The 15 longest mangas out there

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Ever wondered which manga is the longest? With more chapters and volumes? In this article, we are going to see a ranking of the longest manga in the world and highlight 15 of them. Can you keep up with them or will you give up halfway through?

We will put the title of the manga, followed by the author, number of volumes, year of release and the magazine that it is released. All the manga below are probably still in production, otherwise there will be a closing date.

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Probably until this article is out, some manga have gained 1 more volume, so take the number of volumes as a base. The possibility that there are other mangas with more volumes that did not appear on the list.

For every 3 manga mentioned in the article, we will leave a photo with the cover of the 3. See how there are mangas much longer than the popular One Piece and Detective Conan.

Longest manga list

See below for a list of the longest manga of all time. The names of some manga may be in English, going unnoticed by those who are used to Japanese names. Not all have a number of chapters.

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Manga Volumes Chapters Author
Dokaben  205   Shinji Mizushima
This is Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo

 

200 1,960 Osamu Akimoto
goal 13 195 633 Takao Saito
South Emperor

 

154 1,386 Dai Tennōji, Rikiya Gō
"Cooking Papa"

 

151 1,478 Tochi Ueyama
Grappler Baki

 

136 1,194 Keisuke Itagaki
Ginga: Nagareboshi Gin

 

132 977 Yoshihiro Takahashi
Hajime no Ippo  126 1,274 George Morikawa
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

 

125 933 Hirohiko Araki
Haggregum  112 1,039 George Akiyama
Oishinbo  111 1,039 Tetsu Kariya, Akira Hanasaki
Nijitte Monogatari  111 1,276 Kazuo Koike, Satomi Kōe
Shizukanaru Don - Yakuza Side Story

 

108 1,175 Tatsuo Nitta
Onihei Hankachō  107   Takao Saito
Abu-san  107 976 Shinji Mizushima
"Little Rascal Kobo-chan" 104 13,352 Masashi Ueda
Tsuribaka Nisshi  103 963 Jūzō Yamasaki, Kenichi Kitami
Captain Tsubasa

 

102 620 Yōichi Takahashi
Pataliro!  101 472[38] Mineo Maya
Mahjong Legend of the Flying Dragon: Tenpai  101 1,007 Tomoshi Kuga, Nobuaki Minegishi
Edomae no Shun

 

100 1,037 Mori Tsukumo, Terushi Satō
Asari-chan  100 1,738 Mayumi Muroyama
Detective Conan  97 1,046 Gosho Aoyama
Major 95 909 Takuya Mitsuda
One Piece 95 967 Eiichiro Oda
Kōtarō Makaritōru!

 

94 464 Tatsuya Hiruta
Super Doctor K  89 844[54] Kazuo Mafune
Super Radical GagFamily

 

87 1,301 Hamaoka Kenji
Hakuryuu  83 709 Dai Tennouji, Michio Watanabe
Nanto Magoroku

 

81 391 Kei Sadayasu
Sōmubu Sōmuka Yamaguchi Roppeita

 

81 731 Norio Hayashi, Ken'ichirō Takai
Difícil  81 900 Tetsuya Saruwatari
Ironfist Chinmi

 

80 376 Takeshi Maekawa
Dear Boys 80 335 Hiroki Yagami
Os Arquivos do Caso Kindaichi

 

80 642[65] Yōzaburō Kanari, Seimaru Amagi, Fumiya Satō
Futari Ecchi

 

80 772 Katsu Aki
Seito Shokun!  80   Shoji Yoko
Inochi no Utsuwa

 

79 308 Kimiko Uehara
Kabachitare!  78 835 Takashi Tajima, Takahiro Kochi
Zero: O Homem da Criação

 

78 488 Shirō Toozaki, Kei Satomi
"Fisherman Sanpei"

 

77   Takao Yaguchi
Gin Tama  77 704 Hideaki Sorachi
Kachō Kōsaku Shima

 

76 863 Hirokane Kenshi
Wind Land  75 678[82] Nobuhiro Sakata, Eiji Kazama
Marugoshi Deka

 

75 395 Ken Kitashiba, Michio Watanabe
Bleach 74 706 Tito Kubo
Aji Ichi Monme  73 734 Zenta Abe Yoshimi Kurata
Kattobi Itto

 

73   Motoki Monma
Naruto

 

