Isekai Izakaya "Nobu" (異世界居酒屋「のぶ」, lit. Alternate World Bar "Nobu") is a Japanese light novel series written by Natsuya Semikawa and illustrated by Kururi. An original net animation adaptation by Sunrise premiered on April 13, 2018.
Imagine there is a bar, which serves a variety of food and drinks and makes you feel like you have been transferred to another world! The bar, which is called “Nobu”, is located in a back alley of the Old Capital. This is a small tale that revolves around this otherworldly bar.
It began serialization online in 2012 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō.
It won the site's Ni Narō Con Taishō award before being acquired by Takarajimasha, who have published four volumes since 2014 under their Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! Bunko imprint.
A manga adaptation with art by Virginia Nitōhei began serialization in Kadokawa Shoten's seinen manga magazine Young Ace from July 2015. It has been collected in five tankōbon volumes. Udon Entertainment announced during their panel at San Diego Comic-Con International that they have licensed the manga.
An anime adaptation of the light novel series was announced in November 2016. The original net animation (ONA) is produced by Sunrise under the title Isekai Izakaya ~Koto Aitheria no Izakaya Nobu~ (異世界居酒屋〜古都アイテーリアの居酒屋のぶ〜) and it premiered worldwide simultaneously on April 13, 2018 on different streaming services. Katsumi Ono directed the anime with scripts written by Shin Yoshida and character designs by Mariko Ito. The ending theme is "Prosit!" by musical trio Clammbon. Crunchyroll is streaming the series.