One of the main reasons manhuas have become so popular is due to their overpowered main characters that can do no wrong. There is nothing more satisfying than watching a cool protagonist beat down a cocky villain with ease.
This has led to several unbelievable hype scenes that have made manhuas rise to prominence. In this article, we will be recommending some of the best Chinese manhuas that have an overpowered main character.
Best Chinese Manhua with OPMC
10. The Return of the Superhero
- Also Known as : Yingxiong Zai Lin (Hero Return)
- Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
The Return of the Superhero brings to life a unique Chinese perspective on tales of beings with supernatural powers. In a world where monsters suddenly appeared, humanity lost hope. A hero named Zero emerged as mankind’s first real superhero. Under his leadership, countless other superheroes joined the fight and followed in his footsteps. However, after 5 years of seemingly endless war, Zero mysteriously disappeared without a trace.
The manhua has several exciting action scenes and fans of One Punch Man should definitely read it as both stories have a lot of similar elements.
9. Master of Spiritual Sword
Master of Spiritual Sword is a long and enjoyable story of the main character’s revenge. It follows a man who was betrayed and right when he was at death’s door, he travelled back in time to a version of his younger self. With his second chance at life, he vows to correct the mistakes of his past while enacting his vengeance on those who wronged him. Using the mystical and powerful spirit sword, we watch as he defeats all those who stand in his path. Master of Spiritual Sword takes its time to develop its power system as well as characters while giving readers a very satisfying experience.
8. The Legendary Mechanic
The Legendary Mechanic is a unique twist on the RPG game stories that have recently risen to popularity in mangas. It follows a professional gamer who ends up getting stuck in a game. However, he finds that he has travelled back in time to 10 years earlier while becoming an NPC in the game. With this new life, he decides to put his new cultivation abilities to use while defeating all those who threatened him before. While this might not be a ground-breaking plot, the Legendary Mechanic is definitely one of the most joyful reading experiences one can have.
7. Martial Arts Reigns
Martial arts Reigns is an exhilarating action manhua with a ruthless and OP main character. It follows a young man who loses his family and is left crippled by opposing forces who wish him harm. However, rather than giving up, he uses his motive of revenge to fuel him while breaking the barriers of cultivation and gaining strength through his genius talent. While never backing down and confidently moving forward, he also discovers several secrets and conspiracies that could impact the entire world.
6. Cultivator against Hero Society
Cultivator against Hero Society is a hilarious and exciting story which answers the age-old question of who would win in a fight between superheroes and cultivators with supernatural abilities. It follows the journey of a power cultivator who finds himself transported into the modern world where heroes are idolised by society. However, not all of them are good as several mindlessly go after power and fame. Through this, they eventually run into the cultivator who uses his techniques to constantly impress and defeat those who look down on him.
5. Don’s Adventure in Another World
Don’s Adventure in Another World introduces us professional killer who has a strong sense of ideals and strives to stand up for good. One day, however, he finds himself transported to another world with alien species and chaos all around. With new powers and abilities for his taking, he gets stronger while getting roped into several fights. Don’s Adventure in Another World has stunning art and character design while the main character is one you won’t be forgetting any time soon.
4. Above All Gods
Above All Gods follows an ancient being known as Sirius who was betrayed and humiliated by all those around him. After dying a tragic death, he finds himself reincarnated 500 years later. With a second chance at life, Sirius vows to gain enough power to enact vengeance upon all those who wronged him. Above All Gods contains all the elements of an enjoyable manga with a likeable protagonist, memorable side characters and explosive fights.
3. The Great Ruler
As one of the classics in cultivation manhua, it is safe to say that the Great Ruler is one of the most satisfying reads that fans of Chinese manhuas with overpowered main characters can have. It follows a young boy who is underestimated and made fun of by all his peers while being referred to as the useless genius.
The boy, on the other hand, gets his hands on a unique power which lets him prove all his haters wrong as he defeats one enemy after the other on his path to becoming a Great Ruler. For those that love the journey that cultivation manhuas present of a main character who gradually overcomes difficulties and grows in power, this is a must read.
2. Master of Gu
Also known as Reverend Insanity, the Master of Gu is a brutal, gory and extremely enjoyable story. It revolves around a villain who is reincarnated 500 years into the past. While he was originally very weak, using his countless experiences, he manages to outsmart everyone while doing whatever it takes to grow in power. For those who like an evil main character who doesn’t have an ounce of sympathy, Master of Gu is the manhua for you.
1. Demon Magic Emperor
The extremely loved and popular Demon Magic Emperor undoubtedly has the coolest and most overpowered main character in manhua. We are told the story of the demonic emperor, Zhuo Yifan who is betrayed by his closest people and his soul is forced to occupy the body of another. With his new life in this body as the servant of a weak family, he promises to get his revenge on those who brought him to this state and reclaim his spot at the top.
Demon Magic Emperor is yet another manhua where the main character does a lot of morally questionable things on his quest to achieve power. This is a welcome change from the usual protagonist who are very kind hearted. The story takes us through several parts of the world while watching the terror the main character unleashes and the huge amount of power he gains.
For any fan of manhua, not just those with an overpowered main character, Demon Magic Emperor is a story that cannot be missed.