72 700 Masashi Kishimoto
Sonhos 71 480 Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Kaiji  71 730 Nobuyuki Fukumoto
Shura no Mon  70   Masatoshi Kawahara
O Príncipe do Tênis

 

69 651 Takeshi Konomi
Duel Masters  69 276 Shigenobu Matsumoto
Higanjima  69 689 Kōji Matsumoto
Kinnikuman  68 669 Yudetamago
Pokémon Adventures

 

68 640 Hidenori Kusaka, Mato, Satoshi Yamamoto
Jarinko Chie  67 408 Etsumi Haruki
Dirgeful Industrial Volleyboys  67 711 Hiroyuki Murada
Pôr do sol na Rua Terceira

 

66 1,052 Ryouhei Saigan
Jingi  66 553 Ayumi Tachihara
Boys Be... 66 479 Masahiro Itabashi, Hiroyuki Tamakoshi
Crest of the Royal Family

 

65   Chieko Hosokawa
Ace of Diamond

 

65 582[107] Yuji Terajima
Rakudai Ninja Rantaro

 

64 359 Sōbē Amako
Kariage-kun  63   Masashi Ueda
QED  63 125[111] Motohiro Katou
Mogura no Uta  63 632 Noboru Takahashi
Yowamushi Pedal  63 544 Wataru Watanabe
Fairy Tail 63 545 Hiro Mashima
Drops of God  62 602 Tadashi Agi
The Chef  62 500 Mai Tsurugina, Tadashi Katō
Emblema Take 2 62 635 Kazumasa Kiuchi, Jun Watanabe
GodHand Teru

 

62 478 Kazuki Yamamoto
G・DEFEND 61   Shuu Morimoto
Kenichi: O Discípulo mais Poderoso

 

61 583 Syun Matsuena
Tasogare Ryūseigun

 

60 540 Kenshi Hirokane
Sangokushi  60 438 Yokoyama Mitsuteru
Kirarin☆Revolution

 

59 1,126 Yoshito Usui
Ryūrōden  58 290 Yoshito Yamahara
Wataru is fast!

 

58 242 Tsuyoshi Nakaima
Tomorrow's Weather Will be Sunny

 

58   Tetsuya Chiba
O Cavaleiro da Área

 

57 498 Hiroaki Igano
Inuyasha  56 558 Rumiko Takahashi
Wangan Midnight

 

56 167 Michiharu Kusunoki
Zettai Karen Children  55 540 Takashi Shiina
Kingdom  55 621 Yasuhisa Hara
Circuit no Ōkami

 

55 340 Satoshi Ikezawa
Super Mario-kun

 

54 683 Yukio Sawada
Afro Tanaka  54 609 Masaharu Noritsuke
Alfheim Knight

 

54 238 Seika Nakayama
Love Seikatsu  52 632 Hikaru Yuzuki
Keiji  52 341 Hara Tetsuo, Horie Nobuhiko, Deguchi Masato
Mukoubuchi  52 458 Tenjishi Etsuya
Giant Killing  52 517 Masaya Tsunamoto
Midori no Makibaō is a Japanese manga and anime series about a young boy named Midori and his adventures with a special horse named Makibaō  52 580 Tsunomaru
Hayate the Combat Butler

 

52 568 Kenjiro Hata
4P Tanaka-kun 51 459 Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Ring ni Kakero

 

51 456 Masami Kurumada
Boys Over Flowers

 

50   Yoko Kamio
Arakure Knight  50 460 Satoshi Yoshida
Ahiru no Sora  50 303 Takeshi Hinata
750 Rider 50   Isami Ishii
Hōchō Mushuku  50 302 Yasuyuki Tagawa
Maji!  50 446 Ayumi Tachihara
Kirin 50[142]   Shohei Harumoto
Karate Shōkōshi Kohinata Minoru

 

50 500 Yasushi Baba
Glass Mask

 

49   Suzue Miuchi
Hell Teacher Nūbē  49 399 Makura Shō, Takeshi Okano
"Addicted to Curry"

 

49 534 Kazuki Funatsu
Angel Heart 49 442 Tsukasa Hojo
Usogui  49 539 Toshio Sako
3×3 Eyes 48 441 Yuzo Takada
Wild 7 48   Mikiya Mochizuki
Be-Bop High School

 

48 308 Kazuhiro Kiuchi
Nozomi Witches

 

48 493 Toshio Nobe
Azumi  48 350 Yū Koyama
Dan Doh!! 48 422 Nobuhiro Sakata, Daichi Banjō
Initial D  48 719 Shuichi Shigeno
Oh My Goddess!

