Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Taiwan Spotted Deer - Manga

the sender writes:

This is a character of APH (comic), her name is Taiwan, we often call her wan-chan "Taiwan spotted deer". I love this manga, becauswe I learn a lof of history about WWII.

postmarked in 2010 with two Republic of China (Taiwan) flower stamps
the one on the right is: Delonix regia (Royal poinciana) 10

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Manga consist of comics and print cartoons -

Since the 1950s, manga have steadily become a major part of the Japanese publishing industry, representing a 406 billion yen market in Japan in 2007 (approximately $3.6 billion). Manga have also become increasingly popular worldwide. In 2008, the U.S. and Canadian manga market was $175 million.

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