The 9 Romance Anime That Will Play With Our Hearts This Spring

The spring 2018 anime season is going to blossom with a variety of rom-coms and serious love stories that will play with our hearts. Get ready to swoon with these upcoming romances.

 

1Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii)

Studio: A-1 Pictures

Genre: Comedy / Romance

Premiere: April 13

Quick Pitch: Narumi Momose is a hardcore fujoshi and Hirotaka Nifuji is a gamer. The pair hasn’t seen each other since middle school, but are shocked to learn that they are co-workers at the same company. A night of drinking leads to a revelation of their hobbies, and they decide to start dating. However, their tendencies lead to very awkward moments with their fellow otaku co-workers.

 

2Devil’s Line

Studio: Platinum Vision

Genre: Action / Drama / Romance / Supernatural

Premiere: April 7

Quick Pitch: Tsukasa is a college student and she is rescued by a half-vampire named Anzai. It’s revealed that Anzai is part of a task for that investigates vampire-related crime, which causes him to watch over Tsukasa. While vampires do not need to drink blood to live, a craving can cause them to go berserk – something Anzai worries will happen if he stays around Tsukasa.

 

3Tada Does Not Fall in Love (Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai)

Studio: Doga Kobo

Genre: Comedy / Romance

Premiere: April 5

Quick Pitch: Mitsuyoshi Tada is a student who meets a beautiful foreign transfer student while taking pictures of cherry blossoms. The girl’s name is Teresa Wagner and she’s transferred from Luxembourg. Upon arriving in Japan, Teresa finds herself separated from her travel companion, which leads Mitsuyoshi to take her to his grandfather’s coffee shop.

 

43D Kanojo: Real Girl

Studio: Hoods Entertainment

Genre: Comedy / Romance

Premiere: April 4

Quick Pitch: Hikari is an anime and gaming otaku who has sworn his soul to the 2D realm. However, a bizarre incident leads him to Iroha, a real girl who actually approaches him. The two start dating and Hikari gets his first taste of real love.

 

5Akkun to Kanojo

Studio: Yumeta Company

Genre: Comedy / Romance

Premiere: April 6

Quick Pitch: The series follows the daily life of Atsuhiro “Akkun” Kagari and his girlfriend Non “Nontan” Katagiri. Akkun is extremely tsundere, and his verbal insults make people believe that he hates her. In truth, Akkun is deeply in love with Nontan and has a stalking habit. Nontan thinks both sides of Akkun is adorable and is more than willing to put up with his quirks.

 

6The Scales of Nil Admirari ~The Mysterious Story of Teito~ (Nil Admirari no Tenbin: Teito Genwaku Kitan)

Studio: Zero-G

Genre: Fantasy / Historical / Romance

Premiere: April 8

Quick Pitch: Tsugumi Kuze was set to marry an unknown man in order to protect her family, but her brother’s grisly suicide shatters her intentions. A group known as Fukurou tell Tsugumi that the suicide was caused by a Maremono, which are books that greatly affect their readers. Tsugumi unwittingly gains the power to see a Maremono’s aura, but she may be an unknowing pawn in a sinister plot.

 

7Cutie Honey Universe

Studio: Production Reed

Genre: Action / Comedy / Romance / Science Fiction

Premiere: April 8

Quick Pitch: Honey Kisaragi is a humanlike and fashionable android that can transform into a wide range of disguises, each possessing a unique power. After a run-in with the crime organization Panther Claw, Honey makes it her mission to tear them down.

 

8High School DxD Hero

Studio: Passione

Genre: Action / Ecchi / Harem / Supernatural

Premiere: April 10

Quick Pitch: The new season will adapt light novel volumes 9 and 10, which details the fights against Cao Cao and Sairaorg Bael.

 

9Waka Okami wa Shougakusei!

Studio: DLE / Madhouse

Genre: Romance / Slice of Life / Supernatural

Premiere: April 8

Quick Pitch: 12-year-old Okko lost her parents in a traffic accident and has to move to her grandmother’s hot spring inn. Okko spends her time training to run the inn with the help of the ghost Uri-bou and other supernatural friends.

 

Which romances will you watch this spring?

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