Best Recently Completed Manga for Binge-Readers

Best Completed Manga

Countless new manga are born everyday and some superior titles start to be serialized on manga magazines and online publishing websites. On the other hand, the quite popular long-running series come to in every season.

Many manga fans all over the world have been surprised at the fact that the smash-hit manga  are suddenly completed while they reach the peak of their popularity.

Today, I’d like to introduce best completed manga series that you should binge-read now. This list mainly focuses on the manga that were completed in the recent past since it would be much longer if it covers classic legends (For Best Manga List of All Time, check this article below).

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Let’s review the renowned modern complete manga! The links of each manga on Amazon.com are listed below, so that you can read them in English right now.

1. Chihayafuru

Chihayafuru (In English & Japanese)
Chihayafuru (In English & Japanese)

The popular romance series Chihayafuru (ちはやふる), starting its serialization on a Japanese Shojo manga magazine Be Love in 2007, came to the end in August, 2022. The manga series, written by Yuki Suetsugu, finished with the 50th and final volume after running for about 15 years. There are also three seasons of its anime adaptation so far, which have not been completed yet. It’s also famous for its live-action movies that Chihayafuru experiences more commercial success with.

The romance manga, mixed with the theme of sports and Japanese traditions, tells the grand story of the heroine Chihaya Ayase from elementary school to high school. She is enthralled by karuta (traditional Japanese playing cards), inspired by her new classmate Arata Wataya, who fully expresses his talent for karuta from a young age. The teenage main characters grow up through a bunch of encounters and competitions with rivals.

Manga Artist: Koharu Inoue

Volumes: 50

Serialized on Be Love

Published: 2007-2022

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2. The Duke of Death and His Maid

The Duke of Death and His Maid
The Duke of Death and His Maid

The completion of The Duke of Death and His Maid (死神坊ちゃんと黒メイド) has brought both joy and sorrow to its fans since the 223rd and final episode was released on Sunday Webry in May, 2022. The romantic comedy manga series, written by Koharu Inoue, was serialized for about five years. It was made into the first season of its anime adaptation by J.C.Staff in 2021, followed by the expected second season in 2023.

The Duke of Death and His Maid tells the story of the young boy known as the Duke of Death and his beloved maid Alice Lendrott, set in a mansion located away from the main building. He has lived in the isolated mansion with Alice and his old butler Rob since he was cursed by a witch when he was five years old. Due to the dangerous curse, no one can touch him since it kills everything and everyone he touches. Only Alice and Rob treat him kindly without fear of the curse while others hate him like poison.

Manga Artist: Koharu Inoue

Volumes: 16

Serialized on Sunday Webry

Published: 2017-2022

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3. Golden Kamuy

Golden Kamuy
Golden Kamuy

The historical adventure series Golden Kamuy (ゴールデンカムイ) was concluded on April 28, 2022, and the 31st and final volume released in July, 2022. As a popular historical manga series among especially adults, it was serialized on Weekly Young Jump from 2014, written by Satoru Noda. There are three seasons of its anime adaptation released so far in 2018 and 2020.

Golden Kamuy is set in an alternative history of the end of the Meiji period, which is just after the end of the Russo-Japanese War. The adventure story concentrates on a veteran Saichi Sugimoto who meets a teenage girl of the Ainu. They explore a pile of gold that had been hidden by the Ainu people before they were robbed of it by a villain.

Manga artist: Satoru Noda

Volumes: 31

Serialized on Weekly Young Jump

Published: 2014-2022

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4. Takopi’s Original Sin

Takopi's Original Sin
Takopi’s Original Sin

The impressive newcomer on the popular manga website Shonen Jump Plus started its serialization from December, 2021, which is titled Takopi’s Original Sin (タコピーの原罪). It is the first manga series serialized by a manga artist Taizan 5. After just about three months and a half, the emotional drama manga came to the end in the spring of 2022.

Takopi’s Original Sin casts a spotlight on a poor fourth-grade elementary school girl Shizuka, who is severely bullied at school since his mother conducts an affair with her classmate’s father while her father abandoned his family. One day, an octopus-looking alien Takopi comes to her from the Happy Planet to make people happier. Various mysterious Happy Tools by Takopi results in unintended effects on her and people around her.

Takopi’s Original Sin was just published in Japanese in March and April, 2022, so it’s expected its English edition to be released in the near future. You can read it in English on the official manga website Manga Plus by Shueisha earlier than the tankobon published for free!

Manga artist: Taizan 5

Volumes: 2

Serialized on Shonen Jump Plus

Published: 2021-2022

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5. Dr. Stone

Dr. Stone
Dr. Stone

Dr. Stone is one of the most popular sci-fi adventure manga, written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrates by Boichi. Its serialization on Weekly Shonen Jump began in 2017, which was finally completed with the 232nd episode on it in March, 2022. It was made into the first season of an anime adaptation in 2019, followed by the second season in 2021 and the third season in 2023.

