Top 13 Romance Anime Where MC Is A Loner or Introvert

Whether you’re a cheerful dude or an introverted loner weeb like me, thankfully romance anime genre has always something relatable to offer for every kind of person. Initially, I thought the romance anime genre was overflowing with such stories where mc is loner or where mc is cool until I hardly collected 13 closely relative shows with loner or introverted MC.

Unlike many other lists flowing on the internet with the same query of romance anime where MC is introvert or loner, this list will justify the term introvert as it is meant to be. I bet you won’t have to search anywhere after scrolling this piece of content and before that let’s clarify some terms.

Introverts or Loner!

Introverts are people who tend to be more inwardly oriented and whose energy comes from spending time alone rather than with groups of people, as extensive social interaction can often tire them out.

13: Taisho Otome Fairy Tale

Taisho Otome Fairy Tale where mc is introverted

Let’s kick off our list of anime where MC is a loner and yet finds a cheerful bubbly short heighted girl. Honestly, this anime is a treat for weebs who admire calm shows with wholesome moments and that’s it.

The story follows Tamahiko Shima who began living in the mountains all alone after losing her mother and right hand in the same accident. Soon after a bubbly 14-year-old girl Yuzuki Tachibana appears in his house and announces herself his bride.

Tamahiko realizes his father promised to send a companion so anyhow he accepts his fate. Can Yuzuki Tachibana move the heart of the loner main character, watch this one of the fewest romance anime not staged in school.

12: To Every You I’ve Loved Before

To Every You I've Loved Before is romance anime with loner mc

Just imagine yourself a loner who is struggling with family issues and one day a beautiful girl approaches you saying that we were a couple in parallel worlds so let’s form a relationship in this world too, what will be your reaction?

Frankly, this is the whole premise of this sweat sci-fi romance movie “To Every You I’ve Loved Before” also labeled as Boku ga Aishita Subete no Kimi e.  Don’t set your hopes high like No Name anime, however this is enough to please us introverts.

11: My Stepmom’s Daughter Is My Ex

My Stepmom’s Daughter Is My Ex

Don’t imagine things like Domestic Girlfriend from this anime because this is nowhere close to that emotionally twisted romance anime apart from its name.

This romance anime features the introverted freak Mizuto Irido who grew more lonesome after separating from Yume Ayai after their middle school graduation. Fatefully they’re combined once again but as step-siblings.

Don’t worry! there’s no forbidden romance in this wholesome series as both high schoolers help each other to face their social and inner issues. Can they reunite after an official separation, it’s a mystery you’ll have to unravel on your own.

10: The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten

Amane from The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten

I bet after watching this relaxed romance anime weebs like me will wish to have such an angelic girlfriend who can cook and take care of her partner like a mother. Introverts and their imaginations are beyond, haha!

Living all alone in an apartment Amane recently found out that the school’s prettiest girl Mahiru lives on his doorstep. As a loner he rarely talks to anyone in school aside from his only friend, however an encounter on a rainy day brings Amane and Mahiru together.

As a whole, this romance anime is a beautiful tale where loner MC returns to normal life with the daily care of her neighbor. Astonishing, isn’t it?

9: Hyouka

Hyouka is romance anime with loner mc

Hyouka is definitely a hidden gem in the romance anime genre as many latest rom-coms keep newbies busy with the latest content. Despite being a decade old, this romance anime with a loner MC and an 8.1 MAL rating should be enough to pique your interest.

Bored by his mundane school life, introverted Oreki Houtarou would rather avoid any unnecessary energy expenditures. But when he’s recruited by his younger sister to join the Classics Club, he meets the inquisitive Chitanda Eru.

Fascinated by mysteries big and small, Chitanda draws Oreki out of his shell with her intense curiosity. Along the way, could their thought-provoking investigations also uncover dormant sparks flying between them? Watch this anime for introverts by Kyoto Animation.

8: Call Of The Night

Kou Yamori from Call of the night is introverted anime character

Do you know the reason why introverts find solace in romance anime? Because of its blending of relatable characters with the supernatural settings.

Kou Yamori is your depressed lad who finds solace in the bright lights of night until he stumbles upon a quirky vampire Nazuna. Instead of getting scared, our introverted dude set a new goal to become a vampire by falling in love with Nazuna.

I bet after witnessing Nazuna you’ll wish to switch seats with kou Yamori to enjoy the supernatural romance in the lights of night.

7: A Silent Voice

Shoya Ishida is depressed loner from romantic movie A silent voice

Apart from enjoying, A Silent Voice is a perfect romance anime with a loner mc to learn kindness and love along with entertainment where tormented enemies become lovers.

