Wise Man’s Grandchild

Alt title: Kenja no Mago

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Knight's & Magic

Knight's & Magic

A genius programmer and hardcore robot otaku is reborn into a world of knights and magic, where huge robots called Silhouette Knights roar across the land! Now reborn as Ernesti Echevalier, he uses his vast knowledge of machines and programming talents to begin to make his ultimate robot.  But his actions have unexpected results...?! The dreams of a robot otaku will change the world!

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BriceRoyale BriceRoyale says...

Have you rececntly realized that you may be Isekai Trash? Don't worry me too!

Of the recent Isekai's, I believe that Ernesti's personality, mentaility, and general outlook of the world feels most similar to Shin's. Both shows do set up the stage for some kind of vilain that may be a thorn in main-OP-protagkun's side, but it never feels like there is any danger in the process. 

The main characters of each show also have similar sets of relationships between close friends and members of the upper class that usually just serve to portray how dense our protaggonists are.

As far as the long-term state of the stories post-show (manga and LN), Kenja no Mago develops into a more mature story with a few more questionable themes while Knights and Magic continues down a similar trajectory.

irb0red irb0red says...

Isekai where the main characters are OP because they still kind of remember their previous lives

MrFad MrFad says...

The main character in this anime is very smart person who can make something amazing that make them over power and the story is not only fun but also easy to understand.

foltor foltor says...

"Isekai in name only." In both of these series, the MC dies in modern Japan and is reincarnated into a human baby in a fantasy world with only limited memories of their former life. If you'd just started in the fantasy world and said the MC had a natural intuitive genius for the sciences, it wouldn't make a difference to the plot. The fact that this kid is 'actually from a different world' is irrelevant and a waste of time.

So the MC goes forth with his grasp of the sciences to become an OP prodigy, revolutionizing the art of magic and/or magitech, gaining boon companions and love interests, and fending off threats to the kingdom.

Knight's & Magic is mostly mecha focused and gets abit into the engineering and materials science of the fantasy world. Wise Man's Grandchild is darker in theme and deals with more stereotypical fantasy wizardry.

ChrisJudge ChrisJudge says...

It has the same overpowered MC feeling that wise man's grandchild does and ernesti always makes everyone else's brains just fizzle just like Shin does in Wise Man's Grandchild

Queen209 Queen209 says...

In both animes the main character is reincarnated in a word of magic and is overpowered from a young age. They both make friends that accompany them on their journey to save the world. They both help the king in defeating the nation's threats. They both surprise everyone with their magic that is out of this world. Both have similar comedies.

Whilst in Knights and Magic the main character is calm about everything, in Wise Man's Grandchild, the main character is completely dense.

Both animes are really fun to watch and keeps you laughing your ass off.

Btigger38 Btigger38 says...

this is a similar story to wiseman's grandchild except for the fact that this was more about  using infused mechs with magic.

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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TheSupremeOne TheSupremeOne says...

These two animes are pretty similar. The protagonist of That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime dies in the real world after being stabbed by a criminal. In Wise Man's Grandchild the protagonist too dies in a road accident. They both reincarnate in another world where magic exists. Soon after they make friends and relationship with the residents there. They both hold tremendous amount of proficiency in magic. 

Hellburn Hellburn says...

First of all they hay the same premise: character, okay in real life, dies and gets reborn in new universe;Second would be the fact that the main character seems OverPowered at the beginning of the series, although things change in the future (slime later, gradchild earlier);Third is the ideea that the main character does not believe himself to be as OP as others perceive him to be;4'th - while the story revolves arround the main character, at least untill "...Grandchild" 5th pisode, he does not seem to be the one moving the world arround (dunno about further);5'th reason would be that they are both fun to watch, relaxing and intriguing in the Isekai genre.

alp2va alp2va says...

Haven't seen much of Wise Man's Grandchild yet, but already it reminds me so much of Slime. Both involve a nobody reincarnated into a fantasy world and becoming overpowered. Both also involve a storyline that has quite a bit of mystery to it. Both even have their fair share of comedic and lighter moments to round out the action. I will admit that Slime is the better show, but I've been enjoying Wise Man's Grandchild so far and hope it stays good like Slime did

irb0red irb0red says...

If you like Isekai, you should watch That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

jiexi20 jiexi20 says...

Lets see um main protagonist dies gets reborn into a magical world and makes a name for himself one way or another.

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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TheSupremeOne TheSupremeOne says...

These two animes are pretty similar. The protagonist of In Another world with my Smartphone dies in the real world after being accidentally killed by God. Then the God reincarnates him to another world of magic. In Wise Man's Grandchild the protagonist too dies in a road accident. Unlike the first one he reincarnates in a magical world as a child. Soon after they make friends and relationship with the residents there. They both hold tremendous amount of proficiency in magic. They also have affinity in all sorts of magical elements. 

Crua9 Crua9 says...

Both shows are similar in how someone is brought to another world after death. And the other world had some mid evil setting with kings. Both didn't have moderen tech like cars. And both the person brought knowledge with them from their other world.

The difference is Wise Man's actually treats the gifted stuff as a possible danger, and not everyone really gets along. While the Smartphone show kinda doesn't take itself all that seriously, and things like war isn't really talked about or shown.

It should be noted that Smartphone show has a bunch of lolis around the main person, where everyone in the Wise Man is his age or older.

Pandas2004 Pandas2004 says...

They are both great anime's with an overpowered male mc. The main characters have no trouble solving problems, and are great with their magic. Anyone who likes thragic genre, will love these.

sandbecca sandbecca says...

