23+ MANGA With An Overpowered MC (Recommendations)

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When we are talking about unique anime and the character with unique abilities, the first thing that comes to mind is the absurd and hilariously unthinkable abilities that some anime characters may have. But it’s not just that. Powers and Abilities are different.

While supernatural anime has become somewhat of a common theme in today’s anime industry, there are times when you see an anime character with abilities that are out of the ordinary and most of the time, VERY OVERPOWERED.

We have also seen different anime copying unique abilities and creating almost identical characters. But out of the hundreds and thousands of choices today, we are going to talk about 26 anime characters who have unique, weird, or creative abilities. Let’s start the countdown. YAY!

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25. Black Haze

black haze
Overpowered Art Action Total
11/20
6/10
5/10
22/40

Manga Storyline:

This is a story from a long time ago. A king found a mysterious door that led to another world. By sheer curiosity, he opened the door and demons started to pour out of it. An invasion began, the weak human had no other choice but to run and hide to survive. The number of deaths was unimaginable, it was a one-sided massacre.

In a state of despair, that same King begged God for help. God answered him and brought upon the world a holy light that drove all demons’ ways. It also made a mark appear on the human body that granted them abilities to use magic so they can fight back.

Finally, the humans lived in peace once again. But how can that foolish King be so sure that it was God who saved them?

In that manga, we will follow the MC named Rood, a mysterious boy we know nothing about. When he used his magic for the first time he transformed into the most powerful magician that ever existed, called the Black Magician.

But guys, this is an unspoken rule, we all know that we should never EVER open a creepy door, just why, WHY do you never learn!

 

 

24. Gosu

Gosu
Overpowered Art Action Total
11/20
6/10
6/10
23/40

Manga Storyline:

Gang Yong is out for revenge. After the assassination of his Maser who was his entire world, the only logical next step is to make the ones responsible regret they were ever born. In order to travel and investigate in peace, he disguises himself as a fat delivery boy.

No one ever expects the fat ugly kid to be the successor of ancient martial arts that was created for the sole purpose of destruction. Well to others, it will be like a loser is kicking your ass, so be careful who is watching if you want to avoid humiliation.

 

 

23. How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom
Overpowered Art Action Total
11/20
7/10
5/10
23/40

Manga Storyline:

Out of the blue, Kazuya Souma is summoned to the Elfrieden Kingdom, a weird place in another world. He was summoned to fight in the war raged by the demon army.

Instead of just blindly following orders, Kazuya decides to fix the declining economy of the country through organizational restructuring. He was crowned the King of Elfrieden and was given the princess’s hand.

The “Realist Hero” started to search for talented and resourceful residents who will help him in his administrative battles to bring back the country to its former glory.

Though he was dissatisfied with the situation, I’m sure he completely changed his mind after he met the mesmerizing and daring princess.

 

 

22. The Pinnacle of Martial Arts

The Pinnacle of Martial Arts
Overpowered Art Action Total
12/20
5/10
6/10
23/40

Manga Storyline:

In order to get to the pinnacle of martial arts, you have to endure a solitary journey. You have to surpass your limits and aim for unreachable height. Adversity, bravery and tenacity are necessary qualities to undertake this perilous journey.

Yang Kai calls himself a disciple-on-trial in the Lingxiao Martial Arts Sect but he is just a lowly floor sweeper. His life turned around when he discovered a Wordless Black Book that would transform him into a master at the top of the Martial arts world.

Now let’s see the useless slave kick your trained martial artist ass.

 

 

21. Re:Monster

ReMonster
Overpowered Art Action Total
11/20
7/10
6/10
24/40

Manga Storyline:

Tomokui Kanata died an ill-fated death. He was reborn as Goblin, the weakest race living on earth and was renamed Rou. But something exceptional happened to him, he kept all the memories of his previous life. Plus he acquired the ability to assimilate everything he eats, getting stronger and stronger in the process.

Unlike his previous self, he decided to make the most of this new opportunity to make it a memorable one.

In this world where the strong possess absolute power, the weak Rou became a king above all kings. Unfortunately, he got pretty ugly in the process but if it’s the price to pay then so be it.

 

 

20. The World's Finest Assassin

The World's Finest Assassin
Overpowered Art Action Total
13/20
6/10
6/10
25/40

Manga Storyline:

A notorious assassin in the world as we know it, reincarnated in another world as the heir of a family of renowned killers.

His knowledge of the modern world, plus the skills he already mastered and refined in his previous life in addition to his new ability to use magic and learn unfamiliar techniques made him the greatest killer now and in the many years to come. Unsurpassed, his name entered history as the most feared person in the entire world.

