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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...
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
After being turned down by his unrequited crush, Hachiman Hikigaya is determined to live out the rest of his high school life single and socially tuned out to avoid the folly of youth. But Hachiman's resolve is lacking compared to his guidance counselor, a woman determined to change the boy's ways. So, much to his dismay, Hachiman is soon forced to reach out to those around him by joining a club dedicated to serving others. Alongside the cold, but beautiful club president Yukino, eager Yui, and other new friends, Hachiman will try to stomach his new volunteer work and survive his ultimate fear: being involved in a typical high school romantic comedy.
Both main characters dont have feelings at the start but they both develop those feeling in the time , those feelings are develop slowly by them selves and by little help of there friends.
Even more than the romance, slice of life, school setting, these two shows have a lot of parallels. Hachiman and Ryuuji are both kind of feared for their uninviting looks, although Hachiman takes this to the extreme, but both are genuinely nice and caring individuals.Taiga and Yukino are both well-to-do, intelligent, popular and athletic, but with equally ininviting personalities and no more than two close friends to rely on. Although I wouldn't consider Yukino tsundere, they both are poor at expressing their feelings, but capable of solving everyone else's problems but their own.The vibe in the romance, comedy and school-life action are similar with less martial arts violence in SNAFU. The pacing and tone and what seems to be multiple love interests will appeal to anyone who enjoyed Toradora! and vice versa.
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.