37+ BEST Fantasy Manhwa To Read (Recommendations)

When you think about manhwa, you can’t help but think of a Fantasy or Science-Fiction title. Fantasy manhwas are set in a wide variety of topics, many of which are influenced by myths, tales, or well-known and defining works of the genre, such as The Lord of the Rings.

There’s no denying that the media produces a lot of fantasy manhwas, and it’s happening at an alarming rate.  Because there are so many manhwas out there, most of us have a difficult time deciding which one to read.

So, let’s get STARTED, my NINJAS!

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The question now is, how do you know the best manhwas to read or which is more engaging? You don’t need to search any further!  In this post, I’m going to recommend to you the top fantasy manhwa.

This list comprises the top thirty-eight best, yet so captivating Fantasy manhwas to read, ranging from the last to the best of what’s new. So take a look at some of the manhwas listed below.

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Table of Content

38. Always Human

always human
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance

Manhwa Storyline:

Always Human is a webtoon that tells a story about nanobots, genetic engineering, and falling in love. People in this world use clever mods to alter their appearances and functionality.

This manhwa helps to showcase what is happening in our present society and how people always want to change their appearance rather than accepting themselves.

 

37. Flow

flow
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24/50

Genre: Action, Comedy

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa focuses on a world where people are born and separated into social classes depending on their gods, which are the weaker and stronger gods.

Children born under the weaker god are not permitted to attend high school and should instead seek employment after completing middle school.

The kids at this high school are born under the stronger god and they train to get one thing which is to have any of their wishes granted.

 

36. Lookism

Lookism
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5/20
7/10
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Genre: Drama, School, Fantasy

Manhwa Storyline:

Lookism is an amazing fantasy manhwa that has a unique storyline where the main character is a loser and is always bullied due to his physical appearance because he is fat, he sucks at sports, and isn’t very intelligent either.

He thinks to himself that the only way to survive is to run away from school. He moves to Seoul and transfers to a new school. Before on his first day, he obtains a second body.

One that may be wrapped up in a single word: attractive. He can swap between the two bodies whenever he wants.

He can now see the world through two sets of eyes and watch how people react to and treat others based solely on their appearance.

 

35. Afterschool War Activities

Afterschool war activities
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Genre: Action, Horror, Drama

Manhwa Storyline:

It’s a superb action manhwa, but only if you read it to the end, only then can you justify that statement.

Extracurricular activities at a school are usually games, the library, or cultural clubs. The characters’ extracurricular activity in this manhwa, however, is military service.

What’s crazier, they are fighting extraterrestrial species that have invaded Earth, rather than regular people. Could it be more exciting?

 

34. Dead Days

dead days
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26/50

Genre: Thriller, Horror, Fantasy

Manhwa Storyline:

This webtoon showcases humanity on the edge of extinction due to a zombie invasion. Some humans have managed to survive for a while after a virus broke out of a lab, but what would they do now to stay alive in this post-apocalyptic world?

This is a story about human instincts, and their selfish will to survive, and it begins on the fourth day after the zombie virus broke out.

 

33. Trace

Trace
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Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy

Manhwa Storyline:

This is a manhwa that will keep you engrossed; the more you read, the more devoted you will become to the plot and characters.

When an unknown species invades Earth and causes havoc by destroying everything in their path, Traces are the only ones who can stand up to them. Traces are individuals with superhuman abilities who the government strives to keep under control.

The plot centers around a high school student who was born with the “Trace” ability and a thirty-year-old man who recently acquired it. What kind of impact would they have?

 

32. Hive

Hive
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Genre: Horror, Action

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa was written in an apocalyptic setting, something fans of The Walking Dead will definitely enjoy.

The world is on the edge of an apocalypse which is caused by giant, oxygen-doped killer bees who are seeking to reverse the food chain.  But a mid-level manager  named Lee, is forced to abandon everything to save his family, as well as humanity.

Hive pitches modern, technology-dependent humans against nature in a high-stake battle for survival.

 

31. Dice

dice
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12/20
6/10
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31/50

Genre: Mystery, Supernatural, Action 

Manhwa Storyline:

The manhwa is about chances where the main character whose life is miserable is suddenly given the power to turn it around.

He is offered magical dice that can give the user strength, intelligence, and beauty. Finally, he can achieve his goal with the aid of the magical dice, but what happens if everyone finds out?

 

30. Noblesse

Noblesse
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12/20
7/10
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31/50

Genre: Mystery, Supernatural, Action 

Manhwa Storyline:

The storyline of this manhwa goes on from a supernatural viewpoint. The most honorable of all vampires awakens from an 820-year slumber to begin a new life as a student in a high school built by his faithful servant.

