25 Best Comedy Anime: Hilarious Anime You Won’t Stop Laughing At

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The different genres present in anime are too numerous to list. Some of them are original (like isekai, for example), while others are genres that are traditionally present in Western cinema as well. Since laughing is a rather universal trait around the world, comedy is a genre that is certainly going to be present in the world of anime as well. That is why we have decided to compose a list of the best comedy anime series for you to enjoy.

In this article, we have decided to bring you the list of the 25 best comedy anime ever. They will be ranked based on the quality of their humor and we are going to bring you some basic information on each of them. We have opted for a wider approach, meaning that you’ll encounter both older and newer titles, as well as titles that aren’t purely comedy, but a combination of genres.

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The list is going to be ranked from 25th to 1st place. Each series is going to be identified with a short informative paragraph and you’ll find out about the show.

25. Good Luck Girl!

Original Run: July 4, 2012 – September 26, 2012
Number of Episodes: 13

Ichiko Sakura is a 16-year-old high school student who has been very lucky since birth. This is because her body contains an extraordinary amount of happiness energy, the energy that she has the ability to drain from others without even knowing it, causing an imbalance in the world. To remedy this, a goddess of bad luck, Momiji, is sent to the human world in order to reclaim and then redistribute the energy of luck that Ichiko steals in spite of herself.

24. Hinamatsuri 

Original Run: April 6, 2018 – June 22, 2018
Number of Episodes: 12

Yoshifumi Nitta is an ambitious young yakuza from the Ashikawa-gumi. One fine day when he was relaxing in his apartment, a mysterious metallic object in the shape of an oval suddenly fell on his head. A young girl, named Hina, was inside; the latter has telekinetic powers and forces Nitta to take care of her. If on the one hand, Nitta sees a certain usefulness in Hina’s powers in order to regulate her yakuza affairs, nevertheless she can sometimes lose control and destroy everything around her.

23. Tanaka-kun is Always Listless

Original Run: April 9, 2016 – June 25, 2016
Number of Episodes: 12

Tanaka Kyoji is a very listless teenager who can fall asleep anywhere and seems exhausted even when awake. Because of his chronic sleepiness, his best friend Ohta takes care of him and often carries him from place to place. Tanaka finds that Ohta is actually a very caring person, ideal for a marriage.

Tanaka’s sleepiness is so pronounced that he thinks it is a philosophical approach to life, which confuses his classmates as he seems to go to great lengths to be as lazy as possible. On one of his “doubly listless days,” Ohta notices that Tanaka is so listless that he loses his appetite even though he is clearly hungry, and he manages to have a sudden outburst despite his increasing listlessness.

With the help of classmates Shimura and Kato, Ohta determines that Tanaka is in love. However, it soon becomes clear that Tanaka’s strange behavior is actually his listless reaction to a cavity, so Ohta takes him to the dentist. When Tanaka makes a plan to avoid cavities in the future just to save himself the trouble of going to the dentist, Ohta decides to fully support Tanaka’s listless life.

22. Detroit Metal City

Original Run: August 8, 2008
Number of Episodes: 12

Soichi Negishi is a shy and gentle young man who dreams of a career as a Swedish pop musician. However, his dreams did not come true as they should, so he ended up becoming the lead singer and guitarist of a Death Metal band called “Detroit Metal City”. In stage costume, he is Johannes Krauser II.

Rumor has it that he is a demon of terrorism from hell, that he killed and raped his parents, and that he exercises his giant death penis (Death Penis) without restraint (he is accused of numerous rapes ), he can also say the word “rape” (rape) ten times in a second. Negishi despises DMC and everything it represents, but he cannot get away from it because with him he knows the glory, unlike when he tries to demonstrate his talent for pop.

21. Asobi Asobase

Original Run: July 8, 2018 – September 23, 2018
Number of Episodes: 12 + OVA + 2 Specials

The series centers around Hanako, Olivia, and Kasumi, all in their sophomores at a girls’ middle school and the only three members of the Players Circle, an unofficially recognized group. The club has very ambiguous goals, usually consisting of so-called “hobbies” that girls come across.

20. Shimoneta

Original Run: July 4, 2015 – September 19, 2015
Number of Episodes: 12

The story is set sixteen years after the implementation of the “Law on Public Order and Morality for the Development of Youth” which prohibits foul language or situations deemed indecent in public in the country. While enrolled in an elite school of good manners, the placid Tanukichi Okuma is enlisted by the Anti-System Organization (SOX) of Ayame Kajo, a completely saucy girl.

Thus, Tanukichi ends up taking part in obscene “terrorist” acts against the school while avoiding being caught by the Student Council of which the intelligent Anna is the president and does not leave the teenager indifferent.

