Japanese language shows

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A Returner's Magic Should Be Special - (2023 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt28313387/
https://returners-magic.com/

When trying to protect the world from utter destruction, a young man fails and dies but is instead sent back in time into his younger body.

Nice!



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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13311344/
https://tsukimichi.com/

In a fantasy world where people awaken with certain strengths, one among them becomes a hero to fight a demon lord army. But this follows an everyday guy.

Kinda okay I guess.



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Bartender꞉ Glass of God - (2024 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt29233201/
http://www.fujitv.co.jp/b_hp/bartender/index.html

A Sherlock Holmes of a bartender makes drinks they like.

Uh. Why?

  • Original title: Bartender: Kami no Glass



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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt21209876/
https://sololeveling.com/
https://sololeveling-anime.net/

Mysterious gates bring monsters into the world, but people develop superpowers and one previously-worthless combatant becomes incredible.

Pretty good so far.

  • Original title: Ore dake Level Up na Ken
  • The origin is Korean, but this is a Japanese endeavour.



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Cyberpunk꞉ Edgerunners - (2022 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12590266/
https://www.netflix.com/title/81054853
https://www.cyberpunk.net/en/edgerunners

In a future where cybernetics are commonplace, a kid gets involved in the underworld to get by.

Gritty and violent; lots of fun.



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Shangri-La Frontier - (2022 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt28776190/
https://anime.shangrilafrontier.com/

A dude plays VR video games and ends up playing on in particular.

It's kinda neat so far I guess.

  • Original title: Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman to su



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Villainess Level 99 - (2024 show) image

Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt30495119/
https://akuyakulv99-anime.com/

Something about a woman having played a video game and being in that world and being overpowered.

Kinda stiff.

  • Properly titled Villainess Level 99: I May Be the Hidden Boss but I'm Not the Demon Lord

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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13483212/
https://shinnonakama.com/

A guy is reincarnated and chooses to become a hero in a war against demons.

Pretty interesting.

  • aka Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside
  • Original title: Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party o Oidasareta node, Henkyou de Slow Life Suru Koto ni Shimashita



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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt27417996/
https://www.iseleve.com/

An ugly, unaccomplished, student discovers a hidden world within which he becomes a hero and transforms himself in that and the real world.

It might be quite good, but because the main character is superpowered it's a pretty shitty story angle; not recommended.

  • aka / properly titled: I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World and Became Unrivaled in the Real World, Too
  • Note that every episode has an end-credit scene.
  • A second season has been confirmed



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Entertainment > Television >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5370118/
http://konosuba.com/ (.jap)

A NEET dies and chooses to be reincarnated into a fantasy world as a hero tasked to defeat a demon lord, but he ends up as a party of four semi-incompetent members.

Fun and funny!

  • Konosuba: God's Blessing on This Wonderful World!

    • Original title: Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o!



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