May 11, 2018

Top 10 manga that can’t be ignored

  1. Naruto:

The TV anime Naruto was adapted from the cartoon of the same name by the Japanese cartoonist Kishimoto Kishi. October 3, 2002, it was broadcast for the first time on in Tokyo TV series 6 Bureau, Gifu in a total of 220 words. The second season, “Naruto Shippuden” began in February 2007, totaling 500 words; the cumulative total is 720 words.

The story successfully portrayed the ninja hidden in the darkness and used the world’s most powerful perseverance and hardest efforts to do the most secretive and conceal cruelty as the most proud and brightest career under the sun.

The series sequel ” BORUTO-ボルト- -NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS ” aired in April 2017.

More than ten years ago, a monster with great power “Nine-tailed fox” attacked Konohagakure Ninja Village. At the time, the fourth generation of Naruto fought tooth and nail to seal the “Nine-tailed fox” on the newly born Naruto at the price of his own life.Konohagakure finally recovered its calm, but the villagers treated Naruto as a monster like the “Nine-tailed fox”, and everyone alienated him. Have no way out, Naruto used various pranks to try to attract everyone’s attention. Under the care of Yiluka teacher, Naruto has always maintained an optimistic spirit. In order to allow more people to recognize himself, he is determined to become a Hokage! Naruto began training with extraordinary confidence and courage, but everything is much more difficult than he imagined!

Naruto was lonely and careless since childhood. After more than a decade, Naruto was enrolled in the Ninja School of Konoharu and made friends with Sasuke and Sakura. Sasuke was one of the descendants of the Uchiha family. When he was a child, his older brother, a ninja who had already possessed superior ninjutsu, killed all of his family, joined the Dawn team who always wanted to destroy Konoharu Village. Sasuke vowed to go beyond his brother and avenge his family since childhood. Team 7 received the meticulous guidance of instructor Kakashi at the Ninja School, continued to meet the challenge of growing up again and again with his help! Shortly afterwards, under the leadership of Kakashi, Naruto took Sasuke and Sakura together to embark on a spiritual path. Waiting for them will be endless challenges of hardship, and Naruto and others will also grow up in constant fighting.


  1. One Piece

“One Piece” is a juvenile comic by Japanese manga artist Eiichiro Oda. It was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since July 22, 1997. The adapted TV anime “One Piece” premiered on Fuji TV on October 20, 1999.

May 11, 2012, “One Piece” won the 41st Japan Cartoonists Association Award. Up to June 15, 2015, “One Piece” has cumulatively issued 329,860,000 copies in Japan, that was officially certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as “a series of cartoons created by the single most authored author in the world. July 21, 2017, the Japan Remembrance Day Association has passed the certification that established July 22 as the “ONE PIECE Anniversary Day.”

The man who has wealth, fame, power, and everything else in this world, “Pirate King” Gol D. Roger, said a word before being executed making people all over the world flock to the sea. “My treasure? If you want it, you can have it. Search for it! I left it all in that place!” The world began to welcome the arrival of “The era of big thief”.

At the time of “the era of big thief”, in order to find the legendary “One PIECE” left by the pirate king Roger, numerous pirates raised their flags and fought each other. There is a young boy who dreams of becoming a pirate. He is called Luffy. He has become an eraser by eating “Devil Fruit” accidentally, and at the same time he is able to obtain superhuman abilities at the price of non swimming for a lifetime. Ten years later, Luffy went to the sea to achieve the promise of Shanks who had saved him at the expense of Losing one arm. He continued to seek out like-minded partners on the journey and began a great adventure to achieve a target for One Piece.


  1. Attack on Titan

“Attack on titan” is a juvenile comic book created by Japanese cartoonist Hajime Isayama. In 2009 it began series in Kodansha’s comic magazine “Beyond Books Junior Magazine”.

“Attack on titan” won the 2011 “This comic is awesome!” No. 1 in Men’s Ranking, the 35th “Kodansha Manga Appreciation Juvenile Reward” and other awards. In December 2012, it was announced to be TV animation formally. On April 6, 2013, the television animation of the same name adapted from WIT STUDIO was officially launched.

As of March 2017, the cumulative circulation of 21 volumes of the single book had exceeded 63 million copies. Average 3 million copies per Volume.

