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Best Yaoi Manga

This list isn't very big as I'm a bit particular, but that guarantees these are all GOOD. So please, if you haven't, read the ones I've chosen here! They are ordered best to last, but the further you go down, the harder it was for me to order them as they all are amazing manga. Please note how I did the genres (Work-place romance, slice-of-life, etc. as a means to show what the manga story is) The Adult category means the romance is between two adults and the Teen category means the love is between two teens. When I have the time, I will write a synopsis for each of these, but for now, there are only a few with a full description. Bear with it for a while! Also, please feel free to comment any recommendations down below. I'd love to have suggestions!
1 Candy Color Paradox

Candy Color Paradox

If you want a perfect, sweet yaoi couple, an exciting storyline, and a well-paced, well drawn yaoi manga, LOOK NO FURTHER. This manga isn't my #1 recommendation by accident. You will fall in love with the characters, especially their personalities as they're so funny and cute. I'll actually get upset if you don't read this. 

>>Scandle reporter Onoe has a sudden change in position when he was assigned to the stakeout team with his contemporary, Kaburagi, a photographer. While working with Kaburagi, he struggles to agree with his haphazard way of doing things as it goes against Onoe's strong sense of ethics. Yet, spending all this time together chasing down scandles, there's a sort of scandolous love brewing between the two of them.<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult

2 Twittering Birds Never Fly

Twittering Birds Never Fly

I'm not gonna sugar coat this: The characters is this manga are effed up, sexually and emotionally. Because of past traumas (physically and visiually on both sides), the two main characters are so unique, but at the same time, relatable. This all being said, the gangsta main plot-line is exciting, even more so with a strong yaoi angle on everything. Be prepared for feels tho...

>>Yakuza Yashiro, who only ever loved a man named Kageyama, one day meets his new bodyguard, Doumeki Chikara. Unfortunately, the latter is impotent. The masochistic, lewd, yet beautiful Yashiro, who's pretty open about his sexual activity, finds his silent, stoic, clumsy, impotent subordinate Doumeki fascinating as a play toy. But as they begin to learn more of each other's past, will they be able to find true love in the violent, ruthless world of the Yakuza?<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Yakuza, Adult

3 The World's Greatest First Love: The Case of Ritsu Onodera

The World's Greatest First Love: The Case of Ritsu Onodera

I will forever love all the couples in this Manga, especially Onodera and Takao. The amount of feels, drama, and sweetness between all the couples will make you wish you read this years ago. Be sure to watch the 2 seasons animation of this manga!!! WHERE IS MY SEASON 3 THO?? 

>>This manga follows the love stories of three couples: The main couple, which is Onodera and Takano, then Kisa and Yukina, and Yoshino and Hatori. Each couple has their own unique circumstances, struggles, and love triangles, but these couples are related to each other as they all work at same company, which of course is within the shoujo manga department.<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult

4 Like the Beast

Like the Beast

NFIAFLNALSFAILSFBS Probably one of the most hilarious, adorable, lovely, sexy yaoi manga story you will ever read. Kotetsuko YAMAMOTO is another EXCELLENT Mangaka so you know the characters are so likable. The storyline is detailed and deep enough to get pulled in immeditely. You aren't a true fujoshi if you haven't read this one at least 6 times. 

>>Poor Gotouda Aki has to reach out to a policeman, a sexy, heroic man named Tomoharu Ueda, after an underwear thief  attacks him. But after being saved, Aki begins to hang around Tomoharu more and more, which sounds cute, but Aki is a well known Yazuka gangsta and not only dresses the part, but is the son of the head of the most powerful Yakuza clan ! Will this admiration spark a forbidden love between the sexy policeman and the gorgeous yakuza?<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Yakuza, Adult

5 Mad Cinderella

Mad Cinderella

I just love stories when there's a large financial gap between two lovers as there are specific challenges and insecurites this brings to two people. SO YES. I LOVE THIS MANGA AND HOW LOVELY THE CHARACTERS ARE. 

