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Top 16 Macho Manga Ranked by Japanese Fans

Who packs the most muscle? Japanese poll site Goo recently asked their readers “what’s the most macho manga of all time?”

Aside from alliterating nicely, this is an extremely important question. Gruh!

16. Tough (aka High School Iron Fist Legend Tough)
15. Shingurui
14. Onna no Yuujou to Kinniku
13. Hajime no Ippo
12. Cobra
11. Bastard!!
10. Berserk
9. Sakigake!! Otokojuku (Charge! Men’s Private School)
8. Golgo 13
7. Toriko
6. Grappler Baki

5. Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

4. Slam Dunk

3. Dragon Ball

2. Kinnikuman

1. Fist of the North Star

Man, the sheer amount of testosterone on this list is enough to make us want to stretch furiously and punch some stuff.

What’s your favorite macho manga?

Source: Goo

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Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.