Highest Rated Manga

Todaymanga would like to introduce the highest rated manga of all time including classic series and recent and ongoing books. We hope this best manga lineup will help beginners to find the first manga to read and manga fans to dig the manga world deeper.

Narumi Momose has had it rough: every boyfriend she’s had dumped her once they found out she was an otaku, so she’s gone to great lengths to hide it. When a chance meeting at her new job with childhood friend, fellow otaku, and now coworker Hirotaka Nifuji almost gets her secret outed at work, she comes up with a plan to make sure he never speaks up. But he comes up with a counter-proposal: why doesn’t she just date him instead? In love, there are no save points. (Source: Kodansha Comics)
  • Published – 2014-04-17 2021-07-16
  • Written / Illustrated by – Fujita
  • Genre – Comedy, Romance, Slice Of Life
The master spy codenamed has spent his days on undercover missions, all for the dream of a better world. But one day, he receives a particularly difficult new order from command. For his mission, he must form a temporary family and start a new life?! A Spy/Action/Comedy about a one-of-a-kind family!

(Source: Manga PLUS)
  • Published – 2019-03-24
  • Written / Illustrated by – ENDOU, Tatsuya, (遠藤達哉)
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
In a city so dismal it's known only as "the Hole," a clan of Sorcerers have been plucking people off the streets to use as guinea pigs for atrocious "experiments" in the black arts. In a dark alley, Nikaido found Caiman, a man with a reptile head and a bad case of amnesia. To undo the spell, they're hunting and killing the Sorcerers in the Hole, hoping that eventually they'll kill the right one. But when En, the head Sorcerer, gets word of a lizard-man slaughtering his people, he sends a crew of "cleaners" into the Hole, igniting a war between two worlds.

(Source: Viz Media)
  • Published – 2000-12-30 2018-09-12
  • Written / Illustrated by – HAYASHIDA, Q.
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, Supernatural, Psychological, Mystery, Horror, Mature
The samurai didn't stand a chance. First, the aliens invaded Japan. Next, they took all the jobs. And then they confiscated everyone's swords. So what does a hotheaded former samurai like Sakata "Gin" Gintoki do to make ends meet? Take any odd job that comes his way, even if it means losing his dignity.

(Source: VIZ Media)

Included one-shots:
Volume 1: Dandelion
Volume 2: Shirokuro
Volume 24: 13
Volume 38: Bankara-san ga Tooru
Volume 41: Special Lesson.
  • Published – 2003-12-08 2019-06-20
  • Written / Illustrated by – SORACHI Hideaki
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Supernatural, Historical, Sci Fi
Having been kicked out of the orphanage, a despairing young man by the name of Atsushi Nakajima rescues a strange man from a suicide attempt--Osamu Dazai. Turns out that Dazai is part of an armed-detective agency staffed by individuals whose supernatural powers take on a literary bent!

(Source: Yen Press)
  • Published – 2012-12-04
  • Written / Illustrated by – ASAGIRI Kafuka
  • Genre – Supernatural, Mystery
Millions of years have passed since the times of legends, when the worlds of man and gods were still the same. In these times it was the desires of man that moved the world. It is the period of the 500 year war: the Era of Warring States. Kingdom is the story of a young boy who grew into a great general and all the trials and bloodshed that led him there.

(Source: Exertus Scans)
  • Published – 2006-01-26
  • Written / Illustrated by – HARA Yasuhisa
  • Genre – Action, Drama, Historical, Mature
Yeon-woo had a twin brother who disappeared five years ago. One day, a pocket watch left by his brother returned to his possession. Inside, he found a hidden diary in which was recorded "By the time you hear this, I guess I will be already dead…."

(source: MU)
  • Published – 2019-05-16
  • Written / Illustrated by – Nong Nong
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Webtoons
Winning isn't everything in the game of basketball, but who wants to come in second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be just that. They have one last year to make their captain's dream of reaching the finals come true--will they do it? Takehiko Inoue's legendary beloved basketball manga is finally here and the tale of a lifetime is in your hands.

Hanamichi Sakuragi's got no game with girls--none at all! It doesn't help that he's known for throwing down at a moment's notice and always coming out on top. A hopeless bruiser, he's been rejected by 50 girls in a row! All that changes when he meets the girl of his dreams, Haruko, and she's actually not afraid of him! When she introduces him to the game of basketball, his life is changed forever...

(Source: VIZ)

Included one-shot:
Volume 31: Slam Dunk: 10 Days After
  • Published – 1990-09-18 1996-06-04
  • Written / Illustrated by – INOUE Takehiko
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, School Life, Sports
Towards the end of the 19th century, Allen Walker officially joins the organization of Exorcists that destroy the beings known as Akuma; mechanic weapons made by the Millennium Earl with the suffering souls of the dead. Allen has both a cursed eye and an anti-Akuma weapon as an arm, bearing the power of "Innocence", a gift given to him as an apostle of God. Allen, along with his fellow Exorcists must put a stop to the Millennium Earl's ultimate plot that could lead to the destruction of the world and all who live on it.
  • Published – 2004-05-31
  • Written / Illustrated by – Katsura Hoshino
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Supernatural, Mystery
Kosei Arima was a piano prodigy until his cruel taskmaster of a mother died suddenly, changing his life forever. Driven by his pain to abandon piano, Kosei now lives in a monotonous, colorless world. Having resigned himself to a bland life, he is surprised when he meets Kaori Miyazono, a violinist with an unorthodox style. Can she teach Kosei not just how to play, but how to start living again?

