Both are about two childhood loves that try to find their way together in life. Well Love Hina is more funny while Ai yori Aoshi is more serious. Still if you like one you also like the other. I'm sure about that.
I may get killed after saying this, but I think Ai Yori Yoshi is actually better/more interesting than Love Hina. That being said, if you like Love Hina, if you are looking for a similar show, or if you like the added aspect of a "sudden girlfriend appearance", Ai Yori Aoshi is the best choice for you.
Both are Harems, both can be appropiately romantic when they want to be, both have a full ensemble of well-developed and well-liked characters.
Love Hina is more comedic, while Ai Yori Aoshi is more majestic in nature.
Also, the main heroines are the primary love interest as well.
Both anime series are romantic-comedies with a harem feel to both. Both male protagonists are at the university age, who through unique circumstances, ends up living with numerous pretty girls (or a harem of girls). A harem at the start of both series, it's made pretty clear early on to the viewer, who the fated matched couple in the end will likely be.
These are both quite similar. The difference: Love Hina is move comedy-driven while Ai Yori Aoshi is story-driven. Love Hina has more ecchi moments than Ai Yori Aoshi, but they are both series you should watch light-heartedly.
In both two childhood friends want to meet again for love. The male character who is often misunderstood is in the house with females around. Lots of ecchi moments in both. Same slap stick comedy routines.
One guy in a dorm with a bunch of girls. There's a hidden past between the lead characters that only draws them closer as they remember it. The side characters even seem the same. If you liked one, you'll defenitly like the other :)
Love Hina, while far more 'cartoonie than Ai Yori uses similar humor, is from the same studio, and has a longer romance arc giving it more cute moments. It is well worth watching every episode of Love Hina, as what you are given is cute romance and a strong female role who demonstrates the ability to encourage. The romance is cute in the way that the main characters parallel and contrast one another.
Both series are lightly comedic romances (with harem elements) in which a fairly ordinary college student is suddenly visited by a beautiful yamato nadeshiko type woman who becomes his romantic partner.
These are really close in the story line the main couple meet in the beginning and then the rest of the story is about how they they live. Both shows have a bunch of other girls that come in and mess up the happy relationship the main couple have. And lastly they are both heart warming and funny.
Ah! My Goddess is mostly about the pure relationship between Belldandy and Keichii. You will find a similar boy meets girl, girl and boy fall in love, girl and boy go through obstacles plot line in Ai yori Aoshi
These anime is similar in many ways, they are both slice of life series and have the same romantic tones to it. The main woman character are also very similar in character in which they are loving, caring, and gentle in nature. I don't want to classify them as nadeshiko because it would be a disservice to Belldandy and Aoi. I think chances are of you like one you will like the other
There are many similarities:
Both girls meet boys in beginning, live with them and fall in love.
Later other girls join in the picture but are not necessarily big competitors for protagonists' affections.
Both girls are Yamato Nadeshiko and are great homemakers.
They both can be pretty badass and defend their love in trying circumstances.
Both are romantic, harem comedies
Main couple that doesn't really know each other well at first. They keep their status secret from their friends. In both animes you find comedy, drama and a solid story. One is supernatural but that is not the main issue in the story. They are cute, hilarious and interesting. (Sorry for my bad English)
They both have an air of innocence about the main female character. The whole idea that love can conquer all is a theme throughout both series. They both have a fair amount of fan service in them. However, Ai Yori Aoshi has a bit of a harem twist that Chobits doesn't really have at all. They're both well-animated, touching love stories that I recommend to anyone that likes to watch romantic comedies.
Ai yori Aoshi is Similar to chobits in terms of how the anime gives of a feeling of Innocence. Both the female lead seems to be very gullible while the male lead seems rather shy and delusional at first.
The female lead of each show (Aoi and Chii) both have a similar feeling of innocence to them, both care for the male lead of each show, and both happen to have the same voice actress (Michelle Ruff).
Also, both shows are just very sweet and romantic, and Hideki and Kaoru are both somewhat similar personality wise, and both happen to "find" the female lead in a sense.
