15 Best & Worst Ecchi and Harem Protagonists, Ranked

Let's look at the list below of 15 of the best and the worst ecchi and Harem protagonists in the anime. Each best anime protagonist has a different quality that sets them apart from each other. This can be having a unique personality or style .

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15 Best & Worst Ecchi and Harem Protagonists, Ranked

There are certain anime in which the protagonists of the manga series are surrounded by a group of potential lovers and friends. But only some characters earn or get the affection of the viewers. Protagonists are known for being cutter characters of each other. There are times when we get protagonists in a series that breaks the mold. Let's look at the list below of 15 of the best and the worst ecchi and Harem protagonists in the anime. Each best anime protagonist has a different quality that sets them apart from each other. This can be having a unique personality or style.

15. Worst- Riku Aoba

Riku is a second year student. A teenage boy trying to adjust to a life at a new school. In the starting of the manga series we saw that he is having a crush on several girls but did not develop a meaningful relationship with any of them. After a series of adventures in his life he was involved in getting chased around the school wearing cat ears, so he finally made a choice of dating a girl Sayuri. Which was more like forceful dating thing.

14. Best- Raku Ichijo

Raku Ichijo is the main male protagonist of the Nisekoi series which was written and illustrated by Naoshi Komi. He can be said to be a good protagonist as he pretended to be the fake boyfriend of Chitpge Kirisaki for three year of his life! All the fans of the manga series wanted to see them together and at the end they married each other.  The only best thing about Raku was his loyalty which was shown throughout the manga series.

13. Worst- Mukato Itou

Even though his harem ended up murdering him, now you must be thinking there would be a reason for this. Yes there is. The only reason this protagonist is hated the most is because he used to play around with girls. The dude makes out with a girl in front of another girl who was pregnant with his baby. He had sex with multiple girls despite he knew their feelings for him. He used to be with a new girl everyday while hurting others.

12. Best- Kojo Atatsuki

Kojo Atatsuki is a normal high school student in the Demon District of Itogami Island. Though in the manga series ahead we saw that he was converted to a vampire and his whole life changed. He had a dangerous potential for ruling the whole world. Fearing Kojo’s destructive abilities, the lion king organization sends in Yukina Himeragi to kill him. This shows that he was evil enough to destroy anyone coming his way.  This can be one of the most attractive and powerful traits of his. His fights are incredibly detailed and are a bliss to look at.

11. Worst - Yuuji Kazami

Yuuji Kazami is shown to be a transfer student who goes to Mihama Academy. As we have seen, he has always imagined living a normal or ordinary high school life. However Mihama academy is quite the opposite. The school environment was basically around only 6 people, the principal and five other students who were girls. Although Yuuji becomes familiar with them and their backstories of them joining the academy. Though this is an adaptation from a visual novel, so this is not your typical harem but it does have bits of harem and Ecchi tropes. Yuuji is said to be a badass main character for a reason and that is his personality was charming.

10. Best- Arata Kasuga

Kicking off the list is Arata Kasuga from Trinity Seven. Arata Kasuga lived a normal life with his family and cousins in a small town. Though everything god changed in the Black sun, the peace of the town was destroyed, and Hijiri, his childhood friend, was taken away from him. Before being Kidnapped Hijiri hangs a Grimoire around Arata’s neck so that he can be protected. Though after hearing about Hijiri, he was so sad that he asked for the world he lives in to be good again. This leads to the Grimoire artificially improving and reconstructing the whole world for him and making him unlearn all the destruction that has taken place. Though Arata still continues the search for his cousin. This quality of his is very attractive.

9. Worst- Tsukune Aono

You can't say that you haven't heard of this anime. He has entered this list just because he is clearly in love with Moka Akashiya. Tsukune is a human that attends Youkai Academy, a school for the supernatural. Though he was famous and chose not to be attracted to anyone. Which made him a bad protagonist. It should be noted that Tsukune is and will be the most decent, caring, and chivalrous character in the entire manga series. Even though in the manga series he has been put into dangerous situations, he is seemingly unable to bear haters or hold grudges against anyone.

8. Best- Shido Itsuka

Shidou Itsuka from Date A Live is shown as a student at Raizen High School. Shidou has the special power to seal spirits by kissing them! Shido had a very normal life until he accidentally stumbled into a new world unknown to him. The only reason this happened to him was the space quacks and the fight between the AST and the spirits there. He was brought here to this world at his little sister’s command which was a surprise to him too.

7. Worst- Fuutarou Uesugi

Fuutarou Uesugi from The Quintessential Quintuplets is a high school student, who excels in his studies.  As he was good at studies, he used to get a lot of opportunities to clear the family debt by tutoring his classmate Miku Nakano. Miku happens to be a quintuplet and Fuutarou must tutor her four other sisters. Since they are all sisters they all have cut and paste characters of each other with different hairstyles and mild facial differences.

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6. Worst- Kurusu Kimihito

Kurusu Kimihito from Monster Musume is shown as the volunteers as a cultural exchange between species hosts. Kimihito is a gentle person.  He takes different types of monsters to his house to live with them. How unrealistic? But look at the plot.  Each monster girl refers to him with a different pet name. Darling, boss and master are my favorites. He means well but gets into different antics with each girl and often says the wrong thing at the wrong time. Which is Funny.

5. Best- Tohru Honda

Tohru Honda is my personal favorite . Though the only reason why she stands out from the rest of the protagonists on this list is by being the only female Protagonist. Often referred to in naime as a reverse harem. She is extremely generous and kind hearted. An example of this is that she never holds grudges on Akito even though he physically and emotionally destroyed all the zodiacs.

In the anime Kyo is seen to be having a fight with Yuki  the whole anime.  The two become rivals for Tohru’s love. Tohru is shown to give attention to both of them equally which is strange and interesting at the same time.

4. Worst- Kazuma Satou

Konosuba! God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World has many great characters in the series. Kazuma Satou, the lead character, is great in every aspect. Even though he was the protagonist, Kazuma had a huge collection of cute goddesses. However Kazuma has no interest in any of them. Alsp in the manga series we saw him dating three girls at the same time . He is a perverted schemer who has only redeeming qualities which is called Steal. This lets him steal; an object from a person of his choice.  And he used to love stealing panties from other girls in the series.

3. Best- Issei Hyoudou

How can we forget this anime, you probably expected this entry on the list, Issei Hyoudou, shown as a self-proclaimed Harem King, is a protagonist in the High School DxD series. Issei is a rebirth form of a devil from the Gremory family, later he was revived by Rias when he was assassinated by his girlfriend. Now as he is a devil, he is used to all of the harem getting along with each other and accepting Issei for the peeping-tom he is.

2. Worst- Makoto Itou

Mokoto Itou from School Days truly is the worst anime character I have ever come across. He doesn't have a redeeming quality about him, not even one. In the anime ahead, Mokoto has a crush on Kotonoha Katsura. He goes to his childhood best friend Sekai Saionji for help. Sekai agreed to help him but was also attracted towards him in the process. He is seen flirting continuously and using girls until he found Kotonoha. Because of his habit of moving around with girls and playing with their emotions, he was concluded as a terrible person.

1. Best- Koyomi Araragi

Though this is a never ending list, ending up this list with the best protagonist in the Harem world, Koyomi Araragi.he is a third year high school student. He was attacked by the vampire during spring break and was not able to regain his normal life again. One thing that makes this character different from others is just how much the members of his Harem love him. Though in the manga we saw that he used to feed the vampire his blood. Everyone has accepted this fact that Koyomi’s interactions with each character is very genuine as if he caters to their personality types. He has this comforting vibe which says that he would be there to help them.