'Teen Romantic Comedy Gone Wrong', or whatever typically long-winded light novel jibberish 'Yahari Ore' translates into shows all the signs of being Boku Friendship DONE RIGHT. As another user noted with their recommendation, Boku Friendship gradually turns into something of a full-on ecchi harem fest. Unlike Yahari, Boku wa started out as purely lighthearted rom-com fluff--causing later developments that expand on previously 1D comic relief characters to be awkward & its lead's turn towards a more... emo stance coming across unnaturally. Yahari one-upped this by presenting its characters as humans with relatable social difficulties from the get-go whilst still retaining sharp, witty dialogue.
Instead of, say, a blonde Japanese guy everyone assumes is a thug without talking to him & a blonde American-tit'd #1 school idol that refers to herself as a Goddess and has men kneeling before her at will, Yahari presents a dysfunctional lead trio, consisting of: a misanthrope lead pushed away from social contact by rejection, a beautiful girl well aware that her physical beauty causes others problems & an average 'TRYING TO FIT IN' girl--her attempts to climb the social ladder being illustrated nicely in ep2.
While it's true that Yahari still leans more on the side of fantasy than reality with its 1x loner guy x2 beautiful girls in an empty club premise, the set-up/presentation/illustration of social woes is executed much better than in most other similar works. Paint me impressed!  read more
'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru' and 'Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai' shared a sisterly bond where minds are alike. The feeling of being treated as an outcast without friends while struggling to get accepted back into society is daunting. However in the midst of such hopelessness, the heart of a person is what matters the most and that is what the main characters from their respective series have shown. In these series, clubs are formed as a sign of 'hope' and with it, strangers became friends for life.
In terms of the core differences, ''Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai' focuses on a male character in a more comedic way where the people around him don't necessarily hate him but they don't want to know him either.'Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru' centers around a male character who acts as a sacrificial lamb to ensure the flower blooms for others. The lack of care on how he is judged from the outside world puts him in an easier position to take risks that others usually wouldn't accept and one can only wonder how much pain a person can take.
These shows will open your eyes to the problems faced in daily society and you might even learn a thing or two whilst being intrigued by the character interactions. Putting aside the well executed humor which serves as the icing on a huge cake, romances are easily noticeable between several individuals and it's refreshing to see neither show going down the harem path but instead sticking to their roots. Will a fairytale happily ever after ending be on the cards? you just have to see for yourself.  read more
Similar premises, socially-challenged high school students form a club all about helping others overcome their difficulties. Both shows employ snappy, blunt dialogue, but Haganai unfortunately falls victim to the generic harem ecchi trap.
Main character who has no friends and people think is scary for how he looks, similar lead females, assertive female, popular girl, pretty boy who looks like girl, main character also has cute younger sister. Also mc joins club to make friends with female lead who doesn't have friends either.
Club members consist of people who don't have many friends. I find that both of these shows is very enjoyable and you'll feel right at home watching them. Yahari Ore, I feel is more "pessimistic" and has apparent less fan service compared to Boku wa Tomodachi.
The male main character doesn't have friends and forces/joins a club to make friends. He eventually gets surrounded by females and they go through the saga of not calling each other friends when at the end of it all they are friends because they do friend stuff.
Both of them have characters which don't have friends and are unsociable. Throughout the story, in both anime, the main protagonists develop friendships with the people they hang out with, which they don't realize or don't want to realize.
The main difference is, that in Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, the protagonists want to have friends and fail to realize that they've already made them, and in Yahari Ore no Seishun, they don't really care about such things (at least that's what they want us to think).
TL;DR: Both are fun to watch. However, if you liked one of them it doesn't mean that you'll like the other.  read more
Both involve a main character that's lonely and joins a club, thereby managing to make friends, specifically with a bitchy ice-queen-like girl and an energetic air-head girl. Both animes deal with social issues within highschool but are more funny than dramatic.
Stories of unpopular male MC joining a club, of which all other members are girls. Show extensive interaction between members within the club and how they try to achieve their club objectives. Both shows are humorous (not just comedy but zany humor).
