How do you define a manga/manhwa is similar to Legend of the Northern Blade?
- By its fantasy theme, not exactly.
- Revenge plot, this is more justifying
- An amazing main character who acts calm and cool, by dealing with any types of situations, accurate isn’t it?
Well, there are many manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade, but after thorough research and filtering, we’ve found these 10 titles to be more similar. So, let’s get into the business, shall we?
Manhwa like Legend of the Northern Blade!
1. Chronicles of Heavenly Demon
Hyuk Woon Seong and his master, the successor of the Spear Master Sect were framed and killed pitifully. But when he was about to get killed, the artifact of the Spear Master sect emitted light and gave him a new life.
Now he’s reborn into Demonic Cult and trained for years to hone his martial art skills. With only one goal in mind, he decides to avenge his master as the moment comes near.
Chronicles of Heavenly Demon is one of the rare manhwa where the plot doesn’t go down at all. As for its similarities to Legend of the Northern Blade, both are manhwa based on martial arts and revenge-themed.
While both involve familiar world buildings, the main characters are pretty overpowered and amazing till the end.
2. The Live
Yun-Jae Kim loses his wife and daughter in a car accident, and half a year later, his diary erases and leaves a shocking message: “You can see them again.“
But to make it possible, he needs to survive in an RPG game world where only the strong can stand, and the weak perish. Can he fulfill his wish with all these obstacles in front of him?
Although this manhwa isn’t set in a historical world, you can find this manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade manhwa. It might not have a revenge plot, or probably cannot execute the fantasy theme in the same way, but it is truly one amazing read.
3. Sword Sheath’s Child
The story follows Bira, who loves fishing and prefers to wander around with his grandfather, a dwarf. As his grandfather instructed him, he stays away from humans and befriends animals instead.
But what if he meets a girl who is on a quest that involves a lot more troubles than anyone can imagine? Especially when the world is filled with fantastical creatures and cruel people.
Its art is spectacular, and it only gets better as you go through the chapters. The main character seems like a normal person in the beginning, but the readers will know how he is similar to Mu-Won from Legend of the Northern Blade.
4. Peerless Dad
Peerless Dad is the story about a martial artist named Noh Gajang who goes through fatherhood, marriage issues, along with innumerable battles. With a tragic backstory and a family to take care of, why don’t he give up?
The story starts a bit slow in the beginning, but once it picks up the pace, you can only be in a state of amazement. The art is pretty amazing and facial expressions are very well drawn.
While martial arts theme makes it a manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade, the usage of fantasy elements and the hilarious moments make it even more worthwhile.
5. Volcanic Age
The story follows Joo Seo Cheon, who survives the age of war by luck and becomes the Realm Elder of Mount Hua Sect. At the age of 77, he dies with a life full of regrets, but when is sent back to the past, he decides to face life head-on.
Firstly, the story needs applause because I’ve never had such a beautiful flow while reading a manhwa. The division of factions, martial arts, and adventure theme make it a manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade.
It is an action-packed manhwa with an overpowered main character, and since it is your criteria, you’re sure to love it.
Gang Yang hears the news about his mentor’s death and how cruelly he is killed by his own disciples. The enraged protagonist decides to kill them with his own hands, and being a dumpling delivery boy is his cover.
The best thing in the manga is how the author made Gang Yang’s encounter with each villain. The action scenes are pretty insane too. The comedy hits right when you need it, and the story itself is wholly unique.
Since it has an act of revenge and martial arts themes, it should be on the list of manga similar to Legend of the Northern Blade/Manhwa like Legend of the Northern Blade.
7. Bowblade Spirit
The story follows a training regime who wields a bow that is far dangerous than a blade or sword and all set to conquer the Murim world. The hero will rise with his Ki guidance, and also, he’s in search of a beautiful wife.
The first thing you’ll like in this manhwa is the story-telling and how the story paces. The action scenes are pretty unique too, and we don’t see many bow fights in the manhwa/manhua lately.
Its action, world-setting, martial arts theme make it a similar manga to Legend of the Northern Blade. So, you might as well add this one to your list right away.
8. Descent of the Demonic Master
Jinho Kang loses all his family in an accident and wakes up in medieval China only to become a demon master. Later on, he is sent back to the previous life, and now he has to save the world that is filled with monsters.
Descent of the Demonic Master is quite an opposite manhwa to what you might be imagining. The main character isn’t that overpowered; in fact, he wants to live a simple life.
The main character, fantasy theme, and action-packed moments surely make it a manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade.
9. The Great Mage Returns After 4000 Years
Lucas Trowman used to be the greatest archmage until a Demigod sealed him for eternity. After 4000 years, he makes an entrance into the body of Frei Blake, the weakest student of Westroad Academy.
Although it been four millenniums, the magic hasn’t progressed much, and Lucas tries to chase out the mystery, and along the way, can he get his revenge?
If you’re into reincarnation manga/manhwa, then you must check this one out. The concept is well delineated, and I also loved how the story turned out halfway through.
The elements like magic, fantasy, and aspects like action, overpowered the main character makes it a manhwa similar to Legend of the Northern Blade.
10. Rebirth of the 8th Circled Mage
Henry Morris, an 8-circled mage and a legend who unified the empire by making his friend the king. But after the throne was passed onto the son, Henry was executed by a false accusation of rebellion.
Now he woke up in the body of the eldest son of the baron family and starts learning the magic along with swordsmanship to seek vengeance. This manhwa has many negative reviews saying that there are too many plotholes.
Yes, indeed, the story wasn’t executed well but I think, for what it has to offer to the audience, it did succeed. The reincarnation concept was great and the way he takes vengeance is pretty unique too.
The concept of magic, the personality of the main character, and fantasy world setting can be found similar to Legend of the Northern Blade.
It seems like we’ve reached the conclusion on the list. With a perfect main character and standard plot, Legend of the Northern Blade manhwa has been an astonishing read for most of us.
Since you’re looking for a similar manhwa, we’ve presented you with this list. We hope you found what you’re looking for, and even with all these titles, there should be one manhwa to your taste.
So, what are your thoughts on Legend of the Northern Blade? Do you think any other manhwa should be on the list as well? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.
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