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The Best Tsundere Anime

Updated June 15, 2018 3.0k votes 1.0k voters 45.1k views19 items

List RulesVote up the best Tsundere anime series.

List of the best tsundere anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, but all of these shows are worth checking out if you're looking for something new to watch. This poll includes video clips of each show, so if you haven't seen one you can watch it right here on this page. Tsundere is a word used to describe an anime that features a female character that is originally very cold and distant, but then warms up to the other characters. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about tsundere in one way or another. List features Toradora!, Hayate the Combat Butler!! and more anime. What is the greatest tsundere anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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  • Toradora!
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    Toradora! is a Japanese light novel series by Yuyuko Takemiya, with illustrations by Yasu. A 25-episode anime adaptation produced by J.C.Staff aired in Japan on TV Tokyo between October 2008 and March 2009. Ryuji Takasu is frustrated at trying to look his best as he enters his second year of high school. Despite his gentle personality, his eyes give him the appearance of an intimidating delinquent. He is happy to be classmates with his best friend Yusaku Kitamura, as well as the girl he has a crush on, Minori Kushieda. However, he unexpectedly runs into "the school's most dangerous animal of the highest risk level"—Taiga Aisaka—who just happens to be Minori's best friend.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Steins;gate
    Video: YouTube
    Steins;Gate (White Fox, 2011) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series based on the 2009 visual novel by Nitroplus and 5pb. After discovering time travel, a university student and his friends must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Zero no Tsukaima: Futatsuki no Kishi
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  • Familiar of Zero
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    The Familiar of Zero is a fantasy and comedy-oriented series of Japanese light novels written by Noboru Yamaguchi, with illustrations by Eiji Usatsuka. the series was adapted by J.C.Staff into four anime television series and an additional original video animation episode. Louise is a noble girl who is terrible at magic, as her attempts usually result in an explosion. Early in the school year at the Tristain Academy of Magic, the second year students perform a special ritual where they summon their familiar, which serves as their eternal protector and partner, and is usually some sort of magical creature. But Louise summons Saito Hiraga, an ordinary teenage boy from Japan, leaving her... more on Wikipedia
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