Outside Korea, the term usually refers to South Korean comics, although the comics industry is emerging in North Korea as well. Manhwa is a notable part of South Korean culture . Linguistically, manhwa, manga ( 漫画) and manhua ( 漫画) all mean 'comics' in Korean, Japanese and Chinese respectively.What does manhwa mean?
Manhwa (Korean pronunciation: [manɦwa]) is the general Korean term for comics and print cartoons (common usage also includes animated cartoons). Outside of Korea, the term usually refers specifically to South Korean comics.