Smartphone-ready Korean webtoons displace Japanese manga in global comic fans’ affections

//Smartphone-ready Korean webtoons displace Japanese manga in global comic fans’ affections

Smartphone-ready Korean webtoons displace Japanese manga in global comic fans’ affections

By Lee Hae-rinRafael Zerbini, 30, a Brazilian graphic designer, is an avid reader of Korean web comics, better known as webtoons in Korea, or web-based, scroll-down comics optimised for smartphone users.He used to be a huge fan of Japanese manga, but grew tired of zooming in and out on his smartphone screen to read poorly scanned pages. In 2018, he discovered South Korea’s webtoons, realising they constituted a whole new world for comics lovers.“It was love at first sight,” says Zerbini. “The…

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