10 Best Romance Anime of All Time

Updated on February 6, 2018
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Top 10 Best Romance Anime
Top 10 Best Romance Anime

It’s really not that hard to figure out what the romance genre in anime is all about. Essentially, it’s about love, romance, and the characters going all lovey-dovey. Usually, romantic and sweet moments come together. Bottom line is, this genre is about love and sweet moments—and most of the time there are added twists of drama and comedy.

As I’ve already watched plenty of romance anime, I’ve built a collection of my personal favorites. Below you will find 10 anime series that represent the best in the genre. I've also added additional smaller lists that cover more particular subgenres in the romance category. Ready or not, here they are!

What Are the Best Romance Anime TV Series?

  1. Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (My Little Monster)
  2. Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You)
  3. Special A
  4. Clannad
  5. Golden Time
  6. Sakurasou no Pet no Kanojo (The Pet Girl of Sankurasou)
  7. Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride)
  8. Kaichō wa Meido-sama! (Maid Sama!)
  9. Lovely Complex
  10. Toradora!

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Toradora!
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10. Toradora!

It’s romantic, it’s comedic! And even sometimes very dramatic! Toradora is one romance anime everyone can truly enjoy. From the beginning, the characters are fairly hostile to each other until their true feelings and emotions are revealed. Everything is executed perfectly here. Some elements may seem very cliché, but even those things are handled in a very brilliant way. You’ll get captivated by the story.

Takasu Ryuuji looks like a delinquent because of his intimidating eyes and stares. Aisaka Taiga, on the other hand, looks small and gentle, but she is actually as fierce as a tiger. Both Ryuuji and Taiga have their own crushes—coincidentally, on each other's best friend. So when Taiga mistakes Ryuuji’s bag for his best friend's, her secret crush is revealed. Now, Taiga is intent on pulverizing Ryuuji for knowing his secret, but he later discovers that Ryuuji also has a crush on her best friend. The two cooperate and form a pact to help each other win over their respective crushes.

If you enjoy Toradora!, be sure to look up this list of 10 similar anime to get ideas for your watch queue.

Toradora! - Trailer

Lovely Complex
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9. Lovely Complex

If I can describe Lovely Complex in two words, I’d say cute and sweet! It’s in the name after all. It’s an adorable and super sweet romantic comedy love story.

High school student Atsushi Otani is really short and Riza Koizumi is really tall for a teenage girl. Those traits wouldn’t really be an issue on their own, but as extremes of one other in the same class, these two tend to stand out as a perfect comedy duo. Being the opposites of each other, Otani and Risa are always arguing and bickering about their own complexes. But surprisingly, they have some particular similarities that only the two of them share. Hence, the start of their very sweet, very cute, very funny, and most of all . . . very lovely complex.

Lovely Complex - Trailer

Kaichō wa Meido-sama!
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8. Kaichō wa Meido-sama! (Maid Sama!)

While Kaichō wa Meido-sama! has a simple story, its set of characters (especially the leading characters) are so well-made that they carry the story far enough to shine bright. The characters are very relatable and likable. As many romantic moments there are, there’s an equal number of quirky, comedic moments that come along. Overall, Kaichō wa Meido-sama! is a very heart-warming romantic comedy anime that has little to no unnecessary complexities, which prompts it to deliver a pure love story with its own notable quirks and memorable moments.

When an all-boys school suddenly turns co-ed, the only foreseeable struggle that’s bound to happen is that the new girl students will be intimidated and feel awkward. Ayuzawa Misaki takes the responsibility of being the student council president in order to rule the school with an iron-fist and keep the balance in place (much to the boys’ disapproval because of her harshness towards them). To keep up her appearances as the student council president with the iron-fist, Misaki has to keep her after school job a secret. She works as a very gentle and sophisticated maid in a café. One day, the popular heartthrob Usui Takumi finds out her well-kept secret.

Kaichou wa Maid-sama! - Trailer

Recommended High School Romance Anime

You may notice that a few entries on this list take place in a high school setting. It is a common backdrop in romance anime since it covers a universal place and time where young love blooms. If you are particularly fond of young high school romance in your anime, you can check out these recommendations.

