10 Anime like Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

“Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation” is a TV anime series that started airing in the Winter Season of 2021. It is being animated by the animation Studio “Studio Bind.” Studio Bind is a branch of the animation Studio “White Fox,” whose famous anime projects include “Re: ZERO-Starting Life in Another World-” “Goblin Slayer,” and “Stein; Gate.” Bind studio was created solely to animate the light novel of this title.

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It is a fantasy comedy anime with a pretty unique concept and premise. The series tells the story of an old, unemployed man, Rudeus spend his 35 years being a shut-in. He was eventually kicked out of the house. Rudeus dies due to an accident after trying to save someone’s life. He is reincarnated into another world as a baby and is named “Rudeus” by his parents in this fantasy world.

The first thing Rudeus thinks of doing in this world is redemption, so he starts his life here by working on his skills and trying his best not to let down his loved one. He becomes a really capable magician at a very young age. He makes many friends in this world, starting from his neighbourly friend “Sylph”, a little elf girl, “Roxy”, his female teacher of a different race, and “Eris”, his hot-headed female cousin and his first student.

Due to an incident, the place where Rudeus lived was destroyed and everyone present there was transported to different parts of the world. So, starts the life of Rudeus as he ventures through this unknown world looking for his parents and loved ones while protecting Eris through thick and thin. The production level of this anime is on another level. The staff developed a new language just for this anime. The world-building, the voice actors, the animation, everything in this anime is beautiful. And yes, it does have a lot of Ecchi elements to it.

Here are 10 anime like Mushoku Tensei, which you will most definitely love watching. Some follow the same fantasy premise, some follow the reborn as a baby, and some the wonderful world-building just like this anime.

1. Ascendance of a Bookworm

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“Urano” is a young girl who loves to read books and wants to be a librarian so that she can read books all the time. Unfortunately, she dies in an accident after being appointed as a librarian. As soon as he wakes up, she finds herself as a little girl “Myne” in an unknown era. She immediately gets frustrated over the fact that there are very few books here as there are no printing companies so everything is done by hand and the only books present are in the custody of nobles.

So, the life of our female protagonist starts, who want to make books abundant here in this world and available to everyone despite their status in society. It has a very similar vibe to Mushoku Tensei as both of the protagonists learn at a small age from books, and they are both curious about their new world.

  • Number of Episodes: 36 episodes + 1 OVA
  • Personal Rating: 8.80.

2. The Faraway Paladin

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The Faraway Paladin anime series follows the story of a man reincarnated into another world as a baby (Just like Mushoku Tensei), though he is not born to his parents. He is summoned by three spirits who teach him how to live his life further on and name him “Will”. Marry, a female mummy spirit, teaches Will religion and basic etiquette, Blood, a male skeleton spirit, teaches him how to fight and defend himself; and lastly, Gus, an old ghost, teaches him sorcery.

They all nurture him in a cave separate from humanity, and one day, when Will is mature enough, he has to leave them and lead a normal human life, separate from these dead spirits. So, will “Will” be able to leave them one day and carry on their teachings? This anime follows a beautiful story and also a pretty good development of side characters.

  • Number of Episodes: 12 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.00.

3. The Wiseman’s Grandchild

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A story about a normal salaryman who is reincarnated as a baby (Just like Mushoku Tensei) into another fantasy world after dying in the real world. He is found in a broken carriage that just crashed in the woods. The boy is found by “Merlin’, an old magician, and taken into care. Merlin names this child “Shin”.

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Shin remains with him until he is a teenager in the woods and calls Merlin “Grandpa”. After becoming a teenager, Merlin decides to send him to the city to gain higher education. So starts the life of Shin, who is going to meet new people of his age for the first time and experience new emotions with them.

  • Number of Episodes: 12 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.20.

4. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

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“Maquia” is a young girl who belongs to a race that lives for hundreds of years, tailoring clothes their whole lives and staying away from mankind. She mostly feels lonely as there is nothing to do in this place except tailor clothes. One day, a nearby kingdom invades this island and wants to kidnap a maiden who will marry their king and give birth to an offspring that has a long life span. During all this mess, Maquia is caught up and she is taken to the kingdom unexpectedly.

There, she meets a baby who is separated from her parents (as they died) and now maquia wants to take care of this baby. It is a coming-of-age anime, just like Mushoku Tensei and it gives a pretty positive view of incest, without anything immoral. It Is a very beautiful anime with great world design and real issues related to adopted children and their relationship with their parents. One issue being so that the baby grows up and starts looking at Maquia as a woman as she remains young because of her race’s traits and this creates issues.

