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General Glossary of Terms
Genre: A genre is a
descriptive category that a work (book, cd, movie, etc)
may be placed under. It is an easy way with which
to describe a work for the benefit of telling another
person about it.
Anime: Anime is the
Japanese name for animated features. Some refer to
it as Japanimation but this is generally a subdivision
based up the Americanising of the original scripts and
liberal translations of the dialog.
Manga: Manga is the
Japanese word for their graphic novels, or comic books.
Japan has declared manga a national artform and
they treat it as such.
RPG: RPG stands for Role
Playing Game. RPGs are books which describe a game
and the setting where the characters made by the players
will be. RPGs are games of let's pretend with sets
of rules to avoid conflict between players.