10 Manga Like "Fairy Tail"

Updated on October 26, 2019
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Fairy Tail
Fairy Tail | Source

What Is Fairy Tail About?

Fairy Tail follows the wacky adventures of the most unpredictable wizard guild of all! Yes, that guild is—Fairy Tail! With its members wreaking havoc wherever they go, the guild gradually gained its notoriety and fame. But, Fairy Tail isn’t really a bad guild at all! Actually, it’s one of the most compassionate guilds with friendship and camaraderie at its core. Being unique has its own advantages and disadvantages! But with Fairy Tail, its novelty combined with kindness and amity is what truly makes it a one-of-a-kind wizard guild!

With magic, spells, combat, and adventure as its main elements, Fairy Tail dishes out a spectacular firework show of awe and excitement. That is why it is liked by many! It is so loved that it became a mainstream manga just like the other successful shounen mangas. And so, with all the love and desire for things like it—here are manga like Fairy Tail for you to pick up and read! One thing’s for sure: After you begin reading each one of them, you’ll wish you were inside the manga world indulging yourself into the exciting adventures!

Here's a sneak peek at what is included in this article.

  1. Rave: The Groove Adventure
  2. One Piece
  3. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
  4. Buster Keel!
  5. Monster Hunter Orage
  6. Black Clover
  7. Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)
  8. Magico
  9. Witch Hunter
  10. UQ Holder!

Rave: The Groove Adventure
Rave: The Groove Adventure | Source

1. Rave: The Groove Adventure

Many years ago, the furious battle between the Holy Bring and the Dark Bring resulted in an explosion that temporarily defeated the Sinclaire and scattered the Rave stones throughout the world. Now, the forces of evil in the form of the organization “Demon Card” are wreaking havoc and chaos using the Dark Bring once again. The only hope rests in the chosen one capable of using the Holy Bring, Rave. That is none other than the legendary—Rave Master!

Old man Shiba used to be the Rave Master, and he was involved in the critical battle between the Holy Bring and the Dark Bring many years ago. But now, the new age dawns upon a new Rave Master in the persona of Haru Glory—a strong-willed and kindhearted boy from Garage Island. The path is laden with danger and peril but, he has the Rave and his trustworthy friends on his side. Collect the Rave Stones, draw-out the power of the Ten Commandments, defeat the Demon Card and the Dark Bring—a world-shaking groove adventure awaits Haru Glory and his friends!

One Piece
One Piece | Source

2. One Piece

Dreaming of becoming the Pirate King, Monkey D. Luffy sets out in hopes of conquering the seas and nabbing the legendary treasure, One Piece. But before doing so, he needs his own pirate crew and set sail for the treacherous waters of the Grand Line. Good thing he has infallible charisma, extraordinary luck, and a sturdy rubber body. Wait, what? Rubber body?!

In the past, Luffy ate the Gomu Gomu Devil Fruit, giving his body the properties of rubber and gum. And so, he’s ready for his biggest adventure! With his Gomu Gomu abilities, his nakama (comrades), and his overwhelming courage and determination, Luffy’s epic pirate journey begins!

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic | Source

3. Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

In a world where fate guides potential kings to rule supreme, a deadly test determines their worthiness. Through the perplexing labyrinths called the “Dungeons”, immeasurable power and treasures await those who successfully conquer them. And so, a spark that has the power to change very world itself ignites in the hearts of every potential king candidate.

One day, a mysterious boy named Aladdin comes out from his isolation to explore the world. On his way, he meets a brazen young man named Alibaba. With that meeting, the gears of fate turn! Kick-starting their magnificent adventure by trying to conquer a dungeon, both Aladdin and Alibaba shall soon learn that the world is actually way grander than it seems!

Buster Keel!
Buster Keel! | Source

4. Buster Keel!

Adventurers are roaming around the world to defeat all sorts of dangerous monsters. As such, they are divided according to their fighting styles as monsters are divided by ranks. Amongst all the adventurers is Siva—the best monster user who is famed for defeating the S-ranked Dragon Ape.

For some reason, a new adventurer by the name of Keel is desperately searching for Siva who has been missing for quite some time. He claims that Siva took something very precious from him and he’s out to get it back no matter what! And so, together with a fellow adventurer named Lavi (a girl who might know Siva), her monster Mippy, and another adventurer named Blue, Keel will go to tremendous heights for his one-of-a-kind adventure until he reaches his goal.