Both series have one main male protagonist surrounded by various girls of conflicting personalities. Family issues are part of the plot bringing emotions and drama. Additionally, both MC are considered to have better self control than typical harem leads; not freaking out completely during typical "ecchi" scenes. Both anime(s) also contain plenty of comedy.
I am not a fan of HAREM but these two are exemptions because even though it's about one boy and several girls, the guy is definitely not indecisive just like the typical storyline in any harem which I really hate
These two series has a few strikingly similarities:
- involves the growing relationship between the two main characters
- similar feeling and theme although Ai Yori Aoshi leans more into the drama/romance side
- main protagonist rents a place with other girls
- similar style
If you're looking for more comedy, Mahoraba: Heartful Days is the way to go. For more drama/romance, Ai Yori Aoshi is the ticket.
girls showing up saying they're in love with the lead male and a huge harem
the harem has shy girls and out going girls and all are attracted to the same
although shuffle is ecchi they are very simmilar
Shuffle! and Ai Yori Aoshi are both in the Harem and Comedy genres. They also involve future plans for the male protagonist to marry one of the girls in the anime. But the most important similarity is just how heartwarming these two anime are. Most of the characters in the two anime are very kind and sweet to the main protagonist, and have very few annoying characteristics.
Also, unlike some other Harem anime where the girls are fighting against each other over the main protagonist, the female characters in both anime seem to get along really well, and there's even a sense of camaraderie with them (with a couple of exceptions). There's another similarity between the two that I won't spoil, but you'll see it if you watch both anime to their ends. read more
Ai Yori Aoshi is about a person who starts an unapproved relationship with her childhood crush. The series has 2 seasons, the two never get together but the moments they share bring them closer together. It is set primarily in college and their home.
Itazura na kiss spans high school life, college life, and finally ends with the characters in work. Very much like Clannad.
Ai Yori Aoshi is a charming anime, however, if you felt like you could have seen more development and progression through life, then Itazura Na Kiss is a suitable fit.
One guy, many girls, you get the idea. Both main characters are also students at college. Ai Yori Aoshi focuses more on drama and romance while Sekirei has more action. The storyline for both series also gets emotional at many points.
Both shows happen to star a student who one day has a woman who is similar to Belldandy from Ah! My Goddess enter his life. Both shows also have an overall similar vibe (well, Sekirei has the vibe when it's not facing combat), and I find both shows to be extremely enjoyable.
Both main characters are boys that are surrounded by a ton of attractive women. In the series, the main character already has an interest in one of the many girls but due to many problems and hindrances they are negated to reveal they're true feelings.
Similar to Suzuka is Ai Yori Aoshi, a shounen romance drama with the same generic elements like evry kind of girl that is in the series, the only difference is in the female lead in Suzuka an active, athletic and hot tempered girl, in Ai Yori Aoshi a domestic, caring and naive girl.
But they have a common kind of story that are liked by the ones that like the genre, Suzuka is like a mixture or variation on many similar series.
Similar in that a marraige / husband + wife theme is established early in the plot and the events of the story revolve heavily around it.
Seto no Hanayome is a lot wackier and is rooted deeper within the genre of comedy as opposed to Ai yori Aoshi's heavier roots in the slice-of-life genre but they still share a lot of similarities -- the characters and some of their concerns being some of those things.
A number of characters in both stories also have a lot of their personality shaped by the families that they come from. In Seto no Hanayome, it's San and her Yakuza background, and in Ai yori Aoshi, it's the two leads and their families.  read more
The guy is not a pervert or an idiot (thank God).
The main female character is filthy rich.
There are a lot of girls that fall for the same guy, but the boy is only interested in the main female lead.
The character in Ai Yori Aoshi are older (most of them are in college).
In Ai Yori Aoshi the main characters are engaged.
These two animes have a similar theme of several beautiful woman longing to be in a relationship with the lead man. The playful and comedic style of anime results in many 'misunderstood' scandalous situations on the leads behalf. To LOVE-Ru is a bit less serious than Ai Yori Aoshi.
