Having an overpowered male lead in a manga/manhwa sure gives us a lot of entertainment. But some people love these manga with strong female lead.
In these manhwas, female MCs are extremely strong (either physically or mentally). So, if you’re looking for a manga/manhua/manhwa with strong female lead, then this list is for you.
Manga with Strong Female Lead!
25. The Peerless Concubine
The FMC is a trash and ugly girl to everyone who loves to ridicule the weak. But what if this fragile girl hosts the soul of an immortal?
Although Peerless Concubine isn’t that impressive in overall terms, if you love manhua with strong female lead, you’ll like this one to a great amount.
24. Oh! Holy
Jamie, the MC has been a loner since he can see ghosts, and one day he meets a girl named Holy. She’s his childhood friend who made a promise to him.
The female lead in this manhwa is funny and indeed pretty strong, both physically and mentally. Overall, it is a very good manhwa you can try at least once.
Lena He is a strong girl and also the captain of a Kendo team. She falls in love with Hye-Min Kang, and later one day, she finds herself in a strange kingdom where only she can save it.
Saver is an amazing manhwa for its storytelling, character building, and pace. If you haven’t read this one yet, then you’re really missing something awesome.
22. The Blood of Madam Giselle
Giselle leads a miserable life after getting trapped in a marriage with a violent husband. But when she meets a mysterious boy with powers trapped inside a cage, her fate changes.
Although this manhwa contains a lot of erotic scenes in it, you’ll love every minute of it. The FMC is so strong mentally, and you’d fall in love with her character right away.
21. Battle Angel Alita
The story sets in a futuristic world where robots and humans live in Scrapyard. There, a robot specialist meets the destroyed Cyborg and after fixing it, names her Gally. What’s her story?
Battle Angel Alita is one of the best action movies I’ve watched, and manga is a masterpiece. The FMC is unbelievably strong, and the story itself is captivating.
20. Girls of the Wild
Wild’s High is a school specialized in holding tournaments where teenagers fight brutally by putting their lives on the line. Read the story of Song Jae Gu and the queen of the school on how their lives change.
Firstly, this manhwa incorporates all aspects perfectly making us read the chapters without taking a break. Since you’re looking for a manhwa with strong female lead, you’ll love it.
19. Ghost in the Shell
The story is about a mysterious Puppet Master who rewrites the memories of humans to become cyborgs. Motoko Kusanagi is a cyborg with no memories, and she goes on a quest to catch him.
Ghost in the Shell is already a lot famous all over the world for the movie, but this manga is pretty amazing. The main character is a badass female, and you never get bored of her way of handling things.
18. Akame ga Kill
The story sets in an order-less kingdom, where the authority rules with cruelty. An assassin group named Night Raid fights against them to save the world.
Akame in this manga is freaking strong, and her ability with a sword is unmatchable. If you’re manga with strong female lead, then try this one out.
17. My Beautiful World
Yurim Lee was able to see darkness in people since childhood, and it made her life miserable. But one day, she meets June, the only guy she can’t see the darkness of. Will she ask for his help?
Although this manhwa focuses on romance and relationships, you can see a strong female lead in how she overcomes everything. In the end, you’ll love it for sure.
16. 1/2 Prince
Feng Lan bets with her brother on the most realistic virtual reality game, and her popularity rises to peaks. She is actually playing as a male character but a female. Can she keep her identity secret?
This manhua is fantastic if you’re into VRMMO concepts. The main character Feng Lan is overpowered, and with an exciting plot, there is no room for boredom.
15. Delivery Knight
The story takes place in a dystopian landscape where society is filled with a crisis like pollution. Even in these situations, some people deliver the packages to the citizens. They’re called Delivery Knights.
The setup, detailed artwork, and storyline are top-notch in this manhwa. It has one of the best character developments, and it only impresses you more further you go.
14. Survive As The Hero’s Wife
The main character of this manhwa gets trapped in a book she loved as the villainess Carnelia. If the story follows as in the book, she’ll face a terrible death. How can she avoid it?
It is a kind of manhwa where MC gets reincarnated as a Villainess. Yes, and you got a strong FMC in here, and the side characters are well fleshed out. Try it, and you’ll definitely love it.
Sia Lee is a vampire who can absorb energy just by touch instead of drinking a human’s blood. When Jinho moves next door, she gets too desperate to touch him. Can she do it despite his mysophobia?
Vampires are strong, as you know it, and it is one of the reasons that this is a manhwa with strong female lead. The story is so romantic, and it gets only better as you go further. So, never miss this one out.