The author of OreGairu got the idea and inspiration to write the light novel after reading Haganai. Both series have a similar atmosphere, so if you'll like/have liked one of them, then the other one won't let you down, either. OreGairu might be a bit deeper than Haganai, however, as it includes various philosophies and truly emphasizes relations between the characters. Regardless, both have a similar touch and are very suggested.
both protagonists make clubs for people who don't fit in and one boy is surrounded by a bunch of girls. they also make the most of their time in the clubs and you get to see the gradual changes in them as the series progresses.
Both main characters are loners in school and want to make friends. They both end up being forced into the same club as the female lead. They participate in club activities and their circle of friends start to grow.
This is also one similar story of how a lonely guy came into a club and he started getting friends. It is quite a good story. However, unlike Oregairu, this anime has some fan service so the guys should be able to enjoy it.
Both anime have the same MC who isn't popular and is always getting avoided by the school's students. Both also have a little romance involved with a huge amount of comedy. (Seriously, I died several times while watching these two.) So if you like the first, then you will like the other.
- characters has no friends/wants to make friends/socially challenged
- misunderstood protagonists
- similar characters/tropes
- kuudere/tsundere: Yozora and Yukino
- fujoshi/pervert : Rika and Hina
- trap: Yukimura and Totsuka
There's a school club whose members mostly consist of the school's socially awkward, and whose secret mission in both is to simply make more friends. Both anime are presented simply, but have deep undertones that need a bit of looking into to appreciate. Also, the main character in both anime has two main companions: The popular air head beauty who really doesn't need to make any more friends than she already has, and the quiet but also equally beautiful girl that sports a more serious demeanor.
Both are about a highschool guy with social problem, a tsundere girl, an energetic blonde girl, a girly looking guy, a pervert girl with an eyegalass doing random things in a random school club. Both have comedy, drama, and both are adopted from a light novel. Both are enjoyable to watch too.
Both feature protagonists who are seen differently by others and have difficulty to socialize; focus on a everyday life inside a school club; those clubs have the same goal in two anime series, which is to help other people. The characters of both anime have similar personalities.
Characters try to make friends throughout club activities.
Haganai has the extra ecchi and harem tags, while OreGairu contains less fanservice and lewd references, and instead focuses more on it's witty dialogue and outside-club activities.
They are Similar , share the same tags : Romance/School/Comedy/Harem(Boku)...
as well both story lines follows the same path (Bunch of friends trying to make friends by helping them in fact they Share a strong bond Still Boku is Different from yahari Cause Boku is full with fun services and two short scenes of Mild Nudity so dont be happy you might miss it who knows well its up to you Dudes. Dudera
- Both animes are about social outcast all in a club.
- Both animes have a male protagonist and two female protagonists.
- Both shows are essentially harem comedies, Haganai focuses more on the romantic side of things, and Yahari definitely focuses more on comedy.
- Both shows center male lead who's a social outcast, Haganai's because of his hair colour, while Yahari's is more an outcast by choice after a bad start to his new school life.
The main difference between the two series is the quality in writing, with Haganai relying more on pretty girls and simple humour to draw you in, while Yahari excels in creating a balanced group of well written characters and more complex comedy. If you liked one, chances are you will find the other entertaining. read more
These two are so similar that the OreImo cast made a 'from behind' cameo appearance, in episode 11 of Boku.
Kirino and Sena are the same character... breasts aside. Their spoiled princess attitudes, erotic game addiction, prideful arrogance getting in the way of friendship and fangs are NEARLY IDENTICAL. What's more, Kuroneko and Yozora ALSO MIRROR EACH OTHER--sharing 'bickering love' friendships with K&S respectively. They argue CONSTANTLY when together, oblivious to the how similar their personalities are. The only difference of note in the relationships between the shows is that Yozora clearly has the upper hand against Sena--often forcing her to run away, crying. THERE'S EVEN A GUY IN THE LOVE-TRI MIDDLE, IN BOTH SHOWS!
