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Top 10 Mangaka Who Changed Manga History
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A ranking of the top 10 mangaka to have changed the history of manga reveals some distinctly uncontroversial choices.


1. Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy)

2. Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball)

3. Fujiko F. Fujio (Doraemon)

4. Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)

5. Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk)

6. Shigeru Mizuki (GeGeGe no Kitaro)

7. Fujio Akatsuka (Gag Manga King)

8. Machiko Hasegawa (Sazae-san)

9. Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa)

10. [drawn] Osamu Akimoto (Kochikame)

10. [drawn] Naoki Urasawa (20th Century Boys)


Source: http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/ranking/78202/full
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Posted 7/16/10 , edited 7/16/10
you gotta include Tite Kubo (bleach) and Masashi kishimoto (Naruto) cause they pretty much caused a sensation around the world whether good or bad :O
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1truekill3r wrote:

you gotta include Tite Kubo (bleach) and Masashi kishimoto (Naruto) cause they pretty much caused a sensation around the world whether good or bad :O

These are not my list just according to the source
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Posted 7/16/10
My list is pratically the same anti-koan..those mangaka did change manga history
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Anti-Koan wrote:


1truekill3r wrote:

you gotta include Tite Kubo (bleach) and Masashi kishimoto (Naruto) cause they pretty much caused a sensation around the world whether good or bad :O

These are not my list just according to the source


oh i see ;D
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Posted 7/17/10
Rumiko Takahashi as well.
She practically created the genderbender genre with Ranma 1/2
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Posted 7/17/10 , edited 7/17/10
Where's Hiromu Arakawa-san? Also, I would include Masashi Kishimoto and Tite Kubo.
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Can't believe Rumiko Takahashi is not on the list!
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Where's Hirohiko Araki and the Buronson/Tetsuo Hara duo? They practically created all the common tropes of shounen manga. Or Go Nagai, who created the super robot, magical girl, and countless other manga.
Posted 9/27/10 , edited 9/27/10
i say
masashi kishimoto (naruto)

arina tanemura (shinshi doumei cross, full moon wo sagashite, kamikaze kaito jeanne)

togashi yoshihiro (Yu Yu Hakusho, HunterXhunter)

naoko takeuchi (sailor moon)
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oh man wheres stan lee?
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Anti-Koan wrote:


A ranking of the top 10 mangaka to have changed the history of manga reveals some distinctly uncontroversial choices.


1. Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy)

2. Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball)

3. Fujiko F. Fujio (Doraemon)

4. Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)

5. Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk)

6. Shigeru Mizuki (GeGeGe no Kitaro)

7. Fujio Akatsuka (Gag Manga King)

8. Machiko Hasegawa (Sazae-san)

9. Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa)

10. [drawn] Osamu Akimoto (Kochikame)

10. [drawn] Naoki Urasawa (20th Century Boys)


Source: http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/ranking/78202/full


What happened to the guy who wrote 'Lone Wolf and Cub'? Or Sadamoto of 'Evangelion'?
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Anti-Koan wrote:


A ranking of the top 10 mangaka to have changed the history of manga reveals some distinctly uncontroversial choices.


1. Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy)

2. Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball)

3. Fujiko F. Fujio (Doraemon)

4. Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)

5. Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk)

6. Shigeru Mizuki (GeGeGe no Kitaro)

7. Fujio Akatsuka (Gag Manga King)

8. Machiko Hasegawa (Sazae-san)

9. Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa)

10. [drawn] Osamu Akimoto (Kochikame)

10. [drawn] Naoki Urasawa (20th Century Boys)


Source: http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/ranking/78202/full


What happened to the guy who wrote 'Lone Wolf and Cub'? Or Sadamoto of 'Evangelion'?


No idea, ask the Japanese who vote.
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I agree...
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i'm honestly kind of shocked that Adachi Mitsuru is not on the list
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