Isekai Anime

Nowadays isekai anime are getting more and more popular. So, what are isekai anime? Isekai in Japanese means parallel world. It is like a genre of anime, Manga, light novels etc. In these anime, the main protagonist is sent to or get trapped in parallel world/universe. Here are 5 anime which are popular.

1.       That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime:

In this anime the main character is reincarnated in a parallel world in the form of a Slime. An office worker named Satoru Mikami who gets stabbed by a criminal who is running away. Later when he wakes up, he finds himself reincarnated as a Slime in another world. There he meets with a dragon called Veldora, who becomes his friend. The dragon names slime as Rimuru. He can absorb abilities from his foes and environment giving him no of powers. He creates a city named Tempest in the forest where goblins, orgers, lizardmen, orcs etc. lives.

2.       The Rising of the Shield Hero:

 This is one of the hottest anime series released in 2019. An otaku named Naofumi Iwatanai     suddenly gets transported to a different world. He is summoned as a Shield Hero along with Spear, Sword and Bow heroes where their duty is to help the people of the world to defeat the Catastrophe waves causing havoc to the world. Unfortunately, Naofumi reputation was destroyed forcing him to complete his mission by himself.

3.       Konosuba- God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World:

The anime follows a high school boy named Kazuma Satou, who meets God Aqua after his death. He gets two options for his afterlife: one, he can go to heaven and second, to be reincarnated into a fantasy world. He chooses the second one where he reincarnated in a fantasy world which is resembles a video game he plays. The god, also gives him a weapon of his choice to take to another world. But, instead of weapon he chooses is God herself. Along with God Aqua, Kazuma’s adventure begins.

4.       Wise Man’s Grandchild:

An office employee who loses his life in a car accident and reincarnated to different world as a baby. In that he is raised by one of the greatest mages of that world, Merlin. Merlin totally neglects his education, and focuses only on his magical and combat abilities. To deal with his life skills which is important for Shin to communicate with others of the world, he joins a school where he becomes the strongest student.

5.       Sword Art Online:

Sword Art Online is among the most popular isekai anime in the recent years. The world where the main character is goes is inside a MMO game. SAO follows the story of Kirito who gets trapped in the game along with hundreds of other gamers. The creator of the game traps every gamers and the only way for them to escape this world is to finish the game. Worst case is that if they die in the game they die in real life.