Holy manga!

April 2011
Catholic Digest;Apr2011, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p59
The article focuses on the popularity of manga, a Japanese art form and its usage to spread the stories of Catholic faith. Manga originally referred to illustrated novels published in Japan. In present times, manga has spread around the world and is popular in several countries including France, Brazil, and Indonesia. Jonathan Lin, founder of publishing company Manga Hero, is using the art form to bring Catholicism to young people through manga books.


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