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What does "Fantasy" mean?

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Post #552640

11:25 pm, May 24 2012
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Hi to all,
I am new to the forum and manga in general. I see that this website organizes manga by different genres and you can search by them. One of the genres they list is "Fantasy". Their definition of "Fantasy" is a little vague so I was wondering if someone might elaborate more on the meaning of "Fantasy" for me as it relates to manga in general and/or what it means in relation to this website.

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11:28 pm, May 24 2012
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It's no different than the general interpretation of fantasy: mythological creatures, worlds that couldn't exist here with dragons, harpies, wizards, etc.

A manga with the fantasy tag will often have people with magical powers of some sort and creatures that don't exist in the real world. If that helps any.

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Post #552647

11:52 pm, May 24 2012
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Yes it does, thank you.

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12:36 am, May 25 2012
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Magic is usually involved, occasionally sword and sorcery type stories.

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