I have listed the 30 best romance anime on Crunchyroll in 2022.
From my previous post: ”When an anime is all about romance it’s awesome because animes focus more on emotions than any other TV show/movie and romantic animes are an explosion of emotions.”
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll
Previously post, I also listed Romance anime on Netflix and Hulu and found more quality content than I expected on both streaming platforms. But Crunchyroll is more into romance anime than the other two, and Crunchyroll has a lot of romance anime you should definitely watch.
(The list will go from 5 to 1, then go up starting at 6)
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll
MAL Score: 7.91
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Shoujo
Takeo Gōda, a burly and tall high school student, is completely unlucky in love, every girl he loves falls in love with his cool and handsome best friend Makoto Sunakawa.
One day, he saves a cute girl named Rinko Yamato from her abuser and falls in love with her instantly, but he worries that she will fall in love with Sunakawa like any girl.
MAL Score: 8.07
Genres: Fantasy, Slice of Life
Chise Hatori, a desperate and lonely high school student ostracized by her relatives, sells herself at an auction for £5 million to an animal-skull wizard known as Elias Ainsworth. Chise begins her new life as an apprentice to Elias, the wizard who looks more like a demon than a human.
MAL Score: 7.62
Genres: Love Polygon, Sci-Fi, Shoujo, Time Travel
One day, Naho Takamiya receives a letter from the future 10 years later. All the events of the day are written in the letter, including the transfer of a new student to the class, and what is written in the letter takes place. Naho from ten years later warned her past self of regret.
2- My Dress Up Darling
MAL Score: 8.09
Genres: Romance, Slice of Life, Seinen
Wakana Gojou is a shy high school student who spends his days alone in his grandfather’s hina doll shop. While his peers are dealing with different things, his only ritual is to sew dolls and he hides it from everyone for fear of being ridiculous.
One day, when Marin Kitagawa, who has a wide circle of friends and doesn’t know what shyness is, learns that Goujo is quite a master at sewing machines, she confesses to him that she interest in cosplay and then they embark on one cosplay adventure after another. Thus, two opposite characters, Marin and Goujo, become quite close.
MAL Score: 8.41
Genres: Comedy, Psychological, Romantic Subtext
The two geniuses are in love with Shirogane and Kagu, but both are too proud to admit they fell in love first, so they each make high-level and clever plans to get a love confession from the other; For them, love is war.
6- Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai
MAL Score: 8.27
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Supernatural
When he sees someone in a bunny girl costume in the library, the girl immediately catches Sakuta Azusagawa’s attention, but no one else notices or even sees the bunny girl; The “puberty syndrome” is a very rare phenomenon in teenagers, it seems supernatural and inexplicable and is believed to be just an urban legend.
Sakuta is convinced of the reality of puberty syndrome as a result of his personal experience and therefore decides to help the girl in the bunny girl costume, Mai Sakurajima, a very famous star. Over time, other women who suffer from “puberty syndrome” start to appear in front of Sukata
7- Plastic Memories
MAL Score: 7.92
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama
Plastic Memories takes place in the near future where there are androids that look exactly like humans. SAI Corp android company has introduced a new android model called Giftia which is the most humanoid android ever. If Giftias expire at 9 years and 4 months, Giftias experience personality disintegration, memory loss, and bursts of violence. There is a team called Terminal Services to retrieve expired Giftias from their owners and erase their memories.
Working in Terminal Services, Tsukasa Mizugaki falls in love with a Giftia named Isla, and Isla’s life of 9 months and 4 months is about to come to an end.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 8
Your Lie in April
MAL Score: 8.66
Genres: Music, School
Kousei Arima is an outstanding pianist praised even by accomplished musicians. However, when his mother dies unexpectedly, Arima has a hard time coping with it and he cannot hear the sound of his piano due to the trauma he has experienced.
As Arima’s life gets worse, he meets a beautiful violinist, Kaori Miyazono, who encourages his to play the piano and enters a competition with him. All of this helps get Arima out of his depression, but Kaori is hiding a harsh truth that could push his back to the limit.
