Top 9 Anime Like More than a married couple, but not lovers. (Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman.) [2024 List]

Fuufu Ijou, Koibito Miman.

Third-year high school student Jirou Yakuin hoped to partner with Shiori Sakurazaka of the same class in the mandatory "Couple Practical" course. In this practical, students must demonstrate that they have the necessary skillset to live with a partner of the opposite sex while presenting a certain level of harmony to the video surveillance that grades them.

Unfortunately, random chance put his slightly subdued self into the practical with the person polar opposite to him, the gyaru Akari Watanabe. Akari on the other hand hoped to be paired with her crush Minami Tenjin.

Their hopes are doubly dashed when they find out that Shiori and Minami are assigned together. Thus, they reluctantly decide to cooperate to reach the top ten, which would give them the right to exchange partners if both couples agree. To that end, Jirou steals Akari's first kiss without realizing what he'd done, while giving a hurried good-bye kiss...

More than a married couple, but not lovers. has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 夫婦以上、恋人未満。, More than a Couple, Less than Lovers.

Genres: Comedy , Drama , Ecchi , High School , Sudden Girlfriend Appearance , Romance , School Life , Seinen

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9. To LOVE-Ru

To LOVE-Ru

Timid 16-year-old Rito Yuuki has yet to profess his love to Haruna Sairenji—a classmate and object of his infatuation since junior high. Sadly, his situation becomes even more challenging when one night, a mysterious, stark-naked girl crash-lands right on top of a bathing Rito.
To add to the confusion, Rito discovers that the girl, Lala Satalin Deviluke, is the crown princess of an alien empire and has run away from her home. Despite her position as the heiress to the most dominant power in the entire galaxy, Lala is surprisingly more than willing to marry the decidedly average Rito in order to avoid an unwanted political marriage.To LOVE-Ru depicts Rito's daily struggles with the bizarre chaos that begins upon the arrival of Lala. With an evergrowing legion of swooning beauties that continuously foil his attempted confessions to Haruna, To LOVE-Ru is a romantic comedy full of slapstick humor, sexy girls, and outlandishly lewd moments that defy the laws of physics.

To LOVE Ru has finished airing and it has 26 Episodes. It is also Known as: To LOVEる -とらぶる-, To Love You, ToLoveRu, ToLoveRu Trouble, To-Rabu-Ru, ToRaBuRu

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8. Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai suru Hanashi.

Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai suru Hanashi.

The story centers on the relationship between Ryuuto Kashima, a gloomy social outcast, and Runa Shirakawa, a popular girl at school. Their relationship begins when Ryuuto has to ask Runa out as part of losing a game, and she ends up going out with him after saying "Well, I'm free right now, after all." They have completely different social circles, and completely different hobbies, but as they hang out with each other, they begin recognizing and even accepting those differences as something to bond over.

Our Dating Story: The Experienced You and The Inexperienced Me has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 経験済みなキミと、 経験ゼロなオレが、 お付き合いする話。, Keikenzumi na Kimi to, Keiken Zero na Ore ga, Otsukiai suru Hanashi.

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7. Otonari no Tenshi-sama ni Itsunomanika Dame Ningen ni Sareteita Ken

Otonari no Tenshi-sama ni Itsunomanika Dame Ningen ni Sareteita Ken

Amane lives alone in an apartment, and the most beautiful girl in school, Mahiru, lives just next door. They've almost never spoken until the day he sees her in distress on a rainy day and lends her his umbrella. To return the favor, she offers him help around the house, and a relationship slowly begins to blossom as the distance between them closes...

The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: お隣の天使様にいつの間にか駄目人間にされていた件, Otonari no Tenshi-sama ni Itsunomanika Dame Ningen ni Sareteita Ken

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6. Kakkou no Iinazuke

Kakkou no Iinazuke

On the way to meet his birth parents, super-student Nagi meets brash Erika, who needs a quick favor. Pose as her boyfriend at dinner so she can avoid an arranged marriage. But things get tricky once they realize they’re heading to the same spot, and her parents still want them wed. How does he ask out his school crush, keep his grades up, and hide his pending nuptials? No one said love was easy!

