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Manga likely to recieve an anime adaptation

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byerikkamirs
Jun 22 2022, 9:54 AM | Updated Jan 26, 3:01 AM
Basically Popular Manga that may or may not recieve an anime adaptation in the future.

Criteria for predictions:

- MAL users predict that it will recieve an adaptation
- the mangaka previously worked on a manga that received an anime adaptation
- Received an award, nominated for an award, or received a high ranking in a poll

-- For example:
*'Manga We Want to See Animated' Poll
*Tsugi ni Kuru / Next Manga Awards
*Kono Manga ga Sugoi ("This Manga is Amazing")
*Honya Club's Nationwide Bookstore Employees' / Publishers' Recommended Comics
*Kodansha Manga Award
*Manga Taisho Award
*Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize awards
*Tsutaya Comic Awards
*Shogakukan Manga Award
*You Should Read This Manga 2023

- Published in a popular magazine / website
(*Major publishers include Shueisha, Kodansha, Shogakukan, Ichijinsha, Kadokawa, Square Enix, etc)
- received a live action adaptation or has spin-off Manga
- Recieved an official English translation or was recently licensed for an English translation
- has a wikipedia page (especially ones in multiple languages)
- Rumors of an anime adaptation or an empty domain name
- High sales numbers

If any of these entries end up receiving an anime adaptation, it will be noted and deleted once the anime is announced.

Correct Predictions:
- Solo Leveling
- Shangri-La Frontier
- Isekai Shikkaku (No Longer Human in Another World)
- Kaiko sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-dai) no Slow na Second Life (The Slow Second Life of a Dismissed Dark Soldier (Age 30))
- Rougo ni Sonaete Isekai de 8-manmai no Kinka wo Tamemasu (Saving 80,000 Gold in Another World for my Retirement)
- Dark Gathering
- Boku no Kokoro no Yabai Yatsu (The Dangers in My Heart)
- Kaijuu 8-gou (Kaijuu No. 8)
- Onna no Sono no Hoshi (Hoshi of Girls' Garden)
- Majo to Yaijuu
- Undead Unluck
- Sousou no Frieren
- Yamada-kun to Lv999 no Koi wo Suru
- Tondemo Skill de Isekai Hourou Meshi
- Busu ni Hanataba wo
- Watashi no Oshi wa Akuyaku Reijou.
- Yozakura-san Chi no Daisakusen
- Tengoku Daimakyou
- Kimi no Koto ga Daidaidaidaidaisuki na 100-nin no Kanojo
- Senpai wa Otokonoko
- Kusuriya no Hitorigoto
- Wind Breaker
- Who Made Me a Princess
- Atarashii Joushi wa Do Tennen
- Medalist
- Hananoi-kun to Koi no Yamai
- Yubisaki to Renren
- 30-sai made Doutei dato Mahoutsukai ni Nareru Rashii
- Re:Monster
- Ao no Hako
- Dandadan
- Kabushikigaisha Magi-Lumière
- Youkai Gakkou no Sensei Hajimemashita!
- Tasuuketsu
Sakamoto Days
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
A MAL user predicted that this manga would get an anime adaptation.

2021 Next Manga Awards (Print Catergory)- placed 9th out of 50 nominees, but won the U-Next Prize.

"Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2022" - ranked 6th

You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Should be Anime]

Official English simulpub

Published in Shounen Jump (Weekly).

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page

Rumors of an anime adaptation

Haite Kudasai, Takamine-san

Please Put Them On, Takamine-san

Haite Kudasai, Takamine-san
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
2021 Next Manga Award (Print Category) - nominated

Official English Translation

Published in Gangan Joker

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page

Rumors of an anime adaptation

Kaette Kudasai! Akutsu-san

Please Go Home, Miss Akutsu!

Kaette Kudasai! Akutsu-san
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Multiple MAL users predict this will recieve an anime

Published in Young Ace UP

Recieved twenty voice-over videos from the official Shounen Ace YouTube channel.

Has an English Wikipedia page
Yankee JK Kuzuhana-chan
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
A MAL user predicts that this manga will receive an anime adaptation.

Same mangaka as 'Amaenaide yo!!', which recieved an anime adaptation.

Published in Shounen Champion (Weekly)

Has a Spanish Wikipedia page
Shiotaiou no Satou-san ga Ore ni dake Amai @comic
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Originally a light novel, and was adapted to manga

500,000 copies in circulation

Published in MangaONE and Ura Sunday

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page
Juujika no Rokunin
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
A MAL user predicted that this manga would get an ONA series.

