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  • 7 Seeds has Ango, who has at least three girls liking him at the moment, though one has begun to move on. Ryo has at least two girls infatuated with him and Arashi does as well, though he doesn't know about it.
  • Agito from Air Gear attracts female nurses and doctors without even trying. He winds up in an early chapter, surrounded by a crowd of them.
  • Seiichiro Kitano from Angel Densetsu manages to get four girls hitting on him despite being a Nightmare Fuel Station Attendant and looking like this. His dad too.
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  • Tokiwa Takashi from Ask Dr. Rin! is an example who does seem aware of it. However, being completely devoted to the one girl who isn't interested turns him from that to a Stalker with a Crush.
  • Ayato Amagiri from The Asterisk War earns the affections of several girls across the Asterisk city. He is aware of it but is already devoted to Julis Riessfeld, who is too prideful to admit her affections.
  • Eren Yeager from Attack on Titan is officially parodied as this in Attack on Titan: Junior High; however in-series, romance is nonexistent.
  • America of Axis Powers Hetalia. Two or three sketches have him swooned at by many girls.
  • Takuya Enoki from Aka-chan to Boku (Baby and Me) is this to a lot of girls. When he finds out that several girls are in love with him he almost has a mental breakdown. It appears to run in the family; his widower father Harumi has several coworkers who crush on him, and two little girls at the daycare fight over Takuya's little brother Minoru.
  • Guts from Berserk. While he's initially overshadowed by expert lady killer Griffith during the Golden Age Arc, the series sees him gradually attract a large number of female admirers despite not even trying to or wanting the attention. Causes vary from his handsome looks, badassitude, hidden vulnerability, sense of ideals, blunt candor, capacity for rage and violence, capacity for kindness, or some combination of the above. At the royal dance to celebrate the recapture of Doldrey, he gets surrounded by curious noblewomen, and has to suddenly excuse himself to avoid the hassle. At that time he loved Casca and left the Band of the Hawk thinking he didn't have a chance with her, but upon his return she chose him instead of Griffith. The Eclipse ruined what they had, but that was just the beginning of Guts' lady trouble. There has been a substantial number of teenage girls with a Precocious Crush on him, including Collette, a priest's daughter, Jill, an abused village girl, and Schierke, a witch-in-training (though it's arguable the latter examples also see him as a father figure). Even the villains can't keep their hands off him: Rosine, the fairy-like Apostle who considers Guts to be her rival for Jill's affections, mockingly flirts with him and acknowledges his handsomeness as she prepares to kill him. Slan, the member of the God Hand whose domain is lust, captures and tortures him for her sadomasochistic pleasure. Farnese, a Knight Templar leader of the Holy Iron Chain Knights, started as his enemy but pulled a Heel–Face Turn and became his follower after seeing her faith in the Vatican rendered hollow in the face of his ability to survive in a world of demons. Now she practically worships the ground he walks on, and despite her genuine care for Casca is jealous of Guts' love for her. And there's the possible attraction that Guts inspired in men, in Griffith, whose feelings for Guts might not have been completely platonic.
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    • Isidro whose already like a apprentice/son to Guts, follows his example having a gang of girls interested in him after the Conviction Arc. Schierke too (though she denies it) and a even a a mermaid girl Isma, Isidro tires his "charms" on some witch girls- but gets poor results.
  • Black Butler: Sebastian — in the anime, at least. Sebastian has been shown to be attractive to Ciel's aunt, three nuns (one of which he has sex with for information one screen no less), and an angel.
  • Train from Black Cat. He has three women vying for his attention (okay, well, one of them was cut short), but only manages to see them as friends / acquaintances because he's a Chaste Hero. Although he could be considered an even more extreme example in that Even the Guys Want Him.
  • In Black Clover, Asta is head over heels for Sister Lily and will try to stubbornly deny any advances on and from any other woman, but over the course of the story, he makes many women fall for him: his fellow Black Bull team member Noelle (who absolutely doesn't get jealous knowing any other woman pines for Asta) for showing her that commoners aren't as bad as she was raised to think so, Noelle's cousin Mimosa for his heroics, the Aloof Big Sister Rebecca Scarlett for their similar backgrounds raising little children for having no parents...and Yuno's squad leader Klaus based on admiration.
