the 55 best harem anime of all time

The 55 Best Harem Anime of All Time


Harem is an anime genre that depicts polygamous relationships. While polygamous relationships are acceptable in some societies, they remain a taboo topic in most societies, where having multiple partners is even frowned upon. Different societies may have different views on the subject, but in the anime world, shows about polygamous relationships have such a large fan base that they are divided into two niche genres: harem and reverse harem.

While the former revolves around a male protagonist with multiple partners, the latter focuses on women-centric stories with multiple male love interests for the main character. Although both are extremely entertaining, we would be entirely focused on harem shows.here are 55 best harem anime of all time.

1. High School DxD

Issei Hyoudou, a high school student, is your typical pervert who spends his days peeping on women and fantasising about having his own harem one day. When a beautiful girl asks Issei out on a date, things appear to be looking up for him, but she turns out to be a fallen angel who brutally kills him! However, he is given a second chance at life when beautiful senior student Rias Gremory, a top-class devil, resurrects him as her servant, recruiting Issei into the school’s Occult Research club.

Issei must train and fight to survive in the violent world of angels and devils as he slowly adjusts to his new life. Each new adventure leads to many hilarious (and risqué) moments with his new comrades, all while keeping his new life a secret from his High School DxD friends and family!

2. Nisekoi

Raku Ichijou, a first-year high school student, is the sole heir to an intimidating yakuza family. Raku made a promise to a childhood friend ten years ago. All he has now is a pendant with a lock that can only be opened with the key the girl took with her when they parted.

Raku has matured into a typical adolescent, wanting to remain as uninvolved in his yakuza background as possible while spending his school days with his middle school crush Kosaki Onodera.When the American Bee Hive Gang invades his family’s territory, Raku’s idyllic romantic dreams are thrown out the window as he is dragged into a frustrating conflict: Raku is to pretend to be in a romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of the Bee Hive’s chief, in order to reduce friction between the two groups. Unfortunately, reality is far from this blatant lie—Raku and Chitoge fall in love at first sight, as the girl believes he is a pathetic pushover, and Chitoge is about as attractive to Raku as a savage gorilla.

Nisekoi follows the daily antics of this mismatched couple who have been forced to get along in order to keep the peace in the city. With many more girls appearing in his life, all of whom are somehow connected to Raku’s past, his search for the girl who holds his heart and his promise takes him in unexpected directions.

3. Date A Live

A supermassive “spatial quake”—a phenomenon involving unknown space vibrations—devastated the Eurasian continent thirty years ago, killing over 150 million people. Since then, these quakes have struck the world on an irregular basis, albeit on a smaller scale.

Shidou Itsuka appears to be an ordinary high school student who lives with his younger sister, Kotori. When an impending spatial quake threatens Tengu City’s safety, he rushes to save her, only to be caught in the ensuing eruption.

At its source, he discovers a mysterious girl who is revealed to be a “Spirit,” an otherworldly entity whose appearance causes a spatial quake. Soon after, he becomes involved in a battle between the girl and the Anti-Spirit Team, a ruthless strike force dedicated to the annihilation of Spirits.

However, there is a third party who believes in the salvation of the spirits: “Ratatoskr,” which is surprisingly led by Shidou’s younger sister! Following the battle, Kotori forcibly recruits Shidou, offering him an alternative method of dealing with the Spirits’ threat—make them fall in love with him. The fate of the world now rests on his dating prowess, as he seeks out Spirits to charm them.

4. The Quintessential Quintuplets

Fuutarou Uesugi is an excellent high school student who leads an otherwise difficult life. His aloof personality and reclusive nature have left him friendless, and his father is in debt, forcing his family to eke out a living.

During his lunch break one day, Uesugi gets into an argument with a female transfer student who has claimed “his seat,” causing both of them to dislike each other. On the same day, he is presented with a golden opportunity to pay off his family’s debt: a private tutoring gig for a wealthy family’s daughter at five times the market rate. He accepts the proposal, but is shocked to learn that the client, Itsuki Nakano, is the same girl he confronted earlier!

After failing to regain Itsuki’s favour, Uesugi discovers that his problems do not end there: Itsuki is a quintuplet, so in addition to her, he must tutor her sisters—Miku, Yotsuba, Nino, and Ichika—who, despite the very real threat of failing, refuse to work with a tutor. However, his family’s livelihood is at stake, so Uesugi perseveres, adamant in his determination to cure the sisters’ aversion to studying and successfully lead them to graduation.

5. Trinity Seven

The bright red sun stopped shining one day, resulting in the “Breakdown Phenomenon”—the destruction of Arata Kasuga’s town and the disappearance of its inhabitants. All is not lost, however, because Arata can artificially reconstruct his world by using the magical grimoire given to him by his childhood friend and cousin Hijiri Kasuga.

Lilith Asami appears in front of Arata, whose artificial world suddenly disintegrates, to investigate the phenomenon. He has two options: hand over the book or die.

Arata, on the other hand, chooses the third option: enrolling in the top-secret magic school Royal Biblia Academy, where he will be joined by six other magical users. These six, along with Lilith, form the Trinity Seven, the school’s elite who each bolster their own power and skill.

With the desire to save Hijiri and the assistance of his newfound friends, Arata will go to any length to save his beloved hometown and bring his best friend back.

6. The Familiar of Zero

In a world of wands, cloaks, and royalty, Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière is a self-absorbed mage. Despite attending Tristain Academy, a prestigious school for magicians, Louise has a major problem: she is unable to properly cast magic, earning her the nickname “Louise the Zero” from her classmates.

