Top 10 Sci Fi Manga of 2014
1. Girls' Last Tour
Civilization is dead, but Chito and Yuuri are still alive. So they hop aboard their beloved Kettenkrad motorbike and aimlessly wander the ruins of the world they once knew. Day after hopeless day, they look for their next meal and fuel for their ride. But as long as the two are together, even an existence as bleak as theirs has a ray or two of sunshine in it, whether they're sucking down their fill of soup or hunting for machine parts to tinker with. For two girls in a world full of nothing, the experiences and feelings the two share give them something to live for…
(Source: Yen Press)
2. Dead Dead Demon's Dededededestruction
Large mysterious alien ships have been looming above Japanese towns for three years, filling the sky. Everything changed three years ago. And yet, nothing has changed.
No weapon used against the invaders' ships had any success, beyond destroying part of Japan and leaving its economy in shambles. JSDF is fighting a guerrilla battle against the aliens all over Japan. America is joining the 'war' effort with more aggressive tactics, dividing Japan over the pacifist principle laid out in Article 9 of the Japanese constitution.
But this may just be the mundane story of young high schoolers
3. All You Need Is Kill
The world is in a war against an alien race called "Mimics," who have taken over most of the world with a mission to eliminate the human race. Keiji Kiriya is a new recruit in the United Defense Force, which is battling against these "Mimics." On his first day of deployment, Keiji and his unit encounter "Mimics" and are all killed... Or was it all a dream? For some inexplicable reason, after every time he dies, he is resurrected and returned back to the day before the battle. Why does this happen to Keiji and how can he escape from this never ending cycle?
4. The Irregular at Magic High School: Reminiscence Arc
"Three years ago, he had the same posture. Three years ago, he had stood behind Miyuki. Yes.... Compared to three years ago, it had changed." Set 3 years prior to the present time, Tsuioku Hen tells the events that would change Miyuki's world drastically, as well as the events that led Tatsuya to become what he is now.
Ichiro Inuyashiki is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family despite all that he's done to support them. On top of everything else, his doctor has revealed that he has cancer and it appears that he has little time left in this world. But just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, a blinding light in the night sky strikes the earth where Ichiro stands. He later wakes up to find himself unscathed, but he soon starts to notice that there's something…different about himself.
6. Real Account
In a world driven by fictionalized friendship, courtesy of the program named "real account", the table suddenly turns, and the cybernetic world turns real! how will they survive?
Included bonus chapter: 8.5
The first part of Real Account was serialized in Bessatsu Shounen Magazine until August 9, 2014; the second part—with the chapter count reset to 1—started in Weekly Shounen Magazine on December 24.
7. Koi no Kami-sama: Komi Naoshi Tanpenshuu
First collection of Komi Naoshi's short stories.
2. Koi no Kamisama
6. Nisekoi (pilot)
8. Only Sense Online
Utilizing a system called "Sense," each player aims to create their unique character in the VRMMORPG "Only Sense Online." Joining this realm is Yun, an absolute beginner in the world of gaming, equipped with some of the worst customized "Sense" ever. While his two sisters, both veterans in this world, criticize his choices of equipment, he continues to delve into the skill sets he has acquired. Along his way, he meets the art of "production" and people that have mastered this art. Watch as a total novice creates a revolution in the gaming world and create the "ultimate" support class.
9. Steins;Gate: Mugen Enten no Arc Light
The manga, based on 2010 drama CD, tells the story of what Mayuri experiences during the final chapter of the visual novel (anime episode 23) and the lives of Mayuri, Okabe, Daru, Suzuha, and Ruka in the year after Okabe's first failed attempt to save Kurisu in the 1.129848% β world line divergence.
(Source: Steins;Gate Wikia)
10. Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary
Kirito and Sinon's battle with Death Gun is over, but mere weeks later, something strange is afoot in the next-generation VRMMO ALfheim Online. A new duelist with a custom sword skill is defeating all comers--including Kirito! But when Asuna goes to face this duelist, she receives something she never expected: an invitation to an exclusive guild! But what is their aim? The Mother's Rosario arc begins!
(Source: Yen Press)
Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosario is a manga adaption of the light novel series Sword Art Online by Reki Kawahara. This adaptation covers the Mother's Rosario story of the original series, which is composed of volume 7.
(Source: Sword Art Online Wiki)