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Interspecies Romance: Anime & Manga
  • Pokémon:
    • 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 Pokemon to boot, from Pokémon Heroes.
      • Ash's Bayleef takes it to a new level to the point where there are full blown shippers for Ash/Bayleef. (Most involve Bayleef turning human though)
    • But then there's anime version Gardenia...
    • Magical Pokémon Journey is full of this.
    • 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 all fairness, at least in the cases of Pokemon who have crushes on Pokemon who are not their species, two Pokemon do not have to be the exact same species to be biologically compatable 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 their have been instances of the subject Pokemon not being in matching egg groups.
    • Tropius/Meganium, Golduck/Azumarill, Bulbasaur/Gloom etc. There are also some Human/Pokémon examples (Ash/Pikachu, 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.
  • Dragon Ball
    • 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.
    • Also Krillin and Android 18 (Human/Cyborg).
    • 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.
  • 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).
  • Digimon is a mostly No Hugging, No Kissing anime, with Loads and Loads of Characters, only three Official Couples (not counting the Gainax Ending to Digimon Adventure 02), and a lot of Ship Tease. Since the Digimon have individual species like Pokémon, the teased digimonxdigimon couples (Veemon and Gatomon, Impmon and Renamon, and Beelzemon and Mervamon) would have this if they ever became canon.
    • Not to mention any digimon/human pairings. The most famous one is the hinted one between Daisuke and Natchan from the Digimon Adventure 02 CD Drama Natso e no Tobia (Door to Summer).
  • In Ah! My Goddess, Belldandy is a Goddess and Keiichi is human. Although they both appear human, technically they are of a different species.
    • The manga mentions that Belldandy is actually a neutrino projection or something.
    • 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 appearence, that human's mind can shatter.
  • In Blue Submarine No. 6, Hayami has a semi-star-crossed romance with the mergirl Mutio.
  • The manga Nekoyome (literally "Cat-Wife") is about the married life of a human male and a female nekomata (who is a cat-sized bipedal anthromorphic talking cat!)
  • 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.
  • 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) in (you guessed it) Yes! Precure 5. To make things worse, Nozomi is a middle schooler and Coco's human form is a middle school teacher.
    • Yes! Pretty Cure 5: There's also all the subtext between Karen (human) and Milk (funny plush-looking rabbit-thing from that same other dimension). They are both female. Which leaves Rin as the only Cure not paired up with one of the mascots... and one episode centered around her and a ghost (not exactly different species, but close enough).
  • Mahou Sensei Negima!, the girls of the Unwanted Harem who have an actual interest in Negi include a vampire, her Robot Girl servant, a ghost, and perhaps a half-Tengu. Perhaps in the half-Tengu's case because she seems more interested in her (human) classmate/childhood friend. Also, Natsumi seemed to really like Kotaro's half-wolf form.
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Nineties 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 S Non-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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rosario + Vampire has one semi-official coupling between (former) human Tsukune Aono and vampire Moka Akashiya. Meanwhile, several other Cute Monster Girls have their sights set on Tsukune.
  • Arguably, this is the entire premise of Kanokon (beside extreme fanservice, with pinches of Shotacon.)
  • InuYasha:
    • 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.
    • A Magical Girl Warrior was in love with a youkai and they became a Battle Couple. It ended up in tears. And later, when the youkai male opposes Inuyasha and his group, the woman's spirit possesses Kagome's body to try talking her ex-lover down. Again, in ends in tears.
    • 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.
  • It ain't a canon example by any means, but would that all interspecies romances looked like this (One's a cyborg, one's a vampire. Different species!).
  • 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.
  • 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-human Cat Girl), and Tommy (werewolf) has 19 (!) children with Poe (Human) in the manga.
  • Gash 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.
  • One of the things the three series that made up Robotech had in common, aside from the Transforming Mecha, was a Green Haired Space Babe who falls in love with one of the human pilots.
