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New Manga Series for the Year 2012

All new manga series reported for this year can be found here. You can sort them by the date they were reported to us, the rating, or based on how active the series was over the past month.

Date Added | Rating | Past 3 Months Activity

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Iinazuke Kyoutei

Genre: Adult, Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School Life, Seinen

Wataru has a hard time remembering his childhood. His parents divorced and since then he has done his utmost to relieve his mother of her burdens. On the first day of school his past catches up to him in the form of three childhood, female, friends whom each want to marry him... Oh, and the neighbor girl has the hots for him too.

Rating: 7.41 (226 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #1 (No change)

Doupo Cangqiong

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, Shounen

In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong make the rules and the weak have to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty yet also filled with unforeseen danger.

Xiao Yan, who has shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly three years ago lost everything, his powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?

Original Webcomic (Chinese)

Rating: 8.17 (210 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #9 decreased(-7)

Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen

From MangaHelpers:
High school student Misumi Makoto is called to a fantasy world by the god Tsukuyomi, in order to be a hero. However, powerful others in this world aren't as thrilled to have him there, and they kick him to the edge of the world just as Tsukuyomi declares that he must leave Makoto to find his own way. Now it's up to Makoto to find his own way! [tethysdust]

Original Web Novel

Rating: 6.93 (17 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #12 increased(+57)

Mushoku Tensei (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Mature, Romance, Seinen

A 34-year-old NEET otaku, chased out from his house by his family, found that his life is reaching a dead end. He then recalled that his life could actually have been much better if he had made better choices in the past.

Just when he was at the point of regret, he saw a truck moving at fast speed, and three high schoolers in its path. Mustering all the strength he had, he tried to save them and ended getting run over by the truck, quickly ending his life.

The next time he opened his eyes, he is reincarnated to a world of sword and magic as Rudeus Greyrat. Born to a new world, a new life, Rudeus decided that, "This time, I'll really live my life to the fullest with no regret!" Thus starts the journey of a man yearning to restart his life.

Original web novel

Rating: 9.07 (658 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #17 decreased(-1)

Doupo Cangqiong (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, Shounen

In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong makes the rules and weak has to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Xiao Yan, who has shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly three years ago lost everything, his powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?

Original Chinese Web Novel

Rating: 8.12 (125 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #24 decreased(-15)

Shokugeki no Soma

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, School Life, Shounen

From Dan of Population GO:

Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to cook in Europe. Although downtrodden, Souma's fighting spirit is rekindled by a challenge from Jouichirou which is to survive in an elite culinary school where only 10% of the students graduate. Can Souma survive?

Rating: 8.53 (884 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #36 increased(+5)


Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural

In this new action-comedy, everything about a young man named Saitama screams "AVERAGE," from his lifeless expression, to his bald head, to his unimpressive physique. However, this average-looking fellow doesn't have your average problem... He's actually a superhero that's looking for tough opponents! The problem is, every time he finds a promising candidate he beats the snot out of them in one punch. Can Saitama finally find an evil villain strong enough to challenge him? Follow Saitama through his hilarious romps as he searches for new bad guys to challenge!

Onepunch-Man is the manga remake of the Original Webcomic by ONE.

Nominated for the 7th annual Manga Taishou Award.

Rating: 9.13 (1302 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #41 increased(+11)

Dragons Rioting

Genre: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Martial Arts, School Life, Shounen

As a six year old, Rintaro is diagnosed with Henisei Tashu Ijou Syndrome (also known as Hentai Syndrome), a disease that could kill him if he gets sexually aroused. To save him and provide a way for him to live as normal a life as possible, his father teaches him the ways to control his body and mind for ten years in the mountains, with the martial art of the Koei Sougetsu. When he's 16 he chooses to enroll Nangokuren High School, which he assumed to be the biggest all-boys school in the country but is actually the biggest all-girls school that has just gone coed.

