Manga’s First Steps

  “Manga” itself actually comes from the Japanese word 漫画, composed of the two kanji 漫 (man) meaning “whimsical or impromptu” and 画 (ga) meaning “pictures”… but we’ll just refer to them as Japanese comics. Manga as a medium has existed in Japan since the early Edo period, or around the 12th century, and was usually […]