    • Actually this is a recurring theme in subsequent entries of the original Macross saga.
    • Inverted in the "Robotech Masters Saga", where it's a human (well, half-human, half-micronized Zentradi) woman who falls in love with an alien male.
  • The Official Couple in Wolf's Rain is Kiba (a wolf) and Cheza (an Artificial Human made from flowers), much to his pack's envy. It ends tragically.
  • 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.
  • In One Stormy Night, 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.
  • Oruchuban Ebichu has Ebichu and Makun/Maa-kun
  • Hayate and Vita of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha. A human and her beloved Ridiculously Human Guardian Knight Program.
    • And for a more official example, we have Genya and Quint Nakajima, an Earthling 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kyo Kara Maoh has Demon/Human relations. Although, for most of the series it is heavily frowned upon, to the point where Half-Demon Half-Human families have to live in their own villages.
    • Half demon half human offspring may or may not have magical abilities, as see by Conrart and Yozak (who have none), and El (who is ungodly powerful as a baby).
    • There is also something involving a guy (presumably a demon) and a panda which, even by the standards of this series is just utterly insane.
  • Bizenghast looks headed this way with Dinah (human) and Edrear (humanoid...bug...construct...thing). Edaniel also claims to have dated a human agent.
  • 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.
  • Given that Ahiru from Princess Tutu 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.
  • The World God Only Knows has the possible pairings between Keima and Elsie, Haqua, and Diana.
  • One Piece has human and mermaid couples, and even a fishman and giant hybrid.
  • To Love-Ru has a romance between a human (Rito) and at least two alien girls, Lala and Run.
  • In Ghost Sweeper Mikami Yokoshima goes after anything with a good looking female form. ghosts, robots, demons, dragon gods, wolves, foxes, etc.
  • Dragon Half is about a half-dragon Mink in love with Dick Saucer, a popular dragon slayer. Princess Vina is Mink's main love rival and a slime-half.
  • Otome Youkai Zakuro deals with the relationships between a trio of human males and half-Kitsune females in an interspecies military unit in Meiji-era Japan.
  • Technically, Neon Genesis Evangelion might count. Rei and Shinji because Rei is a (vat-grown) human-Angel hybrid. The Squee ending of Rebuild 2.0 only reinforces this: Rei previously states that she feels "warm and good" around him (though it's unknown if it's genuine attraction or motherly instinct; she is the clone of his mother, after all), then in the end he triggers Third Impact to save her from Zeruel. Shippers, rejoice. Also, if he meant what he said, Kaworu is a full-blood Angel who has the hots for Shinji.
  • In Nagasarete Airantou, there is only one male on the whole island, so most of the young girls are in his Unwanted Harem, except for two. One of them is Mikoto, who crushes badly on other girls, especially Rin, and Mikoto's sister Kunai, who is attracted to...a penguin.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chihiro and Haku in Spirited Away, human and river spirit.
  • Celty and Shinra from Durarara!!, the former being a Dullahan (a headless Irish death fae) and the latter being a somewhat eccentric human scientist.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • Subverted in Eve No Jikan 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 Nerima Daikon Brothers, Ichiro and Yukika are both a little too into the panda, Pandaikon. And pretty much everyone wants Ichiro, and I mean EVERYONE, human and animal alike.
  • Keroro Gunsou, 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.
  • In A Certain Magical Index, one member of Touma's Unwanted Harem is Kazakiri Hyouka, an artificial angel.
  • Petshop Of Horrors: If you've had sex, it was with an animal demon in temporary human form.
  • 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. And the you have Duke and Rubina. Both of them are aliens but they are from different species -and born in different planets-.
  • Kazuya and Erika from Daimos. He is human, she is a alien Winged Humanoid, and both of them are Starcrossed Lovers.
  • 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  of the Death Note averts this trope entirely.
    Death Note Rule XXXVI: "There are male and female gods of death, but it is neither permitted, nor possible for them to have sexual relations with humans. The gods of death also cannot have sex with each other."
