Top 20 Romance Manga to read

Romance describes a story that deals with love between two or more characters typically also having an optimistic ending. Romance is also a difficulty encountered when creating a harem.

1. Yaoshenji

In his past life, although too weak to protect his home when it counted, out of grave determination Nie Li became the strongest Demon Spiritist and stood at the pinnacle of the martial world. However, he lost his life during the battle with the Sage Emperor and six deity-ranked beasts.

His soul was then brought back to when he was still 13 years old. Although he's the weakest in his class with the lowest talent, having only a red soul realm and a weak one at that, with the aid of the vast knowledge which he accumulated from his previous life, he decided to train faster than anyone could expect. He also decided to help those who died nobly in his previous life to train faster as well.

He aims to protect the city from the coming future of being devastated by demon beasts and the previous fate of ending up destroyed. He aims to protect his lover, friends, family and fellow citizens who died in the beast assault or its aftermath. And he aims to destroy the so-called Sacred family who arrogantly abandoned their duty and betrayed the city in his past life.

Tales of Demons and Gods is currently publishing .

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2. Tokyo卍Revengers

Takemichi is a 26-year-old unemployed virgin who learns that the girl he dated in middle school—the only girl he ever dated—has died. Then, after an accident he finds himself in a time leap back to his middle school years. He vows to change the future and save the girl, and to do that he aims to rise to the top of the Kantou region's most brutal delinquent gang.

Tokyo Revengers is currently publishing . It is also Known as: 東京卍リベンジャーズ, Tokyo Manji Revengers, Toukyou Revengers, Toukyou卍Revengers

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3. Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san

Nagatoro is a freshman girl in high school who loves bullying her Senpai. But he puts up with it, even after being put through all kinds of embarrassing situations, because he's in love with her.

Please don't bully me, Nagatoro is currently publishing . It is also Known as: イジらないで、長瀞さん, Please don't bully me, Nagatoro-san, Please don't bully me, Nagatoro

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4. Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunousen

Two prideful geniuses locked in battle. Who will make the first misstep and in doing so…confess their love?

Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane are two geniuses who stand atop their prestigious academy's student council, making them the elite among elite. But it's lonely at the top and each has fallen for the other. There's just one huge problem standing in the way of lovey-dovey bliss—they're both too prideful to be the first to confess their romantic feelings and thus become the “loser” in the competition of love! And so begins their daily schemes to force the other to confess first!

Kaguya-sama: Love is War is currently publishing . It is also Known as: かぐや様は告らせたい~天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦~, Kaguya Wants to be Confessed To: The Geniuses' War of Love and Brains

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5. Ganbare, Douki-chan

The story of a salaryman's encounters with his coworkers and their feelings for him. Illustrated by Yom on his Twitter account.

Ganbare, Douki-chan is currently publishing . It is also Known as: がんばれ同期ちゃん, You Can Do It, Douki-chan, Senpai is Mine

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The story follows Kaizaki Arata, a 27-year-old jobless man, who fails at every job interview he had after quitting his last company. His life changes after he met Yoake Ryou of the ReLife Research Institute, who offered him a drug that can change his appearance to 17-years-old and to become a subject in an experiment for one year. Thus, he begins his life as a high school student once more.

ReLIFE is finished and has 15 Volumes and 222 Chapters. It is also Known as: リライフ, 重返17歲

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7. Horimiya

Hori may seem like a normal teenage girl, but she's a completely different person after school. In her workaholic parents' absence, Hori has been like a parent for her little brother since she was young herself. Between taking care of her brother, feeding them both, and housework, she doesn't have much time for a usual teenage social life. One day, she meets someone else who does not present his true self at school: a quiet, glasses-wearing boy called Miyamura. She'd assumed he was bookish, and possibly an otaku, but Hori couldn't have been more wrong. Outside of school, Miyamura is a friendly guy with many piercings, and he's not very good at academics. Now the two of them have someone with whom they can share both halves of their lives!

Note: Chapter count includes 20 extra chapters.

Horimiya is finished and has 16 Volumes and 142 Chapters. It is also Known as: ホリミヤ, Horimiya

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8. Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi

The story of an Annoying Senpai and his Kouhai.

My Senpai is Annoying is currently publishing . It is also Known as: 先輩がうざい後輩の話, Senpai ga Urusai Kouhai no Hanashi, My Senpai is Annoying

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9. Koe no Katachi

Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can't hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children's cruelty goes too far. Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?

A Silent Voice is finished and has 7 Volumes and 64 Chapters. It is also Known as: 聲の形, Koe no Katachi

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10. Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko!

Tomo Aizawa was able to successfully confess to her crush Junichirou Kubota. There is only one problem. He just sees her as his buddy. He thought that she was a boy until they went to middle school together, because her grade school was in a different school district.

