The 15 longest manga ever

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Ever wondered which manga is the longest? With more chapters and volumes? In this article we will see a ranking of the world's longest manga and highlight 15 of them. Can you keep up with them or will you give up in the middle?

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

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Probably until this article is released, some manga have gained 1 more volume, so take the number of volumes as a basis. The possibility of other manga 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 3. See how there are much longer manga than the popular One Piece and Detective Conan.

List of longest sleeves

See below for a list of the longest manga ever made. The names of some manga can be in English, passing unnoticed by those who are used to the Japanese name. Not everyone has a number of chapters.

MangoVolumesChaptersAuthor
Dokaben 205
Shinji Mizushima
Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo

2001,960Osamu Akimoto
Golgo 13195633Takao Saito
Minami no Teiō

1541,386Dai Tennōji, Rikiya Gō
Cooking Papa

1511,478Tochi Ueyama
Grappler Baki

1361,194Keisuke Itagaki
Ginga: Nagareboshi Gin

132977Yoshihiro Takahashi
Hajime at Ippo 1261,274George Morikawa
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

125933Hirohiko Araki
Haguregumo 1121,039George Akiyama
Oishinbo 1111,039Tetsu Kariya, Akira Hanasaki
Nijitte Monogatari 1111,276Kazuo Koike, Satomi Kōe
Shizukanaru Don - Yakuza Side Story

1081,175Tatsuo Nitta
Onihei Hankachō 107
Takao Saito
Abu-san 107976Shinji Mizushima
Little Rascal Kobo-chan
10413,352Masashi Ueda
Tsuribaka Nisshi 103963Jūzō Yamasaki, Kenichi Kitami
Captain Tsubasa

102620Yōichi Takahashi
Patalliro! 101472[38]Mineo Maya
Mahjong Hiryū Densetsu: Tenpai 1011,007Tomoshi Kuga, Nobuaki Minegishi
Edomae no Shun

1001,037Mori Tsukumo, Terushi Satō
Asari-chan 1001,738Mayumi Muroyama
Detective Conan
 
971,046Gosho Aoyama
Major95909Takuya Mitsuda
One Piece95967Eiichiro Oda
Kōtarō Makaritōru!

94464Tatsuya Hiruta
Super Doctor K 89844[54]Kazuo Mafune
Super Radical Gag Family

871,301Hamaoka Kenji
Hakuryuu 83709Dai Tennouji, Michio Watanabe
Nanto Magoroku

81391Kei Sadayasu
Sōmubu Sōmuka Yamaguchi Roppeita

81731Norio Hayashi, Ken'ichirō Takai
Tough 81900Tetsuya Saruwatari
Ironfist Chinmi

80376Takeshi Maekawa
Dear Boys80335Hiroki Yagami
The Kindaichi Case Files

80642[65]Yōzaburō Kanari, Seimaru Amagi, Fumiya Satō
Futari Ecchi

80772Katsu Aki
Shokun Seito! 80
Shoji Yoko
Inochi no Utsuwa

79308Kimiko Uehara
Kabachitare! 78835Takashi Tajima, Takahiro Kochi
Zero: The Man of the Creation

78488Shirō Toozaki, Kei Satomi
Fisherman Sanpei

77
Takao Yaguchi
Gin Tama 77704Hideaki Sorachi
Kachō Kōsaku Shima

76863Hirokane Kenshi
Kaze no Daichi 75678[82]Nobuhiro Sakata, Eiji Kazama
Marugoshi Deka

75395Ken Kitashiba, Michio Watanabe
Bleach74706Tite Kubo
Aji Ichi Monme 73734Zenta AbeYoshimi Kurata
Kattobi Itto

73
Motoki Monma
Naruto

72700Masashi Kishimoto
Dreams71480Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Kaiji 71730Nobuyuki Fukumoto
Shura no Mon 70
Masatoshi Kawahara
The Prince of Tennis

69651Takeshi Konomi
Duel Masters 69276Shigenobu Matsumoto
Higanjima 69689Kōji Matsumoto
Kinnikuman 68669Yudetamago
Pokémon Adventures

68640Hidenori Kusaka, Mato, Satoshi Yamamoto
Jarinko Chie 67408Etsumi Haruki
Dirgeful Industrial Volleyboys 67711Hiroyuki Murada
Sunset on Third Street

661,052Ryōhei Saigan
Jingi 66553Ayumi Tachihara
Boys Be ...66479Masahiro Itabashi, Hiroyuki Tamakoshi
Crest of the Royal Family

