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Short introduction to Overlord

On the night his favorite MMORPG is scheduled to be shut down, veteran player Momonga stays logged in until the clock hits zero. The screen goes dark for only a few moments before he finds himself completely immersed in the online world of Yggdrasil. Left with all of his character’s devastating powers, total dominion over his loyal NPCs, and nothing better to do… Momonga decides to try his hand at taking over the world. All the hours he’s spent grinding and dungeon crawling have certainly paid off, and as he tests his strength on local rogues and legendary beasts he comes to realize that not one opponent can stand against his might. Embracing his new identity as the fearsome mage Ainz Ooal Gown, Momonga continues his search for bigger, badder adversaries. Leaving the people of Yggdrasil to wonder who exactly is trapped with who?

10. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatte Iru Darou ka)

Description: Set in the world of Orario, where adventurers band together and look for treasures in an underground labyrinth known as Dungeon. However, for Bell Cranel, fame and riches are secondary to what he wants to find the most: girls. He soon finds out though, that anything can happen in Dungeon, and winds up being the damsel in distress instead!

Number of Episodes: 13

Release Year: 2015

Both are isekai manga or the anime. If you like isekai type genre these two are both contain action adventure and comedy. 

9. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody (Death March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku)

Description: “Satou,” aka Ichiro Suzuki is a programmer in the middle of a death march. He was supposed to be taking a nap but somehow wakes up in another world… What lies before him is what looks like the menu screen of the game he was working before his nap. He’s at a complete beginner stage at level 1. However, he had three “Meteor Showers” which could level a whole map. Suddenly, a whole group of lizardmen appears in front of him. In order to survive, Satou uses Meteor Shower, his level jumped to 310 and he became extremely wealthy. Whether it be dream or reality, Satou’s journey was now beginning.

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2018

Looking for a derivitive anime about a rediculously overpowered guy going into a new world haing to do with video games? Well than these two are for you. They’ve got it all from edginess to cop outs. Perfect for a little mindless isekai + games.

8. Demon Lord, Retry! (Maou-sama, Retry!)

Description: On the night of his favorite game’s shutdown, Akira Oono awakens in the body of his online character: Demon Lord Hakuto Kunai. He’s not the most confident guy ever, and he’s traveling with an injured young girl. But with powerful game mechanics and abilities on his side, this gamer turned badass plots his course through a diverse new world filled with saints, demons, and charming companions!

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2019

Very similar concept of gamer put in his game world where he is owerpowered leader. In both series main character fears there might be somene powerful and looks to protect himself.

7. Youjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil

Description: It is June of the year CE 1923. A young girl with blond hair and blue eyes, Tanya Degurechaff, has entered the final curriculum of the Imperial Military Academy and is training at the third patrol line in the northern military district, the Norden Theater, as part of her service to the force. Her training, the first step toward a brilliant career as an aviation mage, should have gone off without a hitch… but things took an unexpected turn.

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2017

They both feature the transported to another world and given another body plot points and feature theme of comradeship and loyalty, while letting the protagonist be analytical, intellectual and physical bad asses in their new bodies. The key appeal between the two is that the protagonist are not only noticeably similar but different as well. They both want to thrive in their new worlds, but one tries to act above the traits of human emotions for themselves while being unsure of what to keep, if any thing at all. The other tries to hold on to as much as they can due to their new body causing to become less of a natural response, and only acts above it for people he find himself with in his new world. Both start in a place of scepticism, but one find a place of happiness and hope while the other is pushed into mad hatred.


Description: On August 20XX, a gate suddenly appears in Tokyo’s Ginza district, unleashing a portal where monsters, medieval knights and other fantasy beings come from another world and wreak havoc on Tokyo. The Japanese Defense Force take action against these monsters and push them back into the “Gate”. Third Reconnaissance Team is dispatched to the “Special Region” lead by officer (and otaku) Youji Itami. On their travels, they are joined by a beautiful elf girl who is a survivor from the dragon’s rampage and guide the group across the dangerous new world. 