Louise’s summoning causes a catastrophic explosion when first-year students are required to perform a summoning ritual! Everyone thinks this is another failure, but when the smoke clears, a young man named Saito Hiraga appears.

Saito, Louise’s companion, is now treated as a slave, forced to clean her clothes and eat from the ground. However, when an unfamiliar brand is discovered etched on Saito’s hand as a result of the summoning ritual, it is thought to be the mark of a powerful familiar named Gandalfr.

Zero no Tsukaima is a wild, adventurous, and explosive anime that follows Saito as he adjusts to his new life and Louise demonstrates that she is more than her nickname suggests.

7. Masamune-kun’s Revenge

Masamune Makabe was rejected as a child by a rich, beautiful girl named Aki Adagaki, who gave him the nickname “Piggy” because he was overweight. Masamune, who was devastated, worked hard to improve his appearance. Masamune, now a handsome but narcissistic high school student, is determined to exact revenge by having Aki fall madly in love with him and then reject her the next time they meet.

Masamune is surprised to learn that he has transferred to Aki’s school. Masamune begins to form a relationship with the “Brutal Princess” after putting his plan into action, but despite his efforts, he fails miserably. Surprisingly, as Masamune nears his vengeance, he receives a mysterious letter addressed to him by his old nickname. Unless Masamune discovers the identity of the sender, his plan is doomed before it even begins!

8. Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

Ryuu Yamada wanted to turn over a new leaf in high school and lead a productive school life. That’s why he chose Suzaku High, where no one would know about his violent delinquent past. However, much to Ryuu’s chagrin, he quickly becomes bored; now in his second year, Ryuu has reverted to his old ways—lazy, with abysmal grades, and always getting into fights.

Ryuu meets Urara Shiraishi, a beautiful honours student, on his way back from yet another office visit. A misstep sends them both tumbling down the stairs, resulting in an unintentional kiss! The couple discovers they can switch bodies with a kiss, which proves both useful and inconvenient.

Toranosuke Miyamura, a student council officer and the sole member of the Supernatural Studies Club, recruits them after learning of their new power. Soon joined by Miyabi Itou, an eccentric who is fascinated by all things supernatural, the group discovers the legend of the Seven Witches of Suzaku High, seven female students who have obtained various powers that can be activated by a kiss. The Supernatural Studies Club sets out on its first mission: discover the identities of all the witches.

9. Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls

Kimihito Kurusu lived a quiet, unremarkable life alone while his parents were away until monster girls crowded in! This alternate reality depicts cutting-edge Japan, the first country to promote non-human species integration into society. Kimihito quickly attracts girls of various breeds after the incompetence of interspecies exchange coordinator Agent Smith leaves him as the homestay caretaker of a Lamia named Miia, resulting in an ever-growing harem flush with eroticism and attraction.

Unfortunately for him and the ladies, the Interspecies Exchange Act prohibits sexual interactions between species! The only exception is an experimental marriage provision. As the passionate, affectionate, and lustful women hound his every move, seeking his romantic and sexual affections, Kimihito’s life becomes fraught with an abundance of creature-specific caveats and sensitive interspecies law. With new species appearing all the time and events seemingly appearing out of nowhere, where Kimihito and his harem end up is anyone’s guess!

10. Rosario + Vampire

Youkai Academy appears to be a typical boarding school, except that its students are monsters learning how to coexist with humans. All students attend in human form and study standard academic subjects like literature, gym, foreign language, and mathematics. However, there is one unbreakable rule at Youkai Academy: any humans discovered on school grounds must be executed immediately!

Tsukune Aono is a typical adolescent who is unable to attend any high school due to his poor academic performance. His parents enrol him in Youkai Academy inadvertently as a last-ditch effort to secure his education.

Tsukune has a run-in with the most attractive girl on campus, Moka Akashiya, as he unknowingly enters this new world. He decides to stay in the dangerous realm in order to advance his relationship with Moka, not realising that beneath her beauty lies a menacing monster—a vampire.

Tsukune’s romantic exploits, experiences, and misadventures with a slew of beautiful but dangerous creatures are explored in Rosario to Vampire, a supernatural school comedy.

11. How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

Nobody can match the power of the Demon King Diablo in the fantasy MMORPG Cross Reverie. He overpowers all who are foolish enough to confront him, as he possesses the game’s rarest artefacts and an unrivalled player level. Despite his terrifying reputation, Diablo’s true identity is Takuma Sakamoto, a reclusive gamer with no social skills. Takuma cares about nothing but his virtual life, defeating hopeless challengers day after day—that is, until a summoning spell suddenly transports him to another world where he has Diablo’s appearance!

Takuma is greeted in this new world that resembles his favourite game by the two girls who summoned him: Rem Galeu, a petite Pantherian adventurer, and Shera L. Greenwood, a busty Elf summoner. In an attempt to subjugate him, they perform an Enslavement Ritual, but the spell backfires, and they become his slaves instead. Takuma decides to accompany the girls in finding a way to unbind their contract while learning to adapt to his new life as the menacing Demon King, as the situation becomes more awkward than ever.

12. School Days

Makoto Itou, a freshman in high school, first notices Kotonoha Katsura at the start of his second semester. He is immediately taken with her beauty, but his shyness prevents him from approaching her, despite the fact that they ride the same train every day. Instead, he secretly takes a photo of her and sets it as his phone’s wallpaper: a charm that, if kept hidden, is said to help you realise your love. Sekai Saionji, a classmate, notices the picture and, instead of reporting him, offers to help him set up with Kotonoha, even befriending her just for him. As a result, the trio forms an impromptu friendship.

School Days follows the lives of three teenagers as they navigate the high school experience’s ups and downs. In a story full of romance and melancholy, the story of these three students will linger in the mind long after the dramatic conclusion.

