Ajin, Youjo Senki Recommendations
Personality of protagonist and how he's being thrown into the action due to circumstances, while seeking for safe and comfortable life by (almost) any means, preferring rationality over morality.
Both characters were living somewhat perfect lives, until they were just dealt a bad hand, albeit one could say a well deserved hand, and now they have to adapt to what they were given in order to survive daily.
- Ajin involves a methodically thinking student who is thrown into a world of "terrorism and misunderstandings."
- Youjo Senki involves a methodically thinking office-worker who is thrown into a "magical WW1-esque era."
Both series have unique protagonists that work in combination with a unique "alternate-universe" setting where the world is pretty damn similar to ours (at some period in time) but thrown in with a supernatural twist.
If you're like me, you probably liked either Ajin or Youjo Senki because of the unconventially assholey protagonist. While the protagonist of Ajin is similarly selfish and tends to prioritize themselves/their safety over others like the protagonist of Youjo Senki, the most notable difference between the two is that Senki's MC is rather cruel, mentally twisted, and motivated, while Ajin's protagonist is far more apathetic/socially challenged and really undertakes far