  • Bleach:
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    • Ichigo is one in anime filler. Rukia and Nel are rewritten to have Unresolved Sexual Tension with him, including a filler scene where Nel is jealous of Rukia. The first film created romantic tension with Senna and even the filler mod-soul Ririn coos over Ichigo. The only female in canon with romantic interest in Ichigo, Orihime, is usually rewritten by the anime to remove her interest, but even she gets some anime filler Ship Tease with Ichigo.
    • Mizuiro is notorious for being a chick magnet. He's a small, with Raven Hair, Ivory Skin and an angelic face. He regularly nets himself older women who will also mother him, such as providing him with home-cooked meals. He's also mastered the art of the Clueless Chick Magnet. He knows precisely what he's doing but, because girls think he has no idea how attractive he is, it makes him even more desirable to them.
    • In the Zanpakutou anime filler, Hyourinmaru is a chick magnet to the female Zanpakutou. Tobiume, Haineko and Suzumebachi are all enamoured by him. Tobiume and Haineko even fight over him.
  • Touya and Yukito of Cardcaptor Sakura both have large female followings at their school. Unfortunately for the ladies, they're also the series' official Yaoi Guys.
  • In Castle Town Dandelion, extra materials state Haruka is popular among his female classmates, due to his cool demeanor, good looks, and the fact that he is a prince.
  • Kamijou Touya, Touma's father, of A Certain Magical Index is hinted to be one. Unlike Touma, he's prone to flirting back, even if his wife is standing right next to him. Touma himself generally gets girls through Rescue Romance and his overwhelming idealism.
  • Lelouch from Code Geass; even if you ignore his Unwanted Harem full of the usual suspects, Word of God says that a vast majority of the female populace at his Elaborate University High has a thing for him, and that he might even have his own fan club - and all this is before his Ninja Maid sets him up with 108 dates in the second season...
  • Li/Hei from Darker Than Black. Apart from the standard UST with Kirihara, he's also attracted the romantic interest of two Loony Fangirls, a Contractor that regularly forgoes the hat of rational self-interest because she's in love with him, and a girl that isn't even supposed to feel any emotions, much less love. He manages to charm almost every female character who encounters him, really, even several who meet him with their only initial assumption being "Evil, inherently heartless killing machine", and the ones who don't fall for him want to adopt him; his elderly landlady treats him like a surrogate son, and at least one teenage girl decided she wanted him to be her big brother. About the only exception is Season 2's Mina Hazuki, a Psycho Lesbian who Does Not Like Men.
  • Shido Itsuka from Date A Live becomes one by necessity to save the world. That means he must date superpowered girls, get them to fall in love with him and seal their powers so they can live normal lives.
  • Death Note: Light Yagami is, in his own words, "pretty popular with the ladies". He isn't very interested in romance himself, but several times uses his natural appeal to his advantage, and at a few points is quickly and easily able to pick up a girlfriend as part of a plan (not counting Misa Amane's obsession with him).
  • Deltora Quest:
    • Just like in the books, Lief is very popular among the female crowd even evil sorceress Thaegan finds him cute. Jasmine dislikes any of attention Lief gets from the opposite sex (though this because she has feelings for Lief herself).
    • Dain is this too, in very delicate "love puppy" manner earning the attraction of Jasmine and making Lief jealous but actually it's just a cruel ploy as he's Ol of the Shadow Lord and was only pretending to be innocent to gain trust but unsurprisingly gets done in by Lief... But hey at least it takes outs the competition for Jasmine right?.
  • Essentially the entire cast of Destruction Flag Otome is a chick magnet to one degree or another, but it's more emphasized with the guys and Katarina herself. Katarina herself is so staggeringly popular that she's called a saint at school and has both male and female suitors, but has no clue.
  • In Detective School Q, handsome Ryu Amakusa is somewhat of a chick magnet, with girls of all ages (including Megumi Minami and Kyu/Q) blushing at the mere sight of him. Once during a case that happened in Kazuma's school, a flock of several girls no older than 11 years old almost glomp-attacked him, much to his embarrassment.
  • Allen Walker from D.Gray-Man doesn't do too badly for himself. Rohfa is infatuated with him, Road claims to love him, and one interpretation is that For may have a crush on him. In the second Reverse novel, it is also implied that Lenalee has someone she secretly likes, and that that person is probably Allen. And that's not even getting into the aspect of how Even the Guys Want Him, where Allen is shown to be able to manipulate Komurin (a robot) by turning up his charm (complete with Bishie Sparkle) which makes Komurin fall for him, or how Tyki really really likes Allen. Or how Johnny is obsessed with him to a Ho Yay degree.