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13. The Testament of Sister New Devil

Basara Toujou learns the hard way that running into your new stepsister in the bathroom is not the best way to make a good first impression. When his father unexpectedly brings home two beautiful girls and introduces them as his new siblings, he is forced to accept the Naruse sisters, busty redhead Mio and petite silver-haired Maria, into his family.

Basara is forced to reveal himself as a former member of a clan of “Heroes,” sworn enemies of the demons, when these seemingly normal girls reveal themselves as demons—Mio, the former Demon Lord’s only daughter, and Maria, her trusted succubus servant. Basara, on the other hand, having begun to care for his new sisters, decides to protect them with his powers and forms a master-servant contract with Mio to keep watch over her.

Basara must do the impossible to protect his new family members, with the Heroes watching his every move and the constant threat of hostile demons. Furthermore, the protector is concealing his own dark secret, which haunts him to this day…

14. The Asterisk War

An unprecedented disaster known as the Invertia reshaped the world in the previous century. Existing nations’ powers dwindled significantly, paving the way for the Integrated Empire Foundation to seize control. More importantly, the Invertia caused the emergence of a new species of human, the Genestella, who are born with extraordinary physical abilities. Its elite are hand-picked from all over the world to attend the top six schools, and they compete in entertainment battles known as Festas.

Ayato Amagiri is a scholarship transfer student at the prestigious Seidoukan Academy, which has recently been plagued by poor performance. Through a series of events, he accidentally sees Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld, the popular Witch of Resplendent Flames, half-dressed! Julis, enraged, challenges him to a duel for invading her privacy. After the student council president cancels the duel, Ayato reveals that he has no interest in Festas. Instead, he has enrolled in the academy in order to find his missing elder sister. When a more nefarious plot emerges, Ayato sets out to win despite being surrounded by some of the most talented Genestella on the planet.

15. Strike the Blood

Kojou Akatsuki’s days as an ordinary high school student in Itogami Island’s Demon District come to an end after a fateful encounter endows him with vampire-like abilities.

It isn’t long before he is thrust into the spotlight when it is revealed that he is the fourth primogenitor, an enormously powerful vampire whom most regard as a legend. Fearing Kojou’s destructive potential, the Lion King Organization dispatches Yukina Himeragi, an apprentice sword-shaman, to monitor him and, if he becomes a threat, to kill the boy dubbed the world’s most powerful vampire. As Kojou comes to terms with his abilities and they both struggle to protect the city from various emerging chaotic forces, the two form an unlikely alliance.

16. Infinite Stratos

Infinite Stratos (IS), a Japanese exoskeleton weapon, can only be piloted by women. Its power and combat prowess are so immense that an international treaty prohibiting its use as a military asset has been signed.

When it is discovered that 15-year-old Ichika Orimura is the only male capable of piloting an IS, he is forced to enrol in the Infinite Stratos Academy, an all-female boarding school whose graduates go on to become IS pilots. Ichika is reunited with two of his childhood friends, Houki Shinonono and Lingyin Huang, at this training school, and befriends Cecilia Alcott, an IS representative from the United Kingdom.

Guided by the legendary pilot Chifuyu Orimura—their strict homeroom teacher and Ichika’s older sister—Ichika and the girls will need to use everything at their disposal to defend themselves and their academy from the dangers that will arise during their exciting school life.

17. Is This a Zombie?

Ayumu Aikawa, a 16-year-old high school student, is tragically murdered while looking into a suspicious house. He soon wakes up next to a strange armoured girl named Eucliwood Hellscythe. She reveals herself to be a necromancer who has resurrected Ayumu, transforming him into a zombie!

Ayumu, now immortal, sets out to find his killer. One day, while searching in a cemetery, he comes across Haruna, a boisterous young girl dressed as a magical girl who is fighting a bear with a chainsaw.

Haruna tries to erase Ayumu’s memories of her after she kills the beast, but he instead absorbs her magic for himself. Haruna has stripped Ayumu of her abilities and assigned her to the task of hunting strange creatures known as “Megalo,” monsters that roam the human world and terrorise the population.

Desu ka kore wa Zombie? follows the daily exploits of human-turned-zombie Ayumu as he begins his new, bizarre life in which the supernatural has become the norm.

18. Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend

For years, otaku Tomoya Aki has been obsessed with collecting anime and light novels, becoming attached to various series with captivating stories and characters. Now, he wants to give others the same experience he had by creating his own game, but Tomoya is incapable of doing so on his own.

While directing, he successfully recruits childhood friend Eriri Spencer Sawamura to illustrate and literary elitist Utaha Kasumigaoka to write the script. Tomoya now has a super-group to base his project on, and he meets the beautiful, docile Megumi Katou, who he then models his main character after.

Tomoya creates a new doujin circle with the hope of touching the hearts of those who play their game. What he doesn’t realise is that in order to elicit these emotions, the creators had to go through similar experiences in their own lives.

19. The World God Only Knows

Keima Katsuragi, also known online as the legendary “God of Conquest,” can win any girl’s heart—at least in dating sim games. In reality, he prefers the two-dimensional world of gaming to real life due to his unhealthy obsession with galge games (a type of Japanese video game centred on interactions with attractive girls).

When he arrogantly accepts an anonymous offer to demonstrate his superiority in dating sim games, Keima is duped into assisting a naive and impish demon from hell named Elucia “Elsie” de Lute Ima with her mission: retrieving runaway evil spirits who have escaped from hell and scattered themselves throughout the human world.

