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Manga Planet Reveals Top 10 Most Popular Titles for 2023!

We are excited to announce which manga titles were the most popular amongst readers in the BL, Shojo/Josei, Shonen/Seinen, and GL categories in 2023!

The top 3 titles for each category are as follows (please note that this list includes explicit/mature content):


BL (futekiya)

  1. Blue Sky Complex by Kei Ichikawa (Tokyomangasha)
  2. Simplified Pervert Romance by Neg Sekihara, Nanako Semori (Home-Sha Inc.)
  3. Cry of Despair by Ryo Shinou (SHODENSHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.)



  1. Heat of Destiny by Rion Nanao (CLLENN Inc.)
  2. 4 AM Dream Connection: Every Night, I’m Doted On Sexually By My Demonic Boss Until I Cum! by Hitsuji Hikahara (CLLENN Inc.)
  3. You Can Depend On Me by Yutsuki Eto (CLLENN Inc.)



  1. “You Can Cum Three More Times, Right?” A Wife Who Is Made to Cum Many Times by Her Peerless Brother-in-Law Before Her Husband Comes Home by Fuka Nanashiki (Mobile Media Research)
  3. Molested Until She Cums! His Fingers Make Her Wet Inside by Himehiko Qunami (Mobile Media Research)



  1. If We Leave on the Dot by Ayu Inui (SHODENSHA Publishing Co.,Ltd.)
  2. Lilies and Voices Born Upon the Wind by Renmei (COMPASS Inc.)
  3. Pianissimo of the Lips -Angels After School- by Kumako Nambu, Yuu Keijima (Parsola Inc.)


The top 4th to 10th places for each category can be viewed on our homepage:

All the above titles and hundreds more are currently available to read on Manga Planet.

Featuring a subscription plan called the Manga Planet Pass, as well as options to purchase or rent titles by chapter or volume, Manga Planet offers a variety of manga titles from publishers, mangaka, and independent artists, including but not limited to Kodansha Ltd., WANIBOOKS Co., Ltd., Parsola Inc., WWWave, Starts Publishing, Shodensha Publishing, Thirdline, SOZO Comics, Home-sha, Inc., LEED Publishing Co., Ltd., SAN-EI Corporation, SHONENGAHOSHA, FUNGUILD, Mobile Media Research, I.T. Planning, Inc., Hobby Japan, CLLENN Inc., COMPASS Inc., OHZORA Publishing Co.,Ltd., Masaya Hokazono, and Nakashima723.

The catalog of futekiya, Manga Planet’s BL category, includes titles published by Shodensha Publishing Co., Home-sha Inc., Parsola Inc., Julian Publishing, Thirdline, Group Zero, MUGENUP Inc., swamp, KAIOHSHA, EIWA Publishing, Media Soft Ltd., futurecomics Co., Ltd., Tokyomangasha, DOGENZAKA SHOBO, TAIYOHTOSHO, TORICO, COMPASS Inc., Libre Inc., TOSUISHA Co.,Ltd., Shonengahosha, Shusuisha Inc.,  ShuCream Inc., and independent BL artists.


About Manga Planet

Manga Planet started in 2012 as a joint project between FANTASISTA, INC. and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. to research the ways manga is read throughout the world. 

In 2019, Manga Planet launched the Boys’ Love (BL) subscription service futekiya Library, followed by the multi-genre Manga Planet Library in the same year. Both libraries were merged into one Manga Planet in April 2023.

Bridging the needs of international manga fans and the Japanese manga industry, Manga Planet pushes for affordable access to officially licensed English-language manga through its subscription plan, as well as newly added options to purchase or rent individual titles.

Manga Planet’s subscription plan starts at US$1.99 for one week. Visit Manga Planet’s official website to find out more about its service, and start by signing up for free.

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