The episodic content is VERY familiar, also: making friends is central to Boku's story but even OreImo had an episode about trying to make friends. And both shows deal heavily with otaku/gaming jokes. read more
The art is similar and both have many things is common.
The constant fighting between Yozora and Sena remind me a lot to Kirino and Kuroneko (and the personalities are also similar, as the fanaticism that Kirino and Sena have for the eroge).
In short, if you like "OreImo" you'll like "Boku wa Tomodachi..." as well.
Both animes are made by AIC Build. Also, in both animes, there is moe, a girl who likes ero-games, a girl who dresses in gotchic lolita dress no matter what weather, and a otaku girl who wears glasses.
Both are also seinen series, and have harem in them.
Similar comedy style and both series have a girl obsessed with eroge.
Both animes try to address certain problems in today's society. Oreimo deals with the problem of being an otaku while Haganai focuses on the issue of making friends. While neither are particularly educational, they both offer hilarious moments and sometimes emotional moments.
I really like both animes.
In both you'll find a male main character that is surrounded by a lot of girls. One difference here is that Boku wa Tomodachi also includes younger girls that couldnt't be in a relationship with the main actor. Also there is no brother/sister love story, like you can see it in Ore no Imouto, especially later on in the story.
And still with have two girls with Sena and Yozora that seem quiet related to Kirino and Kureneko. Their relationship is the same and both want something from the main character. Also Rika fits Manami somehow..
So as you can see also from the other comments, both series got a different storyline but have many characters that are familiar.  read more
Both shows have a similar feeling--lightly harem, lots of otaku-oriented references, mostly about character and relationships, not too much high-concept and nothing supernatural. The theme of acceptance is very strongly presented in both shows. Both are primarily comedy with some dramatic moments. Both have sequels that differ in quality from the original (except that Haganai's sequel gets better, and Ore Imo's gets worse).
oreimo and haganai both share characters with similar personalities. in oreimo, the main character is a teen girl who has a obsession over eroge which is similar to sena in haganai. the two stories are also simlar where the 2 main character has a friend they fight alot with, for example , krino and kuroneko , sena and yozora.
Both animes are very similar.
In both animes there is a guy and a girl that are both getting close in relationship.
Both MC has supports of their closest friends.
Both animes have a bit of ecchi.
Both animes were written by the same author.
p.s. You can see in Boku Wa Tomadachi ga Sukunai Oreimo characters.
For whatever reason, this didn't hit me until I watched the first episode of Tomodachi's second season but there's a SUPER OBVIOUS linking factor to be found between these two:
- Crazy bitches/galpals in a small school clubroom.
- One crazy bitch/galpal bullying the other in a "friendly" way.
- The male lead quickly becoming indifferent to the chaos surrounding himself; going with the flow due to being smart enough to know that it's pointless to either resist or intervene. (Instead, it's OBVIOUSLY better to commentate to the viewers with his internalized thoughts about what's going on.)
I suppose the whole love triangle thing is worth noting, as well... although it's only REALLY a love-tri in Tomodachi since the situation is far more competitive and up in the air compared to what's offered by Haruhi.
...oh, and the losers of the love-tri, according to the first girl rule, both have HUGE TITTIES!!!!! Fan-service. YES. read more
Oddball teenage schoolchildren form a club where the world is their oyster.
The headlining characters are:
- a 'nice guy' male who's neither a doormat nor assertive
- an unpleasant, quick witted girl who calls the shots
I've only seen the first episode of Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai, but I'm already picking up Haruhi Suzumiya vibes. The storyline of reluctant loner boy meets socially awkward beauty and together forming a bizarre club...
Both animes start out with the creation of a club made by a girl who is an out cast. Consequently, both animes have male leads that get dragged into the club and are forced to go to the clubs activities against their will. There is also a character in Boku wa that sounds like Haruhi.
-Both series feature high school students in a club
-Both series have a very calm and collected male protagonist that is surrounded by girls
-Both series are generally comedic in nature, yet occasionally have serious moments
-Both are based on light novels
The protagonist appears to be a delinquent, meets a girl, and forms a club. The girl bullies the hell out of another girl for having large breasts. More members join and the club ends up becoming like a harem. (Almost all the characters seem to like Kyon in the Haruhi Suzumiya series...)
