You know the feeling: you’ve heard the buzz about a great manga series. Maybe your friend leant you a volume 5 to sample, or maybe an anime adaptation is about to drop on streaming. Either way, you want to catch up. You go to the bookstore, scour shelf after shelf, but that darn volume 1 proves elusive!
Truly, first volumes of popular series can be so tricky to find in the manga world, often going out of stock with overseas reprints or omnibuses ages away. Well we’re here to help you solve that problem. We’ve compiled a list of popular first volumes of manga series that are in stock and available today. This list includes anime hits like ATTACK ON TITAN, BLUE PERIOD, and SAILOR MOON to perennial favorites like AKIRA, VINLAND SAGA, and BERSERK to new series that are set to breakout like BLUE LOCK, A GALAXY NEXT DOOR, and COLORLESS. And of course, included are some the juggernaut MXTX books!
Check out the full title list, and then some of our top highlights below!