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25 Best Another World Anime Of All Time

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Hey fans, in today’s article I am going to talk about the best transported to another world anime. Typically, in these stories, the protagonist is transported to a new world with special abilities and gets carried on a task or is just given a chance to live again and have other adventures.

These otherworldly anime series may be fictional, but the adventures are so thrilling that you’ll get hooked until the end. They’re called “Isekai” in Japan and it’s easy to see why this genre is so popular; it’s full of fun, adventure, and excitement.

So for those who wish to escape reality, let’s get into those another world anime tv shows.

25. Outbreak Company 

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Let’s get the party started and transport ourselves to another anime world of The Outbreak Company series. This fantasy harem anime starts off with a show that follows Shinichi, who is a shut-in who loves anime, manga, and video games.

After applying for a job, our ordinary boy finds himself kidnapped and transported to Eldant. In this foreign land of elves, dragons, and dwarves he will face challenges like never before. Shinichi is then asked by the Japanese government to spread the popularity of otaku culture across This strange land.

To accomplish his mission, Shinichi is backed up by the Japanese government and Myucel, the half-elf maid. In addition to that, he has an alliance with the Princess Petralka of Eldant Empire. Alongside this diverse group, he is going to work hard to overcome the obstacles of politics, class differences, and ethnic discrimination in order to promote otaku in our land.

24. Oda Nobuna No Yabou 

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Oda Nobuna no Yabou is a madhouse production and is a historical romantic comedy anime that follows the story of a 17-year-old high schooler, Sagara Yoshiharu. One day, he will suddenly get transported to another world during the Sengoku period, where all the major Samurai lords are cute girls.

Yoshiharu is introduced to Oda Nobuna, the female counterpart of legendary general Oda Nobunaga. Therefore, he begins his other world adventure by serving her as the substitute for Kinoshita Tokichiro.

23. Kyou Kara Maou 

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Kyou Kara Maou is a good another world anime to watch. The story of Shibuya who had a pretty normal life up until the day he tried to defend his classmate from a gang of bullies. Instead of just getting a good soaking, he’s pulled in. Next, he’s transported to another world that resembles medieval Europe. More of his surprise is that they would choose him to be the next Mao just because he has black hair and black eyes.

He’s the King of the Mazoku, who is living in a fake peace with humans. Much to his subject’s dismay, he’s completely different from any previous rulers they’ve had. He’s a kind, considerate person that believes in justice. He doesn’t believe in dealing with conflict with violence and would make a great leader for a country on the brink of war.

Now Yuri has to deal with figuring out how to become a good Maoh, which is difficult in itself, and try to assimilate into the customs and culture of this new world. All while the tension between humans and Mazoku is at an all-time high.

22. Isekai Shokudou


Isekai Shokudou is a fantasy mystery and another world anime that centers around Western Restaurant Nekoya, which is one of the more popular restaurants in Tokyo. They serve traditional Japanese and Western dishes to customers who reside in the Tokyo area.

Well, it turns out that this seemingly ordinary restaurant is popular with a number of interspecies…While the restaurant is thought to be closed on Saturdays, the truth is that its doors are instead opened for a different type of clientele coming from other worlds.

The restaurant has every kind of customer imaginable, from dragons and elves to fairies and mages. Nevertheless, the mysterious chef knows their secrets and will serve them up with a smile.

21. Seirei Gensouki

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“Tokyo youth Haruto Amakawa dies in a traffic accident and reincarnates into Rio, a boy in another world. Haruto’s memories and thoughts are intermittently fused with Rio’s. Now he has powers of magic.

Rio is a boy living in the slums and wants revenge for his mother who was murdered in front of him when he was five. There’s an Earthling and someone from another world who both have completely different backgrounds and values, but they’re going to join forces to save a princess.

As a reward for his loyalty and bravery, the King awards Rio an opportunity to study at a prestigious academy. Rio was excited and believed this would be a new journey in his life, but it didn’t go very well. He had difficulties adjusting to life at the prestigious academy which is full of nobles and upper-class students.

20. Shinchou Yuusha

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Shinchou Yuusha is also known in English as the “Cautious Hero.” This is an《isekai/another world》 anime, as well as action and adventure. There’s also an op mc.

The anime follows the story of the main character Seiya, a typical overpowered anime hero that is summoned to save the world. For one small detail, this character likes to stay safe and use caution before rushing in. This is what gives the show its name.

19. Sengoku Night Blood

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This another world anime is following Yuzuki, who just goes about her day when all of a sudden, she sees a bright glow from her smartphone and is transported to an alternate world called Shinga. This unusual world seems to resemble the Sengoku period, an era dominated by civil wars and political upheaval. In this world, the Gekkazoku, tribes of non-human creatures like vampires and werewolves, live together with humans.

This world peace was maintained under the governance of Himemiko, a woman with the power to protect Shinga. However, she mysteriously disappeared and now the world is in chaos. Now, Yuzuki must find Himemiko in order to get back to her world; but, the bitter feud between the warlords only impedes her progress and she finds herself drowning in multiple issues.

