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7 Anime You Must Watch if You Love Yosuga no Sora

July 4, 2019
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‘Yosuga no Sora’ is a popular romance drama which deals with an incestuous relationship. It is the adaptation of a hit visual novel of the same name. This series also has a harem subplot and does not shy away from nudity and sex. If you enjoyed watching this anime and are looking for more shows that are similar in tone and style, then you have come to the right place. Here’s the list of best anime similar to ‘Yosuga no Sora’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these anime like ‘Yosuga no Sora’ on Netflix, Crunchyroll or Hulu.

7. Aki-Sora (2009)

‘Aki-Sora’ is a popular taboo love anime. It features nudity very often, which even includes sex. This show is quite similar to ‘Yosuga o Sora’. We have a bunch of horny teenagers who feel lust for each other but try their best to avoid it. Of course, they give in towards the end. Both these shows have a brother-sister taboo relationship as their highlight. Both are quite graphic when it comes to sex and makes you feel as if they are borderline hentai. One of the drawbacks of ‘Aki-Sora’ is that it is too short, which is what most OVAs are. The anime has a runtime of just 21 minutes.

Aki and Sora are siblings. They are really close and take care of each other. When Sora was young, they used to take baths together. Now that Sora is older, he understands that his feelings for his elder sister go beyond normal family ties. He wants her in a different way and often feels lust for her. Her sister gives him mixed signals and might be more welcoming of his feelings than he expects. We see Sora trying to keep himself in control but as the episode progresses, we see his resolve getting weaker. The anime is visually appealing. Be sure to watch the uncensored version.

6. Koi Kaze (2004)

‘Koi Kaze’ is a romantic drama which deals with the concept of taboo love. The show has lots in common with ‘Yosuga no Sora’. They both deal with brother-sister relationships which go beyond the norm. It depicts how such feelings can affect the persons involved and the society as well. ‘Koi Kaze’ does not just throw in a taboo relationship but handles it in a more nuanced way.

Saeki Koushirou, the male protagonist of the anime, works as a wedding planner. He might be planning to seal the love deal for others but his own love life is very feeble. His parents are divorced and he lives with his father. His mother and sister live elsewhere and he hasn’t seen them in years. Above all this, he has recently been dumped by his girlfriend. Then he encounters a girl who rekindles the feelings in him and gives him some hope. Could this girl be the one? Nope! Turns out she is Saeki’s sister and has come to town to stay with him and his father. Yes, he knows that she is his sister. But how can he stop feeling for her?

5. Kanon (2006)

Key is one of the giants when it comes to the creation of a visual novel. ‘Kanon’ is one of the best works of Key. It is a very emotional journey that has several ups and downs. Though ‘Kanon’ does not have that much of an incest theme, the series does share its similarities with ‘Yosuga no Sora’. Both shows have been adapted from visual novels. They are heavy on drama and have a sad undertone to them. Both anime take the viewers on an emotional journey where the main character confronts the memories of his past.

Aizawa Yuuichi loved visiting his cousin. He regularly went to the city his cousin was living in. But then he stopped. Something had made him not come to the city for seven years. Now, as a grown up, he returns to the place but has little to no memory of it. He comes across multiple female characters who are connected to his past. He starts interacting with them and soon, he starts remembering his old days. ‘Kanon’ has really good animation and the sound of the anime is also top-notch. If you like emotional drama, then you cannot miss this anime.

4. Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru (2005)

‘Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru’ is an OVA. The runtime of this anime is 49 minutes. The series is again about forbidden love between siblings and depicts how the people involved get affected by these feelings. This makes the series quite similar to ‘Yosuga no Sora’ which deals with similar brother-sister taboo love. However, since ‘Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru’ is a shoujo anime, it does not have any fan-service or ecchi moments, while ‘Yosuga no Sora’ dives into this multiple times.

Yori and Iku are twins. They are very close and have been doing things together since childhood. But lately, it seems that Yori has been acting colder around her. Iku cannot understand her big brother’s sudden change of behavior and is extremely sad due to it. Did she do something wrong? But the truth is that Yori is in love with his little sister and is trying to control himself, which is why the cold shoulder. He tries several tactics to stop himself but all fail when he hears Iku talking about having a boyfriend. He confesses to her and wants her as his lover. Iku loves her brother and wants to stay with him. Can Iku go forward with this?

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3. Kiss x Sis (TV) (2010)

‘Kiss x Sis’ is one of the most popular incest anime. In this anime, we have twin sisters trying to seduce their step-brother. The series is fun and entertaining because there are multiple funny elements. Unlike the others, this series is not some emotional roller coaster, so if you are looking for something funny with the theme of forbidden love, then ‘Kiss x Sis’ is a must try. This anime also has a harem theme and provides the viewers with lots of ecchi and fanservice moments. The protagonist of the anime is Keita Suminoe whose father remarried soon after his mom’s death. Now, Keita has two cute step-sisters—Ako and Riko—who are twins. Soon, the sisters develops incestuous feelings for their brother and start competing with each other for his affection. Keita does not want to follow on this taboo love but he can’t deny his sensual feelings for his sisters. Will he be able to survive or will his sister’s provocative actions make him give in to the carnal desire?

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2. Myself; Yourself (2007)

‘Myself; Yourself’ is a romance drama that takes place in a school setting. The show is kind of entertaining and the animation is decent. But what mainly lands it a spot on this list is the similarity it has with ‘Yosuga no Sora’. Both series have incest in their plot. While ‘Yosuga no Sora’ had incest in the main plot, ‘Myself; Yourself’ sort of has it as a subplot. Both series deal with the main character having to confront painful memories of the past. Both anime leaves the viewers with an open ending.

Sana Hidaka has to leave his hometown of Sakuranomori and go to Tokyo due to his parents’ business plan. This means that his childhood friends have to say goodbye to him. He feels the pain of leaving but hopes that their memories of friendship will stay strong, no matter where he is or how much time passes. Some five years later, he has a chance to return to his hometown. He is now 16 and has come to Sakuranomori to attend high school with hopes to rekindle his friendships; but turns out, his childhood friends have all changed. They now carry secrets which can put strains on their relationships.

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1. Amagami SS (2010)

‘Amagmi SS’ is quite similar to ‘Yosuga no Sora’. Though this anime does not feature incestuous relationship or nudity and sex, the general structure of the anime is similar to ‘Yosuga no Sora’. We have a guy who has plenty of options when it comes to having a relationship but can he choose the girl best for him without hurting the others? The anime is sort of divided into arcs wherein we see the protagonist hanging out with different girls. The male protagonist of the anime is Junichi Tachibana. He is afraid of showing his true feelings due to his fear of rejection. His fear stems from an incident which occurred two years ago when he was stood up on a date. But it seems that now he can finally spend Christmas with someone he loves as he meets several girls. Which one does he really like? Is it Haruka Morishima, the upperclassman, or Kaoru Tanamchi, his childhood friend, or someone else?

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