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27 Anime Like Domestic Girlfriend

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Anime fans, otakus, and people who just like good shows rejoice! I have found perfect animes to follow up Domestic girlfriend.

If you’re not familiar with Domestic Girlfriend yet, here’s a quick rundown. It is one of those rare gems that combine humor, heartwarming romance, and hot bedroom scenes into one 12 episode series. Just be warned: it’s so good you may end up watching the entire thing in one sitting! 

Few things can harm people more in their adolescence than the heartaches that come with unrequited love. This is the situation for Natsuo Fujii, who has become enamored with his school’s ever-jovial instructor Hina. Daunted by this unattainable aim, Natsuo entertains his buddies by attending a mixer. There he meets Rui, a girl who shares his lack of excitement. Rui invites Natsuo to her house for an intimate evening, thinking that the experience will prevent her friends from treating her like a clueless child. Natsuo reluctantly agrees, his hopeless love for Hina still fresh in his thoughts.

Both unsatisfied with their “first times,” the two decide to split ways as strangers. Natsuo’s father, however, drops a significant bombshell: he is getting remarried, and his new bride Tsukiko Tachibana is coming over today to meet Natsuo. As if that weren’t enough of a surprise, her daughters—and therefore Natsuo’s new sisters—are Hina and Rui Tachibana, the lady he loves and the girl with whom he enjoyed his first night. Now, Natsuo must confront his affections for his step-siblings as his eyes are opened to a darker aspect of love.

And right after you finish this adult anime series in one sitting, as I did, your gonna want some more of that same medicine. So, without further ado, here are 27 anime recommendations similar to Domestic Girlfriend.

Please Teacher!

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Kei Kusanagi spots a peculiar shining woman beside the lake one day. He learns that the woman is an alien officer from the Galaxy Federation named Mizuho Kazami, and even more shockingly, she is also his teacher! He and his teacher gradually become acquainted despite this setback, and a romance grows between them. However, the principal of the school quickly discovers their relationship. What is the solution? Obtain your marriage license!

The newlyweds must work together to keep their marriage a secret from Kei’s high school pals and the Galaxy Federation. The frail but humorous love tale of an alien and her student is told in OnegaiTeacher.

Yosuga No Sora (Yosuga no Sora: In Solitude, Where We Are Least Alone.)

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Haruka and Sora Kasugano, twins, have lost both of their parents in a tragic tragedy. Starting over, they return to their childhood home, living in the rural, picturesque hamlet they left four years earlier.

However, returning to such a memorable location entails recalling all of the memories the two of them shared, whether they brought them wonderful delight or excruciating misery. Meeting both old and new friends, the story of Haruka and Sora becomes increasingly complicated as their lives are gradually touched by many acts of love, friendship, envy—and possibly even passion.

Scum’s Wish (Kuzu no Honkai)

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Hanabi Yasuraoka and Mugi Awaya appear to be the ideal pair to the outside world. But in reality, they only have one thing in common: they are both in love with somebody they can’t be with.

Hanabi has had a crush on her childhood friend and neighbor, Narumi Kanai, for as long as she can remember, so she is overjoyed to learn that he is her new homeroom teacher. On the other hand, Narumi is quickly spotted by the music teacher, Akane Minagawa, and a connection develops between them, much to Hanabi’s chagrin.

Akane mentored Mugi in middle school, and she has been in love with her ever since. He meets Hanabi through a fortuitous meeting in the corridor. As they spend more time together, these two lonely souls decide to use each other as a substitute for the one they actually love, experiencing physical contact with one another to alleviate their loneliness.

5- Gotoubun no Hanayome (The Quintessential Quintuplets)

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Fuutarou Uesugi is an excellent high school student who leads an otherwise diffi existence. His aloof personality and reclusive behavior have left him friendless, and his father is in debt, forcing his family to eke out a living.

During his lunch break one day, Uesugi gets into an argument with a female transfer student who has claimed “his seat,” causing both of them to resent each other. On the same day, he is given a wonderful opportunity to pay off his family’s debt: a private tutoring contract for a wealthy family’s daughter at five times the market rate. He accepts the proposition but is shocked to learn that the client, Itsuki Nakano, is the same girl he confronted before!

After repeatedly attempting to regain Itsuki’s favor, Uesugi discovers that his problems do not end there: Itsuki is a quintuplet, thus in addition to her, he must instruct her sisters—Miku, Yotsuba, Nino, and Ichika—who, despite the very real prospect of failing, refuse to work with a tutor. However, his family’s livelihood is at stake, so Uesugi perseveres, firm in his determination to cure the sisters’ aversion to learning and successfully guide them to graduation.

