Manga genres and tags

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Races are competitions of speed and skill where losing means heartache and winning means anything from fame and glory to financial riches. Using bikes, cars, spaceships, or even themselves, competitors battle it out on the streets, on a track, or in the skies to see who can finish the fastest.

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These manga feature rakugo (落語), a type of traditional Japanese storytelling. They may feature characters who are rakugo storytellers, or adapt classic rakugo stories.

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These manga feature characters who work on or own a ranch. They're often depicted as cowboys who are more comfortable at the ranch than in the city. Typical day-to-day duties include taking care of livestock, farming and agriculture, or overall management of the ranch.

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These manga feature Mecha that are based on hard science, and have realistic abilities and limitations. These manga tend to have overarching plots and more mature themes than their Super Robot counterparts.

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In these manga, one or more characters attempt to overthrow the current government or ruling system, and replace it with their new version of a "better" one. They might use Terrorism to achieve their goal. A rebellion might be led by a single person or group of peasants, or it might turn into a full-scale civil war between factions.

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These food-themed manga showcase step-by-step instructions on how to create a dish, typically including a full recipe with images. The recipes may be for baked goodssavory dishes, or beverages.

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Reincarnation is the concept that a person's essence continues after their body dies, and may be reborn into a new one after their lifetime. These manga focus on the theme of reincarnation, featuring characters who either have been reborn into a new life-cycle, or may be carrying the spirits of past lives as well as having their own personality.

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A religion is a set of practices associated with a system of faith. Many religions have an organized structure wherein some manner of spiritual leader guides his or her community in this faith. These manga feature a strong influence from one or several real world religions, which may relate to their faith, their religious orders, or their holy scriptures.

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Characters in these manga are brought together due to a remarriage, for example two people who have just remarried, or have become step-siblings. Common themes include the day-to-day happenings of the remarried characters' Married Life, adjusting to becoming a step-parent or step-child, and step-siblings learning to get along with each other... sometimes a little too closely!

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These manga predominantly take place in a restaurant.

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In these manga, a character seeks vengeance against someone or something that has done them, or someone close to them, harm. The accused offense, be it real or imaginary, can range from a world that has treated them unfairly to more personal motives such as the murder of a loved one, and is the driving force behind the character’s actions.

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A reverse harem includes three or more characters who potentially show romantic interest in a female protagonist. The sex, gender, or orientation of the harem members is irrelevant as long as they exclusively, or at least primarily, are vying for the affections of the same individual - who may or may not reciprocate towards one, several, or none of these romantic rivals.

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Unlike typical Isekai titles where a person from Earth is transported to, reborn, or trapped in a parallel universe or fantasy world, in these manga characters from another world find themselves on Earth through similar means.

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These manga focus on a rivalry relationship between two characters. They might be classmates competing to get the best grades, siblings trying to one-up each other, rivals on a sports team, or strategic rivals who play mind games with each other.

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Robots are machines that can be programmed to do a human's bidding. They often have an artificial intelligence, similar to their human-like Android counterparts; depending on their programming, this intelligence can at times create conflicts against their creators' wishes. Unlike their partially human Cyborg brethren, robots are entirely mechnaical.

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These manga feature rock climbing. Characters may enjoy bouldering in indoor climbing facilities, scaling natural cliffs and rock walls in The Great Outdoors, or prefer taking a more challenging way up while Mountain Climbing.

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These manga are all about rock music or its related sub-genre, metal, either through appreciation for the genre or by showcasing headbanging musicians who want nothing more than to make it big.

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These manga showcase the joys and hardships of falling in love, whether a schoolgirl has an unrequited crush on her senpai, a Love Triangle occurs within a group of friends, or rivals become lovers through competition or their intense passion for each other.

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These manga are directly or loosely based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms novel by Luo Guanzhong.

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Romantic comedies, also known as romcoms, are a type of comedy manga focused on relationships. Typically, they feature characters who meet and ultimately fall in love, but can sometimes focus on already-coupled characters whose relationships grow throughout the story. The progression of their relationship is usually what provides the comedy aspect; for example, through the obstacles the couple faces such as a love triangle, or through mismatched personalities, misunderstandings, or other common tropes.

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This manga features roommates: unrelated people who live together in a house, a dormitory room, or in an apartment unit. Sometimes referred to as housemates or flatmates. These people might share rent or expenses, or they might be roommates for fantastical reasons, such as an alien or creature that decides to live with a human.

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These manga feature royalty: members of a royal family such as King, Queen, Prince, or Princess.

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These manga were designed to feel like, or parody, a role-playing game (RPG), and aren't necessarily based on a specific video game. Common themes include characters that level up, visit armories and shops to purchase equipment, use disposable items, and fight monsters.

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Rugby is the focus of these manga. Training and competing in Tournaments or championships are common themes in Sports titles, as well as team spirit, or being an underdog who goes against the odds to succeed.

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Running is the focus of these manga. Characters may run as part of a School Club, or are a Track and Field athlete on a Sports team, or they may enjoy running casually or in marathons.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in Russia.

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These Alcohol-related manga are about sake - drinking sake, brewing sake, or simply learning about sake.

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These manga feature salarymen, a Japanese term for white-collar office workers. To the salaryman, work is everything. Every morning, they throw on the same blue suit, white shirt, tie, and shined black shoes to work in their office cubicle. Health and family pale in comparison to their all-important career.

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Samurai are those who follow bushido, the classical Japanese warrior code, as a way of life, and usually hone their skill in combat to make their way in the world or perfect themselves. Characters in a Samurai manga may be in service to a liege lord, or ronin types who serve none but themselves. Common themes include service, honor, strength, and one-on-one combat or battles, often with blades.

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These manga feature characters created by Sanrio, a company that creates adorable Japanese products and franchises. Famous examples include Hello Kitty, Gudetama, and Keroppi.

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These manga feature characters created by San-X, a Japanese stationary company that creates adorable products and franchises. Unlike Sanrio, San-X's characters are often quirky or bizarre, such as a zombie rabbit, a dog with an afro, or a family made of cheese. Famous examples of more traditional characters include Tarepanda, Sumikko Gurashi, and Rilakkuma.

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These comedy manga are parodies that use irony, humor, and exaggerations to criticize or mock culture, politics, or other topical issues.

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Characters in these manga are passionate or begrudging participants in a school club. Typical themes include recruitment, day-to-day activities (be they relevant to the club's purpose or not), participating in school activities and celebrations, and going on field trips as a bonding experience for the members.

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These manga showcase events that occur on a daily basis in a school, whether from the perspective of a student or of a teacher. Having fun in the classroom, attending School Clubs, spending time with friends or doing daily chores are frequent themes in these manga.

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Sci-fi, or science fiction, is a speculative genre which builds on imagination. Sci-fi manga ask, "what if things were different?" They explore a new world, whether it's the world of the future or past, a present Earth with a changed history, a land that was previously unknown, or another planet entirely. The genre commonly features humanity's inquisitiveness and innovation, as they grapple with new technologies, new societies, or new frontiers in Outer Space.