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Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll 2023 Ranked

Last updated on July 20th, 2023 at 12:18 pm

Last updated on July 20th, 2023 at 10:03 am

There’s a lot we love about anime but the best part has got to be watching our unfulfilled dreams projected on a screen. And so we bring to you the Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll 2023 Ranked.

The harem genre rose to popularity in the 1990s especially with the viewership demand for polyandrous relationships. Harems mostly consist of a single character with more than 2 love interests.

The most attractive aspect of this genre is most probably the variety of feelings expressed by each love interest. And so without further ado, let’s get into the Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll Ranked.

Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll Ranked

20) World’s End Harem

World's End Harem

Japanese NameShuumatsu no Harem
MAL Rating5.97
Number of Episodes11
GenreSci-Fi, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)Studio Gokumi, AXsiZ

When Reito Mizuhara wakes up from a cryosleep after three years, he finds a pandemic, caused by the MK (Man Killer) virus, has killed all the men in the world, leaving only five, including himself.

Now Reita and the four men have to mate with as many women as possible to keep the population going. World’s End Harem isn’t the best harem out there but it has its entertaining moments. That’s why it sits at the bottom of out list of best harem anime on Crunchyroll.

19) In Another World with My Smartphone

In Another World with My Smartphone

Japanese NameIsekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.
MAL Rating6.15
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Harem, Isekai
Studio(s)Production Reed
Aired2017 – 2023

An isekai anime this time, In Another World with My Smartphone starts with Touya Mochizuki stricken mistakenly by God. To compensate for this mistake, God gives Touya a chance to live again in a fantasy world with an object of his choice.

So, that’s how Touya finds himself in a magical world with his trusted smartphone. In this new world, he meets several girls who fall for him, starting a harem journey for him.

18) My First Girlfriend is a Gal

My First Girlfriend is a Gal

Japanese NameHajimete no Gal
MAL Rating6.29
Number of Episodes10
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem, Ecchi

Shamefully virgin and trying to change it, Junichi Hashiba asks out Yukana Yume, a popular gal at school. Though at first Yukane is disgusted by Junichi’s personality, they soon bond, becoming a couple.

My First Girlfriend is a Gal mixes romance with comedy and heavy doses of ecchi. The underconfident Junichi finds his confidence with Yukana and soon has beautiful girls surrounding him.

17) My Unique Skill Makes Me OP Even at Level 1

My Unique Skill Makes Me OP Even at Level 1

Japanese NameLevel 1 dakedo Unique Skill de Saikyou desu
MAL Rating6.61
Number of Episodes2+ (ongoing)
GenreFantasy, Ecchi
Studio(s)Maho Film

A typical fantasy isekai anime of this season, My Unique Skill Makes Me OP Even at Level 1 tells the story of Ryouta Satou who is reborn in a fantasy world after his death. However, his new life starts with him being on only Level 1.

But he also finds that he has a special ability that gives him the power to create objects from the modern world, like guns, that shouldn’t have existed in the fantasy world. With these new weapons, Ryouta becomes overpowered very soon.

16) Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Blade Dance of the Elementalers

Japanese NameSeireitsukai no Blade Dance
MAL Rating6.70
Number of Episodes12
GenreAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem

Kamito Kazehaya ruins the purification ceremony of Claire Rouge on his way to the Areishia Spirit Academy. And now that spirit summoned by Claire has contracted with Kamito, she demands that he become her contracted spirit.

As they enter the academy, being the only male among shrine princesses, he definitely has a hard time. More so, he must now prepare for the blade dance battle against the strongest element. This Elementalist is contracted with the strongest spirit.

15) Masamune-kun’s Revenge

Masamune-kun’s Revenge

Japanese NameMasamune-kun no Revenge
MAL Rating6.74
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance,Harem
Aired2017 – present

As a child, Masamune Makabe was rejected by the beautiful and rich Aki Adagaki, and called a “piggy” for his obesity. Burning with the desire for revenge, Masamune keeps working on himself for years to become a handsome young man anyone would kill to be with.

Now as a teenager, his plan now is to start a relationship with Aki, only to brutally dump her later to humiliate her. Will he succeed in his plans is what makes the story.

14) TenPuru: No One Can Live on Loneliness

TenPuru: No One Can Live on Loneliness

Japanese NameTemple
MAL Rating6.78
Number of Episodes2+ (ongoing)
GenreComedy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem

Akemitsu Akagami, a high school student, is determined to live his life alone because he doesn’t want to be like his perverted father. But a chance meeting with a beautiful girl turns his thoughts impure all too soon.

