The 14 Most Romantic Anime Just in Time for Valentine's Day
Anime isn't always known for it's ability to really thrill us with their action sequences. It's also really funny and some of them are insanely romantic. So, in the spirit of the upcoming love-themed, Hallmark Holiday known as Valentine's Day, I'm giving you a list of the 14 most romantic anime ever. Grab some popcorn and a blanket to snuggle under, you and your hunny are going to binge watch romantic anime to celebrate Otaku style!
And hey, if you don't have someone to snuggle, this is the perfect list of Anime to keep you company on National Single's Day, right?
1. Sukitte Ii na yo. (Say "I Love You")
Opposites attract in this timeless story of a socially awkward loner girl and a particularly popular socialite guy who fall in love.via:MAL
Nana has it all. With multiple couples exploring everything from love and lust to heartbreak, this romantic anime has something for everyone and tells its tales with maturity.
InuYasha is an epic story filled with adventure and action. In what begins as a thrilling story about Inuyasha (a half-dog demon) and Kagome (a girl who travels back into the past,) eventually transitions into a story about how the two belong together.
4. Romeo x Juliet
Loosely based on the classic Shakespeare tale of tragic romance, this anime perfectly nails both anguish and love.via:MAL
5. Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai. (Anohana)
A tale about how our first loves in life affect us throughout our entire lifetimes.via:MAL
Breaking the romance-story mold, Toradora! is not about love at first sight. It's all about loving someone you could never imagine yourself with. Sometimes, that's just the type of love story we all need.via:MAL
7. Sekaiichi Hatsukoi (World's Greatest First Love)
With a more complex plot than most love stories, this anime is still completely worth your viewing enjoyment. The anime as a whole has multiple couples but the main story about editor Ritsu and his boss Masamune is what really takes the cake for us.via:MAL
8. Clannad: After Story
This sequel is one hell of a ride. This anime is notorious for its ability to leave you in tears at the end of every single episode but you won't be able to look away. Just about anyone can relate to the themes of this anime including first love and the unbreakable bonds of family no matter what obstacles come your way.via:MAL
9. Koi Kaze (Love Wind)
This unconventional love story makes the list for breaking the mold. It features a brother and sister who fall in love and the tough and often taboo subject matter make for an experience unparalleled in other stories on this list.via:MAL
10. Byousoku 5 Centimeter (5 Centimeters Per Second)
A visually exquisite anime, this one won't leave your with all of your tears. It's a heart wrenching tale of how our first loves leave a lasting impression and how painful separation via fate can be.via:MAL
11. Akagami no Shirayuki-hime (Snow White with the Red Hair)
This heartwarming and romantic story of a red-haired herbalist and prince removes all the drama and bickering relationships tend to offer and instead eases through the flow of their romance with ease.via:MAL
12. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)
This Romance-Anime does a stellar job of showing just how much of an impact music can have in our lives. This lovey-dove anime is filled with passion, despair, and a powerful message about letting go of the past and looking forward to the future. D'awh!via:MAL
13. Kokoro Connect
This one is a little different. Kokoro Connect is about five members of the Cultural Research Club, who for some unexplained and spontaneous reason begin switching bodies with each other which leads to an inability to hide one's true feelings.via:MAL
14. Bokura ga Ita (We Were There)
A timeless story of the shy girl falling for the popular boy, this anime is a classic romance fro beginning to end.via:MAL