 

 

19. Spirit Migration

Spirit Migration
Overpowered Art Action Total
13/20
6/10
6/10
25/40

Manga Storyline:

In a peculiar dungeon located in a parallel world, a spirit was wandering around aimlessly. This spirit had no memories of his past or identity.

After a fair amount of time, the spirit realized that he is capable of possessing creatures existing in the dungeon and using their bodies as his own. Finally, using this method, he managed to find a way to the outside world.

His life was starting and it was looking good. He found along the way companions, a beautiful female knight, a kawaii girl and a stunning mercenary. They begin exploring the world together. They will have to face many battles, but due to the spirit’s weird ability, no one stood a chance against them.

As he showed off his power, the spirit gained the favor of the ladies at his side. Will we be enjoying a small harem along the way?

 

 

18. The New Gate

Overpowered Art Action Total
13/20
7/10
6/10
26/40

Manga Storyline:

The New Gate is an MMORPG that basically is a huge battlefield, the players against the game. The best player among them is Shin and thanks to his achievements, the players’ ultimate win was in sight.

Shin was in a fierce battle against the last boss and his victory was assured. As he was hitting the final blow, a light engulfed him and he was sent to the future. Now 500 years ahead of his time and in the game itself, his only way to go back home is, like he did before, clear The New Gate.

Alone against the world, the unrivaled swordsman is starting a mythical adventure.

 

 

17. Ubel Blatt

Ubel Blatt
Overpowered Art Action Total
12/20
7/10
7/10
26/40

Manga Storyline:

Fourteen legendary heroes were sent by the Szaalenden Empire to stop the attack of Wischtech. Three of those heroes perished due to the betrayal of four others and the last seven managed to end the invasion, punish the traitors and return home safely. But that’s only the story relayed to the people.

The truth is that those who came back were actually the real betrayers. Just one champion survived. His name was Köinzell and he was a master swordsman. Köinzell barely manages to flee and he has been in hiding ever since. For 20 years, he has been polishing his skills while recovering from his injuries. Training like a maniac all he wants is vengeance.

ready, he set on his journey, but it would be extremely difficult for him to make people believe the world of a so-called traitor.

Now it’s him against the entire country. A desperate situation at first view but Köinzell who never really tested his strength will be positively satisfied to find out that he may be overdoing it with the hellish training.

 

 

16. Gun X Clover

Overpowered Art Action Total
12/20
7/10
8/10
27/40

Manga Storyline:

Mikado High School is an elite academy that grooms its best students into becoming unsurpassed mercenaries. All the students are top-notch and work their asses off to come out on top.

One student is an exception. His name is Morito Hayama, a simple escort with no rank. To the surprise of everyone in the school, he was given the task to guard a VIP. All who guarded that person before lost their lives in the most gruesome ways. Why was a mercenary of low caliber sent? Something smells fishy here!

 

 

15. Psyren

Psyren
Overpowered Art Action Total
12/20
8/10
8/10
28/40

Manga Storyline:

Psyren” is a mysterious game that you can play after receiving a red calling card that just appears before you. Thought of as just a legend, Ageha Yoshina, after receiving his invitation, was thinking of trading it for a reward.

Before he got through with his decision, his childhood friend, Sakurako, disappeared after becoming a player himself. Ageha had a bad feeling and dashed to Psyren to get him back.

Teleported in a desolate wasteland, all NPC’s are aiming for his life. As you may have already guessed, if you die in the game, you die in real life as well. Are you trying to copy SAO by any chance?

 

 

14. Rain

rain
Overpowered Art Action Total
12/20
8/10
8/10
28/40

Manga Storyline:

Zarmine is one of the most powerful countries in the world. It has set its sight on the conquest of Sunkwoll, a weak territory that doesn’t stand a chance against the attack.

Luckily, General Rain of Zarmine, the most powerful swordsman of the land, wishes for peace. In order to end the bloodshed, he decides to battle those who act in favor of the war.

How unexpected for a muscle head to try and stop the massacre with more massacre.

 

 

13. Berserk of Gluttony

berserk of gluttony
Overpowered Art Action Total
14/20
8/10
8/10
30/40

Manga Storyline:

Gluttony is a cursed magic skill that puts the bearer in a constant state of extreme hunger. Fate Barbatos was one of the unlucky magicians to inherit this ability. Treated like trash, his life has been resembling hell for quite some time now.

He found a job as a gatekeeper and has been trying to lay low to avoid trouble. One day a thief broke in and they got into a fight, when Fate managed to activate the true strength of Gluttony. Every time he takes someone’s life, he can eat their skills and abilities making them his and at the same time calm his hunger.

With unlimited room for growth, Fate is now on a killing spree to prove to everyone who the superior one really is.

