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You Should Read This Manga 2023

MangaChallenge
byMyAnimeList
Mar 08 2023, 1:28 PM | Challenge time ended
We asked passionate readers which manga you need to read now—and here are the results!

Finalists are listed in the following order: Main List, Unique Art/Story, Should Be Anime, Best for Beginners. Every title is officially available outside Japan in at least one language, with one or more volumes published in 2022.


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2. Choose a manga you haven't started reading yet
3. Read at least 2 volumes of that manga by May 31st

* Manga you started reading before the challenge began (March 28) will not count. Pick something new!

* 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.

Sousou no Frieren

Frieren: Beyond Journey's End

Sousou no Frieren
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Main List]

Kusuriya no Hitorigoto

The Apothecary Diaries

Kusuriya no Hitorigoto
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Square Enix Manga.

Chapters are also available digitally on Manga UP!.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 8.

[Main List]
Dandadan
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 14.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]
Tongari Boushi no Atelier
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Main List]

Chi no Wadachi

Blood on the Tracks

Chi no Wadachi
Manga, 17 vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Vertical.

[Main List]
Ao no Hako
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]
Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction
Manga, 12 vol, 2014 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Main List]

Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu

The Summer Hikaru Died

Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
One volume is available in German and Polish.

The English version will be available in physical and digital formats from Yen Press starting July 2023.

[Main List]
Medalist
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Main List]
Akane-banashi
Manga, ? vol, 2022 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

Physical and digital volumes will be published in English by Viz Media starting Summer 2023.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]

Sachi-iro no One Room

One Room of Happiness

Sachi-iro no One Room
Manga, 11 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Available digitally in English on Crunchyroll.

Physical volumes are available in German, Spanish, and Polish.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]

Yubisaki to Renren

A Sign of Affection

Yubisaki to Renren
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

Chapters are also available digitally on INKR.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 8.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]

Dungeon Meshi

Delicious in Dungeon

Dungeon Meshi
Manga, 14 vol, 2014 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Main List]

Otoyomegatari

A Bride's Story

Otoyomegatari
Manga, ? vol, 2008 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Main List]
Shounen no Abyss
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in French, Spanish, and German.

The English version will be available in physical and digital formats from Viz Media starting April 2023.

[Main List] [Should Be Anime]

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia

Insomniacs After School

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia
Manga, 14 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
One volume available physically and digitally in English from Viz Media. Volume 2 will be released in June 2023.

[Main List]
Skip to Loafer
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Seven Seas Entertainment.

[Main List]
"Oshi no Ko"
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
One volume available physically and digitally in English from Yen Press. Volume 2 will be released in May 2023.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 20.

[Main List]
Shadows House
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Main List]
Ojisama to Neko
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Square Enix Manga.

Chapters are also available digitally on Manga UP!.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 30.

[Main List]

Takopii no Genzai

Takopi's Original Sin

Takopii no Genzai
Manga, 2 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

Physical and digital volumes will be published in English by Viz Media starting November 2023.

[Unique Art/Story]

Raise wa Tanin ga Ii

Yakuza Fiancé: Raise wa Tanin ga Ii

Raise wa Tanin ga Ii
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Seven Seas Entertainment.

[Unique Art/Story] [Should Be Anime]

Kimi no Koto ga Daidaidaidaidaisuki na 100-nin no Kanojo

The 100 Girlfriends Who Really, Really, Really, Really, Really Love You

Kimi no Koto ga Daidaidaidaidaisuki na 100-nin no Kanojo
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Seven Seas Entertainment.

[Unique Art/Story]
Niwatori Fighter
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Unique Art/Story] [Should Be Anime]

Bakemono Yawazukushi

Phantom Tales of the Night

Bakemono Yawazukushi
Manga, 12 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Unique Art/Story]
Watashi wa Kabe ni Naritai
Manga, 3 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Unique Art/Story]

Hokuhokusei ni Kumo to Ike

Go with the Clouds, North-by-Northwest

Hokuhokusei ni Kumo to Ike
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Vertical.

[Unique Art/Story]

Majo to Yajuu

The Witch and the Beast

Majo to Yajuu
Manga, 10 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Unique Art/Story]
Asadora!
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Unique Art/Story]
Wondance
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Unique Art/Story] [Should Be Anime]

Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai

I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die

Aono-kun ni Sawaritai kara Shinitai
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

Chapters are also available digitally on Azuki and INKR.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 10.

[Unique Art/Story]
Kowloon Generic Romance
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Unique Art/Story]
Hananoi-kun to Koi no Yamai
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Unique Art/Story]
After God
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on Comikey.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 15.

Physical and digital volumes will be published in French starting September 2023.

[Unique Art/Story]
Heterogenia Linguistic: Ishuzoku Gengogaku Nyuumon
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Unique Art/Story]
Fool Night
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in French, Spanish, and Italian.

