40 Best Harem Anime That You Should Definitely Watch

If you love harem anime then you have come to the right place. You might have seen a popular harem anime and now wish to discover more. Well, this post offers you 40 harem anime to choose from. You might as well bookmark this. Now, the harem genre is not generally a stand-alone genre for an anime and it is often paired along with romance, comedy and also ecchi among other genres. This list does not contain romance comedy heavy anime like Nisekoi, Hayate no Gotoku!, To LOVE-Ru, Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata, Love Hina, Kiniro no Corda: Primo Passo, Rosario to Vampire etc that also have the harem category. The 40 best romantic comedy anime post has a list of anime indicating the harem tag to make it easy for you to pick the harem anime there. Also, follow us on our official Instagram page.

If you are new to harem genre, let me describe the outline of this genre. The primary feature of this genre is that you have one guy surrounded by 2 or more women/girls. All of them are his potential love interests and as the story progresses you find them falling for the MC. Each of these women has their own personality adding up to the variety of the characters in the anime. The MC is typically a shy guy who has zero prior experience with women. When the main character is a female and surrounded by men, then the anime is referred to as a reverse harem.

Harem anime is a hugely popular genre and pairs popularly with the ecchi genre. This easily commands a huge fan base and a lot of new anime are coming up under this genre. An important thing to note is that many of these anime have more than one seasons. All of the seasons are taken into consideration for this ranking. So, here is the list of top 40 of the best harem anime you can watch and have fun!

40 Best Harem Anime

best harem anime Mahou Sensei Negima!

40. Mahou Sensei Negima!

English: Negima!

Episodes: 26
Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Magic, Romance, School, Shounen, Super Power, Supernatural
Aired: 2005

Negi Springfield is just 10 years old and surprisingly he only needs to pass one more test in order to become a Master Wizard. But this final task is quite bizarre. He has to become an English teacher at an all-females boarding school. One of his students, Asuna Kagurazaka learns that he is a wizard. She forces him to help her out or face the risk of the secret becoming public. Together they do many things including fighting off evil wizards. Check out this fun series where humor, magic, and romance come together to entertain you.

best harem anime Seireitsukai no Blade Dance

 39. Seireitsukai no Blade Dance

English: Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Harem, Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, Ecchi, Fantasy, School
Aired: 2014

The story is set in a fantasy world where you have magicians known as Elementalists who can form sacred contracts with elemental spirits. After such a contract they will be allowed to wield the power of the spirits. Only pure maidens from the noble families after undergoing training can make such contracts. But Kazehaya Kamito is an exception to this. He is the only male with the ability to make a contract with elemental spirits. He soon finds himself amidst the maidens of the Areishia Spirit Academy. Check this anime to find out how he deals with his life from here on.

best harem anime Absolute Duo

38. Absolute Duo

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Harem, Supernatural, Romance, Ecchi, School
Aired: 2015

In this supernatural world individuals who can draw out weapons form their soul are called ‘Blazers.’ Kouryou Academy High School is a special school that serves to help these individuals harness their abilities. Each student has to partner with another to attain the power of Absolute Duo. When Tooru Kokonoe is forced to fight he catches the attention of Julie Sigtuna and they end up forming a pair. The anime has the popular generic characters and if you love action and harem, you can give this anime a try.

best harem anime Aishen Qiaokeli-ing...

37. Aishen Qiaokeli-ing…

English: Cupid’s Chocolates

Episodes: 15
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Romance, School
Aired: 2015

First thing first, this is a Chinese animation series. Now with that clarified, let us talk about the plot. Jiang Hao Yi is an extremely shy high school student who is leading a dull life but loves it. He does his best to avoid getting into trouble. But he finds himself in the middle of chaos when he gets confessed to by a bunch of beautiful girls making him the harem king of this school. To make matters worse he does not know any of the girls who confessed to him. What in the world is happening?

best harem anime IS: Infinite Stratos

36. IS: Infinite Stratos

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Harem, Comedy, Ecchi, Mecha
Aired: 2011

