Manga for Teens

The Teen Corner has a large and growing collection of manga. Below is a partial list of the manga series you'll find there.

A.I. Love You by Ken Akamatsu
Hitoshi Kobe, a social misfit and computer geek, creates a virtual girl who comes to life.
Absolute Boyfriend by by Yuu Watase
Shy high school student Riko Izawa aches for a boyfriend
but guys just won't look her way. Then one day she signs up for a three-day trial of a mysterious "lover figurine," and the next thing she knows, a cute naked guy is delivered to her doorstep—and he wants to be her boyfriend!
Alice 19th by Yu Watase
Clip artAlice Seno, a shy, meek girl overpowered by her sister, saves a magical rabbit then learns she has the power of the lotis worlds. But power comes with a price, and the price may be her sister.
Alien Nine by Hitoshi Tomizawa
Yuri and three of her classmates must round up stray aliens who have escaped from a crashed spaceship.
Angelic Layer by Clamp
The most popular game in this world of the future is Angelic Layer. Contestants must raise and train their own "Angels" (or fighting dolls) to compete in tournaments.
Battle Angel Alita: Last Order by Yukito Kishiro
When Doc Ido, a talented cyberphysician, finds Alita's head in a junk heap, she has lost all memory of her past life. But when he reconstructs her, she discovers her body still instinctively remembers the Panzer Kunst, the most powerful cyborg fighting technique ever known.
Bleach by Tite Kubo
Ichigo Kurosaki has always been able to see ghosts, but this ability doesn't change his life nearly as much as his close encounter with Rukia Kuchiki, a shinigami and member of the mysterious Soul Society. Now a full-fledged shinigami himself, Ichigo quickly learns that the world he inhabits is one full of dangerous spirits.
Boys Over Flowers by Yoko Kamio
Tsukushi is a girl from the wrong side of the tracks who attends an exclusive high school. She has the courage to stand up for her rights, but despite all her trials, she finds herself in a love triangle. Will she ever find her special someone and live happily ever after?
Castle in the Sky by Hayao Miyazaki
Pazu meets Sheeta when she falls from the sky, and the two set off to find the fabled floating island of Laputa. Unfortunately, they’re tailed by pirates interested in getting riches from the island and army officials interested in the destructive power of Laputa.
Ceres Celestial Legend by Yû Watase
Sassy high-schooler Aya and her beloved twin brother Aki are members of the wealthy and powerful Mikage family, but otherwise they're just like any other teenagers. All that changes, however, on their sixteenth birthday, when their grandfather gives them a mummified hand, and a great power is awakened in both teens.
Chobits by Clamp
It’s "boy meets girl" in the cyberage. Chi, Hideki’s first Persocom, or robot companion, turns out to be a lot more responsibility than he expected.
Cowboy Bebop: Shooting Star by Hajime Yatate
In the year 2071, bounty hunters called "cowboys" make up the crew of the spaceship Bebop. They travel around the galaxy attempting to make money by helping police or private businesses catch "bounty-heads."
Coyote Ragtime Show by ufotable
Graceland is now enduring such a violent civil war that the president of the Milky Way Federation is threatening to blow up the planet in a week. Will the space-faring fugitives be able to find the fortune that is hidden somewhere on Graceland before the planet is destroyed?
Dark Angel by Kia Asamiya
Dark is put to his final test by his master to determine if he is finally ready to embark on his own.
Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba
Light Yagami is a bored high school student when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rougue shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and Light now vows to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil.
Dragon Knights by Mineko Ohkami
The Demon Hordes threaten the peace of Dusis and only the Dragon Lord Lykouleon and his Dragon Tribe can stop them.
Eyeshield 21 by Riichiro Inagaki (story) and Yusuke Murata (art)
Kobayakawa Sena is a freshman in high school. He is a pushover and and an errand boy. However, this changes when Hiruma, the most feared person in the school and president of the American Football Club notices Sena and forces him to join the Football Team. Now Sena will become Eyeshield 21, a mysterious running back with lightening fast speed.
FLCL by Hajime Ueda
Life is dull in Mabase, Japan for a young elementary school boy named Naoto, until an alien girl runs him over with her Vespa.
