Updated: Sep 7, 2020
Harem is a kind of anime, usually the main character surrounded by several characters (who are usually all possible love interests) of the opposite sex. This genre is mostly combined with romanticism, satire, and ecchi, as it is and as it can lead to all sorts of predictable situations (awkward or not).
Normally the main character is male. Unless the protagonist is a woman with many male fans, the anime would be called a reverse harem.
Since the genre is very popular these days, I decided to make the top ten list of the best harem anime you can watch and enjoy (growing a big fan base with plenty of titles) Have fun!
10. Trinity Seven
One day, the bright red sun stopped shining, bringing about the "breakdown" of Arata Kasuga and the loss of people who lived there. Everything has not yet been lost, however; Arata 's World is reconstructed artificially by using the magic grimoire of his childhood friend and cousin Hijiri Kasuga.
Lilith Asami appears before Arata in order to investigate the anomaly, whose artificial environment disappears unexpectedly. Two choices are offered to him: hand over the book or die. Arata however chooses the third alternative: to enroll at the Royal Biblia Academy, a top-secret magic school where six other magical users are waiting for him. Those six are the Trinity Seven, the school elite along with Lilith, each with its own power and skills.
Arata does little to avoid the devastation of his beloved hometown and to take back its best friend, aimed at saving Hijiri and the aid of his newness.
9. Nagasarete Airantou
Ikuto Touhohin had only a fight with his old man, leading him to decide quickly to leave home. He steams a ship and wants to spend his holiday, but a large storm hits the ship unexpectedly, one of which is sending Ikuto overboard. He realizes he is still alive on some island as he regains consciousness. A small island. An isolated, girl-less island. Lovely ladies. Stranded in the stone age, on the island with only people, no power, water, radio, TV.
8. Grisaia no Kajitsu
Yuuji Kazami is a student who moved to the Mihama Academy recently. He wants to live an ordinary high school life, but his dream can not happen at any time because the other way round is Mihama Academy. Yuuji is made up of the main students and five others, all girls, who learn each of them more about its personalities because socialization is inevitable. Little by little, the students who are in the academy are learning the truth — every one of them has its own share of traumatic experiences that are tucked away from the world.
For these girls, the Mihama Academy serves as the "fruit" which has fallen down from her trees and begun to decay. It's up to you to become the catalyst for you to save yourself, but how can you save another if you can't save you?
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7. Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko
Youto Yokodera is different from the majority of men: like a pervert. His worthless acts are often misinterpreted as positive intentions and his real nature can not be seen by anyone. After hears rumors that a cat statue can prohibit an undesirable characteristic, he looks for it and prays to remove its facade. But each wish comes at a price: those unwanted characteristics are passed on to another person who wants them!
After you have realized that it is not best to vocalize his dirty thoughts, Youto decides to regain the lost characteristics by looking for the recipient. He was not alone in the prayer of the statue of the cat, sadly, and could not only repair his life, but also the lives of others.
6. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata
For years, Tomoya Aki, an otaku, has obsessed with the set of anime and light novels, surrounding himself with various series of interesting stories and characters. Now, he wants a chance to provide others with the same experience by making his own game, but Tomoya can not do this on his own.
In order to explain and explain the literary elitist Utaha Kasumigaoka, he effectively hires childhood friend Eriri Spencer Sawamura for his visual novel. Now in hand with a supergroup, Tomoya wants only motivation for his project and, happily, meets the stunning and docile Megumi Katou who then shapes up his main character.
Using what knowledge he has, Tomoya creates a new doujin circle with hopes to touch the hearts of those who play their game. What he does not realize, is that to invoke these emotions, the creators have had to experience the same feelings in their own lives.
5. Nisekoi: False Love
The only descendant of the powerful yakuza family, Raku Ichijou, a first-year student at Bonyari High School. Raku gave his childhood friend a pledge ten years ago. Now all he needs to do is to have a locked pendant that can only be unlocked with the key the girl took when she left.
Raku has grown into a typical teenager, and all he wants is to remain as uninvolved as possible in his yakuza background. When the American Bee Hive Gang invades his family's turf, Raku 's idyllic romantic dreams are sent out for a toss. Raku pretends to be in a romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of Bee Hive 's chief.
4. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai
Kodaka Hasegawa is willing to make a positive feeling, perhaps even some friends when she finds out that he is going to transfer to a new school. Kodaka, however, discovers his luck when his blond hair and imposing face automatically branded a violent delinquent. Kodaka is now alone because of his infamous status, even though it was one month later. But his life changes when he encounters Yozora Mikazuki in an empty classroom with his imaginary friend.
Kodaka and Yozora plan to tackle the obstacles of bringing friends together in the Neighbour's Club after exchanging tales of their solitary secondary school life. Creates everyday events for people without friends, which ideally will make them friends include learning social skills and how to blend in. In addition to the eroge-loving Sena and other outcasts, Kodaka may finally be able to find allies, packed with amusing oddballs in this club.
3. Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
The mythical "angel of conquest," Keima Katsuragi, can win any girl's heart — at least in video game dating. Dating video games. In reality, he wants to play the real world in two dimensions because he's an unhealthily obsessed otaku in galge games (a Japanese style of video game concentrating on interactions with beautiful girls).
As he arrogantly accepts an anonymous offer to prove his dominance in obsolete sim games he is tricked into helping with his quest the naive, foolish hellish demon, Elucia "Elsie" de Lute I m a, who has escaped from the devil and spread all over the human world. Keima reveals that the way these spirits can be captured is to overcome what he truly hates: three-dimensional girl's volatile hearts. Fastened by a lethal collar on Elsie, Keima has now been put to the ultimate test for the title "God of Conquest," as he is forced to maneuver through the hearts of several people.
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2. Date A Live
Shidou Itsuka, who lives with Kotori, his younger sister, appears to be on average high school. When the stability of Tengu City is under threat from an imminent spatial quake, he rushes to save it only to be caught in the ensuing outbreak. Through his source, he finds a mystical child, who is embodied as a "Ghost," a force elsewhere in the universe.
There is, however, a third party that trusts in saving the minds: "Ratatoskr" which the little sister Shidou unexpectedly orders! Following the clash, Kotori hires forcefully Shidou and presents him with an alternate way to deal with spiritual hazards — to make them fall in love. Now the world's destiny depends on his prowess to date, seeking to charm spirits.
1. High School DxD
Issei Hyoudou, a high school student, is your perversion, who does nothing constructive in his life, looks at women and dreams of one day having his own harem. Things seem to seek Issei when a gorgeous girl asks him for a date, even if she turns out to be a fallen angel who kills him brutally! Yet he has a second chance when a stunning senior student, Rias Gremory, who is a top-class witch, revives him as her servant and recruits Issei to the Occult Research Club of the University.
Slowly adjusting to his new life, Issei has to train and fight for the protection of angels and devils in his violent world. With their new friends, every new adventure leads to lots of funny (and risky) moments when keeping his new life a secret from his friends and family in High School DxD.