Wuxia (武侠) is one of the oldest genres in Chinese literature, and translates to “martial arts chivalry”. This manhua, typically Chinese webtoons, feature heroes who fight against evil. Wuxia manhua is one of the best genres you can try in Chinese webtoons if you are attracted to beautiful art with amazing vibrant fashion, as well as extremely intense action scenes.
Best Wuxia Manhua or Wuxia Chinese Webtoons
Genre-Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Fantasy
Yao Tian Dynasty year 812 holy yao year, a child is thrown into the river but is salvaged by a demon stone. The child, Yao Yue, is reborn and cultivates his chi with the power of the demons within the stone. Yao Yue seeks vengeance from those that wronged him in his past with his newfound demonic powers.
It’s a very unusual wuxia manhua if you like fast cultivator maybe it is your taste. The artwork also is not so great just okay, comparing to another wuxia webtoon on the list. But you can give it a try, who knows you like it and it turns out one of your favorites.
Genre-Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Romance/ Fantasy/ Shounen/ Drama
A legend said that in the whole world there are twelve paths to climb the Tower of God, conquering them will give one immortality. However, these paths in the Tower of God, are too long without end. In ancient times there once were many types of martial art. The world underwent terrible changes, and only three martial art technique was left: Flame, Dragon, and Star martial art. Generations of experts of those three martial arts are searching for the road of immortality. A star martial art practitioner on his journey of a lifetime plans to become the Highest God.
A usual wuxia manhua, about cultivation and martial art. The main protagonist is overpowered character from the starting with the extraordinary talent and skills, but kinda naive.
Genre-Fantasy/ Adventure/ Action/ Martial Arts/ Seinen
Lord Xue Ying is well known as a cultivator, he is an unremarkable lord. many are unaware he is a young and agile teen. Who lives in the Tranquil Sun province of the empire. This is the home of the Dong Bo clan, His father, a commoner turned noble; his mother, a noble who abandoned her clan for love, and his brother, an innocent toddler. Xue Ying with his brother Qing Shi and loyal companions travels the world doing chivalrous deeds.
But peace cannot last forever, Xue Ying’s peaceful life shattered, and the only way to reclaim it is through power. A long wild adventure awaits as he journey to be a transcendent knight and save his long loser parents.
Genre-Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Seinen
“A dragon will be consumed by a snake” An ancient prophesy was told that the once allied kingdoms of Zhou and Daiwu would be torn apart for power. The royal Zhou family is foretold to fall under the rival family of Daiwu. The night for Zhou Yuan’s Eight Principles to be bestowed upon him has ended for naught. Yuan, the only son of the Zhou empire had only a few years to live. Devastated, Yuan asks for another way to redeem himself. Yuan’s parents finally tell him his true role for the Zhou kingdom as the prophesied dragon, and the boys’ rage for Daiwu has finally lit up.
But young boy Zhou Yuan carries the foretold title of Dragon Saint, the only problem is his powers yet to manifest. Undeterred by his weakened body, Yuan chooses to become a Yuan Master to lead his family to glory. Now Yuan’er is determined to learn the arts of becoming a Yuan Master and show his parents, kingdom, and enemies that one’s fate can be changed.
Genre-Isekai/ Romance/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Adventure/ Fantasy/ Historical/ Webtoons
Feng Yan is the greatest and the last cultivator of the twenty- fourth century, however, due to an unknown reason. She has crossed into another world, into another body who is a very naive mistress and her families were oppressing her. She also has a scumbag fiance abusing and stepping over her. Feng Yan, she walks on this dimension with her alchemy knowledge and cultivation strength. Now that Feng Yan is in someone else body she decided to seek revenge for her.
Peerless Alchemist along with wuxia manhua it is also a strong female lead webtoon. Feng Yan’s vibes are very strong, stronger than most of the characters in this manhua.
Genre-Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Comedy/ Romance/ Harem/ Adventure/ Shounen/ Drama/ Webtoons
In a land where there is no magic, a land where the strongest make the rules and weak have to obey. A land alluring treasure and beauty, yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Once extraordinary and powerful, Xiao Yan mysteriously lost everything there years ago. He lost his power, his reputation, and his promise to his mother.
Battle Through The Heaven has been a standard harem wuxia webtoon. It can be one of the best wuxia manhuas to start with if you wanna start with a decent story.
22. Tales of Demons and Gods
Genre-Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Comedy/ Romance/ Harem/ Adventure/ Demons/ Shounen/ Drama
Nie Lie our main protagonist use to be weak in his past life. He becomes the strongest Demon Spiritist and stood at the pinnacle of the martial world. However, he lost his life during the battle with the Sage Emperor and six deity-ranked beasts. But his soul went back to his 13-year-old self. Although he’s the weakest in his class with the lowest talent, having only a red soul realm and a weak one at that. With the aid of the vast knowledge which he accumulated from his previous life. He decided to train faster than anyone could expect. He also decided to help those who died nobly in his previous life to train faster as well.
Now, that he had reincarnated as his past self he decided to protect the city. that going to occur in the upcoming future of being devastated by the Demon beast assault or its aftermaths. Also, he aims to destroy the so-called scared family who arrogantly abandoned their duty and betrayed the city in his past life.
Genre-Fantasy/ Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Shounen
Luo Zheng is the main protagonist of the Apotheosis manhua. He is at the bottom of the Luo Clan hierarchy. Despite his family being the founders of a power refining technique that could instantly defeat any opponent. One night, enraged by unfair treatment from a family steward, Luo Zheng burns the family records. In doing so the mysterious gold parchments climbed onto his body with this event he got the highest refinement method: “With flesh as the medium, with one’s self as the soul, thoroughly tampered, rinse thy body and turn it into natural energy”. Luo Zheng becomes a new skilled fighter. Fleeing his home and despicable clan. Luo Zheng must learn to harness his powers to rescue his younger sister while his cousins are on his pursuit.
The storyline of this wuxia webtoon has several major twists that ensure the reader’s continuous interest. Also, the artwork of this wuxia manhua is not bad, better than average, but it can give it a try.
Genre– Action/ Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Time Travel/ Based on a Novel
The demonic Fang Yuan possesses the Spring Autumn Cicada, a Gu that lets him leap through time. Using the Gu, he was reborn 500 years into the past where he became a child genius. That what everyone thought of but later in the awakening ceremony, everything changed he turn out to be a normal boy. But things changed when he found out about his Spring Autumn Cicada Gu that it’s still there. With his knowledge of life experiences and skills, he will stop at nothing to achieve his goals. In a world of cruelty where one cultivates using Gu – magical creatures of the world – Fang Yuan must rise above all with his power.
Genre-Isekai/ Fantasy/ Action/ Martial Arts/ Romance/ Adventure/ Shounen
Soul Land I:
Tian San spent his entire life in the Tang Outer Sect, dedicated to the creation and mastery of hidden weapons. Once he stole the secret lore of the Inner Sect to reach the pinnacle of his art. The only way to escape was to jump off from the peak, little did he knew was he is not going to die. Awakened in the new world, called “Douluo Dalu” a world where every person has a spirit of their own. Those with powerful spirits can become Spirit Master after training. But Tian San possess the most useless spirit, it is Blue Silver Grass.
Soul Land II:
The story sets in a world where there are martial art essence spirits. A young boy ridiculed as a useless child whose name is Hao Yuhao. Pledges to himself to become a spirit master after his mother’s death. An epic journey of our protagonist who went zero to hero in his adventure.
Soul Land III:
Following the advancement of spirit technology, the humans of the Douluo Continent conquered the ocean and discovered two new continents. After being hunted by spirit masters excessively, the spirit beasts are nearly extinct. After countless years of lying dormant, the King of the Spirit Beasts has awakened in the Great Star Dou Forest. It will lead its remaining clansmen in taking vengeance against humanity.
Meanwhile, Wu Lin discoverers that he has massive power, however, it also means lots of troubles. He decided to go to a class that specializes in improving children with special powers. After that, he meets a girl who his family has adopted a long time ago, but she turns out to be his soul power.
Genre-Historical/ Fantasy/ Romance/ Martial Arts/ Shoujo/ Isekai
Huang Bei Yue is a woman who doesn’t tolerate being mistreated. Also, an assassin is known as “ultimate weapon”, transported to another world. Now, then she has reincarnated as a loathed princess by her family. A once-timid princess causes a stir in royal court life and family politics in Nanyi country, she vows to renew her miserable life. Meanwhile, a mysterious guy becomes more and more interested in her
The story of the wuxia manhua centers the character of a female assassin combined with the genres of martial arts, fantasy, romance along with historical themes, which makes for one intriguing read. The story is perfect for all manga lovers but has a special attraction for the female readership because of the shoujo genre and the presence of a strong female lead.
Genre- Adventure/ Action/ Supernatural/ Comedy/ Martial Arts/ Romance/ Shounen
A comet falling will bring about a great calamity and choose a child fated by the falling comet. As a new age begins, the Spirit Blade Clan holds an elaborate exam in search of new disciples. Our protagonist’s name is Wang Lu aka Ouriku, who possesses a special soul that only appears once in a thousand years. Wang Lu, a sharp, clever boy with a rare spirit aims to be a disciple of the Spirit Blade Clan. Though he encounters many obstacles, Wang Lu is ready to take on any challenge and faces it head-on. A long journey through these trials to become a powerful sage.
Spirit Blade Mountain is an amazing wuxia webtoon and for those wondering if to read or not. You can start with its anime Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-Tachi no Utage and then it’s sequel Reikenzan: Eichi e no Shikaku.
Genre- Historical/ Action/ Supernatural/ Martial Arts/ Fantasy
A messenger of the Heavens has arrived in Zhao Ge, which has been ruled by the Shang dynasty for generations. Emperor Zi Zhou, declare he is grow tried of tradition and refuses to serve the Gods. Instead of submitting to their will at the expense of his people, the Emperor resolves to throw off the Gods’ yoke and free humanity. His land falls under siege as allied kingdoms seek to overthrow him for his rebellious decision. However, not only the Gods but a rival, the young Zhou who submits to the Gods’ will for his purposes will face him.
Talking about this wuxia webtoon it has wonderful art, without mentioning the colorful pages. The details and character design are well depicted in this Wuxia manhua. However, the main protagonist here powered up so fast, it makes the story too much focused on him. which is a pity considering the number of interesting characters that the series has.
Genre-Isekai/ Drama/ Romance/ Fantasy/ Shoujo/ Historical
A high-ranking officer in the Marines and a master of both Western and Chinese medicine. Feng Yu Heng is transmigrated with a duang sound to the Da Shun Dynasty. Now, she is inside a different body with the same name as a 12-year-old girl. Her father is distant, her grandmother is unloving, her mother is sick, her brother is young, and her sisters are hateful, with each ruthless than the previous. After transmigrating and being reborn, she definitely cannot continue being a good-for-nothing like the previous owner of this body.
The formerly easy-to-bully completely transforms and becomes the most desired of the Da Shun Dynasty. A hospital to be opened with the Emperor will bring the adoration of the masses and a great deal of wealth.
Genre- Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Adventure/ Supernatural/ Comedy/ Romance/ Shounen/ Drama
It is every teenager’s dream to have their name on “The Spiritual Road’s List,” but only geniuses have a hope of making it. Jiang Yi Nian is a low-level Chi Sect disciple aiming to get his name on the list. He is no different in his aspirations, but it seems like no matter how hard he cultivates, he still lingers behind his peers. His older brother, Qin Yuan, has made the list and believes in Jiang Yi Nian’s abilities. For some time, Jiang Yi Nian’s teacher has enforced strange inscriptions on his left arm that he keeps covered in bandages. After tragedy befalls on the Chi Sect, Jiang discovers the secret hidden behind his bandaged hand. With new power, he now seeks to avenge his master’s death by ending the Demonic Spirit Clan.
Genre- Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Adventure
Shen Zhenyi is a third prince who has studied the art of the blade at a young age. The skills that he has all and abilities that a swordmaster could ever want. He has surpassed every mater that come his way until he came to be known as “The First Swordsman of the Abyss”. There was a sure rumor that one day his skills would surpass the capability of man one day. Until a fateful showdown with the world’s number one martial artist. One day, although he was able to defeat his opponent in a battle with a legendary martial artist, he got injured and became crippled. He had to put a wheelchair and loses all of his martial art skills. Even so, he will show those who underestimate him that his crippled form is not a problem in his skills.
How many cripple wuxia manhua are there, it’s just a rare plot with rare storylines. Maybe our protagonist was a very strong and overpowered character in this story. but what this wuxia webtoon fun and interesting manhua are actually because he is cripple, Also very inspiring.
Genre-Historical/ Fantasy/ Martial Arts/ Magic
In ancient times, Emperor Gu Ta Sian restored peace in the Tian Yun empire by defeating the dragon king Duang Tong Tian. Now, the seat of the king is open for a new prince. Gu Chen Sa who belongs to the royal bloodline still has no ambition of seeking the throne. as the 19th in the line, he never had to bother himself because he has plenty of his older siblings more worthy, smart, and hardworking than him. Neglecting his royal privileges, Gu Chen Sa can’t escape the bad treatment he gets around the palace. Yet deep down, he admits his irresponsibility.
But he discovers a box, unleashing a spirit that is capable of teaching him incredible powers and skills. But after discovering a dusty lacquer box in the royal library, Gu Chen Sa’s view of taking an emperor’s role suddenly changes. Tian Fu Dynasty requires a new king, and Gu Chen Sa might just change his mind in taking reign.
Genre- Fantasy/ Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action
In the space between the Earth and the Heaven, there is a place known as the great, Luofu World. It went into a deadly war with the Evil demon king, and with that half of the world was destroyed. Ten thousand years later, the Wen Jian Sect leader who defeated the demon king is reincarnated as Lin Fei. Furthermore, he turns out to be the twelve peaks of the Wen Jian Sect, he is one of the enlighten jade peak’s elite disciples. Follow Lin Fei as he explores the new Loufu world piecing together what had happened after the war
This wuxia manhua it’s a bit funny even though it’s not even in the comedy genre. But it seems fine the artwork of this wuxia manhua isn’t so bad nor good but better with colors and backgrounds. This manhua is sure to be enjoyed if you like adventure stories.
Genre-Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Comedy/ Fantasy/ Shounen
In the world of Mang Huang Ji, to survive, tribes of humans have to fight against the forces of the heavens, the earth, and demons. Fate has never been kind to Ji Ning, as a sick boy he passed away at a young age, but he knew before that he would die as the teenager. What he didn’t know was that there is was such a thing as life after death. A lucky twist of fate Ning was reborn into a world of immortals and monsters. He is now the son of the powerful Ji Family clan and decides to pursue the path of immortality. While Ji Ning explores his new mystical world, clan rivalry is brewing in the Darcian Empire.
This wuxia webtoon is a heartwarming tale of a bedridden boy dying without sin or choice only the finally have a choice at his destiny and life in another world. The sweet sorrow, misery, and challenges he has to face. After each life-threatening disaster, he just comes out stronger, better and way more heaven-defying.
Genre- Historical/ Romance/ Comedy/ Shoujo/ Drama/ Gender Bender/ Webtoons
A young maiden named Wei Yiyi, who is known to be one of the beautiful maidens in the capital. She is also found to be the most potential fiancee for the Emperor. But Wei Yiyi, she got rejected by Emperor by calling her “Ugly” it was out of expectation. Rejected her just by seeing a portrait of her, out of rage she decided to show up in the palace disguised as a boy. As for her revenge, she paints a hilariously ludicrous portrait of the emperor and gets away with it. In the royal imperial test which was to find a painter for the palace.
The emperor’s brother finds amusement in Yiyi’s attempt and decides to take her as his disciple. It was out of her expectations to be selected after such a horrible attempt that she never even tried to pass.
Genre- Fantasy/ Romance/ Action/ Shoujo/ Drama.
Liu Yue, she was the strongest female assassin from a special assassination force met her death one day on a mission. To her surprise, she woke up in the body of a 13-year-old girl, Mu Rong Liu Yue. Through, Liu Yue’s memory, that remains in her memories she found out. That she was bullied due to the huge birthmark on her face, even though she came from a renowned family. Liu Yue is unfamiliar with her new body and must train vigorously to pursue her path of vengeance.
Descent of the Phoenix and Phoenix Goes Against the World this both wuxia webtoons share lots of similarities. The plot is almost the same in the starting and even the motive also but after a few chapters, it surely changes a bit. Both of these wuxia webtoons are good manhua with a good plot in their ways.
Genre- Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Romance/ Fantasy/ Shounen/ Drama
Yang Qi is the main protagonist of the wuxia manhua, Holy Lord. Yang Qi was the son of the patriarch of a wealthy family from a small town. He stole a pill for his lover, but at last, she betrayed him, by taking the pill and leaving him behind. An action-packed adventure following Yang Qi as he fights to protect his family’s position of power. With the destruction of his Qi Gong, he no longer can use any martial arts. Caught, his dantian is now a cripple and left to die under the lightning. This lightning helped him to recover his lost martial arts and also helped him gain a new, divine-like cultivation technique. After this second chance, he gains more power as he sought revenge and also to find about his missing mother.
As expect from wuxia manhua this webtoon surely has a nice story plot and original plot somehow. Along with the amazing artwork and this webtoon seems to be in slow updates. So, maybe it’s not the best Chinese manhua you want to start with if you are a fast reader and less patience.
Genre-Fantasy/ Adventure/ Martial Arts/ Action/ Comedy/ Romance/ Shounen
Chu Yang is a great swordsman with heroic spirit the Ninth Master of the Nine Tribulations Sword. Sacrificed almost everything he had for the sake of improving his martial arts, including the love of his life. After spending three years locating the fifth fragment of the Nine Tribulations Sword, he now faces a surprise attack from all sides at that very place. Mortally injured with no means of escape, Chu Yang executed a sacrificial technique by plunging the Nine Tribulations Sword into his very own heart. “With the blood of my heart, ten thousand tribulations will collapse.
Reborn for the sake of a previous life and decided to set things right again. A blood-pumping adventure tale packed with friendship and romance.
Genre-Vampire/ Fantasy/ Romance/ Supernatural/ Action/ School Life/ Shoujo/ Mystery/ Sci-Fi/ Webtoons
Nine years ago, three seeds were planted, and now they turn into roses. Zhao Yan, Ji Yan, and Yue Jian are triplets sisters born by being genetically cloned by one gene. The reason that they are born is that they can stop the world from vampires. Even though they can stop the world’s doom, only two of them can be taken while the other stays.
Note: Aki.7. the author of this wuxia webtoon has decided to terminate the series in chapter 131 due to her health issues and various other reason and made this clear in a message. The following Chinese webtoon you can read on the Mangarock website. The author also mentioned that the story of this wuxia webtoon will be left with an open ending, and the author intends to share the plotline for the rest of the story.
Genre- Romance/ Fantasy/ Shounen/ Martial Art/ Action
Welcome to a vast world full of adept martial artists. The ancient clash of the titans brings forth the wrath from heaven, “They send down the thunder, they send down the fire! ”. They bolted the continents separating them into a land of 9 countries covering the 18 provinces, and the world, therefore, ushers into the era resonating with the Dark Ages.
When Ye Shang was a kid, he met a strong girl who told to him become stronger. Determined to meet her again when he is strong enough, he begins his journey to cultivation. A young man’s tale of growing his strength and Qi while gathering friends along the way. However, as the things run downhills, rise forth the cultivator team comprising the big deals. A life-changing mystery! A competition for the throne! The winner becomes king!
Genre-Isekai/ Romance/ Fantasy/ Comedy/ Supernatural/ Shoujo
School girl Xiao Wan is a passionate gamer who plays a high-level male character Yan Mo Ge. Her male character so powerful that he can go up against an entire army and can summon the godly Jade-Eyed Tiger. Men, women, and even the beautiful fairy goddess Ling Mei have fallen for him, but he attaches himself to no one. Because she has to hide the fact she a girl using a male character in the game. However, she has another normal account too. One day, she encounters Ling Mei, who out of jealousy, pushes Xiao Wan off a cliff in-game. Now, not only she is stuck in the game, but also her top-tier rank is re-set to level one. This is the story of a humorous adventure of a girl who tries to survive in the world of Can Lang with newbie skills.
The World of Canglang is one of the finest Chinese Webtoon that should be read at least once. It’s not like wuxia webtoon is very serious manhua but it can be funny and full of comedy, that you will see in this wuxia webtoon. Also, it’s not just about the interesting plot it has amazing artwork also, characters of the webtoon are also very colorful and it’s made so like wuxia manhua.
Genre– Historical/ Adventure/ Supernatural/ Romance/ Shoujo
The story is about a little Master, Gong Yao Ying, who is the master of mysterious tea shop who serves involving with the time travel. Ye Yin who has grown up in that mysterious tea shop, no longer an apprentice. She travels across different periods, to accomplish the assigned tasks and to help customers correct their past mistakes.
A journey to the past can be your on of your favorite wuxia webtoon to read if you like time-traveling thing. The artwork is also beautiful and pleasing to the eyes. The character development of this wuxia manhua progresses very well. If you are willing to read something new, it can be your best start.
Genre– School Life/ Romance/ Comedy/ Action/ Martial Arts/ Fantasy/ Shoujo/ Drama
A zany story that explores the traditional roles of husband and wife being completely reversed. Young Su Jia Ao is a tomboy who unwittingly becomes engaged to the effeminate Li Guo Liu. Her fiancee descended from the sky, his looks and attractiveness is not a joke. Despite that Li Guo Liu who has all qualities of a housewife. His personality is also a kind, gentle, and highly moral person just a perfect being in everyone’s eyes. But Young Su Jia Ao doesn’t wanna marry, who doesn’t even have man’s qualities, as her husband.
Tian Jiang Xian Shu Nan will be having the most unique story you will read in wuxia manhua. There is not much female lead wuxia webtoon anyway that where females have a dominating side. The colors are eye-catching and beautiful artwork if you are a big fan of beautiful characters you must try this.