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High Stakes Game Manga (90)
Manga, 2007Finished13 vol, 58 chp

After a powerful earthquake nearly destroyed all of Tokyo, a prison known as Deadman Wonderland rose from what was left of the city. Privately-run through the guise and functions of a theme park, Deadman Wonderland takes in prisoners from all over Japan, using them as attractions for tourists. Little do the public know about the true purpose of this "theme park" and the horrors that take place within. Enter Ganta Igarashi, a middle school student who has lived a normal life since the great earthquake occurred. This all changes when a mysterious masked murderer called the Red Man appears and kills his entire class, knocking him unconscious which consequently left him as the sole survivor. When he awakens, he is falsely convicted as the perpetrator behind the massacre, landing him a spot in Deadman Wonderland. What will become of this new inmate whose life depends on the bizarre "games" that this prison holds? And just what does Shiro, Ganta's supposed childhood friend who awaits his arrival, know about the Red Man? [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.94
202K
Manga, 2005Finished19 vol, 203 chp

College student Nao Kanzaki has always adhered to her name's meaning: "foolishly honest." However, after opening an unsolicited package containing one hundred million yen, she inadvertently accepts an invitation for the "Liar Game." In this tournament, contestants are encouraged to betray and deceive their opponents to gain a massive amount of cash; conversely, losing will incur a lifetime debt. With all hopes lost, her only option left is to seek help from a con artist. On that same day, the infamous swindler Shinichi Akiyama is finally released from jail. This former psychology student is known for single-handedly bankrupting an entire company, and Nao believes he is her only chance at escaping her dire situation. At first, Shinichi is hesitant to commit another crime, ignoring Nao and her request. But after seeing her desperation and persistence, he agrees to assist her. In this fraudulent world, Nao and Shinichi have their own motives. Yet, soon they see the true nature of not only the game, but also everyone involved. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

8.27
114K

Mirai Nikki

Future Diary

Manga, 2006Finished12 vol, 59 chp

The reclusive middle school student Yukiteru Amano finds himself whisked into a fierce game of survival by the god of space and time, Deus Ex Machina, in which the victor shall inherit Deus' unlimited power. All 12 contestants, including Amano, are composed of people who regularly keep diaries, but there is a twist: each person's diary has been turned into a "Future Diary," making it capable of telling the future to various degrees. Amano possesses a "Random Diary" on his cellphone, which gives him accurate descriptions of his surroundings. He is reluctant to fight but his desperation to survive leads to him teaming up with fellow classmate and diary holder Yuno Gasai, an attractive girl who has a strange obsession with Amano. But as this bloody battle royale plays out, shocking revelations are brought to light, changing the very nature of this twisted game. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.65
106K
Manga, 2007Finished16 vol, 145 chp

Ageha Yoshina is a self-confident high school student who helps others for a fee. On his way back from a job, he finds a strange calling card with the word "Psyren" imprinted left behind in a phone booth and decides to keep it, unaware of its purpose. The very next day, Ageha discovers that his classmate Sakurako Amamiya has the exact same calling card in her possession. When he questions her, Sakurako asks him to save her, signaling the day his troubles begin. Confused by the circumstances of this encounter, Ageha realizes something is wrong when Sakurako goes missing. In an attempt to figure out what is happening, he decides to call the number provided on the calling card and is asked a series of questions by a mysterious voice, ending with a final, cryptic question: "Would you like to go to Psyren?" Thus begins two teenagers' participation in a game of life or death within a strange world inhabited by monsters called "Taboo." Granted the ability to use psychic powers known as "PSI," the duo fight to return to the place they call home. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.95
95K

Imawa no Kuni no Alice

Alice in Borderland

Manga, 2010Finished18 vol, 87 chp

Feeling unsettled about the future, high school student Ryouhei Arisu often escapes the reality of life. After hanging out at a bar, Arisu and his best friends, Daikichi Karube and Chouta Segawa, wait for the first train to arrive in the morning. Suddenly, a colorful array of fireworks set off in the sky, and an enormous blinding firework renders them unconscious. The trio finds themselves back at the bar covered in dust, discovering that the city has become a barren wasteland. But instead of being worried, Arisu feels alive for the very first time in his life and relishes the freedom of this lifeless city. However, his bliss is cut short when the group rashly enters a festival venue. Seeing its delicacies and lively ambiance, they think the place is a dream; unbeknownst to them, it will be the setting for their first deadly game. Together with his friends, Arisu slowly enters the mysterious area known as the Borderland—an unknown country where every game puts their lives at stake, and a single misstep can lead to their demise. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

