Anime Movies simply put, is an animation from Japan. It can also be considered animation that emulates the Japanese art style.
The best romance anime movies explore issues such as love at first sight, heartbreaks, teenage love, conflicts, and long-lasting love between adults. We bring the top 10 anime romance movies in this article.
Clannad – 2007
Clannad is a 2007 Japanese anime fantasy-drama film directed by Osamu Dezaki and based on the visual novel of the same name developed by Key.
Weathering with You – 2020
Weathering with You is a 2019 Japanese animated romantic fantasy film produced by CoMix Wave Films and released by Toho. It depicts a high school boy who runs away from his rural home to Tokyo and befriends an orphan girl who has the ability to control the weather.
Castle in the Sky – 1986
Castle in the Sky is a 1986 Japanese animated fantasy adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
The Cat Returns – 2002
The Cat Returns is a 2002 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Hiroyuki Morita, produced by Toshio Suzuki and Nozomu Takahashi, written by Reiko Yoshida.
Only Yesterday – 2016
The original Japanese version was released way back in 1991. The film follows Takeo, a single lady who has lived in Tokyo throughout her life.
Summer Wars – 2010
Summer Wars is a 2010 Japanese animated science fiction film directed by Mamoru Hosoda, produced by Madhouse, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The Wind Rises – 2013
The Wind Rises is a 2013 Japanese animated historical drama film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, animated by Studio Ghibli for the Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Walt Disney Japan, Mitsubishi, Toho, and KDDI, and distributed by Toho.
The Anthem of the Heart – 2015
The Anthem of the Heart is a 2015 Japanese animated youth drama film produced by A-1 Pictures, directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai, written by Mari Okada, and character designed by Masayoshi Tanaka and serving as chief animation director under the creative team Super Peace Busters.
From Up on Poppy Hill – 2011
From Up on Poppy Hill is a 2011 Japanese animated drama film directed by Gorō Miyazaki, scripted by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, animated by Studio Ghibli for the Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Walt Disney Japan, Mitsubishi, and Toho, and distributed by the latter company.
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time – 2007
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is a 2007 Japanese-animated science fiction romance film produced by Madhouse, directed by Mamoru Hosoda, and written by Satoko Okudera.