  • True Tears
  • Wolf Girl & Black Prince
  • His and Her Circumstances
  • ReLife
  • Tsuki ga Kirei

Blue Spring Ride
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7. Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride)

Despite being a fairly recent anime, Ao Haru Ride stands out as a great romance show that conforms with today’s standards. The art, visuals, and animation were superb. The story? It wasn’t shabby at all! Actually, it was very pleasing and well-balanced. Plus, the characters and their development (especially romantic development) shined very brightly. Everything fell into place and delivered a perfect combination of elements befitting of a heartwarming story.

Having been disliked by her classmates in middle school because of her cute girl features, Yoshioka Futaba had to wait for her middle school life to end so she could start anew. Because of this, she wasn’t able to confess her feelings to the boy she loved, Tanaka-kun. Now in high school, Yoshioka has changed her personality into something very unlady-like (opposite to what she was before) so as to not repeat her experiences in middle school. Soon she meets her middle school crush again, but with a different name. Tanaka-kun is now Mabuchi Kou, and he reveals that he liked Yoshioka in the past. But now everything has changed. Have their feelings as well?

If you enjoy this series, check out this list of seven similar anime.

Ao Haru Ride - Trailer

The Pet Girl of Sakurasou
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6. Sakurasou no Pet no Kanojo (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou)

Sakurasou no Pet no Kanojo, also known as The Pet Girl of Sakurasou, is a show that tackles love and romance on a whole new level. It’ll give you the impression that it’s yet just another senseless harem anime with overblown clichés and fanservice, but that’s totally wrong! This show proves that it can be very complex, in a good way, while totally rubbing off the initial impressions. First, it doesn’t only talk about romance, it speaks on love in general. Second, the characters are surprisingly well-developed, as is the plot and story. Lastly, as I’ve said, everything’s surprisingly good, so giving it a chance is definitely a must! The combination of many great elements with romance and love produces a very good blend with this one.

As a second-year student who can’t seem to abandon cats, Handa Sorata was left with no choice but to move into a place where he can bring home and take care of his cats. That place where he’s gonna live is called Sakurasou, a place where oddballs like him end up. Everything’s pretty normal though, except the fact that all the students that live there have their own weird habits and quirks. A few days later, a girl, who’s the oddest of them all (super brilliant but doesn’t how to take care of herself), is going to live in Sakurasou, where Sorata is going to be in charge of taking care of her.

The Pet Girl of Sakurasou - Trailer

Golden Time
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5. Golden Time

If you haven’t seen Golden Time yet, then I suggest you do now. In my own opinion (and I think many will agree), Golden Time is one of the most realistic romance anime that exists today. It isn’t just all about being lovey-dovey, it also tackles the struggles and the complications of being in a relationship. As a matter of fact, the show did this by featuring very realistic characters that you could easily relate to. Even the story on its own is very decent. It has romance, comedy, drama, and they all fit together to tug your heartstrings and show the reality of relationships and love.

Starting his life as a law student in college in the city, Tada Banri gets lost on his first day trying to get to school. Fortunately, he meets another guy named Mitsuo Yanagisawa who’s in the same situation he is. Then from out of the blue, a beautiful girl named Kaga Kouko suddenly appears and smashes a bouquet of flowers into Mitsuo’s face. As weird as it is, Koukou is Mitsuo’s childhood friend who’s overly obsessed with him. Trying to escape from her, Mitsuo enrolls in the school but Kouko manages to follow him. Now, Banri is caught up in the situation and he’s going to be the one who changes the course of this crazy situation.

Be sure to check out this list of 10 anime that are similar to Golden Time.

Golden Time - Trailer

Clannad
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4. Clannad

I’ll be surprised if you’ve never heard of Clannad or Clannad: After Story. These are two of the best drama anime out there. And not only that, they're also by far two of the best romance anime! Did you know that there isn’t even a single kissing scene between the lovers here? That’s correct, there isn’t! But the romance and drama is high enough to completely rub that off and focus on the relationships. Love has never been this lovely and beautiful in an anime. I can almost feel the characters’ sentiments in this one.

