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List of the best Harem anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these top harem anime shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. 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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25,844 2,061
High School DxD is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Yuki Kaji, Jamie Marchi, Azumi Asakura

2
12,060 3,477
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

3
13,189 2,321
Date a Live is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
ramonzhang.rz added Jamie Marchi

4
11,280 3,399
Highschool of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
saud.clex added Ayana Taketatsu, Jouji Nakata, Yoshiko Sakakibara

5
10,902 1,726
Trinity Seven: 7-nin no Masho ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
xmiggy17 added Yumi Hara

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8,855 2,020
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HensleyGollopp added Yuki Kaida, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Toshihiko Seki

7
9,483 2,345
To Love-Ru is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
johnnymccraze added Mamiko Noto, Sayuri Yahagi, Haruka Tomatsu

8
7,754 1,297
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TerrenzMifloresMarquez added Yûichi Nakamura

9
7,998 1,263
Infinite Stratos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
ruben-magalhaes added

10
8,714 4,094
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JihanKhalishaAnjani added Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

11
6,208 1,352
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Horizon added Junji Majima, Sora Amamiya, Yu Kobayashi

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5,703 1,401
Nisekoi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
JihanKhalishaAnjani added Koki Uchiyama, Nao Tôyama, Kana Hanazawa

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5,122 1,050
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JulioSolano added Yuiko Tatsumi, Rina Hidaka, Takuya Eguchi -

Godō Kusanagi is a 16-year-old high school boy, who once killed the god “Verethragna” and acquired the title of “Campione” (“God Killer”) when he was 15. Erica Brandelli is a 16-year-old Italian girl, who is a “Great Knight” of the magic society “Bronze Black Cross” and had fought together with Godo to defeat Verethragna. Godo doesn’t like fighting but his title of “Campione” makes him get involved in battles against other Campiones and uncontrollable gods.

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5,115 1,578
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Austin Tindle, Morgan Garrett, Megan Emerick

15
3,232 960
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JulioSolano added Felecia Angelle -

Known as a Rogue Hero in the fantasy world Alayzard, Akatsuki Ousawa decided to take upon the request of the defeated Demon King to take his daughter Miu with him. After bringing Miu back to the world he came from, Akatsuki brought her to join Babel, an academy-like organization that specializes in training those who came from the other world.

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3,792 1,175
Zero no Tsukaima is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
andrea-cavallo added Rie Kugimiya, Kikuko Inoue, Yui Horie

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2,976 875
Mayo Chiki is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
avgamer99 added Mayo Chiki

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3,550 803
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Jerry Tomic added Michelle Rojas

19
3,930 1,025
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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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3,878 1,128
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3,334 995
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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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3,882 1,206
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haban18 added Tom Hollander, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville

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3,072 1,030
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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)

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2,687 975
Aria: the Scarlet Ammo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
ElPsyCongroo added Aria: the Scarlet Ammo

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2,715 802
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JulioSolano added The story revolves around Takeru Ohyama, a young normal yet perverted minded guy who has been accepted and now goes to a school that, unknown to him, was where combat and magic is used. On the first day, he meets again after three years: Haruko Amaya, his childhood friend, Inaho Kushiya, a girl who says she’s his fiance, and Kodama Himegami, a blonde who wants to kill him. Finding out that there are many girls there that just don’t like him, he is told that everyone there uses a special magic ability while using an item or weapon called a Maken. Later, he finds that no Maken is acceptable for him and doesn’t know what to do, since in this school the students get into duels that showcase their magic and combat power, of which he seemingly has none.

