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These 20 Romance Anime Gave Japanese Fans All the Feels
popular romance anime Kimi ni Todoke

The feels, man. Japanese polling site Charapedia recently asked its readers to rank the romance anime or manga that made them feel the most emotional. Or, in internet parlance, these are the anime that gave Japanese fans all the feels.

Check out which romance anime provoked an emotional response:

Maison Ikkoku20. Strobe Edge

19. One Week Friends

18. Chihayafuru

17. Plastic Memories

16. Maison Ikkoku

15. Blue Spring Ride

14. Nisekoi

13. Your Lie in April

12. ef series

11. Monogatari series

10. Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea

9. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions

8. Snow White with the Red Hair

7. Honey and Clover

6. My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU

And the top five…

My Love Story!!

5. My Love Story!!

Sword Art Online

4. Sword Art Online


3. Clannad


2. Toradora!

Kimi ni Todoke

1. Kimi ni Todoke

How many feels did these anime make you feel? None? Some? All? What series are missing? Don’t be shy – tell us about your feelings!

Source: Charapedia

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.