This series is a popular mecha anime known for its ecchi harem theme. Infinite Stratos (IS) is an exoskeleton weapon that can only be piloted by women. As it is a very powerful weapon, an international treaty bans its use as a military asset. It turns out that 15-year-old Ichika Orimura is the only male capable of steering an IS. He soon finds himself training along with women in the all-female Infinite Stratos Academy. Here he reunites with his childhood friends and also meets his older sister Chifuyu Orimura, a legendary IS pilot. Ichika Orimura and others need to guard the academy against many dangers while they train to become capable pilots.

best harem anime Shinmai Maou no Testament

35. Shinmai Maou no Testament

English: The Testament of Sister New Devil

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Ecchi, Fantasy, Romance, Harem, Demons
Aired: 2015

Some people refer to this anime to be the soul sister to the High School DxD series. So, if you love that series, in all probability you will come to love this series too. The MC here is more manly and strong that the one in DxD. So that is a good plus for this series. He is to protect two beautiful girls as a promise made to his father. Watch this series to discover more dark secrets about their lives. The anime is heavy on ecchi, and if that is something you like, go for this anime.

best harem anime Seiken Tsukai no World Break

34. Seiken Tsukai no World Break

English: World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Harem, Romance, School, Supernatural
Aired: 2015

Students enroll at the Akane Private Academy with one clear objective. To defend the world against monsters know as Metaphysicals. These students have special abilities and possess memories of their previous lives. While some of the students can summon offensive weapons, others can use magic. The anime revolves around the life of students training to face off danger. If this plot interests you, do give this anime a try.

best harem anime Rokujouma no Shinryakusha33. Rokujouma no Shinryakusha!?

English: Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Harem, School, Supernatural
Aired: 2014

Koutarou Satomi finds a cheap place to live by himself at Corona House’s Room 106. Things seem to be fine until one day he discovers a mysterious cave while working his part-time job. Following night, four mythical figures storm into his room each claiming the room to themselves. Nothing seems to convince them and they are in no mood to back down without a fight! The anime is a must watch for people who love romantic comedy harem anime.

best harem anime Nyan Koi!

32. Nyan Koi!

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Romance
Aired: 2009

High school student Junpei Kousaka has an allergy for cats. While it is very reasonable for him to avoid cats for the safety of his health, cats don’t seem to avoid him. How is it so? Well, firstly, everyone around him seems to be cat lovers. His family, his childhood friend, and even his crush. This makes him dislike cats and things related to them. But as if this was not already enough, he gets cursed when he accidentally breaks off the head of a cat deity statue.

His curse is that he can now understand the cat speech. And he now needs to do a hundred good deeds for cats to lift the curse. If he is unable to complete this task, he will turn into a cat. Nor can he talk about this curse, else they too will suffer his fate. Considering the allergy he has, is this his death sentence?

best harem anime Madan no Ou to Vanadis

31. Madan no Ou to Vanadis

English: Lord Marksman and Vanadis

Episodes: 13
Genres: Adventure, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Romance
Aired: 2014

This series has a very heavy fantasy world setting based on medieval Europe. This epic adventurous series is full of action, war tactics, and pretty women. Tigrevurund Vorn encounter with the war-maiden, Elenora sets the epic drama into motion. She spares his life and gives him the order, “Become mine!” The series shines with regards to great character designs and if you love medieval fantasy world with magic, dragons, and heroes, give this anime a try.

best harem anime Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de

30. Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de

English: When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Slice of Life, Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, School
Aired: 2014

One day, when the members of the literature club are having their normal meeting, mysteriously they are granted superpowers. The MC chuunibyou Jurai Andou is capable of fabricating black flames. unfortunately, for him, they are only for show and are of no real value. The other members, all females actually get quite useful powers. Tomoyo Kanzaki has the ability to manipulates time. Hatoko Kushikawa can wield control over the five elements. Sayumi Takanashi can repair both inanimate objects and living things while  Chifuyu Himeki has the ability to create objects out of thin air.

The slice of life anime is pretty relaxed about plot progression and what you have is how these students deal with their everyday life while having the newly found superpowers.

best harem anime Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de

29. Seitokai no Ichizon

English: Student Council’s Discretion

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Parody, School
Aired: 2009

This anime is very hilarious and for that reason alone you can pick this anime. High school student Ken Sugisaki wishes to live his days spending quality time with a harem of beautiful girls. All of the Hekiyou Academy’s student council members are elected by popular vote except for the Vice president. The student who scores the highest marks in exams gets to become the Vice president. This seems convenient for Ken Sugisaki and guesses what he makes it a reality. Although he is now surrounded by a harem of girls, they seem to rebuff his advances. But this does not let his spirit down. He only plans to try harder!

best harem anime Tenchi Muyou!

