Anime Underground The Best Slice of Life Manga  

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Manga doesn't need to include magical powers, complex political machinations, or high-stakes battles to be interesting. In fact, some of the greatest manga ever made are slice of life manga - stories that feature relatable tales of everyday life. 

If you're an adult dealing with work stress, you might want to try Barakamon, a slice of life manga that follows a stressed-out twenty-something whose career mistake gets him sent to an isolated island where he learns how to chill out and enjoy a simpler lifestyle. If you're looking for an emotionally resonant tale of high school romance, try Toradora!, a story where two people with wildly different personalities fall in love. Like sports? Try Haikyuu!, the best volleyball manga you could ever hope to read.

No matter what aspect of everyday life you're looking to read about, there's something on this list for you. Vote up the slice of life manga that you consider the greatest to help fellow fans find their next great read. 

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34 4
Barakamon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Satsuki Yoshino
2
19 2
Yotsuba&! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Kiyohiko Azuma
3
27 6
Horimiya is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
HERO
4
18 4
Silver Spoon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Hiromu Arakawa
5
14 3
Haikyu!! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Haruichi Furudate
6
15 4
Clannad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Jyuri Misaki
7
18 7
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Naoshi Arakawa
8
12 2
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
9
12 2
K-On! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Kakifly
10
12 3
New Game! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Shōtarō Tokunō
11
14 5
Anohana: The Flower We Saw Tha... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
12
11 3
Nichijou is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Keiichi Arawi
13
11 3
Toradora! is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Yuyuko Takemiya
14
13 5
Oyasumi Punpun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Inio Asano
15
12 5
Maid Sama! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Hiro Fujiwara
16
13 6
Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Izumi Tsubaki
17
8 2
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
18
9 3
Ouran High School Host Club is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
19
7 2
Natsume's Book of Friends is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
20
8 4
NANA is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
AI Yazawa
21
6 2
Welcome to the N.H.K. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Tatsuhiko Takimoto
22
6 2
School Rumble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Jin Kobayashi
23
6 3
Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
24
4 1
Kino's Journey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Iruka Shiomiya; Keiichi Sigsawa
25
4 1
With The Light is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Slice of Life Manga
Keiko Tobe