9- From Me To You
MAL Score: 8.00
Genres: Drama, Slice of Life
Sawako Kuronuma is a 15-year-old girl who was ostracized for looking like Sadako, the ghost girl from The Ring. Because of the rumors about her, everyone is afraid of her and they call her Sadako.
But everything changes when Kazehaya, a popular boy, starts talking to her. The two become friends, Sawako makes new friends and talks to different people, and a love affair sprouts between the two as she and Kazehaya slowly overcome difficulties.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 10
Blue Spring Ride
MAL Score: 7.65
Genres: Drama, Slice Of Life
High school sophomore Futaba Yoshioka was ostracized by her female classmates in middle school because she was cute and very popular with boys, and while in high school all teenage girls display their feminine charms, Futaba tries to avoid a situation similar to what she experienced in middle school by displaying a plain and ordinary appearance in high school.
In the second year of high school, when Kou Mabuchi, the boy Futaba fell in love with, starts studying at the same school with Futaba again, butterflies start to fly in Futaba’s stomach and Futaba counts the days to get closer to him. Despite the risk of losing her friends, can Futaba give up her plain and ordinary image for Kou to notice her?
11- Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
MAL Score: 8.33
Genres: Slice of Life, Supernatural
Among her five childhood friends, Menma dies and the other members of the group disperse. One day, Menma’s ghost appears before Jinta, the leader of the group, and tells him that her final wish must come true for her to go to heaven. However, Menma’s ghost can’t remember her last wish, and Jinta reunites the group, thinking that Menma’s ghost maybe remember her final wish.
12- Kamisama Kiss
MAL Score: 8..08
Genres: Comedy, Fantasy, Supernatural
Nanami, a homeless high school student, “saves” a strange man named Mikage from dogs. To thank her, Mikage gives her his house to stay and draws a map showing how to get there. When Nanami arrives at the described place, she encounters a ruined shrine, where she is greeted as the land god of the shrine.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 13
MAL Score: 8.03
Genres: Comedy, Shoujo
Labeled as a comedy duo among their classroom teachers due to their sharp height difference, Risa and Atsushi are bsearching for their ideal partner.
The two can’t decide who is more likely to actually find a mate before graduating and they bet and also decide to help each other achieve their love. So the couple starts to get close, but can love ever bloom between this mismatched couple?
14- Yona of the Dawn
MAL Score: 8.03
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shoujo
Yona is a princess in the Kouka Kingdom who lives happily and safely in the palace with her father and friends. But when her sixteenth birthday arrives, she realizes that the kingdom is no longer safe for her, the emperor is killed, the throne is seized, and now Yona must flee to survive. Yona escapes into the wilderness and vows to do anything to gain the strength to crush her enemies and take back the kingdom one day.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll #15
Tsuki ga kirei
MAL Score: 8.09
Genres: School, Fantasy, Suspense
Kotarō Azumi and Akane Mizuno became third-year students at junior high school and are classmates for the first time. These two, along with fellow classmates, Chinatsu Nishio and Takumi Hira, relate to their peers through mutual understandings and feelings. As their final year at junior high school progresses, the group overcome their challenges to mature and become aware of changes in themselves. / IMDB
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll #16
My Next Life As A Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!
MAL Score: 7.48
Genres: Comedy, Reverse Harem, Romance
Catarina, dies one day when she hits her head too fast, but is suddenly reincarnated in a world very similar to the game she played just before she died.
If we were to teleport to a game, most of us would want to be a hero; Unfortunately, now Catarina is the antagonist of the game and the antagonist is destined to be killed or exiled in any case. Now, even as the villain of the game, Catarina must use her vast knowledge of the game and defeat fate.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 17
Nisekoi: False Love
MAL Score: 7.59
Genres: Comedy, Harem, School
Although Raku Ichijou is the sole heir to a fearsome yakuza family, all Raku wants when he graduates is to pursue a career as a civil servant and lead an ordinary life. But Raku’s colorful but mundane dreams are thrown aside when the American Beehive Gang invades his family’s domain.
