Toradora!

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Kanon (2006)

Kanon (2006)

It's been seven years since Yuuichi Aizawa returned to the city he once lived in as a child. Though many things happened to Yuuichi in his past, he can only remember bits and pieces. His parents left Yuuichi in the care of Akiko once again, and this time, he will attend the same school as his cousin Nayuki. Many different girls appear before him, and some of them seem to know him from his past. Yuuichi must now recover his memories of the dark secrets that he erased from his heart, before he loses his precious ones.

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HitU2 HitU2 says...

Very similar both of the dude character meet a girls and fall for one of them.Both are Great!!!

Bvision Bvision says...

How to male main character cares about his friends and doesn't want to lose them/takes care of them should is the main connection here.

Toradora! also contains some of that tear jerking magic and in depth character development that Kanon has however its not as powerfull as Kanon in that area because of the comedy side Toradora! has compared to Kanon.

Suzuka

Suzuka

Yamato Akitsuki has recently moved to Tokyo, and in order to maintain his less than wealthy lifestyle, he currently works at his aunt's bathhouse. While walking by the school one evening he sees a girl by the name of Suzuka practicing the high jump, and is instantly in love. Even better is the realization that Suzuka lives next door! Determined to prove himself worthy of her affections, Yamato decides to join the school's track team and show her what he’s got, but things won’t be so easy; for Suzuka has a love interest of her own, and it isn’t Yamato...

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highfyrebright highfyrebright says...

Both are Highschool Romance Comedy-Dramas involving a male character deciding between a tsundere and another girl. While both try and deconstruct the classic tsundere character-type, Yamato in Suzuka is able to remain front and center of the story in his relationships, while Ryuji in Toradora! is quickly pushed back to center on the Taiga's struggles and her relationship with Ryuji. If you enjoy the mood whiplash of one of these series, you'll enjoy it in the other.

Jdogtoocool Jdogtoocool says...

These are the two best Tsundere anime in the love triangle romance genre. At 20 plus episodes you're bound to cry, laugh, and learn a lesson or two throughout watching these great shows. If you like one I'm sure you'll love the other.

Sora no Manimani

Sora no Manimani

Years ago, Saku moved away from his hometown, leaving behind his friend and tormentor Mihoshi. As a child, Mihoshi constantly forced the bookish and shy Saku to play and look at the stars; and now, as Saku moves back home to attend high school, he prays for a quiet school life free from her grasp. Unfortunately, Saku’s desires are quickly shattered as Mihoshi catches sight of him and convinces him to join the school’s astronomy club. Alongside Mihoshi, the other club members and Hime - another girl from Saku’s past who’s determined to win him over - Saku continues his dreadfully unordinary high school life with a grimace and positive attitude!

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JAhU JAhU says...

Toradora reminded me a lot of Sora no Manimani. Both of those are high school romance series, though Sora no Manimani was more of a "slice of life" seres than Toradora. Both feature a "nice guy" who is the love interest of 3 (somewhat clithe) girls. Since they are similar, if you liked one of those, the other one might be worth checking out.

P.S. Sora no Manimani lacks a conclusion since the anime covers only half of the story.

Doomoo Doomoo says...

These anime are similar in that they deal with two normal teens. Both have a male lead who doesn't really like the female lead in the begining but they grow closer and closer over time. They also both have at least one other female trying to get with the male lead. Toradora is much more well fleshed out in gerneral but if you enjoyed Toradora you will like Sora no Manimani too. And if you liked Sora no Manimani you will absolutely love Toradora.

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai

Kodaka is a delinquent. At least, that’s what his fellow classmates seem to think. Thanks to his naturally-blonde hair and an unfortunate series of misunderstandings, the boy can’t seem to shake his false reputation and hasn’t made a single friend. That is, until one day he overhears the normally-aloof Yozora enthusiastically chatting with an imaginary friend, and discovers that she’s just as lonely as he is! In an attempt to finally meet people the duo decides to form the “Neighbors Club”, and are soon joined by a number of other fellow misfits such as Sena, the busty, popular daughter of the school president who can’t seem to connect with others. Together, the gang learns about the joys of friendship through many misadventures such as playing RPGs, visiting the swimming pool or even hunting down delicious takoyaki!

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ChibiAlucard13 ChibiAlucard13 says...

The main male character in TD has similar traits to Kodaka and is somehow a magnet to odd girls. I would recommend TD for the similarity of setting and character relationships.

CheeseAddictedturtle CheeseAddictedturtle says...

both haganai and toradora are comedy animes focused around a guy who has been misunderstood becuase of his delinquent looks and a girl who is completly untouchable. both have a cast of charecters around them to support and misinterprete their every action. i personally enjoyed haganai more and it can be a much more lets say mature than toradora but if you liked one 90% chance you will like the other

Acchi Kocchi

Acchi Kocchi

Everyone has a circle of friends they hang out with. But even within a small group there are smaller groups of friends, best friends and, here's where it gets complicated, boyfriends and girlfriends. Sometimes relationships just develop in a way where you're not exactly sure what you are to the other person. Which is the problem Tsukimi has when it comes to Io: he seems to be totally clueless about how she's starting to feel. It's a puzzle she'll have to solve in Place to Place.

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VampGirl VampGirl says...

Love Love Love need i say more?

Plenty of romance and cuteness, friendship that might grow into more *Hint Hint*

Tanum Tanum says...

While Toradora! is a little more serious anime, the characters are so sweet you can melt just like Acchi Kocchi.You should definitely watch both!