>>Teijin Sakuichi was born in a house of one of Japan's leading conglomerates, while Ryota Kishi was born in a poor household. Despite the financial difference, they were neighbors and great childhood friends who grew up together. However in the winter of their third year in middle school, Sakuichi proposed to Ryouta before going to study abroad in America. Three years later, having no contact in that time, Ryota is shocked to see Sakuichi suddenly appear completely grown up and still very much in love with him.<<

~Genre: Slice-of-Life, Adult 

6 Ten Count

Ten Count

Because I love psychology so much, this manga really touched my heart as the MC has severe OCD or in this case, mysophobia. You just so desperately want the MC to get therapy and fall in love.... It's so heart-wrenching and heart-melting at the same time.

>>Secretary Shirotani Tadaomi on an ordinary day meets Kurose, a handsome man on the street who saved Shirotani's boss from an accident. But at their very first encounter, Kurose could tell right away Shirotani is a Mysophobic and told him he has a pretty bad case of it. While suggesting Shirotani should consult a doctor about it, Shirotani was left perturbed by the encounter, but decided to seek help only to meet Kurose again, but this time as his patient!<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Psychology, Adult 

7 Junjou Romantica

Junjou Romantica

A PURE CLASSIC. The only reason why I have it further down the list is because I'm not a huge fan of Shinobu x Miyagi (sorrynotsorry). Of course, please watch all 3 animated seasons of this and the special movie too!!!! BLESS USAMI X MISAKI!!!!!

>>This Manga, done by the same Mangaka as Sekaiichi Hatsuikoi, also delves into the lives of three couples: The main couple Misaki and Usami, Junjou Egoist: Hiroki and Kusama, and Junjou Terroist: Miyagi and Takatsuki. Here's a summary of the main couples storyline: Misaki, struggling to pass his college entrance exams, is in need of a tutor. Unfortunately, his only option is the cool and sexy Akihiko Usami, a famous boys’ love novelist. Misaki is pretty uncomfortable with the situation, which only gets worse when he finds out Usami is in love with his brother. But when Misaki's brother brings home a finacee, will Usami's broken heart be comforted by Misaki?<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult 

8 Crimson Spell

Crimson Spell

If you love adventure and magic-kingdom type stories, this manga is definitely one of the best in this category!!! I fell madly in love with all the men in this manga as they're all scary hawt. And of course the yaoi is A+. (^ↀᴥↀ^)

>>In order to protect his people and kingdom from demons, Prince Val uses a demonic sword to slay them, but in turn curses himself in the process. He soon leaves his kingdom to find a cure and his search leads him to Hallwil, a powerful sorcerer who's rumored to be the only person to break the curse. Hallwil agrees to help Val, but of course for a price. >> 

~Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Adult 

9 Mother's Spirit

Mother's Spirit

This manga is truly a hidden gem!!! Their love is so sweet and heartmelting!! I wish that it was longer! PLEASE READ!!!

>>Ryouichirou, who works in a college educational affair office, has to take in an exchange student, despite his strong reluctance. Even worse, he finds out this student lives on an isolated aboriginal village and knows nothing about the modern world or the Japanese language! Will these two be able to get along despite the huge cultural differences?<<

~Genre: College Romance, Adult  

10 Fushidara na Hanatsumi Otoko

Fushidara na Hanatsumi Otoko

This manga is freaking hawt. LIKE SO FREAKING HAWT. The storyline processes nicely... The premise is actually launched quickly by the presence of a rival which initiates the relationship, something I haven't seen often at all in yaoi manga. I just so so so love all the characters (YES. ALL of them! Each character plays their part and plays their part well.)  and the relationship developments. 

>>Kotaro grew up having to take care of his three younger brothers, so he's had to become responsible quickly. One day, he gets the opportunity to work as a housekeeper for Erotic author Ayumi, who's Kotaro's distant relative. And to Kotaro's surprise, is the same man he's admired since childhood. As Kotaro deals with Ayumi's eccentric, tacturn, slovenly behavior, he also begins to see Ayumi's deep emotions and developing love for him. 

