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Semiotics in manga and anime


Anime and manga for many years do not lose their relevance in Japan, Russia and around the world. They actively acquire new fans. The popularity of anime and manga has increased. Anime show in cinemas, and manga can be found on the shelves of any bookstore. Japanese comics and animation conquered fans by simplicity and sincerity. Nevertheless, they have a lot of characters. The symbolism in the manga and anime is considered. The emergence and development of these genres mass art is described. Parallel between manga and comics are drawn. It is described by a symbolic system used in modern anime. Detail the link between hair color and the character of the hero of the anime. The main types of the characters is described.


Japan; culture; anime; manga; symbolism

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Language. cognition. culture

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