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Top 10 Family Anime Series that you can watch right now!!

Top 10 Family Anime Series

Top 10 Family Anime Series – Amaama to Inazuma just ended today, and now i have became fond of Family Anime series/Movies. So in this article we will cover Top 10 Family Anime Series that you can watch right now!!

PS – If you’re watching Anime series for the first time then you can check out the following Anime recommendation list containing more than 40 anime series – Check out the Starter Anime Pack. If you are interested in watching some classic anime series then you can check – Classic anime series pack.

And you can also check out the list of latest anime series coming in fall 2016 – Top 20 Anime series of fall 2016.

Top 10 Family Anime Series

First of all we will cover with movie part, then we will movie on to the Anime series part. So check out the recommendations below.

01. Wolf Children

Wolf's Children
Wolf’s Children

Synopsis – Hana, a hard-working college student, falls in love with a mysterious man who attends one of her classes though he is not an actual student. As it turns out, he is not truly human either. On a full moon night, he transforms, revealing that he is the last werewolf alive. Despite this, Hana’s love remains strong, and the two ultimately decide to start a family.

Hana gives birth to two healthy children—Ame, born during rainfall, and Yuki, born during snowfall—both possessing the ability to turn into wolves, a trait inherited from their father. All too soon, however, the sudden death of her lover devastates Hana’s life, leaving her to raise a peculiar family completely on her own. The stress of raising her wild-natured children in a densely populated city, all while keeping their identity a secret, culminates in a decision to move to the countryside, where she hopes Ame and Yuki can live a life free from the judgments of society. Wolf Children is the heartwarming story about the challenges of being a single mother in an unforgiving modern world.

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 1st rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

03. Tokyo Godfathers

Tokyo Godfathers
Tokyo Godfathers

Synopsis – Three homeless companions—a runaway girl, a transvestite, and an alcoholic—find an abandoned newborn on Christmas Eve while foraging through trash. Using clues found next to the baby, they fan out through Tokyo to find the parents, along the way confronting reminders of their own lives they have nearly abandoned.

(Source – KissAnime)

It comes on the 2nd rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

03. Bakemono No Ko

Bakemono No Ko
Bakemono No Ko

Synopsis –  The story is set in the human realm (Tokyo’s Shibuya ward) and the bakemono realm (“Shibutenmachi”). In these two worlds which must not intersect, there lives a lonely boy and a lonely bakemono. One day, the boy gets lost in the bakemono world, becomes the disciple of the bakemono Kumatetsu, and is renamed Kyuuta.

(Source: ANN)

It comes on the 3rd rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

Now here comes the anime series part

04. Amaaama to Inazuma

Amaama to Inazuma Anime Review
Amaama to Inazuma Anime Review

Synopsis – Kouhei Inuzuka is a teacher who has been caring for his little daughter on his own since his wife’s death. He’s no good at cooking, so he and his daughter Tsumugi have been eating packaged meals from the convenience store. A series of events lead him one evening to a restaurant run by the mother of one of his students, Kotori. Her mother isn’t there, but Kotori does her best to feed them both. It turns out Kotori is often alone since her parents are divorced and her mother is frequently not around. The three of them begin to meet and cook tasty food together.

(Source –

It comes on the 4th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

05. Angel Heart

Angel Heart
Angel Heart

Synopsis – A young Taiwanese assassin codenamed “Glass Heart” committed suicide by jumping off a building, and her heart was pierced by metal fence. Miraculously, her life was saved by heart transplantation. During her recovery she began to experience strange dreams, which lead her to Japan looking for the donor of her heart, who happens to be Kaori Makimura, former partner of City Hunter Ryo Saeba.

The author mentioned in the first tankoubon volume that Angel Heart only shares the same characters of City Hunter but not it’s continuation. The events are all parallel universe, therefore it has nothing to do with City Hunter.

