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MyAnimeList Rolls Out List of Manga Recommendations for 2024

posted on by Joanna Cayanan
Almost 80 title recommendations including Witch Hat Atelier, Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You, Hirayasumi, more

Want to explore more of the manga world but not exactly sure where to start? MyAnimeList could help you begin a fun manga journey with its second annual “You Should Read This Manga” list that it released on March 21, in collaboration with international booksellers and MyAnimeList users. Aside from the main category, there are three other subcategories: "Should Be Anime," "Best for Beginners," and "Unique Story/Art."

The titles that made it this year are listed below:

You Should Read This Manga 2024

Title: Witch Hat Atelier (also in last year's list)
Author(s): Kamome Shirahama
Serialized in Morning two (Kodansha)

Title: Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You
Author(s): Jinushi
Serialized in Monthly Big Gangan (Square Enix)

Title: Blue Period
Author(s): Tsubasa Yamaguchi
Serialized in Afternoon (Kodansha)

Title: Gachiakuta
Author(s): Kei Urana
Serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine (Kodansha)

Title: The Summer Hikaru Died (also in last year's list)
Author(s): Mokumokuren
Serialized in Young Ace Up (Kadokawa)

Title: Kono Oto Tomare!
Author(s): Amyū
Serialized in Jump Square (Shueisha)

Title: Hirayasumi
Author(s): Keigo Shinzō
Serialized in Weekly Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan)

Title: Don't Call It Mystery
Author(s): Yumi Tamura
Serialized in Monthly Flowers (Shogakukan)

Title: Medalist (also in last year's list)
Author(s): Tsurumaikada
Serialized in Afternoon (Kodansha)

Title: Magus of the Library
Author(s): Mitsu Izumi
Serialized in Good! Afternoon (Kodansha)

Title: Kindergarten WARS
Author(s): Yu Chiba
Serialized on Shonen Jump+ (Shueisha)

Title: The Fragrant Flower Blooms With Dignity
Author(s): Saka Mikami
Serialized on Magazine Pocket (Kodansha)

Title: In the Clear Moonlit Dusk
Author(s): Mika Yamamori
Serialized in Dessert (Kodansha)

Title: Orb: On the Movements of the Earth
Author(s): Uoto
Serialized in Weekly Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan)

Title: I Want to End This Love Game
Author(s): Yūki Dōmoto
Serialized on Sunday Webry (Shogakukan)

Title: The Case Study of Vanitas
Author(s): Jun Mochizuki
Serialized in Gangan Joker (Square Enix)

Title: Firefly Wedding
Author(s): Oreko Tachibana
Serialized in Ura Sunday (Shogakukan)

Title: Daemons of the Shadow Realm
Author(s): Hiromu Arakawa
Serialized in Monthly Shonen Gangan (Square Enix)

Title: I Think Our Son Is Gay
Author(s): Okura
Serialized on pixiv (Square Enix)

Title: Heavenly Delusion
Author(s): Masakazu Ishiguro
Serialized in Afternoon (Kodansha)

Should Be Anime

Best for Beginners

Unique Art/Story

MyAnimeList also has the “Try This Manga — for Free!” special content, where a selection of manga titles will be available to read for a limited time. Recommendations by people from the manga industry are also listed in the “Publisher & Bookseller Picks” and “Kodansha: Manga for Everyone" lists.

With these lists of manga recommendations spanning different genres, there's nothing left to do but to go forth, and start your manga exploration!

Source: Press release

Disclosure: Kadokawa World Entertainment (KWE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kadokawa Corporation, is the majority owner of Anime News Network, LLC. One or more of the companies mentioned in this article are part of the Kadokawa Group of Companies.

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