Top 10 Anime Series that are Better Than the Manga

The Top Ten

1 Gintama Gin Tama, also styled as Gintama, is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi and serialized, beginning on December 8, 2003, in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump.


2 Akame ga Kill Akame ga Kill! (アカメが斬る!, Akame ga Kiru! is a manga published in Gangan Joker authored by Takahiro and Tashiro Tetsuya. It received an anime adaptation that premiered on July 6, 2014 and ended on December 14, 2014.

The manga counterpart of this, is so unpopular. The anime is better!

The anime story is better than the manga story.

The anime has way better development than its manga counterpart. - NaruHinaBlaze1

Best series, ever, than the manga. Even if it has sad scenes. - NaruHinaBlaze1

3 Attack on Titan Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments, more.
4 Pokemon Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.
5 Dragon Ball Super Dragon Ball Super is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation that began airing on July 5, 2015. It is a sequel show to the Dragon Ball manga and the first Dragon Ball television series featuring a new storyline in 18 years.
6 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable more.
7 Naruto Shippuden Naruto: Shippuden is the ongoing sequel to the original Naruto anime and covers the Naruto manga from volume twenty-eight on. The TV adaptation of Naruto: Shippuden debuted in Japan on February 15, 2007 on TV Tokyo. It is developed by Studio Pierrot and directed by Hayato Date.
8 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood
9 Usagi Drop

Well of course. - Undistinguished

10 Pretty Cure

The Contenders

11 K-On
12 Planetes
13 D.Gray-man
14 Mob Psycho 100

The manga is pretty good too. - Undistinguished

15 Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma Shokugeki no Soma (食戟のソーマ Shokugeki no Sōma) is a manga written by Yūto Tsukuda and illustrated by Shun Saeki in collaboration with Yuki Morisaki, a famous chef. Its main character, Sōma Yukihira is a brash, confident, and skilled amateur chef who enters Tōtsuki Culinary Academy to graduate more.

No Way, no way in hell. - Undistinguished

16 Bleach Bleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. Bleach adapts the first 54 volumes of Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. In addition, 4 anime-original arcs were broadcast in-between and during the adaptations of original arcs of the manga. more.
17 Kuroko No Basket
18 Card Captor Sakura
19 Ojamajo Doremi

Magical Doremi (2005 for Season 1)
Dorie, Dodo - Amy Palant
Reanne, Raerae - Rebecca Soler
Mirabelle, Mimi - Kether Donohue
Ellie - Anne Marie Nestor
Caitlyn - Liza Jacqueline
Patina - Lisa Ortiz
Lorelei - Andi Whaley
Magical Doremi (2011 for Sharp, Motto, Dokkaan, and Naisho)
Doremi, Dodo - Alexandra Lai
Hazuki, Rere, Hana (Older), Toto - Stephanie Beard
Aiko, Mimi - Linda Ballantyne
Onpu, Roro - Aaryn Doyle
Momoko, Nini - Susan Roman
Pop, Fafa - Tracey Hoyt
Hana (Baby) - Ikue Ōtani
Majorika - Janyse Jaud
Lala - Brooke Shields
Nozomi - Kelly Metzger
Fami - Nicole Bouma

20 Powerpuff Girls Z Powerpuff Girls Z is a Japanese magical girl anime series directed by Megumu Ishiguro, based on the American animated television series The Powerpuff Girls. The anime is co-produced by Cartoon Network Japan and Aniplex and was animated and produced by Toei Animation, featuring character design by Miho more.

Powerpuff Girls Z (2008)
Blossom - Nicole Bouma
Bubbles - Maryke Hendrikse
Buttercup - Kelly Metzger
Poochi - Matt Hill

21 Rilu Rilu Fairilu
22 Jewelpet
23 Higurashi When They Cry
24 Elfen Lied Elfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. It was originally serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump from June 2002 to August 2005, with the 107 chapters collected into twelve tankōbon volumes.
25 Hello! Lady Lynn
26 Kirarin Revolution


Kirari Season 1 (2008)
Kilari Season 2 (2009)
Kilari Season 3 (2010)

Kilari (2008)
Kilari - Anna Cummer
Noel - Tabitha St Germain
Cobeni - Kelly Sheridan

Kilari (2008)
Kilari - Anna Cummer
Noel - Tabitha St. Germain
Cobeni - Kelly Sheridan
Nii-kun - Brian Drummond
Mii-chan - Andrea Libman

27 Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch is a shōjo manga and anime series created by Michiko Yokote, with artwork by Pink Hanamori.
28 Tokyo Mew Mew
29 Ranma 1/2
30 Boku no Pico Boku no Pico is an anime series of three OVA episodes created by Katsuhiko Takayama. It was released to DVD on September 17, 2006.
31 Lilpri
32 Super GALS!
33 Urusei Yatsura
34 Sailor Moon Sailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Naoko Takeuchi. It was originally serialized in Nakayoshi from 1991 to 1997; the 52 individual chapters were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. more.
35 Princess Tutu Princess Tutu is a Japanese magical girl anime series created by Ikuko Itoh in 2002 for animation studio Hal Film Maker. Inspired by ballet and fairy tales, particularly The Ugly Duckling and Swan Lake, the story follows a duck who is transformed into the mythical ballerina Princess Tutu in order to more.
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