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

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For a title to be considered the best adult manga, the story has to do more than just throw sex and violence in our faces. All the good adult-oriented manga I've read turn conventional plots on their heads, and deliver something that is unique, bizarre, and thought-provoking. Do you like super popular series like Aiki, Attack on Titan 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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1
71 21
Berserk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Tubulski added Tim Lebbon

2
54 17
Parasyte is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Hitosi Iwaaki, Ray Yoshimoto, Hitoshi Iwaaki

3
67 26
Deadman Wonderland, Vol. 1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Jinsei Kataoka

4
41 14
Gangsta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

5
67 36
Death Note is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

6
85 51
Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

7
28 11
Vagabond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

8
28 13
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

9
40 25
Junjou Romantica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

10
27 14
Vinland Saga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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11
18 10
Akame ga KILL! Zero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

12
20 12
Dive in the Vampire Bund is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

13
31 23
Sekirei is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

14
16 9
Terra Formars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

15
18 13
Jormungand is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

16
19 16
I am a Hero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

17
14 12
Suicide Island is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

18
14 12
Akame ga Kiru! Zero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

19
12 10
Grappler Baki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

20
11 11
Variante is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

21
11 13
Dogs : Blood & Carnage is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

22
13 16
Aiki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

23
8 11
Ousama Game is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

24
8 11
Aiki-S is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

25
10 14
Cradle of Monsters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

26
7 11
Soil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

27
12 17
Gakuen Heaven is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

28
6 11
Ao no Binetsu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

29
2 8
Yama Fu-Tang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

30
5 12
Kiba no Tabishounin - The Arms... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

31
4 11
Spirit Circle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

32
3 10
Chaosic Rune ES is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

33
3 10
Kenka Shoubai is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

34
3 10
Dorohedoro, Vol. 6 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
Q Hayashida

35
3 10
Yami no Purple Eye is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

36
2 9
Ookami no Kuchi: Wolfsmund is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

37
2 9
Blind Faith Descent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

38
5 13
Tough is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

39
4 12
Baki - Son of Ogre is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

40
6 15
He is my master is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

41
2 10
Knock Your Heart Out is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

42
3 15
Hoozuki-san Chi no Aneki is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

43
1 9
To Find My Brother Ara is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

44
1 11
Hitman - Part Time Killer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading

45
0 9
Section Chief Kōsaku Shima is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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