107 years ago (743 years), the world suddenly appeared “giant”, the human natural enemies.

Faced with the crisis of survival, the surviving humans fled to a place and erected three huge walls. People enjoyed peace for more than one hundred years in this isolated environment. Until Ellen Yeager was ten years old, the 60-meter-high “super-giant” suddenly appeared, destroying the gate with overwhelming force. After an instant disappeared, the cruel giants rushed into the wall to prey on humans.

Allen watched the people and their mothers swallowed by the giants and vowed to kill all the giants with indescribable hatred for the Giants. Two years after the wall collapsed, Allen joined 104 training regiment to learn the techniques of fighting with giants. In the three years of training regiment, Allen had a strong spiritual power that other people could not match in the same period. Allen who had courageously challenged the Giants even though he had seen Hell joined the Long-awaited investigation regiment eventually.

While he dream of going to outside the wall, the giant that destroying the wall appeared.


  1. Bleach

“BLEACH” (intentionally “bleaching”, katakana: ブリーチ) was created by Kubo Daisaku and was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine published by the Shoji Press in 2001. It also has an animated version and light novel of the same name. By the time of publishing of the 71st volume of the Japanese version, the cumulative circulation exceeded 86 million copies.

“BLEACH” ended in No.38 Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine on August 22, 2016.

The protagonist of the story, Ichigo Kurosaki, is a juvenile who looks violent, thin, instead is a essentially kind, courageous, and caring for the family. He possesses a body that can see the spirit. He has a dad with an open clinic at home and two normal sisters in family. Ichigo must go home on time every day at seven o’clock. Otherwise, will be punished use by his father using the rules of “body language lessons”. The noisy father and son, the sensible sister, live an ordinary life that are not different from other ordinary people, until the death god of the girl Rukia Kuchiki kicked him to the corner and looked at him with a suspicious look. “Can you see me?” The prelude to the comic was formally unveiled. Since then, everything around Ichigo Kurosaki has undergone earth-shaking changes.


  1. My Hero Academy

“My Hero Academy” is the third serial work created by the cartoonist  Kōhei Horikoshi in “Weekly Shōnen Jump” in July 2014.

The story tells the process that a juvenile, Izuku Midoriya, who is naturally incapable followed his Idol Hero Ormet, studied and grew in the U.A. High School for the purpose of training future heroes.

Most human beings have the power called ” Quirks (personality)” in this era, but those who have “Quirks” do not necessarily belong to the right side. Wherever there is evil, there will be heroes who come forward to save the people. A young boy who has no strength, Izuku Midoriya, who Worshipped a top hero ever since childhood has a dream of becoming a great hero, but can he achieve his dream without “Quirks”? Despite the difficulties, young boy still do not give up and go forward towards his own goal!


  1. Fairy Tail

“Fairy Tail” is a Japanese manga written by the Japanese cartoonist Hiro Mashima. The work tells the story of a series of hot blood stories in the magical world of Natsu Dragneel, Lucy Heartfilia, Happy, Gray Fullbuster, Erza Scarlet and many of their companions who are members of the popular wizards’ guild Fairy Tail.

The story is described in a magical world, “EARTH LAND,” a group of many prestigious wizards, “FAIRY TAIL”, gathered in the Kingdom of Fiore. Lucy always hopes to join and become a member. Under Naz’s guidance, Lucy finally fulfilled her wish and met many powerful wizards. After that, Lucy formed “the strongest team” with Naze, Gray, Ersa and Happy. They created countless legends in the most noisy, violent, but happiest guild in the world. As the tasks of various clients they continue to grow stronger, and partners also join one by one, the story gradually opened.


  1. Death note

“Death Note” is a comic book written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. In August 2003, the “Death Note” prototype story was published in a short version in Shueisha’s manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump, and won the first place by voting, and the serialized version was published from December 2003 to May 2006 for a total of 108 words. The content is different from the short story. The manga serialized edition was also adapted into television animations, movies, light novels, and television dramas.

