Top 25 Best Comedy Animes with Great Storylines

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Lets take a look at the Best Funny Animes with great storylines

After a tough day, it’s great to watch an anime that focuses solely on comedy and is episodic. It’s something to make you laugh and ease you down. But what about those times where you want to watch a comedy anime that also has a story? It’s hard to find one. To help you guys I have managed to come up with a list of 25 comedy anime with great storylines.

25. Love Lab

Everyone looks up to Student Council President Natsuo Maki. She's perfect in every way. But Maki has a secret. A secret that Riko Kurahashi finds out about after walking in on her kissing a pillow. Riko discovers that Maki just wants more love in her life. So she practices romantic situations. Luckily Riko and the entire student council agree to help Maki with her research. What romance secrets will be discovered through their research and practices?

Maki getting caught kissing her pillow

Just the thought of speaking to a boy makes Maki freak out

24. False Love

Ten years ago, Raku Ichijou made a promise with a friend. Sadly, he doesn’t remember her face or her name. All he has is a locked pendant that can only be unlocked with the key the girl took with her. Will he ever find the girl he made a promise with? Or will his Yakuza family and a fake relationship stop him?

This anime is the master of exaggerated expressions. Here we have Raku surprised.

Raku’s yakuza family drowning him with valentine’s day gifts

23. Ero-manga Sensei

Masamune Izumi goes to high school and earns money as a light novel author. He has always wanted to meet his illustrator, Eromanga-sensei. But has never been able to since Ero-manga sensei keeps her identity a secret. Through a super close call on a live stream, Masamune ends up finding out that his little sister is Eromanga-sensei. How long will it be until everyone finds out Sagiri’s secret?

Sagiri working on her art

Masamune finding out who Ero-manga sensei really is.

22. Toradora

When Ryuuji Takasu a sweet high school boy bumps into Taiga Aisaka "Palmtop Tiger" a vicious school girl, they immediately do not like each other. But when Ryuuji finds out that Taiga has a crush on Yuusaku Kitamura, his best friend. And Taiga finds out that Ryuuji has a crush on Minori Kushieda, her best friend. They decide to work together to help each other have a chance with their crush. How quickly will they succeed or fail?

Ryuuji about to eat his lunch while talking to Taiga

Taiga trying to show Ryuuji that one of their classmates is a model

21. Good Luck Girl!

After Momiji Binboda, the unluckiest girl on planet Earth, finds out that Ichiko Sakura, the luckiest girl on planet Earth, is only lucky because she drains the luck out of everyone around her. Momiji makes it her life goal to take Ichiko’s fortune and stop her from taking everyone’s luck. Will Momiji win or will Ichiko suck up everyone’s luck?

Momiji catching Ichiko in a trap to fulfil her plans on stealing her fortune

Ichiko doing “a perfect disguise”

20. Is This a Zombie?

Ayuma Aikawa, a boy brought back to life as zombie must fight evil creatures while wearing a magic girl’s uniform he stole. His life only gets weirder and weirder from then on. Will his life ever be at least a bit normal again?

Haruna and Aikawa ready to fight!

The Necromancer that brought Aikawa back to “life” but as a zombie.

19. School Rumble

“I love you. What wondrous words…. I’m going to say them…to you.” Tenma Tsukamoto has set her mind to tell her crush she likes him. Kenji Harima, the school’s delinquent, is also set to confess his love to the girl he loves. But, it’s not that easy, when mistakes and confusion get in the way. Will they ever be able to succeed?

Kenji looking super cool like always

Tenma stopping a robbery

18. Baka & Test – Summon the Beasts

After failing a test that determines what class you are in. Akihisa Yoshii decides to rally his fellow F class-men to fight against higher tiered classes by summoning creatures to steal their perks.

Akihisa summoning his creature

Here we have students in class F

17. Princess Jellyfish

A shy outcast who loves Jellyfish named Tsukimi Kurashita lives a very simple life with five otaku women. One day her life is flipped upside down when she meets a young, tall, beautiful woman, who happens to be a male college student named Kuranosuke Koibuchi. Will she accept Kuranosuke as he is?

