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10 Iconic Romance Movie Love Interests, Ranked

Romance movies can make audiences feel all the feelings, but not all love interests are created equal. Who was the greatest of them all?

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10 Most Awkward Shojo Love Interests, Ranked

Some love interests in shojo anime take awkwardness to a whole other level through eternal clumsiness, fumbling, or a yandere personality.

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10 Anime Couples Who Just Weren't Meant To Be

Despite their heartbreaking endings, failed anime romances like AOT's Eren and Mikasa or TLOK's Korra and Mako are the most memorable and emotional.

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10 Romance Anime That Subvert Expectations

Some romance anime like Ouran High School Host Club use familiar tropes and flip them on their head, surprising audiences and rerouting expectations.

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10 Underrated Anime Love Interests

Characters like Sailor Moon's Yuichiro and Castlevania's Lisa are overshadowed by more popular love interests, but they are sweet and worthy partners.

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10 Best Bodyguard Romances In Anime, Ranked

Bodyguard romances feature forbidden love and romantic tension. Anime like Blood+ and Yona Of The Dawn have some of the most loving relationships.

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10 Ways InuYasha Feels Like A Shojo Anime

InuYasha combines action and romance, appealing to both shonen and shojo audiences with its blend of fantasy and emotional depth.

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Best Romance Anime On Amazon Prime (October 2023)

Romance anime fans can find some of the best titles on Amazon Prime, like Inuyasha and Weathering With You.

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10 Most Nostalgic Retro Romance Anime

Romance anime from the '80s and '90s have a retro charm that is still delightful today. Newer releases like Yona of the Dawn embody that nostalgia.

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Best Romance Anime On Hulu (October 2023)

Between Your Lie In April, Sailor Moon, and Sword Art Online, Hulu is home to some of the best romance anime ever.

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10 Best Slow-Burn Romance Movies, Ranked

Movies like The Notebook, Pride and Prejudice, and Two Weeks Notice offer satisfying slow-burn romances. But which is the best love story of all?

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10 Best Romance Tropes In New Release Shojo Anime

Romance anime is getting new life as a genre with so many stellar new releases. They each have fresh takes on beloved romance tropes.

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35 Best Romance Manhwa For Fans Of Manga

For manga fans who feel like they've read it all, manhwa romance fulfills a similar niche to manga romance.

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10 Best Romance Tropes In My Happy Marriage

My Happy Marriage is a new historical anime with paranormal elements, but the romance between Miyo Saimori and Kiyoka Kudo is what really shines.

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10 Best Sailor Moon Couples, Ranked

Sailor Moon is known for its central romance which spans lifetimes. Usagi and Mamoru aren't the only amazing couple in this shojo classic, though.

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10 Best Mecha Romance Anime For Beginners

From masterpieces like 86 to Guilty Pleasures like Darling in the Franxx, these are the best mecha/romance anime for beginner watchers to get started.

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25 Best BL Anime For New Fans

Boys' love is a swiftly growing and maturing anime genre at the forefront of bringing LGBTQ+ storylines to audiences, both new and old.

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Why Kudo From My Happy Marriage Is the Best Shojo Male Lead of 2023

My Happy Marriage is proving to be one of the best romance anime of all time. Its male lead, Kiyoka Kudo, is an unforgettable character.

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10 Anime Couples That Fans Wish Had Worked Out

Some anime couples despite having a good-feel love story, don't always end up together, no matter how hard the fans ship them.

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15 Must-Watch Fantasy Anime With The Best Romances

Fantasy anime can offer everything from magic to major battles, but many must-watch genre classics give romance time to shine.

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