8.38
81K
Manga, 2009Finished27 vol, 125 chp

In the real world, Ryouta Sakamoto is a reprehensible NEET. However, in the online world, he is one of the world's most fearsome players in the bomb-throwing game Btooom! One day, he achieves the game's 10th global rank. Unfortunately, his celebration is cut short when he wakes up to an exotic sight—a remote island far from the comfort of his room. It soon becomes clear that a nefarious party has whisked Ryouta and many other individuals—including the blonde bombshell Himiko and real estate agent Kiyoshi Taira—into a harrowing, real-life game of Btooom! The bombs he wields are no longer virtual; rather, they are capable of sending people to a bloody and terrible doom. With his life now on the line, Ryouta must muster the courage and determination to survive in this hellish free-for-all, where the only way out is to kill seven other players. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.49
81K
Manga, 2013Publishing? vol, ? chp

Yuuichi Katagiri has battled financial hardships his whole life but has learned to stay content and positive thanks to his close circle of friends. To keep a promise he made to them, Yuuichi saves up enough money to join them on the school trip. But when the gathered money mysteriously goes missing, suspicion falls on two of Yuuichi's friends: Shiho Sawaragi and Makoto Shibe, who were in charge of collecting the payments. Although innocent, Shiho and Makoto take responsibility for the failure to protect the money when no one else comes forward. A few days later, Yuuichi and his friends receive mysterious letters which trick each of them into meeting up. Upon arrival, they are ambushed and knocked unconscious. They wake up in a mysterious room in the presence of "Manabu-kun," a character from a controversial children's show that stopped airing due to its malicious content. He informs the group that one of them indirectly gathered them together in order to settle a large debt. They are to play a "friendship game": a series of games that will test the strength of their bond and trust in each other. As the group's faith wavers due to the growing number of secrets and betrayals, Yuuichi must figure out who of his "friends" he can actually trust and ultimately discover the identity of the traitor. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

8.43
74K
Manga, 2012Finished30 vol, 121 chp

An unknowing Sudou Kaname is invited to try out a new mysterious mobile app game called Darwin's Game, but later realizes that he's in for more than he's bargained for when he finds out that there's no way to quit the game. (Source: MU)

7.59
50K
Manga, 2006Finished49 vol, 541 chp

Taking risks is a part of human nature, and to gamble means to risk losing something important in the pursuit of obtaining something greater. However, the world of gambling is neither welcoming nor forgiving, and some will lie and cheat to win. Therefore, a powerful organization, "Kakerou," exists to ensure that all bets maintain a semblance of fairness. Baku Madarame, often referred to as "Usogui," is a genius gambler willing to bet more than just money. Putting his life on the line, he faces off against psychotic opponents in deadly psychological games. With his cold and calculating nature and high level of intellect, Baku challenges the liars known as gamblers while aiming to seize control over Kakerou itself. [Written by MAL Rewrite] Included one-shots: Volumes 12–15: Igyou Tobakusha Usokui Volume 25: Yakou-san

8.52
38K

Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji

Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji

Manga, 1996Finished13 vol, 158 chp

Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself Endou) is a debt collector. The reason for his visit is an unpaid loan which Kaiji had previously co-signed for a work-mate (Furuhata Takeshi). The original loan was 30000 yen and once Takeshi had disappeared, the loan then fell on Kaiji. Kaiji is then told of a way to clear the interest compounded debt (which stood at 3,850,000 yen), which involved getting on a boat with others in his position. Once on the boat the debtors would then have to gamble with loaned money, which would end with a few winning, and others getting into deeper debt and having to work to pay of their debts. After some coercing kaiji accepts a position on the boat, in order to clear himself and make a bit of money as well... (Source: AniDB)

8.41
20K
Manga, 2010Finished1 vol, 5 chp

In the realm of time and space, deity Deus Ex Machina and his servant Mur Mur prepare for an upcoming battle royale in which the last-standing individual will become the god's successor. However, Mur Mur makes a grave mistake; she creates a hole in the Law of Cause and Effect and as a consequence, Yuno Gasai—the Second Future Diary owner—ceases to exist. Realizing that the future is now disturbed, Mur Mur takes Yuno's place as the Second in hopes of preventing further irregularities. As time passes, Yukiteru Amano—the First—is brutally assaulted, leaving him unable to partake in the bloodshed any longer. With things looking bad, Mur Mur despairs and temporarily replaces Yukiteru with detective Aru Akise. Just how will Akise improve the injured boy's fate? [Written by MAL Rewrite]

SerializationAce Assault
DemographicShounen
7.26
19K
Manga, 2008Finished1 vol, 5 chp

Minene Uryuu is a wanted terrorist who has resented organized religion ever since the demise of her parents. Blaming God for her misfortune, Minene vows to destroy anyone and anything related to the deity. The delinquent decides to disguise herself as a recently-deceased detective in order to get closer to her targets. However, Minene is soon found out and flees. Just when she is at her wits' end, a godlike creature grants her the ability to foresee the future on her cellphone—a Future Diary. Will Minene be able to achieve her ambitious goals with this newfound power? [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.35
18K
Manga, 2007Finished19 vol, 168 chp

