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Technically, yes. The term 'graphic novel' refers to bound volumes of sequential art that tells a story, a description that manga fits.

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Yes, a Japanese comic is called a manga. Manga refers to a style of comic or graphic novel that originated in Japan and is characterized by its unique art style and storytelling techniques.

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Manga is not considered "comic books". Comic books have color and Manga does not-it is just grayscale color.

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Yes,it is a manga in case your wondering an anime is animation in Japanese

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