Animes Similar To Kanojo mo Kanojo

If there’s one thing that Japan has given the world in excess, it is the romances that not only break stereotypes but utterly crush and destroy them. Kanojo Mo Kanojo, or Girlfriend, Girlfriend, as it is called in English, builds an interesting harem filled with insecurity, jealousy, and somehow lots of wholesome love. And like every harem, this brings to us a lot of comedy and entertainment. Here. We’ll be taking a look at some of the best harem animes that follow this Harem type of setting in a high school. So here are the best animes similar to Kanojo mo Kanojo.

10. Rent-a-Girlfriend

cute rom-com anime like kanojo mo kanojo, Rent-a-Girlfriend
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: TMS Entertainment
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, School, Shounen
  • Aired: Jul 11, 2020, to Sep 26, 2020

Kazuya, a 20-year-old college student, is left heartbroken after his girlfriend, the beautiful Mami Nanami, breaks up with him. Distraught and lonely, he decides to… rent a girlfriend. His partner is Chizuru, a pretty girl with an adorable personality who is quickly able to gain Kazuya’s affection. However, he soon realizes that her behavior is just the same with all of her clients.

Hurt by the fact that her caring personality was just a means of winning over him, he rates her poorly. As a result, Chizuru berates him, showing her true, hot-tempered self. However, when Kazuya learns that his grandmother has collapsed, he and Chizuru run over to the hospital, where they find her in good condition. When she inquires about Chizuru, Kazuya suddenly declares that she is his girlfriend. Now, Chizuru is forced to play along in his act. But with Kazuya still having Mami on his mind, just what will come of this unusual relationship? 

9. Osamake: Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose

best anime to watch with girlfriend like Kanojo Mo Kanojo, Osamake Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won't Lose
Osamake: Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Doga Kobo
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Apr 14, 2021, to Jun 30, 2021

If you’re looking for a harem anime with weird misunderstandings and several absurd situations, similar to Kanojo Mo Kanojo, Osamake is the right one for you.

 Suehara is a seventeen-year-old high school student who has never dated in his life. However, he has been a close childhood friend of one of the most popular girls in his school, Kuroha Shida. Kuroha has had proposals from several guys around the school. However, she has rejected them all. Kuroha has a crush on Suehara and confesses to him but gets rejected. 

Turn out that Suehara can’t see Kuroha in any other way except as a sister. He has given his heart away to his first love, an author classmate named Shirokusa Kachi. However, when he confesses his love to Shirokusa, he is heartbroken to discover that she already has a boyfriend. This is when Kuroha suggests a plan- that they take revenge on Shirokusa and her boyfriend.

8. The Quintessential Quintuplets

harem anime like kanojo mo kanojo, The Quintessential Quintuplets
The Quintessential Quintuplets
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Tezuka Productions
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jan 11, 2019, to Mar 29, 2019

Here’s a hilarious harem anime where the protagonist, an intelligent high school student named Fuutarou Uesugi, who lives a hard life with his debt-ridden father. When Fuutarou gets a chance to earn lots of money by tutoring the daughter of a wealthy man, he is overjoyed. However, when he arrives at his new job, he finds out that the girl he must tutor is Itsuki Nakano, a girl he has previously had an unpleasant encounter with, leading to each of them hating the other.

His problems, however, do not end here. Fuutarou now learns that he actually has to tutor her four siblings as well. What’s more, all of these girls absolutely abhors studying and don’t wish to learn. How will Fuutarou now manage to make an earning by teaching these quintuplets?


cute girl anime like Kanojo Mo Kanojo, AHO-GIRL
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Diomedéa
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jul 4, 2017, to Sep 19, 2017

Aho Girl is also written by the same mangaka as Kanojo Mo Kanojo, Hiroyuki.

Here’s a comedy anime with a senseless female protagonist. We follow Yoshiko Hanabatake, a high school girl who is always up to some sort of mess. She isn’t the best at studies either and scores zeroes in most of her tests. Even her mother has given up on her. 

The only person capable of subsiding her stupidity, and knocking some sense back into Yoshiko, is her childhood friend, A-kun. He is never afraid to stop her from her shenanigans. If you’re looking for lots of laughter and fun, follow this girl and her senseless love for bananas. 

