Kaguy Sama: Love Is War is a rom com/romance
Season 3 is now airing.
The plot follows Kaguya Shinomiya and Shirogane. Two student council members who like and fancy each other, but are too proud and stubborn to admit it to each other.
This where “Love Is War” comes into the picture from the
Here’s a list of
1. Masamune Kun No Revenge
Msamune Kun No Revenge is an
In the past he was a “fat” kid and his crush rejected him while pointing out this fact (his weight).
From there he swears to get revenge on Aki Adagaki, the girl who broke his heart and he does it by making her fall in love with him so he can then break up with her afterwards.
That’s not how it turns out though…
Kakegurui (Compulsive Gambler) starts out with Yumeko Jabami, and she leads the show and carries it to an extreme degree. She’s that important as a character.
She loves gambling, and unlike most gamblers in this particular school, Yumeko loves the thrill of it, gets high off it, and is even willing to risk it all to gain it all.
She’ll go that far for the rush of the game.
When students lose in a gabling match they’re forced to do whatever the winner wants them to do, and are of course in debt to them because of their loss.
3. Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie
Shikimori’s Not Just A Cutie is a wholesome series just like My Dress Up Darling and Tonikaku
Izumi is the boyfriend, and Shikimori’s his girlfriend. She’s
Both characters know each others parents and are well acquainted, showing how close their relationship. And their chemistry is one of the most genuine in the romance genre.
The comedy is slightly different to Kaguya Sama but fans can still appreciate both
Gamers is self explanatory.
Karen Tendou is the main female character who’s a popular girl, gorgeous, liked by most, and she’s attentive and respectful to others in spite of their status.
Amano is a regular guy who meets her at random in a game shop, and after tons of misunderstandings they start to build a connection.
Similar to Kaguya Sama, Gamers thrives on misunderstandings and romantic mental gymnastics to tell stories and express its comedy.
5. Maid Sama
Maid Sama is lead by a slightly masculine female character called Misaki Ayuzawa. She’s a textbook feminist who hates all men despite the majority of men doing her no wrong.
This is a result of “daddy” issues since her father ran off and left the family with debt.
As a student council president she makes life hard for guys, but onw guy called Usui Takumi catches her eye, protects her at critical moments, and is able to break through to her. And she starts to loosen up and grow as a person.
Their romance together also starts to make progress and the
6. Monthly Girls Nozaki Kun
Monthly Girls Nozaki Kun is about Chiyo Sakura, an orange haired 16 year old girl who’s fallen for a DENSE protagonist who creates his own
Everything Nozaki (the guy) knows about girls is from
It’s the kind of
Toradora follows Taiga Aisaka and Ryuuji Takasu. There are side characters like Minori Kushieda and Kitamura.
Ryuuji is a clean freak and is the one in the house who does a lot of the cleaning. Taiga is a Tsundere who abuses Ryuuji to an extreme before the
Minori is the cheerful girl with a good sense of humor, and Kitamura is the chill guy who’s smart and everyone gets along with him.
The later half of the series makes
Oregairu is a bit of an unconventional romance
It’s about 3 characters mainly:
- Hachiman Hikigaya.
- Yukinoshita Yukino.
But there’s also important side characters like Iroha Isshiki.
The plot doesn’t develop as fast as other romance, and there’s a lot of reading in between the lines as the
Once you’ve got round to season 2 and especially season 3 things will make a lot of sense as it wraps up a lot of clues and bits of the story that don’t connect at first.
9. School Rumble
School Rumble is an anime from the 2000’s and is a staple in the rom com community. It’s probably the inspiration behind Aho Girl (the banana element and what not).
Kenji Harima is a
Tenma’s sister Yakumo is the more
It still needs a 3rd season to this day, but there are 2 seasons to get through and the comedy will kill you laughing. It’s one of the original OG’s of