Isekaiis a series that prides itself on its overwhelming leads. The main character in many series is infinitely powerful, so much so that lifting a finger can defeat an opponent. But in hindsight, people love this genre for its overpowering main characters.
So let's dive back into the divergent world of sword and sorcery to find out the 10 best isekai anime with overpowered protagonists of all time.
These main characters have the ability to almost destroy a city in the blink of an eye. They are the best in the isekai genre as the strongest. Here is a list of the top 10Isekai anime with an overwhelming main character.
So, without further ado, let's jump in!
Table of Contents
- 10. The devil works part-time
- 9. The best assassin in the world is reborn in another world as an aristocrat
- 8. CAUTIOUS HERO: The hero is overwhelmed but overly cautious
- 7. Arifureta: From the commonplace to the strongest in the world
- 6. The Grandson of the Wise
- 5. The Rise of the Shield Hero
- 4. Mushoku Tensei: Reinkarnation Ohne Job
- 3. Tierra del Alma (Douluo Dalu)
- 2. Overlord
- 1. That's when I was reincarnated as a slime
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10. The devil works part-time
- AUTHOR:Satoshi Wagahara
- Episodes: 13
A very unexpected action for Isekai. Who would have ever thought that a demon lord could also be teleported to earth? The story of a demon lord who works part-time at McDonald's. A very funny and engaging story with many serious twists. But don't worry, our MC is very overwhelmed since he is the demon lord.
Hauptfigur: Sadao Mao
If you believe that the end justifies the means, how exactly does that differentiate you from us demons?–Sadao Maou
The Devil King once declared war on Ente Isla to annex all four continents. But the heroine and her companions forced him to retreat into the interior of the earth. This is where it gets weak, as magic doesn't exist in this world. He soon becomes a part-time employee at McDonald's to make money and rule the earth. By the way, you might think that it is not mastered. But it's too much power, as you'll see throughout the series. Since he didn't need to charge up like other characters, he was the strongest from the start.
9. The best assassin in the world is reborn in another world as an aristocrat
- AUTOR: Rui Tsukiyo
- Episodes: 12
An Isekai story about the reincarnation of the world's most powerful assassin. The plot of this story is too dark and the main character adapts very well to the circumstances. What happens when the goddess asks you to kill the hero in your new world? The Amazing and Fascinating Way of Lugh.
HELD:Lugh Tuatha Dé
I've killed people. I will continue to kill many people. This is the mission entrusted to me.– Lugh Tuatha Dé
The protagonist Lugh is perhaps the most powerful assassin in Isekai history. Lugh is the heir-designate of House Tuatha Dé. Since Tuatha Dé was the house of assassins, his father Lugh taught the arts of medicine as well as assassination.
In his previous life, Lugh was the world's most powerful assassin, but he was betrayed by his own people. He was given a second chance at life, but there was a twist. Lugh is tasked with killing the hero who will eventually destroy the world. The overpowered hero must be killed by our strongest assassin or there could be no future for this world.
8. CAUTIOUS HERO: The hero is overwhelmed but overly cautious
- AUTHOR:Tuchihi Light
- THE EPISODE:12
Gaeabrande, a world ruled by the demon lord, must be saved by the goddess Ristarte. She chose our main character Seiya for this job and summons him. He is very strong from the start and also trains all the gods to become even stronger. But he has a problem, which is his caution.
Be careful. Be careful. Be too careful. You may feel alienated or hated, but you have to endure it all. This time you will surely show that you can save your friends, your loved ones and the whole world.– Ryuuguin Seiya
A protagonist that even the gods fear. Seiya coming to save the S class world, Gaeabrande trying everything to get strong. Due to his caution, he rarely gets into fights. But he trains ruthlessly to get even stronger by the minute. Even some gods were defeated by him and his enthusiasm for training.
Although Seiya tries to ignore fights, even the Demon Lord is no match for him when it comes to fighting. Join the fun journey of Ryuuguin Seiya and Ristarte and discover the unlimited powers of our main character.
