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Rochelle Hartman writes \"This article from Publisher\'s Weekly gives the scoop on the YA passion for Japanese Manga. Manga, according to the article, features \"dynamic, eccentric and very often sexy illustrations in combination with fast-paced science fiction, adventure, fantasy and martial arts stories.\"
As a parent to two girls who love Yu-Gi-Oh!, Dragonball Z, and similar stuff, I have to admit that I don\'t get the appeal, but YA librarians, the hippest of our professional tribe, are on to it, and trying to keep YA sections stocked with manga, and other graphic material. \"