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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 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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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 of a leader in the yakuza faction Shuei-Gumi, and Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of a boss in a rival gang known as Beehive. They unexpectedly meet when Chitoge hops a wall and knees Raku in the face. ...more on Wikipedia

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Akatsuki No Yona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Unrequited Love Anime
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Golden Time

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Golden Time is a 2012 South Korean medical drama starring Lee Sun-kyun, Hwang Jung-eum, Lee Sung-min and Song Seon-mi. It aired on MBC from July 9 to September 25, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 23 episodes. In emergency medicine, "golden time" or "golden hour" refers to the crucial time period right after a patient suffers a traumatic injury, during which timely medical treatment could determine life or death. ...more on Wikipedia

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