  • Kamisama Kiss has several, the main one being between the two protagonists, Tomoe and Nanami. Tomoe is a Little Bit Beastly Kitsune while Nanami is a teenage human girl turned Land God.
  • In Tamako Market, Talking Bird Dela gains a crush on Shiori.
  • 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.
  • In the second half of Kishin Douji Zenki, Chiaki's friend Sayaka (an Ordinary Highschool Student) meets an odd young man named Inugami... who turns out to be the son of En-Gai, a prince of the Land of Death; he was originally a human child adopted by said Lord, and then turned into a monster and the local genderflipped Apocalypse Maiden. At first Inugami is very cold to Sayaka, but as time passes and he begins to defrost VERY slowly, he begins to wonder "What Is This Thing You Call Love?" And then they become sort-of Star-Crossed Lovers as, you know, she's a human and a friend of the demon-slaying lead girl, while he's a demon lord...
  • In Wolf Children Ame And Yuki, this is a main plot point. Hana falls in love with a unnamed wolf-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.
  • 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.
  • My Bride Is a Mermaid gets a little interesting with this. Within the series' Love Dodecahedron is a human, a mermaid, another mermaid, another human, a whale, and in the anime, a catfish.
  • The Vision of Escaflowne has Merle, a Cat Girl Unlucky Childhood Friend with a crush on Van, a human. Actually a Winged Humanoid who hides his wings because they mark him as the In-Universe equivalent of Satan. As a result, his eventual hooking up with the truly human Hitomi is also an example of this.
  • Ciel The Last Autumn Story has the godlike-Arc Dragon in human form Krohiten and mortal human Carola. Which ends up killing Carola due to the strain of the eventual pregnancy. And then, because Krohiten is kind of an emotionally-compromised god, he ends up in another one with Yvienne.
  • Wolf Guy gives us Akira's parents. Tetsuya Inugami was a human man, his wife and former student Lois was a werewold
    • And later Akira is wanted by at least three humans - the sweet and very unlucky teacher Akiko Aoshika, the VERY crazy Cute Psycho Ryuuko Kounuma, and Ryuuko's 'even crazier boyfriend, Haguro Dou.
  • Six Six Six Satan has Jio, who is both Satan's host and was created from Adam and Eve, two aliens, and Ruby, an angel.
    • In the FAR late part of the story, Ball ends up with a cyclops woman. They even have children! In fact, their mentor is a result of such a pairing, as is his brother.
  • 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 (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).
  • Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water ends with Jean (a human) being happily married to Nadia, who's the last surviving member of the Atlantian race, who were an ancient alien civilization. Making it a twofer: interspecies romance and an interracial marriage.
  • Yuugen Kaisha: In the first Incident File, "Kiss of Fire", Bosco (an anemic vampire) falls in love with Makiko, a 19 year old human girl and college freshman. A flashback reveals he repeatedly exposed himself to crosses, garlic, and high-powered UV lamps to gradually build resistance, 'til he finally became immune to them, just for the chance to be with her. He and Makiko become an Official Couple by the end of the episode.
  • Outlaw Star: Gene (human) eventually hooks up with Melfina, a highly advanced bio-android, who was created by Professor Gwen Khan.
  • Armitage III presents an unsettling example, that has Ross (a human) get together with Armitage, who's a third. Which wouldn't be so bad, if he wasn't almost twice her height, making her look like a schoolgirl next to him, along with the fact she looks like a 13-14 year old in hot pants. And by the end? She's pregnant with his child!
  • Hunter x Hunter gives us a particularly tragic one between Komugi, a blind gungi player and Meruem, a humanoid Chimera Ant.
  • Queen's Blade: Irma (human) used to have such a relationship with her former mentor, Echidna, an elf who was already more than 500 years old at the time they were sleeping together. That ended the day Echidna walked out on her. Now, Irma wants nothing to do with her.
  • Kagerou Project:
    • 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.

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