Let’s just be honest, we all need love in our life even if we are single or in a relationship and we are looking for love in our life. These romantic anime shows let you fill that potential void in your heart. An emotionless person starts feeling something in his/her heart after watching a romance anime.
We bring you our 15 Best Romance Anime of All Time. There are people who in relationship watch these animes too so you have to do your thing and start finishing every anime that we are gonna mention.
This is the story of Naho, a girl who receives a letter from her future self. In that letter, she finds a message that contains a warning to take care of a new transfer student to make sure he stays around her in the future. This anime is like “sometimes sour, sometimes sweet”. As you can see how the name of anime “ORANGE” implies.
Naho begins to believe the letters as they accurately predict events. When the letter asks her not to invite Kakeru to go out for the first day, Naho and her friends decide to invite him anyway. Kakeru ends up not attending school for the next two weeks because of some problem with his family.
Naho learns from the letters that in the future Kakeru is dead, having died by suicide around Valentine’s Day in the same school year in which he enrolled. Will she able to save him or he will die?
Imagine meeting a person with the same name having different personalities and faces. Same as that situation, The two Nanas meet on a train by chance, both traveling to Tokyo.
Nana Komatsu, a girl who has a habit of falling in love, at first sight, every time, or depending on the situation when someone helps her.
Nana Oosaki, another girl who is the punk-styled lead vocalist of a band called Black or BLAST. After a coincidence, they both end up sharing an apartment. Despite having different personalities and ideals, The two nanas respected each other and become close friends.
13. Kaguya-sama: Love Is war
In the senior high school division of Shuchiin Academy, the student council president and vice president, Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya, appear to be the perfect couple.
Kaguya is the daughter of a wealthy family, and Miyuki is the top student at the school and well-known across the prefecture. Even though they like each other and they seem too proud to confess their love but they can’t.
They always try to make an event and come up with many schemes to make the other confess first but they fail all the time.
12. Kamisama kiss
Nanami Momozono, an average high school girl who gets kicked out of her apartment by the debt collectors because her father is a constant gambler and becomes homeless. But she still maintains a kind heart.
A fortunate turn of event, while sitting on a bench in a park, thinking about her future or what she’s gonna do next. She meets a yokai named Mikage hanging from a tree. After saving him from the dog because he was being chased by them.
She tells him her condition how she kicked out her apartment, knowing and respecting her situation Mikage gives his home as a token of his gratitude. She accepts the offer because she is homeless and a sweet romantic story begins between a human and a yokai.
11. Anohana: The flower we saw that day
The story begins with Jinta yadomi, a loner guy who plays video games all day. As he sees a vision of his long-dead friend Menma, we find the missing puzzle in Jinta’s story. As Menma frequents Jinta’s life, he and his friends from the past reunite to lay her spirit to rest.
This anime broaches the subject of the loss of a loved one. Jinta Yodami takes to the life of a recluse to cope up with grief from the loss of a loved one.
10. Tamako Market and Tamako love story
Tamako Kitashirakawa is the eldest daughter of a family which runs the Tama-ya mochi shop. One day, Tamako encounters a strange talking bird named Dera Mochimazzi who comes from a distant land searching for a wife for his country’s prince. After becoming overweight from eating too much mochi, Dera ends up becoming a freeloader in Tamako’s home.
The anime series follows the everyday life of Tamako, her friends, family, and neighbors, and this peculiar bird. In Tamako Love story, we got to see Tamako and his childhood friend Mochizo’s love story. After all, Mochizo has a crush on Tamako and they are being too shy to open up.
Ryuji Takasu, a guy who was a very gentle personality despite knowing that his eyes give him the appearance of an intimidating criminal or a bad guy. When he enters his second year of high school he tries his best to not look like a delinquent. He is happy to be classmates with his best friend and his crush.
Taiga Aisaka, a girl who is called “the school’s most dangerous animal of the highest risk level”. Ryuji runs into Taiga who has a negative attitude towards others takes an instant dislike to Ryuji.
By coincidence, she is living in an apartment facing Ryuji’s house. They both have a crush on their friends and start helping each other but end up discovering that they spend a lot more time with each other.
8. My Little Monster
My little monster focuses on the relationship between Shizuku Mizutani, who has no interests excepts 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.
Shizuku is renowned as a girl who is emotionless and cold. On the other hand, Haru is known as a violent and uncontrollable monster, Haru is actually kind and gentle.
One day Shizuku has given a task to deliver class printouts to Haru’s home then she meets Haru who welcomes her as a friend, starting their new relationship. The two unsocial beings help each other learn how to care for each
other and relate with their friends and family.
7. Say “I love you “
Say “I love you” is a Japanese 2008 romance manga by Kanae Hazuki. An anime adaptation by Zexcs aired from October 6 to December 30, 2012. Mei Tachibana, a high school girl who has spent her high school years without making friends or getting a boyfriend, encounters a popular boy named Yamato Kurosawa, who becomes interested in her.
A childhood incident with Mei Tachiaban in which her friends were so toxic and left a scar in her heart with disappointment, leading her to be cautious around people. After encountering Yamato, their romantic life begins with a blossoming relationship and their tentative friendship.
6. Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You)
The story takes place in Hokkaido. 15-year-old high school freshman Sawako Kuronuma—dubbed Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from The Ring Movie — has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance; rumors around school report that she can see ghosts and curse people.