The story is set at Shishidou, a school attended by rich and elite people. Tom Shirasagi, a gambler, is a mysterious new transfer student who has come from a public school (instead of a prestigious private one) and faces the elitist environment. There, he declares a challenge toward any student and claims he will bring to ruin the whole school through a series of gambling matches. Nobody knows why he has come to that school or what the real motivations behind his actions are. During any match, Tom shows off all of his unique coolness and ability; he employs a wide range of tricks, both psychological and physical, to ensure his victory. In any game, you will constantly ask how he's planning to win, why he's really doing certain things, and what's really going on. At the end of the matches, the tricks are revealed, and they all work in real life, even if they do require one to be highly skilled or lucky in order to perform them. The story centers around the various matches he undertakes and the interactions between the various characters, like Mika Shishidou, the beautiful granddaughter of the school headmaster, who is highly intelligent but contemptuous and superb, or Abidani, the vampiric looking dorm superintendent and main villain (for now) in the series, who has a sadistic personality and whose goal is to make Tom leave his school (or to get him killed). As the story unfolds, more and more about Tom's past is revealed, leading to an unpredictable turn of events. (Source: MU)

7.21
15K
Manga, 2000Finished13 vol, 134 chp

After Kaiji's showdown with Chairman Hyoudou at Starside Hotel, Kaiji is forced into labor at an underground mine. With meager wages each day, he will work for decades unless he doesn't do something. Now Kaiji must wager his earnings in underground Chinchirorin gambles for a ticket to the rest of the world. But even if he surfaces, he only has one chance to pay back his enormous debt, and that is by challenging the "unbeatable" Pachinko machine, The Bog. (Source: MU)

8.40
11K
Manga, 2013Finished1 vol, 2 chp

A story that picks up after the first story ends. It tells the tale of the 3rd Universe's Gasai Yuno after her encounter with the Yukiteru and Yuno of the other universes. Her life seems normal, but something feels like it is missing. She can't help being fascinated with the boy in her grade, Amano Yukiteru, because he keeps appearing in her dreams...

SerializationShounen Ace
DemographicShounen
7.08
10K
Manga, 2013Finished4 vol, 17 chp

Hope's Peak Academy is a top school at which many "ultimates" are enrolled, such as the Ultimate Pop Sensation and Ultimate Martial Artist. When an average boy named Makoto Naegi is selected by lottery to attend this prestigious institution, he becomes the "Ultimate Lucky Student." Unfortunately, Naegi's first day is nothing like he expected. He and his classmates fall unconscious and wake to find themselves trapped in Hope's Peak. To make matters worse, they are informed by their principal—a sadistic black and white bear named Monokuma—that in order to leave, one of the students will have to murder a fellow classmate and get away with it. If the killer is caught, they themselves will be executed, and this "School Life of Mutual Murder" will continue until only a single person remains. With no other choice left, the 78th class of Hope's Peak Academy must play Monokuma's twisted game, all while inching closer to the truth behind their predicament. To survive, it will take all their wits, a bit of luck, and most importantly, hope. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.06
10K
Manga, 2013Finished16 vol, 155 chp

In the aftermath of the disclosure game that won two Mahjong anomalies, the villainy "17 steps" game. Kazuya sets forth a gamble of 2,000,000,000 Yen! How will Kaiji survive?!

8.57
9.0K
Manga, 2009Finished10 vol, 100 chp

A direct sequel to Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji, picking up immediately after Part 3. After his tremendous victory in 2-Player Mahjong against the villainous President, Muraoka Takashi, Kaiji is being driven home by Kazuya, the son of Chairman Hyoudou. However, in the car, Kazuya asks Kaiji if he would be interested in one more gamble that night, and Kaiji accepts. What surprises lie in store for our dear Kaiji, and what will the gamble be?! (Source: Batoto)

7.90
8.6K

15 elite high school students are gathered for the 78th class at Hopes' Peak Academy. Graduating from this high school essentially means you'll succeed in life, but graduating is very difficult. The school's head master is, a bear called Monokuma? He explains that the only way to graduate is to kill one of your classmates and get away with it. If the other classmates discover the identity of the killer, only they will be "punished". However, if they fail to catch the killer, only the killer graduates and the others are "punished". Which of the 15 will survive the lessons to come? This adaption of the manga shows the other students point of view. (Source: MU)

6.89
7.2K
Manga, 2007Finished8 vol, 70 chp

Ukai Zero saves three troubled teens from a Suicide Website, and together chooses to work as 'Robin Hoods' of society. However, one of Zero's friends are caught by an organization he got in trouble with, and Zero is forced to enter a gambling competition hosted by a rich, rotten old man who is looking for talented gamblers to be his rep player. The reward money? ONE TRILLION YEN.

