Lovers of the Games of Thrones series or fan of The Lord of the Rings, the comics are full of excellent series of heroic fantasy. Here is a selection of the best of the genre with Japanese sauce.
“Fantasy”, a literary genre halfway between fantasy and science fiction, made popular by Tolkien’s work, has been developing since the end of the 1950s. Conquering both our libraries and cinemas , video games as our dearest comic bubbles.
For a long time confined to a public of young boy, even of “Nerd”, the fantasy has nowadays widened substantially its circle of amateurs. Finding the title that suits you in this huge universe is a first adventure in itself. Here is a selection of the 15 best fantasy mangas, classified by theme.
• Fan of dark series at the Iron Throne
Far from the Manichean vision of “classic fantasy”, do you like to dive into the gray areas, or even darker pages of the Iron Throne or The Black Company? A title outclasses other mangas like: Berserk. Created in 1989 by Kentaro Miura, Berserk is in a time that is reminiscent of the Hundred Years War. Except that the world is populated by monsters …
The story follows the adventures of Guts an abandoned baby collected by a troop of mercenaries. As a teenager, he embraces the mercenary career, and meets on a battlefield of Griffith and the Falcon Troop, a group of mercenaries made up mostly of young recruits with an impressive victory ratio.
A true masterpiece of “dark fantasy”, we find in Berserk a mise en abyme of the inordinate ambition of men and the most bestial form that their different desires can take.
In the same genre, we must also read The Attack of the Titans. In a medieval world, Humanity has entrenched itself behind a fortress state composed of three gigantic walls to shelter from anthropophagous titans. Between the “Fantasy” and the “Survival”, this manga is a worldwide success.
• Fan of classic series like Lord of the Rings, Dungeons & Dragons
● Fan of the “Arthurian Fantasy”
● Fan of “Light Fantasy”, during burlesque or even parody of the “Classic Fantasy”
● Fan of “Urban Fantasy” at the American Gods by Neil Gaiman
● Fan of “Magic Fantasy ”
● What about ” Fantasy ” by video games?