10 Best Anime Like We Never Learn (Bokuben) That You Will Love!

Are you a fan of harem, rom-com anime like We Never Learn: Bokuben? If you’re looking for more anime like that, here is a listing of anime that are very similar to Bokuben. Without any further ado, let’s dive into the listing!

We never learn: Bokuben is a classic romantic comedy anime that features a dozen of amazing waifus, who end getting tutored by our main protagonist, even though they are geniuses in their own field.

The story of this show is about how he gets close to each one of the girls while tutoring them. As usual, the girls know that they love him, but the MC is completely oblivious to their feelings.

If you dig watching anime with this kind of story, then you are going to love this list.

Top 10 Anime Similar To Bokuben: We Never Learn

In this section I will be listing down 10 of the best anime that have similar plot points like Bokuben.

Some of them have the same tutoring theme, or similar harem setting. Either way, these anime have a plot closest to We never learn in terms of similarities.

  1. Ultimate Otaku Teacher
  2. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun
  3. Kaguya-sama: Love Is War
  4. Love Flops
  5. Shomin Sample
  6. My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected
  8. Nisekoi – False Love
  9. Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou)
  10. The Quintessential Quintuplets

10/10. Ultimate Otaku Teacher

anime similar to Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai

If you liked the teaching part of We never learn, then here’s an anime that solely focuses on teaching.

The Ultimate Otaku Teacher, as the name suggests is an anime about otaku who is a teacher. He also happens to be a genius physicist. With his unique style of teaching he helps his students to learn various things outside of academics. Long story short, this is an anime about an Otaku giving life advice to students.

What’s similar?

  • Both the protagonists are teachers/tutors.

9/10. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

anime similar to Bokutachi wa Benkyou ga Dekinai

Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun is an amazing romantic comedy anime about a cheerful girl, Sakura Chiyo who has a crush on  Umetarou Nozaki. When she finally musters the courage to confess her love for him, Nozaki hands her his autograph. Turns out he thought that she was a fan of his Shoujo manga. Then Chiyo somehow ends up becoming his manga assistant and discovers the cute and funny sides of Nozaki.

How is this anime similar to Bokuben: We Never Learn?

  • Both the anime has geniuses who excel in one field, but is a noob in every other fields. Nozaki is a genius when it comes to writing manga, but he has no social skills and has a really hard time reading other people’s emotions.

8/10. Kaguya-sama: Love Is War

anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn

Kaguya-sama love is war is another sweet romantic comedy anime, where both the male and female protagonists love each other, but they don’t want to confess their love first. They both plot different schemes to make the other party confess to them.

What’s similar?

  • Like Nariyuki, the male protagonist, Miyuki Shirogane in Kagaya-sama comes from a poor background.
  • Both anime puts intelligent characters in awkward romantic situations.

7/10. Love Flops

Love Flops

This anime is set in a futuristic world where we have AI that can pretty much do anything.

A famous AI TV fortune teller predicts high school student Asahi Kashiwagi’s day in the future.

True to the AI’s predictions, he gets love confessions from 5 different girls whom he has never even seen before.

As if that wasn’t enough, Asahi discovers that his father has invited these five women to live at his home as bridal candidates. With no other choice, he lets them stay, which brightens his typical high school life.

However, as Asahi spends more time with them, his forgotten memories arise. Asahi believes his fate with these potential mates may be more than simply coincidence as he uncovers the truth.

Similarities between Love Flops and Bokuben: We Never Learn

  • Both events take place in a school environment where the main character is surrounded by other female students.
  • Both series take place in regular schools, but while “We Never Learn” is set in the present day, “Love Flops” is set in the future because of the technology.

6/10. Shomin Sample

Shomin Sample

Shomin Sample is an interesting anime with a very unique plot.

The story is about Kimito who has to pretend that he has muscle fetish and prefers men. This is because he is chosen as a “commoner” sample in an all girls school.

His role is to educate the girls about men and the outside world. Because of this he can never let anyone know his true sexual preference.

But quirky girls make his life harder. He has got four girls who are interested in him in different ways, and he has to deal with them every single day. 

