10 Really Loved Isekai Anime Reviews
Isekai is a popular anime genre where the characters travel to another world. Reverse-Isekai is often grouped with the Isekai genre and has recently begun to gain popularity. The intricate world-building, super-powered protagonists, and dedicated villains further add to the beauty of this genre.
Most Isekai series do not attract large audiences due to their monotony and/or general lack of dynamism. Some enjoy the approval of fans and critics. A more recent addition to the anime category, the Isekai anime still has a lot of concepts to explore.
ten Death is not the end (Overlord)
Yggdrasil is a popular virtual reality game that is coming to an end. Suzerain follows Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown who chooses to spend his final moments inside the game. To his surprise, his character and the game’s other NPCs survive, creating a new world.
This anime takes virtual gaming to another level and follows Momonga as he takes on the remaining characters in an effort to conquer the new world. Well received in many circles, this Isekai anime is a must-watch.
9 True immersion in virtual reality (Sword Art Online)
Set in 2022, Sword Art Online follows gaming enthusiast Kazuto “Kirito” Kirigaya through an online role-playing game called Sword Art Online. The game has an arsenal of medieval weapons and cunning monsters called Aincrad, the game does not allow players to disconnect.
Each player controls their character through their thoughts, all players must complete the game before they can log out. However, this virtual world has very terrifying consequences in real life. Exploring character strengths and weaknesses and interacting with others is the only way out.
8 Life is a game (no game no life)
No game no life explores the psyche of the hikikomori or convicts and follows the story of sibling duo Sora and Shiro, who treat everything as a game. that Sora and Shiro respond to a freak email that draws them into a world where all major and minor decisions are made via high-stakes games.
Sora and Shiro are an indifferent gamer duo who find purpose in dethroning the god of games and taking their place as the supreme authority of the gaming world.
seven A helpless goddess joins a teenager in a new world (KonoSuba: God’s blessing on this wonderful world!)
KonoSuba: God’s blessing on this wonderful world! is about Kazuma Satou, a hikikomori teenager, who dies the most laughable death. Confronted by Aqua, a beautiful and obnoxious goddess, Kazuma chooses to reincarnate in a game instead of moving on to the afterlife.
By choosing Aqua as his weapon, Kazuma finds himself between a rock and a hard place. Unable to return to her old life until the Demon King is defeated, Aqua along with Kazuma and a few others decide to confront the Demon King.
6 Defense is not the best offense (The Rising Of The Sheild Hero)
Summoned to the otherworldly realm of Melromarc to save its citizens from the Waves of Catastrophe in The Rise of the Shield Hero, four ordinary men in modern Japan have their lives turned upside down. The four heroes receive a sword, a spear, a bow and a shield respectively.
The protagonist is Naofumi Iwatani, who is the “Sheild Hero”. Bullied and ridiculed by the other heroes and the people of Melromarc, Naofumi sets out to become stronger. From friendship to betrayal, this anime has it all.
5 An Indifferent Exploration in a Trap (Log Horizon)
Log Horizon sees the sudden trap of thirty thousand random Japanese players in a popular MMORPG game called Elder Tale. The protagonist, an Elder Tale veteran, quickly recovers from the shock and begins to explore the limits of a world he has virtually explored before.
Accompanied by his friend Naotsugu, who is a returning rookie, and Akatsuki, a deadly petty assassin, Shiroe learns to live in this world while negotiating with NPCs. From fantasy to politics, this anime explores many such concepts.
4 Transported through time via a well (Inuyasha)
Fifteen-year-old Kagome Higurashi falls into a well on the premises of his family’s Shinto shrine and begins his journey in Inuyasha. Inuyasha follows Kagome, who is thrown 500 years in the past during Japan’s cruel Sengoku period with a unique wish-granting jewel called the Shikon Jewel, reborn within her.
Along with a half-demon-dog, half-human hybrid Inuyasha, an orphan fox-demon Shippo, the clever monk Miroku, and the deadly demon slayer Sango, Kagome journeys through feudal Japan to collect the shards of the Shikon Jewel before they are destroyed. fall into the wrong hands.
3 A Time Loop in Another World (Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World)
Re:Zero – Starting a Life in Another World follows Subaru Natsuki, who on leaving a convenience store, finds himself in another world. Immediately after entering this new world, Subaru is ambushed by a gang of thugs, he is saved by the beautiful Satella, who desperately searches for his stolen badge.
A brand new adventure for a naturally disoriented teenager gets too dangerous too soon as he once again finds himself at the start after going through a great ordeal. Equipped with his groceries and a useless phone, Subaru tries his best to make sense of the new world he finds himself in.
2 A stab wound turns an employee’s life upside down (that time I was reincarnated as a slime)
This time I got reincarnated as a Slime main protagonist gets stabbed and wakes up in a fantasy world. Satoru Mikami, a corporate worker fresh out of the factory whose only problem was not having a girlfriend, transforms into a slime named Rimuru and befriends Veldora, a “storm dragon”.
Freed from the rut of his past life, Rimuru alters his fate one gooey epic after another. Critically acclaimed for its animation, characters, and plot, This time I got reincarnated as a slime enjoyed immense popularity and acceptance among viewers, both Isekai veterans and newbies.
1 A minimum-wage worker wants to take over the world (the devil is part-time!)
The Demon Lord Satan’s failed attempt to conquer the land of Ente Isla leaves him and his most trusted general, Alsiel, stranded in modern Tokyo with no way to return to their world. Going by the name Sadao Maou, Satan starts working at a fast food joint to make ends meet while looking for a way to get back.
Sadao plans to conquer the land by climbing the corporate ladder. A reverse Isekai anime, The devil is part-time! has top-notch humor, as well as eye-pleasing animation.
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