18. The 8th son? Are you kidding me?

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This is another world anime and is the real deal. The story starts with the 25-year-old main character waking up, after being transported to a new world. He is now a six-year-old boy and must deal with his new reality.

Retaining memories of his stressful and old life, Shingo learns that the person he is occupying is Wendelin von Benno Baumeister, a poor nobleman’s eighth son who lived in the countryside.


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In High School Prodigies Have It Easy Even in Another World!, a group of Japanese high school friends survive a plane crash and find themselves in another world. Things work differently there, and there are two human races.

Despite undergoing a sudden change, these seven students persevere and uses their skills in order to help those who helped them and find a way to get back home. Choyoyu! is a really remarkable isekai show, and is a must-watch for fans of quirky, otherworldly, and interesting content.

16. Maou-Sama, Retry!

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Maou Sama Retry is a surprisingly good alternative world anime that follows the story of a man by the name of Akira, who is managing an MMO RPG called Infinite Game. That is until he decides to shut down the servers.

He is then transported into a fantasy world in the form of the game’s Demon King. Along the way, he finds a girl called Aku, and together they search for the reason he was brought there in the first place.

15. How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

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The story of this other world anime depicts Diablo as the most powerful player in Cross Reverie, and you should take care when going up against him. He has access to some of the game’s rarest and most powerful artifacts, so not even the most skilled players can beat him.

Takuma’s life is turned upside down when he suddenly finds himself transported to a video game world. There, all he can think about is how to get back to Earth while enjoying the company of two girls who magically brought him there and bent him with a contract. As Takuma ventures into this fantasy world, where he’s crowned as a powerful being, he starts to feel more confident and capable of enjoying his new life.

14. I’m Standing on a Million Lives

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Yotsuya hates living in Tokyo, it’s full of people he really can’t stand. He prefers staying in VR instead of dealing with those people. As one school day ends, he sees Shindou talking to Hakozaki for a bit as the latter is always absent due to an illness. When his attention is redirected elsewhere, it appears that they’ve disappeared.

Seemingly out of nowhere, Yotsuya starts feeling like he is falling and the world around him beginning to change. After he crashes into a pool of water, his senses are finally able to come back and he sees that he’s surrounded by enormous monsters. After discovering he’s been brought into a game world by Shindou and Hakozaki, Yotsuya learns that he has only 14 days to complete a quest.

This world is different from the real one, in that anyone who dies will be resurrected in 30 seconds so long as someone from his party is still alive. With a variety of quests that grow more difficult with time, Shindou, Yotsuya, and Hakozaki are seeking to uncover the mystery behind this game world.

13. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest


Arifureta: From Commonplace to Another World, is one of the most loved transported-to-another-world anime with an OP MC. The series follows the story of Hajime Nagumo, a 17-year-old ordinary boy, and what happens when he and his classmates are summoned to a fantasy world and how they deal with the given task of saving humanity.

Though his classmates are gifted with impressive abilities that would be useful in combat, Hajime is teased for only gaining a really mediocre power without any real offense. One of Hajime’s classmates betrays him and throws him into the abyss. He survives the fall and resolves to fight for his life, meeting a captive vampire called Yue. Hajime takes an interest in Yue and a few others alike and starts his adventure to return home while gradually transforming from low ranked to a powerful character.

12. Kenja no Mago

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The next show I’ll introduce is ‘Kenja no Mago’, a great another world anime that follows Shin, who gets reincarnated in an isekai kingdom. As he’s raised by the hero of this kingdom- Merlin Wal- he grows into one of the most powerful characters you will meet.

After independently showing a natural inclination to magic since the age of 15, he is sent to a prestigious magic academy, where he starts harnessing his magical abilities, while also trying to gain some social skills there.

11. Hai To Gensou no Grimgar

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This adventurous another world anime series tells the story of five young people who, right before waking up in a mysterious world, have lost their memories, except their names. Meanwhile, it seems strange that they can speak words they’ve never heard before.

The group was asked to join the Reserve Army because monsters are just lurking around the town. To make a living and keep the town safe, they have to fight them off. The five teenagers have already joined the group and left. Consequently, they would need to find a way to survive by themselves. But first of all, they couldn’t even fight against weak monsters.

10. Youjo Senki

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Why not give this a try? Youjo Senki is a unique anime about the adventures of an evil little girl and the people she meets in another world. It has good animation, interesting characters, and a world ravaged by war, so it’s worth checking out.

One of the unfortunate things about the main character in this anime is that he’s a male who will be reincarnated as a yandere young girl in a war-torn fantasy world. Her name is Tanya, and she tries to beat everyone and ends up rising through the military, as a result, this leads to her country become an overreaching empire.

9. Konosuba

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This is one of the best, if not the funniest anime, set in a different world. You should really give it a go! Produced by Studio Deen, the plot of this series follows Kazuma Satou. He’s a high school student, gamer, and shut-in who died after performing his only heroic act in life.

