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