Anime | Discover the best Isekai so far

The isekai are extremely varied, and not all of them have to do with reincarnation. Broadly speaking, the term refers to the fact that the protagonist must be in a different world . Many are based on the death of the protagonist who is reincarnated in a magical universe, but sometimes, the character can travel between worlds or magical elements can be transported to the everyday world to wreak havoc.

Have you ever wondered which are the best representatives of the genre? Well look no further, because at SuperFans we’ll save you the trouble. However, the list does not have a specific order and can be taken as a free selection of what can be found in the genre.

1. Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru (2021)

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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

What happens when the best assassin in the world has to reincarnate in another world? Well, chaos, of course. His reputation precedes him, and he has sworn allegiance to the organization that raised him, but when that organization plots to kill him, he is filled with remorse. Thanks to this, he ends up in an audience with a goddess who is very interested in his abilities as an assassin. This goddess offers him the opportunity to reincarnate in another world with a task: to finish off the hero.

Of course the murderer accepts, and little by little he becomes part of his new family of murderers. But when he meets the hero, he realizes that only someone who has no fault can end up with such a specimen.

2. Mushoku Tensei: Isekai Ittara Honki Dasu (2021)

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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 11 + 12
Available on: Funimation

The protagonist is a 34-year-old man who has always been good for nothing. Throughout his life, he has regretted his decisions and dreams of achieving much more, until a fatal bus accident gives him a second chance. He has now been reincarnated in another world as a baby, and has magical abilities. He only lacks a little courage to fulfill his dreams, and he will embark on the journey of his life, counting on all his years of experience in the body of a small child.

3. Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken (2018)

Genre: Fantasy, Shounen
Seasons: 3 + OVAs and a 12-episode Spin-off
Episodes: 24 + 12 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Satoru Mikami, 37 years old, is the typical corporate worker who is calm with his monotonous life in Tokyo. But he is single and has never had a girlfriend. In the middle of a chance meeting with a friend, he is the victim of an assault on the street, and is stabbed. However, as he succumbs to his injuries, he hears a voice in his mind that he cannot understand. When Satoru regains consciousness, he discovers that he has been reincarnated as a “slime”, a watery being in an unknown realm.

4. Sonny Boy (2021)

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Genre: Ciencia Fición
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

An ordinary summer vacation turns into something incredible when all the students of Nagara School are transported to another dimension. Now, each of the students has developed a different skill, and they will have to work together if they hope to survive in this hostile environment… as well as find a way to return home. Or will their differences lead to their doom?

5. Re:Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (2016)

Genre: Drama, Thriller, Fantasy, Psychological
Seasons: 3 + OVAs + 2 spin-offs of 11 and 13 episodes
Episodes: 25 + 13 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll, Netflix

When Subaru Natsuki leaves the market, the least expected thing is to be transported to a fantasy world. Things are not going well for the teenager, since shortly after arriving he is attacked by some criminals. Armed with her grocery bag and his useless phone, they rip him apart in the fight. Fortunately, a beautiful girl named Satella finds Subaru and saves his life. To thank Satella for her help, the young man offers her help.

6. Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon (2017)

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 13 + 12 + OVA
Available on: Crunchyroll

When a promise over a few too many drinks ends with your house full of humanoid dragons… Miss Kobayashi’s new reality is this, when Tohru shows up in her life. The girl is a dragon, but she also works as a housekeeper for Miss Kobayashi, and she can’t deny that the company is very nice, as is her help. But when a couple more dragons show up at her door looking for Tohru, her home seems like a fairy tale.

7. Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha: Shijou Saikyou no Maou no Shiso, Tensei shite Shison-tachi no Gakkou e Kayou (2020)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

Also known as The Misfit of the Demon King Academy. The demon king sacrificed himself for the peace of mankind. But after two thousand years in deep sleep, Anos Voldigoad has grown bored. Now, he is curious about the state of the current world, and when he reincarnates, he realizes that society is divided between those demons who have hybrid blood, and their direct descendants.

Magic is in a tailspin, and his descendants are getting weaker, so Anos, now also a hybrid, decides to reclaim his place as the Demon King. But first, he will have to graduate.

Note: There is a second season announced with no confirmed date.

8. No Game, No Life (2014)

Genre: Video Game, Adventure, Comedy, Supernatural, Ecchi, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Netflix, Crunchyroll

Sora and Shiro are brothers, and are recognized in the video game world for being an invincible entity called “Blank”. For them, the real world is another game, but when they receive an email that challenges them to a virtual game of chess, their lives change dramatically. The brothers are transported to a mysterious realm where they meet Tet, the God of Games.

9. Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari (2019)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 25
Available on: Crunchyroll

Melromac, a country ruined by a magical phenomenon called the Waves of Catastrophe, urgently needs heroic help. This is how “the Four Cardinal Heroes” are born, who are given a sword, bow, spear and shield to defend the kingdom from the plague. However, whoever receives the shield feels completely unlucky, and that is Naofumi Iwatani, an average otaku.

Note: The new season of the series will premiere in spring 2022 and there is already confirmation of a third season.

10. Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu (2021)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Makoto Misumi is a normal young teenager who, one day, is summoned as the hero from another world. Arriving and presenting himself to the goddess of this new universe, the deity taunts him and contemptuously declares that he is too ugly to be the hero. Not content with this, the woman strips him of his hero status, and exiles him to the ends of the earth. There, he meets hundreds of dragons, orcs and dwarves and shows promise with his magical abilities, which in his world did not exist. Will he be able to start from scratch despite starting his journey on the wrong foot? We’ll see.

11. Overlord (2015)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Videogame, Magic, Supernatural
Seasons: 3
Episodes: 13 + 13 + 13
Available on: Netflix

Yggdrasil, a famous virtual reality game is about to disappear. Momonga, a powerful mage within it, decides to spend his last moments within the servers. Even though the game is supposed to be no more, Momonga is still inside the character of it, fully aware… and the NPCs seem to have developed personalities of their own. The main character decides to take charge of this new world, while wondering if there are others in the same situation as him.

Note: A fourth season was announced for the series whose date is not confirmed yet.

12. Infinite Dendrogram (2020)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13
Available on: Funimation

Infinite Dendrogram is the world’s first VRMMO. Not only does it simulate all five senses perfectly, but it also promises many possibilities for its players. Two years after its release, the Reiji Mukudori can finally be purchased as a playable copy.

Now, together with his brother, who has already tried the game, he embarks on the adventure. What exactly awaits him in this very realistic world?

13. Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (2015)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Military
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 12 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Youji Itami is an officer in the Japanese military and also an otaku. One day, on the way to a doujinshi convention in Ginza, a giant gate appears in the middle of the city. From there, supernatural creatures and warriors dressed in medieval costumes come out, causing chaos and destruction.

Youji calls for army reinforcements to help save the civilians and stop the invasion. Three months later, he is in charge of a reconnaissance team that will be sent to the world from which the invaders originated.

14.Youjo Senki (2017)

Genre: Action, Military, Magic
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Tanya Degurechaff is an infamous soldier renowned for her ruthlessness and tactical skill. Beneath her blonde hair, short stature and girlish appearance, she finds the soul of a man who challenged Being X, a self-proclaimed God, earning the punishment of reincarnation with such an appearance in an unknown world.

Note: A second season has been announced for the series, but the premiere date has not been confirmed.

15.Isekai Quartet (2019)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Parody
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 12 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Isekai Quartet brings together the protagonists of the most famous isekai to create an unforgettable comedy. What happens when you’re the protagonist of an isekai and, as fate would have it, you’re transported to a classroom full of other isekai protagonists ? Without a doubt it is a hilarious comedy, because with these characters it is impossible to get bored.

16. Sword Art Online (2012)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Video Games, Romance
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 25 + 24
Available on: Crunchyroll, Netflix

In Sword Art Online , players can control their characters within the virtual world using only their thoughts. Kirito is one of the first players to enter, and within the world of Aincrad, he discovers that he will not be able to leave this new world if he does not reach level one hundred… but he is not the only one.

Note: The series features several spin-offs, including Sword Art Online: Alicization and Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online .

17. Drifters (2016)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Historical, Samurai, Fantasy, Seinen
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Not available on streaming platforms

Drifters is an isekai action anime that intriguingly brings together characters from various historical eras in Japan in a magical universe filled with supernatural beings.

18. Re:Creators (2017)

Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mecha
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 22
Available on: Amazon Prime

What if all the fictional creations of humans came to life? That is the premise of Re:Creators, the interesting isekai that manages the idea of ​​human creations coming to life and entering the human universe to try to dominate it.

