Hey you anime lover, seeking for Anime like Highschool DxD? I know this Ecchi Harem series has caught your mind and as you’ve finished watching the series and you want some more of it.
It’s something that every anime lover does, I did too. I know the feeling of completing a series and if we can’t get over it, we watch the series from the start again but we can’t keep doing that, right?
However, if you haven’t watched the Highschool DxD series yet, I recommend you to watch this series if you like Ecchi anime. This series is a blend of Ecchi, harem and romance mixed with action sequences.
The anime is so popular that it has 4 seasons up till date, and all the seasons are blockbuster hits among otakus. Well, this anime is inspired from a Japanese light novel series composed by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated by Miyama-Zero.
This series revolves around a male protagonist named Issei Hyodo, a perverted high school student from Kuoh Academy with beautiful angels and devils.
Kuoh Academy, a former all-girls school but recently it turned into co-ed. And there was a secret about this academy that normal human students weren’t aware of, the academy consists of angels, fallen angels and devils as a part of the student population.
Our perverted Issei wasn’t aware of this secret either, and desired to be king of harem.
Unpredicted, one day a fallen angel named Yuma Amano asks him out on a date and kills Issei. However, a devil named Rias Gremory reincarnates him not as human but a devil.
After waking up from death Issei thinks that the events that occurred were just a dream until he notices Rias naked in his room.
Furthermore, the moment he was saved by the devil his fate was changed and now he must serve his savior and her entire family. Eventually in the process issei becomes Ria’s faithful servant. And there the story begins to take a turn…. You must watch!!
So, after watching some incredible harem series, we’ve compiled a list of 10+ similar series like Highschool DxD. Perhaps, if we forget to mention any of your favorite harem series, please feel free to recommend us in the comment section below. Ok!
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10+ Highly recommended Anime like Highschool DxD
Sa-a, Hajime you!! (Let’s begin)
1. SHINMAI MAOU NO TESTAMENT.
Genre: Action, Ecchi, Fantasy, Harem, Romance
Shinmai Maou no Testament, also referred to as The Testament of Sister New Devil, is inspired from a Japanese light novel series composed by Tetsuto Uesu. This series revolves around a protagonist male character Basara Toujo and his demon step sisters. He was the son of Jin Toujo, and a member of a demon slayer clan, he was formally acknowledged as the strongest hero in the village he grew up in.
Basara being unusually strong he possessed a skill which can nullify any attack directed against him, the skill is known as “Banishing shift”.
The story takes a turn when he was in his first-year of school named Hijirigasaka Academy, his father suddenly gets remarried and he meets his step-sisters. Later, his father departs overseas and he finds out that his step-sisters aren’t as normal as they look.
They were demons, Mio Naruse the titular heroine is a demon princess and Maria Naruse, is a succubus and is Mio’s guardian and follower.
As the story goes on Basara keeps facing Ecchi scenarios to protect Mio from other demons pursuing her for the heritage passed down by great former Demon father Lord Wilbert.
2. HYAKKA RYOURAN: SAMURAI GIRLS
Genre: Action, Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, School
TV series 2010
Hyakka Ryoran: Samurai Girls is based on a Japanese light novel series written by Akira Suzuki and produced by Arms and aired on television from October 2010 to December 2010. This series has two seasons till date.
The series starts in the Sengoku period or early Edo period of Japan where Japan is called the Great Japan. During that period Tokugwa shogunate remained active and semi-isolated after their defeat by American forces in World War II.
It is a story of a male protagonist named Muneakira Yagyu, who has an incredible unknown power and ability to create Master Samurai. Yagyu Dojo was owned by Muneakira.
He manifested his power when a naked girl named Jubei Yagyu fell from the sky, kissed and unlocked her real potential as a samurai. She mentioned him as “onii-chan” (big-brother).
She became Muneakira’s first master samurai. Later, acquired six more female samurai who also wanted to gain power like Jubei, and one of them became a samurai bride.
The story is set in Buou Academy,which is located at Mount Fuji where youngsters from military families are trained to become samurai fighters.
The academy was governed by a prominent student council, the plot revolves around the struggle against an oppressive student’s council.
3. DAKARA BOKU WA, H GA DEKINAI
Genre: Comedy, Ecchi, Romance, Supernatural
Dakara Boku wa, H ga Dekinai, also known as So, I can’t Play H is primarily based on a Japanese mild novel series written by Pan Tachibana and illustrated by Yoshiaki Katsurai. The tale revolves around Ryosuke Kaga, a lecherous excessive faculty pupil of Momozomo Academy who makes an agreement with Lisara Restall, a lovely elite Grim Reaper in exchange for his lecherous spirit.
