December 1, 2022
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Top 7 Best Seinen Manga

The seinen manga genre usually has a more mature and heavy story when compared to shounen. Manga seinen also has many equally famous game adaptations.
Well, for those who like to read manga of this genre, this time manga fanatic will give you recommendations Top best seinen manga that you deserve to see.

Vagabond

Let’s start this list off with arguably the best seinen manga of all, namely Eiji Yoshikawa’s Vagabond (story) and Takehiko Inoue (story and art). Vagabond has a philosophical story about what it means to be the strongest and clearest samurai.

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Vagabond

Vagabond tells the story of Miyamoto Musashi’s journey to become the strongest swordsman. Adapted from the book by Musashi, Vagabond also introduces the character Sasaki Kojiro as his rival, where they will meet in a fateful duel.

Berserk

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Berserk

Another seinen manga that has been promoted as the best is Kentarou Miura’s manga, Berserk . This manga is set in a medieval world full of mythical creatures and offers fantasy stories that reverse the perception of good and evil.

This series should make its own point that “what people love is not necessarily good and vice versa”.

Berserk tells the story of Guts known as the Black Swordman. He has a purpose in life for revenge after surviving a disastrous ritual belonging to the Hand of God. His quest for revenge is always followed by misfortune and a brutal battle filled with tension.

Vinland Saga

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Vinland Saga

The next manga worth reading is Makoto Yukimura’s Vinland Saga. Set in the Viking era, Vinland Saga offers Viking war and adventure stories complete with Jomsviking politics.

Vinland Saga tells the story of Thorfinn, the strongest Viking knight who wants to avenge his father’s death for Askeladd, a mercenary.

In addition to the revenge story, this manga also tells the dream of Vikings who are searching for a dream island called Vinland. Vinland Saga will be adapted into an anime and will air this year.

Issak

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Issak

In the 17th century, the Roman Empire went through a war that lasted for thirty years. Amidst the chaos, a warrior from Japan named Issak has appeared to hunt down fugitives who have fled their country.

The seinen, Ji-Hyung (art) and Shinji Makari (story) manga have a very unique premise. What if a samurai came to European lands? Not only that, Issak is also very interesting because the main character is also a sniper.

Goblin Slayer

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Goblin Slayer

Perhaps you already know this seinen manga through the anime. But like most people say, the Goblin Slayer manga is more fun than the anime. The manga conveys the sad story of Goblin Slayer in the past who refused to give in to hunting goblins.

The manga published by Kousuke Kurose (art) and Kumo Kagyuu (Story) tells the daily life of an adventurer nicknamed Goblin Slayer in the world in the style of an RPG game. He got this nickname because he only received elves related quests because of his dark past.

Golden Kamuy

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Golden Kamuy

Golden Kamuy has a very unpredictable story like that of a treasure hunt where opponents can become friends. This manga is also filled with evil scenes reminiscent of the Hugh Glass character from the movie Revenant.

In addition, the attraction also lies in the educational aspect of Ainu culture in Japan. Golden Kamuy has been raised to the screen and has aired for two seasons.

This manga focuses on a Russian-Japanese veteran named Saichi the “immortal” Sugimoto. He searches for the lost Ainu tribe with tattoos on the bodies of escaped prisoners.

Together with Asirpa, an Ainu tribe girl, Sugimoto explored the snow-covered Hokaido and engaged in a deadly and exciting battle against another group that also aimed for gold.

Jagaaaaaan

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Jagaaaaaan

This seinen manga presents a unique superhero story. The strength of the characters is obtained from the parasitic monsters.

The superheroes in this comic series are described as anti-heroes or people who use the powers and status of superheroes to fulfill their passions.

Jagaaaaaan focuses on Shintarou Jagansaki, an ordinary policeman whose life feels boring. Work slowly became uncomfortable. He is also going to get married soon and is threatened with a boring life.

But one day, he met a mysterious monster who then gave him superpowers like a gun in his right hand.

Those are 7 recommendations for the best seinen manga series that are well worth reading. If you have a list of other suggestions, don’t forget to let the Toptutorial.net know in the comments.