If you like one. i can almost say you will like the other two 100%. Both is very alike but also unik in its own way. both have te tema "person in a other world and Fantacy".

ChrisJudge ChrisJudge says...

If you like one you are almost guaranteed to like the other. Both involve the main character in a fantasy world with magic powers with unknowable limits, surrounded by a medium to large group of friends, not to mention both have good romance

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

"Satou," aka Ichiro Suzuki is a programmer in the middle of a death march. He was supposed to be taking a nap but somehow wakes up in another world... What lies before him is what looks like the menu screen of the game he was working before his nap. He’s at a complete beginner stage at level 1. However, he had three “Meteor Showers” which could level a whole map. Suddenly, a whole group of lizardmen appears in front of him. In order to survive, Satou uses Meteor Shower, his level jumped to 310 and he became extremely wealthy. Whether it be dream or reality, Satou’s journey was now beginning.

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karanSaj karanSaj says...

MC gets stuck in a game style fantasy world and has game based powers. He has no common sense of the world and is super OP. He goes on a adventure through the world and builds a harem along the way.

mesanator mesanator says...

the protagonist has basically the same character: is an overpowered dofus, kinda look the same too. From the standpoint of storyline, instead of getting stuck in a video game, the protagonist gets reborn in fantasy land... so basically the same. 

Bestanimeserie Bestanimeserie says...

Both shows feature overpowered main characters with a complete off-the-scale magic power. Where Death March does have a focus on side-characters, Wise man really doesn't. Furthermore, both feature plenty of Isekai tropes where they have no common sense and build up a harem along the way

One-Punch Man

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In a city plagued with thugs, mutants, and supervillains, Saitama decides to become a superhero for fun. He envisions an exciting life where he is constantly challenged with tough opponents, but after three years of intense training, he's become so strong that he defeats every enemy with one punch! His dream of engaging challenging foes has gone up in smoke, and his overpowered life is filled with overpowering boredom. Then a cyborg named Genos learns about Saitama's amazing ability and begs him to make him his disciple. Saitama isn't interested in taking on an apprentice, but Genos isn't giving up. Can he convince the disillusioned hero to teach him the secret of his strength? And will Saitama ever find a worthy adversary to battle?

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faces faces says...

Well, they are both overly powered people but this story doesn't have magic or anything it is all about the main character's fist of doom.

TomKong TomKong says...

Both have an Overpowered Main Charchter and super amazing animation style. I like how they are both solo charchter and dont show off there true power every 2 seconds 

niotabunny niotabunny says...

both contain overly powerful main characters that is easy to befriend any and mostly everyone around them.  constantly trying to get stronger and defeat their enemies as they strive to protect their friends at all costs.  if you're looking for something that contains a bit of everything, from action heroes, villains, magic and more then check these two out.

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Shingo Ichinomiya, a 25-year-old man working at a firm company, while thinking of tomorrow's busy working day, goes to sleep. However, when he woke up, he found himself in a room unknown to him and realized that he is inside a 6-years-old body, taking over his body and mind. He soon learns from the memories of the boy that the boy was born as the youngest child of a poor noble family living in a back country. Having no administrative skill, he can't do anything to manage the vast land his family has. Fortunately, he is blessed with a very rare talent, the talent of magic. Unfortunately, while his talent could bring prosperity to his family, in his situation it only brought disaster. This is the story of the boy, Wendelin Von Benno Baumeister, opening his own path in a harsh world.

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HmsDawnga HmsDawnga says...

Mhmmm both are 100% same although i prefer kenja no mago over the 8th son coz kenja no mago have better fan service and likeable characters also to mention that the fights are pretty epic even more than the cgi dragon

LailanD LailanD says...

Both have main character male. Both the MC are reincarnated into a noble family. Both of the MC are a pro magic user. Both of the MC have girls hanging around.

CarlTheJarl CarlTheJarl says...

Both are isekai that focus on a mage guenius that got reincarnated to a noble family. In both stories the MC gets his own harem.

The Ones Within

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Akatsuki Iride is a popular live streamer for the free-to-play game “The Ones Within-Genome”. But what was once fantasy quickly becomes his and 7 others’ reality when they’re transported to the game world against their will. View count matters more than ever before as millions watch them try to complete various high-risk challenges. Only the best will survive in this land that’s always live!

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Ghostdog1521 Ghostdog1521 says...

Both feature optimistic characters brought to strange new places where they meet a group of young peers and must deal with life or death situations

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Kurihara Misato was a little more capable than other high school girls, and as a result, she was always alone and couldn't live her life the way she wanted. When she was reincarnated in another world after a tragic accident, she wanted a chance to make normal friends and live a normal life. So she asked God for one thing... "Give me abilities that are average for that world!" But the abilities God gave her were not "average" at all... And now this girl, who's been reborn in a world where magic is real, struggles to find simple, ordinary happiness!

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alp2va alp2va says...

I would consider both shows to be virtually identical: a normal person is sent to another world where they immediately become the most overpowered person in the world. Both also have the main characters teach their friends how to become stronger. The differences lie in tone and the main characters themselves. In Grandchild, the main character enjoys his powers and the story has a more serious tone. In Abilities, the main character tries (and fails) to hide her powers, keeping the tone more comedic.

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P47R0N P47R0N says...

  • both are isekai anime.
  • both have a overpowered hero.
  • both learn to create uncommon items in the world.
  • both have a strong support from overpowered people
  • both are there to save the world.
  • both have a teen male as MC

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P47R0N P47R0N says...

  • both are  isekai
  •  both have overpowered MC
  • both have a more mature MC and not perving arround
  • both fight an evil organization
  • both have a love intrest for the MC