26 Best Isekai anime with Op MC 2022

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Isekai is a kind of fantasy anime where a protagonist transported or reborn from the realm they know to an unknown one. Typically, the isekai series will place a character in a magical realm of fantasy, though hardly it appears in reverse.

In current years, there has been a huge influence of isekai anime, somewhat due to the worldwide fame of Sword Art Online. However, this isekai anime list will not cover SAO. Rather, we will concentrate on other fantasy anime that is, dare we say, more enjoyable than SAO.

Here are 26 isekai anime titles that approach the isekai genre in unique and innovative ways.

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The Devil Is A Part-Timer!

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The Devil Is A Part-Timer is one of the most addictive Isekai anime on this list. The Demon Lord Satan and his demon generals, Alciel, Lucifer, Malacoda, and Adramelech, are forced to flee the planet of Ente Isla through a portal to modern-day Tokyo, Japan after being confronted by Emilia and her companions, To make ends meet, Satan works part-time at a fast-food restaurant to help fund his lifestyle, while Alciel acts as his housekeeper.

Re:Zero

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Subaru Natsuki is a NEET who just plays video games. He is suddenly transported to another realm after visiting a store late one night. With no clue of who summoned him, he quickly helps Satella, a silver-haired half-elf girl, and her buddy Puck. Stella states that a thief named Felt took her emblem.

Subaru awakens after he and “Satella” are unexpectedly killed and realises that he has gained the power to “Return by Death,” which allows him to travel back in time by dying.

GATE

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A doorway from another dimension forms in modern-day Ginza, Tokyo, and an army of soldiers and monsters come to attack the city. The Japan Self-Defense Forces easily defeat the enemy and cross through the Gate thanks to more modern weaponry and tactics. Other nations of the globe, envious of Japan’s exclusive access to the Gate, desire to use the Special Region (, Tokuchi) for their own ends.

The Rising of the Shield Hero

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The Rising of the Shield Hero is one of the most spine-chilling isekai anime on this list. Naofumi Iwatani, a young student, was summoned to a parallel planet alongside three other young men from other worlds to battle inter-dimensional hordes of monsters.

Unlike the other heroes, who are fully supported by the kingdom and gain plenty of powerful allies, Naofumi’s luck runs out after his single companion, revealed to be the kingdom’s princess, fools him, steals all of his belongings, and abandons him after falsely accusing him of se*ually assaulting her.

The Familiar of Zero

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Louise is a nobility member who is bad at magic, since her attempts almost always result in an explosion. Due to her inability to use any of the four magical elements, she is called “Louise the Zero” by her classmates.

The second-year students at the Tristain Academy of Magic perform an unique ritual early in the school year in which they summon their familiar, who acts as their permanent companion, guardian, and is generally some type of magical entity. But Louise summons Saito Hiraga, a typical Japanese teenager, humiliating her completely.

Overlord

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The end of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has arrived. As the servers begin to shut down, Momonga, a strong wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides to spend his final moments in the game. Despite the fact that the clock has struck midnight, Momonga remains fully conscious as his character, while the non-player characters appear to have evolved identities of their own!

The 8th Son? Are you kidding?

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Shingo Ichinomiya, 25, wakes up in a strange universe and discovers that he is in the body of a six-year-old. Shingo finds that the person he is possessing is Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, the eighth son of a poor noble family living in the countryside, from his difficult life working at a company.

In Another World with My Smartphone

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A 15-year-old kid named Touya Mochizuki is the subject of the anime In Another World With My Smartphone after he is unintentionally slain by God and resurrected into a fantastical setting.

He goes from country to country resolving political conflicts while having fun, making friends with a wide variety of individuals, mostly ladies, in this new world. Although there are ecchi themes in the anime, it also focuses on Touya’s interactions with the characters he meets in his new life.

