Everyone needs a little lovin' in their life. Whether it's a casual fling or a full-blown, over-the-top, love-of-your-life kinda thing, it's good to let people in every now and then. Anime romance, at times, is the best kind of romance. Let’s look at the list of best romance anime of all times:
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)
The plot of the anime is quite magical; a piano prodigy, Kosei Arima plays beautiful melodies and is very popular among child musicians. However, he is faced with a challenge when he is unable to hear his piano after a mental breakdown after the sudden death of his mother. Will Kosei be able to play the piano now?
For sure, any true romantic would fall in love with the sound of puppy-love ringing all through the series. The song is filled with both passion and gloom. This romance anime series is a must-watch for hopeful broken hearts!!
Akagami no Shirayuki-hime (Snow White with the Red Hair)
The series is adapted from the manga that Sorata Akizuki wrote and illustrated. The manga puts light on a youthful lady named Shirayuki. She is born with red hair that catches the attention of almost everyone she encounters. Unfortunately, this also draws the attention of Raji, a prince, who wishes to marry Shirayuki. And then, she tries to escape from the country.
Clannad: After Story
Emotions are a strong thing; they have the power to overcome any modicum of reason and compel their emotional nature to surrender to even the ficklest of beings. Because of this, many times, those of us who pretend to be critics of different media fall short of our own standards. 'Clannad: After Story' is a series that is talked viewed by many as “life-altering”. It is a show that gripped a million hearts even before it was termed a classic.
The Romance genre has always been an untiring watch for the viewers. Aisaka Taiga is the central female character of the show. The other protagonist is Ryuuji Takasu, who is a high school student. He has an immature nature, but due to his straight face, he is often termed as a delinquent. It’s a good thing to feel this stuff from time to time. The show forces us to recall what the romance series is meant to be. It is a unique love story that reveals what it’s like to fall in love with someone you’ve never dreamed of falling in love with.
Kaichou wa Maid-sama
Known for being strict and bitter, Misaki, the main character, is the class president. She hides a dark secret; she works part-time in a cafe dressed as a maid. That’s until Takumi, the most popular guy at school, recognises her. Misaki has to do her best to prevent the boy from spilling the beans. But as both of them begin to look acknowledge one another for more than just their outer layers, what begins out as something to save her secret gradually develops into something just the opposite. Kaichou wa Maid-sama! It’s different from everyday romance, and that’s what made the viewers love it.
Tamako Love Story
Tamako Market, a show that became popular because of its romantic sequel 'Tamako Love Story'. This beautiful story shows the relationship of two friends who communicate with the cup and string system across their bedrooms. The sequel, 'Tamako Love Story', pulls all the characters from the market and puts them in a different setting. The main characters include Tamako Kitashirakawa, the protagonist of the series. She helps her family run a mochi shop and invent new kinds of mochi.
Mochizō Ōji is Tamako’s childhood friend. His family also runs a mochi shop. They live across the road, and since their bedroom windows face each other, they talk with the cup and string technique. This is a cute anime television series followed by a sequel movie called 'Tamako Love Story'.
This anime tells the story of five members of the Cultural Research Club who start to switch their bodies with one another. In a quest to find the reason for this strange supernatural phenomenon, they realise that it is hard to keep their inner feelings hidden when their bodies are swapped. With a slow beginning but an extraordinary story development, the show has become everyone’s favourite. The characters are the soul of the show. The story builds up just for the massive climax of episode five.
Kimi no Na wa (Your Name)
Mitsuha Miyamizu, a high school girl, yearns to live the life of a boy in the bustling city of Tokyo, a dream that stands in stark contrast to her present life in the countryside. Meanwhile, in the city, Taki Tachibana lives a busy life as a high school student while juggling his part-time job and hopes for a future in architecture. Kimi no Na wa revolves around Mitsuha and Taki's dream exchange actions, which begin to have a dramatic impact on each other's lives, weaving them into a fabric held together by fate and circumstances.
5 Centimeters per Second
This movie got a lot more real in 2020, as it’s all about separation and the fight to maintain a relationship without being together. If you and your significant other/best friend chose different colleges after high school, then you are more than familiar with the feeling of drifting away. The protagonists of the show try to maintain keep the flame alive but fate can really make it difficult sometimes. So be prepared to question rekindling some old flames as well as shedding some tears when watching this movie.
Enjoy your weekend with these rom-com anime!