Top Ten Shoujo Mangas

So when it comes to the best Mangas, we seem to see Naruto and One Piece etc dominate, having our poor Shoujo Manga being forgotten.

So this is a list of the best Shoujo's out there! I hope you enjoy ^_^
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The Top Ten

Kaichou Wa Maid Sama
.. I LOVE THIS MANGA *O* it's my favourite manga from all Mangas in this world. I have read the manga for hundred times and it's always the same and the best. Every time I see this Manga I want to read it again and again. I also have read many mangas but (and when I say many I mean Many :D) But it's the best from all mangas I EVER rode.. I don't know why some people don't like this manga?! Just give it a chance. You're not going to die If you read it or not read it. It's up to you but, If you search for a rally good manga, which makes you laugh and still has some romantic, You should definitely read this manga ^. ^
Usui is so HAWT~! >A< misaki is the most lucky girl in the world! I LOVE misaki's personality and how she's called the demon president. It's also funny how she calls usui a perverted outer-space alien! LMAO! Kaichou wa maid-sama ALWAYS makes me laugh
Look I won't lie, I really do not like this Manga. I have tried to read it seven times. SEVEN TIMES! But I can't. It bores me, and I find the characters so hard to feel for. But! I know how much this Manga is loved and that is why I've tried given it 6th place.
I've seen Misaki and Usui dominate couples in polls, and seen forums of people rattling on about there love for this, so I have respect for this Manga.
A point many point out, is there love for Misaki's strong personality, and how she encourages girls to stand up against guys, and I agree heart and soul to that statement.
[Newest]It is so amazing! I never knew a shoujo manga could be this beautiful. it's the best out of all; both manga and anime. I would recommend watching the anime cause it literally shows so many more emotions than the manga could
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2Ouran Highschool Host Club
Ouran is a classic that simultaneously parodies and utilizes the shoujo genre. I adore the characters and their natural chemistry. The host club creates a really great atmosphere and truly convince you of their unbreakable friendship, but I especially love the two main leads Haruhi and Tamaki. They inspire you to be exactly who you truly are while making no apologies for it, but also to be wholeheartedly kind to others without holding grudges.

Haruhi shows that being a strong female character is not about being physically kickass or violent - it's about not losing sight of yourself and what's important to you as an individual. She is surrounded by gorgeous host club members but she can look past their appearances and see who they really are, much to their initial surprise. She is blunt, witty and intelligent and she actually has dreams for her future that she works hard for instead of drooling over hot guys (even letting romance take over her life). And what I love about Tamaki is that though he is overtly labeled as then princely type, his character refuses to let itself be defined by his outward appearance. It's quite obvious that he is in no way perfect. He's obnoxious, annoying, whiney, dramatic, narcissistic, air headed and crazy in his antics, but he is also nothing short of a genuine person who possesses a heart of gold towards everyone in life.

And by god Hatori Bisco manages to not portray any of her characters as saintly, which I give her major kudos for. It's kind of strange that I typically would stay away from something this sugary and cute, but I think Ouran is the overall best written shoujo series I've seen because it never loses quality or gives in to only one element. At the end of the day, I just can't help but love it for what it is.
Definitely the best for me. The characters are all well-rounded, and who couldn't love the host club?! (Spoilers! You have been warned... ) especially Tamaki's emo attitude! And the plot has many twists and turns, some of which can beat the sanity out of you! Bisco Hatori is probably the best author out there yet, with her humorous comments and heart-breaking storyline which keeps you reading Ouran over and over. When you've finished the story, it just makes you swoon and cry out "WHY IS THIS IT?! " At the same time.

