Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside - Recommendations

Alt title: Shin no Nakama ja Nai to Yuusha no Party wo Oidasareta node, Henkyou de Slow Life Suru Koto ni Shimashita

If you're looking for anime similar to Banished from the Hero's Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, you might like these titles.

Wise Man’s Grandchild

Wise Man’s Grandchild

A young man dies in a car accident and is reborn in a magical new world. The old, yet wise Merlin finds the boy, names him Shin, raises him from infancy, and teaches him combat and powerful magic along the way. 15 years later, Shin is ready to travel the globe on his own, but Merlin forgot to teach him something major—common sense!

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mildzeal mildzeal says...

Similar only because the main romantic pairing actually happens instead of teasing the relationship. Also both are set in fantasy world, but WMG is more school aged and BHP is mature

didinturibi didinturibi says...

the main charecters are powerful while thoughtful and detailed in their pursit for strength, peace and ideals.

while the banished guide is pursuing a simple life, the wisemans grandchild is alsosimple in pursuits. though thir choises are similar their paths are different. like a fork un the road.

Mistfall Mistfall says...

Fantasy with swords and magic.MC in both is powerful and idealistic.Romantic line is simple, naive and pure.

Spice and Wolf

Spice and Wolf

Since long ago, the wolf goddess Holo has honored a contract to bless the rural village of Pasloe with fertile harvests; and in return she has been celebrated and worshipped by the villagers. But as mankind advances, the people have begun to take command of nature for themselves and have made their own god to worship. Holo finds that she is paid little more than lip service, if not outright mocked; and considering the contract annulled, she takes human form and enlists the aid of a passing merchant, Kraft Lawrence, to return to her home in the snowy forests to the north. As they journey together, Kraft finds that he has plenty to learn from this capricious god, and she from him as well.

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MasakiFujiwara MasakiFujiwara says...

Slow pace romance daily life between a men and a women in a fantasy world. They don't want to be involved in problem but have to solve some in order to keep their peaceful live. It remember me a lot Spice and Wolf. 

Asyeurin Asyeurin says...

Shin no Nakama is slightly more your typical anime fantasy in terms of setting, being oriented around heroes and demons and the idea of a holy war, but being largely separate from the action of that setting maintains a similarly gentle pace to Spice and Wolf.

Both have a warm and gentle sort of romance, a generally slow and relaxing pace with some high stakes moments, and a similarly realistic, or perhaps human world. Spice and Wolf is still the further removed from the mainstream of the two, by which I suppose I mean Shin no Nakama stars some more idealistic aspects, but that's probably to be expected from a show about heroes. 

Shin no Nakama naturally doesn't have the same level of economical depth that Spice and Wolf has, but it acknowledges some smaller considerations of the protagonist and other business owners. Intellectual protagonists shouldn't be the reason you're watching it, but you can feel that the characters have more than the critical plot on their mind, and that they have various miscellanous considerations in their daily lives. The show also has more plot involving recurring side characters, as the story is set in a fixed location, so there's an aspect of community that takes the place of Spice and Wolf's economics and world building.

The romance in Spice and Wolf is much more ambiguous than Shin no Nakama - at least as far as the anime goes - with the main focus being the travelling and the cunning merchant plots serving as a base for character growth. However the characters develop great chemistry, both as business partners, friends and romantic interests, slowly building up a strong relationship that is actually much more charming than the romance of Shin no Nakama, at least in my opinion. However, being able to see a an earnest and wholesome romance develop between two characters who obviously like each other and aren't stumbling around trying to deny it - especially in a genre filled to the brim with cheap paper cut-out harems, but also in comparison to many stereotypical shoujo romances - is not only refreshing but also quite healing.

Tl;dr: I would describe both of these couples as "relationship goals". Both shows contain characters who learn about themselves in experiencing the world and colliding with others.