Keima discovers that the only way to capture these spirits is to conquer what he despises the most: three-dimensional girls’ unpredictable hearts! Keima, shackled to Elsie by a lethal collar, is now forced to navigate through the hearts of a slew of real-life girls, putting his title of “God of Conquest” to the ultimate test.

20. To LOVE Ru

Rito Yuuki, a shy 16-year-old, has yet to confess his feelings for Haruna Sairenji, a classmate who has piqued his interest since junior high. Unfortunately, his situation worsens when a mysterious, naked girl crashes lands on top of a bathing Rito one night.

To compound matters, Rito discovers that the girl, Lala Satalin Deviluke, is the crown princess of an alien empire who has fled her home. Despite her position as the heiress to the galaxy’s most powerful power, Lala is surprisingly willing to marry the decidedly ordinary Rito in order to avoid an unwanted political marriage.

To LOVE-Ru depicts Rito’s daily struggles with the strange chaos that begins with Lala’s arrival. To LOVE-Ru is a romantic comedy full of slapstick humour, sexy girls, and outlandishly lewd moments that defy the laws of physics, with an evergrowing legion of swooning beauties that constantly foil his attempted confessions to Haruna.

21. The Fruit of Grisaia

Yuuji Kazami is a transfer student who recently enrolled at Mihama Academy. He wishes to live an ordinary high school life, but this wish may not come true anytime soon because Mihama Academy is the polar opposite. With only the principal and five other students, all of whom are female, Yuuji gets to know them all and learns more about their personalities as socialisation becomes inevitable. Slowly, he learns about the truth behind the small group of students who occupy the academy—they all have their own share of traumatic experiences that are hidden from the rest of the world.

Mihama Academy serves as a safe haven for these girls, who are the “fruit” that has fallen from their trees and begun to decay. It is up to Yuuji to be the catalyst that saves them from themselves, but how can he save another when he cannot save himself?

22. Kiss x Sis

After Keita Suminoe’s mother died, his father remarried, bringing two step-sisters into his life: twins Ako and Riko. But, since their fateful first meeting, the girls have been overcome by an incestuous love for their younger brother, sparking a lifelong feud for his heart.

Keita, who is nearing the end of his middle school career, studies hard in order to attend Ako and Riko’s high school. While doing so, he must reconcile his conflicting feelings for his siblings and decide whether to reject or accept his sisters’ intimate advances. Unfortunately for Keita, his sisters aren’t the only women lusting after him, and there’s no telling when the allure of temptation will get the better of him as well.

23. Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest

Hajime Nagumo’s ordinary life is upended when he and his classmates are summoned to a fantasy world and tasked with saving humanity. While his classmates have impressive combat abilities, Hajime is mocked for only gaining an inferior transmutation skill with no real offensive power.

Hajime is betrayed by one of his classmates during an expedition in the Great Orcus Labyrinth, plunging him to the bottom of an abyss. Despite surviving the fall, Hajime is confronted with menacing monsters and misfortunes that send him into a bleak nightmare. Desperate to live and return home one day, he decides to fight for his life—only to meet Yue, an imprisoned vampire who is also trying to escape the labyrinth. Yue and a few others accompany Hajime on his journey to find a way back home, while gradually transforming from commonplace to the world’s strongest.

24. Absolute Duo

Individuals who can manifest weapons from their soul are known as “Blazers,” and they attend Kouryou Academy High School to hone their skills. Each student is required to form a partnership with another in the hopes that the pair will one day achieve the power of Absolute Duo.

Tooru Kokonoe wishes to attend this academy in order to gain power after his sister and friends were murdered by an unknown man. During the opening ceremony, however, he is forced to duel the person sitting next to him, with the loser being expelled. As Tooru prepares to give his all in the match, his soul manifests a shield rather than a weapon, an anomaly that catches the attention of a foreign student named Julie Sigtuna.

25. Oreshura

Eita Kidou’s parents’ infidelity not only caused his family to fall apart, but also made him sceptical of love. Eita, who has no desire to pursue romance, devotes his entire high school career to his studies in order to become a doctor.

It didn’t take long for the lovely and well-liked Masuzu Natsukawa to notice Eita’s apathy. Tired of being the object of other people’s affection, she asks him to pretend to be her boyfriend, as she, too, is repulsed by the concept of love. Eita, on the other hand, refuses—but Masuzu has one more trick up her sleeve: stealing Eita’s journal and threatening to publish the embarrassing content online if he does not comply.

Eita’s life has been turned upside down by her involvement in a phoney romance with the most desired girl at school. Whether he is envied by his peers or receives a confession, he must deal with his newfound relationship and all of its complications.

26. Haganai: I don’t have many friends

When Kodaka Hasegawa learns that he will be transferring to a new school, he is determined to make a good impression and possibly make some new friends. However, Kodaka quickly discovers that he is out of luck when he is labelled as a violent delinquent due to his blond hair and intimidating demeanour. Despite the passage of a month, Kodaka remains alone due to his infamous reputation. However, his life begins to change when he discovers fellow loner Yozora Mikazuki in an empty classroom talking to her imaginary friend.

After sharing stories about their lonely high school lives, Kodaka and Yozora decide to start the Neighbor’s Club to overcome the difficulties of making friends together. Daily activities for people who don’t have friends include learning social skills and how to fit in, which will hopefully allow them to make friends. With the help of the eroge-loving Sena Kashiwazaki and other eccentric outcasts, Kodaka may have finally found people he can call friends in this club full of hilarious oddballs.

27. Demon King Daimao

Akuto Sai transfers to Constant Magic Academy, where he meets Junko Hattori, a virtuous ninja clan member, and dreams of changing the world for the better. On their way to the academy, they vow to make the world a better place together; however, when he arrives, the situation takes a turn for the worse—it is prophesied that he will become the Demon King!

