Who are the new manga that are part of the “Big 3” of the new generation?

Adrian Barbet

Do you know the term big 3 in manga? The three most popular shōnen of the moment. Find out which are the fan favorite works of 2022.

What is the big 3?

the Big 3 is a term very well known to the public who follow otaku news. Since the early 2000s, the Weekly Shōnen Jump used this term to refer to the 3 most popular works that would shake up the manga industry. One Piece, Naruto and Bleach have indeed paved the way for many mangakas. Today, not only does everyone know about manga, but everyone has their favorite manga or anime.

Yes One Piece remains unquestionably the number 1in particular thanks to its stratospheric sales over the long term (500 million copies sold, a record) other works manage to create more enthusiasm in 2022.

And if you haven’t read it yet, you can shop Volume 1 by clicking on the image:

One Piece – At the dawn of a great adventure Volume 01 Fnac

Who are the 3 new banners?

Since the end of the 2010s, a plethora of legendary works have emerged. Attack on Titan, Tokyo Ghoul or Death Note. If these 3 mangas are already finished, others continue to unleash passions and theories of all kinds during each of their releases, both in manga and in anime.

At present, Demon Slayer, Jujutsu Kaisen and My Hero Academia are presented as the 3 new manga banners.

Demon Slayer – Box 3 Volumes, Volume 1 to Volume 3 Volume 03 Fnac

Jujutsu Kaisen – 3 Volumes: Jujutsu Kaisen Box set vol. 1 to 3 Fnac

My Hero Academia – Volume 03: My Hero Academia Fnac

Of course, others can join their table. Like Tokyo Revengers or Spy x Family, which are part of the ranking of the best sellers in 2022.

Tokyo Revengers – Volume 01: Tokyo Revengers Fnac


In your opinion, what will be the next manga that will become cult?