Over 1 million copies in circulation, as of March 2022

Originally serialized in Bessatsu Shounen Magazine, before being moved to Magazine Pocket (web)

Has an English Wikipedia page

Sakurai-san wa Kizuite Hoshii

Sakurai-san Wants to Be Noticed

Sakurai-san wa Kizuite Hoshii
Manga, 4 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
Multiple MAL users predict this series will receive an anime adaptation

Official English Release

Published in Dengeki Daioh

Im

Im: The Great Priest Imhotep

Im
Manga, 11 vol, 2015 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2019 - 1st place

Official English Translation

Published in Shounen Gangan
Tasuuketsu
Manga, ? vol, 2013 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2020 - 7th place

Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2019- 2nd place

"100 Mannin ga Erabu honto ni Omoshiroi webcomic ha koreda!" 2017 guide - #3 for male readers

Received a Drama CD

Recieved a short promotional anime "Tasuuketsu Judgement Assizes"

Published in Ganma!

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page

ANIME ADAPTATION CONFIRMED
Gunjou ni Siren
Manga, 12 vol, 2015 Me:- Author:-
Same mangaka as "Ichigo 100%"

Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2019 - 3rd place

Published in YOU, then moved to Shonen Jump+

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page
Satsukare
Manga, 6 vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2019 - 8th place

Received a Drama CD

Published in Kurage Bunch

Has a Japanese Wikipedia page
Nishikida Keibu wa Dorobou ga Osuki
Manga, 3 vol, 2013 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2019 - 10th place

2018 Next Manga Awards (print category) - 3rd place

Published in Gessan
Ojisama to Neko
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:8
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2021 - 4th place

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2019 Rankings - ranked 5th for Female readers

2020 Tsutaya Comic Awards - 2nd place

Official English Translation

Received a live action adaptation

Video game in development

Runner-up in for the Grand Prize at the Next Manga Awards

Placed fourth in the 2018 Pixiv's Comic Ranking, and third in Pixiv's 2018 Web Manga General Election

One of the top-selling physical manga series on Amazon Japan in 2018

You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Main List]

First Japanese tankōbon edition of the series debuted at 3rd in the Oricon sales rankings

Published in Gangan pixiv

Has an English Wikipedia page

Nitou to Tazuka no Nichijou

Nito and Tazuka's Daily Life

Nitou to Tazuka no Nichijou
Manga, 3 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2022 - 3rd place

Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2023 - 3rd place

Serialized in LINE manga

Hakaishin Magu-chan

Magu-chan: God of Destruction

Hakaishin Magu-chan
Manga, 9 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2022- 4th place

2021 Next Manga Awards- placed 15th out of 50 nominees

Official English simulpub

Published in Shounen Jump (Weekly)

Rumors of an anime adaptation
Shounen no Abyss
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
A MAL user believes that this is a strong contender for an anime adaptation.

2021 Next Manga Award (print category) - ranked 11th

You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Main List] [Should be Anime]

Licensed by VIZ Media (6/17/22)

Published in Young Jump

Has an English Wikipedia page
Fire Punch
Manga, 8 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:8
Same author as "Chainsaw Man" (which is getting an anime adaptation)

Nominated at #8 for the 10th Manga Taishō in 2017

"Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2017" -ranked #15

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2017 - ranked 3rd for male readers

Rumors of an anime adaptation

Serialized in Shōnen Jump+

Has an English Wikipedia page

Mystery to Iu nakare

Don't Call It Mystery

Mystery to Iu nakare
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!': 2019 - #2 for female readers; 2020 - #4 for female readers; 2021 - #6 for female readers; 2022 - #10 for female readers

Manga Taisho Award: 2019 - #2; 2020 - #6

Won the 67th Shogakukan Manga Award for the general category.

Nominated for the 44th Kodansha Manga Award in the general category in 2020

Nominated for the 26th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2022

Received a live action drama adaptation

13 million copies in circulation, as of December 2021

Licensed by Seven Seas Entertainment

Serialized by Monthly Flowers

Has an English Wikipedia page
Kieta Hatsukoi
Manga, 9 vol, 2019 Me:- Author:8
- same mangaka as "Ore Monogatari", which got a film and anime adaptation
-won the 67th Shogakukan Manga Award in the shōjo category in 2022.
- Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2021 - #9 for female readers
- As of March 2022, the circulation, including electronic version, has exceeded 1.45 million.
- You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Should be Anime]
- recieved live action television drama
- Official English translation
- Serialized in Bessatsu Margaret
- Has an English Wikipedia page
Hirayasumi
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Ranked 3rd on "The Best Manga 2022 Kono Manga wo Yome!" ranking by Freestyle magazine
- Won the Tokyo News Services' TV Bros magazine Bros. Comic Award 2021
- 2022 Manga Taishō- #3  
- Publisher Comics' Recommended Comics of 2022 - #6
- 'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2023 - #18 for male readers
Published in Big Comics Spirits
Kowloon Generic Romance
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
English Liscense from Yen Press (1/28/22)