~Genre: Slice-of-Life, Work-life, Adult

11 Puchitto Hajiketa,

Puchitto Hajiketa,

This manga...GAH YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO HANDLE THE HAWTNESS OF THE DUDES. The story is so sexy, funny, and FREAKING adorable. The way the two dudes interact with each other is heart-melting!!! It really is a must read!! 

>>Ashitaka, who actively sleeps around with men, has a strong principle to be the one 'on-top' because of an embarassing, painful experience three years ago. But all this time later, the very man responsible for his 'bottom trauma' suddenly came back into his life and is looking for a fresh start. Can Ashitaka be able to look past that tramatic event or will it forever be a rift in their relationship?<<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult 

12 Only Serious About You

Only Serious About You

KYAHH!!! This manga is such a heart-melter!! I cry with joy and happiness every time I read this manga! It's such a lovely read.

>>Oosawa, one of the workers at a resteraunt, has known Yoshioka, a charismatic playboy for a long time. As his customer, Yoshioka came in and out of the shop with different boyfriends all the time and Oosawa thought he knew fully well what kind of man Yoshioka was. But being newly divorced, Oosawa has to somehow take care of his young daughter alone, challenging his capability as a single father. When Yoshioka finds out, he steps forward to help and slowly, but surely, Oosawa learns the man he despised is actually very different than what he appeared to be.<<

~Genre: Slice-of-life, Parenting, Adult

13 Kami-sama no Iutoori

Kami-sama no Iutoori

IT'S SO RARE TO HAVE A MYTHICAL YAOI MANGA AND IT MAKES ME SO EXCITED TO HAVE FOUND ONE!!! The couple is GAH SO PERFECT it makes me wanna cry all over again. 

>>Ever since his mother passed away, Hinata has been taken care of by Midori, an tall, dark haired handsome man who was always strict, but caring. The older Hinata gets, the more he starts to notice Midori possesses some non-human characteristics and begins to discover who Midori really is... <<

~Genre: Mythology, Adult

14 Graduate

Graduate

So if you have watched the movie, Doukyuusei, this manga is the continuation of that. The story revolves around two that school boys and it just GAH gives so many fan-girl feels and excitement. Do make sure to watch that movie has Levi's (YASS I MEAN THE ONE AND ONLY HEICHOU FROM SNK) is one of the voice actors in THIS YAOI MOVIE. MWAHAHAHA 

~Genre: Highschool life, Teens 

15 The Tyrant Falls in Love

The Tyrant Falls in Love

Be sure to read this Manga and then check out the 2 OVA episodes for it!!! Beware that there are mixed feelings about the OVA as it's short, so the extent of the relationship isn't really discussed well... and the how the relationship started...But Morinaga is A PRECIOUS CHILD. PLEASE LOVE HIM. 

>>Graduate student Souichi Tatsumi is demanding, violent, tyrannical, and an outspoken homophobe. This is an unfortunate part of Tatsumi as his underclassman/lab assistant Tetsuhiro Morina is madly in love with him. Should Morina keep his love underwraps or will the years of his unrequited love finally start to show?<< 

~Genre: College-life, Adult

16 His Favorite

His Favorite

If you want a school themed yaoi manga, this is in my top three favorites!! Poor Yoshida doesn't feel like he's attractive outwardly, so it'll melt your heart seeing Satou confess his love for him and be so loving toward him.... Yoshida is my precious cute baby (.◜ω◝.) Everyone loves Yoshida and I will slay anyone who says otherwise. Just read this please. It's so adorable ♥

>>Short with almond-shaped eyes, Yoshida is constantly teased by girls and guys because of his looks. However, his school life changes completely when the most popular guy, Satou, confesses his love to him! Is this all a joke or does Satou really love Yoshida?<<

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens 

17 Escape Journey

Escape Journey

OHHHHHHHHH MANNNNN. You want anguist? Drama? Jealousy? Family conflicts? Love triangles? Misunderstandings? Miscommunication? HELL YA YOU DO!!! Because all that is worth it seeing the adorable, sexy love drama between Taichi and Naoto!! GAHH but someone new showed up and I'm a freaking wreck because he's wrecking the ship, BUT I LOVE IT!!! 

