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Postby somethinorwatever » Tue 09.18.2007 2:18 am

well, i hear that ppl learn a lot of vocabulary and stuff from manga (especially manga that has furigana). however, manga isn't the best place to learn japanese... i wwas wondering if there are any manga series out there that are educational and teach correct japanese (whether it be formal or colloquial, etc.) :)
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Postby b4d0m3n » Tue 09.18.2007 2:23 am

I will argue that manga is, in fact, the best place to learn a large chunk of Japanese. But it should not be the only place. Manga is perfect for boosting your vocabulary, and it also happens to be fun (unlike a textbook). The trick is to read enough of it to understand the context of weird/colloquial expressions.
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Postby Harisenbon » Tue 09.18.2007 5:12 am

somethinorwatever wrote:
well, i hear that ppl learn a lot of vocabulary and stuff from manga (especially manga that has furigana). however, manga isn't the best place to learn japanese... i wwas wondering if there are any manga series out there that are educational and teach correct japanese (whether it be formal or colloquial, etc.) :)


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Postby Hatori » Tue 09.18.2007 7:20 am

Kanji De Manga. It helps teach people learn kanji, sound effects for manga, and the kana in a fun informational comic book! :D B)
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Postby Denus » Tue 09.18.2007 10:09 am

This reminds me of a blog article I once read.
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Postby saraLynne » Tue 09.18.2007 10:47 am

Denus wrote:
This reminds me of a blog article I once read.


Wow! That was a very interesting read! Thanks for the link. :)
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Postby Gundaetiapo » Tue 09.18.2007 6:10 pm

Learning from manga is working fine enough for me. You might be interested in this [wiki]Reading manga[/wiki] article.
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Postby NocturnalOcean » Tue 09.18.2007 9:34 pm

I recommend reading the manga called Aqua, and Aria. Aqua is 2 volumes, and Aria is 10 volumes so far.(They are related) There is furigana all over, and the language is not too difficult. The serie is a slice of life serie, so there are plenty of useful vocabulary too.
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Postby inuinu » Wed 09.19.2007 1:21 am

学研の「ひみつシリーズ」はいかがでしょうか。
さまざまな題材をまんがのキャラクターたちが詳しく説明してくれます。
ストーリーがメインではなく、「教育」がメインの教育まんがですが
それなりのキャラクター設定やストーリーが用意されているので
私は子供のころ、おおいに楽しんで読んでいた記憶があります。
教育向けなので、比較的わかりやすく正しい日本語を使用していたと思います。
ふりがなも振ってあったはず。
日本語のついでに、さまざまな雑学も身に付いて一石二鳥だと思いますよ。
自分にとって興味のある題材を選べば、読んでいく集中力も途切れないはずです。
「恐竜のひみつ」「漢字のひみつ」「忍術・手品のひみつ」
「宇宙のひみつ」「昆虫のひみつ」などなどたくさんあるので、
きっと興味がある題材に関するひみつシリーズも見つかると思いますよ。

OPさんが求めている「まんが」の意味とは少し違うかもしれませんが
私はひみつシリーズが好きだったので、いちおう推薦しておきます。
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