 

 

12. Eden

eden
Overpowered Art Action Total
14/20
8/10
8/10
30/40

Manga Storyline:

A deadly virus appeared on earth. This virus would solidify your body while melting your organs. It’s a slow and painful death you would wish of even your enemies. Nearly half of us died from the fast spread of the virus.

Some humans developed some kind of immunity to it and the others transferred their minds into cybernetically enhanced bodies in order to survive.

The world changed drastically, the military that were renamed the Propater took over control of the UN and are planning to expand their power worldwide.

In all this chaos, Elia, one of the few survivors, is traveling the battlefield along with a combat AI to find his missing mother. On his journey, he meets a combat unit that is revolting against the oppression of the Propater.

Joining the group and gaining their help, Elia unlocks the power dormant inside of him. He may become the key to liberating the world.

 

 

11. The Faraway Paladin

Overpowered Art Action Total
13/20
9/10
8/10
30/40

Manga Storyline:

In his previous life, William died a meaningless death and led a life even more worthless. Now reborn in another world, he has been remembering fragments of his past self and dreads to repeat the same mistakes.

He trained as a combat magician and as soon as he graduated, he went on an adventure to explore the land.

Accumulating more knowledge and more experience than anyone before him, Will became one of the most powerful beings in this fantasy world.

 

 

10. Spy X Family

spy x family
Overpowered Art Action Total
13/20
9/10
8/10
30/40

Manga Storyline:

Master spy Twilight, as his name suggests, is a spy. He never failed any mission and will gladly take on any request in order to make this world a little better. He is the best!

His untainted record might get a massive blow when he is assigned to raise a family. Facing bullets is a hundred times better!

For the lone wolf to have to depend on his wife and kid to infiltrate a school is a challenge. Luckily, the wife he chose completely randomly turned out to be an assassin and his adoptive daughter a telepath.

 

 

9. Blue Lock

Blue Lock
Overpowered Art Action Total
14/20
9/10
8/10
31/40

Manga Storyline:

Japan’s football team suffered a crushing defeat at the 2018 World Cup. Their team is missing a crucial element, an Ace Striker. Someone who can guarantee a win.

The Football Association invited 300 of the country’s best players to find THE one. Who will come out on top?

The story that can be compared to Captain Tsubasa is scheduled to receive an anime adaptation that is sure to be one of the best of 2022.

 

 

8. The Eminence in Shadow

Overpowered Art Action Total
15/20
8/10
9/10
32/40

Manga Storyline:

Some people just seem to blend in with the shadows, they may pass by you and you wouldn’t realize, they are unmemorable and can be considered dull and useless. Those people are called Shadow Brokers and they are the ones that control the world behind the scenes.

Sid is an aspiring Shadow Broker and has been training and preparing for his time. His dream was crushed by a car accident that took his life. But that was not the end for him as he is reincarnated in another world as the boss of a secret organization that is fighting against evil unnoticed. His time on top of the world finally came and his delusions of grandeur were finally satisfied.

 

 

7. Noblesse

Noblesse
Overpowered Art Action Total
18/20
8/10
8/10
34/40

Manga Storyline:

Cadis Etrama Di Raizel or Rai is a pureblood vampire of the highest caliber. In some kind of hibernation for 820 years, he finally woke up in a developed world completely new to him.

By day, he takes on the persona of a normal transfer student. It is just difficult to believe that his comrades are buying his act when he doesn’t even know what a cellphone is. By night, he is facing a secret organization that is trying to expose his past.

Rai is “The Noblesse”, a noble far above all others, actually, no one can even compare to him. He is the strongest character in the series and with the title that he possesses comes the responsibility of protecting his kind from all possible threats. The future of an entire race rests on his beautiful shoulders.

 

 

6. Overlord

overlord
Overpowered Art Action Total
18/20
8/10
8/10
34/40

Manga Storyline:

The game Yggdrasil was shutting down for good. In honor of the game, the master of the dark guild, Ainz Ooal and his most powerful character, Momonga, decides to stay online till the last second and witness the final moments of the game.

Midnight came, it was over, but Momonga didn’t log out. He was still conscious in the game in the body of his character. That’s not all the NCP’s became real people with awareness and emotions.

He had to face the truth, Momonga was now a character. All his power, artifacts, his level and his servants remained under his control. In order to get to the bottom of the abnormal situation, he orders his underlings to investigate and take over the entire game.

There is just one little naughty thing Momonga did, he is a man after all, and he rewrote the better character to be head over heels for him. You won’t be disappointed with the fan service and the mess Momonga put himself into since this character turned out to be a REAL… Yes.

 

 

5. How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord

How NOT To Summon A Demon Lord
Overpowered Art Action Total
19/20
9/10
7/10
35/40

Manga Storyline:

Demon King Diablo is the alias of the stronger player currently playing Cross Reverie. No one can rival him, he is the ultimate boss to defeat. Under his arsenal, he possesses the rarest and most powerful artifacts of the game and attained a level never seen before. He is the definition of OP.

