Manga artists usually don’t have a lot of staff to help them, and sometimes even work alone . Thus, they don’t have enough time (and, not rarely, enough skill) to color their works well, because: Coloring is completely different from line art. Not all people that can draw good line art can color well, and vice versa.
In contrast, manga have no colours probably because of the Japanese mentality – they don’t like to waste money etc. I’m saying this because, in national universities, even the copy paper there uses recycle papers.
The reason they aren’t colored is because it takes a long time to create manga and manhwa, and it’s a lot more expensive if each page is colored. Most of the creators start working alone without any financial support, thus making colored pages very difficult.
As I grew up, I noticed one particular “colored manga” based on an anime. The colored comic book is called the “Inu, and yasha ani-manga”. It takes the screenshots of the anime and put them in a comic format, henceforth, creating an “ ani-manga ”. You can say that this is colored comic .
Moreover, can you read manga in color?
Many people now read manga on screens, which are usually color ( e-ink reading devices aside ). Why not make manga in color?
What is the difference between normal manga and colored manga?
These manga are fully drawn in color, unlike normal manga which occasionally have a few colored pages, followed by all black and white artwork.
On the other hand, colors presented on colored comic books speak of a magnificent story as much as much as the plotline of a black and white manga. Fans switching from colored comics to mangas often complain:.
Do mangaka usually work in color?
Plus some series are done in color or some have color every once in a while. Also a mangaka usually works by himself and doesn’t have time to color due to deadlines. Sometimes they have assistants but thats more for the bigger series.
Manga is in black and white mostly because of time and cost constraints. They are published weekly and the mangakas cannot keep up with the schedule if they add color to them. The lack of color also costs less, but this does not mean that it is less in quality. Further, it is done due to tradition.
Why is there no color in manhwa?
Along with some webtoons, only a few manhwa are colored. The reason they aren’t colored is because it takes a long time to create manga and manhwa, and it’s a lot more expensive if each page is colored. Most of the creators start working alone without any financial support, thus making colored pages very difficult.