The general e-book store 「BookLive!」 announced the results of "Readers' Choice, Don't Miss it Out! Best 100 Recommended Otherworld Manga." Among the 4,034 total votes, the 1st place went to **Tensei Shitara Suraimu Datta Ken** ( **That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime** ). In2nd place, **Overlord**, **Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari** ( **The Rising of the Shield Hero** ) in 3rd place, **Youjo Senki** ( **The Saga of Tanya the Evil** ) in 4th place, and lastly **Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!** also known as **Konosuba** in 5th place.
"Isekai/Otherworld Manga" a popular sub-genre, particularly for light novels, where the protagonist living in modern Japan reincarnated into a world of fantasy or role-playing games.
The top-ranked **The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime** is a story about the protagonist who was turned into a slime. "The slime that should be the weakest is actually really strong! The battle scenes are cool, and the heartwarming scenes are touching," "the slime is so cute and soothing," readers commented.
In 2nd place, **Overlord** tells a story about the main character who became the strongest villain and is set on conquering the world. Readers commented, "this work is considered the pioneer of the 'Otherworldly Story', and a legend in that genre". "There are many mysteries that have yet to be explained, and the end cannot be predicted even now," "The protagonist being just bones is just silly, but it gets real serious at times too, and that up-and-down keeps me from ever getting tired of reading it."
For the 3rd place, **Tate no Yuusha** depicts a hero who can no longer believe in others. Readers gave sympathetic comments, such as "If you do the right thing, people others around you will trust you naturally… So touching," "It is encouraging for me, knowing that the unfortunate shield hero gets more and morerecognition from people around him."
Ranked fourth, **Youjo Senki** tells the story of a little girl who is"an angel on the outside, a devil onthe inside" becoming an ace on the battlefield. "A salaryman who turned into a little magician girl. A light novel that is not light at all," "A very cute little girl (only from the outside… her personality is frightening), I was shocked when I found out that she is actually an adult man, reincarnated as a little girl," readers commented.
On the 5th place, **KonoSuba** is a story of a young NEET who is swung around by an unfortunate group of people. "The girls in this story are so unfortunate, and the protagonist is also quite crap. It is filled with comedy and I think it's interesting." "Overall, the main cast are compelling, and the slyness of the protagonist entertains me to no end." Readers gave their reasons why this story became famous.
The rest of the Top 10 are as follows::
6. **Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou** ( **Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest** )
7. **Isekai Izakaya "Nobu"** ( **Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World** )
8. **Kenja no Mago** ( **Wise Man's Grandchild** )
9. **Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World**
10. **Akuyaku Reijou wa Ringoku no Oitashi ni Dekiai Sareru** ( **The Villainess is Being Doted on by the Crown Prince of the Neighboring Country** )
All of the top 10 were manga versions of novels published on web novel sites, and the nine works other than the 4th-placed **Youjo Senki** are all manga adaptations of novels from the "Let's be Novelists" website.