Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest - Recommendations

Alt title: Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou

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The Rising of the Shield Hero

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Naofumi Iwatani, an uncharismatic Otaku who spends his days on games and manga, suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe! He discovers he is one of four heroes equipped with legendary weapons and tasked with saving the world from its prophesied destruction. As the Shield Hero, the weakest of the heroes, all is not as it seems. Naofumi is soon alone, penniless, and betrayed. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to run, he is left with only his shield. Now, Naofumi must rise to become the legendary Shield Hero and save the world!

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TitaniumTits TitaniumTits says...

Some comparisons that can be made between these two would be the evolution of the protagonists from weak to strong. In shield hero this takes longer but none the less, in both instances we see a clear power development. Another simmilarity would be the harem of girls that they collect along the journey. Characters wise they exihbit the same lack of care initially for anything as well as their deep thirst for revenge. This soon changes with the introduction of new teammates that show them that all is not evil. 

Hutai Hutai says...

MC lives in a simple modern world and then gets called into the fantasy world to be a hero and save the day. He gets F***ed over, goes into rage, gets stronger and tries to get revenge. Both MC have their own harem. 

alp2va alp2va says...

Both approach the isekai genre in a unique way by immediately having the main character betrayed and forced to survive on their own. Both main male leads have similar personalities and approaches to their problems. Both also involve a pseudo-harem as the main male lead seems to only attract outcasted females into their parties.

sandbecca sandbecca says...

Have you seen one of this, you must see the other two. two of the best anime made in 2019. i want a second season of both, if not will it be hell to pay hihi. LOVE them both.

MelodyPond MelodyPond says...

Both Storys have a messed up beginning for the heroes. I was so pissed off when I got to the end of Rising of the Shield Hero, not because it sucked or had a crappy ending. It was just that good i left me needing more. Arifureta greats a similar feeling. Both are great shows and when my kids are old enough I would enjoy watching it with them.

mesanator mesanator says...

both are about a MC loser getting summoned to a fantasy world to become a hero but end up being granted a seemingly weak primary power. To add to the humiliation of getting the "weak" power, the MC gets betrayed by someone in his close entourage. Now that the MC has reach the rock bottom and has changed his personality from an otaku to a revenge driven distrusting misantrop, the MC starts a grind journey to become OP. Then, MC frees a caged-up loli who brings back slowly his good nurtured personality.

What else:

  • MC picks up other chics for his harem along the way
  • MC can't let go of old grudges
  • MC is a cold pragmatic asshole 
  • Fantasy world with MMO system

Shampoliny Shampoliny says...

They are both similar, both get betrayed and becomes stronger becouse of that, they also meet new allies which help them during their journey

Madness9236 Madness9236 says...

These two anime are alot alike, from the hero's summoned from another world to how betrayal plays a big part in both the anime itself and in how the characters develop. Both of them are worth the watch.

feedeuspi feedeuspi says...

I totally agree with this recommendation.  If you're looking for a darker / more adult orientend Isekai than the usuals, this is a good one.

XRB XRB says...

It's the same concept of the MC climbing from almost nothing to great power, althoughialthough this one the power rise is exponentially high.

Soulsub Soulsub says...

They both have op characters and they are badass. Both the main characters get bullied at the beginning but that changes eventually.

oskiska oskiska says...

really good anime, i enjoy wathching this anime, it has everything that i was trying to find in anime

Mistfall Mistfall says...

In both animes the main hero is weak at the beginning, but struggles to get most powerful.In both anime main hero disdains majority of people due to initial conflict but is able to grow loyal harem which is there not only for show, but have power of their own.

Fear6996 Fear6996 says...

They are almost the same they both got summoned into another world as a hero and got treated like trash and they both got betrayed and they became op after that almost the same

Nisa118 Nisa118 says...

-both have op mc's

-both are isakei

-both have good story

the cgi on arifrueta is pretty bad but id you cam get past that its a great show. the only other thing i dont like about it is that some of the members of the harem are annoying.

avik79 avik79 says...

Both are isekai animes where the protagonist starts off weak but becomes stronger through hard work and makes a significant impact on the storyline. 

SilverAlpha SilverAlpha says...

In both anime MCs are weak and are ridiculed by almost everyone around them. But after they go through some hardships they become super OP.

LilKelp LilKelp says...

Both story protagonists have a twisted outside personality but kind heart. Both stories also take place in a twisted interpretation of a generic isekai world. The protagonists also get all the hoes.

thekillergoose thekillergoose says...

they are similar yet difirent commonplace is about a guy who changed because of the need to survive and is more character driving and shield is more about trying to survive in a world that chewed him and spat him out. both anime protag have similar view on life but they are in difirent situations 

MisterPhantomAgent MisterPhantomAgent says...