Both show are very casual romantic drama involving the relationships among a group of friends (although Ai Yori Aoshi gets serious in some episodes, and even more so in the later unadapted parts of the original manga).
In addition, we know that the childhood friends pair is winning from the very first episode, and both of the pairs are very sweet and get even sweeter as the series progresses.
Bad day at work? Lonely, and finding life meaningless? Here's the anime for you!
Both feature dedicated 'wives' or 'waifus' in slice of life comedic situations with MCs who are more useless than eraser dust.
they are both about a guy who interacts with a lot of girls in a way that might rise the doubt of which one is he going to choose, the difference is that in ai yori aoshi its a little more clear who the main girl is. but they both are about romantic comedy with the mc being friends with all of them.
Both are exceptional romantic stories with highly developed characters and a strong plot. Ai Yori Aoshi is much more idealistic. Golden Time delves much deeper into the traumatic past of the male lead. Ai Yori Aoshi hints and the depth of trauma that the male lead had to endure for years; however, it fails to fully show how the male lead has overcome his past so that he can persue a healthy relationship with the leading female. Golden Time ties up some loose ends that I feel that Ai Yori Aoshi didn't entirely answer. However, Ai Yori Aoshi is a fantastic story that I would soundly recommend to anyone interested in a heart warming tale of romance with mild drama and some comedic elements. read more
Both are old-style animes around the time of the original DBZ. The stories do have one main difference involving the TYPE of romance relationship however. Ranma is a romance that requires the characters to slowly warm up to each other, whereas in Aoshi they jump right into the relationship, although it fits given the beginning of the story.
This is rather similar in terms of the love and harem kinda theme, with one main male protaginist, surrounded by a number of cute girls who all have feelings for him. except unlike Ai yori aoshi, Kanon, is about a boy who doesn't remember his past, and moves to a town where he had forgetton about.
Kanon like Ai yori has lots of lovey dovey scenes, but unlike ai yori aoshi kanon, is a tearjearker, which is suprisngly the reason why alot of people love it, the comedy in both animes differ, the characters also differ but are fun to watch.
Ok, so if you love the lovey dovey and sexualy stimulating cute kind of animes, Then you have probably watched Ai yori Aoshi. But what you probably haven't watched is a similar short anime called DearS - About a young male who finds a defective innocent alien girl cast out by her own kind. He takes her in and takes care of her while trying not to let the snoopy landlord's daughter find out about her. All in all i can honestly say if you liked Ai yori Aoshi then you will definitely like DearS ^.^ Give it a shot!
You get the same kind of enjoyment. Though Ai Yori Aoshi has more character depth and a more serious tone to it. But it's also more rewarding, in that sense.
Enjoy one and you're pretty much guaranteed to enjoy the other.
both are very good love stories. Even if they have a very different developement, they share the stile of main characters wich are passioned and their actions and desitions seems to be like the onesthat normal people have in real life. you would feel like whatching the best of the soup operas : P
To say that Ah! My Goddess and Ai Yori Aoshi have similarities is more than likely a light reference to the fact that they could be twins. It's true that Ai Yori Aoshi doesn't have magical powers involved; however, focusing more on the roots of harem type of shows. One of the key factors shared in both shows is a meeting between the two main couples when at a young age before they found true love. If anything, both are intense romances to the core with light humor sprinkled here and there. It's true there is a bit more development in the male lead in Ai Yori Aoshi; Ah! My Goddess offers just as many in-depth emotions within the characters themselves. Perfect for any hopeless romantic~  read more
Both the main characters Kaoru and Aoi are like Godai and Kyoko, except Aoi doesn't show much of her temper towards others, especially Kaoru. Also both of the main male characters fall in love their lanlord, who also helps them out. And the supporting characters are just like the supporting characters in Maison Ikkoku. Also Godai and Kaoru are also college students too. Very similar plot as well .
Both are harems that focus on older characters and dabble with characters that are very, well, "japanese". Ai Yori Aoshi has a yamato nadeshiko character, while White Album features idol singers. Both shows also deal with themes that are more mature than your typical harem show.