Best Boys Love Anime ( Yaoi/Shounen Ai/BL)

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1. Ai no kusabi (1992– )
Episode: Love Wedge #1 (1992)

52 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

On planet Amoi, a great society has developed, creating a computerized city called Tanagura, ruled by supercomputer Jupiter. The populace is almost entirely male and is based on hair color;... See full summary »

Directors: Katsuhito Akiyama, Akira Nishimori | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Show Hayami, Hideyuki Hori, Tsutomu Kashiwakura

Votes: 231

2. The World's Greatest First Love (2011)

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Romance

Boy's love is in the air! Follow the story of Ritsu Onodera and Masamune Takano as they sort their feelings from their past relationship.

Stars: Katsuyuki Konishi, Takashi Kondô, Yûichi Nakamura, Nobuhiko Okamoto

Votes: 1,254

3. Junjou Romantica (2008– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Junjo Romantica follows the relationships of 3 very different couples. Romantica, Egoist, and Terrorist are all full of romance, longing, and of course, drama. It's complicated, but so very worth it.

Stars: Daisuke Kageura, Nobutoshi Canna, Hikaru Hanada, Kazuhiko Inoue

Votes: 1,563

4. Love Stage!! (2014)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Romance

With a father who's a singer, a mother who's a movie star, and an older brother Shougo who's the lead vocalist for the super-popular band "The Crusherz," Sena Izumi-an otaku college ... See full summary »

Stars: David Wald, Greg Ayres, Tia Lynn Ballard, Marcy Bannor

Votes: 1,253

5. Super Lovers (2016– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

While spending summer with his mother, Haru meets Ren, a boy newly adopted by his mother. Getting along with Ren isn't easy as Haru's goal is to "civilize" him by the time summer ends. ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomoaki Maeno, Junko Minagawa, Ayumu Murase, Takuma Terashima

Votes: 900

6. Gravitation (1999–2001)

22 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

ll Shuichi ever dreamed about was following in the footsteps of his pop idol, Ryuichi Sakuma and the band Nittle Grasper. Together with his best friend Hiro, Shuichi's formed a band called ... See full summary »

Stars: Megan Hollingshead, Dan Bello, Timothy Breese Miller, Jessica Calvello

Votes: 885

7. No Money (1994– )

25 min | Animation, Adult, Drama

Ayase Yukiya is a kind soul who is a university student. His cousin, Tetsuo who is his only relative he has left, sells him to a high bidder in hopes of making a big profit so he can pay ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûji Oda, Naomi Zaizen, Mikihisa Azuma, Ren Mori

Votes: 107

8. Gekijouban Sekaiichi hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no baai (2014)

50 min | Animation, Romance

Yokozawa meets a man (Kirishima) and his life is turned around. Kirishima starts to blackmail and tease Yokozawa, but Kirishima might actually be trying to help him recover from an emotional period of his life in the process.

Director: Chiaki Kon | Stars: Tôru Furuya, Yui Horie, Ken'yû Horiuchi, Makoto Ishii

Votes: 388

9. Maiden Rose (2009)

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Romance

The story takes place in a fictional world that has just begun a great world war. Klaus von Wolfstadt, from one of the nations of the "Western Alliance", has left his duty as a soldier to ... See full summary »

Stars: Yôsuke Akimoto, Susumu Chiba, Kazuhiko Inoue

Votes: 96

10. Ikoku Irokoi Romantan (2007– )

Animation, Romance

Japanese yakuza clan heir Ranmaru just got married on a lavish cruise ship, but things aren't as they seem. The marriage is just for the appearances, and he ends up getting drunk and ... See full summary »

Stars: Kentarô Itô, Yuki Kaida, Jun'ichi Suwabe

Votes: 193

11. Gakuen Heaven (2006)

Animation, Romance

Keita Ito is your average high school boy, but he suddenly finds out that he has been enrolled into Bell Liberty Academy, an elite all boy boarding school. But with all the handsome boys ... See full summary »

Stars: Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai, Tomohiro Tsuboi, Shin'ichirô Miki

Votes: 274

12. Hybrid Child (2014– )

25 min | Animation, Romance

The story jumps around but centers around doll like people who are servents. I'm gonna be literal and say that they are used for "inappropriate" acts. This is a yaoi (gay/boy x boy) series. It's not very long as far as I've seen

Votes: 407

13. Dou Kyu Sei: Classmates (2016)

60 min | Animation, Drama, Music

A relationship between two high school second years, Licht Sajo, who is an honor student, and Hikaru Kusakabe, who plays in a rock band.