>>In college, Naoto has an unexpected reunion with his ex‐boyfriend Taichi, who he had a messy break up with. Although Naoto has been carrying a damaged heart and a heavy resentment for Taichi, little by little his heart is starting to forgive Taichi, who's really grown up since High school. As friends, they have extraordinary compatibility, but turning it into love isn’t going too well and the conflicts just keep coming...<<

Genre: College Life, Adult

18 Hinekure Chaser

Hinekure Chaser

GAHHHH This manga is the epitome of SUGAR, TSUNDERE, FLUFF, ADORABLENESSS. But it goes beyond the typical tsundere, Uke character because the MC, Hozumi, while he has this fluffy, tsundere innocence, he's got daddy issues (NO LIE) from being verbally abused and isolated by his father. He's actually quite alone, MY PRECIOUS CHILD. DIAJDSAKLSFAIG SAVE HIM, YAMATO!!! 

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens 

19 Doushiyoumo Nai Keredo

Doushiyoumo Nai Keredo

This manga is done by Isaku Natsume-Sensei so YEAH it's good!!! Not only is the art fantastic, but the relationships and development is realistic and very well paced. And the characters are so likable you won't be able to stop reading!!!  

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult 

20 Mr. Mini Mart

Mr. Mini Mart

QUEEN JUNKO WRITES ANOTHER MASTER PIECE!! This one really hits home and has a lot of relatable themes in the characters and story. I was so happy to see another adorable couple brought together! Endou is so freaking adorable, ya'll won't be able to handle it KYAHHH such a great, sweet Manga!

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Teens 

21 Kowagaranaide, Soba ni Ite

Kowagaranaide, Soba ni Ite

I have this dark, soft spot for sad amnesia stories like this one. I cry every time I read this story. It's so sad, but so lovely. Please read this, darlings.

>>Ono Shizuka is a sweets baker who got into an argument with his partner Sakai and fell backwards on stairs, causing him to hit his head. The accident caused him to forget about Sakai entirely, which Sakai accepts as punishment. Will Ono forever leave Sakai and live a new life without him?<< 

~Genre: Amensia, Slice-of-life, Adult

22 Dakaretai Otoko Ichii ni Odosarete Imasu.

Dakaretai Otoko Ichii ni Odosarete Imasu.

I love love love love love this manga! The art work is amazing and I love the character personalities and development. (all revolving around the acting career and that celebrity life). There is some fandom conflict over this series and the mangaka's other works as she uses rape in the relationship (usually at the start, but with regret and resolution of it). Despite this, the manga is so amazing and I fell so deeply and darkly in love. The way the mangaka draws emotions and sexy faces is too much for me to bear (/≧ꇴ\)

This work is a level 11/10 filthy, which means its the best (✧ ꒪◞౪◟꒪)

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult 

23 Toshishita Kareshi no Renai Kanriheki

Toshishita Kareshi no Renai Kanriheki

Same Mangaka as 'Dakaretai Otoko Ichii ni Odosarete Imasu', so you know the art is amazing, dirty, and sexxxyyyy. Same deal with the tipping point of the relationship being rape, but the characters regret, forgive, and start 'anew'. I really wish this manga was longer. These two are so adorable, I can't handle.

~Genre: College Life, Adult

24 Himananode Hajimete Mimashita.

Himananode Hajimete Mimashita.

KYAHHH!!! This manga has a versatile couple, meaning either can be the Seme or Uke depending on the circumstance and it's so refreshing!! And they both are weepy, which is beyond adorable. Really sad that it's only 5 chapters, but it was magnificent from start to finish!! 

