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Top 25 Shoujo Anime on Crunchyroll, Netflix, Hulu, Funimation & HIDIVE

Shoujo anime is the opposite of Shounen anime and is more slow-paced and has character-driven stories. This genre has also become very popular as of late, as many new anime keep coming for this demographic.

Now, the question arises of where to watch these anime series and what are the best titles to watch. It can be tiresome going through all the anime available on the common platforms and checking their genre and ratings.

So for fans who want to drop into this genre, we are ready with another article that will focus on the best Shoujo Anime on Crunchyroll, Netflix, Hulu, Funimation & HIDIVE.

Let’s look at some of the best Shoujo anime titles these streaming platforms have. We have ranked them based on IMDB ratings, so you can find only the best titles in this list.

Best Shoujo Anime on Crunchyroll 

5) Kiss Him, Not Me!

Kiss Him, Not Me!

IMDB Ratings6.6
Number of Episodes12
GenreComedy, Romance
StudioBrain’s Base
AiredOctober 7th 2016

Kae Serinuma is an Otaku who is obsessed with BL tropes and manga. Soon enough, she gets depressed after watching her favorite character die, and this leads to her losing weight.

This leads to the four main guys at her school falling for her. But in her fantasies, she sees all of them acting close to each other and falling for them, and not her. Where will this weird combination of a group lead us to?

4) The World Is Still Beautiful

The World Is Still Beautiful

IMDB Ratings7.3
Number of Episodes12
GenreAdventure, Fantasy, Romance
AiredApril 6th 2014

The Sun Kingdom, where people have not heard of rain, and the Rain Dukedom where people can just create rain with their voice. Livius Ifrikia had conquered the whole world and wanted to wed Nike Remercier, one of the princesses after learning of the Rain Dukedom’s powers.

But, word is that Livius is a very cruel and tyrannical ruler amongst Rain Dukedom and certain other Kingdoms.

But, upon meeting her fiance, she understands that he is a good person and not what the rumors say. How will this meeting change her life and the people around her from the crux of the story?

3) Lovely Complex

Lovely Complex

IMDB Ratings7.9
Number of Episodes24
GenreComedy, Romance
AiredApril 7th 2007

Risa and Atsushi have been trying to find an ideal partner for them in high school. Soon enough, both of their crushes fall in love with each other, leaving the duo depressed and heartbroken.

Widely known as the comedic duo, they now have to get past this stage in their life. During this time the two finally understand that their relationship cannot be called just another friendship and it looks like much more.

2) Maid Sama!

Maid Sama!

IMDB Ratings7.9
Number of Episodes28
GenreComedy, Romance
StudioJ.C. Staff
AiredApril 2th 2010

Misaki is the first-ever female student council President, in a school that is dominated by boys. She is a diligent and hard worker, which shows off in her work.

One day after meeting Usui, a guy who was indifferent toward a girl’s confession. A chance encounter leads Usui to the secret Maid Cafe in which Misaki is working. How will things turn out for both of them now that the secret is out?

1) Yona of the Dawn

Yona of the Dawn

IMDB Ratings8.0
Number of Episodes24
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
AiredOctober 7th 2014

Yona is the princess of the Kouka Kingdom who has been safely guarded for years. But, due to treason from her subjects, she only has the option to flee away from Kouka along with her childhood friend Son Hak.

Together with Son Hak, Yona vows that she will become strong to take her Kingdom back. They stumble on an ancient Legend, which is possibly the only solution for Yona to reclaim her Kingdom from the conspiracies.

Best Shoujo Anime on Netflix

5) Kimi ni Todoke

Kimi ni Todoke

IMDB Ratings7.8
Number of Episodes38
GenreDrama, Romance
StudioProduction I.G.
AiredOctober 7th 2009

Sawako is a sweet girl, who has problems making friends in her school. Soon enough, she gets to know Shouta, the most popular guy in her class and tries to become like him.

Slowly, Sawako starts getting along with some of her other classmates Ayane and Chizuru. This starts impacting Shouta’s life also, as he gets to know more about Sawako.

The rest of the story follows both the main characters and how their life changed for the better after their fateful encounter.

4) Toradora!


IMDB Ratings8.0
Number of Episodes25
GenreDrama, Romance
AiredOctober 2nd 2008

A chance encounter and an embarrassing mistake lead to Ryuuji and Taiga meeting. They learn soon enough, that Taiga has a crush on Yuusaki, Ryuuji’s best friend and Ryuuji has a crush on Taiga’s best friend Minori.

This starts their story of helping each other to help each other get together with their respective crushes. However, they soon learn that this might not be as easy a task as they think as they come across many secrets and revelations.

3) Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club

IMDB Ratings8.2
Number of Episodes26
GenreComedy, Romance
AiredApril 5th 2016

Haruhi is a studious girl, who had recently enrolled in Ouran Academy. While looking for places to study, she stumbles across the Host Club room.

This club consists of guys who constantly try to entertain girls with their hilarious acts.

After being startled by Tamaki, Haruhi breaks an expensive vase. Unable to pay it back, she now needs to become a host.

