Best Yuri Anime (Picked by Girl x Girl Shippers)

Best Yuri Anime (Picked by Girl x Girl Shippers)

First of all, Do you know what the term Yuri means? Well, in simple terms, Yuri refers to romance between two women. It’s not an actual category or genre but a term the audience uses.

Yuri Anime conveys the feeling of love and shows us that you can even fall in love with the same gender. So, if you are looking for some of the best Yuri anime or are just curious about it, this list will surely be useful.

26. Destiny of the Shrine Maiden

Destiny of the Shrine Maiden

If you find the concept of the Sun and Moon very fascinating, then you will love this anime. This story is about two friends, Chikane and Himeko, who live peacefully at school. But, their peaceful lives are suddenly disrupted when, one day, an evil eye suddenly turns on them.

To fight against this evil looming over them, they have to turn into Sun and Moon maidens. The pair of Chikane and Himeko is beautiful; one is somewhat aloof and the other is devoted. They protect each other in difficult situations while making their relationship stronger.

25. Bloom into you

Bloom into you

Yuu Koito has feelings towards a girl named Touka Nanami, so she turns down a proposal from a handsome man. Moreover, Touka was approached by someone who turned him down.

When Yuu heard about this, she decided to improve their bond. But she is shocked when Tokua suddenly confesses to her. Now, how will Yuu respond to this proposal?

24. Strawberry Panic!

Strawberry Panic!

Strawberry Panic is a slice-of-life anime with Yuri moments. The story follows the girls’ everyday lives in a girls-only high school and living in the dormitories.

Nagisa Aoi is a transfer student from St. Miator who is pleased with the overall environment here. But one day, when Nagisa falls from the hill, she encounters Shizuma Hanazono.

When she wakes up, Shizuma kisses her forehead; later, she finds herself at the school’s infirmary. From there starts their wonderful story filled with sweet moments.

23. Kase-san


Tomoko Kase loves sports and has an athletic build, and Yui Yamada, a shy girl with a very timid personality, starts liking her; eventually, her feelings reach her, and both of them start dating.

But, due to this relationship, they have to face many challenges. Will they be able to overcome them? So join them in Kase-san to see how this story develops.

22. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

Miss Kobayashi works as a programmer. One day, she encounters a dragon on her way to the office. Later, this dragon named Tohru becomes her Maid.

If you want something light-hearted, this is a good anime series to watch. Also, his anime doesn’t focus heavily on Yuri elements, but you will get to see a lot of cute girls who live together. You will surely enjoy this anime as there’s a mix of slice of life, comedy and much more.

21. Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid

Valkyrie Drive_ Mermaid

The plot of this anime is very hilarious. The story follows some girls infected with a virus, so they were brought to an inhabited island to stop spreading this virus and prevent a pandemic.

We have just gone through a pandemic and know how being isolated feels, so this anime will surely refresh those recent memories.

The story follows the teamwork of Mamori Tokonome and Mirei Shikishima. There is also another group called Liberators who can wield Extar’s weapon. So, if you are curious about the virus’s effects, check out this anime Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid.

20. Love Live: School Idol Project

Love Live_ School Idol Project

School days were golden days of life; we danced with our classmates, and some of you might have also dreamed of becoming an idol. The plot of Love Live: School Idol Project also revolves around dancing, Where nine girls become idols to save their beloved school.

So, join the journey of these young girls as they work hard towards becoming popular idols and save their school.

19. Yuru Yuri

Yuru Yuri

If you like slice-of-life and sitcom genres, then you will love this one. The story of Yuri Yuri revolves around girls who gather for a tea party and then fawn over each other.

The show becomes more interesting when they get into one another so much that they completely forget Akari Akaze, the main character of this story.

18. Maria Holic

Maria Holic

Miyamae is a high school girl who is so scared of boys, even to the point that if any boy touches her, she will break out.

Therefore, she decides to transfer to an all-girls school and hopes to find a romantic female partner there. If you are or have ever been afraid of boys, then you will like this anime. Maria Holic is highly recommended to our Yuri fans.

17. Whispered Words

Whispered Words

We have got enough all-girls high school anime, so for a change, let’s see some with a co-ed high school plot.

Whispered Words follows the story of a girl named Sumika, who has a crush on her best friend, Ushio Kazama, but she can’t bring herself to confess this to her, Because Ushio likes everything that is kawaii, whereas Sumika is tall and has an athletic figure.

So, how will Sumika get Ushio to like her despite being completely opposite to her liking?

16. Kampfer


Who even thinks of becoming a girl to get close to their high school crush? Well, this happened with Natsuru Seno, and after turning into a girl, he got closer to Kaede Sakura, one of the most beautiful girls from his school.

One day, Natsuru’s stuffed animal, Harakiri Tora, comes to life, and Ntsuru gets turned into a girl. Then Harakiri explains to him that he is chosen as a Kampfer and now he will attract all girls around him like a magnet. Therefore, Natsuru‘s life at an all-girls high school begins.

15. Tactical Roar

Tactical Roar

If you find various anime with tactical battles enticing, then you will definitely fall in love with Tactical Roar. The story follows female crew members of a Pascal Magi warship who are preparing to face off against pirates very soon.

