Manhwas are toe to toe with Mangas of Japan if not behind. Recent Manhwa works like Solo Leveling, Nano Machine, and The Boxer have put Manhwa’s name up on the world stage. Similar to Solo Leveling many Manhwas have tried to copy the same formula and come up with more such Manhwas.
These Manhwas usually have a weak main character that trains hard and becomes overpowered. The element of fantasy and martial arts further adds layers to the story. The relatable characters make the Manhwas more enjoyable.
In this blog post, I discuss the Manga-like Solo Leveling with an overpowered main character. This is the list of the 13 Best Manga Like Solo Leveling With OP MC (2023 Edition).
Seoul Station Druid
This Manhwa revolves around the overpowered main character named Suho Park. Suho somehow gets teleported into an alternate world full of gigantic monsters. He struggles to survive in the new world at first.
After learning the ways of this new world and training hard for over 1000 years he becomes overpowered. Just had the main character becomes powerful, he suddenly teleports back to his original world.
The world the overpowered main character had left 1000 years ago was not the same anymore. There are inter-dimensional portals opened up everywhere just like Solo Leveling. The world has become full of gigantic creatures.
Can Suho, the overpowered main character survive in this place with a leveling system?
The Manhwa Nano Machine revolves around the overpowered main character named Cheon Yeo Woon. Cheon is an orphan and a member of the infamous Demonic cult. One day a descendent from the future visits Cheon Yeo Woon and inserts a machine inside his body.
This makes Yeo Woon’s powers grow drastically and he becomes overpowered. The Nano Machine Manhwa has a leveling system just like Solo Leveling. The main character rises through the ranks as his abilities progress. He aims to rise to the apex of the ladder of his Demonic cult.
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The Legend Of The Northern Blade
The story of this Manhwa revolves around Jin Mu Won, the son of the leader of the Northern Heavenly Sect. The Northern Heavenly sect was created to protect the world from the terror of the Silent Night.
The fourth-generation leader of this sect, Jin Kwan Ho was falsely accused of conspiring with the enemy. To protect his son, he commits suicide and leaves the world. His son, Jin Mu Won is left alone.
Mu Won swears to take revenge on his father and sets to train hard. This story has a leveling system like Solo Leveling. The main character learns martial arts and becomes overpowered.
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The God Of High School
The God of High School revolves around an overpowered main character named Jin Mori. The Plot takes place in a game type and a leveling system just like Solo Leveling. The Highly skilled fighters try to prove their worth and mantle.
After an island suddenly disappears. A mysterious organization begins to bring the most skillful and powerful fighters together. They all had to compete in a tournament where the winner will get whatever he asked for.
The main character, Jin Mori was also called to the game. Because of his taekwondo skills. He soon discovers that there is much more to this tournament. The Manhwa follows Jin, the overpowered main character, as he finds his way through the tournament.
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The Manhwa Leviathan takes place in a world submerged by water. The people live on ships battling giant sea monsters. The story revolves around the main character, Bota Ma. This Manhwa has one of the best artworks, I have seen in a while just like Solo Leveling.
Bota Ma, the main protagonist lost his father against the sea monsters. Bota to make a living for his family and save them from the attacks by the monsters trains hard. He soon finds an able mentor to guide him.
Training hard day by day he becomes overpowered. And ready to scare the hell out of the terrifying monsters.
Second Life Ranker
The Manhwa, Second Life Ranker revolves around the overpowered main character named Yeon Woo. He was left in depression and destressed after his brother mysteriously died in the Tower of the Sun.
He soon learns that there is more to the death of his brother. From the pocket watch, Yeon Woo’s brother had him. He learns that his brother was betrayed while competing in the Tower of the Sun.
To uncover the truth and seek revenge the main character goes on an adventure. The Manhwa takes place in a world with a leveling system. This leads to many brilliant action sequences. The artwork of this Manhwa is also worth mentioning.
The Boxer Manhwa revolves around a 17-year-old named Yu. The main character, Yu in his early days faced constant bullying. After several years of getting beaten down, he disconnected from humanity. He did not act human anymore.
One day he gets discovered by a boxing coach named “K”. He senses his ability to dodge punches and gets him enrolled under his wing.
Now training hard under a professional mentor, Yu slowly show signs of improvement. Day by day, he grows stronger and becomes overpowered.
This Manhwa has a tournament arc in which the overpowered main character competes. The art style and the action scenes in the Manhwa are outstanding. The story takes its time to build up and there is no rush to reach the endpoint.
The Versatile Mage Manhwa takes place in a fantasy world just like Solo Leveling. The main character named Mo Fan gets overpowered and goes on to become a great Mage.
The Manhwa revolves around Mo Fan and his list of adventures. He starts as a rather weak character comparatively. After training hard and putting in small steps constantly, he improves his abilities and gets stronger.
The Magical world and the different characters in the story make this Manhwa interesting. The unique art style of this Manhwa further makes the story more engaging.
The Gosu Manhwa revolves around the main protagonist Gang Yong. This Manhwa has a revenge-based plot. After learning about his Master’s death and the people responsible for it. Gang Yong seeks revenge but he is a weak trainee in martial arts.
With anger to keep him on track, Gang Yong trains in martial arts on his own and becomes overpowered. Now comes the twist, the people who killed his master are long dead.
The Manhwa delves into finding purpose and self-discovering. The training arc and the leveling-up aspect of Gosu Manhwa are just like Solo Leveling.
I Am The Sorcerer King
“I am the Sorcerer King” Manhwa revolves around an overpowered main character named Lee Sung Hoon. The monsters start attacking the world and spread terror across humankind just like Solo Leveling.
Many people for glory and some to save humanity kill these monsters. To get out of debt and treat his mother’s illness, the main character decides to become a hunter.
One day in the field, he experiences a near-death experience and his past life flashes before him. He learns that he was the Sorceror king in his past life. Now, regaining his past memories, he also awakens his hidden superhuman abilities.
He becomes overpowered and the adventures begin.
The main protagonist named Han Ji Han somehow gets the ability to see the whole world as a game. He can see the stats of different people around him. The Manhwa follows a leveling system just like Solo Leveling.
The main character trains his abilities and becomes overpowered. He goes on to live in this chaos and continues on his adventure. This Manhwa has a unique art style that enhances the depiction of the story.
The Beginning After The End
The Manhwa focuses on an overpowered character named King Grey. He was an almighty force in his kingdom and no one could reach his power levels. This overpowered trait led King Grey to live in solitude and face mental breakdowns.
King grey somehow reincarnates into a magical world. Now the main character has a new life in front of him. Now he can live the exact life he had desired.
The new world seems plain from the surface but had a lot of mischievous things going on in the underground. Can the main character regain his powers and uncover the truth about this new place? Check this Manhwa out.
Tomb Raider King
The story revolves around an arrogant, overpowered Tomb Raider. Suddenly, God’s tomb appears across the world. Along with these tombs come certain relics. These relics make the wielder overpowered.
The People with the relics show their authority and make others work for them. The main protagonist sets on a mission to raid all these relics from the owners.
The fantasy element of this Manhwa with an overpowered main character is just like Solo Leveling. The artwork in the Manhwa is pleasing and the action scenes match the intensity.