The rom-com genre in the anime world has captivated audiences worldwide with its emotional plots, comedic moments, and tangled love affairs. A recent survey by Japanese outlet Goo Ranking reveals the most beloved romantic comedy anime by fans. More than 3,000 Japanese took part in this survey to determine their favorite title in this magical genre.
Anime romantic comedies are known for their ability to blend funny situations with emotional elements and developing love relationships. These series often explore the dynamics of love and friendship between the main characters, often at school or in everyday settings. Authentic emotions and comedic moments combine to create unique and memorable experiences for the audience.
At the center of this genre is the franchise “Love Comedy Yahari Ore no Seishun i Machigatteiru“, called “oregairu“. This anime has won the hearts of fans with its fresh and heartwarming plot that follows the lives of Hachiman Hikigaya, Yukino Yukinoshita, and Yui Yuigahama as they navigate the challenges of relationships and teenage life. The series is to be praised for its realistic exploration of the internal conflicts of the characters and for its mature focus on the themes of friendship and love.
In the Goo Ranking poll, “Oregairu” won the No. 1 for Fan Favorite Rom-Com. The series left a lasting impression on viewers with its mix of witty dialogue, heartwarming moments, and pious characters. The emotional connection that the audience has developed with the protagonists has cemented their place in the hearts of the audience.
But, without further ado, let’s review the results:
20. Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (I want to eat your pancreas)
19. Love Comedy Yahari Ore no Seishun wa Machigatteiru. Zoku (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!)
18. Kaichou wa Maid-sama!
17. Bokura wa Minna Kawai-sou (The Kawai Complex’s Guide to Manor and Behavior)
16. Nagi no Asu kara (A Lull in the Sea)
15. Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! (Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!)
14. Nisekoi: False Love
12. Tsuki ga Kirei
11. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (How to Raise a Boring Girl)
10. Kimi ni Todoke: From Me To You
9. Love Comedy Yahari Ore no Seishun wa Machigatteiru. Kan (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Climax!)
8. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)
7. Kanojo, Okarishimasu (Rent Girl)
5. Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san (Takagi-san’s Shoe Master)
4. Kaguya-sama: Love is War
3. Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets)
2. Seishun Buta Yarou Series (Rascal Don’t Dream)
1. Love Comedy Yahari Ore no Seishun wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)
Fountain: Goo ranking