9 Funny Anime Like Girlfriend, Girlfriend (Kanojo mo Kanojo)

Anime Like Girlfriend, Girlfriend

Kanojo mo Kanojo (Girlfriend, Girlfriend) is a comedic romance TV series animated by Tezuka Studio who also animated my favorite slice of life comedy show Dagashi Kashi.

The show is based on a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki who has also created Aho girl.

Synopsis

Naoya Mukai is a normal highschool student who had a crush on his childhood friend Saki Saki who finally accepts her feelings in highschool, he’s the happiest he could be. One day a cute girl confesses his love to him but he is already in a relationship, being baffled by this situation he comes to a conclusion that he will date both of those girls together.

My thoughts

There isn’t really much to talk about about this as you already know this show is going to be the seasonal spice just like Rent-a-Girlfriend.

The male lead is very dense just like you see in any other anime, the females are quite a handful, they are sweet, cute, and likable but not very unique.

It’s like every year these types of anime take one step ahead to the other just to stay relevant.

I’ve found a few anime like Girlfriend, Girlfriend (Kanojo mo Kanojo) which are full of comedy and multiple love interests that you might enjoy.

Here are my 9 funny anime like Girlfriend, Girlfriend (Kanojo mo Kanojo)

9. Toradora

Toradora
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Episodes: 25

My favorite Romantic comedy growing up in the anime world, this was the 2nd romance anime I saw which will always have a special place in my heart.

Why is it similar?

There is a similar comedic environment throughout the series but Toradora steers more toward romance than comedy.

Both characters have their awkward moments but always end up with a nice romantic outcome.

There aren’t any annoying love competitors which makes it better.

Synopsis

Ryuuji is a highschooler who one day meets the Palmtop Tiger and their story begins with him receiving a love letter from taiga who was meant for a classmate she likes.

Ryuuji then tries to help me with this and does end up getting closer to her, the story begins and the rest you can just imagine.

8. Kaguya Sama: Love is War

Love is war
  • Genre: Comedy, Psychological
  • Episodes: 12

Definitely a top-tier show on my list, Love is War is an amazing romance comedy with such a lovely cast, You can’t go wrong with this. 10/10 will probably watch again.

Why is it similar?

There is a Similar comedic environment to both these shows and there is a certain “he said, she said” element to it.

Both shows have some nice awkward moments and definitely keep the show entertaining.

Synopsis

I love him but I don’t want to confess first, Kaguyama is definitely the star of this show. She is the vice president of the student council and is in love with the president but she is too proud to accept that she can fall for someone.

Both characters hold their own and try to make the other confess by making themselves irresistible.

7. Nisekoi

Nisekoi
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episode: 20+

Nisekoi is a classic Romcom anime that focuses more on the comedic side of things which certainly makes it bad in any way. You will definitely fall in love with the cast.

Why is it similar?

Multiple love interests who are interested in our dense MC using every trick up their sleeves to win his heart.

There is a lot of comedy involved in this along with the awkward moments and both are quite creative and refreshing.

Synopsis

As a child, Raku Ichijo made a secret promise with his childhood sweetheart, keeping a pendant as a memento while his love took the key. He dreams of one day meeting his past love, but years later, reality smashes his hopes when Chitoge Kirisaki accidentally knees him in the face…

Being dragged into the family affairs both of them pretend to carry on a fake relationship until Raku discovers that Chitoge has a mysterious key which she can’t remember. Before the confusion clears, two more girls with similar keys show up Onodera and Tachibana.

6. Aho Girl

Aho Girl
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episode: 12

This anime is just meh just like the one you’re looking for recommendations for so it’s a perfect fit, Watch this. Honestly, If I could forget this show I would, I dropped it after 3 episodes and will probably do the same Girlfriend, Girlfriend.

Why is it similar?

A lot of awkward interactions sometimes will make you annoyed but will probably keep watching.

Both have funny scenes, lots of yelling, and dumb situations which are somewhat entertaining and refreshing.

Synopsis

Yoshiko Hanabatake is an idiot beyond all belief. Somehow managing to consistently score zeroes on all of her tests and consumed by an absurd obsession with bananas, her senseless acts have caused even her own mother to lose all hope. Only one person is up to the task of keeping her insanity in check: childhood friend Akuru “A-Kun” Akutsu. 

