The top manga offer complex plotlines and engaging characters to keep fans coming back for more.
Shojo series tend to avoid violence or sexual content, making Cardcaptor Sakura an excellent example. Onee-chan Wa Game O Suruto Hito Ga Kawaru Onee-chan can be an engaging and captivating experience.
Yo-Kai Watch is an enjoyable monster taming franchise suitable for the whole family to enjoy together.
Danganronpa is an innovative series of games that has taken the world by storm. Blending Phoenix Wright with Japanese visual novels and survival horror elements, Danganronpa places you into the shoes of students trapped at school by Monokuma the psychotic bear, who forces them to kill each other until only one remains. If you’re new to Danganronpa it is recommended that you start with Trigger Happy Havoc; subsequent sequels and media may differ greatly from it in their storylines so it would be best if played first – even the sequels may differ substantially in terms of storyline from this initial game which may lead to further surprises later.
The original game in the series seamlessly combined dark humor, clever mystery game mechanics, and tragic horror in an engaging experience that was truly original. Furthermore, it made headlines for changing red blood to pink as part of its signature aesthetic, though many critics saw this move as simply being another marketing gimmick; indeed these games often draw criticism due to their themes and gameplay elements.
Kingdom Hearts is one of the most beloved video game franchises ever to hit manga market, featuring Sora as an energetic young man entrusted with wielding an enormous weapon called Keyblade and traveling through various Disney and Pixar worlds with his friends while facing off against primary antagonist Xehanort and forces of darkness.
These games combine third person fighting and role-playing elements. Players are able to choose among various combat abilities that they can use during battle and earn experience points to level up their characters, as well as equip a variety of weapons and accessories that may prove helpful in battle.
Kingdom Hearts games have won high marks from critics and fans alike, winning numerous awards such as Famitsu’s award. Unfortunately, Union X and Dark Road can sometimes be somewhat slow.
Fate franchise has proven one of the most enduringly successful manga series ever published, inspiring multiple anime adaptations as well as major media coverage.
Fate/Stay Night is a visual novel with three unique paths for players to take. Each route has its own narrative and events that unfold, making the Fate series so engaging and allowing for such extensive story development.
Although most of the Fate franchise is fairly mature, there are also kid-friendly entries such as Realta Nua and Heaven’s Feel trilogy that may appeal to younger viewers. When starting out in Fate/Zero it would likely be best for an entry point into this franchise.
Fate/Zero was adapted from Studio Deen’s visual novel adaptation and transformed into a TV series and trilogy by Ufotable, earning high praise among fans and often serving as an introduction to Fate universe.
Though thirty years have passed since Final Fantasy was first released, its innovations still feel fresh and groundbreaking. The series is widely known for pioneering features that have since become standard in role-playing games such as full motion videos (FMVs) and photorealistic character models.
The main numbered titles in the series typically focus on a small team of heroes pitted against an apparently insurmountable force, often including amnesiac characters, apocalyptic events and time travel elements.
While each title’s storyline may vary slightly, there are also notable plot points that unify them – for instance Chocobos and Moogles appear across most Final Fantasy media.
There are also spin-offs tied into the main games, like Kingsglaive. Additionally, Final Fantasy XV Brotherhood was made available as free content with the game and features each protagonist of Final Fantasy XV Brotherhood; though not necessary to understand its lore it remains an option.