This romance movie of love and redemption follows our depressed Shoya Ishida who has become lonely in high school. It’s the effect or regret of his past acts with the sweet deaf girl Nishimiya.

His life gave him a chance to Radeem when he crossed paths with Nishimiya after years. Will our loner mc return to life, it’s a must-watch.

6: The Dangers In My Heart

Those who enjoy little fan service along with wholesome romance should follow this anime with a loner and deeply introverted mc who ends up with the class’s most popular and model figure girl.

Kyotaro Ichikawa is the short heighted introverted protagonist who thoughts of killing Anna Yamada out of jealousy. One day in the library Kyotaro and Yamada’s life intertwined as their hidden selves are revealed to each other.

This is surely one of the best romance anime for introverts and loners. The good news is its 2nd season will also be released in 2024 so make sure you add this anime to your watch list.

5: Horimiya

Among the best romance anime, Horimiya reigns supreme with its coming-of-age storyline and socially awkward characters. If you’re a goody two-shoe weeb and root for romance anime where mc ends up with a girl, Horimiya is a must-watch.

Horimiya follows Miyamura, a loner who keeps to himself at school but has piercings and tattoos at home. His classmate Hori, the popular girl, catches a glimpse of his true self and is intrigued. They begin conversing and bonding over their hidden sides.

One thing that I as an introvert have learned from Horimiya is if you want to get close to your favorite girl befriend her younger brother first.

4: Bottom Tier Character Tomozaki

Tomozaki is the ultimate loner from Tomozaki bottom tier character anime

If you’re a cult romance lover then don’t bother to follow the bottom-tier character Tomozaki which does have a freak loner MC but lacks romance. Honestly, it’s more focused on the journey of loner mc to learn socialization than romance that’ why this anime considered underrated in romance genre.

As it says the story follows our bottom tier loner Tomozaki who is living his lonesome dull life playing the famous Tacfam online game. Tomozaki’s rank in Tacfam becomes a reason that catches the intrigue of the class’s hottie Aoi.

But after learning about the character behind this game rank she pitty Tomozaki and encourages him to seriously take the game of real life instead. Apart from funny scenes, self-criticising quotes and the journey of a loner to become normal, this is quite an ordinary show.

3: Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai

Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai

Sometimes your most hated struggles in your life become a pathway to your bright happy future. If you’re a loner introvert struggling with your own issues, this short romance anime with a loner MC is a must-watch.

Sakuta Azusagawa’s normal high school life is disrupted when he encounters Mai Sakurajima, a popular actress who has suddenly started wearing a bunny girl outfit to school as she’s invisible to the crowd. Mai is experiencing ‘adolescent syndrome,’ believing others cannot see her.

Sakuta may be the only one who can help through the ‘puberty syndrome’ cases. If some loner can forcefully keep awakening himself from sleep in fear of forgetting his girl, I bet this introverted MC would be ten times better than some cool playboys.

2: My Dress Up Darling

My dress up darling Wakana Gojou

Do you know what happens when a renowned studio like Clover Works chooses a thought-provoking romantic storyline to blend with ecchi romance? It turns out to be a show like “My Dress Up Darling” one of the best romance anime with a loner MC and school hottie girl.

Wakana Gojou is a loner MC of this romance anime who has mastered crafting Hina Dolls Aiming to match his grandfather’s expertise.  Unlike many pop culture admirers, Gojou finds solace in designing clothes for his dolls.

One day his path intertwined with the school’s cosplay fangirl  Marin Kitagawa who lacks sewing skills and seeks help from our loner MC. This tells even as an introvert a skill or passion is required for someone to shine.

1: My Teen Romantic Comedy Snafu

My Teen Romantic Comedy Snafu is best rom com where mc is loner

This psychological romance anime with a loner mc beholds a special place in my watchlist all because I damn love its introvert mc more than any other character on this whole list.

Loner Hachiman Hikigaya has given up on the superficiality of high school relationships, believing true bonds to be impossible. But when tasked with joining the “Service Club” to counsel his peers, he finds himself interacting more with its brainy president Yukino and sunny member Yui.

Whether you want to watch a rom-com, a loner MC with deep sayings, an op girl, a waifu, or a watch-worthy storyline, this anime is a masterpiece where school’s popular girl fall for mc.


I have created this romance anime list with a loner MC & for loner introverts like me, so if think you’re the one, make sure you watch each of them as they’re the best you can find within the romance anime genre.