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Anime & Manga Resources

An introductory guide to Japanese comics and animation at UBC LIbrary

Finding anime and manga in UBC Library collection

Browse the Shelves

Browse the following call number ranges in Koerner Library or UBC-Okanagan Library (for English translations) and in Asian Library (for the original Japanese version):

  • PN6790.J33 and PN6790.J34 (Manga books)
  • NC1709 (Comic books in Japan; for English resources go to Music, Art, and Architecture Library in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre)
  • NC1766.J3 (Anime books)
  • PN1997.5 (Anime DVDs)
Search the Catalogue

UBC Summon lets you find resources in print, electronic, streaming media and other formats.

  • Search an anime or manga creator's name or work title. Search online for Miyazaki Hayao
  • Use "manga OR comics" as Genre and limit to the content type=book/ebook. Search online
  • Use "anime OR animated films" as Genre and limit to the content type=streaming media and other video formats. Search online
  • Use "manga" or "anime" and limit to the language=English
Browse the Catalogue
Search the Streaming Platforms available at UBC
Not in UBC collection? Use the InterLibrary Loan service

Other Sources

Commercial Streaming Services

For information only. UBC Library does not provide access for the following platforms:

Open Access Sources

Browse online for early manga works available digitally. In Japanese.

Notable items in UBC Library collection