Manga Lovers, Take A Look at Oricon’s Top 5 Manga of 2015!

  • Oricon has released the best selling mangas of the year on the 30th of November, 2015. You may find that your favorite manga has made it onto the list! Here is a list of the top 5 best-sellers:

    5. Kingdom

    The manga is set around the period of Warring States in ancient China. Xin, who is an orphan as a result of war, fights to be a Heavens’ Great General which would then unify China.

    4. Assassination Classroom (Ansatsu Kyoshitsu)

    In order to prevent the destruction of Earth, the students of Class 3E have to fight against their homeroom teacher who is actually an octopus-like alien. The government will award 10 billion yen to whoever manages to kill the alien who has amazing speed and power. However, the students may have begun to like the teacher instead…

    3. Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin)

    Mankind faces threats from the titans that devour humans. Eren, whose mother has died after being eaten by a titan, vows to eradicate all titans. Together with his two best friends, Mikasa and Armin, the three of them join the Survey Corps to battle against the titans. As the story progresses, it also divulges around the mystery behind the existence of titans.

    2. The Seven Deadly Sins (Nanatsu no Taizai)

    The Seven Deadly Sins is a group comprised of seven brutal criminals. The group is disbanded after being suspected of murdering the Great Holy Knight. Years later, Princess Elizabeth searches for the Seven Deadly Sins for help upon discovering that the Holy Knights pose a threat to the kingdom.

    1. One Piece

    One Piece tells the adventure of Luffy who has the ability to stretch himself like rubber after eating a Devil Fruit. With the help of his comrades, Luffy sets on the journey to become the Pirate King in a world filled with strong opponents who also consume Devil Fruits and gain various special abilities.

    I am already a reader of One Piece and Attack on Titan. Out of the rest of the top 5 manga, Assassination Classroom seems like the most intriguing series to me. Which one seems most attractive to you?

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