Best Comedy Anime Shows

You’re here to laugh, aren’t you? Time to focus on less serious anime but more on anime that will make you shed tears all over the floor at night, so that you gotta calm down before your parents spot you awake at 2 am. But seriously! Here’s a list of some of the best comedy anime shows based on fan popularity on IMDb. Enjoy and have a good laugh!

Best Comedy Anime Shows:


The young Moritaka Mashiro, forgets his notebook in class, he finds his classmate, Akito Takagi, who notes Mashiro’s good drawings and then asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. However, Mashiro declines, because of his past experiences with his uncle who died from overworking. Takagi then incites Mashiro to meet with Miho Azuki, and tells her the two of them plan to become manga artists. In response, Azuki also reveals her plans to become a voice actress. Mashiro proposes to her that they should both marry when Azuki becomes a voice actress for the anime adaptation of their manga. She accepts, under the condition that they don’t meet face-to-face again until then. 


Seishu Handa, a very young professional calligrapher. When the elderly curator of an exhibition criticizes his calligraphy for being too unoriginal, he gets angry and punches him. Because of this action, his father sends him off for a retreat on Goto Island, near Kyushu. Once he reaches there, Seishu meets the colorful villagers which he interacts with and then begins to find his own style.

Cromartie High School Sakigake!! Cromartie Kôkô

It follows the everyday life of Takashi Kamiyama and his odd classmates at the Infamous school known for its delinquents named Cromartie High School. The series is a parody of Japanese juvenile delinquent manga of the 1970s and 1980s. There’s also a spin-off sequel titled Cromartie Kōkō Shokuinshitsu.

Daily Lives of High School Boys Danshi kôkôsei no nichijô

This comedy and slice of life story revolves around the daily lives of three schoolboy friends; Tadakuni, Hidenori Tabata and Yoshitake Tanaka of Sanada North Boys High school and their various interactions with other students and around their school and their coming of age endeavors.

Detroit Metal City Detoroito Metaru Shiti

Soichi Negishi is a shy young musician who dreams of a career in pop. He’s ended up as the lead singer, as dreams don’t pay the bills. He’s also a guitarist of a blackened death metal band, “Detroit Metal City.” In stage costume, he’s Johannes Krauser II, rumored to be a terrorist demon from hell, to have killed and raped his parents. The songs by DMC often encourage their audiences to engage in immoral and illegal behaviors, such as rape or murder, or tell of Krauser’s exploits with similar actions, in a parody of the genre.


The samurai of Edo Japan fight to defend Earth, but the shōgun is cowardly when he realizes the aliens’ power. He accepts an unequal contract with foreigners, forbidding the carrying of swords in public and allowing invaders to enter the country. The swords of the samurai are confiscated and the Tokugawa bakufu becomes a puppet government. Surely one of the best comedy anime shows.

Grand Blue

Iori Kitahara looks forward to his new life on the Izu Peninsula as he prepares to begin his college life there, staying in a room above his uncle’s “Grand Blue” shop. However, he’s quickly shocked when he meets the local dive club, a group full of passionate men who spend more time drinking, partying and undressing than diving. Despite his attempts to distance himself from the group, Iori is quickly carried away in their antics, as his cousins attempt to show him the wonders of ocean and sea diving.


The story centers on Eikichi Onizuka, a 22-year-old former bōsōzoku member, who becomes a teacher at a private college, Holy Forest Academy, in Tokyo, Japan. This is a continuation of Fujisawa’s earlier manga series, Shonan Junai Gumi, and Bad Company, both of which focus on Onizuka’s life before she became a teacher.


Yoshifumi Nitta, a mid-level Ashikawa-gumi Yakuza, finds her normal life in chaos when a girl from the future literally falls on her head without warning. Knowing nothing more than her name, Hina, and the fact that she possesses incredible psychokinetic powers, Yoshifumi reluctantly becomes her de facto father. However, Hina’s arrival sets off a chain reaction of events that affects everyone in town, especially after more girls from the future arrive to bring her back or fire her.

KonoSuba Kono subarashii sekai ni shukufuku o!

Following an untimely and embarrassing death, Kazuma Satō, a Japanese teenager locked in NEET, meets a goddess named Aqua, who offers to reincarnate him in a parallel world with MMORPG elements, where he can go on an adventure and fight against monsters. Despite being offered an overpowered item or ability to use in this new world, Kazuma, following a taunt, chooses Aqua herself to accompany him to Axel’s town, quickly finding her less distraction. that beneficial. One of the best comedy anime shows!

