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Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Netflix, Funimation, Crunchyroll, & Hulu (2023)

Harem is a popular genre among fans and not without reasons. Many fans live vicariously through a hero wanted and loved by a lot of women. And that is why there are so many harem anime produced by studios. But worry not, we’ve brought you only the best. So, here’s the top 20 harem anime on Netflix, Funimation, Crunchyroll and Hulu.

Top 20 Best Harem Anime on Netflix, Funimation, Crunchyroll, & Hulu

Best Harem Anime on Netflix

5) The Testament of Sister New Devil

The Testament of Sister New Devil

Japanese NameShinmai Maou no Testament
MAL Rating6.72
Number of Episodes22
Genre Action, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)Production IMS

It’s not everyday when you gain not one, but two new sisters. When Basara suddenly finds himself with two stepsisters, Mio and Maria, his seemingly normal life comes to a halt.

The sisters, cute as they may be, are actually demons: Mio is the daughter of the demon lord and Maria her succubus servant.

Maybe things wouldn’t be so bad if Basara himself wasn’t one of the Heroes, the sworn enemies of demons. But coming to care for them, he can’t hurt them.

Instead, he makes a master-servant contract with Mio to protect their little family. Will they be able to live in peace or will malicious demons and the Heroes destroy their family?

4) The Asterisk War

The Asterisk War

Japanese NameGakusen Toshi Asterisk
MAL Rating6.83
Number of Episodes24 (2 seasons)
GenreAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)A-1 Pictures
Aired2015 – 2016

Following the same trope with a non-descript powerful boy transferring to a prestigious school and winning the hearts of a lot of girls with this special ability, The Asterisk War tells the story of Ayato Amagiri at Seidoukan Academy along with a cast of pretty girls and a sci-fi theme.

3) The Familiar of Zero

The Familiar of Zero

Japanese NameZero no Tsukaima
MAL Rating7.24
Number of Episodes49 (4 seasons)
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem, Isekai
Aired2006 – 2012

Louise Françoise Le Blanc de La Vallière is a mage of the prestigious Tristan Academy, nicknamed “Louise the Zero” for her inability to cast proper spells. During a summoning ritual, she ends up summoning a human boy in the midst of an explosion.

The boy, Saito Hiiragi, now has to live as her Familiar, slaving away for her. On top of that, the Familiar mark on the back of his hand is revealed to be the mark of Gandalfr, a legendary Familiar. The show follows the duo of Louise and Saito as they learn to prove their worth and adjust to the new life respectively.

2) 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

Who knew getting resurrected as a zombie would get him a harem of girls focused on him? Ayumu certainly didn’t. After getting murdered by a stranger one night, Ayumu wakes up as a zombie with a beautiful necromancer sitting by him.

Soon he finds a magical girl and somehow absorbs her powers, turning into a magical girl himself. Now this zombie magical girl has to find his killer along with the ladies of his harem.

1) Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend

Japanese NameSaenai Heroine no Sodatekata
MAL Rating7.49
Number of Episodes33 (2 seasons) + 1 movie
GenreComedy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)A-1 Pictures
Aired2015 – 2019

A prolific otaku, Tomoya Aki now wants to create his own visual novel game. Since he cannot do that alone, he enlists Eri Spencer Sawamura as illustrator, Utaha Kasumigaoka as the script-writer and himself as the director. When he meets a sweet girl named Megumi, he uses her as inspiration for his main character.

With the perfect team ready for the project, Tomoyo discovers this game to be the parallel of the new emotions he experiences with the ladies now in his life. Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girl is one of the best harem anime on Netflix because of its simple and relatable plot.

Best Harem Anime on Funimation

5) Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Japanese NameDeath March kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyousoukyoku
MAL Rating6.46
Number of Episodes12
Genre Adventure, Fantasy, Isekai, Harem
Studio(s)SILVER LINK., Connect

The protagonist of Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody is an overworked man specializing in debugging RPG games.

