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Media targeting men roughly 18-40

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One Punch-Man

(One-Punch Man)

8.46

Description:

Everything about a young man named Saitama screams "AVERAGE,” from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn't have your average problem... He's actually a superhero that's looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge! (Source: Viz)
Type

manga

Volumes

0

Status

current

Started

2012-06-14

Tokyo Ghoul

(Tokyo Ghoul)

8.43

Description:

Shy Ken Kaneki is thrilled to go on a date with the beautiful Rize. But it turns out that she’s only interested in his body—eating it, that is. When a morally questionable rescue transforms him into the first half-human half-Ghoul hybrid, Ken is drawn into the dark and violent world of Ghouls, which exists alongside our own. (Source: Viz Media) Note: Includes 1 extra chapter.
Type

manga

Volumes

14

Chapters

144

Rating

Horror

Status

finished

Started

2011-09-08

Tokyo Ghoul:re

(Tokyo Ghoul:re)

8.36

Description:

The Commission of Counter Ghoul is the only organization fighting the Ghoul menace, and they will use every tool at their disposal to protect humanity from its ultimate predator. Their newest weapon in this hidden war is an experimental procedure that implants human investigators with a Ghoul's Kagune, giving them Ghoul powers and abilities. But both the procedure and the newly formed Qs Squad are untested. Will they become heroes… or monsters? (Source: Viz Media)
Type

manga

Volumes

16

Chapters

179

Rating

Horror

Status

finished

Started

2014-10-16

[Oshi no Ko]

(【OSHI NO KO】)

8.34

Description:

"In the world of showbiz, lies are weapons." Goro works as an OB-GYN in the countryside, a life far removed from the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, his favorite idol, Ai Hoshino, has begun her climb to stardom. The two meet in the "worst possible way," setting the gears of fate in motion! The amazing Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari team up to depict the world of showbiz from a completely new perspective in this shocking series! (Source: MangaPlus)
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2020-04-23

Vinland Saga

(Vinland Saga)

8.31

Description:

Thorfinn is the son to one of the Viking's greatest warriors, but when his father is killed in battle by the mercenary leader Askeladd, he swears his intent to have revenge. Thorfinn joins Askeladd's group in order to challenge him to a duel and ends up caught in the middle of a war for the crown of England. (Source: Anime News Network)
Type

manga

Volumes

0

Status

current

Started

2005-07-15

Monster

(Monster)

8.28

Description:

Dr. Kenzo Tenma is a renowned young brain surgeon of Japanese descent working in Europe. Highly lauded by his peers as one of the great young minds that will revolutionize the field, he is blessed with a beautiful fiancé and is on the cusp of a high promotion in the hospital he works at. However, all of that is about to change with one critical decision that Dr. Tenma faces one night – whether to save the life of a young child or that of the town's mayor. Despite being pressured by his superiors to perform surgery on the mayor, his morals force him to perform the surgery on the young child, saving his life and forfeiting the mayor’s. All of a sudden, Dr. Tenma’s world is turned upside down by his decision leading to the loss of everything he previously had. A doctor is taught to believe that all life is equal; however, when a series of murders occur in the vicinity of Dr. Tenma, all of the evidence pointing to the young child who he saved, Tenma’s beliefs are shaken. Naoki Urasawa’s Monster is a tale full of mystery, suspense and intrigue as Dr. Tenma journeys to find out the true identity of the young child. In turn, the fate of the world may depend on it. (Source: MAL Rewrite)
Type

manga

Volumes

18

Chapters

162

Status

finished

Started

1994-12-05

Dungeon Meshi

(Delicious in Dungeon)

8.27

Description:

When young adventurer Laios and his company are attacked and soundly thrashed by a dragon deep in a dungeon, the party loses all its money and provisions...and a member! They're eager to go back and save her, but there is just one problem: If they set out with no food or coin to speak of, they're sure to starve on the way! But Laios comes up with a brilliant idea: "Let's eat the monsters!" Slimes, basilisks, and even dragons...none are safe from the appetites of these dungeon-crawling gourmands! (Source: Yen Press)
Type

manga

Volumes

14

Chapters

97

Status

finished

Started

2014-02-15

Houseki no Kuni

(Land of the Lustrous)

8.26

Description:

In the distant future, a new immortal and genderless life form called Gems populate the Earth. The 28 Gems must fight against the Moon Dwellers, who attack them regularly to abduct them and to turn them into decorations. Being only 300 years old, Phosphophyllite is the youngest of the Gems and has no assignment yet. They wants to help to fight the Moon Dwellers, but is too weak and brittle for battle. They find their calling when the master of Gems assigns they the task of creating a natural history encyclopedia.
Type

manga

Volumes

0

Status

current

Started

2012-10-25

Yotsubato!

(Yotsuba&!)