Death god, Ryuk, tired of life in the realm of death, discarded a death note in the Human world deliberately. Light Yagami, a high school student who is tired of human life, picks up the death note, and believes that the death note is true because of the test subjected to someone’s death and the meeting with Ryuk who is finding the lost notes. He was determined to eradicate criminals with the power of notes, establish a world free of crime and become the god of the new world. Then Then he sanctioned criminals as “KIRA”, causing a large number of criminals to die of cardiac paralysis regardless of their nationality, becoming an issue at the ICPO conference. Mysterious detective L asserted that this was a mass murder and announced that it had started an investigation and requested the assistance of ICPO and set up a survey headquarters with the police in Japan. Under L’s investigation, L confirmed that KIRA lived in Kanto and challenged it. Under the challenge of L, Light Yagami thinks that L will become a stumbling block on the way to creating a new world, accept its challenges and fight against it.


  1. Fullmetal Alchemist

“Fullmetal Alchemist” is an animated work based on Japanese shōnen manga written by the Japanese cartoonist Hiromu Arakawa. It uses the original manga story, which is generally referred to as “FA”.

The TV animation was produced by BONES. It was broadcast on Japan’s MBS/TBS television station from April 5th, 2009 and ended on July 4th, 2010. It is a total of 64 words. At the end of the TV animation, the news that the production of the movie version was announced. The related movie version, “The Fullmetal Alchemist: The Star of Sighs,” was released in Japan on July 2, 2011.

The so-called alchemy is the world’s most advanced science and technology based on the principle of “equivalent exchange” and the understanding of decomposition, and reconstruction of the material. In the field of alchemy, the biggest “constrained” is “human body refining.” Because of thinking about the deceased mother, the young brother who lost everything broke the taboo.

The eldest brother carrying the name “steel alchemist,” Edward Ellik, whose brother is attached to a giant armor, Alphonse Elric. In order to regain lost things, the two men began their journey of searching for the “Philosopher’s Stone.”

As the two brothers get closer and closer to the “Philosopher’s Stone”, they are constantly being drawn into the vortex of a huge conspiracy.

The existence of powerful conspirators to manipulate behind the scenes, Gradually revealing the endless hatred and revenge of the battered people of the natural military state of Amstelori, The numerous tragedies that alchemy incurs. The scattered tragedy eventually became a line that involved the individual, the people, and even the country.

Even in the gap between despair and hope, the Elric brothers continue to advance.


  1. Inuyasha

“Inuyasha” is a long-length cartoon depicting the story of the Warring States fairy tale, serialized by the Japanese cartoonist Rumiko Takahashi on November 27th, 1996 in the Weekly Shōnen Sunday. It ended on June 18, 2008. A total of 558 words (a total of 56 volumes) lasted 11 years and 7 months. Five years later, In ” Weekly Shōnen Sunday ” No.10 in 2013, as a part of the reconstruction plan of the Great East Japan Earthquake Support Program, the final part, The story of Inuyasha ending half a year later was published, detailed the life of Inuyasha and Kagome, etc after half a years. Included in the “3.11 Forget Memories” and “Inuyasha” of wide version 30 volumes released in June 2015. The work won the 47th comic book prize in Shogakukan.

The background of the story was set in the Japanese Warring States period. It mainly described the third grade school girl, Kagome Higurashi, accidentally passed through the bones of the shrine of her own shrine through the time and space to the Japanese Warring States period 500 years ago. Encountered Half-Blood Monster of Monsters and People – Inuyasha. A journey of adventure in search of scattered pieces of four souls began.


  1. Gintama

“Gintama” is a juvenile comic book created by the Japanese cartoonist Hideaki Sorachi. It was serialized in the ” Weekly Shōnen Jump ” since 2004.

On April 4, 2006, the TV animation of the same name adapted from Risheng Animation began broadcasting on TV TOKYO. As of July 3, 2016, the cumulative circulation of “Gintama” alone exceeded 50 million copies.

At the end of the Edo period, aliens called “Amanto” came to attack. The war between the Earthman and the Celestial People immediately broke out. A large number of warriors and samurai of Japan took part in the battle with the Celestial People. After seeing the powerful power of the aliens, the shogun arbitrarily entered into unequal treaties with the aliens and allowed them to enter the country. Later, it even issued a “ban knife order” and took away the samurai sword. Since then, Amanto has been overbearing, and the shogun has become a “sacral government.” In this era, there is a samurai and his companion happily living a whimsical life.

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