Both animes' protagonists have one common objective, and that is revenge. As such neglected classes, they go to find party members to fight against their hatred people who looked down on them in the past. It's unknown why, but they both seem to have only women in the parties. Weird.

aexelqixing aexelqixing says...

They're both about characters rising up to be the strongest, although Arifureta is more harem-heavy.

Pollylwl Pollylwl says...

-dark fantasy

-becoming stronger by main character

-"villan protagonist"

-sweet love of main characters

-moe companion

ISimp4Raphtalia ISimp4Raphtalia says...

These 2 anime have alot in Common. 1 Both betrayed. 2 start out weak come back strong. 3 Both are isekai'd. 4 Both are summoned Heroes. These 2 anime are alot alike im sure if you liked Arifureta you will like The Rising Of the Shield Hero.

Notapainfuldeath Notapainfuldeath says...

they both are outcastes from their normal group and picked girls around in the season, with a kid close as it could be to being parents'

Daviesblack Daviesblack says...

They both portray a classic weak to strong and ending up showing their former 'comrades' that they are strongerI enjoyed both

Dororohyakkimaru Dororohyakkimaru says...

Both MCs are betrayed and become really powerful and cold. They are both great, give the same vibes and honestly thaey are really similar in many ways but idk how to describe it so ╰(*°▽°*)╯

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PlaySteichen PlaySteichen says...

both are isekai with MC who are betrayed and became OP.

and this is for the 100 characters     

LuckyM LuckyM says...

Both main characters are hardened by the world around them, and both still save a world that does not treat them fairly.

Nawfal7x Nawfal7x says...

Both worlds are somewhat similar. Also, both MCs get subjected to treason. One from he's own team member, the other gets set up by the country that summoned him which had led the three other heroes that also got summoned to turn on him.

macdog macdog says...

They both resemble eachother a lot. Both main characters are starting from nothing and build themselves on their own to be unbelievably strong. Other than this, they both are similar in the way that ordinary people are being summoned from another world to fight for this new world as "heroes".

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

Lonely thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is stuck in a dead-end job, unhappy with his mundane life, but after dying at the hands of a robber, he awakens to a fresh start in a fantasy realm...as a slime monster! As he acclimates to his goopy new existence, his exploits with the other monsters set off a chain of events that will change his new world forever!

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Hidden123 Hidden123 says...

MC has somewhat the same abilities in both animes. The start of both shows both have the same feel too. The MC is transported from their world to another(Even though in this anime he isn't reincarnated)

GabrielDarkWolf GabrielDarkWolf says...

Both are very simialar. Both MC are stupidly overpowered. In both the female charcathers fall for the MC and for good reason.

EnjuAiharaFan EnjuAiharaFan says...

Slime is better in every way but Arifureta is still an ok show. They start in a very similar situation and both MC's are OP. 

Mark9100728 Mark9100728 says...

They both pretty much start the same but two great shows if you like one I suspect you could like the other as well.

ladyG18 ladyG18 says...

Both have overly powerful main characters. They both have tons of action. The story line is full of drama. Arifureta has more ecchi.

lL2l lL2l says...

They both have op main characters and rise up from nothing to being the world's strongest. 

gold086 gold086 says...

the are both diffrent world animes and they have really op mc that obtain there strenght by doing something thats diffrent from just training or getting it from the start

feedeuspi feedeuspi says...

I enjoyed both animes as much, far from being a boring SAO fork / remake, I feel like it's clearly a darker / more serious universe than usual. 

diablol3 diablol3 says...

Intelligent main characters, summoned from another world, who prove themselves capable and strong willed. Some overlap in ability types. There are, however, different tones between the two, with Arifureta being a darker style of story telling.

LuckyM LuckyM says...

Both main characters are rediculously overpowerd, which adds to the comedy. They are otherwise quite diffirent, however if you like one, you will certainly like the other.

So I'm a Spider, So What?

So I'm a Spider, So What?

I, the protagonist, was just an ordinary high school girl, but suddenly I was reincarnated as a spider monster in a fantasy world. Not only that, but I awakened in a dungeon filled with vicious monsters. Armed with only my human knowledge and my overwhelming positivity, I'm forced to use spiderwebs and traps to defeat far stronger monsters just to stay alive... So begins the labyrinth survival story of a girl with incredible mental strength living as one of the lowest-ranked beasts!

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Kawashimiku Kawashimiku says...

Isekai where main character gets from weak to strong because of some event, whole classroom gets isekaid

FelixWiseman FelixWiseman says...