Dr. Stone is set in a post-apocalyptic world where around 3700 year have passed since all mankind were petrified for any reason. The story starts when a enthusiastic scientist Senku Ishigami gets free from the petrifaction and embarks on an exciting venture in the Stone World.

Manga Artist: Written by Riichiro Inagaki/Illustrated by Boichi

Volumes: 27

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2017-2022

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6. Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction

Dead Dead Demon's Dededede Destruction
Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction (デッドデッドデーモンズデデデデデストラクション), sometimes abbreviated to Dededede, is a notable completed manga that just brought the curtain down with the 100th episode in February, 2022. It was serialized on a weekly Japanese Seinen manga magazine Big Comic Spirits between 2014 and 2022, written by Inio Asano, who is well-known for other coming-of-age manga series Solanin (2005-2006) and Goodnight Punpun (2007-2013).

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction is set in an alternate modern Tokyo, which the aliens suddenly invaded with a gigantic disk-shaped spaceship called the Mother Ship three years ago. The deadly attack killed many people, which was stopped by U.S. forces. The story tells the story of two high school girls Kadode Koyama and Ouran Nakagawa, who enjoys their youth while the world and humankind are situated at a moment of crisis.

Manga Artist: Inio Asano

Volumes: 10

Serialized on Big Comic Spirits

Published: 2014-2022

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7. Fire Force

Fire Force
Fire Force

The popular action, dark-fantasy manga Fire Force (炎炎ノ消防隊) finally finished with the 304th episode in February, 2022 after being serialized on Weekly Shonen Magazine for about six years and a half.  Written by Atsushi Okubo, the manga has made a lot of fans with the theme of fire fighters. It was also adapted into the first season of an anime series in 2019 and the second season in 2020.

Fire Force is set in a fictional Tokyo centering on a 17-year-old boy Shinra Kusakabe, who becomes a member of Special Fire Force Company 8. He saves people from spontaneous human combustion fighting against Infernals with his ability to ignite his feet.

Manga Artist: Atsushi Okubo

Volumes: 34

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Magazine

Published: 2015-2022

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8. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃) has got more and more popular since it was released in 2016 and is now one of the most famous completed manga of all time. The dark-fantasy adventure manga series came to the end in 2020 while its story and popularity climaxed with fans all over the world. The best modern manga has been adapted into the popular anime series since 2019 and the 2020’s anime movie Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is now known as the highest-grossing movie in Japanese movie history.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba depicts a grand battle between vicious demons and swordsmen trained to defeat them. A young boy Tanjiro Kamado decides to become a powerful demon slayer after his family is attacked by the demons and his only surviving little sister Nezuko is transformed into a demon. Tanjiro sets out on an adventure with Nezuko meeting various swordsmen and friends and fighting against the opposite characters.

Without a doubt, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is the best manga to read all the way through now if you haven’t reached the end of the story. You cannot wait until the anime series is completed in the distant future, can you?

Manga Artist: Koyoharu Gotouge

Volumes: 23

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2016-2020

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9. Attack on Titan

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Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人), which is looked on as the best modern manga series by many manga fans, started its serialization in 2009 and was just completed in April, 2021. The dark-fantasy action manga was first greeted with fear and surprise by Japanese and foreign readers for its symbolic Titans, and they were fascinated with the mysterious story and intense battle scenes from start to finish. The popular anime series has been adapted from the manga by Wit Studio and Mappa since 2013.

Attack on Titan is set in an old European world, where humanity is threatened by the presence of Titans. People have managed their own lives for about a hundred years inside the triple high walls. To eliminate the Titans, the protagonist Eren Yeager and other Survey Corps members investigate and fight against the giant creatures.

Attack on Titan, the best manga series for many manga fans in the past few decades, is highly recommended to binge-read now.

Manga Artist: Hajime Isayama

Volumes: 34

Serialized on Bessatsu Shonen Magazine

Published: 2009-2021

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10. Jojolion

Jojolion
Jojolion (Japanese)

Jojolion (ジョジョリオン), the latest part of the famous manga series JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, just came to the end in August, 2021. It started its serialization on Ultra Jump as the eighth title of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure in 2011 and continued for about a decade, which is the longest JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure series.

Jojolion tells the story of the future of the previous seventh series Steel Ball Run, set in S-City, M-Prefecture, which is also the setting of the fourth part Diamond Is Unbreakable. Jojolion revolves around a mysterious amnesiac protagonist Josuke Higashikata, who is found being buried under the ground deformed by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Manga Artist: Hirohiko Araki

Volumes: 27

Serialized on Ultra Jump

Published: 2011-2021

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11. Chainsaw Man

Chainsaw Man
Chainsaw Man

A stunning modern manga was released in 2018 and just completed its story in 2020, which is titled Chainsaw Man (チェンソーマン). The hottest manga, which is categorized as dark-fantasy, action and horror, will be adapted into an anime series produced by the splendid anime studio Mappa and followed by the second part of the manga series published on Shonen Jump Plus.

