Questions tagged [manga]

Manga refers explicitly to printed comics in a specific style originating in (but not exclusive to) Japan. Although science fiction and fantasy manga is on-topic, the Anime & Manga Stack Exchange site may be able to provide more expertise. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question or disambiguate works where the tag covers the manga and its form in other media.

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What is the difference between anime and manga? [closed]

I saw this discussed in the context of tags on meta, and surprisingly, there doesn't seem to be any authoritative-looking answer when I Googled aside from some forum threads which I don't know if I ...
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Manga about a female worker who got dragged into another world together with this high school girl and she was just told she's not needed anymore

My phone broke and all the data is gone so I am looking for this manga. I can't remember the title but I remember the entire story. Its description was it's all about this female worker with glasses ...
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Why do manga characters love to eat a lot of food?

A common theme in Japanese cartoons (manga and anime) is having a protagonist that has a big appetite and the ability to eat a lot. We see examples of this in Dragonball and One Piece. Historically, ...
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In which manga does everyone around the world become 2 cm tall?

The main character's sister writes a novel because she received some kind of message telling her what is going to happen in two years; she had to let the world know, but in an indirect way. Everyone ...
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A manga about a girl and a boy who must hold hands, or die

I remember reading it around the late 00's/early 10's. As in the title, the story centers around a boy and a girl who must hold hands, or else they will die. I believe the setting was fairly typical ...
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Looking for name of manga novel of boy that found exosuit on dying alien and it has great power

I'm trying to find a novel I read when I was in middle school. It's a manga young adult novel, where a boy finds a dying alien in a crashed ship and has the alien's suit latch onto him. It only covers ...
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Comic/Manga from early 2000's: thief-like guy with a snarky fairy companion, accompanied by a female mage and a tank

It's been a long time since I've read it, so the details are a bit hazy. There might have even been an anime, but I honestly can't say. What I remember most is the beginning of it, because it stuck ...
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Manga about a high-ranking female adventurer with twin daughters and different-coloured eyes

The main character (a mother of twin daughters) is semi-immortal and is the highest ranked adventurer in the world. She is super doting of her two daughters and is merciless to anyone who tries to ...
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Manga where a girl dies every time a boy falls in love with her

I'm searching for a manga that I can't remember the name of (I read it around 2015). The drawing style was clearly not shojo. A boy who is the narrator (7-8 years old, white) meets a girl (7-8 years ...
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Manga where the protagonist saves his two friends, but in doing so, winds up trapped in a cave fighting monsters for ten years

I'm looking for a manga I read a long time ago, but can't seem to remember the name. I need some help. In this manga, the MC is in a cave with two other men. While they're resting, a monster attacks, ...
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Manga where two college students meet God, and are inseparable for some time, which causes them to fall in love

It starts off with a guy walking to college or something, and a girl that either jumped or was pushed off a high roof lands on him, killing them both. They then meet God together and he says that they ...
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Webcomic / site identification

Not sure if this the right place to ask, bit here goes. I'm trying to find a comic / manga site that I'm certain begins with a j. I'm also pretty sure the logo was a stylised fox, and I've seen ads ...
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Sci-fi manga about a boy with an alien girl classmate

Two to three years ago, I was reading a very interesting sci-fi manga, but I dropped it and now I can't remember the name. It was not new when I read it, but I'm pretty sure it was released after 2000....
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Why didn't the Third Hokage choose another successor after Minato died?

