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Top Manga Ranked by Kono Manga ga Sugoi 2013 Voters

posted on 2012-12-10 15:00 EST

Takarajimasha Inc. shipped the 2013 edition of the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! guidebook on Monday with its list of the top titles in four categories. The lists are the result of surveys conducted among professionals in the fields of manga and publishing.

Top 20 Manga for Male Readers

Rank Title Creator(s)
1. Terra Formars Kenichi Tachibana, Yū Sasuga
2. Hi Score Girl Rensuke Oshikiri
3. Ningen Karimenchū Taeko Uzuki
4. Haikyū!! Haruichi Furudate
5. Silver Spoon Hiromu Arakawa
6. Kuroko's Basketball Tadatoshi Fujimaki
7. Kinnikuman Takashi Shimada, Yoshinori Nakai
8. I Am a Hero Kengo Hanazawa
9. Ballroom e Yōkoso Tomo Takeuchi
10. Ultraman Tomohiro Shimoguchi, Eiichi Shimizu
11. Bokura no Funka Matsuri Keigo Shinzō
12. JoJolion Hirohiko Araki
13. The Flowers of Evil Shūzō Oshimi
14. Attack on Titan Hajime Isayama
15. One Piece Eiichiro Oda
16. Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic Shinobu Ohtaka
17. Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dō Kangaete mo Omaera ga Warui! Nico Tanigawa
18. Nisekoi Naoshi Komi
19. Sora ga Haiiro Dakara Tomomi Abe
20. Latin: Takabatake Enaga Tanpenshū Enaga Takabatake

Top 20 Manga for Female Readers

Rank Title Creator(s)
1. Ore Monogatari!! Aruko, Kazune Kawahara
2. Shiki no Zenjitsu Hozumi
3. Kyō wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. Mari Fujimura
4. Hibari no Asa Tomoko Yamashita
5. Kakukaku Shikajika Akiko Higashimura
6. Last Game Shinobu Amano
7. Sennen Mannen Ringo no Ko Ai Tanaka
8. Chihayafuru Yuki Suetsugu
9. Kimi ga Kokoro ni Sumitsuita Kirin Tendō
10. Ane no Kekkon Keiko Nishi
11. Ōoku: The Inner Chambers Fumi Yoshinaga
12. Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun Robico
13. Utsubora Asumiko Nakamura
14. Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū Haruko Kumota
15. Mustard Chocolate Tomoko Fuyukawa
16. Torch Song Ecology Ryo Ikuemi
17. Soyo Soyo Sekaiichi Asakura
18. Hoshikuzu Crybaby Kana Watanabe
19. Sirius to Mayu Yōko Komori
20. Nōnai Poison Berry Setona Mizushiro

Top 10 Manga Magazines for Male Readers

Rank Title Publisher
1. Shonen Jump Shueisha
2. Young Jump Shueisha
3. Morning Kodansha
4. Weekly Shonen Sunday Shogakukan
5. Big Comic Spirits Shogakukan
6. Monthly Comic @Bunch Shinchosha
7. Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine Kodansha
8. Shonen Magazine Kodansha
9. Evening Kodansha
10. Afternoon Kodansha
10. Monthly Big Gangan Square Enix

Top 10 Manga Magazines for Female Readers

Rank Title Publisher
1. Betsuma Shueisha
2. Cocohana Shueisha
3. Flowers Shogakukan
4. Feel Young Shodensha
5. LaLa Hakusensha
6. Kiss Kodansha
7. Be Love Kodansha
8. Itan Kodansha
9. Dessert Kodansha
10. Manga Erotics F Ohta Shuppan

The Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2013 book also features interviews with the winning authors. The book also has a feature where 33 different manga creators answer questions such as "What manga are you taking an interest in right now," "What manga did you read that you hid from your parents," and "What manga would you like to try to write next?"

Last year, Katsu Miyazaki and Kōji Yoshimoto's Black Jack Sōsaku Hiwa ~Tezuka Osamu no Shigoto-ba Kara~ topped the Male Readers list, and Etsuko Mitzusawa and Masayuki Kusumi's Hana no Zubora Meshi topped the Female Readers list. Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump topped the Manga Magazines for Male Readers list, and Shodensha's Feel Young topped the Manga Magazines for Female Readers list.

Sources: Comic Natalie, Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web, Manga News


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