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The Best Anime Like Grand Blue

Updated June 30, 2019 5.8k votes 1.6k voters 59.8k views25 items

Grand Blue is a really fun anime, so of course you're looking for similar series to check out after finishing it. Everyone has been Iori Kitahara at one point or another; having dreams of living a typical life and soon finding out that things won't go as planned is not exceptionally unique for most people. However, his mishap seems to be just the thing he needs after joining up with his fellow upperclassmen for a dive. A story all about the love of diving, we've found some of the most perfect anime series like Grand Blue that are certainly just as entertaining. 

One obvious choice for anime like Grand Blue is Amanchu!, which has the same love for diving into the depths of the ocean and meeting unlikely friends in the process. A newcomer to a small seaside town, Futaba is obsessed with documenting every portion of her life via photographs. When she meets the strange and unusual diver, Hikari, everything changes, pulling her into the deep blue depths of the ocean; sound familiar? There are also shows that don't have to necessarily do with diving, but still hold similar aspects to Grand Blue. Series like Daily Lives of High School Boys is perfect for the similarity in humor and the cruel jokes youth sometimes plays on us. 

If you're looking for that next perfect series, check out these recommendations for anime like Grand Blue! Vote up the anime you'd most recommend to other fans of Grand Blue.

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    Prison School is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Hiramoto. Hachimitsu Academy, one of the strictest girls academies in Tokyo, has decided to admit boys into their system.  ...more
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    Gin Tama is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Hideaki Sorachi. A full anime series debuted on April 4, 2006 on TV Tokyo and finished on March 25, 2010. The story is set in an alternate  ...more
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    Daily Lives of High School Boys is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasunobu Yamauchi. The manga was serialized in Gangan Online and was released in seven manga volumes between May  ...more
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    Adventure, Comedy
    KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! (Studio Deen, 2016), also known simply as KonoSuba, is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel series by Natsume Akatsuki. Following  ...more
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    Shimoneta: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist (J.C.Staff, 2015), officially abbreviated as Shimoseka in Japan, is a Japanese comedy anime series based on the light novel by  ...more
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    D-Frag!, also known as D-Fragments, is a comedic manga series by Tomoya Haruno. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Brain's Base aired from January 6, 2014 to March 24, 2014. The story  ...more
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    Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (J.C.Staff, 2015), also known simply as Food Wars, is a Japanese cooking anime series based on the manga by Yuto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki. Soma Yukihira enrolls in an  ...more
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    My Bride Is a Mermaid is a Japanese manga series written by Tahiko Kimura. A 26-episode anime television series adaptation animated by Gonzo. The story of My Bride Is a Mermaid revolves around a  ...more
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    Based on a seinen gag manga by Nakamura Hikaru serialised in Young GanGan. A young upper-class elite man, Ichinomiya "Riku" Kou, who has a policy of not ever wanting to be in debt to anyone, ends up
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    Keijo!!!!!!!! ("Competitive Girl", also known as Hip Whip Girl) is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Daichi Sorayomi and 2016 anime series.  ...more
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    Comedy, Drama
    Golden Time (MBS, 2013) is a Japanese romantic comedy anime series based on the light novel written by Yuyuko Takemiya and illustrated by Eji Komatsu from J.C.Staff animation studio. After losing his  ...more
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    Action, Comedy
    Angel Beats! (P.A. Works, 2010) is a Japanese supernatural anime series. In a realm within the afterlife, a band of teens fight to keep from being taken to the next level.  ...more
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    Genshiken is a manga series by Shimoku Kio about a college club for otaku and the lifestyle its members pursue. The title is a shortening of the club's official name, Gendai Shikaku Bunka Kenkyūkai,  ...more
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    Ping-Pong Club is a Japanese manga by Minoru Furuya about the members of a middle school ping-pong club. In 1996, the manga won the Kodansha Manga Award for general manga. It was adapted as an anime  ...more
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    Tsuritama, sometimes written as tsuritama, is a Japanese anime television series that aired in spring 2012 season. It premiered on April 12, 2012 and ended on June 28, 2012. The anime has been  ...more
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