Since the HBO Max catalog does not contain many anime, this ‘romance anime on HBO MAX’ article will be very useful for you.
Under each anime, the genres and ratings are written. Let’s begin!
Which is the film of Studio Ghibli, makes you question and gives incredible emotions even though it is only 70 minutes, contains the genres of Drama, Slice of Life and Romance, The Ocean Waves. And that’s just the beauty of the anime at the end of the list.
9- From Up on Poppy Hill
MAL Score: 7.80
Genres: Historical, Romance, Shoujo
Umi meets Shun, a member of the newspaper club. At this time, the school administration decides to demolish and reconstruct the school’s clubhouse, Quartier Latin. As a group of Yokohama students try to thwart this decision, Umi and Shun slowly become drawn to each other.
8- The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya
MAL Score: 8.21
Genres: Fantasy, Historical
An old bamboo cutter sees a little girl inside a bamboo. He adopts the girl and names her ‘princess’. One day, when he finds gold and fine cloth in the bamboo grove where he found his stepdaughter, he thinks it is something divine, separates her from her friends and raises her like a princess.
7- The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
MAL Score: 8.19
Genres: Comedy, Romance
This romantic comedy follows an ordinary college student chasing the girl of his dreams and the brave young lady of his dreams as they explore the nightlife of Kyoto along with many surreal adventures on an epic night that seems to last for years.
6- Howl’s Moving Castle
MAL Score: 8.66
Genres: Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
The story is based on the love story between 18-year-old Sophie, who was cursed by a witch to be turned into an old woman, and a magician named Howl.
Sophie sets out to seek out a wizard named Howl to save the curse, which leads her to Howl’s bustling castle. You can watch this sad movie where you will watch Sophie and her struggles on Netflix.
5- The Wind Rises
MAL Score: 8.10
Genres: Historical, Romance, Drama
Jiro aims to fly and design airplanes inspired by the famous Italian aviation designer Caproni. Nearsighted from an early age and thus unable to become a pilot, Jiro joined a leading Japanese engineering company in 1927, becoming one of the world’s most reformist and talented aircraft designers.
4- The Ocean Waves
MAL Score: 6,55
Genres: Drama, Romance, Slice of Life
This Studio Ghibli work is a realistic love story set in a high school in the city of Kochi. Yutaka Matsuna is deeply in love with Rikako, a girl who transferred to school in the 2nd semester, and introduces her to his best friend Morisaki Taku. Rikako, who quickly becomes one of the most successful students in the school, is labeled as a snob here on the pretext of her unpleasant attitude, and everyone is against her except Taku and Matsuna.
When Rikako asks Taku for money because she has no one else to turn to for help, Taku is unknowingly drawn into her private life, so the school is flooded with love rumors. Now, instead of trying to balance his relationships with Matsuna and Rikako, Taku must grasp his effects on Rikako life and the hidden feelings.
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Ride Your Wave
MAL Score: 7.60
Genres: Drama, Romance, Supernatural
Surfing enthusiast Hinako moves to a beach town after entering college. As the apartment burns, smoke fills the neighborhood and Hinako needs help. A firefighter rescues her; This is how she meets Minato, a young firefighter with whom she will have a romantic, sweet summer romance. Minato is not very good at surfing, but he likes having Hinako teach him how to surf, surfing the waves with her.
While surfing alone one day, Minato suddenly drowns. But this love will not end here, Hinako will not forget him, while Minato’s ghost is with her, as if she can forget!
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Whisper Of The Heart
MAL Score: 8.22
Genres: Shoujo, Romance, Slice of Life
Shizuku is a young Japanese middle school girl who loves books a lot, learns that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked by the same boy. Whishper of the Heart is a Ghibli Stuido production centered on the love of the boy who controls the books with Shizuku.
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Weathering With You
MAL Score: 8.30
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Slice of Life
While Japan has been home to a long and relentless torrent of torrential rain, Hodaka Morishima flees from his village of to Tokyo. Hodaka, who nearly fell off the ferry due to the severity of the downpour during his journey, but was rescued at the last moment, in Tokyo he meets Hina, who has the power to stop the rain.
However, it is common knowledge that power always comes at a high price.. so what is the price of this immense power?