Note: Originally published daily on Twi4. The volume release compiled the series into 51 chapters + 5 extra chapters

Tomo-chan is a Girl! is finished and has 8 Volumes and 953 Chapters. It is also Known as: トモちゃんは女の子!, Tomo-chan wa Onna no ko!

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11. Jigoku Raku

Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious assassins ever to come out of the ninja village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him being handed a death sentence. He has only one hope—in order to earn his freedom, he must travel to a long-hidden island and recover an elixir that will make the shogun immortal. Failure is not an option. On this island, heaven and hell are just a hair’s breadth away.

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku is finished and has 13 Volumes and 127 Chapters. It is also Known as: 地獄楽, Jigokuraku, Paradition, Heavenhell, Jigoku Raku (KAKU Yuuji)

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12. Tamen De Gushi

The funny romantic story of how Qiu Tong and Sun Jing met and fell in love.

Their Story is currently publishing . It is also Known as: SQ: Begin W/Your Name!, Tamen De Gushi, SQ: Cong Ni De Mingzi Kaishi, SQ从你的名字开始

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13. Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai

We Never Learn centers on Yuiga, a student who is aiming for a scholarship because he comes from a poor family. His school gives him a condition: he can have a recommendation for a scholarship if he tutors his two beautiful classmates to help them get into the schools of their choice. Ogata may be a science genius and Furuhashi a literature prodigy — but Ogata is aiming for a liberal arts school and Furuhashi is aiming for a science school. And they're both clueless outside their fields of expertise.

We Never Learn is finished and has 21 Volumes and 187 Chapters. It is also Known as: ぼくたちは勉強ができない, BokuBen, We Can't Study

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14. Nana

Nana Komatsu is a young woman who's endured an unending string of boyfriend problems. Moving to Tokyo, she's hoping to take control of her life and put all those messy misadventures behind her. She's looking for love and she's hoping to find it in the big city.

Nana Osaki, on the other hand, is cool, confident and focused. She swaggers into town and proceeds to kick down the doors to Tokyo's underground punk scene. She's got a dream and won't give up until she becomes Japan's No. 1 rock'n'roll superstar.

This is the story of two 20-year-old women who share the same name. Even though they come from completely different backgrounds, they somehow meet and become best friends. The world of Nana is a world exploding with sex, music, fashion, gossip and all-night parties.

Nana is finished and has 21 Volumes and 84 Chapters. It is also Known as: NANA, Nana

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15. Case Closed

Kudo Shinichi is a seventeen year-old high school detective whom people call the "Modern Sherlock Holmes." However, one night after a date with his childhood sweetheart, Ran, Shinichi witnessed an illegal trade and, caught off his guard, was knocked unconscious and fed a drug that was supposed to kill him... but he woke up and found himself shrunken to a seven year-old. In order to track down the men who did this to him, Shinichi hid his identity and lived with Ran, whose father happened to be a hopeless detective, and with that came a series of murders and mysteries that he must solve.

Detective Conan is currently publishing . It is also Known as: Meitantei Conan, 名探偵コナン, Meitantei Conan, Detective Conan Kaito Kid Special Collection

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16. Olgami

Taxi driver Chaeah once saw her acquaintance from the church, Park Yoonsoo, walking through the city streets with a girl, but she could not even think that this would lead to the burying of evidence of murder, persecution, and a complete change in her daily lifestyle.

Source: MU

Loop is currently publishing .

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17. I Love Yoo

Dogged by pain and misfortune from the very beginning, Shin-Ae decides she wants nothing to do with people nor anything to do with romance. Although content with her unsocial, boring, loveless existence, her lifestyle is challenged after she ruins an unsuspecting strangers' clothes.

I Love Yoo is currently publishing .

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18. Here U Are

Receiving the newcomers is a task for Yu Yang, and he ends up helping the unsociable and towering Li Huan, the kind of person that does everything to be disliked. But after better knowing each other, he discovers that the giant isn't that bad of a person at all...

Note: Includes 20 extra chapters.

Here U Are is finished and has null Volumes and 157 Chapters. It is also Known as: You are here, You're here

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19. Something About Us

They consider themselves the best of friends. Others seem to think otherwise. There's something about their relationship that's hard to describe. What will become of these two "friends"?

Note: Chapter count includes the prologue, epilogue and side story chapters.

Something About Us is finished and has 5 Volumes and 117 Chapters. It is also Known as: 우리사이느은, Our Relationship Is..., Woori, Our Relationship Is

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20. My Wife is a Demon Queen

"Listen up folks! I’m living my life with the demon queen!"

My Wife is a Demon Queen is currently publishing .

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