self-sacrificing/depricating female leads [kr/jp]

self-sacrificing/depricating female leads [kr/jp]
isekai/transmigration. female leads that deserve all the love in the world but don't realize it (╯︵╰,)\

these stories will absolutely break your heart while reading them.
i'll be compiling and modifying this list as i read
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Created: Oct 23rd, 2021, Updated: Oct 26th, 2021
Created Oct 23rd, 2021
Updated Oct 26th, 2021
KR (4.2)
57 Chapters Every 90.7 Day(s) 4983 Readers 33 Reviews 01-24-2021
literally so many misunderstandings, but none of them are super unbearable/dragged on. it's just heartbreaking. the FL literally thinks she has no chance in love.... more>>
KR (4.3)
207 Chapters Every 18.3 Day(s) 6760 Readers 47 Reviews 08-22-2023
the second novel that's made me cry. the FL seriously doesn't deserve all the crap everyone gives her. she's constantly gaslit into undermining herself, and... more>>
KR (4.2)
35 Chapters Every 90.5 Day(s) 8629 Readers 36 Reviews 09-17-2020
the fl's desperate will to survive sent chills down my spine, because she smiles through all the pain and emotional/physical abuse from those around her.... more>>
KR (4)
127 Chapters Every 32.4 Day(s) 4158 Readers 15 Reviews 04-14-2024
im so sad she had to live her life as a supporting character watching the ML and the og heroine fall in love against her... more>>
JP (4.2)
71 Chapters Every 116.6 Day(s) 8687 Readers 146 Reviews 10-07-2023
literally the most depressing self-sacrificing female lead i've read. if not for how depressing it gets, i'd rank this higher (it's just sUPER depressing). genuinely... more>>
KR (4.2)
472 Chapters Every 83.5 Day(s) 12908 Readers 132 Reviews N/A
it's so sad that despite her status and her affluential background, she has to sit back and take sh*t from tr*shta and sovieshit. it's a... more>>
JP (4.3)
67 Chapters Every 73.6 Day(s) 5532 Readers 34 Reviews 01-27-2023
KR (3.9)
3 Chapters Every 446.7 Day(s) 2761 Readers 5 Reviews 10-25-2020
f*ck her family. dogsh*t family that doesn't deserve her. the ending is so sad too, but the fl and ml's chemistry is amazing. one of... more>>
KR (3.6)
17 Chapters Every 69.9 Day(s) 964 Readers 2 Reviews 10-23-2021
KR (3.6)
5 Chapters Every 251.4 Day(s) 1081 Readers 2 Reviews 03-30-2024
JP (3.9)
1 Chapters Every 1404 Day(s) 505 Readers 7 Reviews 06-11-2020
too short. i wish it weren't a one shot. 
KR (3.8)
187 Chapters Every 106.6 Day(s) 10615 Readers 81 Reviews 12-14-2019
lot less depressing than everything else on this list. starts out with a self-deprecating/sacrificing female lead, but louise quickly regains confidence thanks to the quick-acting... more>>
KR (3.7)
83 Chapters Every 18.8 Day(s) 4029 Readers 9 Reviews 08-08-2023
honestly not that sad, but i can't help but feel pity or get second hand embarrassment for the FL because of how everyone takes her... more>>
JP (3.6)
0 Chapters Every 8810 Day(s) 377 Readers 4 Reviews N/A
mc is cynical af. the method she turns to just to survive in this world is so depressing. not rly a sob fest, but still... more>>
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  1. Bunnyman13
    Bunnyman13· Jan 26, 2023 04:49 PM
    I really love these sorts of stories. Thank you.
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  2. Stripedhatbecomesgay
    Stripedhatbecomesgay· Feb 11, 2022 04:23 AM
    Thanks for the list! I shall read these and cryclear.png
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