Manga for Girls: New York Times

Post date: Aug 28, 2015 1:23:54 PM

Walk into almost any chain bookstore and you're likely to find a teenage girl sprawled on the floor reading manga -- thick black-and-white comic books by Japanese authors. Graphic novels, including manga, have been popular with American boys for years now. But, to the surprise of publishers, "shojo" comics (or manga for girls) have become one of the hottest markets in the book business.Read more here.