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25 Anime Series Like Wise Man’s Grandchild You Should Definitely Watch!

Fans of anime are spread across the world. Anime lovers don’t just watch anime, they relate to it and become huge fanatics of not just the story but also the characters. Sometimes, we love a story so much that we feel like watching more series which are similar to the one we recently watched. One such series is Wise Man’s Grandchild which is highly appreciated and loved by the viewers. People like it so much that they want to watch more of something like this.

If you have also been looking for some recommendations for series which are similar to Wise Man’s Grandchild then your search ends here because we have prepared a long list of series similar to this one, which would be enough to satiate your hunger for more!

25. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

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The story of this series revolves around a 37-year-old man Satoru, who all of a sudden gets killed after being on a long run with a robber. The twist in the story comes when he gets reincarnated and not even as a human. He gets incarnated as a lowly slime. After wandering for some time, he befriends a dragon who gives him a new name Rimuru. He absorbs this dragon into his slime body which gives him great magical ability. He then moves on to make friends with different and unique creatures and ultimately decides to create a nation with all such creatures to protect them.

24. Overlord

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The story of this series is about Momonga who is a powerful wizard as well as the leader of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown. The final hour is approaching MMO Yggdrasil and he is there to witness it. What comes as a surprise is that the servers don’t go down and the thing that is even more strange is that all the NPC characters come to life and that too with their unique personalities. They all retain their memories from the previous world which helps them to navigate the world.

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23. Ascendance Of A Bookworm

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The story of this series is about Uranu Motosu a college student who is an ardent book lover and is soon going to become a librarian. Due to an earthquake, she dies by crushing under a pile of books at her home. While taking her last breath, she wishes to get reincarnated into a world where she can read books forever. She is reborn in the body of a weak 5-year-old girl, Myne in a world where books are available, but only to some selected people who qualify as elite. With the help of memories from her own life, Myne decides to make and print her books to be able to read again.

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22. In Another World With My Smartphone

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The story of this series is about Touya Mochizuki who accidentally gets punished by God for no reason. To compensate, God grants him one wish and a chance to once again live in a magical fantasy world. He uses this wish and asks for the ability to keep his smartphone with him when starting over.

21. How Not To Summon A Demon Lord

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In his MMORPG, Takuma possessed immense strength and was popularly known as the demon king. Things turn around for him when one day, he is summoned to another world but in the appearance of his character.  In the other world, he comes across two girls who use the same magic to turn others into slaves that he uses. But he uses his magic reflect skills, as a result of which the spell backfires on them.

20. Seven Deadly Sins

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The story of this series is about a feudal world that is protected by the Knights from those who intend to spread evil. In the kingdom of Liones, there is a group of Seven Knights who are known as the Seven Deadly Sins, who seek to overthrow the king.

Ten years later the world is hunting for Seven Deadly Sins but now they have overthrown the king and have taken control of the Kingdom. The matter now lies in the hands of the third daughter Elizabeth who can find the Sins and help in regaining control.

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19. Saga Of Tanya The Evil

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An unnamed atheist salaryman gets murdered by a subordinate whom he had fired because of poor work performance. After her death, she gets confronted by an entity that claims to be God and says to him that he did not have faith. The entity then reincarnates the salaryman and she is reborn as Tanya Degurechaff, an orphaned girl. She is reborn as a completely transformed little girl who has porcelain skin, blue eyes, and blond air. She becomes one of the most dangerous people in the army by using her memories and experiences from her past life to spreading her terror on the front lines of the war. Now the twist is that if Tanya does not die a natural death or does not have faith, then her soul will leave the cycle of incarnation and will be sent to hell.

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18. Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor

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The story of this series is about Sistine, who is a very sincere student at the magical academy. She flexes her skills at the academy and is very talented. As a girl who aspires to do a lot, she envisions solving the great mystery of the Sky Castle. But all her hopes are shattered when her teacher retires and the replacement, Glenn Radars is a lethargic person. Being lazy and lousy, the question that comes to mind is how such an incompetent person was hired as the best magician in the academy.

Light-hearted and funny, this series also has some amazing magical scenes which leave the viewers amazed.

17. The Irregular at Magic High School

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Magic which once existed only in folklore was now being openly taught in schools and was considered a technical skill. Siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba were students of one such school. Miyuki is very competent and is performing well but her brother is one class behind because of not competent enough. However, he has some skills and abilities which no one has and this makes him very unique from the others. The series has a very modern setting and is set in the world of magic.

