There are romance
At times, this is even true with Ecchi shows which is a cliche.
But there are
Let’s focus on that in this post, and drill down the list of where it’s most common.
Here they are.
1. The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter
The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter is as cliche as it gets.
The main character is born to a noble family, so already has a little going for him already.
Once he enters an academy, that’s when the girls start piling up and the harem begins.
You have to give the MC credit for getting his first “kiss” within the first episode of the
He makes it look easy and there’s plenty of it.
Campione is one of the first Harem/Ecchi fantasy shows I ever came across. You get kissing within the first episode.
There’s quite a bit of sloppy kissing and all that good stuff if tha’s what you want.
Whether you’ll enjoy the entire series is another story. But it’s relevant here and needs to be mentioned.
3. The World God Only Knows
The World God Only Knows is a harem series about Katsuragi Keima. A guy who loves playing dating sims.
He’s not into real girls, and makes this point clear.
After running into a demon girl called Elsie, he ends up “kissing girls” to essentially save them.
He comes across a lot of girls like this for 3 seasons, but how it’s approached doesn’t feel as bad as your average comparison.
In fact it’s a decent series, cliches aside.
4. Snow White With The Red Hair
Snow White With The Red Hair is a quality romance series about Zen, a prince, and Shirayuki, a girl he falls for.
Shirayuki isn’t from a royal bloodline, but she’s hard working, smart, and stands out because of her red hair. And that’s a focus point that kicks off the
There’s kissing scenes, wholesome episodes, some action, and good interactions between the characters.
Visuals are nice as well.
5. Date A Live
Date A Live is another harem series that was early for me. One of my first.
The first episode ends on a dramatic note, with Shido’s life hanging in the balance for a moment.
From there, the long and short of it isÂ he kisses girls to save them. A familiar cliche with these genres.
Season 1 is the best, with the 2nd season and beyond dropping in quality for me personally.
Still worth mentioning as it’s relevant here.
It’s about Kagome Higurashi who falls down a well and ends up in a time far into the past.
This is an important part of the
7. Scum’s Wish
Scum’s Wish feels like a romance
“Scum” is a good clue in the name of this
Plenty of kissing, even intimacy, and scenes that will make you think, make you cringe, or both.
It’s extreme in its themes.
8. Sword Art Online
Saucy scenes isn’t this
With a survival aspect in season 1, season 2, and season 3. All with different ways of portraying it.
Don’t expect too much kissing here. But where the romance counts, there are suggestive scenes and definitely kissing with the obvious characters.
There’s a lot of drama involved around this stage, with emotions running high, and plot twists coming out the floorboards.
If you can get through the first 5 or so episodes, the
10. Darling In The Franxx
The story had no idea where it wanted to go, so you literally get everything from suggestive scenes, kissing scenes, action, drama and the list goes on.
This is in the beginning to a degree, but more so in the later stages. With multiple characters.
Whether it’s satisfying or not depends on you. For me the
Still, it’s relevant here.
11. Golden Time
If we’re talking about romance in particular, this is one of the BEST
Not just for quality, but for romance in every sense of the word.
I don’t think you’ll find too many main characters like Kaga Koko (orange hair). She’s a solid protagonist.
The same can’t be said for her partner though, but he serves a purpose.
The level of kissing is moderate but it’ll suit your tastes.
This is a forgotten
Nana is even better than Golden Time by miles, and that’s saying a lot because Golden Time is good.
Nana explores the lives of young adults and:
- intimate relationships
- Working hard to live your dreams
You’ll find these and similar concepts. But they’re all connected to the romance.
I’d say it’s the best all-rounder of an
13. Sankarea: Undying Love
Sankarea is a romance and Ecchi series about a guy who wants a zombie girlfriend.
It’s a strange one but it’s surprisingly good. Romance aside, there are some f*cked up themes unrelated to the main characters relationship.
At least directly. It’s a good
The ending is a little disappointing though. Mostly because of the cliffhanger (needs a 2nd season).
14. Kiss x Sis
Kiss x Sis is an
It’s an Ecchi series, and a harem of course. Plus it can be classes as guilty pleasure or even “trashy” depending on your view.
Not to mention the implied incest of this series.
One stand out feature though is the amount of kissing scenes. If this is what you want, it doesn’t disappoint.
15. Tonikaku Kawaii
Tonikaku Kawaii is an
The plot focuses on building their relationship, and showing you their journey as they get more comfortable with each other. And learn more about each other.
All In a rom com setting that just can’t be compared because of its sheer quality and visuals.
16. How To Raise A Boring Girlfriend
Probably the least of what you want is in this
Saekano, or “How To Raise A Boring Girlfriend” centers around that exact title. Just not in a way you think.
A bunch of Otaku’s, authors, and artists get together to help Tomoya (MC) build a dating sim game.
I added it here because even still – It’s a great
It’s Ecchi too but it handles itself pretty well and avoids being over the top.
17. Bloom Into You
Bloom Into You is another good series I ran into, like Sankarea but different.
It’s about Lesbians, straight girls, and the lust, romance and friendships between them.
You’ll definitely find some relatable elements to this series and how the characters maneuver and interact.
It’s probably the first Yuri series I’ve watched and enjoyed more than expected. The art is nice on the eyes.
You can happily expect a satisfying amount of kisses in this
18. Say I Love You
Say I Love You is quite a nice
It’s a shoujo type series about Mei Tachibana, a girl who’s given up on the idea of friends or anything like that in school.
She’s introverted, and has experienced the nasty side of gossiping, disloyalty, and fake friends.
Yamato, a guy who becomes interested in her changes all of that.
anime with kissing:
- Chuunibyou, Love, & Other Delusions.
- Wonder Egg Priority.
- White Album.
- Maid Sama.
- Sakura Trick.
- Domestic Girlfriend.