Top 30 Best Anime Like Jobless Reincarnation

top 30 best anime like jobless reincarnation


Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation is a special anime that managed to bring back the lost spark of the Isekai genre. For many people, this show is a staple of how any Isekai should be.


And that’s saying a lot considering that this anime was released back in 2021 whereas Isekai has been around the corner since the dawn of time. Therefore, fans enjoy the hell out of this anime and they do so with pride and honour.


However, after completing this incredible series, most of them wish to take a step forward and watch something that can make them feel the essence of this anime yet again.


And so, we have listed down the Best Anime Like Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation for all of you to enjoy.




1. Ascendance of a Bookworm


ascendance of a bookworm


Urano Motosu, a bibliophile, almost achieves her dream of becoming a librarian before dying in an accident. In her last moments, she wishes to be reborn in a world where she can read more books.


Her wish is granted, and she is reincarnated as Myne, a frail five-year-old girl living in a medieval era. However, Myne is disappointed by the lack of books available and discovers that, in the absence of printing presses, books are written and copied by hand and are therefore expensive and inaccessible to most people.


And her sheer will to read books, give her an unforeseen opportunity. She decides to create books herself and that’s how the story starts to take traction and move forward. That’s what makes Ascendance of a Bookworm so fascinating for the audience.




2. The Faraway Paladin


the faraway paladin


Will is born into a new world and raised by a skeleton, a ghost, and a mummy who teach him valuable skills and love. As he grows up, he prepares to leave and swear an oath to the god of his choice, which will affect the degree of the god’s blessing.


Although he knows that the path ahead of him is unknown and dangerous, he decides to take it with the highest degree of courage possible. Soon enough, he also realizes that this world has a lot more complexities than what meets the eye. 


It may seem like an unconventional anime plot. However, it is worth all your time and effort. Therefore, make sure that you watch it.




3. The Devil is a Part-Timer!


the devil is a part-timer!


After being stopped by the hero Emilia, the Demon Lord Satan and his general Alsiel are stranded in modern-day Tokyo without their powers. To survive, Satan takes on the human name Sadao Maou and starts working at a fast-food restaurant.


However, he soon becomes determined to climb the corporate ladder and rule Earth, while still trying to figure out a way to return to Ente Isla. Hataraku Maou-Sama! offers a humorous perspective on the mundane aspects of daily life, as seen through the eyes of a demon lord struggling to adapt to life in the human world.


This anime is regarded as one of the best shows in the entire Isekai arsenal. The series is fun and fascinating, making it worthy of all the love and appreciation it gets. 




4. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms


Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms


Maquia, a member of the Iorph race, possesses the ability to live for hundreds of years. Despite being surrounded by her people, she feels lonely as she was orphaned at a young age.


While she dreams of exploring the world outside her home, her clan’s chief warns her against it. However, her life changes when the kingdom of Mezarte invades her homeland, kills most of her people, and leaves her alone in the forest with a baby named Ariel.


She decides to raise Ariel as her own, although she knows little about the human world, raising a child, and dealing with loneliness. Despite these challenges, Maquia is determined to succeed.



5. Sword Art Online


Sword Art Online


Sword Art Online (SAO) is a virtual reality game that uses the NerveGear console to immerse players into Aincrad, a medieval world. Unfortunately, the game’s creator traps thousands of players inside and the only way to escape is to beat all 100 levels.


In addition, dying in the game results in permanent death in real life. Although Kirito had the advantage of being a beta-tester, he must collaborate with others, including Asuna Yuuki, to overcome the challenges of the game.


However, the progress of Kirito and his team is hindered by SAO’s tough bosses and threatening dark cults.



6. The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat


The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat


A legendary assassin devoted to an organization his entire life is betrayed and killed. He meets a goddess who admires his skills and offers to reincarnate him into a world of swords and magic, with the mission to prevent its destruction by killing the hero.


As Lugh Tuatha Dé, the son of a noble family of assassins in the Alvan Kingdom, he learns new techniques and hones his talents. He understands that defeating the hero requires perfection and seeks out allies to help him achieve his goal.


Despite being gifted, Lugh knows that his abilities are not enough to take down the hero and that he needs all the help he can get.



7. Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles


Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles


After dying in a traffic accident, Haruto Amakawa is reborn as a young boy named Rio in another world with magical powers. Rio retains his burning passion for revenge against his mother’s murderers despite the change in identity.