She visited the human world in search of The Singular Man. She requires energy in order to survive in the world. When Ryosuke learns that he is going to die in three months then as Ryosuke uses his lecherous life-energy to give Lisara energy, in return Lisara uses the broken sword Gram which belongs to the god of war to change his fate.
Later it was revealed that the other half of the sword was with Ryosuke, thus he gains the full power of the sword.
However, he falls crazy with Lisara and may only fully charge his lecherous spirit strength as long as he thinks of her body alone through his invisible dictionary. Even Lisara falls in love with Ryosuke but she doesn’t show it.
4. HIGHSCHOOL OF THE DEAD
Genre: Action, Ecchi, Horror, Supernatural
TV series 2010
Highschool of the Dead, is based on Japanese manga series written by Daisuke Sato and illustrated by Shoji Sato. This high school series is set in present-day Japan, where the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies. However, a group of high school students are hooked in the middle of a Zombie apocalypse and try to deal with the worldwide catastrophic outbreak.
The protagonist, Takashi Kimuro, is forced to kill his best friend who turned into a zombie. Later, he vows to protect his dead best friends’ girlfriend Rei Miyamoto.
With the few students surviving, they accompany Takashi and escape the school filled with Zombies and go out to find their family members.
However, now they have to face the dangerous threat of societal collapse, in the shape of risky fellow survivors, and the feasible decay in their personal ethical codes.
5. ARIFURETA: FROM COMMONPLACE TO WORLD’S STRONGEST
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Harem
Arifureta: From commonplace to world’s strongest, also known as Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou. This series is totally based on a Japanese light novel series written by Ryo Shirakome and illustrated by Takayaki. The series revolves around a protagonist named Hajime Nagumo, a high-schoolerwho is bullied by his classmates for his relationship with the class idol, Kaori Shirasaki.
The story begins one day when he and his rest of the classmates are transported to a fantasy world, and all of them are given some powerful magical activities.
Whilst Hajime gains a very low-level alchemical magic, he was only capable of transmutation of solid materials. For everyone it was a very common ability usually found in craftsmen and smiths.
However, the story took a turn when one day during a dungeon raid, one of his classmates betrayed him and he fell down to the bottom of the dungeon. Well, he survives the fall and creates various weapons to escape from the dungeon and eventually he becomes stronger.
Afterwards, on his adventure he meets Yue, an imprisoned vampire and later he is accompanied by a perverted bunny-eared shea dragon Tio and others. Kaori, her job was a healer in the fantasy world, she later falls in love with Hajime and joins him on his journey.
6. TRINITY SEVEN
Genre: Romance, Ecchi, Harem, Fantasy, Magic, Comedy Supernatural, School, Action
Trinity Seven, is generally based on a fantasy romantic manga series by Kenji Saito and art by Akinari Nao. This series revolves around Arata Kasuga, who was living a casual life along with his cousin and childhood friend Hijiri Kasuga. However, when Black Sun occurred, everything changed. The breakdown phenomenon caused by the black sun, demolishes his town where he grew up with his childhood friend and Hijiri, is taken away.
During the incident Hijiri starts disappearing, she immediately hangs a grimoire around Arata’s neck and asks it to protect him. Exhausted and sad by losing Hijiri and other friends, Arata prays to grimoire for the world to be good again.
Eventually this leads to the grimoire artificially reconstructing his normal life and makes him forget all the events that lead to destruction.
Later, Lilith Asami, an elite mage, is tasked to investigate the ruins and finds the powerful spell of the grimoire. With her powers she makes Arata remember all the actual events and the powerful spell breaks down but before completely breaking down grimoire tells Arata that Hijiri is still alive.
Eventually, Arata decides to become a mage himself so he could rescue Hijiri and joins Royal Biblia Academy, a secret school for mages.
There he meets the Trinity Seven, the seven powerful mages. Do you think Arata will be able to save Hijiri?
Genre: Action, Ecchi, Harem, Super Power, Comedy
Sekirei, an anime based on a Japanese manga series by Sakurako Gokurakuin. The anime revolves around the central character named Minato Sahashi who lived in Shino Teito, in Tokyo. He was a 19-year-old boy who was extremely intelligent yet failed the college entrance exam twice due to his major lack of self-confidence.
