The whole meme around "isekai" as a concept is honestly fascinating because it highlights both the highly illusory nature of genre distinctions while ALSO illustrating precisely why they're useful

Calling A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court an isekai is TECHNICALLY correct, but it is fundamentally meaningless

@BestGirlGrace NARNIA IS AN ISEKAI i shout in a crowded room

"Yeah, no shit" everyone mumbles before turning back to what they were doing

@saphire @BestGirlGrace Transatlantic voyages are isekai because you're going from the Old World to the New World or vice-versa

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