Anime Underground The Best Horror Manga  

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Is there anything better than a good scare? The best horror manga offer terrifying story lines and amazing character development, all while scaring you half to death. With this horror manga list we tried to exclude titles that went on to become super popular horror anime, as we already have a list for that. On the poll below we've ranked both well-known horror manga, as well as scary manga that you might not have heard of before. Series like Domu, Rabbit Doubt, and Panorama of Hell may have flown under your radar, so definitely check them out if you love dark and gory manga.

Some of the most prolific horror manga authors include Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano, as well as Junji Ito, the author of Uzumaki and Gyo. Vote for the top horror manga that you feel is the scariest, and downvote something that you read and didn't enjoy.  
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579 107
Uzumaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Junji Ito
2
243 43
Tomie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Sean Stiff added Tomie Junji Ito
3
294 81
Ibitsu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Kazuto Okada
4
283 81
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Jonathan Long added Kentaro Miura
5
238 59
Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni Ryukishi 07
6
286 83
Parasyte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Hitosi Iwaaki, Ray Yoshimoto, Hitoshi Iwaaki
7
242 65
Gyo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Junji Ito
8
260 85
Corpse Party is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Corpse Party Makoto Kedouin
9
283 115
Tokyo Ghoul/Tokyo Ghoul:re is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Shin Woo Han added Sui Ishida
10
201 71
Hellsing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Hellsing Kouta Hirano
11
193 68
Rabbit Doubt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Yoshiki Tonogai
12
104 40
Fuan no Tane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Masaaki Nakayama
13
86 28
Museum of Terror is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Junji Ito
14
91 37
Hideout is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Masasumi Kakizaki
15
79 39
Pet Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Matsuri Akino
16
65 39
Franken Fran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Katsuhisa Kigitsu
17
56 32
GOTH is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Otsuichi
18
58 34
Panorama of Hell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Hideshi Hino
19
43 26
Manhole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Tetsuya Tsutsui
20
36 20
Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Horror Manga
100423 added Ghost Hunt Shiho Inada
21
24 20
Dragon Head is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Ron Thayer added Dragon Head MinetarĊ Mochizuki
22
35 33
Zashiki Onna is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Mochizuki Minetaro
23
22 25
Cossette no Shouzou is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Asuka Katsura
24
21 27
Domu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Horror Manga
Katsuhiro Otomo
25
5 10
Scumbag Loser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Horror Manga
mwahahahaha added Scumbag Loser Mikoto Yamaguchi