When Kurashita finds out Koibuchi is a guy

Kurashita being adorable as always

16. Bakuman

Two students, Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi decide to team up and become a mangaka. They use the pen name Muto Ashirogi and hope to be the top mangaka in all of Japan. Will they become the best mangaka?Will Moritaka be able to get his crush to be the voice actor in his anime adaptation?

Moritaka never stops working

You got to love what you do

15. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions!

Chunibyo or 8th grade syndrome is a disease in which 8th graders are basically delusional and believe they have special powers or higher knowledge. Yuuta Togashi, a teenager who had that disease and referred to himself as the “dark flame master”, wants to leave that all behind and start fresh in a high school far from home. For Yuuta, that ends up failing when he finds out he has a classmate, Rikka Takanashi, that still has 8th grade syndrome. How will he manage this unexpected twist?

The dark flame master!

Rikka still with her eyepatch that covers her eye’s secret…

14. Blood Lad

A powerful Otaku Vampire named Staz makes it his life Journey to bring Fuyumi Yanagi, a Japanese girl, back to life after she dies in the demon world and turns into a wandering ghost. They are joined by a spatial magician and a half werewolf to find the magic that will bring Fuyumi back to life.  Throughout their mission they encounter enemies and issues with vampires higher up. Will they ever be able to bring Fuyumi back to life?

Staz mad that he’s stuck in the demon world and can’t go to Japan

Here we have Staz’ older brother

13. KonoSuba

After dying, Kazuma Satou wakes up in front of a goddess named Aqua. She gives him two options, continue to heaven or reincarnate into a real fantasy world. Kazuma chooses to live in a fantasy world and chooses Aqua to help him on his quest to beat a Demon King. Little does he know that Aqua can’t do anything whatsoever. Will Kazuma even be able to manage life in a fantasy world with a useless aid?

Kazuma’s party. All useless in their own special way

Kazuma and Aqua fighting against monsters

12. Maid Sama!

Misaki Ayuzawa also known as “Demon President” has a hard time being the first female student council president of a school that just went from all boys to Co-ed. On top of that hardship, she must help her financially unstable family pay for bills. How does she do this? Well by working as a part-time maid. She does a good job at keeping it a secret until one day a boy from her school finds out that she’s a part-time maid. Does he reveal her secret to the whole school or does he keep it to himself?

You have to have fun once in a while

Misaki’s secret being found out.

11. Sweetness & Lightning

Kouhei Inuzuka, a single father, tries his best to take care of his daughter, Tsumugi. Everything is well except his inability to cook a healthy meal. One day Kouhei and Tsumugi go to Kotori Iida’s family restaurant to get a bite to eat. Surprisingly the restaurant is closed, and they find Kotori all alone. As they were about to leave, Kotori insisted that they stay and cook a meal together. From that day forth, Kouhei and Tsumugi go to the restaurant to cook and eat together. Who would have thought that cooking could lead them to learn about the values of love and family?

Tsumugi eating Pork Miso Soup

After making a great meal they just had to take a photo

10. Haikyuu!!

Shouyou Hinata a short boy who can jump super high and his hard headed rival Tobio Kageyama, work together to take their volleyball team to nationals. Will their team that is looked down upon be able to redeem themselves and become the best volleyball team in Japan?

Tobio being Tobio

Hinata’s team winning a match!

9. Ace Attorney

Ryuuichi Naruhodou has always dreamed about being a defense attorney. After taking his first case, he notices that being a defense attorney is not that easy. Ryuuichi takes his cases head first to help his clients who are accused of crimes they have never committed. Doing so is not that easy. Especially when he is up against a prosecutor who will do anything and everything to give guilty verdicts. Will Ryuuichi be able to prove his clients are innocent?

Ryuuichi ready to start his case

I object!

