17+ Best Manga/ Manhwa Like The Return of the Disaster-Class Hero


If you are looking for something similar to The Return of the Disaster-Class Hero, then you have reached the right place.

The Return of the Disaster-Class Hero is a Koreon light novel written by SAN.G, Heats and adapted into a manhwa (Koreon comics) by BGman.

This is the story of what Humans call “calamities”—the unknown, destructive creatures that suddenly appeared on earth. To challenge these calamities, the zodiac gods awakened 12 humans known as saints. But there was one more that awoke—unchosen but the greatest hero of all: Geon Lee. His allies betrayed him and left him for dead, but now, 20 years later, he’s more powerful than ever and ready to teach his fellow “saints” a lesson they’ll never forget.

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Now let’s dig into the recommendation list:

1. Kill The Hero

Kill The Hero manhwa summary
  • Author and Artist: D-Dart, CartoonLife
  • Status: Ongoing


In both stories, the main character is killed by the people he trusted the most, and makes a return to take revenge against them.

“Kill the Hero” is a story about a world where people are suddenly thrown into a game-like reality where dungeons, beasts and monsters appear and threaten the survival of humanity. A group of selected individuals are granted superhuman powers to fight these monsters, but instead of using them to save the world, they use their powers to amass wealth and power for themselves.

But among them is a righteous Hero who is working alone to end this nightmare. He is eventually joined by others who share his goal, along with our protagonist Woojin, together they embark on a journey to defeat the monsters and end the apocalypse. After years of battle and sacrifice, Woojin and his companions finally reach the last floor of the dungeon. But just as they are about to open the door to victory, Woojin is betrayed and killed by the “Hero” – the person he trusted the most.

However, Woojin is given a second chance to start over from the beginning, the day the monsters first appeared. But this time, he is not interested in playing the role of saviour. Instead, he decides to become the “Demon” himself, and take his revenge on the Hero who betrayed him. He sets out to become the King of the Undead and use his power to defeat the Hero and end the game-like reality once and for all.

2. The Frozen Player Returns

Return of the Frozen Player manhwa summary
  • Author and Artist: JerryM, SilSil, Studio Inus
  • Status: Ongoing


After 5 years of battling the monsters and towers that appeared on Earth, Seo Junho and his team finally reached the Final Boss, the Frost Queen. With a great sacrifice, they defeated the queen and brought peace to the world, but at a great cost – they all fell into a deep slumber and turned into statues.

25 years later, Junho awakes to find that the Frost Queen was just the first-floor boss, and there are 9 more floors to clear in order to restore peace to the world once and for all. Armed with his experience and determination, Junho sets out on a new journey to defeat the remaining bosses and save his friends from their frozen slumber.

With renewed hope and a fierce spirit, Junho embarks on his quest to restore balance to the world.

Both manhwas have similar artstyle and story structures where the strongest man in the world returns to the world after a long period of time.

3. Superhuman Battlefield

Superhuman Battlefield webtoon summary
  • Author and Artist: Niccolo, Two-zero, Plan A 
  • Status: Ongoing


In order to end the war with Underworlders, seven of the strongest Superhumans from around the world came together to destroy the Underworlders’ sanctuary and the Final Dungeon.

Despite suffering losses, the party was successful in defeating the Underworlders, and Seo MoonYeob made the ultimate sacrifice by sealing the dungeon and the Underworlders with him.

17 years later, Seo MoonYeob suddenly appears from the sky and lands in front of his statue, unchanged by the passage of time.

In this peaceful era, with no more dungeons to explore, the Superhumans from different nations compete against each other in a virtual reality game called “Battlefield” where South Korea stands dead last in the ranking. Seo MoonYeob, the strongest Superhuman, has returned to the battlefield to change the nation’s fortunes and become a champion once again.

In superhuman battlefield and return of the disaster class hero is forced to remain the toughest dungeon and fight for their life for a long time until they make their return.

4. Return of the 8th Class Magician 

Return of the 8th Class Magician manhwa summary
  • Author and Artist: Ryu Song, Tess
  • Status: Ongoing


This story follows Ian Page, an archmage and the first man to break through the 6th class, then through the 7th and become the most powerful mage, an 8th-class mage. After a lifetime of war and killing Emperor Ragnar, a close friend and ruler of the Greenriver Empire, the continent was finally unified thanks to his efforts.

Now, old, his wish is to live the rest of his life in peace and try to find salvation for all the blood he spilt. However, his old friend, paranoid by Ian, couldn’t tolerate someone so powerful, so he betrays Ian and poisons him.

In his last breath, he casts a time magic that allows him to travel back to when he was a young boy. With all the knowledge he previously had, an joins an elite order of mages to hone his abilities once again. This time, he’ll get revenge on the emperor who betrayed him and reclaim glory as an 8th-class mage.

