The Ultimate List of Top 22 Anime with Overpowered Main Characters
When it comes to anime, we all love a good overpowered main character (OP MC). These characters possess extraordinary abilities and powers that allow them to overcome any obstacle that comes their way. They are able to break the limits of what’s possible and push the boundaries of what we expect from an anime character.
In this article, we’ll take a look at the top anime with overpowered main characters. These shows feature MCs that start off with insanely overpowered abilities or gain them quickly and consistently throughout the series.
From transfer students to immortal beings, slimes, demons, and everything in between, these anime showcase the limits being pushed and broken when it comes to the main character’s power levels.
And, with so many strong contenders for the title of “OP MC,” we want to remind you that this list is in no particular order, and it is going to be huge. Get ready to explore the depth and beauty of anime and the characters that push it to the next level.
“One Punch Man” – This anime follows the story of Saitama, a superhero who can defeat any enemy with a single punch. He’s so overpowered that he’s bored with his own strength and seeks out a worthy opponent.
“Overlord” – This anime follows the story of a man who gets trapped in a virtual reality game and becomes an all-powerful undead sorcerer. Using his vast knowledge and abilities, he sets out to conquer the new world and become its ruler, facing off against other powerful players and NPCs. He quickly rises to become the ruler of the game’s empire.
“The Rising of the Shield Hero” – This anime follows the story of Naofumi Iwatani, a hero summoned to a fantasy world to save it from destruction. He’s betrayed and falsely accused, and then becomes an incredibly powerful anti-hero.
“Konosuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World!” – Kazuma, the protagonist, is a hikikomori who dies and is offered the chance to start anew in a fantasy world. He decides to become an adventurer but ends up summoning a goddess and receiving a cheat-like power to use.
“The Seven Deadly Sins” – Meliodas is the captain of the Seven Deadly Sins and possesses immense physical strength and power, capable of battling even the strongest of opponents with ease.
“Black Clover” – Asta is a young orphan who possesses no magic power, but he wields an Anti-Magic sword and a powerful grimoire that allows him to fight against magic users.
“Hunter x Hunter (2011)” – Gon Freecss is a young boy who discovers that his father is alive and sets out to find him. Along the way, he discovers that he’s a Hunter, a member of a group of skilled individuals who hunt down valuable treasures and criminal. He’s also blessed with extraordinary strength and powers.
“Sword Art Online” – Kirito is one of the players trapped in the virtual reality MMORPG Sword Art Online and becomes the strongest swordsman in the game.
“My Hero Academia” – Izuku Midoriya, the main protagonist, is born without a Quirk, but eventually gains one and becomes the top student at U.A. High School, a school for heroes in training.
“Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash” – The main character, Haruhiro, starts off as a novice adventurer but through his hardships, he become a powerful warrior with unique abilities.
“Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?” – The main characters, Izayoi Sakamaki, Asuka Kudou, and You Kasukabe, are all incredibly overpowered individuals with unique abilities summoned to a fantasy world.
“That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” – Rimuru Tempest, a weak human reincarnated as a powerful slime, quickly becomes one of the strongest beings in the fantasy world through his incredible powers of regeneration and absorption.
“The Misfit of Demon King Academy (2020)” – Anos Voldigoad, the Demon King himself, is reincarnated as a human teenager. Despite not having his full powers, he quickly establishes himself as the strongest being in the academy, and proceeds to break through every limit and obstacle set before him.
“The Rising of the Shield Hero (2019)” – Naofumi Iwatani, falsely accused of a crime, is summoned to a fantasy world as one of four legendary heroes tasked with saving the kingdom. Armed with the unique abilities of the Shield Hero, Naofumi quickly rises to power and takes revenge on those who wronged him, while also battling enemies and protecting the kingdom.
“The case study of Vanitas (2022)” – Noé is a cursed vampire hunter who has been blessed with overwhelming power to fight against the vampire race. This young man wields the power of the “Vanitas,” a cursed tool that can kill the undead, and solves the mystery behind the vampire race’s birth while avoiding falling into their curse.
“The King’s Avatar” – In this Chinese anime, the main character Ye Xiu is a former professional gamer who is forced to retire due to corporate politics. However, he continues to play the game under a new identity and quickly rises to the top once again, proving himself to be a formidable player with unbeatable skills.
“The Legend of Qin” – In this, another Chinese anime, the main character, Great Qin, is an orphan who is raised by his foster father and trained in various fighting styles. He becomes the most powerful warrior of his time, with skills and abilities that allow him to defeat any opponent and unite the warring states of ancient China.
“Quan Zhi Gao Shou” – The main character, Ye Xiu is once again the protagonist, an elite player of the online game “Glory” who is forced to retire by his own company, after a fallout with his former team. He returned to the game as a one-man team under a new account and managed to reach the top ranks, proving himself to be one of the best players in the game.
“Meng Shi Zai Shang” -Wu Geng, is the chosen one in ancient China, who is bestowed with special powers, able to control the elements and fate. He rises to power and starts changing the fate of the kingdom, with the ability to manipulate time and space, making him an incredibly overpowered character.
“Jian Wang 3” – Sun Jian, is a powerful warrior who becomes embroiled in the politics of ancient China. He quickly rises to power and becomes one of the most powerful and feared leaders of his time, with an arsenal of skills that allow him to take on any opponent, and his leadership skill is on a different level.
“The 8th son? Are you kidding me? (2020)” – Shingo Ichinomiya, an average businessman, is reincarnated as the 8th son of a nobleman in a fantasy world. Despite not having any magical powers, he uses his knowledge from his past life to outsmart his rivals and quickly rises to power.
“Hagure Yuusha no Estetica” – The main character, Akatsuki Ousawa, is a powerful hero summoned to another world who uses his overpowered abilities to fight against other overpowered beings.
In conclusion, anime has a wide range of main characters that push the boundaries of power, strength, and abilities. This list of Top Anime with Overpowered Main Characters is a testament to the creativity and imagination of the anime industry. From transfer students to slimes, these characters have captured our hearts with their determination and ability to break limits. With these anime, we are taken on a journey of exploring the depths and beauty of anime and art. Join us on the journey of anime and art exploration with Zirako Magazine and discover more anime with overwhelmingly overpowered main characters.