7. Arifureta: From the commonplace to the strongest in the world
- AUTOR: Ryo Shirakome
- EPISODES: 12 + 2 OVA (Season 2 ongoing)
A dark Isekai with a plan for revenge, and also a protagonist who mercilessly kills his enemies. As an Isekai fan, what more do you want? But it's not all for the story, our main character also has the power to defy the gods and kill them himself. With an ambition to return home, he kills mercilessly wherever he goes.
Main character: Nagumo Hajime
"I don't care if we used to be classmates. I will not hesitate to kill you.–Nagumo Hajime
Unlike the typical isekai, an entire group of students have been transported to another world. But our main character was the weakest with the ability of synergists. After being insulted, ridiculed and humiliated for his lack of power, a classmate betrays him. He was thrown into the darkest hell of a maze.
There he uses his wits and skills to kill and eat monsters. But after eating them, he turned into a human-monster hybrid. After clearing the maze, he grew stronger and realized his true enemies. Now he has the power to kill gods. Hajime Nagumo is severely overpowered and doesn't stop when he sees his enemies, destroying them from organ to organ.
6. The Grandson of the Wise
- AUTOR: Tsuyoshi Yoshioka
- Episodes: 12
This beautiful Isekai is a top-notch series if we compare it based on an overwhelming main character and impressive action scenes. The main character is really so overwhelmed that even his grandfather Merlin seems to shy away from his power. Merlin was originally the strongest magician in the world. And this series also includes a beautiful love story with our MC.
Hunting down demons may be a work of justice, but if you hunt down girls too, you become a villain.– Shin Wolford
The overpowered main character, Shin Wolford, is the adoptive grandson of the most powerful wizard in the verse, Merlin Wolford. Shin was a young office worker who died suddenly in a car accident and was reborn in the new magical world of swords and sorcery. He quickly learns all the teachings of his grandfather and masters himself.
Scientific knowledge from his previous life helped him on his magical journey as he set out to revolutionize magical tools. He is also capable of performing wordless spells. At the beginning of this story, he breaks almost all previous performance scales and almost becomes the strongest.
5. The Rise of the Shield Hero
- AUTHOR:aneko yusagi
- THE EPISODE:25
If you love gritty plots with overpowered heroes, you might like this. Circumstances for the protagonist were tough from the start. After being betrayed by an entire nation, he decides to get stronger for a sweet revenge. Do you think spears, swords or bows are powerful weapons? His faith might be shaken in this series as our MC is a Surgical Shield user.
I've won bigger things by becoming the hero of the shield. Where the waves go, I'll go with my friends.– Naofumi Iwatani
Iwatani Naofumi, a quiet Japanese student, is teleported to a parallel world along with 3 cardinal heroes. After being teleported to the other world, he was betrayed by a member of his group and also banished from the kingdom.
In the new world, Naofumi, unaware of the dangers, loses all hope of life. But soon after, he forms a party with a half-human Raphtalia and begins his journey. After forming his own party with Filo and Raphtalis, he gets a reason to get stronger. He decides to protect her and save the world from every possible danger.
4. Mushoku Tensei: Reinkarnation Ohne Job
- AUTHOR:Rifujin no Magonote
- THE EPISODE:23
A series that follows the life of a sad and hopeless person who is given another chance at his miserable life. The most striking point of this anime is the world building that the author has created in a very realistic way. But throughout the series, we see the main character getting stronger as he faces various difficult situations. As we travel through this world, we learn about the level of power that is markedly different from other isekai. If you like the slowly building plot to turn on, you'll definitely love it.
"It's not good to overestimate me. Victory comes from always being humble, you know?– Player Grayrat
An unnamed 34-year-old NEET who dies in a car accident wakes up as a baby in another world. He remembers everything from his past life, even the traumas he went through. From birth, Rudeus is dominated as he has the mental prowess of a 34-year-old male.
Over time, he began training with his father and the wizard Roxy. Eventually he'll get better at both, but as a magician he's already reaching a different level than others, even transitioning to his master. Follow Rudeus and see how he uses his powers to protect the people he loves.
