Sunday, February 15, 2015

Our Top 10 Romcom Anime!

Tis the season for love so since romance is in the air we decided to list our favorite romantic comedy anime! Here are the recommendations from the PLEASE! Anime crew to you!

 Ryuji Takasu has always been seen as a scary dude because of his eyes. At school he bumps into Taiga Aisaka, a scary girl in school who happens to be the friend of Ryuji's crush. Ryuji and Taiga later discover that they have crushes on each other's friends, and so they agree to help each other catch their love interests. What they don't realize is that as they work together, a slow relationship starts to form between them.

Ano Hana (The Flower We Saw That Day)

A group of friends fall apart after Menma, one of the girls in the group, passes away. After 10 years go by, Jinta, the leader of the group, stays at home playing video games. A grown up version of his old friend suddenly appears as if she was never gone. He ignores her at first, assuming that she is a result of his stress over her death. Menma claims that she needs a wish to be granted in order to be able to move on. Unfortunately, she can't remember what the wish was. Jinta gets the group back together in the hopes of finding a solution together. As they try to figure things out, secrets are revealed and it seems that Menma isn't the only one who needs to move on.

Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun (My Little Monster)  

Mizutani Shizuku is the type of person who only cares for her own grades. But when she accidentally delivers lesson notes to Yoshida Haru, he becomes convinced they are friends. Haru turns out to have a very innocent personality, but who would've thought that Haru would actually confess to Shizuku?

Kaichou Wa Maid Sama 
Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once-all-boys-turned-co-ed school. She rules the school with a strict discipline demeanor, but she has a secret: she works at a maid cafe due to her family's circumstances. One day, the popular A-student and notorious heart-breaker Takumi Usui finds out her secret and makes a deal with her to keep it hush from the school in exchange for spending some time with him.

B. Gata H. Kei (Yamada's First Time)
Yamada wants her cherry popped so that she can achieve having 100 sex friends, she sets her eye on young Kosuda to be the one to pop it, hilarity ensues when inexperienced Yamada starts to try to seduce Kosuda, this later leads to something that may be a romance between the two.

Golden Time
 Banri finds himself completely lost after the opening ceremony and tries to find his way to the freshman orientation. Along the way, he runs into another lost freshman from the same school, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, and they immediately hit it off. Somehow arriving at their intended goal just in time, there appears in front of them a beautiful girl holding a bouquet of roses, who congratulates Mitsuo on getting into the school then hits him across the face with them before tossing the bouquet into his lap and leaving. This stylish, well dressed, and obsessive woman is his childhood friend, Kōko Kaga. As children, they had promised to marry each other one day, something she has taken to heart this entire time. Mitsuo had gone out secretly and taken the examination for this private college in order to escape from her, but she used her connections to find out about it, took the law school entrance examination, and enrolled in the college herself in order to be with him.

Full Moon O Sagashite
Twelve year old Mitsuki wants to be a singer so that she can achieve the dream that she promised her beloved Echi-Kun back when they were kids in an orphanage. There is just one problem, she has a life threatening throat illness.  Two Shinigami show up one night and end up helping her to achieve her dream by transforming her into a 16 year old with a healthy throat to sing with. Mitsuki can now audition and become a singer so that her childhood love can hear her voice on the radio and they can find each other.  This series is beautiful and make sure you have plenty of tissues when you watch this.

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-Kun
High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate Umetarou Nozaki, but when she confesses her love to him, he mistakes her for a fan and gives her an autograph. When she says that she always wants to be with him, he invites her to his house and has her help on some drawings. Chiyo discovers that Nozaki is actually a renowned shoujo manga artist named Sakiko Yumeno. She then agrees to be his assistant in order to get closer to him. As they work on his manga, they encounter other schoolmates who assist them or serve as inspirations for characters in the stories.

Bokura Ga Ita
 Nanami Takahashi welcomes the start of her high school life with great expectations of making as many friends as possible. There is much talk among the girls about a popular boy, Motoharu Yano, who has 2/3 of the girls in his middle school liking him. When Nanami asks Yuri Yamamoto, the girl sitting next to her, about Yano, the latter curtly replies that she dislikes him. Nanami is clueless of who Yano is until the day of the class nomination when she made a fool of herself by calling the name of her new friend wrongly. It turns out that she has actually met Yano along the corridors (unaware of his true identity) and he tricked her by providing a random name, resulting in the embarrassing incident in class. Nanami was initially mad at Yano but after a few encounters with him, she begins to find herself liking him.

Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou (Kare Kano)(His and Her Circumstances) 
Miyazawa Yukino is the perfect student. Kind, intelligent, pretty and modest, it's unbelievable that such a person could exist. Little did everyone know Yukino's perfection was just a facade. An act to fulfill her desire for praise and admiration. Her life took a turn however, as a newcomer to their school Arima Soichiro topped the exam rankings. Arima is more then just intelligent, he's also kind, handsome and modest, an unbelievable person who can actually exist. Even worse luck, Arima found out Yukino's secret, blackmailing her to help him out. Their odd relationship soon develops into friendship and eventually into love. But can their love prevail through the many problems that come their way.