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Which excellent anime & manga should you have your eyes on?



This Anime & Manga selector will recommend the best of these popular Japanese art forms based on your personal preferences. Anime is the name given to animation; manga is the term given to comic books and graphic novels. The artwork is highly stylized. Anime and manga characters usually have large eyes, small mouths, and unnatural hair color.

1. Which of these anime & manga genres appeal to you?
Action
Adventure
Alternate History
Apocalyptic
Comedy
Coming-of-age
Cyberpunk
(Cyberpunk often include futuristic elements like artificial intelligence, futuristic cities, and technological advancements)
Dark Fantasy
Drama
Epic
Fantasy
Gambling
Harem
(Polygynous or polyandrous relationship themes)
Horror
Isekai
(translation: "other world". Parallel universe, fantasy world, or virtual world)
Magical Girl
(A fantasy sub-genre featuring young girls using magical powers through an alter ego into which they can transform)
Martial Arts
Mecha
Military
Music
Mystery
Neo Noir
(An update of film noir's stylish crime dramas, with cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.)
Occult
Post-Apocalyptic
Psychological
Romance
Sci-Fi
Slice of Life
Space Western
Sports
Steampunk
(Steampunk is a retrofuturistic subgenre of science fiction that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery)
Superhero
Supernatural
Sword and sorcery
Thriller
Tragedy
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2. What is your preferred anime & manga age and gender group?

In Japan, males and females of all ages read manga and watch anime. In Japan, anime airs on TV after midnight for adult viewers. Accordingly, anime and manga are targeted to these demographic groups.
Shonen: Targeted at tween and teen boys.
Shojo: Targeted at tween and teen girls.
Seinen: Targeted at adult men (18+).
Josei: Targeted at adult women (18+)
Kodomomuke: Targeted at young children.
No preference
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3. In which form would you prefer your anime & manga to have originally appeared?
Popular titles and characters of anime and manga often appear in multiple mediums.
Anime TV show
Anime Film
Light novel
(Japanese young adult novel primarily targeting high school and middle school students)
Novel
Manga
Toy
Video Game
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4. Which era of anime and manga do you like?
Late 1970's
Early 1980's
Late 1980's
Early 1990's
Late 1990's
Early 2000's
Late 2000's
Early 2010's
Late 2010's
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