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The Best Gore Manga of All Time  

Ranker Anime
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Drama is at its best when the protagonist is playing for high stakes, and in the best gore manga those high stakes usually entail death and dismemberment. Manga with bloody and gory visuals are not for everyone, but they still have a rabid following because the audience is loyal. In horror manga, characters can meet the worst fate at any time. Don't get too attached to anyone, because they might be chopped in half or decapitated in the next issue you read. Stories like Battle Royale, Terra Formers and Shigurui are exemplars of this sort of  formula, and we're ranking those along with a ton of other good gore manga on the poll below.
 
Pick your favorites from this gore manga list by voting them up, or add any titles that may have been passed over. Only vote for titles that you’re personally familiar with- no downvoting if you haven't read it!
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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Dead Tube is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
MarcelRheey added
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Gantz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Parasyte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Hitosi Iwaaki, Ray Yoshimoto, Hitoshi Iwaaki
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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Lynn Okamoto
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Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Kouta Hirano
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Battle Royale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Koushun Takami
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Deadman Wonderland, Vol. 1 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Jinsei Kataoka
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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
2024sali added
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Attack on Titan 12 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Hajime Isayama
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Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Akame ga Kill! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Claymore is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Ichi the Killer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Terra Formars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Vinland Saga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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As The God's Will is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Btooom! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Drifters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Dorohedoro, Vol. 6 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Q Hayashida
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Gangsta is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Ronin Ro
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Tenkuu Shinpan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
Allan Engel added Miura Tsuina
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Shigurui is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Fraction is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time
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Wolf Guy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gore Manga of All Time