The 15+ best Harem anime for you to watch

Do you know what harem anime is? They are not perverted anime with ecchi where the main character hooks up with several girls. Harem anime is any type of anime where the main character is surrounded by other characters of the opposite sex and ends up creating a romance between some of these characters.

Anime of the harem genre is Russian roulette. That's because most Japanese anime have some kind of harem, and often this idea ends up going wrong and spoiling the anime. But there are some anime of the harem genre that worked very well, and in this article we will see the best harem anime of all time.

The requirement for the anime on this list is to have at least 3 characters as a romantic option for the main character. Let's separate anime into categories for you to better understand which anime you want to watch.

We will not number the anime in rankings, this list will only have the best ones. As always, I will try to do a quick and simple synopsis for you to decide if you want to research and watch the anime.

Anime where the character chooses someone

Unfortunately, in most harem anime, the character is a victim who doesn't end up dating anyone and being alone. This category is dedicated to the best harem anime where the main character dates or catches them all.

Harem Anime

Zero no Tsukaima – In this anime Saito is summoned by Louise from another world who is a student at a school of magic, he ends up becoming her pet. Despite the story seem cliché this is one of the best romantic comedy anime of all time.

Nisekoi – The anime tells the story of 2 children who made a promise to meet again, the main character is in love with a girl and at the same time seeks the girl from childhood. Things happen and he is forced to date the daughter of the mafia that he can't stand. A great romantic comedy full of suspense and gripping scenes. The manga has ended and the character has chosen his girl.

Kimodameshi – the test of courage

Love Hina – An anime classic, one of the first successful harems that even received a dubbing into Portuguese. The Anime tells the story of Keitaro who wants to enter Tokyo college but has failed the entrance exam 3 times, ends up being forced to work as a janitor in a boarding house where only women live. (One of the first anime I watched in my life.)

Harem anime with ecchi

The list below has the harem anime with ecchi where the character picks up the girls or the other way around.

Harem Anime

To Love Ru - This is one of the harem anime with ecchi most popular of all time, has more than 3 different seasons and with a great appeal for romance, ecchi harem. The Anime tells the story of an alien who ends up falling to earth where she meets a boy and forces him to marry her, even though he likes another girl. This ends up causing numerous accidents and the appearance of several other characters to form the harem.

The best ecchi anime of all time

High School DxD – Finally a harem and ecchi anime where the main character isn't a loser. The Anime mixes demons, comedy, fights, breasts and a lot of fanservice becoming one of the most popular of the genre.

The 15+ best harem anime for you to watch

Kiss x Sis – One of the most perverted harem anime of all time, where the character is surrounded and attacked by 2 perverted half-sisters who are in love with them, as well as other characters that appear in the anime. This is one of the best options for those looking for this genre.


School Days - The anime tells the story of a boy who is in love with a girl, and a friend helps him to conquer her, until then many things happen. (Super Recommend) xD

Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou – A fantasy comedy anime about a student who wants to become a mage. However, he discovers that he is destined to become a Demon King, knowing this he tries to fight against this destiny.

Grisaia – This anime has a very complex story and the main character finally dates the girls. Anime contains psychological thriller, stories from the past that will hold you and move you.

light harem anime

The anime below do not have ecchi or fanservice as their main focus. They are anime with a focus on comedy, history, romance and action without overdoing it with sensuality.


Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko – A small harem full of comedy that tells the story of a character who says perverted things, a girl who never smiles or expresses feelings and statues of cats. The Anime is great and has an original story that hooks you and makes you laugh.

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai – An anime where it shows a character who struggles to make friends who ends up joining a club full of troubled girls.

Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai – The anime tells the story of a boy who prefers the 2D world and lives playing games to conquer girls. He receives a challenge that forces him to win girls in real life, otherwise he will have his head cut off.


Mayo Chiki! - The comedy anime tells the story of a boy with a phobia of girls, he meets a girl who disguises herself as a butler who promises to help him cure this phobia.

Kore wa zombie Desuk ka? – A comedy that tells the story of a protagonist who dies and turns into a zombie and lives surrounded by a magical girl, a necromancer and a ninja vampire.

Sora no Otoshimono – Tomoki is a normal boy who likes to live in peace, until one day a mysterious android girl appears saying that she will fulfill all his wishes and turning his life into chaos. The anime focuses on comedy with little ecchi.

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Other Harem Anime

The list will not stop there, to complement and finish the article we will leave a list of other harem anime that are among the most recommended on myanimelist .

  • Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches
  • Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari;
  • Sekirei;
  • Date A Live;
  • Monster Musume;
  • Rosario to Vampire;
  • IS: Infinite Stratos;
  • Strike the Blood;
  • Hayate no Gotoku!!;
  • Trinity Seven;
  • Shinmai Maou no Testament Burst
  • Gakusen Toshi Asterisk;
  • Yosuga no Sora;
  • Freezing;
  • Nyan Koi!;

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