6 Anime Like Kuzu no Honkai [Scum’s Wish]

Scum's Wish
クズの本懐 (Kuzu no Honkai)
RATING
74.17/100
Type: TV
Genres: School, Drama, Romance, Ecchi
Start Date: 2017-01-13
End Date: 2017-03-31
Episodes: 12
Episode Length: 22 min
Total Length: 264 min
Age Rating: R - Mild Nudity
Seventeen-year-old Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don't know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless crushes on someone else, and they are only dating each other to soothe their loneliness. Mugi is in love with Akane Minagawa, a young teacher who used to be his home tutor. Hanabi is also in love with a teacher, a young man who has been a family friend since she was little. In each other, they find a place where they can grieve for the ones they cannot have, and they share physical intimacy driven by loneliness. Will things stay like this for them forever? (Source: MangaHelpers)

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RATING
66.46/100
Type: TV
Genres: School, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2017-07-03
End Date: 2017-09-19
Episodes: 12
Episode Length: 24 min
Total Length: 288 min
Age Rating: PG -
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White Album 2
ホワイトアルバム2 (White Album 2)
RATING
78.59/100
Type: TV
Genres: Music, Slice of Life, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2013-10-06
End Date: 2013-12-29
Episodes: 13
Episode Length: 23 min
Total Length: 299 min
Age Rating: PG - Teens 13 or older
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Citrus
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RATING
66.49/100
Type: TV
Genres: School, Yuri, Shoujo Ai, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2018-01-06
End Date: 2018-03-24
Episodes: 12
Episode Length: 24 min
Total Length: 288 min
Age Rating: PG - 13 - Teens 13 or older
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捏造トラップ―NTR― (Netsuzou TRap)
RATING
53.31/100
Type: TV
Genres: Shoujo Ai, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2017-07-05
End Date: 2017-09-20
Episodes: 12
Episode Length: 10 min
Total Length: 120 min
Age Rating: PG - Teens 13 or older
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RATING
80.76/100
Type: TV
Genres: Comedy, School, Slice of Life, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2013-04-05
End Date: 2013-06-28
Episodes: 13
Episode Length: 24 min
Total Length: 312 min
Age Rating: PG - Teens 13 or older
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Flowers of Evil
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RATING
68.77/100
Type: TV
Genres: Psychological, School, Drama, Romance
Start Date: 2013-04-05
End Date: 2013-06-30
Episodes: 13
Episode Length: 24 min
Total Length: 312 min
Age Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
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