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MANGA: IT’S VARIATIONS

A TERM PAPER
Presented to
Ms. Fideliza U. Cojuangco
Instructor

In Partial Fulfillment
Of the Requirements for the Course
Eng 12: Writing in the Discipline

by
Edrian Carlos Yu Molina
BSCE 1A
MARCH 2013

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

The researcher would like to express his sincere gratitude to all the persons who helped in making this research study a success. His earnest appreciation is especially given to: Ms. Fideliza U. Cojuangco, his English 12 instructor and research paper adviser, for her expertise, her patience, and her unselfish and untiring effort in helping the researcher enhance his skills and knowledge in writing this research paper, which would be of great help in his college years: His family, for their moral, financial and spiritual support which helped a lot in the completion of this study: The Almighty Father, above all, for His divine wisdom and consent that made this endeavor possible. E.C.M.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page
Title Page ………………………………………………………………………………………….…………….i Acknowledgment…………………………………………………......................................................................ii Contents…………………………………………………………..…………………………………………......iii Chapter

1. Introduction
Background of the Study………………………………..………………………………..…....1 Statement of the Problem……………….………………………………………………….......2 Significance of the Study………………….……………………………………………….......3 Scope and Limitation of the Study……………………..………………………………..…….4 Definition of Key Terms……………………………..……………………………………..….5 2. Data Presentation

Manga…………...............................………………………………………………….………6 History of Manga ………………………………...….………………………………..……....7 Classification of Mangas According to Categories …….......…………………………….…..8 3. Summary of Findings, Conclusions and Recommendations

Summary of Findings………………………………………………………………………………...…9 Conclusions……………………………………………….....……………………………………...…..10 Recommendations……………………………………….………………………………………...……11

Appendix………………………………………………..……………………………………………………..15 List of Works Cited…………………….………………………….…………………………………………..16

CHAPTER 1

INTRODUCTION

Background Of The Study
Every day in our lives, we are kept busy by many different activities. As long as we arrive at our homes, we indulge ourselves in different past-times. Some of us sleep, eat, play, go outside, watch television or read books. As for me, my favorite past-time hobby is reading books. Of course, there are many varying books to choose from. Mine is reading manga particularly. Manga is the asian counter-part of the western comics. The manga comics came from Japan and as of today, these comics are the most leading and best selling comics internationally. Financially, manga represented in 2005 a market of ¥24 billion in Japan and one of $180 million in the United States. Manga was the fastest growing segment of books in the United States in 2005. As of its very high public demand, manga now has many variations or categories to choose from. Depending on what mood you are, in what place you're in, reading manga will suit your reading tastes like books do.

Statement Of The Problem
It is the purpose of this study to give readers a deeper explanation of the variations of manga. Specifically, this study seeks to answer the following questions. 1. What is manga?
2. How many types of manga are there today?
3. What is the importance of manga's variations to readers? Significance Of The Study
The present study may be benificial to the following: To the students. They will have a better choice of what kind of mangas are suited for their gender, age, mood or taste. They will gain a better...
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