manga04_jpg login_tab_left_jpg
Username:   Password:    Forgot Password?
Try out our new iPhone application!
Manga Poll
Do you read European comics?
Lots, and more than manga!
Lots, but I read more manga
Just a little
Never have
Do film / TV adaptations count?
See Old Polls

Manga is the Japanese equivalent of comics
with a unique style and following. Join the revolution! Read some manga today!

Coded in ConTEXT

Join #baka-updates

RSS Feed
center_left_tab Forums center_right_tab

You are now viewing a topic.

How many good clothes styles appeared in Manga? And the names in English?

Back to Manga General

You must be registered to post!
From User Message Body
Post #588566
user avatar

2:40 pm, Feb 24 2013
Posts: 112

*the names in English: names of clothes and also name of syles

- For separating any good clothes and designs from the overdoing-things and cosplaying-thins
- For take notes of the names in English

Post #588675
user avatar

4:55 pm, Feb 25 2013
Posts: 808

How vague... What exactly do you mean? Are you thinking of a certain type of manga (as in, realistic vs fantasy vs historical—also shoujo vs seinen)? Could you give an example?

I'm also not sure if you mean clothing on different character's or pretty much the whole style in the manga—e.g. I've seen a manga that was full of ivy league style obviously due to the author's preference; in Bakuon Rettou (seinen manga about bousouzoku) it's what's to be expected: printed/patterned shirts, varsity jackets, couple boring suits, overall really casual 80's style with military inspired uniforms on the zoku members.

In Forget-me-not, setting being Italy, the manga is full of style conscious and interesting personalities. You'll see wingtip collars, white suits on men; long dresses with denim jackets, suede monk straps, high rise jeans with turtle neck sweaters on women; maids with traditional maid outfits, butlers in equally appropriate clothing, nice combinations with simple pieces such as sneakers, casual trousers, odd jackets.

If we take a more fantastic example: in Shuna no Tabi we see long (3/4) coats with waist belts, leather boots, cap-like helmets in a very Central Asian style.

In Historie ancient Greek clothing.

Vague? If you're not, I won't be.

Far-off places with sweet sounding names.
You must be registered to post!

Back to Manga General  Back to Top

Search This Topic:
Manga Search