Arifureta: From Commonplace To World’s Strongest is one of the most popular and hottest Isekai anime series these days. It tells the story of Hajime Nagumo who is summoned to an entirely different world. He is called along with his classmates and their task is to save the world. The ecchi harem anime has a growing fan base with over 15-million views to date! Here are 23 similar anime you can watch.
1. The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter
Noir Starga comes from a family of nobles. Despite that, his peers don’t treat him like one because he is at the bottom of the social ladder. The other nobles of his area degrade him daily and don’t even pay him the minimum respect. The only thing going for Noir is his ability to talk with the Great Sage who tells Noir about everything. One day Noir takes the decision to enroll himself in the Hero Academy. But it won’t be as easy as he thinks and he has to train a lot to get himself admitted to the academy. Both these animes feature similar overpowered protagonists who take their respective worlds by storm.
2. Infinite Dendrogram
This anime takes place in the year 2043 when a full-dive VRMMO has just been released. The best part about this virtual reality game is that players will be able to access all their five senses while they are inside the game. As a result, it created a lot of hype among the fans who seem eager to learn about the infinite scenarios they can experience within the game. Two years after its release, Reiji is very excited that he can finally play this trending game. He takes the help of his brother, Shuu, and dives into the game with his partner, Embryo. Just like Arifureta, this anime explores a world involving over-the-top monsters.
3. Spirit Chronicles
Haruto Amakawa is a 20-year-old college student who passes away suddenly in a very unfortunate accident. But instead of going to the afterlife, Haruto finds himself in a strange world. He has been reborn as a boy named Rio with his earlier desire of taking revenge on his mother’s murderer still intact. He has new magical powers in this world and he also saves the royal princess of his kingdom. This comes under the attention of the king who allows him to join the Bertram Royal Academy. It is a golden chance for Haruto to showcase his powers in a surrounding where it is mostly dominated by nobles. Similar to Arifureta this ecchi harem anime focused on magical powers.
4. Tensei Kenja no Isekai Life
Yuuji Sano is an employee in a black company and is currently engaged in completing his work as soon as possible. In the middle of this work, he is suddenly teleported to another world where he apparently works as a Monster Tamer. It is also a widely known fact in that world that if you are a monster tamer, you can’t become a good adventurer. Luck seems to be on his side, as he comes across some peculiar slimes in that area. These slimes are very knowledgeable about magical powers and pass them on to him. In this way, apart from being a Monster Tamer, Yuuji also gets another profession as a Sage.
5. Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy
Many years ago, Makoto Misumi’s parents had made a contract with a certain deity. According to the terms of this contract, Makoto needs to visit this goddess and become the hero of her land. But the goddess doesn’t like Makoto at all and takes away his title of a hero. She even grants him the power of understanding every kind of language except the human one. After that, she banishes him to the edge of humanity which allows Makoto to develop many strong magical powers. In this far-off land, Makoto meets many supernatural creatures who are all drawn toward him. Can Makoto reform their society and make the best use of his powers? Just like Arifureta: From Commonplace To World’s Strongest, we find an OP main character who deals with magical powers.
6. The 8th Son? Are you kidding me?
One day when Shingo Ichinomiya went to sleep, he had no idea that it would be his last sleep in that world. When he wakes up the next day he finds himself reborn as a six years old baby in a different world. His life in this new area is completely different from the one it used to be. He was a normal worker at a firm but now he will act as the 8th son in the Baumeister family. Shingo tries to quickly adapt to his new surroundings and realizes that their financial condition is not that good. He takes it upon himself to improve the finances of his family first and his newly acquired magical powers may just be what he needs in order to do that.
7. Sword Art Online
Kazuto Kirigaya is very excited to play a brand new game that goes by the name of Sword Art Online. It is a game based on virtual reality that takes people into the world of Aincrad. In order to access this game, the players need to use a strange device called the Nerve Gear. Anyways after entering the game, Kirito finds out that they have been trapped there by the creator. The players can only escape if they clear all the floors of Aincrad and manage to beat the final boss. All the participants start panicking as the rule also states that death in the virtual world will also result in death in the real world.
8. Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage
There is a certain legend that exists in this anime. According to this legend, a comet will come down on the world and will only strike the child whose fate has been sealed. Meanwhile, we get to know about the Reiken family which has a long line of history. They take in disciples into their family after holding an entrance examination that determines the qualification. In this way, the Reiken family believes that they will manage to find the fated child on whom the comet will strike. Among the participants of the examination, there is a guy named Lu Wang who is the holder of a special kind of soul. The moment he decides to give the exam, his journey toward becoming a world-renowned sage will start. Both these anime have a main character with overpowered abilities who make everything seem like child’s play.