6. Masamune-Kun’s Revenge

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Masamune-kun no Revenge
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: SILVER LINK.
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jan 5, 2017, to Mar 23, 2017

As a child, Masamune was rejected by his crush, a rich girl named Aki Adagaki. She even went so far as to make fun of his over wight, calling him “Piggy.” As a high school student, Masamune has taken greater care of his body to improve his appearance. He now plans to get revenge on Aki for berating him by gaining her affection and rejecting her.

Things start to look up for him when he discovers that the new school he has transferred to is the same as Aki. However, his luck doesn’t last long, as it isn’t going to be easy to win over Aki’s heart. When things do seem to be working out, he receives an anonymous letter addressing him by his old nickname- Piggy.

5. Oreshura

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  • Episodes: 13
  • Studios: A-1 Pictures
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jan 6, 2013, to Mar 31, 2013

After his parents’ divorce, Eita Kidou lost all the rosy beliefs of love. As a high school student, he focused on his education to become a doctor. As a result, he wants to stay far away from romance. However, this catches the attention of Masuzu Natsukawa, the popular and pretty girl of his class, who is also sick of the love everyone needlessly showers her with. Tired of all the affection, she asks Eita to be her pretend boyfriend. When Eita refuses, she goes so far as to threaten him with something embarrassing.

These are just the start of Eita’s problems, as he must now deal with the envy and bitterness of the rest of his class. And perhaps, even another confession.

4. TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You

Bizarre love story anime similar to Kanojo Mo Kanojo, TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You
TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Seven Arcs
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance, Shounen
  • Aired: Oct 3, 2020, to Dec 19, 2020

If you’re a fan of simple romance, without all the drama, Tonikawa is going to be great for you. We follow a guy with a bright future, Nasa Yuzaki. He is determined to leave a mark on the world. He certainly seems to have a bright future, what with him coming first in the national mock exams, his future appears to be clearly mapped out right before his eyes.

However, one snowy evening, his eyes fall on a beautiful girl across the street from him. While he’s left astounded by her beauty, he overlooks an oncoming truck, getting himself injured. While the girl’s swift action saves his life, he is still in bad condition. When the ambulance arrives, and the girl walks away from him, Tomikawa can’t help but rush towards her in his crippled state. He asks her out. Watching his brave and selfless but dumb love for her, she is impressed and accepts his proposal on one condition. They can only be together if they marry!

3. Nisekoi

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Nisekoi: False Love
  • Episodes: 20
  • Studios: Shaft
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jan 11, 2014, to May 24, 2014

Raku Ichijou and Chitoge Kirisaki loathe each other from the moment they meet. However, since both belong to rival yakuza clans, their families force them to be in a fake relationship together in order to decrease the enmity between the two clans. 

On the other hand, Raku actually has a crush on his classmate, Kosaki Onodera, and is also searching for his childhood friend, a mysterious girl whom he had promised to marry as a child. He holds a pendant with a lock that can only be opened by the key that the girl has. We follow the hilarious adventures that Raku gets into with his classmates, his so-called girlfriend, and his search for his friend.

2. Gamers!

Gaming anime with harem, Gamers!
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Pine Jam
  • Genres: Comedy, Romance
  • Aired: Jul 13, 2017, to Sep 28, 2017

Keita Amano is a high school student who lives and likes his ordinary student life. He spends his free time enjoying and playing video games. However, when the popular and beautiful student, Karen Tendou, learns of his hobby, she decides to recruit him into the video game club.

Seeing the competitive nature of the club’s members related to gaming, Keita declines the offer. However, this leads to events that will change the course of his life, bringing in more shenanigans, misunderstandings, and awkward situations into his life. How will Keita manage to maintain stability in so much chaos?

1. The Comic Artist and His Assistants

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The Comic Artist and His Assistants
  • Episodes: 12
  • Studios: Zexcs
  • Genres: Comedy, Slice of Life, Ecchi
  • Aired: Apr 8, 2014, to Jun 24, 2014

Journey on into the life of a perverted and lewd mangaka! In this anime, also adapted by the works of Hiroyuki, the mangaka of Kanojo Mo Kanojo, we follow the adventures of Yuuki Aito, who loves to draw several panties in his manga. However, he is surrounded by female assistants and always asks them to be models for his artwork.

While they are disgusted by his perverted behavior most of the time, he occasionally shows a sweet and caring side. Confused by his varying nature, the girls are left uncertain whether to hate or love him. 

Honorable Mentions-

  • My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
  • Love and Lies
  • We Never Learn: BOKUBEN
  • My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

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