Top 10 Action Manga of 2013


1. Magi: Sinbad no Bouken

Action, Fantasy

A prologue manga series that tells the story of Sinbad's early life. A prototype was released with the first DVD and Blu-ray before being serialized in Weekly Shounen Sunday.

(Source: Magi Wiki)


2. Attack on Titan: No Regrets

Fantasy, Supernatural, Action

The manga will center around Levi's and Erwin's past. ARIA's preview image for the new manga also features a silhouette of Levi, and the tagline notes: "How will a thug from the royal capital be able to walk forward alongside humanity's strongest!?"


3. The Gamer

Action, Fantasy, Adventure

Han Jee-Han, a normal high school student, suddenly develops a special power where his entire world is shifted into a game-like setting. He can see the power levels of people, look at the stats of a seemingly normal item, get abilities, and even level up! Follow Han Jee-Han as he discovers how to use this power, and maybe even where it came from.

(Source: MU)


4. Sword Art Online: Progressive

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi

"This game is impossible to clear. It's just a matter of when, where and how you die." Kayaba Akihiko's death game has been up for one month. This incredibly difficult VRMMO has already claimed 2000 victims. It's the day of the 1st floor boss strategy meeting. The solo player Kirito, who's decided to only strengthen himself, meets a rare female player on the current front lines, while heading to the meeting around noon. Fighting alone against the strong monsters, she was like a meteor cutting the night sky.

A compilation of Aria in the Starless Night, where Kirito becomes known as the Black Swordsman, the events concerning the 2nd floor boss clearing, and Rondo of the Transient Blade, the sad tale of a young male blacksmith.

(Source: Novel volume 1 description)


5. World Trigger

Action, Sci-Fi

A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

(Source: Viz Media)


6. Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

The huge labyrinth city, Orario, is the gateway to the huge underground maze commonly known as the “Dungeon”. Its strange name causes excitement, a place to gain honour, and maybe even a romance with a pretty girl. A place where people hold their breath, hoping to gain all they wish for, a place where a solitary young man meets a little "god". "Alright, Bell-kun, follow me! It's time for the "Familiar" initiation rite to happen!" "Yes! I'm going to get stronger!" The fated meeting of a boy who wants to become an adventurer, and the failed god who doesn't even have a single follower. This boy's journey as written by the goddess, "Family's Legend" (Familiar's Myth) (Source: Baka-Tsuki)


7. UQ Holder!

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Supernatural

In the year 2086, a decade since the world became aware of the existence of magic, the world has undergone massive upheaval. However, a boy named Touta and his foster mother, a mage named Yukihime, live in seclusion in a rural town far removed from these changes. Touta has a dream to climb to the top of the capital's space elevator and make a name for himself. When his tranquil daily life is disrupted, he embarks on a unique adventure alongside Yukihime. Becoming a vampire and joining an organization of immortals called UQ Holder will just have to be one step on that path to making his dreams come true. (Source: ANN)


8. As the Gods Will - The Second Series

Action, Horror, Drama, Supernatural

With the appearance of a strange daruma doll, ordinary life crumbles away in an instant. Even so, live on. Survive. This is the story of the "life" bestowed upon all those who have wished to die. Are you beef or chicken? Live, that's the only rule.


9. DICE: The Cube that Changes Everything

Action, Drama, Psychological, Romance, Supernatural

Dongtae is rock bottom in everything. Looks, grades, life, everything. But all that might change. If you could change your life by playing a game, would you?


10. Aoharu X Machinegun

Action, Comedy, Slice of Life

Matsuoka and Yukki were close friends who dreamed of becoming professional soccer players together. But their hopes were dashed when Yukki moved away due to family issues.

Years pass and Matsuoka is now a host while Yukki has become a hentai mangaka. Matsuoka meets Yukki again while the latter is fleeing from his editor, and is soon introduced to his childhood friend?s latest obsession?

(Source: The Zero Alliance)

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