Top 10 Fantasy Manga of 1992


1. Sailor Moon

Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Mahou Shoujo

Tsukino Usagi is 14 years old and in her second year of middle school. She's a bit of a crybaby and klutzy. However, she can transform into a warrior of justice, Sailormoon! An eternal classic that should be read by all.

(Source: MU)


2. X

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Supernatural

Kamui Shiro is a young man who was born with the power to decide the fate of the Earth itself--a destiny he can barely bring himself to believe. But as other players in the prophesy begin to gather around him--the "Seven Seals," with the power to protect the Earth, and the "Seven Harbingers," who are fated to destroy it--he has no choice but to come to terms with his fate. (Source: Viz)


3. Blaster Knuckle

Action, Fantasy, Horror, Supernatural

Take yourself back to the 1880s where the KKK is thriving and the African American community lives in fear. The African Americans don't fear the KKK simply because they beat, rape, and kill them. No. They fear the KKK because the KKK eats them. They are the aptly named man-eaters, a kind of mix between werewolves and vampires. They consume human flesh, can shapeshift into various forms, and are practically immortal. Only one man, an ex-heavyweight boxer named Victor Freeman, dares to stand up to them. Equipped with a small arsenal and a set of modified brass knuckles, can our hero defend his people and avenge his past?


4. The Legend of Chun Hyang

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural

Chun Hyang is a young girl who lives in a village ruled by a tyrannical Yang Ban. When her mother Wall Mae tragically dies, Chun Hyang sets of on an adventure with Mong Ryong, a young traveller who holds the empire's most powerful office as the Am-Hang-Osa. Based on a Korean legend.


5. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1992)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

This comic was written and illustrated by Shotaro Isinomori, one of Japan's most famous comic book creators. It was originally serialized in Nintendo Power Magazine. The first of 12 parts appeared in January 1992 (Volume 32) and the series ran through December 1992. It was published in book form in 1993. The plot loosely follows ALttP, but some elements were added to "preserve the elements of surprise and add to the dramatic flow." (Source: Zelda Legends)

6. Honoo no Nobunaga: Sengoku Gaiden

Fantasy, Horror

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A short overview of the life of Oda Nobunaga, as told from the perspective of a ninja fighting other time-traveling ninjas!

(Source: SystematicChaos/Hokuto no Gun)

7. Star Head


Chronicles the star man's journey across a small, beautiful planet (likely Phantasmagoria).

8. Fune o Tateru

Fantasy, Psychological

The story of two sea lions, Tobacco and Coffee, who travel to the end of the world...

9. Angel Arm

Adventure, Fantasy

One of the firsts Yuu Kinutani stories. A girl named Tika, that has a great, mysterious, power is involved in the cruel battle for egemony between 3 great kingdoms.

10. Yami wo Tsugumono

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Dool and Tatsuki are a demon hunters. Living like ordinary people in the daylight, they secretly hunt down demons when they sense them. They find an old lady with a small girl with supernatural power. Tatsuki, as someone who is also a small child and has special powers, relates to the girl and tries to guide her to live happily among the people.

Suddenly they are attacked while talking, but are saved by another mysterious man. Tatsuki tries to get to know him, but finds out the reason that mysterious man has come is to seek revenge for someone he loved and that Tatsuki is the mans target.

Note: There is another story included at the back of the manga called Elnera. It is about a sea demon called Elnera and the love between a human boy and Elnera's daughter.

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