1. The Wallflower
In exchange for a rent-free stay in a luxurious estate, four young men are asked to adhere to a strict set of rules. To be a fine young woman, the girl of the family must be groomed. You’re in the presence of Nakahara Sunako. Her fascination with death and the macabre stems from a traumatic experience in junior high school. In the midst of all that beauty, these four stunning men face an uphill battle.
Sunako from The Wallflower is Sawako in Kimi Ni Todoke, and they both love horror movies. When Sunako begins to normalize, the two of them begin to act like each other as well. On the other hand, if Kimi Ni Todoke is more of a romantic comedy, The Wallflower is more of a slice-of-life romance.
Schoolgirl Haruka Kotoura has the ability to read people’s thoughts. Her parents finally divorced as a result of their daughter’s behavior. Despite her best efforts, a classmate of hers is enthralled by her abilities and finds it fascinating.
Kotoura-san has a supernatural flavor, but at its foundation it’s very much like Kimi Ni Todoke. Both series involve girls who have been isolated for one reason or another, only to be reintroduced to the outside world by a guy’s unexpected interest. It is because of their friendship that they are able to make new acquaintances and form a romantic bond.
Arata Kaizaki, a 27-year-old unemployed man, has so far relied on the financial assistance of his parents and part-time employment. For the past three months, he has been unable to find a job of any kind. However, he encounters a mysterious man after a night of partying with his pals who offers a drunken Arata was given a drug that would allow him to relive a year of his childhood, completely free of charge. Will Arata be able to lead a happy life after returning to high school for the first time in a year?
ReLife has a unique plot, yet it follows a male who falls in love with a shy girl, like Kimi ni Todoke’s protagonist. Due to various reasons, the relationship between the two main characters in each series is a little gradual.
The fact that Kyouko Hori has to take care of her brother and the chores since her parents are usually at work is hidden from the public. As for Izumi Miyamura, he’s shown as a melancholy otaku with glasses. Tattoos and nine tattoos are visible on his body outside of school. The two out-of-school personalities of these two classmates meet by chance and they discover a side of each other that they don’t show their friends.
Horimiya is a transgender person. Despite the fact that the female character is well-known and has her own problems, she nevertheless gives the male character a chance. It all started with an accidental encounter between the two couples. Furthermore, both programs pay a lot of attention to the supporting cast members.
Delinquent Tomoya Okazaki thinks he’ll never amount to anything since he finds everything dull and boring. That is, until he spots a girl named Nagisa on his way to school one day. He notices Nagisa more and more when Tomoya starts to pay more attention to her. It doesn’t matter how sick and frail she is, she always works hard to pursue her goal of restarting the school’s theatre club. He chooses to help Nagisa because he has nothing else to do, and he ends up aiding a number of other girls and potential members of the theatre club. In fact, as he learns more about the girls and helps them overcome their difficulties, he may even be able to conquer his own.
As theatrical as Clannad is, it also focuses on the shy girl’s attempts to make friends with the support of her boyfriend. Clannad, on the other hand, has a more dynamic relationship and a more gratifying payoff.
6. One Week Friends
To learn how tough it may be to have a relationship, high school student Hase Yuuki discovers that Kaori, the woman with whom he has fallen in love, has a short memory span. When Yuuki is determined enough, can she break out of her shell for a week?
Both shows are about a guy who falls for a girl and goes out of his way to aid her. However, because One Week Friends has that entire amnesia factor, the romance takes a long time to progress.