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The 15 Greatest Reverse Harem Anime

Updated July 17, 2018 34.5k votes 8.1k voters 127.4k views14 items

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If you've been keeping up with anime for even a short amount of time, there's a good chance you've heard of or even watched a harem anime series or two. In harem anime, a single male character is surrounded by a group of women or girls who are all vying for his romantic affections. Reverse harems are essentially the same, except it's a female character surrounded by male suitors instead.

While less common than a standard harem story, the reverse harem trope provides the building blocks for great narratives. Whether you're a person who is attracted to men and like a little manservice with your viewing experience, or you like anime with female leads, the reverse harem genre is a great place to look.

But what are the best reverse harem anime? This list will walk you through some of the greatest series in this small genre, including well-known shows like Fruits Basket and Ouran High School Host Club, and more obscure anime like The Story of Saiunkoku and Code: Realize - Guardian of Rebirth.