Top 10 Anime Like My Roommate is a Cat (Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.) [2024 List]

Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.

The story of Mikazuki Subaru, a novelist who is shy and struggles in relationships with other people, and a cat who was dumped by humans and lived a tough life on the streets. Through a twist of fate, the two of them end up living together. This heartwarming tale illustrates day-to-day life through the eyes of both man and cat. These moments seem trivial, but as they build upon themselves, the two become family and find happiness in their life together.

My Roommate is a Cat has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 同居人はひざ、時々、頭のうえ。, Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.

Genres: Comedy , Slice of Life

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Top 10 Anime Like My Roommate is a Cat (Doukyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue.) [2024 List]

10. Deaimon

Deaimon

Nagomu is a man who left his home in Kyoto and his family's confectionery shop when he became a musician. Upon hearing that his father has been hospitalized though, he comes back home to take over the family business. However, while he was gone, a young girl named Itsuka started working at the shop. The whereabouts of Itsuka's parents is unknown, and she has no other relatives, and Nagomu finds himself as foster parent for Itsuka. Itsuka, on the other hand, dislikes Nagomu for abandoning the family to become a musician. She proclaims that it will be her who will take over the shop one day instead of Nagomu.

Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: であいもん, Kyoto & Wagashi & Family

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9. Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari

Udon no Kuni no Kiniro Kemari

Souta Tawara is a web designer working in Tokyo. When he visits his family's Udon place in his hometown Kagawa Prefecture, he discovers a young boy. Upon confronting the boy, Souta soon learns his secret and decides to quit his job in order to take care of the boy, Poko. The daily adventures of the two slowly enfold as Poco energetically navigates his way through Kagawa, the "Udon Kingdom," along with Souta.

Poco's Udon World has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: うどんの国の金色毛鞠, Gaogao-chan to Aoi Sora

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8. 3-gatsu no Lion

3-gatsu no Lion

Rei Kiriyama is a 17-year-old boy who recently started living alone, financed by his salary as a professional Shogi player. Despite his independence, however, he's yet to mature emotionally, and his problems continue to haunt him in his daily life. His relationship with his adoptive family is strained, and he has difficulties interacting with his fellow high school students. Meanwhile, his professional career has entered a slump. Burdened with the heavy expectations placed on him as the fifth to become pro in middle school, his wins and losses are fluctuating as his record and progression into the ranks begin to stagnate.

Acquainted with Rei are the three Kawamoto sisters: Akari, Hinata, and Momo. Unlike Rei, they live happily in their modest home, which they warmly welcome Rei into as if he were one of their own. Despite his reservations about becoming too close to the family, he frequently visits, interacting with them and receiving the kind of care and affection he never quite had while under his foster home.
This is the story of Rei's triumphs and failures, relationships new and old, and his growth as a person.

March comes in like a lion has finished airing and it has 22 Episodes. It is also Known as: 3月のライオン, Sangatsu no Lion

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7. Gakuen Babysitters

Gakuen Babysitters

Ryuichi and Kotaro are brothers who lost their parents in an airplane crash. They're taken in by the chairman of Morinomiya Academy, who lost her son and daughter-in-law in the same crash, on one condition: Ryuichi has to babysit the kids at the daycare room in the school! This room was opened to help the school's teachers who had kids to take care of, but it suffers from a lack of staff until Ryuichi becomes the first member of the babysitter club formed to solve that problem.

School Babysitters has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 学園ベビーシッターズ, Gakuen Babysitters

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6. Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

Nitta Yoshifumi, a young, intellectual yakuza, lived surrounded by his beloved pots in his turf in Ashigawa. But one day, a girl, Hina, arrives in a strange object, and uses her telekinetic powers to force Nitta to allow her to live with him, putting an end to his leisurely lifestyle. Hina tends to lose control of herself, wreaking havoc both at school and in Nitta's organization. Though troubled, he finds himself taking care of her. What will become of this strange arrangement? It's the beginning of the dangerous and lively story of a nice-guy outlaw and psychokinetic girl!

HINAMATSURI has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: ヒナまつり, Hina Festival

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5. Mikan Enikki

Mikan Enikki

A kitten, abandoned and left for dead along with his siblings, is taken in by Tomu Kusanagi, who nurtures him and discovers that the tangerine cat he so adores is actually a genius who can talk, walk, read, and has even acquired a taste for liquor!

Mikan Enikki has finished airing and it has 30 Episodes. It is also Known as: みかん絵日記, Mikan's Picture Diary, Mikan's Illustrated Diary

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4. Inu to Neko Docchi mo Katteru to Mainichi Tanoshii

Inu to Neko Docchi mo Katteru to Mainichi Tanoshii

A hard-working way-too-cute dog and a scary-faced but lovable cat. Living with them makes every day fun. Their owner's days are filled with laughter and sentiment. Are you a cat-lover? A dog-lover? Or both? This anime is a present for the people out there who love both dogs and cats so much they can't choose.

With a Dog and a Cat, Every Day is Fun has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: 犬と猫どっちも飼ってると毎日たのしい, Inu to Neko Docchi mo Katteru to Mainichi Tanoshii

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3. Usagi Drop

Usagi Drop

Daikichi Kawachi is a 30-year-old bachelor working a respectable job but otherwise wandering aimlessly through life. When his grandfather suddenly passes away, he returns to the family home to pay his respects. Upon arriving at the house, he meets a mysterious young girl named Rin who, to Daikichi’s astonishment, is his grandfather's illegitimate daughter!
The shy and unapproachable girl is deemed an embarrassment to the family, and finds herself ostracized by her father's relatives, all of them refusing to take care of her in the wake of his death. Daikichi, angered by their coldness towards Rin, announces that he will take her in—despite the fact that he is a young, single man with no prior childcare experience.Usagi Drop is the story of Daikichi's journey through fatherhood as he raises Rin with his gentle and affectionate nature, as well as an exploration of the warmth and interdependence that are at the heart of a happy, close-knit family.

Bunny Drop has finished airing and it has 11 Episodes. It is also Known as: うさぎドロップ, Usagi Drop

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2. Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows

Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows

For the longest time, it's just been the two of them. "Kanojo" and her cat Daru are inseparable, having grown up together. Now a junior in college, Tomoka—her roommate of a year and a half—moves out of their shared apartment, and in order to keep her living space, Kanojo must find a job. Day by day, Daru watches her continued efforts from a cat's-eye view, eagerly awaiting his owner's return. When she gets back, once again, it's just she and her cat.Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows is a charming short series about the bond between a pet and his owner.

Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows has finished airing and it has 4 Episodes. It is also Known as: 彼女と彼女の猫 -Everything Flows-, She and Her Cat: Everything Flows

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1. Barakamon

Barakamon

Seishuu Handa is an up-and-coming calligrapher: young, handsome, talented, and unfortunately, a narcissist to boot. When a veteran labels his award-winning piece as "unoriginal," Seishuu quickly loses his cool with severe repercussions.
As punishment, and also in order to aid him in self-reflection, Seishuu's father exiles him to the Goto Islands, far from the comfortable Tokyo lifestyle the temperamental artist is used to. Now thrown into a rural setting, Seishuu must attempt to find new inspiration and develop his own unique art style—that is, if boisterous children (headed by the frisky Naru Kotoishi), fujoshi middle schoolers, and energetic old men stop barging into his house! The newest addition to the intimate and quirky Goto community only wants to get some work done, but the islands are far from the peaceful countryside he signed up for. Thanks to his wacky neighbors who are entirely incapable of minding their own business, the arrogant calligrapher learns so much more than he ever hoped to.

Barakamon has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: ばらかもん, Barakamon

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