‘Tis the season of Fall-ing in love. Love is in the air this October, and it’s coming in the form of these upcoming romance anime. Get ready for some heartwarming, heart-fluttering, and downright heart-melting romance anime that will leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
Whether you’re a fan of supernatural love stories, historical romance dramas, or slice-of-life romances, there’s something for everyone on this list. So get ready to swoon, sigh, and maybe even shed a tear or two over these lovey-dovey anime.
Top 5 Upcoming Romance Anime We’re All Excited For (October 2023)
5. After-school Hanako-kun
Nene Yashiro, a high school girl accidentally summons Hanako-san, the school’s famous ghost. Hanako-san is a handsome and mysterious boy who grants wishes, but he also has a mischievous side. Nene and Hanako-san end up working together to solve mysteries and investigate paranormal occurrences at the school. The upcoming romance anime, which will run in the form of 10-minute short episodes, is scheduled over a four-week period.
Release date: October 13, 2023
Production studio: Lerche
4. The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Part 2
Chise Hatori, a young girl is purchased by Elias Ainsworth, a mysterious mage. Elias takes Chise in as his apprentice and future bride, and the two of them begin to learn more about each other and the world around them. The second season of the upcoming romance anime will follow Chise and Elias as they continue their journey and face new challenges.
Release date: October 5, 2023
Production studio: Studio Kafka
3. Girlfriend, Girlfriend (Kanojo mo Kanojo) Season 2
Naoya Mukai is a high school student who is dating two girls at the same time: Saki Saki and Nagisa Minase. Naoya keeps his two girlfriends a secret from each other, but he eventually decides to come clean to them. Saki and Nagisa are initially angry with Naoya, but they eventually agree to be in a polyamorous relationship with him.
Release date: October 7, 2023
Production studio: Tezuka Productions
2. The 100 Girlfriends Who Really, Really, Really, Really, Really Love You
Rentarou Aijou has confessed to (and been rejected by) 100 girls in his lifetime. On the last day of middle school, he visits a shrine and prays that he gets a girlfriend during his time at high school. Suddenly, the God of Love appears and tells Rentarou that the reason for his non-existent love life is that everyone is only supposed to have one soulmate in their life, but due to an error on the God of Love’s part, Rentarou is destined to have 100.
Release date: October 8, 2023
Production studio: Bibury Animation Studios
1. Spy x Family Season 2
Twilight, a spy, is given the mission of creating a family and gaining access to a high-profile target. Twilight adopts a young girl named Anya and marries a woman named Yor, but both Anya and Yor have their own secrets. The three of them must work together to keep their secrets and complete their missions in this upcoming romance anime.
Release date: October 7, 2023
Production studio: Wit Studio and CloverWorks
So grab your popcorn, your tissues, and your favorite snuggle buddy, (don’t forget the latest issue of Mugen Monday too!) because it’s time to get romantic with these upcoming romance anime.