Anime Underground The Best Romance Anime Ever Made  

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It's time to get in touch with your emotional side, as we're ranking the top romance anime that has ever been made. These shows typically depict two people falling in love; it starts with a crush and the audience watches it blossom from there. Good romance anime highlights all kinds of relationships, from schoolyard crushes and first kisses to crossdressing anime about adults developing a relationship at work. They also feature some of the sexiest anime characters and anime girls ever created. Sometimes referred to as love anime, these shows can be a little more slow-paced than your typical shoujo anime, but that isn't to say they're boring. In fact some of the best romance anime isn't strictly about love, but rather a combination of multiple genres.

In the hit series Inuyasha, the love between Inuyasha and Kagome is strong throughout the series, but it takes a back seat to the fighting and action scenes that really drive the show. The same goes for the popular Eureka 7, where Renton and Eureka fall in love while piloting mechs and fighting the evil United Federation. Now, if anime romance is your kind of thing, be sure to vote up the best series below.

Don't forget, if one of your favorite romantic anime shows is missing from the poll, you can add it so that others can vote for it too. Add as many series as you like, as long as they tell a love story with intense feelings and emotions.

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24,480 3,628
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AldrineJohnP.Carlos added Kaichou Wa Maid-sama

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14,186 4,850
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purplepaladin added Wolf Girl and Black Prince

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16,955 3,629
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purplepaladin added Say "I love you".

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15,663 3,553
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purplepaladin added Toradora!

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13,259 2,167
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13,090 2,857
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13,296 3,104
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Ouran High School Host Club

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11,484 2,580
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purplepaladin added Kimi ni Todoke

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10,052 1,787
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ShardaeMcDonald added Blue Spring Ride

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8,830 2,364
Special A is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
HayleyElizabeth added Special A

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6,550 2,344
Lovely Complex is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
ChloeMoshir added Lovely Complex

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8,258 1,979
Noragami is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
TrueAlpha added Noragami

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7,203 2,021
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7,839 2,508
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The Best Ecchi Romance Anime of All Time

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9,235 1,702
Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
AlexLawrence added Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso

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6,924 2,097
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6,316 2,121
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RanleyGodoy added Nisekoi

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7,026 1,192
Akatsuki No Yona is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
salma-ahmed added Akatsuki No Yona

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5,232 1,399
Inu x Boku Secret Service is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
anwesha-bhattacharya added Inu x Boku Secret Service

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8,342 914
Akagami No Shirayukihime is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
salma-ahmed added Akagami No Shirayukihime

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7,090 711
Snow White with the Red Hair is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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5,080 1,442
The Pet Girl of Sakurasou is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
purplepaladin added The Pet Girl of Sakurasou

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3,981 1,432
Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
cassandra-canada added Spice and Wolf

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5,395 1,847
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Vampire Knight Guilty

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3,295 1,450
Zero no Tsukaima is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
radosław-osuch added Zero no Tsukaima

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3,903 1,311
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AlexanderNiclasJohansson added Itazura na KISS

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3,451 1,138
Skip Beat! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
ashlie-wilker added Skip Beat!

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5,506 861
Your Lie in April is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

The Best Romance Anime On Netflix

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3,716 1,289
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crystalgemprincess added Fairy Tail

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3,570 1,051
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Charlotte

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4,177 630
Kimi ni Todoke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

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3,408 1,500
Ore Monogatari is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
steven-bryant added Ore Monogatari

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2,534 1,277
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Bokura ga Ita

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2,007 972
Kokoro Connect is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Aryah1234 added Kokoro Connect

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1,978 1,035
Stigma of the Wind is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
riasei added Stigma of the Wind

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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3,121 934
Spirited Away is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Jamie-Lee Brookhart added Spirited Away

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2,546 1,158
Rosario + Vampire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Ouchmaster5000 added Rosario + Vampire

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3,428 403
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Muhammad Amirul Fadjri added Kimi no Na wa (Your Name)

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2,193 742
Anohana: The Flower We Saw Tha... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

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3,603 1,882
Diabolik Lovers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made

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1,774 530
Plastic Memories is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Ainhoa Linde added Plastic Memories

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1,418 759
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AlexanderNiclasJohansson added Kotoura-san

15 Romance Anime Tropes You're Just Tired Of Seeing

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2,940 758
Inu-x-boku-secret-service is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
_1439427354101 added Inu-x-boku-secret-service

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1,892 625
Kyoukai No Kanata is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
salma-ahmed added Kyoukai No Kanata

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2,174 524
Chivalry of a Failed Night is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Daniella Koroma added Chivalry of a Failed Night

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2,219 945
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Junjō Romantica

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1,585 893
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1,984 791
Lovestage is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
Kyle Thao added Lovestage

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2,216 1,076
High School DxD is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Romance Anime Ever Made
ВеселинВанчев added High School DxD

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1,118 788
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Nodame Cantabile