28. Tenchi Muyou!

Episodes: 26
Genres: Sci-Fi, Harem, Space, Comedy, Romance, Shounen
Aired: 1995

This series is widely acclaimed to have kick-started the harem genre into popularity. It centers around the life of Tenchi Masaki, a 17-year-old young man living in rural Japan. Little does he know as to how weird his life will turn into. A space pirate ship crash-lands at this grandfather’s temple. The Galaxy Police who were chasing them also gets there. Consequently, Tenchi is thrown into the middle of all this chaos. The series is well loved for its humor and interesting characters. Do check this classic anime for great enjoyment.

best harem anime Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko.

27. Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko.

English: The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat.

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, School
Aired: 2013

While people would want to hide their perverted nature, Youto Yokodera is different. He wishes to be seen as a pervert. But every one of this lewd behavior is misunderstood to be a good intention. This leaves him frustrated as he wants people to see his true nature. When he comes to know of a cat statue that can grant him his wish, he finds a way out. Soon he realizes the problem of being seen as a pervert and seeks to regain his lost traits. But, the cat statue has taken that trait from him and gave it to someone else. How he has to fix his life and also of the lives of people who were praying along with him to the cat statue. Will he succeed?

best harem anime Shuffle!

26. Shuffle!

Episodes: 24
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Magic, Romance, School, Seinen
Aired: 2005

Sometimes you cannot help but notice that all the plot of the harem anime does is to basically bring the girls to the MC. In this series, the normal high school boy Tsuchimi Rin is put in a difficult situation. The Gods and Demons have decided to co-exist with the human in the human world. And more importantly, the King of Gods, the King of Demons and their families move into be Rin’s next door neighbors. Their daughters are deeply in love with Rin and so are some of the girls in his life. How is Rin going to handle all this affection?

best harem anime Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru

25. Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru

Episodes: 13
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Romance, School
Aired: 2013

Eita Kidou does not believe in love and he has no plans to get into romance. He instead dedicates his high school life preparing to become a doctor. The beautiful and popular Masuzu Natsukawa is sick and tired of the constant attention. She wants an end to this and plans to make Eita pretend as her boyfriend. Eita has no option but to comply with her request. Otherwise, she will post the embarrassing content from his private journal online. With the fake romance set in motion, Eita’s life turns upside down. When will his troubles end?

best harem anime Nagasarete Airantou

24. Nagasarete Airantou

Episodes: 26
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Romance, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen
Aired: 2007

When Ikuto Touhohin boards a ship to take a vacation he has no idea of what was to happen to him. He ends up on a remote island in the Pacific ocean. This is no ordinary island. This seemingly isolated island is filled with girls and strange creatures. The girls have never seen a boy before. The anime has everything that meets harem, comedy, romance, ecchi and fantasy. The unconventional story setting and twists make the anime interesting to watch. Watch this series to be a part of this wonderful adventure.

best harem anime Amagami SS

23. Amagami SS

Episodes: 25
Genres: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, School
Aired: 2010

The series is an adaptation of a dating sim game and consequently leaves heavy marks of it on the anime. Junichi Tachibana, the main character has been stood up on a date in the past and has since been wary of relationships. But his hope for true romance springs alive when six girls come into his life. All of them with different personalities and with their own impression of Junichi Tachibana. What this amine to see Tachibana navigate through the world of romance and find out if he is going to find true love.

best harem anime Bakemonogatari

22. Bakemonogatari

Episodes: 15
Genres: Romance, Supernatural, Mystery, Vampire
Aired: 2009

The story centers around Koyomi Araragi and five odd girls who need his help. Araragi himself successfully survives a vampire attack with the help of a strange man. Although this helps him not turn into a vampire and lead a normal high school life, there are some side effects. He has superhuman abilities such as quick healing and enhanced vision.

