10 Best Yaoi Anime Couples

Yaoi, also known as Boys Love focuses on relationships between male characters. These top 10 Yaoi/BL anime couples make us fall in love with them and wish they were real.

Top 10 Yaoi/BL Anime Couples

Yaoi, also known as Boys Love focuses on relationships between male characters. These top 10 Yaoi/BL anime couples make us fall in love with them and wish they were real. Boy’s Love is the term used in Japan, where relationships between male characters are mostly focused on the emotional and romantic aspects of a relationship and sometimes sexual. Whereas, Yaoi focuses on the sexual aspect such as smut of explicit sides of their relationship. The Yaoi/BL manga/anime are mostly read and watched by women and are also written by women. These anime couples have given us a glimpse of their romance that makes us root for them.

So, here are the top 10 Yaoi/BL anime couples you should know about:

1. Yuri Katsuki and Victor Nikiforov (Yuri on Ice)

Yuri Katsuki and Victor Nikiforov (Yuri on Ice)

Yuri on Ice is a sports anime that steers towards an LGBTQ+ love story. The realistic romance and the heartfelt music will make you fall in love with the characters and the story.

Victor and Yuri are ice skaters who find themselves at a crossroads in their careers. This story is a heart-warming romance between the two characters, that focuses solely on the love and emotional relationship between them. They find solace in each other- in ice skating and love.

2. Takahashi Misaki and Usami Akihiko (Junjo Romantica)

Takahashi Misaki and Usami Akihiko (Junjo Romantica)

Junjo Romantica is a famous BL anime that revolves around Takahashi Misaki and Usami Akihiko, student and mentor. This story has a very normal and real-life plot.

Takahashi is preparing for his college exam and requires a tutor. Behold, Usami Akihiko appears and their relationship begins to progress. Usami comes on to Takahashi a lot, which confuses him but eventually falls in love. Despite the age gap of 10 years, this anime couple is nothing but adorable.

3. Koutaro Izumi & Hazuki (Hybrid Child)

Koutaro Izumi & Hazuki (Hybrid Child)

Hybrid Child is a story of artificial humans called Hybrid Children. They gain strength from the love of loving human relationships. This angsty yet adorable anime has one of the sweetest anime couples in BL.

Koutaro Izumi is a rich man who finds Hazuki, a Hybrid Child, in the trash. He brings him home and nurtures a relationship with him despite his family’s protest. Knowing that Hybrids have a short life span, Koutaru tries his best to save Hazuki. They had some deep and sweet moments together.

4. Izumi Sena & Ryouma Ichijou (Love Stage)

Izumi Sena & Ryouma Ichijou (Love Stage)

Love stage is a romantic comedy and Yaoi anime. The story follows Izumi who becomes is an otaku and gets starred in a commercial opposite Ryouma. Izumi dresses as a girl and does not disclose it to Ryouma initially.

When Izumi reveals his gender identity, Ryouma pursues him regardless, also questioning his sexuality in the meantime. Despite all that, they finally get together and give us some very adorable moments.

5. Masahiro Setagawa and Kousuke Ohshiba (Hitorijime no Hero)

 Masahiro Setagawa and Kousuke Ohshiba (Hitorijime no Hero)

Hitorijime no Hero is a very famous Yaoi/BL anime with one of the best anime couples in the BL world. The story revolves around Masahiro, a ‘helpless delinquent,’ and Kousuke, his math teacher who he sees as a hero.

Kousuke initiated the relationship and made Masahiro realize his feelings for him. They eventually start dating and keep it a secret from school. Despite their age gap, there are many adorable and funny moments between them. They are quite shy and work on their relationship and communication.

6. Haru Kaido and Ren Kaido (Super Lovers)

 Haru Kaido and Ren Kaido (Super Lovers)

Haru Kaido is the eldest child of the Kaido family and goes to Canada and meets Ren. Ren was a child at the time and behaved like a wild dog and did not follow the ways of a civilized person.

Realizing that, Haru decides to take care of Ren upon the order from his mother. They make a promise to be together in the future. Sadly, Haru gets into an accident and forgets about their promise. But they do get together where we could witness some adorable moments. This anime couple will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside with their sweet romance!

7. Mafuyu Sato and Ritsuka Uenoyama (Given)

Mafuyu Sato and Ritsuka Uenoyama (Given)

Given is a BL anime filled with music, love, and teenage romance. This anime couple was united through music, which is a big part of both of their lives. By Ritsuka’s convincing, Mafuyu joins his band and their beautiful romance begins.

Ritsuka falls in love with Mafuyu during their consistent band practice and eventually gets together on the day of their first performance. Although they are together, Mafuyu’s troubled past comes in the way of their relationship. Despite all that, some heart-warming moments and beautiful music were created. All in all, we’re rooting for them till the end.

8. Takato Saijo and Junta Azumaya (Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu)

Takato Saijo and Junta Azumaya (Dakaretai Otoko 1-i ni Odosarete Imasu)

The heart-warming story between two male characters who are in the acting business meet as colleagues. Takato is the number one most handsome man who is pushed to second by his co-star Junta.

Junta admires Takato and pursues him but Takato refuses for a long time. They eventually get together after Takato sees Junta in a new light after constantly spending time with him. They have some sweet and explicit moments together that make us adore them.

9. Nezumi and Shion (No. 6)

Nezumi and Shion (No. 6)

The story takes place in a dystopian city called No. 6. Shion lives a good and sheltered lifestyle and takes in Nezumi. They spend a night together which causes them to wonder about their relationship when they live together.

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Shion and Nezumi have lived different lives. When secrets are revealed and come to light, they push through the obstacles and eventually get together. Shion’s world changed after meeting Nezumi. Their relationship takes an interesting turn of events.

10. Ash and Eiji (Banana Fish)

Ash and Eiji (Banana Fish)

Banana Fish is a raw, action-based, emotional anime that is definitely worth the watch. Though the relationship of this anime couple does not end as a ‘happily-ever-after,’ their unsaid romance was clear through their actions.

Ash and Eiji’s ambiguous relationship does not delve pruriently, the romance that was shown makes this anime couple takes the award for one of the best BL couples ever. They had a relationship of lovers but it was nothing sexual. Overall, this anime couple shined through the violence and gang-related action that generally does not end well.

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