Best Romance Anime: Top 100+ Romantic Love Anime

Here you can find the top 100 Best Romance Anime. Many anime lovers find the romantic anime genre emotionally touching, and this list was created for you to find the best ones ever made to do just that. The most touching romance anime tells stories from every types of relationships, ranging from first kisses and teenage crushes to adults developing a romantic relationship at work. A lot of great romance animes are a combination of many genres, as they don't have to necessarily only about romance and love. Some anime fans have found their favoure characters from romance anime. Remember to vote your favoure romantic anime to share it with others who are looking to experience intense emotions and feelings watching anime!

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    Please Teacher!

    Please Teacher! is a story mainly revolving around a tight-knit group of friends in high school and how they cope with several life-changing events that are never too far off from intimate relationships. The main character is a…

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    Oh My Goddess!

    Keiichi Morisato is a college sophomore who accidentally calls the Goddess Help Line. The goddess Belldandy materializes and tells him that her agency has received a system request from him and has been sent to grant him a single…

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    Marmalade Boy

    Miki Koishikawa‘s ordinary life as a sophomore in high school is turned upside down when her parents suddenly announce that they are getting divorced in order to swap partners with a couple they met back in Hawaii. They seek her approval…

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    Amagami

    Two years ago, Junichi Tachibana had his heart broken by a girl who stood him up on a date on Christmas Eve. Now a second-year student in high school, Junichi is wary of love because of his past and dislikes celebrating Christmas. However this…

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    Karin

    Karin Maaka is the middle child in a family of vampires who immigrated to Japan two centuries earlier. Unlike the rest of her family, Karin does not feed on blood, she produces it. As a result, she is forced to bite others to expel the…

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    Orange

    The series focuses on Renton Thurston, the fourteen-year-old son of Adrock Thurston, a military researcher who died saving the world. He lives what he considers a boring life with his grandfather in a boring town. He loves lifting, a sport…

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    Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal

    While a raid of bandits slay a group of travelers, a young boy named Shinta is saved from death by a passing swordsman. The swordsman, known as Hiko Seijūrō, is a master of the Hiten Mitsurugi, the strongest of all sword forms. After seeing…

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    Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch

    Lucia Nanami, the mermaid princess of the North Pacific Ocean, sets out on land to find the boy that she had saved from a tsunami wave seven years before the beginning of the story, to whom she fell in love and had entrusted…

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    Tokyo Mew Mew

    In Tokyo, Japan, a young girl named Ichigo Momomiya attends an endangered species exhibit with her “crush” Masaya Aoyama. After an earthquake, Ichigo and four other girls are bathed in a strange light.…

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    Ai Yori Aoshi

    Kaoru Hanabishi, a university student, is the eldest son of Yūji Hanabishi, the head of the Hanabishi Zaibatsu, and was set to take over the zaibatsu after his father retired. His mother, Kumi Honjō, and his father never married, making…

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    Kodocha

    Sana Kurata is a cheerful, popular and energetic 11-year-old child actress who enrolls in a regular school only to find out there is chaos in the classroom, led mainly by an aloof boy named Akito Hayama. At first, the two come in conflict with each…

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    Spice and Wolf II

    Spice and Wolf’s story revolves around Kraft Lawrence, a 25-year-old traveling merchant who peddles various goods from town to town to make a living in a stylized, fictional world, with a historical setting with European…

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    The Wallflower

    The Wallflower is about a girl named Sunako who was called ugly by the first and only person to whom she confessed her love. This incident sparks a life change, and as a result Sunako shuns all forms of beauty, both in herself as well as in…

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    Shakugan no Shana III

    Shakugan no Shana details an age-old conflict between those who inhabit the Crimson Realm, a parallel universe to the human world. The Crimson Realm is populated by Crimson Denizens who are able to manipulate the Power of Existence, a fundamental…

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    Chobits

    The series centers on the life of Hideki Motosuwa, a held-back student attempting to qualify for university by studying at Seki prep school in Tokyo. Besides a girlfriend, he dreams of having a persocom: an android used as a personal…

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    Dance With the Devils

    Ritsuka Tachibana, a seemingly normal school girl suddenly finds herself become entangled in a conflict between devils and vampiresat her school, with both sides believing she is the last remaining key to discovering the location of…

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    Dusk Maiden of Amnesia

    The story revolves around a first-year middle school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school’s old buildings, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a…

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    Boys Over Flowers

    Eitoku Academy is a prestigious school that caters to children from rich, high-society families. Hence, Tsukushi, who is one of the students that comes from a poor family, is considered by others to be the “weed” of the school. The…

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    Btooom!