In a world with gods’ dominance, humans get caught up in their wrath, and from that village, a child named Kubera is born. She embarks on a journey to avenge their village and seek justice.
This epic fantasy story starts with an interesting premise along with a compelling world-building. You’ll love the pace, the characters, and especially the main character.
11. Lady Baby
Calliope had a regretful death after witnessing her family’s murder and war. Now she goes back in time to the age when she was born. It is up to her to figure out how to change fate.
The MC in this manhwa is exactly what we dream of. She is smart, cute, and has been collecting guys into her harem since she was five. If you haven’t read this one yet, now’s the time you do.
10. Black Lagoon
Black Lagoon follows the story of a group of pirate mercenaries who smuggle goods in Southeast Asia. Read the adventures of this epic team as they roam the underworld.
If you haven’t fallen for Revy in Black Lagoon, you definitely don’t have a good taste in girls. The people who love manga with strong female lead must check this one out. It is simply awesome.
9. The Saga of Tanya The Evil
An average Japanese salaryman has been reborn into a world suffered by war and as a young girl. Tanya does anything she can to rise in ranks, even if she has to massacre the whole army.
The Saga of Tanya The Evil is an amazing read if you’re into isekai manga with strong female lead. Tanya’s character is the best thing in this whole manga and you won’t be stopping it by reading once.
8. Song of the Long March
After losing her family, Princess Li Cheng Ge takes the identity as a young man and gains the trust of the Shou emperor. As she climbs the ranks, she gets ready to avenge her family.
Song of the Long March is a masterpiece art-wise and story-wise. The storyline is so fascinating that leaves no space for cliches. If you’re looking for a manhua with strong female lead, then try this one.
7. Doctor Elise
Elise is a spoiled noble brat who treated everyone miserably and soon met with the worst death. But she has been given a second chance in her life as Doctor Elise. Can she redeem herself?
Who wouldn’t read a manhwa with strong female lead, reincarnation concept, kingdom politics, amazing artwork, and a colored medicine-themed one? Well, you shouldn’t miss this one either.
6. Sengoku Komachi Kuroutan: Noukou Giga
Bored god timeslips a young girl into the Sengoku Era. She has no power to change the world except her modern world’s knowledge. How will she survive and change the world for good?
This one is a god-tier manga among strong female lead ones. At its best, it is a unique and engaging storyline along with brilliant execution. If you haven’t read this one yet, you’re really missing something amazing.
5. I’m a Spider, So What?
An average high school girl gets isekai’d into a magical world. But not as a human, as a spider. In addition, she gets stuck in a dungeon, and how is she going to survive there?
I’m a Spider, So What? is a funny and well-written story with a perfect female lead. The readers can actually feel the character development, and overall, you’ll love it till the very end.
The story takes place in a world, where yoma feed on humans, and to fight against them, an organization is formed with Claymores. See how Clare, a low-ranked claymore strives to achieve her one goal.
Claymore is one of the best fantasy manga out there. Although the story seems a bit simplistic in the beginning, it picks up the pace and never leaves you a chance to get bored.
3. Light and Shadow
Edna is a lowly servant who got married to Duke Eli while he expected to marry a noble daughter. But the maid Edna hides a secret that could change the Kingdom’s fate. What could it be?
There are too many reasons why you should read this manga. A strong female lead, good artwork, a little smut, politics in the kingdom, and a neat romance you’d die for. Just go and read it already.
2. Beware the Villainess
A modern-day college student awakens as the story’s villainess, Melissa, after an accident. People don’t like her, but she’s the daughter of the duke, and she does things her way if she has to.
If you’re tired of reading all the webtoons with weak female leads, this manhwa is all you need. The story is hilarious, and MC is so likable. If you haven’t read this one yet, try it right away.
1. Yona of the Dawn
Princess Yona had a good life until the day her father got murdered, and now she has to run for her life. With her trustable aid, Hak, she runs away and decides to avenge the people who took over the kingdom.
Yona of the Dawn is the best I’ve read from this genre. Yona is such a wonderful character and can be an inspiration to women who feel insecure. If you’re one of them, read this one right now.
A Word from Us!
Yes! It seems we’re done with this amazing list. There are tons of manga with strong female lead out there, but how many of them are exactly worth reading?
That’s why this list containing 25 titles will help you find some good ones (every one of them is a good read, though). So, make sure to enjoy these wonderful manga/manhwa/manhua.
So, what do you think about our article? Do you have any other titles on your mind? Feel free to let us know what you think in the comment section below.
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