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Top Ten Manga That Deserve An Anime Adaptation

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    1Battle Royale suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=68
    Excellent protagonists, villains, and side characters, each one with an interesting an engaging story of their own. Can easily fill a standard 26, even 52 episodes. This series will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
    A very popular manga series that spawned a popular live-action movie along with a sequel, a book adaptation, and is widely considered the inspiration for The Hunger Games. It has various stories with the different characters that can act as individual stand alone episodes, and a compelling main cast for the main story.
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  • 2Kanata Kara (From Far Away) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=3101
    Fans of Inuyasha will love this story
    A girl ends up in another world full of magic and monsters, and she doesn't even speak the language. She meets a boy who's cursed to become a demon, and she's prophesied to be the cause. At first he had intends to kill her to save himself, but then they fall in love
  • 3Sora wa Akai Kawa no Hotori (Anatolia Story/Red River) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=3438
    Full of time travel, star-crossed lovers, magic, history, love, loss, tragedy, comedy, and growing up. This manga has it all.
    An engaging story that keeps you eager to see the outcome. A girl from the 21st century finds herself in 1500 B.C. Hittite Empire, where she was chosen by an evil queen to be the sacrifice to put her son on the throne. In her quest to get home, she meets and falls for the crown prince, and is drawn into many conflicts.
  • 4Shuna no Tabi (The Journey of Shuna) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=3623
    From Hayao Miyazaki, we get an engaging fantastic story of a journey for survival. Stunning visuals, an epic story, it has everything you would expect to find from the man who brought you movies like Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke.
  • 5Wolf Guy - Ookami no Monshou suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=11919
    Has a character who is easily one of the greatest villains of all time. Think Joker, Lex Luthor, and Bane combine and you have an idea.
    Hellsing and Elfen Lied fans will love this one.
    Dark and disturbing at times, it's a more adult targeted series. It has a mysterious protagonist with a tragic past an a very "don't care" attitude. Turns out he's a werwolf just trying to get by, but he's gotten on the bad side of the son of a yakuza boss.
  • 6Land of Silver Rain suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=6398
    Taking many elements from myth, legend, and fairy tales, and then combining it into a compelling story with human, sorrow, romance, and family. The story follows a girl adopted by demons who was exiled to the human world, and a demon prince who goes after her with the intent to win her heart.
  • 7Dakishimete! Noir (Hold On To Me! Noir) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=5230
    A cute romantic comedy about a girl who takes in a stray cat who suddenly turns into a cat-boy and now wants her to be his mate. It's a little cliche, but in a good way that's both heartwarming and humorous.
  • 8Meru Puri (The Marchen Prince) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=5097
    A fun filled adventure about a magic prince who changes back and forth between a child and a teenager, the girl who is now taking care of him, and their attempt to break the age reversal curse on him so he can reclaim his throne in the magical kingdom.
  • 9Mayonaka no Jewel (Jewelry at Midnight) and it's 3 sequels suggested byViewerOnline101
    A story that is told over the course of 4 manga about a thief who steals valuable jewels, and one of his current victims who falls for him and becomes determine to win his heart. It's almost a humorous more light-hearted story of Batman and Catwoman. Fans of the mange/anime Saint Tail will love this series.
  • 10Love Monster suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=2878
    Fans of Rosario Vampire and Monster Musume will love this series.
    An enjoyable series filled with comedy and dark undertones. When a girl is suddenly enrolled in a school for monsters, she suddenly becomes engaged to the student council president against her will. Furthermore, she discovers that she too is a monster, the mythical white crow said to grant wishes. Now everyone wants her.
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  • 12Vinland Saga
  • 13Aphorism
  • 14The Flow:Stream
  • 15Vagabond
  • 16Psyren
  • 17Yotsuba&!
  • 18Tales Of Demons And Gods
  • 19Apocalypse No Toride
  • 20Cage Of Eden
  • 21Saver suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=6422
    A bad-ass tomboy girl suddenly finds herself in the past during a war. To hide her identity, she pretends to be a guy as she gets roped into the war. A deep compelling story for both boys and girls that can get pretty dark at times.
  • 22Oretama (My Balls) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=7796
    A comedy full of adult humor. When the demon queen is given one month to destroy the world, an angel seals her away in a teenage boy's testicles. Now a lesser demon tries to free the demon queen by making the boy ejaculate her out, but finds herself falling for him instead. It's very inappropriate, but very funny, and has a cute story.
