Want to get butterflies in your belly and a wide shy smile on your face looking at the screen without being in Love?? Then, watch historical Romance anime.
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Historical animes are enchanting. Watching our main characters in Kimono and Yukata, being enlightened with interesting ancient history, the anime scenario and themed based on ancient time period, practices that are so different from the modern world is what makes historical anime popular and lovable.
Historical anime is unfulfilling if we won’t talk about Chinese anime because they are currently the best option while we go for the historical anime genre. How the Chinese donghua makes every character looks so elegant, soft, and beautiful is commendable and appealing.
They focus on every little detail together with the best story to make anime fans overwhelmed. Everything is so amazing about historical anime from the clothes, accessories they wear to the plot of the anime.
This is the reason why I find historical anime wonderful and is in my must-try genre.
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10 Best Historical Romance Anime
Here is the list 10 best Historical Romance Anime of all the time worth watching:
10. No Doubt in Us
IMDb Rating: 4.7/10
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Historical
No Doubt in Us is cute Rom-Com anime where an Emperor-smart but weak and an Empress-strong but dump falls in a lake accidentally and swaps their body. Empress is a daughter of General who the Emperor sees as a threat to his throne. So, the emperor never wants to be near the empress and the empress doesn’t seek care and affection from him either.
But, their destiny changes when they go through body swapping. This is what brings them together and this is how the love blossom in between them. They try every method possible to return to their original body but fail miserably. With having no other option they decide to tell the grandmaster.
9. Memory of Chang’an
IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
Genre: Historical, Romance
Li Qiang, the emperor’s ninth prince, and princess Ming Yue are arranged for marriage in order to maintain peace and harmony in both countries. When Ming Yue comes to Chang’An( an ancient Chinese capital), she slowly gets used to her new life. She is slowly getting appreciated by Emperor and her husband. But there are plots hovering against her and the royal family.
8. The Beauty Blogger
IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
Genre: Drama, Historical, Romance, Shoujo, Game
The Beuty Blogger after being in a car accident goes to a vegetative state and wakes up in a virtual reality game where she is given a task to do the makeup for the royal family. It’s really an interesting light-hearted anime to watch in your free time. You can see handsome men characters and a cute female lead with outstanding makeup talent.
7. Psychic Princess
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Genre: Historical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Psychic Princess is one of the best light-hearted Rom-Com anime.
Qian Yun Xi, whose existence is unknown to the world as the princess, who was sent to live in the mountain far away from her home due to her “Strange Abilities” is one day out of the blues summoned by her father, only to marry an enemy Prince Ye Youming in the place of Qian Yunsang’s her sister to maintain peace and harmony in the country.
When she is married to the Youming household, Ye Youming refuses to acknowledge her existence and even sends her to live in a hunted house. The interesting part of the anime is: Qian Yun Xi possesses a psychic ability-an ability to see the spirit and communicate with it.
Watch this anime for knowing how an inconsiderate Prince falls in love with the psychic Princess. I am sure you gonna enjoy this anime a lot.
6. Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation
IMDb Rating: 8.5/10
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Historical, Supernatural
Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation: Mo Dao Zu Shi also known as The founder of Diabolism is a BL anime. Xian: the state of immortality is what every cultivator in the cultivation world dream to achieve of. However, there is dark resentment energy that lies underneath-called demonic path. After losing the golden core, Wei Wuxian chooses to cultivate through the demonic path. Hence, he becomes a major threat to humanity and is killed by his most trusted ally.
After 13 years, he is reincarnated in the body of a lunatic and is reunited with Lan Wangji, a former classmate of his. This marks the beginning of the supernatural mystery, unfolds the truth from the past and the feelings Lan Wangji had for Wei Wuxian.
5. Adorable Food Goddess
IMDb Rating: 7.28/10
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Historical, Drama, Romance, Shoujo
Ye Jiayao has been dreaming of opening the best restaurant in Huai Song for quite some time – only to find herself back in time in the body of Ye Jinxuan in medieval China. Not having any way out to return to her own body, she accepts her destiny and starts living fulfilling her dream as a divine food goddess.
What is worse – bad luck follows and she ends up in the imperial era with zero skill in fighting.
3. Heaven Official’s Blessing
IMDb Rating: 8.39/10
Genre: Historical, Action, Adventure, Supernatural, Drama
A love story between the Ghost king and the long-forgotten beautiful God…..Interesting right?
Heaven official’s Blessing is a BL anime and also one of the most loved anime of 2020. It portrays the longing of the ghost king for the beautiful God, whom the world has forgotten. Eight hundred years ago, Xie Lian was the crown prince of the kingdom Xian Le. He was loved by his citizens and was considered the darling of the world. Due to his alluring appearance and great martial art, he was able to ascend to heaven at a very young age.
But due to unfortunate circumstances, he was descended to the mortal realm. And after a year, he ascends to heaven only to befall into the mortal realm once again. Now for the third time, Xie Lian ascends to heaven: who now has become the laughing stock among the three realms.
On his first day of the task as a God as thrice ascended, he meets a mysterious red attire wearing man who helps him to find his way through the forest. A man who Xie Lian is the ghost king, all the realms fears. And furthermore, Crimson Red Snought flower Hua Cheng has been paying close attention to Xie Lian.
2. Yona of the Dawn
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo
The story revolves around princess Yona of kingdom kouka and her adventure.
When her cousin and childhood crush, Soo-won who is very loving and gentle to her betrays the kingdom and kills the Emporer, Yona is forced to escape from her own kingdom with her sole bodyguard Son Hak. The reality is harsh for a gentle, lavishly raised Red-haired princess. If she wants to get back to her kingdom, she has to be stronger, she has to learn to fight, and what worst is- she has to fight against her childhood love Soo-won.
If you are a genuine romance anime lover but don’t like historical, give it a watch still. The blossoming romance between a princess and a protective bodyguard is very mesmerizing giving you millions of butterflies.
1. Kamisama Kiss
IMDb Rating: 8.2/10
Genre: Comedy, Demons, Supernatural, Romance, Fantasy, Shoujo
Nanami Momozono is poor, alone, and homeless after her dad runs away from town to evade his gambling debt. The debt collector kicks her out of her home. While wandering around, she meets a man and saves him from a dog, he offers his place to live in. Nanami being overwhelmed accepts the offer. The man even kisses Nanami on her forehead.
The place now Nanami has to live in is a shrine and now she has become a local deity of that shrine. There she meets a yokai who is pretty hot and is a cranky ex-familiar. You should give it a watch to be able to explore their adventure along with them. I am sure you won’t find it boring at all if you are someone who is into historical anime.
Historical anime is loved and preferred by most anime fans. It is one of the loved genres. The emotions, feelings, and romanticism that historical anime inflict are irresistible. These all are the best historical romance anime, you must watch if you are a historical anime lover. I am sure you gonna love them. Thank you for reading till the end. Have a good day!!!