Manga Taisho 2021 - #9

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi' 2021 - #3 (male readers)

Next Manga Awards 2020 - Nominated

You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Unique Art/Story]

English Wikipedia Page

Serialized by Young Jump
Onna no Sono no Hoshi
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Rumors of an anime adaptation

English Wikipedia page

Published in Feel Young

"Book of the Year" list by Da Vinci magazine 2020- 9th place; 2021- 6th place

Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2021- 1st for female readers; 2022 - 5th for female readers list of best manga for female readers

14th and 15th Manga Taishō - placed seventh and fourth, respectively.

25th Japan Media Arts Festival 2022- Social Impact Award

OVA ADAPTATION CONFIRMED:
https://myanimelist.net/news/67104651
Oretachi Majikou Destroy
Manga, ? vol, 2017 Me:- Author:-
- Recieved a music video animated by MAPPA
- had real life idol performances
- Serialized by B's-LOG Cheek
- Written by the author of "Yarichin☆Bitch-bu", which recieved an OVA adaptation

Darwin Jihen

The Darwin Incident

Darwin Jihen
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
- won the 15th Manga Taishō in 2022
- ranked 2nd on the Publisher Comics' Recommended Comics of 2022.
- Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2022- 10th place for male readers
- English Wikipedia Page
- Serialized in Monthly Afternoon
- Japan Media Arts Festival 2022 - Excellence Award
Homunculus
Manga, 15 vol, 2003 Me:- Author:9
- recently liscensed to English
- recieved a live action film
- author's previous work "Okama Hakusho" recieved a 3 episode OVA.
Akane-banashi
Manga, ? vol, 2022 Me:- Author:-
Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2023 - #4 for Male readers

Next Manga Awards 2022 - 3rd Place, Print Catergory

You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Main List] [Should be Anime]

Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump

Rumors of an anime adaptation

Futsutsuka na Akujo dewa Gozaimasu ga: Suuguu Chouso Torikae Den

Though I Am an Inept Villainess: Tale of the Butterfly-Rat Body Swap in the Maiden Court

Futsutsuka na Akujo dewa Gozaimasu ga: Suuguu Chouso Torikae Den
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Originally a light novel, later adapted to manga

Next Manga Awards 2022 - #7, Print Category

Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2023 - #17 for female readers
Wondance
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Unique Art/Story] [Should be Anime]

Next Manga Awards 2020 - Nominated

One of the Jury Recommended Works at the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival in 2021

English Wikipedia page

Offical English translation

Serialized in Monthly Afternoon

Kuchi ga Saketemo Kimi ni wa

Even If You Slit My Mouth

Kuchi ga Saketemo Kimi ni wa
Manga, 11 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Should be Anime]

English Translation by MangaPLUS

Serialized in Shounen Jump+
Choujin X
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Should be Anime]

Written by same mangaka as Tokyo Ghoul, which recieved an anime adaptation

Ranked 13th in the Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2023

Sold 1 million copies as of December 2022

Offical English simulpub

English Wikipedia Page

Serialized in Weekly Young Jump

Sachi-iro no One Room

One Room of Happiness

Sachi-iro no One Room
Manga, 11 vol, 2016 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Main List] [Should be Anime]

Adapted to a live-action drama series in 2018

In 2017, the series won third place in Pixiv and Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, Inc's Web Manga General Election

Serialized in Gangan Pixiv
Dai Dark
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Should be Anime]

Next Manga Awards 2022- 14th place - Print Category

Serialized in Monthly Shonen Sunday
Fool Night
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga 2023 [Unique Art/Story]

Next Manga Awards 2022 - Nominated - [Print]

"Kono Manga ga Sugoi" 2023- #12 for male readers

Big Comic Superior
Kore Kaite Shine
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Won the 16th Manga Taisho Award in 2023

Next Manga Awards 2022- 16th place (Print)

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi' 2023 - #6 for male readers

[Serialized by Gessan Magazine]

Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu

The Summer Hikaru Died

Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
You Should Read This Manga [Main List]

Next Manga Award 2022 - 11th place (Web Manga Category) + Global Special Prize - Web Manga - [Traditional Chinese Edition]

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi' 2023 - 1st place for male readers

16th Manga Taishō Award 2023 - nominated

Ranked fifth in the Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2023

1st volume sold 200,000 copies in first three months

Offical German and Polish Translation + future English Translation by Yen Press

Serialized in Young Ace UP
Tokyo Aliens
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Bookstores Recommend (Read This Manga 2023)

