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

Ranker Anime
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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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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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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
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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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Gangsta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Deadman Wonderland, Vol. 1 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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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Junjou Romantica 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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Akame ga KILL! Zero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Sekirei 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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Grappler Baki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Terra Formars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Suicide Island 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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Ao no Binetsu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Variante is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Aiki is listed (or ranked) 22 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) 23 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Ousama Game is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading
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Dogs : Blood & Carnage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 40+ of the Best Adult Manga Series You Should Be Reading