Starts off the same with the "dungeon until OP", but MC is not as lonely and it quickly turns into a harem

Do yourself a favor and try as best as you can to ignore the bunny girl and don't worry too much about the CGI, apart from those it's great really.

Also note that the story is nothing close to as deep as the spider isekai.

animelurv animelurv says...

The animaton style is good, both are cliché but not and they are so similar in how they level up. 

Both are fun in their own way.

Conan8 Conan8 says...

Both are Isekais where the entire class got transported to another world. In both the protagonist starts at the bottom of the food chain in a dungeon filled with vicious monster and has to fight for survival, levelling up by eating the vanquished monsters. Both characters get quite powerful that way.

Kalypso226 Kalypso226 says...

They contain similar concepts of struggling to survive and making the most out of the situation you're in. 'Arifrueta' is a little more dark compared to the wholesomeness of 'So I'm a Spider'

Josle Josle says...

Both is an anime about a class who is transfered to another world. One gets separated in a dungeon of sorts and are trying to escape the dungeon by eating and powering up.

So far that I have seen it feels like they are having two stories in one anime, but at least Arifureta does that a bit better.

All in all it is basically the same anime plot but with different character and story, so if you liked on of these try the other one for some reason.

Redo of Healer

Redo of Healer

In a dark world of monsters, adventurers and mages, some of the most gifted healers are subjugated to brute force even by the hands of their compatriots. But one mage, Kayal, gains the ability to rewind time, turn the tables and right all wrongs.

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MisterPhantomAgent MisterPhantomAgent says...

Almost similar concept.

Betrayal of colleagues, and wishes of getting strong after going insane.

Both goes mental and has one very clear objective which they couldn't do until they encountered something special. Philosopher's stone or Holy Water, either way they encountered something rare opening a chance to become strong.

alp2va alp2va says...

Low life character is betrayed by his comrades, becomes OP, and turns on his former teammates. Arifureta puts the focus on adventuring and building a harem. Redo of Healer is much, much darker and keeps the focus on the revenge plot.

mesanator mesanator says...

Harem, bitter and angsty MC, something revenge, something politic in a fantasy world. The difference is that one you watch on Hentai site and the other on Funimation. 

AriusDequator AriusDequator says...

Really strong drive of the MC is present in both animes. In both there are a harem of girls supporting the MC, in both the MC is overpowered.The Healers story is more twisted, the anime is more sexual, while the other one is a more adventure based story.

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The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It My Life Had It Made

The Fruit of Evolution: Before I Knew It My Life Had It Made

Seiichi Hiiragi is at the bottom of his school's social pecking order, but one day, he and his entire school are upended when everyone in the school is transported into another world. Seiichi finds himself alone and approached by a gorilla, who instead of attacking him, proposes to him. At the moment that Seiichi thinks that "I guess a gorilla is fine too," they find the Fruit of Evolution, and when they eat it, their lives are suddenly changed once again.

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ilyesniper20 ilyesniper20 says...

Basically the same scenario. Hajimi was discovering the dungeon and found the vampire princess while Saitchi was discovering the forest and found the Gorilla. They both have feelings for the female they met. And they both went on a journey. The both involves classmates and bullying. Anyways. So similar. Enjoy

Zerachie1 Zerachie1 says...

This anime has similarities, from being a weak MC and being despised by his classmates, and becoming overpowered when entering a new world, and also being the same as a harem.

krishnar krishnar says...

i would say the plot is very simular for example dungons, harems, weak to strong etc. also transported to another world where he is looked down on my his classhates and also becomes super cute in like the 2-3 episodes

LK29 LK29 says...

i like this both anime i love to watch and the main character is op in bith the anime .so,i would recommend this both anime 

JoBur3 JoBur3 says...

While I think Arifureta is the better of the two (even with some terrible CGI), they are very similar to one another as well as plenty of other anime just like them. The MC gets isekai'd and start out weak before gaining immense power very quickly and becoming the one of it not the strongest being in the world. Then they end up being surrounded by beautiful girls who all desire him. They easily solve issues with their immense strength and the only time they really struggle is in social situations which leads to comedic moments and never really struggle much.

if you enjoy the overpowered protagonist trope then you'll likely enjoy both of these anime. 

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Set in the world of Orario, where adventurers band together and look for treasures in an underground labyrinth known as Dungeon. However, for Bell Cranel, fame and riches are secondary to what he wants to find the most: girls. He soon finds out though, that anything can happen in Dungeon, and winds up being the damsel in distress instead!

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Crua9 Crua9 says...

Both are a dungeon crawler. Both animes are about some low skilled person going into dungeon and getting strong. Both even have the main person fall a few layers into the dungeon 

Hutai Hutai says...

