For many in the world, manga is the most popular form of comics in the world. If you disagree, look around at who's reading them - and the steady pipeline of new fans thanks to popular anime. But with all that, there are some manga that set off alarm bells - especially in the Western world. At New York Comic Con 2022, the New York Public Library's Cener for Public School Education organized a group of scholars and librries to talk about the popularity and changes manga faces in a panel titled 'Defending Manga.'
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Watch the full Defending Manga panel from New York Comic Con with Dr. Joe Sanchez, Renee Scott, Erica Friedman, Rieko Ishibashi, and Jillian Rudes here:
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