Ranma, Dragon Ball, Neon Genesis Evangelion, My Hero Academia, Rent a Girlfriend, and The Rising of a Shield Hero are just a few examples of what has arguably become one of the most popular forms of drawn entertainment in the last few decades. Japanese Manga is comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. Most manga conforms to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century, and the form has a long prehistory in earlier Japanese art.