7.89
6.9K
Manga, 2013Finished2 vol, 10 chp

Rumor has it that teenagers who have committed a terrible misdeed in their life will go missing. These young criminals are taken away and never heard from again. When Yuuki Oku awakens, he has no memories and is being driven to a remote school in a car. After arriving, he is led into a classroom. Only six other people are inside. To his horror, he learns that everyone in the room is a criminal, including himself. As students of the class, each and every one of them is incomplete. Whether it's a limb, a heart, an entire head, or—in Yuuki's case—memories, they have all had something vital removed. Though there are seven people in the class, they are told that one of them is not human, but a puppet constructed from their stolen body parts. To escape, Yuuki must first earn the right to graduate in a week's time. But even if he does, he must also identify which of his classmates is the puppet and take back what was once his. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

6.44
6.2K

Tatoe Hai ni Nattemo

Though You May Burn to Ash

Manga, 2015Finished6 vol, 56 chp

For his beloved younger sister's treatment, Shinomiya Ryouma is working frantically to raise a billion yen while going to high school. One day, a mysterious woman asks him, "Can you put your life on the line for what you desire?" and after receiving a ticket from her, an accident befalls him! When he wakes up, he finds he's turned into a girl and what's more, he's participating in a "game" where a win means he can reverse his fate but a loss means he'll die instantly! (Source: MangaHelpers)

7.12
5.7K
Manga, 2007Finished6 vol, 43 chp

Naruse Kazuki and Koutake Haruki are on the advanced track of Seitoukou Academy.Though they are not connected by blood, these two whose faces are so similar coincidentally have their 16th birthdays on November 11th. However, on that fateful anniversary, the cogs of fate have begun to turn. A game involving both their destinies has now begun! (Source: Entropy)

7.28
5.6K
Manga, 2015Finished6 vol, 24 chp

Sakai Hiroaki is a high school teenage mastermind with a genius-level intelligence and a lack of interest in anything that is easy to him. During one unlucky day, in an attempt to stop a student from committing suicide, he ends up committing suicide himself. After he awakens, he finds himself not in the real world, nor in heaven, but in purgatory, along with a group of others who did the same. Sakai discovers that he and his peers are subjected to never-ending intense death games in this world for reasons unknown to him, and he tries to find a way to escape. (Source: MU)

6.91
4.2K

Kimi ga Shine: Tasuuketsu Death Game

Your Turn to Die: Majority Vote Death Game

Manga, 2019Publishing? vol, ? chp

High school student Sara Chidouin has been experiencing the unsettling feeling of being watched for the past few days. While walking home with her friend Joe Tazuna one night, the pair cross paths with a shadowy figure, prompting them to flee out of fear. Although they manage to make it to Sara's home, they are suddenly abducted and lose consciousness, eventually waking up to discover that they are being forced to participate in a deadly game. Narrowly escaping the room they were being held in, the two find themselves in a mysterious facility with nine other people who have also been abducted for the twisted game: homemaker Kai Satou, baseball player Q-taro Burgerberg, art student Nao Egokoro, schoolteacher Kazumi Mishima, police officer Keiji Shinogi, singer-songwriter Reko Yabusame, job-hopper Sou Hiyori, elementary school student Gin Ibushi, and middle schooler Kanna Kizuchi. In order to stay alive, the group is forced to work together to solve puzzles and navigate deadly traps. But this is only the beginning of their ordeal, as their captors have something more sadistic in store: vote on who gets to die themselves. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

7.25
3.7K
Manga, 1992Finished11 vol, 108 chp

Morita Tetsuo's life changes when he meets Hirai Ginji, who works in the unknown and mysterious 'back world' of society full of villains.

7.57
3.2K
Manga, 2017Finished11 vol, 65 chp

Kai Ichihara is a high school student who receives a strange email asking him if he wants to try "Slave Go," a mobile game that will enslave certain people if they are "captured" by taking a picture of them. After using the app on two people, Kai is shocked to learn they have disappeared and the game he thought was just a joke must be real. Then when his good friend Rinna Date also vanishes, he fears she has met a similar fate. Confronted by a mysterious man named William Gotou, Kai is taken to a room where the slaves he captured are to participate in a death battle concocted by wealthy members of "Society," an exclusive, underground community. Betting is done through a currency called Delos and when one loses all their money, they will become a slave. Although he is able to win his first game, this is just the beginning, as Kai finds that Rinna has indeed become a slave, and in order to free her he must pay a fee of one hundred million Delos. With William acting as his guide, Kai strives to capture strong slaves in order to help him liberate Rinna and release both of them from the clutches of Society's evil game. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