While walking to school one day, the unmotivated Okazaki Tomoya notices a girl who suddenly mutters the name of some kind of food. The girl’s name is Nagisa Furukawa, and unbeknownst to both, it’s just the start of the rollercoaster of love and life where they’ll first start as friends until they get attached to one another. But of course, no legit rollercoaster is without a bump. It’s just the start of their romantic, heartwarming, and even heart-wrenching story.

If you enjoyed this anime, you should check out this list of eight similar anime for recommendations.

Clannad - Trailer

Recommended Romantic Comedy Anime

The genre most related to the romance category of anime is arguably the comedy genre. Like other mediums of entertainment, the two genres work cohesively to deliver moments that are as heartwarming as they are humorous. If you need some laughs with your romance, check out some of these anime series.

  • School Rumble
  • Wagnaria!!
  • Haganai
  • Chobits
  • Nisekoi

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3. Special A

Now this one’s so interesting that you’ll be very pleased watching it. Special A is another romantic comedy-drama show where the characters fall in love with each other. In this one, it’s not just one pair of friends that falls in love, but most of the characters. Each one has a story to tell, and most of the time the stories are very heartwarming and sweet. Add that to the fact that the main pair are always fighting each other for supremacy. You'll be entertained at how funny they are until the moment that they actually develop feelings and fall in love. Until the very end, Special A keeps the romantic pace up.

Being both best friends and rivals since they were children, Hikari Hanazono and Kei Takashima have a bond where they are always clawing at each other. Actually, they’re rivalry is one-sided, with Hikari always being second to Kei. Now they’re both in high school in a special class of the most brilliant and elite—the Special Class A. As she always does, Hikari shall do her best to snatch the number 1 spot from Kei at all costs. But then, as the battle goes on, feelings from deep within their hearts suddenly manifest.

If you like this one, check out this list of seven similar anime you may enjoy.

Special A - Opening Song Theme

Kimi ni Todoke
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2. Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You)

This is a rare gem in the romance department of anime. I know most won’t watch it based on first impressions, but as they say, don’t judge a book by its cover. Or should I say, don’t judge a romance anime by its title, poster, or summary! Kimi ni Todoke is very unique in the sense that it showcases elements that are very original to the romance genre. And I must say, it’s super effective! From the characters, to the art, to the sound, to the story, and in its grand total, Kimi ni Todoke is a show that any seasoned romance anime lover (or even just a casual watcher) will relate to and love with all their heart.

Being known in class as Sadako because of her creepy demeanor, Kuronuma Sawako is extremely misunderstood and awkward with everyone. On the other hand, Kazehaya Shouta is super popular in class and is well-known as a very kind and friendly guy with a really refreshing presence. Given Shouta’s personality, he’s the only one who’s willing to approach Sawako and talk with her, much to Sawako’s delight. It’s the first time she has befriended someone and she is so thankful. She feels blessed and hopeful that it’ll be the start of something new.

Kimi ni Todoke Trailer

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
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1. Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (My Little Monster)

We’ve come to the much-anticipated revelation. I don’t know if you will agree with me, but in my opinion, the best romance anime is Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun. I really encourage you to watch it. Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun is fairly new, yet it has already soared to the top. I mean, it has all the elements necessary to be a truly awesome romance anime. It’s unique, sweet (very sweet actually), cute (the love story is so adorable it will easily tug your heartstrings), very wholesome (which is a rarity today), and very lovable. There are many more reasons why this anime is a masterpiece, but I’ll leave those for you to discover.

It all starts when Shizuku Mizutani, a cold high-achiever student, is tasked by a teacher to deliver some handouts to a student named Yoshida Haru, a student who was suspended from school. Haru is very touched by Shizuku’s delivery, claiming that only a friend would do that (even though it wasn’t really Shizuku’s intention). Shizuku is really cold, earning her the nickname “Dry Ice” while Haru is very innocent and clueless to the social workings in the world. Both are aloof and weird in a way. From their first meeting, Haru feels a spark in his heart towards Shizuku, so from then on he follows Shizuku. Soon enough, both begin to deal with blossoming feelings and emotions as well as various colorful complications that arise from within their hearts.