However, Haruhi's characters have special powers that are used to keep Haruhi from destroying the world.
-Similar story where girl forces boy to join a bizarre club, which then gets used to it.
-Both are based off light novels
-They're both slice of life
-Both have fanservice (although Haganai is a bit more explicit)
These two are so similar, it's ridiculous. A sarcastic high school student indirectly gives a loner girl an idea to form a club and gets pulled into it against his will. On top of that, Yozora and Kodaka are basically this decade's Kyon and Haruhi, though the supporting casts are completely different.
Essentially, "Haganai" is "Haruhi Suzumiya" without the supernatural elements. Hell, "Haruhi Suzumiya" is even referenced in "Haganai" so their similarities are likely not a coincidence.
Both of these stories are about people who have problems making what can be concidered a true friendships with each other because of some sort of social stigma that they themselves place, or someone else does. The art style is also very simular.
•both have the same character art style,
•both anime male lead comes into a new town/area or returning
•both produce the same amount of ecchi sex, that leads the viewer imagining (things)
the randomness and comedic is more fluent in denpa onna, but there is some that will catch you off guard in boku wa.
•to be frank, they are similar in the comedic, ecchi, art style way.
-Both have MCs in an environment where they don't exactly fit in, one being an outcast and the other a transfer student.
-Both MCs often act as the tsukkomi to the other characters' antics.
-Both are romcoms.
-Both are completed (so far) animes, Boku wa has two completed seasons while Denpa Onna is close to a second season.
Both are school-comedies where the main male character is dragged into a not-so-ordinary club. Also, I find Chitose sorta like Yozora with her slightly violent personality, Kenji a bit like Kodaka and Takao to be like Sena (she is wayyy better than her though) Also Kenji acts like a delinquent, same as Kodaka. Both are funny and lovable.
A main character becomes part of an unusual club with members that seems to all have their own interests at hand. The club itself also gets into odd events and often causes trouble for the main character.
Regardless, both series are comedy series with humorous dialogues, character interactions, and gags that plays around the school setting and concepts. They both also involve characters that wants the main protagonist to join their club for personal reasons.
Some of the moments in each episode may feel a bit random but are used as a way to present comedy.
The MC are school-rumored delinquent. But the truth is that they have a kind heart, and end up being forced to join a club by the main heroine. The art is kinda similar and from my opinion D-Frag! jokes are funnier than Haganai jokes.
Both are comedies with signs of romance.
Both have a "deliquent-like" protagonist. Really.
The funny thing is that in Boku wa Tomodachi the protagonist has the atmosphere and looks of one, and in D-Frag he wants to look like one, but nobody takes him for one.
A delinquent boy who is joined by beautiful girls in a social club activities... makes it awkward for him to follow their motivation. The romantic comedy focuses the main male character interacting with the members of the club who are a majority population of girls. It can be awkward, relationships, funny, or random at times, but soon he will grown into the club and have fun.
Haganai focus on the "Neighbors Club" which they focus on making new friends and try to socialize each other. D-Frag follows a boy who is surrounded by awkward girls with a club that is a "Fantasy Imaginary" gaming club. read more
both have :
a mc that gets mistaken for a delinquent
a group of elite's girls
a imouto with a brother complex
a big boob girl who tries to be nice to the mc litlle sister but just ends up scaring her
in both anime's the mc gets forced to join a club they never heard of
and in both anime's they must do something to protect their club
Both animes are school comedy where the protagonists are seen as delinquents and due to this end up getting in several cases and quite interesting moments. Apart from that both end up entering school clubs not so normal, it also has very similar characters.
Lead male complained and avoided by his delinquent appearance but a nice guy in the inside, also both live alone with a naive and not completely independent female whom they care while doing the housekeeping. They both also interact with a set of ladies in an institute environment.
