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Top 10 Mangaka Who Changed Manga History

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A ranking of the top 10 mangaka to have changed the history of manga reveals some distinctly uncontroversial choices.

The ranking, as compiled by Oricon:


1. Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy) [pictured above – “To be honest, I always wanted to become a gynecologist!”]

2. Akira Toriyama (Dragon Ball)

3. Fujiko F. Fujio (Doraemon)

4. Eiichiro Oda (One Piece)

5. Takehiko Inoue (Slam Dunk)

6. Shigeru Mizuki (GeGeGe no Kitaro)

7. Fujio Akatsuka (Gag Manga King)

8. Machiko Hasegawa (Sazae-san)

9. Hayao Miyazaki (Nausicaa)

10. [drawn] Osamu Akimoto (Kochikame)

10. [drawn] Naoki Urasawa (20th Century Boys)

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