Please Twins (Onegai☆Twins)

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Maiku Kamishiro’s background has always been a source of diffiy for him. An old photograph of two young children, a boy, and a girl, playing in a little pool outside of a blue house is the only indication he has as to who his family might be. In an effort to locate his family, he relocates to this blue house and begins working as a programmer. He was having a happy life until two very different girls came up at his door, both holding the same photos and claiming to be his twin sister. With no way of knowing who a relative and a stranger is, Maiku lets both girls live with him until they can be sure.

Rent-A-Girlfriend

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Kazuya Kinoshita, a 20-year-old college student, has a great girlfriend named Mami Nanami. But he doesn’t anymore. Mami abruptly ends their relationship, leaving him distraught and lonely. He hires a rental girlfriend using an online app to alleviate his anguish. Chizuru Mizuhara is his companion, and she manages to win Kazuya’s attention with her exceptional beauty and adorable manner.

However, after reading about other customers’ similar experiences with Chizuru, Kazuya believes her pleasant smile and caring nature are all a ruse to play with his heart, and he grades her poorly. Chizuru, enraged, slams him for his shameless duplicity, displaying her true pert and hot-tempered personality. However, this one-sided dialogue is cut short when Kazuya learns that his grandma has passed away.

They rush to the hospital, where they find Kazuya’s grandma in fine condition. She is perplexed by Chizuru’s presence and wonders who this girl is. Kazuya declares that they are lovers on the spur of the moment, compelling Chizuru to play the part. But, with Kazuya still haunted by his prior love with Mami, how long can this tough client and reluctant rental girlfriend maintain their act?

Check out: 6 Of The Best Anime Like Rent A Girlfriend

KissXsis

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After Keita Suminoe’s mother lost her life, his father remarried, bringing two step-sisters into his life: twins Ako and Riko. But, since their fatal first meeting, the ladies have been overcome by a passion for their younger brother, sparking a lifelong feud for his heart.

Keita, nearing the conclusion of his middle school career, works hard to enter Ako and Riko’s high school. While doing so, he must reconcile his contradictory feelings for his siblings and decide whether to reject or accept his sisters’ intimate advances. Fortunately or unfortunately for Keita, his sisters aren’t the only ladies longing after him, and there’s no telling when the attraction of temptation may get the better of him as well.

Check out: 17 Awesome Anime Like Kiss X Sis

Beastars

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An unpleasant tension arises between predators and herbivores in a civilized society of anthropomorphic animals. This mutual animosity reaches a boiling point at Cherryton Academy after a predation incident takes the life of Tem, an alpaca in the school’s theater club. Tem’s companion Legoshi, a grey wolf in the stage crew, has lived his entire existence as a target of fear and suspicion. In the immediate aftermath of the catastrophe, he continues to disguise his frightening features, much to the chagrin of Louis, a red deer, and the drama club’s dictatorial star actor.

Louis assigns Legoshi to lookout duty as he sneaks into the theatre to train Tem’s substitute for an upcoming production. That night, Legoshi has a momentous encounter with Haru, a white dwarf rabbit who is despised by her peers. His growing feelings for Haru, confused by his predatory inclinations, drive him to confront his actual nature, the circumstances surrounding his friend’s , and the undercurrent of aggression that pervades the world around him.

Love and Lies (Koi to Uso)

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Japan has devised a complicated system known as “The Red Threads of Science” in a futuristic civilization to encourage successful marriages and offset declining birth rates. The government assigns marriage partners to young people at the age of 16 based on a compatibility calculation, with harsh consequences for those who disobey the arrangement. Yukari Nejima, an adolescent who considers himself ordinary in every regard, believes that this method may be his greatest chance at living a satisfying life.

Yukari, however, rejects the system and proclaims his love for his classmate and long-time crush, Misaki Takasaki. Misaki, after some resistance, reciprocates his feelings in a passionate encounter. Unfortunately, Yukari receives his marriage notification before the two may continue their romance. When his less-than-enthused designated companion, Ririna Sanada, becomes obsessed with his illicit affair, he is plunged into a perplexing web of love and deception.

