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The Best Mythology Manga  

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Do you love anything to do with ancient gods and goddesses and old folktales? If you answered yes, you need to be reading the best mythology manga. Use this list as a guide to help you find your next great read. 

Most manga featuring mythology is focused primarily on Japanese mythology - great examples of this include Mushi-shi, Noragami, and Natsume's Book of Friends. But there are also some mythological anime that go a little further afield, bringing in Norse mythology, Greek mythology, and more. If you want to read about multiple myths with a manga twist, try Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a DungeonNot all of these manga stick closely to their mythological origin - let's just say that they're inspired by them.

The rankings are determined by your votes, so get your opinion out here by voting up the mythology manga that you think deserves the top spot. 

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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Noragami Adachi Toka
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Kamisama Kiss is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Kamisama Kiss Julietta Suzuki
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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Shinobu Ohtaka
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Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Fujino Ōmori
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Natsume's Book of Friends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Natsume's Book of Friends Yuki Midorikawa
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Mushi-shi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Mushi-shi Yuki Urushibara
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Ah! My Goddess! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Ah! My Goddess! Kosuke Fujishima
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Mermaid Forest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Mermaid Forest Rumiko Takahashi
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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Fate/stay night Datto Nishiwaki
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Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Mononoke Yaeko Ninagawa
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Ragnarok is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Ragnarok Myung-Jin Lee
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Hotarubi no Mori e is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Hotarubi no Mori e Yuki Midorikawa
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Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zo... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac Masami Kuramada
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Campione! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Campione! Jō Taketsuki
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The Twelve Kingdoms is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
The Twelve Kingdoms Kodansha
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The Eccentric Family is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
The Eccentric Family Yu Okada
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How to Keep a Mummy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
How to Keep a Mummy Kakeru Utsugi
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Shuumatsu no Valkyrie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
surdumichael21 added Shuumatsu no Valkyrie
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RG Veda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
RG Veda Clamp
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Pantheon High is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Pantheon High Paul Benjamin, Steven Cummings
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Pygmalio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mythology Manga
Pygmalio WADA Shinji