Is manga the miracle cure for your golf game?

Updated 1354 GMT (2154 HKT) April 26, 2017

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(CNN)Might the key to curing your slice lie in the age-old Japanese art form of manga?

The comic craze, hugely popular in Japan since the early 19th century, boasts several notable golfing titles such as "Kaze NoDaichi" and "King Golf."
But "Golf Lesson Comic" is a slight anomaly in the genre. It's less about entertainment, and more about serious tips to help improve your drives, chips and putts.
"It's not about fun -- that's not really allowed in golf lesson manga," Takanobu Tamura, an illustrator at the comic, told CNN's Living Golf show.