Ojou to Banken-kun, also known as A Girl & Her Guard Dog, is a Fall anime scheduled to be released on September 29 of this year. The anime is an adaptation of a manga created by Hatsuharu. It is made by Studio Project No.9 and the voice cast includes Umehara Yuuichirou (Jugram Haschwalth), Kitou Akari (Nezuko), Enoki Junya (Itadori Yuji), and Nakahara Mai (Nagisa from Clannad).
A Girl & Her Guard Dog is a story about Isaku, the granddaughter of a Yakura boss, starting high school with a lot of hope and dreams of making new friends and finding love. Her real problem starts when her grandfather appoints Utou Keiya, a loyal member of the clan, as her bodyguard to follow her everywhere, even inside the classroom.
A Girl & Her Guard Dog is a romantic comedy anime with a possessive, over-protective, Yandere male lead and a high school girl. The age gap is one of the themes here. Since the anime will hit the platforms soon, here are the 10 best anime like A Girl & Her Guard Dog to watch.
List of Anime Similar to A Girl & Her Gaurd Dog
Check all the 10 best anime to find your next anime to enjoy where you can receive the same vibe as A Girl and Her Gaurd Dog.
10. Back Street Girls: GOKUDOLS
MAL Rating: 6.96
When three low-ranked Yakuza members really messed up a mission, the boss sent them to Thailand and made them have sex change surgeries. Then he forced them to form an idol group as a new form of business.
Back Street Girls -GOKUDOLS- revolves around the shenanigans of these transgender idols and let me tell you, this anime has no boundaries.
The Yakuza boss is voiced by the late Fujiwara Keiji (also voiced Hugh Mayes from Fullmetal Alchemist). You want an anime that will make you bring out your ugly laugh? You better watch Back Street Girls -GOKUDOLS-. This anime is so bad that it is actually good.
9. The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting
MAL Rating: 7.77
Kirishima Tooru is the type of person who wants to choose violence and does choose violence every day, the minute he wakes up in the morning.
After almost jeopardizing a peace treaty, The Yakuza boss of his clan gives Tooru a very difficult mission as a form of punishment and lesson to make him understand the wrong side of being reckless. This difficult task happens to be babysitting the boss’s kid daughter.
This anime is filled with an uncommon combination of comedy and poignant moments. Though there is no romance in it, The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting will teach you about responsibilities and redemption.
8. Buddy Daddies
MAL Rating: 8.85
When two literal partners in crime stumble upon a 4-year-old girl in a place that is soon to become a crime scene, they are at a loss. They take Miri, the girl, home and try to search for her missing family. Finding no clue about that they start raising her with as much care as they can.
Buddy Daddies is funny but when you get into the story you will realize that everyone has a tragic past. It is a coming-of-age story of a 4-year-old girl named Miri who was raised with love and care by his two dangerous fathers.
7. Banana Fish
MAL Rating: 8.48
What does the word Banana Fish mean, you say? It is the name of a drug that Ash Lynx was supposed to be investigating. As a member of an American Mafia, Ash’s life has not been the smoothest. When he gets tangled in the net of dirty politics between mafia groups investigating the drug, he may reach the point of no return.
Banana Fish is created by MAPPA. It is one of the most underrated anime in the world. It is a BL anime but the main focus is not on romance. So to people who don’t like BL anime, you will be missing out on a great anime if you avoid watching this one.
6. It’s Too Sick to Call This Love
MAL Rating: 7.14
Ryou Amakusa is a true playboy who believes in a no-strings-attached policy. When one day he is saved by a high school girl (Ichika) who also happens to be his younger sister’s best friend, he offers to pay her back by being her boyfriend. I know, he is so full of himself, right?
Ichika gets disgusted by this offer and immediately turns him down. But it seems like rejection only made Ryou’s heart flutter and he got more interested in winning Ichika’s heart.
There is almost a decade-long age gap between Ryo and Ichika which is very similar to A Girl & Her Guard Dog.
5. The Way Of The Househusband
MAL Rating: 7.23 (season 1, part 1)
In short known as Gokushufudou, The Way of the Househusband is a 5 episode ONA (Original Net Animation) adapted from a very popular manga by the same name.
The main lead Tatsu is voiced by Tsuda Kenjiro (Kento Nanami), one of the sexiest voices in the industry right now.
When Tatsu, the infamous Yakuza member, suddenly vanished and reappeared as a staying-at-home husband, everybody went out of their mind. But the truth is, he is doing way better than one should expect. From cooking to sewing dresses, Tatsu is handling everything with smooth efficiency just as a regular housewife would.
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MAL Rating: 8.20 (season 1)
Horimiya is the story of Hori and Miyamura, two high school students. People say opposites attract. People who know these two only from the outside will say, that is what happened to them. But in reality, it is their secret similarities that made them each other’s comfort zone.
Hori is a top student in her class, a classic definition of beauty with brain and brawn. Miyamura, on the other hand, is an antisocial quiet boy who does not want to attract any attention. But in real life, Hori hardly has any friends and Miyamura is way more interesting than he looks in his shabby school uniform.
3. The Class President is a Maid!
MAL Rating: 8.01
Ayuzawa Misaki’s father ran away leaving them destitute. Since then Misaki can’t stand men. She became the student council president of a high school that recently turned into a co-ed from an all-boys school. Her aim is to make Seika High School a female-friendly high school. But strict and strong-willed Misaki has a secret identity that she can not risk being let out. After school, she works in a maid cafe as a maid-waitress.
When Usui Takumi, one of the boys from her school accidentally finds out about this, be ready for the greatest high school romance journey in the history of shoujo.
2. Yona of the Dawn
MAL Rating: 8.03
Yona of the Down is currently the 31st top-rated manga on MAL and the anime is a faithful adaptation of it.
When betrayal came from a person least expected, Princess Yona, with her trusted bodyguard and childhood friend Hak Son fled from the Kingdom of Kouka. Now, without a roof over their heads and enemies lurking everywhere, Yona and Hak must follow the myth of four legendary dragons who had helped Yona’s first ancestor to win the kingdom of Kouka and establish a righteous rule many years ago.
1. Inu x Boku SS
MAL Rating: 7.38
Ririchiyo Shirakiin is a beautiful teenage girl with long hair but a vicious tongue. Above all, she is a girl with supernatural abilities. To change her mean demeanor, Ririchiyo wants to start fresh and that is why she moves to the Maison de Ayakashi. It is a highly secure building made for special people like her. One of the rules for the residents of the mansion is that every resident must be with a bodyguard 24/7.
The Shirakiin family appoints Miketsukami as Ririchiyo’s bodyguard, a mysterious, silver-haired Heterochrome-eyed, absolutely gorgeous nine-tailed fox. But something about this fox is very fishy. You have to watch Inu x Boku SS to find out his deepest mysteries.
Fujiwara Cocoa was a talented mangaka who died at the age of 31. Her manga Inu X Boku Secret Service was adapted into an anime a few years before her death.
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