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Of Capes and Crusaders: How Japan Left Its Mark on the Superhero Realm

Superheroes in manga may not yet be as ubiquitous internationally as long-standing characters s.ch as Batman or Spider-Man, but My Hero Academia, a popular series that parodies the American superhero genre, has topped the US comic book and manga charts from as early as 2018.

By Anne Lee

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