10 Best Anime Like Sword Art Online [ Handpicked ]

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From 100+ animes, We have handpicked and created a reel-down list of the 10 best anime like sword art online, where the protagonist dies due to some reason ( Truck-Kun ), and get reincarnated into a fantasy world.

1. KonoSuba

KonoSuba: God’s Blessing On This Wonderful World!
KonoSuba: God’s Blessing On This Wonderful World!
  • MAL: 8.13
  • Studio: Studio Deen
  • Genre: Adventure, Isekai, Fantasy, Comedy

KonoSuba is one of the best anime of all time for most of our anime community. After dying in an upsetting way on the way back home from a game store, the main protagonist Kazuma Satou finds himself sitting next to a beautiful blue-haired, but obnoxious goddess named Aqua.

She gave Kazuma two options: rather continue to heaven or get reincarnated in a fantasy world. Kazuma Satou gets reincarnated in a fantasy world to start his new life, check out KonoSuba and watch the adventurous journey of Kazuma to save this new world and defeat the demon king.

2. No Game No Life

No Game No Life
No Game No Life

MAL: 8.10
Studio: Madhouse
Genre: Adventure, Isekai, Strategy

One day, Step siblings Sora and Shiro, Two legendary gamer who wins every game and go by the name of ” Blank ” are challenged to a game of chess by Tet ( God ).

As the result, the god gathers them to Disboard, a reality where taking, war, and killing are illegal, and all issues are chosen through games, including public lines and surprisingly individuals’ lives.

Expecting to maintain their reputation as undefeated gamers, Sora and Shiro plan to vanquish the sixteen races of Disboard and usurp the divine god of games.

3. Re: ZERO

Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu

MAL: 8.24
Studio: White Fox
Genre: Isekai, Fantasy, Psychological

When Subaru Natsuki leaves the convenience store, the last thing he expects is to be wrenched from his everyday life and dropped into a fantasy world. Things aren’t looking good for the bewildered teenager; however, not long after his arrival, he is attacked by some thugs. Armed with only a bag of groceries and a now useless cell phone, he is quickly beaten to a pulp.

Fortunately, a mysterious beauty named Satella, in hot pursuit of the one who stole her insignia happens upon Subaru and saves him. In order to thank the honest and kindhearted girl, Subaru offers to help in her search, and later that night, he even finds the whereabouts of that which she seeks. But unbeknownst to them, a much darker force stalks the pair from the shadows, and just minutes after locating the insignia, Subaru and Satella are brutally murdered.

However, Subaru immediately reawakens to a familiar scene—confronted by the same group of thugs, meeting Satella all over again—the enigma deepens as history inexplicably repeats itself.

4. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Best Isekai Animes Like Mushoku Tensei
Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken
  • Mal Rating: 8.13
  • Anime Studio: 8bit
  • Anime Genre: Isekai, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy

Satoru Mikami ( A typical corporate worker, ) due to a certain accident dies and is reincarnated as a goop of slime, as upon his awakening he acquires a newfound skill- Notably ( The power to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities).

As he discovers this new world, he encounters a sealed storm dragon named “Veldora”. Sympathetic to his predicament, Satoru befriends him, promising to assist in destroying the seal. In return, Veldora gave him the name Rimuru Tempest to grant him divine protection.

5. Jobless Reincarnation

10 Best Isekai Animes Like Mushoku Tensei
Mushoku Tensei

MAL: 8.37
Studio: Studio Bind
Genre: Isekai, Fantasy, Ecchi

Despite being bullied, scorned, and oppressed all of his life, a 34-year-old shut-in still found the resolve to attempt something heroic—only for it to end in a tragic accident. But in a twist of fate, he awakens in another world as Rudeus Greyrat, starting life again as a baby born to two loving parents.

Preserving his memories and knowledge from his previous life, Rudeus quickly adapts to his new environment. With the mind of a grown adult, he starts to display the magical talent that exceeds all expectations, honing his skill with the help of a mage named Roxy Migurdia. Rudeus learns swordplay from his father, Paul, and meets Sylphiette, a girl his age who quickly becomes his closest friend.

As Rudeus’ second chance at life begins, he tries to make the most of his new opportunity while conquering his traumatic past. And perhaps, one day, he may find the one thing he could not find in his old world—love.

Also Read : 10 Best Isekai Animes Like Mushoku Tensei

6. Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash
Hai to Gensou no Grimgar

MAL: 7.65
Studio: A-1 Pictures
Genre: Adventure, Isekai, Fantasy, Action

Fear, survival, instinct. Thrown into a foreign land with nothing but hazy memories and the knowledge of their name, they can feel only these three emotions resonating deep within their souls. A group of strangers is given no other choice than to accept the only paying job in this game-like world—the role of a soldier in the Reserve Army—and eliminate anything that threatens the peace in their new world, Grimgar.

