ERIC Number: EJ665983
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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"Manga" Literacy: Popular Culture and the Reading Habits of Japanese College Students.
Allen, Kate; Ingulsrud, John E.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v46 n8 p674-83 May 2003
Notes that "manga"--Japanese comics--constitute the most popular kind of reading material in Japan. Discusses the skills needed to read manga. Surveys 297 Japanese college students. Suggests that many manga readers can be considered engaged readers as they are highly motivated and have developed a range of strategies to help them understand texts. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Japan