Val x Love

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Synonyms: Vallove, Ikusa x Koi
Japanese: 戦×恋(ヴァルラヴ)


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019
Premiered: Fall 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural, EcchiEcchi
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 5.901 (scored by 3109431,094 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #94042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1963
Members: 83,650
Favorites: 141

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Valkyries—legendary female warriors from the land of gods, Asgard—are sent by Odin to protect Earth against the growing threat of demons. To overcome these threats, nine valkyries under the guise of the Saotome sisters will have to level up by performing a variety of romantic acts with their official lover, Einherjar.

Meanwhile, the socially anxious Takuma Akutsu learns that Odin has chosen him as the valkyries' lover. Despite his utter horror, however, he agrees to let the sisters stay in his big yet empty house to help them in their war against demons. With nine beautiful women sharing his roof, will Takuma manage to prevail over his fear of society and become someone worthy of saving the world?

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Ending Theme

1: "UP-DATE x PLEASE!!! ver 1.7.8" by Ichika Saotome (Yumi Uchiyama), Natsuki Saotome (Kaede Hondo), Yakumo Saotome (Maki Kawase)
2: "UP-DATE x PLEASE!!! ver 2.6.9" by Futaba Saotome (Yumi Hara), Mutsumi Saotome (Rina Hidaka), Kururi Saotome (Kotori Koiwai)
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Dec 21, 2019
2shizukasensei88 (All reviews)
Is this a must watch anime? No.

But honestly tho, people be sheeting at this like its worse thing ever. I have seen much worse anime that has 7 or 8 rating on mal.

The story is mediocre tbh, and the only saving grace of this show is its MC, the show just feels like your typical shounen/harem/ecchi sheet, but while this is the case, the MC is probably more likable than most shounen MCs ever. Like bruh the MC is not a totally pushover and has an actual goal, where tf can you find that level of competence in this cesspool genre of anime. People like read more
Dec 21, 2019
LaLeLuLiLo (All reviews)
I don't know what anyone else could have expected from this show, of course it's terrible. But this is a kind of terrible that I find to be very appealing to watch at times. There's something about these battle harems that I find really enjoyable, but it's really hard to put my finger on what precisely it is. Maybe it's the base level titillation from the abundance of fan service. it could be the absurd and roundabout ways shows like these justify their fan service. Perhaps it's because of it's simple portrayals of characters.There's also the paper thin plot it has until it falls into read more
Dec 21, 2019
LegendAqua (All reviews)
Date A Live: NORSE Edition

Yeah right from this premise this harem anime felt much like an even raunchier Date A live but with Norse mythology (instead of Angels and Devils of Date A Live). But where the premise is interesting, there comes some elements that makes this anime rather mediocre right from the off and no it's not the fanservice, THAT is to be expected from a harem anime no the problem for LA becomes Takuma Akutsu voiced by Yuuya Hirose, as he's nicknamed as a demon as he looks extremely scary but he's the typical gentle giant and is focused more on study and read more
Dec 21, 2019
KANLen09 (All reviews)
I always question myself every single time when we get such shows like this that cross the line between borderline ecchi and hentai, not to mention if it includes a possible harem. For the most part, when these materials are solicited according to how authors wanted it to be, the result always tends to wayward on the safe side while being enjoyable in its own regard (e.g. Monster Musume, How Not to Summon a Demon Lord etc). That however, is NOT the case for Val x Love here, the amount of disgust that this show holds is enough to question my sanity if the show read more

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