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2015

Overlord and Gate have also strong focus on politics and diplomacy, dealing with both opponents and allies. Both shows tell the story of a male protagonist from our world going to a fantasy universe with a twist that they’re backed up by a military force much stronger than their potential rivals and both take part in the conquest of the fantasy worlds they are in.

5. No Game No Life

Description: An urban legend states that those exceptionally gifted at gaming will be sent a special game invitation, and the winners of the challenge will be whisked away to another world. When Sora and Shiro, two hikikomori NEETs who happen to be both siblings and notorious gamers, receive this invitation, they defeat it with ease. And like the legends tell, they’re transported to another world where conflicts, peoples’ lives and even country borders are decided by competitions and games. Always up for a challenge, the pair quickly take on the obstacles that come their way, whether it be restoring lowly humanity’s good name compared with the other races or helping influence who will become the next king.

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2014

Both have main characters that get dropped in a foreign world and instead of “trying to return home” they stay because they like the new world. They also both have in common themes of the characters overcoming obstacles no matter how great, with relative ease. Overall, they really feel similar too, it’s like you could kinda see the two worlds existing side-by-side

4. Sword Art Online

Description: The year is 2022, and gamers have lined up on launch day for Sword Art Online, a hotly-anticipated MMORPG that lets players connect to an immersive virtual reality world with special helmets called Nerve Gear. Kirito is one such gamer who’s eager to jump back into action, having spent a great deal of time as a beta tester, and quickly becomes friends with newbie warrior Klein. But soon, Sword Art Online’s 10,000 players discover that not only are they unable to log out, the only way they can return to their physical bodies is by beating the 100-level tower’s final boss – that is, if their HP doesn’t drop to zero first, for death in the game means death in the real world. Now, with no one else to turn to, Kirito and the other participants must survive the game as best they can – some forming guilds, others ruthlessly leaving their peers behind, and many tragically falling by the wayside or to the merciless monsters populating the lands…

Number of Episodes: 25

Release Year: 2012

These shows have a similar setting. A protagonist is stuck in a virtual world they can’t possibly log out of. In both shows, at first it’s unknown why the players can’t leave the virtual world. These shows have a similar setting, but not a very similar story, still, if you liked one of these, you might easily like another.

3. How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord (Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu)

Description: An elite but socially-stunted gamer finds himself in another world, inhabiting the body of his character Diablo. But despite his powers, his awkwardness keeps getting in the way–so he decides to pretend to be a Demon Lord and soon finds himself with a pair of slaves: a well-endowed elf and a cat girl. Together, they struggle with everything from interpersonal relationships to diabolical beast battles!

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2018

Both anime have main characters that are the demon lord/king. They also have the Main Characters being trapped or summoned into the game by an unknown force and a harem. The plots are similar and they both are funny and good to watch. 

2. Log Horizon

Description: With over 20 million players worldwide, Elder Tale is one of the hottest online RPGs. At least, it used to be only a game, until the fateful day that tens of thousands of players became stuck in the virtual world, unable to log out. For these would-be knights, healers and magicians, Elder Tale is no longer a hobby, it’s a reality, complete with tasteless in-game food, revivals upon death, and boring NPC conversations! With no other options than to accept their fates, the analytical Shiroe, perverted-and-proud Naotsugu, tiny and adorable Akatsuki and other new friends must adjust to their new lives in Elder Tale, avoiding player killers and monsters along the way!

Number of Episodes: 25

Release Year: 2013 – 2014

Both anime are quite similar between each other. In both of them the main character gets stuck in a virtual reality game and has to find a way to go back to his world while trying to get a grasp of the mechanics of the world they are trapped into. 

1. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken)

Description: Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life, but after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy realm…as a slime monster! As he acclimates to his goopy new existence, his exploits with the other monsters set off a chain of events that will change his new world forever!

Number of Episodes: 24

Release Year: 2018 – 2019

Both of these Animes main characters are extremely overpowered compared to other creatures and aren’t human. Both of these overpowered creatures rule over others.

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