Manga genres and tags

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These manga focus on the impact and utility of social media or web communities. Characters may explore online social networks, or communicate with others through instant messaging or chatrooms.


Space Operas take place primarily in Outer Space or across many worlds. They are known to have a large-scale sense of Adventure, Romance, complex characters and Political conflicts which often lead to epic space battles.


In these titles, Space Pirates pillage and plunder spaceships throughout the galaxy, rather than sailing the seas like their swashbuckling brethren.


These manga predominantly or fully take place in Spain.


These manga feature characters with multiple personalities. This may be the result of magic, a supernatural occurrence, or the character may have Dissociative Identity Disorder (also known as Multiple Personality Disorder), a Mental Illness that causes the person to shut off or dissociate their mind from their current surrounding by shifting to a different personality.


These manga delve into the world of competitive Sports, ranging from team-based to individual participants. From Baseball or Basketball, to track and field or combat-based sports, these works focus on the athletes and those around them who show their support.


These manga feature stalkers: people who spend a great deal of time following a target for romantic or nefarious reasons. They’re often hiding in the shadows, habitually following their obsession or observing them from afar.


Characters in these manga are in love, but because of fate, family loyalties, timing, or other reasons, their relationship seems doomed to fail.


Steampunk describes an alternate timeline based on the industrial revolution, where steam-powered technology like airships, robots and appliances are commonplace. Invention and imagination are common themes in these manga, and elaborate, mechanical devices with cogs, gears, wheels and lenses are found everywhere, even in the outfits of ordinary people.


Stockholm Syndrome is a phenomenon in which Kidnapping victims, hostages, or other forms of prisoners develop sympathy or romantic feelings towards their captors. These manga feature protagonists who develop Stockholm Syndrome.


These manga feature characters who are a part of their school's student council. Elected by the student body, student councils represent their peers when it comes to school affairs. Typical themes in these manga include student council elections, planning of school events such as culture festivals, or interactions between the council members.


These manga focus on a romantic or sexual relationship - usually forbidden and taboo - between a teacher and their student.


These manga primarily take place onboard a submarine that sails the seas.


These manga feature succubi: Demons or spirits in female form that engage in sexual intercourse to feed off the energy of their partners. In traditional folklore, a succubus would visit men in their sleep, but modern renditions of these creatures can have them pursuing people of either sex, whether they are asleep or awake.


In these manga, a leading lady suddenly enters the protagonist’s life and often, but not always, desires to become his girlfriend or wife through any means necessary.


Suicide, the act of killing one’s self, is attempted in these manga, or is a central theme overall. Suicide scenes attempts may contain graphic or upsetting images of violence and self-harm.


These isekai manga feature characters who have been summoned into another world. The characters might be summoned heroes who are needed to fight the locals' battles, or are would-be familiars, or were summoned for some other purpose.


Sumo Wrestling is the focus of these manga. Training and competing in tournaments or championships are common themes in sports titles, as well as individual or team spirit, or being an underdog who goes against the odds to succeed.


These manga feature characters with extraordinary and often superhuman Superpowers. With these abilities, they fight evil to protect society and uphold their moral code. Superheroes are frequently Masked Heroes who wear costumes to hide their identities.


Also called paranormal, supernatural events are those modern science has difficulty explaining. Supernaturally oriented titles are often steeped in folklore, myth, or Urban Legend. They may involve strange or inexplicable phenomena, Psychic Powers or emanations, and/or ghosts or other fantastic creatures. Supernatural events are those that lie at the edge of our understanding - they are easy to believe in, but difficult to prove.


Superpowers are special abilities that the majority of modern humans do not possess. Unlike skills that are studied and learned through traditional means, these abilities are inherent strengths that arise from genetic differences, random accidents, or exposure to strange phenomena. These manga often focus on combat between these individuals or against outside threats, as well as the social stigma that comes from having these powers.


These manga feature Mecha that are fantastical and have little to no grounding in reality. They are nearly indestructible, have few limitations, and usually originate from an "ancient civilization" or from aliens. These manga tend to be Monster of the Week and often have less mature plots than their Real Robot counterparts. 


These manga focus on surfing, or feature surfers.


Characters are threatened with danger or death from the very environment in which they live. Whether through starvation, dehydration, asphyxiation, the power of the elements, the threat of attack from deadly wildlife, or fantastic environmental circumstances, the world around the cast poses at least as much of a threat to life as does any humanoid enemy.


Swimming is the focus of these manga. Characters may swim as part of a School Club or Sports team, or they may enjoy swimming in the Ocean or other locations as a hobby.


These manga predominantly or fully take place in Switzerland.


Manga with swordplay focus on combat between sword-wielders. Whether duels, skirmishes, battles, or wars; taking place in the past, present, or future - or even somewhere else entirely - if disputes are settled by the blade and it happens on a regular basis, swordplay is at work.



These manga feature professional educators, and focus on the classroom setting. Teachers in these manga might work at a traditional school, or other locations such as a royal palace, a Magic Academy, or a Monster School.


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


Terror is an attempt to actively cause fear in a population. This can be accomplished by bombing, disease warfare, hostage taking, or any number of other methods. Terrorists may have a specific objective, something they are expecting from the government or people they are targeting, or they may be simply intending to promote chaos in an area.


These manga have Thai authors and artists, and/or were first published in Thailand.


These manga feature characters who spend time in the great outdoors for fun or for work. They might enjoy hobbies such as camping, Mountain Climbing, or hiking, or simply adventuring into the wilderness. They might have a job such as search and rescue, or they might be an avid hunter.


Thieves are experts in taking what belongs to others, by stealth, force, or treachery. Thieving manga may focus on the exploits of one thief, a number of rivals, or even an entire band working together.


Thrillers are characterized by tension. These manga typically set up a complex story with a variety of dangerous elements, plot twists, and possible outcomes, and attempt to resolve it in a manner that keeps the level of suspense high, keeping you guessing as to what might be coming next.