(Source: Kodansha Comics)
  • Published – 2011-04-06 2015-02-06
  • Written / Illustrated by – ARAKAWA Naoshi
  • Genre – Drama, Psychological, Romance, School Life, Slice Of Life, Tragedy, Music
The coastal town of Morioh is plagued by the "Bow and Arrow," an ancient artifact which manifests latent stand abilities in criminals and ordinary folk alike. At the same time as they are dealing with the huge influx of stand users—both good and bad—in Morioh, high schooler Jousuke Higashikata and his friends are searching for the culprit of a series of homicides.

(Source: Kokko)
  • Published – 1992-04-21 1995-11-21
  • Written / Illustrated by – ARAKI Hirohiko
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Shounen, Supernatural, Mystery, Mature
Tohru Honda is a high school freshman who is having a serious bout of misfortune. Not only was she recently orphaned with the tragedy of her mother's death, but she also has no where to live and is currently residing in a tent! However, when her luck to seems to be at its worse, she meets the Sohma family - and is invited to stay with them in exchange for taking care of the household chores.
But it isn't long before Tohru discovers the Sohmas have deep a secret. The family is cursed by the spirits of the Chinese Zodiac, and some of the children born into the Sohma family are possessed by these spirits. When possessed, they cannot be "huggled" by the opposite sex, or they transform into their respective Zodiac animal!
However, this doesn't phase Tohru, who promises to keep their secret. She continues living with them, and her grave humbleness and thankfulness never wanes. As a result, they come to be very important people in her life, and the Sohmas begin to realize how very lucky they are to have her.
  • Published – 1998-07-18 2006-11-20
  • Written / Illustrated by – TAKAYA Natsuki
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Supernatural, Psychological, Romance, School Life
What do you desire? Fortune? Glory? Power? Revenge? Or something that surpasses all others? What ever you desire, that is here. Tower of God.

Join Baam as he climbs each level of the Tower to find his beloved friend, Rachel. Facing impossible missions to mind bending puzzles as he uses any means necessary to reach the top.
  • Published – 2010-09-04
  • Written / Illustrated by – SIU
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural, Mystery, Webtoons
Kuronuma Sawako is completely misunderstood by her classmates. Her timid and sweet demeanor is often mistaken for malicious behavior. This is due to her resemblance to the ghost girl from "The Ring", which has led her peers to give her the nickname Sadako. Longing to make friends and live a normal life, she is naturally drawn to Kazehaya Shouta, the most popular guy in class, whose "100% refreshing" personality earns him great admiration from Sawako. So when Kazehaya starts talking to her, maybe there is hope for the friendships Sawako has always longed for. Maybe...there is even a little hope for some romance in her future.

(Source: MAL)
  • Published – 2005-08-11 2017-11-13
  • Written / Illustrated by – SHIINA Karuho
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance, School Life
Yotsuba's daily life is full of adventure. She is energetic, curious, and a bit odd—odd enough to be called strange by her father as well as ignorant of many things that even a five-year-old should know. Because of this, the most ordinary experience can become an adventure for her. As the days progress, she makes new friends and shows those around her that every day can be enjoyable.

(Source: MAL Rewrite)
  • Published – 2003-03-21
  • Written / Illustrated by – AZUMA Kiyohiko
  • Genre – Comedy, Slice Of Life
Ei was abandoned by his lover right before Christmas. He meets a young man named Junpei and his cat (named Yakinori), who manage to soften up the serious Ei's heart. The days are getting merrier and merrier, until Ei's ex-boyfriend show up. What will Ei do?
This is a story about healing a broken heart, drawn in a very sweet way to express pure feelings.
(Source: AYaoi)
  • Published – 2010-01-01 2012-06-07
  • Written / Illustrated by – EDA Yuuri
  • Genre – Drama, Romance, Slice Of Life, Yaoi
Salleal wakes up, injured, in a strange place, where a strange man she doesn't recognize, keeps her. She falls for him and his kindness, and she soon realizes she had once loved that man! But who was he? Who was she to him? And what had caused her to be in the state she was in? She had to find out.
(Source: World of Creation)
  • Published – 2007-02-28
  • Written / Illustrated by – YOKOBABA Ryo
  • Genre – Romance, Shoujo, Historical, One Shot
Hatori Chise has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise's life will never be the same again.

The man is a "magus," a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice–and his bride!

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)
  • Published – 2013-11-30
  • Written / Illustrated by – YAMAZAKI Kore
  • Genre – Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural, Romance, Slice Of Life