Top 18+ Yuri Anime on Hidive, Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu & Netflix

Japanese anime has not left out any genre of entertainment. Whether it is thriller, fantasy, comedy, or action, The anime industry has produced content to cater to the tastes of everyone.

Even before LGBTQ content became mainstream in western media, there were many Japanese anime series that took up this topic.

Yuri anime is the genre that shows intimate relationships between girls. Here is a list of Yuri anime available on different online streaming platforms.

Top 18+ Yuri Anime on Hidive, Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu And Netflix

Yuri Anime On Hidive

6) Citrus


Japanese NameCitrus
MAL Rating6.46
Number Of Episodes12
GenreDrama, Girls Love, Romance
AiredJanuary  6, 2018, to March 24, 2018

Citrus is about the sweet and sour experiences of Yuzu Aihara. Yuzu had to transfer schools after her mother’s remarriage. A fun-loving and carefree girl, she is a fish out of water in the conservative and ultra-strict school.

The cold-hearted student council president, Mei Aihara, turns out to be her stepsister. With time, Yuzu gets used to her new environment. Moreover, she starts developing romantic feelings for Mei.

5) The Executioner And Her Way Of Life

The Executioner And Her Way Of Life

Japanese NameShokei Shoujo no Virgin Road
MAL Rating6.81
Number Of Episodes12
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy, Girls Love
Studio(s)J.C. Staff
AiredApril 2, 2022, to June 18, 2022

Mitou Mitsuki is an average high school student. One day, she finds herself transported to a different world. The king of the world ordered this, believing she possessed strong magical powers.

She is among the Lost Ones, having special powers known as “Special Concept.” However, she is thrown out when she denies having such powers. Menou, a priestess, comes to her rescue and helps her discover her true identity.

4 Sakura Trick

Sakura Trick

Japanese NameSakura Trick
MAL Rating6.97
Number Of Episodes12
GenreComedy, Girls Love, Romance
Studio(s)Studio Deen
AiredJanuary 10, 2014, to March 28, 2014

Haruka Takayama and Yuu Sonoda have been friends since childhood. They have always stuck together and decided to enter the same high school.

But at Misato West High School, they are made to sit in opposite corners of the class. Yuu is able to make new friends easily. This makes Haruka insecure and jealous. To address her insecurities, Yuu kisses Haruka.

3) Adachi And Shimamura

Adachi And Shimamura

Japanese NameAdachi to Shimamura
MAL Rating7.10
Number Of Episodes12
GenreGirls Love, Romance
Studio(s)Tezuka Productions
AiredOctober 9, 2020, to December 25, 2020

Sakura Adachi and Hougetsu Shimamura are first-year high school students. They stumble upon each other by chance one day while skipping class. Both girls became close friends from then on.

However, Adachi starts developing romantic feelings for Shimamura. Their relationship becomes more ambiguous day by day, bringing new conflicts and challenges.

2) Maria Watches Over Us

Maria Watches Over Us

Japanese NameMaria-sama ga Miteru
MAL Rating7.81
Number Of Episodes44 (Four Seasons)
GenreDrama, Girls Love
Studio(s)Studio Deen
Aired2004 – 2009

The Lillian Girls’ Academy is a prestigious, pure, and strict Catholic school. The school has a rule that any second or third-year student should choose a younger girl to be her sister.

The younger girl is to address the elder girl as Onee Sama. The elder one is to take care of and guide her younger sister.

Yumi Fukuzawa is chosen by the popular Sachiko Ogasawara to be her younger sister. Though Yumi admires Sachiko, she will have to deal with the attention she gets as Sachiko’s younger sister.

1) Bloom Into You

Bloom Into You

Japanese NameYagate Kimi ni Naru
MAL Rating7.90
Genre Drama, Girls Love, Romance
AiredOctober 5, 2018, to December 28, 2018

Yuu Koito loves to watch romantic series and listen to romantic music. She awaits romance in her life. But when her classmate from middle school proposes to her, she is left in a daze.

She turns him down. Yuu witnesses Touko Nanami, the perfect student, reject a proposal. She believes they are both awkward when it comes to romance.