Since she is also mistaken to be a guy by other students, she needs to constantly amuse other girls in her academy along with maintaining her grades.

2) Nana


IMDB Ratings8.5
Number of Episodes50
GenreDrama, Romance
AiredApril 5th 2006

Two girls with the same name Nana Komatsu and Nana Osaki aim for a beautiful life in Tokyo. Nana Komatsu only wanted to come to Tokyo to catch up with her boyfriend Shouji.

While Nana Osaki is a heartbroken punk vocalist who aims to set her life straight. An unforeseen encounter leads to both of them living under one roof. How will their life change now that they see someone else with different perspectives on life?

1) Fruits Basket

Fruits Basket

IMDB Ratings8.6
Number of Episodes63
GenreDrama, Romance, Supernatural
StudioTMS Entertainment
AiredApril 6th 2019

Coming to the best Shoujo anime on Netflix, we have Fruits Basket which is also considered as the best Shoujo anime.

Tooru Honda lives all alone in a tent, on the private property of the Souma. Soon enough, Shigure Souma and Yuki Souma find out that she was living all alone and invite her to live in their house.

There, Tooru also meets another Souma, Kyou. While she is trying to stop a quarrel between Kyou and Yuki, she finds out about the secret of the Souma family. They transform into their Zodiac animal when hugged by someone from the opposite sex.

Tooru now has to protect their little secret and understand that life is not easy for the Souma family. While on the surface she has a fun time living at the Souma household, she must also learn of their darkest secrets that may break the family apart.

Best Shoujo Anime on Hulu

5) Say I Love You

Say I Love You

IMDB Ratings7.3
Number of Episodes14
GenreDrama, Romance
AiredOctober 7th 2012

Mei Tachibana has always stayed away from people since she was blamed for a pet’s death by her friends. However, her life changes gradually in Highschool, when she meets Yamato.

To save her from a stalker, Yamato kisses Mei and Mei starts falling for him. They get to know that both their feelings are mutual and start dating. However, Mei still needs to get past her trauma, to understand the essence of true friends and know what it is to like someone.

4) Vampire Knight

Vampire Knight

IMDB Ratings7.3
Number of Episodes26
GenreDrama, Mystery, Romance, Supernatural
AiredApril 8th 2008

Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are the disciplinary members of Cross Academy, which has two different Day and Night classes. Unknown to these students, is that the Night class students are vampires.

Yuuki had been saved by a pureblood vampire Kaname Kuran in her past. She gets to reunite with him after he joins the disciplinary committee and she gradually begins to develop feelings for him. However, the story does not end here as there lie secrets that can bring down the whole academy.

3) The Wallflower

The Wallflower

IMDB Ratings7.4
Number of Episodes25
StudioNippon animation
AiredOctober 4th 2006

Sunako Nakahara had become a shut-in since her crush rejected her. After being sent to her Aunt’s place to live, she meets four guys who are living in the same mansion after paying rent.

But, her Aunt places a condition that if the guys can change Sunako into a proper lady, they can live rent-free. The twist here is that if they fail, they have to pay thrice the rent. Will the four guys be able to succeed in this little game or not forms the crux of the story.

2) Snow White with the Red Hair

Snow White with the Red Hair

IMDB Ratings7.7
Number of Episodes25
GenreDrama, Fantasy, Romance
AiredJuly 7th 2015

Shirayuki is a charming and diligent worker at her herbal shop in Tanbarun. However, the prince of that nation, Raji constantly forces her to wed him. She escapes from her nation and is then saved by Zen Wistalia.

Shirayuki to repay the debt, now wants to pursue a career to become the court herbalist in Prince Zen’s nation Clarines. This anime then follows the story of the main duo, as they navigate through their hardships and find new friends as well as enemies.

1) Kamisama Kiss

Kamisama Kiss

IMDB Ratings8.1
Number of Episodes31
GenreComedy, Fantasy, Romance
StudioTMS Entertainment
AiredJanuary 6th 2015

Nanami Momozono is the Mikage shrine’s Patron God. After her hard work is recognized by the Wind God Otohiko, she is finally able to join the Divine Assembly in Izumo along with one of her helpers Mikage.

After meeting Botanmaru, a Tengu child, her whole life is turned upside down. She must now deal with a big Tengu rebellion, that threatens the peace of Mount Kurama, their homeland, and navigate through her feelings for Tomoe, her second helper.

Best Shoujo Anime on Funimation

5) Girl Beats Boys

Girl Beats Boys

IMDB Ratings6.6
Number of Episodes12
StudioProject No.9, A-Real
AiredApril 12th 2017

Hinako Nakayama had always lived in an orphanage, till she met Hikaru, who claims to be her twin brother. Hikaru further says that they both are the heirs to the Onigashima yakuza family, the most influential and powerful family.

He finally reveals his motives and says that he wants Hikaru to trade places for him at Shishiku Academy, an all-boys school.

Can Hinako now navigate through this school consisting of the nation’s strongest delinquents and make her known among the academy?

