Top 10 Adventure Manga of 2017
1. Dr. STONE
One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he’s not alone! His science-loving friend Senku’s been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!
2. Goblin Slayer Side Story: Year One
A prequel series that reveals Goblin Slayer's past and the events that led him to become an adventurer with the sole purpose of exterminating all goblins from the world.
3. The Faraway Paladin
William is the lone human in a city of the dead. Born with vague memories of a past life in contemporary Japan where he failed to do anything useful, he is determined not to make the same mistake again, and that this time, his life will be lived. But what does that really mean? Raised by a group of the undead, William must discover what circumstances brought him to this city and these people as well as what it means to not just exist, but to live a full life.
4. The Master of Diabolism
As the grandmaster who founded demonic cultivation, Wei WuXian roamed the world in his wanton ways, hated by millions for the chaos he created. In the end, he was back-stabbed by his dearest shidi and killed by powerful clans that combined to overpower him.
He incarnates into the body of a lunatic who was abandoned by his clan and is later, unwillingly, taken away by a famous cultivator among the sects—Lan WangJi, his archenemy.
This marks the start of a thrilling yet hilarious journey of attacking monsters, solving mysteries, and raising children. From the mutual flirtation along the way, Wei WuXian slowly realizes that Lan WangJi, a seemingly haughty and indifferent poker-face, holds more feelings for Wei WuXian than he is letting on...
5. The Unwanted Undead Adventurer
The protagonist was an eternal copper rank adventurer of frontier area, Lent. He’s unlucky as he meet a powerful monster inside of the labyrinth, got defeated, and when he noticed, he already became a bone man "Skeleton". Agonizing since he can’t enter the town with his current condition, he’s recalling about the existence of monster evolution, with a goal to gain a body with muscle, he defeats the monsters of the labyrinth.
6. Chiyu Mahou no Machigatta Tsukaikata: Senjou wo Kakeru Kaifuku Youin
On a harsh rainy day, a high school student without any particular special skills, Usato Ken got dragged into another world summoning with two others; a good-looking guy and a beautiful girl, both of whom he strangely started getting along with just today. As an especially talent-less individual that doesn’t stand out he internally thought that he would be treated as useless. However, the others were unexpectedly kind.
Usato who found hope in another world thought that, but the reality was different. He had a certain magical talent hidden in him and he was forced to fall into hell in the name of “training.”
An omnibus collection of short stories.
8. A Realist Hero's Kingdom Reconstruction Chronicle
“O, Hero!” With that cliched line, Kazuya Souma found himself summoned to another world and his adventure–-did not begin. After he presents his plan to strengthen the country economically and militarily, the king cedes the throne to him and Souma finds himself saddled with ruling the nation! What’s more, he’s betrothed to the king’s daughter now…?! In order to get the country back on its feet, Souma calls the wise, the talented, and the gifted to his side. Five people gather before the newly crowned Souma. Just what are the many talents and abilities they possess…?! What path will his outlook as a realist take Souma and the people of his country down? A revolutionary transferred-to-another-world administrative fantasy series starts here!
9. Tondemo Skill de Isekai Hourou Meshi
Mukouda Tsuyoshi was summoned from modern Japan to a different world of sword and magic. He thought of what kind of a huge adventure was waiting for him, but actually, Mukouda is just a civilian who got caught in a "Hero Summoning" by accident!! And that Mukouda's base status is very shabby compared to the legitimate heroes...
The only thing that he could rely on in this world is his unique skill "Net Supermarket," which enables him to order goods from modern Japan, and prepare them for various personas attracted by a different world's food...
(Source: MU, edited)
10. By the Grace of the Gods
Under the protection of the gods, a relaxed life with slimes in another world begins! One day, the life of middle-aged Japanese businessman Ryoma Takebayashi came to a rather sudden and disappointing end. Ryoma had never had a blessed life, but after his death, three great gods sought his cooperation and reincarnated him as a child in another world with swords and magic! Receiving a most cordial and divine welcome from the gods, Ryoma decides to live leisurely on his own in the forest for the time being. Working diligently at magic and hunting, Ryoma’s greatest passion comes to be researching his tamed slimes?! Training a variety of slimes (some newly discovered), the curtain rises on this easygoing life fantasy celebrating a second life with kind people in another world!
(Source: J-Novel Club)