16. Knight’s & Magic

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The series is all about a talented programming person who dies after getting run over by a truck. He then gets reborn as Ernie in a medieval world as Ernie. His reincarnation makes him stronger but he has one drawback which is his short stature.

This drawback is such a big disadvantage for him because it acts as a barrier between him and his dream of becoming a pilot of the Silhouette Knights. He cannot become a pilot because his short height makes it impossible for him to reach the controls of the weapon. The protagonist, however, makes use of his programming skills to overcome this drawback, which makes the series more interesting to watch.

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15. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

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Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody is a series revolving around Satou, a 29-year-old man who is a programmer. Things take an unexpected turn when he is suddenly thrown into another world where he needs to adapt as soon as possible. To adapt himself to the real world, he gains high levels and many treasures by using his magic or Meteor Rains to defeat evil.

On his journey of adapting himself to this new environment, he meets three beast girls, two sisters, and a peculiar blond elf. He also meets more such fun and interesting creatures. In this fun, exciting, and fantasy story, the protagonist also fights some demons and demon lords.

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

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The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? is a series that is centered around Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man who has a job in a corporation. One fine day, he falls asleep thinking about how busy he is going to be the next day but things don’t happen as he plans them to! When he wakes up, to his surprise, he finds himself in the body of a six-year-old.

He then begins to discover the memories of this child, in whose body he is right now and he also gets to know about his current life. The protagonist is in the body of the eighth son of a poor but very noble family and he has no money for inheritance.

Guess what’s more? The protagonist also comes to know that he can use magic. He learns to use these powers and uses them to his advantage.

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13. KonoSuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!)

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This series is about a young boy Kazuma, who dies pathetically after he was on his way home after buying a game. After his death, he finds himself in a strange place where he meets a girl named Aqua who claims to be a Goddess. What she says seems to be true to some extent but her behavior and her intellect are not in sync with what she says.

After making fun of his death, she offers Kazuma two options, one, to continue straight to heaven, and second to live an exciting life in a fantasy world. Kazuma finds the second option more exciting and chooses it. The series then shows the adventures and thrills Kazuma faces in the fantasy world.

12. The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar

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The series is about Yuuto whose best friend Mizuki Shinomiya, is very keen to test a popular urban legend. Yuuto also finds this very interesting and joins her. To test this urban legend, all that a person has to do is stand in front of the mirror of the local shrine and take a selfie with her smartphone. That’s all.

When Yuuto and her friend try to do so, something different happens than usual. When Yuuto clicks a selfie he disappears from this world with absolutely no trace left of his physical existence.

After disappearing from the real world, Yuuta finds himself in a medieval fantasy world where is given a very warm welcome by the natives and some beautiful girls. The most interesting part is that his friend can still contact him very easily with the help of a smartphone.

Now that he is in a different place, he tries to put his knowledge to use and help the people of this world to lead better lives.

11. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest


Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest is a very interesting anime series that is all about 17-year-old Hajime Nagumo who is just an ordinary high school-going boy. This ordinary guy’s life turns around when his whole class is summoned into a fantasy world and he is given the responsibility of saving the world.

Unlike what is expected of the magical skills that the anime characters are usually seen having in such series, Hajime is stuck with some weird transmutation skill, and what makes things worse is that he also gets berated for it.

What makes things even worse is that Hajime gets betrayed by one of his classmates and he is thrown into the depths of an abyss. He somehow manages to survive and get out. He, later on, meets some people whom he befriends and eventually gains some strength.

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10. Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren’t They? (Hepburn: Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai Kara Kuru Sō Desu yo?)

Problem Children Are Coming from Another World, Aren’t They?

The story is about three young MCs who are fed up with living the same usual monotonous life and are looking for something thrilling and exciting. What makes these MCs special is that they have been blessed with extraordinary psychic powers which makes them capable of destroying the world.

Their boring life takes an interesting turn when one day, they receive a letter that is an invitation to a place called Little Garden, which is a fantasy world. They accept the invitation and find themselves in a mysterious and fantastical world where they get welcomed by a rabbit girl named Kurousagi. They are also presented with an opportunity that can make their lives very thrilling and interesting.

9. The Rising of the Shield Hero

The Rising of the Shield Hero

The story of this series is about Naofumi, a 20-year-old college student. One day, he is trying to find a light novel to read when he comes across a book about four years old. Out of curiosity, he opens it but as he opens it, he finds himself transported into another world. He also finds that, along with him, there are three more men.