    Ryōta Sakamoto is an unemployed 22-year-old young man who lives with his mother Yukie. He is one of the world’s top players of the combat video game called Btooom!.[3] One day, he awakes in what appears to be a tropical island, though he…

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    Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun

    My Little Monster focuses on the relationship between Shizuku Mizutani, who has absolutely no interests except in studying and her plans for the future, and a boy named Haru Yoshida, who sits next to Shizuku in class but rarely attends school.…

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    Fushigi Yuugi

    The series describes the various trials of Miaka Yūki and Yui Hongo, two middle-school students. While at the library one day, Miaka and Yui encounter a strange book known as The Universe of the Four Gods. Reading this…

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    Cardcaptor Sakura

    Cardcaptor Sakura takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Tomoeda which is somewhere near Tokyo. Ten-year-old Sakura Kinomoto accidentally releases a set of magical cards known as Clow Cards from a book in her basement…

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    S · A: Special A

    Hikari Hanazono has always been second to Kei Takishima. When they were six years old, their pro-wrestling loving fathers introduced them to each other. Assuming that she was the best in wrestling, young Hikari challenged Kei to a wrestling match…

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    Watashi ga Motete Dousunda

    Kae Serinuma is a fujoshi, a female manga and anime geek who loves reading yaoi (boys love) material and imagining men together in romantic relationships, both fictional and real. When one of her favourite anime characters…

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    One Week Friends

    High schooler Yūki Hase notices that his classmate Kaori Fujimiya is always alone and seemingly has no friends. After approaching her and becoming better acquainted, Kaori reveals that every Monday she loses all memory of her friends. Despite…

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    Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!

    Yūta Togashi is a boy who, during junior high school, suffered from “chunibyo“, believing that he possessed supernatural powers and calling himself the “Dark Flame Master”, therefore alienating himself from his classmates.…

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    Peach Girl

    Momo Adachi is a former member of the high school swim team. She tans easily and her hair is bleached out; unfortunately, she is stereotyped by her ignorant classmates and is forced to endure rumors about being an “easy girl” who has had…

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    Nagi no Asukara

    Since long ago, human civilization had lived on the ocean floor. However, there were many humans who wanted to live above the surface and they moved to land creating a fundamental separation between the two. After their school closes down, four…

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    Hiiro no Kakera

    Tamaki Kasuga is a teenage girl who revisits a small village she remembers from her childhood and gets caught up in her family’s history and the supernatural dangers surrounding it. While walking along the hillsides waiting for the person who…

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    Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance

    Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance Hepburn: Junjō Romanchika, lit. “Pure-Hearted Romantica”), stylized as Junjo Romantica ~Pure Romance~, is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. It focuses on four storylines: the main couple, which…

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    The Story of Saiunkoku

    Saiunkoku is a world of eight provinces or houses, each named after a different color. Set in the fictional empire of Saiunkoku, the story centers on Shurei Hong (Kou), a descendant of a noble family that has fallen on hard times. Her…

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    Nodame Cantabile

    Shinichi Chiaki, an arrogant, multilingual perfectionist, is the top student at Momogaoka College of Music and has secret ambitions to become a conductor. Born into a musical family, he is talented in piano and violin and once lived…

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    Lovestage

    Love Stage!! is a Japanese yaoimanga series written by Eiki Eiki and illustrated by Taishi Zaō. It began serialization in the July 2010 issue of Kadokawa Shoten‘s Asuka Ciel magazine. The manga is licensed in North America by…

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    Gosick

    Gosick takes place in 1924 in a small, French-speaking fictional European country; which stretches from Switzerland, through the Alps between France and Italy, to the Mediterranean Sea. The country is called “Sauville” in the…