6.02
3.2K
Light Novel, 2012Finished2 vol, 17 chp

Middle school 2nd year, Amano Yukiteru, is a boy who has problem making friends. He thinks of himself as a bystander and will always write down everything he sees in a cell phone diary. Tormented by solitude, Yukiteru began to imagine things like a friend called Deus Ex Machina who is apparently the Lord of Time & Space. Seeing Yukiteru's miserable state, Deus gives him a new ability. His diary will now record events that will happen in the near future. Yukiteru is then forced to participate in a game whose winner will become Deus' successor. (Source: MU)

7.43
2.4K
Manga, 2015Discontinued2 vol, 11 chp

In an experimental school in Japan students are instructed to download a mobile app named "TROIA" designed to improve their education, enhance their interpersonal skills and encourage social activities by completing "Quests" that are randomly sent to each student. Sounds like a bit of fun but there is a catch, the bottom ranking student each week gets expelled and soon students find out that the "Quests" are not as innocent as they appear nor strictly bound by rules. Friendship, trust, respect, knowledge, skills, every student will be tested to their limit as failure is not an option! (Source: MU)

6.11
2.4K
Manga, 2006On Hiatus1 vol, ? chp

This is a re-write of the original Bus Gamer manga. Toki Mishiba, Nobuto Nakajo, and Kazuo Saitou are hired to play the Biz Game, a game much like capture the flag, only with company secrets and insane amounts of money involved. At first they think it's a crazy but fun way to get some money, but as the game goes on, they hear stories about mysterious deaths on the news, and recognize the victims as members of the teams they've beaten in the game. When one of the losers of a game dies right in front of them, they realize what is really at stake—their very lives! (Source: MU)

7.11
2.3K
Manga, 2015Finished2 vol, 9 chp

A mysterious transfer student arrives to the third year, class C for Hanazono Girl's Middle School. Akane is a plain and simple girl who was tired of her over bearing Friends, and silently thinks that it is ok for the world to be destroyed. However, all the girls of the class wake up to find themselves in a desolated school, with countdown timers. Every girl is tied to another one, and this pair must survive a 7 day Battle Royal. As it turns out, Akane is tied down to the mysterious transfer student. Friendships crumbles, hopes are lost and sanity is tested as the game starts of with a bang! (Source: MU)

5.38
2.1K
Manga, 2018Finished4 vol, 35 chp

There is a high school that rests on an island where sly gamblers gather. The unlucky heroine, Shinonome Karin, is met with misfortune on the very first day she transfers to her new school and gets wrapped up in a rigged gamble. At that moment, she is saved by Kumode Nagisa, a teacher with an unsettling air who hates gambling. (Source: MU)

6.49
2.0K

A heroine with a one-sided love for a boy gets drawn into a deadly game?! The students of 2-A's Hamanowa High School wake up one day in an abandoned school in the middle of a deadly game. But "something" is wrong with this game... A story of romance and comedy disguised with a more serious plot. (Source: Kodansha, translated)

6.57
1.4K

Nare no Hate no Bokura

The Shadows of Who We Once Were

Manga, 2020Finished8 vol, 74 chp

Nezu was looking forward to his elementary school reunion—after all, his class was united by unbreakable bonds. But when his former classmate, Mikio, reveals that this reunion is a very real matter of life and death...suddenly Nezu finds those bonds put to the test. (Source: Kodansha USA)

7.01
1.3K
Manga, 2017Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

N/A
1.2K
Manga, 2018Finished6 vol, 48 chp

In the future, Btooom has become extremely popular, and the death game is now broadcast across the world. While many people think that it is staged, Kan knows better because his best friend was killed while playing it. Now a popular NewTuber, he vows to reveal the truth by entering the game and livestreaming it to his viewers. [Written by Denji]

N/A
1.2K

May no Maiden

May's Maiden

Manga, 2017Finished4 vol, 26 chp

That place is a den of sin in which money and lives are bet. Ai, a faint-hearted and quiet girl sunk in debt at the brothel Maidens, meets a formerly wealthy girl, Mei. If you lose the bet, it costs you your virginity? Set in a combined casino-brothel, the sexy but cute Mei will end up doing it tonight as well. (Source: MU)

6.56
880
Manga, 2011Finished2 vol, 11 chp

Puzzle fanatic Daimon Kaito has been crazy about solving brain teasers, puzzles and riddles his entire life. He attends the prestigious Root Academy with Nonoha, but spends most of his time creating and solving puzzles. Kaito is one of the few genius teenagers that attend the school who has been given the title Einstein, along with his other just as brilliant classmates who were given the titles Galileo, Edison and Da Vinci. Together, they attempt to solve a puzzle that, since its creation centuries ago, has never been solved. But the genius students soon realize that there are dangerous forces behind the impossible puzzle. (Source: MangaHelpers)

6.35
841
Manga, 2019Finished5 vol, 61 chp

(No synopsis yet.)

