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) 1 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Psycho-Pass

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    Berserk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Steins;Gate 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

    Black Lagoon

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    Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series
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    Hellsing Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Hellsing Ultimate

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    Darker Then BLACK is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Elfen Lied

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    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alon... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

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    Baccano! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Baccano!

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    Death Parade is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Durarara!! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Shinsekai Yori is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Jormungand 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) 23 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

    Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom

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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) 28 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    xxxHOLiC is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Shidonia No Kishi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    91 Days is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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

    Planetes

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

    Hamatora

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

    Speed Grapher

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    Mardock Scramble is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Suicide Island is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Seinen Anime & Manga Series

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    Onani Master Kurosawa is listed (or ranked) 49 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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