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.

Shinigami Ai is bored with his job and to seek enjoyment he has an interest in high school girl Ren who only has days left to live. She is the student council president at her school and really a good-hearted girl, but she is feared by the whole school because of her harsh way of speaking. Ai possesses her body and and exposes her kind, true nature and so enjoys his "Sarashi Asobi (Exposing Game)". But gradually he is starting to feel and interest in being with Ren...
(Source: Karma Falls Scanlations)
Includes the one-shot "0.3 Byou Lunch (0.3秒Lunch)" originally published on Dec 15, 2007.
  • Published – 2008-01-25 2009-12-01
  • Written / Illustrated by – TOBINA Touya
  • Genre – Romance, School Life, Shoujo
Nino is a girl who harbors feelings towards her friend, Momo. Just when she can no longer suppress her feelings, she encounters a boy who composes music...," and "What is the promise Nino made to a boy she met who composes music?"

(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2013-04-20
  • Written / Illustrated by – FUKUYAMA Ryoko
  • Genre – Drama, Romance, Music
Kaiden - A mysterious ability user who hides inside the body of a street cat. He is later picked up by Jiwoo after being injured after a fight with another ability user. He has a stubborn and bossy personality. Jiwoo - an energetic and talkative high school boy who loves cats. He is very kind and also seem to have a special ability.

(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2019-05-07
  • Written / Illustrated by – Son Je Ho
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, Supernatural, Webtoons
Makunouchi Ippo has been bullied his entire life. Constantly running errands and being beaten up by his classmates, Ippo has always dreamed of changing himself, but never has the passion to act upon it. One day, in the midst of yet another bullying, Ippo is saved by Takamura Mamoru, who happens to be a boxer. Ippo faints from his injuries and is brought to Takamura boxing gym to recover. As he regains consciousness, he is awed and amazed at his new surroundings in the gym, though lacks confidence to attempt anything. Takamura places a photo of Ippo’s classmate on a punching bag and forces him to punch it. It is only then that Ippo feels something stir inside him and eventually asks Takamura to train him in boxing. Thinking that Ippo does not have what it takes, Takamura gives him a task deemed impossible and gives him a one week time limit. With a sudden desire to get stronger, for himself and his hard working mother, Ippo trains relentlessly to accomplish the task within the time limit. Thus Ippo’s journey to the top of the boxing world begins.
[Written by MAL Rewrite]
  • Published – 1989-09-27
  • Written / Illustrated by – MORIKAWA Jyoji
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, Drama, Sports
Korean manhwa based on a novel. Focuses on the heroine having reported a hit and run case which disrupts the family of one of the other main characters, Hui Won. In which he constantly abuses her whilst he falls in love with her alongs the way.
However, she has a boyfriend - Eun Gyu - who is the singer of an ongoing band.
Note that she is a strong girl and knows self defense herself.
*Full color, not black&white*
(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2003-01-01
  • Written / Illustrated by – GUI, Yeoni, LEE, Kyung, Ha
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance, School Life, Josei
Ruled by the cruel ranking system, the school is a swirl pool of jealousy, envy and lust. Azusa for a long time was the King but some day he falls to the very bottom. What now?

(Source: M-U)
  • Published – 2014-03-07
  • Written / Illustrated by – OGAWA Chise
  • Genre – Drama, Psychological, School Life, Mature
The iron widow, the spider widow, male hunter, the witch of Neuwanstein castle, the embarrassment of noble ladies....... These were all the words used to describe the Marchioness, Suri Pon Neuwanstein. Despite receiving such criticism from the world, she raised her 'children', who were unrelated to her by blood and were old enough to be called her siblings. And finally, on the day of the first son Jeremy’s wedding, she felt that all her hard work had tied all the loose ends together. But she had been terribly mistaken. After hearing the message requesting her to not attend the wedding, she got caught up in an accident and died while leaving the castle. But when she opened her eyes, she woke up on the day of her husband's funeral, seven years ago. I refuse to suffer any more. I won’t live as I had in the past a second time!

(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2019-07-04
  • Written / Illustrated by – 냥이와향신료
  • Genre – Fantasy, Romance, Webtoons
It's Shouko Komi's first day at the prestigious Itan Private High School, and she has already risen to the status of the school's Madonna. With long black hair and a tall, graceful appearance, she captures the attention of anyone who comes across her. There's just one problem though—despite her popularity, Shouko is terrible at communicating with others.

Hitohito Tadano is your average high school boy. With his life motto of "read the situation and make sure to stay away from trouble," he quickly finds that sitting next to Shouko has made him the enemy of everyone in his class! One day, knocked out by accident, Hitohito later wakes up to the sound of Shouko's "meow." He lies that he heard nothing, causing Shouko to run away. But before she can escape, Hitohito surmises that Shouko is not able to talk to others easily—in fact, she has never been able to make a single friend. Hitohito resolves to help Shouko with her goal of making one hundred friends so that she can overcome her communication disorder.

(Source: MyAnimeList)
  • Published – 2016-05-18
  • Written / Illustrated by – ODA Tomohito
  • Genre – Comedy, Romance, School Life
Heesu’s world revolves around Chanyoung, his best friend and secret crush. He doesn’t mind cheering Chanyoung from the sidelines or listening to all his girl problems. He doesn’t care if people only know him as “Chanyoung’s friend.” Then one day, Heesu starts hearing his name everywhere. On the bus, in the halls, during lunch… Turns out, there’s a rumor going around school (Got a love problem? Find Heesu in Class 2 and he’ll tell you what to do!) and with that, Heesu suddenly finds himself the center of attention. But how could he give anyone advice? He doesn’t even know what to do about his own crush!

