How ‘The Eminence in Shadow’ Became an Anime Sleeper Hit

The recent fall and winter anime season has seen many standout shows, including the long-awaited return of Tite Kubo’s latest installment in the Bleach series, the Thousand-Year Blood War, and the debut of the new anime series based on Tatsuki Fujimoto’s Chainsaw Man.

However, one anime series that stands out from the pack of fall premieres that has emerged as a sleeper hit is the idiosyncratic isekai series, The Eminence in Shadow.

Based on the original light novel series by Daisuke Aizawa, The Eminence in Shadow may not have as much hype behind it as other shows, but it’s quickly gaining attention in the anime fan base due to its unique blend of comedy, action, and its memorable protagonist.

The Eminence in Shadow and its characters have frequently been ranked in the top of the charts in anime fan polls across social media.

The series has also

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