Harem anime series usually involves the main character surrounded by at least three characters of the opposite sex. This sitcom formula has withstood the test of time in anime, and viewers can now enjoy a wide variety of harem anime titles if they want to see exaggerated gender dynamics and overwhelming appeal.
Harem is a genre in anime that is often sought after, especially by singles—but also favored by those who dream of having a massive harem of their own. The best harem anime comedy reviewed below are some harem anime with exciting stories for you to follow.
To save the audience’s effort to find by themselves, the following article will introduce the top 50 harem anime worth referring to and experiencing:
Table of Contents
- 1. Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari (Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar)
- 2. High School DxD
- 3. Highschool of the Dead
- 4. Strike the Blood
- 5. Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (GATE)
- 6. Hayate no Gotoku (Hayate the Combat Butler)
- 7. Date A Live
- 8. Sekirei
- 9. 11eyes
- 10. IS: Infinite Stratos
- 11. Rosario + Vampire
- 12. To Love-Ru
- 13. Trinity Seven
- 14. Yosuga no Sora
- 15. Nisekoi
- 16. Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai (We Never Learn)
- 17. Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou (Demon King Daimao)
- 18. The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter
- 19. Nagasarete Airantou
- 20. Grisaia no Kajitsu (The Fruit Of Grisaia)
- 21. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (Saekano)
- 22. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai)
- 23. Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai (The World God Only Knows)
- 24. Sword Art Online
- 25. Mahouka Koukou No Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School)
- 26. In Another World With My Smartphone
- 27. Monster Musume No Iru Nichijou (Monster Musume: Everyday Life With Monster Girls)
- 28. No Game No Life
- 29. Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria (The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar)
- 30. Seiken Tsukai no World Break (World Break: Aria Of Curse For A Holy Swordsman)
- 31. Seirei Tsukai No Blade Dance (Blade Dance of the Elementalers)
- 32. Absolute Duo
- 33. School Days
- 34. Chaos;Head
- 35. Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches)
- 36. Outbreak Company
- 37. Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)
- 38. Kiss x Sis
- 39. Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle)
- 40. Clannad
- 41. Aa Megami-sama (Ah, My Goddess)
- 42. Asobi Ni Ikuyo! (Cat Planet Cuties)
- 43. Elfen Lied
- 44. Gokukoku No Brynhildr
- 45. Kanojo Ga Flag Wo Oraretara (If Her Flag Breaks)
- 46. NouCome
- 47. Shuffle
- 48. Ore No Kanojou to Osananajimi Station Shuraba Sugiru (Oreshura)
- 49. Sora no Otoshimono (Heaven’s Lost Property)
- 50. Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (Is This a Zombie?)
1. Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari (Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar)
The story of Isekai no Seikishi Monogatari revolves around a guy named Masaki Kenshi who is summoned from Earth to another world called Geminar. To return home, Kenshi chooses to pilot the giant robot Sacred Mechanoid to carry out a mission to assassinate Lashara Earth XVIII, the ruler of the Shtrayu Empire. But unfortunately for Kenshi, luck was not on his side, and soon Kenshi became a prisoner in the hands of Lashara.
2. High School DxD
High School DxD is about Hyoudou Issei, a pervert with a hobby of peeping at women in search of his creative harem. Still, things start to change when Issei dating a beautiful girl who turns out to be a fallen angel, kills him without hesitation. With the help of a female demon Rias Gremory with great strength, he was resurrected to be Rias’ slave. From then on, Issei must learn to fight with her new powers to survive in the world of angels and demons.
3. Highschool of the Dead
Humans in this Highschool of the Dead context have been infected with a terrible disease, transforming the victims into zombies that attack others. At Fujimi High School, a group of students and nurses come together to plan to escape the school and find a haven. However, the zombies and extremely evil characters out there will certainly not be able to let them out quickly. If I could describe “Highschool of the Dead” in the most concise way, it would be “violence”.
4. Strike the Blood
Story Strike the Blood about the Fourth Primogenitor is a vampire that scares people to death because he possesses such power that if he existed, it would cause war. Surprisingly, this character is real and lives in Itogami City where both humans and demons coexist. Akatsuki Kojou was once an ordinary high school student but now possesses more power than any other vampire after inheriting the ability from Avrora Florestina. To control Akatsuki, Himeragi Yukina, an apprentice mage, is sent to track down and even assassinate him.
5. Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (GATE)
Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri about Itami Youji is a hobbyist otaku who is also an employee of the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF). While trying to attend a manga authoring convention in Ginza, Tokyo, a portal appears that unleashes numerous strange creatures and medieval armor-clad warriors upon the innocent citizens of Tokyo. Youji and the JSDF must try to stop the riot while saving as many lives as possible.
6. Hayate no Gotoku (Hayate the Combat Butler)
Hayate no Gotoku tells the story of Ayasaki Hayate, who his parents sold to a yakuza specializing in organ trafficking to settle a debt; on the way, he met Sanzenin Nagi. Hayate intends to kidnap Nagi to blackmail them into paying off his family’s debt, and Nagi thinks he will confess to her. Ultimately, he saved Nagi from real kidnappers and entered her mansion to work as a housekeeper in one of the wealthiest chaebol families in Japan.
7. Date A Live
Date A Live was about 30 years ago, a space earthquake caused the deaths of hundreds of millions of people in East Asia, and today such space earthquakes are commonplace. One “beautiful” day, Itsuka Shidou was trapped in an earthquake while trying to save his sister’s life when he encountered a Spirit, an otherworldly race with terrifying powers. Then things quickly spiral out of control when Shidou’s sister shows up with an anti-Spirit response team to rescue Shidou, but does he need to be rescued?
When a Sekirei kisses an earthling with the Ashikabi gene, they will connect, and a greater power will be awakened within that Sekirei. “Sekirei” is about Sahashi Minato, a young man who became the world’s laughingstock when he failed his college entrance exam twice. Everything changed when the Musubi girl, running away from two other Sekirei, accidentally bumped into Sahashi and kissed him. And now Minato must fight in the deadly game of the Sekirei’s plan.
Satsuki Kakeru and his best friend Yuka are lost in a strange world where nothing seems to exist. Here, Yuka and Satsuki immediately meet four other people with the same fate. Together they must fight to survive in this world. Starting with a bit of a mystery, “11eyes” takes you into a strange world where our heroes must fight for life. As an action harem, “11eyes” successfully portrays characters equipped with superpowers.
10. IS: Infinite Stratos
IS: Infinite Stratos is a mecha-style armor designed by the Japanese as a weapon only women can operate. However, Ichika Orimura discovers that he is the first and only young man who can operate an IS armor. He was immediately sent to the IS pilot school and, of course, surrounded by many girls. “IS: Infinite Stratos” is one of the action harem anime that is worth watching.
11. Rosario + Vampire
Rosario + Vampire is set when Tsukune Aon failed to pass the high school exam and was surprised when he got into the Youkai private school, but one thing Tsukune Aon didn’t know was that this school was a private school for monsters. Upon learning the truth, Tsukune Aon thought of leaving. But during this time, he met Moka – a lovely girl, and from the first minute, he fell in love with Moka. One more thing, Tsukune Aon has a beautiful smell.
12. To Love-Ru
The anime To Love-Ru tells the story of a shy young man Yuuki Rito, who does not dare to confess his love. One fine day, while taking a bath, a beautiful girl suddenly appeared in front of him. The girl also announced her decision to marry him and stay on earth forever. Since then, the funny stories happened; Rito also had a “super-quality” harem. Each part of the work has meaning; let’s watch it to relax and entertain after a long day.
13. Trinity Seven
Trinity Seven is about Arata Kasuga, a person who lives peacefully with his cousin and childhood friend. When the day of the Black Sun came, everything changed, the people he loved gradually disappeared, and his memories were gone. A young mage helps him to remember and joins the Royal Biblia Academy and the Seven Mages. Since then, Arata got to know more people and went to find a solution to the secret of Black Sun day.
14. Yosuga no Sora
Unlike other movies, Yosuga no Sora is a meaningful and profound story. Yosuga no Sora tells the story of a pair of twins, Haruka and Sora, with difficult circumstances. The two had to move back to their grandparents’ country house to heal their wounds. Haruka is brave and gentle, while Sora is quiet and fragile. In this village, Haruka meets people who love her and tries to protect her vulnerable sister.
Nisekoi is a comedy anime about a love triangle between Raku, Chitoge, and Kosaki. The main protagonist, Raku, is the son of a famous gang. At first, Raku secretly likes Kosaki, while Chitoge hates Raku. Gradually, things happened, and Raku and Chitoge fell in love. Chitoge discovered that Raku had a crush on Kosaki, so he left to wish the two of them happiness. Eventually, Raku finds Chitoge, and the two get married.
16. Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai (We Never Learn)
Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai attracted a lot of young audiences at the time it was just released. The film is about a teenager Yuiga Nariyuki who is very good at literature but bad at math. He’s trying to get a college scholarship. Meanwhile, the other geniuses in his class were all trying, and instead of competing, they helped each other learn. Yuiga tutored his friends, so his bad luck kept coming.
17. Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou (Demon King Daimao)
Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou is also adapted from the light novel of the same name by Mizuki Shotaro. The anime is a story revolving around a boy named Sai Akuto. He has the desire to become a talented magician, helping him find his place in life. Sai Akuto enrolled in magic school, after which, ironically, he was predicted to become a demon lord. Many female students surrounded him to take advantage of that power.
The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter is a story about a boy named Noir. He has a unique magical ability to consult with great people. After being fired from his job, he went to a secret cellar filled with rare animals and items. Here, Noir is surrounded by many beautiful girls and can train himself. This accumulation will enable him to change his destiny. Both the light novel and manga versions are highly artistic.
19. Nagasarete Airantou
Nagasarete Airantou tells the story of Ikuto Touhohin; he quarreled with his father and ran away from home, and while the ship was crossing the sea in a storm, he crashed into the sea. After being washed ashore on the island by the waves, he was fished by a girl to live. Everyone on the island is very interested in him, but then he discovers a terrible secret, whether he can make it through; let’s watch the movie to know it.
20. Grisaia no Kajitsu (The Fruit Of Grisaia)
The story of Grisaia no Kajitsu revolves around Mihama Academy, which in theory, is a learning school established to raise students who are at odds with the world around them, unable to blend in with society. But in reality, this is an orchard and a prison built to preserve the fruit that has fallen too far from its tree.
21. Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata (Saekano)
The story of Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata revolves around an Otaku named Tomoya Aki; he is working part-time to have enough money to buy his favorite Blu-Ray anime. During spring break, he met a beautiful girl on his way home, and she was exactly like the character from the doujin games he had always dreamed of. But it wasn’t until later that he realized that her name was Megumi, and she was in the same class as him. Since he has no exceptional talent or talent, Tomoya decides to ask the members of the Art Club to help him make games.
22. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (Haganai)
Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai tells the story of Hasegawa Kodaka, a young Westerner who has just transferred to a new school with a gentle and honest personality. Still, because of his deceitful face, he must regret walking on the path to becoming a high-ranking person. Mikazuki Yozora, a selfish, evil-minded girl, can only be beautiful. Because of her scowling face, she doesn’t have any friends, all day self-suggestion to her imaginary friend. Two people met, and they formed a club intending to make friends.
23. Kami Nomi zo Shiru Sekai (The World God Only Knows)
The World God Only Knows about Katsuraga Keima, a gal game addict; he only knows the girls in the game and despises the girls in real life; people also nickname him Otamegane, which is a combination of otaku and meganes. But in the gal game, he is honored as an Otoshigami because of his ability to conquer all the girls in the gal game. One day, he received a message that he had a contract with a demon and met a demon girl with a mission to capture the souls that had escaped from Hell.
24. Sword Art Online
Sword Art Online talks about online game technology in 2022 when people can connect to the virtual world through a virtual reality helmet. However, when logging into the game, Akihiko Kayaba – the creator of the new SAO, revealed: Once you enter, you can’t get out, and if you die in the virtual world, you will also die in the real world. If you want to be free, you must defeat the final boss on the 100th floor of the game tower.
25. Mahouka Koukou No Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School)
Mahouka Koukou No Rettousei is set in a world where magic is not a fairy tale but a modern scientific technique that has existed for hundreds of years. The excellent students with high scores would be called Bloom, and those who would take that place would be Weed. The brothers Tatsuya and Miruki Shiba were ranked as Weed and Bloom, respectively, by their impressive scores. Since the two entered this school, the inherent peace of the school began to fall into chaos.
26. In Another World With My Smartphone
In Another World With My Smartphone is about Touya, a guy who suddenly died at age 15 because of a small mistake by God. To make up for these mistakes, he had him reincarnated in another world where the magical world existed. When he went to the new world, he asked to bring his cell phone to surf the web. Arriving in the new world, he was given many mighty powers by his friend God that made Touya’s life in the new world much more accessible.
27. Monster Musume No Iru Nichijou (Monster Musume: Everyday Life With Monster Girls)
Monster Musume No Iru Nichijou is about a strange world where half-human and half-animal species live. Kurusu Kimihiro, an ordinary young man, after being accepted as a volunteer in the government exchange program, is forced to live with one of them. His task is to take care of Miia – a half-human, half-snake species to ensure she will integrate into her daily life.
