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manhwa

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Korean 만화 (manhwa)

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manhwa (plural manhwas)

  1. (comics) Korean comics
    • 2004, Christopher Hart, Manhwa Mania: How to Draw Korean Comics, Watson-Guptill Publications (2004), ISBN 082302976X, page 7:
      In fact, many manga fans don't realize that their favorite comics — such as Priest, Ragnarock, and Island — are actually Korean manhwa!
    • 2007, Jason Thompson, Manga: The Complete Guide, Del Rey (2007), ISBN 9780345539441, unnumbered page:
      Since the Korean language reads left to right (unlike Chinese and Japanese), manhwa are printed left to right in the same format as English books.
    • 2008, Mark James Russell, Pop Goes Korea: Behind the Revolution in Movies, Music, and Internet Culture, Stone Bridge Press (2008), ISBN 9781611725421, unnumbered page:
      As the best Japanese titles were mined, the American companies began to look for alternatives, and Tokyopop's founder Stuart Levy already had a budding interest in Korean manhwa.
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Korean 만화 (manhwa)

NounEdit

manhwa m (plural manhwas)

  1. Korean comics

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