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

Corporate drone Reiji is transported to a fantasy world, where he discovers that he can craft potions at a higher level than his rank should allow. Taking advantage of this, Reiji makes a tidy profit--enough to open his own drugstore. An elf who can't aim his bow? Give him some eye drops! A dragon who accidentally breathes fire? Cough syrup! Reiji's new relaxing life of making medicine for fantasy creatures is about to begin!

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featherstone featherstone says...

Both seem similar, with the story and scenario on the same level. Both feature running a drugstore. One is isekai, other feels like mmorpg. Even main characters looks kind of similar.

By the Grace of the Gods

By the Grace of the Gods

Only 39 years into a life full of bad luck, Ryoma Takebayashi passes away in his sleep! Taking pity on him, three divine beings show compassion by reincarnating him as a young boy to a magical, new world. Now he spends his time researching and caring for slimes. But after healing an injured traveler, Ryoma decides to set out with his new friends on a journey to use his power to help others.

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JordanJas JordanJas says...

Both of these shows feature a fantasy-type world where the main character is kinda sick of people and goes off from what they are used too to live a new life.

Both feature 'monster' and 'quests' like most other fantasy or isekai anime.

They may be in different parts of their lives in different circumstances but they just want to live a slow life and enjoy what they have.

The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent

The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent

Sei, a 20-year-old office worker, is whisked away to a whole new world. Unfortunately for Sei, the ritual that summoned her—meant to produce a “Saint” who would banish the dark magic—brought two people over instead of one. And everyone prefers the second girl over Sei?! But this is just fine by Sei, who leaves the royal palace to set up shop making potions and cosmetics with her newfound magic. Business is booming, and this might not be such a bad life, after all…as long as her supposed Sainthood doesn’t come back to haunt her.

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Mistfall Mistfall says...

Similar pacing of powerful main characters who live simple life. Also verz similar inexperience and naivity in the matter of love.

Record of Grancrest War

Record of Grancrest War

Atlatan, a land ruled by chaos. Fearing disaster brought about by chaos, the people lived protected by “Lords;” those with the power of “Crests,” used to suppress the chaos. However, the Lords decided to abandon the concept of protecting the people and turn against each other, stealing each other’s Crests to gain dominion over one another. Among these people are Siluca, a lone mage who despises the Lords, and Theo, a vagrant knight training to someday liberate his homeland. Enticed by Theo’s ideals, Siluca’s coercive tactics have the two forming a contract and together, reform a war-torn land.

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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

When a 34-year-old underachiever gets run over by a bus, his story doesn’t end there. Reincarnated in a new world as an infant, Rudy will seize every opportunity to live the life he’s always wanted. Armed with new friends, some freshly acquired magical abilities, and the courage to do the things he’s always dreamed of, he’s embarking on an epic adventure—with all of his past experience intact!

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By the Grace of the Gods 2

By the Grace of the Gods 2

Reincarnated as a child in another world, middle-aged Japanese office worker Ryoma Takebayashi is living life to the fullest in the realm of Seilfall and testing his skills in unexpected ways. Now Ryoma's about to show off his business acumen by using alchemy and the knowledge from his past life?! As his slimy experiments in monster taming take a new turn and monster hunting quests from the Guild fill up his schedule, Ryoma isn't wasting a minute of his second chance at life!

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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation: Eris the Goblin Slayer

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation: Eris the Goblin Slayer

While Rudeus reunites with his father in Millishion, Eris sets out to fulfill her dream of slaying goblins. While at the Adventurers' Guild, however, she encounters Cliff, a conceited young mage who threatens to spoil her adventure.

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Noumin Kanren no Skill bakka Agetetara Nazeka Tsuyoku Natta.

Noumin Kanren no Skill bakka Agetetara Nazeka Tsuyoku Natta.

To live from bottom-class to top-class farmer, our protagonist Aru Wayn leveled up his agricultural skills, and sometimes his other skills leveled up as well by helping out his friends. One day, when his last skill level hit MAX, his life changes. "I want to live as a normal farmer!!"

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