In the game, he is feared by all but in reality, he is a NEET with no social life whatsoever, a loser. His virtual life is his entire world.

But one day, that statement became reality. Two girls from the game performed a ritual to summon a demon lord and he was called upon in the body of his character. The boy who never even talked to a girl received two beautiful slaves, an Elf and a Pantherian. In addition, his feeble body transformed into that of a ravishing Demon so attractive that all eyes are on him.

Stuck in his game, it was like a dream he never wanted to wake up from. But as he begins his adventure with his two slaves to free them from the spell that binds them to him, he tries to maintain his image as a Mao. Talking to girls as he was superior to them would turn out to be the biggest challenge he ever faced.

 

 

4. The Misfit of Demon King Academy

Misfit of Demon king Academy
Overpowered Art Action Total
19/20
8/10
9/10
36/40

Manga Storyline:

A war is raging between humans and demons. The Demon King, Anos Voldigoad, tired of all the bloodshed, used a spell to erect a wall that would separate the races in order to bring back peace. But such a powerful spell can at a great price, his life.

But the humans, ignorant about his sacrifice, feared the day of his return. All they know about him is his unmatchable strength and his merciless side.

Two millennia later, the Demon King finally resurrected. He woke up in a world where history was rewritten, his name was forgotten and replaced by an imposter.

 In order to get to the bottom of the mystery, he enters The Demon King Academy to investigate and at the same time reclaim his throne.

The manga will also turn into a small harem worthy of an OP God, you can look forward to the stunning waifu and girls, you won’t be disappointed in the ravishing demons as well.

 

 

3. The Irregular at Magic High School

The irregular at magic highschool

Manga Storyline:

Overpowered Art Action Total
19/20
8/10
9/10
36/40

In the distant future where magicians are essential for a country to strive. Academies emerged to groom them and turn them into weapons at the service of the government.

First High School is the number one school in Japan. There, the students are separated into two different classes, First Course students known as “Blooms” and the reserve in the Second Courses or “Weeds”. Weeds suffer great discrimination due to their lack of affinity with magic.

the irregular at magical high school

Shiba Tatsuya just enrolled in that school and was taken as a reserve. But no one knows who this mysterious student hides behind his angelic face.

Tatsuya, like all other Weebs, is bullied, but those who pick on him don’t know how scary he really is. He is the genius inventor Taurus silver who is the one who developed magic technology to what it is right now. He is the most dangerous member of the army known as special agent OOguro Ryuuya. On the battlefield, he is also referred to as Mahesvara (The demon of Okinawa), The Destroyer, God of destruction and The last Boss.

Wielding a spell only he can use that permits him to turn back time on any living or nonliving object, any injury instantly disappears. In other words, you can say he is immortal. An immortal who also has a spell known as Material Burst that can annihilate an entire

 

 

2. Berserk

berserk
Overpowered Art Action Total
19/20
8/10
7/10
37/40

Manga Storyline:

This legendary series shouldn’t be spoiled in any way. This manga is one of the most traumatizing. Every chapter depicting horrid battles with disgusting monsters. I’ll only introduce the MC and leave you to enjoy and discover this masterpiece.

Guts is one of the commanders of the mercenary group “The Band of the Hawk” led by the famous and charismatic Griffith. Guts shouldn’t be considered a human, even though he is. He possesses unbelievable power, godly battle instincts and a body that just nobody can kill. Capable of killing hundreds of men on his own, having him on your side ensures victory.

This merciless warrior with no regard for human lives is even more invincible when paired with Griffith’s genius intellect. Even monsters that were created with superhuman strength and special ability tremble at his sight.

With the passing of the author, the manga is left unfinished but there is a rumor that his assistant will continue his work in his stead.

 

 

1. One Punch Man

One Punch Man
Overpowered Art Action Total
20/20
9/10
10/10
39/40

Manga Storyline:

100 daily push-ups, sit-ups, and squats, plus 10 km daily running, this is the recipe to go from zero to Hero. One small penalty seems to be that you also need to lose your hair in the process. But your strength will make up for the lack of style.

With the power to defeat every enemy with a single punch, Saitama is considered on the same level as Goku. When talking about being overpowered you can’t get a greater compliment.

He spends half of his life at the bottom of the food chain, now he spends his days searching for a worthy opponent he can call a rival but with no luck

 

 

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genos

You may have already watched many of the anime already adapted from the manga on the list but the actual work of the author is another experience altogether. Magnificent art, unreal battles, incredible character development and the cherry on the cake extra scenes that may not have appeared in the anime are what the original manga is offering to the pleasure of the reader!

 

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