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Japanese Studies: Manga

Guide to resources for the study of Japan and Japanese

Manga History/Overview


Manga on Screen


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The Tachibanas are the quintessential Japanese family, unassuming and infinitely relatable. 

How to Search for a Japanese Book

To Find Books in Japanese:

If you know the author or title you want:

Look up the book in the library catalog using Kanji 漢字, or Kana かな, or Hepburn Romanization.

Click for detailed rules on Romanization  

For manga in Japanese, follow this link.

For manga in English, follow this link.

If you have a suggestion for what the library should order, fill out this form. You must have a library account to do so. 

Manga Across Disciplines

The library has a collection of "The Manga Guide to". These manga guides cover a variety of topics from the Universe to Physiology to Databases. They are available in a variety of physical copies and ebooks. 

Through Digital Theatre+, Manga adaptations of Shakespeare's plays and other important English works are available. You will need to sign into your BYU account to access content.

Learn to Draw Manga