10 Manga Like Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

Updated on January 27, 2017
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Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)
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About Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan)

Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) tells the story of humanity’s struggle against the man-eating abominations known as—the titans!

Mankind is in danger of being wiped out! Ginormous titans are out to devour humans wherever they go. But mankind has created gigantic walls that will surely keep the titans out. And so, hundreds of years of peace had come to pass.

Now, an abnormal colossal titan has managed to make an outer wall come crashing! Peace is broken, and a bloodbath ensues with the titans on the oppressing side. Humanity is a desperate situation like never before. And so, an attack must be launched! It’s time for humanity to strike back! This marks the beginning of—the attack on titan!

If you like scenarios such as the one showcased here on Shingeki no Kyojin, then I’m sure you’re on the look-out for more. May it be apocalyptic scenarios, human desperation, brutal carnage, or survival horror—read on! This is a list of the manga like Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) so grab them and enjoy the thrill to no end!

1. Claymore

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The world is plagued by the demons known as the Yoma. These Yoma causes suffering everywhere they go! They eat human entrails without regard and restraint. And to add to their danger level, they can perfectly blend into the human society!

But all hope is not lost yet because a mysterious organization just created a solution—the Claymores! The Claymores (also called Silver-Eyed Witches) are half-Yoma, half-human beings capable of standing their ground against the Yoma. They will fulfill their goals no matter what! But despite everything, the Claymores do have a problem—they are hated by the humans in equal terms with the Yoma!

2. Terra Formars

Terra Formars
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Earth’s in grave danger! And the source of the threat? It’s Mars! If only the preparation in making Mars habitable was a success, Earth wouldn’t be in so much danger. Well, it can’t be helped now. The “Terraformars” (mutated cockroaches) are fast-evolving so immediate action must be done!

The mysterious virus running rampant on Earth, the Terraformars mutating and evolving in Mars, and the disastrous space missions in Mars—everything’s interconnected! And so, humanity’s last hope now lies in the hands of the specialists and combatants trained specifically to exterminate the Terraformars on Mars!

3. Akame ga Kill!

Akame ga Kill!
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Tatsumi is a young man whose ambition is to find success in the Capital in order for him to bring prosperity and honor to his village. But the moment he stepped foot inside the Capital, what greeted him was a world of unimaginable corruption and desolation!

Now wide awake to the truth about the situation of the world he lives in, Tatsumi finds himself joining Night Raid—an assassin brigade working to bring justice and cleanse the world of evil. And so, with tempered combat skills at hand and an unwavering heart that’s opposed to evil, Tatsumi shall kill in order to bring the greater good!

4. Berserk

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Guts has suffered a terrible childhood. Slowly molding him to what he came to be—the Black Swordsman—Guts has experienced misery far grave than what a normal person would suffer. The world is against him, and Guts is still very far from the end of his despair!

Luckily for Guts, he found a person who he can trust and believe in. But in the end, that person betrayed him! Wrecked and marked with a cursed fate, Guts will push through just to see the end of it. Anguish, hopelessness, gloom, and even death—nothing can stop him now!

5. Gantz

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Kei Kuruno is about to immerse himself in the most brutal and cruel experience of his life…or in this case…his death! That’s right, Kei is dead! He was hit and wretchedly crushed by a subway train. But to his shock, it wasn’t the end of it all!

Kei finds himself, along with others, awake in a strange room with a big black ball at the center. The ball is known as the Gantz, and it contains inconceivable information and technology! And for the reason why Kei, and everyone else, are in the room—they’re to participate in a cruel war! All of them are about to engage in a ruthless battle against aliens!

6. Eden no Ori

Eden no Ori
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Somewhere out there, there’s an island where all sorts of strange and thought-to-be extinct creatures exist. It’s an island of isolation, desolation, and abnormality. This island, is the very island where a bloodbath involving unfortunate students will brew!

Crashing from the sky, a plane holding a group of students falls into the unknown island. There, they try get their hands into figuring out how to survive. But, as they try to figure things out, horrific things begin to happen! Mysterious creatures, enigmatic phenomena, and growing distress and distrust—an all-out chaotic catastrophe is just waiting to happen!

7. Btooom!

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A popular game known as “Btooom!” is making its rounds with its fame and clamor. Instead of conventional weapons, it uses bombs as the primary arsenal. But what looks like just a game is actually more than anyone can perceive. This game is not what it really seems because in reality—it is actually being tested with real humans!

“Btooom!” is not strictly restricted to the gaming world! Somewhere out there, there’s an isolated island where the game is being tested for real! Real humans, real bombs, real injuries and deaths, and real dramatic scenarios—the world is about to witness the horrific real-time rendition of the game that many players have come to enjoy!

8. Owari no Seraph

Owari no Seraph
Owari no Seraph | Source

All hell broke loose when a mysterious virus appeared out of nowhere! Not only did the virus kill everyone who’s older than thirteen, it also marked the rise of the vampires. The vampires were just waiting for the golden opportunity to finally control humanity. And they succeeded! All survivors must offer their blood to the vampires constantly, else they die!

In one corner of a city domineered by vampires, a boy named Yuuichirou, with Mikaela and friends, makes an attempt to escape the clutches of the vampires. Unfortunately, the plan ended in everyone’s demise except for Yuuichirou. Though Yuuichirou barely escaped with his life, the event left an unerasable mark in his life. He makes an oath that one day, all vampires will be personally annihilated by his own hands!

9. Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul
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Creatures known as ghouls are wreaking havoc! They usually come out during the night and feast on the flesh of their unlucky victims. However, their existence is still shrouded in darkness. Nothing much is known about them and why they even exist in the first place. Only one thing is clear for now—ghouls are extremely dangerous!

One day, a young man named Kaneki Ken gets the short end of the stick! He’s not only attacked by a ghoul, the very ghoul that attacked him is a girl who he has a crush on! And this is not even the end of it all! Kaneki barely survived the encounter. And to survive, the organs of the ghoul who attacked him had to be transplanted into him. And so, it began! Kaneki suddenly felt abrupt changes. He was no longer just a human—he has become a ghoul himself!

10. Sidonia no Kishi

Sidonia no Kishi
Sidonia no Kishi | Source

Earth no longer exists! It’s been destroyed by the alien race known as the Gauna. Fortunately, some humans have fled across the galaxy through gigantic space ships. Thus, hope for humanity still remains!

Although humanity had made an escape from Earth, the Gauna are still in heavy pursuit. They won’t stop until all human life is extinguished! But, humanity still has a chance. Everyone has to fight back! In order to ensure survival, a war against the Gauna must arise!

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