Top 10 Best Manhwa With Overpowered MC

Published on September 22, 2022 Edited by Ayaz

We are back with another manhwa article. In recent years manhwa’s popularity rose to another level. So these are some of my recommendations that you must check.

Fans love their strong protagonists. These years the main theme of many stories revolves around a character who is insanely strong. The main character who is super powerful easily defeats their enemy or a weak boy becomes a god. This kind of plotline is pretty straightforward but the action makes people sit on their edge.

This list covers the top 10 manhwas that are focused around super strong main characters. They can kill anyone in an instant or destroy the world anytime. Follow them on their journey.

10. I am The Sorcerer King

 I am The Sorcerer King
  • Author: Miro
  • Chapter: 143
  • Status: Completed
A great mage reincarnated on the earth. This manhwa is quite underrated, to be honest. The story is very good and also the art is good. Though the protagonist is kinda OP from the beginning still, it doesn't get boring easily as it is very engaging to read.

The protagonist in his past life was a tier 9 sorcerer. He already transcended the universe three times. He also was known as Aura master, Golem master, and a craftsman of high caliber. However, he had trust issues as he stated he only remembers one woman from his past life. That was the dragon that killed him. Then he reincarnates in the 21st century.

Lee Sunghoon: In the present time somehow monsters attacked humanity. With this many people also gained new powers. Lee was in desperate need of money because of his mother’s illness. He started taking dangerous jobs and also acted as bait for monsters. One day he was heavily injured by a monster and remembers all of his past memories as the Sorcerer King Kratraus. Now regaining the memories of the past his overpowered show begins.

9. Max Level Returner

MAX LEVEL RETURNER
  • Author: Lee Ji-deuk
  • Chapter: 147+
  • Status: Ongoing
This series is similar to Sword art online. Like sword art online here monsters came to earth from a game. The art style is very beautiful. The action and plot are also very amazing. This manhwa is also very beautifully depicts the emotions of its characters. 

One day monsters from a game came rushing into the earth. They attacked people everywhere and killed everyone. The military failed to defeat them. At that moment the players returned. The players, who already defeated a lot of those monsters in-game, have gotten their gaming levels in reality.

Yoon Sang-Hyuk: After 22 years of struggle inside the game Masked monarch defeats the demon lord. But it turned out to be a lie. Every monster after that came into reality. He also returned to reality with his gaming stats. He was the strongest existing player of the game. He achieved everything in the game and became level 10,000. Now his fight to protect the earth begins.

8. SSS-Class Suicide Hunter

SSS-CLASS SUICIDE HUNTER
  • Author: Shin Noah
  • Chapter: 62+
  • Status: Ongoing
SSS-class Suicide Hunter light novel is very popular among fans. It also got a manhwa adaptation very recently. The light novel is popular for its uniquely written plot. However, in the manhwa, the art made the actions scenes more amazing. The plot may seem pretty simple but the main character’s growth and emotions will hit you hard.

One day an unknown dungeon appeared out of nowhere. People gathered around the tower with curiosity. Eventually,  they learned that it is filled with monsters from another world. Some selected by the tower got some “skills” to defeat the monsters. Thus the story begins.

Kim Gong-ja:  Kim, the protagonist, was a fan of Flame Emperor who was known as the strongest hunter.  Kim was constantly jealous of him. For this reason, he gets an S+ skill. The skill granted him to copy any S rank skill from the person who kills him. However, he needs to die to acquire the skill. Though unwilling to die he was soon murdered by the Flame Emperor. Through death, he gets Flame Emperor’s skill of time travel. Now he can turn back time after death. 

7. Second Life Ranker

Second Life Ranker
  • Author: Nong Nong
  • Chapter: 113+
  • Status: Ongoing
This manhwa is based on a web novel. The story is very awesome with an amazing art style. The story also covers the revenge plotline for the fans who like dark plots. This manhwa also very beautifully depicts the character's mental fortitude. The writing is very good.