My Little Monster Trailer

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Questions & Answers

  • Hey, I’ve been watching 'My Little Monster' but I can’t find episode 15. Is that the end?

    'My Little Monster' only has 13 episodes + 1 OVA (Original Video Animation). I consider it the 'Season 1' of the anime, so I guess it's far from over. Let's just keep our fingers crossed that the 'Season 2' will be green-lighted and come out soon. For now, you can just read the manga.

  • Where is "Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso" ?

    It's not on this list, but it's in my heart.

    While many consider it a romance anime, I consider it more as a drama anime. That being said, I didn't place it as part of my top 10. The feels are real in it, but personally, the "romantic" element in it is not enough--at least for me.

  • Will there be another season of Maid-sama?

    At this point in time, there's little chance. But who knows? Maybe in the future.

  • Why is "Tonari no Kaibatsu-kun" placed No.1, even though the ending wasn't that good?

    It's a personal preference. But just so you know, it didn't end yet. It was open-ended, which leaves room for a few more seasons in the future. You better watch out for it.

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      Narcisse 

      8 days ago

      Nana definitely deserves to be on this list it's better than most of these animes imo.

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      Lollll 

      3 weeks ago

      People who never watched Maid sama should immediately watch it.It is one of the best romance anime any person can experience

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      Kazumii 

      4 weeks ago

      Guys you must watch Nijiiro Days or Rainbow Days. It's very cute and funny. I also like the characters it is not a that great ending since it is an open-ended story and must wait the next season but still must watch it because its a good story tho.

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      Hehehehehe 

      6 weeks ago

      My Favorites aren’t in this list. WA2 (Spoiler: drama mostly in second half), Tsuki ga Kirei (Weird background characters though), Just Because (Some characters aren’t likeable), and 5 cm per Second (Sad).

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      Snowamber 

      6 weeks ago

      Yeah I agree with CPartha. I like Cross Game too. Skip Beat is also interesting but it is still on going.

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      Joe 

      7 weeks ago

      But Sakurasou was trash.

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      SomeRandomDude 

      7 weeks ago

      Most of these are journey series, which are okay but I like something where the couple are already established or established early. Like Tsuki ga Kirei, Wotakoi, Clannad After Story or... dare I say... Sword Art Online. But out of all of these my favorite is ToraDora with Sakurasou (Misaki x Jin) and Maid Sama tied in second.

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      CPartha 

      8 weeks ago

      No one even mentioned "Cross Game"..... if anyone of you haven't seen it yet....better do it now....it will change your mind about romantic animes.....best one EVER

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      Chelsey 

      2 months ago

      I personally think Nana deserves a spot invite this list

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      BW 

      2 months ago

      I don't know how Tsuki Ga Kirei or True Tears doesn't make the list.

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      rin 

      2 months ago

      I think kamisama hajimemashta is worth enough to be on the list. Not only this I have some other that I would like to recommend such as Vampire knight Kiss him not me Wolf girl and the black prince etc...

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      AndreyaLazarova 

      2 months ago

      I would give Special A,Maid Sama! and Toradora! the no 1 spot

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      Rutb 

      2 months ago

      I love all these anime’s!! I’d have to say 3 romances in anime tie for me and that’s the romances in toradara, nisekoi which is soooo good but for some reason in the anime’s second season the didn’t do the episodes in the order the chapters went so you start to feel like it won’t happen but honestly the anime and manga is so addictive. And the third anime I’d have to say would be the one in noragami and I don’t even know why I love it so much... romance isn’t the focus of the show, it’s action but there is definitely romance, like nalu in fairy tail which used to be my fav anime ship but it started to seem like too much fan service ( still super good if you haven’t seen it). Those are my top 3.