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As word of his fate spreads, the school begins to fear him, and Junko’s faith in him begins to wane. While Akuto is determined not to let his predicted future determine his fate, it appears that everything he says and does only reinforces the fact that he is destined to be the Demon King. Furthermore, he is surrounded by a harem of beautiful girls, each with their own plan for him, which ranges from bringing him to justice to simply showering him with love. With his newly awakened powers, Akuto must deal with his ever-growing list of misfortunes while fighting to prove that his fate is not predetermined.

28. Redo of Healer

When Keyaru gained his abilities as a Hero who specialised in healing all injuries regardless of severity, it appeared that he would have a bright future. Instead, he faced excruciating agony as he was subjected to years of seemingly endless hellish torture and abuse. Keyaru’s healing abilities allowed him to secretly collect the memories and abilities of those he treated, gradually strengthening him to the point where he was stronger than anyone else. But it was far too late by the time he realised his full potential—he had already lost everything.

Keyaru, determined to get his life back on track, cast a powerful healing spell that rewound the entire world back to before he began to suffer his terrible fate. With the anguish of his past at his disposal, he vows to redo everything in order to fulfil a new purpose—to exact revenge on those who have wronged him.

29. In Another World With My Smartphone

God, in an unthinking blunder, accidentally kills Touya Mochizuki with a stray bolt of lightning! As an apology, God grants him one wish and the opportunity to relive his life in a magical fantasy world. Touya gladly accepts the offer and asks for only one wish: to keep his smartphone with him as he embarks on his journey into this mysterious world.

Starting over in this new world, Touya discovers it is full of magic, which he enjoys, and cute girls vying for his attention. These girls—the twins Linze and Elze Silhoueska, Yumina Urnea Belfast, Leen, and Yae Kokonoe—provide Touya with endless romantic frustrations as he discovers the secrets of this new world.

30. Mayo Chiki!

Kinjirou Sakamachi developed a resilient body to withstand hard punches, aggressive kicks, and even deadly vehicle bumps in order to survive their various grappling positions and locks, thanks to his mother and sister, who both love professional wrestling. He did, however, develop gynophobia, or an abnormal fear of women. With just one girl’s touch, his nose bleeds uncontrollably, he sweats profusely, and in rare cases, he faints.

A chance meeting in the restroom changes his life for the worse. While attempting to avoid a girl, he discovers that the most popular student at their school, Subaru Konoe—the butler of the headmaster’s daughter, Kanade Suzutsuki—is actually a girl! Subaru, taken aback, attacks Kinjirou violently, causing significant damage and knocking him unconscious. When he awakens, he encounters Kanade. She promises to help him overcome his phobia in exchange for his silence.

31. Yosuga no Sora

Haruka and Sora Kasugano have lost both of their parents in a tragic accident. Starting over, they return to their childhood home, living in the rural, quaint town they left four years ago.

Returning to such a nostalgic location, however, entails recalling all of the memories the two of them shared, whether they brought them blissful joy or painful sorrow. Meeting both old and new friends, the story of Haruka and Sora becomes increasingly complicated as their lives are gradually influenced by various acts of love, friendship, envy—and perhaps even lust.

32. Heaven’s Lost Property

Tomoki Sakurai has always woken up in tears after having a dream about an angel since he was a child. Sohara Mitsuki, his childhood friend, is concerned about this and decides to seek the assistance of Eishirou Sugata, an eccentric sky maniac. He comes to the conclusion that Tomoki’s dream is undoubtedly connected to the New World, a floating anomaly that scientists have failed to comprehend.

Eishirou schedules a meeting with the New World Discovery Club’s first members to observe the mystery in the sky. Tomoki’s peaceful life is forever altered that day when a strange girl falls from the sky and begins to address him as master.

33. Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Ichirou Suzuki, a programmer in his thirties, is overburdened with work. Worn out, he eventually has a chance to catch up on sleep, only to wake up in a fantasy RPG world that is a mash-up of the games he was debugging in reality. In this new location, he notices that not only has his appearance changed to that of a younger version of himself, but his name has also changed to Satou, a nickname he used while running game beta tests.

However, before Satou can fully comprehend his situation, an army of lizardmen attacks him. Satou is forced to cast a powerful spell in retaliation, and his level is increased to 310, effectively maximising his stats. Satou sets out to explore this magical new world as a high-leveled adventurer armed with a plethora of skills and no way to return to reality.

34. The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat

Youto Yokodera wishes to be perceived differently than most men: as a pervert. However, his lewd behaviour is frequently misinterpreted as good intentions, and people are unable to see his true nature. He searches for and prays for the removal of his façade after hearing rumours of a cat statue that can banish an unwanted trait. But each wish comes with a cost: those undesirable characteristics are passed on to someone else who desires them!

Youto decides to regain his lost traits by seeking out the person who received them after realising that vocalising his dirty thoughts is not the best thing to do. He was not alone in praying to the cat statue, and now he must not only fix his own life, but also the lives of others.

35. ORESUKI Are you the only one who loves me?

Amatsuyu “Jouro” Kisaragi is an ordinary second-year high school student who has two dates in one weekend: one with student council president Sakura “Cosmos” Akino on Saturday and one with his childhood friend Aoi “Himawari” Hinata on Sunday. Unfortunately for Jouro, both girls profess their love for his best friend Taiyou “Sun-chan” Ooga, the baseball team’s ace. Accepting each of their requests for advice and guidance, he is now in charge of assisting the two girls in winning the same guy’s heart.

