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Top 10 Romance Anime Movies: The Best Romance Anime Movies Of All Time!

Top 10 Romance Anime movies are some of the best works produced in that subgenre and romance has always been a popular theme in all fields of creativity and so it is no surprise that its influence has rubbed off on Anime as well. So the top 10 Romance Anime movies are some of the best works produced and are a must-watch. If you are someone new to this style of a movie then this list will help you take your initial steps. Find out everything about the top 10 Romance Anime Movies below!

by Vishwesh Rajan P | Updated Feb 16, 2021 10:24 AM

Top 10 Romance Anime Movies: The Best Romance Anime Movies Of All Time!

Top 10 Romance Anime Movies

S.No Anime
1 Your Name
2 Castle in the Sky
3 Weathering With You
4 Only Yesterday
5 The Wind Rises
6 The Anthem of the Heart
7 Summer Wars
8 From Up on the Poppy Hill
9 Hal
10 The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Best Romance Anime Movies Of All Time

Mentioned above are some of the best romantic movies. But what makes them the best? Given below is a brief on some of the best romance anime movies. So continue reading to find out what makes them so special!

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10.The Girl Who Leapt Through Time: The movie explores the continually changing nature of people and their relationships with each other. It portrays the life of a young schoolgirl who possesses a mystical power, allowing her to traverse through time and space. Using this power she preserves friendships that are most beloved to her. The movie was released in the year 2007.

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9.Hal: It is a romantic movie with sci-fi elements in it. Kurumi loses her boyfriend Hal to an unexpected plane crash. This breaks her and she is unable to cope with the loss and sinks into depression. Worried by this, her grandfather enlists the help of an Android robot that takes up the form of Hal. So can love be replaced and can a machine fall in love? Watch the movie if you are intrigued.

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8.From Up on Poppy Hill: Set in Yokohama of 1963  it tells the story of Shun and Umi, two high school students that are caught up with the events of World War II. Their romance blooms when they try to save an old clubhouse from being demolished. But a dark secret from the past threatens their relationship. Written by Keiko Niwa and Hayao Miyazaki, the film was directed by Goro Miyazaki.

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7.Summer Wars: Kenji, a maths prodigy gets recruited by Natsuki to be her pretend boyfriend. But what she doesn’t know is that Kenji has a secret crush on her. So Kenji is very happy until a mysterious riddle sets off a chain of events. Directed by Mamoru Hosoda, the movie was released on 24th December 2010.

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6. The Anthem of the Heart: Set in Chichibu, the movie is about Jun Naruse, a young girl who always expresses her true feelings. But sometimes this hurts other people even though she doesn’t intend to. So she feels isolated when people don’t like her and one day she encounters a fairy who promises to solve all her issues. The movie was written by Mari Okada and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. It was released in the year 2015.

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5. The Wind Rises: The movie follows the life of Jiro, a young kid who is passionate about flying aeroplanes. But unfortunately, he is nearsighted which makes him unfit for flying. Nevertheless, he sets his eyes on becoming an engineer to design aeroplanes. The movie incorporates several historical events like the tuberculosis epidemic, the Great Depression, and the Kanto Earthquake. Added to all this is his romantic tale with Nahoko.

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4.Only Yesterday: Takeo is a single lady who has lived in Tokyo her entire life. One day she decides to visit her relatives in the countryside and the process, meets Toshio, a handsome farmer, and is smitten by him. The movie is pretty popular owing to its beautiful animation, humour, and heart wringing emotions.

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3.Weathering With You: This beautiful tale is about Hodaa who runs away to Tokyo to lead a free life. But he is immediately weighed down by the financial demands. He gets a job as a writer and spends his days alone until he encounters a mysterious girl named Hina. Directed by Makoto Shinkai, the movie was released on January 15, 2020.

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2.Castle in the Sky: It is a mystical tale that involves government agents, army soldiers, and pirates. The story is about a boy who encounters a mysterious girl floating down the sky. Upon enquiring, he learns her name to be Sheeta and she claims to be from a mysterious floating castle. The movie is directed by Hayao Miyazaki and released on April 1, 1989.

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1.Your Name: Directed by the acclaimed Makoto Shinkai, who has previously churned out hits like 5 Centimeters per Second and Voices of a Distant Star, Your Name is a tale about two souls explored through the themes of fate and time. Two high school kids, Taki and Mitsuha, are strangers but somehow wake up in each other's bodies. It appears at random but they soon realize that there is a deeper meaning to this. The movie was released on April 7, 2017, and has won several awards.

Best Romance Anime Movies on Netflix

Listed below are all the top Romantic anime movie that is available on Netflix,

  • Flavours of Youth

  • A Whisker Away

  • A Silent Voice

  • In This Corner of the World

  • Penguin Highway

  • Anohana: The Flower we saw that day

  • Brave Story

  • The Night is Short, Walk on Girl

  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

  • Paprika

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Top 10 Romance Anime Movies: FAQs

1. Who is the director of Your Name?

The director of Your Name is Makoto Shinkai.

2. When was Your Name released?

The movie was released on April 7, 2017.

3. What are the best anime movies available on Netflix?

Listed below are all the top Romantic anime movie that is available on Netflix,

  • Flavours of Youth
  • A Whisker Away
  • A Silent Voice
  • In This Corner of the World
  • Penguin Highway
  • Anohana: The Flower we saw that day
  • Brave Story
  • The Night is Short, Walk on Girl
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Paprika
4. When was Castle in the Sky released?

Castle in the Sky was released on April 1, 1989.

5. When was Weathering With You released?

Weathering With You was released on January 15, 2020.