The lively attitude brought through all of the mishaps and mischief keeps you choking with laughter right to the end! I recommend this to every manga fan, whether boy or girl! 1st place definitely!
Oh dear... Ouran. I just hope Tamaki doesn't go into his emo corner because they didn't come first. But 5th is fantastic, just like Ouran.
All honesty, Ouran's story has been done so many times. The hot guys at the rich school, and the poor girl. But writer, Bisco Hatori would have to be one of the most creative and funny woman out there! All the characters are so in depth and unique, and when you finnish it you really feel like you've lost a friend. Or a part of you even.
At times, you will have to put the damn book down because you can't stop laughing! In a way, Ouran is simple, but it has a big impact and is highly loved by many.
[Newest]Just finished Ouran High School Host Club today actually and I'm so sad it's over but I love it.
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3Skip Beat
Never once did I think acting was like fighting! Skip Beat is without a doubt amazing! Revenge? Hell yes says Kyoko Mogami!
I don't see how you couldn't love Kyoko, I really don't. One minuet she's yelling like she's going to battle, then the next she's crying at how cute something is!
So you see, Kyoko has given her life to a guy right? And then it turns out he didn't give a shiz about her... So what does she do? Get revenge of course! But that's not all, the lovable but scary Ren get's involved, just giving it even more edge! I'd love to give Skip Beat a higher place, but I don't want to be biased, so I give it 9th place. Please don't send your demons onto me Kyoko! I'll give you first place next time I promise!
Skip beat is one of the most awesome manga you will ever read it is so pure containing all types, drama, comedy, romance, showbiz, all in one! So it is highly recommended and it is in my top 3, start reading it immediately...
If sheer awesomeness was a genre, Skip Beat would so come under it. It's got everything a great shoujo manga should have, lovable characters, laugh out loud humor, beautiful art, the occasional tearjerker, and just pure fun. You just can't help but cheer on Kyoko! She's a unique heroine, one who doesn't always just wait around for her knight to rescue her. Ren too isn' t your typical prince. I'd really like to thank the mangaka for creating such an epic work! If you haven't read skip beat yet, you're missing out. Its a manga that gets progressively better so don't let go of it!
[Newest]The main characters need to make a move already. ASAP!
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4Beauty Pop
The idea of this manga is really great! I mean, have you ever thought about a shojou manga talking about hairstyling stuff? I do love this manga! Especially Kiri's character who always absent minded, Narumi who always has bad mood, Kei who is unbelievably cute (one of my favourite! ), Ochiai who is really serious (and he has the name database of every students in his school), and the others. It's a must read shojou manga ever! >w<
Amazing! Th female lead had the most hilarious personality! Instead of the always blushing and dependant female leads. She had the guy blushing, she was in control of him, without even caring! But she wasn't dense, she was in tune with her suroundings, she knew how to manipulate people around her. She's still a very nice person. Love her character!
Now if you haven't read beauty pop... You better go do that. This stuff is gold! You will also get a few hairstyling tips along he way ;)

Wait.. Your still here?
[Newest]Read all 10 books so cool.

5Dengeki Daisy
It started off with a cliche' hook of "I'll always protect you. " But then it turned out to be so much better with a new and interesting plot. The book manages to keep the familiar ties with the shoujo mangas we know and love, while making it more realistic and and easier to relate to. There's also complete new in depth and more view on the characters rather than the standard lonely hot guy meets simple girl that thinks she's ugly and plain but is really pretty. The art style is also beautiful, and on top of that the manga artist is MALE, which makes this manga even better! In my eyes this is the absolute best shoujo manga out there.
Oh my goodness. I am completely hooked on this manga. Teru is one of the few female protagonists I have actually come to love rather than grown to hate. This manga has largely become a coming of age story for her and not just a romance. I have also really appreciated the "my pace" approach to Kurosaki and Teru's relationship. It feels very natural and it's so good to see characters who aren't rushing to fall into bed with each other before the relationship is ready for it. Now I just have to wait for the next volume.
I mean I rarely read shoujo manga (being a guy and all) but I have to say, this manga is really good :D
And for ONCE in a manga the girl isn't a weak twig, I mean I know that's the stereotype for shoujo manga, but they are always weak and useless and clingy and annoying, but not this manga! This one the girl can take care of herself and is strong, and its awesome! :D
[Newest]I like this story

6Gakuen Alice
Waaah~ for me, Gakuen Alice is where my love for all manga and anime has started! Surely, at a young age prior to when I've watch Gakuen Alice, I've already seen lots of amazing anime like Sailormoon which is like a classic one for me. But I think, Gakuen Alice is where I started feeling enthusiastic, happy, sad and agitated when I had watched its' anime. But since the anime has only 26 episodes, I found its manga from mangafox and my love for manga had started from then on. It's actually like a turning point in my life.

This manga is the best one I have ever read! Although after this, I have also read lots and lots of wonderful manga, this is the only that I won't definitely let go off on the very top. It will always be the best among the others in my heart. Natsume and Mikan will always be the best couple for me and Natsume will always be my hottest guy!

Although young, the characters where all forced to be involved in evil schemes that the greedy and selfish adults in the society does. The characters stand against dangers with friendship and love as pillars of support. I envy how Mikan and Hotaru has each other as bestfriends.