  • Yamato "Matt" Ishida is implied to be this in Digimon Adventure 02 due to being in a rock band. The main Fangirl we see is Jun "June" Motomiya, who Matt is completely uninterested in and completely terrified of.
  • Dragon Ball:
    • Son Goku, even as a kid in Dragon Ball (as seen in this meme) and with Chi-Chi, Launch (good side), Suno, Snake Princess (in DBZ) and almost every young woman in the series except Bulma... Who then falls in love with him as an adult, but misses her chance when Goku marries Chi-Chi. Even years later in the Namek saga, Bulma laments she "missed the boat on that one".
    • Yamcha, while shy around beautiful women at first, quickly became a chick magnet when he got over his shyness. Though it's his adoring fangirls that causes his relationship strife with Bulma. And leads to her ditching him for Vegeta later in Dragon Ball Z.
    • Krillin in Z, of all people, bags two of the most attractive women on the planet, Maron and Android 18, the latter of which he marries and the former he names his daughter after! Even Green-Skinned Space Babe Zangya finds him "cute". 18 finds other women affection for him annoying and will bring him sharply back down to earth, but she needn't worry as Krillin is very loyal.
    • Son Gohan briefly shows himself to be quite a hit with the ladies when he enters High School.
    • Trunks both as a kid and teenager attracts women to him like moths, notably Mai from Pliaf's gang though she's technically 40 years older than him.
    • Goten in Dragon Ball GT, giving off a big Yamcha vibe with his female fanbase.
  • Hakuoh, from Duel Masters, was one of these during the first season, but he was too busy being aloof and dealing with the Serious Business of card games to care. After his Heel–Face Turn, the effect seems to wear off.
  • Julio, and especially Saito of The Familiar of Zero. Surprisingly, Saito was unpopular with girls before the start, making him a Cool Loser. Subverted with Guiche; he should be one, but the moment other girls (usually Montmorency) end up seeing or knowing about him two-timing or committing perverse acts (which is... a lot of times) he'd better say goodbye to his pride... and three years of his life.
  • Lancer from Fate/Zero has this as a literal superpower, per his legend - any woman (without sufficient magical resistance, that is) who looks at his face is charmed to fall in love with him. The latest woman to fall for him had enough magical resistance. Even without his superpower, he's really charming.
  • Sagara Sousuke from Full Metal Panic!. Kaname, Tessa, and the novel-only character Nami are all in love with him, Ena Saeki has a crush on him, Mira Kudan apparently also fell for him and "gave her heart to him" ever since he saved her life, and there are strong hints that Grace Weissman (AKA Gray) had some feelings for him (or, at the very least was attracted to him). It's implied that a bunch of girls (and guys) at school harbor crushes on him and find him incredibly good looking... the thing is that his violent behavior and unapproachability keeps them from daring to chase and pursue him. Oh, and he also has one crazy male stalker.
  • Hijikata in Gintama. Apart from being Mr. Fanservice, he is frequently swamped by Tae's fellow hostesses whenever he visits.
  • The male lead of Girl Saurus is this, despite being severely gynophobic due to a girl sexually assaulting him and then beating him up enough to land him in intensive care. Said girl is the main love interest, too.
  • By the end of Girls Bravo the male lead, Yukinari, has about four girls after him, or who expressed interest in him at one time or another.
  • According to Asirpa, Wilk from Golden Kamuy was popular with the ladies because of his excellent craftsmanship; "Ainu men craft a makiri (short sword) and give it to the woman they like. She looks at the craftsmanship and decides how good of a provider that man is." In addition, not only it's implied that Inkarmat had a Precocious Crush on him as a child, but Sophia, a Russian noblewoman, has unrequited feelings for him.
  • Compared to some of the protagonists of harem anime, Van of GUN×SWORD is only modestly successful, since he's only got three women chasing after him most of the time. However, he has the ability to attract women instantly. In episode 10, he receives a proposal of marriage from a successful businesswoman who wanted his assistance as an armor rider; in episode 21, he memorably gets a come on in the middle of battle from an enemy who finds him "adorable."
  • Kyon from Haruhi Suzumiya has attracted every main female character in the series in one way or another.
