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The Best Unrequited Love Anime 

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Updated March 2, 2020 1.8k votes 626 voters 36.1k views 29 items

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List of the best unrequited love 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. If you've ever been in love with someone, and they didn't feel the same way about you, these anime should really speak to you. The shows that are listed may have different sub-genres, but they're all about unrequited love in one way or another. List is made up of a variety of anime, including Ambition of Oda Nobuna and Toradora!. What is the greatest unrequited love anime of all time? Scroll down and find out for yourself!
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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 ...more

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Yona of the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Unrequited Love Anime
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Yona of the Dawn (Akatsuki no Yona) is a Japanese manga series by Mizuho Kusanagi and 2014 anime series. The story follows the redemption of Yona, the sole princess to the kingdom of Kouka, ...more

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Nisekoi, released in English as Nisekoi: False Love, is a Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi. Nisekoi follows high school students Raku Ichijo, the son ...more

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Golden Time (MBC, 2012) is a South Korean medical drama television series. After spending two years teaching in the country, Lee Min-woo returns to a city hospital to complete his residency and ...more

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Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea, known in Japan as Nagi no Asukara, is a 2013 Japanese anime television series. The series centers on five middle school friends: Manaka Mukaido; Hikari Sakishima, ...more

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Tokyo Ravens is a Japanese light novel series written by Kōhei Azano and illustrated by Sumihei. It received an anime series on October 9, 2013[2][3] and ended on March 26, 2014. Onmyodou magic ...more

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Mayo Chiki! is a Japanese light novel series written by Hajime Asano and illustrated by Seiji Kikuchi. An anime television series adaptation by Feel aired in Japan between July 7 and September ...more
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Nyaruko: Crawling with Love, also known as Nyaruko-san: Another Crawling Chaos, is a Japanese light novel series written by Manta Aisora and illustrated by Koin. The story of Haiyore! ...more

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