The isekai craze will probably linger in the anime fan community. Stories about reincarnating to another world, going on adventures and fighting for heroic ideals always appeal to audiences of all ages. 2022 is predicted to be a lucrative year for isekai anime titles.
Arifureta: From Common Place To World’s Greatest – Season 2
Despite mixed criticism, this is still one of the most anticipated anime titles of 2022 according to MyAnimeList. Monsters, beautiful CGI and fast paced, the first season of the series left an impression on the audience. With a plot that doesn’t go in the usual good-bad direction, the film has piqued curiosity as well as controversy, but at the same time kept viewers waiting to see its next development.
Arifureta is about an incompetent otaku named Nagumo Hajime, who is suddenly reincarnated into the fantasy world of Tortus with his classmates. After the class solved a labyrinth together, Hajime was betrayed and fell into an abyss with no way out. Desperate and in order to survive, he discovers that eating monsters gives him extraordinary strength. Hajime began to change both physically and mentally, gradually becoming a cold-blooded killer.
In the dungeon, he finds his companion, the imprisoned vampire princess named Yue, and together they escape from the abyss. Along the way, they befriend a girl named Shea, a dragon named Tio, and reunite with their crush and former classmate Kaori. Together, Hajime and harem discover the secrets of the world of Tortus and the reason why he was reincarnated here.
How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom – Season 2
The second season of the series is scheduled to air in January on Funimation channel. The first season premiered in the summer of 2021 and received a lot of positive feedback.
Kauzya Souma, 19 years old, unexpectedly reincarnated to Elfrieden kingdom, where the war with demons is raging, ravaging the world. He discovers he was brought here to help the war, but instead to help the kingdom’s crumbling economy. With his abilities, he was made king of Elfrieden and began rebuilding the kingdom.
The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest
The film is slated to release on January 8. This isekai title has attracted a large number of viewers. The film tells the story of a powerful sage marked from birth, determined that his magic can only help but cannot be used in battle.
Therefore, he willingly reincarnated and became the third son of the family of duke Mathias Hildesheimr. In this era, humanity’s knowledge of magic and swordsmanship was gone, the main character’s mark suddenly became useless under any circumstances.
She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man
Movie premieres January 12. Set in isekai in the gaming world, Sakimori Kagami is a veteran gamer in the virtual reality MMORPG called Arch Earth Online. His name and in-game appearance resembles that of the mage Gandalf of the Lord of the Rings, but he decides to change his form into a girl. After waking up, he found himself awake inside the game world.
In The Land of Leadale
Another isekai video game, In the Land of Leadale, will launch on January 5 on Crunchyroll. The heroine, Keina Kagami, had a terrible accident. After regaining consciousness, she finds herself in the VRMMORPG World of Leadale, however, she feels something is wrong and this Leadale is no longer the game world she is familiar with and loves.