The anime series is well known for its complex and mysterious plot. With five girls surrounding Araragi, the anime qualifies for the harem genre and it is definitely recommended to watch it.

best harem anime Highschool of the Dead

21. Highschool of the Dead

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Horror, Supernatural, Ecchi, Shounen
Aired: 2010

The anime centers around high school students leading the resistance against a zombie break out. The series starts with Takashi Kimuro trying to protect his crush Rei Miyamoto. Although he saves her, he ends up killing her boyfriend. The zombies begin to cause a total break down of the society. A bunch of students, teachers, and staff make it out alive from the school only to be greeted by more danger.

The series is enjoyable with the harem and ecchi scenes. It has a great set of characters with personalities that make the anime interesting to watch. You have the beautiful president of the Kendo Club, Saeko Busujima and Shizuka Marikawa, their hot school nurse who are sure to catch your attention.  One thing I can easily assure the show is not at all boring.

best harem anime Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

20. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

English: Haganai: I don’t have many friends

Episodes: 12
Genres: Ecchi, Slice of Life, Comedy, Harem, Romance, School
Aired: 2011

Kodaka Hasegawa aims for a fresh start when he learns that he is transferring to a new school. He wishes to make a positive impression there and may even win some friends along. But fate has his that he is immediately labeled as a violent delinquent for his blond hair and intimidating expressions. thanks to the notorious reputation he is unsuccessful in making friends. One day he comes across Yozora Mikazuki and finds out that she is without friends too. Both of them decide to start the Neighbor’s Club. A club for people without friends to help them make friends. Other eccentric outcasts join the club.

That anime is pure joy when it comes to comedy as the oddballs put themselves in hilarious situations. People tend to really like this or hate this anime, watch this anime out to know where you stand.

best harem anime Mayo Chiki!

19. Mayo Chiki!

Episodes: 13
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Romance, Ecchi, School
Aired: 2011

The story centers around two characters, Kinjirou Sakamachi and Kanade Suzutsuki. Both of them have peculiar circumstances. Sakamachi developed a chronic fear of women thanks to his mother and sister. A mear touch from a girl will result in nose bleeds and excessive sweating and even cause him to faint. Their love for professional wrestling has made his body resilient to kicks and punches too. Suzutsuki is a girl who is pretending to be a boy so that she can serve as the butler. A fated meeting of the two in the restroom brings them to an understanding. he will keep her secret in return she will help cure his phobia.

The anime is full of great comedy. It is more of a harem comedy that a romantic comedy and easily falls into this list of best harem anime.

best harem anime Outbreak Company

18. Outbreak Company

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Parody, Fantasy
Aired: 2013

Shinichi Kanou is our ideal otaku. He barely goes out and is very knowledgable about anime, manga and visual novels. After getting rejected from a girl he decides to apply for a job. But unknown to him he wakes up in a fantasy world – the Eldant Empire. Here he finds himself living long with elves, dragons, and other magical creatures. Soon he is given a very important task by the Japanese government. He has to spread the otaku culture across the realm by way of an ‘Otaku Missionary.’

For this mission, he is promised great support from the government and he gets some attendants too. The anime is an enjoyable watch as Kanou struggles to fulfill his mission in this holy land. If you love harem comedy just go for this anime.

best harem anime Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou

17. Ichiban Ushiro no Daimaou

English: The Great Demon King in the Very Back

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Harem, Comedy, Magic, Ecchi, Fantasy, School
Aired: 2010

Akuto Sai dreams of changing the world to a better place. For the very reason, he joins the Constant Magic Academy. Here he befriends Junko Hattori, a member of a ninja clan. But this does not go as planned. He soon finds out that he is the very prophesied Demon King. This news spreads and makes things worse for him. People in the school begin to fear him. Junko’s distrust for him keeps growing too. Although he tries his best to disprove the prediction everything he does only seem to reinforce his destiny to be the Demon King.

Akuto Sai badass behavior is entertaining and the anime has a lot of ecchi and comedy moments. A harem of girls cannot stop from giving him attention. Some to shower lover over him and while others want to bring him to justice. Watch this anime to find out how Akuto is dealing with his situation.

best harem anime Outbreak Company

16. Yuragi-sou no Yuuna-san

English: Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, Shounen, Supernatural
Aired: 2018

Fuyuzora Kogarashi plans to attend high school but he is too broke to afford a home convenient for him. He soon comes across an option. A defunct hot springs inn which is rumored to be haunted can be his best alternative. When Kogarashi reaches the place he indeed finds a ghost living there. She has no recollection of her past except for the fact that her name was ‘Yuuna.’ Kogarashi also finds that there are other odd residents with whom he has to share the place. He has no reason to be afraid of the ghost as he has exoticism powers.

