There is a false belief that only men can write shounen and seinen manga, while only women can write shoujo and josei manga. Let’s try to shake up that myth by taking a look at women mangaka who have created some of the most popular shounen and seinen titles!
Popular works: Ranma ½ / InuYasha / Kyoukai no Rinne
Popular work: D.Gray-man
Popular works: Fullmetal Alchemist / Silver Spoon / The Heroic Legend of Arslan
Popular works: Katekyō Hitman Reborn! / ēlDLIVE
Popular works: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic / Adventure of Sinbad
Popular work: Noragami
Popular work: Black Butler
Popular work: Mushishi
Popular works: Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches / Yankee-kun to Megane-chan
Popular works: House of Five Leaves / Futagashira / ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.
Popular works: Arakawa Under the Bridge / Saint Young Men
Popular work: Pandora Hearts
Popular works: Angelic Layer / Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle / Chobits / xxxHolic
Popular work: Saiyuki
Popular work: Kekkaishi
Popular work: March Comes in Like a Lion
Popular work: Thermae Romae
Popular works: DearS / Rozen Maiden / Zombie-Loan
Popular work: Minami-ke
Popular works: Girl Friends / Gakuen Police / Hana and Hina After School
Popular work: Akuma no Riddle
Popular works: Ichigo 100% / First Love Limited / Anedoki
Popular work: Hikaru no Go
Popular work: Big Windup!
Popular works: Peacemaker Kurogane / Senki Senki Momotama
Popular work: Inu x Boku SS
Popular works: Aria / Amanchu!
Which mangaka are your favorite?