He rescues the princess of the Bertram Kingdom from captivity, and as a reward, the king invites him to enrol in the prestigious Bertram Royal Academy, which is only open to nobles.


However, being a slum-dweller surrounded by highborn children makes it difficult for Rio to adapt to his new life at the academy.



8. Parallel World Pharmacy


Parallel World Pharmacy


World-renowned medical researcher Kanji Yakutani dies at the age of 31 due to overworking himself in his pursuit of developing new medications to treat tumours. In his next life, he is reborn as Falma de Médicis, a 10-year-old boy blessed by a deity and born into a noble family of medical practitioners in a world where healthcare is a privilege of the nobility.


With his knowledge from his previous life and his divine abilities, Falma vows to make medical care accessible to all, irrespective of their social status. To achieve this goal, he decides to use his unique abilities to analyze substances and create medicines that can be used by commoners.



9. The Misfit of Demon King Academy


The Misfit of Demon King Academy


Long ago, humans and demons were locked in an endless war until Demon King Anos Voldigoad sacrificed himself in hopes of a peaceful future. Two thousand years later, the demon race created the Demon King Academy to prepare for his return.


However, upon Anos’ reincarnation, he discovers that his legacy has been rewritten, and his identity and deeds are altered. Despite the odds against him, Anos remains resolute in uncovering the truth and claiming his rightful place as the Demon King.


The story is hilarious but also captivating.



10. Full-Time Magister


Full-Time Magister


Mo Fan is an indifferent high school student who is transported to a world where magic has replaced science. Despite being poor and responsible for his disabled sister, he has aspirations of attending a magic school to become a magician in order to repay his hardworking father.


Mo Fan manages to get accepted into a prestigious magic academy, but he becomes the laughingstock of the school due to his poverty and lack of magical aptitude. However, he perseveres and masters both the fire element and the rare lightning element, making him a versatile mage.


Despite the dangers that come with his abilities, he finds himself drawn into perilous situations with the large beasts that threaten the city.



11. Wise Man’s Grandchild


Wise Man's Grandchild


“Kenja no Mago,” tells the tale of Shin, a modern-day Japanese salaryman who is reincarnated in a fantasy world and raised by the hero Merlin. Despite being talented in magic and martial arts, Shin lacks common sense and social skills.


He enrols in the kingdom’s Magic Academy to mature, but his reputation as a local celebrity draws the attention of evil forces that threaten his city. Shin must use his abilities to protect his new friends and fight off danger while balancing his high school life in the capital.


And that’s why the series is worth your time.



12. KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!


KonoSuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!


Kazuma Satou, a high school recluse, dies on his way back from buying a game and is given the option to reincarnate in a fantasy world or go to heaven.


Choosing to start anew, he’s given the task of defeating the Demon King who is causing chaos in the realm. However, he mistakenly selects Aqua, a beautiful but worthless goddess, to aid him.


Their problems escalate as they quickly realize that living in a fantasy world isn’t as easy as it seems, and they must work to pay for their living expenses. As they navigate this new world, they encounter various challenges and obstacles.



13. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime


That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime


After being stabbed and dying, 37-year-old Satoru Mikami is reincarnated as a slime in a new world with the ability to devour and mimic anything he wants. He meets a sealed monster named Veldora, and together they agree to destroy the seal.


In return, Veldora grants Satoru divine protection and the new name Rimuru Tempest. As Rimuru becomes accustomed to his new form, he embarks on a new journey, leaving behind his mundane past life.


His actions have an impact on the world around him, leading to a change in his fate.



14. Saga of Tanya the Evil


The Saga of Tanya the Evil


The “Devil of the Rhine,” Tanya Degurechaff, is a skilled soldier known for her ruthlessness and tactical abilities. Despite her appearance as a young girl, Tanya is actually a man whose soul was reincarnated into this form after challenging a self-proclaimed God named Being X to a battle of wits.


Tanya is determined to rise through the ranks of her country’s military and regain the peaceful life she once knew, but she must contend with the powerful Being X and navigate a world of magical warfare as her nation is plunged into a global conflict.


Through her strategic manoeuvres, Tanya inadvertently propels her country to become one of the most dominant powers in history.



15. Grimgar Of Fantasy And Ash


Grimgar Of Fantasy And Ash


With only a vague recollection of their past and their name, a group of strangers find themselves in the game-like world of Grimgar, where they have to become soldiers in the Reserve Army to earn a living by eliminating any threats to the peace.


