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The 25+ Best Anime Based On Otome Games

Updated August 20, 2020 5.6k votes 930 voters 20.6k views31 items

It turns out there are some great anime based on otome games, or games that begin as visual novels, but which are really worth your time? This list ranks the best anime based on otome games, including older titles, as well as new otome game anime that you may not know about.

One example of an anime based on an otome game is Hakuōki Sekkaroku, the OVA collection of the Hakuōki series, which follows the fate of Chizuru Yukimura after she is saved and then taken into custody by the Shinsengumi. Though her father is the creator of the Water of Life elixir, his ultimate goal is anything but humanitarian. Another good otome game anime is Hakuōki Reimeiroku, the prequel to the three-season anime series.

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