The 50+ Greatest Manga of All Time, Ranked

With thousands of manga titles out there, and new ones being published all the time, it can be hard to figure out which series are truly worth the time investment. This list, which highlights the best manga of all time, can help you out on your quest to find good manga.

You've probably heard of some of the best manga out there, like Naruto, Dragon Ball, and My Hero Academia. But there are some manga on this list that might have slipped under your radar, like Showa: A History of Japan and Wandering Son.

If you see something on the list that you love, vote it up. This will help other would-be manga readers find their next great read.

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  • Berserk
    5,070 votes
    Swordsman Guts embarks on a journey filled with beasts and gruesome vengeance.
  • Vagabond
    2,513 votes
    Vagabond is a 1998 Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. It portrays a fictionalized account of the life of Japanese swordsman Miyamoto Musashi, based on Eiji Yoshikawa's ...more
  • Brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric search for the Philsopher's Stone.
  • Monster
    2,207 votes
    Monster (Nippon TV, 2004) is a Japanese psychological thriller anime series based on the manga by Naoki Urasawa from Madhouse animation studio. Kenzo Tenma, a Japanese surgeon living in Germany, ...more
  • Vinland Saga
    2,178 votes
    Raised by the Vikings who murdered his family, Thorfinn vows to avenge the death of his father.
  • Death Note
    2,242 votes
    A high-school student discovers a supernatural notebook that grants its user the ability to kill.