And then we discover that Belldandy's appearance (along with all the demons/gods in the series) is not her real appearance, it's just what we see. If a human sees a god/demon true appearance, that human's mind can shatter.
There is also Joel, a human, and a Leanne Sidhe, a vampire fae who would drink the life force of the men they fall in love with in return for artistic inspiration. This Leanne Sidhe told Chise that she didn't love Joel out of fear that he would die, but realized too late she had fallen for Joel anyways and was slowly killing him regardless.
There's two cases of this in Animal Yokocho. Issa the panda sometimes wants to be the main character Ami's boyfriend, and Kenta the bear and Ami's friend Ku are openly in a relationship. Sure, Issa and Kenta are technically stuffed, but they're obviously sentient...
In Arashi no Yoru ni, Mei the goat and Gabu the wolf are "friends", with a relationship dynamic much more like male lovers, albeit subvertedly Star-Crossed Lovers, even opting, after the hardline disapproval of both their kin, to escape together to a distant place to be with one another forever. Gabu's carnal predatory instincts only add to this, seeming more like intense homoerotic attraction. In a later scene in the film, Mei agrees to be eaten if the one who eats him is Gabu, which gives Gabu an emotional breakdown, and they do not follow through. See also If It's You, It's Okay. More strongly implied in the CGI-serie.
In Beastars interspecies relationships aren't unheard of. The amount of social stigma regarding it depends on the species involved. Animals of similar size and shape can get together without issue, but herbivore/carnivore relationships are seen as perverse.
Bizenghast looks headed this way with Dinah (human) and Edrear (humanoid... bug... construct... thing). Edaniel also claims to have dated a human agent.
This happens a lot in Blue Drop, what with all the couplings between human women and Arume. Somehow it results in Half Human Hybrids, despite both parents being female and both parents being of different species.
In The Cat Returns, a girl called Haru, who has a long-suppressed ability to talk to cats, saves a darkly colored, odd-eyed cat from being hit by a truck on a busy road. The cat turns out to be Lune, Prince of the Cat Kingdom. In return, the cats shower her with gifts of catnip and mice. She is then offered the Prince's hand in marriage. Her mixed reply is taken as a yes, much to Haru's dismay. She later develops a crush on the Baron, a living cat figurine who promised to help her get out of the arranged marriage.
Chobits is mainly about the (usually-romantic) relationships between (usually-male) humans and (usually-female) persocoms [i.e. humanoid robot servants]. So obviously, there's lots of couples: there's Hideki and Chii, Ueda and Yumi (the persocom, not the human), Minoru and Yuzuki, and even the one-sided tragedy of Freya and Ichiro.
Claymore is an anime in which human-eating demons called "Yoma" chased by warriors, which also are half a Yoma himself. A part of the plot revolves around the warrior Clare meeting a boy named Raki. First he only accompanied them, but later they fall in love◊.
Daily Life with Monster Girl is about a human guy who rooms with lots of monster girls. Romantic hijincks ensue. Incidentally it is one of the highest-selling manga in the United States.
DearS is arguably an Expy series of Chobits, execpt replacing mostly-female A.I. Persocoms with mostly-female E.T. DearS. The main difference though is it's in the harem genre, so the main romance(s) are between Takeya with Ren and Miu And in the Marry Them All manga ending, the rest of the group of DearS, all-female and a majority of the population, who opted to continue voyaging in Space rather than reside on Earth.
Death Note has Gelus and Misa, and later Rem and Misa, though in both cases the attraction is entirely emotional and entirely one-sided. And then Rule 36note unrelated to the other one of the Death Note averts this trope entirely (at least sexually).
Despite being born a wolf, Man-Wolf preferred to date human females and considered his true form ugly.
Goku & Chi-Chi and Vegeta & Bulma are both Saiyan/Human pairings.
Later, there's Gohan & Videl (Half-Saiyan/Human), and in GT, Goten also has a human girlfriend.
In the OVA Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!!, Vegeta's long-lost brother, Tarble, comes to Earth from a distant planet with his wife to warn him of a (not-so) dangerous new threat. Of course, you wouldn't guess that he was married to Gure by looking at them, since he's a Saiyan and she's a distinctively non-human (or Saiyan) -looking alien who barely comes up to his waist.
