The Manga Works 4+

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Designed for iPad

    • 4.2 • 45 Ratings
    • $4.99



It's the manga artist experience you've been waiting for!

Create a manga masterpiece and draw your way into the nation's heart.

Start out as a fledgling manga artist in a small and empty room... Armed with only a single pen, draw the best manga you can and march proudly to the publishers to show off your work.

Ideas are the lifeblood of a manga artist. Go out in search of inspiration and gather plot points, then stuff your manga full of creativity.
Accumulate experience points and use them to train up your drawing, storytelling, and other skills.
When you think you've created a great one-shot, take it to a publisher! If you manage to make the "editor from hell" smile, it might just be the start of a fruitful relationship.

Produce the best manga the world has ever seen, and write your name down in history!

* All game progress is stored on your device. Save data cannot be transferred between devices, nor can it be restored after deleting or reinstalling the app.

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What’s New

Version 1.40

Fixed minor issues.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

MrCamachosan ,

It's good, BUT...

It's a great game, like all Kairosoft games are. The only thing about this one is that it starts off at a great pace. After getting through a couple of your first manga's you'll get the hang of making a better one to rack in more money and better your time management. The only downside I would say is; after you get to your 3rd publisher it gets harder to get trophies (which allows you to obtain more manga publishers) after you get all the trophies for the 3rd publisher it is almost impossible to get trophies for the 4th publisher without grinding out some manga to level up your 4 main skills. This could take forever, especially since a level up on stats only gives you +2, and your goal is 200+

Other than this slow and dragged out part of the game it gets back up to speed and you'll be able to get your final 2 publishers. After getting the trophies from the final publisher then you can freely write manga to gain money and be #1 on the leaderboard.

Great game over all, hoped this helped! :)

Dffxcc ,

Love this game but

I like all kairosoft games but this game has no landscape option. The switch version does but not this one. So if you want landscape get the switch version.

AES_Bri ,

Very diverse and packed full of variety

As someone who plays Kairosoft games when I'm exercising, I've spent a good amount of time in the game. Actually 16 years worth so I've seen most of what this game has to offer. I've played the girl's part and the original and will get around to the comedy one soon. Kairosoft gives you the choice of three paths which surprisingly do offer substantial variety from the other. It took 13 years in the girl's path for me to discover everything available in that path. My highest record of sold manga was 500 million. I've very proud of how much content Kairosoft continues to deliver in their tycoon games and their hidden jokes continue to crack me up!

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