6.11
833
Manhwa, 2021Finished? vol, 75 chp

Adel never intended to make her living at the card tables of casinos, but as an orphan with few other talents, her gift for gambling was too valuable to pass up. But one day, when she stumbles upon a young boy in danger, she sees an opportunity to finally pay forward the help she received as a child. She promises Ed that she will look after him—until she is suddenly sent 10 years into the future! Now, unable to return, she must follow any clues she can find to lead her back to the boy she swore to protect. But when her path leads her to a decadent casino cruise run by a wealthy and mysterious young nobleman, Adel begins to uncover more questions than answers... (Source: Tappytoon)

6.49
650
Manga, 2011Finished3 vol, 22 chp

Daimon Kaito is a high school boy, who loves puzzles. One day, the president of the student council gives him a mobile device and it leads him to an underground ruin buried in the school. He challenges an "insolvable puzzle" hidden in the ruin with his girlfriend Nonoha, but the puzzle turns out to be the dangerous "The Puzzle of Sage" created by the black society "POG". He manages to solve the puzzle but it's the beginning of a puzzle battle against POG.

N/A
552
Manga, 2018Finished3 vol, 9 chp

While leaving school on her way to a job interview, Nitta Akira sees someone jump from the third floor of her school. Suddenly she wakes up in a padded white room surrounded by ninety-eight other girls—and she shortly learns they all applied for the same job. All the girls' clothes have been changed to bloomers and a numbered shirt. Akira wears the number twenty while Akise Kaede, the strange freshman from the same university, wears the number ninety-nine. While the girls mingle amongst themselves, they notice the large TV screen at the front of the room. The game console below it is loaded with a cartridge called "Blue Bird." A loud noise fills the room and the girl whose shirt reads one disappears, soon reappearing on the screen dressed in a different outfit. She soon meets a gory end at the hands of a monster in the game world. As more girls continue to disappear, the others panic when they realize they will meet the same fate. Fearing for her own life, Akira tries to think of a way out. Kaede, however, seems to be enjoying their predicament, and she antagonizes the upcoming victims. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

5.72
507
Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

High Card: ♢9 No Mercy is a side story to the High Card anime.

N/A
492
Manga, 2020Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

N/A
442
Manhwa, 2018Finished4 vol, 60 chp

Eight participants, 100 days, and a shared pot of money amounting to 44.8 billion won (around 38 million USD). This is Money Game, a reality TV show, where participants try to spend as little as possible to walk away with as much as they can. Marooned in a specially designed TV set with nothing but a set of clothes and a rule book, every item they purchase is 1,000 times the original price. How much money will the participants manage to keep? (Source: Webtoon Entertainment)

6.98
428

Shinigami Saikoro Game

Reapers Dice Game

Manga, 2019Finished3 vol, 27 chp

Gamble is life. The dice of destiny will change the world!

6.09
426
Manhwa, 2019Finished? vol, 49 chp

It's Christmas Eve, and Doyoung's made a reservation at a luxurious hotel in the hopes of spending a romantic day with his crush, Hyunjin. But nothing seems to be going according to plan. They lose cell service, miss their reservation, and drive through a terrible rainstorm only to arrive at a haunted-looking hotel. When Doyoung asks for a refund, the imposing concierge insists he must participate in a game—a game that quickly turns Christmas into a nightmare. (Source: Lezhin Comics)

6.91
387
Manga, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

SerializationMorning
DemographicSeinen
N/A
366
Manga, 2019Finished8 vol, 74 chp

(No synopsis yet.)

N/A
294
Manhwa, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

Despite living in a dystopian world ruled by an insane dictator and reinforced by his discriminatory values, Victor managed to lead a happy life thanks to his wife, Julia. Unfortunately, that life is torn to pieces after she is cruelly murdered by the dictator's Special Security Unit. Grief-stricken and enraged, Victor swears to avenge Julia by entering a survival game that might give him a chance to meet his targets. But can Victor win this battle royale, where only the strongest survive? (Source: Tapas Media)

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288
Manga, 2021Finished4 vol, 38 chp

You can't leave this island until you've killed 100 people. The most deadly survival game begins on a solitary island where desires swirl and only the strongest survive! (Source: Comicsmart, translated)

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247
Manga, 2007Finished1 vol, ? chp

Four young people find themselves in a classroom and forced to participate in the "Punishment Game." Games include "Thumbtack on a chair," "Pencil Guillotine," "Clip," "School Lunch," "Slap," and the "Death Penalty." Who is behind the games? Will these young people make it out alive? (Source: Asian Wiki)

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233
Manga, 2012Finished1 vol, 4 chp

The daughter of a game shop owner finds a pocket game on the street. However, it was actually an invitation to a game of horror and slaughter!? The Game of Hell where humans are invited by the Shinigami as characters begins! (Source: ShedgeScans) Included one-shot: Death Blocks

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210
Manga, 2017Finished3 vol, 25 chp

(No synopsis yet.)

