Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu is a Japanese light novel series written by Toru Toba and illustrated by fal_maro.
An anime TV series adaptation by Yokohama Animation Laboratory premiered in January 2022.
The series revolves around Prince Wein who wants only one thing—to sell out his country and live a peaceful, comfortable life. Unfortunately, not only does his plan to auction off his country fail, but also his treasonous schemes lead to disastrous consequences—namely, accidental victories and the favor of his people!
Here are 7 anime like Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu (The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt).
7. Log Horizon
Similarities: Both series have a fantasy setting with the male lead being the intelligent leader of their respective country/guild. The thing that ties them together is that they both focus more on political negotiating & economic stuff than fighting.
Synopsis: In Log Horizon, 30 000 players end up stuck in-game with no way to log out, making it their new ‘real life.’
Similarities: The male lead is the leader of the country/guild, loved by his followers, and trying to make their kingdom a better place.
Synopsis: Overlord follows Momonga, a guy who gets stuck in a virtual reality game called Yggdrasil. With all NPCs suddenly developing personalities on their own, it’s now up to him to conquer this new world!
5. Spice & Wolf
Similarities: Both series have a male protagonist with a cute female sidekick & explore economics/trade matters.
Synopsis: Kraft Lawrence is a traveling merchant who sells and buys various things to get by. One day, he meets a wolf deity, Holo, and she joins him on his traveling journey.
4. Maoyu ~ Archenemy & Hero
Similarities: Both are fantasy anime shows exploring themes like war, politics, and economics.
Synopsis: It’s been fifteen years since the war waged by the humans and demons have begun. After an awkward meeting of the Hero and the Demon Queen, the duo forms an alliance after some reluctant arguing, hoping to end the war once and for all.
3. Amagi Brilliant Park
Similarities: Both anime are about a male lead who is a prince/manager of a poor-performing entity.
Synopsis: Kanie Seiya, a high school student, is tasked with reviving a failing amusement park and has three months to reach its yearly quota of 500,000 guests or the park will shut down.
2. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
Similarities: Both are fantasy shows with a male main character who becomes the leader of a country, improving its economy and political stability.
Synopsis: The series tells the story of an average 37-year-old corporate worker who dies after being stabbed to death by a passing robber and reincarnates as a genderless slime in a fantasy world.
1. How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom
Similarities: Both are set in a fantasy world with a male lead who “fights” with diplomacy and economic wisdom in the art of strategy along with a good administration of the kingdom.
Synopsis: A freshly isekai’d boy decides to rebuild the flagging economy of the new land with administrative reform!
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