10 Manga Like "Akame ga Kill!"

Updated on November 22, 2016
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Akame ga Kill!
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About "Akame ga Kill!"

“Akame ga Kill!” is set in a world bursting with corruption, desolation, and malice! The center of it all? It’s at the middle of everything—the Imperial Capital! Everyone’s afraid and no one wants to make a heroic move. Good thing, the assassin group known as the “Night Raid” exists! It’s an eye for an eye, a tooth for tooth! Annihilate, kill, bury—Night Raid might just be the fleck of light and hope everyone’s waiting for.

Action-packed, violent, and tragic—these makes-up Akame ga Kill! With these in mind, you must have a liking towards assassins, conspiracies, and dark truths about the world. Well, there’s just the right manga for you! All you have to do is pick and read! So, with no further ado, here are the manga like Akame ga Kill!

1. Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)

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

In the change of times, the holy knights who once swore to protect the kingdom of Liones at all costs have come to corrupt themselves and the kingdom! As a result, no one is left to save and protect the kingdom. Fortunately, all hope is not lost! Princess Elizabeth has a plan, and it’s a very risky one!

Princess Elizabeth’s goal is to find the “Seven Deadly Sins”—the whole continent’s most wanted and vilest criminal group! If someone is to match the corrupt holy knights of the kingdom and ultimately save the continent, it would be none other than—the members of the Seven Deadly Sins! It’s a risky bet but, it’s the only option left!

2. Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)
Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) | Source

Beyond the closed gigantic walls lies the carnivorous titans. They’re humongous in all proportion and their diet consists only of living humans. This is the reason why humanity was drove to hide and seek shelter within the confines of the gigantic walls. One day, all hell loose!

The titans have found a way to break into the walls! The humans are left with no choice but to fight! It’s the beginning of a new era. The time to retaliate has come. The moment to finally launch an attack on the titans is nigh!

3. Berserk

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In a world plagued by darkness, corruption, and malice, one man fights in order to carve a destiny of his own. Branded to suffer the curse of being hunted by demons, Guts pushes through life-and-death situations just to survive and continue living.

As his life of bloodshed and carnage continues, vengeance turns the corner. Now, Guts is on the merciless quest of hunting-down his once treasured friend, Griffith, and redeem everything that was taken away from him.

4. Deadman Wonderland

Deadman Wonderland
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Deadman Wonderland isn’t just your normal high-security prison—it’s also an amusement park! But beneath it’s entertaining visage is a secret that can potentially shake the earth’s foundations. Deadman Wonderland is the place where the ordinary student—Igarashi Ganta—shall soon be detained!

With ill fate befalling on Ganta, resulting to the massacre of his classmates and his frame-up and eventual detention in Deadman Wonderland, he hasn’t actually seen the worst of it! As it turns out, Deadman Wonderland has a terrible secret! Special prisoners known as the “Deadman” are pitted against one another in a battle of death until they reign the most powerful and hopefully gain freedom. Unfortunately for Ganta, he is now a “Deadman” and he must fight if he ever hopes to see living daylight again!

5. Hunter X Hunter

Hunter X Hunter
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The world is full of peril as it is full of adventure! And the most luxurious and grandest way of fulfilling such promise and experiencing everything the world has to offer is—to become a hunter!

Somewhere in the world, one boy begins his epic hunter adventure! With the initial goal of only finding his father who happens to be a great hunter, Gon Freecs sets out to venture into the perils of the world and ultimately become a hunter. But before he fulfills his goals, he must pass a super dangerous test that may actually kill him—the prestigious yet treacherous Hunter Licensure Examination!

6. Jackals

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Chaos and violence plagues Cicero City. Immigrants and people of all races exists in the city just trying to live and survive. Every day, slaughter and carnage are the staple of the Cicero City life.

Then there’s the “Jackals”—professional assassins who clings to no one except the highest bidders! What’s in store for the future of Cicero City? Who are these Jackals? A bloody story of carnage and revenge is about to begin!

7. Magi

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Mythical labyrinths called “Dungeons” are sprouting one-by-one around the world, and they bring power and treasures as they invoke greed and arrogance. Fortunately, Dungeons were made to raise kings that will rule and govern the world. It might seem like a competitive endeavor at first, but what lies beyond the creation of Dungeons is grim secret.

One day, a mysterious boy named Aladdin ventures into the world unknowing of everything, including his true identity. But, he possesses enormous potential as well as magi-level powers. Who is he? What’s his purpose? Will he be able to undertake a complete adventure and unveil the mysteries of the world?

8. Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist
Fullmetal Alchemist | Source

The world governed by alchemy is strictly under the Law of Equivalent Exchange. Whoever breaks the rules shall suffer grave consequences! Thus, an ecosystem of conspiracy and mayhem is born from the complex web of alchemy.

Edward and Alphonse Elric once committed the taboo! As a result, their bodies are beyond what’s normal and ordinary. They are suffering the backfire of their past deed but, all hope is not lost! It is said that the stone known as the “Philosopher’s Stone” transcends even alchemy. This is the stone that they want. This is the stone that embodies their hopes. But as they roam the world in search for it, challenges await! And that’s not all—as they come closer to the stone, they also come closer to the truth of the world!

9. Arachnid

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With a life of misery under her uncle, high school girl Alice is having it rough day-by-day. Each day, her abusive uncle would torment her. It seems that the abuse will never end until one day, her uncle is assassinated by a certain “Kumo.”

Alice is free! Or not! Alice suddenly finds herself waking up in the house of Kumo. What is she doing there? What is happening? Turns out, she was going to be raised by Kumo to become (what else?!)—an assassin!

10. Ubel Blatt

Ubel Blatt
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The world is under siege by a powerful enemy, and 14 youths are chosen to annihilate the threat! But, as dangerous as the enemy is, peril also looms from the inside. 3 of the 14 youths die. 7 of the them cowers in fear. And 4 finishes the mission. Then, betrayal happens!

This is a story of betrayal and vengeance! The world is not what it seems and dark twists are just at the corner. Fueled by retribution, one of the 14 youths—the betrayed survivor, a lance of betrayal—is going to make a comeback to bring justice, correct the past, and carve the future that he deserves!

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