Forbidden Dance by Hinako Ashihara
When a young girl loses her confidence to dance, she fears she'll never set foot on the stage again. But when she falls in love with an all-male avant-garde dance troupe and their leader, everything changes. Soon, her primary goal in life is to join the troupe.
Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
The Sohma family is possessed by spirits of the Chinese Zodiac and when they are hugged by members of the opposite sex, they transform into their Zodiac animal!
Fushigi Yûgi: The Mysterious Play by Yû Watase
On the day her mother dies, Takiko’s father brings home an odd book called "The Universe of the Four Gods." Takiko is pulled into the book and discovers that she is a Genbu no Miko in a time when she is not welcome.
GetBackers by Randy Ayamine
Mido Ban and Amano Ginji are known as the "GetBackers" whose motto is "If it's stolen, we can get it back!". So far, their success rate is 100%, meaning they always get the job done. As they work through each case, Ban and Ginji encounter many bizarre situations...
Girl Got Game by Shizuru Seino
Kyo Aizawa's father is a basketball devotee but has been forced to quit playing because of an injury. Instead of himself working his way up to the NBA, he feels that his daughter, Kyo, should fulfill his dream.
Gravitation by Maki Murakami
All Shuichi Shindou wants is to become a rock star and to have his band become Japan's next musical sensation.
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka by Tohru Fujisawa
Eikichi Onizuka is a 22-year-old bachelor who's striving to become known as "Great Teacher Onizuka" and find a cute girlfriend in the process.
Hack: Legend of the Twilight by Rei Izumi (art) and Tatsuya Hamazaki (story)
Armed with the power of the Twilight Bracelet, twins Shugo and Rena must discover what is causing rogue monsters to infect the World and carry on the legend of the hackers.
Hana-Kimi by Hisaya Nakajo
Mizuki Ashiya, a Japanese American, just transferred to a boarding school in Japan for one reason: To see her idol, Izumi Sano, jump in the high jump. There is, however, some couple of problems since it’s an all boy’s school, she’s pretending to be a boy, and several people know her secret.
Hellsing by Kohta Hirano
The war between three armies of vampires, humans, and those in between is in full swing. Earth is in the chaos of a world war like no other.
Hot Gimmick by Miki Aihara
Hatsumi is just a regular girl, living in a regular company apartment complex, with regular neighbors, but when her sister asks her to go buy a pregnancy test, everything gets out of hand. Afraid for her family’s reputation, Hatsumi gets black mailed into becoming the neighborhood bully’s slave.
Hunter x Hunter by Yoshihiro Togashi
Gon is on a journey to become a hunter and to find his father, who is acknowledged as the greatest hunter in the world. Along the way, Gon befriends Killua, a member of a renowned assassin family, Kurapica, who is determined to become a Blacklist Hunter to capture the criminals responsible for his tribe’s deaths, and Lerio, who aspires to be a doctor.
I"s by Masakazu Katsura
The shy characters in this romantic comedy series have problems expressing their true feelings for each other.
I.N.V.U. by Kim Kang Won
The title of this Korean manga stands for "I envy you." It’s a hip, moving, topsy turvy look at the lives and loves, trials and travails of four teenage girls.
Inu-Yasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale by Rumiko Takahashi
Kagome finds out that she is the reincarnation of a deceased priestess who guarded the powerful Shikon jewel which has the power to fulfill any ambition of man or demon. Kagome goes back in time and teams up with the half-demon Inu-Yasha to retrieve the shards of the now shattered jewel before they fall into the wrong hands.
Kare Kano: His and Her Circumstances by Masami Tsuda
Yukino Miyazawa likes being the best at everything, but when she goes to high school she is finally upstaged by Souichiro Arima, who scores better on the entrance exams. The two fall in love, then have to cope with a lot of obstacles in their relationship.
Kazan by Gaku Miyao
Kazan lives in a world where water is scarce. On his eighth birthday, a mysterious water demon took his friend Elsie and disappeared. Now with the help of his trusted eagle, Kamushin and a girl named Fawna, (who also has the powers of a water demon), Kazan searches for Elsie and will stop at nothing to rescue her.
Kodocha: Sana’s Stage by Miho Obana
Sana Kurata, a child actress, faces many problems in her classroom, including a bullying classmate, Akito Hayama. Sana is outgoing and friendly while Hayama is gloomy in nature. As these two opposites attract, they face many hardships which bring them closer to a mutual understanding.
