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Top 5 Best Anime Romantic Comedies of All Time.

Updated on January 5, 2021
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Hello, I am here to give my humble opinions, I consider myself a part of the anime community. I have watched countless anime titles.

The List of the best anime romcoms!

This list has some of the best rom-com animes. Actually five best recommendations you will find anywhere, each one is worthy to be binge-watched and I guarantee that you will keep re-watching them from time to time because they are just that good.

Make a story with an abundance of comedy and sprinkle some romance hence there you have it, a recipe for a show that will always lighten up your mood, a show that is both wholesome and funny.

We love Anime! We love romance! We love comedy! this genre is made for us, here are my recommendations that you should definitely check out.

I have provided snippets of the anime's plot that you may find captivating, along with some clips of the funny moments in the show.

And as always absolutely, no spoilers, so please be at ease.


Anime Rom-Com
Anime Rom-Com | Source

What are the best romantic comedy anime?

Below is the list of the best five romantic comedies:

  1. School Rumble
  2. The Pet Girl of Sakurasou
  3. Oregairu
  4. Toradora!
  5. Maid Sama!

Anime Characters Being Cute
Anime Characters Being Cute | Source

5. Maid Sama!

This anime is about a high school girl, named Misaki Ayuzawa, Who works in a maid cafe as a part-time employee. Although she wants to keep her job confidential, Takumi Usui a classmate of hers finds out about it. This guy is your typical coolest guy in high school, handsome and a loner by choice. Eventhough I said 'typical', it doesn't mean he is bad, as he has a fun character with some goofy traits. This anime has a perfect balance of romance and comedy.

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 26

Dubbed: Yes

4. Toradora!

This show has some really unique characters, You might think each one of them can be put under a specific genre, but you just cannot.

The story follows as our protagonist Ryuji falls for Minori, She is the best friend of our other main character Taiga, while Taiga has a crush on Yuusaku, he being the best friend of Ryuuji (our male main character), and rest are spoilers. Taiga and Ryuuji become friends to help one and other with their individual love interests.

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 25

Dubbed: Yes

Best romantic comedy anime
Best romantic comedy anime | Source

3. Oregairu

Also known as 'My teenage romantic comedy is wrong as expected! SNAFU'. This is especially wonderful as a wholesome experience. Our protagonist Hachiman is one of the best characters in the medium, he has quite a dark view of the world, which he shares from time to time. He is a hero in his own right, yet not having a shred of popularity. The story follows as he is forced to join a Volunteer Service Club by his educator. The reason being an essay he wrote, which mocked modern social relationships and this raises concerns for his mental health. In the service club, he meets Yukino, the club president.

This anime is more on the 'good plot and comedy side' as the first season has virtually no romance whatsoever. The later season is a bit quieter and serious.

But when you reach season two and three, you will be able to appreciate the dialogue, because the anime will make you fall in love with the characters.

Seasons: 2

Episodes: 26

Dubbed: Yes

Best romantic comedy anime
Best romantic comedy anime

2. The pet girl of Sakurasou

I can't explain this anime as well as it deserves, but I will strive to do it justice.

Sorata (protagonist) ends up in a dorm for problem children due to having a pet cat, even though he is your typical good student. One day a girl with a strange personality, Shiro, also rolls into the same dorm,

Although she is a brilliant artist, living with her is described as having a pet. Due to the fact that she needs help taking care of her own self, a day passes and Sorata is made to take care of her due to a unanimous decision by his dorm mates.

And that leads to uncountable cute and hilarious moments.

The show is a must-watch, being especially close to my heart as it inspires viewers to follow their dream. I mean after watching this you be inspired to do something. Thus it's my go-to show to watch when I am feeling down

Seasons: 1

Episodes: 25

Dubbed: No

the best romantic comedy anime
the best romantic comedy anime | Source

1. School Rumble

School Rumble is one of the best anime that I have ever watched. The reasoning behind this is, maybe because I am attracted to long-running shows. This series contains a wide variety of fun and unique characters.

The comedy is absolutely gold, romance is there, although not in an intense manner. Romance is present in an absolutely perfect quantity for a show of this type, not focusing too much on the main couple, rather it focuses on the little sparks between different characters among its vast cast.

The art style is pretty old even though the animation is remarkable.

The show features two protagonists. First is Kenji Harima, the 'baddest badass' in the whole school, and the second is Tenma Tsukamoto, an airhead who is in love with Karasuma, unaware that our other protagonist, Harima, has a crush on her. Harima is such a loveable character, makes you want to root for him all the way through the journey.

Seasons: 3

Total episodes: 54

Dubbed: yes

Some Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mentions:

  • Fruit basket
  • Golden time
  • Love complex
  • Yamada-Kun and 7 witches (a must watch)

Maid-Sama, in my opinion, is inferior to Yamada-Kun. But it has an abundance of romance, more than any other show on the list.

What do you think?

Which one will you watch?

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This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

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