Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou

Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest

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Synonyms: From Common Job Class to the Strongest in the World
Japanese: ありふれた職業で世界最強
English: Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest
German: Arifureta
French: Arifureta
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 8, 2019 to Oct 7, 2019
Premiered: Summer 2019
Broadcast: Mondays at 23:30 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: asread., White Fox
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: HaremHarem
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.641 (scored by 258113258,113 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #54092
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #344
Members: 479,142
Favorites: 4,675

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The ordinary life of 17-year-old otaku Hajime Nagumo is disrupted when he and his classmates are summoned to a fantasy world and tasked with saving mankind. While his classmates are gifted with impressive abilities useful in combat, Hajime is belittled for only gaining an inferior transmutation skill that lacks any real offensive power.

During an expedition in the Great Orcus Labyrinth, Hajime is betrayed by one of his classmates, plummeting him to the bottom of an abyss. Though he survives the fall, Hajime is faced with menacing monsters and misfortunes that send him spiraling into a grim nightmare. Desperate to live and return home one day, he resolves to fight for his survival—only to meet an imprisoned vampire he names Yue, who is also seeking to escape the labyrinth. Taking an interest in him, Yue and a few others along the way accompany Hajime on his journey to find a way back home, while steadily transforming from commonplace to the world's strongest.

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Based on the light novel series written by Ryo Shirakome and illustrated by Takayaki. The series is published by Shousetsuka ni Narou in June 2015 and has been translated to English by J-Novel Club and Seven Seas Entertainment.

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Yoshimoto, Kinji
Satou, Shouichi
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Shirakome, Ryou
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Oct 7, 2019
CodeBlazeFate (All reviews)
Have you ever been excited to watch a dumpster fire? You know, that special kind of train wreck that reaches so bad it’s good territory, or the legendary "schlock" status”? It’s rare to find such titles in the current anime market, as Big Order and Inuyashiki are some of the last ones out there at the time of writing. Most bad anime are just frustrating or boring, especially when it comes to the prevalence of bad isekai anime. With episode 1 at least, Arifureta seemed to have done the impossible. It had become something so legendarily awful that it would be remembered as the best read more
Oct 7, 2019
Nitoni (All reviews)
I absolutely love this anime, and I am not here today to make the most critical and in-depth reviews of all time, as it is a show for light entertainment, not Gordon Ramsay's hell's kitchen and no one is forcing you to watch it (I'm trying to say this stuff isn't so serious that people have to blow up about it). Anyways enough about that and here's what I think.
I am going to be honest, this anime is my kind of thing. I do like a bit of 'OP protagonist who dashes into scenes and save the day', some can say its corny and all read more
Oct 7, 2019
Inferno792 (All reviews)
The disappointment of the season. Worst anime of the year. An anime that should never have existed. No matter how many insults I throw at Arifureta, I'm afraid it will never be enough to convey just how loathsome I consider this atrocity.

There are several levels of bad isekai anime. You've got the disappointing kind like How Not to Summon a Demon Lord. Then comes the horrible kind like Kenja no Mago and Isekai Cheat Magician. And then you have Arifureta in a league of its own with not a single competitor in sight. It's so bad that I watched it every week just to read more
Oct 7, 2019
Stark700 (All reviews)
How should I say this…my first impression of this abomination is: Did studio Asread go creatively bankrupt of anime projects? Is that why they keep producing garbage after garbage all these years? Watching Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou feels like injecting yourself with a lethal dose of poison but you won’t die. Instead, you’re lying there in a pain of agony trying to move on to the next life.

To be honest, I had low expectations before the anime began airing. Red flags were already raised when they made an announcement that the show would be delayed to this year. Normally, people would assume that it’s read more


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