Eureka Seven: Eureka and Sakuya are Coralians that were created to test whether it is worthy for Coralians to coexist with humans and they fall in love with humans. The series takes this interspecies love approach seriously as Eureka constantly condemns herself for not being human and fearful of her lover Renton leaving her because of this issue, especially since their race are at war with each other.
In the sequel, Eureka effectively renounces her identity as a Coralian. Peaceful coexistence between humans and Coralians proving impossible on account of Scub Corals mindlessly assimilating everything they touch like a virus, Eureka decides to help Renton exterminate the Scub Corals. The fact that the Trapar waves the Scubs produce killed their first child and forced them to hide away their second probably had a lot to with it.
Fullmetal Alchemist has Fuhrer King Bradley (Homunculus) and his wife (human), and it is stated that he loves his wife and sees that as the only choice he ever really had in his life (although in the 2003 anime version where he is Pride, it's left ambiguous as to whether it is a front or not).
In Ghost Sweeper Mikami Yokoshima goes after anything with a good looking female form. ghosts, robots, demons, dragon gods, wolves, foxes, etc.
Himawari! gives us Yusura and her boyfriend Yonezawa, a kappa. Thankfully, he is the cute, friendly, anime-version of a Kappa, not an organ-sucking river monster. And they both love cucumbers...
Happens all over Hyper Police: Natsuki is the product of this (Human/Goddess), Sakura (kitsune) has children with the timelost (human) samurai. Batanen (werewolf) has a huge crush on Natsuki (Half-humanCat Girl), and Tommy (werewolf) has 19 (!) children with Poe (Human) in the manga.
Played with in Inukami! anime: During a Love Potion incident, Keita thinks about getting some interspecies loving with Youko and/or five of the other girls, until he realizes his kids would be half-dog, and is promptly disturbed about the whole thing. Kinda odd though since he knew at the time that Youko is a kitsune/fox. The end of the Manga definately implies that a wedding is in the future for Keita and Youko.
In Inumimi, Yuichiro doesn't seem to be too interested in his dogs-turned-human (he pretty strongly averts All Men Are Perverts), but Elga at least seems to have a (non-sexual) interest in him. (And Emina is not happy about it.) Now that she is human, Yuichiro feels uncomfortable with the same kind of physical contact compared to when she was a dog, leaving Elga feeling heartbroken and unloved. Rino blasts him for not being willing to return Elga's (platonic but unconditional) love for him, after which Yuichiro realizes she is "still Elga" and gives her the pats, hugs and cuddles she's been missing. Once she understands the whole story, Emina is almost entirely accepting of the situation. The whole thing avoids, inverts or averts a whole bunch of expected tropes, including this one.
Inuyasha is the product of a dog Youkai and a human. He later goes on to have a romantic relationship with two human girls. Given the number of half-youkai he runs into during the series (and a very enamoured wolf-youkai), it seems that humans are a common youkai fetish, and vice-versa.
In one episode of the anime, a human woman named Princess Sara falls in love with Sesshomaru, Inuyasha's youkai half-brother.
Shippo, a kitsune, falls in love with a human girl in one episode. And later, in another one a girl lizard youkai falls for him.
Koga, a wolf-youkai, has an unrequited crush on the human Kagome.
Later in the series there is the Horai-Island. Long ago there lived together peacefully humans and youkais, and had many hanyous as descendants. A flashback shows that romances between youkais and humans were very common on this island.
Crops up in Jewelpet, in various forms. There are different species of Jewelpets in love with each other (the current Official Couple on this front is the mascot hare and a lion, and before that, the hare liked a cat), and then there are Jewelpets and humans (Jewelpet Sunshine's main plot is a Love Triangle between two humans and the aforementioned hare; also, a Jewelpet panda gets most of his Valentine's chocolate from human girls and no one blinks at this).
A rather tragic example between Azami (Medusa) and Tsukihiko (human). Both were shunned and attacked by the humans for being monsters (Azami for her various magic powers, Tsukihiko for having white hair and pale skin) and lived together in a forest outside town. When Tsukihiko eventually grew into a man, Azami realised she'd fallen in love, and they started a family. The tragic part enters when Azami realises her husband and daughter are aging, she's not, and she will be alone again. Even after creating a never-ending world, she goes in alone when an attack from humans makes her realise she violated the natural order, and that Shion would be better growing up as a human.