Later on, the four of them are informed that they are all cardinal heroes and they have the responsibility of protecting this world from catastrophic events known as the Waves. To enable them to fight, the four of them are presented with weapons whereas the other three are presented with Sword, the Spear, and the Bow but Naofumi feels that he has been given some lame Shield Weapon.

He gets betrayed by the rest of the people and ultimately decides to practice in seclusion. But soon after he makes more friends and then begins the Rising Of the Shield Hero.

8. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody is a series in which the protagonist, Ichirou is extremely tired and bored with his job as a programmer. He is not able to maintain a work-life balance. He seems to be mentally disturbed because whenever he drifts off to sleep, he finds himself in a fantasy world which he comes to know is a collection of all the games that he had been debugging.

In this fantasy world, his name has been codenamed Saitou and he is also a lot younger now. In this fantasy world, he is very overpowered and unlike in his previous life, he is surrounded by beautiful girls and is getting a lot of attention from them.

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7. Cautious Hero

Cautious Hero

This story is about a man named Seiya who was summoned by a dunce goddess to save the world but she later finds out that this is a man of his word who would go to any extent to win. This gives her more confidence that Seiya is a suitable man for this job. He is a very cautious man who can see something coming from very far away and can prepare himself accordingly.

6. Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja

Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja

Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja is a series the story of which revolves around a fantasy world in which a person’s destiny and the extent of their magical skills are pretty much determined at the time of their birth itself to solidify which, each newborn is given a special mark. These special marks are of four types and each one signifies a different type of aptitude for magic.

A man named Gaius has been blessed with a creation mark and he also becomes the strongest sage. But he wanted to have a mark that was more suitable for close combat because it was something he was passionate about. But unfortunately, doing this is not possible because no one can get their mark changed. Therefore, to change things, he decides to reincarnate himself far into the future. He ultimately gets born again thousands of years later into the future, with the mark that he wanted to have but there is a twist! That mark is now considered the weakest crest because the perception of magic and its techniques have changed a lot over the years.

5. Mushoku Tensei

Mushoku Tensei

Mushoku Tensei is a story about Neet, a 34-year-old who has had some unpleasant experiences in his life and has wasted a major portion of it. He now just sits aloof in his room, all the time. His life changes completely when he tries to save someone’s life and dies in doing so. He wakes up as a newborn in a medieval magical world. The world has some amazingly magical powers which are going to excite him a lot!

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4. Seirei Gensouki

Seirei Gensouki

The series is about a 20-year-old college student who was living a simple life. He ends up dying in a traffic accident and wakes up in a fantasy world. Just after he wakes up he realizes that he also has some magical powers.

Soon after he begins his new life, he saves a young princess from kidnappers and becomes the king’s favorite. He is also presented with the opportunity of enrolling in a Royal magic academy. The story then moves on to the adventures he has in the academy.

3. Drifters


The story of this series is about Shimazu Toyohisa who was involved in the Battle of Sekigahara. He manages to hurt Ii Naomasa but he also gets injured in the process. As he walks away from the field badly injured, a man named Murasaki sends him through a door through which he finds himself in another world. In this new world, he meets other warriors like him who have been transported into this world to be a part of the group called Drifters. This fantasy world is full of humans as well as some fantastical creatures like elves, dwarves, etc.

2. Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a series featuring a young man Haruto Amakawa who dies before he could unite with his childhood friend who disappeared five years ago. Another main character is Rio, a young boy who lives in the slums of the Bertram Kingdom. Rio wants to take revenge on behalf of his mother who was brutally murdered five years ago.

Haruto, who should have died, somehow gets resurrected into Rio’s body. Haruto is not just in Rio’s body but he also has some special powers which he can use to his advantage.

1. Aho-Girl


The series is about the life of a school-going girl Yoshiko Hanabatake who is not academically sound. Apart from that, she doesn’t have any social skills as well. She has only one friend who is her childhood friend as well as her neighbor Akuru Akutsu, who is very studious. Yoshiko’s mother wants her to marry him. She befriends Sayaka Sumino, who, along with Akuru, tries to keep an eye on Yoshiko.

The Public Morals Chairwoman is not a big fan of Yoshiko but when Akuru compliments her, the chairwoman cannot help but fall in love with Akuru and starts stalking him. Yoshiko also befriends Ryuichi Kurosaki, who sees her as a gang leader sort of person.

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