Wise Man’s Grandchild

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A young salaryman who died in an accident was reborn in another world filled with magic and demons. As a baby, he was picked up by the patriot hero “Sage” Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin.
He was raised as a grandson and soaked up Merlin’s teachings, earning him some irresistible powers.

However, when Shin reached the age of 15, Merlin realised, “I forgot to teach him common sense!” Museum, King of the Earlshide Kingdom, recommends Shin attend his Magic Academy on the condition that he not be used in political warfare. Shin saves two girls, Maria and Sizilien, from thugs in the capital, and later establishes a club with him and others.

No Game No Life

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Sora and Shiro are two hikikomori step-siblings who are known as Blank, an unbeaten group of gamers, in the online gaming world. Tet, a god from another reality, challenges them to a game of chess one day. The two are successful and are given the opportunity to live in a world centred on games.

They accept, thinking it’s a joke, and are transported to a reality known as Disboard. There, a spell known as the Ten Pledges prevents the citizens of Disboard from causing harm to one another, forcing them to settle their differences by playing games with magically enforced rules and rewards.

By the Grace of the Gods

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A child named Ryouma Takebayashi lives deep in the forest, far from human contact. He has a strange hobby of keeping various types of slimes as pets. Furthermore, despite his youth, he has a strong physique and a good affinity for magic. All of this is because, after enduring much hardships in his previous life, three gods give upon Ryouma a second chance to pursue one goal: to enjoy the wonders of life.

Ryouma meets people who will change his current life forever after three years of comfortable solitude. When he meets and assists some soldiers in tending to a wounded comrade, the group persuades him to accompany them to the nearby town’s ducal family. Ryouma agrees and soon sets out to explore the vast world beyond his home.

Mushoku Tensei

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The story follows Rudeus Greyrat as he awakens in another world, resuming his life as a baby. With the mind of an adult, he begins to demonstrate magical talent that exceeds all expectations. He tries to make the most of his new opportunity while conquering his traumatic past. And perhaps, one day, he may find the one thing he could not find in his old world — love.

KonoSuba

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Kazuma Satou, a high school student and recluse, finds himself reincarnated in every gamer’s fantasy world. Living in such a world is nothing like how it appears in a game, and Kazuma and Aqua have to work to make ends meet. But Kazuma has made a critical error—Aqua is completely useless!

Log Horizon

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In the blink of an eye, thirty thousand bewildered Japanese gamers are whisked from their everyday lives into the world of the popular MMORPG, Elder Tale, after the game’s latest update—unable to log out.

Among them is the socially awkward college student Shiroe, whose confusion and shock lasts only a moment as, a veteran of the game, he immediately sets out to explore the limits of his new reality.

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

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This anime is the second season of HOW NOT TO SUMMON A DEMON LORD, The first season follow Takuma Sakamoto a shut-in gamer devoid of any social skills. Defeating hopeless challengers day by day, Takuma cares about nothing else but his virtual life—that is, until a summoning spell suddenly transports him to another world where he has Diablo’s appearance!

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

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Satoru Mikami, 37, is perfectly content with his monotonous lifestyle in Tokyo, save for the fact that he has never had a girlfriend. He regains consciousness as a slimy goop and gains new abilities, most notably the ability to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities. In exchange, the monster “Storm Dragon” Veldora bestows the name Rimuru Tempest on him in order to grant him divine protection.

So I’m a Spider, So What?

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A girl is reborn as a spider of the weakest kind after an unprecedented disaster at her school. When she discovers that her new world has a system similar to that of an RPG, she tries her hardest to level up and evolve. She hopes that as she grows stronger, her efforts will be recognised and she will be granted a better life.

I’m standing on 1,000,000

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Yotsuya Yuusuke and his classmates Shindou Iu and Hakozaki Kusue have been transported to a strange and unknown world populated by mythological creatures.