9. Isekai Cheat Magician
As the name suggests, Isekai Cheat Magician is a reincarnation anime based around Taichi Nishimura and Rin Azuma. They will get transported to an entirely different world where magic exists. Many monsters have been attacking adventurers frequently in that land for quite some time. This is why Taichi and Rin take a test of their magical prowess and find out that they have got some overpowered abilities. Their new powers are so good compared to the rest of the characters that it almost feels like they are cheating in that world. Taichi and Rin slowly begin to grasp the abnormality of their situation. They decide that they need to explore the area further and find out the reason for their abrupt teleportation. Isekai Cheat Magician anime is like Arifureta because it has an overpowered MC with one love interest.
10. I’m Standing on a Million Lives
Yuusuke Yotsuka has never taken a liking to his city of Tokyo. Even the residents there don’t seem to intrigue him too much. He fascinates by living in a virtual world rather than spending time with real people. This wish of his suddenly comes true one day when he is returning from school. He is called to a different world by Shindou and Hakozaki where he is tasked with completing a mission. However, there is a time limit to this quest and Yotsuya needs to make sure that he aces it. This anime is about the main character who gets summoned to a magical world full of marvelous creatures just like Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou.
Plunderer is set in a world where people are judged based on the count they have on their bodies. It represents everything about that person and mainly their social status. The problem is that if that count slowly reaches zero, he/she will be sent to the depths of the abyss. Hina whose mother had also met the same fate. In order to fulfill the last wishes of her mother, Hina will go on a journey in order to find legendary Aces with a white star next to them. Luckily, she meets a legendary ace by the name of Licht and it becomes the turning point in her adventure. Both dark animes have betrayals that have been hidden by OP MC.
12. Black Clover
Asta is an orphan who has been raised in a Church alongside his sword rival Yuno. They have grown up in a land of magic except Asta has no magical powers in his body. This is why during the grimoire ceremony Asta gets an anti-magic grimoire that no one could wield before. Using these anti-magic powers, Asta tries to impress the commanders of the Clover Kingdom and ultimately gets selected into the Black Bulls. The Black Bulls live in an old castle where Asta meets a bunch of other characters who also don’t fit in with the usual norms of society. This motivates him to work even harder to follow his captain’s motto of surpassing his limits.
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13. Classroom of the Elite
Koudo Ikusei Senior High School may seem like a great place to be in but that’s only on the outside. In reality, the school has a strict set of rules that the students must follow at any cost. Moreover, there is a ranking system that exists in the school, and the students at the bottom of the ladder are discriminated against. Kiyotaka is one such student who finds himself in class D which is considered to be the worst of the lot. Kiyotaka meets many other interesting characters in the class who are unsatisfied with their positions. The catch here is that rankings are not permanent and students can change their class by any means possible. Both these animes have an OP protagonist in a high school environment who are quite mature.
KonoSuba is a comedy anime about a guy named Kazuma Satou. He experiences a very laughable death and gets sent straight to a fantasy world. On opening his eyes, he finds an enchanting goddess and a hot anime girl sitting in front of him who goes by the name Aqua. Apparently, before going to the afterlife, Kazuma will get two options that will decide his fate. He can either choose to go to the afterlife or remain there as a reincarnation in a fantasy world. Just like any other shut-in NEET gamer, Kazuma chooses the latter option and begins his adventure. If you like Arifureta, you will also find this anime amusing because it is based on a similar Isekai theme.
15. Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari
This story starts with the kidnapping of Kenshi Masaki who is brought to the strange land of Geminar. Geminar is mostly a female-populated world and Kenshi’s job is to help them fight against Lashara Aasu. She is the ruler of the Shtrayu Empire and has a Sacred Mechanoid that can wreak havoc in the land. During the battle, Lashara takes note of Kenshi’s abilities and commands her soldiers to capture him alive. She takes him to the Holy Land where the pilots of Mechanoids receive exclusive training. Naturally, Kenshi attracts a lot of unwanted attention upon him all the while a dark plot starts unraveling itself within the empire.
