It’s nice to take a break from some of the cynical stories that dominate modern anime and to relax with some moe anime tales.
These anime will fill you with happiness, joy, and probably give your heart a feels attack!
Here is the list of most moe anime you can watch today.
- 27. Saint Young Men
- 26. New Game!
- 25. Flying Witch
- 24. Ro-Kyu-Bu!
- 23. Tamako Market
- 22. Working!!
- 21. Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
- 20. Sound of the Sky
- 19. Osomatsu-san
- 18. Ground Defense Force! Mao-chan
- 17. Lucky Star
- 16. Hidamari Sketch
- 15. Girls und Panzer
- 14. Chi’s Sweet Home
- 13. Binchou-chan
- 12. Axis Powers Hetalia
- 11. Polar Bear Café
- 10. Squid Girl
- 9. Denpa Onna to Seishun
- 8. Love Live! School Idol Project
- 7. Nichijou
- 6. YuruYuri
- 5. Azumanga Daioh
- 4. Kiniro Mosaic
- 3. Is the Order a Rabbit?
- 2. Non Non Biyori
- 1. K-On!
27. Saint Young Men
For when ya’ll need both Jesus Christ and Buddha to forgive your many anime sins.
This is the part where you share your favorite moe anime and remind me of the ones that were forgotten!
Plot : Saint Young Men is a Slice of Life manga about two guys sharing an apartment. They face more or less ordinary problems like not having enough money, facing Japan’s packed public transport and so on.
The Catch? The two guys are Jesus and Buddha, currently on vacation in Japan.
26. New Game!
For when anime girls decide to make video games.
Plot. Having been inspired by the character designs of a particular video game when she was younger, Aoba Suzukaze, a high school graduate, begins working as a character designer for the game’s developer, Eagle Jump.
25. Flying Witch
For when you need a family of cute witches to cast a relaxing spell on your heart.
Kowata Makoto is an air head with a bad sense of direction that just moved into her relative’s house… But is that all?
For when both ball and moe are life.
Plot: Hasegawa Subaru enters a basketball club of Nanashiba High School, but the activity of the club gets suspended because the club leader falls in love with an 11 year old daughter of the coaching teacher.
Subaru’s aunt asks him to coach a basketball club of elementary school girls. At first, he is reluctant to teach small girls, but he devotes himself to the club as he knows the complex circumstances of them.
23. Tamako Market
For when a talking bird is a literal wingman.
Plot: Tamako knows just about everything there is to know about mochi, the traditional Japanese dessert treats. When she’s not attending her first year of high school, she even invents new flavors and varieties for Tama-ya, her family’s mochi shop.
School and growing up, on the other hand, are some things that she’s still trying to find the right recipe for. But with the help of her best friends Kanna and Midori, two girls whose parents run businesses in the same shopping district, Tamako’s determined to make the best of things.
It’s complicated though, especially when it comes to emotions and her relationship with her best boy friend Mochizo, whose family runs a rival mochi shop. And lately, Kanna’s been feeling a little odd about her feelings towards Tamako as well.
And what’s with up with that strange bird fluttering around, the one that speaks fluent Japanese? It’s all very mysterious and overwhelming, but at least Tamako always has one thing she can count on: No matter if your day’s been good or bad, there’s certain to be something sugary and delicious waiting at the end of every adventure whenever you take a walk through Tamako Market!
For when you wish your co-workers would be the embodiments of moe. Its The third season of the Working!! series.
21. Tantei Opera Milky Holmes
For when you need cute detectives to solve your mysteries.
Futari wa Milky Holmes, which takes place two years after the other series, follows two young girls, Alice and Kazumi, who, inspired by Milky Holmes, form their own detective unit, Feathers, and fight against a group of thieves known as the Color the Phantom.
20. Sound of the Sky
For when moe girls suffer from PTSD.
Plot: The story is set long in the future where the world has seen many wars and has settled into a quiet decline. The story begins as Kanata Kumika, a 15-year-old girl who enlists with the army, was assigned to a unit of five girls as they defend a fortress.
It also seems that music would play an important part of the series, since the series has some pretty heavy emphasis on the girls playing music across lands from their fortress.