Jouro’s friendly and obtuse persona is a ruse designed to cast himself as the clueless protagonist of a typical romantic comedy, unbeknownst to his friends. Under his cheery exterior, he is a schemer who makes the most of this unexpected turn of events by devising a new plan: get Sun-chan to fall for either Cosmos or Himawari and take the other as his prize. However, Jouro’s last-ditch effort is jeopardised by the gloomy, four-eyed Sumireko “Pansy” Sanshokuin, who surprises Jouro not only with her knowledge of his secret personality but also with a confession to the true self he has been hiding for all this time.

Stuck in this hilariously messed-up situation, each of the five students must navigate numerous lies, traps, and misunderstandings in order to emerge victorious.

36. When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace

During a Literature Club meeting, four club members—along with their faculty adviser’s niece—acquire supernatural abilities. Jurai Andou, the resident chuunibyou, is the most ecstatic about their new abilities; unfortunately, his own is only for show and incapable of accomplishing anything of substance.

Furthermore, he is completely outmatched by those around him: fellow club member Tomoyo Kanzaki has control over time, Jurai’s childhood friend Hatoko Kushikawa has control over the five elements, club president Sayumi Takanashi can repair both inanimate and living things, and their adviser’s niece Chifuyu Himeki can create objects out of thin air.

While the mystery of how they gained these abilities looms over them, little has changed for the Literature Club. The normal lives of these five superpowered students continue, albeit with a supernatural twist.

37. My Mental Choices Are Completely Interfering With My School Romantic Comedy

Life as a high schooler should have been normal for Kanade Amakusa, and it would have been if he hadn’t been cursed with the most ridiculous curse imaginable. “Absolute Choice,” a system imposed by a self-proclaimed god, randomly presents him with a mental selection of actions that he must carry out based on his choice. To make matters worse, it always seems to happen in the most public of places, and his options never seem to deviate from the rude and crude in nature.

As a result, the helpless boy struggles through each day, attempting to repair his already shattered reputation while desperately hoping to avoid the next spontaneous episode of Absolute Choice. To his chagrin, the boss is always one step ahead of him and proceeds to “choose” him into the lives of several girls at his school. Just when Kanade’s school life couldn’t get any worse, a decision he reluctantly makes on the way home brings a beautiful girl crashing down from the sky, along with the promise of more hysterically hellish choices.

38. We Never Learn: BOKUBEN

Nariyuki Yuiga, a poor third-year high school student, works tirelessly to be nominated for the VIP scholarship, which would cover all of his college tuition fees. In recognition of his efforts, the headmaster bestows upon him the prestigious scholarship.

This scholarship, however, comes with one condition: he must tutor the school’s geniuses in their weakest subjects! The math maestro Rizu Ogata, who wants to study humanities, the literature legend Fumino Furuhashi, who wants to study science, and Yuiga’s sports-savvy childhood friend Uruka Takemoto, who is hopeless at everything else, are among his new students.

In a series of strange and comedic antics, Yuiga tries to teach his three eccentric tutees in Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai. But, as Ogata and Furuhashi’s ambitions clash with their talents, will Yuiga be able to assist his students in realising their goals?

39. Sekirei

Minato Sahashi, a struggling yet brilliant 19-year-old, has failed his college entrance exams for the second time, rendering him worthless in the eyes of those around him. However, when a beautiful, supernatural woman falls from the sky and into his life, the course of his seemingly bleak future is dramatically altered. Musubi is a one-of-a-kind being known as a “Sekirei,” a humanoid extraterrestrial with extraordinary abilities. These aliens are known for kissing humans with the Ashikabi gene to awaken additional latent powers deep within.

Recognizing the potential in the seemingly insignificant youth, Musubi kisses the befuddled Minato, forming a bond between them. This propels him into the high-stakes world of the Sekirei, where he and his new partner must compete against others in a survival battle known as the “Sekirei Plan.” However, the contestants are unaware that there is far more at stake than what the competition initially entailed.

40. Campione!

The world’s gods are not myths or legends. They exist, unseen by humans, fighting their battles and destroying land and life. People regard the battles of such “Heretic Gods” as inexplicable natural disasters from which they cannot escape.

Godou Kusanagi, a sixteen-year-old high school student, travels to Italy at the request of his grandfather to return a specific tablet to an acquaintance for safekeeping. Godou does not anticipate becoming involved in a battle between two Heretic Gods alongside Erica Blandelli, a self-proclaimed witch fighting to protect people. Fortunately, he defeats the god of war in mortal combat and becomes a “Campione”—or “God Slayer”—tasked with fighting Heretic Gods in order to save humanity.

Godou’s new status as a Campione attracts a slew of Gods eager to challenge him, as well as a swarm of devout followers—mostly women—willing to assist him in his battles. Campione!: Matsurowanu Kamigami to Kamigoroshi no Maou follows Godou as he faces off against duelling deities in a battle between Heaven and Earth.

41. Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle

Lux, a former prince of the Arcadia empire, which was overthrown in a rebellion five years earlier, inadvertently trespasses in a female dormitory’s bathing area and sees the kingdom’s new princess Lisesharte naked, incurring her wrath. Lux is then challenged to a Drag-Ride duel by Lisesharte. Drag-Rides are ancient armoured mechanical weapons discovered in ruins all over the world. Lux was once known as the strongest Drag-Knight, but he is now known as the “undefeated weakest” Drag-Knight due to his refusal to attack in battle. Lux ends up attending the female-only academy that trains royals to be Drag-Knights after his duel with Lisesharte.

42. Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Kamito Kazehaya encounters a naked Claire Rouge on his way to Areishia Spirit Academy, a student who had been bathing as part of a purification ceremony. She was preparing to enter into a contract with a powerful spirit in order to gain more power as a “elementalist.” Her efforts, however, are for naught when Kamito obtains the spirit despite the fact that only shrine maidens can become elementalists. To make matters worse, Claire then declares that Kamito must become her contracted spirit instead!

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Kamito escapes Claire on the school grounds and meets Headmaster Greyworth Ciel Mais, who invites him to enrol at the academy. Although his life as the only male student among the shrine princesses-in-training at Areishia will be difficult, he accepts grudgingly in exchange for information about his former contracted spirit, Restia Ashdoll. In addition, he must fulfil Greyworth’s main request: win the Blade Dance, a battle festival taking place in two months where he will face the strongest elementalist rumoured to be contracted with a darkness spirit.

43. Hundred

When an extraterrestrial organism known as “Savage” attacks humanity, the only technology capable of combating the enemy is the “Hundred” weapon. Hayato Kisaragi, a survivor of a Savage attack, is a teenager with the highest compatibility level with the aforementioned technology, and as such, is invited to hone his skills at Little Garden, a prestigious military academy aboard a battleship.

During his intense training for the battle ahead, he immediately attracts the attention of several female peers and becomes involved in a number of incidents as he tries to fight the creatures that now inhabit Earth and threaten its safety.

44. Love Tyrant

When a strange girl named Guri knocks on Seiji Aino’s door, he finds himself thrust into a world of romantic difficulties. Guri’s desperate pleas for Seiji to kiss the cute stranger who barged into his house are misinterpreted as pleas for love, leading Seiji to kiss the cute stranger who barged into his house. In reality, this cosplaying cupid is the owner of a Kiss Note, which states that any pair of names she writes will kiss and become a couple. Guri explains that she misspelt and accidentally wrote Seiji’s name while indulging in her yaoi fantasies, but their kiss was meaningless because she hadn’t paired him with anyone.

Worse, Guri reveals that if Seiji does not marry soon, not only will she die, but Seiji will remain a virgin forever!

Seiji, desperate to avoid his fate, sets his sights on the lovely and popular Akane Hiyama. When Akane learns that he kissed Guri, she reveals her obsessive and psychopathic feelings for the unfortunate boy and viciously attacks them. Guri is able to pair Seiji with Akane in the Kiss Note during the ensuing confusion, temporarily saving Seiji from further bodily harm.

To make matters more complicated, Guri’s newfound feelings lead her to pair the two of them with herself. Just when Seiji and Akane thought things couldn’t get any more complicated, this new coupling with Guri has turned them into temporary angels, forcing them to assist the cupid with her work of pairing humans, lest they be cast into hell. With all semblances of normalcy removed from his life, Seiji is forced to work as a matchmaker with the help of these eccentric girls.

45. Lord Marksman and Vanadis

A war between rival countries is brewing in a fantasy version of Europe. One of these countries, Zhcted, has seven regions ruled by Vanadis, or War Maidens. Eleonora “Elen” Viltaria, one of the Vanadis, launches an invasion against Brune, their neighbouring rival country, armed with powerful dragon-carved weapons. Tigrevurmud “Tigre” Vorn, a young archer and earl for Brune’s region of Alsace, eventually has his entire army decimated at the hands of Elen. In an unusual turn of events, Elen spares Tigre and orders him to “Become mine!” What is the significance of this new alliance?

Madan no Ou to Vanadis is an epic adventure filled with complex war tactics and beautiful women, adapted from Tsukasa Kawaguchi’s light novel. Tigre and Elen are caught up in a multinational conflict full of dark secrets, conspiracies, and corruption.

46. Freezing

Humanity is under siege by an alien race known as the Novas decades in the future. When these inhuman beings appear, they leave devastation in their wake, and the efforts to keep them at bay have become known as Nova Clashes. Young women known as “Pandoras” and young men known as “Limiters” are implanted with stigmata to grant them superhuman abilities and trained in military academies, where they must learn to work together if humanity is to survive.

Freezing follows Kazuya Aoi as he begins his first day at the West Genetics military academy, just as the Pandoras engage in a battle royale. Here, he misidentifies Satellizer el Bridget, a powerful Pandora known as the “Untouchable Queen,” as his deceased sister and embraces her. Despite the fact that he costs her the match, she discovers that his touch does not repel her and decides to use him as her Limiter. The only question is whether their alliance will survive the machinations of their upperclassmen and the looming battle with the Novas…

47. The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter

Noir Starga, despite his noble title, is at the bottom of the social hierarchy. As a result, his fellow nobles oppress him and treat him as garbage. He does, however, have a rare but powerful ability to communicate with the Great Sage, an oracle who can tell Noir the answer to any question.

Noir decides to join the Hero Academy after failing to find work as a librarian. He understands that he must strengthen himself in order to enter the institution. The Great Sage suggests he investigate a hidden dungeon deep within the mountains.

Noir meets Olivia Servant, a beautiful but enslaved maiden trapped within the labyrinth, there. Olivia bestows on Noir a set of ridiculously powerful abilities that give him nearly total control over reality. There is, of course, a catch: every time Noir attempts to use his powers, his life points decrease, putting his life in jeopardy. To recharge his batteries, he must indulge in worldly pleasures such as kissing his childhood friend!

With his newfound powers, Noir begins his journey as a student in the Hero Academy, meeting new acquaintances and helping them through the dire situations ahead.

48. AntiMagic Academy 35th Test Platoon

In a world plagued by magical dangers and threats, there are special warriors known as Inquisitors who are tasked with preventing these threats and nefarious actions nonviolently. The Anti-Magic Academy is a specialised school designed to educate and train these Inquisitors, and it divides its students into small squads to train them to work together. The 35th Test Platoon, also known as the “Small Fry Platoon” due to its low ranking and incompetent members, is one of these talented squads.

