Top 10 Romance Anime of 1998

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1. Cardcaptor Sakura

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Mahou Shoujo, Fantasy

One day, Kinomoto Sakura, a 4th grader stumbles upon the mysterious book of Clow. Upon opening it and reading the name of The Windy aloud, Sakura scatters the cards to the winds. Sakura is elected and appointed by Keroberos, Guardian of the Cards to capture the remaining cards. With her friend Tomoyo and rival Syaoran, Sakura begins an adventure that will forever change her.

74%

2. His and Her Circumstances

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Slice of Life

Miyazawa Yukino is the perfect student. Kind, intelligent, pretty and modest, it's unbelievable that such a person could exist. Little did everyone know Yukino's perfection was just a facade. An act to fulfill her desire for praise and admiration. Her life took a turn however, as a newcomer to their school Arima Soichiro topped the exam rankings. Arima is more than just intelligent, he's also kind, handsome and modest, an unbelievable person who can actually exist. Even worse luck, Arima found out Yukino's secret, blackmailing her to help him out. Their odd relationship soon develops into friendship and eventually into love. But can their love prevail through the many problems that come their way?

71%

3. Cardcaptor Sakura: Suteki Desu wa, Sakura-chan! Tomoyo no Cardcaptor Sakura Katsuyaku Video Nikki!

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Mahou Shoujo

These are 3 episodes of about 6 minutes of pure CCS fun! Refer to any point during the series.

66%

4. Samurai X Special

Action, Romance

A VHS only special episode. Also known as Episode 95.

65%

5. Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight

Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Five years after the death of the Emperor of Marmo in the War of Heroes, Parn is now the Free Knight of Lodoss, he and his old allies now famous through the land. However, the Emperor's right-hand-man, Ashram, seeks the scepter of domination to re-unify Lodoss under his former leader's banner. Meanwhile, beyond his attempts at conquest lies a more sinister force beginning to set the stage for the resurrection of the goddess of death and destruction...
(Source: ANN)

64%

6. Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon Memorial

Romance, Mahou Shoujo

A summary of each season of the Sailor Moon franchise, narrated by various Sailor Moon characters.

63%

7. Fancy Lala

Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Mahou Shoujo

Miho Shinohara is a care-free third-grader and an aspiring manga artist. One day, she encounters Mogu and Pigu - two lost fairies disguised as stuffed animals. In exchange for staying at her home until they find a way to return to their own world, the fairies give Miho a special sketch pad and pencil that enable her to magical create real objects from what she draws. With the pen, Miho can also transform into Lala, a beautiful teenage girl created from her manga art. As Lala, she is discovered by a talent agency, and so begins her adventures from an ordinary school girl to a model to an idol singer.

(Source: ANN)

63%

8. Princess Nine

Drama, Romance, Sports

Keiko Himuro, Chairman of the Kisuragi School, puts together an all-girl baseball team led by Ryo Hayakawa, daughter of a legendary pitcher, in hopes of proving that girls can compete just as well as boys. Their goal: Koshien Stadium, where only the best teams get the opportunity to play.

(Source: ANN)

60%

9. Legend of Basara

Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

In a small village, twins are born: a boy, Tatara, and a girl, Sarasa. The prophet Nagi declares that Tatara is the chosen one who will free Japan from the tyrannical rule of the King and his four sons. But when the ruthless Red King slays Tatara, Sarasa must take on her brother's name and responsibilities and embark on a quest to free Japan and deliver vengeance to the Red King.

(Source: ANN)

58%

10. If I See You in My Dreams

Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Romance

Yume de Aetara is a story about one guy Fuguno Masuo (a complete loser when it comes to relationship with women) and two girls: Shiozaki Nagisa and Hamaoka Miho. Since the story is pretty simple (and hilariously funny), further explanation will spoil everything (take the hint: watch it yourself!)

(Source: AniDB)

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