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    Junjō Romantica

    Junjo Romantica: Pure RomanceHepburn: Junjō Romanchika, lit. “Pure-Hearted Romantica”), stylized as Junjo Romantica ~Pure Romance~, is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. It focuses on four storylines: the main couple, which…

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    Kotoura-san

    Haruka Kotoura is a 15-year-old girl who was born with the psychic ability to read minds. As a child she blurts out what people around her are thinking, not yet knowing that these thoughts were connected to the person’s true feelings. She…

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    Inu-x-boku-secret-service

    The Maison de Ayakashi, better known as Ayakashi Hall or Ayakashikan, is a high security apartment building where humans with demon or yōkai ancestors reside, each guarded by their own Secret Service (SS) bodyguard. These descendants, the…

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    Kyoukai No Kanata

    One day, high school student Akihito Kanbara instinctively goes to save his fellow schoolmate, Mirai Kuriyama, from committing suicide. Following his pleas, Mirai suddenly stabs Akihito with a sword formed out of her own blood and is shocked to…

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    Diabolik Lovers

    The main heroine, Yui Komori, was just a normal teenage girl until in her second year of high school; her father, a priest, has to go overseas for work. As a result, Yui is sent to a new town and arrives alone at the mansion she was…

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    Chivalry of a Failed Night

    Chivalry of a Failed Knight is an anime series adapted from the light novels of the same title by Riku Misora and Won.[1] Produced by Silver Link and Nexus and directed by Shin Ōnuma, the series adapts the first…

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    Plastic Memories

    Plastic Memories takes place in a city in the near future, in which humans live alongside androids that look exactly like humans and have human emotion and memory. SAI Corp, the leading android production company, has introduced the…

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    Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

    A group of six sixth-grade-age childhood friends drift apart after one of them, Meiko “Menma” Honma, dies in an accident. Years after the incident, the leader of the group, Jinta Yadomi, has withdrawn from society, does not attend high…

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    Kimi no Na wa (Your Name)

    High school girl Mitsuha Miyamizu lives in the town of Itomori in Japan’s mountainous Hida region. She is bored with the country life, and wishes to be a handsome boy in her next life. She begins switching…

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    Stigma of the Wind

    Kazuma Kannagi was the eldest son of the Kannagi family and presumed heir. However, due to his inability to use “Enjutsu”, the power to control flames, he was considered to be useless within his family. Despite his inability to wield…

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    Bokura ga Ita / We Were There

    Nanami Takahashi, a teenage girl in her first year of high school, hopes to make new friends quickly. The center of attention at her school is Motoharu Yano, a very popular boy, whom Nanami dislikes at the beginning, due to his apparent…

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    Kokoro Connect

    The story involves five high school students—Taichi, Iori, Himeko, Yoshifumi, and Yui—who are all members of the Student Cultural Research Club. One day, they begin experiencing a phenomenon in which they randomly swap bodies amongst themselves.…

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    Ore Monogatari

    The story follows Takeo Gōda, a tall and muscular student who doesn’t have much luck with women, as every girl he likes ends up falling for his best friend, Makoto Sunakawa, who is charming and good-looking. This all changes when he saves…

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    Your Lie in April

    Piano prodigy Kōsei Arima dominates various music competitions and becomes famous among child musicians, but also controversial. When his mother Saki dies suddenly, he has a mental breakdown while performing at a piano recital which resulted in him…

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    Skip Beat!

    Skip Beat! follows the story of Kyoko Mogami, a sixteen-year-old girl who loves her childhood friend, Shotaro Fuwa, but is betrayed by him. Having spent a large part of her childhood at Shotaro’s parents’ inn, she learned a great…

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    Zero no Tsukaima

    Louise is a noble girl who is terrible at magic, as her attempts usually result in an explosion. She is nicknamed “Louise the Zero” by her classmates, due to the inability to use any of the four magic elements. Early in the school year…

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    Itazura na KISS

    In this romantic comedy story, a high school girl named Kotoko Aihara finally tells a fellow senior named Naoki that she has loved him from afar since she saw him on their first day of high school. However, Naoki, a hottie “super-ikemen”…

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    Vampire Knight Guilty

    Yuki’s earliest memory is of a stormy night in winter, where she was attacked by a rogue vampire and rescued by Kaname Kuran, a Pureblood vampire. Now ten years later, Yuki Cross, the adopted daughter of the headmaster of Cross Academy, Kaien…