When all of the stronger candidates join together, those left behind must create a party together to survive: Manato, a charismatic leader and priest; Haruhiro, a nervous thief; Yume, a cheerful hunter; Shihoru, a shy mage; Moguzo, a kind warrior; and Ranta, a rowdy dark knight. Despite its resemblance to one, this is no game—there are no redos or respawns; it is to kill or be killed.

It is now up to this ragtag group of unlikely fighters to survive together in a world where life and death are separated only by a fine line.

7. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka

MAL: 7.56
Studio: J.C. Staff
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy, Comedy

Life in the bustling city of Orario is never dull, especially for Bell Cranel, a naïve young man who hopes to become the greatest adventurer in the land. After a chance encounter with the lonely goddess, Hestia, his dreams become a little closer to reality. With her support, Bell embarks on a fantastic quest as he ventures deep within the city’s monster-filled catacombs, known only as the “Dungeon.” Death lurks around every corner in the cavernous depths of this terrifying labyrinth, and a mysterious power moves amidst the shadows.

Even on the surface, survival is a hard-earned privilege. Indeed, nothing is ever certain in a world where gods and humans live and work together, especially when they often struggle to get along. One thing is for sure, though: a myriad of blunders, triumphs, and friendships awaits the dauntlessly optimistic protagonist of this herculean tale.

8. Accel World

Accel world
Accel World

MAL: 7.24
Studio: Sunrise
Genre: Sci-fi, Isekai, Romance, School

Haruyuki Arita is an overweight, bullied middle schooler who finds solace in playing online games. But his life takes a drastic turn one day when he finds that all his high scores have been topped by Kuroyukihime, the popular vice president of the student council. She then invites him to the student lounge and introduces him to “Brain Burst,” a program that allows users to accelerate their brain waves to the point where time seems to stop. Brain Burst also functions as an augmented reality fighting game, and in order to get more points to accelerate, users must win duels against other players. However, if a user loses all their points, they will also lose access to Brain Burst forever.

Kuroyukihime explains that she chose to show Haruyuki the program because she needs his help. She wants to meet the creator of Brain Burst and uncover the reason why it was created, but that’s easier said than done; to do so, she must defeat the “Six Kings of Pure Color,” powerful faction leaders within the game, and reach level 10, the highest level attainable. After the girl helps Haruyuki overcome the bullies that torment him, he vows to help her realize her goal, and so begins the duo’s fight to reach the top.

9. Log Horizon

Log Horizon
Log Horizon

MAL: 7.94
Studio: Satelight
Genre: Adventure, Isekai, Fantasy, Action

In the blink of an eye, thirty thousand bewildered Japanese gamers are whisked from their everyday lives into the world of the popular MMORPG, Elder Tale, after the game’s latest update—unable to log out. Among them is the socially awkward college student Shiroe, whose confusion and shock lasts only a moment as, a veteran of the game, he immediately sets out to explore the limits of his new reality.

Shiroe must learn to live in this new world, leading others and negotiating with the NPC “natives” in order to bring stability to the virtual city of Akihabara. He is joined by his unfortunate friend Naotsugu, having logged in for the first time in years only to find himself trapped, and Akatsuki, a petite but fierce assassin who labels Shiroe as her master. A tale of fantasy, adventure, and politics, Log Horizon explores the elements of gaming through the eyes of a master strategist who attempts to make the best of a puzzling situation.

10. In Another World With My Smartphone

In Another World With My Smartphone

MAL: 6.16
Studio: Production Reed
Genre: Adventure, Isekai, Fantasy, Comedy, Harem

Fifteen-year-old Touya Mochizuki is inadvertently killed by God. God resurrects him into a fantasy world with a special request to bring his Smartphone into the new world with him, which God adjusts.

All things considered, Touya can’t contact his old world with it, the smartphone can be recharged by magic and can get the information from the old world and utilize significant highlights for his new world, for example, the GPS function to areas which are exhaustively recognized on it.

Conclusion: 10 Best Anime Like Sword Art Online

Being one of my favorite anime, sword art online was the first anime to bring isekai anime to the mainstream anime industry. Although, the series didn’t go as we expected. SAO fans still love the anime.

From the list of 10 best anime like sword art online, I liked all of them, if I were to choose the top 3 will be Konosuba, Jobless Reincarnation, and Rezero. With this, I conclude this article.

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