Starting out with similar situations BokuTomo and ToraDora share many similarities within the first episode alone. Similar main male characters; both boys with mean eyes who unintentionally get their classmates to give them things out of intimidation, not to mention they know how to cook! And both series have a lonely, yet strong-willed, long-haired female protagonist who decides off the bat that she is on first-name basis with her respective boy, and he likewise becomes just as close to her.
Both slice of life shows relate to the troubles of high school, be it romance or acceptance, and tell how different people can come together by the simplest means.  read more
-both have a nice guy who's a delinquent only because of their looks
-both have some stuck up girls
-both fe/male leads have a common goal and work towards it together.
-both have a girl with just too much energy.
Both male protagonist have been labeled as delinquents because of their appearance. They both seem to befriend to two girls who are usually quiet with snappy attitude. Both also contain parody of the female protagonist and a pretty popular girl doesn't like each other right off the bat.
The same old one male in the group of girls in a club. Well in Boku wa tomodachi, Yukimura was a girly guy and in Koi to Senkyo to Chocolate, Oboro doesn't look like much of a guy. But both of these animes have all of the girls like the main protagonist. The whole anime is about a club that everyone in it loves.
Both series takes place at a school setting where a group of friends forms a club/student council.
Both series contains a lot of drama, comedy, and some romance.
Both series' main protagonist also has similar personalities as someone who wants to help his friends. Speaking of which, the main protagonist also interacts with other characters (mainly female) in both series.
The story takes place in the club room discussing about trivial questions, strategies, or just a chat down for some free time. Similarity wise, it has that school romantic dramedy feel where it focuses on the main male character interacting with the other club members with the majority of them being girls. There are serious moments, and some funny moments, and better yet relationships is another element in the story.
The two are very similar in terms of comedy. Parodies galore and plenty of boke-tsukkomi dynamic.
The characters roles are swapped, however.
Ken actively makes an effort to make the girls part of his harem, even announcing it to them. He puts up with a lot of work so they can have fun, for the sake of cute girls being cute and happy. He acts as the boke to the girls' tsukkomi.
Kodaka would rather avoid them as they're always causing him trouble, though he can't help but put up with them. He puts up with their attitudes so they can have fun for the sake of "friendship". He acts as the tsukkomi to the girls' boke. read more
The similarities between Haganai and Oreshura start from their light novel origins. Both anime's incorporate lighthearted humor along with a tendency to highlight social awkwardness, mob mentality and general social commentary.
If you intend to dive into the Winter 2013 season, then definitely give Haganai a watch, simply for the fact that Haganai NEXT is also airing during the same time.
Both have a similar feeling. Both of these anime focus on a club and gain additional members as it progresses (all of them weird to an extent). The comedy in both anime are similar as well, except Boku wa Tomodachi is more direct and evil while Ore no Kanojo is indirect hides the puns in between speech :)
-Both become better friends through a club
-Multiple girls liking one guy
-Guy doesn't have love on his mind (or doesn't make it clear)
-Lots of things that take place are club activities
-Both are based around a school
-Both are comedies
-All the members of the club share feelings for the male
-The club is based around making friends rather than becoming "better maidens"
-The male doesn't seem to care about his education
Overall they're pretty similar so I would recommend watching it.
Both series include a main male lead that ends up in a harem, which he isn't that happy to get. Well, in all honesty, he doesn't quite care on the start, as long as no one gets in his way. Later through the story, however, he gets attached to the girls around. Spiced with comedy, both series give away the splendid harem romantic comedy atmosphere.
The main protagonists on each anime have the same situation, they are considered like a delinquent and have no friends because of that. He will create a club with an another girl and some girl people will join the club during the history.
The past and the present history are connected on both anime.