19. .hack//Sign (2002)

Genre: Video Games, Science Fiction, Adventure, Mystery, Magic, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 26
Available on: Hulu, Funimation

Another isekai about a video game where its protagonist is trapped without knowing why he can’t leave the game. In this case, our protagonist is Tsukasa, and he wakes up with amnesia in an MMORPG called The World.

Note: The series has multiple sequels and alternate versions that focus on other characters. Among them, .hack//Roots and .hack//Intermezzo.

20. Kumo desu ga, Nani ka? (2021)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Magic, Mystery
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 24
Available on: Crunchyroll

A group of students find themselves in a fantasy world, where they discover that they have been reincarnated, but they have the memories of their past life. Among them is Kumoko, a young girl who was reincarnated into a spider monster. With her vast knowledge of video games and her unwavering will to live, Kumoko will make her way through endless chains of creatures to fight, level up, and feed.

21. InuYasha (2000)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Historical, Supernatural, Magic, Romance, Fantasy, Shounen
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 167 + 26
Available on: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Crunchyroll

Based on the manga by Rumiko Takahashi. InuYasha follows the story of young Kagome Higurashi, whose ordinary life comes to an abrupt halt when she is transported to another world. A demon has kidnapped her, and it attacks her because, inside her, there is a powerful ancient pearl that can give her powers that could end the world.

Note: The series has a sequel focused on the children of the protagonists. It’s called Hanyou No Yashahime and it has two seasons.

22. Hataraku Maou-sama! (2013)

Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13
Available on: Not available on streaming platforms

What happens when the devil is transported to a world without magic and forced to work as a part-time clerk at a fast food joint? Well, a hilarious comedy, without a doubt.

Note: A sequel was recently announced for the series, it will be released in summer 2022.

23. Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta… (2020)

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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Fantasy, School, Shoujo
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 12 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll, Funimation

Also known as Hamefura. Katarina Klaes is the heir to a duke, and her life is full of promise and ambition. One day, when she hits her head on a rock, she realizes that she really isn’t Katarina, and that the world she finds herself in isn’t real. It is about her favorite video game in her past life: Fortune Lover. The problem? Katarina Klaes is the hated villain of the game. Her fate is tragic, and the protagonist will have to change her fortune step by step, starting with treating everyone around her with kindness and empathy. However, this brings you another type of problem…

24. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! (2016)

Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Parody, Magic, Supernatural
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 10 + 10
Available on: Crunchyroll, Funimation

After a humiliating death, reclusive student Kazuma Satou finds himself before the goddess Aqua. She gives him two options, either go to heaven, or have a new life in a magical world. Of course, Kazuma decides to reincarnate, becoming a warrior tasked with saving the world from evil. To make matters more complicated, Aqua is also in this universe, and Kazuma will soon discover that the “goddess” is completely useless as a partner.

Note: A third season was announced for the series, but there is still no confirmed date for its premiere.

25. Hai to Gensou no Grimgar (2016)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

In this universe, life and death are separated by a very fine line. A group of young people who have in common to have lost their memories have to accept the only paid job there is. Now, they are all part of the Grimgar army, and even though this land looks like a video game, if you die, it’s the end.

26. Shinchou Yuusha: Kono Yuusha ga Ore TUEEE Kuse ni Shinchou Sugiru (2019)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

The goddess Rista has summoned a hero to help her in a very difficult version of a video game-like world. And she has been lucky, as the hero she summoned to help her, a young man named Seiya, is exceptional in every way. The only problem he has is that he seems to be too cautious: he buys extra armor “just in case”, and uses all of his power on extremely weak enemies, “because you better be careful”. Can he put up with this overly cautious hero?

27.Kenja no Mago (2019)

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Magic, Romance, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

A young salaryman dies in an accident, and is reborn in a universe with demons and magic. However, luck smiles at him from the start, as he is adopted by the wise Merlin Wolford. He has a new name: Shin, and has been raised as the grandson of one of the greatest magicians of the generation. His powers have come a long way, and his abilities are undeniable… but he lacks common sense a great deal.

28. Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen (2019)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

Also known as The Rise of the Bookworm , we follow a young woman whose soul belongs to a librarian. Myne, the body she inhabits, is a very sick little girl, who suddenly changes her perspective and wants to make things up. Her parents do not understand the change but they applaud it, and now they have on their hands a little girl with a project to create books that reach the masses, and not just the nobility.

