Do you want some gyaru anime recommendations?
If you are not familiar with the term, Gyaru is a subculture in japan that is characterized by a love for makeup, fashion, and makeup with a carefree attitude.
Many gyaru anime offers a unique insight into young Japanese women and their struggle to find a place in this world.
From “Today’s Asuka Show”, “Gal And Dino”, to “My First Girlfriend Is A Gal”, Here are the 15 best gyaru anime of all time.
So, let’s get started.
More Than A Married Couple, But Not Lovers
Set in a society where high school students are randomly assigned partners for marriage training.
Jirou Yakuin is in love with her childhood friend and Akari Watanabe wants to be her crush, Minami Tenjin.
Much to their dismay they a paired together and the only way to switch partners is to be in the top 10.
The anime has an interesting concept of an arranged marriage between students but the plot moves too slowly.
The animation itself is pretty average but if you looking to try a different genre then this might be for you.
Today’s Asuka Show
Asuka is a cute high school who doesn’t have any clue about what’s going on in her life.
She occasionally does things that seem sexually suggestive to the men around her.
The humor in this anime is different as it centers around adult jokes.
Anyone with limited time in hand should watch this show as it’s only three min per episode and is sure to give you a satisfying feeling.
Please Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro
Naoto Hachiouji’s life changes when he bumps into his junior, Nagatoro a sadistic and temperamental girl.
From that on, she toys with him making him feel embarrassed most of the time, and is forced to obey her commands but his life isn’t dull anymore because of her friendship.
Please Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro is an underrated comedy-gyaru anime that shouldn’t miss out.
The anime does have a ton of cringe-worthy moments but should totally be ignored because of its good characters.
Kandagawa Jet Girls
Rin Namiki wants to become a legendary jet racer just like her mother and her dreams finally come closer after meeting with Misa Aoi who shares a similar dream.
Both face fierce competition from around the world and each race makes them closer than ever before.
If sports-based gyaru anime is your interest then Kandagawa Jet Girls should be your pick.
The anime has a good amount of character development and mainly focuses on the relationship between Rin and Misa with a sports backdrop.
Junpei Kousaka is allergic to cats and has a strong dislike for them. However, things change after a cat statue.
She becomes cursed and now understands the speech of cats. To break the curse, she must aid a hundred cats in distress or become a feline cat himself.
The anime certainly has questionable moments and has the usual harem cliches but If you love cats and gyaru-themed anime then you need to watch Nyan Koi.
Gal And Dino
After a night of too many drinks, Kaede Ichisugi mistakenly brings an unexpected guest, a dinosaur.
Both of their personalities intervene with each other and they must communicate to live peacefully.
“Gal and Dino” has a creative animation style that is refreshing to the eyes.
The pace of the show is slow and the comedy becomes repetitive after some time but if you want something to cheer you up you should watch this anime.
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
Meiko Honma tragically died and her friends slowly drifted apart from each other. Ten years later, She reappeared as a ghost and is only seen by Jinta, the group’s leader.
All she wishes for is her final wish to be fulfilled so can move to the afterlife and the group gathers again to make her wish come true.
The anime deals with sensitive topics that add realism to the storyline.
Anyone who loves to watch heartwarming stories should try this as it’s an emotional rollercoaster from start to finish.
Ran Kotobuki is an engergitic student who is also a member of the Shibuya Gal Police.
The group patrols the streets of Shibuya to keep the peace and maintain order.
Despite Ran’s love for shopping, she is determined to become a police officer like her brother.
The show has comedy scenes with a bit of heartwarming moments.
It doesn’t have any actual storyline which is a red flag to some but the characters are too cute in this anime and are worth your time.
Momo Adachi is often mistaken for delinquent because of her behavior and appearance.
Despite her rumors, Momo is a kind person who harbors feelings for her best friend, Toji but things get complicated when a handsome student, Kairi Okuda arrives at her school and confessed his feelings for her.
Peach Girl has a dark undertone with high school romance.
The story has its own flaws and the only selling point of this anime is the comedy scenes which are quite good.
Miss Caretaker of Sunohara Sou
If you love watching Waifus then Miss Caretaker of Sunohara Sou is the one for you.
Shiina Aki is often treated as a girl because of his feminine looks and To change himself, he decides to attend middle school in Tokyo.
There he meets Sunohara Sou, his caretaker, and begins his new life.
The anime has a lot of ecchi elements with good characters and comedy.
How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?
Anyone interested in fitness would surely appreciate this anime.
Hibiki Sakura loves food more than anything else in the world but lately, her habits are affecting her size.
One day, she happens to come across a gym and decides to lose lose weight, There she meets her trainer, Akemi Soryuin who sets her path to a healthier lifestyle.
There isn’t any storyline in this anime except for dumbells and has tiny amounts of ecchi but overall gives a refreshing feel.
Yuzuko Aihara is transferred to an all-girls school after her mother remarries. There she meets the student council president and also her new stepsister, Mei.
Mei is cold and distant towards her but Yuzu can’t help feeling drawn to her.
Citrus has some bizarre and questionable scenes that are inappropriate for some audiences.
If you can handle them, then you get an amazing anime that questions the meaning of love.
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Please Tell Me! Galko Chan
Galko, Otako, and Ojou are best friends in high school. Galko is a friendly person and is liked by all her classmates.
Despite her outgoing and social nature, Galko has a dark secret that should be kept secret from others.
The anime is short with comedy at its center. Each episode focuses on answering questions about perverted stuff and overall is fun anime to watch.
My First Girlfriend Is A Gal
Hasiba Junichi has never had a girlfriend in life and is too scared to confess his feeling to any girl.
However, one day he is dared by his friends to confess to Yame Yukana, the popular girl in school, and to his surprise, she agrees.
This ecchi gyaru anime is directed toward the male audience. The story itself is cringy and has too much censorship but gets interesting with each episode.
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My Dress Up Darling
Wakana Gojou a high school student loves making dolls and wants to keep this hobby a secret from the world.
Marin Kitagawa is a beautiful girl who lives a different life compared to Gojou.
However, after discovering his secret, she reveals her hobby Cosplay and together they work on cosplay outfits.
My Dress Up Darling has a fantastic amount of fan service, If you have little or more curiosity in cosplaying then this anime will have you binged.
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