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Japanese Bookstores Recommend 15 Top Manga for 2015

posted on 2015-02-04 14:30 EST
The Ancient Magus' Bride, My Hero Academia, Nietzsche-sensei top list

Japanese online bookstore Honya Club unveiled the results of its "Zenkoku Shotenin ga Eranda Osusume Comic 2015" poll on Thursday. The poll asked 2,360 bookstore employees for the top 15 manga series that had fewer than five volumes as of November 2014.

Top 15 Recommended Manga by Bookstores

Rank Title Creator(s)
1. The Ancient Magus' Bride (Mahō Tsukai no Yome) Kore Yamazaki
2. My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) Kōhei Horikoshi
3. Nietzsche-sensei: Konbini ni, Satori Sedai no Shinjin ga Maiorita (Mr. Nietzsche in the Convenience Store) Koma Matsu, Hashimoto
4. Tanaka-kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge Nozomi Uda
5. Orange Ichigo Takano
6. ReLIFE Yayoiso
7. Handa-kun Satsuki Yoshino
8. The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Arslan Senki) Hiromu Arakawa, Yoshiki Tanaka
9. Kasane Daruma Matsuura
10. Amaama to Inazuma Gido Amagakure
11. Koudai-ke no Hitobito Kozueko Morimoto
12. Hatarakanai Futari Satoru Yoshida
13. Kiss Him, Not Me (Watashi ga Motete Dōsunda) Junko
14. Hinomaru Zumō Kawada
15. Dagashi Kashi Kotoyama

Seven Seas Entertainment will begin publishing The Ancient Magus' Bride in North America in May. Viz's Shonen Jump is serializing My Hero Academia. Crunchyroll is publishing Orange, The Heroic Legend of Arslan, and Kiss Him, Not Me on its online manga service and Kodansha USA licensed the latter two for release in North America.


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