His days with other human students, however, are soon interrupted by mysterious invaders known as the “Unions.” He faces that problem quickly in order to protect the students from danger.

But another news surfaces where he is framed for the death of the vampire lord, is he guilty or innocent, what is the actual truth?

 

29. Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun

Toilet bound hanako kun
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12/20
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31/50

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Manhwa Storyline:

This fantasy manhwa stands out from the rest for several reasons. At Kamome Academy, rumors are spreading about the Seven Mysteries and Hanako-san is one of them.

Hanako-san is known to use the third booth in the old school girls’ bathroom. When summoned, it is supposed to be capable of granting any wish.

An occult-obsessed high school female student seeking romance enters this haunted restroom… but when she met Hanako-san she was surprised as he was not what she expected!

What story will take place as these two cross paths?

 

28. Kubera

kubera
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12/20
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Genre: Drama, Romance, Action

Manhwa Storyline:

In this webtoon, we follow a young lady named Kubera who loses her entire village on her 16th birthday; she is made both homeless and orphaned.

But she gets found by a magician, who suspects that the name ‘Kubera’ belies an age-old prophecy.

They both travel through a realm of gods and Suras, magicians and pure-bloods, together. She’s on a mission to learn the truth about her past. And Kubera may be the key to changing the planet.

 

27. Nano Machine

Nano Machine
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12/20
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Manhwa Storyline:

In this Korean comic, you will see the main character’s journey into learning how to utilize future technology when he is visited by his descendants from the future who give him nanomachines.

His descendant inserts a nanomachine inside into his body which drastically changes his life after its activation. He’d start by evading the Demonic Cult and let’s see if he becomes the best martial artist in the world.

 

26. Sweet Home

Sweet Home
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa storyline is an apocalyptic horror story. The main character decided to leave his home and move into an apartment after an unforeseen family tragedy. Soon after, monsters appeared and started killing humans.

After understanding that monsters lurk everywhere outside, the residents of the apartment lock themselves in for protection. How would they survive?

But there is a twist as some of the humans in the apartments get infected and slowly turn into the monsters themselves. The main character also gets infected but would he be able to resist the urge of becoming a monster too?

 

25. The Breaker

The Breaker
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Genre: Action, School life, Martial Arts

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa focuses around a student who gets bullied regularly but one day the student decides to enter a Martial Arts academy after his new English teacher challenges him for not fighting back.

But before that, he accidentally sees the teacher’s skills and decides to become his disciple. This is an amazing manhwa that I recommend you should read especially if you are someone that likes martial arts content.

 

24. Movies are real

Movies are real
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa is about a small supporting actor who has yet to establish himself. But then something strange happened with the director’s cut.

He’s plunged into the movie world he is acting in, and to escape this world he has to create a flawless take with his emotions and actions. Will he be able to surpass all other actors as the greatest actor of all time? 

 

23. Catharsis

catharsis
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13/20
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Genre: Action, Fantasy

Manhwa Storyline:

The storyline of this manhwa follows a boy with an unusual ability, the ability to see voices in terms of colors.

Catharsis is an organization that operates on the edge between nightmare and reality. And they fight monsters that feed on fear; the boy’s life is forever altered with this information.

Readers will be able to see fear and courage in a whole new perspective once they read this manhwa.

 

22. Eleceed

Eleceed
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12/20
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33/50

Genre: Action, Comedy, Supernatural

Manhwa Storyline:

This Korean comic has an amazing storyline with two main characters. The first character is someone who recently discovers a community with supernatural ability and the other is a lone wolf on the run, who gets trapped in the body of…um…a rather chubby old cat.

Together, with their superpower abilities, they’re out to fight those forces that would let evil rule this world.

That is if they can put up with each other long enough to complete the task.

 

21. Orange Marmalade

orange marmalade
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12/20
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Genre: School life, Romance, Supernatural

Manhwa Storyline:

This webtoon is set in a universe where vampires and humans live together. Vampires, on the other hand, are discriminated against because they are considered an inferior race.

The main character is a vampire who has been hiding her actual identity to live a normal high school life. When she unexpectedly bites one of her colleagues, are her plans ruined?

Worse, he despises vampires to the core of his soul. The question now is, will she get exposed by him?

 

20. Hardcore Leveling Warrior

Hardcore Leveling Warrior
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Genre: Action, Shounen, Gaming

Manhwa Storyline:

Everyone has that one thing where they are unmatched, and in this manhwa, it is the same for the main character who is undefeated in a game called “Lucid Adventure”. He is the most powerful person in the world; he is Number One.