The protagonist reawakens in the afterlife before a girl called Aqua. She states that she is a goddess who watches over people unlucky enough to die unexpectedly. Aqua gives him two options: to go to heaven, or get transported to another world and defeat the Demon King. As a gamer – Kazuma’s instinct kicks in, and he chooses the option of starting life in another fantasy world.

There’s only one final choice to make before Kazuma is set to take on a new world: and that is choosing one thing to take along with him. After thinking this through, Kazuma decided on bringing Aqua.

8. Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari

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Also known as “The Rising of the Shield Hero,” this anime follows a betrayed hero who falls from grace when his reputation is tarnished by people in his circles.

Therefore, he starts off his journey in this otherworldly world, not really knowing what to do but getting overpowered to rebuild his public image so that he can confront his enemies who betrayed him. This isekai anime series, first seen in January 2019, has two seasons with a mix of action and drama, and a dark story about revenge.

7. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

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In this other world anime series, we follow protagonist Satoru Mikami, a 37-year-old corporate worker who is stabbed and reincarnated in another world. He soon takes on the name Rimuru Tempest.

This isekai anime is a little tricky because the protagonist finds himself reborn as a slime in an alternate world and will use his powers to befriend people from different races.

6. Log Horizon

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Next up, we have a brilliant game world anime called Log Horizon, which is an online RPG that enables players to live out their adventures throughout different worlds.

While the twelfth expansion, “Novasphere Pioneers,” was not installed well, and instead of becoming another cool experience for games, many Japanese players were stuck inside.

One notable character is the silent Shiroe. He’s not very good at socializing but he has a knack for strategy, which helps during his adventures in-game. As a leader of a “Log Horizon” guild, he starts building a team of players to survive in a monstrous world.

5. Overlord

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Overlord is a popular another-world-themed anime series that centers around Yggdrasil, an online game with millions of users. When the game is about to shut down one day, Momonga logs out; only to find himself trapped in the world of Yggdrasil as a powerful skeleton.

The game world is continuously evolving into a simulacrum of reality. As NPCs are becoming more emotional and life-like, Momonga becomes more cold and calculating, becoming less human himself. This young man has had a lonely life without friends or family. He then dedicates himself to conquering this new, bizarre game world and becoming the ultimate ruler.

4. No Game No Life

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No Game, No Life is an anime with a good plot. It’s an action-adventure anime that has aspects of game themes. The story follows the main characters Sora and Shiro who are NEETs, playing video games all the time.

These two gamers can beat all of their favorite games and even realize the “real world” is just another “ugly game.” However, after being summoned by a mysterious Boy to an alternate universe, their lives will turn upside down.

The boy is the ultimate ruler of this world, who was able to stop the war and make this world, a place where games decide all of the living arrangements – even what happens to nations. There, the other races took control over humanity and drove them into one region…

3. Hataraku Maou-Sama

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Htarakou Maou Sama is not actually an another world-journeying anime, but it follows a demon lord who has come to our real world! This story follows Devil King Sadao, who is one step away from conquering the world. He is then beaten by an angel hero named Emilia, who forces him to be transported to modern-day Tokyo. The Devil King has no skills other than conquering and ruling worlds, but he now ends up working as a freeter to pay his bills in his new lifestyle.

2. Drifters


This anime takes place in an alternate world and depicts the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600. Toyohisa Shimazu is the last rearguard for his retreating troops, but he gets critically injured when suddenly he appears in a modern, gleaming white hallway. Toyohisa is face-to-face with a stoic man when all of a sudden, he finds himself in another world that is unlike his own.

Quickly befriending the legendary Nobunaga Oda and Yoichi Nasu, Toyohisa learned about the political unrest that was tearing through the continent. Therefore, Toyohisa and the gang of heroes have to fight a new world war for the Empire and its subjects, while protecting what they’ve conquered from powerful enemies.

1. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu 

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In Re: Zero anime series, Subaru Natsuki is just leaving a convenience store and has no idea that he’s about to be transported to another world. It doesn’t seem like things are looking too good for Subaru, but not long after his arrival, he is attacked by some thugs. Armed only with a bag of groceries and a now useless cell phone, the thug proceeds to beat him to a pulp.

Meanwhile, Satella lost her insignia and starts pursuing the person who stole it. She had, however, met up with Subaru, and ended up saving him. To honor that kind and honest girl, Subaru offers to help her in her search. That night they find what she had been looking for.

But out of nowhere, a much darker force stalks the pair from the shadows, and just minutes after locating the insignia, both Subaru and Satella are killed. However, Subaru manages to come back to life again, meeting the same thugs and Satella once again. This raises more questions than answers, as history starts to repeat itself.

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  1. Isekai Shokudou already finished season 2. Hataraku Maou-Sama already has season 2. Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu already has season 2 part 1 and season 2 part 2.

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