Love Hina by Ken Akamatsu
Keitaro has had great difficulty getting into the university of his choice, and no luck in meeting women. In a desperate effort to go into seclusion and study for his entrance exams, he volunteers to take over running his grandmother's hotel. His plans are ruined when he discovers that the "hotel" is actually an all-girls dormitory -- and some serious distractions ensue.
Magic Knight Rayearth by Clamp
Hikaru, Fuu, and Umi along with their friendly sidekick, Mokon, are on a quest to save the mystical planet of Cephiro. This science fantasy tale alternates between comedy and intense battles.
Mai, the Psychic Girl by Kazuya Kudo (story) and Ryoichi Ikegami (art)
Mai, a Japanese school girl, becomes the target of vague organizations of powerful conspirators who want to use her for her psychic powers.
Marmalade Boy by Wataru Yoshizumi
When Miki’s parents decide to end their marriage-of-convenience and swap spouses with another couple, Miki suddenly finds herself living with a stepbrother her own age.
Mars by Fuyumi Soryo
Popular Rei and shy Kira are worlds apart, until a fateful day brings them together and they develop a friendship and romance. The star-crossed lovers confront the many demons of their pasts, trying to build a peaceful future for themselves.
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed by by Masatsugu Iwase
In Cosmic Era 71, it is a time of distress between ZAFT and the Earth Alliance. ZAFT dwells in outer space and is composed of humans with enhanced capabilities called Coordinators. The Coordinators are determined to defeat the Earth Alliance's 'Naturals' because they were responsible for the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre that killed over 200,000 spacenoids.
Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
Born and infused with a demon nine-tailed fox, Naruto is a sad, lonely boy who is hated by the other villagers. Wanting to be acknowledged, he vows to become Hokage, the strongest ninja in the country.
Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind by Hayao Miyazaki
Nausicaä, a gentle but strong-willed princess, has a bond with the giant insects that evolved as a result of the ecosystem's destruction. She and her allies struggle to create peace between kingdoms torn apart by war, battling over the last of the world's precious natural resources.
No. 5 by Taiyo Matsumoto
Set in a multicultural future landscape, No. 5 is a complex geopolitical series. The character No. 5 is one of a group of global security guardians who attempts to break off on his own.
Oh My Goddess! by Kosuke Fujishima
In this technofied age of cyber-this and micro-that, it seems you can't do your job unless you're plugged in. Earth-bound goddesses are no exception!
One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
One Piece follows the adventures of a young boy looking to fulfill his ultimate dream. The story mixes a unique art style, an expansive setting, comedy, and a ton of action to create an imaginative and romanticized tale of piracy.
Orphen by by Yoshinobu Akita
The sorcerer Orphen is on a magic-for-hire mission and, along with his wand-wielding understudy and bone-headed companion, he must retrieve a magical ring from the mansion of a beautiful young woman. This should be no sweat for the seasoned sorcerer, but a sweet-tempered maid with an interest in the black arts will complicate an already sticky situation.
Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda
It's not easy being beautiful. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. This bittersweet drama is about growing up and fitting in.
Prince of Tennis by Takeshi Konomi
Ryoma Echizen joins the Seishun Gakuen Middle School tennis team, known for being one of the most competitive teams in Japan. Freshmen rarely have a chance to actually play during their first year, but Ryoma gains a coveted starting spot. He's made the cut but can he survive the intense competition?
Ranma 1/2 by Rumiko Takahashi
When Saotome Ranma is dragged off by his father on a martial arts training expedition to China, they both become the unfortunate victims of a set of magical hot springs. The curse is that anyone that falls into a spring takes on the body of the first creature to drown in that spring –but only when splashed with cold water. Ranma now turns into a girl when he’s splashed with cold water and his father, when splashed with cold water, becomes a panda.
Record of Lodoss War: The Gray Witch by Ryo Mizuno (story) and Toshihiko Ochi (art)
Lodoss and its kingdoms have been plagued by war for thousands of years. As a quiet peace and unity finally become foreseeable, an unknown evil begins to stir. Only a mixed-race party of six young champions, led by the young warrior Parn, stand between this new threat and Lodoss' decent back into the darkness of war and destruction.