3. Tierra del Alma (Douluo Dalu)
- AUTHOR:Tand Jia San Shao
- THE EPISODE:191 (ongoing)
A Chinese anime series that ranks third on our list. Soul Land is an amazing series with a beautiful world development and an amazing storyline. Our main character, who feels overwhelmed as the story progresses, also takes part in some harrowing battle sequences. This series is truly an underrated series when it comes to Isekai. If you haven't seen it yet, you should check it out soon.
"Because you are my father. You gave my life How would I be without you? Children never have the right to blame their parents."– Tang-San
The Tang sect's brightest disciple, Tang San is a martial arts and hidden weapon prodigy. But due to some incidents, he commits suicide and opens his eyes again in the beautiful world of Soul Land. In this world he learns that the power of the soul is everything. But he was born with the weakest fighting spirit.
However, this in no way prevents our protagonist from starting his journey to become the greatest spiritual master of events. Since he also remembers his past memories, he levels up quickly and becomes very strong. Since the story isn't over yet, let's continue. But when it comes to skill, he's one in a million and can also defeat many opponents above his level.
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- AUTHOR:Kugane Maruyama
- THE EPISODE:39
What will the strongest character in a game do when transported into the game itself? This anime focuses on the feelings of a being with unlimited powers. If you're a fan of a protagonist who has a dark side and kills mercilessly, this series might be your thing. The series is making a comeback this year with a movie and its fourth season.
HELD:Vestido de Ainz Ooal (Momonga)
"Death by the sword. Death from broken bones. death by crushing. Not a big difference, right? you die in the end– Ainz Ooal vestido
Ainz is the main character and leader of the Ainz Ooal Gown guild. He is also the overlord of the Great Tomb of Nazarick and also the creator of Pandora's Actor. Ainz-Sama, the strongest of the game's 41 Supreme Beings, has now teleported to E-Rantel, a town similar to the game he used to play. Strong, powerful, and ruthless, Ainz also has a soft side towards Nazarick's guardians and NPCs.
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1. That's when I was reincarnated as a slime
- THE EPISODE:48 + 5 OVA
A power fantasy series that leads to one of the most overpowered main characters in Isekai. Rimuru, the most popular anime protagonist of 2019 (according to Crunchyroll), is the strongest character on our list. But the surprise is that not only is our MC OP, but he also created some monsters stronger than any normal OP MC. If you haven't seen this series yet, give it a quick watch or you'll miss out on the madness of our little slime in another world.
MAIN CHARACTER: Rimuru's Storm
"To all who have acted against us, we will show our fangs and take revenge. We bestow our blessing on all who reach out. We will do to our opponents what they have done to us. In the future, I hope that one day we can be friends."– Rimurus Sturm
After being stabbed, Mikami Satoru is reincarnated in an alternate world as a slime. In this new world he meets and befriends the storm dragon Veldora. She gets a name from him which is Rimuru Tempest. He has a unique ability called Predator. Predator gives Rimuru the power of the entities he eats. Also later in the series he becomes a demon lord. If you are an Isekai fan and like amazing action, this could be your perfect anime to watch.
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An offshoot of the isekai genre is the "second chance" or "reincarnation" genre, where a protagonist who, upon dying, finds themselves transported, not to a different world and new body, but into their own younger self.What is considered the best isekai? ›
- Hogwarts Legacy.
- Dead Space.
- Fire Emblem Engage.
- WoW: Dragonflight.
- Midnight Suns.
- Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
- God of War Ragnarok.
- 9 Saga Of Tanya The Evil.
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Lots of isekai anime have been made and distributed for these few decades, and Overlord (オーバーロード) is one of the most famous titles, which is highly recommended to watch if you like That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The light novel series of Overlord has been published since 2012.What anime is MC reincarnated as a slime? ›
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (Japanese: 転生したらスライムだった件, Hepburn: Tensei Shitara Suraimu Datta Ken), also known as Regarding Reincarnated to Slime and short name TenSura (転スラ), is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Fuse, and illustrated by Mitz Vah.What genre is reincarnation? ›
The God of Isekai resembles a humanoid in a trucker's grey and blue jump suit and cap. Over that he wears a laurel crown, and a greek toga and cloth. He also sports a long white beard that goes down to his chest, while his eyes radiate bright white light that makes it impossible for any mortal being to view his face.Who is strongest in that time I got reincarnated as? ›
The main protagonist of the That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime series and leader of the Jura Tempest Federation is also one of the show's strongest characters.
