10 Wholesome Animes

Updated: Mar 7

Does quarantine life have you depressed and bored? Feeling stressed? Are you running out of anime to watch? Need a little something to make you smile? Want some anime to watch with family? Then check out my 10 wholesome anime.


10.) How to Keep a Mummy

  • Slice of Life, Shojo

  • 1 season, 12 Episodes

When high school student Sora Kashiwagi finds himself staring down a mysterious oversized package sent to him by his self-proclaimed "adventurer" father his life is turned upside down.

9.) Gakuen Babysitters (School Babysitters)

  • Slice of Life, Drama, Shojo

  • 1 season, 13 episodes

Brothers Ryuichi and Kotaro lost their parents in a plane crash. They're taken in by the chairman of Morinomiya Academy, who lost her son and daughter-in-law in the same crash, on one condition: Ryuichi must babysit the kids at the daycare room in the school!

8.) My Roommate is a Cat

  • Slice of Life, Drama, Comedy

  • 1 season, 12 episodes

Mikazuki Subaru, a novelist who struggles in relationships with other people finds a cat on the streets. Through a twist of fate, the two of them end up living together becoming a family and find happiness in their life together.

7.) Nijiiro Days (Rainbow Days)

  • Slice of Life, Romance, School Life

  • 1 season, 24 episodes

Nijiiro Days follows the colorful lives and romantic relationships of four high school boys—Natsuki Hashiba, a dreamer with delusions of love; Tomoya Matsunaga, a narcissistic playboy who has multiple girlfriends; Keiichi Katakura, a kinky sadist who always carries a whip; and Tsuyoshi Naoe, an otaku who has a cosplaying girlfriend.

6.) My Love Story

  • Slice of Life, Romance, Comedy

  • 1 season, 24 episodes

Takeo Goda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don't want him! They always go for his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train. Used to being on the sidelines, does Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate or fight for his love?

5.) Sanrio Boys

  • Slice of Life, Shojo

  • 1 season, 12 episodes

Hasegawa Kouta, 17 years old, is a second-year high school student. His days are unremarkable and average when Kouta meets Mizuno Yuu, Yoshino Shunsuke, Nishimiya Ryo, and Minamoto Seiichiro, who are fellow students attending Hijirikawa High School. In an instant, Kouta's average life begins to be awash with sparkling light.

4) Recovery of an MMO Junkie

  • Slice of Life, Romance, Drama

  • 1 Season, 10 episodes +1 OVA

Morioka Moriko dropped out of the real world becoming a NEET. Searching for a safe place, the place she ended up... is the online world!! In this online game, Moriko starts a new life and encounter player named “Lily.” Meanwhile IRL, she ends up having a shocking encounter with a mysterious handsome salaryman named Sakurai Yuta. After meeting him, the real world starts to change and starts affecting her online world as well?!

3.) Love, Chunibyou, and Other Delusions

  • Slice of Life, Romance, Comedy

  • 2 seasons, 24 episodes

Yuta Togashi has a problem. He used to be a "chunibyo," a delusional student who has powers. But now that he's starting high school, he's determined to put aside his delusions and face life head on. The trouble is Rikka Takanashi, his upstairs neighbor, is just a little bit delusional herself.

2.) Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku

  • Slice of Life, Romance, Comedy

  • 1 Season, 11 episodes + 2 OVAs

Narumi Momose is a female office worker who hides her fujoshi otaku lifestyle. At her new workplace she meets her old childhood friend Hirotaka, a handsome and capable company man who is a game otaku. The two seem perfect for each other, but love is difficult for otaku.

1.) That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

  • Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Slice of Life

  • 2 Season, 24 episodes + 4 ODAs

Mikami Satoru is stabbed by a random killer and is reborn to an alternate world. But he turns out to be reborn a slime! Thrown into this new world as a slime name Rimuru, his new life begins.

Honorable Mentions

  • If it’s for My Daughter, I’d even Defeat a Demon Lord

  • Sweetness and Lightning

  • Himouto Umaru-chan

  • Tamako Market

  • Fruit Baskets

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