In most anime, the enemy is always the enemy. Anime villains have the ability to do some amazingly terrible things. However, sometimes the characters who initially look down on each other get over their hate and start trying to form relationships. New love bond. Whether an argument is caused by mutual resentment, or by a death match, love affairs that develop from hatred can be surprisingly heartwarming. And here are 16 pairs of anime enemies who fell deeply in love.
16. Juliet Fiammata Asto Capulet & Romeo Candorebanto Montague – ‘Romeo X Juliet’
With a name like Romeo x Juliet , You already know the movie will be about enemies becoming lovers. As is the case in Shakespeare’s play, Juliet Fiammata Asto Capulet is a member of the Capulet family, while Romeo Candorebanto Montague is part of the rival Montague family. In Romeo x Juliet, The Montagues massacred the Capulet family, leaving Juliet as the sole survivor. This is not only rivalry, but also blood feud. However, Romeo and Juliet end up falling deeply in love.
first5. Yukako Yamagishi & Koichi Hirose – ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable’
According to Koichi Hirose’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable , Yukako Yamagishi is unstable, obsessive, and scary, which is why he really has no interest in dating her. Her obsession with him culminates when she kidnaps him and he ends up having to fight her. In the end, he decided to try to reconcile with her, at which point he realized he liked her strong personality and the two started dating. Before long, he’s willing to blind himself when his nemesis Cinderella magically makes her ugly, just so she doesn’t have to be upset when he sees her that way. Is it romantic, or is it scary?
14. Kenshin & Tomoe – ‘Rurouni Kenshin’
In OVAs, Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal , Kenshin’s past and first love are revealed. Yukishiro Tomoe is the reason why Kenshin became more compassionate and vowed never to kill again. At first, Tomoe’s only wish was to kill Kenshin to avenge the death of his fiancée. But when forced to hide and pretend to be a couple, they develop feelings for each other. Sadly, their romance was short-lived as Kenshin accidentally killed Tomoe as she stepped in to protect him from the shogunate leader. His immense guilt and grief over her death forced him to live a life free of violence and bloodshed.
13. Fakir & Ahiru Arima – ‘Princess Tutu ‘
When Princess Tutu to begin with, Ahiru and Fakir don’t get along. Ahiru doesn’t like Fakir because he is constantly engrossed in her conversations with her lover, Mytho. In turn, Fakir dislikes Ahiru for interfering with Mytho and for not being too bright.
Over time, both of them realize that they have a common desire to help Mytho regain his heart, which has been broken into a thousand magical pieces. Through this process, they become closer and eventually express their desire to be together forever.
12. Yolei Inoue and Ken Ichijouji – ‘Digimon’
At the beginning of the series Digimon Second, Yolei Inoue has a crush on Ken Ichijouji, but her feelings change dramatically when he is revealed to be Digimon Kaiser, a villain enslaving Digimon.
As it turns out, Ken isn’t a bad person, he just mistook the Digital World for a complicated video game and it took him a while to realize his actions had consequences. Once he joins the good guys, Yolei’s love rumbles back. As adults, the two married and had three children.
11. Ayano Kannagi & Kazuma Yagami – ‘Kaze No Stigma’
When the two first met, Ayano was annoyed because her father asked Kazuma to accompany her on yokai (demon) hunting trips. From her point of view, she is perfectly capable of handling herself. As the two fight together and learn about each other, they find a way to get along. Kazuma began flirting with Ayano and although she was annoyed at first, she eventually responded positively to his progress. At the end of the series, they are in a romantic relationship.
10. Sakura Kinomoto & Syaoran Li – ‘Cardcaptor Sakura’
It took a while for Sakura Kinomoto and Syaoran Li’s Cardcaptor Sakura begin to enjoy the company of each other. While Sakura wants to be friends with Syaoran, he always declines her offers, as he believes that the two of them should compete to see who is worthy to use the power of the magical Clow cards. By the time Sakura is chosen as Clow’s mistress, Syaoran’s disdain for her is replaced by respect and an early stage of romantic love.
9. Chitoge Kirisaki & Raku Ichijou – ‘Nisekoi’
Chitoge Kirisaki and Raku Ichijou’s Nisekoi are initially forced to forge a relationship in order to please their gangster father. Unfortunately, they don’t get along at all, so performing well is a bit of a challenge. Over time, the two begin to realize that they don’t hate each other at all and that they actually have a lot in common. Raku ends up rejecting Onodera – the girl he has loved for many years – to move on to Chitoge. At the end of the series, they got married.