The school set-up is apparent in both anime, not to mention both are harem anime. The main protagonists(Kodaka for Haganai and Raku for nisekoi) have their own harem in which there are two main female leads. The rom-com in both are very entertaining and each character has their own special trait that stands-out from others. Both anmie also put a slight focus on character relationships while weaving in the casual fan-service.
main guy has a childhood friend he doesn't remember who (kinda)
main guy is getting a forced marriage from parents to another girl
main guy kinda has troubles having friends (Nisekoi not much)
blonde haired and black haired girls for main characters
Sakunai (Haganai) is more bold..er, I mean more revealing (rated R+)
Other story threads
-The main characters of both anime had a childhood friend 10 years earlier, but they were separated and never saw eachother again. No matter how hard they try, the main character can't remember the childhood friend's name, amongst other things.
-Both anime are Harem/Romance/Comedy, but Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai has more ecchi and fanservice, while Nisekoi focuses more on romance.
-Both anime deal with social issues such as making friends, and the slow uncovering of the characters' past is a central plotpoint.
Both are set in high school and are based around a group of friends in a club. Seitokai has a bit more sexual humor but I wouldn't call it ecchi, the comedy comes from the dialogue and in its second season it has a very close connection to Haganai in the sense of the love story portrayed in both shows. It has lots of entertaining characters and keep you interested in the entire time, both series have something for you to laugh/moe at during every scene watch it and you'll have the best time of your life.
Comedy, Romance, Seinen, these three components of both of these series make the similarity bond beween these animes. The main girls in both of these animes (Sena and Kara) are the almost exactly the same;rich, arrogant, blunt, smart, and a daughter of a rich family. Although the setting and plot might be different, you still get the same atmosphere and feel from both animes. They can both be really funny and serious by the next second. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai is more ecchi and has a harem theme compared to Golden Time.
Story of a love triangle (polygon) between the male lead and many female leads, including childhood friends and classmates. These anime can be silly comedic in one moment, and then serious in the next moment. Both anime have a heroine who is an arrogant, blunt, smart lady from a rich family.
The theme of a club at school with its members doing random activities to pass their time is present in both series.
Both series' main male protagonist are surrounded by a group of characters who all have their own personalities and adds fun/drama to the series.
Both series' main female protagonist/president has a strange personality that often gets into weird moments with the main male protagonist. There seems to be a lack of plot present in both series but rather follows what the club's activities in their every day lives.
There is also a lot of comedy present in both series.
Club when it comes down to it, these are basically the same show.
Male character is scorned by the school population in genera so he joins a vaguely-purposed club populated by mostly girls.
Both are about club activities with 1 guy and multiple girls.
Same inappropriate humor.
Both series take place at a club in school that no one hardly joins. In fact, both clubs are known for the weird antics they do and because of that most students tend to stay away from it. These clubs are named the Neighbor's club and the Gj-Bu club both, in which have one male lead surrounded by females with distinct personalities. It's a harem with hilarious members to past the time in the club.
a club without really a clear activity (unless if we consider talking as an activity).Plus the whole events are in the club-room , I think that was enough to make me feel the similarity between these two animes.
When it comes down to it, these are basically the same show. Male character is scorned by the school population in general, so he joins a vaguely-purposed club populated by mostly girls. Fanservice, romantic tension, and hilarity ensue. Several of the characters have rough analogues between the two shows:
Both have this little group of people who do activities together, Both has quite a bit of ecchi in them (some more in Noucome though). The story and character development are really good in both animes, and both will give you a good laugh :p.
• Both series are about friendship
• In both series there is a bit of ecchi comedy (Noucome is a lot more focused on it than Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai)
• Both series will give you a good laugh
Both series have a main character that is unpopular for a rather strange or invalid reason.
Both series are about popularity in school.
Both series have very unique and weird female girls
Both series have the following genre: School, Comedy, Slice of life, Ecchi, Harem, Romance
Both series have a similar type of humor
Clubs, high school, slice of life, romance.
Both are about people trying to get along with each other.
Both are love triangle anime
Kokoro Connect is supernatural,
Boku wa Tomodachi is ecchi,
Both are flippin good.
Both are kinda about clubs and outcast meeting together, though the characters from Kokoro has a deeper bond. Also, in Kokoro, it has more of a supernatural setting, while Haganai is more of a friendly setting. Though, both of these series show the deep connection between friends. Some by comedic values, and some by a drama aspect.