  • Issei Hyodo in High School DXD has amassed a harem, and quite a lot of girls (and even some guys) do want him. This is especially after he builds some muscle in which his entire class all have a crush on him despite knowing he's one of the three biggest perverts in his class. Humans, devils, an angel, and even a gorilla spirit are attracted to him.
  • Highschool of the Dead: Takashi was Saya's childhood crush and is the center of an ongoing Love Triangle between his crush, Rei, and the impossibly hot Saeko. And while Shizuka isn't really interested (since Takashi's a student, plus she's 10 years older than he is), she implied she'd still be willing to give it up to him, when she thought he wanted to have sex with her.
  • Hybrid X Heart Magias Academy Ataraxia: Kizuna Hida is forced to become one in order to defend Ataraxia from invaders from Another Dimension. This involves him doing perverted stuff to girls equipped with Heart Hybrid Gears, as doing so will give them the power to fight the invaders. There is a reason why Kizuna's Heart Hybrid Gear is called Eros.
  • Infinite Stratos has Ichika Orimura. If there's a female in his immediate vicinity, they'll probably be swooning over him. And he's not even in the know of being one!
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure:
    • Jotaro Kujo from Part 3 was beloved by all the girls at his high school, probably due to his Troubled, but Cute image. They still think he's irresistible when he tells them to go away.
    • This also happens with the other JoJos of the different arcs, including a bit in Part 4 where this happens to another character who was disguised as the hero.
    • Jotaro, Josuke and Giorno all have a crowd of girls begging for their attention near their introductions; Jotaro and Giorno are too cool to dopily embrace it unlike Harem protagonists.
  • Shirogane from Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is established early on as being very popular with his female classmates, though it's also stated that the girls he attracts tend to be unstable (like Kaguya, Karen, and Moeha). The only reason girls don't normally approach him is because the entire school is under the assumption that he and Kaguya are already a couple.
  • Tomoe and Kurama in Kamisama Kiss. The girls in Nanami's class almost start a war over who gets to sit near them.
  • Karakuridouji Ultimo: Murayama. He is so bishonen that school girls run and push desks over to see him and release heart marks while fawning over him.
  • Mikiya in Kara no Kyoukai. Every female character except Touko. Can't compare with Tohno Shiki but yes, definitely Shiki's prototype.
  • In Katekyō Hitman Reborn!, way back at the beginning of the series, there's all those fangirls in the school dying to give Gokudera and Yamamoto chocolates.
    • And in chapter 364 when Dino introduces himself as Tsuna's English teacher quite a few of the girls and one guy blush over how dreamy he is.
  • Shota Kazehaya from Kimi ni Todoke is extremely popular by the girls in his middle school and high school days, mostly because he's a good looking Nice Guy. It's easier to count the number of girls who aren't attracted to him.
  • Jing from King of Bandit Jing is definitely a Chick Magnet. 99% of the time, when his adventure has something to do with a girl, she'll fall for him. There's also a reason why they call all the girls in the series "Jing Girls".
  • Kazuma Satou from Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! ends up attracting the attention of several females despite, or perhaps because of, his crude but honest personality. Examples include his teammates Megumin and Darkness, the goddess Iris, the princess Iris and the witch Yunyun.
  • In Little Witch Academia, almost all of the students of Luna Nova find Andrew Hanbridge attractive. Even as a child, he had three girls around him.
  • Sojirou in Log Horizon leads a guild composed of 64 members, where he's the only male in the group. All of his subordinates are women who are insanely protective of him.
  • Keitaro from Love Hina fits in. By the end of the manga, only two girls had not fallen in love with him. One of them was eight years old... the other was his aunt.
  • Maity of Lovely Complex attracts fangirls at Koizumi's school (with Koizumi being one of them) who blush and fawn over his unbuttoned shirt and good looks while releasing heart marks.
  • Apart from the requisite Love Triangle, Macross Frontier's Alto Saotome has an unofficial fanclub including not only the SMS Bridge Bunnies (and Bobby) but also around half of his school's female population — all of whom he's probably prettier than.
  • Suguru Misato of Mahoromatic has all the girls in the series after him, including two (maybe all three) members of triomatic, Mahoro, and his slutty, depraved, insane teacher miss Shikijo.