Sing “Yesterday” For Me

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After graduating from college, Rikuo Uozumi has all but consigned himself to a gloomy future, working aimlessly at a convenience store in Tokyo. His routine life is disrupted when the odd Haru Nonaka appears, constantly dropping by his employment to befriend him. When Rikuo discovers that his old college friend and crush, Shinako Morinome, has returned to town, he contacts her to continue their connection. Shinako, on the other hand, is carrying unpleasant memories from her past that is preventing her from accepting Rikuo’s sentiments. Meanwhile, as Haru continues to open up to Rikuo, he realizes that she, like him, lives alone and wishes to venture out of her comfort zone into an uncertain future.

The past lingers in the mind for a long time, while the future remains unclear. At a fork in their connected pathways, these three discover what it means to let go of yesterday’s feelings and accept the change that tomorrow brings.

Eromanga Sensei

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Sagiri Izumi and Masamune Izumi were step-siblings a year ago. However, the tragic loss of their parents shatters their new family, causing Sagiri to become a shut-in, cutting her off from her brother and society.

Masamune earns a living as a published light novel author while caring for what’s left of his family. There’s just one problem: he’s never met his celebrated illustrator, Eromanga-sensei, who is famous for sketching the most obscene erotica. After an embarrassing series of events, he discovers that his very own young sister was his companion the entire time!

Masamune and Sagiri must now tackle the light novel industry together as new characters and diffiies emerge. Eromanga-Sensei tracks the evolution of their relationship and their fight to achieve success, and as Sagiri gradually emerges from her shell, how long will she be able to conceal her true self from the rest of the world?

School Days

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Makoto Itou, a freshman high school student, first notices Kotonoha Katsura at the start of his second semester. He is immediately captivated by her attractiveness, but his shyness prevents him from approaching her, despite taking the same train every day. Instead, he secretly takes a photo of her and sets it as his phone’s wallpaper: a charm that, if kept hidden, is said to let you recognize your love. Sekai Saionji, a classmate, notices the image and, instead of ratting him out, promises to help him set up with Kotonoha, even befriending her just for him. As a result, the three form an unplanned bond.

School Days explores the lives of three teenagers as they navigate the joys and tribulations of adolescence. The story of these three students, vibrant and filled with passion and melancholy, will linger in the memory long beyond the dramatic finale.

Golden Time

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Banri Tada suffers from amnesia as a result of a catastrophic catastrophe, erasing his memories of his hometown and history. However, after meeting Mitsuo Yanagisawa, he decides to leave and start a new life in law school in Tokyo. But, just as he’s settling into college life, the stunning Kouko Kaga unexpectedly enters Banri’s life, and their chance meeting marks the start of an extraordinary year.

Banri discovers that he is in a new place and a new world after experiencing college life—a place where he can be reborn, make new friends, fall in love, make errors, and grow. And as he begins to realize who he is, the route he has chosen leads him to a blindingly bright existence that he will never forget.

Marmalade Boy

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Miki Koishikawa is a high school student who lives a basic lifestyle. However, her routine existence is about to be turned upside down, and she may not be able to take everything that is thrown at her.

After a “fun” vacation in Hawaii, her parents had chosen to divorce. As if this wasn’t enough of a surprise for the poor girl, she also learns that they would soon be remarrying and swapping partners with another couple they met on vacation. They encourage Miki to give the new couple a chance and set up a dinner date with everyone in order to engage her in this surprising turn of events. Miki may have tried to prepare emotionally for her new parents, but she did not expect their attractive son Matsuura Yuu.

Miki has an instant crush on Yuu. What begins as a nice friendship between them quickly turns into amorous feelings that they both find diffi to manage. But more turmoil is on the way to their romance, as both Miki and Yuu have fans working hard to keep them apart.

Citrus

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Yuzu Aihara’s mother remarried over the summer of her freshman year of high school, causing her to relocate to a new school. This uncomfortable event is just another opportunity for a trendy socialite like Yuzu to make new acquaintances, fall in love, and finally experience a first kiss. Unfortunately, Yuzu’s goals and fashion sense do not fit in with her new ultrastrict, all-girls school, which is full of submissive shut-ins and overachieving grade-skippers. Her ostentatious presence attracts the attention of Mei Aihara, the attractive and imposing student council president, who instantly begins caressing Yuzu’s body in an attempt to get her smartphone.