However, despite her ominous appearance, she is actually a sweet and unassuming girl who only longs to be helpful; she has been shunned for so long that the idea of making friends has become foreign to her. When a boy, the popular boy Kazehaya, begins talking with her, everything changes.
She finds herself in a new world, making new friends and talking to different people, and she can’t thank Kazehaya enough for giving her these opportunities. Slowly, but surely, a sweet love blossoms between the two as they overcome circumstances and obstacles that stand in their way.
5. My love story
The story follows Takeo Gōda, a tall and muscular high school 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. Women tend to find his appearance off-putting or frightening, likening him to a bear or gorilla.
This all changes when he saves Rinko Yamato, a petite shy girl, from a groper on a train. she immediately fell in love with him after Takeo saves her. Rinko is also a smart person when she secretly follows Takeo after the incident and also asking the neighborhood to find out where he lives and study.
This is the beginning of their unique and sweet love story.
4. Snow white with the red hair
Shirayuki, Main Female Character in “Snow White with the red hair” is a normal herbalist in the kingdom of Tanbarun with one unique feature: her beautiful red hair which attracts a lot of attention. Due to her unusual hair color, Shirayuki was raised to always be careful of showing her hair in new surroundings, tying it up with a red ribbon, and grew to be an independent, young woman.
However, her hair gets her noticed by Prince Raj, who orders her to become his concubine. Refusing his orders, she cuts her hair and leaves it behind, as she knew that he only wanted her for her unique hair color, and escapes to the neighboring kingdom of Clarines.
On her way there, she meets and befriends Prince Zen Wistaria and his two aides, Mitsuhide and Kiki. When Zen is poisoned by an apple meant for Shirayuki, gifted by Raj, she successfully obtains the antidote and decides to accompany the trio to Clarines. Over the course of the story, Zen and Shirayuki begin to fall in love with each other and eventually begin a romantic relationship, despite opposition due to their difference in social status. Later, Shirayuki promises to Zen to wait for him amidst the flowers.
3. Golden Time
This is the story of a guy, Banri Tada, a male student in private law school in Tokyo who has lost all of his memories in an incident and has retrograde amnesia. Banri finds himself completely and utterly lost after the big opening ceremonial event and tries to find his way to the freshman orientation. Along the way, he runs straight into another lost and confused freshman from the same school, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and they immediately hit it off.
Koko Kaga, a well-dressed and obsessive woman congratulates Mitsuo Yanagisawa and hits him on his face with a bouquet of roses because he secretly has taken the examination of this private college to escape her (his childhood friend as they promised to marry each other one day).
Banri meets a second-year student named Linda; unbeknownst to him, she was his best friend in high school and holds herself responsible for his memory loss. As the series progresses, Banri deals with his slowly re-emerging memories, which often come into conflict with a relationship that blooms between him and Kaga.
2. Clannad: After Story
Continuation of the first anime series Clannad, Clannad: after story is produced by the same staff as with the first series, and containing the same cast of voice actors, adapts the After Story arc from the Clannad visual novel, which is a continuation of Nagisa’s scenario. Clannad After Story has 25 episodes.
After Story is a path that opens in the original visual novel after all the other paths have been opened. Life continues for Tomoya. A few months have passed since he confessed his love to Nagisa. Now entering the second semester, he continues to meet a variety of different people, expanding his own world in the process. As well, Tomoya and Nagisa’s relationship begins to enter a level of intimacy unlike before.
Through his relationship with Nagisa, and his various encounters, Tomoya begins to understand the meaning and importance of family. Unfortunately, as Tomoya and Nagisa begin their own family together, they are faced with many hardships and challenges along the way.
Tomoya’s relationship with Nagisa grows to a greater level than ever before. Through his various encounters and the start of his new family with Nagisa, Tomoya will finally begin to understand the value of the most precious thing that we have in this world; the value of having a family.
1. Your Lie in April
This anime is about music and romance. every episode will fill you up with a remedy and sweet story between Kousei Arima and Kaori Miayazono. It is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. The series was serialized in Kodansha‘s Monthly Shōnen Magazine from April 2011 to May 2015. An anime television series adaptation by A-1 Pictures aired from October 2014 to March 2015 on Fuji TV‘s Noitamina block.
It tells the tale of a pianist, Kousei Arima who gives up on things after the death of his mother, As a result of him no longer being able to hear the sound of his piano even though his hearing is otherwise perfectly fine. But you know what they say, love meets you in your mess.
Kaori Miyazono, a beautiful violinist who helps Kousei restart his life. Here’s a side note: don’t let the over-simplistic description fool you, Your Lie In April is a tragedy rooted in love, it is a take on the hard-hitting subjects of loss, pain, acceptance, and learning to move on. It will make you cry eventually and make you happy with their memories.
15 Best Romance Anime of All Time: Conclusion
These are the best romance anime of all time that will mend your broken soul and take you to a new world. As you know this list is based on my own opinion and my own perception. To be honest you won’t regret watching any anime from this list. If you are finding difficulty choosing which to start with then I would say, starts from 15 to 1 or you can just grab or pick any anime. you know what if you are truly a fan of anime then you won’t be having a problem with choosing, right?
Note: Some of the anime contains very heart broking moments and will make you cry a lot so be careful if you have a light heart or you can’t handle heavy moments then watch one to five episodes if you feel going without any problem then best of luck and have fun. You can watch these best romance animes of all time on Netflix, Crunchyroll, and Funimation.
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