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      jai kishan 

      3 months ago

      i would give toradora and golden time the no 1 spot

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      Rachael Lefler 

      3 months ago from Illinois

      I'm working on my own best romance list right now, but mine will be very different and probably have closer to 25 shows, or more. I hope that's OK but it should actually benefit you because it will likely link to yours in Related. I may include a link to this one as well because I think it's good. :)

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      100% Human 

      3 months ago

      Most anime in the list are some of my favourite. Thx for the... is this blog or article? Nvm I'm glad I found it. Got 2 new animes I'll watch soon thank you :)

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      Shady 

      4 months ago

      what about shigatsu wa kimi no uso(Your lie in April)

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      ytuiuvviy 

      4 months ago

      is anyone else 14 on this and desperate of romance anime?

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      jgdxhck;oi 

      4 months ago

      you should add nijiro days too

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      Leelee 

      4 months ago

      Snow White with the red hair is really good

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      Lou 

      5 months ago

      i wish ao haru ride has season 2, i'm looking forward to it

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      Venetta 

      5 months ago

      hmmm what about kiss him not me or diablock lovers and kimi no nawa :(((((

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      Someone 

      5 months ago

      So I took your advice and watched Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (My Little Monster). I really enjoyed it! But now I'm left super disappointed with how they ended it..wish they made more episodes :(

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      Fred 

      6 months ago from SoCal

      Here is my top ten, not in order. I didn't include works that you already listed.

      You're Lie in April

      Spice and Wolf

      H2O: Footprints in the Sand

      Nodame Cantabile

      Kuzu no Honkai

      Yosuga no Sora

      Rec

      Kimi no na Wa

      Garden of Words

      Bungagu Shojo

      Honorable mention:

      I also think the romance between Araragi and Senjougahara in the Monogatari franchise is worth watching even tho it isn't a "romance" anime.

      Ore Monogatari - no relation to the series above

      Nana

      Mysterious Girlfriend X

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      Lucy 

      6 months ago

      I think Kamisama Hajimemashita makes the list easily.

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      AnimeMangaIsLifeu 

      6 months ago

      Also Im so surprised Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso ( Your Lie in April) Is not here. Its my favorite anime and i loveee iiiitttttt. Im also wondering why Ouran Highschool isnt here. Gotta love anime!

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      AnimeMangaIsLifeu 

      6 months ago

      I love Kaichou wa Maid-sama. It is one of my favorite anime. Also sakura sou. Its sad we can only pick one. I love them all.

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      Arianna Alejandra 

      6 months ago from Los Angles, California

      I love My Little Monster

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      Shivii 

      6 months ago

      No Bokura Ga Ita? :(

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      Paper Pilot 

      6 months ago

      LOL Loveskin, it was a joke being that he never even really chooses ONE. But yes, it is a great anime.

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      Kris 

      6 months ago

      Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun and Lovely Complex are definitely my all time faves! I'm really happy to see Lovely Complex on here, because I don't know a lot of people who have seen it, and it's such a good series! I watched Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun more recently, and I loved it almost just as much. There's just something about the comedy and character chemistry that makes these two series special. I've been reading a lot more manga recently than anime, and right now I'm in the middle of a new series, The Greatest Wolf of My Life. It's another romcom, but with a weird love triangle. The series focuses on an average girl, a kpop idol (who's also the girl's neighbor), and a famous webtoon artist (who's the girl's childhood friend). It definitely has a similar character chemistry to Lovely Complex, and Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, and I think it definitely has the potential to become one of my favorite manga series.

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      annie 

      6 months ago

      OK quite a decent list and all but:

      1. Ouran Highschool Host Club.

      2. Kiss Him not me.

      3. Diabolik Lovers.

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      Anon 

      7 months ago

      Ouran high school host club is really good too!

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      Anonymous 

      7 months ago

      Great list! I'm surprised Say I Love You isn't on there. That one is really good, too ^_^

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      Loveskin 

      7 months ago

      Rosario vampire is a great anime but it does not have the finale

      part that we should look at. A t a glance Rosario vampire is only a harem and not a harem who the main protagonist will risk something of his to save all the girls at the same time so Rosario does not belong in that list

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      Paper Pilot 

      7 months ago

      Rosario Vampire should be on that list!!!