 

48 308 Kōsuke Fujishima
Shota no Sushi  48 400 Daisuke Terasawa
Bachi Bachi  48 426 Takahiro Sato
Camaleão  47 429 Atsushi Kase
Baby Steps  47 455 Hikari Katsuki
Gambling Racer

 

46 477 Makoto Tanaka
Ushijima the Loan Shark  46 492 Shohei Manabe
The Narrow Road to the Deep North  45 998 Roswell Hosoki
Sazae-san 45 6,477 Machiko Hasegawa
Doraemon  45 1,345 Fujiko F. Fujio
Violence Jack

 

45   Go Nagai
"Violinist of Hameln"

 

45 209 Michiaki Watanabe
História do Rei do Mar

 

45   Masatoshi Kawahara
Bonobono  44   Mikio Igarashi
Skip Beat!  44 271 Yoshiki Nakamura
Small Love Story

 

44   Chikako Mitsuhashi
Kaze Hikaru: Koshien

 

44 178 Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Shō Ban  44 340 Yūji Moritaka, Yukitarō Matsushima
Pastry  44 213 Toshihiko Kobayashi
Last Inning  44 439 Ryu Kamio
Kaze Hikaru   43   Taeko Watanabe
Sōta no Hōchō  43 420 Yūichirō Sueda, Kei Honjō
Eleven  43   Nami Tarou, Takahashi Hiroshi
F 43 472 Noboru Rokuda
Osu! Karate Club

 

43 483 Kōji Takahashi
Karakuri Circus

 

43 425 Kazuhiro Fujita
Kura no Yado  43 493 Yūji Nishi, Toshinobu Tana
zip  43 421 Kaiji Kawaguchi
"Trevo"  43 401 Hirakawa Tetsuhiro
Toriko  43 396 Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Chihayafuru  42 217 Yuki Suetsugu
Dragon Ball

 

42 519 Akira Toriyama
Rokudenashi Blues 42 422 Masanori Morita
Ryū: Ron  42 369 Motoka Murakami
Tsukiji Uogashi Sandaime 42 324 Ken'ichi Ōishi, Masaharu Nabeshima, Kazuto Kuwa, Mitsuo Hashimoto
Kurosagi  42 463 Takeshi Natsuhara
Reborn!  42 410 Akira Amano
Jogador lendário Tetsuya.

 

41 339 Fūmei Sai, Yasushi Hoshino
Yugo  41   Shinji Makari, Shuu Akana
Haikyu!!  40 376 Haruichi Furudate
Berserk  40 374 Kentaro Miura
Psychometer Eiji

 

40   Shin Kibayashi
Angel Voice 40   Takao Koyano
Rin-ne  40 398 Rumiko Takahashi
Grandpa Danger  40   Kazutoshi Soyama
Kenritsu Umisora High School Baseball Team Member Yamashita Tarou-kun  40   Koseki Kouji

KochiKame - The longest manga

Osamu Akimoto - 196 volumes - 1976 - Shōnen Jump

Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo [こちら葛飾区亀有公園前派出所] literally means This is the police station in front of Kameari Park in Katsuhika Neighborhood. It is a manga series and an anime very popular in Japan.

The series tells the stories of a group of police officers from the city of Tokyo, in particular the stories of Kankichi Ryotsu, the protagonist of the series who gets into all kinds of trouble, dragging the other characters with him. It has a total of 1,873 chapters.

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Dokaben - The longest sports manga

Shinji Mizushima - 188 volumes - 1972 - Shōnen Champion

Tarou "Dokaben” Yamada, was a judoka during high school, but he enters Meikun High School and is invited to join the baseball club. He shows off his superb athletic skills in baseball and makes himself known…

The 15 longest mangas out there

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Golgo 13 - The longest action manga

Takao Saito - 177 volumes - 1968 - Big Comic

Duke Togo, the protagonist of the manga is an assassin for hire his name derives from Golgotha, the hill where Jesus was crucified. He is compared to James Bond, however he has no morals and is rather dark. He is a mystery marksman, with an accuracy of nearly 100%. He is also a heavy cigar smoker.