8.26

Description:

Yotsuba's daily life is full of adventure. She is energetic, curious, and a bit odd—odd enough to be called strange by her father as well as ignorant of many things that even a five-year-old should know. Because of this, the most ordinary experience can become an adventure for her. As the days progress, she makes new friends and shows those around her that every day can be enjoyable. (Source: MAL Rewrite)
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2003-03-21

Blue Period

8.25

Description:

Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It’s an effortless performance, and, ultimately…a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening him to a kind of beauty he never knew. Compelled and consumed, he dives in headfirst — and he’s about to learn how savage and unforgiving art can be! (Source: Kodansha Comics)
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2017-06-24

Kokou no Hito

(The Climber)

8.25

Description:

On his first day of transferring to a new high school, a loner named Mori Buntarou, is cajoled by a classmate into climbing the school building. Despite knowing that one misstep could send him spiraling to his death, he moves forward, and upon finally reaching the top, Mori experiences a sense of fulfillment. That feeling, which seems to be telling him, "You're alive!" gives birth to an adrenaline for rock-climbing. (Source: Stiletto Heels)
Type

manga

Volumes

17

Chapters

170

Rating

Status

finished

Started

2007-01-01

Made in Abyss

(Made in Abyss)

8.25

Description:

The enormous cave system, known as the Abyss, is the only unexplored place in the world. Nobody knows how deep down goes this titanic pit, inhabited by strange and wondrous creatures and full of mysterious ancient relics which purpose in unknown to modern man. Generations of bold adventurers have been drawn by the cryptic depths of the Abyss. In course of time those bold enough to explore the dangerous pit came to be known as "Cave Raiders." In Oosu, the town at the edge of the Abyss, there lives a little orphan named Rico, who dreams of becoming as great a cave raider as her mother was and solving the great mystery of the pit. One day exploring the murky depths she stumbles upon a little boy, who turns out to be a robot...
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2012-10-20

Kusuriya no Hitorigoto

(The Apothecary Diaries)

8.25

Description:

In the imperial court, a young woman is put into servitude, Maomao. The tale is just beginning for the woman doctor/pharmacist from the red-light district, as rumors circulate about the emperor's children's lives being short-lived. Her curious nature and thirst for knowledge pushes her to action. To satisfy her curiosity, this young doctor/pharmacist will investigate the origin! What is shifting in the imperial court..!? (Source: MU)
Type

manga

Rating

Teens 13 or older

Status

current

Started

2017-05-25

Tongari Boushi no Atelier

(Witch Hat Atelier)

8.25

Description:

In a world where everyone takes wonders like magic spells and dragons for granted, Coco is a girl with a simple dream: she wants to be a witch. But everybody knows magicians are born, not made, and Coco was not born with a gift for magic. Resigned to her un-magical life, Coco is about to give up on her dream to become a witch … until the day she meets Qifrey, a mysterious, traveling magician. After secretly seeing Qifrey perform magic in a way she’s never seen before, Coco soon learns what everybody “knows” might not be the truth, and discovers that her magical dream may not be as far away as it may seem …(Source: Kodansha Comics)
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2016-07-22

Ao Ashi

8.25

Description:

Ashito Aoi, a third-year middle school student from Ehime, meets Fukuda Tatsuya, a J Youth League coach. Even though he's still rough around the edges, Ashito has such amazing potential that he gets invited by coach Fukuda to participate in his team's try-outs in Tokyo. The story of a boy who will revolutionize Japanese football begins to unfold. Note: Nominated for the 2017 Manga Taishou Award. (Source: MangaUpdates)
Type

manga

Status

current

Started

2015-01-05

Kingdom

()

8.25

Description:

Millions of years have passed since the times of legends, when the worlds of man and gods were still the same. In these times it was the desires of man that moved the world. It is the period of the 500 year war: the Era of Warring States. Kingdom is the story of a young boy who grew into a great general and all the trials and bloodshed that led him there. (Source: Exertus Scans)
Type

manga

Volumes

0

Status

current

Started

2006-01-26

Pluto

(Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka)

8.25

Description:

In an ideal world where man and robots coexist, someone or something has destroyed the powerful Swiss robot Mont Blanc. Elsewhere a key figure in a robot rights group is murdered. The two incidents appear to be unrelated...except for one very conspicuous clue - the bodies of both victims have been fashioned into some sort of bizarre collage complete with makeshift horns placed by the victims' heads. Interpol assigns robot detective Gesicht to this most strange and complex case - and he eventually discovers that he too, as one of the seven great robots of the world, is one of the targets. (Source: VIZ Media)
Type

manga

Volumes

8

Chapters

65

Status

finished

Started

2003-09-09

Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu

(Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation)

8.25

Description:

Just when an unemployed thirty-four-year-old otaku reaches a dead end in life and decides that it's time to turn over a new leaf—he gets run over by a truck and dies! Shockingly, he finds himself reborn into an infant's body in a strange new world of swords and magic. His new identity is Rudeus Grayrat, but he still retains the memories of his previous life. Follow Rudeus from infancy to adulthood, as he struggles to redeem himself in a wondrous yet dangerous world. (Source: Seven Seas)
Type

novel

Volumes

26

Chapters

330

Rating

Ecchi

Status

finished

Started

2014-01-23

Dorohedoro

(Dorohedoro)

8.25

Description:

In a city so dismal it's known only as "the Hole," a clan of Sorcerers have been plucking people off the streets to use as guinea pigs for atrocious "experiments" in the black arts. In a dark alley, Nikaido found Caiman, a man with a reptile head and a bad case of amnesia. To undo the spell, they're hunting and killing the Sorcerers in the Hole, hoping that eventually they'll kill the right one. But when En, the head Sorcerer, gets word of a lizard-man slaughtering his people, he sends a crew of "cleaners" into the Hole, igniting a war between two worlds. (Source: Viz Media)
Type

manga

Volumes

23

Chapters

167

Rating

Status

finished

Started

2000-12-30

ReLIFE

(ReLIFE)

8.25

Description:

The story follows Kaizaki Arata, a 27-year-old jobless man, who fails at every job interview he had after quitting his last company. His life changes after he met Yoake Ryou of the ReLife Research Institute, who offered him a drug that can change his appearance to 17-years-old and to become a subject in an experiment for one year. Thus, he begins his life as a high school student once more. (Source: MU)
Type

manga

Volumes

15

Chapters

222

Status

finished

Started

2013-10-12

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