Manga vs. Light Novel

This will be a very, very simple guide. I’ll be comparing Pita Ten Volume 1 manga with Pita Ten Volume 1 light novel through pictures.

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Light novel on the left, manga on the right

– size of light novel is smaller

– different author. This light novel story is different from the manga

– since this is a text that has been translated into English, it reads left to right. In Japan, it would be right to left

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Manga

– despite being already translated, manga still reads from right to left

– Japanese comics

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Light novel

– Words, with an anime drawing every now and then

I hope this was a little useful! ^^

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15 thoughts on “Manga vs. Light Novel

  1. Ooooohhh! I didn’t even know that light novels had anime pics, lol. Thanks this actually cleared up some stuff…
    On another note, there was this light novel called Beyond The Boundary that I wanted to read, do you know any official sites I could read it on?

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