Chainsaw Man centers on a poor teenage boy named Denji, who gets the ability to transform into the Chainsaw Man by merging with his pet dog Chainsaw Devil. He is urged to become a member of Public Safety Division 4 by Makima, the head of the division. They have a goal of defeating the Gun Devil with other characters including a Public Safety Devil Hunter named Aki Hayakawa and a Blood Fiend named Power.

Chainsaw Man consists of 11 volumes, so you can read all the way through easily.

Manga Artist: Tatsuki Fujimoto

Volumes: 11

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2018-2020

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12. The Promised Neverland

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The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland (約束のネバーランド) is a popular completed dark-fantasy and thriller manga series, which was serialized as a front manga of Weekly Shonen Jump from 2016 to 2020. There are two seasons of an anime adaptation broadcasted in 2019 and 2021.

The setting of The Promised Neverland is a fantasy world in 2045, following 11-year-old orphans Emma, Norman and Ray. They are raised in Grace Field House with other orphans and discover the truth behind the reason why they are cared at the house. The dark-fantasy story depicts how they survive the dangerous and cruel world.

Manga Artist: Written by Kaiu Shirai/Illustrated by Posuka Demizu

Volumes: 20

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2016-2020

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13. Haikyu!!

Haikyu!!
Haikyu!!

Haikyu!! (ハイキュー!!), one of the most popular sports manga series, is a recommended completed manga to binge-read now. The coming-of-age manga with the theme of volleyball began its serialization in 2012 and came to the end in 2020 under the watch of many fans. The whole story has been made into an anime adaptation since the first season of the anime series was released in 2014.

Haikyu!! revolves around a middle schooler Shoyo Hinata, who is small for a volleyball player but attends Karasuno High School, which is famous for a competitive volleyball club. He strives to go to the national high school championship with a talented setter Tobio Kageyama and other teammates.

Manga Artist: Haruichi Furudate

Volumes: 45

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2012-2020

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14. The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins
The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins (七つの大罪) is a popular complete fantasy adventure manga series written by Nakaba Suzuki. There are 41 volumes published between 2012 and 2020 in the manga series, which have been adapted into the anime series and anime movies since 2014.

The Seven Deadly Sins is set in the land of Britannia focuses on a legendary knight Meliodas, who is the leader of the Seven Deadly Sins. With a goal of exposing a conspiracy against his home country, the Liones Kingdom, he sets out on an adventure in search of other members of the Seven Deadly Sins as the sinner of Wrath.

Manga Artist: Nakaba Suzuki

Volumes: 41

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Magazine

Published: 2012-2020

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15. The Quintessential Quintuplets

The Quintessential Quintuplets
The Quintessential Quintuplets

The Quintessential Quintuplets (五等分の花嫁) is a recently completed romantic comedy manga series, serialized on Weekly Shonen Magazine from 2017 to 2020. The first season of an anime adaptation was aired in 2019, followed by the second season in 2021 for its popularity.

The Quintessential Quintuplets focuses on a high school boy Futaro Uesugi and quintuplet sisters. Futaro, who is a student with a high scholastic ability but lives in poverty, is hired as a private tutor by the rich Nakano family for the quintuplet sisters. The harem manga depicts the relationships between Futaro and each unique girl.

Manga Artist: Negi Haruba

Volumes: 14

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Magazine

Published: 2017-2020

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16. Gintama

Gintama
Gintama

Gintama (銀魂) is a famous long-running comedy manga series serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump for 14 years since its publication started in 2004. Its anime adaptation had been made since 2006 and the anime series was completed with the anime movie Gintama: The Final in 2021.

The sci-fi comedy manga is set in the fictional late Edo period, where the earth is attacked by aliens called Amanto, featuring humorous characters inspired by the traditional Japanese Samurai. Gintama revolves around a twenty-something Samurai named Gintoki Sakata with his past story and background presenting both comedy and serious scenes.

Manga Artist: Hideaki Sorachi

Volumes: 77

Serialized on Weekly Shonen Jump

Published: 2004-2018

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17. Dorohedoro

Dorohedoro
Dorohedoro

Dorohedoro (ドロヘドロ) is a completed action dark-fantasy especially recommended for a manga freak. It was serialized on four manga magazined published by Shogakukan between 2000 and 2018 and was adapted into an anime series produced by Mappa in 2020.

Dorohedoro centers on a mid-20s man named Caiman wearing a gas mask. He loses his memory and his head is transformed into a reptile by a sorcerer. He fights against sorcerers to get back his original head and lost memory with his friend Nikaido.

Manga Artist: Q Hayashida

Volumes: 23

Serialized on Spirits Zokan Ikki (2000-2003)/Monthly Ikki (2003-2014)/Hibana (2015-2017)/Monthly Shonen Sunday (2017-2018)

Published: 2000-2018

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Some manga fans can’t wait until the latest episode of ongoing manga series is released, so it’s highly recommended to binge-read those completed manga all the way through. The selected manga series above have been top-rated worldwide and will be hot topics even after ending the story. This best completed manga list is being updated as further renowned manga series come to the end.

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