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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anime and Manga: Home

This is an introductory guide to the anime and manga resources at the library.

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Welcome to Anime and Manga!

This resource guide serves to provide an introduction to resources regarding anime and manga available at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 


7th Century to Early Modern

This section of this libguide provides information about historical manga and cartoons in Japan, with an emphasis on locating primary sources and images. This section of the guide mainly utilizes Japanese-language resources.

Contemporary Manga and Anime

This section is organized thematically and is intended to provide an introduction to the Japanese and English language materials available at the University of Illinois. Much of the manga available is located in the Undergraduate Library's bottom level.

Resources on Manga and Anime 

This section is intended to organize secondary research materials about anime and manga. Books, articles, and journals written about manga and anime are located here.