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10 Best Romance Anime Where Bad Boy Falls For Girl

There’s something about the bad boy that is hard to resist. He’s charming. He’s mysterious. You found yourself rooting for the bad boy to win the girl. He doesn’t notice her at first, but once he does, he can’t get her out of his head. So, if you are looking for these types of bad boy good girl anime then we bring you some of the 10 best romance anime where the bad boy falls for girl.

Here are the 10 best romance anime where bad boy love good girl

If you’re a fan of romance anime, then you’ve probably seen an anime series or two where the main character is a “bad boy” who falls for the “good girl”. If you like those types of stories, you’ll love the following anime where the bad boy is the one who falls for the girl. Here are your top 10 anime.

10. Paradise Kiss

Paradise Kiss romance anime where bad boy falls for girl

What happens when a weirdo starts stalking you? Well, you run away and that is what Yukari Hayasaka did too but then she fainted on the way and woke up in a room full of fashion designers. Now, all of these fashion designers want Yukari to be their official model but Yukari has other ideas.

She escapes but they track her down and force her to accept the request. One thing about Paradise Kiss excels at is drama. It doesn’t give you any new or unique drama but the characters in this setting make the drama more interesting.

I know the art style might throw some off but remember how Devilman Crybaby had a weird art style but turned out to be really good, this is the same. If you love some unique characters plus an interesting romance that doesn’t happen in high school under cherry blossom trees, then this is the show for you.


Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(12 Ep.)

09. Gakuen Alice

Gakuen Alice romance anime where bad boy love good girl

When I checked out this anime, the first thing I noticed was the love polygon tag. Until then, I didn’t even know that there was a tag like that. In the good old days, we called that harem, but it turns out Gakuen Alice was better than I expected.

You’ve got a nice supernatural magic system. You have an interesting set of characters plus a main character who isn’t very boring and instead of high schoolers we have little kids running the show this time. The first few episodes of the show are about two best friends reuniting and deciding to spend time in a weird academy and the romance kicks in later on.

The whole premise might be a bit too far-fetched but if you love those bad boy good girl dramas, then don’t forget to add this to your watch list.


Dubbed – No

Season – 1(26 Ep.)

08. Koikimo

Koikimo romance anime where bad boy love good girl

Once again, this is one of those controversial anime. Here we have a businessman falling in love with a high school girl and the businessman being another Bruce Wayne definitely doesn’t help to reduce that controversy.

At first, I thought the anime was going to use the controversy to push the story forward but it turns out the plot gets more depth as we move along. For example, it just starts off with a girl and a boy and then develops into a love triangle than a love rectangle. The show also does a good job portraying the businessman as an actual person and not another one of those rich playboys.

When you first watch this anime, you’re going to see this blonde dude and say dear god what a creep but as you move along, you’re going to say dear god what a romantic creep. There’s not much difference but there’s still good romance.


Dubbed – No

Season – 1(12 Ep.)

07. The Ryou’s Work Is Never Done

The Ryou's Work Is Never Done romance anime where bad boy falls for girl

Here comes the crazy game hungry lollies. This time our story revolves around a group of people who play Shogi, a Japanese game similar to chess. Our protagonist Yaichi Kuzuryuu is one of the youngest players to win an international tournament and as soon as he comes home, there’s a girl who has been waiting for him.

What is this little girl want? She wants to be his disciple. As you guessed, she isn’t the only girl who’s going to join. Soon there are some other girls joining it as well and soon his house turns into a nursery of Shogi and it turns out that this isn’t the only problem.

The rest of the Shogi community seems to hate Yaichi for winning and now he has to prove to the rest of the world he is a good Shogi player and not a cheater. Having a bunch of lollies in your house isn’t definitely going to help.


Dubbed – No

Season – 1(12 Ep.)

06. Kodocha

Kodocha romance anime where bad boy love good girl

Bring back your time travel machines because we are about to go check out a really old anime. Why? Come on, sometimes we need to appreciate some old stuff. We don’t need the high school setting every time unlike the rest of the anime girls.