A friendship grows between them until Touko expresses her feelings for Yuu. Yuu unwittingly finds herself in Touko’s palms.

Yuri Anime On Crunchyroll

6) Inugami-San To Nekoyama-San

Inugami San to Nekomaya San

Japanese NameInugami- san to Nekoyama-san
MAL Rating6.53
Number Of Episodes12
GenreComedy, Girls Love
AiredApril 11, 2014, to June 27, 2014

Inugmi San to Nekoyama San tells the weird romance story between two girls with a touch of comedy. Yachiyo Inugami loves cats and is an extrovert. Suzu Nekoyama is a dog-loving person with an introverted personality.

Their poles apart personalities strangely attract them towards each other. The two of them form a strong bond and start to spend more time with each other.

5) Whispered Words

Whispered Words

Japanese NameSasameki Koto
MAL Rating7.06
Number Of Episodes13
GenreComedy, Girls Love, Romance
AiredOctober  8, 2009, to December 31, 2009

Murasame Sumika is a popular high school girl. She likes girls. Sumika is good in both academics and athletics. She is in love with her classmate, Kazama Ushio. Kazame is in favor of girl love.

But she likes girls who are small and delicate. Sumika, on the other hand, is tall and athletic. Kazame has been refused by all the girls she liked before. She has yet to realize Sumika’s feelings for her.

4) Sweet Blue Flowers

Sweet Blue Flowers

Japanese NameAoi Hana
MAL Rating7.11
Number Of Episodes13
GenreJ.C. Staff
Studio(s)Drama, Girls Love, Romance
Aired July 2, 2009, to September 10, 2009

Fumi Manjoume and Akira Okudaira were together in elementary school. They were best friends. But they were separated when Fumi and her family shifted to a new town. After ten years, Fumi returns to the town.

She is a student at Matsuoka Girls’ High School. Fumi is reunited with Akira in school. However, the girls realize that their relationship is not the same as it used to be.

3) Yuri Yuri: Happy Go Lily

Yuri Yuri

Japanese NameYuri Yuri
MAL Rating7.57
Number Of Episodes12
GenreAward Winning, Comedy, Girls Love
Studio(s)Doga Kobo
AiredJuly 5, 2011, to September 20, 2011

Yuri Yuri is a coming-of-age anime. It focuses on a group of girls who want to entertain themselves. They end up forming an entertainment club at the school.

The only purpose of the club is to provide entertainment to its members. Their club occupies the non-existent Tea Club room.

2) Kase-san And Morning Glories

Kase San And Morning Glories

Japanese NameAsagao To Kase-San
MAL Rating7.72
Number Of Episodes1
GenreGirls Love, Romance
Aired Jun 9, 2018

Yui Yamada is a shy high school girl. She does not have many friends. Yui spends her time tending to the plants in the school garden. She has a crush on Tomoka Kase.

Tomoka Kase is tomboyish and athletic. She is popular in school and has many friends. Despite their contrasting personalities, they start dating.

1) The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady

The Magical Revolution

Japanese NameTensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei
MAL Rating7.74
Number Of Episodes12
GenreFantasy, Girls Love
AiredJanuary 4, 2023 to March 22, 2023
Princess Anisphia “Anis” Wynn Palletia lives in a fantasy world of magic. Despite her noble status, she is unable to use magic. But she refuses to give up and starts doing experiments in magicology.
Anisphia is deemed unfit to rule the kingdom. The crown passes on to her younger brother Algard. Algard breaks off his marriage with Euphyllia Magenta. Anisphis takes in Euphyllia as her assistant to redeem her reputation.

Yuri Anime On Funimation

6) Destiny Of The Shrine Maiden

Destination Of The Shrine Maiden

Japanese NameKannazuki no Miko
MAL Rating6.81
Number Of Episodes12
GenreDrama, Girls Love, Romance, Supernatural
AiredOctober 2, 2004, to December 18, 2004

Himeko Kurusugawa and Chikane Himemiya are the incarnations of the solar and lunar shrine maidens, or Mikos. They attend the prestigious Ototachibana Academy. Both are deeply in love with each other.