Both MC have white hair, they get stronger and have their own harem. Casual Isekai, dungeons, fighting monsters and getting stronger. 

LuckyM LuckyM says...

I actually watched these shows back to back. Both main characters seek to get stronger. Otherwise difficult to explain how they relate but they do.

k4zur1 k4zur1 says...

i like the story and the charecters all around good anime would recomend to people who like action and adventure.

The Misfit of Demon King Academy

The Misfit of Demon King Academy

Anos Voldigord was a tyrannical Demon King that eradicated humans, spirits, and even the gods, but became bored of eternal warfare and reincarnated with dreams of a peaceful world. However, what awaited him in reincarnation after 2000 years were descendants who became too weak after being accustomed to peace, and all sorts of magic that deteriorated to the extreme. Anos enters Demon King Academy that gathers and educates those who are viewed as the reincarnation of the Demon King, but the academy could not see through his true powers and ends up branding him as a misfit!

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Schwartz101 Schwartz101 says...

Both main characters have an absord amount of power, which helps them to defet everyone. Despite having difrent plot both are revolving around the over powered main characters. I enjoy see other characters reaction to the power the main characters demnstrat when saving bateling someone. Lastly, both main characters seen to acquire harem-like team with enough fan service to let any man have a good time.

OTKU2HREM OTKU2HREM says...

Its somewhat bold in expression of the prowess..

Very straight forward to happiness of fans.

RecyclingBin024 RecyclingBin024 says...

Both are Power fantasies, Though misfits is in all ways superior, in the way that it takes itself so serious and goes to th absolute extremes of the tropes usually displayed in power trips, to the point that its almost a parody of powertrips.

LuckyM LuckyM says...

The two shows have the same feel to them. Both main characters also are misunderstood as well as questioned about their identity

Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious

Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious

In the world of Gaeabrande, Goddess Ristarte is tasked with summoning a hero to save her world. The hero, Seiya Ryuuguuin, is an OVERLY cautious hero who’s obsessed with muscle training and buying armor before setting out to deal with low level creatures. It’s simply one overly cautious mission at-a-time for this invincible hero!

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Sabure Sabure says...

Both isekai series feature an agreesively overpowered male lead who doesn't really care about saving the world that they were sucked into. Both also have a sexy female sidekick, but the attitudes and roles of Yue (Arifureta) and Ristarte (Cautious Hero) are polar opposite - Yue is a fateful and powerful companion to Hajime, while Seiya's goddess companion Ristarte acts a lot like Aqua of KonoSuba (outside of creating portals, she's pretty useless).

soumbres soumbres says...

Welp... well, if you're probably planning to watch this, you're probably—definitely—an isekai trash like me... so quit wasting time and start watching this two shows because there's nothing more entertaining to watch than overpowered MCs just beating the hell out of people.

macdog macdog says...

An ordinary person from another world is summoned to fight in order to help save another world. There are also gods and goddesses mentioned in both. 

In Another World With My Smartphone

In Another World With My Smartphone

After dying as a result of God's mistake, the main character finds himself in a parallel world, where he begins his second life. His only possessions are the body that God gave back to him and a smartphone that works even in this new world. As he meets all kinds of new people and forges new friendships, he ends up learning the secret to this world. He inherits the legacy of an ancient civilization and works together with the kings of some very laid-back countries on his carefree travels through this new world.

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garod garod says...

This anime is very good and similar in the ways of the main charachter being over powered and in the harem and magic side as well.

ChrisJudge ChrisJudge says...

They both involve the main character going to a fantasy style world and getting some insane powers. This leads them to slowly building up a group of girls who follow them every where

BawseLadyDre1205 BawseLadyDre1205 says...

While both take different takes on the Isekai genre. Both capture emotion with the viewer. Both create empathy and connections with not just the main character but also the people that surround them

Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer

Rumor has it that, in a certain guild in the middle of nowhere, there is an extraordinary man who has climbed all the way to the Silver rank just by killing goblins. At the same guild, a priestess who's just become a new adventurer has formed her first party... and the man who ends up rescuing that party when they get into trouble is none other than the Goblin Slayer.

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TitaniumTits TitaniumTits says...

Both are dark fantasies but where we see the evolution of their relationship as the story progresses. Arifureta is an isekai but it feels very similar to the adventuring style of Goblin Slayer. Both also have incredible fight scenes and very likable protaganists with deep seated anger but also a longing to protect those closest to them. 

sandbecca sandbecca says...

I love both of this anime. have you seen one you must see both and if you havent seen anyone I say you must see both. I think goblin slayer is best in english dub and Arifureta is best japanese sub but thats me. Love and fun.