This manga really has almost all genres in one. Starting from friendship to romance, The big thing here is its humor. I remember how my stomach always hurt from laughing while I'm reading this. I just can't really help to laugh at the stupidity of Mikan. Aside from that, it has the adventure genre that makes it exciting, the mystery that makes it thrilling, and the drama that makes me cry. All in all, this manga has also a very great plot and a very thrilling twist on its climax. In the end, it just made me feel nostalgic after all they've been through. This is definitely and absolutely a must-read!
Gakuen Alice is one of, if not, the best shoujo manga I have ever read in my life. And that is quite a large number. It has elements of comedy, fantasy, adventure and mystery as well as romance. I found all the characters entertaining and the story never got boring.

While MIkan (the lead) may seem like a stereotypical ditzy shoujo lead, she grows out of it and becomes a genuinely likeable character worthy to be the lead in such a fantastic manga. Her companions are similarly likeable. Hotaru, her best friend, is definitely someone I would love to meet in real life.

The romance was great too. I usually despise love triangles but this one was good. It wasn't annoying because Mikan (the girl) wasn't overly indecisive. As for the story, I can't say much without giving too much away. Just know that it is developed, incredible and worth the read:).

If you haven't read Gakuen Alice, please please please read it asap. For those Gakuen Alice lovers who haven't voted yet, please do! I believe Gakuen Alice should at least make the top 3. We just need to move it up one rank guys!
It's the best manga ever. The first time I read this, I thought that this manga would be boring but it turns out that this manga is really good. This manga has all the genres I could wish for. I love the relationship between mikan and natsume. They're fated to be together even before they was born. And I feel sorry for mikan that she has lost both her parents. But anyway I really reccomend this manga. It got first place in my list. Thumbs up!
[Newest]Do not watch the anime just read the manga because it is the best thing on earth.
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7Last Game
This is the best shoujo manga for meh! Everything is so cute x')
I love the art, plot and as well as the personalities that each of the characters have

SoumaxKujou! Kyaa~ //Even though they surely won't end up together

Sorry SoumaxKujou haters, I'll still go for Souma B|
Totally amazing. The artwork is neat and nice! Although, there are some parts that are a little bit rushed, they are still cute! Oh gods, I hope they're gonna make an anime for this. Even the manga, which is new, is already a big hit, what's more if this is an anime?

One last thing... HISATO X MIKOTO forever!
I really love the art style in this and the main male lead is so fun to read about! This is definitely one of my favorite manga and I really can't wait to see how things'll end up with the protagonist. It's also got a cute love triangle that makes me all fluttery to read about.
[Newest]Such a pretty and cool and amazing!

8Suki Desu Suzuki-Kun
I love this manga. It is great and you can laugh and cry because of this. Even though it doesn't update it that much, you should definitely try it.
Love this manga. Wish it updated more but I can wait. It's well worth it.
You really feel for the Hikaru when he loses contact with Hoshino for two years. Then you are so happy when they meet again but find things have drastically changed.
I love Suki desu Suzuki-kun! Though there are so much mangas I'd prefer I uust can't let go of this one! Besides the shy and innocent Hoshino Sayaka and the cute and honest Suzuki Hikaru I really love the second couple though they're not the main attraction. But I really love how tomboyish but also girly Itou Chihiro is. And the future Shinobu is so cold but also cool!
There are mangas I actually like better but the thing is I waited half a year for one single update and was so happy when it came. And though it takes so long to update I'm happy about every single update and will wait for every singe chapter forever!

9Hana Yori Dango
In Hana Yori Dango, there is an incredible dynamic journey for most, if not all, the characters. Makino Tsukushi is an incredible role model to serve as the main character; her strong will and refusal to meet the superficial standards of her snobbish classmates gives readers an urgency to cheer for her as she stands up to the elite F4, the wealthy upper class, and all those that disregard her for her low status in society. Though the art style during the first few chapters are not exactly up to par, it is definitely a unique aspect of the manga's beginning. Nevertheless, the storyline and dialogue manages to detract attention from the art style, which does, in fact, progress and shape beautifully as the story develops. By the end, Hana Yori Dango is remembered for much more than just its art and plot. Yoko Kamio launches her readers through an incredible up-and-down journey of her characters and their given role in society. The central relationship between hot-headed, arrogant Domyouji Tsukasa and strong-willed Makino Tsukushi (who originally pines for the quiet prince Hanazawa Rui) becomes a pairing that creates some of the most memorable and touching scenes to ever transpire between two manga characters. Aside from romantic relationships, relationships between friends, parents and children, siblings, and upper class and lower class are also explored. Many of the "minor" characters are also given their own background stories so as not to be forgotten by the mangaka and her audience. These characters are never put aside to keep the central relationship in the limelight. Yoko Kamio explores each character significantly and satisfactorily.