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      UrDarkestNightmare 

      7 months ago

      I agree with animelover Kiss Him Not Me is amazing and does deserve to be on here!

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      animelover 

      7 months ago

      i agree with the list but you should also add Kiss Him Not Me, I think it it amazing

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      animefan 

      8 months ago

      kimi ni todoke is the best it is so cute

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      sid 

      8 months ago

      Well I've watched all of them (the above mentioned). All are great n they hold a spcl place in my heart. Bt m surprised that 'your lie in april'is not in the list. It's probably one of the most popular romance, drama, anime in my knowledge (based upon my experience). it also have enough dramatical side to rain the viewers n their heart. Well it's just my opinion though. Nice choice by the way (:

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      vj1991 

      8 months ago

      your lie in April is the best

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      Mog 

      8 months ago

      I think Your Lie in April was amazing and a must watch for anime lovers!

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      HI IM UR LONELY FRIEND 

      8 months ago

      WHAT ABOUT KISS HIM NOT ME? I RATE 100000/10 ITS VERY CUTE

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      bepe 

      8 months ago

      In my opinion, best romance manga/anime is Kimi Ni Todoke, or From Me to You. It's so wholesome and sweet, that it hits you right in the feels.

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      NuttyTheSquirrel 

      8 months ago

      Ore Monogatari is another very good one.

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      rajdeep 

      8 months ago

      go watch kimi no nawa. My be the best till now

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      Johnny 

      8 months ago

      I agree to this.

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      Kanna 

      9 months ago

      Too bad you didn't mention "Ore Monogatari". Maybe not the best but very sweet and heartwarming.

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      Sanket 

      9 months ago

      Well, it looks like you haven't seen "Your Lie in April", did you?

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      Takeda 

      10 months ago

      1. many thanks for this list. After I watched Toradora out of boredom, I was absolute fan of this kind of Anime.

      2. I am not very related to Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, he is a psycho wreck, she is ice queen most time. But is has very strong and beautiful moments too.

      3. Not finished with all of them yet, but "Golden time", "Ao haru ride" and "Clannad" are my favorites at this time.

      4. Anyone else think that the story of "Golden time" has a hidden meaning? I think its about a suicidal attempt, unfulfilled love and depression. Someone who has it knows, you are totally different person, having trouble handling your present and past (and willing to totally forget about it).

      5. Songs from Clannad... ouch, right in the feels ("Town, Flow of Time, People" and "Roaring Tides")

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      meeLOpoz 

      10 months ago

      Kimi ni Todoke is the cutest one, HeheHE!! and I like "Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun" too.

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      iscoolday 

      11 months ago

      I think nisekoi should have in this chart too.

      #Team Chitoge

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      Reelrundown 

      11 months ago

      Kimi No Nawa?

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      Phoenix 

      11 months ago

      My top three would definitely be toradora, golden time and clannad. But you know. Everyone has different taste

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      dryd 

      11 months ago

      clannad is best since its the most real

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      azazel's 

      12 months ago

      I agree with Tonari No Kaibutsu-Kun being in the top spot since it's really lovaaaable

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      Alexis 

      12 months ago

      I also recommend "Akagami No Shirayukhime", with two seasons and I love it!

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      Elsa 

      12 months ago

      You forgot about Spice and Wolf.

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      monkey 

      12 months ago

      what about shimoneta

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      Boi 

      12 months ago

      WHY ISNT YOUR LIE IN APRIL IN HERE :((((((

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      Zen 

      12 months ago

      Kokoro connect :)

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      DominatorSPS 

      12 months ago

      Tsuki Ga Kirei should be added to this list

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      Pooja 

      13 months ago

      All of these are awesome but there are still so many romantic anime left .please include others too .

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      jane 

      13 months ago

      i've seen all of them but the 8th one.

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      boku 

      13 months ago

      why did you not include "Sukitte li na yo" in this list?