Everything changes, however, when Ouka Ootori, a powerful yet rebellious former Inquisitor, is forced to join due to her proclivity for breaking rules and committing a serious violation: the murder of a witch. Upon her arrival, tempers flare as she clashes with their clumsy captain Takeru Kusanagi and debates with the rest of the squad about her views on witches. If this diverse group is to succeed and rise through the ranks at the Anti-Magic Academy, they must first put aside their differences and come to work as a team.

49. World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman

Seiken Tsukai no World Break takes place at Akane Private Academy, where students with memories of previous lives are being trained to use Ancestral Arts as defenders against monsters known as Metaphysicals who attack at random. The students, known as saviours, are divided into two groups: kurogane, who can summon offensive weapons with their prana, and kuroma, who can use magic.

The story begins six months before the series’ major climax, during the opening ceremonies on the first day of school.After the ceremony, Moroha Haimura meets a girl named Satsuki Ranjou, who reveals that she was Moroha’s little sister in a previous life when Moroha was a heroic prince capable of slaying entire armies with his sword skills. Soon after, he meets another girl, Shizuno Urushibara, who eventually reveals that she also knew Moroha in a previous life when he was a dark lord capable of using destructive magic but saved her from slavery. Can people who live in the present and the past truly have a bright future? Explore the intricate world of Seiken Tsukai no World Break to find out!

50. OniAi

After their parents died, Akito and Akiko Himenokouji were forced to live with different families for six years. But they’ve finally reunited and are starting to live together. Akiko quickly realises she has romantic feelings for her brother, but Akito only sees her as a sibling.

When three more girls move into their apartment—Anastasia Nasuhara, Arashi Nikaidou, and Ginbei Haruomi Sawatari—hopes Akiko’s of living alone with her brother vanish. Furthermore, these girls all have feelings for Akito in some way, making it even more difficult for Akiko to gain her brother’s undivided attention. As the girls argue over who will look after Akito, they exhibit various eroticisms that may be a little too much for a normal man.

51. Majikoi: Oh! Samurai Girls

Samurai are an important part of Japanese history, and being related to them in any way is one of the most inspiring things a young high school student could hope for.

Kawakami City is well-known for having many samurai ancestors among its citizens, and the city is generally surrounded by an atmosphere of fighting spirit, loyalty, and work dedication. The students of Kawakami Academy use this knowledge on a daily basis in Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai!, whether they are studying for exams, competing in sports competitions, or ensuring that they take very good care of their traditions.

Yamato Naoe is one such student, and his six closest friends (three boys and three girls) form the ideal friendship, rivalry, and motivational team. However, even samurai have flaws.

Although their group’s balance and long friendship has been unbroken for a long time, when two new girls join the group, things begin to get a lot more interesting. Not only must they uphold what they believe to be the samurai tradition, but they must also do so in the face of numerous “distractions.”

52. Kanojo mo Kanojo

Naoya Mukai is having the time of his life after one of his numerous confessions is finally accepted by his childhood friend Saki Saki. He goes out of his way to shower affection on his now-beloved girlfriend, ensuring the longevity of their relationship.

However, after months of planning, another girl named Nagisa Minase unexpectedly confesses to Naoya one afternoon. Despite his polite rejection, Nagisa’s irresistible charm and determination continue to entice Naoya. Wanting to fulfil both Saki and Nagisa’s desires, Naoya ends up proposing a crazy idea—to date the two of them simultaneously, with both girls fully aware. This unprecedented state of affairs eventually leads to bizarre and hilarious situations in whatever they do to maintain their unusual relationship.

53. Maken-Ki!

This romantic comedy is based on Hiromitsu Takeda’s manga series and follows Takeru Ohyama, a typical perverted adolescent boy. His new school does not require entrance exams and has recently become co-ed! Unfortunately, his hopes for a happy high school life are dashed when he discovers that the school is far more than it appears. In duels, all of the students use a special item called a Maken to unleash their magical abilities! Can Takeru find a Maken who suits him? Even while attempting to fit in at a new school and dealing with a slew of girl issues?

54. Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs

Yuragi-sou, once a hot springs inn and now a boarding house with ridiculously low rent, is almost deserted except for a few odd residents. According to legend, it is haunted by a vile ghost who scares away all potential tenants. As a result, it is the ideal refuge for Fuyuzora Kogarashi—a broke, homeless psychic looking for a place to stay and ghosts to exorcise.

Kogarashi prepares for a fight with the ghost, only to discover that it is not as evil as the rumours suggest. Instead, it is the ghost of a lovely silver-haired girl whose only memory of life before death is her name: Yuuna. Even more perplexing is the fact that the other tenants of Yuragi-sou not only see Yuuna, but each has their own supernatural ability.

Kogarashi attempts to uncover the regret that keeps Yuuna anchored to the world of the living, lest she become an evil spirit sentenced to spend her afterlife in hell, amidst the chaos caused by his eccentric fellow residents.

55. Hybrid x Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia

Hida Kizuna has the HHG (Heart Hybrid Gear) ability, but it isn’t powerful enough to make him particularly useful. His older sister summons him to a strategic defence school, where many of the students (many of whom are large-breasted girls) use their HHG abilities to fight invaders from another world while dressed in extremely skimpy pilot outfits. Kizuna’s fighting ability isn’t up to par, but his sister has a different plan: having erotic experiences with Kizuna will apparently allow the girls to replenish their energy or power-up. It appears that his new school life will be full of embarrassment.

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