10 Best Anime Like Your Name You Should Watch (NOW)

Loved watching Your Name?

Your Name is one of the best anime movies that one shouldn’t miss watching in their lifetime and if you are looking for your name recommendations/ alternatives, then you are in the right place.

Best Anime Like Your Name

From “Wolf Children”, and “Patema Inverted”, to “A Silent Voice”, Here are the 10 best anime like your name (Kimi No Na Wa).

So, let’s get started.

10. Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden

If you are hunting for heartwarming anime like your name, then Violet Evergarden will get the job done with well-written characters.

Violet Evergarden, a former child soldier has lost her arms and is struggling to find a place in the world.

She trains to become an auto memory doll, a person who writes letters for those who are unable to write themselves.

While helping her clients, she begins to understand the emotions and meaning of true love.


9. Patema Inverted

Patema Inverted

Your Name and Patema Inverted have complicated love stories with otherworldly characters.

Princess Patema lives in an underground society where the laws of gravity are inverted.

Age, a high school student lives on the surface where gravity is normal and accidentally they meet.

Together they set out to discover the secret that keeps their world apart.


8. Wolf Children

Wolf Children

Wolf Children has a different plot and storyline from Your Name but will surely give similar emotional feelings.

Hana, a young woman fell in love with a man who turned out to be a wolf man and together they start a family.

However, the man soon dies leaving Hana to raise their two children, Yuki and Ame alone.

They live in a rural village and she struggles to protect them from the outside world.


7. The Disappearance Of Haruhi Suzumiya

The Disappearance Of Haruhi Suzumiya

If you looking for a time travel-based anime like Your Name? then this anime should be your top choice.

Kyon wakes up to find in a different world where Haruhi Suzumiya, the leader of SOS Brigade, a club, and its members are completely gone.

He’s the only person to notice the changes in the world and tries to uncover the strange events.


6. Weathering With You

Weathering With You

Weathering With You and Your Name are masterpieces by the same creator with memorable characters that will stay in your heart forever.

Hodaka, a high school student runs away from his remote island and starts living on his own in Tokyo.

In Tokyo the weather was rainy and the sky was gloomy but then one day he meets a strange girl, Hina who has the ability to stop the rain.


5. Whisper Of Heart

Whisper Of Heart

Looking for good anime like your name? then Whisper Of Heart is perfect for you.

Shizuku Tsukishima, a young girl discovers that Seiji Amasawa had borrowed the same books from the library.

She becomes curious about him and sets on a journey to explore the city while finding him.


4. The Garden Of Words

The Garden Of Words

Both anime are written and directed by Makoto Shinkai and the animation style is quite similar too.

Takao Akizuki, a high school student skips his class to work on a new shoe design in a garden and meets a mysterious woman named, Yukari Yukino.

They regularly bump into each other in the garden and despite their age differences, they help each other find their path in life.


3. 5 Centimeters Per Second

5 Centimeters Per Second

Want to feel a similar rollercoaster of emotions you felt while watching your name, then 5 Centimeters Per Second is the one for you.

Takaki Tono and Akari Shinohara, two classmates were separated when Akari’s family moves away from the village.

The distance between them slowly affects their bond and one day, they decide to meet but fate wasn’t going their way.

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2. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Loved Mitsuha Miyamizu from Your Name? then Makoto from this anime is her identical twin and both shows revolve around time traveling.

Makoto Konno, a high school student discovers that she has the ability to leap through time.

She uses her ability to change her present and every time she uses her power, she faces dangerous situations with people around her.


1. A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice is the anime you should watch after your name as it has a simple yet complex love story.

Shoya Ishida, a young boy is popular in school for bullying his deaf classmate, Shoko Nishimiya.

As he grows older, he begins to regret his actions and soon tries to reconnect with her while combating their tragic fate.

Peter Williams
Peter Williams

Peter Williams is the Founder of Gumfo. His passion for Anime, Manga, and Manhwa/Webtoons lead him to work full-time on this website. In his free time, he seen debating about one piece theories.

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