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202
Manga, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

AuthorsOkushouEna
SerializationMAGCOMI
N/A
199
Manga, 2013Finished2 vol, 10 chp

A class is chosen to participate in a special government project, designed to reverse the trend of declining academic ability in the younger generation. They head out together to an unusual school camp. The students know nothing about what the program will entail, and are surprised to find that it involves playing a class-wide game of a modified version of "Old Maid," with the joker as the losing card. There are incredible incentives toward winning the game, but the penalties for losing, or for not playing at all, are correspondingly severe! (Source: MangaHelpers)

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173
Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

The manga's story is set 250 years since the establishment of the Edo Shogunate, and when "gambling" is the way people who forgot about war fight. A female swordsmanship dojo instructor meets a man who has a rare talent for gambling, and the man has an ambition to change history. (Source: ANN)

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171
Manhwa, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

Once a winner of the middleweight challenger's decider bout showdown, Junseo Kang is now a retired fighter struggling to overcome his worst nightmare: zombies. Every time fear catches him, he sees others as zombies. Now with the new opportunity rising, he sees his way out: join the ranker game, win the prize money, and overcome his fragile mental. In an all-or-nothing showdown, a total of 100 characters must fight for their players and eliminate each other to get to the top 5 ranks to win the accumulated prize money of 20 million dollars. (Source: Webtoon Entertainment)

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171
Manga, 2007Finished11 vol, 105 chp

In the year 20XX, the Japanese Government legalizes all gambling. Japan becomes the best gambling country in the world. While many gamblers from across the world gather for ferocious competition, one person a boy named Masaru starts to gamble. Is this genius a gambling genius as well!? The story of probability & theory that holds true to gambling begins! (Source: MangaUpdates)

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163
Manhwa, 2020Finished? vol, 75 chp

Seven participants, 24 hours, and individual pots of money. This is Pie Game, a reality TV show where participants' individual pots of money grow as time flows. And when blood flows, their time grows. Marooned on a specially designed seven-floor TV set with a set of clothes and daily rations, every other item they purchase reduces their time. How will the participants increase their time on the set and how much money will they manage to leave with? (Source: Webtoon Entertainment)

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159

Shibou Yuugi de Meshi wo Kuu.

Playing Death Games to Put Food on the Table

Light Novel, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

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152
Manga, 2018Discontinued3 vol, 12 chp

Hyakujyou Academy is a boarding school with state-of-the-art educational facilities where all students are provided with smartphones and an Artificial Intelligence powered "Avatar" that supports their studies. This academy though has another feature that makes it completely different compared to other schools, a "Penalty System" which punishes students if they don't meet the academy's strict performance targets! (Source: Futabasha, translated)

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140
Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

SerializationUltra Jump
DemographicSeinen
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123
Manhwa, 2022Finished? vol, 59 chp

You are here to play, and the only way out is death. You could bond with the other tenants, but are you sure you can trust them? Seonghan moves into his new cheap rental, where he immediately gets involved in an elaborate game of death hosted by his neighbor. The tenants struggle to fight for their lives, but some of them seem to have deadly secrets of their own... (Source: Webtoon Entertainment)

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122

Gordias

The Gordian Knot

Manga, 2000Finished3 vol, ? chp

Source: Yesasia.com To win or to lose, to deceive or to be deceived By changing your way of thinking you can solve many difficult problems, this is the so called "Cutting the Gordian Knot"!! To conquer the collectors who are only willing to give out their collections by gambling with them. And here comes the super child prodigy in solving problems 祐樹!! Using tricks to deceive many swindlers. A bright story about gambling.

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118
Manhwa, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

As someone who lived a normal life after being forcibly discharged from the special forces, one day Ju Hyuk receives sudden and strange missions through his glasses. While carrying out the missions hoping for the best... His money starts multiplying like crazy...?! After getting the taste of money, Ju Hyuk begins to participate in the money survival game in earnest and becomes a regular that overwhelms all the other participants thanks to his overwhelming physique! (Source: Naver Corporation, translated)

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114
Manhwa, 2022Finished? vol, 79 chp

A standard parachuting drill turns deadly for Commander Kang San and Lieutenant Kim Biyeon when they land in a mysterious dimension filled with bloodthirsty monsters. The only help they have comes in the form of mysterious texts and rewards for completing missions. As the two soldiers push themselves to their limits to survive, they unlock mysterious abilities that are powerful beyond their control. Can they learn to harness these powers to stay alive and make it out of this twisted game? (Source: Tapas Media)