~Genre: College Life, Adult 

25 No Matter How Many Times It Takes

No Matter How Many Times It Takes

If you love amnesia/memory loss storylines, this manga is PERFECT FOR YOU. It's done well and takes you for an emotional ride, but it had lovely ending. It has great, hilarious characters, nice plot, sexy scenes. Triple thumbs up! 

~Genre: Amnesia, Slice-of-Life, Adult 

26 No Touching at All

No Touching at All

A refreshing look at love between adults that tugs at your heart as both have trauma from their past they deal with...

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adult

27 Rutta to Kodama

Rutta to Kodama

If you want a really sugary, school-themed manga, (basically yaoi version of a shoujo manga) this is adorable!!! The characters and story are so sweet! 

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens

28 Konya mo Nemurenai

Konya mo Nemurenai

This is the first Supernatural yaoi manga I've read AND IT'S SO FLIPPING FANTASTIC!!! The Mangaka? Kotetsuko YAMAMOTO of course!!! The art is soooo sexy and the plotline is excellant! The only problem is that it isn't longer!!!! 

~Genre: Supernatural, Adult 

29 Itoshi no Nekokke - Otoru Hen

Itoshi no Nekokke - Otoru Hen

This is yet another meloncholy, heart-wrenching story that's so lovely. Be sure to read the sequel to this!  

>>Shy Mi-kun and lively Kei-chan have been friends ever since their first meeting in the snowy countryside. The two are inseparable - that is until Kei-chan gets a girlfriend. Mi-kun, who is secretly in love with his best friend, is devastated. Will Mi-kun keep his love for Kei-chan a secret forever?<<

~Genre: Highschool life, Slice-of-life, Teens 

30 Otokogokoro

Otokogokoro

This series has a relationship between an older man (35) and a younger college student (19) and because I'm such a sucker for these romances, I LOVED IT. JUN IS SO ADORABLE. HE IS THE PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A PRECIOUS UKE. There are other one-shot stories that are drop dead cute. #30-33 are the same series of the continuing story. Make sure to read them in this order! (1st Vol. of series)

~Genre: Age-Gap Romance, Adult 

31 Koibitogokoro

Koibitogokoro

32 Koigokoro

Koigokoro

33 Tokimekigokoro

Tokimekigokoro

#30-33 is the same series. Make sure to read them in this order! (Last Vol. of the series)

34 Shinpu-sama no Kyuuketsuki

Shinpu-sama no Kyuuketsuki

KYAHHH!!! VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, PRIESTS, THREE-EYED MONSTERS!??!? THis manga has them all and the sexiness they have to offer!!! I'm so so so so in love with story and all the fabulous characters within it! YASSS!!!

>>Claude, a vampire who just arrived in town seeking fresh blood, meets a handsome man, Father Ruslan. However, while trying to taste his blood, Ruslan is the one does the eating❤! Ruslan then places a seal on Claude, putting him in a state of absolute submission. 

~Genre: Supernatural, Vampires, Adult

35 When the Snow Thaws

When the Snow Thaws

This manga is so bitter sweet!!! It had such sad, soul crushing moments that made me tear up and just feel so emotional. Hate to say, but 2 out 3 couples get together, one sadly not, and the other...well got together but made me cry again from that bittersweetness. Really well done all around (╥ᆺ╥)

>>3rd Year Sumito catches his Comprehension Sensei outside crying, which peeks his interest and sympathy. After talking and hanging around Sensei for a while, it seems Sumito is starting to unearth a bitterly sad past Sensei wants to keep hidden, especially from Sumito.<<

~Genre: Sensei x Student, Teen/Adult

36 Kurui Naku no wa Boku no Ban

Kurui Naku no wa Boku no Ban

This Manga has an apathetic, abused, and hedonistic MC (named Karasuma) who had to sleep around (and still does) to get to the top. After meeting the new worker Takaba, Karasuma instantly hates him, and likewise with Takaba. However, as they both start to unravel why they hate each for being Alpha or Omega, slowly their hearts connect together.