[Unique Art/Story]

Ikoku Nikki

Journal with Witch

Ikoku Nikki
Manga, 11 vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in French and Italian.

[Unique Art/Story]
Issak
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in French and Spanish.

[Unique Art/Story]
Tokyo Aliens
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Square Enix Manga.

The first five chapters are also available digitally on Manga UP!.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 8.

[Unique Art/Story]

Kimi wa Nazotoki no Ma Chérie

My Dear Detective: Mitsuko's Case Files

Kimi wa Nazotoki no Ma Chérie
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Available digitally in English on Azuki.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 10.

[Unique Art/Story]
Sakamoto Days
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

[Should Be Anime]
Kieta Hatsukoi
Manga, 9 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Should Be Anime]
Choujin X
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
One volume available physically and digitally in English from Viz Media. Volume 2 will be released in May 2023.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 15.

[Should Be Anime]
Dai Dark
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Seven Seas Entertainment.

[Should Be Anime]

Kuchi ga Saketemo Kimi ni wa

Even If You Slit My Mouth

Kuchi ga Saketemo Kimi ni wa
Manga, 11 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on MANGA Plus.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 13.

[Should Be Anime]
Namaikizakari.
Manga, 23 vol, 2013 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Should Be Anime]
Rebuild World
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Digital volumes available in English from J-Novel Club.

[Should Be Anime]

Tsukiatte Agetemo Ii kana

How Do We Relationship?

Tsukiatte Agetemo Ii kana
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Should Be Anime]
The Fable
Manga, 22 vol, 2014 Me:- Author:-
Digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Should Be Anime]

Kabushikigaisha Magi-Lumière

Magilumiere Magical Girls Inc.

Kabushikigaisha Magi-Lumière
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on MANGA Plus.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 13.

[Should Be Anime]

Real mo Tama ni wa Uso wo Tsuku

Sometimes Even Reality Is a Lie!

Real mo Tama ni wa Uso wo Tsuku
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Digital volumes available in English from J-Novel Club.

[Should Be Anime]

Youkai Gakkou no Sensei Hajimemashita!

A Terrified Teacher at Ghoul School!

Youkai Gakkou no Sensei Hajimemashita!
Manga, ? vol, 2014 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Should Be Anime]
Blue Lock
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Best for Beginners]
Kaijuu 8-gou
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 17.

[Best for Beginners]
Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Square Enix Manga.

Chapters are also available digitally on Manga UP!.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 15.

[Best for Beginners]
Tomodachi Game
Manga, ? vol, 2013 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in French, Spanish, and Polish.

[Best for Beginners]

Gokushufudou

The Way of the Househusband

Gokushufudou
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Chapters are also available digitally on Pocket Comics.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 18.

[Best for Beginners]

Mashle

Mashle: Magic and Muscles

Mashle
Manga, 18 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 17.

[Best for Beginners]
Shuumatsu no Walküre
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Chapters are also available digitally on Comikey.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 9.

[Best for Beginners]

Yofukashi no Uta

Call of the Night

Yofukashi no Uta
Manga, 20 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Best for Beginners]

Jigokuraku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku

Jigokuraku
Manga, 13 vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Chapters are also available digitally on Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

[Best for Beginners]
Sasayaku You ni Koi wo Utau
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Kodansha USA.

[Best for Beginners]
Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Best for Beginners]

Yamada-kun to Lv999 no Koi wo Suru

My Love Story with Yamada-kun at Lv999

Yamada-kun to Lv999 no Koi wo Suru
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on Mangamo.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 19.

[Best for Beginners]
Ao Ashi
Manga, ? vol, 2015 Me:- Author:-
Physical volumes available in English from Shogakukan Asia for the Southeast Asian market, as well as in French and Spanish.

[Best for Beginners]

Tonikaku Kawaii

Fly Me to the Moon

Tonikaku Kawaii
Manga, ? vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Best for Beginners]
Look Back
Manga, 1 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital formats available in English.

* Since this manga is only 1 volume long, it is not eligible for the time-limited badge.

[Best for Beginners]

Sasaki to Miyano

Sasaki and Miyano

Sasaki to Miyano
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Yen Press.

[Best for Beginners]
World Trigger
Manga, ? vol, 2013 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

Simulpub available on MANGA Plus and Viz.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 16.

[Best for Beginners]

Kamonohashi Ron no Kindan Suiri

Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective

Kamonohashi Ron no Kindan Suiri
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Simulpub available on MANGA Plus.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 12.

[Best for Beginners]

Suki na Ko ga Megane wo Wasureta

The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses

Suki na Ko ga Megane wo Wasureta
Manga, 12 vol, 2018 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Square Enix Manga.

Chapters are also available digitally on Manga UP! and Comikey.
Volume 2 ends with chapter 28.

[Best for Beginners]

Maoujou de Oyasumi

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Maoujou de Oyasumi
Manga, ? vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
Physical and digital volumes available in English from Viz Media.

[Best for Beginners]

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