10 Most Popular Manga of 2020 – Gizmo List Update

These are some of the top 10 most popular manga of 2020. Most of the manga on this list are Shonen. If you want to know the most popular series from other demographics, stay tuned for lists on that. 

1. Dr. Stone

Dr.Stone is about a post-apocalyptic world where the entire humanity was turned to stone on a fateful day. A young scientist named Senku starts a new civilization from scratch. This Science manga is written by Riichiro Inagaki.

2. Vinland Saga

Vinland Saga is set up in the Viking era in the prehistoric times. Many characters in this story are based on real-world people that existed in the 11th century. These Vikings were brought to England to fight battles for King Sweyn.

3. Boku no Hero Academia

My Hero Academia, written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi, is one of the most popular manga in the last few years. It is a world where most humans have some kind of superpowers. The people with extraordinary powers become heroes to help other people. Other extraordinary individuals are attracted to villainous ways.

4. One Piece

One Piece is one of the longest-running Shonen manga of all time with record sales in every era. The manga stayed very popular in the year 2020 as well. Monkey D. Luffy, a young boy, set out on a journey in the sea to become the pirate king after gathering a crew. Fast forward to the present, he is facing the Emperors of the Sea with forces of comparable strengths.

5. Fire Force

Fire Force follows the story of young firefighters that operate in a world of pyrokinetic people. These firefighters have their unique fire abilities. Their fight is against Infernals, who can spontaneously combust at any place causing massive destruction.

6. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations 

Boruto manga had a controversial start when the writer of Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto, gave the sequel to his assistant. Ukyō Kodachi and Mikio Ikemoto faced heavy criticism for the quality of the manga at the start. However, the manga has improved a lot since then. The current Kara Arc has brought massive popularity back to the prodigy manga.

7. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba

This is arguably the most popular manga of 2020. Demon Slayer manga ended this year. The hype behind the ending was massive. There are too many manga series that mess up their endings. On the contrary, Demon Slayer received a very satisfying ending and fans will miss this wonderful manga.

8. Black Clover

This manga is about a young boy Asta who possesses no magic power in a world of wizards. Despite these shortcomings, he finds strength from the devilish powers and strives to become the Wizard king one day.

9. Dragon Ball Super

Goku and company returned in the manga franchise after the sequel called Dragon Ball Super. This manga involves Gods and Demi-Gods far stronger than the ones seen in Dragon Ball. The villains are on another level as well. 

10. Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan is massively popular since the very start of this series. This is a fictional world where humanity lives in the boundary of massive walls. Beyond these walls, some human-eating titans kill without any mercy. 

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