Raku pretends to be romantically involved with Chitoge Kirisaki, the daughter of the gang leader, to reduce the friction between the two groups, but the truth is very different from this lie and he must hide his feelings for Kosaki Onodera, the girl he actually fell in love with.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 18
MAL Score: 7.58
Genres: Comedy, School
Tsuredure Children tells various romantic stories about how it is hard to say “I love you”, between young students attending the same high school, in an omnibus format. The characters in each story are connected to each other through their various friendships / Wikipedia
19- My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
MAL Score: 8.02
Genres: Comedy, Love Polygon, School
Hachiman Hikigaya is an anti-social high school student who is narcissistic and semi-nihilistic. He believes that cheerful youth is nothing but an illusion and farce, and he firmly believes that anyone who says otherwise is deceiving himself.
But Hachiman’s life changes when his teacher punishes him by forcing him to join the Volunteer Service Club for writing an article that mocks modern social relations.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 20
Honey and Clover
MAL Score: 8.02
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Love Polgon, Josei, Slice Of Life, Visual Arts
Three poor friends at art college, share a cheap flat while enjoying the little things in life. When they meet the adorable Hagumi Hanamoto, the two of them fall in love with her at first sight and all the pieces of a love triangle are formed.
Hagumi enrolls in arts college and soon befriends the popular student named Ayumi Yamada, and Ayumi already knows the three friends closely and even has a secret crush on one of them.
21- The Quintessential Quintuplets
MAL Score: 7.96
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Romance, Shounen
Fuutarou Uesugi is a successful high school student working at work because his family is in debt. One day a wonderful offer is made to him; Private tutoring worth 5 times the market value for the daughter of a wealthy family!
Uesugi had an argument with transfer student cute Itsuki Nakano on his lunch break that morning, now the thing that scares him is that he will tutor Itsuki! But another truth awaits Uesugi, Itsuki is a quintet and Uesugi must tutor the 5 beautiful sisters.
22- Teasin Master Takagi-San
MAL Score: 7.72
Genres: Comedy, School, Romantic Subtext
His classmate Takagi, who knows Nishikata closely, likes to taunt him and always excels at his “if you blush, you lose” principled taunts, as she knows how to react to taunts. Nishikata vows to turn the situation around one day. Will he be able to make Takagi blush one day?
23- Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
MAL Score: 7.99
Genres: Fantasy, Slice Of Life
Ms. Kobayashi lives a monotonous life alone in her small apartment until she sees something unusually frightening; The dragon’s head looks at her from the balcony.
The dragon named Tohru seems to have the ability to transform; turns into a very cute person girl and does everything to be her cute maid to repay her gratitude to Ms. Kobayashi, for inviting her to her home when she has no place to stay.
24- Rent A Girlfriend
MAL Score: 7.17
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Heartbroken and lonely after being dumped by his girlfriend, Kazuya Kinoshita is desperate enough to hire a girlfriend to ease his pain. He hires the uniquely beautiful Chizuru. When Kazuya finds out that his grandmother passed out one day, he and Chizuru, rush to the hospital and find her already well on arrival.
And Kazuya realizes that his grandmother admires how good Chizuru is and he bores the lie that Chizuru is his girlfriend. Therefore Kazuya continues to hire Chizuru, but things get complicated when they discover that they are next door neighbors and attend the same university. Over time, Kazuya has new hired girlfriends.
Romance Anime on Crunchyroll – 25
MAL Score: 7.99
Genres: Drama, Slice Of Life, School
Seen as a hopeless loser by those around him, 27-year-old Arata Kaizaki is currently unemployed. When Arata meets a member of the “ReLIFE” research program, he decides to join the program because all he has to do is take drugs that make her look 10 years younger.
When he wakes up the next day, he realizes that he really looks like a 17-year-old boy and now learns that he has to attend high school for a year