Once publishers persuaded chain bookstores (as opposed to comics shop) to carry their manga girls could find it easily.
The Japan Times: "Modern teaching tools capitalize on 'Japan cool'"
...by playing on the current cachet of Japanese culture, teachers create an invaluable association between learning and fun.
Fort Worth Star Telegram: "East meets West at the library":
Alisa Mask, 13, of Double Oak sat next to a stack of 18 borrowed mangas Sunday. She said she appreciates the realism of mangas because they help her deal with problematic situations.