Top 25 Best Romance Animes With Great Love Stories

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Mei and Yamato embracing

25.Wolf girl and the Black Prince

Erika, trying to fit in with new friends has decided to lie about being in a romantic relationship due to her constant bragging, her friends demand a picture. Instead of admitting she lied she takes a picture of a random attractive boy on the street, Kyouya, too bad he actually goes to her school and is so popular he’s been nicknamed The Prince. Hoping to pull him into her lies, he opts to help her out to avoid humiliation but for a price.

Erika and Kyouya studying next to each other

24. Citrus

Mei Holding Yuzu as a sister and a lover

As if life wasn’t hard enough for Yuzu never having a romantic relationship in her life, she now has to deal with the fact that her mother has remarried that her stepsister though the same age, is nothing like her. While Yuzu is loud and open about her feelings Mei is reserved and unmoving. After sharing a kiss the two sisters must figure out how to live together as sisters while also pursuing a taboo romantic relationship behind closed doors.

Mei Holding Yuzu as a sister and a lover

23. Devils Line

In a world where vampires walk among humans hidden to the eyes of the government, and committing crimes. Main Characters Tsukasa, and Anzai must hold their own while defending against so-called ‘Devils’. Tsukasa being saved by Anzai while being attacked by a ‘Devil’, the two have started to create a bond with each other. Though Anzai is a half devil, he uses his powers instead to hunt down other devils with his task force.

Anzai holding and feeling off of Tsukasa

22. Tada never falls in love  

Tada never falls in love Trailer

Tada never experiencing love wants to be a photographer just like his father was, while taking pictures you meet a foreign exchange student from Larsenurg named Taresa. Through some way she has gotten separated from her friend, she was traveling with. Upon helping her out we follow Tada as his experience with love blossoms into so much more.


Tada standing with his friends

21.Dakaichi- Help! The sexiest Man alive is harassing me!

Dakachi- I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year- Trailer

Since Takato started acting he has spent years trying to make sure that he stays on top, holding on to his fame from being a child actor deep into his adulthood and even taking home a few best actor awards. Always certain of himself he stops to pick up a magazine to marvel at the fact that he was first place in the “Man I want to be hugged by” contest. Only to find that his spot has been stolen by Junta, a newbie, his new co-star, and harasser.

Takato trying to get away from Junta while also reaching for the number 1 spot.

20.Kakuriyo bed and breakfast for spirits

Kakuriyo- Bed & Breakfast for Spirits Trailer 

Aoi has always attracted Ayakashi, even having the ability to see them. Remembering her grandfather telling her that hungry Ayakashi eat humans, she feeds them when she gets the chance. On the way to class one day she comes across a particular Ayakashi that says he is hungry, so she gives him her lunch, but when she returns to pick up her lunch box she is taken to the Ayakashi realm. Where she finds out that her grandfather has married her off as collateral to pay off his huge debt.      


Aoi standing next to her “husband” and the other workers of the bed and breakfast

19.Kiss Him not me

Kiss Him, Not Me Trailer 

Kae is your average run of the mill girl, she likes anime, boys and but prefers when they’re kissing each other instead of her. After freaking out over the death of a fictional character Kae traps herself in her room and doesn’t eat or shower for a week. After losing the weight that was making her unattractive four boys start competing for her affection an aware she’s been paying them off with each other.

Kae sorrowed by the four boys and one girl trying to get her attention

18.  Darling in the Franxx  

Darling in the Franxx Trailer 

On the failing side of the war on humanity in a post-apocalyptic future, children are placed in Mechs to fight giant creatures called Klaxosaurs. Hiro a known prodigy feeling upset that he’s fallen out of sync with his partner meets Zero two, another pilot who is prone is having her partners die that has Klazosaurs blood running through her veins. Together they pair up to save humanity as Hiro tries to survive being Zero two’s “darling”.

Hiro and the rest of his group standing below Zero Two

17. Hitorijime My Hero

Masahiro never hard to make friends with has always looked up to his friends older brother, Kousuke. Though Masahiro has never believed that heroes. But when Kousuke not only becomes his high school teacher but also accuses him of having feelings, Masahiro and Kousuke have to work to keep their illegal relationship unwraps.

Masahiro and Kousuke along with other various friends

16. Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart

Our love has always been 10 centimeters apart Trailer 

Miou and Haruki have always been close friends, though with greatly different personalities. Miou with her love of painting in the art club and Haruki in the film club aspiring to direct films.  they both share a fondness for each other, but what will happen as graduation approaches and they haven’t shared their feelings?

Miou and Haruki almost a foot apart

15. My little monster

Shizuku is moving forward with her life, only focusing on studying and her future she knows what she wants out of life. Haru, on the other hand, shows up to school when he feels like it, and only hanging out with delinquents. Shizuku is in for a treat though after being sent to give Haru some missing assignments when he decides to confess his feelings for her and force her to accept his.

Shizuku trying to study as Haru tries to ride the same swing.

14. Orange

Orange Trailer 

After receiving a letter from her 26-year-old self filled with regret on the first day of her sophomore year Naho springs into action. Noticing that her future self warns her of Kakeru, a transfer student attending her school, Naho starts paying more attention to him. Now hoping she can change the future and stop herself from having so many regrets.