Source: Lezhin)
  • Published – 2017-11-15
  • Written / Illustrated by – Lily
  • Genre – School Life
1. Haikyo Shoujo
2. The Man Who Could See Music (音楽が見える男, Ongaku ga Mieru Otoko)
3. Tansu Shoujo (箪笥少女)
4. Boushi no Ue no Oka (帽子の上の丘)
  • Published – 2010-07-28 2012-07-28
  • Written / Illustrated by – NAO Tsukiji
  • Genre – Action, Romance, Shoujo, Tragedy, One Shot
A refreshing, unique villainess who's been dropped in the world of a novel, only to overthrow it all! The reason why? She couldn't just stand by and watch the female lead be manipulated by all four shitty male leads. The story of a villainess, who intends to throw out all the jackasses, and a wolf that only yearns for her!

(Source: MangaDex)
  • Published – 2020-04-13
  • Written / Illustrated by – 뽕따맛스크
  • Genre – Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Webtoons
Satoshi Onoe prides himself on his good writing and ethical reporting for the weekly magazine he writes for. But when the stakeout teams are shuffled around, he ends up being paired up with Motoharu Kaburagi, an ill-mannered photographer who’s nothing but trouble. Onoe despises Kaburagi’s haphazard and unethical reporting methods, and the two constantly fight. But as they spend more time together, Kaburagi’s two-faced attitude makes Onoe begin to see him in a different light. (Source: SuBLime)
  • Published – 2009-12-14
  • Written / Illustrated by – NATSUME Isaku
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance, Slice Of Life
Set in the France 1835. The pretty Rose Dupre is bullied and called the witch's daughter. People say her mother is a witch who kills and eats humans. However, Marie and Pierre don't believe all those rumors and decide to protect Rose… But what if the rumors are true?

(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2011-09-22
  • Written / Illustrated by – CHOO, Hae-Yun
  • Genre – Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural, Romance, Historical, Mystery, Webtoons
Yi Summer and Loshii are orphans, both having met each other at their adoptive parents’ home. Because of the shadows remaining from their childhood, they are both shrouded in the midst of wariness. However, when Yi Summer and her brother meet an embarrassing situation during a singing competition, Loshii helps them out, and the iciness that separates both of them gradually melts. Seeing what has happened, as well as in an attempt to break both of them up, Ozen, who deeply loves Yi Summer and is the heir to the company that founded their school, sends Loshii off to England to study…
Five years later, Loshii has become a superstar, with countless number of fans to his name. Yi Summer, having become an orphan once again as her adoptive parents died the year Loshii left, is a new artiste of a records company, and meets Loshii. Ozen, on the other hand, having lost his memory of Yi Summer five years ago due to a car accident, also sees Yi Summer once again as well. With all three main characters back on the scene and their disputes of love and hate, what will happen between them then? Who will Yi Summer pick in the end?
(Source: Sherbet Lemon)
  • Published – 2007-01-01 2011-01-01
  • Written / Illustrated by – MING Xiao Xi
  • Genre – Drama, Romance
After his master, Goomoonryong, destroys his ki-center, Shioon decides to leave the world of Murim for a normal life. But as the person who holds the Phoenix Medallion of the Sunwoo Clan, and the only disciple of the infamous Goomoonryong, the Murim world will not let Shioon leave so easily...

Note: Volumes 1 and 2 contain the gaiden "The Breaker: Martial Arts City".
  • Published – 2010-10-08 2015-05-08
  • Written / Illustrated by – JEON, Geuk-jin
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, Drama, Shounen, Martial Arts, School Life, Ecchi
With the marriage of her prostitute mother to the Count, Aria’s status in society skyrocketed immediately. After leading a life of luxury, Aria unfairly meets death because of her sister Mielle’s schemes. And right before she dies, she sees an hourglass fall as if it were a fantasy. And just like that, she was miraculously brought back to the past. “I want to become a very elegant person, just like my sister, Mielle.” In order to face the villainess, she must become an even more wicked villainess. This was the new path Aria chose to take revenge on Mielle who murdered both her and her mother. (Source: MU)
  • Published – 2020-03-01
  • Written / Illustrated by – Ant Studio
  • Genre – Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Webtoons

No. 6

The story is set in "No. 6," a future model city in 2013. Raised as a top-ranking elite since the age of 2, a boy named Shion lives in an exclusive area in No. 6. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescues a boy who calls himself "Nezumi" ("Rat"). Nezumi ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life is changed forever...
  • Published – 2011-01-28 2013-11-28
  • Written / Illustrated by – ASANO Atsuko
  • Genre – Action, Drama, Mystery, Suspense, Sci Fi
Wimpy Sena Kobayakawa has been running away from bullies all his life. But when the football gear comes on, things change—Sena's speed and uncanny ability to elude big bullies just might give him what it takes to become a great high school football hero! Enjoy all the bone-crushing action and slapstick comedy that this heartwarming coming-of-age story has to offer.
(Source: Viz)
  • Published – 2002-07-23 2009-06-15
  • Written / Illustrated by – INAGAKI Riichiro
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, School Life, Sports