Synonyms: To Love You, ToLoveRu, ToLoveRu Trouble, To-Rabu-Ru, ToRaBuRu
Japanese: To LOVEる -とらぶる-
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 2008 to Sep 26, 2008
24 min. per episode
R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company
Score: 7.461 (scored by 61007 users)
1 indicates a weighted score
bishojo comedy ecchi romance
SynopsisThe story is about Rito Yuuki, a high-school boy who cannot confess to the girl of his dreams, Haruna Sairenji. One day when coming home and sulking in the bath-tub a mysterious, nude girl, appears out of nowhere. Her name is Lala and she comes from the planet Deviluke, where she is the heir to the throne. Her father wants her to return to her home planet so she can marry one of the husband candidates, but she decides that she wants to marry Rito in order to stay on Earth.
Related AnimeAdaptation: To LOVE-Ru
Sequel: To LOVE-Ru OVA
Characters & Voice Actors
Story: Pretty much all filler. Each episode stands alone except the ending and they don't really play off of each other. The series strays way too far from the Manga and doesn't explore the main parts where you see many characters develop themselves. I understand that the Manga has stories that end in one chapter and expansion is necessary to make the Anime but they could've handled it better. A similar style to the beginning of Full Metal Panic Fumoffu would've been cool where there were two stories split between an episode. Since chapters for To-Love-Ru are short, that would've been a great direction for this show to take. However, this show's filler made me feel incredibly bored as most of the stories weren't even adapted from the Manga. They were original stories. Only some of the episodes were based off the Manga. The ending was disappointing but you can predict that it'll go nowhere anyway. A predictable "plot" and being composed of mostly ecchi scenes gets it a 5. I'll admit that a few of the episodes, maybe five of them, I really liked, thought they were well done, and made me laugh a bit.
Art: Better than I expected for a series like this. It was pretty consistent for each episode. Nothing looked too horrible to me.
Sound: Nothing in the bgm caught my attention and the opening was just okay. As for the voice acting, I didn't really have a problem with anyone. No one was extremely annoying to listen to. They did a pretty good job here.
Character: I did enjoy watching some of the characters but a lot of them seemed neglected and didn't get much screen time, which kind of disappointed me. I know they're side characters but if they're going to show up more than a few times, make them do more than "Oops, you can see my panties" or accidentally get naked. I suppose in the end, I shouldn't expect more than that in a series like this.
Enjoyment: I finished it. That's a sign that I didn't completely hate it. Most of the episodes made me want to punch my screen though. They were that awful and stupid. So be careful with it. It's supposed to be comedy as well but it didn't spark too much laughter from me. I wouldn't say that they're trying too hard or anything like that. It's just that most of the pervy jokes, accidents and misunderstandings are things we've seen before.
Overall: I wouldn't mind a second series since they have more material to pull from and I enjoyed the Manga. It would be great to see certain stories animated. I just did not like how this turned out because despite the Manga being mostly stand alone stories, the creators of this show felt the need to make their own plots for many episodes... Would I recommend this to anyone? Not really since I can basically describe this as generic. It's nothing outstanding and there's a lot of "typicalness" to it. If anything, for those new to Anime it might just be their first ecchi comedy because if you start watching Anime, you'll run into these somewhere along the line unless you're very selective and careful.
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Well.. Where do I start.. Hmmmm
Well I watched this series due to a suggestion in the recommendations of Rosario + Vampire.. Although the shows are both somewhat similar.. I expected a bit more out of the series.
Let me start with this.. there are to me.. two seasons to this series basically..and the second series starts somewhere around episode 14.. but.. too be quite honest in my opinion.. Episodes 18-24 are basically OVAs that are stuffed in.. I mean.. There is the story of Kyoto the Fire Girl..a entire episode about a show Lala and Rito watch on television.. which had absolutely nothing to do with anything.. There is an episode (23) that is adapted to Japanese folk tales which is really neat and informative.. but it has absolutely nothing to do with the storyline..