Director: Shôko Nakamura | Stars: Hideo Ishikawa, Hiroshi Kamiya, Kenji Nojima, Yurino

Votes: 2,208

14. No. 6 (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Drama

In a city known as No.6, an elite student named Shion saves a young boy called Rat, who happens to be an escapee from the local prison. After being reunited with Rat years later, the two ... See full summary »

Stars: Greg Ayres, Yûki Kaji, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Kalob Martinez

Votes: 1,736

15. Loveless (2005– )

24 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

Twelve year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who ... See full summary »

Stars: Katsuyuki Konishi, Anthony Lawson, Junko Minagawa, Kana Ueda

Votes: 725

16. Kiss in the Dark (2005 Video)

24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The protagonist of the story happens to be stuck in his classroom a derry cold night. Well as per the title of the story he just kisses his rival a.k.a antagonist who happens to be a senior... See full summary »

Directors: Asumi Matsumura, Wataru Araki | Stars: Susumu Chiba, Rainer Fritzsche, Masako Katsuki, Takehito Koyasu

Votes: 127

17. Sukisho (2005– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

Hashiba has an accident and has lost all of his memories. When Fujimori comes to his school as his new roommate, He tells Hashiba that he is called Ran. He and Hashiba both have a split personality which they developed in their youth.

Stars: Hikaru Midorikawa, Takehito Koyasu, Sôichirô Hoshi, Susumu Chiba

Votes: 153

18. Kirepapa.: Kirei na otô-san wa suki desuka? (2008 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Romance

Chisato is parenting the teenage boy Riju and is secretly in love with him. Trouble occurs when Chisato gets jealous, due to Riju's friends constantly coming over.

Director: Ai Guchi | Stars: Wataru Hatano, Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Hikaru Midorikawa, Kôki Miyata

Votes: 210

19. Descendants of Darkness (2000– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A "Guardian of Death" is investigating a series of what seem to be vampire attacks in Nagasaki.

Stars: Mayumi Asano, Dan Green, Shin'ichirô Miki, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 362

20. Fake (1996)

Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime

Dee and Ryo are NYC Police officers and partners. On vacation in the UK, Dee hopes to make his feelings for Ryo known but uninvited guests and a string of murders gets in the way.

Director: Iku Suzuki | Stars: Yôsuke Akimoto, Masashi Ebara, Gary Gillett, Kikuko Inoue

Votes: 260

21. Kizuna: Much Ado About Nothing (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 45 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Enjouji and Ranmaru are a mostly-happy couple, but when Ranmaru finds lipstick on Enjouji, he becomes suspicious and leaves in a huff. Enjouji follows Ranmaru throughout the day. As they do... See full summary »

Director: Kazuo Yamazaki | Stars: Akiko Hiramatsu, Ryô Horikawa, Kazuya Ichijô, Ryôtarô Okiayu

Votes: 53

22. The Poem of Wind and Trees (1987 Video)

60 min | Animation, Romance

Based on the manga classic by Keiko Takemiya, Kaze to Ki no Uta, Sanctus, (transliterated in English as "The Poem of the Wind and the Trees") is a ground-breaking movie for many different ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko | Stars: Noriko Ohara, Yûko Sasaki, Kaneto Shiozawa, Yoshiko Sakakibara

Votes: 291

23. Finder No Hyouteki (2012)


Twenty-one-year-old Akihito Takaba is a young freelance photographer who takes pride in his work and seeks to get a major "scoop". After he takes photographs of the business dealings of ... See full summary »

Stars: Tetsuya Kakihara, Takaya Kuroda, Nobuo Tobita

Votes: 27

24. Tight-Rope (2012– )


A love relationship between the reluctant heir of a yakuza family and his childhood friend, that started budding in their school days and keeps developing slowly but surely.

Stars: Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Kosuke Takaguchi

Votes: 84

25. The Door Into Summer (1981)

59 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

A club of young men who live by logic find themselves in love, and their lives fall apart as they try to cope with the emotions their romance strikes on them.

Directors: Toshio Hirata, Mori Masaki | Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Tôru Furuya, Keiko Han, Makio Inoue

Votes: 89

26. Hitorijime My Hero (2017– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

High schooler Masahiro Setagawa is a fairly helpless delinquent, so much so that the neighborhood bullies use him to run their errands. His life changes when he meets high school teacher Kosuke Oshiba.

Stars: Daman Mills, Alejandro Saab, David Matranga, Austin Tindle

Votes: 784

27. Hey, Class President! (2009–2010)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

Class President helps his Classmate with his sexual desires

Stars: Daisuke Kishio, Takehito Koyasu, Tomokazu Sugita, Kôsuke Toriumi

Votes: 145

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