Recommendations Likable and Appropriately Humble Female/Male MC who is NOT like Goku

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  1. Mikleo

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    I'm searching for novels where the Female or Male MC doesn't have this plot armor where he gets Strong like Crazy like he's the Master or Ruler of the Universe or Several other Dimensions/Planets?

    (Swallowed Star is a good one but then things got out of hand where the MC just can't stop growing stronger to the point where he's already the effin Ruler of the Universe or something like that. It's all good but then the plot is getting recycled over and over and over again just so he could get stronger and then he started to neglect his family at the end)

    Seriously.

    Also, I don't like those arrogant types of MCs who just plain Lord over others just because the MC's Ultimately that powerful and no one can beat em so his/her (self-appointed) enemies could just Vomit Blood on the side for all they care.

    There's a difference between Arrogance and Confidence.

    There's a difference between overly Humble (to the point where the MC gets bullied by others and still doesn't do anything about it) and Appropriately Humble (where the MC doesn't go around saying that he's Oh So Powerful but still doesn't let others give him any shit)

    I think a great example for that is Weed, and also Roan.

    There's also a difference between a True Lord and Those poorly written stereotype MCs who Lord over others coz their pride can't handle it if they don't. (Don't even recommend something like TGD, unless you're a Troll)

    (And yes, sadly, most Chinese Novels out there portray these kinds of MCs, and No, Please don't argue with my point of view in this thread since it's in the Recommendations Section. If you wanna comment something about these Arrogant MCs then just PM me or something. All replies without recommendations will be ignored)

    I like Confident MCs like in I am the Monarch or History's Strongest Senior Brother. And, of course, LMS.

    And please, No Harem.
     
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    a101011 [Hero Martial Porcupine]

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    Akisha Yoshii, truly an MC you must feel bad for his extremely idiocy. Baka and Test
     
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    Way of Choices. Probably perfectly fits what you're looking for.
     
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    I think Martial World fits this request pretty nicely.

    The Nine Godheads is really good read, nice and light hearted. No posturing or unneeded arrogance on the side of the MC. No intersect strife, loving family, supportive subordinates, kind leader. It's refreshingly optimistic.

    Undefeated God of War and World of Cultivation are by the same author and both have somewhat eccentric and humble MCs. UGW's MC is a bit on the aggressive side, but he's not arrogant. Just a fight junkie.
     
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    Well, that's CN novels for you (mostly).
    Its hard to find or only small number of novels thats fits your criteria.

    I think you might consider to look for KR novels coz, in my opinion, the mc's are likable and most are confident.

    This is what I observe after reading cn, jp and kr novels in the past years. He he

    Try this novel, as harem is incompatible here. Hahhaha, even you throw a lot of girls on the mc, the only end result = incompatible. Coz he is a damn vending machine. Oops I should refer him as "it"
    www.novelupdates.com/series/i-reincarnated-into-a-vending-machine/
     
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    dryzzle 『Little One』『Borderless bun』『Epi's poring』Yzra

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    And also he is arrogant....
     
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    Shen Mu. Then again, it's not very far along so I have no clue how it will become.
     
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    Martial World is a no.
    In the end the MC becames the Ruler of an OMNIVERSE

    AS for UDGOW and WOC I Doubt.
    THey both end as the strongest especially the former.
     
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    Did you just call a god-like young man a fight junkie? I am waiting for a chapter where he enthusiastically shouts "War!" and the TL makes a comment like "what is it good for?"
     
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    realist kingdom blablabla <---- yukkuri project

    everyone is a retunee
     
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    ATTE MC isn't arrogant or overconfident, he do what any sensible guy would do when there's danger, flee!. He's also a cute likable fellow to us readers, and a hated cockroach smear in radioactive by almost everyone he live with.
     
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    For a Chinese novel with an actual likeable MC, and the only xianxia that I actually like, it would have to be A Thought Through Eternity. (Which the above person suggested as I was typing this out)
    It's one of Er Gen's works, but it's wonderfully hilarious.

    The mc does enjoy posturing, but he doesn't get praised by dumb side characters. The MC doesn't get stupid plot armor either, and his progression is quick but not heaven defying.

    I think the reviews here would do a better job of explaining it than I ever could
     
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    The Experiment log of the crazy lich
    Law of the Devil
    Release that Witch
    Sword princess altina
    The spear user who cant become the hero
    The weakest skeleton
    Monster no goshujinsama
     
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