16. Knight’s & Magic
Tsubasa Kurata lives in Japan and is a hardcore Otaku. Unfortunately, a car accident takes away his life and he ends up in the kingdom of Fremmevilla. Fremmevilla is a world full of mechs that are specifically created to counter the threat of demonic beasts. Luckily for Tsubasa, he is born into a noble family in this fantasy world. He gets the chance to hone his magical abilities in the Royal Lahaina Academy which is focused on developing young talents to pilot Silhouette Knights. Since Tsubasa has overpowered magical abilities, he decides to make his own Silhouette Knight by teaming up with a pair of twins. Both these anime have a protagonist who gets summoned to a fantasy world and deals with magical powers.
17. The Master of Ragnarok and the Blesser of Einherjar
Urban legends should be better left as legends. This anime serves as a serious warning that you should not try any kind of experiment with these myths. Yuuto Suou found out about this the hard way when he went to test one such urban legend along with one of his childhood friends. He takes a photo of himself with a divine mirror in the background and this legend turns out to be true. Immediately, he gets teleported to a mythical world full of Norse legends. His only companion is his smartphone which runs on solar power. This is a golden chance for Yuuto to unite the members of the Wolf Clan and etch his name in history.
18. That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime
Being a corporate worker doesn’t always mean that you will be completely frustrated with your life. The same holds true for Satoru Mikami who lives in Tokyo and is 37 years old. However, the universe always has something unexpected in store for us, and in Satoru’s case, it is a reincarnation in a different world. The problem is he has been reborn as a slimy goop which seems pretty useful at first but Satoru gets some OP powers. One of them is to take the appearance of anything which will also transfer its powers to Satoru. In this way, it is clearly visible that this anime is very similar to Arifureta: From Commonplace To World’s Strongest as both the main characters use some pretty mind-blowing powers throughout the story.
That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime has two seasons. A third season has been confirmed.
19. Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?
Teenage is that period in a person’s life when most of them find it embarrassing to do anything with their parents. Masato Oosuki is one of these teenagers who had no idea of the events that were going to unfold. One day, Masato fills out a harmless-looking survey only to find out that it gets him sucked into a fantasy world. The funny thing is that his mother decides to come along with him and even gets some overpowered abilities because of that. Her most noteworthy power is her dominance with a sword and the ability to hit multiple targets with a two-hit combo. Here is another anime with a character getting overpowered after being teleported to a different world.
20. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody
Ichirou Suzuki is a computer programmer who has been slumped with work. He is drawing closer and closer to his thirties and the workload is taking a toll on him. One day he somehow manages to get some rest and gets instantly teleported to an RPG world. The fun fact is that this RPG is a mixture of all the games he has programmed in his life. He is going to be known as Satou in this new world, a name that he always used as an in-game name for beta testing. Funnily enough, his level also increases rapidly after defeating an army of lizardmen which makes him extremely powerful. Now, Satoru has no other option than to explore this new environment and find out the reason for his sudden arrival on the land. Considering the fact that he has got a huge bag of skills, it is going to be an easy task.
21. Demon Lord, Retry!
Akira Oono is the main character of the story and the manager of an MMORPG called Infinity Game. He runs the game for around 15 years and then decides to close it once and for all. On the final day, he shuts down all the servers when a strange incident occurs to him. He gets teleported to the body of the Demon Lord in Infinity Game. The name of this demon lord is Hakuto Kunai who is a middle-aged character. As he tries to figure out the cause of this mysterious occurrence, he sees a demon chasing a small girl with the name of Aku. He rescues the girl from the demon’s clutches and stands there in surprise. He doesn’t remember this demon or the girl within his game. After that Akira embarks on a journey to find the real identity of that world alongside Aku.
22. In Another World With My Smartphone
Imagine getting accidentally killed by God? Sounds impossible right? This was the exact thought of our dear protagonist before a big thunderbolt completely decimated him. Our protagonist’s name is Touya Mochizuki and he gets an apology from God after this incident. God even decides to grant him a wish before he begins his new adventure in that land of fantasy. Touya tells God that he only wishes to keep his smartphone with him, which seems a very strange request. Luckily, it doesn’t take any extra effort for Touya to adjust to his new world and he finds that he has a natural talent for using the magic of his new world. Both series feature main characters who are teleported into a fantasy world.
23. Wise Man’s Grandchild
This story takes place in the Earlshide Kingdom where Merlin Wolford has a legendary status. But he doesn’t like the hustle and bustle of people and prefers to lead a quiet life. His main priority is an orphan he rescued who is the reincarnation of a salaryman from Japan. He names the orphan Shin who starts showing a natural skill for martial arts and magic. After growing up, Merlin decides to send him to the Magic Academy where he will develop his social skills while living with other kids of his age. This may not be as easy as it sounds since he is quite a popular figure in the academy.