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      Aman 

      13 months ago

      I've watched most of this, Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun included, but I have to say Golden Time is still my favorite

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      Tesla 

      13 months ago

      Where is "Kokoro connect" its best one

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      romance lover 

      13 months ago

      my favorite was maid sama then kim ni todoke

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      Justagirl 

      14 months ago

      Clannad should be as number one.

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      Citkat 

      14 months ago

      TONARI NO KAIBUTSU-KUN IS MY FAVORITE ULTIMATLY!!!!!!!!!!

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      TheOnlineCat 

      14 months ago

      You should put "say I love you"! It made me cry so much.

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      Kobiashi Maru 

      14 months ago

      Your Lie In April is overrated. Everyone I know loves it but it is to slow for my taste. It seems they are still introducing the plot and characters(their personalities at least) on the forth or fifth episode.

      In my opinion, they should introduce the anime's niche and characters in the first episode unless it is part of the shows niche.

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      Vibhansh 

      14 months ago

      Why isn't Kimi No Na Wa in here? I know it's a movie, but still....

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      Titus Maximus 

      14 months ago

      No Steins Gate; or Your Lie in April? That's a bold move cotton, let's see if it pays off...

      Good Hub though, can't let others opinions decide your path.

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      A.X 

      15 months ago

      Kamisama Kiss and Itazura na Kiss should be there.

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      Esteban 

      15 months ago

      Wow how come they dont got fuuka

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      kabuto 

      15 months ago

      they are all good but i liked mostly sakuraso no pet na kanojo

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      Captain Yuudachi [POI] 

      15 months ago

      Your lie in april is not on the list? How unfortunate - poi

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      Cheeky Kid 

      15 months ago from Milky Way

      @L I was thinking of putting it but then I realize that it was mostly comedy and reverse harem. It's not actually romantic as a whole.

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      15 months ago

      ouran high school host club should be on there

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      Cheeky Kid 

      15 months ago from Milky Way

      @kiran salvi hunter x hunter and naruto aren't romance anime though. Perhaps they could pass as bromance anime. LoL

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      kiran salvi 

      15 months ago

      I seen hunter x hunter and naruto. But i like hunter x hunter more than naruto

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      Dana 

      17 months ago

      I love all those shows

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      styx 

      17 months ago

      No Itazura na Kiss, Maison Ikkoku?

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      cristal 

      17 months ago

      i saw all of them the onliy one i like is kaicho wa madi sama and if u guys lookigh for really anime i recomend bakecomonogatari

      its really good im a lover of anime

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      raven 

      17 months ago

      this time i'm going to watch clannad .Very excited and nervous hahahahahhaha....^_^

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      Nylivuj 

      17 months ago

      well, all I can say is that THEY MUST WATCH IT nothing happens no right no wrong still an anime with amazing stories plus nicer really.. ^_^

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      Raven 

      17 months ago

      the best ROMANTIC ANG SURVIVAL STORY IS SWORD ART ONLINE AND GUILTY CROWN

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      Shisui 

      18 months ago

      I think that baby steps is quite an underrated romance anime

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      Pepz 

      18 months ago

      Toradora on the list.. nice

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      akash 

      18 months ago

      hey where are asuna and kirito????????

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      muizz 

      18 months ago

      must put orange in the list.. the most wonderful romance anime i watch :)

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      any mathur 

      19 months ago

      dude clannad is the best and where is plastic memories and your lie in april

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      abdul 

      19 months ago

      Clannad after story and Your Lie In April should be here -_-

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      sonhak 

      19 months ago

      why isnt there akatsuki no yona? its a masterpiece anime!

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      Yona 

      20 months ago

      Nana and Paradise Kiss should have made this list. These two are one of the most well-written romance dramas out there.

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      Hey there. 

      20 months ago

      Awesome list! Seen them all, and I easily second your opinions! You've got great taste!

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      Limey 

      21 months ago

      Peach Girl ! I laugh and cried with every episode but the finale made it extra sweet :)

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      MbG 

      21 months ago

      I would also add to the list your lie in April. But still thanks, really useful!

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      Lethe 

      21 months ago

      Ore Monogatari!! ....eh?

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