As soon as they arrive, they are greeted by a man who introduces himself as the Game Master and grants them a time-limited quest. To aid them in their quest, he bestows the roles of a Magician and a Warrior on Shindou and Hakozaki, respectively, while Yotsuya is given the role of… a Farmer?!

This is how a hectic life of adventuring began for three students who now have no choice but to complete random quests in the fantasy world for several phases if they want to stay alive and protect the real world from the demons and monsters they encounter.

Drifters

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At the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, Toyohisa Shimazu is pulled into a world completely unlike his own. The strange land is populated by all manner of fantastical creatures and warriors from different eras of Toyohis’s world. They have been summoned as “Drifters” to fight against the “Ends,” people who are responsible for the creation of the Orte Empire.

SPIRIT CHRONICLES

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SPIRIT CHRONICLES is a 2021 anime that is currently airing. The plot revolves around Amakawa Haruto, a young guy who died before reuniting with his childhood friend who went missing five years ago. Rio is a slum boy out for vengeance after his mother was murdered in front of him when he was five years old.

Earth and another world. Two people with diametrically opposed backgrounds and values. For some reason, Haruto’s memories and personality, which should have died, are resurrected in Rio’s body. Rio (Haruto) decides to live in this new world as the two are confused by their memories and personalities fusing together. Rio, along with Haruto’s memories, awakens an unknown “special power,” and it appears that if he uses it correctly, he will be able to live a better life.

HOW A REALIST HERO REBUILT THE KINGDOM

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When Kazuya Souma is unexpectedly transported to another world, he realises the people are expecting him to be a hero. But Souma’s definition of heroism is more rational than most: he wants to rebuild the flagging economy of the new land he’s found himself in! Betrothed to the princess and unexpectedly installed on the throne, this realist hero must assemble a talented team to assist him in reestablishing the country’s footing—not through war or adventure, but through administrative reform!

TSUKIMICHI -MOONLIT FANTASY

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Misumi Makoto, a high school student, is summoned to a fantasy world by the god Tsukuyomi in order to become a hero. However, powerful people in this world aren’t as thrilled to have him there, and they kick him off the world just as Tsukuyomi declares that he must leave Makoto to find his own way. Makoto must now forge his own path!

CHEAT PHARMACIST’S SLOW LIFE

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Reiji, a corporate slave, was unexpectedly transported to another world one day. He used his skills to make better potions, which earned him a lot of money, and he used that money to open a drugstore! An Elf who has difficulty aiming his bow? Please give him some eyedrops! A dragon who unintentionally breathes out fire? Don’t worry, we’ve got cough medicine! Reiji’s new, exciting, and leisurely life as a pharmacist in a village drugstore begins right now!!

The Dungeon of Black Company

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Kinji Ninomiya is a NEET who has amassed enough money through real estate investment to fund a penthouse lifestyle without ever working. This changes when a portal unexpectedly transports him to a fantasy world, where he is quickly enslaved to a mining company extracting crystals from a dungeon.

Kinji, desperate for a way out of this new poverty, tries to regain financial stability by any means possible, amassing an unusual adventuring party – the titular black company – in the process.

Demon Lord, Retry!

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After an unexplained event, Akira Ono finds himself in the body of his character, Demon Lord Hakuto Kunai, as he prepares to shut down the servers of his creation, the MMORPG Infinity Game. The new world he awakens in appears to be set within Infinity Game, but there are some differences.

He meets and summons various companions who accompany him on his journey, and his reputation as the “Demon Lord” spreads throughout the land, making him a target. As he continues to pursue his mission of discovering why and how he was summoned, Ono/Kunai finds himself dealing with the sociological problems of the Kingdom of Holy Light and the Satanist cult that opposes it.

The Evolution Fruit

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This series involves Seiichi’s journey from being tormented by his classmates and neglected as a companion to his hard work, positive attitude, and survival in this new world. As a result, before he realises it, he finds himself among the champions.

Only one episode has been released so far, but it appears to be promising; you should certainly check out this new anime.

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