Anime Era - Help me find more wholesome anime

Temascos

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Oct 27, 2017
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Chalk me up as another recommendation for A Place Further Than The Universe!

Hitoribocchi is another wonderful one I'd go for, I do prefer the manga but the anime is very good!

 

Norris1020

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Oct 27, 2017
369
I’ll reiterate Yuru Camp, it’s as laid back and wholesome as you can get.

Also another vote for A Place Further Than The Universe. It’s One of my favorites and I’ve been watching anime since the mid ‘90s. It deserves FAR more recognition than to just disappear into the seasons of bland anime.
 

Sunfyre

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Jan 15, 2020
30
A Place Further Then The Universe is a live changing experience.

Also Flying Witch is super comfy and wholesome. Be advised that it literally has zero drama or tension though. Just a young witch that takes the next steps to become a full fledge witch.
In the same vein you should watch Kikis Delivery Service. Another wholesome masterpiece
 

Messi

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Oct 25, 2017
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Messi, you are a mad lad. That studio does amazing stuff.. their colors are so vibrant! O_O Hope you're doing well these days -- getting a few tattoos is cheaper than collecting countless football shirts I guess, right?
God no, these things cost nearly 1k a piece and I've got so many lined up 😂😂. But yeah those dudes are wizards.

I still have all the football shirts. God my life is a mess lol
 

Heh

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Dec 12, 2017
411
A Place Further Than the Universe
Amanchu!
Aria the Animation
Barakamon
Bartender
Comic Girls
Hakumei to Mikochi
Hidamari Sketch
Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu
Hinamatsuri (This is for my girl, Anzu)
Konohana Kitan
Laid Back Camp
My Love Story
Non Non Biyori
Shirobako
Silver Spoon
Space Brothers
Sweetness & Lightning
Tamayura
Tsuredure Children

I don't quite know what wholesome means, but I think most of these fit.
 
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MrNewVegas

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Oct 27, 2017
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A Place Further Than the Universe
Amanchu!
Aria the Animation
Barakamon
Bartender
Comic Girls
Hakumei to Mikochi
Hidamari Sketch
Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu
Hinamatsuri (This is for my girl, Anzu)
Konohana Kitan
Laid Back Camp
My Love Story
Non Non Biyori
Shirobako
Silver Spoon
Space Brothers
Sweetness & Lightning
Tamayura
Tsuredure Children

I don't quite know what wholesome means, but I think most of these fit.
By wholesome I mean like slice of life, romantic comedy, no lolli shit, not trope heavy.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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The Rolling Girls which is an anime about four girls who ride motorcycles and try to solve peoples problems to the best of their ability.
Aiura is about 3 girls in high school and the regular stuff they get up to. Very humourous and charming, short though.
Mitsuboshi Colors, an anime about 3 young girls who have made a group called "Colors". They go around town trying to solve little issues, be mischevious and have fun. Again, very nice and charming.

All are very pleasant anime and I highly recommend them.
Aiura especially, that's the pick of the bunch.
 

B.K.

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Oct 31, 2017
4,770
Baja no Studio. It's a one-shot special by KyoAni. It's really good. It's so sweet, it'll give you diabetes!
 

wideface

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Oct 25, 2017
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Aria, Hidamari Sketch, Tamayura, Yuyushiki.
Kino's Journey (2003), Mushishi.

A Place Further Than the Universe
Amanchu!
Aria the Animation
Barakamon
Bartender
Comic Girls
Hakumei to Mikochi
Hidamari Sketch
Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu
Hinamatsuri (This is for my girl, Anzu)
Konohana Kitan
Laid Back Camp
My Love Story
Non Non Biyori
Shirobako
Silver Spoon
Space Brothers
Sweetness & Lightning
Tamayura
Tsuredure Children

I don't quite know what wholesome means, but I think most of these fit.
Good list.
 

Tom Nook

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Oct 25, 2017
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A Place Further Than the Universe
Amanchu!
Aria the Animation
Barakamon
Bartender
Comic Girls
Hakumei to Mikochi
Hidamari Sketch
Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu
Hinamatsuri (This is for my girl, Anzu)
Konohana Kitan
Laid Back Camp
My Love Story
Non Non Biyori
Shirobako
Silver Spoon
Space Brothers
Sweetness & Lightning
Tamayura
Tsuredure Children

I don't quite know what wholesome means, but I think most of these fit.
Thank you for the list.
 

djinn

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Nov 16, 2017
4,156
So many, OP! I'll try to list my favorites:

Haibane Renmei - angel kids chilling in a village
Usagi Drop - single dad shenanigans
Chihayafuru - the best sports anime ever
Cardcaptor Sakura - 90s magical girl shojou
My Love Story!! - a big, intimidating guy looks for love
A Place Further Than the Universe - Antarctica adventure.
Fruits Basket (2019) - an orphan moves in with a cursed family.
March Comes in Like a Lion - a depressed teenager finds happiness in a family of 3 sisters.


Those are really just off the top of my head. Lots of other great suggestions from others here.
 

Sabin

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Oct 25, 2017
975
Asobi Asobase
New Game
K-On
Yuru Yuri
Non Non Biyori
Yuru Camp

and just recently this gem aired.


The Demon Girl Next Door.
 
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Sabin

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Oct 25, 2017
975
I can't really recommend Demon Girl Next Door. It's not bad, but the show didn't resolve anything. The manga is still running and there's no indication that there's ever going to be a second season.
It sold around 8k each volume which is extremly good. The only reason that stops it from having a second season right now is that there isn't enough source material.

Also the anime wraps up at the decent point. I would definitely recommend to watch it. Super heartwarming show with fun characters and great voice acting and i really hope that we will get a second season in 2021.
 
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superphil

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Oct 27, 2017
29
I enjoyed "Run with the Wind (Kaze ga Tsuyoku Fuiteiru) " quite a bit. It's a feel-good show with all the characters trying to better themselves through running.
 

The Stig

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Oct 25, 2017
486
Warms my heart seeing the Flying Witch nods. I absolutely loved that show.

+1 for the Yuru Camp and A Place Further than the Universe nods as well. And yes, bring the tissues.
 

Doran

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Jun 9, 2018
833
Sakamachi No Apollon (Kids on the Slope)

Loved this show so much.


Love this medley:

 

fulltimepanda

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Oct 28, 2017
401
Barakamon is one of the best. Disgraced calligraphist escapes the city to a remote island and gets adopted by some of the kids of the island.
 

marimo

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Oct 25, 2017
509
Sports anime is a pretty good genre for this. Here are some of the more grounded ones:

Run with the Wind
Haikyu!!
Tsurune
Baby Steps
Chihayafuru (not technically a sport but close enough)