Crunchyroll is sharing the love with the best line-up of anime for Valentine’s this year. This includes shows that have recently debuted for the first time on the streaming platform, along with the latest installments coming soon. Some of the featured animes for fans to enjoy including popular releases such as Tomo-chan Is a Girl!, The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague, and Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, will debut its first movie for the series this month. Here is a fantastic array of anime on Crunchyroll that will help you get into the romantic spirit.
Crunchyroll has released much new anime for the Winter line-up this year, including The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague, Tomo-chan Is a Girl!, Revenger, and more. Along with new installments for previous releases, a burst of Isekai-themed animes has also recently debuted for fans on the streaming service. Some anime mentioned for the year have yet to debut but have been teased for release to follow the winter slate of releases. As each season passes, more and more shows are added to Crunchyroll’s library to give fans a greater selection throughout the year.
Crunchyroll’s Best Anime Picks For Valentine’s Day
Crunchyroll has put together a list of some of the brand’s most heart-warming anime series, perfect for friends, lovers, and anyone who is after heart-melting moments on Valentine’s Day. If you’re in the mood for love and anime, sit back, relax, and tune into:
Tomo-chan Is a Girl! (Lay-duce) – New Series Currently Airing Week to Week!
Tomboy Tomo couldn’t have picked a more awkward high school crush because it’s on her childhood friend, Junichiro, but he only sees her as one of the boys. Despite her pretty looks and flirting, nothing gets through to him. Will Junichiro ever get that Tomo’s into him and see her as the cute girl she actually is?!
The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten (Project No.9) – New Series Currently Airing Week to Week!
To thank him for his kind gesture, Mahiru cooks and cleans for her untidy neighbour Amane. But what was just a generous show of gratitude turns into more as they grow closer. This is the story of a sweet romance between a boy and the girl next door.
The Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague (Zero-G) – New Series Currently Airing Week to Week!
For Himuro, being a descendant of a snow spirit is tough at the workplace when your emotions can lead to snow blasts with snowmen and igloos.
Any emotionally charged incident with coworkers can trigger it—conflict, fun, and in this case, romance. And with his lovely and calm coworker Fuyutsuki, he gets more frozen, literally. Get ready for a snow-white office romance that blows in like a blizzard.
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War -The First Kiss That Never Ends- (A-1 Pictures) – New Film – Feb. 15 & 15
Shuchiin Academy’s student council room, the place where Student Council Vice President Kaguya Shinomiya and President Miyuki Shirogane met. After a long battle in love, these two geniuses communicated their feelings and, at the Hoshin Festival, had their very first kiss. However, there was no clear declaration of love. The relationship between these two, who assumed they would be a couple, remains ambiguous. Now, overly conscious of their feelings, they must face the biggest challenge yet: Christmas. It’s Shirogane who wants it to be perfect versus Kaguya who pursues the imperfect situation. This is the very “normal” love story of two geniuses and the first kiss that never ends. Directed by Mamoru Hatakeyama.
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War (A-1 Pictures)
Known for being both brilliant and powerful, Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya lead the illustrious Shuchiin Academy as near equals. And everyone thinks they’d make a great couple.
Pride and arrogance are in ample supply, so the only logical move is to trick the other into instigating a date! Who will come out on top in this psychological war where the first move is the only one that matters?
A secret life is the one thing they have in common. At school, Hori is a prim and perfect social butterfly, but the truth is she’s a brash homebody. Meanwhile, under a gloomy facade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. In a chance meeting, they both reveal a side they’ve never shown. Could this blossom into something new?
Fruits Basket (2019) (TMS Entertainment)
Tohru Honda thought her life was headed for misfortune when a family tragedy left her living in a tent. When her small home is discovered by the mysterious Soma clan, she suddenly finds herself living with Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Soma. But she quickly learns their family has a bizarre secret of their own: when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Zodiac!
Love After World Domination (Project No.9)
Its love at first sight for Fudo and Desumi, except it was during a battle of life and death. Fudo, leader of the hero squad Gelato 5, and Desumi, the Death Queen of the evil society Gekko, have found themselves caught in a forbidden love—and it’s their first relationship. Moving in secrecy, they live holding hands with one weapon in the other, finding out what’s truly fair in love and war.
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