Best Shoujo Romance Anime of All Time — You’re Not Ready for These

Shoujo means ‘girl’ anime and is mainly aimed at teenage girls and young adult women. These anime and manga almost always have females as their lead characters and are mostly centered around romance.

They also sometimes have mystery, action, and fantasy blended into them. Here are some perfect shoujo romance anime to watch.

It follows Sawako Kuronoma, a shy and clueless girl who has trouble making friends. The only person who treats her well is her classmate, Shota Kazehaya, with whom she naturally falls in love. Watch it on Crunchyroll.

Kimi ni Todoke

“Maid Sama” is another slice-of-life comedy anime with exaggerated comical sequences. It follows Misaki Ayazawa, the first female president of a male-dominated high school. She is commonly known as the ‘demon president.’ Watch it on Crunchyroll.

Maid Sama

“Fruits Basket” follows the story of Tohru Honda, an orphaned girl who has trouble finding a place to live. She starts living in a tent in a nearby forest to avoid becoming homeless. “Fruits Basket” can be streamed on Hulu.

Fruits Basket

This anime revolves around Haruhi Fujioka and the Ouran Academy’s host club. Haruhi is an elite scholarship student who needs help making ends meet. 

Ouran High School Host Club

Haruhi’s boyish appearance lands her in a tight spot—she accidentally becomes part of this boys-only host club and now has to deal with six teenage boys who don’t know she’s a girl. “Ouran High School Host Club” is available on Crunchyroll.

It is essentially a retelling of “Snow White” featuring Shirayuki, a girl with a rare red hair color that gets her unwanted attention. “Akagami no Shirayuki-hime” can be watched on Crunchyroll.

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime

So sit back, get in your shoujo mode, and get ready to unwind. You’re going to love these shoujo romance animes!