10 Best Anime Like ‘A Couple of Cuckoos’ To Watch Next

10 Best Anime Like A Couple of Cuckoos You Need to Watch
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A Couple of Cuckoos is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Miki Yoshikawa. It has been published since January 29, 2020 in the Weekly Shōnen Magazine and then published in bound volumes by the Japanese publisher Kōdansha. An anime series adaptation by Shin-Ei Animation Studios and SynergySP has been airing since April 2022. Due to this, we have decided to bring you a list of the 10 best anime like A Couple of Cuckoos you absolutely have to watch.

1. My Dress-Up Darling

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In My Dress-Up Darling, Wakana Gojo, a first-year high school student aspiring to become a Hina doll maker, is discovered by popular classmate Marine Kitagawa, creating doll costumes in the school’s dressmaking room. Marine, an enthusiast of cosplay, impressed by Wakana’s sewing skills, requests a costume for her favorite video game character. Despite Wakana’s inexperience with human-sized costumes, he accepts the challenge, driven by Marine’s strong emotions.

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2. The Quintessential Quintuplets The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬

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The Quintessential Quintuplets follows Futaro Uesugi, a gifted but struggling high school student who faces a challenging life with his mother’s death, no friends, and his father’s substantial debt. His fortunes take a turn when the wealthy Nakano family enrolls in his school. Futaro is hired as a well-paid tutor for the five identical quintuplet sisters, each with a different personality. Despite his dismay, he finds that the sisters, with abysmal grades, have no interest in studying.

3. The World God Only Knows

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Keima Katsuragi, an otaku renowned for his expertise in dating video games, is dubbed “The Falling God” online. His mastery of love simulation games is unparalleled. However, complications arise when he encounters Elsy, a demon from hell. Elsy tasks him with a mission to capture the hearts of real young girls, expelling demons residing within them. Despite his virtual seduction skills, Keima struggles with interacting with real girls due to his aversion to their personalities.

4. Maid Sama!

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Seika High School, once exclusive to boys, now admits girls, creating a challenging atmosphere. Despite the difficulties, Misaki Ayuzawa became the first student representative, earning both respect and fear. Behind her strong facade, Misaki battles family issues and financial troubles, working at a maid café in secret to support her family. She crosses paths with heartthrob Takumi Usui, who initially rejects love confessions, leading to a unique animosity from Misaki. When Takumi discovers Misaki’s secret, he protects her, developing genuine feelings for her. Misaki, in turn, begins to feel a complex mix of emotions.

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5. Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru

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Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru follows Mizuho Miyanokouji, an androgynous high school student. After his grandfather’s death, Mizuho is mandated to transfer to Seio Girls’ Academy, his family’s school. To honor his grandfather’s will, Mizuho disguises himself and infiltrates the school. Initially, only a few, including headmistress Hisako Kajiura and Mariya Mikado, know his secret. Mizuho’s popularity among the girls led to his reluctant nomination for student council president, sparking opposition from current president Takako Itsukushima.

6. Komi Can’t Communicate

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Komi Shouko is a popular and beautiful student at Itan High, known for her seemingly aloof demeanor. However, Tadano Hitohito, her neighbor, discovers on the first day of class that Komi has a communication disorder preventing her from speaking and making friends. Tadano, upon learning her struggle, promises to assist her in achieving the goal of making a hundred friends.

7. Kimi ni Todoke

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High school student Sawako Kuronuma is ostracized by her classmates due to rumors that she can see ghosts and cast curses, stemming from her name’s similarity to the character Sadako from the Ring. The students fear and avoid her, except for Shōta Kazehaya, a popular newcomer who treats her normally. When they start talking, their lives take a dramatic turn. With Shōta’s support, Sawako endeavors to make new friends and engage with others like a typical schoolgirl.

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8. Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend

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Tomoya Aki, an otaku high school student, is inspired to create his own flirting game (Galge) after meeting a beautiful girl in town. He convinces friends with unique personalities, such as art club member Eriri Spencer Sawamura and the school’s smartest student, Utaha Kasumigaoka, to help him. To Tomoya’s surprise, the mysterious girl he met is his seemingly ordinary classmate, Megumi Katō.

9. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

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High school student Chiyo Sakura harbors a secret crush on her classmate Umetaro Nozaki. After a failed attempt to confess her feelings, she discovers that Nozaki is a mangaka creating a shōjo manga. Mistakenly thinking she’s a fan, Nozaki recruits Sakura as an inker, allowing her to work closely with him in the art club. Sakura hopes to use this opportunity to confess her love.

As they collaborate on the manga, Sakura gains insight into the world of a mangaka, and they befriend new people. Nozaki seeks inspiration for his characters and stories, leading to encounters with classmates like Yuzuki Seo, a sporty yet insensitive girl, and Mikoto Mikoshiba, a would-be womanizer with a penchant for embarrassing slogans.

10. Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku

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The series explores an awkward romantic comedy between “otaku” office workers, Narumi Momose, a stern fujoshi, and Hirotaka Nifuji, a beautiful, competent man addicted to video games. Despite being seemingly perfect for each other, love proves to be complicated for these otaku individuals. Narumi tries to conceal her passionate interests, while Hirotaka’s primary attachment is to his gaming console, making their journey through love in the otaku world both amusing and challenging.

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