>>Within this world, besides the male and female genders, everyone is also categorized by being an Alpha, Beta, or Omega; if an Omega, you can get pregnant, even if ur male. It's a bit of a complex world, what with Omegas possessing a strong scent that instantly attracts Alphas, the 'heat' cycles of an Omega and so on. It might take a bit for you to get used to this world... <<

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Adults 

37 Joou to Shitateya

Joou to Shitateya

This manga has an older/younger couple, which to me, is one of the best kind of couple! It was actually really really really refreshing to see Seme and Uke roles switched and made this Manga even more unique!

~Genre: Slice-of-life, Adult

38 Abarenbou Kareshi

Abarenbou Kareshi

If you want light-hearted, fluffy, sexy sugary tail, this manga is one of the best!!! And this manga is done by none other than the same mangaka who wrote Watashi ga motete dousunda!!! The yaoi is good. Soooo good. Done by none other than Junko-sensei!!! ALL HAIL JUNKO-SENSEI!!!

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens

39 Kami-sama no Ekohiiki

Kami-sama no Ekohiiki

40 Star-like Words

Star-like Words

Another amazing school yaoi manga done by Junko-sensei!!! GAHHH It's so sexy, gentle, heart-melting, and just plain PERFECTION!!! Junko is OUR YAOI MASTER CREATOR!!!!!!! 

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens 

41 Mousou Elektel

Mousou Elektel

I love this manga to pieces as it may surprise you who the Seme is and how the relationship develops off of that misconception. The mangaka does an amazing job sending chills down reader's backs with the scenes in this manga (*≧艸≦)

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens

42 Lonely to Organdy

Lonely to Organdy

43 Kiraboshi Dial

Kiraboshi Dial

This manga has the same Mangaka as Ameiro Paradox, Isaku Natsume!!! So yes the story will be amazing, sexy, funny, and just so enjoyable!! GAHH she makes the best characters and personalities in her manga!!! Please read!!! 

~Genre: Slice-of-Life, Adult 

44 Junketsu Drop

Junketsu Drop

Another school-themed yaoi manga that DAYUM is so adorable, but short. So bitterly short. But so wonderful and unique. 

~Genre: Highschool Life, Teens 

45 Omae wa Hitsuji.

Omae wa Hitsuji.

Oh this manga is so adorable. The art is so nice and the characters aren't aggressive. Things just kinda slide them both into falling in love. GAH AND THE CUDDLING IS SO FREAKING AHBFKDBRKSNFEJEKWJRJ Just read it already!!! 

~Genre: Slice-of-Life, Adult 

46 Heart no Kakurega

Heart no Kakurega

This Manga too is done by Isaku Natsume and has unique characters. The personsonalities of the two MCs are really refreshingly new and so well with each other. Again, all of Natsume-Sensei's works are amazing. Be sure to check out all of them!!

~Genre: Slice-of-Life, Adult 

47 110-Ban wa Uketsukemasen!

110-Ban wa Uketsukemasen!

A pretty fast paced, sexy Yaoi that gets down to business fairly early on, which makes sense given it's a rather short manga. I love cops and seeing two going at it makes my heart go DOKI DOKI!!!!  

~Genre: Work-place Romance, Police, Adult 

48 Private Teacher!

Private Teacher!

If you like Sensei x Student stories, this manga is a great choice!! Although the older guy isn't exactly a sensei, he's an older Tudor who likes to punish his precious student hahaha. It's a refreshing relationship as the age gap can create insecurities and unique situations... 

~Genre: Sensei x Student, Teen/Adult 

49 2-dome no Koi no Hajimari wa

2-dome no Koi no Hajimari wa

50 Yarisugi Party Night

Yarisugi Party Night

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Zahraa666666 Sep 16, 2019

You need to read (life senjou no bokura) it will leave you crying but in a cool way