Isekai Ojisan


Uncle from Another World

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Synonyms: Isekai Uncle, Ojisan in Another World
Japanese: 異世界おじさん
English: Uncle from Another World
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2022 to Mar 8, 2023
Premiered: Summer 2022
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: AtelierPontdarc
Source: Web manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, FantasyFantasy
Themes: Adult CastAdult Cast, IsekaiIsekai, Otaku CultureOtaku Culture, ParodyParody
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.791 (scored by 163179163,179 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #10242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #666
Members: 358,476
Favorites: 2,042

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Synopsis

After a fatal encounter with a truck, Takafumi Takaoka's uncle, Yousuke "Ojisan" Shibazaki, lies comatose for 17 years. When he finally regains consciousness, Ojisan begins to ramble in a foreign tongue and reveals that he had been transported to a magical world called Gran Bahamal. Takafumi dismisses his uncle's claims as nonsense until an incantation makes a cup of water hover in the air. In a flash of brilliance, the pair creates a YouTube channel to showcase Ojisan's magical abilities.

The responsibility now falls on Takafumi's shoulders to acquaint Ojisan with everything that has transpired during his absence, including getting him up to speed with the internet, new technology, and surprisingly, the outcome of the '90s console war—the result of which was especially distressing for a hardcore SEGA fan. With Ojisan's wisdom from his other world experiences, they grow their YouTube channel and tackle online comments and trolls. The journey of this uncle-nephew duo promises to be anything but conventional.

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Background

Isekai Ojisan was released on Blu-ray and DVD in three volumes from September 28, 2022, to March 24, 2023.

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Mar 11, 2023
A gloomy boy glances at his phone before crossing the street, unyielding to and unaware of the truck speeding towards him. Experience has led viewers to believe that the boy is fated to live on in another world, blessed with special powers and surrounded by sexy ladies. The scene cuts away, only to show the boy unharmed and the truck innocent. Alas, this story isn’t about the boy. It’s about his previously comatose uncle, who actually *did* get hit by a truck 17 years prior (and experienced all the aforementioned shit). That motherfucker is awake now. And oh boy does he have a story to ...
Mar 28, 2023
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In a nutshell, Isekai Ojisan is mid. Is it good? Comedically, yes, it is. Is it good beyond that? No, its mid. I've seen praises like " As good as Konosuba or even better". Just no, get off the pipe. I've seen people say the same thing about trash anime like Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu. Everyone wants the next Konosuba, I get it, but no isekai has even come remotely close to dethroning it, comedically speaking. Did I enjoy Isekai Ojisan, yes, but like so many other isekai lately, it goes nowhere, it has zero ...
Nov 20, 2023
This show snatched defeat from the jaws of the passable. It is a HUGE disappointment. Initially, the uncle and nephew's banter was pretty good, and the uncle in general was hilarious. I enjoyed having a different perspective on the classic garbage isekai story up until episodes 5ish: halfway through the show I fully internalized that it is not a slow burn towards the uncle's self-actualization or part of his journey to perhaps return, or bring his companions to his world, but is instead a watch party for a boring story about a man refusing to grow up.

Is this perhaps a commentary on garbage isekai? ...

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