There are a lot of great manhwas with a villainess as the protagonist. One list wouldn’t do this topic justice so here is another article with top 7 manhwas with a villainess as the protagonist. For more recommendations check out the first list here.

The following manhwas are not placed in a specific order, except for the first one which is a must-read.

1.Death Is The Only Ending For The Villainess

Our MC got reincarnated into the body of the notorious Penelope Eckart, the adopted daughter of Duke Eckart and the villainess of her favourite otome game. The only problem is that the game is on hard mode and she needs to constantly fight for her life. Penelope had lived a harsh life, with a family that mistreated her only to die when she finally felt like she had found her freedom. After her reincarnation, she finds herself into yet another family which hates her, or at least that’s what she thinks. Will she be able to survive her tragic fate?

2.When the Villainess Loves


The female lead wakes up in the body of a princess. Life wouldn’t be so bad, except she doesn’t have a lot of time left. The princess not only suffers from an illness which takes a toll on her body but she is also the villainess of this story! What can she do except enjoy the time she has left?

3.Cheating Men Must Die

Su Lüxia, our female lead, transmigrates into different bodies through a cheat system. For instance, she uses this opportunity to trick and beat up countless cheating men. Her only goal is to seek revenge by punishing those who are unfaithful.

4.Villainess’s Survival Diary


Nguyet is an actress who specializes in villainess’ roles in romantic movies. She somehow reincarnated into the last movie she has acted in as the villainess. To escape her tragic death, she tries to win over the male lead. Will she be able to escape her horrible fate?

5.The Villain Discovered My Identity


Seo Yuri was an amazing practitioner of kendo. However, she reincarnates into the novel “ The Song of the Moon “ after suffering a tragic death in her previous life. She now takes the place of her runaway brother in the knight’s squadron to protect her family. Will she be able to avoid the villainous Crown Prince, Ignis, and survive?

6.The Evil Cinderella Needs a Villain


Lilith is a former villainess who got killed by the one man she held dear. After he punished her for her evil deeds, Lilith reincarnates and becomes a supportive character. She is intent to live a good life this time around. However, with an abusive mother, she needs to find a way out of her so-called home. So to live a good life she gets engaged to the villain, of course.

7.The Sunny Lead was Raised as the Villainess


After dying in her previous life she wakes up in the body of a princess. This situation seems a bit too familiar, doesn’t it? This is an ongoing manhwa which has just been released, therefore there are not a lot of chapters. However, make sure to keep an eye on it since it seems both the plot and artwork are very promising.


Recently this type of plot with the female protagonist reincarnating or going back in time has been booming. This list does not do the topic justice so we will make sure to keep you updated with the most amazing ones which will appear. Make sure to follow our page if you wish to find out about more amazing manhwas with a villainess as the protagonist.



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