Most Popular Manga Of All Time (Best Selling)

While many of these popular mangas have been converted into anime versions, the fun and excitement of reading manga can never be replaced by the anime versions. It has turned out into a popular digital media for people of all ages. These mangas range from the genres of action, thriller, science fiction, and authentic Japanese topics. With this collection, we bring the best selling manga series of all times with the intention of providing users with the best and most compelling mangas released so far.

Tomo Aizawa was able to successfully confess to her crush Junichirou Kubota. There is only one problem. He just sees her as his buddy. He thought that she was a boy until they went to middle school together, because her grade school was in a different school district.

(Source: MU)
  • Published – 2015-04-07
  • Written / Illustrated by – YANAGIDA Fumita
  • Genre – Comedy, Romance, School Life, 4 Koma
A new life begins for Kitahara Iori as he begins his college career near the ocean in Izu city, full of excitement for his new life. He will be moving into his Uncle's diving store "Grand Blue." There he finds the beautiful ocean, beautiful women, and men that love diving and alcohol. Will Iori be able to live his dream college life?

(Source: MangaHelpers)
  • Published – 2014-04-07
  • Written / Illustrated by – INOUE Kenji
  • Genre – Comedy, School Life, Ecchi, Slice Of Life
Hye-sung spent his entire life believing he was an Alpha, the jackpot of the genetic lottery. But his world is flipped upside down when he finds out he isn’t an Alpha, but a lowly Omega. This revelation is pushed to its limits when when he constantly crosses paths with Dojin, an Alpha who can’t stand Omegas. Take a step into the omegaverse and find out what it is that makes their pulses race and their bodies go wild.

(Source: Lezhin)
  • Published – 2018-01-30
  • Written / Illustrated by – Fargo
  • Genre –
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
"I have something I don't want to lose"
"So much so that these terrible feelings have grown."
A pianist who attempted suicide 3 times, Juri, is taken to help her aunt at a prison where murderers who killed indiscriminately are sentenced to death. There, she meets a man named Yuu who took the lives of 3 people. A mother's antagonism--a brother's death... Together they embrace the violent rebellion in their hearts caused by the large, deep scars they carry. However, before long, they both embrace an earnest hope in their hearts. "I want to live"...
An adaptation of novel by South Korea's most popular female novelist, Gong Ji-Young.
(Source: Psycho Pandas)
  • Published – 2008-03-28 2008-08-22
  • Written / Illustrated by – GONG, Ji-young, SAHARA, Mizu
  • Genre – Drama, Psychological, Romance, Slice Of Life, Tragedy, Music
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous enough! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!

Kyoko’s broken heart and creepy rage keeps her from getting into her talent agency of choice. The eccentric president of the agency decides to give her a second chance, but it requires her to wear a bright pink uniform, put up with spoiled stars, and try to live up to the name of her new position—The Love Me Section! Can Kyoko stand the indignity long enough to find her vengeance?

(Source: VIZ Media)
  • Published – 2002-02-15
  • Written / Illustrated by – NAKAMURA Yoshiki
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance
The story is set in the distant future. The land is ruined, and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their lives consist of battling to carry out missions. Their enemies are mysterious giant lifeforms known as Kyouryuu, and the children pilot robots called FranXX to face off against them. For the children, riding the FranXX proves their existence.

A boy named Hiro is called Code:016, and he was once known as a prodigy. However, he has fallen behind, and his existence seems unnecessary. Not piloting a FranXX is the same as ceasing to exist. One day, a mysterious girl known as "Zero Two" appears before him. Two horns grow out of her head.

(Source: ANN)
  • Published – 2018-01-14 2020-01-26
  • Written / Illustrated by – YABUKI Kentarou
  • Genre – Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Ecchi, Mature, Mecha
Kasuga Takao is a boy who loves reading books, particularly Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal. A girl at his school, Saeki Nanako, is his muse and his Venus, and he admires her from a distance. One day, he forgets his copy of Les Fleurs du Mal in the classroom and runs back alone to pick it up. In the classroom, he finds not only his book, but Saeki's gym uniform. On a mad impulse, he steals it.

