It is always fun to watch anime where the main character is OP. We know there are tons of good anime and manga out there whose MC is basically indestructible, so creating this concise list was pretty tough. But in the end, these won the battle of top and hidden gem OP MC anime titles. This is a subjective ranking, which might not include your favorite ones. We are constantly exploring, though, if something more OP surfaces, this list will get updated ASAP.
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Best Anime where the Main Character is OP (Overpowered)
The name speaks for itself. Even after getting stuck in the game world Momonga or the overpowered mage Ainz Ooal Gown of Yggdrasil is nowhere vulnerable to danger. It would be better to say that he is the danger himself. He knows the game like the back of his hand. And that knowledge, his associates and now conscious NPCs all make the anime very interesting to watch. By the time of writing, there are four seasons in the anime. And it wouldn’t be any surprise if a new one is announced.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
Saiki Kusuo is a psychic but strangely the most normal one around. Believe me, his parents, classmates and even the girl who has a crush on him will make you say what! There were no dull episodes in all the seasons that have come till now. We have a scary-looking softy, a cat that thinks it owns the world, and a guy that believes he has superpowers. Our OP MC is trying so hard to live his life peacefully. But with such characters around you, peace is just a dream.
The Misfit of Demon King Academy
Demon King gave up his life for world peace and got reincarnated after 2,000 years. But to his disbelief, his name, personality, and even history have been fabricated for purposes unknown. His claims of being a Demon King of the Tyranny are dismissed and not paid heed by others. But with his unmatchable power and sheer confidence against all enemies, you just need to enjoy him crushing fools that try to defy him.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Thought that slimes are the weakest creatures? You wouldn’t think that after watching this anime where the Overpowered main character is none other than a slime. Satoru Mikami is an ordinary Japanese corporate worker who dies after getting stabbed. In his last moments, he wishes for things that lead him to get reincarnated as a slime. The more you watch, the better it gets. His journey from nothing to the Tempest Federation and more is something to look for.
High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World!
They certainly do. The story revolves around seven high school students who are unmatchable in their field. They might be young, but their qualifications far surpass anyone who has worked for ages sharpening their skills. These internationally renowned prodigies end up in a plane crash and survive to find themselves in a medieval fantasy world. And with their knowledge and skill, they are out to change the world for good.
Hidden Gems Anime with Overpowered MC
Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy
Makoto Misumi, son of heroes from a fantasy world, is recalled to his roots. Which he accepts for his family and world, but to his horror goddess is not thrilled to see him and neither is kind to him. She throws him to a place that is far away from human civilization. She doesn’t want him to get acquainted with humans, his favorite creation. Her reason is bizarre, making our protagonist feel bad, but he is kind-hearted and strong, so people join him willingly. His journey to find his purpose and root keeps us entertained till the end.
The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World
After getting betrayed and dying at the hands of those whom he fought for, Haruyoshi Kuga casts a spell that lets him reincarnate to the new world as Seika Lamprogue. He decides that he will do everything to ensure that this cruel fate doesn’t repeat itself. But this world is very different from his previous world, all the parameters that judge his power here are useless. As he wields the art that folks of this land have almost no knowledge about. And though this main character is OP, he has no wish to prove himself. He desires to live a peaceful life this time.
The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest
Mathias, the most powerful sage has reached the limit of his crest. So he decides that he will reincarnate with the crest he finds most suitable for progression. But to his dismay, the time he is reincarnated in has wrong knowledge about the Crest. The Crest he abandoned in his last life is now referred to as the Crest of Glory, while his new Crest is called the Crest of Failure. So starts the journey of our Strongest Sage with the weakest Crest.
By the Grace of the Gods
Ryoma Takebayashi was an office worker with a dull life, he died in his sleep at the age of 39. Gods pitied this kind soul and reincarnated him as an 8-year-old in a fantasy world. Here he becomes fond of Slimes and starts living a secluded life while enjoying each day in his own way. Until he stumbled upon the injured and helped them. Which eventually made him start his new journey. It is a peaceful, slice-of-life anime where the main character is OP, but has no desire to achieve anything extraordinary.
Monster but Wild
Dongdong is a veteran player of Azure with ten years of experience. During one of his tasks, he receives a reward that lets him become part of Azure. Without any hint of what was going to happen to him, he claimed the prize and got stuck in the game as the weakest monster Skeleton. But his years of experience were not for nothing, he eventually found his path and ways to regain his OP form in no time.
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