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Social Media Comics

'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku' is a Twitter Manga Comic

— September 24, 2010 — Pop Culture
If you’re a lover of both Twitter and Manga, then get ready to go crazy as both your worlds collide into one epic Twitter Manga Comic called 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku,' meaning “'I Tweeted “Now!' at the heart of Mikata.”

Published in July, 2010, by Shogakukan, this is said to be likely the first-ever Twitter comic.

This Twitter Manga comic explains all the steps when it comes to using the Social Networking site from the very beginnings of registration to learning features to manners and protocols -- and all from your favorite manga characters.

Sadly, the comic is not in English; however, a second issue of the Twitter Manga comic is expected to be released September 25, 2010.
Trend Themes
1. Twitter Manga Comics - The fusion of Twitter and manga in 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku' opens up opportunities for innovative storytelling and engagement on social media platforms.
2. Social Networking Guides - The emergence of 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku' demonstrates a trend towards using manga format to educate and entertain users about social media protocols, presenting an opportunity to create engaging guides in various industries.
3. Multilingual Manga Adaptations - As 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku' gains popularity, there is a potential for translating and adaptating similar manga comics to various languages, allowing for cross-cultural engagement and learning.
Industry Implications
1. Publishing - The publishing industry can explore the concept of integrating manga-style storytelling to create engaging and informative guides about various topics, leveraging the success of 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku'.
2. Social Media - Social media platforms have the opportunity to collaborate with manga artists and create interactive comic-based tutorials and educational content, inspired by the success of the Twitter Manga comic.
3. Education - Educational institutions and edtech companies can adopt manga-style storytelling techniques to make learning more engaging and accessible, taking cues from the innovative format used in 'Mitaka no Chushin de Nau wo Tsubuyaku'.
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