Top 10 Mystery Manga of 2011

83%

1. Tokyo Ghoul

Action, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural

Shy Ken Kaneki is thrilled to go on a date with the beautiful Rize. But it turns out that she’s only interested in his body—eating it, that is. When a morally questionable rescue transforms him into the first half-human half-Ghoul hybrid, Ken is drawn into the dark and violent world of Ghouls, which exists alongside our own.

(Source: Viz)

81%

2. JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Jojolion

Action, Adventure, Mystery, Supernatural, Drama, Romance

This part will take place in Morioh-Cho (the same town in Part 4: Diamond is Unbreakable), but in the alternative universe in which Steel Ball Run takes place. Following the Great East Japan earthquake, Morioh has been stricken by vast earthen protrusions known by the locals as Wall Eyes. Despite investigation, professional estimations are left empty. Meanwhile, the young girl Yasuho Hirose discovers a man buried within the ground, he possesses a distinctive star-shaped birthmark together with deeply penetrating bite marks. The man, who has contracted a staple case of amnesia is taken in by a local family and given the name Jousuke Higashikata, however mysterious events cannot stop from piling one upon the other and soon that enigma known as stand emerges to complement the great cloud of confusion.

78%

3. No. 6

Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

The story is set in "No. 6," a future model city in 2013. Raised as a top-ranking elite since the age of 2, a boy named Shion lives in an exclusive area in No. 6. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescues a boy who calls himself "Nezumi" ("Rat"). Nezumi ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life is changed forever...

74%

4. Umineko When They Cry Episode 7: Requiem of the Golden Witch

Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural, Thriller

Adaption on 07th Expansion's popular visual novel.

This episode features a new detective, a man called Willard H. Wright, who will uncover several truths about Rokkenjima's murder mystery.
We will also get to know Lion Ushiromiya, a mysterious new member of the Ushiromiya family.

Mangaka Eita Mizuno (水野英多) is handling this episode's art.

73%

5. Kuro

Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Slice of Life, Supernatural

As the sole inhabitant of an enormous mansion, Coco would be utterly alone if not for her beloved black cat Kuro. Although he has his quirks, the two are an inseparable pair and enjoy fun-filled adventures on a daily basis.

Lulled into bliss by these idyllic days, Coco is completely unaware of the harrowing reality that surrounds her. For everyone else in her town, life is filled with dread and unease. They fear the sinister forces enveloping their town, but they are also afraid of Coco and Kuro. Ignorant of the situation, Coco lives out her peaceful days with Kuro, but her days of blissful ignorance may be quickly coming to an end...

(Source: MAL)

Included Chapters:
Volume 1:
Chapters 1-56
68.5
1-Nen Mae no Hanashi
4-Nen Mae no Hanashi
4-Nen Han Mae no Hanashi
Kuro no Hanashi

Volume 2:
Chapters 57-112
26.5
3-Nen Mae no Hanashi
Kaishuuya no Hanashi
Yashiki no Hanashi
Omake no Hanashi

Volume 3:
Chapters 113-198
Itsuka no Hanashi
Hanashi no Hanashi

73%

6. Qualia the Purple

Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Thriller, Horror

Hatou Gaku has a very odd friend at school named Marii Yukari. Yukari has purple eyes and a bizarre way of looking at the world: she sees all living things as robots. This has not always worked out well for Yukari, even costing her a best friend when she was younger. However, Yukari insists that the things she says she sees is true, and her vision seems to give her insight into the abilities of others.

Gaku thinks she's just weird, but she soon realizes that Yukari has unexpected talents. It seems she can fix anything, and even the police come to hear her insights. It turns out that Yukari's purple eyes are not unique in the world! However, there is one important distinction among those who see humans as other objects. Do humans appear as unimportant as objects, or do those objects appear as important as human beings?

(Source: MangaHelpers)

71%

7. Prophecy

Drama, Mystery, Psychological

Tokyo Police Department’s Cybercrime Division is headed by the young, brilliantly ruthless Yoshino Erika. Her track record has been solid, but when a new threat appears online, it starts making all the headlines. A man who goes by Shinbunshi, because of the newspaper mask he wears, begins acting as a vigilante of justice. His message is simple: he can see what is wrong with society right now and although he doesn’t have the power to change it, he can help the frustrated citizens release their pent up anger from the crimes that go unpunished like people treating others like trash, corrupt government pushing their weight around and other issues the typical person has no control over. Although it starts relatively harmless, it quickly snowballs out of control thanks to the power of social media and the Shinbunshi becomes an overnight internet sensation with the severity of the crimes exponentially increasing.

(Source: MangaHelpers)

71%

8. Cheese in the Trap Season 2

Comedy, Mystery, Slice of Life

Second season of Cheese in the Trap.

70%

9. Shindere Shoujo to Kodoku na Shinigami

Mystery

Akira, a second year middle school student, has a normal life on an island of solitude, a serene and peaceful school setting. Akira's daily life is shattered one day by the transfer of a mysterious boy; Matsushiro Nishigami who introduces himself as a shinigami with the phrase "Anyone who gets close to me dies". What could be the meaning of such a bizarre introduction?

68%

10. Seishun Forget!

Comedy, Mystery, Romance

"Live with Sincerity" is Natsuki Taiyou's motto. It's first day of high school and Taiyou was heading to a school and Taiyou meets Hinata during the way there. He fell in love at first sight and suddenly confessed to her. Her answer was yes and she runs away without saying who she was, but it turns that she was her classmate. Taiyou felt a destiny between them. However, on the next day, she doesn't remember who he is. why could it that be...?

(Source: jCafe24)

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