Manga Movies

List of the best manga movies selected by our site visitors: I Am a Hero, By the Law, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hit List, The Liar and His Lover, City Hunter, I'm Not Just Going to Do What Kurosaki kun Says, Little Forest: Winter/Spring, Rurouni Kenshin Part III: The Legend Ends, Dream Team.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

I Am a Hero (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, action
CharactersZombie, Artists
StyleBy manga

Hideo Suzuki is a 35-year-old mangaka assistant, whose life seem to be stuck around his exhausting but low-paying job, unfulfilled dreams, strange hallucinations and unsatisfying relationships. He sees himself as a supporting character in his own life, has low self-esteem, resulting in frustration. One day, the world as Hideo knows it is shattered by the presence of a disease that turns people into homicidal maniacs, whose first instinct is to attack and devour the nearest human.

By the Law (1926)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountrySoviet Union

A five-person team of gold prospectors in the Yukon has just begun to enjoy great success when one of the members snaps, and suddenly kills two of the others. The two survivors, a husband and wife, subdue the killer but are then faced with an agonizing dilemma. With no chance of turning him over to the authorities for many weeks, they must decide whether to exact justice themselves or to risk trying to keep him restrained until they can return to civilization.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
CharactersTeachers, Cowboys, Thieves, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Friendship, Chase
PlaceWild West
StyleExciting, To cry, Smart, For men

In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot 'Sundance Kid'. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all.

Hit List (1989)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller

A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.

The Liar and His Lover (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Fathers
PlotLove, Love with age difference
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, By manga

Set within music field, this film depicts a love story between a 25-year-old sound engineer and 16-year-old high school student Riko, who posessess a gifted voice. 25-year-old sound engineer Aki is a member of popular band "Crude Play," but right after the band decides to make their major record debut Aki quits the band. But, Aki provides his music to Crude Play under the name of producer Soichiro. Aki begins to date Riko, whose father runs a fruit and vegetable shop. Riko doesn't know about Aki's background, but she likes to listen to him hum. Riko is in a band herself, with childhood friend Yuichi and Sota. One day she is scouted by producer Soichiro.

City Hunter (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Bodyguards, Psychologists, Womanizers
PlotSoccer, Adventure, Investigation, Weapon, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, France, Moon, Hospitals
StyleLight, By manga

Nicky Larson is tasked to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make anyone who uses it irresistible.

I'm Not Just Going to Do What Kurosaki kun Says (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Basketball, Relationship, Friendship, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, Japan, Hostel
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, By manga

Yu Akahane (Nana Komatsu) moves to a dormitory room after her father's transfer from work. She is excited that she will live in the same dorm as Takumi Shirakawa (Yudai Chiba) aka "White Prince." Yet, Haruto Kurosaki (Kento Nakajima) aka "Black Devil" kisses her as punishment for going against him. It is Yu Akahane’s first kiss. Since then, she becomes obedient to Haruto Kurosaki.

Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015)
Markimdb: 7.7
PlaceNature, Japan
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, By manga

Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.

Rurouni Kenshin Part III: The Legend Ends (2014)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CharactersSamurai, Heroes
PlaceJapan, Asia
Time19th century
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, For men, By manga

Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.

Dream Team (2019)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family, sport
PlotLove, Basketball, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching

The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

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Tokyo Tribe (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CharactersGangsters, Yakuza
PlotPassion, Hip Hop
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, For men, By manga

In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. The simmering tension between them is about to boil over into all-out war.

ReLIFE (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove, Friendship
StyleBy manga

Arata Kaizaki (27) quit the job he landed after graduation in only three months. His life did not go well after that. Now his parents are threatening to stop sending money, and want him to come back to the country. He has no friend or girlfriend to share his troubles he hits rock bottom a strange man named Ryou Yoake appears. He invites Arata to join a societal rehabilitation program for NEETs called ReLife. This program uses a mysterious drug to make him look younger, and sends him back to high school for a year...

Tokyo Ghoul (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CharactersMonsters, Special Forces, Students
PlotLove, Survival, Skirmishes, Revenge, Superpowers
PlaceSchool, College, Japan, Kitchen
StyleExciting, Serious, By manga, Disturbing

Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a university student. He becomes injured by Rize, a human eating ghoul. Ken is saved from the ghoul when a steel frame falls on Rize. They are both sent to the hospital. Ken receives an organ transplant from Rize and becomes a half ghoul.

Attack on Titan II: End of the World (2015)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Giants, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Revenge, Fight, Revolution
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Cyberpunk, Creepy, Serious, By manga

Eren leaves to restore a break in the wall destroyed by a Titan. He comes under attack by the Titans and is cornered. Shikishima comes to his aid. The titans never stops attacking. Eren is now injured and tries to protect Armin, but is swallowed by a titan. A Titan with black hair appears and begins to expel the other titans.

Ouran High School Host Club (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
StyleLight, By manga

Ouran Academy is a prestigious school with most students coming from wealthy families. One of the few students who comes from a modest background is Haruhi Fujioka (Haruna Kawaguchi). Through unexpected circumstances, Haruhi Fujioka ends up joining the male "host club," while hiding her gender. Friendship and love grows between Haruhi Fujioka and the male "host club" members.

Bakuman (2015)
Markimdb: 6.8
PlotFriendship, Art, Rivalry
StyleBy manga

Moritaka Mashiro (Takeru Satoh) doesn't want to follow in the path of his uncle who worked as a manga artist, but ultimately died because of exhaustion. Moritaka Mashiro figures he will graduate from school and work at an office. Things change though when falls in love with a girl at school. The girl, who hopes to become a voice actress, tells Moritaka they can marry, but only after they both achieve their dreams. Moritaka then teams up with fellow classmate Akito Takagi (Ryunosuke Kamiki) to publish their first manga.

Everest: The Summit of the Gods (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
CharactersJournalists, Photographers, Old man
PlotTime travel
PlaceMountains, Everest, China
StyleSerious, By manga

Makoto Fukamachi (Junichi Okada) is a Japanese cameraman. He finds an old camera on a backstreet of Nepal. The camera might possibly solve the mystery of whether George Mallory became the first person to successfully climb Mount Everest on June 8, 1924 or not. Pursuing the old camera's past, Makoto Fukamachi meets legendary Alpinist Joji Habu (Hiroshi Abe). Joji Habu is isolated from other people because of his reckless and thoughtless personality.

Shinjuku Swan II (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersYakuza, Partners, Orphans
PlotBoxing, Drug addict, Dolls
StyleAction, Light, Fancy, By manga

Tatsuhiko Shiratori works as a scout, recruiting girls to work in the adult entertainment business. He movies to Yokohama from Shinjuku, Tokyo. He comes into conflict with Masaki Taki who is the CEO of a scout company.

Museum (2016)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, crime
CharactersMonsters, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Obsession, Mystery, Fog
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, By manga, Disturbing

A series of grotesque murder cases takes place on rainy days. Detective Hisashi Sawamura (Shun Oguri) works to catch the murderer like he has done with past cases, but he soon realizes the murderer's next target is his wife and son. A man in a frog mask is a suspect.

Little Forest (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersDogs, Losers
PlotLove, Travel, Friendship, Snow
PlaceVillage, Nature
TimeSummer, Winter
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Philosophical, Fascinating, Makes me think

A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.