Yonkoma appears in many publications in Japan, such as magazines newspapers and graphic novels. More serious series such as in Death Note have used yonkoma strips to add non-canonical humor in places like extra volumes or at the end of canonical chapters.
Structure[edit | edit source]
Panels are usually equal in size and read from top to bottom.
Traditionally the story is given in kishōtenketsu format. Kishōtenketsu is a compound of four Chinese words:
|Ten||3rd panel||Plot twist|