The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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Here is Ranker's list of the best seinen anime and manga, with help from voters like you. Just so everyone is clear, seinen isn't as much a genre as it is a demographic. Seinen anime and manga cater to adults ages 18 and older, so the content is often mature and violent. Seinen can be many genres, including sports, action, mecha, and more. The series we've listed here are considered to be the top seinen anime or manga, but we're not always perfect with our choices. If one of your favorite series is missing, please add it to the list so others can vote on it too!

In most cases these titles are both anime and manga, but some like Sun-Ken Rock are exclusively manga. Some of the best classic examples of seinen series include Ghost in the Shell: Stand Along Complex, Berserk, and Elfen Lied. We've included new 2014 seinen anime too, such as Black Bullet and Hamatora.   
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    Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Berserk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    One Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Darker Then BLACK is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Baccano! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Shinsekai Yori is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Phantom: Requiem for the Phant... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Kill la Kill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    91 Days is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Kara no Kyoukai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Speed Grapher is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Hamatora is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Sun-Ken Rock is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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