The first episodes though.. 1-10 kept me well entertained.. and I laughed alot.. and the art is done really well.. and of course.. the fanservice is about the only thing that kept me interested enough to watch it.. the girls are very busty.. and very beautiful.. lol.. its hard not to enjoy Lala .. because shes buxom and clueless most of the time.. I liked most of the characters in this.. I didnt find any I didnt really care for much.
The OP and the ED are decent.. they sort of fit the general feel of the show.. if you like ecchi.. youll love the OP .. lol.. indeed..
So let me warn you with this in closing.. if you dont like fanservice/ecchi ..pass this up.. because its the only thing that keeps this series somewhat afloat.. due to the fact that its so accessive it makes you giggle a bit..
Would I suggest this anime? .... Yes... but to someone who just wants to watch something maybe as a change of pace or a break from a anime they just watched with a really deep storyline.. or if you just want to see alot of half naked girls with a couple laughs lol.
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Both are pure service anime made for your amusement. Yes, there is harem as well as overly jiggly boobs. If you liked Rosario+Vampire, then you'll love Tu-LOVE-Ru, or otherwise. The female lead role both have lovely pink hair.
Same kind of harem comedy with a lot of ecchi and fanservice in it but absolutely nothing that can be considered story that took more then 5 minute to think of.
Both also havea pink haired female lead character.
So if you can enjoy one of them you'll probably also like the other.
They are both heavily ecchi oriented and with a bit of comedy added in. Both of the series focused more on the fanservice than on the story, which made the story very thin. They also have a pink haired female lead character.
They both have a boy in them who is loved by more than 1 girl and they are fighting over him.
They both have people fighting over the same person.Well in these cases, they have a group of high school girls fighting over one boy. They are both very funny, good story lines, and have really good endings. They dont just suddenly end like some others do. :>
Very Similar in feel and harem comedy. Both Girls have hot pink hair =)
They both involve a male that is constantly swarmed by females that long to be with him.
Moka-san's legendary vampire transformations and Lala's costume "dressforms" are similar, they both have pink hair and their personalities match.
You like stories that started from a "fated encounter" one day? Then look no further than this two harem, comedy, romance, and school setting centered series. The male protagonist of both series has this kind of encounter that changed their life forever. The main difference though is the scenario, one is that of a supernatural encounter and the other is an extraterrestrial-life encounter.
They both have awesome characters and funny/cute parts in the plot
Both have weak male leads but they both have a harem full of supernatural girls who fell in love with the protagonist as the story goes on.
Most of the girls in both these anime are not human and are from another area. The male protagonist are human and find themselves in a situation they are unable to get out of. The girls he meet are totally kawaii and it seems the male protagonist reached far within their heart in order for them fall in LOVE HIM WITH ALL THEIR MIGHT. The difference is the location they take place in.
• Both anime have jiggly boobs. ♥
• Both female lead have lovely pink hair!
• Both are harem.
A generic ecchi harem anime with a wimpy male lead and little to know story, if you actually managed to enjoy one of these series then you will know doubt like the other, because you obviously have very low standards for anime.
To love-Ru (one of my top 3) is a story about a kid named Rito Yuuki who is desperately in love with haruna sairenji, later on in the first episode (spoiler) a girl named Lala from the planet deviluke teleports into his bath unexpectedly. now the similarities in these two shows comes down to a very fine line. both of the shows take place in highschool and in both shows the people (other then the main character) are aliens/monsters. both of these shows revolve around a shy, inept main character that doesn't know how to make up his mind to even save his life. i highly recommend watching To Love-Ru if you haven't already.
Both have Harlems and good plots echie which is allways is a plus thay have there funny moments and all around good even if u never heard of thes titles please give them a try u just might like them
The main male character in these series got off in a weird start when he met a girl with some strange characteristics. Similar wise, the female character has a characteristics of a pink hair, innocent, and somewhat lovable personality and a school filled with comedy moments. The male character, at first felt confused and frightened, but soon will get used later on. Expect some romance, and some supernatural elements on the story.
