Top 10 Adventure Manga of 2016

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1. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Drama

The setting is Taisho era Japan. Tanjirou is a kindhearted young boy who lived peacefully with his family as a coal seller. Their normal life changes completely when his family is slaughtered by demons. The only other survivor, Tanjirou's younger sister Nezuko, has become a ferocious demon. In order to return Nezuko to normal and get revenge on the demon that killed their family, the two of them depart on a journey. From a young talent, an adventure tale of blood and swords begins!

(Source: Shonen Jump)

79%

2. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Mahou Shoujo

It is spring, with cherry trees in full blossom, and Sakura is just entering middle school. Her beloved Syaoran has returned from Hong Kong, and life couldn’t be better. But when she awakens from a strange dream to find her Sakura Cards powerless, how can she protect Tomoeda from disaster?!

(Source: Kodansha Comics)

79%

3. To Your Eternity

Adventure, Fantasy, Supernatural, Drama, Psychological

A lonely boy wandering the Arctic regions of North America meets a wolf, and the two become fast friends, depending on each other to survive the harsh environment. But the boy has a history, and the wolf is more than meets the eye as well...

(Source: Kodansha Comics)

79%

4. Witch Hat Atelier

Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama

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)

Note: Nominated for the 11th Manga Taishou Award in 2018.

78%

5. Astra Lost in Space

Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Action, Drama

Itʼs the first day of Planet Camp, and Aries Spring couldnʼt be more excited! She, along with eight other strangers, leave for Planet McPa for a weeklong excursion. Soon after they arrive, however, a mysterious orb appears and transports them into the depths of space, where they find an empty floating spaceship…

(Source: Viz)

Note: Won Manga Taisho Award 2019.

75%

6. Goblin Slayer

Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It's the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who's dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there's no telling who might come calling next…

(Source: Yen Press)

73%

7. If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord

Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Slice of Life

A painfully conspicuous master adventurer, Dale.

Due to a certain request, he set foot in a deep forest and by chance, encountered a severely underweight and thin young girl of magic lineage. Unable to leave the girl, Latina who carried the branding of a criminal, Dale reluctantly decided to become her protector. However―

"Because Latina is too cute, I don't want to go to work."

―Before he realized it, he had completely gained a parent complex!?

(Source: Hobby Japan)

72%

8. My Hero Academia: Vigilantes

Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

In the world of My Hero Academia, not everyone needs a license to fight for justice!

In a superpowered society, there is nothing ordinary about evil anymore. Heroes, trained and licensed to protect and defend the public against supervillains, stand above all the rest. Not everyone can be a hero, however, and there are those who would use their powers to serve the people without legal sanction. But do they fight for justice in the shadows, or for reasons known only to themselves? Whatever they fight for, they are called…vigilantes.

Koichi Haimawari couldn’t make the cut to become an official hero, so he uses his modest Quirk to do good deeds in his spare time. Then one day a fateful encounter with some local thugs leads him to team up with two other unlikely heroes. None of them really know what they’re doing, but they’ve got the courage—or foolishness—to try. But they soon discover fighting evil takes more than just being brave…

(Source: VIZ)

71%

9. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Psychological

When a classroom of students is transported to another world to act as its saviors, Hajime Nagumo finds himself the weakest link. As his friends and classmates are granted strong classes and impressive abilities due to their existing skills, he is given the weak title of Synergist. When a dungeon quest leaves him separated from his group, Hajime must discover his own talents or be left to rot in this world forever.

(Source: Seven Seas Entertainment)

71%

10. Hardcore Leveling Warrior

Action, Fantasy, Adventure

When you go from level 99 to level 1 and start all over again.

(Source: LINE WEBTOON)

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