These four girls and Kimito form the Commoner Club, which teaches the girls about life beyond school while Kimito learns about the unusual girls around him.

How is Shomin Sample an anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn?

  • Both are Harem anime with girls who have their own strengths and weaknesses.
  • They also follow a simple premise in which a typical guy gets dragged into a scenario he cannot possibly overcome.
  • Both the MC has to teach the girls the basics they fail to realize in their journey to results.
  • It’s humorous and simplistic rom com anime series with harem in it.

5/10. My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected

anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn

That hilariously long title or just Oregaiu for short, is a brilliant rom-com anime where the anti-social kids are made to join a club where they help other people.

The main protagonist Hikigaya Hachiman, who is a part of that club, finds nontraditional, self-sabotaging ways of helping people with a pinch of hilariousness and cockiness.

Noticing his self-destructive nature, the girls of the club (who later on learns they have a crush on him and y’know the usual love triangle stuff) try to make him change his ways.

What’s similar?

Both the anime happens in a high school setting.

Similar to We never learn, Oregairu has a genius girl who likes the main protagonist. It also has an awesome teacher (like Kirisu-sensei) who cares much about her students.

4/10. Oresuki


Jouro, an average second-year high school student, has two dates in one weekend—with student council president Sakura and his childhood buddy Himawari.

However, it is not an usual date. They are both meeting up with him because they’re both in love with Jouro’s friend, who is famous in the school.

He must now help the two girls win the same guy’s love after accepting their requests for advise.

But Jouro has other plans, a hidden agenda that is just devious and kinda smart. He plots to make his friend fall in love with one of them, and take the girl who gets rejected for himself.

However, his plan is at danger because a gloomy girl wearing glasses knows Jouro’s true personality and plans.

Each of the five pupils must overcome various lies, traps, and misunderstandings in this comically complicated predicament.

How is Oresuki an anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn?

  • Brilliant but overlooked guy surrounded by attractive women with various characteristics.
  • Both the protagonists are good guys who help the girls in ways they can.
  • Both series have intelligent girls who challenge and aid the protagonist.

3/10. Nisekoi – False Love

anime like we never learn

Nisekoi is your average comedy, harem, romance anime. Due to certain family circumstances the male protagonist and the female protagonist are acting as lovers and deceive people into thinking that they’re dating. Even though they hate each other in the beginning they start to understand each other as they continue their acting.

But ofcourse, Nisekoi being a harem anime, they are love rivals who compete to win the heart of the main protagonist.

What’s similar?

Both the anime has a wide harem of girls who have a crush on the mc.

It has a lot of similar moments, like the bath scene, getting lost in the woods scene, etc.

2/10. Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou)

anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn

Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo is a beautiful romantic comedy anime where the genius, misfits are put together in a dorm named Sakurasou. The main protagonist, although he is a normal student, joins this dorm as he wants to take care of the stray cats he found (because pets were not allowed in the normal dorm.)

There he finds a beautiful, doll-ish girl called Mashiro who knows nothing other than art. She can’t even change her dress on her own. The main protagonist is tasked with taking complete care of her. 

How is this an anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn?

Like Bokuben, here the main male protagonist is tasked with taking care of a genius girl.

In both the anime, these so-called genius characters find love for the first time in their life.

Similar to We never learn, this anime has a childhood friend who loves the mc and a teacher who cares for her students discreetly.

1/10. The Quintessential Quintuplets

anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn

The Quintessential Quintuplets is about Uesugi Fuutarou, a poor yet brilliant student who has taken the responsibility to tutor some troublesome girls. In the beginning, the Nakano sisters are not very comfortable to have an outsider among them. Until then they had solely relied on each other to get through any situation. Now, Fuutarou is forced to find a way to help these girls to graduate if he wants to earn a living. But will he be able to earn their trust to make that possible?

How is this an anime like Bokuben: We Never Learn?

Both the protagonists are tasked with tutoring troublesome girls. They’re both earnest when it comes to teaching them.

Both the mc work studiously to pay for expenses that their impoverished family can’t possibly cover. 

So that’s it! This is my list of top 10 anime like We Never Learn. Hope you found something to watch.

See ya in the next post!


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