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    The Pet Girl of Sakurasou

    Sakura Dormitory is a dorm of the high school affiliated with Suimei University of the Arts (often shortened as Suiko), which hosts the strangest, most trouble-making students. After being kicked out of the normal dorm for keeping a stray cat,…

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    Inu × Boku SS

    The Maison de Ayakashi, better known as Ayakashi Hall or Ayakashikan, is a high security apartment building where humans with demon or yōkai ancestors reside, each guarded by their own Secret Service (SS) bodyguard. These descendants, the…

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    Akagami No Shirayukihime

    Shirayuki is a normal herbalist in the kingdom of Tanbarun with one unique feature: her beautiful red hair. Due to her unusual hair color, Shirayuki was raised to always be careful of showing her hair in new surroundings and grew to be an…

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    Akatsuki No Yona

    Set in a fictional place that draws inspiration from a mixture of Japanese, Korean and Chinese cultures, the story follows the redemption of Yona, the sole princess to the Kingdom of Kouka. Yona lives the carefree life of a princess in Hiryuu…

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    Nisekoi

    Nisekoi follows high school students Raku Ichijo, the son of a leader in the yakuza faction Shuei-Gumi, and Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of a boss in a rival gang known as Beehive. They unexpectedly meet when Chitoge hops…

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    Golden Time

    Banri Tada is a newly admitted male student at a private law school in Tokyo. Due to the after-effects of a fall from a bridge shortly after his high school graduation, he has lost all of his memories prior to the accident (retrograde amnesia).…

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    Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso/Your Lie in April

    Piano prodigy Kōsei Arima dominates various music competitions and becomes famous among child musicians, but also controversial. When his mother Saki dies suddenly, he has a mental breakdown while performing at a piano recital which resulted in him…

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    Lovely Complex

    Love Com is a love story between a boy and a girl in Sakai, Osaka. The girl, Risa Koizumi, is 172 centimetres (5 ft 8 in) tall—much taller than the average Japanese girl. The boy, Atsushi Ōtani, is 156 cm…

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    Special A

    Hikari Hanazono has always been second to Kei Takishima. When they were six years old, their pro-wrestling loving fathers introduced them to each other. Assuming that she was the best in wrestling, young Hikari challenged Kei to a wrestling match…

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    Blue Spring Ride

    Futaba Yoshioka is a 17-year-old high school student who has an inferiority complex, as she has the need to fit with her female friends by acting brash towards the male students, due to a history of attracting the latter which made other girls…

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    Kimi ni Todoke

    Sawako Kuronuma—dubbed Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from The Ring—has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance; rumors around school report that she can see ghosts and curse…

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    My Little Monster

    My Little Monster focuses on the relationship between Shizuku Mizutani, who has absolutely no interests except in studying and her plans for the future, and a boy named Haru Yoshida, who sits next to Shizuku in class but rarely attends school.…

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    Say “I love you”.

    Quiet and unassuming Mei Tachibana has spent her high school years without making friends or getting a boyfriend because of a childhood incident that left her believing that people will betray each other sooner or later. She encounters a popular boy…

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    Wolf Girl and Black Prince

    Erika Shinohara is a high school student who desperately wants to fit in a clique so she would not become lonely. However, because her clique consists of girls who have boyfriends, she has to resort to tell lies about having one herself. To make…

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    Clannad After Story

    The first half of the story takes place primarily at Hikarizaka Private High School, a fictional school located in Japan. Outside of the school, frequented locations include the bakery run by Nagisa’s parents, and the dormitory…

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    Clannad

    The first half of the story takes place primarily at Hikarizaka Private High School, a fictional school located in Japan. Outside of the school, frequented locations include the bakery run by Nagisa’s parents, and the dormitory…

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    Charlotte

    Charlotte takes place in an alternate reality where a short-period comet called Charlotte passes near Earth once every 75 years. As this happens, it spreads dust onto the Earth, which causes a small percentage…

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    Guilty Crown

    High school student Shu Ouma encounters a wounded girl named Inori Yuzuriha, the vocalist of a popular internet group Egoist, taking refuge at his film club’s workshop. The GHQ Anti Bodies storm the workshop and arrest her for involvement with…

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    Spice and Wolf

    Spice and Wolf’s story revolves around Kraft Lawrence, a 25-year-old traveling merchant who peddles various goods from town to town to make a living in a stylized, fictional world, with a historical setting with European…

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    Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

    The story follows the exploits of Bell Cranel, a 14-year-old solo adventurer under the goddess Hestia. As the only member of the Hestia Familia, he works hard every day in the dungeon to make ends meet while seeking to improve himself. He looks…

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    Toradora!

