Seeing how manga has fast been becoming a much more popular past time for people in the UK, we have decided to wade in and pick out our top 10 Manga of all time. Now, you may or may not agree with our choices but we have amalgamated this selection to hit all of our favourite aspects of Manga from the sporting action of Slam Dunk to the gritty combat action of Attack On Titan.
So, what follows is a comprehensive list of our top 10 manga series of all time with a brief description of what you can experience with each one.
First on our list is Bleach. This captivating Manga series follows Ichigo Kurosaki as a teenager after he inherited the powers of a Death Reaper. His new found power takes him on countless adventures across multiple planes of existence. A thrilling read that will keep you gripped from start to finish.
Set in the Tokyo of an alternative universe, Tokyo Ghoul follows the struggles of student Ken Kaneki after his unfortunate transformation into a half-ghoul. You follow Ken as he struggles to become acquainted with his new life trying to fit into the ghoul society and controlling his human flesh-eating tendencies.
The elaborate story of wizards Natsu Dragneel and Lucy Heartfilia and their team as they embark on numerous quests to reunited lost family members and slay legendary dragons. Countless stories of adventure, loss, triumph and action.
One-Punch Man is probably one of those manga series that always pops to mind when you think of popular manga, and for good reason! The series follows Saitama, an unknown hero that has trained himself to be able to defeat any opponent with a single punch, on various challenges to defeat monsters and villains.
The Legendary story of Son Goku and his epic journey to find the dragon balls that are said to have the power to summon a wish granting dragon. You see Goku grow from childhood to adulthood, meeting people and making countless friends (and enemies) along the way. Accompanied by game and TV adaptations Dragon Ball is a classic for many manga fans.
Slam Dunk is one of the most popular sport themed Manga series in Japan. This Manga series follows the story of Hanamichi Sakuragi, a teenager who joins his school basketball team to win the heart of a girl and instead ends up falling in love with the sport. The perfect manga series for any fans of manga focused on sports.
Full Metal Alchemist tells the story of Edward and Alphonse Elric following an accident where Edward lost his leg and Alphone lost his body. Later on Edward becomes a state alchemist and goes on to embark on many adventures in his new role. This well known manga series is a must read for any manga fan.
Attack on Titan is a Manga series set in a world where humans are beset but gigantic humanoids called ‘Titans’. These titans will kill and eat humans in an instant, so mankind has retreated into huge walled civilizations. You follow the story of young Eren Yeager when his mother is killed and eaten by a Titan and he swears to take his revenge on all Titans. A true icon of manga and a joy to read.
Death note focuses around an extremely intelligent high school student named Light Yagami after he finds a death note. The death note gives the bearer the power to kill anyone as long as they know their name and face. With its many TV and Film Adaptations, Death Note is an unmissable collection of manga.
One Piece revolves around the young Monkey D. Luffy and is crew of pirates as they embark on numerous adventures engaging with other pirates, growing their crew and ultimately attempting to find the ‘One Piece’ that grant will make Monkey D. Luffy the King of all Pirates. One of the best selling Manga series of all time, you can’t go wrong with this collection.