Top 30 Anime You Should Watch With Your Girlfriend/Boyfriend
Spring and the season of love are not far away. For all anime, lovers prepping to spend quality time with their special ones here are the top 30 anime you should watch with your girlfriend/boyfriend. The list includes some romantic anime series and anime movies picked for the occasion of a movie date night. Hope you find some interesting as well as underrated pieces to add to your watch list.
Kaguya Sama: Love is War
Kaguya Sama: Love is War is one of the highly-rated rom-com anime/manga series. Kaguya and Miyuki are two students bound by competition to become the best. Although these students have the aim to outshine one another they start to develop feelings for each other. It is interesting to watch whether this love story is turned into a battlefield or if the feelings are open for a win.
Howl’s Moving Castle (Movie)
Studio Ghibli is a love for people who appreciate great stories. Howl’s Moving Castle is the beautiful love journey of a wizard named Howl and a girl named Sophie Hatter. The story has the most beautiful plot and unprecedented twists. This is a movie anime you should watch once for the love of Studio Ghibli. It is a masterpiece story with great animation and design.
This one is one of the most heart-wrenching anime series of all time. AnoHana is a short series consisting of 11 episodes spanning friendship and the pain of losing loved ones. This story is perfect as an anime that you should watch with you are loved one because it has the perfect emotional tones to it. Keep tissues at hand while watching this one.
5 centimeters per second (Movie)
That’s one heavy title for an anime movie, isn’t it? 5 centimeters per second is a great recommendation to be watched on a date. The movie is about the difficulties of a long-distance relationship and feelings drifting apart. The writer beautifully addresses the challenges faced by Takaki and Akari who are stuck in the past with lost love.
InuYasha is one of the fans’ favorite anime classic romances. This is a sweet story that will melt your heart. The characters involved in the love plot may not be completely human or the difficulties they face might be very unrealistic but it is a great story to watch with your girlfriend/boyfriend. For all the people who are fans of old-school romances, this one can probably become your next favorite.
Kimi no Na wa (Movie)
Kimi no Na wa or Your Name is one of the best animes released in 2016. The mind-blowing romance film won several awards for different aspects of its creation. It took the world by storm as the tale of Mitsuha and Taki blooms into a romance while trying to prevent the city from getting destroyed. There is an unthought twist to the story.
This anime series is a successful Madhouse production work. Chobits is a seinen romance anime with the involvement of robots and AI. This is the unimagined story of a humanoid robot with an emotional boy who finds love in the robot. The dark alley of the city helps this boy find out an unbelievable robot full of innocence and human semblance.
Garden of Words (Movie)
What if on a rainy morning, you find someone beautiful to share your feelings with? Quiet romantic right? Garden of Words gives show maker Takao a chance at love on a rainy morning in Tokyo. Just like flowers the romance between Yukari and Takao goes through a phase of development throughout the rainy season. This life-changing encounter of the main characters is a good idea to remember how your story started.
Your Lie in April
This is a soulful musical anime love story. The spring love tale of Your Lie in April is the story of two musicians struggling with life and problems. These two characters end up finding solace in one another but their battle seems to be never-ending. Will there be a heartbreak in the end or will they have a happy ending as the hook for you to watch in this anime?
Weathering with you (Movie)
Witness creator Makato Shinkai taking things to the next level with this amazing story. The exciting adventure of Hodaka and Hina is all about overcoming the obstacles of life and staying by the side of one another in all circumstances. The story is a promise of never letting go so it becomes the perfect romance to indulge in with someone you love.
Clannad: After Story
This is among the saddest of anime stories. Clannad: After Story is a slice-of-life story. This 24-episode anime series is an emotional roller coaster ride where the main character battles problems and pain to move ahead for love in life. It surely has a sad twist but viewers have a fantastic time watching it.
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (Movie)
The title of this movie is self-explanatory enough. A girl named Kobeni leaps into her past. The unreal traveling into time trope brings the main character close to some chances of changing her life. The film is full of drama and thrill. Will The Girl Who Leapt Through Time find her love or lose it to the double-edged war with time?
A Silent Voice (Movie)
Shouya steps out on a journey of redemption as he repents for the mistakes of the past. This thrilling movie has a clash of suppressed emotions and memories from the past. This heartwarming tale of love is all based on how Shouya and Shouko’s reunion would turn out.
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
Oregairu or My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU has some friendship and love stories brewing in the plot. atrial of misfits in a school undergo major changes in each other company. These strong bonds between the characters might take a new turn as feelings create chaos for them.
Voices of A Distant Star (Movie)
This futuristic love story is set in 2046. Voices of A Distant Star is an unusual mix of science fiction and romance that follows the invasion of earth by aliens. The love story takes place between two people surviving in faraway worlds.
Orange is the featured manga/ anime romance with an engaging plot. This is an underrated romance anime that one should watch with their girlfriend or boyfriend. The anime is perfect with 6 characters receiving a letter from someone in the future to prevent a mishap. The intense setting interestingly makes room for romance.
Tamako Love Story (Movie)
With the seasons passing by at a fast pace, Mochizou has aimed to study at Tokyo university. With the planned future he has the fear of leaving behind everyone he loves. But before moving out to begin his career and higher studies the hero takes a chance at expressing his long-suppressed feelings for Tamako. Is it too late for the confession or does his love still stands a chance with Tamako?
Things can become complicated when friendship turns to love. Ryuuji Takasu and Taiga Aisaka find themselves at crossroads with complicated love stories. There is a love polygon waiting in the story to test the strength of friendships and unravel the secrets of these friends.
The Light of a Firefly Forest (Movie)
Into the Forest of Fireflies’ Light also known as Light of a Firefly Forest is a beautiful romance. This anime movie hails from the supernatural romance genre. Hotaru unusually falls for a masked spirit of the forest. The film is about love from a distance as the spirit Gin would disappear into thin air with the human touch.
White Album 2
This series is an emotionally light anime romance. White Album 2 has a love triangle that unconventionally reaches the end. When three musicians are close friends and develop emotions for one another the tale of love becomes devastating. The traditional conflict of choosing between friendship and love complicates the story.
Whisper of the Heart (Movie)
Whisper of the Heart is another piece of classic goodness. This anime story is not only about love but also has the angle of self-love. When Shizuku meets Senji an unusual romance starts to brew between them. The nature of light romance makes it a perfect anime that you should watch with your girlfriend/boyfriend.
This is a love story between opposites. Horimiya is a very modern saga romance that brings together very different personalities to fall for one another. Whereas everyone has set their eyes on the popular boy the introverted girl slowly makes her place in his heart. How long will the story be concealed from the outside world or are there any twists to it?
From Up on Poppy Hill (Movie)
From Up on Poppy Hill is a movie based in the year 1963 in the town of Yokohama. Following World War II, high school students Shun and Umi exhibit a budding romance. In the troubled time of wars and destruction around it is relaxing to watch an optimistic tale of love making its place.
It’s Difficult to Love an Otaku
Anime creators never fail to leave out otaku representation in any genre. Narumi is scared of her otaku identity being revealed and so needs to be careful to add a new workplace. She runs into an old friend from middle school who surprisingly has a hint about her secret. Will this unset secret lead to a new story between these two otakus?
The Anthem of the Heart (Movie)
This movie that was initially titled The Heart Wants to Shout revolves around the conflicted life of Jun. She is straight forward and when she tries to express her feelings she ends up hurting someone. She unknowingly meets someone passionate about music who might be able to help her with her sharp words.
A teenager named Tsukasa managers to find a job at an artificial intelligence corporation. Partnered with a beautiful female named Isla at the corporation, this boy has a chance at love. Can his failures and the dramatic circumstances spoil the chance?
The Wind Rises (Movie)
The Wind Rises is more than just a regular anime romance. The story of successful airplane designer Jiro’s open ghost through several challenging times takes up from real history. With time the challenges lead this man to his love in the era of chaos.
StuCS members face the storm of heartbreaks as a supernatural phenomenon leads to the interchanging of souls. There are some deep-set secrets between these close friends and some suppressed feelings too. Will these things make them closer than ever or this strange connection will end their communication? Wait for some conflicting romance rising in the anime.
Book Girl (Movie)
Konoha the protagonist is hiding his identity as a romance writer. He dismisses the secret until he is forced to join the literary club at high school and write for a beautiful senior. This is a nerdy romance that has some interesting events leading to a fictional love encounter.
Snow White with the Red Hair
This is a fairytale with a twist. Snow White with the Red Hair chronicles the journey of Shirayuki who is unwilling to give up on her freedom and lands at the royal palace of Clarines. After being stuck in the forest this female is rescued by the second prince a funnier in the country who wants to through himself. It is a story of two individuals supporting each other in the journey and finding something unexpected.
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