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The 50+ Greatest Manga of All Time, Ranked

Updated October 26, 2020 39.6k votes 3.9k voters 32.5k views91 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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  • Tokyo Ghoul4
    Tokyo Ghoul is a 2011 Japanese dark fantasy manga series by Sui Ishida. The series is set in...  more
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  • Vagabond5
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    Vagabond is a 1998 Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. It...  more
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  • Great Teacher Onizuka6
    Great Teacher Onizuka (Studio Pierrot, 1999), officially abbreviated as GTO, is a Japanese...  more
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  • Slam Dunk7
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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 Boys8
    20th Century Boys is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. It was...  more
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  • Vinland Saga9
    Vinland Saga is a 2005 Japanese historical manga series written and drawn by award-winning...  more
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  • Goodnight Punpun10
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  • Uzumaki11
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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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  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure12
    JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (David Production, 2012) is a Japanese action anime series based on...  more
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  • Hajime no Ippo13
    Hajime no Ippo is a Japanese boxing manga series written and illustrated by George Morikawa. A...  more
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  • Hunter × Hunter14
    Hunter × Hunter (Japanese: ハンター×ハンター, Hepburn: Hantā Hantā, abbreviated: HxH) is a Japanese...  more
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  • Attack on Titan15
    Attack on Titan (Wit Studio, 2013) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series adapted from...  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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  • Parasyte: The Maxim18
    Parasyte: The Maxim (Madhouse, 2014) is a Japanese sci-fi horror anime series based on the...  more
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  • Banana Fish19
    Banana Fish (MAPPA, 2018) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Akimi...  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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  • Gintama21
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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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  • Death Note22
    Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the...  more
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  • Haikyu!!23
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    Haikyu!! is a 2014 Japanese sports anime TV series based on the manga by Haruichi Furudate....  more
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  • Lone Wolf and Cub24
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  • I Am a Hero25
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