Both manhwas are about the main characters who are perhaps the strongest human in their respective world but are betrayed and killed by their comrade. They somehow manage to return with vengeance in mind.

5. The Max Level Hero has Returned

The Max Level Hero has Returned webtoon summary

Author and Artist: Devil’s Tail, Yudo

Status: Ongoing


Davey O’Rowane is known as the weak prince of an insignificant country. After being struck by an enemy’s arrow, his body falls into coma but his soul travels to a place where the greatest of the great heroes gather—the honourable Hall of Heroes.

For a thousand years, Davey undergoes excruciating training under the watchful eyes of multiple heroes each having their special powers and different way of training him. They finally bid him farewell and returns as the Max-Level Hero.

Now back to present at his kingdom, he begins his revenge journey against and the enemies hiding in the king’s court. The prince they tried to dismiss is now their biggest threat.

6. Tomb Raider King

TOMB RAIDER KING webtoon summary
  • Author and Artist:  Yuns, SAN.G, Redice Studio, 3B2S
  • Status: Ongoing


Both comics are written by the same author SAN.G and adapted into webtoon by the same studio, The Redice Studio.

Mysterious God’s tombs appeared all over the world one day, each containing a relic which grants its owner supernatural abilities. Jooheon Suh is a tomb explorer, excavator, and raider whose job is to steal relics from others. However, he is Betrayed by his employer when he is sent on an impossible mission with no help and support. When he’s about to die at the hands of a beast, he hears the sound of a relic talking to him and suddenly finds himself 15 years in the past, before any relics or tombs made their debut. Driven by feelings of revenge, Jooheon uses his knowledge of the future to claim all the tombs and relics for himself to become the Tomb Raider King.

There are multiple things that make this manhwa so special, first unlike most manhwa with dungeons Tomb Raider King uses tombs filled with traps and monsters laying in wait which will remind you of The Mummy or Indiana Jones series. Moreover, the series is illustrated by the talented artists at REDICE studio, the same persons behind the phenomenal art of Solo Levelling and Omniscient Reader Viewpoint.

7. The Archmage Returns After 4000 years

The Archmage Returns After 4000 years manhwa manhua
  • Author and Artist: Nakhsan, Barnicle, KD-Dragon
  • Status: Ongoing


This manhwa follows the story of a guy named Lucas Trowman. Lucas was the greatest Archmage of all time. He was the strongest. However, he was betrayed by a demigod and was left to spend his life all alone without any power. 

After 4000 years, he was reincarnated in the body of a student named Frei Blake. Frei was considered the weakest at the academy he studied. Why was he reincarnated again? Is this the work of the same Demigod? What do you guys think? 

8. Duke Pendragon

Duke Pendragon manga summary
  • Author and Artist: Utsumi Yuusuke, Kim Hyungjun
  • Status: Ongoing


Raven Balt is the successor of a low-ranking noble household who bears the sin of plotting a rebellion against the empire. As his punishment, he is sent to fight demons alongside the worst corps in the whole kingdom – “The Demon Corp”.

It is a place where most won’t survive even a year, but Raven somehow manages to survive for ten years. At the end of his tenure, he is given one last mission – to escort Allen Pendragon, the heir of a formerly glorious dragon-taming family, as his bodyguard.

However, due to an unknown conspiracy, he is killed along with the duke and his dragon, Soldrake. Raven wakes up seven years in the past and surprisingly inside Allen’s body. To solve the mystery behind his death, Raven must find the legendary White Dragon to restore the power of House Pendragon.

9. Player Who Returned 10,000 Years Later

Player Who Returned 10,000 Years Later manga
  • Author and Artist: Butterfly Valley, Maeng JuKyung, Team 4PLAYER
  • Status: Ongoing


Our story begins with Oh Kangwoo who for the past 10,000 years has been fighting battles in the Nine Hells. He‘s devoured tens and hundreds of thousands of demons, even the nine kings of Baals using the power of gluttony granting him the title of the Apex Demon King.

But now he is tired of it, the scenery, the slaughter and no one to make with love except the ugly-looking Lilith have made him sick of life. Using all his strength he turns back the flow of time and returns to Earth after 10,000 years and the first thing he does is save a girl from a horde of goblins and instantly asks her to marry him.

10. God of Blackfield

God of Blackfield MANHWA SUMMARY
  • Author and Artist: Mujang, Un, Shin Insung
  • Status: Ongoing


“Kang Chan” is the legend of the French Foreign Legion. He is the “God of Blackfield,” who struck fear into the hearts of his enemies. However, one day in the chaos of battle, Kang Chan was shot and killed from behind. As his vision got blurry, he saw his thirteen team members, who had absolute faith in him, getting killed one after another.

However, when he opens his eyes again, he finds himself in the body of another “Kang Chan,” a 19-year-old high school boy who was being bullied at school.