To get over this and dedicate himself to a life of purity and loneliness, he joins a buddhist temple – only to find that the temple is full of girls, including the very one who made him question his intentions: Yuzuki Aoba. Surrounded by beautiful women all day, can Akemitsu keep his thoughts pure?

13) Beast Tamer

Beast Tamer

Japanese NameYuusha Party wo Tsuihou sareta Beast Tamer, Saikyoushu no Nekomimi Shoujo to Deau
MAL Rating6.93
Number of Episodes13
GenreAction, Fantasy, Harem
Studio(s)EMT Squared

In a world of beasts, there is a beast tamer named Rein Shroud. Rein joins the party of the hero Arios Orlando, only to be banished six months later for his uselessness in combat. However, what Arior didn’t know was that Rein is an exceptional beast tamer, capable of forming contracts even with the rare Ultimate Species.

After he meets two Ultimate Species members: the cat spirit Kanade and the red dragon Tania, Rein sets out on his adventure. It’s one of the best harem anime on Crunchyroll.

12) Campione!


Japanese NameCampione! Matsurowanu Kamigami to Kamigoroshi no Maou
MAL Rating6.94
Number of Episodes13
GenreComedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem

Godou Kusanagi is a 16-year-old who accidentally defeats a God and gains a title, Campione. As a Campione, he teams up with Erica Brandelli, a Great Knight.

And so the two encounter multiple uncontrollable Gods and other Campione as they get more involved in the supernatural.

11) Strike the Blood

Strike the Blood

Japanese NameAction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Ecchi
MAL Rating7.05
Number of Episodes24
GenreAction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)SILVER LINK., Connect
Aired2013 – 2014

After Kojou Akatsuki develops vampire abilities, he is soon seen as a threat by the Lion King organization. Thus this organization assigns to him the apprentice sword-shaman named Yukina Himeragi.

Yukina is assigned the task of eliminating him if he becomes a threat. And so, the two form an unlikely alliance as she discovers him and he discovers his newfound powers.

10) Trinity Seven

Trinity Seven

Japanese NameTrinity Seven
MAL Rating7.07
Number of Episodes12
GenreAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)Seven Arcs Pictures

A ‘Breakdown Phenomenon’ destroys Arata Kasuga’s town and the disappearance of its residents. But after using a Grimoire gifted to him by his cousin, a new but similar world is artificially reconstructed.

This reconstructed world soon crumbles due to the intervention of Lilith Asami, who belongs to the Royal Biblia Academy. Since what he did is a fault, she provides a few options to make up for his mistake.

However, he joins the academy, and with the ambition to save his cousin Hijiri Kasuga, the seven elite of this institution stop at nothing.

9) My Mental Choices Are Completely Interfering With My School Romantic Comedy

My Mental Choices Are Completely Interfering With My School Romantic Comedy

Japanese NameOre no Nounai Sentakushi ga, Gakuen Love Comedy wo Zenryoku de Jama Shiteiru
MAL Rating7.17
Number of Episodes10
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem

Kanade Amakusa somehow finds himself cursed with “Absolute Choice”, a curse that strikes him at the oddest times and gives him two choices of actions. He must choose an option to proceed, but the problem is that every choice given is absolutely horrible.

If that wasn’t troubling enough, Kanade soon finds a girl crashing into him from the sky. Eventually, several girls find their ways to Kanade, creating a hilarious situation and some weird choices for the boy.

8) Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends

Haganai: I Don’t Have Many Friends

Japanese NameBoku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai
MAL Rating7.17
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)AIC Build
Aired2011 – 2013

Kodaka Hasegawa doesn’t have any friends but he’s hopeful for his new high school life. But even in the new school, he’s marked as a delinquent because of his looks. Losing hope, he one day finds a girl, Yozora Mikazuki, talking to her imaginary friend in an empty classroom.

Together with his fellow loner Yozora, Kodaka opens a special loners’ club called Neighbor’s Club. Soon many socially inept people like them join the club, making their first bond of friendship.

7) Date A Life

Date A Live

Japanese NameDate A Live
MAL Rating7.17
Number of Episodes46 (4 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Harem, Mecha
Studio(s)AIC PLUS +
Aired2013 – 2022

The Earth often suffers from spatial quakes. During one such spatial quake, Shidou Itsuka runs into the center of the quake to save his sister, Kotori. There he finds the reason for the quake, a spirit girl named Tooka Yatogami

As an opposing group, the Anti-Spirit Team attacks Tooka, Shidou is caught in the war between the Spirits and the Anti-Spirits. There’s also another fraction trying to save the spirits. Kotori, the leader of this group, tells Shidou that he has to date the spirits to charm them and potentially stop the war.

