Let me ask you, how many isekai anime that are JUST like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World do we get each season?
When I consider past years, there is at least one of them each season, if not more. Some examples that pop into my mind instantly are The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody or The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest, which use exactly the same scenario.
So what is The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World about?
Haruyoshi Kuga was a top-notch exorcist, but he wasn’t satisfied with just being the strongest. He wanted more power, but that ended up getting him killed. Before he bit the dust, he cast a spell so he could come back to life and be even sneakier in his next go-around.
So he reincarnated in a new world as a boy called Seika Lamprogue. However, he wasn’t born with any magical powers, and his noble family ignored him like the plague because he was illegitimate. No worries though, because Seika was born with immense spiritual powers. Moreover, he can use what he learned from his previous life to form strong alliances.
He’s now testing the limits of his abilities, but he has to be careful not to mess up as he did before.
That said, here is a list of 10 anime shows that are almost exactly like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World!
10. Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles
Seirei Gensouki is an isekai/reincarnation anime about a young boy named Rio. He is reincarnated in a fantasy world where he retains memories and knowledge of his past life.
Rio has powerful magic skills that surpass those of the people in the new world he finds himself in. He goes on various adventures while trying to uncover the mysteries of his new world and his past life.
Seirei Gensouki is an anime that contains generic and cringy isekai tropes that all The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World fans surely enjoyed. From OP MC to a harem of beauties, it will be another guilty pleasure anime in your inventory.
9. Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀
The latest Winter 2023 anime series, Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀, by Studio Comet (known for School Rumble, Peach Girl, and Initial D First Stage) quickly became a fan-favorite with a 7.08 rating on MAL and more than 82 000 members.
The isekai anime follows the hero king, Inglis, who spent his whole life building his country. But he’s getting old and about to croak. After a goddess Alistia shows up, she offers to grant him one wish for all his honorable deeds. Inglis has never been able to master the blade, so he asks to be reincarnated so he can finally do that.
Before he knows it, Inglis wakes up in the future as a girl born into the Eucus noble family. Six years go by and Inglis finds out she can’t use magic like everyone else in this era. What that means is that she can’t become a knight. But that’s okay with her since she decides to become a squire for her cousin Rafinha Bilford. That way, she can focus on pushing herself to the limit.
For Inglis, this new world is both familiar and different. The challenges it throws at her are just opportunities for her to improve and become an extraordinary squire.
Like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World, Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀ is an isekai anime that features a powerful and charming MC who accomplished a lot in their previous life. After they reincarnate, they quickly attract loyal companions who are determined to follow them through thick and thin.
8. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime is among the most popular 2010s isekai anime. It offers a compelling story and immersive world-building.
The anime starts as every other isekai: your average Japanese office worker gets stabbed and dies but is reincarnated as a slime in a fantasy world.
As a slime, he’s pretty OP and can absorb pretty much anything to get new powers. He quickly makes friends with some powerful creatures and starts building a new city filled with various fantasy freatures from scratch.
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime shares many similarities with The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World, such as having an OP reincarnated main character who uses knowledge from their past life to gain an advantage.
7. Knight’s & Magic
Knight’s & Magic is an isekai anime with all the usual tropes that puts its own mecha spin on it. Plus, it has lighthearted and wholesome vibes and doesn’t try to be edgy.
The series’s MC is Kurata Tsubasa, a genius programmer who gets hit by a car. He dies and wakes up in a fantasy world full of giant robots and mystical powers.
He’s reborn as Ernesti Echevarria, a young boy with a strong passion for mechas, and he sets out to build the biggest, baddest robot he can think of.
Along the way, he makes some powerful allies and takes on some formidable foes.
It’s like Gundam meets Final Fantasy and it’s definitely worth checking out!
6. Wise Man’s Grandchild
Wise Man’s Grandchild is another isekai anime where the main character is reincarnated in a magical world and is a total powerhouse, just like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World.
Our hero has a massive advantage as he retains all his memories and skills from his previous life. This alone makes him a true force to be reckoned with.
The series follows the story of a young man named Shin Wolford. In his previous life, he was a Japanese salaryman, but after he dies, he is reborn in a magical world as a baby. He is adopted by Merlin Walford, a powerful wizard, and raised as his grandson.
Growing up, Shin discovers that he has incredible magical abilities and can master advanced spells at an astonishing rate. He also learns martial arts and combat skills from his grandfather and becomes a formidable fighter.
After turning 15, Shin decides to enroll in a magic academy to hone his skills further. There, he makes new friends and allies, including a group of powerful mages, knights, and adventurers.
As Shin goes through the academy, he shows everyone that he’s not to be messed with, beating up dangerous enemies and learning even more powerful spells.
5. Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs
Trapped in a Dating Sim is pretty self-explanatory. This anime is about a guy who’s stuck in a dating game after he died. He knows the game inside out since he played it before, which gives him a massive advantage, even though he’s just a side (mob) character.
As for similarities to The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World, Leon is a seemingly underdog character like Seika who will work his way up to the top. And of course, he’s got plenty of girls chasing after him along the way.
4. The Misfit of Demon King Academy
Anos Voldigoad is a demon king, who, after being reincarnated 2000 years later, enrolls in a magic academy.
Despite being incredibly powerful, he faces opposition from those who doubt his identity and intentions. Anos, however, is determined to prove them all wrong and reclaim his position as the rightful ruler of the demon world.
Throughout the series, he forms alliances and romances, showcasing his immense magical abilities and strategic thinking.
The Misfit of Demon King Academy definitely gives off the same vibes as The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World. Not only do they have OP reincarnated protagonists, but they also go to a magical school, have a harem, and crush anyone who stands in their way.
3. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation
Mushoku Tensei is about a NEET guy who gets reincarnated in a fantasy world as an infant. He decides to use his new chance to live his life differently and become a better person. With his past knowledge, he becomes super strong and starts adventuring with his new friends, discovering secrets about the world in the process.
Similar to Seika, Rudeus is born into a world of magic and swords. He also develops incredible magical powers and gains a harem.
Both anime also focus on the MC’s growth, but Rudeus’s development is way more fleshed out.
2. The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody
It’s hard to find another anime quite like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World, but The Greatest Demon Lord Is Reborn as a Typical Nobody comes pretty close in terms of similarities.
Varvatos, the most powerful human, decides to reincarnate 3000 years later, hoping to make friends and avoid alienation.
However, he is reincarnated in a fantasy world and retains his overwhelming strength. Despite his desire to remain low-profile, Varvatos shocks everyone with his incredible powers, effortlessly defeating any enemy that appears.
1. The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest
Gaius, the strongest sage in the world, is unhappy with his magical crest for creation. Instead, he would love to have one for close combat. Because of this, he decides to reincarnate into the future to change his fate.
After thousands of years, he is reborn as Mathias with the desired crest. But he quickly finds out that magic is almost extinct, and his crest is now known as the “Crest of Failure.”
However, he still exceeds all expectations and excels in the Second Academy. Mathias also discovers the reason for humanity’s downfall—demons—and decides to fix it.
Like The Reincarnation of the Strongest Exorcist in Another World, The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest has the classic OP main character reincarnate, who goes to the magic academy. All the cute girls follow him, and together, they fight magic beasts and demons who want to hurt humanity.