On the second day of failure, Minato meets a girl named Musubi, who falls out of the sky on top of him. Musubi, was a Sekirei who chooses Minato as her Ashikabi, one of the mysterious set of humans that consist of a special genetic trait and can make a contract by kissing the Sekirei.
Through a kiss they use to make a contract which binds the Sekirei to the Ashikabi and uses their full power in elimination battles with other Sekirei.
Hiroto Minaka, he was the chairman and owner of the mysterious and powerful MBI corporation. He used to organize the Sekirei battle in a competition known as Sekirei Plan, made up of 108 cute girls, attractive buxom women and Bishonen.
Minato was forced into the battle with five other Sekirei who chose him as Ashikabi and each of them formed a contract with him. Well, let’s see how he survives this deadly battle with his fierce partners.
8. ROSARIO + VAMPIRE
Genre: Fantasy, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School, Shounen, Vampire, Comedy
Rosario + Vampire, also known as Rosario to Vampire and Rosario and Vampire, is based on Japanese manga written and illustrated by Akihisa Ikeda. The story centers around a boy named Tsukune Aono, who’s parents intentionally enroll him into the boarding school called as Yokai Academy due to his low grades.
This monster school teaches monsters the way to coexist with humans but real humans found on campus must be killed. However, Tsukune survives and immediately befriends a beautiful vampire girl named Moka Akashiya, who was obsessed with his blood.
During a fight Tsukune accidentally removes Moka’s Rosario from her neck, so she transforms into a powerful vampire with a completely different personality.
Tsukune decides to stay at the Yokai Academy because of Moka, and befriends many other students including a child prodigy witch Yukari Sendo and a succubus Kurumu Kurono.
Later, together they join the school’s newspaper club and fight with a variety of students and teachers who use their power to bully or control other members for their selfish and destructive goals.
And so, with his friends he commences the new journey that took two full anime seasons to end.
Genre: Action, Drama, Ecchi, Harem, Martial arts, Sci-fi, Seinen
Freezing is totally based on a Japanese manga series written by Dall-Young Lim and illustrated by Kwang-Hyun Kim. The story takes place in the middle of a war, when the Earth is being captured by an interdimensional creature called Nova. The only military group for defense in line were a special genetically engineered young women called Pandoras.
Pandoras fight along with their male partners known as Limiters. They’re given a special freezing power to limit their opponent’s mobility. They were specially made to combat Nova. The story focuses on Kazuya Aoi, a limiter whose late sister was Pandora.
He meets Satellizer el Bridget, a powerful pandora nicknamed as Untouchable Queen, who looks just like her deceased sister. Despite her ruthless personality and her intense aphephobia, Kazuya befriends her and offers to be her limiter.
After several fights with rivals, Satellizer agrees to partner with him. However, she soon encounters a rival named Rana Linchen who is also a Pandora and thinks of Kazuya as her soulmate.
But they fight alongside putting aside their rivalry when Novas attack their school using pandoras under their control to get access to the school’s underground lab. This series is filled with exciting battles blended with incredible Ecchi, Harem scenes.
10. DATE A LIVE
Genre: Harem, Mecha, School, Sci-fi, Shounen, Comedy, Romance
Date A Live, is based on a Japanese light novel series written by Koshi Tachibana and illustrated by Tsunako. It has 3 seasons up-till now and a fourth season by Geek Toys is set to premiere in October 2021. This series revolves around a guy named Itsuka Shido, who’s life dramatically changes after a strange phenomenon called a Spatial Quake occurs.
He meets a mysterious girl at the bottom zero of a spatial quake. Then his adoptive sister Kotori tells about the scene and about the spirits. Then he discovers that the girl is one of the spirits from different dimensions behind the cause of this spatial quake.
He was later recruited by a company called Asgard Electronics and is tasked to seal the spirits powers thus stopping them from being a threat to mankind.
However, the task wasn’t easy as it seems to be, in order to seal a spirit’s power, he had to make them fall in love with him and make the spirit kiss him. This series has a very similar Ecchi aspect like Highschool DxD.
There are more awesome Ecchi Harem blended anime series in the list:
- YURAGI-SOU NO YUUNA-SAN
- PRINCESS LOVER
- PETER GRILL TO KENJA NO JIKAN
- HYBRID X HEART MAGIAS ACADEMY ATARAXIA
- MASOU GAKUEN HxH
- TO LOVE-RU
- KORE WA ZOMBIE DESU KA?
- HEAVEN’S LOST PROPERTY
I hope you’ll enjoy this highly recommended anime series. Tanoshi!