What are the best mangas released before 2000?

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    #1Cardcaptor Sakura (Vol. 1)

    Cardcaptor Sakura (Vol. 1)

    Cardcaptor Sakura (Vol. 1) is a fantasy manga created by Clamp. This sequential art and romance manga is first published in 1998. This manga is about Sakura after she became the Master of the Clow. 


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    Sharon Lane
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "This book starts a series of Sakura. It is a good book to read and the Character is a good character to follow. I would read these books Great for the topic at hand. "
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    #2Pokémon Adventures (Vol. 1)

    Pokémon Adventures (Vol. 1)

    Pokémon Adventures (Vol. 1) is a fantasy fiction manga created by Hidenori Kusaka. This sequential art fantasy manga is about Pokemon trainer. It is first published in 1997.


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    Diana Wagner
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Pokémon Adventures is a great classic manga fiction series. Vol. 1 is the absolute orginal and all manga fans should have this book. "
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    #3Sailor Moon (Vol. 1)

    Sailor Moon (Vol. 1)
    Usagi and her friends are able to use the power of the Moon and the planets to fight the soldiers of the Dark Kingdom. Despite their powers, they always need the advice of two wise cats, Luna and Artemis, that guide them in their many adventures. 


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    Carl Murray
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Im not too familiar with the whole manga scene but i know Sailor Moon was very popular. I guess this would work."
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    #4Case Closed (Vol. 1)

    Case Closed (Vol. 1)

    Cased Closed Vol. 1 is a manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. Totaling 200 pages, it was first published in 1994 under ISBN-10: 1591163277 and ISBN-13: 978-1591163275.


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    Carl Kim
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "I am a huge manga fan and Case Closed is very-well written and amazingly illustrated. I thoroughly enjoyed this first volume and can't recommend it enough to manga fans. Another thing I really like is that it is finally available on Kindle. Gosho Aoyama never disappoints. I loved it and would buy it again."
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    #5InuYasha (Vol. 1)

    InuYasha (Vol. 1)
    Kagome discovers a magical well that brought her to a different dimension where she met a half-demon called Inu-Yasha. Together, they plan to recover the lost pieces of "Jewel of Four Souls" before the evil mortals get their hands on it.

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    Zachary Stanley
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Japanese Manga are some of the most unique and inventive creations ever made. "InuYasha" is a classic manga story that's sure to thrill readers!"
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    #6Ranma 1/2 (Vol. 1)

    Ranma 1/2 (Vol. 1)

    Ranma 1/2 (Vol. 1) is a fantasy romance manga created by Rumiko Takahashi. This humorous romance sequential art manga is first published in 1988 and about Ranma who turns into a girl.  


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    Margaret Rogers
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This manga has absolutely lovely art--while the dialogue is great, it is the illustrative style that really grabs me. The themes about gender and identity are incredibly interesting and treated with care. I appreciate that there is lots of humor to lighten the mood; I found myself laughing a lot!"
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    #7One Piece (Vol. 1)

    One Piece (Vol. 1)

    Join the adventures of the mighty pirate Luffy in finding the most sought-after treasure in the world - One Piece. The Straw Hat Pirate crew includes a swordsman, a cook, a cartographer, a doctor, a sniper, and an archaeologist.


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    Yuan Li
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Generally regarded as masterpiece, this is a loopy story that sounds absurd on paper, but works great in execution. It is funny, loaded with adventure, and the characters are so distinct, they each come to vivid life. The art is flawless. "
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    #8Rurouni Kenshin

    Rurouni Kenshin

    During the Meiji Era, there lives a wandering swordsman named Himura Kenshin aiding those who are in need. One day, Kamiya Kaoru came to him for help. Kaoru must keep her father's school of swordsmanship against the evil Battokiri.


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    Kathryn Murphy
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Rurouni Kenshin is one of the best mangas released before 2000. Now that the genre is so popular it is fun to look back at earlier releases and see the art that shaped the genre and how it has evolved. Rurouni Kenshin is an inspiring and interesting story that stands the test of time."
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    #9Red River (Vol. 1)

    Red River (Vol. 1)

    Everything was going great for Yuri: she had just passed her college entrance exam, and she was also having a great love life, as she finally kissed her childhood best friend. But she noticed that something was wrong every time she went near water, until one night, something dragged her and took her to a village in Middle East. Now she has to escape, or she will be used as a human sacrifice. 


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    Ruth Marshall
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "I adore this series. It's imaginative, beautifully illustrated, and well-researched. The characters are full and fascinating. It's the type of series that pulls the reader in"
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    #10Dragon Ball |(Vol. 1)

    Dragon Ball |(Vol. 1)

    Dragon Ball entails the epic story of Earth's strongest hero named Son Goku and the magical dragon balls. Goku goes on an adventure to save the planet from destruction against extra-terrestrial enemies.


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    Vishal Kadam
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "An all time classic that will be famous for a lot of years to come. It is a very well done manga that could be interesting to adults as well."


Best What are the best mangas released before 2000
1Cardcaptor Sakura (Vol. 1)Books 39 Paid
2Pokémon Adventures (Vol. 1)Books 35 Paid
3Sailor Moon (Vol. 1)Books 33 Paid
4Case Closed (Vol. 1)Books 30 Paid
5InuYasha (Vol. 1)Books 28 Paid
6Ranma 1/2 (Vol. 1)Books 25 Paid
7One Piece (Vol. 1)Books 24 Paid
8Rurouni KenshinBooks 22 Paid
9Red River (Vol. 1)Books 18 Paid
10Dragon Ball |(Vol. 1)Books 16 Paid

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