In the world of manga, there isn’t any shortage of fantastic stories and the romance-fantasy genre is no exception.
They instantly transport the reader into a fantasy filled and with romance involved the intensity grows as they start rooting for the couple, If are looking for fantasy romance manga, then you are in the right place.
From “To Love Ru”, and “Snow White With The Red Hair”, to “Dawn Of The Arcana”, Here are the 16 best romance fantasy manga.
So, let’s get started.
16. Alice 19th
- Author: Yuu Watase
- Artist: Yuu Watase
Alice Seno is a young girl who finds a magical rabbit crossing streets, and her life changes as begins to harness magical powers.
One day, she accidentally uses her power on her older sister, Mayura, and vanishes into thin air.
Now she must find a to use her powers and bring back her sister at all costs.
Alice 19th has characters that are totally unforgettable and the manga combined with the comedy scenes is totally worth your time.
15. To Love Ru
- Author: Saki Hasemi
- Artist: Kentaro Yabuki
Rito Yuki is a high school student whose life changes when a beautiful alien girl named Lala Deviluke suddenly enters his life.
Without a moment to think, he becomes engaged to the most important woman in the universe and finds himself in dangerous situations.
If you are able to cope up with light harem-ecchi scenes, then To Love Ru is the one for you.
14. The Ancient Magus Bride
- Author: Kore Yamazaki
- Artist: Kore Yamazaki
Chise Hatori, a lone young girl who is sold at an auction to Elias Ainsworth, a magus with a skull as his face.
He takes Chise to a magical world where she begins to find the joy of life and discovers her hidden powers along the way.
The Ancient Magus Bride is one of the most heartwarming romance-fantasy manga with beautifully written characters and an amazing storyline that will stay in your heart.
13. I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss
- Author: Sarasa Nagase, Mai Murasaki
- Artist: Anko Yuzu
Aileen Lauren is a young woman who discovers that she is living her favorite fantasy game as the villainess who is destined to bring destruction.
However, to avoid her cruel fate, she decides to take matters into her own hand and tame the final boss and the Crown Prince herself.
I’m the Villainess, So I’m Taming the Final Boss is another typical fantasy romance manga that has a unique storyline and is heavily underrated.
12. Snow White With The Red Hair
- Author: Sorata Akizuki
- Artist: Sorata Akizuki
Shirayuki, a young herbalist with bright red hair catches the eye of a cruel prince of the kingdom.
While trying to run away from him, she befriends a prince from a neighboring kingdom and decides to stay in his palace to pursue her dreams but soon faces wanted attention from people around her.
Love reading fantasy-romance manga with a strong female lead, then you start reading Snow White With The Red Hair.
11. Rosario + Vampire
- Author: Akishisa Ikeda
- Artist: Akihisa Ikeda
Tsukune Aono is an ordinary high school student who fails his entrance exams, and his parents mistakenly enroll him in a school for monsters.
As a lone human in school, he constantly faces bloodthirsty gazes from monsters but luckily beautiful monsters are also attracted to him.
Rosario + Vampire has some of the most hilarious and bizarre harem-ecchi scenes that may be inappropriate to some readers, but if you are okay, then this reading this manga will be a hilarious journey.
- Author: Matsuri Hino
- Artist: Matsuri Hino
Airi is a young woman who always dreams of marrying her true love but everything changes when Aram, a young prince from a parallel world enters her life.
At night Aram transforms into a 17-year-old man because of a curse and her kiss is the only way to change him back.
If love reading fantasy romance manga with a strong male lead, then Merupuri is the one for you.
9. Midnight Secretary
- Author: Tomu Ohmi
- Artist: Tomu Ohmi
Kaya Satozuka is a skilled secretary who is assigned to work for the notorious and handsome CEO, Kyohei Touma.
She soon discovers that her boss is actually a vampire and needs the blood of a woman to survive despite knowing the dangerous situation, she begins to develop feelings for him.
Workplace and vampire is a unique plot that is quite difficult to pull off but Midnight Secretary does a perfect job of slaying both with its storyline.
8. Fushigi Yugi
- Author: Yuu Watase
- Artist: Yuu Watase
Miaka and Yuki, two best friends are transported into a world filled with magic and mystery while reading a book.
While exploring this world people mistakenly consider Miaka as the priestess who is tasked with summoning the gods and bringing peace to the kingdom.
Who doesn’t love fighting/ rival couples paired together by fate? Fushigi Yugi has one of the best art on this list and even comes with an entertaining storyline.
7. Dawn Of The Arcana
- Author: Rei Toma
- Artist: Rei Toma
Princess Nakaba is forced to marry Prince Caesar from the enemy country as part of the peace treaty.
Despite, her current scenario she must confront her selfish husband and tackle dangers using her mysterious powers.
Although Dawn Of Arcana may sound cringe and cheesy with its storyline but trust us it isn’t the manga is adventure packed with an unexpected ending.
6. Black Bird
- Author: Kanoko Sakurajouji
- Artist: Kanoko Sakurakouji
Misao Harada, a regular high school student has always been able to see strange creatures.
However, things change when Kyou, a demon moves next door and soon discovers that she is the demon’s bride and the key to unlocking great powers.
Black Bird is one of the slow poison manga that slowly grabs your attention with its well-written characters and supernatural theme.
5. Hana to Akuma
- Author: Hisamu Oto
- Artist: Hisamu Oto
Hana, a young girl is taken by Vivi, a demon after the death of her parents.
They live together forming a close bond and begin to learn about the world of demons and supernatural beings.
Hana To Akuma has some questionable scenes that fans hate but when we should totally leave that while reading a romance fantasy manga as the love story between a lonely demon and an unwanted human is sure to touch your heart.
- Author: Rumiko Takahashi
- Artist: Rumiko Takahashi
Kagome, a high school girl is transported back in time to feudal Japan after falling into a well.
There, she meets Inuyasha, a half-demon, and embarks on a journey to collect the pieces of an ancient jewel while facing powerful demons.
If you don’t know Inuyasha manga/anime, then you might be living under a rock, Inuyasha is one of the classic romance fantasy manga that is worth reading any time of the day.
3. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle
- Author: Clamp
- Artist: Clamp
After an enemy’s attack, Sakura’s memories are scattered in different dimensions causing her to fall into a deep slumber.
Syaoran, her friend sets on a journey to retrieve her memories, which have taken the form of feathers, and faces many challenges on his way.
If you want to read romance fantasy manga with plenty of twists and turns, then Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle is the right choice, and the manga comes with hilarious comedic scenes to balance out.
2. Kamisama Kiss
- Author: Julietta Suzuki
- Artist: Julietta Suzuki
Nanami’s father gambles away money, leaving her homeless and hungry all the time.
However, after meeting a stranger, she becomes a landlord of a shrine but her new home is occupied by Tomoe, a supernatural fox who hates mortal beings.
Kamisama Kiss is another classic romance fantasy manga that has cute characters that stay in your heart rent-free.
1. Fruits Basket
- Author: Natsuki Takaya
- Artist: Natsuki Takaya
Tohru Honda, a high school girl is taken wealthy Sohma family after the loss of her mother.
She soon discovers that they are able to transform into Chinese zodiac animals when hugged by the opposite gender.
Fruits basket tops our list of best romance fantasy manga as the manga’s complicated yet beautifully simple storyline will surely leave an impact on you.