-Comedy and slice-of-life genres
-They are about a character which wants to make friends
-Both have a character which is interested in playing visual novels and dating sims
-Some sex jokes thrown throughout
-WataMote just focuses mostly on one MC, while Haganai focuses on 3 and has a harem-like setting
-Haganai is more explicit on its sex jokes, compared to the other
Both are great Dramas with multiple girls liking the MC. Both MC's are outcast from most of their classmates for either wanting to keep cats in the school dorms where it is strictly prohibited or because their hair makes them look like a delinquent. Both find peace and tranquility... cough cough, that's what they were hoping but no, they both end up with madness all around them.
Difference is in Sakurasou, the MC makes up his mind between the girls whereas in Tomadachi he doesn't
Both of these are School Life and Slice of life anime, as well as comedies. Both of the main male characters try to fit in in their new school. Both anime have a lot of pretty funny situations, and the story is really interesting. The animation and art style are both really good, too.
In both series, it revolves a club with special activities. However, these activities usually are not so typical with school related ideas. Otherwise, Natsuo and Sena both have some similarities as being popular but also at times insecure and has a strange fascination in their minds. On the other hand, Yozora and Riko are considered tomboys and has a strange interaction with their club members.
There is many fun gags from both series and among other things...catchy dialogues, humor, and randomness. Both series also takes place at a school life setting.
Both are about a club doing pointless activities mostly unrelated with the club.
Both have a the same kind of humor, over hyped and exaggerated along with slapstick humor.
The art is similar in both shows.
Both give off a similar feel while watching. (Club members doing random things)
The club in Haganai is about making friends whereas the one in Love Lab is about discovering love.
Love Lab only has female characters while Haganai has a male lead and sort of a harem setting.
Some Shoujo Ai in Love Lab that does not exist in Haganai.
Nonetheless both shows give off a similar vibe with club activities that are pointless to what the actual club is suppose to be, if you've seen Love Lab you might enjoy Haganai, and the same goes for the opposite if you don't mind some possible Shoujo Ai in Love Lab. read more
These two are very different in concept, but they both have an extremely similar humor, centered around absurd scenarios, ecchi comedy, and character traits and personalities. They also share the theme of being largely school-based, but having many scenes that take place outside of school, as well. The male leads of both are quite different, but similar in the sense that they are misunderstood and strive to be normal, while being surrounded by strange females, who they feel the need to protect. Not to mention, both male protagonists have odd and overbearing little sisters with strong attachments to their brothers.
Both have a little romance
Both have a little harem in it
- 5 girls for haganai and 5 girls for Mayo Chiki that are always near the Main Male Character
Both talks about making friends
Both has a pinch of comedy in it
In both titles the MC started his school career with a bad reputation (one for fighting, the other for the looks). But they join a school club full of beautiful ladies and so the adventure begins.
Boku wa.. more focussed on getting friends and adventures with the growing group of friends
Yamada.. more focussed on... well the MC wanted to make friends to begin with... but now (with as little as spoilers I can tell) he wanted to prevent someone for returning to her original self (closed, friendless, forced to smile).
Both ani's I recommend to watch if you like comedy, harem and a little twist of seriousness ;) read more
Both are slice of life comedies that features an antissocial boy hanging around many quirky girls. They are in a club that helps people to socialize and make friends, but they always end up playing silly games or just doing ramdom things. Both anime are kinda harem and ecchi too, with hints of romance between the protagonist and the snarky girl. The music (OPs and EDs) in both shows are quite similar.
In order to make friends, one has to socialise. To do that, one has to go outside. But in order to go outside, one has to leave their comfort zone, opening up to the world. Both stories work when viewed succession, as it follows the struggles of all of the above statements.
While Welcome to the NHK follows Tatsuhiro Sato, a college dropout who cannot leave his comfort zone and go outside, Haganai, follows Kodaka Hasegawa who stuggles to socialise and make friends. Even though both characters are completely different, they can still be related to in some ways.