On their shared birthday, a friend is corrupted by an evil spirit. She attacks them. This triggers the solar and lunar priestesses’ powers in them. They are able to defeat the evil spirit.

However, this is just the beginning of the troubles that lie ahead of them.

5) Yurikuma Arashi

Yurikuma Arashi

Japanese NameYurikuma Arashi
MAL Rating7.04
Number Of Episodes12
GenreDrama, Girls Love
Studio(s)SILVER LINK,  Lapin Track
AiredJanuary 6, 2015, to March 31, 2015

A long time ago, bears and humans used to coexist peacefully. However, after a far-off planet called Kumaria exploded, it led to a meteor shower on Earth. This event turned the bears violent toward humans.

A wall of severance has been set up to separate humans from bears. Kureha Tsubaki and Sumika Izumino are a couple attending the Arashigaoka Academy. Their relationship is strained when two bears jump across the wall and join the high school disguised as humans.

4) Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne


Japanese NameMnemosyne: Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi
MAL Rating7.27
Number Of Episodes6
GenreAction, Girls Love, Horror, Sci-fi, Supernatural
AiredFebruary 4, 2008, to July 7, 2008

Yggdrasil, a mysterious tree, appears from time to time on earth. The tree releases orbs into the world. A few special orbs are known as time fruits. These times fruits can make any woman immortal.

Rin Asougi is an immortal who runs a detective agency in Tokyo. But her immortality has surrounded her with enemies. She has been attacked multiple times in the past. But every time she comes back to life, it’s as if nothing happened.

3) Konohana Kitan

Konohana Kitan

Japanese NameKonohana Kitan
MAL Rating7.50
Number Of Episodes12
GenreFantasy, Girls Love, Slice Of Life
AiredOctober 4, 2017, to December 20, 2017

Yuzu, a cheerful fox girl, lives in a world of spirits. The traditional hot springs inn, Konohanatei, hires her as an attendant.

This is her first job. She has no experience working in such a high-class establishment. Her curiosity and clumsy nature make her a hindrance. But her happy-go-lucky attitude adds a certain charm to the inn.

2) Princess Principal

Princess Principal

Japanese NamePrincess Principal
MAL Rating7.69
Number Of Episodes12
GenreAction. Mystery, Yuri
Studio(s) Actas, Studio 3Hz
AiredJuly 9, 2017, to September 24, 2017
The Albion Kingdom, or fictional Britain, has succeeded in monopolizing Cavorite, a mysterious substance that can be used for military purposes. Using Cavorite, Albion Kingdom constructs a huge fleet of lethal airships.
However, the working class of Albion revolts against the ruling class for ignoring their plight. This leads to the construction of a wall that splits the country into two: the kingdom and the commonwealth.

Several years later, Princess Ange of the Kingdom offers to work as a spy for the commonwealth.

1) Revolutionary Girl Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena

Japanese NameShoujo Kakumei Utena
MAL Rating8.19
Number Of Episodes39
GenreComedy, Drama, Fantasy, Girls Love
Studio(s)J.C. Staff
AiredApril 2, 1997, to December 24, 1997

Utena Tenjou aspires to become a Prince. She gets drawn into a sword-dueling competition at Ohtori Academy. Anyone who emerges victorious becomes engaged to Anthy Himemiya.

Utena wins her first duel. Now she has to defend her position as the fiancée of Anthy Himemiya.

Yuri Anime On Hulu

2) Azur Lane The Animation

Azur Lane

Japanese NameAzur Lane
MAL Rating6.28
Number Of Episodes12
GenreAction, Sci-fi, Yuri
Studio(s)Bibury Animation Studios
AiredOctober 3, 2019, to March 20, 2020

The human race has been fighting each other for a long time. But they come together to fight an alien force called “Sirens.” Humanity forms the Azur Lane, a combination of four countries: the Eagle Union, Royal Navy, Sakura Empire, and Iron Blood.