Azami's Half-Human Hybrid daughter, Shion, had one - resulting in Marry. The details are glossed over, but implication is that he died of old age before we're shown Shion and Marry together (by which point Marry is 40 in human years).
It is also heavily implied that Marry and Seto have mutual feelings for each other, but it's never stated outright.
Kir from King of Bandit Jing hits on everything with two X chromosomes to rub together, and though he always gets rebuffed, it seems to have more to do with his personality than the fact that he is a bird.
The romance between human Ace Pilot Max Jenius and his Zentraedi counterpart Milia Fallyna is an important plot thread in Super Dimension Fortress Macross, as it marks a major development in terms of human-Zentraedi relationships.
Zentraedi-human crossbreeds are particularly common in later stories, though whether the Zentraedi should truly be considered a separate species is debatable given that they and humanity have common origins.
In Macross Dynamite 7 there's an in-universe radio drama revolving around first contact between the Macross 11 fleet and the marsupial Zolan species, which involves a human-Zolan romance.
Macross Delta's love triangle involves the human Hayate, quarter-Zentraedi Mirage, and full-blooded Windermerean Freyja.
And for a more official example, we have Genya and Quint Nakajima, an Earthling (well, a descendant of Earthlings) and Mid-childan. Though since Quint was barren after sustaining near fatal injuries during a mission, she couldn't bear children. They found other ways to solve that problem.
And then there's the recently revealed Magical Land, which seems to be mostly populated with Humans, Petting Zoo People, some Funny Animals, even the odd demon. All of this little world is implied to happily mingle and reproduce without much regard for species.
Maken-ki!: The flashback mini-arc between chapters 51-53 reveals that Himegami's mother was Yatsuno, the Eight Headed Orochi in human form. She was such a hottie that Oousu couldn't keep his eyes off her body and was determined to bang her. He eventually succeeded and fathered their two children: Himegami and her older brother, Yabiko. Meaning, she's biologically half-dragon.
The Mazinger trilogy (Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger and UFO Robo Grendizer) has several examples from romances between humans and humanoid aliens: Duke and Hikaru, and Kouji and Maria Grace. And the you have Duke and Rubina. Both of them are aliens but they are from different species -and born in different planets-.
The manga Mermaid Boys has a premise that is essentially a gender-flip of The Little Mermaid - a mermaid prince falls in love with a human schoolgirl, a new spin on a classic version of this trope.
Hippo and Yuuri in Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch covers all the bases. Hippocampus that turns into a penguin that turns into a human falls in love with a tropical fish that also turns into a human. Whew!
In Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid there are several cases of dragons shown having romantic feelings for a human (plus Lucoa attempting to seduce Shouta for room and board), including the title character and "her" dragon maid Tohru, but only Kanna's feelings for Saikawa are shown to be mutual.
My Monster Secret: All over the place, be it the parents (Youko and Shiho are half-vampire and half-wolfman, and Akari has a demon ancestor) or Youko and Aizawa with Asahi.
Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water ends with Jean (a human) being happily married to Nadia, who might be human-looking but is the last surviving member of the Atlantian race, who were an ancient alien civilization. Making it a twofer: interspecies romance and an interracial marriage, since Jean is white and Nadia is Ambiguously Brown.
It turns out that the King himself is a Half-Human Hybrid and product of one of these, meaning that in certain nights he loses his monstrous features and temporarily becomes a handsome young man. Saliphie finds out about it, but she keeps the secret to herself.
One Piece has human and mermaid couples, merman and fish people couples, and even a fishman and giant hybrid.
It has a LOT of examples. Actually most romance involving a Pokémon is, except when it's between a gender counterpart race such as Nidorina/Nidorino and Volbeat/Illumise or in some cases, two Pokémon of the same species. Several Pokémon, such as Meowth, Ash's Chikorita and Aipom and Harley's Cacturne have shown interest towards a human, but a human having interest for a Pokémon has yet to come.
Most famous is between Ash and Latias, a Legendary Pokémon to boot, from Pokémon Heroes.
