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Top Manga List

Updated on February 11, 2013

Best Manga List

This is a list of some of the Best Manga you can find. Looking for a new manga to read, well this Top Manga List will definitely help you make you're choice and find a great manga. This list is the opinion of one person, it is possible that you won't agree with my pick or order so don't hesitate to voice your opinion in the comment section.

30) Beck

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Shounen, Slice of Life
  • Authors: Sakuishi, Harold
  • Publishing Date: February 17, 2000 - June 5, 2008
  • Number of volumes: 34

29) Liar Game

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Drama, Game, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Kaitani, Shinobu
  • Publishing Date: 2005 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

28) 21st Century Boys

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Mystery, Drama, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Urasawa, Naoki
  • Publishing Date: 2007
  • Number of volumes: 2

27) Rurouni Kenshin

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai, Shounen
  • Authors: Watsuki, Nobuhiro
  • Publishing Date: September 2, 1994 - November 4, 1999
  • Number of volumes: 28

26) Oyasumi Punpun

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, School, Seinen
  • Authors: Asano, Inio
  • Publishing Date: August 3, 2007 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

25) Bleach

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Shounen, Super Power
  • Authors: Kubo, Tite
  • Publishing Date: August 2001 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

24) Phoenix

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Sci-Fi, Space
  • Authors: Tezuka, Osamu
  • Publishing Date: July 1954 - February 1988
  • Number of volumes: 12

23) Mushishi

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Fantasy, Historical
  • Authors: Urushibara, Yuki
  • Publishing Date: 1999 - 2008
  • Number of volumes: 10

22) Slam Dunk

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, School, Shounen, Sports
  • Authors: Inoue, Takehiko
  • Publishing Date: 1990 - 1996
  • Number of volumes: 31

21) Yotsuba&!

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Slice of Life, Seinen
  • Authors: Azuma, Kiyohiko
  • Publishing Date: March 21, 2003 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

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20) Skip Beat!

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Shoujo
  • Authors: Nakamura, Yoshiki
  • Publishing Date: 2002 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

19) Soul Eater

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Shounen, Supernatural
  • Authors: Ookubo, Atsushi
  • Publishing Date: June 22, 2004 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

18) Onani Master Kurosawa

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Drama, Parody, Romance, School, Psychological, Seinen, Doujinshi
  • Authors: Yokota, Takuma (Art), Ise, Katsura (Story)
  • Publishing Date: 2007
  • Number of volumes: 4

17) Pluto

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Seinen
  • Authors: Urasawa, Naoki (Story & Art), Tezuka, Osamu (Story)
  • Publishing Date: September 9, 2003 - April 1, 2009
  • Number of volumes: 8

16) Hajime no Ippo

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Sports
  • Authors: Morikawa, George
  • Publishing Date: February 17, 1990 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

15) Gantz

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Drama, Ecchi, Horror, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Oku, Hiroya
  • Publishing Date: October 2000 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

14) Dengeki Daisy

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Shoujo
  • Authors: Motomi, Kyousuke
  • Publishing Date: October 26, 2007 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

13) Great Teacher Onizuka

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, School, Shounen
  • Authors: Fujisawa, Tohru
  • Publishing Date: May 16, 1997 - April 17, 2002
  • Number of volumes: 25

12) Vinland Saga

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen
  • Authors: Yukimura, Makoto
  • Publishing Date: July 15, 2005 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

11) Akira

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Sci-Fi
  • Authors: Otomo, Katsuhiro
  • Publishing Date: December 20, 1982 - June 25, 1990
  • Number of volumes: 6

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10) Vagabond

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Samurai, Seinen
  • Authors: Inoue, Takehiko (Story & Art), Yoshikawa, Eiji (Story)
  • Publishing Date: March 23, 1999 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

9) Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life, Seinen
  • Authors: Ashinano, Hitoshi
  • Publishing Date: June 1994 - February 2006
  • Number of volumes: 14

8) Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural
  • Authors: Miyazaki, Hayao
  • Publishing Date: February 1982 - March 1994
  • Number of volumes: 7

7) Monster

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  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Mystery, Drama, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Urasawa, Naoki
  • Publishing Date: December 1994 - December 2001
  • Number of volumes: 18

6) 20th Century Boys

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One of Kenji's childhood friend mysteriously committed suicide. Does this death has anything to do with the rise of a strange cult and the numerous murders and disappearances happening lately. Kenji reunite with some of his other childhood friends in order to learn the truth behind all of this.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Mystery, Drama, Historical, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Urasawa, Naoki
  • Publishing Date: 1999 - 2006
  • Number of volumes: 22

5) Berserk

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Guts,the Black Swordsman, is on a quest for vengeance against a man who branded him and his women as sacrifice.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Demons, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural, Military, Psychological, Seinen
  • Authors: Miura, Kentarou
  • Publishing Date: November 26, 1990 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

4) Fullmetal Alchemist

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In the world of alchemy, there is one sacred rule: to gain something you must give up something of equal value. The Elric brothers learned that lesson the hard way when an alchemy incident left Edward with only one arm and one leg while his brother Alphonse lost his body and had his soul attached to a suit of armor. Now the brothers must begin a journey in order to restore their bodies to their original states.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Military
  • Authors: Arakawa, Hiromu
  • Publishing Date: July 12, 2001 - June 11, 2010
  • Number of volumes: 27

3) Death Note

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Yagami Light is a genius 17 year old high school boy who's tired of his monotone life and the world around him. One day he finds a notebook with the words ''Death Note'' on it. After reading the first page, he discovers that this ''Death Note'' has the power to kill anyone by writing the person's name inside it. Light decides to use this book to change the world.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Mystery, Drama, Shounen, Supernatural, Psychological
  • Authors: Obata, Takeshi (Art), Ohba, Tsugumi (Story)
  • Publishing Date: December 2003 - May 2006
  • Number of volumes: 12

2) Naruto

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The day of Naruto's birth, the village of Konoha was attacked by the 9 tails demon fox. The 4th Hokage stopped the fox by sealing him inside Naruto and died in the process. Now Naruto is a young ninja in training who's hated by most of the village because of the monster inside him. In order to prove his wroth to the world and himself Naruto dreams of becoming the strongest and most important Ninja in the village, the Hokage.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Shounen, Super Power
  • Authors: Kishimoto, Masashi
  • Publishing Date: November, 1999 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

1) One Piece

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Gol D Roger was known as the pirate king, the only pirate to ever conquer the Grand Line. Before his execution, Roger revealed to the world that he left his great treasure One Piece on at the end of that ocean and by doing so he started the Great Age of Pirate. Years later a young boy named Monkey D. Luffy set out on a journey to find One Piece and become the pirate king.

  • Type: Manga
  • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen, Super Power
  • Authors: Oda, Eiichiro
  • Publishing Date: August 4, 1997 - Present
  • Number of volumes: Unknown

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      Baskerville LM 4 years ago

      Great list. I've got a few of these titles on my anime list. Pluto looks interesting, so I might have to check that one out.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Who is Fairy Tail ???

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Naruto, Bleach, and One Piece, they're all good but they're all so long and cliché that it's too annoying to read or keep up with.