19. To Be Hero

Original Run: May 19, 2018
Number of Episodes: 7

Hua (Chinese version) / Futaba (Japanese version), a young Chinese student in the process of becoming an adult, will have to choose her university. What she would especially like is to be in another world. About to leave home, she suddenly finds herself in an incredible world.

Appearing in front of her, a boy wearing only gold underpants tells her that she is the heroine he summoned to save this world. Before she can even grasp the situation, she is attacked by another child in underwear described by the first as an assassin of a mafia group who was pursuing him.

18. +Tic Elder Sister

Original Run: May 16, 2011 – July 26, 201
Number of Episodes: 12

The story of +Tic Older Sister centers around three students: Iroe Genma, Makina Sakamaki and Okamoto Hazuki. Each episode begins with a simple scene, then gradually the scene degenerates until it becomes surreal. The different episodes of the anime have little or no scriptwriting.

17. Kiss Him, Not Me

Original Run: October 6, 2016 – December 22, 2016
Number of Episodes: 12

Kae Serinuma is both a very coated otaku and fujoshi, who loves to imagine men (both real and fictional) in romantic relationships. One day, shocked and depressed by the death of her favorite anime hero, she locks herself in her bedroom for an entire week. After a significant weight loss, she returns to high school and finds that she now has a dream physique, which attracts the attention of four boys at her school: Yūsuke Igarashi, Nozomu Nanashima, Hayato Shinomiya, and Asuma Mutsumi.

While these boys, joined by a fujoshi named Shima Nishina, engage in a competition to win Kae’s affection, Kae has only one desire: to imagine romantic relationships between the four of them!

16. Golden Time

Original Run: October 3, 2013 – March 27, 2014
Number of Episodes: 24

Following an accident right after graduation, Tada Banri lost all of her memories. Entering a law university, he gets lost on the way and meets Mitsuo, one of his future classmates also looking for his way. Quickly becoming friends, Mitsuo admits having chosen this university in order to escape his childhood friend who constantly “harasses” him while proclaiming herself to be his future wife.

No sooner has he finished stating his motives than the young girl in question named Kōko appears in front of them and announces to him that wherever he is, she will stay close to him. Finding himself in the middle of this strange couple, Banri will quickly sympathize with Kōko and will have difficulty seeing Mitsuo completely abandon the latter. As he tries to help Koko be more social, his own past will slowly come to the surface.

15. Ore wo Suki Nano wa Omae Dake ka yo

Original Run: October 3, 2019 – December 26, 2019
Number of Episodes: 12 + OVA

Kisaragi Amatsuyu, nicknamed “Jōro”, is part of his high school’s student bureau. Her entourage is made up of her childhood friend, Aoi Hinata, and BDE president Sakura Akino, who are respectively nicknamed “Himawari” and “Cosmos”. Jōro is internally a self-absorbed and manic character who masquerades as an insensitive and goofy young man.

He does everything to intensify his relationship with them and tries to guess which, from Himawari or Cosmos, will ask him to date him first. However, the sequence of events has something else in store for him. Jōro then goes to the library reading space for some reason.

Nevertheless, it turns out that a member of the library committee, who was once unfriendly to him, is also present; he takes the time to chat with Sumireko Sanshokuin, nicknamed “Pansy”. Just as Jōro is about to leave the library, Pansy says to him: “I’m following you everywhere.” After this surprising declaration, he is taken to a bench by Pansy.

14. Isekai Quartet

Original Run: April 9, 2019 – present
Number of Episodes: 24

A mysterious red button has suddenly appeared in different universes and the various characters pressing on it are instantly taken to a new world where they have to start school life.

13. Hi Score Girl

Original Run: July 13, 2018 – December 20, 2019
Number of Episodes: 21 + 3 OVAs

Set in the 90s, the story revolves around the life of the player Haruo Yaguchi and his relationship with video games and with his classmate Akira Oono, known for being successful in the game Street Fighter II, as they seek to be professional gamers in arcade machines. Together they undertake trips to find the best games of the most famous video game companies, which are in the arcade machines of those times, and their evolutions, in order to be the number 1 in being the best in arcade machines.

12. Barakamon

Original Run: July 6, 2014 – September 23, 2016
Number of Episodes: 24

Despite his young age, Seishu Handa is a professional calligrapher. His life is turned upside down the day when seized with anger, he hits the museum curator who finds his work banal and tasteless. As punishment, his father decides to send him to one of the Gotō Islands, in the depths of the countryside. Japanese. While he thought he would find peace and work, his new neighbors will land in his life.

11. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

Original Run: July 7, 2014 – September 22, 2014
Number of Episodes: 12

The high school student Chiyo Sakura has fallen in love with her classmate Umetaro Nozaki, but it is difficult for her to admit this to him. After one unsuccessful attempt, he takes it home with him. But contrary to Sakura’s hopes, he thinks she is a fan – Nozaki is a mangaka and draws a comic series for girls (“Shōjo”), which appears in the magazine Gekkan Shōjo Romance.

She has long since noticed her talent in the art club, so he recruits her as an Inker. Sakura likes to do this, after all, she is so close to him and maybe she can still confess her love to him. Through the frequent work together, they make new friends and Sakura learns about the work of a mangaka. So Nozaki first goes in search of interesting people who he can use as a template for his stories.

Sakura introduces him to her classmate Yuzuki Seo – a sporty, helpful, but also rough and insensitive girl. Through Nozaki, Sakura met Mikoto Mikoshiba, who drew Nozaki the decorations and patterns. Mikoto is a would-be womanizer who often knocks out slogans but is shortly afterwards ashamed of himself.

His showing off sometimes gets him into trouble, but he quickly becomes friends with Sakura. One of Mikoto’s rivals is Yū Kashima, who is called the “prince of the school” even though she is a girl. She has the appearance of a good-looking boy and exudes great attraction to her classmates. At the same time, it is unreliable, which repeatedly upsets the president of the theater club she goes to. This one, Masayuki Hori, is also one of Nozaki’s helpers. While Hori creates the background for the stories, Nozaki writes plays for the theater club.

10. Noragami

Original Run: January 5, 2014 – December 25, 2015
Number of Episodes: 25 + 4 OVAs

Hiyori Iki was a normal middle school student until she was rammed by a bus trying to save someone from being run over. The stranger wears a sports suit and a scarf and later turns out to be God Yato. This incident causes her to become half an ayakashi, a demon. When she meets Yato again and learns that he is a god, she asks him to help her get back to normal. But Yato recently lost his sacred weapon (shinki) – another supernatural being who serves a god and strengthens his power.

He is also only a very little-known and therefore weak god. When both are attacked by an Ayakashi, Yato chooses a boy’s ghost as the new Shinki and names him Yukine. This turns out to be a good weapon, but is very insecure and impetuous due to his early death. Even with Yukine’s help, Yato cannot help Hiyori at first. When he turns to Tenjin, god of education, he sees that his former weapon Mayu now serves him.

Yato’s friend Kofuku, goddess of poverty, and her Shinki Daikoku cannot help them either. The conflicts between Yato and Yukine, who does not feel valued and mourns his human life, increase. Eventually, Yukine starts stealing – since he’s already dead and none of the living notice him, he doesn’t care about their reactions or the damage. But every sin of Yukine carries over to Yato, who is more and more exposed to putrefaction. Still, he doesn’t want to punish Yukine.

9. Daily Lives of High School Boys

Original Run: January 9, 2012 – March 26, 2012
Number of Episodes: 12 + 6 specials

A trio of teenagers, Tadakuni, Hidenori, and Yoshitake, and their second A class live a very mundane everyday life. They attend the Sanada Nord high school, an establishment reserved exclusively for boys. Tadakuni, the main character, lives in a charming house with his younger sister and parents.

He wishes to have a companion like his two best friends, but his life is far from quiet because they often involve him in more than embarrassing situations and crazy plans, between his friends who constantly squat at his house, fittings of her sister’s female clothes, and their jealous classmates who can’t stand to see one of their own going out, or even talking with a girl.

8. Komi Can’t Communicate

Original Run: October 7, 2021 – present
Number of Episodes: 12

Komi Shouko is a girl who attends Itan High private school, where she is extremely popular with her peers due to her beauty and her seemingly haughty and superior attitude. On the first day of class, she meets Tadano Hitohito, her neighbor: he discovers, after trying to talk to her, that Komi actually suffers from a communication disorder that prevents her from speaking in front of other people and, consequently, from being able to make friends with anyone. Tadano thus promises to help her achieve her goal of finding a hundred friends.

7. Kaguya-Sama: Love Is War

Original Run: January 12, 2019 – June 27, 2020
Number of Episodes: 24

The Shūchiin Academy is a prestigious school where the country’s future elites, almost exclusively the children of the rich, continue their studies. Within the high school students’ office, the two brilliant exemplary models of the academy, the vice-president Kaguya Shinomiya and the president – from a modest background – Miyuki Shirogane, conceive of love in a particular way: they are attracted to one by the other, but it is impossible for them to confess their feelings because of their too much pride, even if a semester has passed.