4) Midnight Occult Civil Servants

Midnight Occult Civil Servants

IMDB Ratings6.7
Number of Episodes15
GenreFantasy, Mystery
AiredApril 8th 2019

Arata Miyako is a member of the Nocturnal Community Relations Division who specializes in solving cases related to occult creatures.

On his first mission, he understands that he is the unique member who can understand non-human speech too.

The same night, a legendary creature Tengu, calls him Abe no Seimei, a Heian-era exorcist.

Following this, many creatures mistake him for the same, and he starts studying more about his past. However, he soon learns the dangers and the complications of this line of work.

3) Kageki Shoujo

Kageki Shoujo

IMDB Ratings7.4
Number of Episodes13
StudioPine Jam
AiredJuly 4th 2012

Ai Narata has been wary of men since her childhood and a recent incident with her fan, cost her position in the idol band. Then, Ai tries to join the famous all-girls Kouka School of Musical and Theatrical Arts school.

Due to her behavior, she does not talk much to her classmates except for Sarasa Watanabe, who wants to be friends with her.

However, life isn’t as easy as it looks for the students as they need to go through a lot, to become the few select performing actresses in the Kouka Theatre Troupe.

2) Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon

IMDB Ratings7.7
Number of Episodes200
GenreFantasy, Romance
StudioToei Animation
AiredMarch 7th 1992

Usagi Tsukino is a below-average student, who has a hard time getting through her school. Her life is turned upside down after she rescues a cat named Luna, who has a crescent moon on its head.

Soon enough, the cat reveals that she was destined to become a Sailor Moon all along. Usagi must now get used to her newfound powers, search for the lost princess of Moon Kingdom, find allies, and also the Legendary Silver Crystal to save Earth from destruction.

1) Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

IMDB Ratings8.0
Number of Episodes70
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
AiredApril 7th 1998

Sakura Kinomoto is a normal fourth-grader till she stumbles upon The Clow, a mysterious book of cards. When all of the cards get scattered in the whole town by accident, a beast named Keroberos is awakened.

The beast says that each card has a will of its own and will be dangerous if they are left the way they are right now. Kero now appoints Sakura as the Cardcaptor and tasks her with the mission of collecting all of the Clow cards back.

Best Shoujo Anime on HIDIVE

5) La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia

La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia

IMDB Ratings5.9
Number of Episodes13
GenreAction, Fantasy, Romance
AiredJuly 1st 2012

Arcana Famiglia is a mafia group having supernatural powers that defend Regalo Island. Each member has a unique power, that corresponds to the Tarot card they made a deal with.

When Leader Mondo announces his retirement, things get pretty chaotic when he announces a competition for his heir. Furthermore, he announces that the winner will also marry his daughter Felicita. Enraged after hearing this, Felicita also takes part in this fierce competition.

4) Uta no Prince sama

Uta no Prince sama

IMDB Ratings6.5
Number of Episodes13
GenreComedy, Romance
StudioA-1 Pictures
AiredJuly 3rd 2011

Haruka Nanami is a composer, who wants to compose music for her idol Hayato Ichinose. And with this goal in mind, she enrolls herself in the prestigious Saotome Academy.

Right away, she learns that everyone present in the school from students to teachers are either idols, composers, or poets. Within this fierce competition, Haruka must rise above all of them, to achieve her goals.

3) Earl and Fairy

Earl and Fairy

IMDB Ratings6.7
Number of Episodes13
GenreAdventure, Fantasy, Romance
AiredSeptember 29th 2008

Lydia Carlton is a fairy doctor living in Scotland in the 19th century. Although she can see and communicate with fairies, no one around her believes what she says.

After helping Edgar with fairy knowledge and saving him, he becomes her employee. This is only the start of the story, as there are many secrets and mysteries surrounding Edgar.

2) 3D Kanojo Real Girl 

3D Kanojo Real Girl 

IMDB Ratings6.9
Number of Episodes24
StudioHoods Entertainment
AiredApril 4th 2018

Hikari Tsutsui is socially inactive, as he lives in the 2D world of games and anime. He only has a single friend Yuuto Itou, who is in the same situation as him.

When Hikari meets Iroha Igarashi, he understands that he needs to steer away from her, as she is infamous for messing with guys.

Fate however has a different answer, as the both of them get united as they try helping each other all the while experiencing new emotions.

1) My Little Monster

My Little Monster

IMDB Ratings7.2
Number of Episodes13
GenreComedy, Romance
StudioBrain’s Base
AiredOctober 2nd 2012

Shizuku Mizutani is an honor student and does not care about anyone else except her grades. However, her life changes when she meets with Haru Yoshida a guy who also does not care about other people.

Right away, Haru asks her to become friends with him and proposes to her. Shizuku unaware of her feelings must now understand her relationship with Haru as she gradually develops feelings for him.

With this, we hope to have delivered some of the Best Shoujo anime available on Crunchyroll, Netflix, Hulu, Funimation, and HIDIVE. We will come up with more interesting topics such as these, so make sure to check our other articles here.

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