When it comes to romantic anime, there are a lot of options, yet some are so awful that we want to turn off our TVs.
It’s magical to fall in love, but it doesn’t mean that every confession is magical. Others, on the other hand, can be misconstrued or uttered in the incorrect context. Throughout the years, there have been a number of romance anime that have made us cry or grasp for our loved ones because of their heart-wrenching vows of love.
Then there were those embarrassing moments when we wished we could turn off our televisions. This list will cover the best and worst examples of love declarations in anime, as well as the ones that made us squirm.
10. MADE US CRINGE: HIDEKI CONFESSING TO AKO (AND YOU THOUGHT THERE WAS NEVER A GIRL ONLINE?)
The real-life Hideki Nishimura, better known online as “Russin,” developed a deep aversion to female characters after being rejected by one. His in-game wife in Legendary Age turns out to be a female who attends the same school as him, so that makes sense.
In response to pressure from his fellow guild members, Hideki finally comes clean about his feelings for Ako and confesses his feelings for her. A brutal response from Ako when Hideki asks if she wants to go out with him since she can’t tell the difference between playing a video game and living in the real world.
9. BEST: SAKUTA DECLARES HIS LOVE FOR MAI (RASCAL DOES NOT DREAM OF BUNNY GIRL SENPAI)
Sakuta Azusagawa, fromRascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, made this confession.
Having discovered that Mai Sakurajima had Adolescence Syndrome, which prevents others from remembering her, he tries to help her recover.
Then he remembers and runs to the school ground, saying “he loves Mai Sakurajima very much” over and over again until everyone hears it. However, they end up dating and becoming a couple in this anime despite receiving a spanking in response to the embarrassing occasion.
8. MADE US CRINGE: MITSUO CONFESSING TO CHINAMI (GOLDEN TIME)
The character who confessed bleached his hair blond because of the agony of this rejection. Mitsuo continually rejects Koko Koga’s approaches since he has no love interest in her. Chinami Oka, a girl he met in the Film Club, piques Mitsuo’s interest right away.
Koko irritates Mitsuo by telling him that he will never be able to confess to Chika after being invited to a dinner organized by Chika. Rather than simply saying no or apologizing, Chika responds with something even worse. There was no more communication between the two of them after she inquired about his intelligence (with a smile, no less).
7. BEST: TERESA CONFESSES TO MITSUYOSHI (TADA-KUN NEVER FALLS IN LOVE)
If you’re looking for a romantic comedy, you’ll find it here. Tada Mitsuyoshi and Teresa Wagner’s love story is the subject of this film. Because he lost both of his parents at an early age, Tada doesn’t want to be tied down to anyone, according to the narrator.
Teresa, who would become Larsenburg’s Queen, begins to sway him. After the last episode, we’re given to assume Tada declared his feelings and was rejected, and they went their own ways. However, what we don’t know is that Teresa loves him as well. After the credits, it is shown that Teresa confessed and that she and Tada are staying in Japan together..
6. MADE US CRINGE: RYOUMA CONFESSES TO IZUMI (LOVE STAGE!!)
In this case, the issue isn’t the confession itself, but rather the subsequent reaction to it. Those who are familiar with the notorious confession scene will not be surprised by the discomfort of the first few episodes of the story. Ryouma Ichijou was smitten by Izumi Sena ever since they appeared together in a wedding advertisement as youngsters. However, he had no idea that Izumi was actually a guy.
There isn’t a problem with Izumi dressing like a girl. Problem is, when Ryouma confesses to him and he finds out he’s a boy, he appears humiliated to have thought about him in that way at all!
5. BEST: YUZURU CONFESSING TO KANADE (ANGEL BEATS)
Only Yuzuru and Kanade remain after all of the pupils have passed on to the afterlife after resolving their regrets. Yuzuru confesses that he has fallen in love with her and wants to stay in the hereafter with her and assist other souls go on.
Kanade expresses her gratitude to Yuzuru for donating his heart to extend her life, but she regrets not being able to thank him in person. To Yuzuru he tells her not to leave and keeps repeating his love for her as she thanks him.
4. MADE US CRINGE: SAKURA “CONFESSING” TO NARUTO (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN)
Sakura Haruno’s renowned confession is here.
Many Naruto fans still wince at the mere mention of this confession. To keep Naruto away from Sasuke, Sakura believes the only way to do this is by telling him that she loves him.
We can all agree that Sasuke has been Sakura’s one and only love since she was a toddler. Despite the fact that Naruto is aware of this, he sees through her deception when he hears her words Because she knows he’s had a crush on her since she was a child, the confession is a nasty tactic to play with his emotions.
3. BEST: HINATA CONFESSING TO NARUTO (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN)
On the other hand, Hinata Hyuga made a confession that many people accepted. She goes to help Naruto after seeing him held down with her Byakugan during Pain’s assault. In spite of Pain’s superior strength, she continues her struggle, while being flung around in the process.
It is revealed that she loves him and the reasons for her actions when Naruto inquires about it. Despite being stabbed to death by Pain, Hinata continues to strive to help Naruto, making this one of the most honorable and heartbreaking confessions in shounen.
2. MADE US CRINGE: RISA CONFESSING TO ATSUSHI (LOVELY COMPLEX)
In contrast, Risa Koizumi is a tall girl, and Atsushi Otani is a little child. Throughout the series, they squabble, but it is Risa who is the first to own her affections for Atsushi and tell him about it. When it comes to her sentiments, Risa gets all teary-eyed, so she clutches his arm and confesses her love for him.
Whenever she says she loves Atsushi, he responds by yelling back that he gets it and she should stop saying it. Despite Risa’s best efforts, her confession was aired live to a stadium full of people, a memory she will never forget.
1. BEST: REM CONFESSING TO SUBARU (RE:ZERO)
Rem from Re:Zero, who started the “I love Emila” memes, takes the number one slot. Rem expresses her love for Subaru before she is rejected. She goes into great depth about what she likes about him, and why. Her actions reveal how much they care for one other, but he shoots her down by informing her he is in love with Emilia. Despite this, Rem refuses to give up and tells him that her biggest dream is to remain by his side, even if he doesn’t love her.