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YMMV / The Wise Grandson

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  • Cliché Storm: While there is plenty of widespread Reincarnate In Another World light novel patterns, the series does tamper with them in a few unusual ways: the rise of a demonic nation is a grim Plot Twist rather than an already existing antagonistic force from the get-go, while the main protagonist is more of an Affectionate Parody of the overpowered light novel protagonist, and his friends later do manage to gain huge amounts of power as well, though still not to Shin's level. The main cast of True Companions is gender-balanced rather than a harem like normal, and there is only one girl interested in the main character, who he later begins a relationship with. Also, while a Beta Couple is usually a rarity in this kind of LNs, the series goes out of its way to set up a number of secondary couples, which makes the overall dynamics between the characters slightly different than in most LNs.
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  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Just the fact that Shin shares the same VA with Subaru.
  • Memetic Mutation: How utterly cliched.Explanation 
  • Rooting for the Empire: The backstories of Strom and some of his underlings (specifically Zest and his squad which is Adapted Out in anime) has made some people more interested in them than the heroes.
  • Snark Bait: Being an isekai series with ridiculously powerful protagonist easily make the series fall into this. Not helped that the anime is one of the most popular shows in Spring 2019.

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