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The results for You Should Read This Manga 2024 are out!

See Final List ( •̀ᴗ•́ )✧


Finalists are divided into: Main List / Should Be Anime / Best for Beginners / Unique Art/Story

All together, there are 75 unique manga titles from a wide variety of genres, so there should be something new for everyone to enjoy reading.

Thank you to everyone who sent in nominations, and especially, comments. We read through all of your great submissions and tried to pick one comment that we thought showcased the manga well for a potential reader. It was really hard! Some of your texts were quite long so you may notice that we snipped them in a few places to make the page easier to read (シ_ _)シ




How to Participate in the Stack Challenge


Step 1. Click this link to go to the stack:
You Should Read This Manga 2024

Step 2. After clicking the link in Step 1, press the restack button like shown:

Step 3. Read the first 2 volumes (or more) of a new manga by
Tue Apr 30, 23:59 PT

Step 4. Receive your profile badge after the deadline



* Manga you started reading before the challenge began (February 25) will not count. Pick something new! (Plan to Read is fine.)
* Please make sure to write the number of volumes you read in your manga list. If you have 0 volumes read in your list, you won't get the badge.
* Badges will be given out after the challenge deadline has passed. They are added manually, not automatically, so please be patient.
KinetaFeb 27, 8:23 AM
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Feb 25, 7:05 PM
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Wait... can we start marking things as reading today or do we have to wait for tomorrow (February 26th)? I thought I was just going to have to wait until tomorrow, but now the border at the top is up and everything, so...
(I'll probably wait until tomorrow anyway just in case unless someone says otherwise.)
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Feb 25, 7:14 PM
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Wait... can we start marking things as reading today or do we have to wait for tomorrow (February 26th)? I thought I was just going to have to wait until tomorrow, but now the border at the top is up and everything, so...
(I'll probably wait until tomorrow anyway just in case unless someone says otherwise.)
@Swiggy Sorry, we meant 26th in JST, so you can start now reading now!
Feb 25, 7:15 PM
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Sweet! Can't wait to participate in this one. 😁
Feb 25, 7:18 PM
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Oohhh, so it's here now! I'm definitely going to participate again. ^_^
Feb 25, 7:19 PM
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new stacks - lets gooww !! ^_^
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Feb 25, 7:22 PM
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@Swiggy Sorry, we meant 26th in JST, so you can start now reading now!
@tingy No worries and thanks for the clarification! It's a perfect day to start reading, so this is great!

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Feb 25, 7:35 PM
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Gonna read Sakamoto Days, was planning on reading anyways W
Feb 25, 7:37 PM
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I'm surprised my comment made it in for one of the nominee's. Anyways, hope to try the challenge out and see which manga people select.
Feb 25, 7:38 PM
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Think I am going to read Hiraeth wa Tabiji no Hate! The art style and story looks interesting to me. It is also a complete story that I can finish which is a plus for me concerning this challenge!
Feb 25, 7:40 PM

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I got a few things I want to try out and read in this challenge. Should be fun!
Feb 25, 7:53 PM
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I Want to End This Love Game translated volume 2 not coming out till may: 😭😭
Feb 25, 8:20 PM

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hmm it's sucks since i've already read Boys Abbys & Oshi no Ko lol
Feb 25, 8:42 PM

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Yeah, I've already read the ones I'm interested in before the challenge! That's a bit of a bummer.

Oh well, maybe I'll read some of the others, so I'll join in just in case.



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This one is easy, the stack is full of bangers.
Feb 25, 8:54 PM

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I've actually been considering reading Super no Ura de Yani Suu Futari so this is the perfect excuse to check it out!
Feb 25, 9:01 PM

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IMO, this is a nice list. I hope I won't get lazy though.
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Feb 25, 9:05 PM

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Yayyy this is my favorite kind of interest stack challenge, glad to see it's back! I've read some good manga thanks to last year's "You Should Read This Manga" list. I haven't started reading a new manga since the new year, so this will be good motivation.

Happy to see Witch Hat Atelier, Blue Period, Heavenly Delusion, Apothecary Diaries, Skip to Loafer, Given, and Ao Ashi on the list.

I'll definitely give Hirayasumi a shot since the top recommendation for it is Skip to Loafer. The synopsis for Don't Call It Mystery sounds interesting, can't say no to mystery. There are at least ten others on the list that look interesting as well, but I'll probably get through at least one of these two first, for now.


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Feb 25, 10:13 PM

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pretty good collection of mangas. happy to see shounen no abyss included. more people need to read that one.

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I've already chosen the new mangas I'm going to read. :)
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Feb 25, 10:30 PM

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Now that's fortunately an interesting stack, been looking for good recommendations anyway so this really helps
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I accept this challenge too, need to add some manga in my list anyway. Hopefully, I can read all before the deadline.

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I'm looking forward to a new rozen
Feb 26, 12:37 AM

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Kineta said:
Manga you started reading before the challenge began (February 25) will not count.