  • 23Vampire Vampire suggested byViewerOnline101
    A fun-filled comedy with a very interesting love triangle that spawned a sequel and a spin-off.A fun-filled comedy with a very interesting love triangle that spawned a sequel and a spin-off.
    A humorous story about a girl who's boyfriend is suddenly possessed by a vampire's spirit after he breathed in the vampire's ashes. Now the vampire is determined to win her heart, and the girl finds herself falling for him, but is torn between the vampire and her boyfriend whom he's possessing. And there's a vampire hunter out to kill him too.
  • 24Gold {FUJITA Kazuko} suggested byViewerOnline101
    Based on Ann Major's novel, "Secret Child", this is a soap opera of the highest order, with machinations and manipulations that only the very rich could get away with.
    Fans of the TV show Ringer will love this. It keeps you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.
    A story like no other. A girl wakes up to find a psychotic plastic surgeon has given her a new face. She finds someone else with her face too, who wants to use her as a substitute for someone trying to kill her. She soon finds herself falling for her look-alike's husband, who thinks she's his wife.
  • 25Gekkoh (Crimson Moon) suggested byViewerOnline101
    A dark, humorous, sexy story about the son of a yakuza boss who suddenly gains a half-sister. But something is very wrong with her psychologically. She's out for revenge on the one who killed her mother, and she takes a very "non-sibling" interest in her new brother.
  • 26Crazy Girl Shin Bia suggested byViewerOnline101
    A tough, lazy, greedy high school girl suddenly finds herself in a parallel universes where she's becomes royalty and must now face many obstacles. Fans of the series "Oda Nobuna no Yabou" will love this one.
  • 27Tokyo Juliet suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=9257
    A very deep story about a girl in the fashion business out to beat the man who stole everything from her, and suddenly finds herself falling for his son. A very deep and emotional story about determination and loyalty that will leave you eager for more.
  • 28Tsumi ni Nureta Futari (Two Soaked in Sin) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=5241
    It's a story that really draws you in and leaves you eager for more.
    A dark sometimes disturbing story that tests the boundaries of morality and taboo. When two strangers have a one-night stand, they fall for each other hard, only to later find out that they are long lost siblings. Now they must work out their feelings and deal with their family and friends.
  • 29Ryo suggested byViewerOnline101
    A story about a girl who finds out she's from the past and is the split personality of a warrior. Returning to the past, she must now find her place as she gets involved in a war.
    A deep story full of action, romance, and much tragedy while trying to find your place in the world and who you really are.
  • 30Angel Sanctuary suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=2928
    A dark, deep story full of questioning what is right and wrong. It deals with a rebellion in Heaven, demons from Hell, Earth caught in the middle, and a forbidden love, where one of the characters is the reincarnation of an angel who rebelled against God.
    This was already adapted into a 3 episode OVA, but it was horrible done, and many fans hated it. It needs to be redone properly, follow the actual story, and be more than 3 episodes.
  • 31Vampire Game suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=2697
    A dark yet comedic story about a vampire who is reincarnated as a cat and becomes the pet of the descendant of the man who killed him. He's sworn to take revenge, but find this very difficult as a cat.
  • 32Idol Pretender suggested byViewerOnline101
    A very funny story about a boy who wants to become a "man among men" but is suddenly turned into a grade school girl and is forced to become an idol.
  • 33Umareru Kachi no Nakatta Jibun ga Anna no Tame ni Dekiru Ikutsuka no Koto suggested byViewerOnline101
    A very dark and disturbing story about a loser who suddenly goes back in time and becomes a kid again. This time, he's determined to live his life how he wants and get everything he desires, no matter who he has to hurt or kill. As he falls deeper into madness and begins ruinning the lives of everyone around him, some appears to try and kill him.
  • 34Boku to Kanojo no XXX (My Barbaric Girlfriend) suggested byViewerOnline101
    http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/manga.php?id=3598
    An interesting and comedic story about a high school boy and girl that suddenly switch bodies. Now as they try and find a way to change back, they have to pretend to be each other as they get used to their new lives.
  • 35Lone Wolf and Cub suggested byAdam Garfinkel

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