Overpowered MC who is hiding his strength (manga)

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  1. AssistBot

    AssistBot Database Moderator

    As i mention on the title i am looking for mangas, webtoons etc even for animes that the MC is hiding his/her overpowered strength because either they do not want to stand out or they are too lazy or because they want to act as the weakest one on the whole worlds. THeir power can be anything like too clever but act as dumb, good on martial arts but act like loser, the strongest wizard but act as lvl 1 newbie etc.
    I know that there are a lot so feel free to post them all here. :smile::smile:
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  2. AssistBot

    AssistBot Database Moderator

    I will start with some:
    1. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/mercenary-enrollment
      Veteran mercenary kid has to act as a normal high school boy
    2. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/memorize
      Veteran player who has ended the real life game went back to time and acts as a first time player.
    3. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-beginning-after-the-end
      Strong king is reincarnated to another word and acts as a normal small boy (sometimes)
    4. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-max-level-hero-has-returned
      Prince while being in coma, he became the strongest and when woke up he acts as a weak prince.
    5. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/a-capable-maid
      Maid gains multiple kind of talents and helps everyone while hiding her talents.
    6. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/my-dad-is-too-strong
      The strongest warrior is reincarnated back to his original body and acts like a normal civil servant.
    7. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/omniscient-readers-viewpoint
      MC read about the future and now he knows everything about it but he hides from everyone this fact.
    8. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/shadow-queen
      MC went back to time and she knows everything,trying to take revenge while acting dumb.
    9. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/return-to-player
      Veteran player who has ended the real life game went back to time and acts as a first time player.
    10. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/record-of-the-war-god
      The strongest warrior of the whole murim is hiding his identity and acts like a normal warrior.
    11. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-eminence-in-shadow
      MC is isekaied,he became way too strong but he prefers to act as a weak mob.
    12. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/volcanic-age
      MC went back to time and now he knows everything but he is hiding from everyone this fact.
    13. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/monster-number-8
      MC was turned to monster but tries to act as a human.
    14. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/spy-x-family
      This is a very special family but they are trying to act as a normal family.
    15. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-fable
      Hitman tries to act as a normal citizen.
    16. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/trash-of-the-counts-family
      MC isekaied to a story which has read, he knows the future but he hides from everyone this fact.
    17. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/konjiki-no-moji-tsukai-yuusha-yonin-ni-makikomareta-unique-cheat
      MC's power is too strong but he is not really amazed by it so he does not show it to others often.
    18. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-villainess-turns-the-hourglass
      MC can go back and forth to time but she hides from everyone this fact.
    19. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/the-live
      MC is reading about the future so he knows everything but he hides from everyone this fact.
    20. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/lookism
      MC has 2 bodies but he hides from everyone this fact.
    21. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/hero-i-quit-a-long-time-ago
      The strongest hero got bored and now acts as a normal citizen.
    22. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/second-life-ranker
      Umm this one is the same but i do not remember what happens.
    23. https://www.anime-planet.com/manga/gosu
      He was trained to become the strongest and now acts as a normal citizen.
  3. ZurakoDesu

    ZurakoDesu Well-Known Member

    The list seems incomplete without " UnOrdinary" in it ;3
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    AssistBot Database Moderator

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  5. Almamatotogoo

    Almamatotogoo Member

    • Feng Qi Cang Lan - a Chinese manhua! It’s long and still ongoing. The FL acts dumb or weak but is actually the most OP and shows off and brags when it’s the right time.
    • Feng ni Tianxia - another long, ongoing Chinese manhua. I personally like FQCL more but this one has a weak princess who’s secretly a reincarnated thief/assassin. The story is all over the place though and I have no idea how it’ll end but FL fits the description. Maybe you’ll like it.
    • Your Throne - licensed on Webtoon. Secret body-switching and both characters learn to pretend and protect themself with their own skills. If you like revenge and a lotta lying, you’ll like this one.
    Wish I could provide you more variety lol. Love and recognize a lot on your list and will check out the ones I haven’t yet, thanks!
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  6. WarningNamed

    WarningNamed New Member

    the father dies and ends up taking over another student's body to beat up his daughter's bullies. It's funny!!! But the guy he takes over is kinda low key and shy. Doesn't know what is happening so it somewhat fits
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  7. AssistBot

    AssistBot Database Moderator

    Well, he isnt that OP but i pretty much like the story.
  8. LordArceus

    LordArceus New Member

    There's an ongoing manga titled
    "Kage no Eiyuu no Nichijou-tan"
    It's about a guy who acts as a shadow hero (supports hero from shadows) and after defeating the current Demon Lord, the
    organization he works for disbands and now he wants to live a normal high-school life, but as you know.... it pops-up here and there!
  9. Robertbozic

    Robertbozic New Member

    “I do believe in killing the messenger. Know why? Because it sends a message.”
  10. ZurakoDesu

    ZurakoDesu Well-Known Member

    and why would you quote this here?
  11. Congrats

    Congrats New Member

    I an looking for manga/manhwa like

    Life Of A War Emperor After Retirement

    I love stories of how an overpowered person enjoy life. The MC does not need to train and get stronger. Does not need to build up his faction/group. Something more light-hearted and adventure. Does anyone have recommendations? Any other stories similar?

    Memorize still need to level up, need to train, build up to reach his goals. Not what I am looking for.
  12. Congrats

    Congrats New Member

    I also love the manhwa called ID. It's a very old manhwa in the early 2000.

    Fantastic storyline and art. Unfortunately, the author went bankrupt and was discontinued.

    Storyline is about a murim boy isekai-ed to another world full of magic. The storyline is about how he goes around in adventure. No leveling up. No building of faction. He is insanely strong. No heavy heart. Just go around and have adventures. That's the type of manga/manhwa I like. Anyone else can recommend me something similar?

  13. Congrats

    Congrats New Member

    Another addition. Cultivator vs heroes society. One of my current favourites.
  14. Stnh

    Stnh Active Member

    Posted by Stnh on Feb 20, 2022
    Miss Kobayashi's dragon maid
  15. falsekrow

    falsekrow New Member

    Ohh you like something like when the MC use his power, side character be like "o.o" or "impossible! Losser is soo strong"

    Im really not the demon god's lackey

    --> this is like the MC should be the strongest but......

    Garbage Hero: A revenge story
    --> this should be a clitche story where the mc train in a dangerous and got too strong then.... PS: he hides his power after getting out(i think )

    Spirit Farmer
    -->i dont know if you know about this already because this is quite famous but yeah hiding his strong power while being annoyingly ignorant how strong he is..

    The Dark Magician Transmigrates After 66666 Years
    this should be outside your strikezone manga because he is the strongest but back to zerooo again

    Also most of the others is base on the setting wuxia era or martial strongest got reincarnated to modern world:

    Above All Gods, I'm the Great Immortal, etc.

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