Fanservice has been in anime for a long time, and over time it has become an integral part of it. Even some mainstream shows which don’t have anything to do with ecchi stuff throw an episode or two just for the viewers to feast their eyes on some of the most beautiful and sexiest characters of the series. But today, we have compiled a list of shows whose primary focus is fanservice. Don’t expect a decent storyline or good character development.
So, without further ado, let’s jump right into the list of top fanservice anime ever. You can watch some of these fanservice anime on Crunchyroll, YouTube, Funimation, Netflix, or Hulu. We have provided a link at the end of each recommendation so that you don’t have to look for the shows yourselves.
12. High School DxD (2012)
‘High School DxD’ is one of the most popular harem-ecchi anime. The series has lots of fanservice content, and if you like watching buxom female devils, then this show is going to be quite entertaining for you. Apart from the ecchi, harem stuff, the storyline is surprisingly good enough to keep you captivated to the very end.
Issei Hyoudou is a run-of-the-mill pervert who desperately wants a girlfriend. So, when a girl asks him out, he instantly agrees. But later, he comes to realize that the girl is a fallen angel and is there to kill him. Once he is brutally murdered, Rias Gremory, the beautiful senior from his high school, luckily revives Issei as a demon, and he becomes her servant. Now, he must get used to the violent, conflicted world of demons and angels if he wishes to live a long life. You can stream the anime here.
11. Highschool of The Dead (2010)
If you are looking to watch a zombie-themed anime with lots of ecchi content, then ‘Highschool of The Dead’ is going to be an entertaining watch. The series follows Takashi Kimuro, a young adult who has to kill his best friend who has become a zombie. He promises to protect his best friend’s girlfriend, Rei’s life. With a zombie outbreak taking over the country, Rei and Takashi join hands with a bunch of other survivors of his high school, and they band together to fight back. You can watch the anime here.
10. Monster Musume no Iru Nicchijou (2015)
‘Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou’ is an anime that revolves around humans, especially Japanese citizens trying to coexist with monsters who are animal-human hybrids. Japan has become the first country to encourage the coexistence of humans and monsters. To make the monsters slowly adapt to our society, the government allows citizens to be the caretaker of a monster.
After a mistake by a government agent, Kimihito Kurusu ends up becoming a caretaker of a Lamia (snake woman) named Mia. She loves him, but under no circumstance should the two engage in a sexual relationship as it is forbidden by law. As the series progresses, Kimihito becomes the caretaker of many more monsters. You can watch the drama unfolds here.
9. To Love-Ru (2008)
‘To Love-Ru’ is a popular romance ecchi anime that follows Rito Yuuki, who loves Haruna Sairenji but still has not been able to confess to her. One day while bathing, a naked girl crashes on top of him. The girl is Lala Stalin Deviluke, princess of an alien empire. She wants to marry Rito to avoid a politically arranged marriage. As the series progresses, other beauties add to this confusion and try to stop Rito from confessing his feelings to Haruna. You can watch the anime here.
8. Prison School (2015)
‘Prison School’ is set in Hachimitsu Private Academy, a prestigious school that has recently become co-ed, and five boys a chance to study there. But soon after their arrival, the new students are found guilty of being peeping toms and given rigorous punishment by the underground student council and have to stay in the prison present within the boundaries of the academy. They have to stay there for one month upon completion, of which they will be permitted to attend regular classes. The drama that unfolds in the dark rooms of that school features some of the most sexually provocative scenes in anime history. You can stream the anime here.
7. Maken-Ki (2011)
‘Maken-Ki’ revolves around Takeru Ohyama, who enrolls in Tenbi Academy, which has recently become co-ed and does not have any entrance exams. Since he is a pervert, Takeru hopes to pass his time staring at beautiful girls. But he soon finds out the students of the school are not what they seem. They have special magical powers, which they bring out via weapons called Maken. You can watch the series here.
