Needing a laugh? Anime provides a lot of freedom of exaggeration that is excellent for producing comedy. Share a good laugh with these ten best comedy anime ever.
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Produced by Sunrise, this parody anime has over 350 episodes and offers a silly take on feudal Japan, with its Samurai, Yakuza and alien overlords. This comedy features aliens, pirates, magicians, weirdoes and has many laughable moments, outrageous jokes, hilarious wit, and slapstick entertainment.
Arakawa Under the Bridge
First broadcast in Japan in 2010 this hilarious anime was created by Hikaru Nakamura and produced by Shaft. It features Kou who after being saved by a homeless girl repays her by living under the Arakawa bridge as her boyfriend, in the community of eccentrics, weirdos and loonies.
Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (Daily Lives of High School Boys)
Just like the title, this funny anime is about an adolescent group of male High school friends and their crazy and foolish moments. Aired in 2012, this anime was produced by Sunrise, written and illustrated by Yasunobu Yamauchi.
Nichijou (My Ordinary Life)
This anime directed by Tatsuya Ishihara and produced by Kyoto Animation features 26 episodes broadcast in 2011. The anime is about the everyday life in an ordinary quiet town but features a talking cat, a robot and a school principle who is a wrestler, making it nothing but funny.
Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil is a Part-Timer!)
Produced by White Fox and aired in 2013, this anime features 13 episodes. The story is about the devil whose plan of world conquest has been shattered and is banished to Tokyo under the guise of a human working at a fast food restaurant as he struggles with everyday human life.
Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu
Produced by Silver Link and first aired in 2010, this anime features a school where students are divided into a strict caste system and treated accordingly, Class F, the lowest in the rung, rallies to seize the best facilities for themselves.
Seitokai no Ichizon (Student Council’s Discretion)
This funny anime, one of the best comedy anime of all time, features a male student in a previously only female school who is appointed to the Student Council. It is produced by Studio Deen and was first aired in Fall of 2009.
Ouran Koukou Host Club (Ouran High School Host Club)
This anime is produced by Bones and was aired in spring 2006. The prettiest boys in the prestigious Ouran High school group themselves together to form the school host club. The clichés and stereotypes in the school make for a hilarious viewing.
This anime produced by Tatsunoko Production and aired in 2011 is about the SKET (Support, Kindness, Encouragement, and Troubleshoot) club of Kaimei High School which is dedicated to solving any and all problems submitted by the staff or student body. However, there are few problems and the students spend most of their time clowning around.
Great Teacher Onizuka
First aired in 1999, this anime was produced by Studio Pierrot and licensed in North America by Tokyopop. This funny anime is about a 22 year old, a former delinquent who, becoming a High School teacher at a private school just to get girls, faces a hard time.