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According to many light novel readers, Mushoku Tensei is the grandfather of isekai. It popularized a lot of the themes we see in isekai including the idea of "Truck-kun."What is reverse isekai? ›
Reverse isekai are stories where someone from a fantasy world is brought in to our normal, everyday world. These are not as common as regular isekai, but they do pop up occasionally, as in coolkyousinnjya's Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid.What is the opposite of isekai? ›
Reverse isekai is literally the opposite situation of an earthling being transported to another world. In this genre, the main protagonist generally comes from a fantasy world where magic is plentiful but ends up getting teleported to Earth.Who made isekai popular? ›
Isekai Of The 2000s And 2010s
What really put Isekai on the international consciousness was Hayao Miyazaki's 2002 movie, Spirited Away. Like other Isekai before it, Spirited Away placed a young protagonist in a fantastical world that she is forced to adapt to.
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash is perhaps the most realistic isekai anime on this list. It conveys what would probably happen if regular people were thrust into a fantasy world and had to struggle to survive. The story follows a cast of characters that become rookie soldiers that struggle with even weak monsters.How many isekai anime exist? ›
So, we decided to take a look at all of them and compile a list of all the isekai anime that aired in 2021. The number was quite poetic – 21.Who is the father of isekai genre? ›
Mushoku Tensei is known as the Grandfather of Modern Isekai, mostly due to the tropes it popularized and or established, also it can be said that Mushoku Tensei has a story that is better than that, of most Isekai stories written today.Is there another slime Besides Rimuru? ›
Although the series is about the main character being reincarnated as a slime, we don't see any other slimes other than Rimuru until much later in the series.Will there be reincarnated as a slime season 3? ›
The third season of the hit anime series That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime finally gets an official release window. After the success of the Scarlet Bond anime film, the official website of the series announces that Season 3 will make its broadcast debut in Japan in the spring of 2024.
Ryoma Takebayashi is an 11-year-old boy who lives in the forest with over 1000 magical slime familiars. He finds Reinhart Jamil, a noble, and his soldiers in the forest and invites them to his home.What gender is Rimuru? ›
However Rimuru is at all times sexless even when using Mimicry. He can make himself "look more masculine or feminine", but those only give him secondary sexual characteristics at most but not primary ones, so he remains sexless physically regardless. So based on that, the answer is no. He is genderless.Is Rimuru the slime a boy or a girl? ›
Rimuru is mentally a Japanese man, but he can be a slime when he must, and be a humanoid when he wants to.Is Rimuru a Waifu? ›
Waifu is a 5-star unit based on Rimuru Tempest from the anime That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. They can only be obtained from the Hero Summon.What is the end of reincarnation called? ›
Moksha is the end of the death and rebirth cycle and is classed as the fourth and ultimate artha (goal). It is the transcendence of all arthas.What was the first reincarnated anime? ›
The anime film Spirited Away (2002) was the first world-wide known isekai anime film, although the term "isekai" was not commonly used at the time.Who is the anime god? ›
Yep, Osamu Tezuka is frequently referred to as "the god of manga," so in a way, he's the most powerful "anime god" of them all.Who is omni god? ›
In these religions, God is said to be omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient. All of these words derive from the Latin prefix ''omni,'' meaning ''all. '' Omnipresence refers to a god who exists everywhere all at once. Omnipotence describes an all-powerful god, and omniscience refers to an all-knowing god.Who is the most powerful anime character including gods? ›
- 1 Yato - Noragami.
- 2 Beerus - Dragon Ball. ...
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- 7 Haruhi Suzumiya - The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. ...
- 8 Kaguya Otsutsuki - Naruto. ...
Benimaru is arguably the strongest of the six surviving ogres, and he is also one of Rimuru's best fighters. He may not quite be Demon Lord level, but he can hold his own in a fight, and he was the one who easily demolished the partial Charybdis formed from Yamza's body.
