Junjou Romantica

TV (12 eps)
4.232 out of 5 from 13,768 votes
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Misaki Takahashi has little hope of getting into a university, so his older brother Takahiro's friend, Usami Akihiko, offers to tutor Misaki as a favor to Takahiro - for Usami is secretly in love with him. However, as time passes Misaki realizes that he has uncomfortable and budding feelings for Usami. Meanwhile, Hiroki is a man who can't get over an unrequited love with Usami in the past - and with the help of Nowaki, he may finally learn to love again. These couples and more experience the joys and sadness of love between men under the most unlikely conditions.

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Episode 1

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

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Episode 2

There's No Use Crying Over Spilt Milk

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Episode 3

Knock, and It Shall Be Opened to You

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Episode 4

The Fear Is Often Greater Than the Danger Itself

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Episode 5

Meeting Is the Beginning of Parting

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Episode 6

Turning a Misfortune Into a Blessing

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Episode 7

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

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Episode 8

Travelers Have No Need for Shame

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Episode 9

Tenderness Is Not Just for the Sake of Others

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Episode 10

Young Men, Be Bold

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Episode 11

You Tend to Do Well at the Things You Enjoy

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Episode 12

There's No Such Thing as a Chance Encounter

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VivisQueen Sep 13, 2008
Score 6.5/10

Story
The mind boggles - by all accounts and purposes, Junjou Romantica looks and smells like one of the worst anime ever. It's clogged with clichés and nothing really happens except for three random couples falling in love, confusing each other about how they feel, and then having off-camera sex to make up for it. Heck, other than to fill more episodes, I can't even see the point of... read more

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hamletsmage May 7, 2011
Score 8.5/10

There are several reasons I like this anime. Story: The story jumps around a bit, showing three relationships that are all intertwetwined. However, it is obvious that none of the three stories follow the same time line, often jumping large bits of time to continue a specific story. (Whether all 3 happen in the same time period at all is up for question) Animation: The animation is what one would... read more

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