28. No Game No Life
Two brothers named Sora and Shiro are portrayed in No Game No Life as being unemployed, untrained, and perpetually wary of the outside world. However, in the virtual world, both made waves, becoming legendary gamers with the top achievement in all game charts. One day, a person asked both of them a question: “Do you both want to enter the world of the decision by game?”. The two agree and are quickly transported to another world, the world dictated by the game.
29. Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria (The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar)
Hyakuren no Haou to Seiyaku no Valkyria is about Yuuto Suoh, a young man who has been told about an ancient legend about a mysterious temple. To test the legend’s authenticity, he went to the shrine with his friend Mitsuli Shimoya. He took a photo with his phone when he was in front of the magic mirror that sent him to another realm filled with Norse mythology’s secrets.
30. Seiken Tsukai no World Break (World Break: Aria Of Curse For A Holy Swordsman)
Seiken Tsukai no World Break occurs at Akane Academy, where all the students possess superior skills. In addition to the ability to master swords, they can use magic skillfully in combat. Moroha Haimura, a particular person, can awaken the memories of two previous lives, Flaga – a swordsman, and Saura – a magician. That’s why he can have both. His life begins to change when the appearance of two girls, Satsuki and Shizuno.
31. Seirei Tsukai No Blade Dance (Blade Dance of the Elementalers)
Blade Dance of the Elementalers tells the story of new virgins who can make covenants with spirits. All the noble ladies and princesses of the shrine will study at the Areishia spirit academy with the desire to become future elementalism. Here, battles between elementals were a daily occurrence. Kamiti Kazehaya, a boy who could successfully form a contract with spirits, was forced to become the only male student in this academy.
32. Absolute Duo
Absolute Duo is about Toruu Konnonoe, a boy who possesses “Blaze”, a weapon created from the power of human will. After losing someone he loved, he entered Kourryou Academy to learn how to use Blaze. However, his Blaze is not a sword, a blade, a spear, a spear, etc., like everyone else’s, but a “shield”, a symbol of protection.
33. School Days
The lives of these three teens are followed as they experience both the pleasures and challenges of being a high school student in School Days. Makoto Itou a high school student who first noticed Kotonoha Katsura at the start of her second semester, first year. Immediately, he is mesmerized by her beauty, but her shyness makes it difficult for him to approach her, even though they take the same train every day. Instead, he secretly took a picture of her and set it as his mobile wallpaper.
Chaos;Head psychological harem anime revolves around Takumi Nishoman, a schizophrenic or reclusive hikikomori. He is forced into the real world by events and strange visions surrounding a recent string of murders. Takumi finds himself surrounded by a few girls with some connection to the murders, but can he tell what’s real and what’s not?
35. Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches)
The story of Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo revolves around Yamada Ryuu, a 2nd-year student at Suzaku High School, who is an expert at coming home late, falling asleep in class, and having bad grades. In contrast, Shiraishi Urara, the brightest student in her class, is intelligent and beautiful. Then one day, a strange thing happened, and these two people swapped bodies! What will the two of you do to get back to yourself?
36. Outbreak Company
Outbreak Company revolves around Kanou Shinichi, an otaku, purebred hikikomori high school student. One day, he discovered a website that wanted to find people to work with otaku by answering questions. So he immediately completed it with the rich knowledge of a young otaku. He thought the job would be simple, but he was given a big responsibility by the Japanese government: to become an evangelist of Japanese anime and manga culture in a fantasy world.
37. Yahari Ore no Seishun Rabu Kome wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)
The story of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is told from a humorous and romantic perspective around an antisocial high school student Hakigaya Hachiman, who has a distorted view of life without friends or people. A teacher forced Hachiman to join the Public Service Club, whose only member is the beauty queen Yukinoshita Yukino, who is also a loner. Together with Yui Yuigahama, the three begin to deal with requests based on their views and views of society.
38. Kiss x Sis
Kiss x sis revolves around Keita, an ordinary high school student like everyone else in the ecchi series. He has twin sisters named Ako and Riko, and they love him dearly. Let’s follow the wrong and bad episodes in the story when Keita has to endure all the attacks from the two sisters. Although Keita doesn’t like this relationship to go any further than brother and sister love, he eventually decides to take the entrance exam to the two sisters’ schools.
39. Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut (Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle)
Saijaku Muhai No Bahamut revolves around Lux, once a prince of the Empire that was destroyed five years ago due to uprisings has an ironic reunion with Lizsharte – Princess of the New Kingdom, because he accidentally entered the girls’ bathroom by mistake. So after a duel challenged by Lizsharte, Lux was forced to enter an all-girls academy that Lizsharte was studying to hone her Drag-Knight skills.
