The isekai style is ripe with overused tropes and cliches, so it’s stunning how few real parodies have emerged. The king of isekai parody is undoubtedly Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! (Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Great World), and notably the great manga adaptation of the sunshine novels.
Konosuba riffs on isekai plots from the very begin, by having our ineffective foremost character die from a coronary heart assault whereas making an attempt to avoid wasting a woman from a slow-moving tractor (he thought it was a truck). After that, his adventures start in a messed-up world the place he regularly dies (and is revived), finds treasure he can’t equip (as a result of his stats are too low), and will get dragged into saving the world (towards enemies which might be usually simply as ineffective and perverted as he’s).
Konosuba manages to parody the final idea of isekai with out resorting to deliberate call-outs, and in doing so, crafts a genuinely participating and completely hilarious sequence. Should you’ve grown uninterested in the “normal isekai” or simply need just a few laughs, you’ll undoubtedly discover one thing to like in Konosuba!