Offical English translation from Square Enix

English Wikipedia page

1 million copies in circulation as of Decemeber 2022

Serialized in Gfantasy

Rumors of an anime adaptation
Hyperinflation
Manga, 6 vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2023 - 1st place

Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2022  - 11th place for male readers

Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2024 - 14th place for male readers

Published in Shounen Jump+
Giant Ojousama
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2023 - 5th place

Original one-shot was the winner of Shounen Jump’s Dec 2020 Bronze Rookie Award 

Nominated for the Next Manga Awards 2022 (Web)

Published in SUNDAY WEB EVERY

Kaoru Hana wa Rin to Saku

The Fragrant Flower Blooms with Dignity

Kaoru Hana wa Rin to Saku
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
Next Manga Awards 2022 (Web) - 6th place

Tsutaya Comic Awards 2022 - 2nd place

Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2023 - 7th place

Kodansha Manga Award 2023 - Nominated (shounen category)

Over 1 million copies in circulation as of March 2023

Offical English Translation

English Wikipedia Page

Published by Magazine Pocket
Junket Bank
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2023 - 8th place

English Wikipedia Page

Published in Weekly Young Jump
Ninja to Gokudou
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
Manga We Want to See Animated Poll 2023 - 10th place

'Kono Manga ga Sugoi!' 2021 - 8th place for male readers

Liscensed for English Translation from Kodansha USA

Serialized in Comic Days
Tougen Anki
Manga, ? vol, 2020 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- nominated for the 2021 Next Manga Awards in the print category

- 2.6 million copies in circulation by December 2023

- Published in Weekly Shōnen Champion
PPPPPP
Manga, 8 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- nominated for the 2022 Next Manga Award in the print manga category and placed 5th out of 50 nominees

- ranked tenth in the Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2023.

- Published in Weekly Shōnen Jump
Look Back
Manga, 1 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:7
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation
Marriagetoxin
Manga, ? vol, 2022 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- nominated for the Next Manga Award in the Best Web Manga category in June 2022, and ranked eighth out of 50 nominees.

- ranked fifth in the Nationwide Publishers Recommended Comics of 2023

- Published in Shōnen Jump+

Seihantai na Kimi to Boku

You and I Are Polar Opposites

Seihantai na Kimi to Boku
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- nominated in the Next Manga Awards in the Web Manga category, and ranked second out of 50 nominees.

- ranked 34th on the 2022 "Book of the Year" list by Da Vinci magazine.

- ranked ninth in the 2023 edition of Takarajimasha's Kono Manga ga Sugoi! list of best manga for male readers

- ranked third in the 16th Manga Taishō

- ranked twelfth in the National Bookstore Employees Recommended Comics of 2023 list.

- ranked sixth in the 2023 Tsutaya Comic Award.

- Published in Shōnen Jump+

Takopii no Genzai

Takopi's Original Sin

Takopii no Genzai
Manga, 2 vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- won the Excellence Prize at the 51st Japan Cartoonists Association Awards in 2022

- ranked third in the 2023 edition of Takarajimasha's Kono Manga ga Sugoi! list of best manga for male readers

- ranked ninth on "The Best Manga 2023 Kono Manga wo Yome!" ranking by Freestyle magazine

- nominated for the 16th Manga Taishō in 2023, and ranked 10th out of 11 nominees

- nominated for the 27th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2023

- nominated for the 54th Seiun Award in the Best Comic category in 2023

- 1.2 million copies in circulation

- Published in Shounen Jump+

Youchien Wars

Kindergarten Wars

Youchien Wars
Manga, ? vol, 2022 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- ranked third in the 2023 Next Manga Award in the web manga category

- Published in Shounen Jump+

Yomi no Tsugai

Daemons of the Shadow Realm

Yomi no Tsugai
Manga, ? vol, 2021 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- ranked 19th on the 2022 "Book of the Year" list by Da Vinci magazine

- ranked 15th in the 2023 edition of Takarajimasha's Kono Manga ga Sugoi! list of best manga for male readers; ranked second on the 2024 edition.

- ranked second in the Nationwide Bookstore Employees' Recommended Comics of 2023

- won Rakuten Kobo's first ever E-book Manga Award in the "I Want to Read it Now! Featured Manga" category in 2023.

- ranked second in the 2023 Next Manga Award in the print manga category.

- won the seventh Tsutaya Comic Award's grand prize in 2023.

- Published in Monthly Shōnen Gangan

Hitoribocchi no Isekai Kouryaku

Loner Life in Another World

Hitoribocchi no Isekai Kouryaku
Manga, ? vol, 2019 Me:- Author:-
- Rumors regarding an anime adaptation

- originally a light novel, Adapted to manga

- 1.9 million copies in circulation between its digital and print releases

- Serialized on Comic Gardo

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