A Couple of Cuckoos has finished airing and it has 24 Episodes. It is also Known as: カッコウの許嫁, Kakkou no Iinazuke

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5. Kanojo, Okarishimasu

Kanojo, Okarishimasu

Dumped by his girlfriend, emotionally shattered college student Kazuya Kinoshita attempts to appease the void in his heart through a rental girlfriend from a mobile app. At first, Chizuru Mizuhara seems to be the perfect girl with everything he could possibly ask for: great looks and a cute, caring personality.Upon seeing mixed opinions on her profile after their first date, and still tormented by his previous relationship, Kazuya believes that Chizuru is just playing around with the hearts of men and leaves her a negative rating. Angry at her client's disrespect towards her, Chizuru reveals her true nature: sassy and temperamental, the complete opposite of Kazuya's first impression. At that very moment, Kazuya receives news of his grandmother's collapse and is forced to bring Chizuru along with him to the hospital.Although it turns out to be nothing serious, his grandmother is ecstatic that Kazuya has finally found a serious girlfriend, which had always been her wish. Unable to tell her the truth, Kazuya and Chizuru are forced into a fake relationship—acting as if they are truly lovers.

Rent-a-Girlfriend has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 彼女, お借りします, Kanokari

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4. Hajimete no Gal

Hajimete no Gal

Spring. The “season of love” has arrived and it seems that finding himself a girlfriend was harder than Junichi believed. To break the status quo, Junichi’s friends have forced him into confessing to the gyaru, Yame Yukana. However, things do not go quite as he expected. A series of "firsts" begins!

My First Girlfriend is a Gal has finished airing and it has 10 Episodes. It is also Known as: はじめてのギャル, First-Time Gal, Hajimete no Gyaru

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3. Koi to Uso

Koi to Uso

Lies are forbidden and love is doubly forbidden. In the near future, when young people in Japan turn sixteen, they are assigned a marriage partner by the government. People don't have to go through the trouble of looking for someone, and everyone accepts that the country will find a compatible partner to make them happy. Yukari Nejima is fifteen years old. He lives in a small corner of the country, and just can't seem to get ahead in life. Both academically and athletically he's below average. But within him, he hides a heart burning with passion! In this world in which love is forbidden, what will happen to him when he falls in love?

Love and Lies has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 恋と嘘, Koi to Uso

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2. Toradora!

Toradora!

Ryuuji Takasu is a gentle high school student with a love for housework; but in contrast to his kind nature, he has an intimidating face that often gets him labeled as a delinquent. On the other hand is Taiga Aisaka, a small, doll-like student, who is anything but a cute and fragile girl. Equipped with a wooden katana and feisty personality, Taiga is known throughout the school as the "Palmtop Tiger."
One day, an embarrassing mistake causes the two students to cross paths. Ryuuji discovers that Taiga actually has a sweet side: she has a crush on the popular vice president, Yuusaku Kitamura, who happens to be his best friend. But things only get crazier when Ryuuji reveals that he has a crush on Minori Kushieda—Taiga's best friend!Toradora! is a romantic comedy that follows this odd duo as they embark on a quest to help each other with their respective crushes, forming an unlikely alliance in the process.

Toradora! has finished airing and it has 25 Episodes. It is also Known as: とらドラ!, Tiger X Dragon

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1. Nisekoi

Nisekoi

Raku Ichijou, a first-year student at Bonyari High School, is the sole heir to an intimidating yakuza family. Ten years ago, Raku promised his childhood friend that they would get married when they reunite as teenagers. To seal the deal, the girl had given Raku a closed locket, the key to which she took with her when she left him.
Now, years later, Raku has grown into a typical teenager, and all he wants is to remain as uninvolved in his yakuza background as possible while spending his school days alongside his middle school crush Kosaki Onodera. However, when the American Bee Hive Gang invades his family's turf, Raku's idyllic romantic dreams are sent for a toss as he is dragged into a frustrating conflict: Raku is to pretend that he is in a romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of the Bee Hive's chief, so as to reduce the friction between the two groups. Unfortunately, reality could not be farther from this whopping lie—Raku and Chitoge fall in hate at first sight, as the girl is convinced he is a pathetic pushover, and in Raku's eyes, Chitoge is about as attractive as a savage gorilla. Nisekoi follows the daily antics of this mismatched couple who have been forced to get along for the sake of maintaining the city's peace. With many more girls popping up his life, all involved with Raku's past somehow, his search for the girl who holds his heart and his promise leads him in more unexpected directions than he expects.

Nisekoi: False Love has finished airing and it has 20 Episodes. It is also Known as: ニセコイ, Nisekoi

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