Naho surrounded by friends.

13. Nisekoi

Nisekoi Trailer

Raku, the heir to his family Yakuza clan’s has his love life thrown into chaos when his father forces him to date Chigote, the heiress of an enemy gang trying to move in on their territory. Using their relationship as truce the two have no choice but to do as their parents ask, though they hate each other. While trying to hold off a full on war Raku must deal with this while trying to find the girl he promised his heart to during his childhood.

All the girls that are involved with Raku in one way or another

12. Blue Spring Ride

Futaba used to be well-liked and popular but after a small misunderstanding and disappearance of her friend Kou, she ended up friendless and alone. Now in high school determined to be everyone's favorite, she is now known for her tomboyish attitude an unkempt look. Adding to her problems, Kou has now reappeared with a new last name and personality.

Futaba and Kou standing together

11. My Love Story

Finding it hard to fit in with his unusual big stature and lack of good looks Takeo still manages to make friends and has a great personality. Though due to looks alone, it is hard for him to find a date. It also doesn’t that his best-friend Makoto is very good looking and has great luck with ladies often unintentionally attracting the attention to Takeo’s crushes. After saving a Rinko who he has fallen in love with, he helps her attempt to get Makoto's attention while keeping his own feelings locked away.

Takeo keeping a close eye on Rinko and Makoto watches from the distance

10. Say I love you

Mei has never had a boyfriend, or any type of friend for that matter, feeling that they are only a bother she secludes herself from her classmates. Yamato, on the other hand, is mr.popular and has taken a liking to her and wants to open her up to the world. The two have a lot to figure out though as they try to make a relationship with polar opposites work.

Mei and Yamato standing next to both of their kittens

9. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki Kun

Sakura is finally going to do it, she’s finally going to tell Nozaki how she truly feels about him. Approaching him using the unfortunate phrase “I’m your biggest fan.” He thinks she’s referring to his shojo manga that he rights. Offering her a job helping him with his manga Sakura figures if she helps him maybe she can explain her feelings properly so that he will accept them.

The life and friends of Nozaki in panel-style like manga

8. Love stage

Though Izumi is the son of a producer and an actress, and the younger brother of a rockstar he himself doesn’t like the spotlight. Only acting due to him accidentally staring as a flower girl in a wedding commercial do to his feminine features. Now older and aspiring to be to a manga artist, he runs into Ryouma, he was the ring barrier and that same commercial at the anniversary for the commercial. Believing that Izumi was a girl this whole time Ryouma had fallen in love him hoping to pursue a romantic relationship, even after finding Izumi’s true gender.

Ryouma holding Izumi

7. Kimi no Todoke

Sawako as an average sweet but shy high school girl, though her sweet demeanor is mistaken for something more deviant. This due to the fact that her hair is always covering her face making her look like the girl from “The Ring”. But when Kazehaya starts talking to her, she realizes that this is a chance for her to make a friend and maybe something more.

Sawako standing next to Kazehaya

6. Ouran high school host club

Ouran High School Host Club Trailer

Haruhi earns a scholarship to a prestigious school where only very important peoples children attend. With barely any money she can’t even afford the overpriced uniform, and cut her hair due to a child sticking gum in it she has the appearance of a boy. While looking for a place to study she walks into the Host club room, accidentally knocking over an 8 million yen vase. In order to repay her debt, she must pretend to be a host and be run errands for the boys.

Haruhi and the rest of the hosts

5. Toradora

Toradora! Trailer

Ryuuji is a gentle high school student but has a mean face making people label him as a delinquent. While Taiga looks gentle but is an aggressive girl earning her the nickname “Palmtop Tiger.” When they both find out that they have crushes on each other best friends they have to work together to help each other out.

Ryuuji and Taiga standing together

4. The Ancient Magus Bride

Ancient Magus' bride Trailer

Chise, being abandoned by at a young age is sold for five million pounds to an unknown gentleman. Not against the auction Chise will happily go knowing that it will mean a roof over her head and food in her belly. While being led away by the buyer and he reveals himself to be Elias, a magus. He opens her up to the magic world, and she begins her days as his apprentice and wife.

Chise wrapped in magic vines with the Magus.

3. Young Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai Trailer

Puberty syndrome is a strange assurance rumored to be caused by sensitivity and instability during puberty. Sakuta, being a victim of it himself and even watching his sister become a victim. He seems to be prone to running into others being affected by the same disorder. Falling with love with Mai, a well-known actress that becomes less and less visible to people they search for answers before even he is unable to see her.

Mai wearing her bunny ears with her school uniform

2. Love Is Hard For an Otaku

Narumi is a small cute young woman who is hiding the fact that she is a full blown otaku. Knowing that they are perceived as gross and in a negative light she is told to try to date someone with similar views. Following finding a boyfriend in Hirotaka they must balance work, hobbies and a healthy relationship.

Narumi admiring Hirotaka

1. Your lie in April

Your lie in April Trailer

Kousei is known for playing the piano almost perfectly, eating him the title of “Human Metronome”. Butter this duet death of his month her becomes tone-deaf. Still holding on to a love of music, though not playing her meets Kaori who plays the violin without a score. Together their friendship helps him begin to play music again.

Kousei and his fellow friends

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