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Whilst in North America there is a nerd tradition mainly dominated by Marvel and DC comics, Japan’s very own otaku (nerd or geek) culture revolves around the enormous manga industry. Quite simply: manga are Japanese comics or visual novels, produced in an unique design extremely different from Western ones. While comics are noticed as childish or geeky into the western, manga is read by individuals of all ages and all backgrounds in Japan.

Like the tv industry within the western, the manga industry in Japan is oversaturated with tens and thousands of titles to select from.