6. Witchblade (2006)
‘Witchblade’ revolves around Masane Amaha, who, along with her daughter Rihoko is running from the government as the child welfare agency wants to take her daughter away from her. One day a machine that can disguise as human attacks them. Somehow a strange light begins emitting from Masane’s wrist as she transforms into a powerful being and destroys the machine. It turns out she holds the power of the legendary Witchblade. All of a sudden, Masane is thrown into a power struggle between certain powerful organizations. Will she and her daughter survive? In order to find out, you will have to watch the anime here.
5. Kill la Kill (2013)
‘Kill la Kill’ is an entertaining anime not just because it has great fanservice and ecchi content but because of an excellent storyline and lots of funny moments. In the show, as the power levels of the characters increases, their clothes start becoming skimpier until there is almost nothing left. Ryuuko Matoi wants to avenge the death of her father, and her only clue is one half of a scissor-like weapon which was an invention of her father.
The clues left behind by it lead her to Honnouji Academy, which is practically ruled by Satsuki and her underlings, known as the Elite Four. Satsuki provides the underlings with God’s clothes which give them superpowers. So, Ryuuko clashes with one of them she is easily defeated. But she returns to her razed home and finds a God cloth known as the Senketsu, which gets activated after coming in contact with her blood. Now, Ryuuko too has superpowers and is ready to take on Satsuki and the Elite Four to solve her father’s mysterious death. You can watch the anime here.
4. Shinmai Maou no Testament (2015)
‘Shinmai Maou no Testament’ has lots of erotic scenes, and yes, there is an uncensored version as well. The borderline hentai anime follows Basara Toujo, who suddenly gets two stepsisters when his dad remarries. Now, Basara has to take care of them on his own. But it turns out that the sisters belong to the demon clan and try to force Basara out of the house, which forces Basar to reveal the truth that he is a member of the hero clan. Heroes are rivals of demons, but Basara still chooses to protect them from external threats. Moreover, one of his sisters is a succubus who makes the other sister enter a master-slave pact with Basara in an erotic way. If you wish to find out how the story unfolds, then you can watch the anime here.
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3. Ikki Tousen (2003)
‘Ikki Tousen’ is set in the Kanto region of Japan, where a turf war is going between seven schools. Some of the students from schools possess special beads which hold the souls of Chinese warriors. But along with inhabiting the abilities of these warriors, they also inherit their fate. Hakufu is a transfer student at Nanyo Academy. She is a powerful fighter and immediately disturbs the power hierarchy.
Hakufu seems to possess the ability of powerful Chinese warlord Sun Ce. But the most powerful students at her academy want to stop her from achieving her goal of uniting the seven schools. Will she be able to do it despite the resistance? You can find out here.
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2. Rosario to Vampire (2008)
‘Rosario to Vampire’ is a supernatural anime set in a school that follows Tsukune Aono, a high schooler who is bad at studying and struggles to get admission anywhere. But his parents find out a school named Youkai Academy that is ready to accept him. But Youkai Academy is a place where monsters study in their human forms to coexist with humans. Interestingly, there’s a strict rule that the academy must follow- any human found on the premises will be executed immediately. Even though there’s trouble, Tsukune decides to stay at the academy to save his relationship with Moka Akashiya, a girl he met on the first day of his school. But he is clueless that his girlfriend is hiding several secrets from him. You can watch the drama unfold here.
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1. Fairy Tail (2009 – 2019)
‘Fairy Tail’ focus on magical and fantasy themes and has a great array of characters. In addition, it also has interesting storylines and a decent amount of fanservice moments which makes it a suitable anime for the list. ‘Fairy Tail’ takes place in a world where magic is quite commonplace and finds its use in various things. Mages having specialized skills and similar mindsets band together in groups called guilds and take on jobs. Fairy Tail guild is well-known, which attracts the attention of powerful mages like Lucy Heartfilia. When she meets Natsu Dragneel and Happy, they are looking for the former’s foster dad. Lucy then becomes the victim of an abduction attempt and is saved by Natsu, who turns out to be a member of the Fairy Tail guild. He invites Lucy to join the Fairy Tail, which marks the beginning of an epic journey. You can watch the anime here.
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