Ash's Bayleef takes it to a new level. She is very much in love with her trainer.
Dawn's Buneary had a crush on Ash's Pikachu for a long time.
A Phione became attracted to Buneary, and angrily tried to fight Pikachu over her. Humorously, Phione are genderless and don't reproduce that way.
In one episode, Jesse's Wobbuffett fell madly in love with a wild Kirlia, so much that it was willing to disobey Jesse in order to protect it. It wasn't exactly clear how the Kirlia felt about it. (This makes a little sense, seeing as Wobbuffett and Kirlia are both Psychic Pokemon, and thus at least have something in common.)
Special mention goes to Ash's Oshawott, who falls for practically every (assumed) female Pokémon he meets.
In an episode of XY (XY013/"Kindergarten Chaos!''), Ash's Froakie loses to Trainer of the Day Penelope's Sylveon, who uses Attract and Draining Kiss to put him out of commission. Not so strange, right? Later, when Froakie, Ash, and a boy named Randall (one of Penelope's day care students) band together to save her from Team Rocket, Sylveon affectionately nuzzles him with her feelers to show her thanks. Froakie is startled and breaks away, but is shown to be blushing. Additionally, Meowth is infatuated with Sylveon, but nothing else happens on that front.
In all fairness, at least in the cases of Pokémon who have crushes on Pokémon who are not their species, two Pokemon do not have to be the exact same species to be biologically compatible with each other if the video game is any indication. (In the game, you can breed a male with a female if they share an "Egg Group", and several different species belong to each Egg Group.) Though there have been instances of the subject Pokémon not being in matching egg groups.
Tropius/Meganium, Golduck/Azumarill, Bulbasaur/Gloom etc. There are also some Human/Pokémon examples (Ash/Bayleef, Ash/Aipom, Harley's Cacturne/Jessie). Most of the love is one sided and on the human/Pokémon it's always on the Pokémon's side, except for Gardenia and her fetish.
One episode of the Sinnoh saga involved a scientist trying to invoke this between his Quagsire and Magmemite, by inventing a machine that would make Electric types and Water types fall in love, no matter what. This caused some difficulty for Ash and Dawn when Pikachu and Piplup were in the radius of it, as they gained a nearly unbreakable grip on each other, that they would just reinitiate if pulled apart.
Given that Ahiru is a duck given human form, any relationship with her invariably involves some element of this, especially given the ending — Looks like Fakir isn't going to let the fact that they can't consummate get in the way of being together.
Neko-Sensei seems to be interested in human characters, both female teachers and his young students. He threatens to marry his students if they don't do well in his class. It's mostly Played for Laughs, though.
In addition to that, a female sloth and goat are both in love with him and they would love to marry him.
Sailor Moon SuperS had ChibiUsa fall in love with a winged unicorn named Pegasus. Partially subverted in that he was really after her mind, not body, as the theme of that story arc was basically pure dreams, which ChibiUsa would have as a child. Though many people were disturbed not by the implied bestiality issues (his true form was human after all) as much as the fact that ChibiUsa was physically only about 8-10 years old at the time, while Pegasus'/Helios' age is never disclosed in the The '90s anime, (some dubs actually gave him a voice of a grown-up man). This is somewhat less of an issue in the manga: Word of God stated that Helios is supposed to look like a seventh-grader (around 13-14 years old), and ChibiUsa herself eventually achieves a more grown-up form of Princess Lady Serenity (if temporarily). Additionally, in the manga she is Really About Nine Hundred And Two Years Old by the time she meets Pegasus.
There's also whatever the heck Peruru is in the SuperS movie and Chibiusa again. At the end she kisses him too. Pegasus has some competition.
Sailor Moon also had one of these in the side story The Lover of Princess Kaguya (basis for Sailor Moon SNon-Serial Movie), where Luna falls in love with a human astronaut Kakeru. This one is also subverted: not only Luna's crush on Kakeru is one-sided (he is in love with his co-worker Himeko), but Luna later temporarily achieves human form, and in the manga she is later said to be an alien, so this form might have been natural for her.