For when sextuplet brothers become the most moe thing in modern anime. Plus hilarious parodies. A wacky comedy about identical sextuplets.
18. Ground Defense Force! Mao-chan
For when the world is being invaded by adorable aliens.
Plot: Mao Onigawara is a happy 8-year-old grade-schooler and the granddaughter of Chief of Staff of Ground Defense Force.
Equipped with her cloverleaf-shaped badge which enables her to transform (but gives her no special power whatsoever), Mao and her best friends (granddaughters of Chief of Staff of Air and Marine Defense Force, respectively) will defend Japan against the invasion from “cute aliens,” who are way too cute to be dealt with regular armed forces.
17. Lucky Star
For when you need a hit of ADHD and otakuism.
Plot:Portrays the lives of several school girls attending a Japanese high school with a very loose humor tone.
The main heroine is Konata Izumi, an athletic and intelligent girl who, despite these attributes, is not in a sports club, and her grades remain low.
16. Hidamari Sketch
For when you need some psychedelic art and goofy friends.
Plot: Hidamari Sketch is a Japanese yonkoma manga series written and illustrated by Ume Aoki. It centers around a group of young female art students, following their daily lives as close friends and neighbors at the nearby Hidamari Apartments.
15. Girls und Panzer
Cute girls + Tanks = Explosive Moe!
Plot: You may have heard of kung fu, but the girls at Oarai High School practice gun-fu – really, really BIG 75mm gun-fu, in fact. It’s called Sensha-do, and it’s the martial art of operating armored tanks!
They take it seriously too, and since winning the national Sensha-do championship is such a huge deal at Oarai, they sometimes go to extreme ends in order to get the best students from Panzer class to sign up.
Which is how Miho Nishizumi, who HATES operating tanks, gets drafted to join doomsday-driven driver Mako, even-triggered gunner Hana, highly receptive radio operator Saori and combustible tank-fangirl and loader Yukari as the incomparable Anko Team.
They may not be on the half-track to fame and fortune, and maybe a few of them would rather shop for tank tops than become tops in tanks, but once their focus is locked and loaded, they’re absolutely driven.
14. Chi’s Sweet Home
For when the doctor orders a cute kitten to tickle the heartstrings.
Plot: A grey and white kitten with black stripes wanders away from her mother and siblings one day while enjoying a walk outside with her family.
Lost in her surroundings, the kitten struggles to find her family and instead is found by a young boy, Youhei, and his mother.
For when a lonely piece of coal can warm your cold, dead heart.
Plot:This is a story about a little girl who lives in an old house in the mountains. Her name is Bincho-tan.
Each episode depicts a day in the life of Bincho-tan as she prepares her breakfast in the morning, goes to the forest to gather vegetables, does her household chores and rests at night after a day’s work
12. Axis Powers Hetalia
For when country stereotypes make for the best ships.
Plot: Italy, once home of the strongest empire in the world, has changed. This is the story of Italy, now a cowardly pasta-loving fool, and his friends (other personified countries of the world) as they live through strange moments in world history.
11. Polar Bear Café
For when you are sick of humans and only cute animals will get the job done.
Plot: Polar Bear Café) is a Japanese manga series by Aloha Higa (ヒガ アロハ, Higa Aroha). It revolves around the everyday lives of a group of animals mingling with humans at a café run by a polar bear. An anime adaptation by Studio Pierrot aired in Japan between April 2012 and March 2013.
10. Squid Girl
For when a squid tries to conquer the world…and ends up conquering your heart.
Plot: The sea in our world has been polluted. All sorts of trash were thrown into the sea, making it unpleasant deep under the sea.
One of the inhabitants of the sea, Ika Musume (Squid Girl) seeks to exact revenge on humanity for throwing trash into the sea.
Clueless about the surface, she seeks to invade humanity alone, trying to rule over the world, only to find herself slaving away at one of the nearest beach-houses for breaking a side of its wall.
9. Denpa Onna to Seishun
For when you’re not sure if you are related to a cute, psychic alien.
Plot: The story revolves around a highschool boy named Niwa Makoto. He lives with his aunt’s family since his parents are away on business. It is there where he meets his mysterious cousin of the same age Touwa Erio — who happens to tie a futon mattress around her upper body and is a self-proclaimed alien.