65
Chieko Hosokawa
Ace of Diamond

65582[107]Yuji Terajima
Rakudai Ninja Rantarō

64359Sōbē Amako
Kariage-kun 63
Masashi Ueda
QED 63125[111]Motohiro Katou
Mogura in Uta 63632Noboru Takahashi
Yowamushi Pedal 63544Wataru Watanabe
fairy tail63545Hiro Mashima
Drops of God 62602Tadashi Agi
The Chef 62500Mai Tsurugina, Tadashi Katō
Emblem Take 262635Kazumasa Kiuchi, Jun Watanabe
GodHand Teru

62478Kazuki Yamamoto
G ・ DEFEND61
Shuu Morimoto
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple

61583Syun Matsuena
Tasogare Ryūseigun

60540Kenshi Hirokane
Sangokushi 60438Yokoyama Mitsuteru
Crayon Shin-chan

591,126Yoshito Usui
Ryūrōden 58290Yoshito Yamahara
Wataru ga Pyun!

58242Tsuyoshi Nakaima
Ashita Tenki ni Naare

58
Tetsuya Chiba
The Knight in the Area

57498Hiroaki Igano
Inuyasha 56558Rumiko Takahashi
Wangan Midnight

56167Michiharu Kusunoki
Zettai Karen Children 55540Takashi Shiina
Kingdom 55621Yasuhisa Hara
Circuit at Ōkami

55340Satoshi Ikezawa
Super Mario-kun

54683Yukio Sawada
Afro Tanaka 54609Masaharu Noritsuke
Alfheim no Kishi

54238Seika Nakayama
Amai Seikatsu 52632Hikaru Yuzuki
Keiji 52341Hara Tetsuo, Horie Nobuhiko, Deguchi Masato
Mukoubuchi 52458Tenjishi Etsuya
Giant Killing 52517Masaya Tsunamoto
Midori no Makibaō 52580Tsunomaru
Hayate the Combat Butler

52568Kenjiro Hata
4P Tanaka-kun51459Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Ring ni Kakero

51456Masami Kurumada
Boys Over Flowers

50
Yoko Kamio
Arakure Knight 50460Satoshi Yoshida
Ahiru no Sora 50303Takeshi Hinata
750 Rider50
Isami Ishii
Hōchō Mushuku 50302Yasuyuki Tagawa
Maji! 50446Ayumi Tachihara
Kirin
50[142]
Shohei Harumoto
Karō Shōkōshi Kohinata Minoru

50500Yasushi Baba
Glass Mask

49
Suzue Miuchi
Hell Teacher Nūbē 49399Makura Shō, Takeshi Okano
Addicted to Curry

49534Kazuki Funatsu
Angel Heart
49442Tsukasa Hojo
Usogui 49539Toshio Sako
3 × 3 Eyes48441Yuzo Takada
Wild 748
Mikiya Mochizuki
Be-Bop High School

48308Kazuhiro Kiuchi
Nozomi Witches

48493Toshio Nobe
Azumi 48350Yū Koyama
Dan Doh !!48422Nobuhiro Sakata, Daichi Banjō
Initial D 48719Shuichi Shigeno
Oh My Goddess!

48308Kōsuke Fujishima
Shota no Sushi 48400Daisuke Terasawa
Bachi Bachi 48426Takahiro Satō
Chameleon 47429Atsushi Kase
Baby Steps 47455Hikari Katsuki
Gambling Racer

46477Makoto Tanaka
Ushijima the Loan Shark 46492Shohei Manabe
Sake at Hosomichi 45998Roswell Hosoki
Sazae-san456,477Machiko Hasegawa
Doraemon 451,345Fujiko F. Fujio
Violence Jack

45
Go Nagai
Violinist of Hameln

45209Michiaki Watanabe
Tale of the Sea King

45
Masatoshi Kawahara
Bonobono 44
Mikio Igarashi
Skip Beat! 44271Yoshiki Nakamura
Chiisana Koi no Monogatari

44
Chikako Mitsuhashi
Kaze Hikaru: Koshien

44178Tarō Nami, Sanbanchi Kawa
Shō Ban 44340Yūji Moritaka, Yukitarō Matsushima
Pastry 44213Toshihiko Kobayashi
Last Inning 44439Ryu Kamio
Kaze Hikaru  43
Taeko Watanabe
Sōta no Hōchō 43420Yūichirō Sueda, Kei Honjō
Eleven 43
Nami Tarou, Takahashi Hiroshi
F43472Noboru Rokuda
Osu !! Karate Bu