This series is not all about fighting, as there are many elements of romance and comedy. So, I believe Tactical Roar is a good anime for Yuri fans, with many Yuri moments between the female crew.

14. A Certain Scientific Railgun S

A Certain Scientific Railgun S

If you are looking for something different than normal school life Yuri moments, then “A Certain Scientific Railgun S” is a good choice for some change, including many scientific and supernatural concepts in school life.

The story occurs inside Academy City, which is filled with only students and schools. The protagonist, Mikoto Misaka, is the third most powerful esper in this city with level 5 abilities; with her unique psychic abilities, she can manipulate electricity according to her will.

In this anime, there are many powerful girls around Mikoto, and we can’t forget Mikoto’s hundreds of sisters who look like her. If you want to know more about mysteries around Mikoto, check out A Certain Scientific Railgun S.

13. Revolutionary Girl Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena

The story of Revolutionary Girl Utena is about a girl who a handsome prince once helped. Then she falls in love with him; now she wants to protect this prince by becoming one herself. Join the crazy story of Utena as she becomes a tomboy.

12. KanColle


Now, this anime also has a similar plot to Tactical Roar from the list, but the main characters of this story are little girls instead. These girls are fighting to save the human race from the dangerous threats of the ocean.

They live at the naval base and fight underwater. Now, they are not alone in this fight as they have got Kanmusu, a spirit of naval ship, on their side. So watch KanColle to see Fubuki, a destroyer girl with the powers of Kanmasu, in action.

11. Konohana Kitan

Konohana Kitan

This story is about Yuzu, who has just started a new job. She lived in the mountains in her past life, so now she has to adjust to her new life. Foxes love her due to her cute and oblivious nature. If you like foxes, then Konohana Kitan is definitely worth your time.

10. Kashimashi: Girl Meets Girl

Kashimashi_ Girl Meets Girl

Do you believe in reincarnation? Because the story of our next anime starts with reincarnation. Hazumu Osaragi is a boy with female characteristics, but one day, he dies during an alien attack; later, he revives as a girl and gets stuck in a love triangle with two girls.

9. Battle Athletes

Battle Athletes

Do you like anime with competitions? Then you will like the story of Battle Athletes, which has many twists and turns.

Years after the war, a competition was held to measure people’s physical strength. Now that the war has ended and a long time has gone, what kind of warriors will come out of their Den?

8. Noir


If you like mysterious stories where characters get various clues and solve them to find the truth, then you’ll definitely like Noir. Kirika Yuumura and Mireille Bouquet are two young assassins looking for clues to know about the mysteries revolving around their past.

At the start of the anime, they get some clues that they are somehow related to each other. Now, they must solve various hints to know about their mysterious connection.

7. Ms. Vampire, who lives in my neighborhood

Ms. Vampire, who lives in my neighborhood

I feel that any list of the best Yuri anime is incomplete without a beautiful vampire girl. This anime is about the daily life of a vampire who’s living with humans. So, if you want something light-hearted to watch, this anime is a good choice.

6. Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Before we start the next anime, I would like to warn you that the story of this Yuri anime can be somewhat dark, and if you are an emotional person, the ending can also bring you to tears.

The plot of this story is about magicals girls who sign a supernatural contract and get powerful abilities to defeat the evil witches.

5. Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

The story is about a 9-year-old girl named Nanoha. One day, after she rescues a ferret, her life changes completely.

This ferret was no ordinary animal but a mage named Yuno Scaya, who could change his forms. Moreover, Yuno is searching for 21 ancient artifacts. Now, Nanoha also joins to help him search for those artifacts.

4. Simoun


What if you could change your gender before you turn 18? The story of Simon is also very similar. It takes place in a world called Daikuuriku, where every newborn is born as a female, and once they reach the age of 17, they can select a gender and identity for future life.

In Daikuuriku, there is a priestess who guards Simoun ships, also known as the peaceful theocracy of Simulacrum. They also have powerful magical weapons to blow up their enemies.

3. My HiMe

My HiMe

Imagine how fun it would have been to solve mysteries around your school with your classmates. My HiMe is about the story of Mai Tohika, a new transfer student at Fuka Academy.

After enrolling here, she gets to know about mysteries revolving around her school. Now, to save her school, she and her brother work with other students to get to the bottom of these mysteries.

2. Yurikuma Arashi

Yurikuma Arashi

I think it’s not wrong to say that the next anime is overflowing with cuteness where cute little girls fight bears.

In the world of Yurikuma Arashi, bears have grown violent and started attacking human towns, so to protect themselves, girls have built a wall around themselves, and now some girls are facing off against bears to protect the lives of those behind the wall.

1. Kanamemo


Kana Nakamichi is an unfortunate girl who loses her mother, and soon after, she also loses her grandma and other remaining relatives.

Now, she has to fend for herself. But she doesn’t give up and continues her daily life with positivity, so Kanamemo is very inspirational and fun to watch.


So, this marks the end of our list of some of the best Yuri anime. If you want to suggest any of your favorite Yuri anime, please share them in the comments.

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