Are you a history buff who's just as happy watching a documentary about prohibition as you are about reading manga? Then you need to be reading the best history manga. For exciting tales set in past eras, use this list as a guide to find your next great read.
Historical manga can be set during any era, and in any place. Many are set at some point during Japan's rich history - for example, Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu is a family saga that also follows the development of Japanese storytelling from the 1940s to the 1970s. Other great history manga is set outside of Japan - Emma takes place in 20th century England. Whatever you're looking for, there's a great history manga to match it.
Which history manga is truly superior? That's up to you. Vote up your favorites to let the world know what you think.