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  • Cosplay and Cartoons at Seoul Comic World

  • Mimsie Ladner 1191

    …Manhwa literally means comics in Korean, but the term is also used outside of the country to refer specifically to comics and animation produced in South Korea. In the seventies, manhwa-bangs comic book stores/ reading rooms could be found on just about every block of the city. Very little has changed since then, as manhwa is just as, if not more, popular today. In contrast to the West, comics are not just for children instead, all ages take an interest in them, whether they are watching animated TV shows, drawing and creating cartoon characters, or reading webtoons, the later seeming to be the most popular, at least by my observations on the subways… [READ MORE]