All 26 Upcoming Isekai Anime to be Released in 2022

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Isekai fantasy genre gaining more popularity day by day not only in Japan but also across the world. It's shows even within the criticism, the genre still welcomed by the fans.

In 2021, we can finally some of the sequel of isekai anime we waited song long such as Log Horizon, a new exciting isekai anime such as Mushoku Tensei and the return of Re-zero and Tensura.

Now, we are stepping in the end of year of 2021. We can take a look for all upcoming isekai anime that will premiere in 2022. We have at least 25 isekai anime for 2022, and some of the anime originally slated for 2021, but delayed for 2022, like The Rising of the Shield Hero.

Upcoming Fantasy Anime Coming in 2023

1. World of Leadale

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World of Leadale follow Keina Kagami who find a "new life" in a VRMMORPG World of Leadale after a tragic incident. She is put on life support system to survives. One day, her life support shut off and she passes away.

Keina wakes up in the body of avatar she used to play in the game. But, this is Leadale is two hundred years in the future. As now she high elf, she is starting a new adventure in the new world!

The anime announced on the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 that will premiere in January 2022.

Release Date: 5 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: Maho Film
Source: Light novel
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy

2. Arifureta - From Commonplace to World's Strongest 2nd Season

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The sequel of Arifureta will coming next year. Studio asread will animated the series with Akira Iwanaga is directing the anime.

Story follows Hajime Nagumo who suddenly summoned to another world as heroes along with his classmates. While his classmates blessed with powerful stats and abilities, he is not. Someday at the expedition of Great Orcus Labyrinth, Hajime betrayed by one of his classmates, impose him to fall down in the bottom of abyss.

He Survived! He faced grim nightmare feel desperate to live. However, he fights for his survival and meet an imprisoned vampire, Yue, who is also seeking to escape the labyrinth. Hajime and Yue begin the journey to find a way to back home.

The new OVA titled Arifureta OVA: The Miraculous Meeting and The Phantasmagorical Adventure scheduled for 25 September 2022.

Release Date: 13 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: asread
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Harem

Recommendation: Best Action Fantasy Anime

3. Princess Connect! Re:Dive 2nd Season

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Princess Connect! Re:Dive focuses on a young man named Yuuki awakens with no memory of his past. He then encounters Kokoro who is guide him and care toward him, Pecorine an always-hungry lovely swordswoman and cat-eared witch Karyl. Fate led them to form the Gourmet Guild.

Release Date:
 11 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: CygamesPictures
Source: Game
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

4. My Isekai Life: I Gained a Second Character Class and Became the Strongest Sage in the World!

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Follow Yuji Sano who works at a company that is harsh on its employees and suddenly summoned to another world while finishing his work at home. It's a fantasy game-like world including the status bars and skills.

He then tames a slime, become a sage and befriend with the slimes. This makes him awaken magical power. The adventure of him with the slime in another world begin!

The staff revealed that the anime will premiere in 2022, but no other details announced.
Release Date: 4 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studio: REVOROOT
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5. Bofuri Season 2

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The second season of BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense will premiere in 2022. The story follows Kaede Honjo who is invited be her friend to play VRMMO game. She is create a character named Maple and decide to put all points in VIT to minimize pain.

Slow and can't use magic, but acquires Absolute Defense as result to maximize her points into VIT. She is going on adventures with an ability to call of any damage.

Release Date: 2022 (Original Schedule)
Studio: Silver Link
Source: Light novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Update: BOFURI Season 2 rescheduled to January 2023

6. Fantasy Bishoujo Juniku Ojisan to

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This story tells what happens if a 32 years old man summoned to another world as beautiful girl. He is actually summoned along with his handsome best friend, however his best friend remain the same. In purpose to make his body back to male, he must defeat the demon lord. And, the story of the two begin and will filled with the rom-com journey.

The anime adaptation announced by Cygames' Cycomi twitter account and Bushiroad announced the anime will premiere in January 2022.

Release Date: 12 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: OLM Team Yoshioka
Source: Manga
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7. How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Part 2 - Genkoku

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The final episode of How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom anime ended with the announcement part 2 of the anime. The 2nd part will premiere in January 2022.

This is an anime about Kazuya Souma, who crowned the new king after summoned to the fantasy world. As realist, he is rule and built the kingdom with a revolutionary transferred-to-another-world administrative, in a world where dragon, and elves, and non-human species exist.