Over all, Hana Yori Dango is a brilliant manga with many beautiful and hilarious quotes, dramatic plot twists, and realistic characters that will allow the story to have an impact on all fans of shoujo manga.
Yeah, best shoujo manga ever! So many emotions, so many feelings... Words are not enough to describe how good this is... Or how people so flawed can be so perfect!
This was the manga the brought me to the shojo manga world. Its really really old and the drawings are not that good but! The story its just AMAZING! I will recommend anyone that like shoujo manga to read it! Seriously I have laugh cry got angry and be happy with this manga. You really get into the story.
[Newest]Oh my God the anime for this series.

10Fruits Basket
Who wouldn't love this? I have not met one person who does not know about this amazing manga. It has a curse, romance, drama, and humor. And hello... Kyo Sohma is in it! He is just the definition of HOT! Tohru is also a great role model because she is nice to everyone no matter who they are and what they have done. She accepts everyone, even Akito who has hurt everyone in the story... Including Tohru herself. The romance is also adorable. To me, this is the best one out there.
I'm really sad that this isn't in the top ten anymore... I hope it goes back up! Words cannot express my love for this manga. The story is incomparable and the artwork just gets better and better (and better). I love ALL of the characters, I mean what can I say the author is a masterful writer and storyteller and made sure to develop each and every person's story, and made sure that they all had a real role in the story as well. The author made me fall in love with all of the characters and I think that's what she wanted to accomplish. Heck, I even love that little turd Hiro (and his super epic middle school relationship made me go aww! ) to everyone who isn't a fan of shoujo, read this. You will never want to leave the Sohma family behind.
Where do I begin? Fruits Basket is that Manga EVERY Manga fan has heard of. Even if some have no idea what it is, they've heard the name. (And no I don't mean the game)
Leading character, Tohru Honda is a role model to all readers. She loves the good of a person and accepts the bad.
Each character is unique, mixing together to make a sweet, sad and funny Manga which changes people's lives. And that is why Fruits Basket makes 2nd place.
[Newest]I love Fruits Basket
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The Contenders

11Nagareboshi Lens
It is such a great shoujo manga and it definitely, fits in the category as well.

12Kamisama Hajimemashita
This manga should totally be higher on the list. It's a very good manga, especially for those who want a nice, long manga. The main heroine faces problems that are very realistic and I love that the main couple doesn't just fall in love at first sight. I admit that I first looked at this story because I was bored, but I'm definitely a fan now. I'll be one of the first to cry and scream if ever this story gets put on permanent hiatus or ever stops getting scanlated.
This manga has everything and balances it all perfectly. Character development is really great and the plot is just... OOHHMMYYGOD... Basically. The romance feels right and NOT forced, and the female lead is really likable. And, of course, the male lead (s) are just awesome, as well. Also, the art, as well as the storytelling, is phenomenal, in my opinion. Just... Just go read it, please!
Personally, I think this should really be higher on the list. This manga has all the elements of a good shoujo weaved seamlessly together. The love story was touching, passionate and at the same time, funny. Moreover, it also includes wild adventures of the characters that keeps the manga thrilling and not boring. The supporting characters were also very likeable. I hope that they'll publish an update soon and that the second season of the anime will already be released :)) Overall, this is a must-read.
[Newest]I just love how the couple starts to argue a lot in the beginning, but then they start to show feelings for each other in the manga.

13Mamotte! Lollipop
It has a lot of chapters but it is worth reading.
First manga I ever read and I loved it. Zero is awesome!
I think this Story should be higher up! I especially love how funny this Manga is but its best moments are when magic are involved sort of like the Daa Daa Daa manga.

14Kimi ni Todoke
It's simply just a beautiful story about friendship and falling in love, overall living a life filled with ups and downs, and a chance to change.
I'm absolutely in love with this manga. Well, both the manga and anime are great. It's adorable how the story develops - The main character, Sawako, starts off as a really shy but kind girl, who is satisfied with making others happy. She just wants to be a normal girl, have friends, carry on the typical life of a student. She tries really hard but she still scares people, until Kazehaya shows up. He helps her win confidence in herself, he introduces her to new people, helps the classroom to see a new side of her, and eventually he falls in love with all the things she has to offer. Everything is perfect.

