. Tokyopop is the world's leading manga publisher outside Japan. Manga, he said, includes tales of romance, fashion, fantasy and high school life."