Top 100 Romance Anime - Best List for You to Watch

Who doesn't like romance anime? Even the men   of the most masculine   are enchanted by the incredible love stories told in the anime. In this article, we will see a list of the most romantic anime of all time.

This is one of the most popular genres in the world of anime, which usually portray reality and detonate any cliché romance movie. In this list I will only put the anime that are really worth watching.

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It is worth noting that most of the anime on this list can be watched on crynchyroll its official Anime Streaming platform, and you can watch them all for free. 

Romantic crying anime

Many romantic anime makes us cry a lot. The anime list below can take a tear out of your eye:


Anime composed of 2 seasons shows the life of Tomoya and Nagisa. They begin to narrow their relationship until they start a romantic life full of challenges. This is undoubtedly one of the best romance anime and one of the most beautiful of all time, with a great soundtrack and makes any grown man cry.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Sukitte Ii na yo

This anime tells the story of Tachibana Mei, who never made friends or had a boyfriend. Until a boy named Kurosawa Yamato showed interest in her and Mei's depressing life begins to change. The anime is short, beautiful, light and has 12 episodes, a great romance anime.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Shigatsu wa kimi no uso

If you want to cry, watch this story that shows the depressing life of Arima Kousei, who lost the ability to play the piano. Until finally a wonderful girl named Kaori appears in his life and changes everything. The anime is spectacular, has beautiful art and 22 episodes.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch


This anime has a very adult atmosphere, tells the story of 2 girls named Nana who start living together. One is a vocalist for a band, the other wants a normal romantic life. Many things happen making it one of the most dramatic and exciting anime around.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Romeo x Juliet

The tragic and famous love story told in animation and a slightly different way. However, the anime maintains the same drama and romance, making it a great option for those who appreciate this beautiful piece of romantic anime.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Bokura ga Ita

This anime tells the story of a girl who ends up getting involved with a boy she considers convinced, since she conquered 2 thirds of the girls. However, this boy hides a bitter past, whose protagonist will try to understand.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch
Honorable Mentions - Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai

Other crying romance anime

  • Kimi ga Nozomu Eien;
  • Ao Haru Ride;
  • Bokuga ga Ita;
  • Full Moon wo Sagashite;
  • Nagi no Asukara;
  • Plastic Memories;
  • Ef: A Tale of Melodies;
  • AnoHana;
  • Hanbun no tsuki ga noboru sora;
  • Angel Beats;
Sad romantic anime
Some romantic anime to make you cry!

Good Romantic anime with comedy

Below we will see a list of the funniest romantic comedy anime: 

Kaguya-sama Love is War

The romantic comedy revolves around the student council president and the vice president. Both are extremely intelligent, rich and popular, and develop feelings for each other, but neither wants to admit it, as they believe that confessing their feelings would be a way of submitting to the other. Instead, they wage a mental battle to get the other to confess first, using elaborate tactics and mind games.

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Golden Time

This romantic comedy is set in college where a boy named Banri is attracted to a stalker girl named Kouko. The big problem is that in the past he had an accident in which he lost his memory. Perfect anime with 24 episodes that holds you from beginning to end.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch


It tells the story of Ryūji, a guy obsessed with cleanliness who has a scary look who is in love with a girl. He meets the friend of this girl called Taiga, a short girl tsundere who is in love with his friend, so the two partner to try to get closer to them. One of the most popular romance anime of all time.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Ore Monogatari

A kawaii desu romantic comedy that tells the story of a giant guy who has never been loved, meets a beautiful girl who falls in love with him. Perfect anime from start to finish, full of comedy and cute scenes. A very peculiar romantic anime!

Romance is present in 90% of comedy anime
100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Zero no Tsukaima

A romantic comedy with action consisting of 4 seasons of 12 episodes. The anime tells the story of a Saito which is invoked by a girl named Louise from an otherworldly school of magic. He ends up becoming her mascot, and then a long love story begins.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Kaichou wa Maid-sama!

The anime tells the story of a student president who is poor and works at a Maid-Café to maintain the house. Until the most popular boy in high school falls in love with her and starts chasing her, the big problem is that she hates boys.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Lovely Complex

This romantic comedy tells the story of a tall girl and a short boy who are always fighting and teasing each other. Until things start to change and a complicated romance develops between the two. One of the romantic comedy anime most famous of all time. A very classic romance!

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko

This very funny anime tells the story of Tomo, an athletic and tough high school girl who is childhood friends with Junichirou, a boy she secretly fell in love with. While Tomo deals with his personality and the conflicts of looking like a boy, she and Junichirou face many funny and awkward situations as they try to deal with their feelings for each other.

100 Romance Anime - list of the best for you to watch


Nisekoi follows the story of Raku Ichijou, a high school student who is the son of a yakuza leader. When Raku meets Chitoge Kirisaki, a transfer girl who is the daughter of another rival gang leader, they are forced to pretend they are dating to avoid a war between the two gangs, despite Raku already having a crush on another girl from his past.

Anime of fake love and forced marriage - fake romances

Other romantic comedy anime: 

  • Oregairu;
  • Sakurasou no pet na kanojo;
  • Haganai;
  • Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai;
  • Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun;
  • Ouran Highschool Club Host;
  • Special A;
  • Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun;
  • Nodame Cantabile;
  • Honey And Clover;
  • Pray no Imouto ga konnani kawaii wake ga nai;
  • Fruits Basket;
Romance Anime

Cute romance anime (Kawaii)

Ao Haru Hide

The anime tells the story of Futaba, who likes a boy named Kou, when trying to get close to him everything went well until he disseems. When Kou reappears again, some more very dramatic problems arise.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Kimi ni Todoke

This anime tells the story of Sawako an innocent girl who ends up scaring colleagues because of her name and appearance that reminds Sadako of the Call. Until she meets and falls in love with a boy, but as they are both slow the romance is cute and slow, but it is still considered one of the best shoujo romance anime of all time.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch

Akagami ga Shirayuki Hime

The name of the anime is literally “The red hair of snow-white”, tells the story of a girl who wants to become a herbalist, who meets a prince from a neighboring kingdom. The story progresses a little slow, but it's a cute romance anime.

100 Romance Anime – list of the best to watch


The anime follows the story of Kyoko Hori, an exemplary and popular student in high school, and Izumi Miyamura, a boy with an alternative and discreet style, who hides his real personality behind baggy clothes and glasses. When Hori discovers that Miyamura has a completely different side to him, they begin to grow closer and discover more about their real personalities, forming an unexpected friendship that eventually turns into romance. 

100 Romance Anime - list of the best for you to watch

Other kawaii romance anime: 

  • Sasameki Koto;
  • Kanon;
  • Sakura Trick (yuri);
  • Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou;
  • School Rumble;
  • Amagami SS;
Romance in Anime

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Other Good romance anime

We recommend that you also read our article: Romance anime with children.

The list of romantic anime is really long. Unfortunately, it's not good to put a giant list for you to read, but I want to make honorable mentions to the famous film that launched this year Kimi no na wa and all other Makoto Shinkai films that are novels.

The film of Kimi no na wa tells the story of 2 young people from distant cities who begin to change bodies, one of the best romance anime of all time, dominated the Japanese and world animation box office.

Kimi no na wa

several others action anime or comedy focuses a little on romance, like Kokoro Connect, Sword Art Online, Norame Cantabile and several others that you can't miss. To end the article I would like to leave a brief list of more romance anime that I recommend researching and watching later and also an extra AMV.

  • ReLife - comedy, everyday life, romance;
  • Tsuki ga kirei - School romance anime;
  • chobits - romantic comedy;
  • Plastic Memories - Romance, Drama to make you cry;
  • Guilty Crown - Action with a beautiful romance;
  • Koi Kaze;
  • Hana Yori Dango;
  • Onegai Teacher;
  • Masamune-Kun no Revenge - Romantic comedy;
  • Nisekoi - romantic comedy;
  • Bakuman;
  • Accel World. - Action;
  • Aldnoah.Zero. - Action;
  • Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun - romantic comedy;
  • Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu - Action;

Romance Manga

Below we will share some romance manga that are available in Brazil:

TOP 100 romance anime

Finally, I will share a ranking of the 100 best romance anime according to a poll that received more than 700,000 votes. This TOP will only have the name of the anime because it is massive. It does not mean that the focus of anime is romance, the ranking considers the best romance anime of all time.

I hope you enjoyed our list of romance anime! Have you seen them all? You can suggest romance anime in the comments of the site!

  1. Kaichou Wa Maid-sama
  2. Toradora!
  3. Say "I love you";
  4. Kamisama Kiss
  5. Wolf Girl and Black Prince
  6. Kimi ni Todoke
  7. Blue Spring Ride
  8. My Little Monster
  9. Ouran High School Host Club
  10. Special A
  11. Lovely Complex
  12. Noragami
  13. Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso
  14. Golden Time
  15. Fruits Basket
  16. Akagami No Shirayukihime
  17. Yona of the Dawn
  18. Nisekoi
  19. Inu x Boku Secret Service
  20. The Pet Girl of Sakurasou
  21. Spice and Wolf
  22. Vampire Knight Guilty
  23. Snow White with the Red Hair
  24. Itazura na KISS
  25. Skip Beat!
  26. Your Name
  27. Zero no Tsukaima
  28. Your Lie in April
  29. Ore Monogatari
  30. Stigma of the Wind
  31. Kokoro Connect
  32. Plastic Memories
  33. Charlotte
  34. Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun
  35. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
  36. Bokura ga Ita
  37. Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance
  38. Spirited Away
  39. Clannad
  40. Kyoukai No Kanata
  41. Inu-x-boku-secret-service
  42. Chivalry of a Failed Night
  43. Hiiro no Kakera
  44. Rosario + Vampire
  45. Kotoura-san
  46. Sword Art Online
  47. Lovestage
  48. Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi
  49. Gosick
  50. Vampire Knight
  51. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!
  52. Cardcaptor Sakura
  53. Diabolik Lovers
  54. Sailor Moon
  55. High School DxD
  56. Steins;Gate
  57. Guilty Crown
  58. Nodame Cantabile
  59. Fushigi Yuugi
  60. The Story of Saiunkoku
  61. One Week Friends
  62. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
  63. Kiss Him, Not Me
  64. No Game No Life
  65. Peach Girl
  66. Btooom!
  67. Akatsuki No Yona
  68. Chobits
  69. Dance With the Devils
  70. Nagi no Asukara
  71. Koe no Katachi
  72. Junjō Romantica
  73. [Orange]
  74. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works
  75. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust
  76. Eureka 7
  77. Spice and Wolf II
  78. Naruto Shippūden
  79. Boys Over Flowers
  80. The Wallflower
  81. Kodocha
  82. Shakugan no Shana III
  83. Oh My Goddess!
  84. Marai Nikki
  85. Hotarubi no Mori e
  86. Kotonoha No Niwa
  87. Dusk Maiden of Amnesia
  88. Please Teacher!
  89. Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru;
  90. Karin
  91. Akame ga KILL!
  92. Yuri!!! on Ice
  93. Amagami SS
  94. Tokyo Mew Mew
  95. Relife;
  96. Watashi ga Motete Dousunda;
  97. Ai Yori Aoshi;
  98. Nana;
  99. Full Metal Panic!
  100. Monogatari

List of romance anime movies

Finally, let's leave a list of the best romance anime movies for you to research and watch:

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your name.2016
Howl's Moving Castle2004
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish2020
Given 2020
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl2019
Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai2018
Hotarubi no Mori e2011
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel III. spring song2020
The Stranger by the Shore2020
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly2019
Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine2019
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time2006
Whisper of the Heart1995
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower2017
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! : Take On Me2018
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai2014
Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi: World's Greatest First Love - Proposal-hen2020
From Up on Poppy Hill2011
The Wind Rises2013
Ride Your Wave2019
The Night is Short, Walk On Girl2017
The Garden of Sinners 2: ...And Nothing Heart. (Murder Speculation Part A)2007
Kase-san & Morning Glories2018
Tamako Love Story2014
The Garden of Words2013
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day 2013
Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home2013
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal 22021
Macross Frontier 2: Sayonara no Tsubasa2011
Orange -Mirai-2016
Meiji Tokyo Renka : Yumihari no Serenade2015
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop2021
Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo2019
Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern Part 12017
DAKAICHI: I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year- Spain Arc2021
The Princess and the Pilot2011
Twittering Birds Never Fly ~The Clouds Gather~2020
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal 12021
Children Who Chase Lost Voices2011
Yes ka No ka Hanbun ka2020
Macross Frontier 1: Itsuwari no Utahime2009
Super Dimensional Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love1984
The Place Promised in Our Early Days2004
Macross Plus Edition1995
Hello World2019
5 Centimeters per Second2007
Date a Live : Mayuri Judgement2015
Big Fish & Begonia2016
Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer1984
Kimagure Orange Road: I Want to Return to That Day1988
Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare2020
Meiji Tokyo Renka 2: Hanakagami no Fantasia2016
Over the Sky2020
Urusei Yatsura 5: The Final Chapter1988
New Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning1996
Fuse: Memoirs of a Huntress2012
Bungaku Shoujo 2010
I've Always Liked You2016
Aura: Koga Maryuin's Last War2013
The Red Turtle2016
Marmalade Boy 1995
Haikara-San: Here Comes Miss Modern Part 22018
Burn the Witch2020
Maison Ikkoku: Kanketsuhen1988
Love, Chunibyo, & Other Delusions! Rikka Version2013
Dance with Devils : Fortuna2017
Air 2005
Hayate the Combat Butler! Heaven is a Place on Earth2011
Eureka Seven: Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers2009
They Were Eleven1986
Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena1999
The Moment You Fall in Love2016
Crystal Sky of Yesterday2018
Urusei Yatsura 1: Only You1983
Flavors of Youth2018
Penguin's Memory: Shiawase Monogatari1985
Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love1985
The Case of Hana & Alice2015
Urusei Yatsura 6: Always My Darling1991
The Kabocha Wine: Nita no Aijou Monogatari1984
Psychic School Wars2012
Ohayo! Spank 1982
Gokinjo Monogatari 1996

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