Monster Hunter Orage
Monster Hunter Orage | Source

5. Monster Hunter Orage

Shiki is a young monster hunter who’s out to hunt the legendary Miogaruna. All of his dreams and ambitions stem from his master, Gurelli—a monster hunter who died in an unfortunate accident. And so now, he decides to join a guild in order to further his goals.

In the said guild, Shiki meets Irie—a monster hunter girl who also happens to be the daughter of the late Gurelli. With goals coinciding with one another, Shiki and Irie begin their epic hunt of monsters with the legendary Miogaruna as their end-game target.

Black Clover
Black Clover | Source

6. Black Clover

Having the same dream of ultimately becoming Emperor Magus, Asta and Yuno have become the best of rivals as they are at the same time the best of friends. Growing up together in a church in the village of Hage, both of them have been practically inseparable ever since! But as time passes by, their differences begin to manifests!

Asta is devoid of any magical prowess, which he makes up with physical enhancement, while Yuno is a natural genius who excels in magic. On the day they receive their grimoires, Yuno receives a very special four-leaf clover while Asta receives nothing! But as the world reveals itself, an enigmatic five-leaf clover—the Black Clover—is passed on to Asta! Hence, it all unfolds! Asta and Yuno must follow their callings and carve a path towards their ultimate goal!

Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)
Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) | Source

7. Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)

On the continent of Britannia, there exists a group of criminals like no other. They are the most brutal, most dangerous, and most deadly criminal group the world has seen. Throughout the land, they are known as Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)!

Present time, one of the kingdoms of Britannia—Liones—is in quite a treacherous predicament. Its holy knights have turned against the kingdom and colored it with all the shades of corruption. But, a certain princess named Elizabeth will never yield! And so, desperate to save the kingdom, she does the unthinkable! She goes on a death-defying adventure to search for the Seven Deadly Sins and entrust them to save the kingdom!

Magico | Source

8. Magico

Emma is a sixteen-year-old girl who has been cursed with a terrible fate. Inside her heart is a powerful magic known only as the “Echidna”—a spell that can potentially destroy the whole world. As such, many evil people are after her heart, which became apparent when all the people of a certain town falls madly in love with her after her escape.

Fortunately, a young sorcerer named Shion comes to her rescue! Shion is actually youngest and most talented sorcerer of the nation, and he knows exactly what’s going on with Emma! Shion also claims to have known Emma in the past. And so, he is going to try to save her from the curse of Echidna through the arduous process known as the Magico! The first step in completing the Magico though is—him and Emma getting married!

Witch Hunter
Witch Hunter | Source

9. Witch Hunter

Witches and humans have always lived together in harmony. Until one day, the witches have declared war against the whole world! With their power, devastation spread throughout the land and a huge area of the world is destroyed. The only ones that can stop them now are the Witch Hunters—hunters who specialize in annihilating witches!

Among the ranks of the witch hunters is a young man named Tasha Godspell. He is strong and powerful, and he has the moniker “Marksman” and an unusual Jack-O-Lantern supporter. It is said that witches are the only ones capable of summoning supporters, but Tasha has one such supporter! And so then, with Tasha’s quirky ways and his perplexing goals, he throws himself into the fray trying to complete his missions in his own ways and discover the truth about everything that has happened so far in the world!

UQ Holder!
UQ Holder! | Source

10. UQ Holder!

Ten years after magic was revealed to the world, a boy whose existence is essentially tied to the future is going to make his grand debut. His name is Touta Konoe, and his once secluded and peaceful life shall soon be thrown into a tornado of chaos and magical mayhem.

Touta’s guardian is Yukihime, and she’s actually a vampire! Due to the circumstances leading to Touta being fatally wounded, Yukihime is left with no choice but to turn him into a vampire and render him immortal! And so, the point where it all begins starts to align with the future! Touta now must join the organization known as the “UQ Holder” in order to initiate his new life as a vampire and discover his true purpose in the world.

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      3 years ago

      I think it's the colour scheme of your first pic. It reminded me of Sucker Punch. LOL.

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      Cheeky Kid 

      3 years ago from Milky Way

      @Cyong74 LoL. And here I thought Nanatsu no Taizai looked more western.

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      3 years ago from Singapore

      Hmm. Going to try Fairy Tail first, then maybe 7 sins. The artwork for Fairy Tail looks unusual. More western than anime.

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      John Hansen 

      3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      This is a good hub, very appealing on the eye and we'll set out. Also good information on Fairy Tail and Manga in general.


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