Isekai Cheat Magician Season One Review

It’s textbook… too textbook.
It’s textbook… only worse.

At the very least it is a case of being behind the times, I’d say. With the influx of isekai anime over the last few years, just checking all of the boxes isn’t enough anymore. If anything, the number of boxes that need checking has increased, but unfortunately Isekai Cheat Magician didn’t get the updated list.

Still, it’s an anime, and it does check some boxes.

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Isekai Cheat Magician (Episode 12) – Unclimactic End

Last episode, that psycho advisor to the King’s Brother used a spell that transformed most of the soldiers on the battlefield into zombies, and went on some rant about how the whole thing was orchestrated by some woman.

We’ve seen here before many times, the edgy woman that sits in darkness and loves doing that whole “things are getting interesting” bit from the sidelines. Regardless, let’s see how the show wraps up in this episode.

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Isekai Cheat Magician (Episode 9) – Taichi of the Rebellion

Last episode Taichi and Rin were dragged into helping the kingdom stave off a rebellion led by the king’s brother that was looming. They were both hesitant to partake in a war that would end in people dying, but neither had the backbone to refuse.

Which brings us to the beginning of the rebellion.

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Isekai Cheat Magician (Episode 8) – Looming Rebellion

Last episode, Taichi and friends were fighting off a monster invasion when a two-headed dragon appeared and challenged Taichi to a fight, before leaving. In addition, it seemed as if the assassin girl turned damsel in distress died.

This episode gives us confirmation of that!
As well as some new developments.

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Isekai Cheat Magician (Episode 7) – Taichi Becomes A Summoner

Last episode, a large group of assorted monsters attacked the city. Despite what appeared to be thousands of them being killed, their attack continues!

Also, a pair of twins who were enemies and created an army of orcs with the intent of destorying the town randomly switched sides and joined Taichi after their orb broke.

Finally, Rin gave up fighting and was just about to be crushed by an ogre, when Taichi jumped in at the last second to save the day.

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Isekai Cheat Magician (Episode 6) – Stop! They’re Already Dead!

Last episode, Rin and Myura learned about a planned attack on the town that would consist of thousands of monsters. Taichi and the former assassin uncovered an underground cavern that is related to the coming attack.

And so, the attack begins…

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