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The Best Harem Anime Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite harem anime series.

List of the best Harem anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. If you're not familiar with the harem genre, it usually involves a character being surrounded by at least 3 members of the opposite gender. The genre is closely related to ecchi anime and many of them feature some of the hottest blonde anime girls.—if you’re into that kind of stuff.

Harem anime is typically focused on a man and three women, while the opposite scenario is referred to as reverse harem anime. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about Harem in one way or another.

Examples of anime on this list include Akikan!, Tenchi Muyo! and more. What is the greatest Harem anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!

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High School DxD is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Yuki Kaji, Jamie Marchi, Azumi Asakura
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 high school student from Kuoh Academy who is ...more
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Rosario + Vampire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
kam0621 added Saeko Chiba, Kimiko Koyama, Rie Kugimiya
Rosario + Vampire is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akihisa Ikeda. The story revolves around Tsukune Aono, a boy who inadvertently enrolls in a boarding school for monsters. ...more
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Date A Live is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
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Date A Live is a Japanese light novel series written by Kōshi Tachibana and illustrated by Tsunako. An anime adaptation series aired on TV from April 6 to June 22, 2013. Each episode was ...more
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Trinity Seven: 7-nin no Masho ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
xmiggy17 added Yumi Hara
Trinity Seven is a fantasy romantic comedy manga series by Kenji Saitō with art by Akinari Nao. An anime television series adaptation by Seven Arcs Pictures aired between October 2014 and ...more
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Highschool of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
saud.clex added Ayana Taketatsu, Jouji Nakata, Yoshiko Sakakibara
This series is a Japanese manga series written by Daisuke Satō and illustrated by Shōji Satō. The story follows a group of high school students caught in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. The ...more
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To Love-Ru is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
johnnymccraze added Mamiko Noto, Sayuri Yahagi, Haruka Tomatsu
To Love-Ru is a Japanese manga series written by Saki Hasemi and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki, creator of Black Cat. The manga was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine between ...more
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HensleyGollopp added Yuki Kaida, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Toshihiko Seki
Sekirei is a Japanese manga series by Sakurako Gokurakuin. The manga began serialization in the seinen magazine Young Gangan published by Square Enix in December 2004. An anime adaptation ...more
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TerrenzMifloresMarquez added Yûichi Nakamura
The Testament of Sister New Devil is a Japanese light novel series written by Tetsuto Uesu and illustrated by Nekosuke Ōkuma. The first season of an anime television adaptation premiered on ...more
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Infinite Stratos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
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Infinite Stratosis a Japanese light novel series by Izuru Yumizuru with illustrations provided by Okiura and CHOCO. A 12-episode anime adaptation aired in Japan between January and March, 2011, ...more
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Horizon added Junji Majima, Sora Amamiya, Yu Kobayashi
Monster Musume is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Okayado. For years, the Japanese government has kept a secret: mythical creatures such as centaurs, mermaids, harpies, and ...more
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JihanKhalishaAnjani added Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook
Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more
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Austin Tindle, Morgan Garrett, Megan Emerick
Is This a Zombie?, also known as Korezom for short, is a Japanese light novel series by Shinichi Kimura, with illustrations by Kobuichi and Muririn. Since January 2009, 17 volumes have been ...more
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JulioSolano added Yuiko Tatsumi, Rina Hidaka, Takuya Eguchi
Campione! is a Japanese light novel series written by Jō Taketsuki and illustrated by Sikorski. It has been published by Shueisha in their Super Dash Bunko imprint since September 2008. It has ...more
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JulioSolano added Felecia Angelle
The story follows an international training organization named Babel which protects the young people returning from another world. A wayward hero named Akatsuki has come back to the real world ...more
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Mayo Chiki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
avgamer99 added Mayo Chiki
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Nisekoi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
JihanKhalishaAnjani added Koki Uchiyama, Nao Tôyama, Kana Hanazawa
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Zero no Tsukaima is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
andrea-cavallo added Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie
FAMILIAR OF ZERO F follows the adventures of second-year student, Louise and Saito at the Tristain Academy of Magic.
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Jerry Tomic added Michelle Rojas
Absolute Duo is a Japanese light novel series by Takumi Hiiragiboshi with illustrations by Yū Asaba. Tor Kokonoe enrolls in Koryo Academy, a high school where its students battle each other with ...more
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JulioSolano added Heaven's Lost Property (Sora No Otoshimono)
Tomoki Sakurai is a young man whose motto is “Peace and quiet is the best”, but he finds it difficult when he has to put up with his next door neighbor with a killer karate chop, Sohara Mitsuki; Eishiro Sugata, an eccentric scientist bent on discovering the “New World”; and Mikako Satsukitane, a borderline sadist. One day, while he was witnessing a strange anomaly in the sky, a UMA (Unidentified Mysterious Animal) falls from it. What falls from the sky is an Angeloid named Ikaros, who soon becomes Tomoki’s servant. From then on, more Angeloids come to him, and with this, he finds himself struggling for his peace and quiet, but at the same time finds pleasant things the Angeloids bring him.
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Aria: the Scarlet Ammo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
ElPsyCongroo added Aria: the Scarlet Ammo
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morgan14201 added Ayana Taketatsu, Tomomi Isomura, Akio Ohtsuka
Baka and Test also known as Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts is a Japanese light novel series created by Kenji Inoue and illustrations by Yui Haga. The series spans a total of 17 volumes, which ...more
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xmiggy17 added Grisaia no Kajitsu
Mihama Academy is a prison-like school built to preserve "fruit" that has fallen too far from its tree. It is home to five female students who each have their own reasons for enrolling in the academy and live their life idly within the walls of Mihama. One day, Kazami Yuuji—the institute's first male student—arrives and throws the orderly rhythm of Mihama off balance. Is Yuuji what the girls need to grab hold of their lives once more, or will the weight of their pasts prove too steep a wall to overcome? Or, is his past even heavier than any of the others?(Source: Crunchyroll)
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haban18 added Tom Hollander, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville
Freezing is a Japanese manga created by Dall-Young Lim(writer) and Kwang-Hyun Kim(artist). n August 12, 2010, an anime adaptation produced by A.C.G.T was announced, airing twelve episodes in ...more
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Haganai (short for Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, literally "I Don't Have Many Friends"), is a Japanese light novel series written by Yomi Hirasaka, illustrated by Buriki, and 2011
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AdyVramMonox added Ayana Taketatsu, Mayuki Makiguchi, Ryōka Yuzuki

Dating sim master Keima Katsuragi wants nothing more than to immerse himself in the 2D world, chasing digital girlfriends. But when the so-called "Capturing God" answers a mysterious email from an unknown sender, Keima finds himself chasing down real-life ladies in an attempt to help the peppy demon Elsie de Lute Irma capture "lost souls" escaped from the depths of hell. Now, lest the explosive collar around his neck detonate, Keima must convince various girls to fall in love with him in order to scare out the souls hiding in their hearts.

(Source: ANN) The World God Only Knows, abbreviated as Kaminomi, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tamiki Wakaki. The manga has been serialized in the Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine by ...more