Top 10 Anime with OP MC Hidden Power

Top 10 Anime with OP MC Hidden Power
Not all characters are fixing to show how strong they are.

Some secrets are better left unsaid.

The main characters of these anime are way over powered, but it's in their best intrests to keep that a secret. However, that's easier said then done for many people in their world are after, or would like to use, their power. The great powers that these characters have come with great responsibilities.

 10. Chrome Shelled Regios

Chrome Shelled Regios imageChrome Shelled Regios imageFor certain reasons, Layfon seeks to keep others from finding out about his past.

Layfon Alseif is hoping for a fresh start in Academy City, a moving city in a post-apocalyptic world overrun with mutated beasts. Unfortunately for him, he catches the attention of Karian Loss, the Student Council President, and Nina Antalk, a Military Arts student and Captain of the 17th Military Arts Platoon, and both think he’ll do great in helping them in the fight against the beasts. Though unwilling, Layfon joins them all while trying to keep his past and unnaturally strong abilities under wraps.

You'll like Chrome Shelled Regios if…

  • You like anime with post apocalyptic settings
  • You like anime with good action
  • You like anime set in high schools

9. A Certain Magical Index

A Certain Magical Index imageTouma has kept his great power a secret until it is suddenly needed.

Touma Kamijou is a highschool student in a world where certain people have been developing psychic abilities with the mysterious power to negate the supernatural abilities of others. He keeps this secret to himself until he meets a strange girl who is being hunted down by a dangerous organization. Kamijou is ready to do whatever it’ll take to protect his new friend.

You’ll like A Certain Magical Index if…

  • You like supernatural anime
  • You like the idea of science vs. magic
  • You like shounen anime with some romance

8. Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied imageLucy's weak split personality protects her from the government.

Lucy is a mutated species known as a “Diclonius” born from mysterious circumstances. The defining features of her kind are horns and dangerously powerful invisible telekinetic hands. One day, Lucy seizes a chance to escape from the people holding her captive, but during her escape she receives an injury that causes her to develop a split personality. She is found by Kouta and Yuka who find themselves caught up in a world of secrets and death as the government uses every means at their disposal to capture Lucy.

You’ll like Elfen Lied if…

  • You like psychological themes
  • You like gore
  • You like traumatised characters

7. The Irregular at Magic High School

The Irregular at Magic High School imageThe full extent of Tatsuya's powers aren't recognized in his school.

In a world where those who can use magic are prized, Tatsuya Shiba and his sister Miyuki Shiba are made to attend a magic highschool. Things get interesting when the two are tested for magical aptitude and Miyuki is declared a prodigy and Tatsuya a dud. Yet, the truth is Tatsuya is actually extremely powerful, but his abilities aren’t recognized simply because of the school’s standardized ranking system. Tatsuya will be faced with many challenges both within school and from outside forces, but will they stand in the way of his job of protecting Miyuki?

You’ll like The Irregular at Magic High School if…

  • You like magic powers
  • You like technology
  • You like school settings

6. Nora: Rise of the Yokai Clan

Nora: Rise of the Yokai Clan imageRikuo hides the powerful yokai part of himself so that the humans in his life won't shun him.

Rikuo Nura is part human, part yokai. For the longest time he was close with the yokai in his clan until he learned that his human classmates feared the yokai as monsters. This causes Rikuo to choose to live as a human only and hide the yokai part of himself. However, it’s not easy for him to be normal when the world of the yokai is all around him.

You’ll like Nora: Rise of the Yokai Clan if…

  • You like anime with yokai
  • You like anime with sword fights
  • You like anime with clan rivalries

5. Shakugan no Shana

Shakugan no Shana imageThere are mysteries behind Yuuji's savior and the parallel world he became a Torch in.

Yuuji Sakai lived life as a normal highschooler, albeit in a world where beings that consume human essence dwell, and one day he is attacked by one of those murderous beings. He is saved just in the nick of time by a young girl with burning eyes and blazing hair. However, it may be too late for him as he discovers he has been turned into a mere scrap of soul: a Torch.

You’ll like Shakugan no Shana if…

  • You like anime with strong female characters
  • You like anime with top-notch animation
  • You like anime with parallel worlds

4. Darker than Black

Darker than Black imageThe abilities Contractors have varies greatly.

The appearance of Heaven’s Gate in South American and Hell’s Gate in Japan marked the entrance of Contractors, those who exchanged their humanity for supernatural abilities, into society. Section 4 Chief Misaki Kirihara is currently at odds with Hei, a Contractor who takes jobs from the Syndicate. Brewing in the shadows is a plot that poses a threat to the very existence of Contractors.

You’ll like Darker than Black if…

  • You like supernatural anime
  • You like sci-fi thrillers
  • You like anime with short arcs

3. Parasyte

Parasyte imageBlending in with his classmates is tough as Shinichi has an alien living in his hand.

On a night that would have otherwise been a peaceful, run-of-the-mill one, Shinichi Izumi is woken up by a parasite trying to invade his body. Fortunately he is able to stop the alien being before it gets too far, and it is only able to take over his hand. Now Shinichi will have to adapt to becoming a little more than human while he tries to survive the onslaught of the other bloodthirsty parasites who are roaming about.

You’ll like Parasyte if…

  • You like monster transformations
  • You like intense action sequences
  • You like thrillers

2. The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. imageAll Saiki wants to do is live a normal life, but he can't even do that.

Kusuo Saiki is a highschooler who would’ve been just like the rest if it wasn’t for his extraordinary psychic abilities. He dreams of having a normal life, but his powers make that dream anything but easy to achieve. It doesn’t help that his classmates are always involving him in their crazy antics that make it tough for him to lead the life of an Average Joe that he so desperately desires.

You’ll like The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

  • You like high school comedies
  • You like supernatural powers
  • You like episodic plots

1. Mob Psycho 100

Mob Psycho 100 imageFor Mob, not letting his emotions go out of control is of extreme importance.

Shigeo Kageyama, aka Mob, is an eighth grader with immensely destructive psychic powers that he prefers to keep on the down low. Contrary to his over the top abilities, Mob’s goal is simple: impress his childhood friend Tsubomi Takane. Mob just wants to live a normal life, but to keep his powers in check requires him to hold back his emotions. With trouble always around him, the danger of his feelings exploding increases daily.

You’ll like Mob Psycho 100 if…

  • You like espers
  • You like comedy
  • You like intense action

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