There's also an implication of Artemis having a crush on Minako. At one point in the manga he is actually peeping on her while she's in the bathroom (which ends badly for him after Diana innocently reports the incident to Luna). In the anime, Artemis gives Minako a bouquet of roses in one episode to cheer her up. Again, in the manga he is an alien with a human form, but this isn't revealed until later on — in fact, the cats being aliens from Mau was pretty much a Doing In the Wizard moment as they were never hinted to be anything more than magical cats (in the Sailor V manga Artemis is mostly treated as a housecat who just happens to be able to talk).
One chapter of Code Name Sailor V also had Artemis crushing on a small dog who happened to be named Luna-chan. While he probably mistook her for that Luna at first (the dog actually looks a lot like a cat, only giving herself away by barking), he still considers "marrying" her after the reveal until the dog turns out to be a disguised villain. A male villain.
In the Super S anime Artemis is implied again to feel like this... and mixing it with Hot for Preacher: his "target" is a beautiful Catholic nun named Sister Maria. Luna herself teases him a LOT for it, and thinks it's kinda cute. That's regarded moot soon, though, since Sister Maria becomes the victim of the week due to Tiger Eye kidnapping and mind-raping her, so the Senshi have to save her. It turns out that Artemis was just daydreaming about how he wanted cats to get married in a church, anyway.
Sekirei is built on this trope, with the titular aliens falling in love with human partners. It's later revealed an Ashikabi is a Half-Human Hybrid, and their ancestors were Sekirei that married humans in ancient times.
Sgt. Frog, aka Sgt Frog has many interspecies interest though it is one sided or unrealized love. The most prominent crush in the series is "Giroro" the reddish alien frog (called Keronians) to the human (referred as pekoponians) "Natsumi". the keronian, hard-boiled, combat specialist Corporal Giroro who wants to invade Pekopon (Earth) is deeply in love with the tomboyish Pekoponian school girl Natsumi (everyone knows this, except Natsumi....) who is considered an obstacle for the invasion. “She's the girl of their nightmares…& the girl of his (Giroro's) dreams.” There is also Angol Moa/Mois, a ditzy humanoid alien girl from the Angol tribe who has a deep crush on Keroro (an alien keronian from the 58th Planet of the Gamma Nebula). “I've kissed enough princes to deserve my frog…” Sergeant Major Kululu has this thing of watching Aki (the hot mom of Natsumi & Fuyuki) shower & seems to have a creepy thing for her, though she does not seem to mind him & thinks he is a cool addition.
Both examples are more in the Ship Tease category than actual romances, but the two biggest cases in the Slayers series are Princess Amelia and Zelgadis (a regular human and a chimera) and Xellos and Filia (a demonic priest and a golden dragon). Zelgadis and Amelia's case is subverted in that the former was once a human himself.
In the fifth season of the anime, there is the mechanical doll Ozel having feelings for the human priest Rezo, which in this case is unrequited.
And in the fifth Light Novel, the silver tiger beast/cult member Duclis spoke to the human protagonist Lina during his death that he had grown fond of her.
Lawrence and Holo in Spice and Wolf: a human and a trickster giant wolf who takes the form of a young girl (+ tails/ears) for almost all of the time. In volume 3 of the light novels/the first arc of the second season, after suffering a great psychological blow, she offers herself to Lawrence, thinking a child they could have together would keep her from being so lonely. Lawrence gets to thinking about this as well, and asks Deanna whether there is any record of human-deity couples. Apparently, there have been many. At the end of the series, the two are together and expecting a child after all.
Tenchi Muyo!: It's mostly Human Aliens, and then there's the question of how you count Tenchi (he's part alien himself), but it's a central theme of the Unwanted Harem the poor kid has. Even the battleships have the hots for him. Well, two of the most powerful battleships in the galaxy, anyway. One manga shows a Terran girl making her case by being the only HUMAN interested in Tenchi.
Subverted with the couple Koji and Rina; each believes the other to be human, but they are both revealed to be androids.
Later played straight with Sammy, who is heavily implied to be in love with her human master Rikuo.
In Tokyo Ghoul, it's hinted this happens on occasion. The Anti-Ghoul laws include provisions for dealing with any human knowingly harboring a Ghoul, suggesting there are incidents of romance between the two species. Itori mentions old urban legends about Half-Human Hybrids, but dismisses them as impossible.
