Manga genres and tags

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These Historical manga are set in the 15th century.

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These Historical manga are set in the 16th century.

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These Historical manga are set in the 17th century.

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These Historical manga are set in the 18th century.

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These Historical manga take place in the 19th century.

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4-koma manga present four panels per comic strip that traditionally are the same size and stack on top of each other vertically. These titles are usually gag manga, with a single joke or self-contained story in each strip, and little to no continuity between the strips.

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Abstract works are generally intellectual in nature and rooted in imagination or philosophy, portraying a unique message or theme. As such, they don't necessarily focus on traditional narration, characterization, or development, presenting unique, unconventional or vivid visual styles instead.

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These manga feature the acting industry. Protagonists are amateur or famous actors in TV, film or other media.

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Action is about conflict. Whether with guns, blades, fists, or mysterious powers, these manga feature characters in combat - either to protect themselves or the things or people they value, or simply as a way of life.

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These manga or light novels were directly adapted to an anime.

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These manga feature romantic or sexual relationships between two adults.

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These manga explore the adult entertainment industry. Characters might be voice actors for an erogame, or work in the erotic film industry, or write hentai manga.

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In these manga, characters embark on a journey to explore the world or to search for something. These wanderers travel to many places and meet new people, often encountering hardships along the way, or discovering strengths and weaknesses about themselves that are revealed throughout the adventure.

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These manga focus on the afterlife. The manga might take place in Heaven or Hell, focus on purgatory and the judging of souls, or other topics that cover life after death.

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These manga showcase a relationship where the characters are in two different age groups, based on societal norms. While not always the case, these characters sometimes must overcome challenges or societal stigma associated with the Age Gap.

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Characters in these manga experience transformations that alter their age, be they through magical or other means.

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These manga address issues that middle-aged and elderly people face. Common themes include dealing with declining health, losing a life-long spouse, or having a mid-life crisis. More upbeat topics can include enjoying retirement, learning to adjust to modern times, or becoming a parent later in life.

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These manga explore the occupations, issues and lifestyles related to agriculture and farming. They frequently take place on a farm or in the countryside, and follow protagonists that learn or practice skills such as tilling the earth or taking care of barnyard animals.

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These manga are heavily or loosely influenced by Lewis Carroll's 1865 publication Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, or its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. They range between true adaptations, alternate versions, parodies, or stories that take place in a new setting that heavily mimics or alludes to Alice's journey.

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The universe is vast, and it's easy to imagine that there might be non-human life on distant worlds. Whether physically similar to mankind or vastly different, these works feature beings born on other worlds. Manga that take place on Earth might encounter unexpected visitors with unknown intentions; or on the homeworld of another culture, human beings are the Aliens.

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Characters in these manga attend an all-boys school.

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Characters in these manga attend an all-girls school.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in the United States of America.

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Characters with amnesia have partial or full memory loss. These manga feature characters that suffer from amnesia due to an injury or trauma, an Illness, or a Supernatural occurrence.

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These manga take place in an amusement park, whether it's functioning or abandoned.

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Androids are artificially-created beings that are made to look and act like humans - in advanced cases, they are indistinguishable. As machines, they are often shown as possessing stronger logic and reasoning than real humans; however, this logic can also limit them, as they can have difficulty processing emotional concepts or social relationships. These manga feature Androids in starring roles, either as main characters or as important elements of the plot or setting.

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Androphobia is defined as an irrational fear of men. In these manga, characters with the disorder have extreme reactions to the men in their lives, from panicking to having an intense allergic reaction to anything in between.

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Winged, haloed angels from heaven are the focus of these manga.

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These manga show one or more instances of animal abuse: animals might be denied their basic physical needs, killed without need, or tortured for pleasure.

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These manga feature human-like beings that possess animal characteristics, such as animal ears, tails, or other body parts not normally found on people. Catgirls are a common example.

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These manga feature animal protagonists, be they household pets, dinosaurs or other real-world animals. The characters can appear in normal, anthropomorphic or occasionally fantastical forms, for example, the animals in Dogtato-kun are food-based representations of normal animals. Mythical creatures such as unicorns or centaurs are not included in this categorization.

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These manga explore anime from the industry or consumer side. Common themes include the creative and design process, sound design or voice acting, editing or meeting deadlines, distribution and marketing, or the culture of anime consumption.

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Anthologies are a compilation of One Shot manga from multiple authors or artists, unlike Collections, which are a compilation of One Shots from a single author.

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These manga focus on life in an apartment complex or Boarding House. Typical themes include interactions between Neighbors, landlords or their management of the apartments and tenants, or moving in or out of the complex.

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In these manga, an apocalypse has just occurred, threatening the world with extinction. Mankind might be under attack from Zombies, Insects, or Monsters. Or, the apocalypse may have been triggered by a Pandemic, a Natural Disaster, or another cause. Unlike Post-apocalyptic manga where society struggles to rebuild, characters in these manga focus on Survival, or on understanding and containing the disaster.