You gotta admit, his logic is pretty sound.
Someone who actively seeks multiple love interests, the more the better, and usually makes no secret of it. Often used as a twist on the Unwanted Harem
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Anime and Manga
- Ataru of Urusei Yatsura fame makes this actually older than the harem anime genre.
- Ken from Seitokai no Ichizon is pretty much the poster child of this genre. His stated objective from the beginning is that he is building a harem from the student council.
- Makoto from the School Days anime, though he doesn't want the girls to be his harem so much as he just wants to goink all the girls he can.
- Variation: Hachibe from Ai Kora is only this because the traits he's seeking are spread out over several girls.
- Iono the Fanatics provides a female version with Iono, who has succeeded to the tens of thousands of haremettes level. That's an order of magnitude more than Solomon.
- The kicker? She has a place in her heart for each one of them, including the women she made promise with years ago. This can't always be said of people who are this trope in real life.
- Sakuma Eitaro.
- Yamada of B Gata H Kei's Catch Phrase is "I want 100 Sex-friends".
- Walker of Durarara!! might qualify. In one scene, he rescues a girl from some thugs that kidnapped her. He sets the thugs on fire while rambling about being an anime hero and wanting a harem ending.
- You probably wouldn't expect this trope to pop up in To Love-Ru of all places, primarily because Rito is about as far from being The Casanova as you can get. And you'd be right; it's Momo who inverts this trope in a stunning display of Genre Savvy by acknowledging that she's unlikely to win Rito away from the lead females and instead starts plotting for a polyamorous relationship between Rito and nearly every named female in the series, including Saki (who is in "love" with Zastin) and Mikan.
- When Kuroko of To Aru Majutsu no Index hears rumors that her onee-sama has clones running around, she gleefully fantasizes about constructing a harem of 108 Mikotos. Note that there are actually around ten thousand of the clones*, a fact that might literally blow Kuroko's mind if she learned of it. Mikoto, for her part, has quite wisely kept their existence hidden from Kuroko.
- Aggravated when Kuroko met Mikoto's mother.
- High School Dx D messes with this. The reason Ise is so quick to adjust after his First Episode Resurrection is that Rias tells him he can get his own harem. He then somehow manages to miss the fact that most of the girls he interacts with fall for him. Then we figure out that the reason he doesn't realize is that being killed by his first girlfriend (long story) left him with huge self-esteem issues.
- Lord Papacha of Photon has hundreds of wives and is always looking to add more, particularly beautiful and prestigous girls.
- Anita Blake: In the later novels, the main force driving the plot is Anita's need to add more men to her harem.
- Wei Xiaobao of the Jin Yong novel The Deer and the Cauldron.
Live Action TV
- Launcelot Gobbo from The Merchant of Venice. "...here's a small trifle of wives; alas, fifteen wives is nothing! A 'leven widows and nine maids is a simple coming-in for one man..."
- Rod from Out There is rarely seen not hitting on Miriam, Araceli, Sherry, or some other nameless female who works in his office. He's successful far more often than he deserves to be.