Love has a way of sneaking up on people when they least expect it. Anime has seen many types of love stories, from kind and sweet to downright wild, but they are all unique in their own way. However, quite a few animation pairs take their “uniqueness” to new and unconventional levels.
Whether it was circumstances that brought them together, conflicts between them, or even because they are different species, these cartoon couples have managed to swim where the others ended up. Whatever the case may be, these relationships put the “stranger” into the “single couple”.
10/10 A vampire and a vampire hunter live together, what could possibly go wrong?
Vampire dies in the blink of an eye
Not all singles are of the romantic type, and some are just very different individuals who get stuck together. This is a good way to describe Draluc the vampire and Ronaldo the vampire hunter The vampire dies in the blink of an eye. After Daralok’s house is destroyed, Ronaldo finds himself taking on an easy-to-disintegrate vampire.
Ronaldo and Draluc are a classic oil and water team, differing in everything from housekeeping to hedonism. Despite all of that, they share a great deal of trust in each other, even if Ronaldo threatens to fire Draluc on a regular basis.
9/10 Kobayashi and Toru “The Girl Meets the Dragon”
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
Boy Meets Girl may be one of the basic beginnings of any story, but Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid He turns that upside down with the phrase “Girl meets mighty dragon.” After Kobayashi rescues the dragon Toru from death’s door, Toru falls in love with her and becomes her personal maid as a thank you.
Tohru’s feelings are very open and intense, bringing in some much-needed positive energy that Kobayashi’s worldly life was missing. For her part, Kobayashi is more conservative and usually acts as an anchor for Tohru’s chaos. They have a strong multi-layered relationship. Not only do they care for each other deeply, overcoming the traditional hatred between humans and dragons, but form a kind family with another little dragon, Kanna.
8/10 Popuko & Pipimi are a messy comedy duo teaming up like PB & J
epic pop team
epic pop team He’s never been about romance except when they make fun of it. Leading two of the main characters, Popuko and Pipimi, are a comedy duo that are at their best when they work with each other. Whatever was true, they would absolutely burn the world down for each other.
There is no way to know if Popuko and Pipimi are best friends or romantic partners. However, what sends their bonds into the peculiar stratosphere is their penchant for comedic and destructive hoaxes and their ability to excite each other. The results were surreal, but their weirdness and emotion were undeniable.
7/10 Lloyd and Yor, cover marriage between a spy and a killer
The tenth spy family
On the surface, Lloyd and Yor Forger from Spy family x They seem to be a normal couple, but they seem to be cheating on the Forger family. In fact, Lloyd is a secret spy on a secret mission that required him to have a cover family. For her part, Yuer is a mortal killer who uses their marriage as a cover for her murderous activities.
Neither Lloyd nor Yor knows what their shadow partner is doing, and they are more like roommates than a couple. However, they do care about each other and their daughter Anya to some degree, which makes their fake family slowly edge towards becoming the real deal.
6/10 Kimihito has one monster in the house
in World Monster Musume Where monsters and humans coexist, Kimihito Kurusu originally lets his love-filled Mia, Miia, into his house. Just as Kimihito was hanging out living with one monster girl, he ended up taking on another bunch, and they all outdid him too.
Ranging from centaurs, beasts, and many more, the Kimihito’s monster family has become a thing of the found family. While the group is still in need of a reliable mother figure, Kimihito cares about all of them and always treats them like people, ready to defend any of the girls with his bare hands if necessary.
5/10 Kaguya and Shirogane played a lot of mind games before they got together
Kaguya-sama: Love is War
There’s the “hard to get” game and then there’s the subtle mind games that Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane play with each other. Kaguya-sama: Love is war. Both are at the top of their student food chains, and both have an inexhaustible sense of pride, no one willing to risk humiliation by confessing their love first.
The resulting manipulations and tricks are the basis of the series’ comedy, but despite their odd rivalry, they admire each other for qualities they feel they lack. In the end, they confess their feelings for each other and officially become a (very strange) couple.
4/10 Legoshi and Haru from star-crossed animal romance
There is a clear gap between herbivores and carnivores in the world monsters. Society looks at any relationships that seek to bridge this gap. The wolf Legossi and the rabbit Haru may love each other, but it will be difficult.
So different in type and size, by all accounts, their romance shouldn’t work out. However, the heart wants what the heart wants. Their relationship is not built on the most stable ground, but they remain strong together despite what the world thinks of them.
3/10 Celti and Shinra are two of Ikebukuro’s most unusual residents
Durarara!! A version of Tokyo’s entertainment district, Ikebukuro, is filled with funky characters that look more than they look. This includes Celti, the motorcycle-riding Dalahan with a missing head, and Shinra, the eccentric doctor who is totally obsessed with her. Celti and Shinra have known each other and lived together for a long time, and they are practically inseparable.
There are some strange notes in the series, including the fact that Celti is immortal and that Shinra has been in love with her since he was a child. However, the two seem to complement each other, knowing each other’s thoughts and feelings despite living in nearly separate worlds.
2/10 Nagate and Tsumugi, romance for a distant future
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Even in a strange sci-fi future like that of the Knights of Sidonia, Filled with clones and mutated aliens, love can come in unexpected forms. No one expected Nagate Tanikaze to fall in love with the half-human delusion of Tsumugi Shiraui.
There is a size difference to overcome in this relationship as well as some serious physiological challenges. Tsumugi is giant, extending into a worm-like appendage as a kind of puppet to interact with humans. However, to their credit, their differences seem to hold them together rather than separate them from one another.
1/10 Midori and Seiji are totally connected…literally!
Midori days Focuses on the cruel perverted names of Seiji and a quiet girl named Midori who secretly admires him. Outwardly, they are too different to be together, but Midori’s inexplicable transformation into Seiji’s right hand overcomes their differences.
Since the two are literally related to each other, and Midori takes the place of Seiji’s hand with punches, they begin to switch each other. Seiji is forced to curb his usual violent tendencies while Midori learns from Seiji’s example. Over time, Seiji learns to keep his cool and Midori learns to have self-confidence, which makes way for the two of them to forge a true love story.
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