Our girl Sana in this show is living a happy life. She’s got a nice family, everyone in the school loves her, and everything is fine. But that’s until the bad boy Akito Hayama comes into class. Soon the class turns upside down and Akito becomes the official bully of the school.

Now Sana needs to find out the mystery behind this bad boy and hopefully turn him into a good one so she can continue her peaceful life and you know what happens during the conversation, Loooove.


Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(102 Ep.)

05. Devil’s Line

Devil's Line romance anime where bad boy love good girl

Come on, we cannot make a good bad-boy good-girl anime list without including at least one anime that copies Twilight. Here we follow the 22-year-old university student named Tsukasa Taira, who learns the existence of vampires when her friend turns out to be a vampire. While trying to discover more about it, she finds Yuuki Anzai and soon finds herself getting attracted to the boy.

Yuuki on the other hand is an open book always revealing his feelings and making Tsukasa embarrassed. The couple soon developed a forbidden romance with Yuuki desperately trying not to do what vampires normally do drink blood.

You could call this the combination of Twilight and Tokyo Ghoul but instead of ghouls, we have vampires. The romance can be a bit too cheesy at times, but apart from that, you get a nice forbidden romance along with vampires.


Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(12 Ep.)

04. Hanasakeru Seishounen

Romance Anime With Overprotective MC

Am I the only one who thinks the main character of this show looks like Shiki from Garden of Sinners? This is the reverse harem story and before you shoot the screen with a pistol, let me just say that this one is one of the good ones.

Honestly, this is one of the best ones; why? Because we finally have a female character who doesn’t act like a damsel in distress. She finally has the balls to kick her father’s balls and say no old guy and I’m marrying who I want not the guy you want.

The show may start off as a who should I marry anime, but it turns into a political game where everyone wants to backstab each other by the third episode. This has some nice pacing plus some great plot twists you never see coming. If you want some written romance anime where bad boy love good girl, then don’t forget to add this to your watch list.


Dubbed – No

Season – 1(39 Ep.)

03. Sounds Of Life

Sounds Of Life romance anime where bad boy falls for girl

Sounds is more about the sounds of instruments rather than romance but along the way, we get a perfect couple of all time. Come on, a bad boy plus a girl who looks like the high school version of Revy from Black Lagoon that’s like the best combo ever. Are you tired of the good innocent boys whose music geniuses? Then here’s a change for you.

Instead of the good guy, we’ve got the school delinquent whose only skill is music. But when he tries to join the school music club, the club president refuses considering the guy’s background.

After that, considering how our main character has a history in music with his grandfather being a popular Koto maker the president gives him a chance and then we meet this sweet innocent-looking girl who is actually a blood-thirsty girl. So that’s a whole another level of fun.


Dubbed – Yes

Season – 2(26 Ep.)

02. Aishiteruze Baby

Aishiteruze Baby romance anime where bad boy love good girl

This time our high school bully is the main character; that’s a nice change. Half the time, it’s the girl who’s always the main character. When the anime starts our boy Kippei is everyone’s least favorite playboy.

He flirts with every girl, he acts all funny and high, and then one day, he realizes that he needs to look after his sister, no not part-time, full time. This changes his life and now he realizes that he cannot be that playboy anymore.

This also makes him notice a girl named Kokoro and now with that playboy nature drained out of him, will he finally decide to stick to one girl and continue his life? Even though this is a bit old, this executes the drama way better than many other romance anime, so make sure to give it a watch.


Dubbed – No

Season – 1(26 Ep.)

01. Say I Love You

Say I Love You romance anime where bad boy falls for girl

Say I love you is about a girl struggling hard to say she loves him. When she was in grade school, our girl Mei was wrongfully blamed for the death of their class pet and ever since then she has tried to stay away from people.

Along comes bad boy Yamato, who likes Mei but Mei has no interest in him. She even punches him and gives him the good old nobody you have no chance with me look. But after a certain misunderstanding, things begin to change.

Say I love you is on the very top because I felt like this has the perfect bad boy and girl and this time, the girl is the one with the issues and the bad boy only tries to understand her better. So, if you love the bad boy falls for girl niche, don’t forget to watch this one.


Dubbed – Yes

Season – 1(13 Ep.)

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