Yuzu returns home, fatigued after her first day, to discover a stunning truth: Mei is her new step-sister! Despite Yuzu’s best efforts, Mei’s cold shoulder habit makes Yuzu start taunting her. But before Yuzu can finish her sentence, Mei drags her to the ground and kisses her, despite her desperate attempts to escape. Yuzu watches Mei storm out of the room, wondering about her first kiss and the secrets behind her sister’s anguished gaze.

Omiai Aite Wa Oshiego, Tsuyoki Na, Mondaiji. (My Matchmaking Partner Is My Student and a Troublemaker)

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Teacher Nano Saikawa hasn’t given marriage any thought, but her father’s friend wants her to meet with his son, Souichirou Takamiya, for a marriage interview. They spend the rest of the day together after the interview. Souichirou begs for her hand in marriage as they become more acquainted with one another. Things quickly become heated between them, and they end up in bed together. When she takes off his spectacles, she realizes he is not Souichirou but rather one of her troubled students, Souji Kuga!

Souji’s argument is convincing: when he knew his brother was going to be Nano’s intended, he disguised himself as him in order to be with her. Furthermore, he is certain that his family will approve of their marriage. An unlawful relationship with a pupil, on the other hand, is the last thing Nano desires. Will she be able to resist his enticements, especially as her body begins to want for his?

A Town Where You Live (Kimi no Iru Machi)

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Haruto Kirishima led a peaceful life in the countryside, away from the hectic pace of city life. Then Yuzuki Eba emerged out of nowhere in his life, having traveled from Tokyo to live with her family for a short time. Their time together left him enamored with the memories of that little period before she abruptly vanished from his life, leaving him with many unanswered questions.

Kimi no Iru Machi begins after Haruto relocates to Tokyo to live with his sister in order to pursue a career as a chef. In actuality, he longs to be with Yuzuki. However, things do not get off to a good start. When he arrives, he is misidentified as a burglar and attacked by his sister’s next-door neighbor, Mishima Asuka. However, as the misunderstanding is resolved, his sentiments begin to wane. Is Eba, who seems to avoid him for no apparent reason, the one for him, or is it Asuka?

Ichigo 100% (Strawberry 100%)

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Manaka Junpei walks to his school’s roof one day and sees a lovely girl who falls down from above him. The ashamed girl flees before Junpei can discover who she is. He aspires to be a filmmaker, and this entire encounter seemed like the perfect scene for a film. So he starts on a search for the girl in order to record it all. But he’ll quickly realize that finding that one girl isn’t going to be simple.

True Tears

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Shinichirou Nakagami was living the life that other lads his age could only dream of: living with prodigal student Hiromi Yuasa. On the other hand, Hiromi has been unhappy and frigid at home since the of her mother. While he is the object of his peers’ irrational jealousy, tales begin to circulate when Shinichirou meets Noe Isurugi—a girl infamous for cursing students, curses that always come true.

Noe curses Shinichirou as well, but curses create two pits, and her curse on Shinichirou backfires in the form of a raccoon to her pet chicken, Raigomaru. Despite this, she does not cry; Noe’s tears have been taken. Noe would need the tears of another to be able to cry again, and Shinichirou knows someone whose tears he wishes to take away.

The Garden Of Words

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Takao Akizuki, an aspiring shoemaker, skips class on a wet morning in Tokyo to sketch patterns in a beautiful garden. This is when he first meets Yukari Yukino, a beautiful yet mysterious woman. Takao continues to meet with Yukari throughout the rainy season, offering to make her new shoes, and the two are able to ease the troubles lurking in their hearts simply by being together. Yet, their troubles haven’t completely disappeared, and as the end of the rainy season nears, their partnership will be put to the test.

Netsuzou Trap (Netsuzou Trap -NTR-)

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Yuma Okazaki and Hotaru Mizushina, both high school students, were childhood friends. Their lives couldn’t be more perfect with their respective partners, Takeda and Fujiwara. Nothing appears to be able to sever their friendship, from playing in school to going on group outings.

However, during one of these group dates, Hotaru makes an unexpected move. She starts massaging Yuma’s thighs while Takeda and Fujiwara are distracted. Taken aback by this unusual gesture, Yuma retreats uncomfortably to the restroom, followed quickly by her assailant. Hotaru now drags Yuma into a locked cubicle and whispers into her ear, “You’ll be more frightened with a boy; I’ll help you practice.”

Girlfriend, Girlfriend

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Naoya Mukai is having the time of his life after one of his numerous admissions is finally accepted by his childhood buddy Saki Saki. He goes out of his way to bestow affection on his now-beloved partner, ensuring the longevity of their relationship.