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South Emperor

Emperor Dai Tennōji, Rikiya Gō - 141 volumes - 1992 - Weekly Manga Goraku

The story revolves around Ginjiro Manda, a loan shark who charges 10% interest every 10 days, or 365% per year. Thanks to his foolproof money-raising tactic, he is known as the demon of Minami, Osaka's commercial district.

"Cooking Papa"

Tochi Ueyama - 132 volumes - 1985 - Weekly Morning

The story revolves around a salaryman who cooks well but doesn't want anyone from his workplace to find out. He lets them believe that his wife prepares his meals when, in fact, she does nothing. genre seinen

Grappler Baki

Keisuke Itagaki - 121 volumes - 1991 - Weekly Shōnen Champion

The series tells the saga of young Baki Hanma who aspires to be stronger than his father. The big problem is that his father, Yujiro Hanma, is the strongest living being on the planet. To do so, he faces the toughest training available, in addition to facing all kinds of opponents in which each of them has a very peculiar fighting style.

In fact, what no one knows is that Baki doesn't want to get stronger for his own ambition. What he wants is his mother's love. His mother, who has a huge passion for power, despises her son for finding him weak and only has eyes for the boy's father, Yujiro Hanma. That's why Baki always tries to beat his father so that his mother loves him too. Having this huge motivation, he never gives up on getting stronger.

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Hirohiko Araki - 114 volumes - 1986 - Shueisha (Jump)

JoJo no Kimyo na Boken currently has eight series/seasons of the “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure” manga, each has its own cast of characters and plot (but there are always links between the characters of each). The main plot tells the story of the Joestar family, a family whose members are destined to take down supernatural enemies using unique powers they think they possess. It is a very popular manga in Japan.

Nijitte Monogatari

Kazuo Koike, Satomi Kōe - 111 volumes - 1978 - Weekly Post

The story follows an Edo-era samurai. Genre: Seinen, Action, Comedy

Oishinbo

Tetsu Kariya and Akira Hanasaki - 111 volumes - 1983 - Big Comic Spirits

Oishinbo is a drama about newspaper reporters. The main character is a cynical food critic named Yamaoka. Oishinbo is a traditional comic book popular for adults in Japan. He is mentioned in an episode of "Iron Chef."

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Hajime no Ippo

Jyoji Morikawa - 111 volumes - 1989 - Weekly Shōnen Magazine

Makunouchi Ippo is a very shy 16-year-old boy, he works with his mother who owns a shop that rents boats for fishing. Due to work, he never has free time to play sports and make friends. One day some boys from his school surrounded him on the way home, and started beating Ippo, until a famous boxer Takamura Mamoru appeared to save him. Impressed by Takamura's strength, Ippo asks to be trained and learn boxing.

Shizukanaru Don - Yakuza Side Story

Tatsuo Nitta - 108 volumes - 1988 - 2013 - Weekly Manga Sunday

This manga depicts the life of Shizuya Kondou, a man who designs underwear during the day and is “don” of a gang at night.

Abu-san

Shinji Mizushima - 107 volumes - 1973 - 2014 - Big Comic Original

Abu-san is a baseball manga that tells the story of baseball player Kageura Yasutake

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Haggregum

George Akiyama - 105 volumes - 1973 - Big Comic Original

Set in the late Edo era (Tokugawa Shoganate), the series depicts the Cloud's family, his wife, and their 11-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. Cloud's is always ignoring work and playing games all day. Cloud's is notorious and womanizing.

Asari-chan

Mayumi Muroyama - 100 volumes - 1978 - 2014 - Várias revistas Kodomo

The story follows Asari, an elementary school student, a normal but stupid girl who doesn't get along with her family.

Kōtarō Makaritōru!

Tatsuya Hiruta - 94 volumes -1982 - 2004 - Weekly Shōnen Magazine

The manga tells the story of a karate expert student who is descended from a long lineage of ninjas. While he is a genius in combat, he lacks common sense and any inhibitions. He spends most of his time getting into trouble with school staff and trying to steal girls' panties; especially Mayumi's. He is very protective of three things: his long hair, his panty collection, and Mayumi.

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These were the 15 longest sleeves out there according to my research. They realized that big names like Detective Conan and One piece are not present? there are many manga that we have never heard of...

Can you keep up with these huge works? Do you follow any of them? Leave your comments. In the future I will create an article about the longest anime in the world.

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