This blog post will explore the best rom com anime. What are your favorite romantic comedies? Are you a sucker for happy endings or do you prefer to watch something with more of an edge?
Romance and comedy anime are a staple of the medium, and there is no shortage of either in our favorite shows. Romantic comedies can be so much more than just fluffy entertainment; they can give us insight into ourselves or others, provide necessary escapism when we need it most, or even inspire us to take action in our own lives.
There are so many out there it’s hard to know where to start. Here we’ll list some of our favorites and give you reasons why they’re great
- Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
- The Devil is a Part-Timer
- Ouran High School Host club
- Golden Time
- Kokoro Connect
- My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
- Haganai: I don’t have many friends
- Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts
- Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
- Isshuukan Friends
- Rent a Girlfriend
- The World God Only Knows
- Final Words
Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun is one of the best romance comedy anime. It follows Sakura who falls in love with her classmate, Nozaki Umetarou, because of his manga. However he does not know that she loves him and thinks that Sakura just likes to hang out with him for fun. If you enjoy romantic comedies then this show will be perfect for you!
The Devil is a Part-Timer
If you want romance and comedy with a twist, The Devil is a Part-Timer is the show for you! In this show the devil flees from his kingdom to modern day Japan. However, without any magic left in him he turns into a human named Sadao Mao. He gets a job as a fast food worker and now has to live as an average person on Earth.
Toradora! is one romance comedy anime that despite its almost school-life like setup has many great romance story lines as well as comedic moments. It follows two friends, Taiga and Ryuuji who eventually fall in love with their respective crushes, Minori and Kushieda.
This anime will be sure to make you laugh and cry throughout the series as the characters go through a lot of hardships throughout the show’s run time.
Ouran High School Host club
Ouran High School Host club is also one of the best romance comedy anime out there for people who are new to romance anime. It follows Haruhi Fujioka who accidentally breaks an antique vase in a wealthy family’s home and now has to work off her debt by being an errand boy at their host club where they entertain female customers with different sorts of pranks and games.
Golden Time is romance anime that follows college student Tada Banri as he starts to fall in love with both of the two girls who end up living with him. However, soon strange things begin happening around Banri and it seems like someone is out to ruin his life. This romance anime will definitely be one for your watch list!
Nisekoi is another romance comedy anime that has some great romance comedic moments. It also has a fantasy twist for those of us looking for something different than the normal romance story line. The show follows Raku Ichijou whose main goal throughout high school was to make sure no one found out that he had made a promise with a girl ten years ago to never date any other girls.
This romance anime will have you laughing and crying as you follow Raku, Chitoge, and Shuu throughout their highschool romance!
In Kokoro Connect five students from various backgrounds find themselves switching bodies randomly with each other. The body swapping causes them to begin learning more about each other as well as themselves which leads them to confront some of their biggest insecurities head on. We love this romance comedy anime for its unique story line that is sure not to disappoint!
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is one of the best romance comedy anime you will find anywhere. It follows Hachiman Hikigaya who is forced to join a service club by his teacher after he performs poorly on his exams.
The service club’s job is to help out students with their problems and solve them. This show brings up some interesting romance story lines as well as great comedic moments that we know you’ll love!
Haganai: I don’t have many friends
If you’re looking for romance comedy anime that is also a little ecchi then Haganai might be right up your ally! It follows Kodaka, Yozora, and Sena who are all people that don’t have many friends. Together they form their own club where they talk about various topics together including romance.
Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts
Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts is another romance comedy anime that follows Yoshii Akihisa who attends Fumizuki Academy which takes its students based on their academic standings.
At this school, students are ranked by how well they do in all of their classes which causes some problems when Akihisa starts attending class F where everyone has failed at least once. This romance comedy anime will definitely have you laughing and crying throughout the series!
Working!! is another great romance anime about kids working in a family restaurant together. It also has romance story lines as well as comedic moments mixed in throughout the whole show’s run time making it one of our favorite romance comedy anime out there!
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is one of the best romance comedy anime that I have seen in a while. It has an interesting story line, and it will make you feel like you are right there with the characters. The show follows two otaku who work at a same company. Narumi Momose, as an otaku, she doesn’t want if anyone knows her hobby, but unfortunately she meets her childhood friend, Hirotaka Nifuji, as the same otaku too.
They start dating at the beginning of the show but both of them are too awkward to do anything romantically which leads to some hilarious situations. This show does not disappoint when it comes to humor or romance!
Isshuukan Friends may be a little new for most romance fans but it’s romance story line and comedic moments are sure to please even the best of us.
It follows Yuki Hase, a boy who decides he wants to become friends with Kaori Fujimiya but discovers she loses all memory of him every Monday morning so they must try again on Monday mornings every week. If you’re looking for romance in your romantic comedy anime look no further!
Rent a Girlfriend
Ever wanted to have a date with your favorite girl, but never had the chance? Rent a Girlfriend is an anime about a college student named Kazuya Kinoshita who feels depressed after his girlfriend left him. To vent his frustration, he looks for an online dating app and tries to hire one of the girls as a rental girlfriend.
He started dating one of the girls who had great popularity on the app. Until in the end they met as friends who were in the same campus.
The World God Only Knows
The World God Only Knows is a dating simulation type anime that follows Keima Katsuragi who is known as the god of conquest for this games. He’s good at capturing girls in games and tries to capture real-life girls he meets at school so they won’t forget about him and be alone again.
Thank you so much for reading through our list of the best romance comedy anime shows. We hope that you enjoyed them all and discovered some great romance comedies to watch!
There are also more anime out there, so if you have any suggestions please share them in the comments below!
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