One day he wakes up as his teenage self in a world that seems to be the amalgamation of the games he has been working on.

As he grasps the new world, he meets and somehow gains a harem of beautiful woman all crazy for him.

4) How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

How Not to Summon a Demon Lord

Japanese NameIsekai Maou to Shoukan Shoujo no Dorei Majutsu
MAL Ratings6.87
Number of Episodes 22 (2 seasons)
Genre(s)Comedy, Fantasy, Ecchi, Harem, Isekai
Aired2018 – 2021

Shut-in Takuma Sakamoto lives vicariously as Demon Lord Diablo in his favorite MMORPG game. When he’s transported into the world of his favorite game, he finds he was summoned by Rem and Shera who tried to make Takuma their slave but somehow did the opposite. Now Takuma has to find his role as the Demon Lord while trying to find his equation with his beautiful slaves.

3) Oreshura


Japanese NameOre no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru
MAL Rating6.94
Number of Episodes13
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem
Studio(s)A-1 Pictures

Eita Kidou has forsaken love after witnessing his parents cheating in their marriage. He’s resolved to focus on nothing but his studies in high school. But his plans are ruined when he’s forced to pretend to be the boyfriend of Masuzu Natsukawa, the most popular girl in school. Soon, Eita finds himself at the center of a harem that he never wanted.

2) Heaven’s Lost Property

Heaven’s Lost Property

Japanese NameSora no Otoshimono
MAL Rating7.27
Number of Episodes25 (2 seasons) + 2 movies
GenreComedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Ecchi, Harem
Studio(s)AIC ASTA
Aired2009 – 2014

Heaven’s Lost Property sees Tomoki Sakurai dreaming of an angel and waking up with tears in his eyes. Upon investigating, he learns that the angel must belong to the New World scientists are researching about.

He joins the New World Discovery Club with a sky maniac named Eishirou Sugata, and finds a girl who literally fell from the sky. Who is this girl and why does she call him master?

1) ORESUKI: Are You the Only One Who Loves Me?

ORESUKI: Are You the Only One Who Loves Me?

Japanese NameOre wo Suki nano wa Omae dake ka yo
MAL Rating7.32
Number of Episodes12
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem

When both of his dates profess their love for his best friend instead of him, Amatsuyu Kisaragi aka Jouro promises to help them get the same guy, all the while planning to take whomever his best friend rejects.

But his plan faces a serious danger when a bespectacled girl named Sumireko Sanshokuin aka Pansy reveals she not only knows of his plan but also loves the real him, instead of the happy-go-lucky guy he pretends to be. Thus begins a complicated tale of teenage romance.

Best Harem Anime on Crunchyroll

5) Demon King Daimao

Demon King Daimao

Japanese NameIchiban Ushiro no Daimaou
MAL Rating6.75
Number of Episodes12
GenreAction, Comedy, Fantasy, Ecchi, Harem

Akuto Sai’s dream of changing the world for the better takes a deep plunge when it is prophesied that he is to be the future demon king. As Akuto tries to change the prophecy, he finds himself surrounded by a harem of beautiful girls, all of whom love him.

4) Myriad Colors Phantom World

Myriad Colors Phantom World

Japanese NameMusaigen no Phantom World
MAL Rating6.86
Number of Episodes13
Genre Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Ecch, Harem
Studio(s)Kyoto Animation

When a virus pandemic spreads around the world, people realize that phantoms have been living alongside humans all this time. Some individuals even gain special abilities, thanks to this virus.

Haruhiko Ichijo and Mai Kawakami are two teenagers from Hosea Academy who gained special abilities. They, alongside Ruru, a friendly phantom, form Team E to battle evil phantoms.

3) The Fruit of Grisaia

The Fruit of Grisaia

Japanese NameGrisaia no Kajitsu
MAL Rating7.49
Number of Episodes23 (2 seasons)
GenreDrama, Romance, Harem, Psychological
Aired2014 – 2015

The Fruit of Grisaia follows Yuuji Kazami who transfers to Mihama Academy and finds the school has only five female students.