    Ryuji Takasu is frustrated at trying to look his best as he enters his second year of high school. Despite his gentle personality, his eyes give him the appearance of an intimidating delinquent. He is happy to be classmates with his best friend…

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    Future Diary

    Yukiteru Amano is a 14-year-old shy, daydreaming loner who observes life and jots down the events on his cell phone. His only friends are Deus Ex Machina, the God of Space and Time, and his assistant Muru Muru. Deus transforms Yukiteru’s…

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    Fruits Basket

    When high school student Tohru Honda’s mother dies in a car crash, Tohru decides to live with her grandfather. Renovations on the house and unsupportive and unkind family members cause her to move out of her grandfather’s house…

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    Your Name

    High school girl Mitsuha Miyamizu lives in the town of Itomori[note 1] in Japan’s mountainous Hida region. She is bored with the country life, and wishes to be a handsome boy in her next life. She begins switching…

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    Snow White with the Red Hair

    Shirayuki is a normal herbalist in the kingdom of Tanbarun with one unique feature: her beautiful red hair. Due to her unusual hair color, Shirayuki was raised to always be careful of showing her hair in new surroundings and grew to be an…

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    Rosario + Vampire

    Tsukune Aono is an average teenager who is unable to get into any local high schools due to his poor grades. As a last ditch effort to secure his education, his parents enroll him in a private school called Yokai Academy, which he discovers is…

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    Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

    The plot of the episodes is primarily based on the Unlimited Blade Works storyline in the Fate/stay night visual novel, in which Shirou Emiya, a high school student and amateur magus living in Fuyuki City, Japan, is dragged…

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    Spirited Away

    Ten-year-old Chihiro Ogino and her parents are traveling to their new home when her father takes a wrong turn. They unknowingly enter a magical world that Chihiro’s father insists on exploring. While Chihiro’s parents begin to devour the…

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    Maid Sama!

    Once an all-boys school, Seika High, infamous for its rowdy students, has recently become a co-ed school. However, with the female population still remaining a minority even after the change over the recent years, Misaki Ayuzawa works hard to make…

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    Noragami

    Hiyori Iki is a normal middle school student until she was involved in a bus accident while trying to protect a stranger. This incident causes her soul to frequently slip out of her body, and she becomes aware of the existence of two parallel…

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    Sword Art Online II

    In 2022, a virtual reality massively multiplayer online role-playing game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online (SAO) is released. With the NerveGear, a helmet that stimulates the user’s five senses via their brain, players…

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    Akame ga KILL!

    Tatsumi is a fighter who, accompanied by his two childhood friends, sets off to the Capital in search of a way to make money to assist his poverty-stricken village. After being separated from his friends in a bandit attack, Tatsumi…

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    Ouran High School Host Club

    Haruhi Fujioka is a scholarship student at the prestigious Ouran Academy, a fictitious high school for rich kids located in Bunkyo, Tokyo. Looking for a quiet place to study, Haruhi stumbles upon the abandoned Third Music Room, a…

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    Steins;Gate

    Steins;Gate is set in 2010 in Akihabara, Tokyo, and follows Rintaro Okabe, a self-proclaimed “mad scientist”, who runs the “Future Gadget Laboratory” in an apartment together with his friends Mayuri Shiina and Itaru…

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    High School DxD

    High School DxD  is a Japanese light novel series written by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated by Miyama-Zero. The story centers on Issei Hyodo, a perverted high school student from Kuoh Academy who is killed by his…

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    Fairy Tail

    Fairy Tail is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It was serialized in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine from August 2, 2006 to July 26, 2017, with the individual chapters collected and published into…

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