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2,183 753
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
morgan14201 added Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu

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2,357 650
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fudge-dragon added Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches (Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo)

28
2,475 331
Danmachi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Joseph Anthony Ruiz added Danmachi

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1,483 678
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CoreyStanley added

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1,738 513
Mahouka Koukou No Rettousei is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
ferb-fletcher added Mahouka Koukou No Rettousei ONII SAMA

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1,738 389
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quang-minh-nguyen added Makoto Furukawa

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1,531 588
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1,707 375
Seiken Tsukai no World Break is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
NiclasKademummasilvertajpflu added Kaito Ishikawa, Ayana Taketatsu, Aoi Yuki

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2,238 705
Kissxsis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Ahmed Abdelaziz added Kissxsis

35
1,341 274
Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut

36
1,483 180
Isekai Wa Smartphone to Tomo N... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Helmi Tetsuya added Isekai Wa Smartphone to Tomo Ni

37
2,131 508
Boku wa tomodachi ga sukunai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
NiclasKademummasilvertajpflu added Whitney Rodgers, Jamie Marchi

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1,370 606
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Tenchi Muyo!

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1,186 706
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NiclasKademummasilvertajpflu added Yûichi Nakamura, Mai Nakahara, David Matranga

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994 139
No Game No Life is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Kazekiri Yuki added

No Game No Life is a surreal comedy that follows Sora and Shiro, shut-in NEET siblings and the online gamer duo behind the legendary username "Kuuhaku." They view the real world as just another lousy game; however, a strange e-mail challenging them to a chess match changes everything—the brother and sister are plunged into an otherworldly realm where they meet Tet, the God of Games.

The mysterious god welcomes Sora and Shiro to Disboard, a world where all forms of conflict—from petty squabbles to the fate of whole countries—are settled not through war, but by way of high-stake games. This system works thanks to a fundamental rule wherein each party must wager something they deem to be of equal value to the other party's wager. In this strange land where the very idea of humanity is reduced to child’s play, the indifferent genius gamer duo of Sora and Shiro have finally found a real reason to keep playing games: to unite the sixteen races of Disboard, defeat Tet, and become the gods of this new, gaming-is-everything world.

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1,192 741
MM! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Rie Tanaka, Saori Hayami, Sayuri Yahagi

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1,052 601
Ah, My Goddess is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
unserious added Ah, My Goddess

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1,065 680
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EliasAxelsson added

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924 509
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Ahmed Abdelaziz added Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto

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982 521
Gokukoku no Brynhildr is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
xmiggy17 added Jamie Marchi, Risa Taneda, Ryôta Ôsaka - When he was a child, Murakami was infatuated with a girl he called Kuroneko. She insisted on knowing about aliens and having met them, but no one believed her, even young Murakami was skeptical. One day, she decides to show him the aliens, but an accident occurs and Kuroneko dies while Murakami is left seriously wounded in the hospital.Years go by and Murakami obsesses on finding proof of the existence of aliens because of a promise he had made with Kuroneko. Then, one day, a new transfer student comes to his class, who not only looks a lot like Kuroneko, but is named Kurohaneko!(Source: Crunchyroll)

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958 423
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JihanKhalishaAnjani added

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946 506
Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
xmiggy17 added If Her Flag Breaks (Kanojo Ga Flag Wo Oraretara) Kana Asumi, Ai Kayano, Ibuki Kido - Souta Hatate, a new transfer student to the Hatagaya School, has the ability to see the futures of those around him in the form of flags. He is able to affect those flags based on his interactions with the person in question. He ends up living in a small dorm with many beautiful girls. When he finds a flag of death on himself, Souta learns that he has to gather four people: a princess knight, a magician, a cleric, and a shinobi in order to be able to change his fate.

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695 355
Asobi ni ikuyo! is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
JulioSolano added Asobi Ni Ikuyo! (Cat Planet Cuties) Terri Doty, Jamie Marchi -

Aliens from planet Catia come to Earth to have fun. Nice guy Kio Kakazu's normal life gets turned upside down when he meets a friendly, sexy cat-alien named Eris. She’s on a peaceful mission – and she’s ready to play. Things get even friskier when her fellow felines set up base in Kio’s house, It’s not all fun and games, though. Danger is afoot, thanks to several secret agencies and enemy dog-aliens on Eris’s tail.

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1,843 783
Shuffle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Shuffle

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799 240
Ore No Kanojou to Osananajimi ... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Harem Anime Of All Time
Zauhair Saidani added Ore No Kanojou to Osananajimi Ga Shuraba Sugiru