This story takes place inside a tower called “Obelisk”. It is said that the Sun God made this tower. The tower is inhabited by many Gods and those who climb are called “Players”. The Player gets any wish fulfilled as the prize of climbing the top. Cha Jaeng-Woo, the younger brother of the MC, died while climbing the tower. The story begins from here.

Cha Yeon-woo: After 5 years, Yeon got news of his brother and it was his death. His life was full of tragedies. His father died when he was little and his mother died 3 years prior to the incidents of the story. His brother left a box with a watch before death. Through the watch of his brother, he learns that Jaeng was killed in the tower. To get revenge he decides to become a “Player”. He reawakens as a human with the dragon bloodline. He has the knowledge of the Obelisk that he gained from his brother’s watch. He started to climb the tower and kill everyone who betrayed his brother.

6. Kill The Hero

KILL THE HERO
  • Author: D-Dart
  • Chapter: 84+
  • Status: Ongoing
Kill the Hero depicts a story of revenge and betrayal. For those who like the revenge plot, this might be a hot cake for them. The plot is very deep with many twisted action scenes. In the very chapter, the stakes are set. Now to follow him on this hateful journey of bloodbath and revenge.

One day everything about the world changed. January 1st, 2020 dungeons appeared in the world out of nowhere. From those dungeons, monsters appeared and destroyed cities. Eventually, thousands of people were massacred in a little bit of time. However, with monsters appeared “Nimbus”. The “Nimbus” gave people skills to defeat the monsters. With this people came forward to save the world.

Kim Woo-jin: The story is based on the character of Kim Woo Jin. Kim hated the world from his birth. He was betrayed by people everywhere in his life and beaten because he was weak. Everything changed for him after the dungeon appeared. He meets Se-Jun Lee. Se-Jun was the person he decided to follow. He decides to save the world with him. Until Se-Jun killed him. When they were going to defeat the last boss Kim was betrayed by Se-Jun. He was stabbed to death. Though after a little while, he was reincarnated back in time. Now he is hellbent on taking revenge. He’ll get stronger now and get back at those who betrayed him.

5. The Breaker

The Breaker
  • Author: Jeon Geuk-Jin, Park Jin-Hwan
  • Chapter: 272( 2 Parts)
  • Status: Completed
This manhwa is unique among all the others on the list. It covers martial arts as its power structure.  Also, the art style is black and white like manga. It has two seasons also – “The Breaker” and “The Breaker: New Waves”.

Han Chun-woo is the new teacher of the academy. He is the strongest martial artist. He conquered all the nine seats of power. Now Yi Shi-wun wants to become his disciple. Thus the amazing story of martial arts begins.

Yi Shi-Wun: At the start, Shi-wun was a coward and always the target of bullies. He was sometimes also made a slave. In this tormenting life, he decides to kill himself. However, everything changed when he met Chun-woo. He saw him fighting some thugs and blackmailed him to become his teacher. The hard training life began. Eventually, he learned how to fight and became powerful. Follow him on his journey to become the strongest martial artist in the existence.

4. The God of High School

The God of High School
  • Author: Yongje Park
  • Chapter: 530+
  • Status: Ongoing
This series has a very beautiful and complex storyline. The plot also depicts many beautiful folklores and myths which makes the action more thrilling. Recently Crunchyroll adapted the manhwa to an anime. The popularity of this series has risen higher after the anime release. The anime is also amazing with its action sequences which make the fans happy.

The plot of the God of Highschool series takes place in three different realms. The three realms are as follows – the Human Realm, Sage Realm, and Heavenly Realm. At the very beginning of time gods, humans, and demons coexisted. The gods supported the humans with their powers so they can fight against the demons. But in recent times, the Earth has changed a lot, and it’s for the worse

Jin Mori: The main protagonist of this series is Jin Mori. He is a taekwondo practitioner. Taekwondo is a popular martial arts style. The story begins with Jin getting invited into a martial arts tournament. He was invited to join “The God of Highschool” tournament. The winner of this tournament gets one of his wishes fulfilled.  As the story progresses the plot revolving around Jin thickens with mysteries. His true origin might surprise many fans.

