Have you ever wanted to know where to start reading manga or perhaps even what you should read next? We’ve all had that problem at some time or another. But there’s no need to worry as Viz has our back with a MASSIVE offering of free manga chapters on their website! They’ve turned their website into a readers’ paradise and given everyone the perfect chance to sample what they have on offer.
When I said “MASSIVE” earlier, I wasn’t exaggerating as Viz have been very generous when it comes to giving away free chapters with more than 50 different series on offer. Not only that, most of the series have multiple chapters available, with some of them having dozens available to read. Even better, there’s a wide variety of genres available – from action, science-fiction, romance, supernatural, sports, slice of life and much more.
With this much to sample there’s bound to be your next favourite manga waiting to be discovered!
Which manga series have free chapters?
At the time of writing this, the following series have free chapters to sample:
A slice of life series about a teenage girl and her penguin friend.
A supernatural series about an teenage detective who uses martial arts to fight demons.
A very popular sports manga about volleyball.
Another very popular sports manga about a high school basketball team and their star player – the invisible Kuroko.
A romantic comedy about a pair becoming fake lovers in order to deter a violent gang war.
Follows a “Gourmet Hunter” as he travels the for precious foods.
The series follows the pursuits of two manga creators who wish to hit the big-time with their work.
A zany space adventure.
A new series spinning out of the conclusion of the insanely popular Naruto.
This is a manga series based off the board game Go.
A teenage genius cast vigilante justice after finding a note book which kills anyone who has their name written in it. It’s been made into a few live-action movie in Japan, but Netflix is having a crack at it too.
Big swords and big action.
Otaku boy meets idol girl on social media.
A science fiction survival series set in the year 2063.
Another sports manga. This time soccer!
A romantic comedy series that follows the students of Eitoku Academy.
A manga adaptation the of the anime of the same name. Set after Dragon Ball Z.
A culinary series in which the food looks so good that it’s almost pornographic. You can find out more about Food Wars! in the How to Love Manga column.
From the maker of Kuroko’s Basketball, Tadatoshi Fujimaki. This time he tackles golf.
What if everyone on Earth turned to stone?
The Viz website describes this series as “High school kung fu expert meets daughter of the preacher next door meets the ghost of a French princess = mixed-up love story?” Nuff’ said.
Wackiness ensues when demon prince becomes an exchange student in Japan.
Teens in a nightmare world gone wrong, but when they also have powers they have the ability to fight back.
Hijinks ensue when a boy and two girls (all of them geniuses) tutor each other in order to pass university entrance exams.
Card games with the highest of stakes imaginable.
Meiji-era samurai action from this classic 90’s manga.
A Rurouni Kenshin spin-off series.
Machoness x1000 from this 80’s classic. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 1 – Phantom Blood was discussed in the very first How to Love Manga column.
The third major story-arc of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.
Superhero craziness starring a guy who can defeat all of his opponents with one punch. One-Punch Man has been discussed in the How to Love Manga column.
A supernatural manga about an exorcist who is stuck in the middle of a war against dark foreces.
The highest selling manga of all time. Get set to sail the high seas with Luffy and his crew.
A chibi version of the ever popular Naruto.
A sports manga about soccer.
The Demon’s Plan is a sacred object which gives the chosen one anything they desire.
A silly action anime series that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
A series set in a post-apocalyptic world of vampires vs. humans.
A superhero series about a young hero still getting used to his abilities. You can read more about My Hero Academia in the How to Love Manga column.
A series set in a magical world where humans and beasts lived together peacefully. But that was in the past, now they’re fierce enemies.
A teenage boy get his legs crushed by a train only to have a mad scientist fix them for him. But is he still human or is he now a monster?
A young boy goes looking for his father and finds a crazy adventure.
An alien teacher sets the task of his human teachers to kill him before the school year is up. Can they do it?
Set in a world where an alternative source of energy called “Thunder-Cores” has been discovered allowing for technology to advance in leaps and bounds.
A prequel series to Tokyo Ghoul.
A comedy series about a teenage boy who has a genetic condition which makes girls go crazy for for him.
The children of an orphanage find out they’re being raised so they can be fed to demons. Man, orphans have all the bad luck!
As you can see, there’s heaps to sample! You can access all of the free chapters here.
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Trevor Van As
Trevor Van As is the founder of How to Love Comics and has loved comics all his life. When he's not reading or talking about comics he can be found eating frozen yogurt and dancing like no one is watching.