A Yandere is someone who is willing to inflict harm in order to obtain the love of their life. And for many anime fans, having a Yandere girlfriend is often the dream goal. Today, I will be presenting the list of the Top 10 Best Yandere Manga to Read Now! If you are a Yandere fan or are simply curious as to what a Yandere is, then you have come to the right place. So strap up, sit tight, and come check out some of the most brutal Yandere manga you will ever read.




10. Shimoneta

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: N’ Yuzuki (Art), Hirotaka Akagi (Story)
  • Released: 28 Mar, 2014
  • Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, School, Shounen
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Manga Synopsis:

In the nearby future, the entirety of Japan and their sexual language were suppressed through a monitoring device enforced by the government. During this time, Tanukichi Okuma, son of a terrorist who opposed this new law, enrolled in a high school to get close with his childhood crush, Anna Nishikinomia. Little did he know that Anna Nishikinomia, also known as the student council president, was secretly Blue Snow, a criminal who spread lewd materials within Japan’s sheltered society.

Best Yandere Manga:

Shimoneta is a manga featuring high amount of disturbing adult and sexual jokes. What’s better is that one of the main character, Anna Nishikinomia, is a hardcore Yandere who often times is confused between love and lust. As a result, she does questionable towards her crush, Okuma Tanukichi, such as inflicting self-harm and expressing violent thoughts. Therefore, if you are a Yandere fan looking for something lewd and comedic, then Shimoneta will definitely not disappoint.




9. Koharu no Hibi

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Youkou Ooshiro
  • Released: 7 Jan, 2009
  • Genres: Ecchi, Romance, School, Psychological, Seinen
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Manga Synopsis:

One day, as high schooler Torii Akira is sitting on a train, a little girl named Mutsuki Koharu bumped into him. Strangely enough, as time goes by, the two kept on bumping into one another. Intrigued, Torii Akira can’t stop thinking about her until one day, he sees Mutsuki doing some ‘naughty things’ to his flute. Thus began a strange and manipulative relationship between Torii and his obsessive kouhai.

Best Yandere Manga:

Koharu no Hibi is the ultimate Yandere manga for those who wanted to satisfy their “Notice Me Senpai” desires. The manga revolves around a toxic and obsessive love relationship between Akira and his Kouhai, Mutsuki. And if it’s not already obvious, Koharu no Hibi has many creepy ‘Yandere’ moments despite the initially cute character designs, making this a perfect Yandere manga to add to your collection.




8. Ijousha no Ai

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Daisuke Chida
  • Released: 1 Apr, 2017
  • Genres: Psychological, Thriller
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Manga Synopsis:

When Kazumi Ichinose was a kid, his first crush was murdered right before his very eyes. The culprit is no other than Saki Midou, an obsessive girl who vowed to be with Kazumi with no regard for whoever is in her way. Now, as a high school student, the same incident is occurring once more, this time again with Yotsuya Shino, a cheerful and innocent girl. This time around, will Kazumi be able to protect his loved ones?

Best Yandere Manga:

If you thought the initial drawings of Ijousha no Ai were sweet and cute, then think again. This manga features a crazy Yandere girl that will make you constantly fear for the protagonist’s life. Throughout the story, Kazumi, the said Yandere character, will employ a violent ploy to murder anyone who gets in the way of her love for the main protagonist. Bottom line is that if you love thrillers and violence, then Ijousha no Ai will be the perfect Yandere manga to read.




7. Ana Satsujin

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Larsson
  • Released: 6 Dec, 2013
  • Genres: Ecchi, Horror, Romance
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Manga Synopsis:

Shut-in NEET, Etsurou Kurosu, was sick of his life and decided that suiciding was the best course of action. However, as he tried to hang himself, the hanger came loose and created a tiny hole in the wall. Upon peeking, Etsurou witnessed a beautiful girl on the other side, furthermore giving him another reason to live. One day, as Etsurou continues peeking, he witness a gruesome murder that changes his life forever.

Best Yandere Manga:

Ana Satsujin revolves around a strange and violent relationship between young college student, Etsurou Kurosu, and his murderer girlfriend, Rio Miyaichi. As a result, Etsurou must be extremely cautious when interacting with Rio so as to not get killed. Those who love a strange and unique Yandere relationship will definitely find Ana Satsujin to be an interesting read.




6. Ibitsu

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Haruto Ryou
  • Released: 2 Oct, 2009
  • Genres: Horror, Seinen
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Manga Synopsis:

When taking out the trash one night, Kazuki Itou came across a strange girl dressed in Lolita clothing. Upon passing by, the girl asks him whether he has a little sister to which Kazuki replied “I do”. Since then, Kazuki started seeing the little girl appearing everywhere followed by a stink of death. Little by little, Kazuki’s life was changing for the worst that has yet to come.

Best Yandere Manga:

If you are looking for the ultimate creepy and horrific Yandere manga, then look no further. Arguably, Ibitsu is perhaps the most messed up and creepy Yandere manga on this list. Through a dark and gloomy atmosphere, the manga will give you a thrilling ride into the dreadful struggle of the protagonist, Kazuki, in trying to survive from a gruesome Yandere love.