Kurosu gêmu

At the start of the first game, Ko Kitamura, son of the owner of Kitamura Sports, lives in the same neighborhood as the batting center run by the Tsukishima family. Due to their closeness and the relationship between their businesses, the Kitamura and Tsukishima families have been close for many years and their children travel back and forth between the two houses. Because Ko and Wakaba are the same age and still together, Aoba is jealous of all the time Ko spends with her older sister. Aoba is a natural pitcher with excellent form, and Ko is secretly training to become as good as she is, even with little public interest in baseball.

Mob Psycho 100

Shigeo Kageyama is an average middle school student, nicknamed Mob for his lack of presence. Although he looks like a quiet person, he is actually a powerful esper with immense psychic power. In order not to lose control of this power, he constantly lives a life under emotional shackles. In order to help learn to control his abilities, Mob works as an assistant to swindler Reigen Arataka, a self-proclaimed psychic.


Nichijou follows the daily life of various people in the city of Tokisadame, focusing on the energetic Yūko Aioi, the bright and cheerful Mio Naganohara, the calm and impassive Mai Minakami, the anxious android Nano Shinonome, his young creator the professor , and a conversation cat named Sakamoto, with a set of characters. Random and/or extravagant events occur regularly throughout the series, primarily through the mundane situations that each character goes through.

No Game, No Life

Sora and Shiro are two hikikomori half-brothers known to the online gaming world as Blank, a group of undefeated players. One day, they are challenged to a game of chess by Tet, a god from another reality. Both are victorious and are offered to live in a gaming-centric world. They agree, believing it to be a joke, and are summoned to a reality known as Disboard. There, a spell known as the Ten Pledges prevents the citizens of Disboard from harming each other, forcing them to resolve their differences by playing games whose rules and rewards are magically enforced.

One Punch Man

On a supercontinent Earth, powerful monsters and villains have been wreaking havoc in the cities. Because of that, the millionaire Agoni creates the Hero Association, which employs superheroes to fight evil to fight them back. The main character, Saitama, an unassociated hero performs heroic deeds for his own enjoyment. He’s trained himself to the point of being able to defeat any enemy with only a single punch, but his unmatched strength has left him with an overwhelming sense of boredom.

Ouran High School Host Club Ôran kôkô hosutobu

The comedy series revolves around the escapades of Haruhi Fujioka, a scholar at the prestigious Ouran Academy, a fictional school for wealthy children located in Bunkyo, Tokyo. In search of a quiet place to study, Haruhi stumbles upon the Abandoned Third Music Hall, a place where the Ouran Academy Host Club, a group of six male students, meet to entertain female “clients” with candy. and tea. When they first meet, Haruhi accidentally destroys an antique vase worth ¥8,000,000 (around US$ 80,000) and has to settle the debt as the club’s errand boy.

Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

Sakuta Azusagawa’s life takes an unexpected turn when he meets teenage actress Mai Sakurajima, dressed as a bunny, wandering through a library and not being noticed by anyone else. Mai is intrigued that only Sakuta can see her, as other people cannot see her, even when she dresses normally or tries to stay away from celebrity life. Calling this phenomenon “teen syndrome”, Sakuta decides to solve this mystery, while continuing to get closer to Mai and meet other girls who also suffer from “teen syndrome”.

Sket Dance

The manga focuses on the (mis) adventures of Kaimei High School’s campus support club, the Sket Dance. Dedicated to the general improvement of campus life, Sket Dance is dedicated to solving any issues submitted by staff or the student body. However, due to its general lack of meaningful assignments and the unglamorous reputation of being just a “bunch of tinkerers,” the Sket Dance is treated with widespread contempt and is made up of only three members.

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.

One of the best comedy anime shows, the story follows Kusuo Saiki, one of the high school students who was born with powers including psychokinesis and teleportation. He tries to hide it from everyone at school. He is put into several seemingly normal scenarios in which he uses it to hide his anomaly.

Welcome to the N.H.K. N.H.K ni yôkoso!

Welcome to N.H.K. revolves around the lives of several young adults all living in or around the city of Tokyo. Many different ways of life are presented although much of the story focuses on the concepts of being a hikikomori (a reclusive individual who withdraws from society), an anime otaku, and the fact that the Most of the characters experience intense feelings of depression and loneliness.

Where to read/watch them?

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