Is it okay if I have the manga as Plan to Read currently, but have never actually read it?
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Feb 26, 12:41 AM

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some good choices here! thanks for the recs to those who sent them in!
I´m gonna try with Umi ga Hashiru End Roll
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some of the best human beings I know, have been through so much at the hands of others,
and they still love deeply, they still care.

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because they would never want to make another person feel the same way they themselves have felt.
if that´s not something to be in awe of, I don´t know what is.

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Thanks, looks like I'll read a bunch of them soon :).

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Feb 26, 12:48 AM

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added some manga i haven't read before from teh stack into my plan to read, ^^ am excited to read somethin new especially since i havnt read a manga for a short while
Feb 26, 12:53 AM

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Can anyone give me suggestions of these manga? Thank you.
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Can anyone give me suggestions of these manga? Thank you.
@Orion911 I can't give an informed opinion as it's all new to me, but I can tell you what I was considering.

I think I heard Gigguk talk about Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You and it sounded like a good slow-build adult friend/romance slice-of-life kind of thing with a heavier tone. And it's the only one that wasn't actively on my radar already because of anime counterparts I haven't seen yet too, so that's the one I'm planning on going with.

And said manga that falls under what I said about anime counterparts for me would be That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Apothecary Diaries (historical mystery? I know less about this one), and Mieruko-chan (if I'm right, it's about a girl who sees dead people but needs to not react to them). I noticed Oshi No Ko was on the list too.

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Feb 26, 1:29 AM
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Lets gooo W :^)
Feb 26, 3:03 AM

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It's finally started, I'm really looking forward to checking out all the different manga that I haven't read yet.
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@Orion911 I can't give an informed opinion as it's all new to me, but I can tell you what I was considering.

I think I heard Gigguk talk about Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You and it sounded like a good slow-build adult friend/romance slice-of-life kind of thing with a heavier tone. And it's the only one that wasn't actively on my radar already because of anime counterparts I haven't seen yet too, so that's the one I'm planning on going with.

And said manga that falls under what I said about anime counterparts for me would be That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Apothecary Diaries (historical mystery? I know less about this one), and Mieruko-chan (if I'm right, it's about a girl who sees dead people but needs to not react to them). I noticed Oshi No Ko was on the list too.
@MoonSpider Thank you very much.
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Gonna read Tensei shitara :D
Feb 26, 3:16 AM

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hopelesspotato said:
Is it okay if I have the manga as Plan to Read currently, but have never actually read it?

That should be OK as long as you just have it on plan to read, at least that's how it was last time if I remember correctly.

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Feb 26, 3:38 AM
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Stack challenge always be appreciated by me
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26 feb 2024 started Aishiteru Game wo Owarasetai
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Feb 26, 4:18 AM

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Kineta said:
Manga you started reading before the challenge began (February 25) will not count. Pick something new!


Currently reading 5 manga on the list and now I gotta pick another one 😩😩

Edit: Anyway I'm gonna pick Youchien Wars, Ani Datta Mono and Tougen Anki (which was on my PTR already...)
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do we need to read all of them? or just 1?

Only one, and only 2 volumes of it.

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wth just got so many better manga to read. Ain't gonna run outta content anytime soon.
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I don't read manga much so this going to be fun reading manga that I've heard of that are popular and get a badge in return win, win



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Gonna use this time as an excuse to start and catch up on some manga.



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Surprised to see Usuzumi no Hate on the list. In which country has this been licensed?

Edit: Only in Spain by the looks of it. Bit of a niche inclusion for an English-language site/article.
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Nice!!! Gonna read "Koisuru (Otome) no Tsukurikata"

Edit: I'm currently on vol. 4 and I love it so far
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Let's go time for a new badge!
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Feb 26, 6:47 AM

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Nice! I see Shounen no Abyss on the list. Good choice. I recommend it. Have fun, everyone!
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Another badge for the collection.
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Sweet! I had already started Sakamoto Days and Gokurakugai two days ago!

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Surprised to see Usuzumi no Hate on the list. In which country has this been licensed?

Edit: Only in Spain by the looks of it. Bit of a niche inclusion for an English-language site/article.
@Touka
MAL encouraged us to nominate manga unlicensed in our own region, saying that any manga making the list may be more likely to be licensed in the future. I tried to nominate a newly translated retro manga, and it disappoints me greatly that the final list does not have a single title that ended before this decade. Such manga may not be new to the world, but they are new to those people who do not understand Japanese!
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Feb 26, 7:57 AM
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Hmm. Last year I read 100 Girlfriends which I liked, but this year has a good mangas to choose from. Right now I'm deciding on whether I should read Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You, Blue Box, Sakamoto Days, or Dandadan.

There's also a bunch of mangas listed in the stack that already have anime adaptions aired such as Vanitas no Karte, Heavenly Delusion, "Oshi no Ko", Tenshura, The Apothecary Diaries, The Dangers in My Heart, Skip to Loafer, Mieruko-chan, Given, Ao Ashi, and Dark Gathering.
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