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114
Manhwa, 2020Finished? vol, 60 chp

A time bomb-like game starts in a certain girls-only high school! Every time the final bell rings, one person's soul is stolen away. (Source: Naver Corporation, translated)

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113
Manga, 2008Finished3 vol, 22 chp

Is the world in front of you real, or is it only a game? Nobuteru, a senior high school student who wandered into the street racing game world of Drive-A-Live, begins a series of hard races that he must win to survive! While everyone around him is talking about driver's licenses and cars, third-year high school student Nobuteru hates anything of the sort; when he was in elementary school, he and his younger brother Takahiro were involved in a car accident. While he came out with just a few scratches, his brother lost his leg. One day Takahiro suddenly disappears without a trace of leaving to be found in his room. When Nobuteru investigates the room, he sees Takahiro on the screen of a racing game he had left on, and once he grabs the controller... (Source: Shogakukan, translated)

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112
Light Novel, 2013Finished2 vol, 15 chp
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105
Light Novel, 2017Finished4 vol, 20 chp

(No synopsis yet.)

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100
Manhwa, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

Betrayed by the world, high school student Yeom Seung-gi shuts himself away in his room. Baphomet, the newly designated ruler of hell, chooses Seung-gi as his hell maker. In return for his assistance in creating hell, Baphomet grants Seung-gi the right to choose its prisoners. Seung-gi joins forces with the demon in order to seek revenge, expecting it to be a win-win relationship... Suddenly, a death game begins—to survive, they must be sent to hell! (Source: Naver Corporation, translated)

An adaptation of the trial version of Danganronpa: Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei, which features a different victim and killer.

Manga, 2017Finished? vol, 20 chp

When he was younger, Takada Nozomu aspired to be a mangaka... now, 10 years later, at age 29, he works at a convenience store and has completely given up his dream until his younger, talented coworker Mimura, who shares his dream, convinces him to give it a chance and sign up for a website for amateurs to publish their manga online. Once they sign up, they are suddenly summoned to a mysterious space called the "Manga Colosseum" and forced to participate in a so-called "death game," competing by drawing manga with their lives on the line. As he faces the challenge, Takada begins to rediscover his passion for manga... but can someone who's given up once be able to survive in this game...?

AuthorHechii
SerializationShounen Jump+
DemographicShounen
Light Novel, 2010Finished1 vol, ? chp
Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

Light Novel, 2015Finished2 vol, ? chp
Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

Jinrui Kyuusai Game

A Game That Saves Humankind

Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp

One day, Doppo, the high school protagonist, suddenly heard a voice from his phone saying "The game has begun" and that the "chosen challengers" have been taken to another world. If they complete their mission, they can return to their original world. However, this new world is filled with terrifying monsters... Can they survive and return to their original world?! The survival game for humanity's salvation on the line has begun...! (Source: MangaDex)

Manga, 2022Publishing? vol, ? chp
Manhwa, 2017Finished? vol, 158 chp

What if everyone who was still unemployed by the age of 29 was kidnapped and hunted for sport? Welcome to the dangerous world of the Youth Market. (Source: Manta)

Manga, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

In order to become a top-notch streamer, a girl named Yoru Kibara, also known as "Hell Amatsuka," earns money through reckless streaming! With the support of her fans, she manages to save enough money to move to Tokyo, but her trashy parents end up stealing all of her savings and her streaming equipment... In the depths of her despair, Yoru visits an abandoned building to make a final suicide stream, but she is suddenly attacked by someone wearing a creepy rabbit helmet! That was her first encounter with "Streaming War," the gruesome streaming site that satisfies all needs! (Source: Hero's, translated)

Authorsigama
SerializationWild Hero's
Manga, 2023Publishing? vol, ? chp

(No synopsis yet.)

SerializationUltra Jump
DemographicSeinen
Manga, 2017Finished10 vol, 85 chp

(No synopsis yet.)

One-shot, 2024Finished? vol, 1 chp

A 110 call to the police that says, "It seems like the school across the street is playing a death game...?!" A school drama that approaches the outside world of the death game! (Source: Shueisha, translated)

AuthorTakamori
SerializationShounen Jump+
DemographicShounen
Novel, 2014Finished4 vol, 18 chp

Two Korean military soldiers, San and Biyeon, are participating in a joint forces exercise when their futures become intertwined through an accident, leading them down a path of struggle, pain, frustration, longing, and enlightenment. Their adventure starts in a new world, a world where things are not always as they seem. Common sense needs to be reviewed and old ways of understanding the world no longer apply. Only their determination and will drive them forward. What is the limit of human potential? How much can be planned and how much must be left to chance? They can only depend on their will to blaze a path forward... (Source: Wuxiaworld)

Manga, 1999Finished3 vol, 12 chp

(No synopsis yet.)