Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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X Graphic novels, Comic books, Cartoons
Use all X* codes for: general adult, teenage or children’s titles. DO NOT USE: code ‘X’ itself, but select specific categories from section X*. INTEREST AGE 5A* Qualifiers MUST be used with titles aimed at children or teenagers. Use all X* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate, in particular with PLACE 1*, TIME PERIOD 3* and INTEREST 5* Qualifiers
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XA Graphic novel and Comic book: types
XAM Manga and Asian style comics
Use for: XAM* codes include all Japanese comic books (Manga) plus those from other Asian countries including Korean (Manhwa) and Chinese (Manhua) and from non-Asian countries, but designed according the ‘Manga style’
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XAMT Manga: Yaoi
Class here: boys’ love (BL). Use for: Manga featuring young male same-sex relationships, created principally, but not exclusively, for a young female readership. Use with: 5PSG as appropriate.
See also: FYQ Fiction: special features: Yaoi / BL novels
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