Kang Chan’s journey to get revenge on the traitor while navigating through a new battlefield full of savage bullies, shady business dealings, and even girls begin now.

11. Return of the Legendary Spear Knight

Return of the Legendary Spear Knight manhwa summary
  • Author and Artist: Jo Husang, joe teacher, Studio Inus
  • Status: Ongoing


Return of the Legendary Spear Knight follows Joshua Sanders, the legendary spearman who ended the brutal civil war and shattered the stereotype that one must wield a sword to become a master knight. He never desired the throne and only wised to serve his best friend and Lord Ceaser Von Britton.

However, he was betrayed by the comrades he trusted the most. Together with the General and Magic Master, the Emperor schemes to the kill empire’s unrivalled spear. When he is on the brink of death when his trusty weapon, Lukia, known as the ‘Death God of Battlefield’ starts shining and sends him back to the stables of his childhood. With his mighty spear in hand, Joshua starts his ultimate revenge.

12. 66,666 Years: Advent of the Dark Mage

66,666 Years Advent of the Dark Mage manhwa manga
  • Author and Artist: Pasu, Taru
  • Status: Ongoing


Diablo Volpir, a powerful dark mage, was defeated and sealed away in a battle against the 12 gods. He finally wakes up from his sleep 66,666 years later, however, in the body of a newborn baby, Jamie Welton! 9 years later, with a fraction of the power he once held and with the loving family and peaceful environment he is now surrounded by, Jamie plans to exact revenge against the 12 gods that had sealed him away.

13. The Rebirth of an 8th-Circled Mage

The Rebirth of an 8th-Circled Mage manhwa summary
  • Author and Artist: Jari, Studio Inus, Chleo
  • Status: Ongoing


Both stories are so similar that it seems like they copied each other. In both webtoons, the main characters are killed by King and they manage to regress back in time.

Henry Morris was a legendary figure known for becoming the first 8-circled wizard. He played a crucial role in supporting his friend in their journey to becoming the king of a united empire. However, after the son of his friend took over the throne, Henry was falsely accused of leading a rebellion against the empire and was subsequently executed.

In a twist of fate, Henry found himself reborn in the body of young Henry Morris, the eldest son of a baron family, who just happened to have the same name as him. Determined to seek revenge, Henry sets out on a journey to relearn magic along with swordsmanship, to become the first magic swordsman.

14. Legendary Youngest Son of the Marquis House

Legendary Youngest Son of the Marquis House webtoon summary
  • Author and Artist: Nok Wolhi, K
  • Status: Ongoing


This is the story of the youngest son of the  Marquis House, a monster who killed tens and thousands for his revenge, overthrew the mighty Tulkan Empire, a single nation that dominated the continent and ended the whole Tulkan clan.  He had accomplished everything he needed to and was satisfied. And that’s why despite having all the powers to heal himself, he accepts his approaching death and takes his final breath. And so he his heart stops: or he thought so.

In the next moment, he finds himself trapped in the body of a 14-year-old with black hair looking at the mirror and realises that he has travelled 20 years back to his youth filled with regrets and abuse.

15. Doom Breaker/ Reincarnation of the Suicidal Battle God

Doom Breaker webtoon
  • Author and Artist: Blue-Deep
  • Status: Ongoing


The final human, the greatest warrior on Earth, is defeated in his last stand against the Demon Lord, yet is given a second chance by the gods to go back ten years before the world’s end.

“I’ll pummel them all; the Demon Lord who took everything from me, and the gods who observed it all as entertainment!”

Zephyr is the last human fighting evil in a world abandoned by the gods. When he is killed in battle by Tartarus, the god of destruction, all hope for humanity seems lost.

But Zephyr’s fate is not sealed — the gods who find his battles entertaining have gifted him a second chance at life, as he is sent ten years into the past, back to when he was a slave instead of the most powerful human alive. 

This is Zephyr’s journey against the world’s end and save the woman he loves.

16. Standard of Reincarnation

Standard of Reincarnation manga
  • Author and Artist: Blue Jaeng-i, Kim Pyung-beom, Lee Sang-kyung
  • Status: Ongoing


Daven a member of the greatest martial family, Samion, is a one-armed martial soldier born without a right arm. Despite the continued ridicule and contempt, he got for only having a left arm, he surpasses the direct line of the Samion family like a genius. However, he gets betrayed by his family and parents in the end, thus meeting a poor end. But, he was reincarnated, now with both his hands.

He had a new family tradition, a naturally gifted body and experience from his past life along with the god Yulion on his side. After his reincarnation, everything changes, and a new adventure begins.

Concluding Thoughts!

It seems like we’ve reached the end of the list. With a perfect main protagonist and well-written side characters and a standard plot, The Return of the Disaster-Class Hero has been an entertaining read for most of us.

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So, what are your thoughts on The Return of the Disaster-Class Hero? Do you think any other manhwa should be on the list as well? If so, let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

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