Uncle From Another World’s first trailer is subtitled in English, so hit the caption button and has a good 20 seconds of content “hidden” after the credits/manga cover panel.
No one I’ve read is calling the anime a “reverse isekai”, but surely there’s a touch of that? The original Hotondoshindeiru authored light manga is on Amazon/Comixology and is described;
When a middle-aged man wakes up from a seventeen-year coma, he tells his nephew Takafumi that he’s been adventuring in another world. It’s a generation gap comedy starring an uncle who bridges two universes!
It’s a popular manga, too. 1.8 million copies have been sold, and the fourth volume is just out in English via Yen Press. In Japan, they’re up to seven.
Here’s how Yen Press describe the story, adding a bit more detail than the book enjoyed;
Seventeen years ago, Takafumi’s uncle fell into a coma, but now he’s back like a man risen from his grave. Soon, Takafumi discovers two bizarre things: His uncle treasures video games above all else, and, while comatose, he was actually transported to another world as some heroic guardian! Now, not only does Takafumi have to room with an uncle who is literally magical, he also has to catch the guy up on two decades of history—smartphones, high-speed internet, modern anime tropes…and the traumatic outcome of the ’90s console war!
Via Anime News Network.
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