The Third Hokage wanted to retire so he (eventually) chose Minato as his successor and 4th Hokage. However, not too long after that, Minato died, and the Third came out of retirement. So, why didn't ...
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Manga about a powerful demon who kills other demon kings to make him weaker

The manga is about the journey of a powerful demon. He has to kill other demon kings to fulfil his promise with his lover (maybe I'm wrong). However, for each demon king he kills, this demon becomes ...
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Manga where a man in car accident body swaps with someone who committed suicide

It's about a guy who is bullied so he takes his life, and at the same time (I think) another guy is in a car accident and he ends up in the suicide victims body! He must live his life but he is a ...
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A manga world where no-one dies and heroes & monsters sent their representatives to fight for entertainment

The protagonist (anti-hero?) is a member of a party. He seems weak, but hides great power. His teammates diss him a lot. Only the leader is kind and trying to prevent the members from firing him, but ...
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Manga where the main character researches magic for ages in a cave

I'm trying to find a manga where mc is researching magic in a cave. He has a familiar (some kind of fox/wolf) and can't die because both of them drink something so he can research magic for longer... ...
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Manga where a girl travels back in time after the guy who liked her died

The guy would keep confessing to a girl who was his childhood friend and she would reject him until eventually she accepted, but she still didn't know if she liked him. Then he dies and she realizes ...
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Manga about a guy who was reborn as some noble's daughter

The guy was a playboy, who used women as he wanted. He died and was reborn as some noble's first daughter. The daughter was useless(?) and tried(?) to kill herself with poison. MC started to fight ...
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Isekai manga about a woman transported into a VR game based on a novel she wrote

The main character creates a VR game where you can create different worlds, she creates her own world based on a novel she created, then she gets stuck inside unable to leave the game It is a fantasy ...
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Fantasy Manga about Main Character playing a building game

The main character plays a building game, he builds a city for years, and on that city there is a tower that he first built in that city. Then he got teleported into that city game, then he had a ...
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Manga where a teenage boy absorbs others' wounds

I would have read this somewhere between ten and twelve years ago, I believe, though it could go a year or two in either direction. It was contained in a single volume anthology manga where each ...
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Horror Manga about an (web)app that ends up killing people

I read a manga about a female transfer student that befriends the most popular girl in class, a site on her phone appears and it asks which student would the person most like to die. Thinking that it ...
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Dystopian manga set in a post industrial world where old technology is forbidden and everything is steam/air powered

English, Primarily B/W with those "Key Scene" colored pages. Set in a post industrial world where old technology is forbidden and everything is steam/air powered. Has flying ships (boats that fly), ...
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Manga - Girl's parents die in a car crash, and she learns she can teleport between Earth and another world, encounters monsters and mercenaries

The protagonist is female. After her parents died in a car crash, leaving no will, her relatives try to take the fortune left. After going for a hike, she returns home and finds she can teleport ...
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Sad oneshot manga where a man helps a woman commit suicide again and again because she keeps coming back to life

I'm trying to find this manga about an immortal woman who has already lived a long life thus she tries to commit suicide on a daily basis. She has someone who assists her to commit suicide: a young ...
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Manga about a stream of time which kills people who are immortal

So I read this manga years ago, back around 2009/10? The main character, a girl who's a student gets whisked away by something, from what I remember it's a river of time. She's in the future(?) and ...
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Manga with main character abandoned by goddess and classmates

I'm looking for the name of manga where entire class is summoned by goddess but the main character has only paralysis, poison and sleep skills and is abandoned in a dungeon. He uses those skills to ...
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Transported to a game manga name

I'm trying to find the name of a manga in which the protagonist is a game designer who, while editing the game, gets sucked into it, and he has a game window in which he uses Meteor Shower to kill a ...
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Manga/anime/game: protagonist suffered accident that made him see monsters except for one girl

I’m trying to identify a manga/anime/game/comic, these are the clues: Protagonist suffered some kind of head injury during an accident. He saw humans including his own friends look like monsters. He ...
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Manga where a guy used a red scarf that when activated used a sort of roulette wheel to determine its form

I am looking for manga I read but have lost touch with. It was about this guy who used a red scarf that when activated used a sort of roulette wheel to determine its form (e.g., it could be a sword). ...
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Isekai manga where the main character is summoned by a goddess

I am looking for an isekai (normal person ending up in another world) manga. In it, the main character is summoned by a goddess, but she leaves him stranded because he is not good looking. He also ...
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Story about a princess who will become queen in the future, trying to find knights for her knights of the round

I read the manga only a few months ago, but I can no longer find it. It had a decent amount of chapters already translated to English. While I'm not completely sure, I think the amount was somewhere ...
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Fantasy-type manga where the main character defeats the demon king and goes forward in time

I'm looking for a fantasy manga where after the main character defeats the demon king, he ends up going forward in time. He also has some sort of guild related to moons that he can "shrink down" and ...
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Manga about the son of a blacksmith, whose mother died

A few years ago I read this manga/manhua/webtoon about a boy who lived in a medieval era type setting with his father being a drunk blacksmith after his wife died, the son at the age of 12 goes to the ...
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Manga with main character waking up in a different world to see a girl pursued by a butcher wielding a gun with a parasite in it

I remember reading this manga a while ago and when I went back to read it again, I couldn't remember what it was called. I do remember in the first or second chapter that when he came to that world, ...
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Manga about a guy trapped in a video game and is looking for a way out

This must have been at least two years ago, but there was this one manga I was reading that I lost touch with and am trying to find again. The story is the usual "guy is trapped in a video game and ...
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Zombie World and the main character has a leveling type system

The beginning of the manga starts with our main character in a room hiding for his life. Our main character is a bigger guy that is short, weak, and has nothing really going for him. He is hiding ...
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Manga in which a strong magician kept reincarnating so that he could finally be born with symbol suitable for magician?

From what I remember, the manga was set in a world where the people's magic power was determined by the symbol they were born with. There were four symbols. I think that the weakest symbol was suited ...
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Fantasy manga about a girl who travels back in time to old Japan

Can you tell me the name of this manga.The female lead is a high school student, who suddenly traveled back in old Japan, where she met a boy, she ended up in the boy's house/ garden who mistook her ...
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Isekai manga with a person who is reincarnated after dying by a sneeze-induced concussion

I read an isekai manga a while back. It had a person who was quite healthy but lived alone. He apparently died due to sneezing and banging his head on the ground while sleeping. He is reincarnated ...
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Manga about a guy about to suicide making a deal with a demon, he gets rich but one of the demon's daughters will eat his heart after a year

I'm trying to find a short manga I read some time ago but I can't remember the title. It's about 20 chapters long. There is this boy who is bullied and is about to commit suicide jumping from a ...
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Manga where terminally ill girl becomes aware she's in a story

I remember the story has a girl in high school who's terminally ill. She realizes she is a side character in a story. There's a mysterious guy who is like a 'cafeteria person', but only when they ...
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Manga where the main character is reincarnated as a child of his family, but in the future

The main character is awarded the title of sage, along with four other people, but then discovers that he is in fact attributeless, and that the younger generation will surpass him with less effort. ...
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Looking for isekai manhwa beginning in a high-school's gym where peoples have to pass trials [duplicate]

I forgot the real beginning of how the main character got involved, but he has to come to a meeting taking place in a gym with many random peoples (here for the same reason). Some chosen peoples get ...
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Manga or manhwa about someone who woke up in a fantasy world, simultaneously stuck in a girl and a guy's bodies

I need help finding a manhwa/manga about someone who woke up in a fantasy world simultaneously stuck in a girl and a guy's bodies. I read it when I was just starting to read manga and manhwa, so I ...
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Manga where the main character wears an eyepatch (that can sprout legs) over a golden eye

I don’t remember much, besides the character being a male and growing up in a poor village of sorts. And he has a golden eye but it is covered with an eyepatch that is sort of like a bug. It grows ...
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Manga where two students are reincarnated in another world with magic and adventurers

This manga is about two students that died in an accident and are reincarnated in another world with magic and adventurers. The girl can wield magic of like 5 elements. I forgot about the guy, he can ...
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A martial art manga series about a samurai with animal's blood

I read this manga a long time ago (3 or 4 years I think), it's drawing style seemed to look like Vagabond. There was explicit mature content in that series but the story & drawing style was ...

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