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[[File:Dragon Ball.png|thumb|[[Dragon Ball]], a manga where the action-scenes are heavily emphasised]]The '''action genre''' is a class of creative works characterized by more emphasis on exciting action sequences than on character development or story-telling. The genre encompasses action-[[adventure]] fiction, action films, action games and analogous media in other formats such as [[manga]] and [[anime]]. There are many sub-genres, including [[martial arts]] action, extreme sports action, car chases and vehicles, suspense action, and action [[comedy]], with each focusing in more detail on its own type and flavour of action. It is usually possible to tell from the creative style of an action sequence, the genre of the entire creative works. For example, the style of a combat sequence will indicate whether the entire works is an action adventure, or martial arts.
 
[[File:Dragon Ball.png|thumb|[[Dragon Ball]], a manga where the action-scenes are heavily emphasised]]The '''action genre''' is a class of creative works characterized by more emphasis on exciting action sequences than on character development or story-telling. The genre encompasses action-[[adventure]] fiction, action films, action games and analogous media in other formats such as [[manga]] and [[anime]]. There are many sub-genres, including [[martial arts]] action, extreme sports action, car chases and vehicles, suspense action, and action [[comedy]], with each focusing in more detail on its own type and flavour of action. It is usually possible to tell from the creative style of an action sequence, the genre of the entire creative works. For example, the style of a combat sequence will indicate whether the entire works is an action adventure, or martial arts.
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{{Drilldown|List of Action series|Series|q=Genre=Action}}
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{{Wikipedia|Action (fiction)}}
 
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Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball, a manga where the action-scenes are heavily emphasised

The action genre is a class of creative works characterized by more emphasis on exciting action sequences than on character development or story-telling. The genre encompasses action-adventure fiction, action films, action games and analogous media in other formats such as manga and anime. There are many sub-genres, including martial arts action, extreme sports action, car chases and vehicles, suspense action, and action comedy, with each focusing in more detail on its own type and flavour of action. It is usually possible to tell from the creative style of an action sequence, the genre of the entire creative works. For example, the style of a combat sequence will indicate whether the entire works is an action adventure, or martial arts.

See alsoEdit

List of Action series

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