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top 5 dubbed anime with romance

The language of love may be universal, but for many people it loses its luster when reading subtitles! Dubbed anime has developed a bad reputation over the years.

but with the rise in popularity of anime overall, the quality of dubs has improved by leaps and bounds – at least when it comes to English dubs, that is.

we can not talk situation with other localization! As such, we thought it would be a nice gesture to list some of the best dubbed romance anime you can watch today, where both the story and the actual dub are good enough to watch the next time around Valentine’s Day.

the 5 best romance anime of all time

This list of dubbed anime includes the 5 best dubbed romance anime that have been released from the past decade to 2022.

This list is updated regularly, so be sure to visit this page again if you want to see the most recent entries. Here are our top 5 picks.

1. Your Name

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Release date:  26 August 2016 (Japan)
Director:  Makoto Shinkai
Music by: Radwimps
Distributed by: Toho Co., Ltd.

Whether you watched the dubbed version or the sub version, your name was a sensation. Mitsuha and Taki are two completely different people living completely different lives – Mitsuha is a girl living in a rural area steeped in tradition.

while Taki is a boy living in a bustling city. When they begin randomly swapping bodies, they gain an understanding of each other’s lives and begin to form a romantic bond.

But that bond is threatened when it is revealed that Mizuha is living in a different timeline from Taki – and in Mizuha’s timeline, a comet has struck her village. The dub cast does a beautiful job of conveying the desperation of their situation and the love they feel for each other.

2. Horimiya

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Release date:  10 January 2021
Director:  Masashi Ishihama
Music by: Nobutaka Yoda
Written by : Hero

Horimiya released on January 10, 2021. This is yet out of a romantic plot. The plot revolves around a girl named Kyoko Hori, a bright school going girl who is very jovial, expressive and positive at the same time.

Unlike her, she has a classmate who is a naughty and sad looking boy. Eventually, there is a twist in the plot when these two opposite souls become close to each other and become a couple with the passing time. This is called a romance plot.

Starting with the casting, Marisa Duran as Hori (lead), Zeno Robinson as Toru Ishikawa, Wai Chang as Shu Laura, Celesta Perez as Kono Sakura and many more.

3. Golden Time

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Release date:  3 October 2013
Director:  Chiaki Kon
Music by: Yukari Hashimoto
Studio: J.C.Staff

Banari Tada loses his memories after an accident and is admitted to a law school in Tokyo. When a beautiful girl named Kuko Kaga enters his life, he feels as though she has been reborn, and begins to live a new life.

But could this chance of meeting lead him to happiness or greater tragedy? Golden Time portrays everything so well, and it puts realistic ideas as the predominant thing of all.

Since the surreal romance makes it a cliché, this anime makes no such mistake and with a great cast and dubbing, it completely immerses you.

4. Your Lie in April

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Release date:  May 15, 2015
Director:  Kyōhei Ishiguro
Music by: Masaru Yokoyama
Studio: A-1 Pictures

Your Lie in April is a promising dubbed romance anime series. It is about Arima Kousi, a prodigy pianist whose career is derailed by a tragic incident. But soon, it came into contact with a violinist, Kaori Miyazono, who is a free man.

You know what’s the best thing about it – it’s that – Your Lie in April isn’t focused on the romance between Arima and Kaori. In fact, it mainly focuses on their complex personal issues and helps bring those uses closer in a way that feels natural and authentic.

5. Sing “Yesterday” For Me

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Release date:  5 April 2020
Director:  Yoshiyuki Fujiwara
Music by: Kenji Tamai & agehasprings
Takaaki Kondō
Studio: Doga Kobo

Sing “Tomorrow” to Me portrays romance in such a realistic way that it’s incredibly refreshing compared to other anime. It also takes the classic love triangle and goes with it in an unexpected direction at the end of the show.

We won’t spoil it, but the ending is incredibly satisfying and shows how failed romances can sometimes end in strong friendships.

It is also directed by Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, the director of famous anime such as Titan and Sword Art Online. It is amazing to see that he is so skillfully carried over to a show that presents itself quite differently from his other work.

most popular anime in japan of all time

1 Gon & Killua (Hunter X Hunter)
2 Light & L (Death Note)
3 Isaac & Miria (Baccano!)
4 Mustang & Hawkeye (Fullmetal Alchemist)
5 Kageyama & Hinata (Haikyuu!!)

1 The Familiar of Zero.
2 Visions of Escaflowne.
3 Future Diary.
4 Date A Live.
5 Romeo x Juliet.
6 Absolute Duo.

1 Asuna Yuuki: Sword Art Online.
2 Kaga Kouko: Golden Time.
3 Inoue Orihime: Bleach.
4 Chitoge Kirisaki: Nisekoi.
5 Inori Yuzuriha: Guilty Crown.
6 Kuronuma Sawako: Kimi ni Todoke.