29.Kousougiga (2013)

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Genre: Action; Fantasy, Supernatural
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 10
Available on: Funimation

Koto finds himself in a city that looks like his native Kyoto, but… it’s not. It is a kind of mirror, very similar to the original, but with important differences: in this Kyoto there are spirits that interact with humans. Now, Koto finds herself in this landscape that is so familiar but different for her. There, she meets a mysterious monk, a girl obsessed with technology, and faces the chaos of her new life.

30. Angel Beats! (2010)

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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, School, Supernatural
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 13
Available on: Funimation

What is life after death? For Otonashi, much of nothing. He has no memories, and he finds himself in a strange universe where a war is raging. In order to survive, he will have to join the SSS corps in the battle against Angel, whose mission is to destroy all the inhabitants of this new world.

Otonashi will try to recover the memories of his past life little by little while evaluating that not everything is what it seems in this new world.

31. Jahy-sama wa Kujikenai! (2021)

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Supernatural
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 20
Available on: Crunchyroll

Jahy is a legend in the Dark Kingdom. She is second in command to her, just seeing her terrifies those who are in front of her presence, and many respect her. But when an encounter with a magical girl destroys her mana crystal, the Dark Realm is completely destroyed. Now, Jahy has been transported to a world where magic doesn’t exist. In the human world her appearance changes, and furthermore, she will have to plan the restoration of her kingdom by keeping an apartment, a job and other boring human things.

32.Tenkuu no Escaflowne (1996)

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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mecha, Romance
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 26
Available on: Funimation

Hitomi is a high school student who is transported from earth to the magical world of Gaea. There, she meets a young prince named Van Fanel. The boy will have to unite the continents of Gaea against the Zaibach empire.

In the process, Hitomi will discover that she has a hidden ability, and will attempt to unmask the secrets behind Van and his past, as well as a mysterious machine known as the Escaflowne.

33. Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu (2018)

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Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 12 + 12
Available on: Funimation

Cross Reverie is an MMORPG where Takuma Sakamoto is one of the most prominent players. In fact, he is known as the “demon king”. But his quiet life changes drastically when he is summoned in a magical universe, and realizing it, his appearance has completely changed: he now looks exactly like the character he had in the video game. The problem is that Takuma doesn’t know how to talk to people, he is a socially awkward young man and he is very afraid of people.

The two girls who summoned him introduce themselves, and Takuma makes the decision to start acting exactly like his character in the video game: like a Lord. Will they realize it’s a farce?

34. Slime Taoshite 300-nen, Shiranai Uchi ni Level Max ni Nattemashita (2021)

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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

The protagonist, in her past life, suffered a collapse due to overwork. Now, she has been reincarnated in a universe full of magic. Due to her cautious nature, she has been killing low level slimes for years, and she has gotten used to this peaceful life where she has enough money to pay off her debts. This goes on for 300 years, and eventually, the girl has reached level 99. Now with a fame she doesn’t want, she finds herself facing ambitious adventurers, dragons looking for a fight, and young monsters who want to be adopted. But her house is not a dojo! What will happen to her peaceful life now?

35. Saihate no Paladin (2021)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Will gets a second chance as a paladin in a world of magic. In his new home he has some fantastic beings that guide him: a skeleton, a ghost and a mummy. They all teach him about magic, about fighting, about religion and responsibility. But above all things, they teach him about love.

Now, Will will have to leave his home, and fulfill a promise he has to make to the god of his choice, which will give him the strength to become a great swordsman.

Note: It has been confirmed that a second season will be made for the series, but there is no scheduled date.

36.Isekai Shokudou (2017)

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 12 + 12
Available on: Crunchyroll

Within the commercial district of Tokyo, there is the Nekoya restaurant, very popular with locals. It mixes traditional Japanese food with western food. And even though locals believe the restaurant is closed on Saturdays, what goes on inside is completely unusual.

On this special day, the restaurant only serves visitors from other worlds. From dragons to elves, wizards and fairies, the customers are very diverse. And the mysterious chef, known only as “master”, enjoys serving his diverse clientele with a smile on his face.

37.Death March Kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku (2018)

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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 12
Available on: Funimation

An exhausted programmer finally decides to go to bed early to rest and stop thinking about work. But the next morning, his life has completely changed: he wakes up in a new world, a mix between an RPG and the video game he was working on in reality.

Here he discovers that his appearance has changed, as has his name: he is now called Satou, a nickname he used to test the games he programmed. Before he can understand the situation, an army of lizard people attack him, forcing him to use a powerful spell to defend himself. This levels him up considerably, and gives him the motivation he needed to explore this new home.