Manhwa has become popular because of the colorful panels, engaging plots and diverse characters. In recent years, the isekai genre hasn’t been restricted to Japan only. It has extended its reach to South Korea, North Korea, China, India, and even the US.

Whether it be a boy who has been run over by a semi-truck and is brought into a fantasy world or a girl who is reincarnated as the villainess of a storybook, isekai contains tons of unique ideas. This list is going to tell you about 10 of the best isekai manga for fans of manga to read.

15. Empress Of Another World

Highschoolers always seem to be transported to another world, and that is no different in Empress of Another World. After Sabina happens to die from an accident in her own world, she is ordered to become the concubine of the emperor.

However, when said emperor is killed, she is left to become the latest candidate for the throne and must do all she can to overthrow the others so she can stand at the top.

14. The Abandoned Empress

The Abandoned Empress tells the story of a woman who has her rightful spot taken from her underneath her feet. Despite Aristia being the rightful heir to the crown as well as the Castina Empire, the emperor quickly turns his back on her and decides to end her life.

However, after she dies, she is transported to 7 years earlier before anything vile occurred. Aristia must now do all she can to figure out why the emperor ended her life and discover the new girl’s identity.

13. Daughter Of The Emperor

Daughter of the Emperor is an isekai that also hinges on a romantic comedy, for it deals with a 27-year-old woman who is reincarnated as a baby with all of her memories.

Based on a web novel, the story follows young Ariadna Lereg Ilestri Pre Agrigent as she interacts with her cold-blooded emperor of a father and learns to navigate through this new world.

12. The Reason Why Raeliana Ended Up At The Duke’s Mansion

The Reason Why Raeliana Ended Up At The Duke’s Mansion is a straight-to-the-point title like much Japanese isekai manga, and fits in well with the mix. Raeliana is a poor character who is poisoned by her fiancé, but that’s not all.

When Eunha awakens to discover she has turned into the unfortunate character, she must do everything she can to create her own happy ending. To do this, she enlists the help of the protagonist, Duke Noah Wynkinight, to help her keep on living.

11. Adelaide

Adelaide wants some excitement in her life, and she hasn’t had any even 7 years after her reincarnation. After news of a dimensional traveler reaches her ears, she concocts a plan to spruce up her life.

She will become this dimensional traveler’s fake fiancée so he can not be bothered by a woman who only wants him for his money. However, getting close to him is a whole other problem on its own.

10. I Met The Male Lead In Prison

I Met the Male Lead in Prison was written by Moon Sihyun and illustrated by Just Someone Passing By. It was created as a promotional one-shot to promote the novel of the same name. Have you ever wanted to be reincarnated in another world as the female protagonist of an erotic game? Well, here’s your chance to experience it first hand.

When the protagonist awakens inside an infamous prison as the villain’s younger sister in a 19+ game, she realizes the next scene is an erotic one with another character, Doran von Hel. He happens to be suffering from a curse that turns him into a monster, as well. But when the plot is tangled because of her, what will happen to the original story?

9. Adelaide

Adelaide was written by Chae Habin and illustrated by SUHO. The story centers on 17-year-old Adelaide, our red-haired protagonist. When she hears that a dimensional traveler has arrived at the imperial palace, she becomes excited at the prospect of adventure to shake up her ordinary and boring life.

After attending a ball and falling in love with said traveler, Felix, she decides to make a deal with him to become his fake fiance in order to keep another girl from stealing his heart. Those searching for a strong female lead are sure to enjoy this isekai with a dash of romance.

8. The Gamer

The Gamer

The Gamer was written by Sung Sang-Young and illustrated by Sang-Ah. The story is loosely based on RPGs such as Dungeons and Dragons and a comic book series. When our protagonist, Han Jihan, realizes he has become a video game character in the real world his life gets a whole lot more complicated.

He gains the ability to level up akin to characters in a video game, although no one realizes this besides his best friend, Shin Seon-II at first. The story also introduces other ability users, battles between them, and of course, a secret organization the heroes must defeat.

7. God Bless You

God Bless You was written and illustrated by MilaeJu. Do you enjoy girls who know about mixed martial arts? Then this is the manhwa for you. When Shin Eu Hye, dubbed the strongest woman in the world as well as the Champion of Mixed Martial Arts, awakens to find that all of her muscles are gone and she transformed into a beautiful woman, she’s confused yet delighted at the same time.

Because no man wanted to date her because she was strong, she couldn’t find a boyfriend — but now that she appears normal, she sets out to find one. Although the plot is vain, the art and plot are compelling as well as her finding out why she was reincarnated.

6. Survive As The Hero’s Wife

Survive As The Hero’s Wife was written by Nokki and illustrated by Abin. This is a manhwa that has been translated into various languages, so if you want to support the author, be sure to read it legally. The story follows a young woman named Canaria who has been reincarnated as the villain of a cheesy romance novel.

When she discovers she’s destined to be executed by her husband, her goal is simple: get divorced before she can be murdered. But when she happens to fall in love with her husband and problems arise, her goal becomes more complicated than she once thought.

5. I Belong To House Castielo

I Belong to House Castielo was written by Cotton and illustrated by Shiya. Here’s another manhwa that’s officially translated into English! It’s important to support the authors, so remember to do so and not read the illegal scanlations. Now, on to the next entry. The story centers on Estelle, an 11-year-old girl who was sold by her mother.

But to her surprise, she’s bought by the only duke in the entire empire, Ein Castielo, and he turns out to be her father. Although he’s coldblooded, he treats Estelle like his own, but she wonders if she honestly belongs to this extravagant house.

4. They Say I Was Born A King’s Daughter

They Say I Was Born a King’s Daughter was written by Bi Chu and illustrated by Kim Legna. Based on the hit novel of the same name, this manhwa spans 4 seasons and is still going strong to this day. When the protagonist, a murder victim, is reborn as a ruthless king’s daughter with all memories of her past life, she has to navigate a world full of misogyny.

Although the world she was reborn into has world peace and a wonderful advancement of science, what’s the point if men are still pigs? This manhwa is for those who want a romantic-comedy.

3. The Descent Of The Demonic Master

The Descent of the Demonic Master was written by Wolbaek and illustrated by Mayolang. After the protagonist, Gang Jinho, loses his family and legs in an accident, he takes his own life and is reincarnated. Then, after he is betrayed by the person he trusts the most, he dies and is reincarnated again.

After finally being reincarnated for the third time, his only wish is to live a normal life. But when he realizes that he’s only familiar with a non-normal life, he needs to figure out what he can do to live “normally” as a person in the modern world.

2. Doctor Elise: The Royal Lady With The Lamp

Doctor Elise: The Royal Lady with the Lamp was written by yuin and illustrated by Mini. Dr. Song, the youngest professor at a college focused on medicine in Korea, was a spoiled princess in her past life. But when she almost drowns in the ocean, she awakens yet again as Princess Elise only to get a do-over.

This time, she wishes to not be a brat and mend the relationships she broke the first time around as well as help her empire. With the knowledge of a surgeon, can Dr. Song heal the people she hurt as well as her empire?

1. Who Made Me A Princess

We have Who Made Me a Princess to take the #1 spot. It was written by Plutos and illustrated by Spoon. Bright and cheerful Athanasia was killed by her father, Claude de Alger Obelia, the emperor. Despite it being called a bedtime story, a woman awakens to discover she’s become the princess.

Shocked by the turn of events, she must find a way to not be murdered by her flesh and blood by either living as quietly as possible or acting as a doting daughter to her father. She chooses the latter, obviously, and the story proceeds from there.