The trope of these types of animes may be bizarre but at the same time, some of them do deliver you something good. For Example, Makoto Shinkai to has made a movie on this topic. Highehiro may be on the same trope but at the same time, it does deliver you something good. It was one of the best (Odd Taxi certainly was the Best) drama anime of last year.
This is the story of Yoshida, an office worker, who has had a crush on his boss, Airi Gotou, for five years. Even though he finally has a date with her, his confession is quickly rejected. He stumbles home, drunk and unhappy, only to find a high school girl sitting on the side of the road. Needing a place to sleep for the night, the girl tries to seduce Yoshida. Despite turning down her advances, he allows her into his flat.
Now let’s move on to the fun part and discover some similar animes to Higehiro.
11. Blend S
Because of her Menanancing grin and frightful eyes, Maika Sakuranomiya has difficulty getting part-time work. Even when she’s down in the dumps, her oddity works in her favor, and now she works at Café Stile, where all the waitresses carry their distinct personalities. Upon trying many things, Maika gets the role of sadist in a film. Her day by full of connecting, arguing, laughing, and sobbing as she gets to know the other employees.
You can’t stop loving someone once you’ve fallen in love with them. Ry Amakusa, a high-spec businessman who’s loose with women, and Ichika Arima, his high school sister’s best friend, meet after an unusual encounter. He is enthralled by her and falls madly in love with her. On the one hand, he approaches her with almost too direct ways, to which she just reacts with disgust, insulting him without hesitation… which he interprets as a sign of love.
9. Koi Kaze
Koshiro Saeki, a twenty-seven-year-old who resides with his father, is ditched by his two-year-long girlfriend, who claims he was too aloof and that she had found someone else. He encounters high schooler Nanoka Kohinata staring at a brooch and sobbing the very next morning on a subway. She drops her wallet as she exits the train, and Koshiro chases her to get it. As she notices the cherry blossoms in bloom, Koshiro finds himself staring at her sudden smile. When Koshiro is leaving his job as a marriage arranger with a coworker, he runs into the girl again. He offers her two complimentary tickets to an amusement park, but she declines and instead asks him to accompany her.
As the series unfolds, Koshiro finds himself unable to shake his desire for her from the first time he saw her. Rather, despite his best efforts, his love and desire continue to increase. Nanoka develops a love for her brother as she matures into a lady, adding to Koshiro’s dilemma. In a desperate attempt to avoid temptation, he moves out of the family home and tries to keep his coworker, Kaname Chidori, from discovering the truth behind his brusqueness.
8. After The Rain
Akira Tachibana is a high school girl who used to be a participant in the athletics club, but now she can no longer run as quickly as she used to due to an incident. As a last alternative, she prefers to work at a family restaurant, where she falls in love with her manager, a separated 45-year-old male with a young son, for no apparent cause.
Despite their age difference, Akira embraces his idiosyncrasies and nice attitude, which the other employees perceive as spinelessness. And the two gradually come to understand one another. Akira feels that true love does not require a precise cause, despite her inability to express why she is attracted to him. She determines to finally tell her manager how she feels on a cloudy day… But how will he respond?
Arata Kaizaki is a 27-year-old unemployed guy who has failed every job interview he has attended since leaving his previous job after only three months.
His life turns upside down when he meets Ry Yoake of the ReLIFE Laboratory. He offers him medicine that can transform him back into a 17-year-old. When he takes the medicine, he becomes a participant in a one-year experiment in which he is reborn as a high school student.
6. Scum’s Wish
Mugi Awaya, and Hanabi Yasuraoka, seventeen, appear to be the perfect match. They’re both rather well-known, and they appear to complement one other well. Outsiders, on the other hand, are unaware of their shared secret. They both have hopeless crushes on someone else and are just dating each other to avoid being lonely.
Mugi has feelings for Akane Minagawa, a young teacher who used to instruct him at home. Hanabi also has feelings for a teacher, a young guy who has been a family friend since they were children. They find a place to grieve for the ones they can’t have in one other, and they share physical intimacy fueled by loneliness. Will things continue to be this way for them?
5. Great Teacher Onizuka
Great Instructor Onizuka (GTO) is a manga series about an eccentric but naughty teacher who isn’t scared to admit that he is a pervert. Eikichi Onizuka, who is 22 years old, represents everything that contradicts and questions the educational system’s fundamentals. His tactics are strange and sometimes harmful. Despite this, he earns the trust and respect of his students one by one while teaching them life skills.
4. Domestic Girlfriend
Natsuo Fujii’s coach, Hina, is completely smitten with him. He accepts a mixer to progress. He meets Rui Tachibana, an odd girl who wants him to go away with her. She invites him to her house and insists on having sex with him. He bids his virginity farewell, frustrated that his love would never bear fruit.
The following day, Natsuo’s daddy notifies him that he intends to remarry and that his ideal partner will be seeing them that evening. Rui is Hina’s younger sister, and they are both daughters of Tokiko Tachibana, the lady his father intends to marry.
3. Sing “Yesterday” For Me
Rikuo has a college diploma but no passion or direction, so he works in a convenience shop. Haru, a bizarre high school dropout, keeps appearing with her pet crow. Rikuo still has a thing for Shinako, his senior, who is starting her teaching career and shows up at the store one day. Rikuo’s thoughts about his life and his connections with the females begin to change as the novel progresses, introducing new characters such as Rikuo’s coworker, the coworker’s sister, and a childhood friend of Shinako’s.
2. Love and Lies
Once the teenage Japanese turns sixteen, the government will assign every individual a marriage partner through a procedure called The Red Threads Of Science. People don’t have to go through the hassle of finding a marriage partner, and everyone agrees that the government will locate a compatible match for them.
Yukari Nejima is a fifteen-year-old girl who is about to turn sixteen. She lives in a small town in the country and is struggling to make ends meet. She is below average in both academics and athletics. Yukari does, however, have a passionate heart hidden within her! What would happen to him if she falls in love on this planet where love is forbidden?
1. The Garden of Words
Makoto Shinkai is a living legend in terms of making some of the best romantic relationship movies. Be it, Your name, Weathering with You, or The Garden Of Words, Makoto has made everyone fall in love with his different tropes of romantic movies.
Takao Akizuki, a 15-year-old scholar and wannabe cobbler, ditched his first-class to sketch shoe designs at Shinjuku Gyo-park en’s during the magic hour of the rainy season in Tokyo. Yukari Yukino, a 27-year-old woman who is skipping work and relishing beer and sweets, encounters him there. Yukari leaves him off with a poem upon spotting the school badge on his uniform, leaving Takao bewildered as to its provenance and purpose.
On every other rainy morning in the park, the two continue to run into each other and interact, but they never formally introduce themselves. However, One day, Takao plans to design a pair of shoes in Yukari’s size when she expresses interest in his shoemaking. There is a reason for putting this anime up as it is better than the other show that it is usually compared with. This movie captures every beautiful essence and loveliness of this topic that one should witness in his/her life.