Hobby – Waley

Hobby Algorithm to Reading Manga for the First Time
1. When reading your first manga, start at the back side of the book. This is mandatory because manga is written and read from right to left instead of left to right.
2. Open the book and flip the pages until you reach the first page that has multiple panels of drawing and text bubbles.
3. Start by reading the upper right panel of the first page.
4. When reading the text bubbles, read it from right to left, up to down.
5. After you finish reading the first panel, read the next panel adjacent to the panel you just finish reading.
6. Sometimes, there will multiple panels below the panel you just read. In this case, you must read these panels before reading the adjacent panel.
7. Turn the page and repeat steps 4-6 until you reach the last page.
8. Congratulation. You now know how to read manga.

Leave a Reply