  • Number of Episodes: 1 movie
  • Personal Rating: 9.00.

5. To Your Eternity

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It follows the premise of an Orb that enters the Earth (Similar to Mushoku Tensei’s premise about a man reincarnating into a new world, where Earth is a new world for the Orb) and copies anything that is in its vicinity.

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First, it copies a moss particle, then a stone, and then a weak polar bear that is with its owner, then a boy who is waiting for his loved ones in the middle of a cold country. The polar bear copies its owner after he dies of cold and now, he is looking for more people like him and learning how to be human and how to be a good soul. This show also has an awesome world-building like Mushoku Tensei and also the main character (the Orb) is exploring Earth, an unknown world, just like Rudeus.

  • Number of Episodes: 20 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 9.50.

6. The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat

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This anime series has a protagonist who also gets reincarnated as a baby in the new fantasy world, just like Mushoku Tensei. It follows the story of the world’s best assassin who gets betrayed by his agency and gets killed in a plane crash, and gets reincarnated by a Goddess into a fantasy world, into the house of aristocrats.

The only purpose the Goddess gives him is that he has to kill the hero in this world. So, he gets reincarnated as a boy in this new world and starts to prepare to kill the hero.

Soon, he realizes that his family has a history of being assassins, and now, his work becomes easy as he has already been an assassin. So, starts the life of our assassin protagonist, planning to kill the hero in this new world by making a new crew. This anime is also a unique fantasy anime, with animation and premise with a very unique touch. And its opening song is also a banger. And yes, both of these anime have a main character that has a Harem of different girls!

  • Number of Episodes: 12 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.00.

7. Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

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This anime follows the story of “Haruto”, a high school boy who gets killed in a car accident. He is now reincarnated as a little boy in another fantasy world. Haruto holds some of his old world memories, knows who he is in this new world, and knows that his name here is “Rio”. He is reincarnated into a scenario where he is present in bandits who killed his mother, and they have a hostage with them.

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So, as soon as he gains consciousness, he remembers that these bandits killed his mother, and now, he is destined to kill them. Haruto does exactly that and saves the hostage, who turns out to be a princess. After some complications with the royal guards, he is awarded to attend the royal academy. But things don’t go as planned as he is just a random commoner, so the noble family students create complications for him.

  • Number of Episodes: 12 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 7.90.

8. Parallel World Pharmacy

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“Kanji” is a world-known researcher in medicine who is researching a disease that killed his sister a little time ago. He is so desperately researching that he is not even sleeping, so, he dies of over-work and sleep deprivation.

After death, he is reincarnated as a little boy named “Farma” into a fantasy world. His family is of nobles and pharmacists. After exploring the world for a little time, he realizes that he has more power than normal and that he can create any chemical or compound as long as he knows its formula.

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But when his close ones observe this, they term him as “The reincarnate of the God of Health”. Farma has only one aim now, and that is to cure any disease he witnesses in people here so that they don’t have the same fate as his sister in his older world. This anime has a pretty good take on the fantasy-pharmacy genre and is quite enjoyable.

  • Number of Episodes: 12 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.70.

9. The Misfit of Demon King Academy

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The Misfit of Demon King Academy anime would be like Mushoku Tensei, only if Rudeus was as overpowered as this anime protagonist. It follows the story of “Anos”, who is a demon lord and gets reincarnated as a baby (Just like Mushoku Tensei), but he starts speaking immediately.

At the age of two months, he starts to go to high school, where he is even stronger than his teachers and seniors. He aims to find the Hero who reincarnated with him. The anime follows the same comedy, and fantasy setting, just like Mushoku Tensei and both series show a protagonist who becomes overpowered later on in the series.

  • Number of Episodes: 13 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.30.

10. Full-Time Magister

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A Chinese Dongua (anime) that follows the story of “Mo Fan”, an average teenage boy, who is reincarnated in a world where science is replaced by magic. And just like in his previous life, Mo has a poor father, and now he has a crippled little sister too. “Mo Fan” aim in this life is the same as in his last world: to make a reputation so good that his father will be proud of him.

Despite being weak in magic, Mo is accepted into a prestigious magic academy, but as soon as his poor life becomes known, he is laughed at by others. But he masters magic greatly, and later on we see how our protagonist tries to make a name of his own. Similar to Mushoku Tensei, the protagonists want redemption in this new world, and he becomes pretty overpowered too.

  • Number of Episodes: 60 episodes
  • Personal Rating: 8.60.

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