Manga genres and tags

Browse all manga genres and tags, with descriptions, and a full list of all tagged manga. Comedy, action, ecchi, fantasy, romance, horror and more! Mark tags as loved or hated to get personal suggestions. To filter by multiple tags at once, use the 'Tags' tab on All manga.

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Manhua is the Chinese word for comics. These titles usually have authors and artists that are Chinese, and/or were first published in China.

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Manhwa is the Korean word for comics. These titles usually have authors and artists that are Korean, and/or were first published in Korea.

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These manga primarily take place in a mansion. These dwellings, usually owned by wealthy people, can be extremely large homes occupied by a single family, or they might be converted for commercial use, such as a Hotel or Boarding House.

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A marriage of convenience describes two people entering a marital union for contractual reasons other than love. For example, to wipe out a Debt, to receive an Inheritance, to gain citizenship, or for some other strategic purpose. Typically, characters in a marriage of convenience have a choice to enter the relationship - even if it's a difficult choice - unlike Arranged Marriages. Unions made for political reasons are a type of marriage of convenience that may also be an arranged marriage, if family members required the union.

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These manga showcase what it’s like to be married. The couple's married life might include day-to-day tasks, or activities that help strengthen their intimacy inside or outside of the bedroom. Or, the manga might focus on the relationship failing - even divorce.

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Martial arts are techniques that heavily involve training and are steeped in tradition. These techniques can have varied applications such as self-defense, psychological health or advanced use of weaponry, amongst others. Characters in these manga often spend much of their time training to defend themselves or others, participate in competitions of skill, honor their culture, or develop their health and spirituality.

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Characters in these manga attend a Martial Arts School where they learn one or more specialized Martial Arts forms. Competitions and power struggles are a common occurrence in these titles.

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These manga are based on a Marvel comic book.

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These manga focus on a relationship - platonic or romantic - between a master and a servant. Sometimes these relationships are traditional, such as the interactions between a Maid or Butler with the master of the house. Comedy and Fantasy titles sometimes showcase this relationship in a different capacity, featuring a magic user with a human 'familiar' or 'pet' as a designated servant.

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These Romance manga typically feature relationships between Adult Couples or College students. Unlike high school romances, these stories typically feature more mature themes that adults experience in relationships.

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These manga include mature or controversial topics that are not suitable for children, such as teen pregnancy, Sexual Abuse, prostitution, Drug Use, or others.

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Mecha are self-propelling machines that are modeled after humans; some can change into multiple, non-humanoid formats as well. They're usually controlled by an internal pilot or by remote, but are sometimes sentient beings that move autonomously. A mecha's size ranges from bulky, wearable armor to a massive, towering contraption and beyond. While mecha have a wide range of applications, such as making manual labor easier, they are most commonly portrayed as heavily-armed war machines.

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These manga feature medical professionals such as doctors, surgeons and other staff, as they perform their medical duties at hospitals, clinics, or other locations.

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These manga take place in a setting thematically similar to Europe in the middle ages. Castles, moats and small villages adorn the landscape, and knights, military forces and feudal kingdoms rule the populace.

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These manga have an atmosphere of pensive sadness. They may explore themes such as Loneliness, depression, or tragedy.

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These manga feature characters who live with a mental health condition that impacts their way of life, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, or a personality disorder. For physical ailments, see Illness.

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Mercenaries are people who take on dangerous jobs for their own personal gain and generally don't have any loyalty to their employer. In these manga, characters undertake a variety of jobs such armed combat, retrieving an item or person, or straightforward assassination.

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Merfolk are human above and fish below, and generally can breathe both above and below the water. These manga showcase mermaids and mermen either as the primary cast or as the story's primary theme and focus.

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Metal Heroes is a Tokusatsu franchise produced by Toei for Japanese television in the 80s and 90s. Protagonists are typically Androids, Cyborgs, or people that wear metallic armored suits. These stories usually follow a theme that technology, in the right hands, can be used for the greater good. These manga are based on the Metal Heroes franchise, or are inspired by it.

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These manga take place in the Middle East or have Middle Eastern themes. Protagonists might be sheikhs or sultans, or the manga might simply take place in the Middle East. The plot can be realistic, or fantastical, such as being based on the Arabian Nights folklore.

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These manga have a strong military presence, be it on a national or intergalactic level, or showcase characters that are in the military.

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Characters in these manga attend a military academy. They're often found in the classroom or training in the field, whether they're attending the school to become a mecha pilot or a member of the armed forces.

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In these manga, characters use words and actions to manipulate others psychologically. Whether it be for their own amusement, to gain an advantage or for darker purposes, the characters in these manga use manipulation to get others to do their bidding.

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Mixed martial arts (MMA), also known as cage fighting, is a full-combat sport that allows striking and grappling. These manga typically focus on characters training and then traversing amateur or professional circuits, earning fame and fortune with their skills.

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These manga are about an MMORPG: a massively multiplayer online role-playing game. The setting might take place inside of the game if it's a virtual reality, or the story might focus on the MMORPG's existence and use instead.

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These manga feature Models as protagonists, or focus on the modelling and Fashion industry.

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Characters in these manga possess modern-day knowledge that doesn't exist in the place they've found themselves in. They have been reincarnated or transmigrated into another world where they use their Past Memories for a specific advantage, such as a trade or occupation, or for an important objective. For example, they may be a brilliant strategist reincarnated into a world at war, or have modern medical knowledge in a medieval world and become a doctor there.

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These manga showcase cute or sexy monster girls such as the cyclops, harpies, centaurs, dragons, or others. Manga with this tag have a Comedy, Harem, or Romance focus.

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Monsters are fantastical creatures that appear in a wide variety of genres. They're classifed most easily by what they aren't; Vampires, youkai and a variety of other characters are separate categories. Monsters can be cute and cuddly sidekicks, scary beasts or anything in between, as long as they are fantastical, not found in nature, and don't fit another character classification.

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These manga feature schools where monsters, vampires or other supernatural beings attend classes like typical students. These monster academies can sometimes host human students as well, with or without their knowledge.

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Characters in these manga love, ride, or race motorcycles. For non-motorized enthusiasts, see Cycling.

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Characters in these manga climb mountains casually or professionally.

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Muay Thai is a style of Kickboxing, originating in Thailand, that features two unarmed opponents who kick and punch. It is the only style of kickboxing that allows elbows, knees, clinch fighting, throws, sweeps and low kicks. These manga typically focus on characters training and then traversing amateur or professional circuits, earning fame and fortune with their skills.

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These manga are all about the appreciation or performance of music, no matter the genre, or the skill level any musicians involved. Music lives in the soul of these characters!

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Characters in these manga attend a Music School. There they learn how to play instruments, be a singer, compose their own songs, or learn other musical skills.