The supporting cast is also great, I have to admit I hated some of the characters as they were showing up (the antagonists, of course) but even the bad guys end up being cuties.
The supporting cast is amazing, which doesn't often happen in mangas where more focus is places on the main couple. I really love every character.
[Newest]I love the story! And the artwork is just amazing!

15Hibi Chouchou
Hibi Chouchou is a must read. The story might seem boring since both characters are extremely shy but that's what makes it distinct from the other shoujo mangas. Overcoming their weakness in order to express their feelings to the one they loved is courageous. Also, the characters are cute and adorable especially Suiren (the heroine).
It's a bit predictable and simple, but extremely cute. It's complex to dislike the couple unless you dislike shy people. Just as sweet as what a sweet tooth craves. Lovable manga. Enveloped with a distinct feeling when compared with the cliche shoujo manga.
I recommend it! And, no, it's not boring.
This story is just so cute and sweet, you'll think that that'll be boring but not at all! I fell for this manga where looks are more effective than words.
[Newest]The artwork alone is magnificent. The main character is a gem. The story is cute and simple, which is why I love it!

16High School Debut
To me this is the best out of the best of what I've ever read.
I fell in love with it from the first chapter and couldn't stop reading,
The story is really good and the art is well done too.
Without a doubt this manga is a MUST-READ.
This is my all time favorite manga! The characters weren't annoying. Also I fell in love with lead guy. You have to read this book no matter what. I literally finished this in 2 days. I strongly recommend for you to read this book.
I really liked it (except for the beginning) funny and has a happy ending ^^ (sorta) (I'm very vague... )
[Newest]Among all it is the best. I really is romantic comedy. Their relationship is too adorable and they never stay apart..

17Vampire Knight
IT is an amazing manga and for me reading it you really feel for the characters Yuki, Zero, Kaname you fall for them and their struggles. The love triangle is amazing and the anime was excellent. The manga has a mysterious quality about it that you get pulled in from the first page if you've never read a manga I recommend this you will not be disappointed its so good
Oh vampire knight must be N. 1
It's really fabulous, the plot is fab and mysterious and the art is awesome..
That manga is about vampires and romance and mystery..
Really lovely and it's just so awesome.
Can't say what it is about because words can't describe it...
Yuk is cute and zero is adorable, and kaname is (•_•)
A hit everywhere! People who have nothing to do with Manga, love this!
Vampire's have always been a hit among many, and so have hot guys batteling it out for that one, amazing girl.
Vampire Knight follows your average romantic vampiric story, but the art work and characters bring it to life, to snatch 3rd place.
Also, it has one of the most sucesful and satisfying love triangles ever. At one point you think she's found her Mr right, then something happens to go back to square one. A little frustrating yes, but exciting and keeps the story going at a good pace.
[Newest]Vampire knight should be higher than this!

18Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
In English it translates to 'My little monster'

This manga is a newer released one.. Maybe a a year ago. It is one of the most unique and phenomenon all love onesies you will ever one across.
The two main characters are Shizuku and Haru... It's about how they meet and whole lot more. There is also an anime :) I'm up to the latest chapter of he manga and am addicted! Its definitely a must read for everyone. :)

This is my absolute favorite shoujo manga! A must read in my opinion.
Every characters are just so likeable.
[Newest]Cute, cool, naughty, nerd and awesome!

19Faster Then a Kiss
So sexy with so little actual sexuality. The less male is very hot and appealing. And who doesn't love a secret romance? I really hope someone publishes this in English.
This manga grabs readers attention! It's an on-going manga right? I hope there's an anime for this~~
Faster than a kiss was the first manga I read and it definitely was worth it! Amazing plot and wonderful characters.
This has got lots and lots of comedy that make you cringe with laughter. Also the character development is done with perfection.
I love the interaction between the lead characters. They have this undefinable chemistry that cannot b put into words and they look so cute together that it makes your eyeballs jump out! Plus their "secret romantic moments" will definitely make you all giddy.

Highly recommended. Must read!
[Newest]Sweet, cute and teaches a lot about unconditional and selfless love

Masterpiece I just can't ever get enough of it
Best manga ever! Love it!
I loved it, how Ojou is so derpy, but also strong! And how the members of the Yakuza were not 100% evil. And that ending though! I forgot her name so I'll call her Ojou, but anyways, SPOILER ALERT x Ojou x Shin forever!

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