Rumic World Trilogy stories by Rumiko Takahashi
All the genres are covered in these stories that range from range from horror to comedy, through romance and suspense.
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story by Nobuhiro Watsuki
Kenshin is the Battousai, an assassin who helped bring about the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate which ushered in the Meiji Era. As a result, he is highly prized by people who want to either hire him for his skills, or kill him for toppling the old power structure. Kenshin himself grieves for the lives he ended, and has vowed that he will never kill again.
Sekai Trilogy by Hiroyuki Morioka (story) and Aya Yoshinaga (art)
After his home world is taken over by the Abh, a space-faring race that has conquered thousands of galaxies, a boy named Jinto begins a journey that stretches the boundaries of the final frontier.  With a beautiful princess at his side, he will attempt to unlock the secret behind the Abh domination and discover that all's fair in love and interplanetary war.  Crest of the Stars, Banner of the Stars I, and Banner of the Stars II make up this sci-fi trilogy.
Shaolin Sisters by Narumi Kakinouchi
Juline Kenga’s life changes suddenly when the school she was living at is attacked, leaving only her alive. As his final act, the kung-fu master gives her a small bell from her father, a missing powerful sorcerer. Now Juline must search for her two half sisters, each who possess their own special bells. She and her sisters must use the secret of the bells to find their father and defeat Bai Wang, a sorceress on a sacred mountain who wants the power of the bells for herself.
Slayers by Hajime Kanzaka
Lina Inverse is a young fire sorceress who is underestimated time after time by hordes of thieves and cutthroats. She loves money, magical artifacts, food and more money. Lina develops an odd partnership with Gourry who has no magical powers but can easily hold his own in mobs of ruffians. He also shares Lina’s passions of money and adventure and is a great match for Lina’s eating abilities.
Trigun Maximum by Yashuiro Nightow
Colonizing starships dropped groups of people on a desert planet. Survival is difficult for their descendants, since their original high-tech machinery has either stopped working or is dangerously erratic. A version of Old West society has evolved, enlivened by the presence of wacky outlaws with huge weapons.
Vision of Escaflowne by Katsu Aki
Hitomi Hoshino, a 16-year-old high school student with an interest in mysticism, experiences strange dreams at night. One day, during a simple fortune telling at school, Hitomi feels a magical pull, and in a shocking moment she is pulled from her body. She wakes up in a strange world where the Earth hangs in the sky and a headstrong prince asks her to power his god, the deity Escaflowne.
Wedding Peach by Nao Yazawa
This magical girl series is about three girls who transform into "fighters of love." Wedding Peach, Angel Lily, and Angel Daisy fight against those who try to take love away from earth.
Wild Act by Rie Takada
Yuniko is the ultimate groupie in this off-beat series. She worships celebrities, and it's her goal in life to get at least one piece of memorabilia from each of her favorite stars. In her quest for these treasures, she also meets many non-celebs who try to steal her heart.
Wish by Clamp
"What would you wish for if you already had everything you've ever wanted?" That's the question that Shuichiro faces in this four-volume series.
Wolf's Rain by Studio Bones and Keiko Nobumoto (story) and Iida Toshitsugu (art)
In a post-apocalyptic future, wolves are supposedly extinct creatures who held mythical powers. Unknown to most humans, wolves still do exist, disguising themselves as humans. However some, like Kiba, are answering to their primal instinct to search out the flowers of the moon, which are supposed to someday lead them to paradise.
X/1999 by Clamp
The fate of the world is in the hands of a teenage boy named Kamui. He must chose to be on either on the side of the Dragons of Heaven, a group that wishes to preserve mankind, or the dragons of Earth, the side that wishes to destroy it. The end of the world is near, and he can't escape his destiny.
Yu Yu Hakuso by Yoshihiro Togashi
When all of the Spirit World is flooded due to an unusual rainfall which overflows the River Styx, Koenma senses an extreme enemy. He entrusts Botan to deliver to Yusuke a mysterious item which must be protected. However, she is weakened and remains unconscious by the time she finally reaches Yusuke. So Yusuke and company are left in the dark about who the new enemy is, but not for long. Soon it is a battle for Earth between mere Spirit Detectives and the almighty king of the Netherworld.

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