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Top 20 Isekai Anime According to Japanese Fans

that time i got reincarnated as a slimeWhat does it take to make an isekai/another world anime special? Is it the world itself, or the unique situation the characters find themselves in once they’ve crossed over? For those wondering which isekai anime series struck a chord with Japanese fans, otaku culture site Akiba Souken recently conducted an online poll to find out what topped the list.

The poll was conducted between April 1 and April 17, with a total of 9,342 votes cast in an effort to decide the reigning champ of isekai anime. See how the top 20 looks below, starting at the bottom.

20. Those Who Hunt Elves – 118 votes
19. Outbreak Company 120 votes
18. How Not to Summon a Demon Lord – 121 votes
17. Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World 126 votes
16. Knight’s & Magic 128 votes
15. Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash 139 votes
14. Log Horizon – 144 votes
13. The Devil is a Part-Timer! 187 votes
12. The Familiar of Zero – 203 votes
11. DOG DAYS 232 votes
10. Saga of Tanya the Evil 259 votes
9. Overlord 342 votes
8. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 425 votes
7. Restaurant to Another World 440 votes
6. No Game No Life 456 votes

5. The Rising of the Shield Hero 507 votes

4. In Another World With My Smartphone – 913 votes

3. Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- – 990 votes

2. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime1,442 votes

1. KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world! – 1,465 votes

What shows would top your list of best isekai anime?

Source: Akiba Souken via Crunchyroll