8. Casca & Guts – ‘Berserk’
When Casca and Guts of Berserk When they first met, Casca didn’t trust Guts enough that she could throw him. Her allegiance is to Griffith, another member of the Band of the Hawk, whom she loves and deeply respects. She resented Guts because he was a danger to Griffith, but she also envied the friendship the two shared. She will only help Guts if Griffith commands her. As the two fight together, they begin to respect each other. After Guts returned to the Band of the Hawk, the two obtained bodies and confessed their love. Their relationship eventually takes a tragic turn, but one thing is clear: Guts and Casca would do anything for each other.
7. Maou & Yuusha – ‘Maoyuu Maou Yuusha’
The main characters of Maoyuu Maou Yuusha to be Ghost King and Hero, also known as Demon King and Yuusha. At first, Yuusha wanted to kill Maou, but when he actually met her, he was struck by her beauty and intelligence. He gives up on killing the Demon King when she convinces him to help execute a plan to unite demons and humans, which will end the war that has threatened both.
6. Yuzuru Otonashi & Kanade Tachibana – ‘Angel Beats’
Yuzuru Otonashi & Kanade Tachibana’s Angel Beats most are enemies of each other because they do not understand each other. When Otonashi awakens in the afterlife, he tells Kanade to be an “angel of destruction” who forces people to leave the afterlife before they are ready. Upon getting to know her, he realizes she’s not a monster. She just oversaw the inevitable processes of the afterlife, since everyone had to move on eventually.
It turns out that the two are deeply connected. When Otonashi died, Kanade received his heart in a transplant, allowing her to live a little longer than she could have otherwise. As these truths come to light, the two become closer and begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.
5. Kaname Ohgi & Villetta Nu – ‘Code Geass’
Kaname Ohgi and Villetta Nu start Code Geass as arch-enemies. The fictional nation of Britannia has taken over Japan, and Villetta is a loyal Brittainian who considers the Japanese (called Eleven) to be scum. Meanwhile, Ohgi is part of a Japanese terrorist group trying to take back the country. Despite Villetta’s very different political stances and unrepentant obstinacy, the two eventually begin to realize their common humanity and eventually fall in love.
4. Vegeta & Bulma – ‘ Dragon Ball Z ‘
For many fans Dragon Ball Z, Vegeta and Bulma seem to be a rare pair. Alien Vegeta begins the series hating humans and wants nothing more than to defeat his fellow Saiyan Goku. After being forced to team up with Goku and his friends to defeat Frieza, his personality begins to soften and he begins to develop relationships with humans, including Bulma. Bulma doesn’t despise anything about Vegeta, she can see the good in him. The two eventually married and had two children, Bra and Trunks.
3. Shikamaru & Temari – ‘Naruto’
Though Temari and her siblings eventually became Konoha’s allies, they were seen as merciless during the Chunin Exams. Shikamaru and Temari were rivals when they first met. They battle it out in the final rounds of the Chunin Exams. And even though Shikamaru was close to victory, he gave up the fight. Many fans think that this is the moment that sparks their love story. They meet again and become friends when Temari saves Shikamaru from being killed by Tayuya. Eventually, the two become closer and get married at the end of the series.
2. Shouko Nishimiya & Shouya Ishida – ‘A Silent Voice’
When Shouko Nishimiya and Shouya Ishida’s A Silent Voice In elementary school, Shouya bullied Shouko non-stop because she was deaf. Although Shouko tried to build a friendly relationship, her efforts failed and the two parted as enemies. They meet again as teenagers, Shouya feels terrible about the way he treats Shouko. Slowly, the two began to develop a more positive, romantic relationship that didn’t involve bullying.
1. Gajeel & Levy – ‘Fairy Tail’
The first meeting of this couple was romantic. As a member of Fairy Tail’s enemy guild, Gajeel directly attacked Levy and her guildmates. He even attached the Phantom Lord’s emblem to Levy’s belly. Eventually, Gajeel becomes a full member of Fairy Tail and Levy learns to forgive him. The two grow closer and fall in love, becoming one of the most beautiful couples in the series.