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5. Uwa-koi

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Masahiro Itosugi
  • Released: 20 Sep, 2011
  • Genres: Drama, Ecchi, Romance, School, Harem, Seinen
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Manga Synopsis:

Yukiteru Tamaki is dating his childhood friend, Yuno Kirishima. However, he has one huge secret, and that is his intimate sexual relationship with their close friends, Reno Saotome. Though Yukiteru considered telling Yuno one day, he has yet to found the courage to do so. Things get even more complicated when Kaori Yumeno found out about his immoral relationship. To keep her quiet, Yukiteru must also now have sex with Kaori. But what happens when Yuno finds out?

Best Yandere Manga:

Uwa-Koi is a mature romantic manga that will definitely keep you on the edge of your seats. Featuring many unexpected plot twists, as well as a hardcore Yandere heroine, Uwa-Koi is an emotional rollercoaster worth checking out. So if you are looking for a dramatic harem type Yandere manga, look no further than Uwa-Koi.




4. Re: Birth – The Lunatic Taker

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Soo Hyun Lee (Art), Dal Young Im (Story)
  • Released: 27 May, 2009
  • Genres: Action, Drama, Supernatural, Seinen
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Manga Synopsis:

Reiji Tachibana is a high school student who has witnessed some strange things occurring within his hometown, most notably a string of unexplained suicides. Rumors had it that these mysterious deaths were caused by an urban legend named “death accessories”, and that those who picked up these magical items will soon face a swift death. Therefore, when Reiji picked up a strange bracelet, he was forced to form a contract that requires him to kill others to stay alive. With the only ally being his sister, Ayaka Tachibana, Reiji’s life soon became a brutal fight for survival.

Best Yandere Manga:

Re: Birth – The Lunatic Taker is a manga-style manhwa containing an intense and tragic adventure throughout. Trust me when I say this because you will not be able to put down the manga once started. In addition to an amazing plot full of twists and turns, Ayaka Tachibana is also a Yandere girl. Hopefully, with all these elements set in place, Re: Birth – The Lunatic Taker will be an amazing Yandere manga to consider.




3. Happy Sugar Life

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Tomiyaki Kagisora
  • Released: 22 May, 2015
  • Genres: Drama, Horror, Shounen
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Manga Synopsis:

Satou Matsuzaka is a seemingly cheerful and innocent girl with a continuous source of men who sought after her. However, this all came to a halt when Satou found the ‘true love’ of her life, Shio Kabe. Now, there is nothing wrong with loving an eight-year old child. Yet, to Satou, it seems as if everyone wanted to split the two apart. And of course, she will stop at nothing to protect the love of her life.

Best Yandere Manga:

At the first glance, one would never think of Happy Sugar Life as a mature and violent manga. Showcasing cute lolis characters through its pure and innocent art-style, Happy Sugar Life definitely gives off a “cute girl doing cute things’ tropes. However, rest assured, because the number of Yandere actions that you will get from this manga will be sure to quench your kinky desires.




2. Dead Tube

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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Authors: Touta Kitakawa (Art), Mikoto Yamaguchi (Story)
  • Released: 19 Apr, 2014
  • Genres: Ecchi, Horror, School, Seinen
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Manga Synopsis:

In the near future, Dead Tube is a popular video platform that has garnered the attention of the outlaws due to its gruesome graphic nature. Tomohiro Machiya, a seemingly normal high school student, accidentally found out the truth about Dead Tube after witnessing his beautiful senpai, Mai Mashiro, murdered someone in cold blood. Unable to escape, Machiya found himself spiralling deeper amidst the chaos of the brutal crimes committed by the Dead Tube community.

Best Yandere Manga:

Dead Tube contains highly graphic content and mature themes that will make you question the sanity of its characters once and for all. You will witness murder, rape, torture, and everything in between. In addition, Mai Mashiro is also a pretty hardcore Yandere who shows no mercy towards Machiya’s enemies. So for those who love Yandere manga with a mix of gore and horror, then Dead Tube is the perfect choice.

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1. Mirai Nikki

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  • Status: Completed
  • Authors: Sakae Esuno
  • Released: 26 Jan, 2006
  • Genres: Action, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural, Psychological, Thriller
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Manga Synopsis:

Yukiteru Amano is a gloomy middle schooler who loves to keep a diary on his phone. One day, he was invited by a ‘imaginary friend’, Deus Ex Machina to participate in a ruthless survival game. As his only tool, Yuki was given a mere “Future Diary” that is able to tell him the future to a certain degree. With his only comrade, Yuno Gasai, Yuki is determined to win the survival game and become God once and for all.

Best Yandere Manga:

Mirai Nikki is an action-packed manga able to give you a thrilling adventure from start to finish. However, aside from the story, what’s better is that the main heroine, Yuno, is one of the most iconic Yandere characters in anime history. And those who dare to touch her Yuki will meet a horrible fate. So if you are a hardcore Yandere fan, or are simply curious, then Mirai Nikki will definitely be able to quench your kinky desires.




Conclusion:

So that concludes the list of the Top 10 Yandere Manga to Read. As seen above, though the term Yandere has many anime fans excited, it does not necessary mean one should always wish for it. These so-called Yandere are often times annoyingly obsessive, or just downright crazy and violent. However, if you are a hardcore Yandere fan, then this list will hopefully be able to quench your thirst through its ruthless gore, violent, and ‘cute’ Yandere moments.

So what did you think of this list? Were there any other Yandere manga that you would love to see on this list? If so, feel free to leave your thoughts in the comment section below!

Keni
An anime enthusiast who writes about things he likes