One day, he loses everything in a blink of an eye when he was killed by an unknown player back at level 1; the only thing left for him is to avenge himself by reclaiming his throne.

This is the point where his past will affect him.

 

19. Terror Man

Terror Man
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Genre: Mystery, Psychological, Sci-Fi

Manhwa Storyline:

Always remember looks can be deceiving and labels put on people may be wrong too. And that is what happens in this manhwa.

In the view of the public, the main character of this manhwa is a terrorist, although his actions have been utterly misinterpreted. He was their savior.

The fact is that he possesses a rare ability known as “The Eyes of Misfortune,” which allows him to detect patterns that lead to a specific event, and he uses this power to save lives.

But when you keep getting judged by the people you are trying to save, would you still want to save them?

 

18. SSS-Class Revival Hunter

sss class revival hunter
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa shows us the story of the boring life of a hunter inside this strange, RPG dungeon-like Tower, envious of all the star hunters. His desire for more is fulfilled one day when he discovers a legendary ability to mimic other people’s powers… at the expense of his life.

Before he fully understands his power, he is killed by the number 1 hunter, the Flame Emperor! However, this activates his ability, and he has now acquired a new one: the power to travel back in time after death.

How will Confucius use his newfound abilities to outsmart his opponents and ascend to the top?

 

17. UnOrdinary

UnOrdinary
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Genre: Action, Mystery, Supernatural, Romance

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa is about a young boy named John, someone who nobody really paid attention to, just a normal teenager at a high school where the social elite happens to possess unthinkable powers and abilities that puts him on the highest food chain?

If he gets picked on, what will he do with your power?

He is trying to keep his secret on a low but will the hurdles of school life as a loner help or would he not be able become strong just like others? 

 

16. Daughter of the Emperor

Daughter of the emperor
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa is a story that involves reincarnation, after a 24-year-old woman is killed; she is reincarnated as a baby.

But that isn’t all, she became an offspring of an Emperor who is a coldblooded conqueror of ten empires and a horror for all kingdoms.

The story is one of a kind, how would the bond between the father and the daughter be created? The question is would she be able to survive her father’s maniac?

 

15. The Descent of the Demonic Monster

Descent of the demonic monster
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Action

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa story shows the main character who is a martial artist who has lived through two very tough lives and is presently in his third one. Let me explain better.

The first life. After losing his family and legs in a horrible accident, he takes his own life. The second life. In Zhongyuan, he rose to greater strength as the Red Demonic Master but the person he trusted the most betrayed him.

And now comes his third life. He chooses to live a normal life after he returns to the modern world… However, he was too used to his old life in Zhongyuan to become a normal person!

Can he overcome his instincts as the Red Demonic Master in the face of the dangers in his new life and achieve the ‘regular life‘ he craves?

 

14. A Returner's Magic Should be special

A returner's magic should be special
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy

Manhwa Storyline:

Daily living in the Shadow World is filled with chaos and disaster. The MC, a commoner magician, utilizes his prodigious abilities to infiltrate the Shadow Labyrinth, the highest point in the Shadow World.

However, when his party fails to clear the Labyrinth, humanity falls to demise. He should have died, but instead, he is sent back in time to when he was a student at the Hebrion Academy.

And now he uses his knowledge as an opportunity to properly prepare his buddies and confront Armageddon together, without losing the ones they care about!

 

13. The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor

The Legendary Moonlight Sculptor
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Gaming

Manhwa Storyline:

This manhwa in its way is heart touching where it would show how strong the will of a person is. The main character lives with his grandmother in poverty, working part-time and trying to make ends meet.

One day, he enters a virtual reality game called Royal Road; in this game, you earn money just by playing. A ray of hope for all the people who are struggling in life.

I mean this is nice only if you pick the right occupation in the game. What would you do if you chose the wrong occupation? How would you level up your skills to be one of the top players in the game?

 

12. The Gamer

the gamer
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Gaming

Manhwa Storyline:

I am sure it is every gamer’s dream to be able to control or experience the world around them like it is a video game, where you can get power-ups and increase your stats, strengths, and other abilities.

That is exactly what happens in this manhwa is about a normal high school student who suddenly gains a special power that enables his entire world to be shifted into a game-like setting.

He can see the power level of people, look at the stats of items, and get abilities and even level up! We go on this journey with the MC as he discovers how to use his powers and maybe finds out how he got them. What would you do if you had such an ability?

 

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