Indeed, considering the correlation between inequality of love interest and the relationship of domination in a relationship of this ilk, they each conclude that whoever confesses first, will become the “loser” of the couple and will inevitably come from there. to be submitted by the other. Thus begins their daily life filled with various plots and other stratagems to force the other to confess his feelings.

6. The Devil Is a Part-Timer!

Original Run: April 4, 2013 – June 27, 2013
Number of Episodes: 13

The demon king Satan seeks to conquer the world of Ente Isla by annexing its four continents with the help of his demon generals Alciel, Lucifer, Malacoda, and Adramelech. Following their confrontation with the hero Emilia Justina and her companions, after they kill Malacoda and Adramelech, Satan Jacob and Alciel escape from Ente Isla through a portal that leads them straight to Tokyo.

However, due to the lack of magic in the modern world, Satan and Alciel take the form of what represents their human appearance. In order to survive in this world, Satan Jacob takes a part-time job at a fast-food restaurant named MgRonald while Alciel serves as his servant. One day, Satan Jacob, who now calls himself Sadao Maō, meets a girl who is revealed to be Emilia in the form of Emi Yusa.

The story then unfolds and explores the personalities of each of the characters and their moral values. Other characters from Ente Isla also appear and also face new world dilemmas, often in comedic ways.

5. KonoSuba

Original Run: January 14, 2016 – March 16, 2017
Number of Episodes: 20 + 2 OVA

After an untimely and rather embarrassing death, Kazuma Satō, a Japanese hikikomori teenager who is passionate about video games, meets a water goddess named Aqua, who offers him to reincarnate in another world with JDRMM rules, where he can thus go on an adventure and fight against monsters.

Although offered to choose a divine object or overpowered ability to take with him to this new world, Kazuma, as a result of the goddess’s derogatory attitude and a provocation, unwillingly chooses her for the accompany in the city for beginners of Axel, where he quickly finds that the lack of savvy, as well as the futility of Aqua, are of little benefit to him.

4. Crayon Shin-chan

Original Run: April 13, 1992 – present
Number of Episodes: 1077

The series follows the adventures of a five-year-old boy named Shinnosuke Nohara (nicknamed Shin-chan) and his family, neighbors, friends, and entourage in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Shinnosuke’s family is initially made up of four members, including Shinnosuke, Misae Nohara (the mother), Hiroshi Nohara (the father), and Shiro (the dog).

Family members reach five with the arrival of the youngest, Shinnosuke’s younger sister, Himawari Nohara. Also on the family side, his cantankerous and often bossy grandfather Yoshiji is the opposite of his other grandfather, Ginnosuké, nicknamed “Ginny”, who is a joker and also perverse. Shinnosuke hangs out most of the time with four of his buddies: Nene, Kazama, Masao, and Bo.

He went to kindergarten where he attended in particular teachers such as Miss Yoshinaga and Miss Matsuzaka as well as the principal of the school, Mr. Takakura, whom he and his friends nicknamed “The Godfather” because of his dress and his mafia appearance. Shin-chan is secretly in love with his former teacher, Nanako Ōhara, and is also a fan of two superheroes he particularly appreciates, Action Kamen and Cuntom Robo.

3. Grand Blue

Original Run: July 14, 2018 – September 29, 2018
Number of Episodes: 12

Iori Kitahara’s life takes a different turn when he decides to move to the small coastal town of Izu to do his university studies and start a new dream life that he imagines filled with beautiful girls and women. good friends. However, when he arrives at his uncle’s dive shop, the “Grand Blue”, he discovers a group of noisy, naked elders who force him to participate in their alcoholic activities.

Although reluctant at first, Iori gives in and quickly fits in with the revelers. Unfortunately, this earns him the contempt of his cousin, Chisa Kotegawa, who arrives at the wrong time. Nevertheless, he does not let himself be discouraged and still wants to achieve his dream student life despite his new friends from the “Peek a Boo” diving club and their alcoholic parties.

2. The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

Original Run: July 4, 2016 – December 28, 2018
Number of Episodes: 145

Kusuo Saiki is a high school student who was born with psychic powers, such as telepathy and telekinesis. He tries by all means not to reveal that he has these powers and to go unnoticed because he wants to lead a mundane life. He has a lot to do with his high school friends, each one as eccentric as the next.

1. Gin Tama

Original Run: April 4, 2006 – March 25, 2010
Number of Episodes: 201

In the Edo era, Japan was invaded by aliens called Amanto, creatures of various shapes, but all more or less humanoid. These manage to defeat the samurai after long fights. From then on, a radical futurition cut with the classic decoration of Japan is set up and the Amanto forbid the wearing of the saber in public. Despite everything, there are still some who prefer to keep their bushido. In this completely anachronistic Japan, there are still people who refuse to give up their saber.



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