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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Magi: Sinbad no Bouken
Sindbad no Bouken
Magi: Sinbad no Bouken TV
Shoukoku no Altair
Heroic Legend of Arslan
Arslan Senki OVA
Arslan Senki: Dakkan no Yaiba
Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ranbu
Senya Ichiya Monogatari
Ahiru no Pekkle no Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp
Sinbad: Night at High Noon and the Wonder Gate
Doraemon: Nobita in Dorabian Nights
Ali Baba to 40-hiki no Touzoku
Sinbad: A Flying Princess and a Secret Island
Arabian Nights: Sinbad no Boken
Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
Sinbad: The Magic Lamp and the Moving Islands
Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp