Harem anime is popular among girls and many anime fans but they also want something different to drool over and that is fulfilled by reverse harem. If a Harem anime is not interesting then it can turn out to be the worst but here are our pick of the 10 best reverse harem of the past decade that are not just cute but are very enjoyable.
Hakuouki is set in the year 1864. Yukimura Chizura sets out to look for her father who didn’t return from hi clinic in Kyoto. When she reached Kyoto she is followed by bad samurai and some hideous creatures who are immune to pain. She is rescued by Shinsengumi who are looking for the doctor who is actually Chizuru’s father. Chizuru gradually learns sword fighting while getting some clues that could connects her father with Shisengumi and the creatures. For those who have interest in history and stories of ancient period, would like his anime a there are is not just violence but is also filled with romance. The men in this series are strong and manly and that’s what makes it different from other shoujo reverse harem other than the violence. But you can get emotionally attached with Shinsengumi as they have many threats.
Ema’s father has remarried and now she has a new family and lots of siblings. It’s a big change as before her father got married, she had no siblings and now she has 13 step-brothers. As her father and her step-mother are out of town, she ends up living with her step-brothers. What she didn’t expect was her rowdy and friendly nature of these boys. Sooner, there are some indications that they do not see her as a sister. As far as Ema’s feelings are concerned, it’s not easy to see the guys, so intelligent, handsome and talented as brothers. Brothers Conflict is a pure reverse harem. It’s hard to root for one of them as all of them have some unique qualities and you end up loving all of them. There are not too much emotions involved but it is a fun watch and a cute anime.
Code:Realize ~ Sousei no Himegimi~
Cardia has no problem in living in isolation in a nasty mansion as she doesn’t have to worry about hurting anyone. Due to Horologium, a deadly weapon which is rooted in her chest, she is imprisoned by the British soldiers. Luckily she is rescued by a decent thief Arsene Lupin who steals her away and takes her to their place where she meets three more men. Two of them are inventors and the other is a philanthropist. She is in demand by many due to her ability to damage anything with just a touch. But she feels safe with them as they do not treat her as a tool and she wants to help eradicate the corruption from Britain. Set in the industrial London Code:Realize is a lovely anime with attractive characters. The characters are also familiar as you might have heard the names like Frankenstien and Van Helsing. It is the combination of sci-fi and romantic anime which is very intriguing.
The seventeen years old Yui, who is sthe daughter of priest is left alone as her father is out of town and she moves in a mansion which is filled with vampires. She is nothing but source to eat for the 6 brothers. While suffering, she tries to figure out the link between her father and the vampires and what does she has to make a sacrifice by becoming the bride. Vampire lovers will definitely love this anime. It is not emotional but a little dark as all men sees her as prey or takes pleasure from her pain and fear.
Akatsuki no Yona
Princess Yona wa ahppy and content with her life until her father was killed by Su-won. Her guard and friend Hak rescues her and get her out of there but Yona has a very difficult life ahead that she never ever imagined. She also come to know about the hardships of the citizens and the common people that makes her wonder about her father’s ability as a king. She promises to get the kingdom back and save the country from all the violence with the help of legendary 4 dragons. Yona has all the qualities we want to see in the heroine, she is a princess with redeeming abilities and want to do something for her country and her people. She has a charming personality that makes other attracted towards her. The four dragons are unique and stands out from other characters.
The main female character has no name since she lost her memories. She passed out in a café and wakes up to the stranger who recognize her. She can also see one who are not seen by others called Orion. Orion tells her that she lost her memory because she was able to see him and to regain her memories she has to live more with those she gets closer to. He also tells her that if other will know about her memory lost then she can never get her memory back.
Kamigami no Asobi
Yui is a third year student who is living a content school life. She meets some intriguing people and the Yui and some new students are gathered before the god of thunder, Zeus. As gods have been away from humanity for a long time Yui is assigned as their teacher to understand humans within 1 year. They will be powerless and live like normal students throughout that time and if they do not accomplish then they all will be stuck there for the rest of their life including Yui. It is the story about god learning about human emotions and gradually learning to love while being taught by a human girl. It’s an intriguing story with a good character development and good looking characters.
The unfortunate Nanami has no home to live and a good-for-nothing father until she saves a man who let her live in his home. The place he calls home is a shrine and Nanami has to fuflfill the task of land god. Tomoe is the fox spirit and does not want to serve her but he doesn’t have much choice due to the contract that bound them together. There is the possibility of romantic relationship between them while mending thing in the shrine but with constant interruptions the chances are low. Nanami is a kind and intelligent girl. Tomoe is very charming and full of pride. There are other suitors too that are Tomoe’s rivals. But their relationship that grows gradually is fascinating.
The island of Regalo is guarded by Arcana Famiglia, a group of individuals who possess the power of Arcana. They almost rue the island while protecting it from all kind of threats, maintaining peace among the inhabitants until the internal battle is stated by Papa. He plans to retire and pass over his title to the most powerful Arcana who will also marry his only daughter, Felicitia. Unlike othere harem series, Felicita is rather bold and shameless but can’t stand dirty thoughts about herself. Arcana Famiglia have variety of characters that will make you hate some, while love others. Either way it is an interesting anime series.
Watashi ga Motete Dousunda
Kae is an overweight girl who keeps day dreaming about her male classmates in a relationship with each other. She loves cute guys and being an otaku, she isolates herself after the demise of her favorite anime character. When she goes back to school, she gets noticed by her classmates especially boys as she lost weight and looks beautiful. She is not used to so much attention so it is a little awkward for her. Kae is a little weird but she is also a very nice person. Her classmates who are now attracted to her understands that are ends up liking her not just because of her looks. Among the male classmate there is also a female who is a rival and compete for her heart. Watashi ga Moete Dousunda is not just comedy but a heart-warming anime that is recommended to all anime fans.
There are many reasons to watch harem series other than good looking guys fighting for one cute girl. But a good story with some emotions and drama involved, it adds to the reasons to watch and love it. There are many harem series with those elements that were aired in the past decade and we hope that this list helps you choose from those options.