Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Nana  

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Need some Nana anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like Nana, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Nana in terms of tone, genre, characters, and more.

What would happen if you fatefully met someone with the same given name as you? Created by Ai Yazawa, that's exactly what Nana is about. If you liked the slice of life aspect of Nana and the especially the music, you should check out Beck. Also known as Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad, this anime follows a young teenager who dreams of playing in a rock and roll band. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Nana are Peach GirlWe Were There, and Paradise Kiss, a series with the same producer that has similar elements of drama and suspense.

What should you watch after finishing Nana? Find some great picks on the list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Nana fans.

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Paradise Kiss is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Paradise Kiss, abbreviated to "ParaKiss", is a manga series written and illustrated by Ai Yazawa. It appeared as a serial in the Japanese fashion magazine Zipper. Shodensha collected ...more
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Scum's Wish is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Scum's Wish is a Japanese manga series by Mengo Yokoyari. An anime television series adaptation by Lerche aired between January 12 and March 30, 2017.High school student Hanabi Yasuraoka has ...more
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Skip Beat! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Skip Beat! is a Taiwanese television drama based on the manga of the same name by Yoshiki Nakamura. It premiered on 18 December 2011 on FTV Main Channel and 24 December 2011 on GTV Variety Show. ...more
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Beck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad is a TV series adaptation of the Japanese manga series Beck.
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Peach Girl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Peach Girl is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Miwa Ueda. A high school drama centered on character Momo Adachi, her love life, friendships and rivalries, it was published in Japan by Kodansha ...more
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Golden Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Golden Time is a 2012 South Korean medical drama starring Lee Sun-kyun, Hwang Jung-eum, Lee Sung-min and Song Seon-mi. It aired on MBC from July 9 to September 25, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays ...more
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Itazura na Kiss is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Itazura na Kiss is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by Kaoru Tada. Itazura na Kiss began to be serialized and published in 1990 by Shueisha through Margaret magazine. It ...more
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We Were There is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
We Were There is a Japanese romance manga by Yuki Obata, which chronicles the love relationship between a boy called Motoharu Yano and a girl called Nanami Takahashi, starting from their teenage ...more
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Kids on the Slope is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Kids on the Slope is a Japanese manga series by Yuki Kodama. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012. It is directed by Shinichirō Watanabe at MAPPA and Tezuka ...more
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Honey and Clover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Honey and Clover is a Japanese romance film directed by Masahiro Takada.
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Lovely Complex is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Love Com, also known as Lovely Complex, is a romantic comedy shōjo manga by Aya Nakahara. The series is about the romance between a tall girl and a short boy who are treated as a comedy duo by ...more
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Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso or just simply Kimiuso, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. Piano prodigy Kōsei Arima dominated ...more
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Full Moon o Sagashite is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Full Moon o Sagashite is a Japanese shōjo manga by Arina Tanemura. According to the furigana, the kanji 満月 in the title are read furu mūn and not mangetsu or mitsuki, the Japanese words for the ...more
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Nodame Cantabile is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
At a top music academy in Japan, Shinichi Chiaki's arrogance is matched only by his top-notch piano playing. But when Chiaki and the teacher get into a fight, he's demoted to the reject class. ...more
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Anonymous Noise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Anonymous Noise is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ryoko Fukuyama. The manga has been recently adapted into an anime television series that aired from April to June 2017. Nino ...more
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Sensual Phrase is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Sensual Phrase is a shōjo manga series created by Mayu Shinjo. The manga was published by Shogakukan in Shōjo Comic between 1997 and 2000, and collected in 18 bound volumes. It was adapted as a ...more
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Bakuman. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Bakuman. is a TV animation series adapted from a comic book series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata.
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Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo is an anime series loosely based on Alexandre Dumas's classic French novel, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo. Spanning 24 episodes, it was produced by Gonzo, ...more
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Clannad After Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
This is the anime adaptation of the video game Clannad. The story is a continuation of Nagisa's story.The series broadcast in Japan between October 3, 2008 and March 26, 2009.
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White Album is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Toya Fujii, the male protagonist, is a twenty year old college student dating a rising singer named Yuki Morikawa. Along the way, they are faced with numerous challenges throughout the course of ...more
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School Days is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
School Days is an adult Japanese visual novel developed by 0verflow, released on April 28, 2005 for Windows and later ported as a DVD game and for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The ...more
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Descending Stories: Showa Genr... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Haruko Kumota and 2016 anime series. A man is released from prison and becomes the ...more
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White Album 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
White Album 2 (Howaito Arubamu 2) is a trilogy of Japanese adult visual novels and 2013 anime series, the sequel to Leaf's 1998 White Album. Haruki Kitahara, Setsuna Ogiso, and Kazusa Touma, ...more
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Gravitation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anime Like Nana
Gravitation is a yaoi manga series written and illustrated by Maki Murakami. The story follows the attempts of Shuichi Shindo and his band, Bad Luck, to become Japan's next musical sensation and ...more