Kogarashi starts to get along with the other residents and he slows takes interest about the past of the ghost girl. The anime is fun and charming to watch and highly recommended for ecchi and harem anime fans.

best harem anime Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou

15. Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou

English: Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Romance, Ecchi, Fantasy, Seinen
Aired: 2015

Kimihito Kurusu lives alone in a quiet neighborhood until monster girls come into his life. The story is set in an alternate reality world where Japan promotes the integration of non-human species into society. But, there is a limitation – sexual relations are forbidden between human and non-human species. Kimihito struggles to be immune to all the seducing from the horny and beautiful species.

With a unique plot/story setting the series stand out among other anime in this genre. Another great plus for the series is the good quality of the character designs. Also, you can easily come to like one or two of the females and that will ensure you to come to enjoy this anime. If the unorthodox setting interests you be sure to check this anime out.

best harem anime Trinity Seven

14. Trinity Seven

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Magic
Aired: 2014

Arata Kasuga barely saves his town from non-existence by using the magical grimoire, given to him by his cousin and as well as his best friend Hijiri Kasuga in his childhood. In his quest to investigate the cause of the strange danger, he enrolls in the top-secret magic school Royal Biblia Academy, where he meets six other female magical users. Together they use their power and skills to prevent the destruction of the hometown and also locate his best friend.

The lead of the series is good and makes the series enjoyable. He is not the typical dull MC that harem anime tend to feature. The girls who accompany him are charming and likable. The anime has a lot of fan service something way above normal. Do give this anima a try if you love harem anime.

best harem anime Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu13. Isekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu

English: How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Magic
Aired: 2018

Demon King Diablo is the greatest player in the fantasy MMORPG game – Cross Reverie. In his possession are some of the games’ rarest artifacts. Only a fool would challenge him to a fight only to soon learn his lesson. But behind his identity is Takuma Sakamoto, a shut-in games with poor social skills and he simply loves the online world. One day he finds himself mysteriously transported to another world in Diablo’s appearance! The first thing he realizes is that two girls have summoned him to that world to enslave him. But this backfires on them and they end up as his slaves. Takuma accepts them under his care and begins to adapt to his new existence as the Demon King.

The anime is hilarious and has strong ecchi scenes. Not to mention the girls are drawn towards him and the harem aspect of the anime is prominent too.

Best harem anime Campione!12. Campione!

Episodes: 13
Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Magic, Romance
Aired: 2012

This anime will easily be one of the best harem anime you can watch as it has good characters and a decent plot. The story centers around 16-year-old Kusanagi Godou who ends up as a Campione!, or God Slayer upon killing a Heretic God. With his status elevated he keeps attracting female followers into his life. The most notable romance aspect of the anime is the kisses. If the girl is knowledgeable about the enemy god, she can transfer that knowledge through a kiss. The kisses last a good 10, 20 seconds. As he starts to take care of other Gods who have gone bad, his harem keeps increasing. The anime is a sure recommended watch for ecchi, harem, romance, and magic lovers. With a nice main lead and good supporting female characters, the show is a great watch.

best harem anime Date A Live11. Date A Live

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Mecha, Romance, School, Sci-Fi
Aired: 2013

The series title gives away a clue of what the plot is going to be about. The story is set in our future world that periodically gets invaded by spirits. Each time they invade, it creates a spacequake that ends up killing thousands of people. Nothing much is known about these dangerous entities. High school student Sidou Itsuka who lives alone with his little sister has a way to stop these invasions. He plans to date them!