Both anime series have lasting appeal with comedic elements - especially in the English-language versions - and beautiful animation for the time periods they were released. You will not be disappointed by the fitting soundtrack or the execution of the storylines, even if Haganai's storyline is considered a little cliche. read more
Both are slice-of-life comedies that sometimes wander into more serious and emotional territory. They rely heavily on a group dynamic, which focuses on a couple members while the rest support. However, every character has a unique character design. Both animes begin in a school setting with a new student and groups forming with a goal in mind, and they are eventually successful.
Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai (or Haganai) and Kimi ni Todoke have similarities in which both shows focus on a character who lives a troubled school life where all of their classmates misunderstand them and eventually meet someone who changes their life. Through out both of these shows the main character learns true friendship and what it's like to have true friends.
Both have harem, both have fan service, both are ecchi...
except this has demons, angels and epic fights in addition. While the 1st season of High School DxD may lack the good characters Haganai does, everything is fixed in this 2nd season.
One warning though, the fan service in this one might be way too overwhelming to any girls trying to watch. Actually, calling it fan service is an understatement. This is almost hentai. BUT, if you are able to look past that, the story is pretty amazing.
Want to see more comedic situations involving a manipulative sadist (Yozora) messing with a perverted ditz (Sena) on a daily basis? If yes is your answer, then Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai is the show for you!
- are novel adaptation
- are harem/romance/comedy/school/slice of life genre witch ecchi elements
- include scenes from perspective of character's video game avatar's
- one way or another include gender bending ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
- have quite similiar cast like girl with social problems and an popular otaku kamidere
- in both shows characters are forming particular club
i can't believe that no one recommend this !!! haganai is like the spin off of Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata in a way !! the neighboursclub ---> the doujin circle
sena ---> Eriri Spencer
yozora ----> Kasumigaoka, Utaha
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata is the story where kodaka would be an otaku
If you want a nice school comedy, with some flavor of romance, these 2 are very similar in that sense. They differ, though, in that while in Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun the relationships are all 1x1 and develop quite slowly, Haganai configures a Harem in which the girls all fight a cold war to win the main protagonist.
Both anime share common genres which are harem/romance/comedy and focus on a male protagonist (of course). Boku wa Tomodachi is a full-on comedy that also deals with some important issues. I guaranteed this anime will have you up till 6 in the morning watching it because it is truly a hilarious, sexy, and enjoyable show. This anime not only targets male viewers but a female audience too. Anyway, enjoy ^_^ (P.S. There is a sequel to this anime!!!)
Both of these animes are feel good stories of highschool "social outcasts" attempting to make friends while each overcoming their own unique difficulties. Isshuukan friends focuses more on plot and character development while Boku wa tomodachi ga sukunai has more comical/fanservice aspects mixed into it. Both are very good animes and i would highly recommend both of them.
All the girls in this show like the male protagonist.
Both anime are harem,comedy and romance.
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Haganai - club activities(making friends)
Rosario+vampire - making friends with supernatural girls.
Similar character personalities. Yoroza from Sukunai has the same personality as Kirihime. While Shining is the same as Sena. Both clash at each other from time to time. Shining aka Sena is given a nickname that only Yoroza/Kirihime refrers to her. Kodaka and Kazuto both revolve around these two.
Both main characters are kind hearted guys starting to a new school and seeking friendship. Also both being misunderstood and feared by others for their delinquent-like appearance (more close to demon-like for Kitano)
I started watching this right after i finished DXD and both are two of my favorite harem comedies of all time. Though i did enjoy DXD more because of its violence. Haganai is a great series that takes you on one hell of a emotional ride!
Haganai is a bit more random and toned-down overall in terms of excitement, while OniAi is more exaggerated and focuses almost exlusively on the romance/harem aspect. Both involve plenty of fanservice (just watch their OPs to get a sense of it).
Both are comedy slice of life about a group of friends who like to try different stunts in their everyday life. The humour in both shows are the same type so if one makes you laugh, no doubt the other will too. Lots of references made to other anime, fantastic voice acting and pervy jokes.