Ghoul Nishiki and his Human girlfriend, Kimi. After a Non Human Lover Reveal, she decides to accept him anyway and this leads him to join Anteiku so he can avoid having to hunt humans for food.
Yoshimura once had a human lover, which turns out to have long-reaching consequences. Their child is the only known case of a Half-Human Hybrid and the most powerful Ghoul on record, the legendary One-Eyed Owl.
Tokyo Mew Mew has quite a few. The three main aliens supposedly fall in love with three of the main heroines (Kish/Quiche for Ichigo, Tart for Pudding, and Pai for Lettuce). However, none of the romances really get off the ground and are instead left for fandom.
Aoyama and Ichigo may technically be this. Aoyama is the human form of Deep Blue, the Big Bad of the series. While Deep Blue is defeated in the end, it's a little unclear if Aoyama is human or alien.
To Love-Ru has a romance between a human (Rito) and at least two alien girls, Lala and Run.
Warcraft: The Sunwell Trilogy has two of them. One is between Kalecgos, a blue dragon shapeshifted into human form, and Anveena, who looks like a human girl but is unknowingly a Pure Magic Being, the eponymous Sunwell in human form. The Beta Couple consists of Jorad Mace, a human paladin, and Tyrigosa, another blue dragon.
In Wicked City the human Renzaburou and the demon Maki eventually develop feelings for each other and consummate their love near the end of the movie. It's a huge plot point: the person they were ostensibly protecting was actually steering them towards this outcome all along because their Half-Human Hybrid child — the very first one in existence — is needed for the peace treaty as living proof that humans and demons can co-exist peacefully.
In Wolf Children Ame and Yuki, this is a main plot point. The human Hana falls in love with a unnamedwolf-man, and the two have two children, Yuki and Ame, who both posses the ability to transform into wolves. This is then deconstructed slighty when the wolf-man dies whilst out hunting. The difficulty of having to raise two wolf-children alone on very little money, whilst having to keep their secret, and combined with being an first-time mother (and so unable to properly ask anyone else for help) ends up causing Hana and the children to move to the countryside in order to preserve their anonymity.
Yes! Pretty Cure 5 decided to pair off the (human) Cures with their fairy mascots (who can conveniently turn into humans), leading to such pairings as:
Nozomi (human) and Kouji/Coco (funny plush-looking tanuki-thing from another dimension), as well as Komachi (human) and Natsu/Nuts (funny plush-looking squirrel-thing from the same other dimension). To make things worse, Nozomi is a middle schooler and Coco's human form is a middle school teacher.
The second season introduces Syrup (funny plush-looking penguin-thing from same dimension), who gets teased a lot with Urara (human). Which leaves Rin as the only Cure not paired up with a mascot... and one episode centered around her and a ghost (not exactly different species, but close enough).
In Yo-kai Watch Komajiro has a human girlfriend. She doesn't know that he is really a dog-looking youkai. His older brother Komasan fell for a human however subverts this trope. Nothing became of it even when he revealed his true form and in fact she thought he was scary enough to write a horror manga about.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX has Juudai x Yubel. Juudai swore his love to her after she was transformed from a human into a humanoid dragon, and that didn't change even after death and rebirth. He just forgot about it for a while. He got better. And so did she. There's also Taniya x Misawa, even though Taniya is fairly human looking. She can just turn into a tiger and has very pointed ears. (It has been suggested that the tiger is, indeed, her true form, but this has not been confirmed.)
GX is the series with most human x duel spirit ship tease, other examples are Sho x Dark Magician Girl (which is canon, even if they're not specifically together. Interest was shown on both sides.) and Fujiwara x Honest.
YuYu Hakusho and its human/demon romances, namely Sensui and Itsuki (human and demon/yaminade), Yusuke's ancestor Raizen and a female doctor (demon and human), and also Kuwabara and Yukina in the manga. Hell, you could count Yusuke and Keiko, as well, because of his demonic atavism.
Zatch Bell! features Wonrei and Lien, the only human-mamodo team in the series whose relationship very explicitly goes beyond friendship. Fortunately, since Wonrei is one of the few mamodo who actually looks like an adult human (and one of the most human-looking mamodo of the entire series), the trope's usual creepiness is wisely averted.