Top 10 Drama Manga of 2019


1. Save Me

Drama, Psychological, Thriller

Seven boys. Best friends. Their fates intertwined through the good times together, but also the tough times, as they have gone their separate ways and suffered greatly as a result. When all is almost lost for these boys, one is given a special chance to go back in time and help his friends fix the mistakes that led them down this path. He’ll do anything to save them, but can he? Or is he too late?

A collaboration webtoon featuring fictionalized versions of South Korean idol group BTS. The series is based on the BTS Universe, a fictional storyline for the group told in their music videos and other official content.

(Source: LINE WEBTOON, edited)


2. Mato Seihei no Slave

Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Drama, Ecchi

This battle fantasy manga follows several heroines who protect people from the monsters that appear through a gate connecting to an alternate world known as the Mato (magic capital)

(Source: MU)


3. Yamikin Toritate no Osoroshii Jittai

Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life

A loan shark is doing his usual business, when one day he finds himself in an awkward situation: at a house he visits, in front of him lies an abandoned and neglected child. What will the prestamist do about this?

(Source: Translated from Otakuteca)


4. Fukushuu wo Koinegau Saikyou Yuusha wa, Yami no Chikara de Senmetsu Musou Suru

Action, Drama

Raul who had defeated the demon king as the strongest hero should have become the savior of the world.

Having his treasured companions and family killed by power hungry aristocrats, he was executed with false charges brought against him by the princess. Just before his life collapsed, at last,​ his heart fell into darkness.

...I will tear those traitors from limb to limb. Burn them at the stake. Sever them to pieces. Skewer them. I will kill every one of those bastards without mercy and make them taste hell's suffering.....!!!

Obtaining the power of darkness, Raul was revived. Sneering, he vowed revenge.

“Oh, I’m looking forward to it – from now I'll bask in their blood as I please.”

Several days after the hero's revival in the imperial capital where flowers bloomed in profusion, the parade that would advance towards tragedy began.


5. The Last Saiyuki

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ryunosuke loves baseball, thanks to the encouragement his mom gave him before she passed away. On the day Ryunosuke is set to turn in his permission slip for the third grade baseball team, his father tells him about his new adopted sister, Koharu Mori. Koharu is blind with prosthetic arms and legs.

Ryunosuke's father insists that since he can't be at home regularly, Ryunosuke must stop going to school in order to take care of Koharu. Ryunosuke hates giving up on his dream, resenting his new sister, but warms up to her after she saves him from a monster. When that monster reappears, his dad reveals the truth: his sister has an inhuman power that can destroy the world.

(Source: ANN, edited)


6. Yui Kamio Lets Loose

Comedy, Romance, Supernatural, Action, Comedy, Drama

What is the terrifying secret behind beautiful honor student Yui Kamio's hair?! And why must she always keep it tied up? Super popular Kiito's high school life is plunged into chaos by the worst classmate imaginable! Hiroshi Shiibashi, the creator of Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, delivers a comedy that isn't afraid to let loose!

(Source: MU)

7. Maou Gun Saikyou no Majutsushi wa Ningen datta

Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

“Maou Army’s strongest magician” I’m called. Ike, a demon capable of capturing a fort alone. Clearing away enemies with immense magic, he is without a doubt a monster awed by friend and foe. However he has a secret he can’t tell other demons. “I, actually I’m human you know.” Using modern knowledge to keep his secret, he became treated as a great commander and the driving force of the Maou’s army.

(Source: MU)

8. Alma

Adventure, Drama, Psychological, Sci-Fi

9. Akuyaku Reijou Desuga, Shiawase ni Natte Mesemasu wa!

Romance, Drama, Fantasy

A sudden engagement annulment, and a quickly approaching condemnation event...!!
Tossed aside by the prince, and getting married to this man...?!
All the fiances are crazy about the lovely little sister?!
The one to reach out their hand to the villainess who just had her engagement annulled is...?!
Despite all the Villainess' stories starting off in dire straights, in the end they're...all happy endings♪
"Shousetsuka ni Narou" 's popular 5 oneshots are gathered here to leave you feeling satisfied in this Villainess Anthology!!

1) "The Villainess Will Obtain True Love" by Hoshino Osome, Author: Nekomata Doremi
An annulled engagement at a graduation party?!

2) "The Tale of the Noble Girl who will go to a Monastery after her Engagement Annulment" by Sorakura SHIJIKI, Author: Yuuki Satoru
Banishment after her younger sister steals her fiance?!

3) "I Will Definitely Get My Engagement Annulled! ~I will become a Villainess!" by Kuroe Yui, Author: Reiga Utsuho
To break off her engagement, she harasses the daughter of a Baron?!

4) "Shall We Walk Hand in Hand Down the Flowery Path of Evil?" by Yamashiro Umemayuge, Author: Mafuyubi
After her engagement is annulled, she gets married to a fat old baldy?!

5) "The Villainess Trifles with the Second Prince's First Love" by Oshitsuji Ei, Author: Mizuno Saaya
After being condemned, the second prince appears before me...

(Source: MU, edited)

10. Dead Company

Drama, Horror, Psychological

The story follows Miyamura, a young, unemployed man who has gone through a special experience, but lives an empty existence. However, one day he is scouted by EDC, a major game development company.

(Source: ANN)

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