As he becomes friends with the girl, he learns of their different tragic pasts and circumstances that caused them to come to Mihama Academy. Focusing more on drama and tragedy, this anime is quite different from other harem anime.

2) Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches

Japanese NameYamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo
MAL Rating7.56
Number of Episodes12
Genre Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Supernatural, Harem

Ryuu Yamada’s delinquent high school life faces a bizarre turn when he crashes into Urara Shiraishi, an honor student, and tumbles down the stairs, resulting in an accidental kiss. Turns out the kiss caused them to swap bodies.

The duo then learns that there are seven girls, including Urara, who have gained different abilities through a kiss. They, joined by their friends, embark upon a journey to find the seven witches.

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

While most harem anime are riddled with cliched plot and unnecessary fanservice, The Quintessential Quintuplets is like a breath of fresh air with its well-rounded story and heartfelt emotions. The hero of the story is Fuutarou who becomes a tutor for five rich yet academically weak quintuplet sisters.

As each one of the sisters starts developing feelings for the boy, it is revealed that Fuutarou met one of them as a kid and fell in love but doesn’t know which sister it was.

Best Harem Anime on Hulu

5) Absolute Duo

Absolute Duo

Japanese NameAbsolute Duo
MAL Rating6.46
Number of Episodes12
GenreAction, Romance, Supernatural, Ecchi, Harem

Blazers are those who can create weapons from their souls, and study this art in Kouryou Academy. Tooru is one such Blazer, now fighting against an opponent to secure his place in the prestigious academy. But what his soul materializes is not a weapon, rather a shield.

Blessed with this unusual power, Tooru is approached by many beautiful Blazers, all of who want to partner with him to make the Absolute Duo.

4) Rosario + Vampire

Rosario + Vampire

Japanese NameRosario to Vampire
MAL Rating6.76
Number of Episodes25
GenreComedy, Fantasy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem

As Tsukune Aono goes to Youkai Academy for the first time, he has no clue that all students of the school are supernatural beings and humans are forbidden, ordered to be killed if spotted.

When he sees Moka Akashiya, he’s immediately smitten and the two start a relationship. But Tsukune has no idea that his girlfriend is a vampire while meeting new girls at the school who all seem smitten by him.

3) Date A Live

Date A Live

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

One fateful day, Shidou Itsuka is caught in a war between Spirits and Anti Spirits. Somehow he finds himself tasked with dating the Spirits loose in this world to stop them from being dangerous to normal citizens. Is Itsuka’s dating game up to the task, that’s what Date A Live is about.

2) High School DxD

High School DxD

Japanese NameHighschool DxD
MAL Rating7.34
Number of Episodes48 (4 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Ecchi, Harem
Aired2012 – 2018

Mega popular more for the fanservice than the plot, High School DxD is a harem where Issei Hyoudou finds himself surrounded by beautiful and sexy ladies after being stabbed by his date who turned out to be an angel. Issei now has to find his latent power while fulfilling his most perverted dreams with the ladies of his harem.

1) Nisekoi: False Love

Nisekoi: False Love

Japanese NameNisekoi
MAL Rating7.58
Number of Episodes32 (2 seasons)
GenreComedy, Romance, Harem
Aired2014 – 2015

Nisekoi is one of the most popular harem anime of all time, thanks to its wholesome plot and the likable characters. The series starts with Raku Ichijou and Chitoge Kirisaki, heirs of opposing yakuza groups pretending to be a couple to stop the war between their factions. 

There’s also Kosaki Onodera, a sweet and gentle girl who likes Raku. Their love triangle is soon joined by many contenders, all of whom like Raku. Who’ll ultimately win the heart of the guy?

The list of top 20 best harem anime on Netflix, Funimation, Crunchyroll and Hulu. We see quite a few isekai anime out there and some high school romance. But that’s all for today. We’ll be back soon with more fun pieces on anime and manga.

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