6) We Never Learn: BOKUBEN

We Never Learn: Bokuben

Japanese NameBokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai
MAL Rating7.29
Number of Episodes26 (2 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem
Studio(s)Silver, Arvo Animation

Yuiga Nariyuki tutors three geniuses of various subjects in high school to urge a scholarship. Furuhashi Fumino, a genius in literature, is horrible in math, Ogata Rizu, a genius in mathematics, is the opposite.

And finally, Takemoto Uruka, a genius within the playing field, is really bad altogether. And so Yuiga tutors them to help them excel in their respective areas.

However, the girls have other occupations as they attempt to hide their feelings and develop better relations with him.

5) The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses

The Café Terrace and Its Goddesses

Japanese NameMegami no Café Terrace
MAL Rating7.31
Number of Episodes12
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem, Ecchi
Studio(s)Tezuka Productions

Hayato Kasukabe returns from Tokyo to inherit her grandmother’s café, Familia Café Terrace, after her death. Planning to turn the cafe into a parking lot, he meets the five girls whom his grandmother had taken in before her death.

The girls are adamant to not give up their home to be destroyed, and Hayato eventually remembers all the good memories he has with his grandmother. Joining forces with the girls, he tells them to act like “goddesses” to stop the demolition of the café.

4) Is This A Zombie?

Is This A Zombie

Japanese NameKore wa Zombie desu ka?
MAL Rating7.35
Number of Episodes12
GenreSupernatural, Comedy, Romance, Harem, Action, Ecchi
Studio(s)Studio Deen

Ayumu Aikawa’s normal life is gone in an instant when he finds himself murdered by a stranger and then resurrected by a silver-haired girl. The girl, Eucliwood Hellscythe, introduces herself as necromancer, informing Ayumu that he’s now a zombie.

While searching for his killer, he meets a magical girl, Haruna and somehow absorbs her powers. Now a magical girl himself, Ayumu has to take on Haruna’s responsibility and kill terrifying beasts all the while searching for who killed him and why.

3) Hayate the Combat Butler

Hayate the Combat Butler

Japanese NameHayate no Gotoku!
MAL Rating7.52
Number of Episodes101 (4 seasons)
GenreAction, Comedy, Romance, Harem
Studio(s)SynergySP, J.C.Staff
Aired2007 – 2013

Hayate the Combat Butler is one of the best harem anime on Crunchyroll and is very popular. It’s about Hayate Ayasaki, a boy from a poor family, who is sold to the yakuza to pay off his parents’ debts.

To save himself from the yakuza, Hayate plans to kidnap a rich heiress, Nagi Sanzenin, but Nagi somehow mistakenly believes that Hayate’s confessing his love for her.

She employs him as her butler, taking him to her mansion. Thanks to his many experiences in odd jobs, Hayate provides Nagi with exemplary service. As Nagi slowly falls in love with Hayate, other beautiful women are also attracted to the kind and efficient young man.

2) The World God Only Knows

The World God Only Knows

Japanese NameKami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
MAL Rating7.66
Number of Episodes36 (3 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Supernatural, Harem

The number 2 on this list of best harem anime on Crunchyroll is The World God Only Knows. It’s centered around Keima Katsuragi who’s the best at online dating sims and capturing the hearts of fictional girls. He’s known as the God of Conquests for his skill with the ladies.

But when he meets Elucia, a demon who tricks Katsuragi to help her catch runaway evil spirits, he finds himself surrounded by real girls who all want to be wooed by him. Will he stand up to his title?

1) The Quintessential Quintuplets

The Quintessential Quintuplets

Japanese Name5-toubun no Hanayome
MAL Rating7.67
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons) + 1 movie
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem
Studio(s)Tezuka Productions
Aired2019 – 2022

This story is shown in the flashback of a student, Fuutaro Uesugi, who is hired to tutor the quintuplet sisters. As the young man is struggling to cope with his financial situation, the hire saves him a lot of trouble.

However, it also gets him involved in a number of mixed feelings from all five sisters. So as he tutors them, he finds out a lot about them, but feelings aren’t developed by him alone.

With this, we conclude with our listing of the Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll 2023 Ranked. Kindly note that the titles mentioned are only some of those available on Crunchyroll.

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