Clannad revolves around Okazaki Tomoya, the main character of this Clannad anime series. He is a person who sees the effects of a difficult life on the family in life through a dull tint, it might be stated. But then, on a school day following that long road, a fateful meeting between Tomoya and Nagisa created a beautiful love song about life. There, Tomoya gradually realized that everything was more beautiful than he thought.
41. Aa Megami-sama (Ah, My Goddess)
Ah, My Goddess revolves around Keiichi Morisato, a 2nd-year student at Nekomi Institute of Technology, only because he is too short to have a girlfriend. Once, he dialed the wrong number for the “Goddess Help Line” and met Belldandy, the beautiful guardian goddess. Belldandy appeared and asked him what he wanted to wish for; Keiichi thought it was a joke and said, “I want you to stay here forever”. With his wish granted, Belldandy becomes Keiichi’s classmate.
42. Asobi Ni Ikuyo! (Cat Planet Cuties)
The story of the anime Asobi Ni Ikuyo revolves around Kio, a very ordinary high school student in Okinawa. Then one day, he meets a girl from outer space with a cat’s tail and ears (especially the F-cup) who comes to earth to play and learn more about this place. In the end, he decided to bring her home.
43. Elfen Lied
The story of Elfen Lied begins when lucky escapes from a research institute located on an island in the Pacific Ocean. Lucky used his superpower to kill many people before being shot down with a 50 BMG anti-tank gun, fell into the sea, and washed up on the shores of Kamakura. She met Kouta, who had just moved to study at the local university. Because of being affected by the brain, Lucy has turned into a new personality, becoming obedient and gentle.
44. Gokukoku No Brynhildr
Gokukoku No Brynhildr tells the story of the childhood of Ryouta, and his childhood friend Kuroneko failed to prove the existence of aliens, which indirectly led to her death. Ten years later, Ryouta’s school – now the president of the one-member astronomy club – welcomes a new student named Neko Kuroha, who looks exactly like the girl from the past. Since then, the unidentified power that caused it has caused him to descend further into the death vortex.
45. Kanojo Ga Flag Wo Oraretara (If Her Flag Breaks)
Kanojo Ga Flag Wo Oraretara‘s story is about Hatate Sota, an unusual high school student. It was unusual to say because he possessed the ability to see flags on top of other people’s heads. These flags decide what will happen to them: birth, death, friendship or love, etc. And more importantly, he can influence those flags to change their destiny, including life and death.
NouCome tells the story of Amakusa Kanade, a handsome but unfortunate high school student who suffered the curse of “Absolute Choice”. It forced him to choose and execute from the list of choices that could pop up uncontrollably in his head at any moment. However, one day, he made a strange choice: a beautiful young girl mysteriously fell from the sky. Amakusa discovers that she was sent by “God” to assist him in completing a series of missions assigned directly to him.
The Shuffle story tells about one day, two gates of the fairy world and the demon world opened to connect with the human world; since then, fairies, demons, and humans have lived in harmony in the same world. Tsuchimi Rin is an ordinary high school student who lives peacefully with her childhood friend Kaede. But one day, an unexpected big event happened to him.
48. Ore No Kanojou to Osananajimi Station Shuraba Sugiru (Oreshura)
The Ore No Kanojou to Osananajimi Ga Shuraba Sugiru story is about the protagonist’s non-stop battle for attention between her childhood friend Chiwa and the hot girl Masuzu, which occurred in parallel with countless interesting happenings in school; seemingly never-ending. Will the main character find his answer?
49. Sora no Otoshimono (Heaven’s Lost Property)
What could be more ideal than a harem of stunning women? A harem of beautiful angels! Sora no Otoshimono revolves around a spoiled teenage boy who teaches a fallen angel how to love. Well, Ikaros is an “Angeloid”, but that’s good enough for Tomoki Sakurai. Tomoki must help Ikaros and the other relatives who followed her to Earth to adapt to human culture.
50. Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? (Is This a Zombie?)
Is This a Zombie? tells the story of the main character Ayumu Aikawa who is unfortunately murdered but is resurrected and enslaved by the beautiful sorceress Eucliwood Hellscythe. Then, a bizarre accident gives him her powers, turning him into a magical girl. Ayumu battles Megalo’s anti-magic girl force as he resists affection from his classmates and vampire ninja! But unfortunately for poor Ayumu, there were no girls here.