(Source – KissAnime)

It comes on the 5th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

06. Clannad After Story

Clannad - Anime that will make you cry
Clannad – Pic is from Clannad Anime

Synopsis – Clannad: After Story, the sequel to the critically acclaimed slice-of-life series Clannad, begins after Tomoya Okazaki and Nagisa Furukawa graduate from high school. Together, they experience the emotional rollercoaster of growing up. Unable to decide on a course for his future, Tomoya learns the value of a strong work ethic and discovers the strength of Nagisa’s support. Through the couple’s dedication and unity of purpose, they push forward to confront their personal problems, deepen their old relationships, and create new bonds.

Time also moves on in the Illusionary World. As the plains grow cold with the approach of winter, the Illusionary Girl and the Garbage Doll are presented with a difficult situation that reveals the World’s true purpose.

Based on the visual novel by Key and produced by Kyoto Animation, Clannad: After Story is an impactful drama highlighting the importance of family and the struggles of adulthood.

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 6th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

07. Usagi Drop

Usagi drop
Usagi drop

Synopsis – Daikichi Kawachi is a 30-year-old bachelor working a respectable job but otherwise wandering aimlessly through life. When his grandfather suddenly passes away, he returns to the family home to pay his respects. Upon arriving at the house, he meets a mysterious young girl named Rin who, to Daikichi’s astonishment, is his grandfather’s illegitimate daughter!

The shy and unapproachable girl is deemed an embarrassment to the family, and finds herself ostracized by her father’s relatives, all of them refusing to take care of her in the wake of his death. Daikichi, angered by their coldness towards Rin, announces that he will take her in—despite the fact that he is a young, single man with no prior childcare experience.

Usagi Drop is the story of Daikichi’s journey through fatherhood as he raises Rin with his gentle and affectionate nature, as well as an exploration of the warmth and interdependence that are at the heart of a happy, close-knit family.

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 7th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

08. Michiko to Hatchin

Michiko to Hatchin
Michiko to Hatchin

Synopsis – Under the unrelenting heat of the South American sun, hardened criminal Michiko Malandro breaks out of a high security prison for the fourth time in search of a man from her past. Michiko finds a clue in the form of Hana Morenos, a young girl trapped under the fists of her abusive foster family. In her powerlessness, Hana fantasizes about the day when she is finally whisked away from her captors by her very own Prince Charming. Little does she know that her fated prince would turn out to be the buxom and husky convict who charges in atop a stolen motorbike, claiming to be her mother.

The unlikely duo chase down their dreams in the sun-drenched land of Diamandra, navigating through the cacophony of betrayal, poverty, and child exploitation rings hiding in plain sight. However, wind of Michiko’s manhunt soon reaches the ears of criminal syndicate Monstro Preto, and a storm of gang warfare begins brewing over the horizon…

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 8th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

09. Witchblade


Synopsis – Masane Amaha and her daughter Rihoko are on the run from a government child welfare agency that wants to take Rihoko away from her mother. They are caught and Rihoko is taken away. Meanwhile, Masane is attacked by an advanced weapon that can disguise itself as a human being. When faced with the danger, a strange light emits from her wrist and she transforms into a powerful being. She destroys the weapon and consequently becomes involved in a power struggle between powerful organizations, with her at the center of their attention. Because she holds the greatest power of them all, the legendary Witchblade.

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 9th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

10. Aishiteruze Baby

Aishiteruze baby
Aishiteruze baby

Synopsis – Kippei Katakura is a 17-year-old playboy who spends his time chasing girls, careless of their feelings. But when his 5-year-old cousin Yuzuyu comes to live with his family after her mother’s sudden disappearance, Kippei is put in charge of taking care of her. As Kippei gets to know Yuzuyu and starts to understand how she feels, he also begins to realize that all girls were like Yuzuyu once…

(Source – MyAnimeList)

It comes on the 10th rank in the list of Top 10 Family Anime Series.

So here is my list of Top 10 Family Anime Series, And here are my 3 honorable mentions :-

  • Ristorante Paradiso (Reverse harem+Family)
  • Eccentric Family
  • Papakiki

Sorry if your favorite anime couldn’t make up in the list but if you have any recommendations comment them and i will make a part two of this post


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