5 Manga Where Main Character Hides His Identity/Powers


Hello there, So today I’m gonna share a list of Manga where Main Character (Hero) hides his Real Identity or Powers. The reason of hiding it could be anything. Most of the cases s/he hides it due being Over Powered (OP) or being too famous. Hiding identity can save you from unwanted attention and troubles. So in these Manga we can enjoy how well the main character keep it’s identity hidden and how s/he handles when it is revealed. So let’s start our list without wasting anymore time.

1. The New Gate

Summary/Synopsis: “The New Gate,” an online game that had turned into a death game, was now releasing the tens of thousands of players that had been dragged into it, thanks to the efforts of Shin, one of the oldest players. But after he had defeated the last boss and freed everyone, he was swallowed up by a strange light and found himself inside the game world 500 years in the future.

So in this manga, our hero Shin is really over powered (OP) since he has beaten the last boss of the game. After ending the game A gate appears in front of him which sends him to the 500 years future of the game world. So in this future all the heroes are myths and considered like legends of the world. Now due to his identity and overly powered strength he has to hide them. Avoiding troubles, he has to investigate about the gate incident and what happened to his friends.

2. Konjiki no Word Master: Yuusha Yonin ni Makikomareta Unique Cheat

Japanese: 金色の文字使い ―勇者四人に巻き込まれたユニークチート―

Summary/Synopsis: Okamura Hiiro is introverted and loves books. To him, books are his raison d’etre. His story starts with usual gimmick of summoning of heroes. Five people summoned, but one of them is just an outsider dragged in accidentally, that person is Hiiro. The four others are his classmates, but it’s not like they are friends. Unlike him, they are riajuus. Hiiro decided not to help the country, his reason? “I don’t believe you. I’m not friends with them. It’s not my business, and I’m an ordinary person who cares for my own life, so bye,” and he sets for his own journey. Little does others know, that this ordinary person, Hiiro, actually hides a power which could change the world!

So hero of this manga Okamura Hiiro is from another world so he has to hide his identity. He was alone in his previous world and doesn’t care if it’s same in this too. He only love books, he can take any risk if he get to read some new books. After separating from other 4 heroes he starts traveling. The new world he is summoned to is divided in 3 continents and each is dominated Human, Beast and Demons. They are on the brink of war with each other. He doesn’t care about the situation and starts traveling to get better understanding of the world and learn new things. Oh, as for his power he has a unique power which let him create magic attacks just by writing the words.

Yuukuu no Gusha

3. Yuukyuu no Gusha Asley no, Kenja no Susume

Japanese: 悠久の愚者アズリーの、賢者のすゝめ

Alternate Name: The principle of a philsopher by eternal fool “Asley”

Summary/Synopsis: When Asley was young, he had dropped from the Magic Academy and was looked down by others. However by chance, he discovered a god medicine and obtained an immortal body. In order to take revenge on the people who made fun of him, he started to work on the research of magic and magical artifacts much different from those developed in the academy, and before he even noticed, 5000 years have passed and he became an ancient magic user.

Losing his purpose life, Asley goes out on a journey with his familiar, Pochi, to see the world after 5000 years. With an unexpected turns of events after helping many humans, he is now living at the Magic Academy…

How a 5000-year-old with young appearance Asley will live his second life?

So, you sure if you were 5000 years old you would reveal your age ? Yep mostly will hide it to avoid the trouble (specially girls hehe *-*). In these 5000 years our hero researched almost every magic. He travels with his companion Pochi (a wolf) who also has immortal body. No matter what he keeps getting involved in troubles. Sometimes it’s coincident and sometimes forced.

Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party

4. Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party wo Oidasareta node, Henkyou de Slow Life suru Koto ni Shimashita

Japanese: 真の仲間じゃないと勇者のパーティーを追い出されたので、辺境でスローライフすることにしました

Alternate Name: I Was Kicked out of the Hero’s Party Because I Wasn’t a True Companion so I Decided to Have a Slow Life at the Frontier

Summary/Synopsis: In a fantasy world in which a young girl with the Divine Protection of the hero battles against the demon lord. In that world, Red, the elder brother of that young girl hero, possessing the Divine Protection of “The Guide” which only grants a high initial level, fought in the initial party of the hero.

However, with a Divine Protection that only grants a high level but no magic nor martial art nor supernatural ability, he gradually could no longer keep up with the battle and in the end, a companion, a sage, remarked “You are not a true companion” as he snatched all his equipment and kicked him out of the party with just a single copper sword.

Having his heart completely shattered, Red distanced himself from the battle against the demon lord’s army despite knowing that the fate of the world rests on it, aiming to live an inconspicuous life alone at the frontier Zoltan as he earns money to open a herbalist shop by utilizing the knowledge he acquired throughout his journey.

Together with the half-elf carpenter living downtown and the princess who couldn’t become the hero’s companion, he aims to live a slow life in the frontier of the world governed by a person’s inborn Divine Protection!

5. Shinka no Mi: Shiranai Uchi ni Kachigumi Jinsei

Japanese: 進化の実~知らないうちに勝ち組人生~

Alternate Name: The Evolution Fruit: Conquering Life Unknowingly

Summary/Synopsis: Hiiragi Seiichi is an ugly, revolting, dirty, smelly fatass; these are the insults hurled at him one after another about his appearance. Such was Seiichi’s daily school life of bullying, then for some reason, one day when school was out, a voice claiming to be a God said over the PA system to prepare to be transported to another world. What’s more, not Seiichi alone, but the entire school. A fantasy world where game-like elements such as as levels, stats, and skills exist. However, the God still had preparations to complete for the transfer, and would send them over as soon as the hero summoning ritual was ready. The classes all formed groups to wait for the transfer, but Seiichi alone was discluded and as such was summoned to a different area. After being transported the first thing Seiichi ate was the “Fruit of Evolution.” This would come to greatly change his life…

This story is about how Seiichi went from being severely bullied by his classmates, even not being recognized for his accomplishments, and despite all that staying positive and surviving in this new world. As a result, he somehow becomes one of the champions. (Also the first heroine is a Gorilla?!)

So our list ends here, If you have any recommendation to expand this list you are welcome to let us know by commenting below.