Best Slice Of Life Anime For Your Watchlist

This list of a slice of life anime would be like a rollercoaster ride of emotion for you, that would make you laugh, cry, love and teach.

Sakurasou no pet na kanojo

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, Drama, Romance, School
  • Episodes: Season 1 (24)

Sakura Dormitory is the place in the high school that is affiliated with the Suimie arts university where all weird and trouble-making students are sent to.

Sorata Kanda was kicked out of the regular dorm due to a stray cat he had been keeping, with no other option he moves into Sakura Dormitory filled with many exceptional students who in every sense are extremely weird.

Soon a new student joins their dorm a girl named Mashiro shina an artist who cannot take care of any basic thing in her life.

Sorata is forced to take upon the duty of her care, Dubbed as “Mashiro Duty” by his dorm mates.

This is their story of their self-growth and complicated life, which are filled with many hilarious scenarios!

Silver Spoon

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, School, Shounen
  • Episodes: Season 1 (11), Season 2 (11)

Yuugo Hachiken after failing the entrance exam of the high school of his choice, enrolls at Ooezo Agricultural High School far away from his city life.

Hachiken had a strained relationship with his family which was the main reason to choose a high school which was far away from his home.

Ooezo agricultural school which unlike a typical high school where all you do is study but had a wide range of other activates connected to the world of agriculture.

A new world opens up for Hachiken when as he slowly comes on a term with his new environment and struggles of his new life. 

3 – Gatsu no lion

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Drama, Game, Seinen
  • Episodes: Season 1 (44)

Rie Kiriyamna is a Shogi player who at the age of 17 years has acquired the status of professional.

Rie had lost his family at very early age, after which he was adopted by a family friend, But due to many circumstances in his foster family he soon ends up living on his own.

He in a weird circumstance get acquainted with a family of three sisters Akira, Hinata, and Momo and their several cats.

After Which we see the story of Rie’s life effected by his fellow Shogi competitors and these three sisters.


  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, Music, School
  • Episodes: Season 1 (13+ 1 Ova), Season 2 ( 26 + 1 Ova) , 1 Movie

Yui Hirasawa has just begun her high school, who after imagining many scenarios of being in a club decide to join the “Light Music Club”.

But there is some problem with the whole scenario First is Yui Don’t know how to play any instrument and the second one is that if they don’t find four-members by the end of month the club would be disbanded.

Soon they find enough member Ritsu for Drums, Mio in bass and after convincing Tsumugi who planned to join another club to join them they save the club.

Yui who had never even touched any instrument takes the role of Guitarist for which she first has to buy one.

Your Lie In April

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, Music, School
  • Episodes: Season 1 (22) + 1 Ova, 1 Live-action Movie

Kosei Arima was a famous musical prodigy, Who dominated many competitions in his childhood by playing the piano.

But after his Mother’s death who used to force him to practice more than he could take and attend the competition, he loses his ability to hear music.

Two years later he meets a girl named Kaori Miyazono his best friend girlfriend a Violinist, who pushes him to the world of music again.

She teaches Arima Who was named “Human Metronome” for his robot-like Accuracy due to his overbearing Mother, that music can also be played freely and without any restriction.


  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy
  • Episodes: Season 1 (12)

Handa is a young pro calligrapher, who ends up punching an elderly expert who called his work unoriginal or like a textbook.

As a punishment, his father sends him to Gotō Island where he meets many villagers and interact with them.

One of whom is a 6-year-old girl Naru Kotoishi who is a very energetic, curious, and reckless child.

She visits Handa’s house every day to play and harass him in many ways.


  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy
  • Episodes: Season 1 (25) + 1 ova

Ryuji Takasu was always mistaken for a delinquent due to his eyes and how he looked despite being a gentle person.

He lived his life happily with his best friend and classmate Yusaku Kitamura and also his crush Minori Kushieda.

He lived his life peacefully till he run-in with, Taiga Aisaka who is believed to be the highest risk level and school’s most dangerous animal.

Taiga who has instantly taken a dislike toward Ryuji soon finds out that he lives in the apartment just opposite to hers.

Soon they discover that they have a crush on each other best friend and come upon an agreement to help each other with their crushes. 

Chunibyo demo koi ga Shitai

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, Drama, Romance, School
  • Episodes: Season 1(12) + 1 ova, Season 2(12) + 1 ova, 1 Movie

Yuta Togashi had suffered from chunibyo( Eighth Grader Syndrome ) during his middle school days, where he went around calling himself “Dark Flame Master ” believing he had supernatural power.

To not repeat what had happened in his middle school and because of embarrassment Yuta decide to go to a high school where no one knows him and his past.

But his plan starts to backfire when a girl with chunibyo Syndrome named Rikka Takanashi learns about his past and gets interested in him.

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Drama, Supernatural
  • Episodes: Season 1(11), 1 Movie, 1 Live-Action Movie

Jinta Yadomi and Meiko Honma (Menma) were part of a group of six childhood friends who all drifted apart after Menma’s death in an accident.

Five years after her death, a ghost appears in front of Jinta who looked an older version of Menma and asks him to grant her a wish so she can carry on into the afterlife.

Jinta who had started living as a recluse and had stopped attending the high school tries to help her but as little as possible as he doubted his sanity.

But as time goes on he genuinely tries to help her and realizes that he has to bring his estranged friend together.

Space Brothers

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy, Space, Sci-fi, Seinen
  • Episodes: Season 1(99), 1 Movie, 1 Live-Action Movie

Mutta Nanba with his younger brother Hibito in the summer of 2006 had witnessed a U.F.O that flew toward the moon or so they believed.

On that day Hibto Decide that he will go to the moon and Mutta challenged him that he would go farther and his aim became Mars.

Nineteen years later Hibito is a JAXA astronaut who is assigned to go on a moon mission.

Meanwhile, Mutta is still in pursuit of his dream to become an astronaut but slowly losing his will.

Mutta eventually starts getting fired up again as he receives a letter telling him that he has been accepted into the JAXA training program for the new astronauts.

Usagi Drop

  • Gerner: Slice of Life, Comedy
  • Episodes: Season 1(11), 1 Live-Action Movie

Daikichi Kawachi is a 30-year-old man who finds out that his grandfather has a six-year-old illegitimate daughter, as he goes to attend the said grandfather’s funeral.

Rin Kaga the illegitimate child is treated poorly by his relative which annoyed daikichi, Due to which he decides to take care of Rin himself.

As Rin becomes part of his life, he finds out how hard it is to be a single parent.

But with the help of another such parent that he befriends he starts to acknowledge that all his sacrifices for Rin have been worth it.

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