‘That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime’ is one of the best isekai anime to have come out in recent times. The anime aired its last episode of the first season this year in the month of March. It is really entertaining and fun with a fresh take on an old genre and visually appealing animation. Satoru Mikami is an ordinary 37-year-old man. He is a corporate worker and seems content with his life in the city even though he is still single.
One day, Mikami meets his demise after an assailant stabs him to death. But as he lies there bleeding to death, he hears someone chanting something. Later, he regains consciousness and wakes up to find that now he is just a lump of blue goop or slime and the world that he is in is not Earth. He also learns that he has the power to devour anything and mimic its ability, a power which comes in handy throughout the anime.
There are a total of 24 episodes in the first season of this anime. Since the second is set to release next year, why not enjoy a bunch of anime that explore similar ideas and concepts? Here’s the list of best anime similar to ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these anime like ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime’ on Netflix, Crunchyroll or Hulu.
6. Overlord (2015)
Well, no doubt about why ‘Overlord’ makes the cut for this list. I mean, if you are going to have a list about some of the best isekai anime, then obviously you need to have ‘Overlord’. ‘Overlord’ is a really popular anime and ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime’ has a similar premise to it. For starters, ‘Overlord’ is also about a human who gets stuck in another world where he is overpowered. There is a difference though between these two anime. While the protagonist in ‘That Time I Got Reincarnated As a Slime’ has to die to go to a new world, the protagonist from ‘Overlord’ does not die.
The anime revolves around a virtual reality game, Yggdrasil. A player by the name of Momonga is one of the oldest and most powerful players of the game. But now the servers of the game are finally going to shut down. Momonga decides to stay in the game as long as the servers are on. But when even after midnight the servers are still running, he decides to explore the game. He learns that the in-game characters have developed a personality of their own and it seems he is the most powerful being there. This is a highly entertaining anime which will surely get you hooked.