(Source: MAL Rewrite)

5. The Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose

Osamake
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episode: 12

To me, watching Osamake was insufferable with so many romance cliche and dumb plots plus the characters always acting so stupid and nonsensical. I’m not saying that the show is just trash and you shouldn’t watch it.

There is a unique trope where the childhood friend always gets rejected, this one isn’t going to lose. It’s just not very interesting.

Why is it similar?

Very similar plot between the two shows full of comedic and awkward moments and competitive love interests.

The characters have quite similar personalities plot points with all the girls trying their absolute hardest to share the single protagonist.

Synopsis

She smiles just for me. Her name is Kachi Shirokusa and she’s even an award-winning high school girl writer! And she’s beautiful! I know that she’s totally out of reach for me, a normal high school kid named Maru Sueharu! But I think something’s there… No, there’s definitely something there! Or so I thought… but Kachi has a boyfriend?! Seeing me depressed, my friend ever since we were little who’s cute, cheerful, and loves to look after others, Shida Kuroha… who also apparently had no problem telling me that she likes me for some reason just suggested, “Let’s get revenge.”

Source: Crunchyroll

4. Gamers

Gamers!
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Episode: 12

I enjoyed this show way too much, IDK why… Maybe because I relate very closely to the whole thing with an awkward love interest and being involved in games.

Why is it similar?

Well, there is definitely a love interest involved also there are a lot of awkward moments also it’s kinda very cute in both shows.

There is a similar vibe between the characters and the art style as well.

Synopsis

Centering on the gaming lives of various high school students who play video games, including: Keita Amano, a lonely young man who loves video games; Karen Tendou, the beautiful president of the video game club; Chiaki Hoshinomori, who constantly fights with Keita; and Tasuku Uehara, who puts on a facade of being satisfied with his life in the real world, but he in truth loves video games.

(Source: Anilist.co)

3. Masamune Kun’s Revenge

Masamune kun's revenge
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Episode: 12

An anime where a childhood friend takes revenge after being rejected? Sign me in. The show was enjoyable and fun, to say the least, sure there are some annoying characters but which romance comedy doesn’t?

Why is it similar?

There is a similar character dynamic I must say, the characters are awkward and true to their feelings in a way.

Multiple love interests who take a hold on our poor MC’s heart and try to win him.

Synopsis

Masamune was a chubby, tubby kid when was young, he was always made fun of (lol what am i writing) he fell for a girl who rejected him because he was fat and called him pig’s foot.

Now he’s back to take revenge on the girl who broke his heart, his dashing looks and manly charms will attract any female in their highschool.

2. Quintessential quintuplets

Quintessential quintuplets
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Episode: 12

This show is absolutely delightful to watch, the characters are very likable personality-wise. Also, I’d like to see you choose the best girl. The plot is very easy to follow and is not half bad.

Why is it similar?

Both shows have a very similar setting with either being a Harem or a Romcom where both MCs are surrounded by girls who want to win his heart.

The characters are delightful and quite likable with similar personalities and have a similar art style.

Synopsis

A guy, Fuutarou Uesugi, nerdy, poor, solitary, gets a job as the tutor of a group of quintuplets who are near to failing the school. This group of girls, Ichika, Nino, Miku, Yotsuba, Itsuki, named in the order as they came to this world, hate to study and even more dislike the tutor. After some time, these girls begin showing affection towards their tutor and their surroundings start to change.

Source: My Anime List

1. Rent-a-Girlfriend

Rent a Girlfriend
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Episode: 12

I truly didn’t get what was all the hype around this show, It only proves that the anime community will hype any show which has a love interest cliche and girls to add in your harem.

Why It’s similar?

There is definitely a love twist with multiple love interests and our MC is as dense as ever but not quite as pathetic as Kazuya.

MC develops feelings for multiple girls and is always in a struggle to choose one, on the other hand, the girls are one step ahead doing anything to win the MC.

Synopsis

Kazuya Kinoshita is a university student who has recently had his heartbreak and is now in shambles because he can’t get over the girl he loved. Being the desperate guy he is, he decides to use a dating app and hire a girlfriend who of course being an emotional mess he is, he decides to lash out at the poor girl and develop feelings for her.

Umair Shahid

I love sports anime and love writing about them.

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