Those who don’t get selected for the stronger teams must band together to survive in this dangerous world. Manato, a leader with strong charisma and a priest; Haruhiro, a timid thief; Yume, a cheerful hunter; Shihoru, a shy mage; Moguzo, a gentle warrior; and Ranta, a wild dark knight, make up this unlikely team.


The game has no extra lives, and every decision can mean the difference between life and death.



16. The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?


The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?


Upon waking up in a new world, Shingo Ichinomiya realizes that he has been transported to the body of Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, a six-year-old from a poor noble family living in the countryside.


Although he still retains his memories of his previous life working in a firm company, Shingo must now adapt to his new reality and learn to navigate this unfamiliar world.


With a determination to improve his social and financial status, Wendelin sets his sights on using his newly discovered magical abilities to change his life for the better. Through his exceptional aptitude for magic, he may just have the key to unlocking a brighter future for himself.



17. Wandering Witch: Journeys Of Elaina


The Wandering Witch: Journeys Of Elaina The Witch


Elaina has been fascinated by the adventures of Nike, a famous witch since she was a child. She becomes a witch herself to go on her own journey and discovers the world’s bright and dark sides while meeting many people and learning their stories.


Elaina’s travels become legendary, and she writes her own tale through her experiences. The anime is all about her life and the things that she goes through altogether. However, that doesn’t change the fact that anime is extremely fun and interesting to watch on screen.


There’s a reason why people love it so much.



18. The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent


The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent


In the kingdom of Slantania, the presence of a dangerous force called miasma causes chaos and spawns monsters. To restore order, a holy maiden known as the “Saint” is summoned by the Grand Magus.


Sei Takanashi, a woman from another world, is suddenly transported to Slantania and discovers that two Saints have been summoned. Despite her desire to become the Saint, the prince chooses another girl for the role, leaving Sei without a purpose.


Sei then decides to join the Medicinal Flora Research Institute, where she meets the commander of the Third Order of Knights.



19. Yona Of The Dawn


Yona Of The Dawn


Yona is a sheltered princess living a peaceful life in the kingdom of Kouka until a treasonous act threatens her position and family. She flees the palace with only her childhood friend and loyal bodyguard, Son Hak, for protection, but soon realizes that her kingdom is no longer safe.


In order to reclaim what was taken from her, Yona must learn to survive in the wild while avoiding her enemies. With Hak’s aid, she sets out on a journey to uncover an ancient legend that might provide her with the means to regain her rightful place as the princess of Kouka.


The show is just unreal.



20. Arte




Set in Renaissance-era Florence, Arte, a young woman from a noble family, aspires to be an artist despite the expectations that she must marry and become a housewife. After losing her father, who supported her passion for art, she seeks out a master artisan to apprentice under but faces prejudice and rejection due to her gender.


Eventually, she convinces Leo, a renowned artisan with no other apprentices, to take her on. However, as a female apprentice, Arte must prove herself in a male-dominated field while also earning her keep.


Despite the challenges, she remains determined to achieve her dream of becoming a master artisan and contributing to the cultural and creative revival of Florence.



21. The Ancient Magus’s Bride


The Ancient Magus’s Bride


Chise Hatori, a teenage girl from Japan who has been abandoned and ostracized, is auctioned off for five million pounds to a mysterious masked man. Despite hearing rumours about her being a rare Sleigh Beggy from robed men along the way, she is taken to rural England where the masked man reveals himself as a magus named Elias Ainsworth.


Chise becomes his apprentice and is promised to be his bride. Surrounded by odd beings, Chise begins her journey in this new world, leaving behind her old life and starting anew.


This is why the show is so good.



22. Knight’s & Magic


Knight's & Magic


Tsubasa Kurata, an otaku from modern-day Japan, dies in a car accident and is reborn into a medieval world where Silhouette Knights are used to battling demonic beasts. Renamed Ernesti Echevarria, he is bestowed with exceptional magical abilities and was born into a noble family.


Ernesti joins the Royal Laihaila Academy, a school that trains pilots on controlling the Silhouette Knights to protect the kingdom from various threats. Ernesti partners with twins Adeltrud and Archid Olter to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat: creating a Silhouette Knight, which has not been achieved in centuries.


Their ultimate goal is to design the most powerful fighting machine and safeguard the kingdom from demonic attacks.



23. GATE




While heading to a doujin convention in Tokyo’s Ginza district, Youji Itami, an off-duty JSDF officer and otaku, witnesses a large portal in the shape of a gate suddenly emerge.