On his first day he stumbles upon a large scale battle and learns that the first rule of the school is that it "Abides the Law of Nature" which has turned the campus into a war zone-like environment. Rintaro now sees transferring out as his mission, but will it be that easy now that he's caught the eye of the 3 "Dragons", the bodacious female leaders of the three biggest factions around?

Rating: 8 (450 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #69 increased(+80)

Seishun x Kikanjuu

Genre: Action, Comedy, Gender Bender, Shounen

From The Zero Alliance:

Prequel Oneshot

Matsuoka and Yukki were close friends who dreamed of becoming professional soccer players together. But their hopes were dashed when Yukki moved away due to family issues.

Years pass and Matsuoka is now a host while Yukki has become a hentai mangaka. Matsuoka meets Yukki again while the latter is fleeing from his editor, and is soon introduced to his childhood friendís latest obsessionÖ

Sequel: Two-Part Oneshot & Series

When Hotaru moves into a new apartment alone, thereís a mysterious man standing nearby the apartment. Hotaru decides to confront the man, who turns out to live in the neighbouring apartment. The next day at school, Hotaruís best friend Kanae tells Hotaru that a host tricked her out of her money. When Hotaru goes to confront the host, he happens to be none other than Hotaruís neighbour, Masamune?!

Rating: 7.79 (69 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #75 increased(+15)

Black Haze

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, School Life, Supernatural

After a mission gone awry, the doubtful main character, Rood, is sent to a famous magic school, Helios. Here, he must protect an important person's son who has a very bad time at the school.

Original Webcomic

Rating: 8.67 (531 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #86 decreased(-10)

Maken no Daydreamer (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, Seinen

Minato is a college student who died in a plane crash and was reincarnated in a fantasy world. He was raised alone in the wilderness by his succubus mother, and now he tries to make his way as an adventurer.

Original Web Novel

Rating: 7.25 (42 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #91 decreased(-23)

Shinmai Maou no Keiyakusha (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adult, Comedy, Harem, Romance, School Life, Supernatural

"Hey, you said you wanted a little sister, right?"

First year highschool student, Toujo Basara, was suddenly asked this question by his father, and he fell into a state of panic. On top of that, the eccentric father told him that he will be getting remarried. He then departed overseas after bringing Basara two beautiful step-sisters.

But Mio and Maria's true forms are actually a newbie Demon Lord and a succubus!? Basara was almost forced into a master and servant contract with Mio, but a "reversed" contract was formed by mistake, and Basara is now the master!? Moreover, Basara is being hit by ecchi situations one after another due to the contract, but Mio's life is being pursued by other demon tribes and hero tribes!!

The most powerful contractor's desire action drama begins!

Rating: 7.61 (49 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #93 increased(+115)

Nanatsu no Taizai

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural

The "Seven Deadly Sins", a group of evil knights who conspired to overthrow the kingdom of Britannia, were said to have been eradicated by the Holy Knights, although some claim that they still live.

Ten years later, the Holy Knights have staged a Coup d'état and assassinated the king, becoming the new, tyrannical rulers of the kingdom.

Elizabeth, the king's daughter, sets out on a journey to find the "Seven Deadly Sins", and to enlist their help in taking back the kingdom.

Nominated for the 7th annual Manga Taishou Award.

Rating: 8.12 (562 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #100 increased(+21)

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (Novel)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, Seinen

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic Otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!

Original Web Novel

Rating: 8.25 (362 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #108 decreased(-5)

Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja (Novel)

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Gender Bender, Lolicon, Seinen

Sakimori Kagami plays a VRMMORPG called Arch Earth Online. He is a veteran player with the name and appearance similar to an elderly bearded wizard from a certain book about a ring. One day he purchases an appearance change item as a last resort to spend expiring currency and gets the idea of choosing what he would want to look like if his character was ever a girl. Falling asleep should have suspended the game, but Kagami wakes up still online and feels the game has has gotten a bit more realistic. Did Arch Earth Online finally get a long-awaited update?

Original Japanese Web Novel

Rating: 7.09 (42 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #131 decreased(-21)

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