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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These manga focus on fencing: the sport of fighting with swords - mainly foils, épées, or sabers - in order to score points against an opponent.

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Characters in these manga have an unusual desire or sexual fetish that falls outside of the social norm. Often deviant, these obsessions can manifest in a variety of forms such as Voyeurism, BSDM, sadomasochism, or an unnatural preference for feet.

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These manga take place in Japan between the Heian and Meiji eras. Common themes are typically influenced by Samurai, shinsengumi, or the shogunate, and frequently focus on warfare, travel, or rural life.

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A Film Comic is a special type of manga that's based on an anime. The artwork is generally Full-Color images from the anime, with the exact same dialogue as the anime. Film Comics are sometimes called Ani-manga or Cine-manga.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in Finland.

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These manga feature firefighters: professionals employed to extinguish fires and rescue those whose lives are threatened by them. Firefighting might be the focus of these manga, or important characters are firefighters.

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Fishing 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.

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These manga relate to food and beverage, from taking place in a Restaurant, Cafe or Culinary School, to showcasing step-by-step cooking instructions and techniques, to featuring culinary competitions that pit would-be chefs or bakers against each other.

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These manga feature protagonists that are partially or fully based on food or ingredients. The characters can appear in normal, anthropomorphic or fantastical forms, for example, the creatures in Dogtato-kun are food-based representations of normal animals.

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American football 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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These manga fully or mostly take place in a forest: a large area dominated by trees. Forests can vary greatly based on climate, from woods filled with tall fir trees, to tropical jungles with dense vegetation.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in France.

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These manga are directly or loosely based on the French Revolution: a period of social and Political upheaval that lasted from 1789-1799.

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Frogs are the focus of these manga.

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These manga feature Fudanshi (腐男子). Translated as "rotten boy", the term describes men who are obsessed with men in homosexual relationships. Their preferred fiction is anything to do with Yaoi or Boys' Love (BL).

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These manga feature Fujoshi (腐女子). Translated as "rotten girl", the term describes women who are obsessed with men in homosexual relationships. Their preferred fiction is anything to do with Yaoi or Boys' Love (BL).

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These manga are fully drawn in color, unlike normal manga which occasionally have a few colored pages, followed by all black and white artwork. Korean and Chinese webcomics, and Film Comics, frequently have Full Color artwork.

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Gag comedies are usually episodic, focusing on a specific pun, joke, situation, or character, for a series of episodes for anime, or one or more chapters for manga. The breakdown is similar to a single sketch in a stand-up comedy show. 4-koma manga typically use a single strip for a single joke.

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You win some, you lose some. Gambling is a strong focus in these manga, from casino adventures to backroom games. Characters often gamble day in and day out for a variety of stakes: money, fame, or in the case of High Stakes Games, even more sinister consequences.

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In these manga, a group of individuals have joined forces to commit crimes or cause mayhem. They might be Delinquents in a school gang, members of the Bosozoku (biker gangs), or hardened criminals in a crime syndicate like the Mafia or Yakuza.

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Gekiga is a term coined by Yoshihiro Tatsumi in the 1950s to separate his more adult works from the generally kid-friendly titles that dominated the manga scene at the time. These manga can be identified by their focus on realistic artwork and character design, and inclusion of mature or adult content. Other artistic movements began to supercede Gekiga in the 1990s.

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A character in these manga undergoes a complete or partial physical sex change, whether due to environmental aspects, an enchanted item, a wish that's been granted or a number of other factors. Depending on the situation, the character might be stuck in their new body, or changed back automatically at some point, or have the ability to change back and forth at will. If a man and woman suddenly share the same body, the Gender Bender tag applies as well.

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These manga feature genies: members of the djinn race. They are magic users and are typically known to grant wishes to humans in Middle Eastern settings.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in Germany.

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The protagonists of these manga are hot on the trail of ghosts, goblins and other things that go bump in the night. Whether they're running a paranormal school club or ghost hunting in a haunted mansion, the characters of these manga are always on the lookout for the supernatural.

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These manga feature protagonists who are Ghosts: Supernatural beings who have passed on to the Afterlife. Ghosts are usually non-corporeal and translucent, unless they're possessing someone.

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GL (short for Girls' Love) is a genre that depicts homosexual relationships between women. On Anime-Planet, Shoujo-ai categorizes romantic stories that focus on emotional aspects of relationships, while Yuri categorizes more of the sexual aspects such as Borderline H or explicit content.

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These manga focus on romantic or sexual relationships between humans and Gods. They may meet by chance and fall in love, or the relationship may be the result of something more sinister, such as the human being offered as a sacrifice to appease the god.

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These manga feature deities - gods or goddesses - as main characters. The gods may be based on a form of mythology such as Greek or Norse, or they may be fictional deities. Manga with gods may focus on a God-Human Relationship.

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Golf 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.

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These manga predominantly or fully take place in Greece.

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These manga reference Greek mythology: a collection of myths involving famous Greek Gods, such as Zeus, Hades and Athena; or stories of mythological Greek figures such as Hercules, Odysseus, or Achilles. The manga may take place in Greece.

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These manga feature characters who are members of guilds. They may be adventurers, thieves, magicians, or other professions associated with fantasy or RPG settings. Guild members often live and work together, making a living by hunting monsters or going on quests that frequently lead to adventures.

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Guns are an important focus of these manga. Characters may frequently engage in gunfights or other battles involving firearms, use guns to engage in criminal activity, or are enthusiasts who research or collect them, such as gun otaku.

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Guro, also known as Ero-guro, is a subgenre of horror that combines extreme violence with deviant sexuality. Guro titles use grotesque imagery and break taboos as a means of social commentary on the decadence of society.