We have been discussing the most popular anime and only recently we discussed the most underrated manga series. Well, we are back with the ten most overrated manga series as well. Just so you know, by overrated I do not mean that these manga are bad, in fact, I read almost half of what’s mentioned underneath but we believe they deserve lesser attention than what they get. The plot summaries are provided for your convenience in case you are not familiar with a particular manga (ANN) and the ranking is based on opinions. If your favorite manga is included in here, please don’t feel bad because a few of mine are mentioned. Enjoy the read and your comments are welcome.
Before Naruto’s birth, a great demon fox had attacked the Hidden Leaf Village. A man known as the 4th Hokage sealed the demon inside the newly born Naruto, causing him to unknowingly grow up detested by his fellow villagers. Despite his lack of talent in many areas of ninjutsu, Naruto strives for only one goal: to gain the title of Hokage, the strongest ninja in his village. Desiring the respect he never received, Naruto works towards his dream with fellow friends Sasuke and Sakura and mentor Kakashi as they go through many trials and battles that come with being a ninja.
Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But when criminals begin dropping dead, the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down the killer. With L hot on his heels, will Light lose sight of his noble goal… or his life?
8. VAMPIRE KNIGHT
Cross Academy is attended by two groups of students: the Day Class and the Night Class. At twilight, when the students of the Day Class return to their dorm, they cross paths with the Night Class on their way to school. Yuki Cross and Zero Kiryu are the Guardians of the school, there to protect the Day Class from the Academy’s dark secret: the Night Class is full of vampires.
Ichigo Kurosaki has always been able to see ghosts, but this ability does not change his life nearly as much as his close encounter with Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper and member of the mysterious Soul Society. While fighting a Hollow, an evil spirit that preys on humans who display psychic energy, Rukia attempts to lend Ichigo some of her powers so that he can save his family; but much to her surprise, Ichigo absorbs every last drop of her energy. Now a full-fledged Soul Reaper himself, Ichigo quickly learns that the world he inhabits is one full of dangerous spirits and, along with Rukia–who is slowly regaining her powers–it is Ichigos job to protect the innocent from Hollows and help the spirits themselves find peace.
6. ONE PIECE
Seeking to be the greatest pirate in the world, young Monkey D. Luffy, endowed with stretching powers from the legendary Gomu Gomu Devil’s fruit, travels towards the Grand Line in search of One Piece, the greatest treasure in the world. Along with this ever increasing crew members, he faces many challenges and adventures in the seas of the world having made enemies and friends wherever he goes.