Top 17 Best Anime Romance Movies Of All Time | Worth Watching !!!

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Romance is among the popular genre now a days. And on top of it anime romance movies is loved by all.

It varies from the first loves between teenagers to long lasting love between adults. Romance can be paired with any genre thus making it wholesome category.

It goes without saying that romance anime as well as anime romance movies both are too popular among its fan.

So without further ado we present you the list of some of the famous and popular romantic anime movies.

17. I have Always Liked You

The plot shows the love triangle between three friends. The movie covered the cute and romantic encounters between teenagers.

It is a light movie with a little bit of complications. A fun show.

  • Director: Tetsuya Yanagisawa
  • Aired: 23 April 2016
  • Runtime: 63 minutes
  • Studio: Qualia Animation

16. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

This movie follows a young girl who can leapt through time and space and uses her ability to preserve the friendship she shares with her friends.

If you’re into friendship and love, go for this movie.

  • Director: Mamoru Hosoda
  • Aired on: 3 March 2007
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Studio: Tokikake Film Partners

15. From Up On Poppy Hill

This movie follows the story romance between Shun and Umi. The blossom love story shared between these youngster is carried out beautifully.

  • Director: Goro Miyazaki
  • Aired on: 15 March 2013
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Studio: Independent Pictures

14. Whisper Of The Heart

Whisper Of The Heart reveals the story of a girl who wishes to be a writer which coincides with her personality. On the way she meets a guy who adore as well as irritate her.

The beautiful love story between them begins.

  • Director: Yoshifumi Kondo
  • Aired on: 7th March 2006
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Studio: Optimum Releasing

13. Hal

Hal is the movie based on girl who suffer from depression and isolate herself from everyone, after his boyfriend Hal died in a plane crash.

She returns slowly to her old self after meeting an android called Q01. This movie shows the romance between robot and human.

  • Director: Ryoutarou Makihara
  • Aired on: 8 June 2013
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Studio: Wit Studio

12. Summer Wars

Summer Wars follows the boy Kenji, a young mathematics prodigy who is recruited by his crush, Natsuki, to act as her boyfriend. And the plot reveals the romantic encounters of both the teenagers.

  • Director: Mamoru Hosoda
  • Aired on: 24 December 2010
  • Runtime: 114 minutes
  • Studio: GKIDS

11. Hotarubi no Mori e

This movie sweep the floor off on the day of its release. A truly magnificent love story shown between a young girl and a spirit.

A tragic anime romance movie and is perfect for the hopeless romantic fan looking for a forbidden love yet tries to grab it with their own hand.

  • Director: Takahiro Omori
  • Aired on: 17 September 2011
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Studio: Studio Ghibli 

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10. Tamako Love Story

Tomako love story is all about the feeling that Ooji hold in his heart and wants to confess it to Tamako before moving out to Tokyo in order to fulfill his dream.

While Tamako has her own dream of performing baton on upcoming festival.

Will he be able to tell her how he feels before he has to move? Will the two ever achieve all their dreams?

  • Director: Naoko Yamada
  • Aired on: 26 April 2014
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Studio: Kyoto Animation

9. The Anthem Of The Heart

The Anthem Of The Heart tells us a story of a young girl whose speech is sealed by a fairy so that her hurtful words can never be spoken.

On exposure to true friendship and love her voice return to her, her encounter with true love and music.

  • Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai
  • Aired on: 19 September 2015
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Studio: A-1 Pictures

8. The Wind Rises

This movie shows the life journey of Jiro and how he falls in love with Nahoko. A worthy movie to watch.

  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Aired on: 21 February 2014
  • Runtime: 126 minutes
  • Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

7. Five Centimeter Per Second

One of the best movies you I have ever seen. 5 centimeter per second tells the story of two childhood friends who got separated with chance got reunited by fate.

The movie present the view point of both the characters.

It sure is thrilling and exciting to watch the movie.

  • Director: Makoto Shinkai
  • Aired on: 3 March 2007
  • Runtime: 63 minutes
  • Studio: CoMix Wave

6. Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle portrayed the unparalleled love between Sophie Hatter and the infamous wizard Howl.

We can witness the infinite feelings, Sophie felt from the start of the movie to the end and falls completely in love with him.

Its a sort of fairy tale, a kind which is quite famous in romance genre.

  • Director: Hayao Miyazaki
  • Aired on: 5 September 2004
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Studio: Studio Ghibli

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5. The Garden Of Words

The Garden of Words tells the story of a teenager named Takao Azuki, who wants to become a shoemaker. Nobody seems to understand his dream but a girl who later turns out to be a teacher at his school.

The boy falls for his teacher, this love story doesn’t need to be fulfill yet the plot portrays it very well.

  • Director: Makoto Shinkai
  • Aired on: 6 August 2013
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Studio: CoMix Wave

4. I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

The one of the best love story that you will pierce your heart. Believe me, its one of the best romance anime movies out there.

The story is about a guy, who falls in a love for a girl who is going to die in few days. I summed it up in one sentence but you have to give it a watch if you haven’t.

  • Director: Shin’ichirô Ushijima
  • Aired on: 23 August 2018
  • Runtime: 119 minutes
  • Studio: Studio VOLN

3. Silent Voice

Silent Voice one of the best shoujo anime movie of all time. This movie won the heart of many fans.

The plot follows Shoko Nishimiya who transfers to Ishida’s school and soon finds herself bullied because of her hearing problem. Years later, tables turn, and Ishida becomes the victim.

The emotional development shown in the movie is mind blowing.

  • Director: Naoko Yamada
  • Aired on: 20 October 2017
  • Runtime: 129 minutes
  • Studio: Eleven Arts

2. Weathering With You

The story involves the Hodaka and his encounter with a girl Hina who can alter weather and can change it to her convenience.

This is a fun movie to watch and the animation is jaw dropping too.

  • Director: Makoto Shinaki
  • Aired on:15 January 2020
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Studio: CoMix Wave

1. Your Name

This film is based on switching places in different era and the building their relationships with messages and notes. A true love is not separated by era or distance, shown perfectly in this movie.

A truly remarkable romance anime movies that you will not found it easily.

  • Director: Makoto Shinkai
  • Aired on: 7 April 2017
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Studio: Funimation Films

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