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Where does this manga rank among your favorite shonen?

Discussion in 'My Hero Academia' started by Juub, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. Jackalinthebox Well-Known Member

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    It would probably fit into my top 15 favorite Shonen manga
     
  2. Fry J Vigilant

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  3. Wosu That's lovely...

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    I see you're a masochistic School Rumble fan like me...
     
  4. DarkSlayerZero Well-Known Member

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    It's below the following for me

    Claymore
    HxH
    YYH
    FMA

    It just doesn't hype or grab me like it used to plus I disagree with some of the directions Hori has been going.
     
  5. Guntah Well-Known Member

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    Top five. Naruto and Dragon Ball have too much of an impact on me for me to put MHA above them, and One Piece, though I don't feel the same attachment towards, is objectively better than any of them in my opinion. But MHA is still Top 5, and my second favorite ongoing manga.
     
  6. Ignition

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    Top 10 I guess, I can't recall the shonens I've read :hm Should come close to FMA / Magi / Shaman King.
     
  7. B Rabbit OL's Best

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    Good question.

    One Piece
    Yu Yu Hakusho
    Slam Dunk
    Full Metal Alchemist
    JoJo's Bizzare Adventure
    Dragon Ball
    Assassination Classroo.
    Hunter x Hunter
    Toriko
    Bleach (Biased)
    Part 1 Naruto

    I have enjoyed more than MHA.

    However thats not to say MHA is bad. I think it is a little overhyped because its the new thing in town. However its a great series. Not ground breaking though. However a series doesn't have to be ground breaking to be good.
     
  8. Pliskin Well-Known Member

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    Probably right after Hikaru no Go.
     
  9. Gledania yeah

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    TOP 10 I would say.

    One piece > HunterXHunter > Bleach > Naruto > My hero academia
     
  10. Tenma The Inferno

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    I would say top 10 for sure, bu I doubt I have read as many shonens as most people here (probably not much more than 10 :skully).
     
  11. DarkSlayerZero Well-Known Member

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    Thank You! I don't understand why noob readers in this generation can't understand this.
     
  12. Arya Stark gold experience

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    Top 10-20. It hasn't reached the "peak" point for me to rank it directly within Top 5, it would be a huge disservice to series like FMA, Part 1 Naruto, Hunter x Hunter, JoJo, Death Note and One Piece. I would even rank some sports shounen like Hajime no Ippo, Eyeshield 21, Ace of Diamond and maybe even Haikyuu above it as well. Promised Neverland ranks about the same as well (and if it delivers on finale it may surpass MHA too). There is also Blue Exorcist & Magi that I feel very underrated.

    That doesn't mean it's a bad or average series though. It's fun & consistent, very popcorny, doesn't make me feel dumb or think my time went to waste etc. But it hasn't got the "ooomph" for a shonen, partly due to Horikoshi playing safe with his characters.
     
  13. Cardboard Tube Knight Chika is god now.

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    Really haven't read much or seen much, but it's really up there, top three for sure. The more of this I watch the more the flaws in even early Naruto become apparent. I think the thing that kind of annoys me is people basically treating Deku's opinion like that of a god. So many characters bring up what he would do and it kind of feels disingenuous and it was one of the things I disliked about early Naruto, though there it seemed worst (Naruto and his "way of the ninja BS").
     
  14. SoulFire! Venerable Sage Moderator

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    Well, Deku is intelligent and actually has presented as a leader to his peers in past situations, so this isn't that surprising or annoying to me. :catshrug

    Overall this isthe first extensively tournament focused story that I've found interesting due to the quality of the various characters. That and the Mangaka's artistic style keeps me coming back (even though I really want to see more serious hero/villain battles in the mix).
     
  15. Cardboard Tube Knight Chika is god now.

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    It feels like they’re going for a very extended origin story. It feels like rivalries are already surfacing.
     
  16. Linkmyboy72 Well-Known Member

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    People read this story for Bakugou, Deku or all might. All the other characters are niche or fanservice products for horny otaku. Preferring Bakugou is the only way to enjoying this manga, because he always wins and gets his way. Deku is there to grow from him. Ochako and Tsuyu are the love interests, Todo........is a jobber that no one really is interested in without his dad.
     
  17. SoulFire! Venerable Sage Moderator

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    :dafuq
     
  18. Yak on a Forums Break

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    Just when I thought this dude couldn't get any dumber

    he fucking goes Plus Ultra
     
  19. Milliardo G.L.P.

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    Linky! What happened man you still butthurt? :lmao
     
  20. Sweetcor ...dame dane dame yo dame na no yo OoOooOoOO~

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    Idk. Not top 10. Not 15.


    BNHA characters are cool but almost all of them aren't really interesting. Sometimes I skips weeks of reading it. I only read the Chisaki arc weekly because of cute little Eri :blobmelt
     
  21. TheCosplayPanda James Kidd >>> Edward Kenway >>> Kiddway

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    MHA ranks low in my all time top ten. But it's one of the few newer manga that I have read so for my top ten newer manga it's probably ranked a 2.
     
  22. goombanthime well-known member

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    *cough* Muscular *cough* All for One *cough*
     
  23. KyuubiFan Well-Known Member

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    1) Naruto Part 1
    2) One Piece
    3) Full Metal Alchemist
    4) Boku no Hero Academia
     
  24. SoulFire! Venerable Sage Moderator

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    Muscular isn't what I consider a top grade villain--he's one of those 'stepping stone' bad guys and a secondary character at best. I'm talking about major villains like Shigiraki (in the future) and yes, All For One. There is more to their underlying motivations that the common cackling master villain with not a thought in his head beyond Ruling the World.
     
  25. goombanthime well-known member

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    I actually quite like Shigaraki, but I fail to see much depth in his mentor mentivation
     
  26. SoulFire! Venerable Sage Moderator

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    I find Shiggy's immaturity rather annoying, but like Deku he is slowly learning and growing. He's been on the back burner for a while now, but it looks like the plot involving LoV is ramping up and I expect to see more regarding his connections with his mentor AFO.
     
  27. Tayimus Number One

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    I couldn't decide which one to use. :trinny
     
  28. Dark

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    This, but replace Naruto with Hunter x Hunter
     
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