43483Kōji Takahashi
Karakuri Circus

43425Kazuhiro Fujita
Kura no Yado 43493Yūji Nishi, Toshinobu Tana
Zipang 43421Kaiji Kawaguchi
Clover 43401Hirakawa Tetsuhiro
Toriko 43396Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
Chihayafuru 42217Yuki Suetsugu
Dragon Ball

42519Akira Toriyama
Rokudenashi Blues
42422Masanori Morita
Ryū: Ron 42369Motoka Murakami
Tsukiji Uogashi Sandaime
42324Ken'ichi Ōishi, Masaharu Nabeshima, Kazuto Kuwa, Mitsuo Hashimoto
Kurosagi 42463Takeshi Natsuhara
Reborn! 42410Akira Amano
Legendary Gambler Tetsuya

41339Fūmei Sai, Yasushi Hoshino
Yugo 41
Shinji Makari, Shuu Akana
Haikyu !! 40376Haruichi Furudate
Berserk 40374Kentaro Miura
Psychometrer Eiji

40
Shin Kibayashi
Angel Voice40
Takao Koyano
Rin-ne 40398Rumiko Takahashi
Grandpa Danger 40
Kazutoshi Soyama
Kenritsu Umisora Koukou Yakyuu Buin Yamashita Tarou-kun 40
Koseki Kouji

KochiKame - The longest sleeve

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 the Katsuhika District”. is a manga series and a very popular anime in Japan.

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

The 15 longest manga ever

Dokaben - The longest sport sleeve

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 manga ever

Golgo 13 - The longest action sleeve

Takao Saito - 177 volumes - 1968 - Big Comic

Duke Togo, the protagonist of the manga is a hit man for hire. His name derives from Golgotha, the hill where Jesus was crucified. He is compared to James Bond, but he has no morals and is quite dark. He is a mysterious sniper, accurate to almost 100%. He is also a heavy cigar smoker.

The 15 longest manga ever

Minami no Teiō

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

The story revolves around Ginjiro Manda, a moneylender who charges interest 10% of interest every 10 days, or 365% per year. Thanks to his infallible tactic of raising money, 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 wage earner who cooks well, but doesn't want anyone in his workplace to find out. It allows them to believe that his wife prepares her meals when, in fact, she does nothing. Genus seinen

Grappler Baki

Keisuke Itagaki - 121 volumes - 1991 - Weekly Shōnen Champion

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

In fact, what no one knows is that Baki does not want to be stronger by his own ambition. What he wants is his mother's love. His mother, who has a huge passion for power, despises her son for thinking he is weak and only looks at the boy's father, Yujiro Hanma. Therefore, Baki always tries to beat his father so that his mother also loves him. 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 today, has eight series / seasons of the manga “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure”, each has its own cast of characters and plot (But there are always connections 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 that they think they have. It is a very popular manga in Japan.

Nijitte Monogatari

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

The story follows a samurai from the Edo Era. 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. It is mentioned in an episode of “Iron Chef.”

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Hajime at Ippo

Jyoji Morikawa - 111 volumes - 1989 - Weekly Shōnen Magazine

Makunouchi Ippo is a very shy 16-year-old boy, works with his mother who owns a shop that rents a boat for fishing. Due to work, he never has free time to play sports and make friends. One day some boys from his school surround him on the way home, and start hitting Ippo, until a famous boxer Takamura Mamoru appears 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 portrays the life of Shizuya Kondou, a man who designs underwear during the day and is the “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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Haguregumo

George Akiyama - 105 volumes - 1973 - Big Comic Original

Set at the end of the Edo era (Tokugawa Shoganate), the series portrays the Cloud's family, his wife, and their 11-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. Cloud's is always skipping work and playing all day. Cloud's  is notorious and womanizing.

Asari-chan

Mayumi Muroyama - 100 volumes - 1978 - 2014 - Various Kodomo Magazines

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 student expert in karate who is descended from a long line of ninja. While he is a genius in the fight, he has no common sense and any inhibitions whatsoever. He spends most of his time getting into trouble with school officials, and trying to steal girls' panties; especially from Mayumi. He is very protective of three things: his long hair, his panties collection, and Mayumi.

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These were the 15 longest sleeves that exist according to my research. They realized that big names like Detective Conan and One piece are not present? there are many manga that we've 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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