Top 9 Anime Like Horimiya [2024 List]


Do opposites attract? At school, Hori is a social butterfly but her life at home is anything but perfect. Left to raise her brother, she’s facing responsibilities that she’s not ready for.

Meanwhile, under a brooding façade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. In a chance meeting, they both reveal a side they’ve never shown. Could this blossom into something new?

Horimiya has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: ホリミヤ, Horimiya

Genres: High School , Romance , School Life , Shounen , Comedy , Slice of Life

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9. Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san

The ultimate "heartthrob girlfriend" appears! Naturally unlucky high school student Izumi's girlfriend is his classmate Shikimori. She has a beautiful smile and kind personality and always seems happy when she's with Izumi. She's a pretty, cute, and loving girlfriend, but when Izumi's in trouble… she transforms into a super cool "heartthrob girlfriend!" The fun lives of the cute and cool Shikimori, Izumi, and their good friends never end!

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 可愛いだけじゃない式守さん, That Girl Is Not Just Cute, Miss Shikimori is not just cute

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8. My Little Monster

My Little Monster

Shizuku Mizutani is apathetic towards her classmates, only caring about her grades. However, her cold view of life begins to change when she meets Haru Yoshida, a violent troublemaker who stopped attending class after getting into a fight early in the school year. He is not much different from her, though—he too understands little about human nature and does not have any friends. Much to Shizuku's surprise, he proclaims that she will be his friend and immediately confesses his feelings towards her upon meeting her.
Because of her lack of friends and social interaction, Shizuku has a hard time understanding her relationship with Haru. But slowly, their friendship begins to progress, and she discovers that there is more to Haru than violence. She begins to develop feelings for him, but is unsure what kind of emotions she is experiencing. Together, Shizuku and Haru explore the true nature of their relationship and emotions.

My Little Monster has finished airing and it has 13 Episodes. It is also Known as: Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun, となりの怪物くん, Tonari no Kaibutsukun, The Monster Next Door, My Neighbor Monster-kun

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7. Sasaki to Miyano

Sasaki to Miyano

Miyano spends his days peacefully reading Boys' Love comics and worrying about how girly his face is-until a chance encounter leads to a scuffle with his senior Sasaki. Intrigued by his feisty junior Miyano, delinquent Sasaki uses every opportunity he can to get closer...

Sasaki and Miyano has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 佐々木と宮野, Sasaki to Miyano

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6. Kaichou wa Maid-sama!

Kaichou wa Maid-sama!

Being the first female student council president isn't easy, especially when your school just transitioned from an all boys high school to a co-ed one. Aptly nicknamed "Demon President" by the boys for her strict disciplinary style, Misaki Ayuzawa is not afraid to use her mastery of Aikido techniques to cast judgment onto the hordes of misbehaving boys and defend the girls at Seika High School.
Yet even the perfect Ayuzawa has an embarrassing secret—she works part-time as a maid at a maid café to help her struggling family pay the bills. She has managed to keep her job hidden from her fellow students and maintained her flawless image as a stellar student until one day, Takumi Usui, the most popular boy in school, walks into the maid café. He could destroy her reputation with her secret... or he could twist the student council president around his little finger and use her secret as an opportunity to get closer to her.

Maid Sama! has finished airing and it has 26 Episodes. It is also Known as: 会長はメイド様!, Class President is a Maid!

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5. Tsurezure Children

Tsurezure Children

To those of you out there who never could say "I love you"— This story is about ordinary high schoolers and how love makes them fired up, shaken, laugh, cry, and hurt. Whether things go well or not, this story of adolescence and romance will show you how they spend their precious youth. Every character is the main character here, and you're sure to find one you can sympathize with.

Tsurezure Children has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: 徒然チルドレン, Tsure*Dure Children, Tsuredure Children

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4. Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou

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 than 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?

His and Her Circumstances has finished airing and it has 26 Episodes. It is also Known as: 彼氏彼女の事情, Kare Kano, Karekano

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3. Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii

Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii

After discovering that they work at the same company, a gaming crazed otaku and a fujoshi reunite for the first time since middle school. After some post-work drinking sessions they begin dating, but will it be a perfect relationship for the two?

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku has finished airing and it has 11 Episodes. It is also Known as: ヲタクに恋は難しい, It's Difficult to Love an Otaku, Love is Hard for Otaku, Otaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii, WotaKoi

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2. Tonikaku Kawaii

Tonikaku Kawaii

The story follows a protagonist whose name is written with the characters for "Hoshizora" ("Starry Sky" in Japanese), but whose name is pronounced as "Nasa". On the day of his high school entrance exams, Nasa encounters a beautiful girl named Tsukasa. For Nasa, it feels like destiny is finally calling out to him that he will have a girlfriend, but things take a turn for the worse when Nasa is hit by a car and unable to attend his entrance exams.

After Tsukasa helps the injured Nasa, he confesses his feelings to her, and she agrees to go out with him, but only if Nasa agrees to marry her first. A year later Nasa aces the entrance exams, but he decides to work a part time job and live by himself instead of going to school. After Nasa turns 18, Tsukasa re-appears, and their happy, romantic, and mysterious married life together begins.

TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You has finished airing and it has 12 Episodes. It is also Known as: トニカクカワイイ, Generally Cute, Fly Me to the Moon

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1. 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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