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40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading 

Ranker Anime
Updated November 6, 2019 3.1k votes 686 voters 33.6k views 45 items

For a title to be considered the best adult manga, the story has to do more than just throw mature content in. Good adult-oriented manga turn conventional plots on their heads and deliver something that is unique, bizarre, and thought-provoking. Do you like super popular series like Aiki or Vagabond? Do you have a more obscure favorite that you would strongly recommend to other adults who need a good manga to read? Vote on the poll below so that the true #1 adult manga title ends up being a universally loved favorite.

You can add any deserving series that you think has been overlooked, as long as they are adult-themed manga. Vote for others you like on this list, but only if you've actually read the title you're voting on.

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Berserk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Tubulski added Tim Lebbon
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Parasyte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Hitosi Iwaaki, Ray Yoshimoto, Hitoshi Iwaaki
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Deadman Wonderland, Vol.... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Jinsei Kataoka
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Junjou Romantica is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Gangsta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Vinland Saga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Tubulski added
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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Sekirei is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Akame ga KILL! Zero is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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I am a Hero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Jormungand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Dive in the Vampire Bund... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Suicide Island is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Grappler Baki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Terra Formars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Akame ga Kiru! Zero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Variante is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Dorohedoro, Vol. 6 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Q Hayashida
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Ao no Binetsu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Aiki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Dogs : Blood & Carna... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Cradle of Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading