The 7 best romance anime on Netflix

Netflix has several great romance anime series, but with such a huge library, it’s difficult to figure out which ones are the best. That’s why we have selected several romantic anime series that will be worth your time.

The anime industry is growing as we are blessed with huge releases every month. Of course, most of the anime fan base is addicted to the Battle Shonen series. However, there is no denying that the demand for romance-themed anime will never go down.

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The popular streaming platform has become the go-to place for many anime fans to watch their favorite shows or movies. Be it the most popular action anime like One Piece, Jujutsu Kaisen or romance anime like Fruits Basket, Netflix has it all.

Now, without taking much time, let’s get to the article and discuss some of the best romantic anime series.

1. Kimi Ni Todoke From Me To You (MAL- 8/10)

Sawako and Kazehaya from Kimi No TodokeNetflix

The first season of Kimi Ni Todoke’s anime adaptation was released in 2009 and has since been considered one of the best classic romance anime series of all time.

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The story revolves around Sawako, who is bullied by her classmates. One day she becomes friends with the most popular boy (Kazehaya) in her school. Kazehaya realizes her true nature and finally brings her out of her shell.

Twelve years after the second season was released, Kimi Ni Todoke has been renewed for a third season, which is expected to air on Netflix sometime in 2024.

2. My happy marriage (MAL-7.8)

Miyo and Kiyoka from My Happy MarriageNetflix

My Happy Marriage is a beautiful romance anime released in July 2023 and became an audience favorite in no time thanks to its wholesome plot and animation by Kinema Citrus. So if you haven’t seen it yet, you’re definitely missing out on something special!

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My Happy Marriage tells the story of Miyo Saimori, who is treated terribly by her biological father, stepmother and sister. Luckily, her life takes a pleasant turn when she meets Kiyoka Kudou.

The first season of the anime ended with twelve episodes, but the good news is that the series has been greenlit for a second season. The official announcement said it will hit our screens in early 2025.

3. A Whisker Away (MAL-7.3)

Screenshot of A Whisker AwayNetflix

A Whisker Away is an anime film that was released on Netflix in 2020. If you’re looking for a beautiful love story with a little magic in it, this one is definitely worth a look.

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Like the previous entry in the list, this anime also features a girl named Miyo in the main role. Miyo from A Whisker Away has a crush on someone who doesn’t like her. For the sake of her feelings for the guy, she decides to give up her human identity and become a cat using a magical mask.

“A Whisker Away” is sure to leave viewers misty-eyed and mesmerized by the magical world and tear-jerking story of this anime.

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4. Sasaki and Miyano (MAL-8.2)

Screenshot of Sasaki and MiyanoNetflix

Sasaki and Miyano is a perfect queer romantic anime that will make you fall in love with its main characters. Although there are several BL anime series and films available on the streaming platforms, it can be quite difficult to judge which of them are worth watching. What if we said your search ends here?

Sasaki and Miyano is a story about two high school students who eventually fall in love after realizing their true identities.

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The first season of the anime aired in 2022 and the film adaptation, titled “Sasaki and Miyano: Graduation,” hit Japanese theaters in February 2023. Both projects are available to watch on Netflix, so what are you waiting for?

5. Teasing Master Takagi-San (MAL-7.7)

Screenshot by Teasing Master Takagi-SanNetflix

If you’re a die-hard fan of the romance genre but haven’t seen Teasing Master Takagi-San yet, it’s time to become a homebody and enjoy one of the best love stories in anime.

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Nishikata is a middle school student who is teased by one of his classmates named Takagi, who never misses an opportunity to embarrass him. Despite several attempts, he always fails to take revenge on her.

Over the years, the franchise has received anime series and OVAs, and in the coming year, a live-action adaptation will win the hearts of every enthusiast.

6. Komi cannot communicate (MAL-7.9)

Screenshot of Komi cannot communicateNetflix

Komi Can’t Communicate is a sweet love story that has given us two seasons, both of which can be seen on Netflix.

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The story is about Komi, an extremely beautiful girl who receives a lot of attention from her classmates, but not everyone knows her weaknesses.

One day, Hitohito Tadano learns that she suffers from social anxiety, which affects her communication skills. Tadano decides to help her, and together they tackle the challenging task of helping her feel comfortable around other people.

7. Fruit Basket (MAL – 7.7/10)

Screenshot of Fruits BasketNetflix

Fruits Basket is a romantic and supernatural anime series that will leave you speechless at times with its heartwarming elements.

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The series revolves around an orphan girl named Tohru Honda who uncovers the Sohma family’s secret after living with Shigure Sohma. She learns that 13 family members turn into animals when stressed or hugged by someone of the opposite sex.

So you could say that Fruits Basket is not a traditional love story as it contains several mysterious elements.

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Dustin Huang

Dustin Huang is a Nytimas U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Dustin Huang joined Nytimas in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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