Now everyone knows 'some pervert' stole Saeki's uniform, and Kasuga is dying with shame and guilt. Furthermore, the weird, creepy, and friendless girl of the class, Nakamura, saw him take the uniform. Instead of revealing it was him, she recognizes his kindred deviant spirit and uses her knowledge to take control of his life. Will it be possible for Kasuga to get closer to Saeki, despite Nakamura's meddling and his dark secret? What exactly does Nakamura intend to do with him?

(Source: MangaHelpers)
  • Published – 2009-09-09 2014-05-09
  • Written / Illustrated by – Oshimi Shuzo
  • Genre – Drama, Shounen, Psychological, Romance, School Life
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)

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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
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


Ritsuka Uenoyama is bored with it all—with school, with his basketball club, and even with his one true passion: playing guitar. That is, until the day he finds his favorite hidden napping spot occupied by a strange boy cradling a broken-stringed guitar. At first, Uenoyama is nonplussed by Mafuyu Sato and his slightly odd behavior, but when, on a whim, he asks Mafuyu to sing, the power of that song pierces him to the core. (Source: SuBLime)
  • Published – 2013-04-30
  • Written / Illustrated by – KIZU Natsuki
  • Genre – Drama, Romance, Slice Of Life, Music
Killy is a man of few words. He wanders, seemingly endlessly, through a lonely, gargantuan labyrinth of concrete and steel, fighting off cyborgs and other futuristic nightmares, searching only for something called Net Terminal Genes. And he has a very powerful gun, which he uses without hesitation whenever anything resembling danger rears its ugly head.

Who is this quiet, violent, determined man and what are these Genes he seeks? The small communities he finds tucked into the crevices of this towering, dystopic ruin hardly give him leads on his treasure, driving him to find larger enclaves of civilization where people can reveal more about the world he lives in and the quarry he seeks.

(Source: Tokyopop)
  • Published – 1996-11-25 2003-07-25
  • Written / Illustrated by – NIHEI Tsutomu
  • Genre – Action, Drama, Psychological, Horror, Mature, Sci Fi


Ajin are humans that cannot die. Seventeen years ago, they first appeared on a battlefield in Africa. From then on, more of their kind are discovered within the human society. Their rarity in appearance means that, for experimental purposes, the government will generously reward anyone who captures one. In the present day, for what a certain high school student expects to be a typical summer holiday, his life is about to turn unexpected...
  • Published – 2012-03-07 2021-02-05
  • Written / Illustrated by – MIURA Tsuina
  • Genre – Action, Drama, Supernatural, Mystery, Horror, Mature
In a modern world where beast people exist and live with other humans, they have a regular household where a student lives with a lamia named Miia. The student, Kurusu Kimihito, came to live with Miia because of the culture exchange that has been going on with humans and sub-species alike. This is their story.
  • Published – 2012-03-19
  • Written / Illustrated by – Okayado
  • Genre – Comedy, Fantasy, Supernatural, Romance, Ecchi, Harem, Mature


Nana Komatsu is a young woman who's endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Moving to Tokyo, she's hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. She's looking for love and she's hoping to find it in the big city.
Nana Osaki, on the other hand, is cool, confident and focused. She swaggers into town and proceeds to kick down the doors to Tokyo's underground punk scene. She's got a dream and won't give up until she becomes Japan's No. 1 rock'n'roll superstar.
This is the story of two 20-year-old women who share the same name. Even though they come from completely different backgrounds, they somehow meet and become best friends. The world of Nana is a world exploding with sex, music, fashion, gossip and all-night parties.
(Source: Viz Media)
  • Published – 2000-05-26 2009-05-26
  • Written / Illustrated by – YAZAWA Ai
  • Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance, Slice Of Life, Tragedy, Music
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
Jonathan Joestar, a young wealthy son living in Victorian England, has his life destroyed by a recently orphaned Dio Brando, who was taken in by Jonathan's father. Dio, who plots to drive Jonathan to insanity and inherit the Joestar fortune, becomes an unstoppable vampire that Jonathan must fight.
  • Published – 1987-01-01 1988-01-01
  • Written / Illustrated by – Araki Hirohiko
  • Genre – Action, Adventure, Shounen, Supernatural, Horror
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