The lead, Tsukune and Rito that is, are both shy and kind. Both animes are harem, and they both have the female lead, lala and moka that is, to be a sweet, emotional and optimistic girl with long pink hair and green eyes. Their both kind of the fantasy, romance, comedy, school, shounen and of course ecchi genre. I think they both have a good story line/plot, but not the best.. at least they're not predictable. ^^ I love both of these animes especially: "rosario + vampire" but that's just my opinion. i hope you can use this for anything, sincerely Mikkel M.C.F. ^^
-Both shows has a alien girl who loves the male protaganist
-Alot of comedy, parody, and development of romance
-To Love-Ru contains abit more fanservice then Haiyore! Nyaruko-san
- Alien girl sudden appearance
- Main male have some similar characteristic
Both the anime To Love-Ru and Haiyore Nyaruko-San ,Fearture the Main
Protagonist Meeting A Female Alien In a unique Way, Also both Series Features
Showing the Main Protagonist Ended Living together With a Female Alien and in
the Process Also Meeting Other Alien Characters
Both series have a peculiar but cheerful alien from another planet fall in love with the protagonist at first sight.
Both series features the parody and humor like theme with a main protagonist in strange situations.
An main "alien" girl is present in both series and there is a lot of humor involving the characters in every day situations.
There is romance but presented in a humorous way. Watch both series if you're in a mood for some humor and entertainment.
An alien girl falls in love at first sight with the male lead and freeloads at his house.
The characteristics of the male and female leads are very similar as well.
To LOVE-Ru... Its a perfect recommendation for Haiyore! Nyaruko-san.
Why you ask?
... The insane amount of ecchi,
... The alien thing. Basically aliens come and get to know the main character right? Yes.
... Powers, amazing powers.l
... Ecchi enemies
Yes, To LOVE-Ru and Haiyore! Nyaruko-san are both niccccceee. ^.~
Both series have an a cute girl who happens to be an alien from outerspace. Both the main female leads are cheerful, happy, funny, and always makes the situation more exciting. They both also try to develop their relationship with the male lead and wants him to like her.
The male lead of Haiyore! Nyaruko-san thinks of the female heroine to be annoying and avoids her advances but soon starts to develop romantic feelings for her later in the series.
The show has a lot of comedy, parody, and development of romance. If you like cute alien girls then this show is meant to be for you.
P.S- Rie Kugimiya the voice actor for Louise ( The Familiar of Zero ) , Taiga ( Toradora ) , Shana ( Shakugan no Shana ) is also a voice actor for one of the other heroines in Haiyore! Nyaruko-san.
Both series have a strong alien female and a weak guy who wants nothing to do with her and both guys get into constant trouble because of them.
both have wimp guy who is good for nothing still girls like him>
both have the same girl that comes from space>
to love-ru is more echhi >>this one more comdey
Both series have roughly the same idea to them, Nyaruko and Lala are extremely similar characters, the male leads are also very similar. To love ru has more of a focus on ecchi and the comedy isn't as good.
The scenario is similar where you have a beautiful alien girl pop out of nowhere, falling in love with the main character, only to be rejected. But she doesn't give up and tries her hardest to win his love.
Full of comedy, more beautiful alien girls and embarrassing moments.
To Love Ru has more episodes (26), and fan service compared to Haiyore Nyaruko-san.
Love, Love and Comedy, this is what you should expect from this. Both of them have a beautiful girl from space with advanced technologies and a clumsy, idiot(when it comes to love), weakling protagonist. But Haiyore Nyaruko-san is much more funnier than To love Ru because of it's Parody genre. I'm sure you'll have fun, enjoy and fall in love too in these anime.
In both TV series, a relatively unattractive guy meets an eccentric girl from outer space that so happens to fall in love with him at first sight, despite the fact that neither one shows interest in them. From there on, more aliens enter the scene and the MC's life is, well... completely changed, for better and for worse. There really is not much plot development, as they're both mostly episodic randomness. To LOVE-Ru is a bit more on the ecchi side, so if you're uncomfortable with that, you probably shouldn't watch it.
And both are trash. Complete trash. (But it's a good thing, though.)
Opening Theme"forever we can make it!" by THYME
Ending Theme#1: "Lucky Tune (ラッキーチューン)" by Anna (BON-BON BLANCO) (eps 1-13, 26)
#2: "kiss no Yukue (kissの行方)" by Anna (eps 14-25)
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