From it, supernatural beings and armoured warriors flood into the city, wreaking havoc and destruction. Itami acts quickly to save as many people as possible while the JSDF fights to repel the invaders.


Several months later, Itami is chosen to lead a special recon team to explore the other side of the gate, which has been dubbed the “Special Region,” with the goal of making peaceful contact with the empire that governs it.



24. To Your Eternity


To Your Eternity


“To Your Eternity” follows the story of an enigmatic Orb, which lands on Earth and can take on different forms based on the beings it reflects. After taking on the form of a rock and moss, the Orb transforms into a dying wolf and gains consciousness.


The wolf meets a lonely young boy who is searching for his tribe and a paradise in the south. The boy, eager to reunite with his tribe, decides to explore new surroundings with the wolf.


However, with the boy heavily injured and no sight of his tribe, their journey becomes uncertain. As they face challenges together, they learn the importance of companionship and perseverance.



25. My Next Life As A Villainess: All Routes Lead To Doom


My Next Life As A Villainess: All Routes Lead To Doom


The anime “My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!” follows the story of Catarina Claes, who wakes up in the world of a game she used to play.


Unfortunately, she is reincarnated as the game’s main antagonist and is doomed to face destruction in every possible ending. To escape her fate, Catarina uses her knowledge of the game to break free from this destiny.


However, she must avoid triggering any death flags that could lead to her demise. Catarina’s goal is to make a difference in everyone’s lives around her, not as the heroine but as the villainess.



26. Re: Zero – Starting Life Over From Nothing In Another World


Re: Zero – Starting Life Over From Nothing In Another World


After being transported to a fantasy world, Subaru Natsuki is attacked by thugs and saved by Satella, who is searching for her stolen insignia. To repay her kindness, he joins her mission.


However, they are killed by an unknown force. Suddenly, Subaru wakes up to find himself in the same situation, reliving the events. He discovers that he can reset time, giving him the chance to break the cycle and change the outcome.


As he tries to figure out the reason for his unusual power, Subaru learns that there are other people with similar abilities and that they must fight against the dark forces at play.



27. Cop Craft


Cop Craft


A hyperspace gate opened up in the Pacific Ocean 15 years ago, connecting Earth to a world full of fairies and monsters, and over two million of these creatures settled in San Teresa.


The population boom, however, led to various problems, including crime, which prompted the establishment of a new department in the San Teresa Metropolitan Police. Kei Matoba, a former JSDF soldier known for occasionally bending the rules, is one of the best cops in the department.


After a fairy trafficking case goes wrong, Kei loses his partner, Rick Fury, and vows to avenge his death.



28. By The Grace Of The Gods


By The Grace Of The Gods


Ryouma Takebayashi is a young boy living in isolation deep in the forest. He keeps various types of slimes as pets and has developed a robust physique and strong compatibility for magic due to the hardships he faced in his previous life.


Despite his young age, Ryouma has been granted a second chance by three gods to experience the joys of life. After spending three years in seclusion, Ryouma meets a group of soldiers who ask for his help in tending to a wounded comrade.


They encourage him to accompany them on their journey to visit the nearby town’s ducal family, which opens up a whole new world for Ryouma to explore.



29. Log Horizon


Log Horizon


Following an update to the popular MMORPG Elder Tale, thirty thousand Japanese gamers find themselves unable to log out and trapped in the game’s virtual world. Among them is Shiroe, an experienced player who quickly adjusts to this new reality and becomes a leader in stabilizing the virtual city of Akihabara.


Accompanied by his friend Naotsugu and a fierce assassin named Akatsuki, they navigate through the game world by battling monsters and negotiating with NPCs. Log Horizon provides readers with a unique perspective on the gaming world through its adventure, fantasy, and political elements.



30. The Eminence in Shadow


the eminence in shadow


The Eminence in Shadow is all about a boy named Minoru Kageno who wants to be a mastermind, a man who can control anyone and everyone from the shadows. However, after an unforeseen accident, he realizes that there’s a lot more to this gimmick than what meets the eye.


He soon gets into a fantasy realm as Cid Kagenou and that’s where his life changes for the better. He meets an elf and goes on to heal her. And this notion is going to make him reach closer to his goals of controlling the realm from behind the scenes.


The anime is filled with high-octane action and top-tier performance from characters, making it nothing shy of amazing. 



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