Well, surprisingly, Hamed Nouri, a Tokyo based founder has been doing this for the past 11 years.
It’s more accurate to say he started 11 years ago.
He founded the company: Muslim
The characters represent Muslims in
One example is a
According to the website:
“it’s a tale of two Japanese Muslim siblings, Aya and Sura, attending high school in Japan. The story revolves around those characters and their crazy adventures with their classmates and friends, and also with Poji.”
This series in particular is available on WEBTOON, not just the website.
Some other Muslim comics and
Why the founder created Muslim
Mangais an organisation and community that uses the power of Japanese-style comics to promote a positive and accurate image of Muslims. There is a lot of misinformation and fear regarding Muslims.
The goal of Muslim
Mangais to help be a new medium where people can learn what Muslims are really like, as well as create relatable content for Muslims.
Unfortunately, there is quite a large void with regards to positive Muslim representation in popular media.”
For Muslims, South Asians, Middle Eastern’s or anyone who’s curious about these
It’s another nice edition to
They’re also on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter.