13 Best Romance Manhwa With Badass Female Lead

Hey there, fellow manhwa enthusiasts! Are you tired of the same old romance stories with clichéd female leads who always need saving? Well, fear not! We've compiled a list of the best romance manhwa with badass female lead that will have you cheering for these strong and independent heroines.

From sword-wielding warriors to quick-witted heroines, these ladies are not to be messed with. And trust us, you won't want to miss the last one on the list – it's a game-changer!

So sit back, relax, and get ready to fall head over heels for these fierce and badass female lead characters.

Let's get started!

Romance Manhwa With Badass Female Lead

Let's dive into the world of Romance Manhwa, where the female leads are fierce and powerful, never the stereotypical damsels in distress.

So, get ready to be captivated by the best romance manhwa with badass female lead and their thrilling love stories:

13. Your Throne

Your Throne, Romance Manhwa With Badass Female Lead
Source: Your Throne

Meet Lady Medea Solon, an ambitious woman with her sights set on becoming the princess of the Vasilios Empire by marrying Crown Prince Eros Orna Vasilios. But when the prince chooses Psyche Callista as his fiancée instead, Medea's plans are dashed. Undeterred, Medea resolves to remove Psyche by any means necessary and secure her place on the throne.

The Yearly Prayer takes place in the Temple, where Medea questions Psyche about her ignorance about having deep power. In a fit of rage, Medea falls into a seemingly bottomless fountain, unable to reach the surface.

It is then that she prays to be the one who rules the empire and the deity grants her wish at the cost of exchanging bodies with Psyche.

Also read:

12. Caught By The Villain

Caught by the villain female lead manhwa
Source: Caught By The Villain

Meet Eunha, a fencing prodigy and the star of the romance manhwa with a badass female lead. She's Selena Evan, daughter of a famous swordsman, and she lives in a made-up world where she'll die a horrible death if she doesn't get away from the evil Prince Ignus.

Selena's twin brother, Celestine, evades military conscription by fleeing the country, forcing Selena to serve in the military in his place or risk having their entire family killed. Selena has no other choice but to play a dangerous game of cat and mouse with the Prince. The Prince quickly notices Selena's amazing sword skills and plans to make “Sir Celestine” his top henchman.

Can Selena keep the bad guy from getting her? The answer lies within the pages of this thrilling manhwa.

11. Light And Shadow

strong female lead manhwa, Light and Shadow
Source: Light And Shadow

In the kingdom of Earlswald, a rebellion led by Cayden overthrew the reigning monarch and brought his death along with that of his wife and their son. Cayden then ascended to the throne and granted his right-hand man, Eli, the title of duke.

Eli is rumoured to be a cold-blooded lunatic who inspires terror into the hearts of his allies and opponents.

When it was time for a prince to marry off his oldest daughter to Eli, he sent a helper named Edna instead, saying she was his child he didn't have a legal right to. Even though they had a rough start as newlyweds, Eli is drawn to Edna's sophisticated style and fiery personality. Edna, on the other hand, finds that her husband is more than what people say about him.

Edna has to keep up her act because if Eli found out who she really is and why she cares so much about the kingdom, it would cost her not only her marriage but her life as well. As they navigate their relationship in this newfound power dynamic, their newfound love will be put to the test.

10. The Rebirth Of A Tyrannical Empress

The Rebirth Of A Tyrannical Empress strong female manhwa
Source: The Rebirth Of A Tyrannical Empress

Songha wakes up in the world of her favourite novel as Empress Yulia, a tyrant ruling over an oppressive regime. Her fate is soon to be met with a bloody coup d'état by the captain of her personal guards, Justo.

With only three days to reverse the events that lead up to the coup, Songha sets out on a mission to build a loyal group of supporters. She must use warmth and benevolence instead of fear and violence to do so.

However, her sudden change in behaviour may raise suspicion among the rebels, leaving Songha in a difficult position as she attempts to prevent the coup. Will she succeed before time runs out?

9. Beware The Villainess

Romance manga With Badass Female Lead
Source: Beware The Villainess

If you are looking for a romantic manhwa with a badass female lead, then you need to look no further than the manhwa Beware the Villainess.

You'll see Yuri, as the female lead character who was a commoner that was recognized for the excellent magical talent inside her. But the rest of the part the story follows Melissa Foddebrat, the daughter of a powerful duke who is determined to live life on her own terms.

Despite the old-fashioned society that she lives in, Melissa is unafraid to take control of her own destiny. She doesn’t take kindly to anyone who stands in her way, and her suitors should beware if they want to avoid a painful demise!

Melissa is surrounded by several devoted suitors, all of whom have sworn their love for her. But will any of them be able to win her heart? Just one thing that is certain is that all idiots should step aside or perish!

8. Cheese In The Trap

Cheese in the trap badass female manhwa
Source: Cheese In The Trap

Hong Seol is a hardworking, overachieving student who works part-time to make ends meet. Yoo Jung is the heir to Taerang Group and appears perfect, yet is manipulative.

When Hong Seol takes a break from school to get away from Jung, she returns when she gets a scholarship intended for him. Their relationship becomes more complex due to the distance between them and Jung's schemes. In-ho Baek and his sister In-ha Baek, childhood friends of Jung who have since had a fall-out, add another layer of complexity to their love story.

7. The Witch And The Bull

The Witch and The bull romance female lead manhwa
Source: The Witch And The Bull

Tan is the King's royal advisor, but he finds himself in a difficult situation when he is cursed and turned into a bull. The only way to undo the hex is to rely on the witch Aro, who is surprisingly kind-hearted and caring.

Aro's love and compassion for Tan can help break the spell and turn him back into his human form. Tan's story of love, hardship and triumph will make readers cheer for his journey as he relies on Aro's magical abilities to save him.

With its captivating artwork and dynamic characters, “The Witch and The Bull” is a romantic manhwa with a badass female lead that you don't want to miss.

6. See You In My 19th Life

romance manhwa with strong female lead
Source: See You In My 19th Life

Jieum Ban is an ordinary high school student with an extraordinary ability to remember all of her past lives. In her previous life, she was tragically cut short by an accident. Now, in her current life, Jieum Ban is attempting to reconnect with the people from her past life and find peace with her tragedy.

The heartwarming romance manhwa follows Jieum Ban as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery, making new friends and relationships. However, will the memories of her eighteenth life sabotage any chance of romance in her nineteenth? Will love to endure across different lives?

Also read:

5. Who Made Me A Princess

Who Made Me A Princess romance manhwa
Source: Who Made Me A Princess

Have you ever wanted to be a princess? If you're like most of us, it's probably a dream you've imagined since childhood. Well, that's exactly what happened to Athanasia de Alger Obelia in the Korean webtoon, Who Made Me A Princess, a romance manhwa with badass female lead.

Athanasia was killed by her own real father, the cold-blooded ruler Claude de Alger Obelia. But then, in an unexpected twist of fate, she wakes up to find she has become the unfortunate princess of this kingdom. In order to survive her doomed fate, Athanasia creates three plans:

● Plan A is to live quietly without being noticed.
● Plan B is to collect enough money to escape the palace
● Plan C is to sweet-talk her way into her father's good graces.

Will Athanasia be able to outwit the emperor and reclaim her freedom, or will she be forced to accept her fate as the princess?

4. A Villain Is A Good Match For A Tyrant

A Villain Is A Good Match For A Tyrant romance female lead
Source: A Villain Is A Good Match For A Tyrant

Estian, a tyrant, sent a marriage proposal to Cecil and upon seeing his face, Cecil was surprised by how handsome he was. Despite their different social standing and vastly different personalities, they both start to like each other.

Is it possible for Cecil to be happy with her tyrant husband without becoming a villainess? Will love ultimately prevail over societal constraints? To get the answer, you'll need to read the manga.

3. The Way To Save Female Lead's Brother

The Way To Save Female Lead's Brother
Source: The Way To Save Female Lead's Brother

The Abysmal Flower is a thrilling story about kidnapping, murder, and risqué relationships. The criminal family of Roxana Agrece is foretold to have a downfall.

In an effort to prevent this from happening, Roxana's father kidnaps the heroine's older brother, Cassis Pedelian. Cassis is the key to Roxana's survival as she struggles with enemies on all sides, some deceitful and some loyal.

Roxana and her older brother must work together to bring down the Agreces and protect each other in the process. Though surrounded by danger, their bond is strong and unwavering. With trust and loyalty, they will be able to weather any storm.

2. The Taming of the Tyrant

strong female lead manhwa, female lead manhwa
Source: I Tamed A Tyrant And Run Away

If you're looking for a manhwa with a strong, badass female lead, look no further than The Taming of the Tyrant. This manhwa follows the story of Dylan, a literal magic blade who has been forced to kill for 400 years and vowed to destroy the Empire that had abused them. In order to do so, they searched for a young genius prince of the Empire and became his teacher.

The protagonist taught the prince how to become a tyrant and asked for the Empire. To the protagonist's surprise, the prince conquered the whole Empire for them. Dylan had turned into the perfect ruler, and he looked all over the Empire for the main character. The story follows Dylan's quest to find their beloved teacher and restore justice to the Empire.

1. When The Villainess Loves

Romance Manhwa With Badass Female Lead, badass female lead manhwa
Source: When The Villainess Loves

There is nothing better than being able to fulfil your desires through the characters when you are a fan of a series. But imagine that you ended up waking up in the body of your favorite character? That's what happens to our protagonist in the romance manhwa series “When the Villainess Loves“. In this story, the protagonist wakes up in the body of her favorite character, villainess Princess Libertia.

The main character is passionate to give her favorite characters with the happy endings she has always desired for them. For this, she begins to fangirl truly and makes every possible effort to ensure happiness for of her favorite characters.

As the outcome, people start to see Princess Libertia in a fresh perspective. People begin to understand that she might not be the villain they first imagined. The love of the protagonist may be what improves the villain to the status of a heroine.

To Wrap Things Up

And there you have it – the best romance manhwa recommendations with strong and badass female leads! We hope you enjoyed diving into the worlds of these fierce heroines and their epic love stories. From fierce warriors to cunning strategists and manipulative, these women are truly in a league of their own.

We hope you found some new favourites among our curated list of the Best Romance Manhwa With Badass Female Lead. If you have any recommendations of your own, we would love to hear them! Feel free to share your favourites in the comments below, and let's keep the conversation going. Thanks for reading!