Best of Isekai and Reincarnation

Best of Isekai and Reincarnation
No slow/beta protagonists, no slice of life.

Only novels with a decent number of chapters are included.

If you are looking for game novels, please check out my VRMMORPG novels list.
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Created: Nov 26th, 2019, Updated: Jan 19th, 2020
Created Nov 26th, 2019
Updated Jan 19th, 2020
JP (4.3)
205 Chapters Every 2 Day(s) 21969 Readers 78 Reviews 01-02-2020
One of the best novels I've ever read. Seriously, just read it.
CN (4)
1204 Chapters Every 1.3 Day(s) 18909 Readers 382 Reviews 12-07-2017
Top tier cultivation novel. Very few novels are as interesting as this one.
JP (4.3)
0 Chapters Every 1626 Day(s) 1326 Readers 4 Reviews N/A
Best time travel isekai out there.
CN (4.2)
842 Chapters Every 2 Day(s) 12823 Readers 78 Reviews 04-06-2020
A true gem. MC gets teleported to the moon by a demonic mage. The mage tells him that he was simply unlucky and that he will be used as a reincarnation vessel if the mage dies in the upcoming fight. Two powerful figures arrive shortly after and the fight begins. The MC promises to himself that if he is to survive, he will live life to its fullest, disregarding all morals and bindings. The mage who abducted him dies as a result of the fight, and as a last resort attempts to reincarnate himself into the body of the MC (just as planned). However, something goes wrong and the MC just ends up reincarnating into... more>>
JP (4.1)
2 Chapters Every 731 Day(s) 6344 Readers 22 Reviews 05-06-2016
One of the best magic-based isekai novels. You will fall and love with the MC, and most likely with the entire novel, very fast. If... more>>
JP (3.7)
0 Chapters Every 88.6 Day(s) 3710 Readers 23 Reviews 08-20-2016
An isekai classic. The MC gets transported to another world, gets betrayed, develops as a character, and grows stronger. I would say reading this novel... more>>
JP (4.2)
269 Chapters Every 7.1 Day(s) 23000 Readers 256 Reviews 04-03-2020
One of the best Japanese isekai novels. This novel is dark and yet very positive. The protagonist is great in his own way, and you... more>>
JP (3.9)
0 Chapters Every 1315 Day(s) 1726 Readers 6 Reviews N/A
A true classic. Read it.
JP (4)
116 Chapters Every 4.7 Day(s) 9877 Readers 44 Reviews 04-05-2020
One of my personal favs. This is a novel about a guy being transported along with his class to a fantasy world. Everyone is freaked... more>>
JP (4.5)
299 Chapters Every 3.5 Day(s) 11038 Readers 89 Reviews 04-06-2020
A cute isekai classic with an OP MC. Disregard the slice of life tag on this one, it is really worth a read.
JP (4)
189 Chapters Every 6.7 Day(s) 9301 Readers 39 Reviews 04-03-2020
Great characters, great world-building, great MC. A must-read isekai (it gets better the further you read).
CN (3.6)
523 Chapters Every 1.3 Day(s) 4755 Readers 33 Reviews 04-05-2020
Weebs gets TPed into an isekai world with a system and realizes that he can travel to any world he desires by using said system, given enough resources. He also realizes that he can summon characters from any of these worlds to accompany him. Thus the adventure of a h*rny ex-weeb begins.... more>>
JP (3.5)
23 Chapters Every 103.4 Day(s) 7301 Readers 58 Reviews 07-21-2016
One of the best monster evolution novels. This probably only loses to Smile.
JP (3.9)
173 Chapters Every 6.7 Day(s) 10117 Readers 28 Reviews 04-04-2020
The protagonist is a 90-year old Kenjutsu master who gets reincarnated into a young body in another world and starts doing whatever he wants. I... more>>
JP (3.4)
341 Chapters Every 10.4 Day(s) 15440 Readers 68 Reviews 02-26-2020
This novel revolves around a genius sage that reincarnates himself into the future because his original body was lacking. He wakes up as a 6-year-old... more>>
JP (3.8)
318 Chapters Every 3.2 Day(s) 7644 Readers 27 Reviews 04-06-2020
This novel is about a guy who becomes the demon king. Thing is, this is not exactly an isekai, as the MC has very few... more>>
JP (3.4)
164 Chapters Every 11.7 Day(s) 10836 Readers 45 Reviews 03-13-2020
This novel is about an OP protagonist who was a weak healer exploited by everyone (rap*ed, tortured, hated, abused in every possible way etc.). At... more>>
JP (3.6)
30 Chapters Every 45.5 Day(s) 5336 Readers 16 Reviews 02-10-2019
Guy gets eaten by a dragon, becomes a skeleton, and starts growing stronger.
JP (4.5)
717 Chapters Every 45 Day(s) 19611 Readers 134 Reviews 11-25-2018
Never read it, but people are crazy about it, so it's here.
CN (3.3)
144 Chapters Every 28.3 Day(s) 3143 Readers 41 Reviews 10-17-2017
Top-notch fantasy comedy. The humor is basically Gintama in a fantasy setting. Imagine if Shinpachi was the MC and Kagura was an A.I. in his... more>>
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  1. krewa007
    krewa007· Feb 3, 2020 01:33 AM

    Read this 

    https://www.novelupdates.com/series/the-world-of-otome-games-is-tough-for-mobs/

    And where is overlord?

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    • slimeholder
      slimeholder· Author · Feb 11, 2020 12:42 AM
      In the games list.
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  2. SaadQ
    SaadQ· Dec 23, 2019 11:15 AM
    Thank you both of your list helped me on finding the type of novels I likeclear.png.
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  3. Deadmantellnotales
    Deadmantellnotales· Dec 22, 2019 05:10 PM

    thankx for the list

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  4. slimeholder
    slimeholder· Author · Nov 26, 2019 04:42 PM
    Also, please read "Endless path infinite cosmos" on webnovels, and "Mother of learning" on any platform. The latter especially is gold.
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  5. LaughingClown
    LaughingClown· Mar 15, 2020 05:58 AM
    Hmmm It's Strange how most isekai novels  are isekai which I don't like and then there's that novels that's good even with with harem and then there's that nice novels with a nice ,calm relaxing ones and has no harem
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  6. anonnovelupdates
    anonnovelupdates· Feb 1, 2020 09:11 AM
    Thanks for actually putting descriptions on your list items. I will have to check some of these out.
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