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Anime Featuring Adult Protagonists

These shows star characters who are adults. They hold down jobs, attend university, raise children or do other independent adult things.
1 6 Lovers

6 Lovers

Short little clips featuring six BL couples whose stories were serialized in Dear+ magazine.

2 Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney

3 Ace Attorney Season 2

Ace Attorney Season 2

4 Antidote

Antidote

A young master with a talent for art (and not much else) meets a street thug with a dark past.

5 Antique Bakery

Antique Bakery

The heir of a huge corporation quits his job to open a bakery, which he runs with a gay patissier, a former boxer, and a bumbling childhood friend.

6 Bai Yao Pu

Bai Yao Pu

A powerful young woman travels the land lending her aid to supernatural beings - for a price!

7 Bai Yao Pu 2nd Season

Bai Yao Pu 2nd Season

The continuing adventures of Tao Yao.

8 Bai Yao Pu 3rd Season

Bai Yao Pu 3rd Season

The continuing adventures of Tao Yao.

9 Barakamon

Barakamon

Sei Handa is in his twenties and works as a calligrapher. When he attacks an elderly man for insulting his work, his father exiles him to a rural island to get a fresh perspective on his life. (He is a teenager in the prequel 'Handa-kun')

10 Berserk

Berserk

11 Bibliophile Princess

Bibliophile Princess

12 Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Owarinaki Tabi

Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Buddha: Owarinaki Tabi

Prince Siddhartha has cast aside his royal life, electing to become a monk and seek answers to life's big questions. (He is a child in the movie's prequel)

13 The Case Files of Jeweler Richard

The Case Files of Jeweler Richard

14 The Case Study of Vanitas

The Case Study of Vanitas

15 The Case Study of Vanitas: Part II

The Case Study of Vanitas: Part II

16 Castlevania

Castlevania

Trevor Belmont is an excommunicated warrior living in a world overrun by the forces of darkness. He seeks to destroy the vampire Dracula who unleashed them, as well as the corrupt clergy who started the problem in the first place.

17 Castlevania Season 2

Castlevania Season 2

The continuing adventures of Trevor Belmont and his companions.

18 Castlevania Season 3

Castlevania Season 3

The continuing adventures of Trevor Belmont and his companions.

19 Castlevania Season 4

Castlevania Season 4

The continuing adventures of Trevor Belmont and his companions.

20 Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

21 Daihao: Kuangxin

Daihao: Kuangxin

22 DAKAICHI: I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year

DAKAICHI: I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year

A male/male romance between two adult actors.

23 DAKAICHI: I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year- Spain Arc

DAKAICHI: I'm being harassed by the sexiest man of the year- Spain Arc

The continuing adventures of Takato and Junta.

24 The Deer King

The Deer King

25 Descendants of Darkness

Descendants of Darkness

Tsuzuki was once a grown man, but he's now technically a spirit seventy years deceased. He works for the Ministry of Hades solving supernatural cases. 

26 The Devil is a Part-Timer!

The Devil is a Part-Timer!

After being trapped in the mundane world, Satan takes a fast food job while sorting out his plans for world domination.

27 The Devil is a Part-Timer! 2

The Devil is a Part-Timer! 2

The continuing adventures of Sadao Maou aka Satan and his crew.

28 Devils' Line

Devils' Line

A romance between a plucky college student and a moody half-vampire police officer.

29 Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

Drugstore in Another World: The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist

A salaryman is transported to a fantasy world where he decides to open his own drugstore. 

30 The Dungeon of Black Company

The Dungeon of Black Company

31 Eden of the East

Eden of the East

A college graduate meets a naked man who has lost his memories while visiting America. They wind up entangled in a bizarre high-stakes game where someone named Juiz grants any wish imaginable over the phone using money in a massive bank account set up for each player - but when the money runs out, the player dies!

32 Eden of The East Movie I: The King of Eden

Eden of The East Movie I: The King of Eden

The continuing adventures of Saki and Takizawa.

33 Eden of The East Movie II: Paradise Lost

Eden of The East Movie II: Paradise Lost

The continuing adventures of Saki and Takizawa.

34 ERASED

ERASED

Satoru is a man who gets thrown back into the past and desperately attempts to save his mother and his old classmate from being brutally murdered.

35 Given Movie

Given Movie

This sequel to the TV series focuses on the two adult members of the band.

36 The Great Passage

The Great Passage

Majime takes a job at a publishing company and spends the next ten years creating a new dictionary.

37 Golden Kamuy

Golden Kamuy

Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto, a Russo-Japanese War veteran, goes on a treacherous quest to find hidden Ainu gold.

38 Golden Kamuy Season 2

Golden Kamuy Season 2

The continuing adventures of Saichi Sugimoto.

39 Golden Kamuy Season 3

Golden Kamuy Season 3

The continuing adventures of Saichi Sugimoto.

40 Golden Kamuy Season 4

Golden Kamuy Season 4

The continuing adventures of Saichi Sugimoto.

41 Gravitation

Gravitation

Shuichi is a passionate 19 year-old singer who falls in love with a moody 22 year-old romance author.

42 Great Conquest: The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Great Conquest: The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Tells the classic tale of Liu Bei and other legendary Chinese warlords from the centuries-old novel 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms'.

43 Hakumei and Mikochi

Hakumei and Mikochi

Although they are full grown, Hakumei and Mikochi are only three and a half inches tall, which poses extra challenges to their jobs and everyday lives.

44 Heaven Official's Blessing

Heaven Official's Blessing

An 800 year-old god ascends to heaven for the third time and immediately finds trouble. He also finds himself in the company of a mysterious ghost king with a charming demeanor and a blood-soaked past.

45 Heaven Official's Blessing 2nd Season

Heaven Official's Blessing 2nd Season

The continuing adventures of Xie Lian and Hua Cheng.

46 Hora, Mimi ga Mieteru yo!

Hora, Mimi ga Mieteru yo!

A lonely comic artist finds a lost cat and brings him home... and soon discovers that his furry new roommate is actually a shapeshifting cat boy!

47 Hora, Mimi ga Mieteru yo! 2

Hora, Mimi ga Mieteru yo! 2

The continuing adventures of Da Shu and Miao.

48 Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

18 year-old Sophie Hatter gets more than she bargained for when a witch turns her into a 90 year-old woman!

49 Hozuki's Coolheadedness

Hozuki's Coolheadedness

Hozoki is a demon tasked with the business of making sure Hell is running efficiently, but his eccentric co-workers and other oddballs from Japanese folklore tend to add more work to his plate.

50 Hozuki's Coolheadedness 2nd Season

Hozuki's Coolheadedness 2nd Season

The continuing adventures of Hozuki and his coworkers.

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spadellino Feb 17, 2022

i would add monster, cowboy bebop, psycho pass and nana as well!

Cattrah Sep 11, 2021

Could you add I'm joybo the tv series and movie?

RadicalShiba Jun 2, 2021

So! I watched Log Horizon and it DOES count... and it seems you added it to the list without me needing to get back to you on it, whoops. Also, Grand Blue, Kanojo, Okarishimasu, and Berserk all fit the criteria of the list as well.

bugueng2 May 11, 2021

AnnaSartin, how about one piece, maybe they are adults in the world they're livin'.

bugueng2 May 11, 2021

how about devil may cry and ghost in the shell, dont know if I didn't read them in the list sorry