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Male MC Only (Isekai & more). [#02]

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by1List2RuleThemAl
Oct 23 2023, 4:04 AM | Updated May 12, 4:54 PM
Anime with male leads only.

I usually prefer characters who aren't ultimate cucks around women, so some anime featuring cuck MC's are present in the list, but the cuck level is low/bearable enough or the rest of the anime is entertaining enough to sit through MC's cucky shenanigans (cuckanigans?).. viewer discretion is advised.


PS: Only first season will be listed. If anime has more seasons, watch or skip based on experience. Not sure why other stacks list all seasons of same anime in a list.
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
TV, 2007, 27 eps Me:- Author:10
Wildly entertaining.

Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
TV, 2006, 25 eps Me:- Author:8
Log Horizon
TV, 2013, 25 eps Me:- Author:8
Entertaining until you realize that it's a dead series that'll never be completed. I guess it's good, considering the second season was turning MC into another Naruto from the shitty Boruto, filing papers and doing jack.
Mob Psycho 100
TV, 2016, 12 eps Me:- Author:8

Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka
TV, 2015, 13 eps Me:- Author:8
Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu
TV, 2021, 12 eps Me:- Author:9
This anime came out of nowhere (for me) but is vastly superior to 99% of the Isekai trash that can't help but be just average or overrated.

Fun characters, good action scenes and an interesting-enough premise.
Hikaru no Go
TV, 2001, 75 eps Me:- Author:9

Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files

Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho
TV, 1992, 112 eps Me:- Author:10
Angry MC kicking ass while bonding with friends and love interest. Not sure why this anime isn't talked of much.

Weirdly likeable antagonists and definitely likeable protagonists, a good mix which a lot of such anime lack.

Zero no Tsukaima

The Familiar of Zero

Zero no Tsukaima
TV, 2006, 13 eps Me:- Author:9
Kiba
TV, 2006, 51 eps Me:- Author:9

Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi

KenIchi: The Mightiest Disciple

Shijou Saikyou no Deshi Kenichi
TV, 2006, 50 eps Me:- Author:9
Another anime that's never talked of. Good art and fun anime.. terrible ending though. Feels like an anime that could actually use another season.
Heroic Age
TV, 2007, 26 eps Me:- Author:9
I'm gonna be honest. The overall premise and theme isn't very original, characters are pretty average with a garbage "princess" character leading the whole story. What keeps this show entertaining are the brutal fights the MC gets involved after he transforms. The overwhelming force, the action and visuals it's all pretty damn fun to sit through, and the reason why I've re-watched this anime despite everything else being just "meh".
Clannad
TV, 2007, 23 eps Me:- Author:9
Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom
TV, 2009, 26 eps Me:- Author:9

Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai

The World God Only Knows

Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
TV, 2010, 12 eps Me:- Author:9
I watch very few romance anime, but this one takes the cake for being actually entertaining with cute (not in creepy way) "sister" that keeps the comedy flowing.

Not to mention, season 1 itself ends with an amazing song that I've never seen any other anime match, ever. Do watch.
Golden Time
TV, 2013, 24 eps Me:- Author:7
Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu
TV, 2014, 24 eps Me:- Author:9
Koe no Katachi
Movie, 2016, 1 ep Me:- Author:8
One Punch Man
TV, 2015, 12 eps Me:- Author:10
Bungou Stray Dogs
TV, 2016, 12 eps Me:- Author:8
91 Days
TV, 2016, 12 eps Me:- Author:9

Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Saiki Kusuo no Ψ-nan
TV, 2016, 120 eps Me:- Author:9