However, after months of planning, another girl called Nagisa Minase unexpectedly confesses to Naoya one afternoon. Nagisa’s alluring charisma and persistence continue to entice Naoya despite his courteous rejection. To satisfy both Saki and Nagisa’s needs, Naoya comes up with the wild notion of dating both of them at the same time, with both females fully aware. This out-of-the-ordinary condition of affairs eventually leads to bizarre and humorous circumstances in whatever they do to keep their unconventional relationship going.

Nisekoi (False Love)

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Raku Ichijou is the sole heir to a yakuza family and a first-year student at Bonyari High School. Ten years ago, Raku made a promise to a childhood friend. He only has a pendant with a lock that is only openable with the key that the girl took with her when they parted ways.

Now he’s an ordinary adolescent who wants to be as uninvolved in his yakuza past as he can, spending his school days with his middle school crush Kosaki Onodera. Raku’s idyllic romantic dreams are shattered when the American Bee Hive Gang invades his family’s territory. He’s forced into a frustrating conflict: pretending to be in a romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of the Bee Hive’s chief, in order to reduce friction between the two rival gang. Sadly, reality isn’t like that-Raku and Chitoge fall in love at first sight since the girl thinks he is a pitiful pushover, while Chitoge is about as attractive to Raku as a vicious gorilla.

Nisekoi chronicles the daily antics of a mismatched couple forced to work together in a fake relationship to keep the city safe. Raku meets a lot more girls, all of whom somehow connect to his past, and his search for the lady who holds his heart and his promise takes him on unexpected paths.

Check out: 23 Anime Like Nisekoi: False Love

Ore no kanojo to osananajimi ga shuraba sugiru (Oreshura)

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Eita Kidou’s parents’ infidelity caused his family to split apart and left him skeptical of love. Eita, who has no desire to pursue romance, focuses his entire high school career on his academics in order to become a doctor.

It didn’t take long for the lovely and well-liked Masuzu Natsukawa to discover Eita’s disinterest. Tired of being the target of other people’s devotion, she urges him to pretend to be her lover since she, too, is repulsed by the concept of love. On the other hand, Eita refuses—but Masuzu has one more trick in her sleeve: stealing Eita’s journal and threatening to publish the embarrassing content online if he does not agree.

Eita’s life has been flipped upside down by her involvement in a phony romance with the most coveted girl at school. Whether he is envied by his classmates or receives a confession, he must deal with his newfound relationship and all of its complications.

KimiKiss: Pure Rouge

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Mao Mizusawa, a childhood friend of Kouichi Sanada and Kazuki Aihara, has returned to Japan after spending a few years in France. Kouichi is astonished to find that, because her parents are still overseas, his mother has decided to let Mao stay with them for the time being. The three friends support one another through the ups and downs of high school romance.

My First Girlfriend is a Gal

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Junichi Hashiba invites a girl out after a prank set up by his twisted pals in an attempt to change the fact that he hasn’t been with a woman. Junichi’s groveling disgusts the girl in question, Yukana Yame. However, after a series of taunting remarks, she finds herself bonding with him and, to his surprise, accepting Junichi’s confession.

Hajimete no Gal follows Junichi as he confronts his lack of self-confidence and controls his desires while being pushed into a new school life full of vivacious girls and unpredictable mayhem.

Welcome To The N.H.K.

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Tatsuhiro Satou, a twenty-two-year-old college dropout, has been a hikikomori for nearly four years. In his isolation, he has come to believe in many weird theory theories, but one, in particular, holds unshakable faith in the theory that the evil conspirator behind his shut-in NEET status is the Nihon Hikikomori Kyokai (N.H.K.), an evil and secret organization dedicated to the spread of hikikomori ure.

N.H.K. ni Youkoso! is a psychological dramedy that follows Tatsuhiro as he tries to escape the N.H.K.’s evil machinations and the disease of self-induced isolation, all while attempting to leave his apartment and find work. Tatsuhiro’s surprise encounter with the mysterious Misaki Nakahara may indicate a turn of events, but with this meeting comes the unavoidable consequence of having to confront his greatest fear—society.

 And that’s all folks! This list of 27 anime recommendations like Domestic Girlfriend is not based on the fan service but on the feels. So, did we miss any of your favorite romantic comedy anime? Let us know which one so I can binge… err… review if they are in any way similar to Domestic Girlfriend.

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