It turns out there are some great anime about the Middle East, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime about the Middle East, including older titles, as well as new Middle Eastern anime that you may not know about.
One example is Arlsan Senki, an anime set in ancient Middle East. Based on a fantasy novel series, this OVA takes place in the 6th century BCE Persia. Magic exists, but its use is limited. Speaking of magic, another good Middle Eastern anime is Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, based on the adventure manga by Shinobu Ohtaka. Produced by A-1 Pictures, Labyrinth tells the story of a boy named Aladdin who learns he is one of the "Magi" after he is teleported to a new land.
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