What I think is that, personality and vision wise, Rimuru is the reincarnation of both Veldanava and Lucia, because he undderstood what kind of world Veldanava sought after and he also had the compassion of Lucia.Is Diablo more powerful than Rimuru? ›
As I mentioned before, Diablo is definitely inferior to Rimuru in terms of raw power and Skills, and his advantage in techniques and experiences isn't going to make him strong enough to easily defeat someone Rimuru struggled against.Who is the number one most powerful anime character? ›
1. Zeno – Dragon Ball Super – The most powerful and strongest anime character of all time. Zeno is the ruler of each of the realities in Dragon Ball Super. He has the ability to create and destroy all existence across multiple universes in a single instance.Who is the strongest mythic in anime adventure? ›
- All Might (Mythic)
- Madara (Mythic)
- Erwin (Legendary)
- Shanks (Mythic)
- Katakuri (Mythic)
- BlackBeard (Legendary)
- Dio (Legendary)
- Bulma (Legendary)
What made the isekai anime genre so popular? First and foremost, Isekai genre is easy to write, and a lot of people write it. There is just so much isekai, some of it is bound to be good. That is because it neatly sidesteps many difficult aspects of writing.What percentage of anime is isekai? ›
First up is the genre of the anime series, which was dominated by Fantasy (19%), followed by Action (17%). Here is the top 10 list: Next image reveals that 20% of anime released in 2021 were Isekai, and 80% were non isekai.What are the types of isekai? ›
The series are divided into four types (portal-quest, immersive, intrusion, and liminal). A detailed survey was performed on the 427 series identified as “portal-quest” stories (the most common type of isekai stories).Are there any Western isekai? ›
Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz is some old western isekai-themed stories, and a very popular one. There's also the Chronicles of Narnia series, Tron/Legacy, and also The Matrix series, which has a very anime/light novel-esque stories, and also isekai-themed.What is the first reverse isekai anime? ›
Probably the first show that comes to mind when people think of reverse isekai, The Devil is a Part-Timer! drops a mighty Demon Lord in Tokyo, zaps him of most of his power, and then sends him to work at a fast-food joint.What is the best op anime? ›
- 7 Gurenge - Demon Slayer.
- 6 Departure - HunterxHunter.
- 5 Moonlight Legend - Sailor Moon.
- 4 Gotta Catch'em All - Pokémon.
- 3 Colors of the Heart - Blood+
- 2 Guren no Yumiya - Attack on Titan.
- 1 The World - Death Note.
Trigun. Trigun is an anime that involves a very dangerous overpowered character who hides it named Vash the Stampede.Who is the most op protagonist in anime? ›
One of the best-overpowered anime characters of all time is Naruto Uzumaki. Millennials love him not just because of his strength, but the way he was introduced. This is because the particular generation grew up with Naruto in a literal sense. Naruto was introduced in 2002.What is the most OP anime ability? ›
Future Sight is undoubtedly one of the most overpowered abilities to ever exist in the anime world. The ability to look into the future has many advantages. In a battle, a character will easily be able to see what moves their opponent will make, allowing them to remain one step ahead at all times.What is #1 anime in the world? ›
Goku is considered to be the strongest anime character of all time. He is the main protagonist of the Dragon Ball franchise, a highly successful and popular Japanese manga series created by Akira Toriyama.Who is the number 1 best anime character? ›
- No. 1 Goku (Dragon Ball Z)
- No. 2 Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)
- No. 3 Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
- No. 4 Kakashi Hatake (Naruto)
- No. 5 Saitama (One Punch Man)
- No. 6 Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter)
- No. 7 Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
- No. 8 Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
- Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995-1996)
- Vinland Saga (2019- )
- Serial Experiments Lain (1998)
- Made in Abyss (2017- )
- Psycho-Pass (2012- )
- Attack on Titan (2013- )
- Death Note (2006-2007)
- Monster (2004-2005)
1) Zeno (Dragon Ball Super)
Zeno has already destroyed multiple universes and realities during the Dragon Ball Super anime, one of the more obvious choices for a list like this.
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