Romance has always been a genre that is bound to capture people’s attention, and it is no different in anime. Some of the most popular anime in each season often includes romantic comedies, and details about which pairings are the best can be found throughout social media and forum threads.
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Sometimes, however, the romance in the story is not authentic. Sometimes, two leads must enter into a fake relationship thanks to certain circumstances, and hijinks that cause them both to be closer to each other. Here are some of the best fake romances in anime history.
7 Erika Shinohara & Kyoya Sata – The Wolf Girl And The Black Prince
Erika Shinohara wants to fit in with her friends at school – so she lies about having a boyfriend. To prove it, she photographs a boy on the street, but he turns out to be Kyoya Sata, the most popular boy in the school. Desperate to continue with her lies, Erica manages to make Kyoya pretend to be her lover, but on one condition: Erica must act as Kyoya’s pet, and do whatever he tells her. needed.
The dynamic between the helpless Erica and the black-hearted Kyoya is fun to watch. While initially these two seem like a bad match, their relationship also starts improving as they grow closer.
6 Kei Kusanagi & Mizuho Kazami – Please Teacher!
Kei Kusanagi suffers from a bizarre condition that causes him to enter “stagnation”, a coma-like state that leaves him frozen at times. A special pause freezes him in time for 3 years, making him 18 years old in a 15 year old body. A fatal situation causes him to see alien observer Mizuho Kazmi descend to Earth. She will soon be his new homeroom teacher at the school.
To clear up a misunderstanding, Kei and Mizuho pretend to be a married couple to save their job as a teacher. The two fall in love really quickly, and it’s quite fun to watch them grapple with their emotions as they navigate their strange new situations.
5 Eita Kido & Masuzu Natsukawa – Oreshura
As a result of seeing her parents divorce and leaving her after finding a new boyfriend, Etta wants nothing to do with the kiddo romance. One day, he encounters the beautiful Masuzu Natsukawa, who is tired of receiving love confessions day after day. She uses blackmail to make Eeta her fake boyfriend.
The relationship between Eita and Masuzu is notably different, as they are both smug and dislike the concept of falling in love. However, as their relationship progresses, they end up falling in love with each other for real. While many other girls vie for his love, Ita’s eyes are mostly focused on Masuzu.
4 Kazuya Kinoshita And Chizuru Mizuhara – Rent-a-Girlfriend
Kazuya Kinoshita broke up with his girlfriend of one month, Mami Nanami. In his loneliness, he decides to use an app to hire Chizuru Mizuhara as a girlfriend. Kazuya finds Chizuru’s performance inauthentic, but when he brings her along to visit his ailing grandmother, she is happy to see that Kazuya has a new girlfriend. Kazuya and Chizuru agree to pose as a couple to please Kazuya’s grandmother.
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Kazuya and Chizuru’s relationship is rocky and is mostly based on allowing Kazuya to masquerade as being a girlfriend. However, as their fake relationship continues, they begin to have genuine feelings for each other. While their relationship comes with a lot of drama, it is pleasant to watch their developing bond.
3 Raku Ichijo and Chitoge Kirisaki – Nisekoi
Raku Ichij is the son of the leader of the Yakuza group Shui-gumi, although he himself has no interest in the underworld. By chance, he meets a girl named Chitoge Kirisaki and gets down on the wrong foot with her. However, she soon learns that she is the daughter of the boss of the Beehive gang. His two gangs are on the verge of colliding, but the masters decide to tie them together to keep the peace.
The relationship between Raku and Chitoge is fueled by the existence of Kosaki Onodera, Raku’s crush. While Raku wants to have a relationship with her, she has to maintain her fake relationship with Chitoge. At the same time, Raku can’t help noticing more and more Chitoge, and Chitoge also falls in love with Raku.
2 Kraft Lawrence & Holo – Spice & Wolf
Kraft Lawrence is a traveling businessman who moves from city to city trying to make his fortune. One day, he encounters a young wolf girl named Holo, who was once worshiped as the god of the harvest. Now wanting to return to her home in the North, she decides to accompany Lawrence on her journey.
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whereas Spice and Wolf Not primarily a romance story, Lawrence and Holo sometimes pretend to be husband and wife as this is the most easily accepted explanation for their journey together. As time passes, they both eventually come to take care of each other and fall in love, but that’s certainly not the focus of the series.
1 Lloyd and Your Forger – Spy X Family
Twilight is a spy who must form a family to carry out an unconventional plan to stop the war between the Vestalis and Ostania. To that end, he poses as a man named Lloyd Forger and ends up meeting and marrying a woman named Your Briar. Unbeknownst to him, Yore has his own secret to hide: he is an assassin working in the dark to kill traitors.
Together, they are both the perfect picture of happiness, and when they are not in love, they are friendly with each other and work together to maintain their image as a married couple. While the signs of attraction are starting to show, their marriage remains for show for the time being.
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