Sing "Yesterday" for Me - Recommendations

Alt title: Yesterday wo Utatte

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Welcome to the NHK!

Welcome to the NHK!

Tatsuhiro Sato is a university dropout and a "hikikomori" – a person suffering from social withdrawal. To Sato’s dismay, his self-imposed exile from the world is rudely interrupted when a mysterious girl knocks on his door. She has charged herself with the task of curing Sato of his hikikimori ways! Now, as new problems ranging from hentai games to internet suicide spring up, can Sato manage to overcome his hermit-like ways, or will the imaginary N.H.K conspiracy force him to remain a hikikomori forever?

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cureed cureed says...

if you watched 👆🏻 you might like sing yesterday for me mc are almost same with their personality just the storyline is different but if we considering they in each other they are almost the pieces most fit in perfectly

fresh123456 fresh123456 says...

both shows deal with a self-proclaimed failure and share a subplot of a female highschooler obssesed with them, with ultirior motives in mind. both deal with adulthood after (or after droping) college.

FoxNEET FoxNEET says...

A MC with a lack of motivation, living his life with no passion whatsover, until an energetic girls appears before him, bringing a sudden change to his life. This plot is too similar to that one of Welcome to the NHK, not to mention that it also shares similarities in the themes it plays out throughout the story. 

True Tears

True Tears

Shinichiro Nakagami is an everyday high school student, with the exception of having his beautiful and athletic childhood friend Hiromi Yuasa living in his household after the death of her parents. Unfortunately, their relationship is cold at best - Shinichiro can tell that she is suffering, but she acts coldly and distant from her foster family and so he is unable to help ease her sadness. His family is also forcing him to practice a traditional Japanese dance that does not interest him, adding to his frustration. On top of that, he is cursed to misfortune by another girl in school, the eccentric Noe Isurugi. Shinichiro juggles all of these problems on a day-to-day basis as he learns about love and the sadness of those around him.

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hinatahonoka hinatahonoka says...

I don't know how to explain it but both give that mysterious vibe about the girl that suddenly appeared in the life of a boy and started to follow him around. there is a triangle romance and some hidden pasts. And both have sometimes a dark aura with misunderstandings.

ahua77 ahua77 says...

There's this same feeling of romantic tension in both. Both stories start with a mysterious new girl coming into the main guy's life. And the conclusions are equally as "huh".

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

"Puberty syndrome – Abnormal experiences rumored on the internet to be caused by sensitivity and instability during adolescence. This year, Sakuta Azusagawa, a second-year student at a high school near Enoshima, meets several girls that are experiencing this “puberty syndrome.” For instance, he meets a wild bunny girl in the library. She turns out to be an actress on hiatus, Mai Sakurajima, who is also his senior at the school. For some reason, no one else can see this enchanting girl. How did she become invisible…?

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Roddaxter Roddaxter says...

If you want a better MC and "supernatural" vibes, go to this. I enjoyed it's first three episodes more than "Sing yesterday for me".

Tsukigakirei

Tsukigakirei

It’s the third year of middle school. Kotaro, a bookish boy aspiring to become a novelist, and Akane, a track girl who loves to run, meet in the same class together for the first time. They’re put in charge of the equipment for the sports festival, and slowly grow closer via LINE. How does Kotaro deal with his growing feelings for her? Meanwhile, Takumi has been in love with Akane since first year, and Akane’s friend, Chinatsu, becomes interested in Kotaro. A refreshing story of young love set in Kawagoe.

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PrinceCaspian PrinceCaspian says...

Both of these anime have a similar grounding in reality. While conventional anime romances tend to focus on the comedy and fan service aspects, these don't. They're both non flashy anime, with muted color palettes, and are both an accurate representation of how relationships unfold in real life. No unnecessary comedy, no unrealistic beach episodes, just plain realistic relationships.

After the Rain

After the Rain

Akira Tachibana is a reserved high school student who was the star of the track and field team but had to quit when she got injured. Sidelined and depressed, Akira stops in at a family restaurant one rainy day, and after the manager—a 45-year-old man with a young son—serves her free coffee, she is smitten, and soon takes a part-time job at the restaurant. Despite the age gap, Akira is drawn to his kind nature, and little by little, the two begin to understand each other. One day, she decides to finally tell her manager how she feels… but how will he react?

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cureed cureed says...

you should check out After the rain if you watched/watching it might be the best option if you undetermined to choose anime close to After the rain.

Working!!

Working!!

Self-professed lover of all things small and cute, Souta Takanashi finds himself dragooned into working at the Wagnaria family restaurant by the diminutive and vivacious Poplar Taneshima. Though the pay is reasonable and the clientele polite, the high school student is often at his wits' end when dealing with the quirky staff. If the indifferent and street-tough manager, katana-carrying floor chief, and terminally weak Poplar weren't enough, Souta frequently fears for his life, as every encounter with the violently androphobic Inami ends in injury. How long can he survive before the combined stress and harm do him in?

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Emaniresuis Emaniresuis says...

Both anime feature an emphasis on romance in the working sphere. Working!! is a bit more light hearted than Sing "Yesterday" for Me, but also features a strong ensemble cast, and couples who the watcher can really root for and identify with. 

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku

Narumi Momose has had it rough: every boyfriend she’s had dumped her once they found out she was an otaku, so she’s gone to great lengths to hide it. When a chance meeting at her new job with childhood friend, fellow otaku, and now coworker Hirotaka Nifuji almost gets her secret outed at work, she comes up with a plan to make sure he never speaks up. But he comes up with a counter-proposal: why doesn’t she just date him instead? In love, there are no save points.

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AmberAnimeAccount AmberAnimeAccount says...

These two stories are very similar. Boring, nothing extra, but quite cute. Even so, I consider them a waste of time. My expectations seem to have been too high for both of these anime.

Convenience Store Boy Friends

Convenience Store Boy Friends

First year high school students Haruki Mishima and Toure Honda are looking forward to their new school life. Meanwhile Nasa Sanagi, sole member of the cooking research club, continues with his club activities from middle school, striving to work on the theme that his adviser laid out for him. Second year student Natsu Asumi, although he matured a little since the height of his impudence during his first year, has nevertheless chosen to remain alone this year. Third year students Mikado Nakajima and Masamuna Sakurakoji watch over him with a smile. All of them will pay the nearby convenience store a visit after school.

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Rumbling Hearts

Rumbling Hearts

Narumi Takayuki is a normal high school student with a crush on Mitsuki, the school's swim star -- that is, until he receives a profession of love from his friend Haruka. But amidst the beautiful budding relationship, tragedy strikes when an accident occurs, turning Narumi’s life upside-down. Kimi ga Nozomu Eien is a compelling drama about one man, and the choices he must make for love.

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Mizuiro Jidai

Mizuiro Jidai

Yuuko is a shy middle school girl who has feelings for her childhood friend, the boy next door. When she finds out that her best friend also likes him, she is unsure what to do. The story explores the relationships between these three characters as they confront everyday junior high problems.

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