Demi-chan wa Kataritai

Interviews With Monster Girls

Demi-chan wa Kataritai
TV, 2017, 12 eps Me:- Author:9

Grancrest Senki

Record of Grancrest War

Grancrest Senki
TV, 2018, 24 eps Me:- Author:7

Net-juu no Susume

Recovery of an MMO Junkie

Net-juu no Susume
TV, 2017, 10 eps Me:- Author:9

Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai
Movie, 2018, 1 ep Me:- Author:9
Hinamatsuri (TV)
TV, 2018, 12 eps Me:- Author:9
Dororo
TV, 2019, 24 eps Me:- Author:9
Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru
TV, 2018, 23 eps Me:- Author:9
Cop Craft
TV, 2019, 12 eps Me:- Author:9

Meikyuu Black Company

The Dungeon of Black Company

Meikyuu Black Company
TV, 2021, 12 eps Me:- Author:9
Chainsaw Man
TV, 2022, 12 eps Me:- Author:9

Otome Game Sekai wa Mob ni Kibishii Sekai desu

Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

Otome Game Sekai wa Mob ni Kibishii Sekai desu
TV, 2022, 12 eps Me:- Author:9

Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Kimetsu no Yaiba
TV, 2019, 26 eps Me:- Author:8
Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e
TV, 2017, 12 eps Me:- Author:7
Kuro no Shoukanshi
TV, 2022, 12 eps Me:- Author:5
MC is named Kelvin..

Kelvin Celsius.

If that doesn't tell you a lot, then I'll just say that this anime overall had a good idea, to create something unique with a summoner as MC. But in typical anime fashion, it was turned into mediocre harem anime.

MC is OP, doesn't lose a single fight, but you'd think he would at-least be used sparingly like the MC from Eminence in Shadow, right? Nope. Like most terrible Isekai, MC is all over the place kicking ass and living the most generic harem life ever.

Also, 12 episodes, whole story feels rushed, way too many plot points and characters are introduced and there is zero guarantee this will ever get a season 2. Enjoy.
Great Teacher Onizuka
TV, 1999, 43 eps Me:- Author:8
Gantz
TV, 2004, 13 eps Me:- Author:8
Koi Kaze
TV, 2004, 13 eps Me:- Author:8
Utawarerumono
TV, 2006, 26 eps Me:- Author:8

NHK ni Youkoso!

Welcome to the N.H.K.

NHK ni Youkoso!
TV, 2006, 24 eps Me:- Author:8
Busou Renkin
TV, 2006, 26 eps Me:- Author:8

Golgo 13

Golgo 13: The Professional

Golgo 13
Movie, 1983, 1 ep Me:- Author:7
Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha
TV, 2007, 25 eps Me:- Author:8

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199

Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199
OVA, 2012, 26 eps Me:- Author:8

Saihate no Paladin

The Faraway Paladin

Saihate no Paladin
TV, 2021, 12 eps Me:- Author:5
First season is average isekai, second season is a slight step-up, but overall a generic isekai fantasy where the writer seems to be in a hurry to wrap the whole thing up and go on a vacation. Not a single original thought in the premise, the setting, characters or lore. Watch it when nothing else is available.
Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman to su
TV, 2023, 25 eps Me:- Author:8
Terrible "offline" story with garbage love plot with kids (who else) going on, but the action inside and the world of "Shangri-La Frontier" (the VR game) is actually well done and makes it worth sitting through.

Isekai Nonbiri Nouka

Farming Life in Another World

Isekai Nonbiri Nouka
TV, 2023, 12 eps Me:- Author:5
Alright anime, don't expect the MC to encounter any serious issues in his journey to.. just grow shit and avoid women like plague. Seriously, the protagonist puts the "G" in LGBT.

Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru

The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat

Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru
TV, 2021, 12 eps Me:- Author:7
Barring 2-3 average episodes, I would say this anime does a lot of things right.

The fact that unlike most Isekai anime, this actually can have episodes with dark tones, saves it from being just another mediocre anime.

I guess if I have to complain, it's the same complaint I have with every anime ever. Why the fuck is every character a kid always? Even older people look like kids and I can't take most of the scenes seriously because of that.

Anyway, still entertaining.

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