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The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East 

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Updated October 13, 2018 557 votes 133 voters 3.6k views 23 items

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: The Labyrinth of M... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
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Magi: Sinbad no Bouken ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Magi: Sinbad no Bouken
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Magi: The Kingdom of Mag... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
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Sindbad no Bouken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Sindbad no Bouken
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Magi: Sinbad no Bouken T... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Magi: Sinbad no Bouken TV
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Arslan Senki is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Arslan Senki
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Shoukoku no Altair is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Shoukoku no Altair
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Arslan Senki OVA is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Arslan Senki OVA
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Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ran... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ranbu
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Arslan Senki: Dakkan no ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Arslan Senki: Dakkan no Yaiba
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Senya Ichiya Monogatari ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Senya Ichiya Monogatari
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Desert Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Desert Knight
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1001 Nights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
1001 Nights
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Doraemon: Nobita in Dora... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Doraemon: Nobita in Dorabian Nights
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Sinbad: Night at High No... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Sinbad: Night at High Noon and the Wonder Gate
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Ali Baba to 40-hiki no T... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Ali Baba to 40-hiki no Touzoku
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Heroic Legend of Arslan ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Heroic Legend of Arslan
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Ahiru no Pekkle no Aladd... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Ahiru no Pekkle no Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp
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Arabian Nights: Sinbad n... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Arabian Nights: Sinbad no Boken
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Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Ala... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp
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Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindb... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
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Sinbad: A Flying Princes... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Sinbad: A Flying Princess and a Secret Island
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Sinbad: The Magic Lamp a... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best Anime About the Middle East
Sinbad: The Magic Lamp and the Moving Islands