The series has an entertainment value completely in line with the expectations of the harem fan. And for this very reason, it makes into this list of best harem anime.

best harem anime Strike the Blood10. Strike the Blood

Episodes: 24
Genres: Action, Harem, Supernatural, Ecchi, Vampire, Fantasy, School
Aired: 2013

Ordinary high school student Kojou Akatsuki’s days change after a fateful encounter in the Demon District of Itogami Islan – his vampire powers are awakened. It does not take much time for others to discover that he is the legendary fourth primogenitor, an immensely powerful vampire. To keep a tab on him, the Lion King Organization sends an apprentice sword-shaman, Yukina Himeragi to watch him. He is also manded to kill him if he becomes too much of a threat. But circumstances make them allies as they together struggle to keep the city safe.

As a vampire supernatural drama, this anime is a recommended watch for vampire lovers. There is enough and blood in this series as well as harem and ecchi moments.

best harem anime Sora no Otoshimono09. Sora no Otoshimono

English: Heaven’s Lost Property

Episodes: 13
Genres: Sci-Fi, Harem, Comedy, Supernatural, Romance, Ecchi, Shounen
Aired: 2009

All Tomoki Sakurai wants is a simple and quiet life. But since his childhood, he keeps waking up in tears after dreaming of an angel. Worried about him his childhood friend Sohara Mitsuki seems the help of Eishirou Sugata, an eccentric sky maniac. On analyzing things he concludes that the dream Tomoki has is connected to what is known as the New World, a floating anomaly that scientists have failed to understand. When Tomoki goes to attend the New World Discovery Club’s meeting, a strange girl falls from the sky and begins to call him master. Now the club strives to uncover more.

Sora no Otoshimono easily makes into the list of best harem anime with its focus on harem and comedy along with some touching moments. Moreover, it also has a good second season and OVAs and movies to check out, enjoy.

best harem anime Gotoubun no Hanayome08. Gotoubun no Hanayome

English: The Quintessential Quintuplets

Episodes: 12
Genres: Harem, Comedy, Romance, School, Shounen
Aired: 2019

If you love high school romance comedy then this anime is a much watch. And with the presence of five cute high school girls, this anime qualifies for the harem genre.

Fuutarou Uesugi is in much need cash and accepts a tutoring gig. His task? Help quintuplets (five sisters) study so that they can graduate. The book smart guy has nothing but that to deal with the sisters who simply hate studying. They always make excuses to slack off and Fuutarou has to overcome that. But this is very difficult for him as all the five girls think that he is a loser!

best harem anime Sekirei07. Sekirei

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Super Power
Aired: 2008

Minato Sahashi is a teenager who is struggling to pass his college entrance exams. When he fails to make it even in the second attempt, people around him begin to see him as worthless. His dead future takes a dramatic turn when a Musubi, beautiful, supernatural woman comes into his life. She is an extraterrestrial being that is known as ‘Sekirei.’ They are humanoid aliens that kiss humans carrying the Ashikabi gene in order to awaken their latent powers. With a kiss, Musubi seals a bond with Minato and consequently gets dragged into the weird and mysterious world of Sekirei.

The anime has a lot of fan service moments along with mild nudity. You also have action just like in the High School DxD anime. The comedy and the supernatural setting make this anime an enjoyable watch. Clearly as must watch for harem anime lovers.

best harem anime Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo

06. Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo

English: Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Mystery, Romance, School, Shounen, Supernatural
Aired: 2015

The series title highlights the harem nature of the anime and rightly so the anime is much geared towards it. But then again, the characters of the series manage to keep the anime interesting as well as providing good romance material. Ryuu Yamada enters Suzaku High to leave his violent ways behind and become productive. But in his second year, he goes back to being how he was. And one day, an accidental kiss with Urara Shiraishi, a beautiful honors student makes them realize that they can switch bodies with a kiss. As they join the Supernatural Studies Club, they unearth the legend of the Seven Witches of Suzaku High. Six more female students join who each have different powers which can be activated by a kiss from Ryuu. The club lead by Toranosuke Miyamura, a student council officer, begins a quest to unravel more mysteries.

The anime is very good for comedy and the romance and stays true to the harem genre, so go for it if you love harem anime.

best harem anime Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?05. Kore wa Zombie Desu ka?

English: Is this A Zombie?

Episodes: 12
Genres: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Magic, Supernatural
Aired: 2011

When high school boy Ayumu Aikawa gets killed one night by a serial killer he finds himself resurrected by a necromancer named Eucliwood Hellscythe. But this comes at a cost. He is now a zombie. And things get more complicated when steals magical girl Haruna’s uniform only to additionally gain her powers. Now he has two main objectives. One is to fight evil creatures known as Megalo while also trying to figure out a way to return Haruna her powers.

The anime shines in the are of comedy and although the plot keeps getting stranger and wild, it manages to keep it fun. The anime has enough of harem and fan service moments to easily make it to the list of best harem anime.

best harem anime Zero no Tsukaima04. Zero no Tsukaima

English: The Familiar of Zero

Episodes: 13
Genres: Action, Adventure, Harem, Comedy, Magic, Romance, Ecchi, Fantasy, School
Aired: 2006

Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière, better known as ‘Louise the Zero’ for her inability to cast magic always puts her in humiliating situations. In a world where magic and royalty dominates, her lack of magic skills limits her ambitions. While performing a summoning ritual things go horribly wrong like always. But it was then that she comes across a boy names Saito Hiraga. While he ends up treated like a slave, Lousie soon discovers that Saito has markings on him signifying great power. And thus begins a wild adventure that sets everything to the motion.

The series has comedy, romance and you will find Saito in a harem although his main love interest is Lousie. Like most of the harem anime, you need to sit back and relax and enjoy this. Don’t forget to check out the following seasons.

best harem anime High School DxD03. High School DxD

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Demons, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School
Aired: 2012

Issei Hyoudou is your typical harem anime MC who is living a sorry of a life. He has only one serious goal or dream, that is to have a harem of his own – one day hopefully. He cannot stop himself from looking at women but he does not dare approach them. His life takes a turn when it throws a few surprises at him. One day he meets a beautiful girl how takes him to date and kills him. It turns out she was a fallen angel. But lucky for him, he gets a second chance when the beautiful senior student Rias Gremory revives him as her servant. Consequently, he now joins the school’s Occult Research club where he meets other female members.

The anime is very popular for the beautiful girls and mild nudity. The plot is decent and it has its hilarious moments. You will see Issei training to become powerful enough to serve and protect Rias. The anime has four seasons to its credit so far apart from OVAs and specials, enjoy checking them out.

best harem anime Grisaia no Kajitsu02. Grisaia no Kajitsu

English: The Fruit of Grisaia

Episodes: 13
Genres: Drama, Harem, Psychological, Romance, School
Aired: 2014

This anime is a Visual novel adaptation and the 13 episodes do no justice to the story. The story centers around the transfer student Yuuji Kazami as he begins to start at the Mihama Academy. All he wanted was an ordinary high school life awaited him, but he soon finds himself quite surprised. He only classmates would be five girls! The only other person apart from them is the school principal. He is left with no choice but to get acquainted with each of them, slowly uncovering more about them. He gets to understand their personalities and their traumatic experiences.

Mihama Academy is a place for these girls where they are like a “fruit” which fell from their trees. It is up to Yuuji to prevent them from decaying. But can he save them, more importantly, can he save himself first? This is your harem anime with psychological flavor. Check it out if this has aroused your interest.

best harem anime Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai01. Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai

English: The World God Only Knows

Episodes: 12
Genres: Comedy, Harem, Romance, Shounen, Supernatural
Aired: 2010

Keima Katsuragi is more popularly known as the legendary “God of Conquest” (Otoshigami) in the online world. His skill? He can conquer the heart of any girls – in dating sim games that is and he does not mind it. Because he has no interest in 3D girls. True to this, he spends most of his time with the 2D world. He loves gaming and you can easily call him an otaku. He is completely absorbed in playing gala games, where he interacts with attractive 2D girls. When he receives an email provoking him to accept a challenge to prove his skills he readily accepts it. After all, this is only another convenient opportunity for him to prove his supremacy at dating sim games.

But he soon realizes that is not the case. He was let to believe that all he had to do was a very easy task. He had to help Elucia “Elsie” de Lute Ima, a demon in retrieving all the runaway evil spirits. But, the only way to do it is to conquer the unpredictable hearts of three-dimensional girls! The anime is an interesting watch as Keima starts to apply all the knowledge he has gathered over time playing 2D games for 3D life. Watch Kemia as he grows his harem!

With this, we have reached the end of the list of 40 best harem anime that you should definitely watch. Do check out our other similar list posts such as anime like Kiss x Sis.

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