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3 Anime Like the Rising of the Shield Hero

Updated on March 3, 2019

3 Anime like "Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari" (The Rising of the Shield Hero)

1) Overlord

2) Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu

3) Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken

Overlord

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There are numerous reasons why i put Overlord first on this list, i'll state a few of them real quick.

Both human MC are transported / trapped in an unknown world.

Both MCs very impactful characters for the development of the

Both MCs have to play the villain of the story.

Both MCs are wicked and dark with their approach towards others to become the villains.

Synopsis

The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has come. However, Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides to spend his last few moments in the game as the servers begin to shut down. To his surprise, despite the clock having struck midnight, Momonga is still fully conscious as his character and, moreover, the non-player characters appear to have developed personalities of their own!

Confronted with this abnormal situation, Momonga commands his loyal servants to help him investigate and take control of this new world, with the hopes of figuring out what has caused this development and if there may be others in the same predicament.

Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu

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The reasons i put "Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu" in this list are mostly the same as "Overlord"

We have our MC who is summoned as a demon lord and has to be the villain of the story.

Initially misunderstood due to some rumors or his appearance.

2(two) girls to follow around with MC as slaves.

Synopsis

When it comes to the fantasy MMORPG Cross Reverie, none can match the power of the Demon King Diablo. Possessing the game's rarest artifacts and an unrivaled player level, he overpowers all foolish enough to confront him. But despite his fearsome reputation, Diablo's true identity is Takuma Sakamoto, a shut-in gamer devoid of any social skills. Defeating hopeless challengers day by day, Takuma cares about nothing else but his virtual life—that is, until a summoning spell suddenly transports him to another world where he has Diablo's appearance!

In this new world resembling his favorite game, Takuma is greeted by the two girls who summoned him: Rem Galeu, a petite Pantherian adventurer, and Shera L. Greenwood, a busty Elf summoner. They perform an Enslavement Ritual in an attempt to subjugate him, but the spell backfires and causes them to become his slaves instead. With the situation now becoming more awkward than ever, Takuma decides to accompany the girls in finding a way to unbind their contract while learning to adapt to his new existence as the menacing Demon King.

Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken

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Last but not least, we have "Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken", some factors may differ but the concept is still the very same.

Our MC gets sent to another world for some reason.

MC being overpowered.

Has to act villainous sometimes in order to protect himself and the ones surrounding him.


Synopsis

Thirty-seven-year-old Satoru Mikami is a typical corporate worker, who is perfectly content with his monotonous lifestyle in Tokyo, other than failing to nail down a girlfriend even once throughout his life. In the midst of a casual encounter with his colleague, he falls victim to a random assailant on the streets and is stabbed. However, while succumbing to his injuries, a peculiar voice echoes in his mind, and recites a bunch of commands which the dying man cannot make sense of.

When Satoru regains consciousness, he discovers that he has reincarnated as a goop of slime in an unfamiliar realm. In doing so, he acquires newfound skills—notably, the power to devour anything and mimic its appearance and abilities. He then stumbles upon the sealed Catastrophe-level monster "Storm Dragon" Verudora who had been sealed away for the past 300 years for devastating a town to ashes. Sympathetic to his predicament, Satoru befriends him, promising to assist in destroying the seal. In return, Verudora bestows upon him the name Rimuru Tempest to grant him divine protection.

Now, liberated from the mundanities of his past life, Rimuru embarks on a fresh journey with a distinct goal in mind. As he grows accustomed to his new physique, his gooey antics ripple throughout the world, gradually altering his fate.

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