FallenKingdomReads’ list of 10 Must-Read Manga Series for Beginners.
Manga has gained a massive global following over the years. From action and adventure to romance and comedy, manga offers something for everyone. But with thousands of titles available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 10 must-read manga series for beginners, so you can dive into the world of manga with ease.
One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
One Piece is a classic shonen manga about a young boy named Monkey D. Luffy who embarks on a journey to become the king of the pirates. With over 1,000 chapters, this series is a must-read for anyone looking for an epic adventure.
Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
Death Note is a psychological thriller that follows the story of a high school student who discovers a mysterious notebook that can kill anyone whose name is written in it. This series is a gripping tale of cat and mouse, and a great starting point for those who enjoy suspenseful stories.
Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
Naruto is a coming-of-age story about a young ninja named Naruto Uzumaki who dreams of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. With its action-packed battles and heartfelt moments, Naruto is a great introduction to the world of shonen manga.
Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa
Fullmetal Alchemist is a unique blend of science fiction and fantasy, following the journey of two brothers who use alchemy to try and bring their deceased mother back to life. This series is full of complex characters and intricate world-building, making it a must-read for any manga fan.
Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
Fruits Basket is a heartwarming tale of love and friendship, following a young girl named Tohru Honda who moves in with a family cursed to turn into animals of the zodiac. This series is a great starting point for those who enjoy romance and slice-of-life stories.
Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama
Attack on Titan is a post-apocalyptic horror series about a world where humanity lives within walls to protect themselves from Titans, massive humanoid creatures that devour humans. This series is perfect for those who enjoy dark and intense stories.
My Hero Academia by Kohei Horikoshi
My Hero Academia is a superhero story set in a world where people with superpowers, or quirks, are the norm. It follows the journey of a young boy named Izuku Midoriya as he tries to become a hero despite being born without a quirk. This series is a great introduction to the world of shonen manga with a superhero twist.
Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi
Sailor Moon is a classic magical girl series about a group of girls who transform into superheroes to fight evil. This series is full of action and adventure, but also touches on themes of friendship and girl power.
Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori
Ouran High School Host Club is a comedic romance series about a girl named Haruhi Fujioka who stumbles upon a club of handsome boys who entertain female students. This series is perfect for those looking for a lighthearted read with plenty of laughs.
One-Punch Man by ONE and Yusuke Murata
One-Punch Man is a superhero parody series about a hero named Saitama who can defeat any opponent with just one punch. This series is full of humor and action, making it a great starting point for those who enjoy comedy.
Whether you’re a seasoned manga reader or new to the medium, these 10 must-read manga series.