3. Return of the Disaster-Class Hero

Return of the Disaster-Class Hero
  • Author: San G.
  • Chapter: 29+
  • Status: Ongoing
This very new series is picking audiences very quickly these days. The plot of this story covers revenge and betrayal. It is already becoming one of the fan favorites. The setting of the story is also very beautiful.  One day suddenly the disaster fell upon the world. Unknown monsters attacked earth out of nowhere. They were the “Calamities” that may destroy the world. They destroyed everything in their sight. So God came to rescue the Earth. They send 12 saviors with special powers to Earth. However, a 13th one came without God's blessing.

My left arm is severed, and I can’t even lift my right arm. It’s probably better to die here. Don’t make me laugh. There’s no way I’ll go down like this. I won’t die until I kill those bastards who stabbed in the back.

—– Lee Geon(to Himself)

Lee Geon: There are 12 humans who were sent by the “Saints” to save the earth. However, an unknown person appeared who was not connected to gods but was immensely stronger than others. His name was Lee Geon. They together almost defeat all the “calamities”. The world was almost saved. At this instant, the 12 betrayed Lee Geon and tried to assassinate him by throwing him in the strongest dungeon. After 20 years of fighting the strongest monsters in that dark dungeon, he returns again. This time to get revenge.

2. The Beginning After The End

THE BEGINNING AFTER THE END
  • Author: TurtleMe
  • Chapter: 130+
  • Status: Ongoing
The story is typically an overpowered main character's life. However, it has its own distinct plot that makes it a very pleasant read. This manhwa has some aspects that are better than even Solo Leveling. It still hasn’t reached its peak of popularity as the manhwa is still ongoing.

The Beginning after the End is a story that is kind of an Isekai. A character who lived his life without love dies. King Grey was assassinated at his home. Now he is reincarnated and found love. He will do anything to protect those who he loves and cares about

A king never betrays the people who trust him. And… I promised someone very important to become a better person and to cherish the people around me.

        — Arthur Leywin

Arthur Leywin: This story revolves around King Grey. Grey was a lonely king. He was not trusted by anyone. So eventually he was betrayed. One day he saw “the light at the end of the tunnel” and realized that he died. When King Grey was thinking about his death he was reborn. He was born as a kid. His name was Arthur Leywin. In this world, everything changed. He was the son of two loving parents who cared for him. He also has gained many trustworthy friends. However, this was a dangerous world filled with swords and sorcery. It didn’t take him very long to realize the dangers of this world. He also realized that in order to protect the people he loves he needs to become strong.

1. Solo Leveling

SOLO LEVELING
  • Author: Chugong
  • Chapter: 179
  • Status: Completed
  • Solo leveling is adapted from a Light Novel called “Only I Level Up”. Both the Light Novel and Manhwa ended. The story is very heart-wrenching. It is a tale of a person who became the strongest from being the weakest. 
  • The world is different from our Earth. This world has magic. People have magical abilities to fight monsters. The people who fight monsters in order to save the world are called Hunters. Sung Jin-woo, the protagonist, is the weakest of all the hunters.

I’m going to protect my family, even if it means turning all the hunters in the world against me.

-Sung Jin-Woo

Sung Jin-woo:  Sung Jin-Woo is the weakest E-rank hunter in the world. He almost dies even in the weakest e-rank dungeons. But everything changed one day. Unbeknownst to everyone, he enters a double dungeon mistakenly with some other hunters. His whole party was almost totally wiped out and he was lying unconscious. However, after a long time, he awakes in the hospital. He came to know that he survived because of an unknown System. The system chose him as its player. The system gave him the unique ability to level up infinitely and get stronger. 

With this, our list ends here today. Tell me which one among these you liked most in the comments. I’ll be back again with another awesome and exciting article soon. Till then goodbye.

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    Subhrajit is a university student who loves to watch anime and read manga. He has been watching anime for a long time. Now he has decided to write and share his love for anime with others.

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