Manga genres and tags

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Bowling 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.


Boxing is a Hand-to-Hand Combat sport featuring two unarmed opponents fighting with their fists, and has its origins in prizefighting competitions. These manga typically focus on characters training and then traversing amateur or professional circuits, earning fame and fortune with their skills.


These manga predominantly or fully take place in Brazil.


These manga feature characters that are aware that they are part of a story, and at times, pause to speak to the audience.


These manga feature Siblings with a Brother Complex: they want nothing more than to ensure the well-being and happiness of their beloved brother, often to an unhealthy or even romantic degree. They're known to be over-protective and jealous of their brother's suitors.


These manga have themes related to the Religion of Buddhism, and may focus on the life of the historical Buddha or other historical Buddhist religious figures; or showcase different aspects of Buddhist life, such as learning the Dharma, or becoming a Buddhist monk or nun.


Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others. These manga, which typically take place in a school setting, focus on bullying as a primary theme.


Butlers live to serve. They make tea, set tables, greet guests and make sure the house is in order - not to mention, they execute their masters' requests. These manga showcase butlers, and often the Master-Servant Relationships that occur.


These manga predominantly take place in a cafe.


These manga predominantly or fully take place in Canada.


These manga have been cancelled - they are no longer being produced by the author and/or artist. Cancellations usually occur based on low ratings, legal issues or the death of one of the staff.


These manga contain cannibalism: the act of a species eating all or part of another individual of their species.


In these manga, characters summon creatures or constructs from cards to battle the forces of their opponent. Common themes include card collecting, training, and participating in matches and tournaments.


They're fast, they're sexy and they're the perfect way to get from A to B in style. They're cars! These manga showcase automobiles and the characters who interact with them, from street races to cars used in combat, to AI-controlled vehicles that have gone awry.


These manga take place in Catholic schools: educational institutions run by the Catholic church. Some may be All Boys Schools or All Girls Schools, particularly if they are Boarding Schools. Classes are usually taught by Nuns or Priests and have a religious curriculum based on Catholic doctrine.


Cats are the focus of these manga, whether they're domesticated, lions, or any other type of feline! Common themes in these manga include pet care, or the daily life of a cat from the cat's perspective.


These manga feature characters that are centaurs: beings from Greek mythology with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse.


These manga feature chief executive officers (CEOs). In businesses and corporations, CEOs are the Big Boss, the highest-ranking person who is ultimately responsible for making managerial decisions.


Characters in these manga have gained a way to cheat the system through fantastical means, whether the cheat breaks the rules of a game world, the real world, or an isekai fantasy world. Examples include: a game-based levelling system that appears to only them in the real world; finding or being given a game-breaking item; or acquiring an ability to level up faster than usual, or to instantly access new skills. Special, overpowered abilities aren’t considered cheats if they are game-sanctioned - for those manga, see Overpowered Main Characters.


These manga focus on cheerleading. They may show recruiting, practicing, performing at events, or just follow the day-to-day lives of cheerleaders.


These manga focus on chess: a two-player, strategy Board Game where each player controls sixteen pieces on a checkered board.  and tries to capture their opponent's pieces. Players move the game pieces to capture the other's until the opponent's king is unable to escape. Checkmate!


Chibi is Japanese slang for someone small and cute. In Western anime fandom, the term is used to describe characters who are "super deformed", usually with giant heads and tiny bodies for comedic effect. In these manga, several or all of the characters frequently appear in a Chibi state.


The main characters in these manga provide care for children, either through the industry or individually. They might be a single parent, or suddenly become an adopted parent or guardian for a child, or work as a nanny or caregiver.


The focus of these manga is the contested custody of a child. One parent may have just learned about the child and demands custody, or the couple might be going through a divorce and custody is a main concern.


These manga primarily focus on one or more childhood friends. The friends might have reunited after a long period of time apart, or they might be characters who start a relationship in a Romance manga. A Childhood Promise might also be involved.


When they were young, characters in this manga made a promise to each other; in the present, they might be working to fulfill that promise, or they might have forgotten it due to amnesia. Common childhood promises include promising to marry, to return home, or to make it big in a specific career or field.


These manga feature a protagonist that is under the age of 12. Stories with child protagonists can focus on the challenges of growing up, the innocence of childhood, or or on a child's day-to-day life and misadventures. Does not include cases where adults or teenagers have either undergone an Age Transformation or have become a child due to Reincarnation or transmigration and still possess memories of their past life.


These Novels are typicslly written in Chinese or first originated in China. For Chinese manga, see Manhua.


These manga have themes related to the Religion of Christianity. They may focus on the life of Jesus or other historical Christian religious figures, showcase stories from the Bible, or show other aspects of Christian life, such as becoming a priest or nun.


These manga take place during the Christmas season or focus on the holiday. Common themes include finding and exchanging gifts, Santa Claus, Christmas Eve festivities, or other topics related to the season.


These manga center on a circus: a company of performers such as clowns, fire eaters, trapeze artists, members of a freak show, or tightrope walkers. The group might travel from town to town, or might have a stationary location to entertain their audience.


Classical music encompasses a broad array of styles and instruments. These manga focus on the appreciation of the art form or on classical musicians themselves, whether they’re amateurs or professionals.


These Alcohol-related manga feature cocktails: mixed drinks that combine spirits and other ingredients such as tonic water, flavored syrups, and bitters. These manga may involve drinking cocktails, making cocktails, or learning about mixology: the art and study of preparing, inventing, and serving mixed drinks.


These manga feature characters that are in dysfunctional, codependent relationships with lovers, family, or friends. Their reliance on each other means they are unable to thrive normally or to live as independently as they should. Sometimes, these relationships can escalate into Obsessive Love.


These manga are about coffee. The story may take place in a Cafe, where coffee drinks or espresso are served to patrons. Or, characters may be baristas, or coffee connoisseurs.