If you are a fan of less generic isekai where knowledge is power, Parallel World Pharmacy should not fly under your radar.
In this series, an overworked Japanese medical researcher finds himself reincarnated in a medieval-style world after passing away.
He learns that he has received a miraculous blessing in his new existence, which enables him to generate or diminish any substance as long as he knows the chemical properties.
Unfortunately, accessibility to quality medical care is a privilege reserved only for the nobles. And so, Falma makes the decision to transform the medical developments of this world and make treatments accessible to the general public.
Here are 10 Anime Like Parallel World Pharmacy that resemble it one way or another!
10. Monster Girl Doctor
Monster Girl Doctor focuses on Dr. Glenn and his Lamia assistant Sapphee who run a medical clinic for monster girls.
Like Parallel World Pharmacy’s Falma, the MC of Monster Girl Doctor is a medical practitioner in a fantasy world where he makes the world easier to live in with medicine.
9. By the Grace of the Gods
Another relaxing & healing anime like Parallel World Pharmacy is an isekai called By the Grace of the Gods.
The protagonist lived a terribly stressful life as a salaryman, passed away from exhaustion and then was given a second shot at life in another world by the gods.
8. Dr. Stone
Dr. Stone is not an isekai but it shares Parallel World Pharmacy’s inventing concept.
When Senku, a scientific prodigy, and his muscular companion Taiju awaken to find humanity has been petrified, they use their skills to restore civilization.
7. Snow White with the Red Hair
Shirayuki is a cheerful red-haired herbalist in the kingdom of Tanbarun. One day, her life suddenly turns upside down after she gets noticed by a prince who orders her to become his concubine. She refuses to do so, cuts her beautiful long hair, and flees to the neighboring kingdom of Clarines.
Whilst hiding, Shirayuki runs into prince Zed who got poisoned by an apple that was meant to poison her. She quickly aids the prince thanks to her ample knowledge of herbs, poisons, and antidotes and joins the prince on his journey back to the Kingdom. After the chance presents itself, Shirayuki decides to follow her own dream—to become a proper court herbalist!
Like Parallel World Pharmacy, Snow White with the Red Hair is a feel-good anime where you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy the beauty it has to offer. They both have a kind-hearted and knowledgable protagonist who uses their skills and passions to improve the lives of others.
6. Knight’s & Magic
While Knight’s & Magic is more action-oriented, it still resembles Parallel World Pharmacy in more than one way.
The main similarity is that it has a passionate young protagonist like Falma. He is bettering the new world with unorthodox methods.
Tsubasa Kurata, a Japanese software engineer and die-hard mecha fanatic is killed in a car accident. Later, he is resurrected in the fantastical Fremmevilla Kingdom, a medieval world. There, monstrous foes known as Demon Beasts are fought with the aid of enormous, potent mechas known as Silhouette Knights.
He is reborn as Ernesti “Eru” Echavalier, a noble family’s son. Eru enrolls at the Royal Laihiala Academy, an elite magic school. In this school, the Silhouette Knights’ pilots are being educated to fight threats both inside and beyond the kingdom. Luckily for Eru, he is blessed with exceptional magical powers and the memories of his previous existence.
He ultimately teams up with his childhood friends in order to pilot a Silhouette Knight of his own design, something that hasn’t been done in generations!
5. Drug Store in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist
Drug Store in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist is yet another healing and wholesome isekai anime like Parallel World Pharmacy.
The MC is a corporate worker who finds himself suddenly transferred to a fantasy world. After becoming incredibly skilled at making potions, he decides to open a drugstore. His new, slow life begins!
4. The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat
Did you enjoy the way the MC of Parallel World Pharmacy succeeded in the new world by using his previous life experience? If yes, then you’ll most likely enjoy this anime as well.
The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat focuses on an old man who is known as the world’s greatest assassin. He dies during a mission and is reincarnated in a world full of swords and magic. There, his skill set is needed to prevent the destruction of the world.
3. Banished from the Hero’s Party
Banished from the Hero’s Party is more romance-oriented than Parallel World Pharmacy. But it still checks off many of the same isekai pharmacy boxes Parallel World Pharmacy does.
Before being expelled by a fellow party member, Red had been a part of the Hero’s Party, a formidable and heroic group.
With no more heroic duties, this formerly great adventurer now decides to move to the countryside to start an apothecary!
2. Ascendance of a Bookworm
Urano, a young Japanese soon-to-be librarian, dies in an earthquake. As she draws her last breath, she wishes to be able to read more books in her next life.
Right after, she gets reincarnated in a medieval world as a 5-year-old girl named Myne. There, she learns that books are scarce and only provided to a few elite nobles. But even that can’t discourage Mayne, and she is determined to make books by herself if that’s the only way!
Like Parallel World Pharmacy, this series has a resourceful &compassionate protagonist. She aims to make her new world a better place for everyone.
1. The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent
Sei is summoned to another world against her will and then cast aside by the summoners, which rightfully makes her upset.
However, after some thinking, she decides to make the best of what she has and, in fact, to make it a better life than she had at home.
The Saint’s Magic Power & Parallel World Pharmacy are cut from the same cloth. They both have a MC who uses their newfound healing power to help other people instead of fighting.