Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu

The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt

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Japanese: 天才王子の赤字国家再生術
English: The Genius Prince's Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 11, 2022 to Mar 29, 2022
Premiered: Winter 2022
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 22:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Light novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.401 (scored by 106550106,550 users)
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Ranked: #21122
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Popularity: #915
Members: 233,788
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In both anime the MCs are surrounded by beautiful and strong girls. They have to manage the kingdom in a fantasy world (Genjitsu Shugi no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu), or in their own world. but with the help of the girl they're most interested in (and by making alliances with other regions), they also succeed in battles, changes and the kingdoms recovery. The main difference is that Genjitsu Shugi no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu focuses more on the political / military / resources issues to save the kingdom and feels a little more serious, whereas Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu is more comedy  read more 
report Recommended by Naru-Ghost
Alderamin is a far superior attempt at the show that "Genius Prince" tries to be. 
report Recommended by IAmSovereign
Quick recommendation for Tensai Ouji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu if you liked Meikyuu Black Company. Both, at core, have a remarkably similar premise. To avoid spoiling too much, I'll just say both MC's are "geniuses" (relatively speaking), motivated by some sort of laziness (i.e. get rich quick, live an easy life). In Black Company you have an MC who was living the good life, got thrown into a mess, and tries to get back to it. In the other anime you have an MC who just wants to sell his nation and get rich quick (as the title suggests). 
report Recommended by htrej
Very similar names aside, they both involve a happy go lucky and talented protagonist who are supposed to be rulers of their kingdoms but they just don't want to do so. They also romance someone who is oppressed and looked down upon but the romance aspect is secondary to the political aspect. 
report Recommended by VenomEmperor
Tensai Ouji is not an isekai but I found the MC's in both of these have somewhat similar traits. In both they are slowly building and strengthening a kingdom and both are super clever and cunning type of guys. But then again, Log Horizon is an isekai but back in the day they knew how to make one. Log Horizon is the better one from these two. 
report Recommended by B_uns
Both focus on politics with some comedy, although Genius prince might be slightly more focused on the comedy part. 
report Recommended by TKD_Weirdo
In many ways similar humour, don't know if this recomendation could be made the other way, but If you enjoyed this and haven't watched KonoSuba you're likely to enjoy KonoSuba. 
report Recommended by TKD_Weirdo
Both deal with countrys macro economic situations Both have a nice and small romance atmosphere Both have a very smart protagonist Both deal with international relations among the countrys in their respective worlds Both are very smart animes!! 
report Recommended by MarcelinhoGames
Both are political military anime, but Tensai Ouji is a story of a ruler of a medium sized but kinda somewhat poor principality/country, bigger on politics and the MC is the ruler making decisions, while Altair is about the MC and a lot of his point of view, bigger on strategy and tactics and the MC is a talented general with some political status (a turkish pasha). His input in global politics is smaller, but still there. In general Tensai Ouji is a political action show with comedy and character design-based fanservice (outfits etc, but very little actual ecchi outside of that). We get a ton  read more 
report Recommended by yskad
Intriguing conversations, plots, tricks all over. The difference is Ookami to Koushinryou is having Merchant perspectives, while Tensai Ouji is using Authority, Royalty perspectives.  
report Recommended by Hasnaspatia
Smart protag fighting for his small home nation, fantasy setting (non-Isekai) with heavy use of military tactics, features political intrigue and duplicitous actions 
report Recommended by mrfried
Characters in both anime solve various economic and political problems in their countries, main difference is the motivation of main character, because one of them is doing this more willingly than the other. Both anime should have "economic/political" tag in the genre. 
report Recommended by Adejln
Both MC try to administrate something out of debt. Both MC are very smart, and both of them have a nice waifu helping them. They are very similar shows in some smaller characteristics as well. 
report Recommended by MarcelinhoGames