Best Long-Running Manga That Are Still Ongoing

If you have ever tried to find a long-running manga with loads of chapter, you most likely will find name’s of many Manga that would have never heard of and which are insanely hard to find.

So here is a list of some such long-running mangas that are still ongoing and should be in your reading list.

One piece

  • Genres:  Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama, Shounen
  • Chapters:  962 Chapters and ongoing

One of the best selling manga ever, One Piece follows the story of Monkey.D.Luffy a pirate whose aim is to become the pirate king.

Gold Rodger the pirate king just before his execution announced that all his treasure that he had amassed in his life as a pirate was hidden on an island and the person who is able to find it would be deemed as the next Pirate King.

This news spread like wildfire, which ushered in an era of pirates.

With the Guinness world record of “The most copy published for the same comic book by a single author ”, this award-wining manga and its anime counterpart that has been running since the 90s with no end in sight should be your next read.

Detective Conan

  • Genres:  Mystery, Adventure, Comedy, Shounen
  • Chapters:  1042 Chapters and ongoing

Shinichi Kudo is a high school detective who occasionally helps out police in solving tough cases.

During one of such investigation, he is attacked by a crime organization dubbed as “Black Organization”, in order to kill him in a non-traceable way they force him to take an experimental drug.

This drug instead of killing him transform him into a child, who later on adopts the name Edogawa Conan to protect his loved ones from the Black organization and to find a way to get his old body back.    

 Hajime no Ippo

  • Genres:  Sports, Drama, Comedy, Shounen
  • Chapters:  1282 Chapters and ongoing

Makunouchi Ippo who has bullied his entire life got a chance to change himself when he was saved by Takamura Mamoru a boxer when he was being bullied.

Soon he joins the gym where Takamura goes and begins his training and also where he comes across his rival  Miyata Ichirou as he becomes his first-ever opponent in boxing and also his first win in his life.

He then goes on to train and becomes a Pro, From which start his journey to the title of Best in the World.


  • Genres:  Action, Historical, Military, Seinen
  • Chapters:  620 Chapters and ongoing

Xin and Piao are war Orphans born during the warring State period of ancient china in the kingdom of Qin.

They dreamed to rise from their lowly station as household slaves to becoming “Great General Under The Heaven”.

Piao who gets his chance to rise from his status earlier when a minister takes him to the palace for some unknown purpose, leaving Xin alone.

But one day Piao return on verge of his death and ask Xin to go to another village, on reaching there Xin find himself face to face with a boy who looked just like Piao.

This person was Ying Zheng the rightful king of Qin.      

This is one of the most underrated manga Right now, this should be in every top manga list but is rarely talked about with near to 77 volume of content this manga is a masterpiece in many sense that you would realize once you start reading.   

Skip beat

  • Genres:  Romance, Drama, Comedy, Shoujo
  • Chapters:  275 Chapters and ongoing

Kyoko Mogami is a sixteen-year-old girl, who runs ways with her love and childhood friend Shotaro Fuwa.

Kyoko who had lived most parts of her childhood in Shotaro’s parent’s inn helping them out with odd jobs here and there.

She Leaves behind her life in Kyoto and High school and runs off to Tokyo, to support Sho in his dream to become a popular musician.

For which she lives a frugal life and works multiple jobs to support Sho who eventually becomes a star and leaves her stating how plain and boring she is.

Thus begin Kyoko’s journey into Showbiz just for the sole purpose of becoming a famous star much more above Fuwa Sho and having her revenge.

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