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Quiz: Real Manga or Made-up?

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Christine Ro

Staff Writer

Christine writes about books for Literary Hub, VICE, and the Ploughshares blog. She occasionally writes about other topics, because someone once told her (although it seemed implausible) that there’s life outside of books. Blog: https://www.christinero.com

Christine Ro

Staff Writer

Christine writes about books for Literary Hub, VICE, and the Ploughshares blog. She occasionally writes about other topics, because someone once told her (although it seemed implausible) that there’s life outside of books. Blog: https://www.christinero.com

Manga series can have some wacky premises…and that’s part of their charm. This quiz tests whether you can separate the wow-these-actually-exist books from the hmm-why-don’t-these-exist-yet ones.

 

The real manga titles are at the bottom of the page.

 

  1. Black Butler by Yana Toboso
  2. Fakity fake fakerson
  3. Deadman Wonderland by Jinsei Kataoka and Kazuma Kondou
  4. Sherlock Bones by Yuma Ando and Yuki Sato
  5. Soooo fake
  6. Library Wars by Kiiro Yumi and Hiro Arikawa
  7. 20th Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa
  8. FAKE!