The Grey Ghost is an experienced fighter who shoulders the hope of Azur Lane and humanity. But in reality, she is afraid of the oceans. She has to establish a common ground for different soldiers belonging to different races to fight together.

1) Aria The Scarlet Ammo

Aria The Scarlet Ammo

Japanese NameHidan no Aria
MAL Rating6.80
Number Of Episodes25 (Two Seasons)
GenreAction, Comedy, Romance, Yuri
Studio(s)J.C. Staff
Aired2011 – 2015

Butei, or Buso Tantlei, is a government organization. The purpose of the organization is to control the worsening law and order situation around the world. Butei High is an academy established for the sole purpose of training students to be members of Butei.

Kinji, a top student at Butei High, decides to leave the school for personal reasons. But he is attacked by the Butei Killer, a criminal notorious for eliminating Butei. He is saved by Aria, who asks him to become her partner.

Yuri Anime On Netflix

5) Netsuzou Trap -NTR

Netsuzou Trap

Japanese NameNetsuzou Trap
MAL Rating5.34
Number Of Episodes12
GenreDrama, Girls Love, Romance
Studio(s)Creators In Pack
AiredJuly 5, 2017, to September 20, 2017

Yuma Okazaki and Hotaru Mizushina are childhood friends. Yuma has always protected Hotaru from bullies and has taken care of her. They are now high school students.

Yuma gets her first boyfriend but does not know much about romantic stuff. So a more experienced Hotaru offers to help. She arranges a dress-up for Yuma, and they both end up kissing each other.

4) Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid


Japanese NameValkyrie Drive: Mermaid
MAL Rating6.05
Number Of Episodes12
GenreAction, Fantasy, Girls Love, Ecchi
AiredOctober 10, 2015, to December 26, 2015
A mysterious virus known as the A virus has infected some girls. These girls can transform into weapons when sexually aroused.

Mamori Tokonome is subject to constant teasing in school as her surname can also mean virgin. One day she finds herself stranded on a strange island along with a classmate. She realizes she has been infected by the A virus.

3) Kakegurui


Japanese NameKakegurui
MAL Rating7.25
Number Of Episodes24 (Two Seasons)
GenreDrama, Mystery

Hyakkaou Private Academy has students from the richest families in the world. Here, they prepare them for real life. In the daytime, the school functions as any normal school. But at night, the school becomes a gambling hub.

Here, the students are taught how to handle money and how to manipulate others. A new student, Yumeko Jabami, brings her insane style of gambling to the table.

2) Neon Genesis Evangelion

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Japanese NameNeon Genesis Evangelion
MAL Rating8.34
Number Of Episodes26
GenreAction, Drama, Sci-fi, Suspense
Studio(s)Gainax, Tatsunoko Production
AiredOctober 4, 1995, to March 27, 1996

Humanity is under attack from monstrous celestial beings called angels. Even the most advanced weapons are not able to hold them back. The fate of humanity now lies with NERV.

NERV operates giant humanoids known as Evangelions to combat the Angels. The Evangelions are equipped with weapons and protective barriers. The series showed Yuri content on Netflix when the genre was not mainstream. The series received huge praise for its bold step.

1) Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi

Japanese NameMahou Shoujo Madoka Magica
MAL Rating8.36
Number Of Episodes12
GenreDrama, Suspense
AiredJanuary 7, 2011, to April 22, 2011

Dreams don’t come true without effort. There is a price that needs to be paid for them. Puella Magi: Madoka Magica depicts the story of two middle school girls, Madoka Kaname, and Sayaka Miki.

One day, a magical cat named Kyuubei offers to fulfill their one wish in exchange for their becoming magical girls. But everything is not as rosy as it seems.

Puella Magi Madoka Magica is critically acclaimed and has won several awards and nominations. The series also has multiple video game adaptations and cameos.

Yuri content is no longer taboo. The larger-than-life experience of Japanese anime has contributed a lot to making this genre more widespread and acceptable. Here we conclude the list of the top 25 Yuri anime available on the online streaming platforms of Hidive, Crunchyroll, Funimation, Hulu, and Netflix.

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