Release Date: 9 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: J.C.Staff
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Romance

8. Ascendance of a Bookworm 3rd Season

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Ascendance of a Bookworm 3rd season will premiere in April 2022. The anime follows the life of avid bookworm and college student Motosu Urano who end up transported to another world after unforeseen accident. In this new world she reborn as Main, and make a mission to make books more freely available to everyone in the world.

Release Date: 12 April 2022 | Spring 2022
Studio: Ajia-Do
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Fantasy, Slice of Life

Recommendation: Best Slice of Life Comedy Anime Series

9. Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja

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Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja - Kendeshi follow Sakamori Kagami, who was one of the top player in VRMMO Ark Earth Online. Known as Dunbalf, he is popular in this virtual world. At one night before going to sleep, he is creating a female version of Dunbalf for fun.

When he wakes up next day, he is transported to Ark Earth world, but as a cute young girl character he created before. He takes Mira as his... her new name and can't let anyone know that this cute girl is Dunbalf.

The Kendeshi isekai anime was originally slated to premiere this year but delayed to January 2022.

Release Date: 12 January 2022 | Winter 2022
Studio: Studio A-CAT
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy

10. The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 2

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Naofumi is back next year! The otaku who suddenly summoned in another world when finds a book in library. In this new world, he is betrayed, loses all money, dignity and respect. Naofumi with only his shield, find a way to overturn this and must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero!

The sequel originally slated in October 2021, but delayed to April 2022.

Release Date: 6 April 2022 | Spring 2022
Studio: Kinema citrus, DR Movie
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

11. The Eminence in Shadow

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Follow Cid who have dream to become the one who control everything from behind the scenes. He trains every night secretly to preparing his eventual rise to power. His life ended after a traffic accident, make him failed achieved his goal.

But, he wakes up in another world and suddenly finds himself as the head of an secret organization, Shadow Garden, that aims to take down evil cult in the shadows. Finally, in this world he is get a chance to act out all like he wanted.

The new isekai anime will premiere in 2022.

Release Date:
 October 2022 | Fall 2022
Studio: Nexus
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy


12. Uncle from Another World

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Isekai Ojisan manga gets an anime adaptation. The story follow a man who wakes up after 17 years in coma, while when on comatose, he was actually transported in another world as some heroic guardian!

As he is now wake up, Takafumi-his nephew, who have to room with his uncle who is literally magical, he also has to catch his uncle up on two decades on history: smartphone, high-speed internet, modern anime... and the traumatic outcome of the 1990s console war.

Release Date: 6 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studio: AtelierPontdarc
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy

Recommendation: Best Comedy Anime Series

13. Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

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Follow an office worker named Leon who is reincarnated into dating sim video game. In this new world, women reign supreme and only beautiful men have a seat at the table.

But Leon remembers everything from his past life, includes a complete playthrough of the very game in which he is now trapped. To fulfill his goals which is living an easy life in countryside, Leon spark a revolution!
Release Date: 3 April 2022 | Spring 2022
Studio: ENGI
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Harem, School, Fantasy, Romance

14. The Executioner and Her Way of Life

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Set up in the where The Lost Ones bring disaster and calamity. The Lost Ones itself are the wanderers who come from another world known as Japan. To maintain peace, The Executioners get the duty to exterminating them without mercy. This duty falls to Menou, a young Executioner.

When Menou meets Akari, The Lost Ones, she discovers that it's impossible to kill her. In the find of way to defeat her immortality, Akari is more than happy to tag along. The journey that will change Menou forever begins...
Release Date: 2 April 2022 | Spring 2022
Studio: J.C. Staff
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

15. Skeleton Knight in Another World

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Arc, a gamer who played video games untill fall aslep woke up in another world in the body of character he was playing. A Skeleton appearance with the powerful weapons and suit of armor. He bgins the journey full of conflict and adventure after he crosses pathts with a beautiful elven warrior.
Release Date: 7 April 2022 | Spring 2022
Studios: Studio Kai, HORNETS
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy

16. Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World

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Follow Michio Kaga, a high school student who is struggling with life and society. He browsing internet and finds an odd website where he can create character with skills and abilities.

After completed his character, Kaga finds himself transported to a game-like fantasy world and reborn as strong man with the power of cheat. The new life of him as as adventurer begin, to earn money and getting his girls to form his own harem.

The Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World OVA scheduled for 25 November 2022.
Release Date: 6 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studios: Passione
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem

17. Overlord IV

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Ainz Own Goal will return with the fourth season of Overlord anime series coming this summer. The third season of Overlord anime reveals the Ainz's objective to forming the Sorcerer Kingdom. His goal is to bring the peaceful utopia for every races living together under his rule.
Release Date: 5 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Supernatural


18. Black Summoner

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Set in another world where Kelvin waking up with no memory of his past life. He realized that in exchange of the powerful skill, he gave away his memories. He starts a life in this strange new world as a Summoner with his first follower, and not long for him to discovers his hidden disposition as a battle junkie.
Release Date: 9 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studios: Satelight
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy

19. Isekai Yakkyoku

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The story centers around a young pharmacologist from Japan, Yakutani Kanji who died from overworking. He later reincarnated in fantasy-medieval-like another world as as Falma de Medisus, a 10 year old apprentice to noble lineage of pharmacist.

This the world where medical practices are rampant and being monopolized by pharmacist guild. Falma, with all of knowledge he has from past life decided to change the world and start his own Pharmacy. The cheat life of pharmacist who will takes on all kind of disease to save lives including, the commoners begin.
Release Date: 10 July 2022 | Summer 2022
Studios: Diomedéa
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Fantasy

20. I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss

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A new isekai anime about a girl trapped in otome game. Irene Loren D'Autriche is the villainess of the otome games that Aileen always playing to spend time. She spent her most of her tome in hospital room due to acutely ill.

One day, she is reincarnated into the world of otome game she was playing as villainess, Irene. After regains her memories, she realized the tragic future ahead of her and determined to change it by making the "Demon King" fall in love with her. She hopes that it will lead her to a new route where she can avoid her death in the future.
Release Date: October 2022 | Fall 2022
Studios: Maho Film
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo


21. Isekai Quartet Movie: Another World (Movie)

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Isekai Quartet is an isekai anime-crossover involved the characters from four isekai anime: Overlord, Konosuba, ReZero and Youjo Senki and Naofumi, Raphtalia and Filo from The Rising Shield of Hero joined in the second season. The anime getting the anime film adaptation in 2022. In the film they will transport to another world where the golem ruling the world. All thank to wormhole that appeared in the classroom. They will encounter various golem that have something in common with them.
Release Date: 10 June 2022
Studios: Studio PuYUKAI
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Parody

22. Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Sukuwareru Ramiris (Special)

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A short anime about Rimuru helping Ramiris from Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken. The anime released on Bandai Spirits YouTube channel for limited time. 

Premiere: 19 March 2022
Studios: 8bit
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy

23. Comet Freyline: Prologue (Special)

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A Short anime by STUDIO6'oN about idol-isekai. A boy named Morita become idol producer in an alternate world for fairies and demi-humans in order to save the world.

Release Date: 31 March 2022
Studios: STUDIO6'oN
Source: Original
Genres: Fantasy, Idol

24. That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: The Movie - Scarlet Bond (Movie)

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The anime movie adaptation for That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime. The movie will set in a small country located on the western of the Tempest. There is conspiracy swirling around the mysterious power of the queen. Rimuru and his co. will be involved in the incident and will encounter a survivor of another Ogre race, Hiiro. New characters and the power of bonds will be presented in their new incredible adventure.
Premiere: 25 November 2022, Worldwide: 2023
Studios: 8bit
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

25. Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun 3rd Season

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Mairimashita! Iruma-kun might not an isekai anime like we generally expected, but I think it's still can counted as isekai. Well, it dosn't really matter, after demon world is another world. This will be the third season for Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun and it will focuses on the upcoming harvest festival.

Release Date: October | Fall 2022
Studios: Bandai Namco Pictures
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Supernatural, School

26. Reincarnated as a Sword

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Reincarnated as powerful hero or adventurer is a common thing, but getting reincarnation as a sword is something new. This time we will have a Sword as main character. After died from car accident, he reincarnated as a sentient sword in another world. Despite remembering about his previous life as human, he is accepting his new fate and seek someone to become his wielder.

Fran, a young catgirl slave becomes discovered "him" when they are getting attack by a two-headed bear. She then using "him" to kill the bear under his help and guidance and becomes his wielder. After she secure her freedom, she gives the sword name "Teacher". As she wants to get stronger, the sword only wants to know his existence. Their strange but epic journey of the strange duo embark their beginning on an adventure.
Release Date: 5 October 2022 | Fall 2022
Studios: C2C
Source: Light Novel
Genres: Action, Fantasy