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The 50+ Greatest Manga of All Time, Ranked

Updated March 1, 2021 42.4k votes 4.3k voters 35.8k views93 items

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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  • One Piece1
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    One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has...  more
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  • Berserk2
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    Berserk (OLM, 1997) is a Japanese dark fantasy anime series based on the manga series by...  more
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  • Monster3
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    Monster is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. The manga was...  more
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  • Vagabond4
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    Vagabond is a 1998 Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. It...  more
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  • Vinland Saga5
    Vinland Saga (Wit Studio, 2019) is a Japanese historical anime series based on the manga by...  more
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  • Slam Dunk6
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    Slam Dunk centers around Hanamichi Sakuragi, who starts as a delinquent outcast, becoming the...  more
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  • 20th Century Boys7
    20th Century Boys is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. It was...  more
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  • Tokyo Ghoul8
    Tokyo Ghoul is a 2011 Japanese dark fantasy manga series by Sui Ishida. The series is set in...  more
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  • Great Teacher Onizuka9
    Great Teacher Onizuka (Studio Pierrot, 1999), officially abbreviated as GTO, is a Japanese...  more
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  • Goodnight Punpun10
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  • Attack on Titan11
    Attack on Titan (Wit Studio, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from...  more
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  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure12
    JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (David Production, 2012) is a Japanese action anime series based on...  more
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  • Hunter × Hunter13
    Hunter × Hunter (Japanese: ハンター×ハンター, Hepburn: Hantā Hantā, abbreviated: HxH) is a Japanese...  more
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  • Hajime no Ippo14
    Hajime no Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. A...  more
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  • Death Note15
    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the...  more
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  • Uzumaki16
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    Uzumaki is a seinen horror manga series written and illustrated by Junji Ito. Appearing as a...  more
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  • The Promised Neverland17
    The Promised Neverland (CloverWorks, 2019) is a Japanese mystery anime series based on the...  more
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  • Haikyu!!18
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    Haikyu!! (Production I.G, 2014) is a Japanese sports anime television series based on the...  more
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  • Akira20
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    Akira is a 1988 Japanese animated cyberpunk action film directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, written...  more
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  • Parasyte: The Maxim21
    Parasyte: The Maxim (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese sci-fi horror anime series based on the...  more
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  • Gintama22
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    Gin Tama is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. A full anime series...  more
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  • Rurouni Kenshin23
    Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story (Studio Gallop, 1996), also known as Rurouni...  more
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  • Assassination Classroom24
    Assassination Classroom is a Japanese comic science fiction manga series written and...  more
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  • Devilman	25
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