8. Ouran High School Host Club

After entering a room filled with the Ouran High School Host Club, a group of boys who entertain girls for money, Haruhi accidentally breaks a vase worth eight million yen and is forced to serve under them until her debt is paid off. But Haruhi’s masculine appearance gets her to be promoted to a male host, from that day on she joins the crazy world of the Ouran High School Host Club.

This happens to Haruhi on multiple occasions

When you totally mess up on something but don’t want anyone to hear you admitting it

7. Kill la Kill

After Ryuuko Matoi’s father is murdered, she makes it her life quest to find out who his killer is. While in school Ryuuko starts a fight with an Elite four. She is beaten badly but later that day she encounters Senketsu, a "Kamui," or God clothes. Senketsu sticks to her and provides her with enough power to take on the elite four. Will Ryuuko be able to reach the student council president and finally find out who killed her father?

Ryuuko ready to fight with her scissor blade

Ryuuko vs the student council president

6. One Punch Man

100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squats, 10 kilometers, and some hair loss cause Saitama to gain an immense amount of power. With his immense power he can destroy all villains he is up against with a single punch. After a while he gets bored because there is not a single villain who can match his amount of power. After meeting a cyborg named Genos and becoming a certified Hero, he fights stronger and stronger enemies, hoping to gain popularity as a hero and to eventually find a villain who is as strong as he is.

Genos the half cyborg looking boss like always

Here we have Saitama with his “serious face” on

5. Prison School

After an all-girls schools starts letting boys enroll, five male students are accepted, Kiyoshi, Gakuto, Shingo, Andre, and Jo. They are pushed aside and ignored by all the girls. So they come up with a plan to peep into the girl’s bathroom. Their plan was going well until they were caught by the Underground Student Council. The boys were sentenced to 1 month in their school’s prison. In that prison the boy’s face harsh conditions. Will they really be able to leave prison after a month?

Probably can’t look even more miserable than this

Kiyoshi, Gakuto, Shingo, Andre, and Jo

4. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Haruhi Suzumiya, a girl who loves everything supernatural decides to take on Kyon's advice on making her own club. She calls it SOS Brigade. From then on, her clubmates, Kyon, Yuki Nagato, Mikuru Asahina, and Itsuki Koizumi, put up with all of Haruhi’s crazy adventures and ideas.

Haruhi grabbing Kyon’s tie

SOS Brigade

3. The Devil is a Part-timer

After hero Emilia stops the all-powerful Demon Lord Satan from conquering the land of Ente Isla, he and Alsiel, his general, travel through a dimensional portal to escape. Landing in Japan, powerless and confused, Satan and Alsiel decide to disguise themselves as humans. After getting a part-time job, Sadao Maou (Satan) sets his eyes on a new goal. A goal to take over planet Earth by climbing the corporate ladder. Will Maou be able to climb that ladder or will he be stopped by an enemy?

Maou working hard to climb up the corporate ladder

Hero Emilia in human form super pissed at Maou

2. SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist

After the Law for public order and morals in healthy child-raising was introduced, Japan became a lewd free country. Tanukichi Okuma, the son of a terrorist who was against the laws banning everything immoral, makes it into high school and is ready to start fresh and not be seen as a terrorist’s son. Sadly, his plan does not work out after a criminal makes him join her organization, SOX. He is then forced to commit illegal, lewd, and obscene acts.

Tanukichi working with blue snow in the organization SOX

Tanukichi being forced to join SOX

1. Gintama

Because of an alien invasion, swords are prohibited in Japan. The prohibition caused Samurais to be look down upon. But there is one man, Gintoki Sakata, who does not care and keeps living the life of a Samurai by taking on weird jobs like for example catching cats. He occasionally runs into trouble with police and assassins but Gintoki is accompanied by Shinpachi Shimura, Kagura, and a huge pet dog named Sadaharu. Together they somehow get past all problems they face.

Gintama is pure gold

Kagura and Gintama laughing at nonsense

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Benhamin25 3 years 9 months ago

Someone please watch My Bride is a Mermaid! It’s seriously funny.

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