Her staple food is pizza. Erio had been missing for half a year and was found floating in the sea. She doesn’t remember anything about what happened during that period of time, but she began to think that it was the act of an alien and wanders the neighbourhood wrapped in the futon.
8. Love Live! School Idol Project
For when you want to overdose on Kotori, Nico Nico Nii, and catchy J-Pop.
Plot: Otonokizaka High School is in a crisis! With the number of enrolling students dropping lower and lower every year, the school is set to shut down after its current first years graduate. However, second year Honoka Kousaka refuses to let it go without a fight. Searching for a solution, she comes across popular school idol group A-RISE and sets out to create a school idol group of her own.
With the help of her childhood friends Umi Sonoda and Kotori Minami, Honoka forms μ’s (pronounced “muse”) to boost awareness and popularity of her school. Unfortunately, it’s all easier said than done. Student council president Eli Ayase vehemently opposes the establishment of a school idol group and will do anything in her power to prevent its creation.
Moreover, Honoka and her friends have trouble attracting any additional members. But the Love Live, a competition to determine the best and most beloved school idol groups in Japan, can help them gain the attention they desperately need. With the contest fast approaching, Honoka must act quickly and diligently to try and bring together a school idol group and win the Love Live in order to save Otonokizaka High School.
For when your brain can’t handle the normal life.
Plot: While the title suggests a story of simple, everyday school life, the contents are more the opposite. The setting is a strange school where you may see the principal wrestle a deer or a robot’s arm hide a rollcake.
However there are still normal stories, like making a card castle or taking a test you didn’t study for.
For when you need cute parodies and lesbians (but mostly cute parodies). Four fun-loving schoolgirls take over the former room of a tea ceremony club for their own “Gorakubu.”
5. Azumanga Daioh
For when you want to see the anime adaptation that started ‘the cute girls doing cute things’ trend.
Plot: Azumanga Daioh is a Japanese yonkoma comedy manga series written and illustrated by Kiyohiko Azuma, serialized in MediaWorks’ Dengeki Daioh magazine from February 1999 to May 2002.
Three additional chapters were published in Shogakukan’s Monthly Shōnen Sunday in May 2009 to celebrate the manga’s tenth anniversary.
4. Kiniro Mosaic
For when British exchange students try to fit in at a Japanese school.
Plot: The story begins with Oomiya Shinobu, a 15-year-old, seemingly pure Japanese girl who actually did a homestay in Great Britain. Even after coming back to Japan, she still misses her time overseas.
One day, an airmail letter arrives from Alice, the girl in Shinobu’s host family in Great Britain. The letter reads: Shinobu, I’m coming to Japan!
3. Is the Order a Rabbit?
For when you want the adorable French café atmosphere to go with your caffeine juice.
Plot : Cocoa arrives at the cafe Rabbit House one day, excited for rabbits. She actually all but lives in that cafe. She meets lots of different girls there, including a tiny and cool girl named Chino, a tough and soldier-esque girl named Lize, a spacey and quintessentially Japanese girl named Chiyo, and the ordinary but dignified Sharo
2. Non Non Biyori
For when you need cute friends chilling in the scenic countryside.
Plot : Asahioka Branch School, a combined elementary and middle school in an isolated village, has only five students total, four girls and one boy.
The girls are best friends, and pass the season with traditional activities like harvesting mountain herbs and fishing.
For when you need the most moe anime to help make sense of this crazy world.
Plot: This is the first year of high school for the four girls, looking for that very special club.The healthy and energetic Tainaka Ritsu (club president, drums) decides to join the school’s Light Music Club, only to find out that the club is about to be closed — due to the lack of members.
Without much ado she drags along her childhood friend, the shy, mature, and sensitive Akiyama Mio (bass). That leaves only two more members, required to keep club from closing. Luckily the gentle, calm, warm, and cute Kotobuki Tsumugi(keyboard) stumbles into the club, only to be “convinced” by the pleading Ritsu to stay.
The last member, the easily distracted klutz Hirasawa Yui, can only play castanets, even though the club needs someone on the guitar, but she is “bribed” — with cake — to stay anyway.Will Yui be able to learn to play the guitar — the special one she just bought and loves so much — before the four girls graduate?