Top 10 Music Manga of 2000
1. Beck - Mongolian Chop Squad
For the first 14 years of his life, Yukio Tanaka has been one heck of a boring guy. He has no hobbies, a weak taste in music, and only a small vestige of a personality. He yearns for an exciting life, but his shy, and somewhat neurotic personality make him his own worst enemy. Little does he know that his life will be forever changed when he meets Ryusuke Minami, a wild and unpredictable 16 year-old fresh from America, who happens to be in a rock-and-roll band named after his Frankenstein-like patched dog—Beck.
Nana Komatsu is a young woman who's endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Moving to Tokyo, she's hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. She's looking for love and she's hoping to find it in the big city.
Nana Osaki, on the other hand, is cool, confident and focused. She swaggers into town and proceeds to kick down the doors to Tokyo's underground punk scene. She's got a dream and won't give up until she becomes Japan's No. 1 rock'n'roll superstar.
This is the story of two 20-year-old women who share the same name. Even though they come from completely different backgrounds, they somehow meet and become best friends. The world of Nana is a world exploding with sex, music, fashion, gossip and all-night parties.
(Source: Viz Media)
Reiji and Kasuga head out to Tokyo to become the "Gods of Rock," but they seem to always attract trouble. On their way, Hayama Ryo and Fujii Ran join them in their quest.
(Anime News Network)
4. Kamisama mo Shiranai
Due to Yuto's sudden death, Eiji, his elder twin brother, who was merely a college sudent, was forced to substitute for the charismatic vocalist of a popular rock band. The guitarist, Toru, who loved Yuto, painfully watches Eiji, who resembles Yuto, while at the same time, Hikawa, who is Yuto's lover and also the producer of their band, tries to have sex with Eiji as he doesn't know the truth. And then...?
(Source: Countless Time)
5. Pyuu to Fuku! Jaguar
Piyohiko has a dream: He wants to be a succesfull guitar-player. Then Jaguar pops up, and forces him to play the 'recorder'. Thus ends Piyohiko's noble dream.
6. Yume Chu
Azuki, a young girl whose father is the president of an entertainment Inc., is always out of luck when it comes to dating. It seems like every boy she had dated before, are all trying to use her as a bridge to get into the world of media. So when Azuki met the guy in her dreams, who also happened to be a contestant in the audition her father set up, she wasn't so sure what to do anymore. Help him make the audition or not? This is something Azuki has to think of. After all, this might effect her happiness and the rest of her life!
Includes a one-shot We, the Demon, and Christmas in the last volume.