Why the Best Isekai Anime Are the Ones That Aren’t Explicitly Labeled as Isekai

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Isekai is currently one of the most popular genres in anime, and as with most popular trends, there are many tropes that tend to appear in other genres, and even overlap. As such, many isekai anime seem to look the same as they tread through the same old plot beats, settings, and character archetypes.


Thankfully, there’s another kind of isekai anime that is less likely to fall victim to using the same old tired tropes. These are the isekai anime that aren’t explicitly categorized by the…

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