  • Mahou Sensei Negima!:
    • Negi Springfield is a little too young to be worrying about love. Unfortunately for him, he's also a little too cute for his own good, which draws in girls that don't have any romantic interest in him yet. (A prime example is a chart, apparently made by Chamo, measuring the type and extent of several girls' affection for Negi is partially shown. One girl, while having rather low romantic feelings for him, has a maternal score of 12 out of a possible 10.) Other characters fear the situation is going to get worse once he hits puberty, which has prompted Chisame to wonder if it's not best that they kill him now. He's so irresistible to girls that even the resident Schoolgirl Lesbians have shown attraction to him.
    • Kotaro. Natsumi, Mei and Madoka plus nearly as many nameless fangirls as Negi, yet manages to be even more oblivious than Negi. At least Negi understood the confessions he's gotten and picked up on.
    • Negi's father Nagi was so popular in the magical world that he has an official fan club with at least 96077 members.
  • Maison Ikkoku has Yusaku. He's a less exaggerated example of this trope due to the nature of the story, and has Innocently Insensitive traits to boot.
  • Maken-ki!: As a harem protagonist, Takeru naturally has multiple girls (Haruko, Inaho, Celia, and Love Espada) vying for his affections, for... reasons. Not that he cares about why, since he's all for it, so he basks in his good fortune.
  • Akito Tenkawa of Martian Successor Nadesico manages to attract the eyes of about half the female crew over the course of the series, to the vocal annoyance (and sometimes envy) of some of the male crewmembers. It gets Lampshaded constantly.
  • Yuta from Mermaid Saga, though played in a much more serious and tragic tone than any of the above, as Yuta knows any relationship he gets into will end badly for him. One time, the girl that fell in love with him was killed by her jealous fiance.
  • Shouta from Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid is shown to be very popular with the girls in his class during his focus chapters in Kanna's spin-off. Not to mention a certain Aztec goddess who keeps trying to get in his pants in the main series.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam SEED has Kira Yamato.
  • Athrun Zala becomes a more perfect example in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny
  • Paptimus Scirocco of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam fame. It's implied he uses Psychic Powers to subtly manipulate women. A particularly dangerous example, he has managed to weaponize this ability, convincing his lovers to fight & die for the sake of his nebulous goals & it's even implied his ultimate goal may be to use this power on a global scale.
  • In Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun, Mikoshiba and Kashima both have a lot of fans, though Mikoshiba gets embarrassed if he tries flirting back while Kashima is so popular with girls that she seduces everyone around her with superficial charm. Also Suzuki, the male lead in Nozaki's manga, is a stereotypical shoujo male protagonist who of course has all the girls at school fighting over him (even though he only has eyes for female protagonist Mamiko).
  • Makoto Sunakawa from My Love Story!! has been one of these since a young age, but is utterly uninterested in romance. Even as a high school student, females ranging from kindergarten age to elder women are attracted to him, just because he's a Bishounen.
  • Naruto:
    • Sasuke Uchiha has so many emotional problems that he hardly even notices the girls that become entranced by him. You could probably count the number of girls his age (and younger... and a bit older...) who don't show attraction to him on a single hand. Considering he gets most of this when he's twelve, it gets a bit ridiculous at times. Things do even out later though.
    • Naruto doesn't do too bad for himself, either. Especially not if you consider the Filler arcs. And the movies (Thinking of a particular post-credits gag in particular...), all of which are Filler as well (up until The Last, that is). In fact, The Last reveals that he becomes this in canon after the penultimate manga chapter, what with him saving the world and all.
    • Kakashi Hatake puts his two students to shame, being so handsome the mere glimpse of his face is enough to make Ramen cooks (female and male) fall in love with him. Even when he's usually masked Kakashi is attracting women left right and center (courtesy of filler) or when he's disguised as another man, Sakura thought he was cute. And a former teammate of Kakashi's Rin Nohara was head over hills in love with him during the war even electing to die by his hand when a tailed demon was put inside her, horrifying Kakashi for years to come.
  • Kamo, the male lead in Nejimaki Kagyu attracts a lot of female admirers the moment they look upon him. A problem he has to contend with when some of the female body of the school he teaches at use some rather violent means to gain his attention or try to take out any competition.
  • Rai of Noblesse. He has a whole legion of fangirls at school. Unfortunately for them, he's so...out of it and unapproachable.
  • Played for Laughs with Tenjin in Noragami, believe it or not. As the famous god of academics, he frequently finds himself swamped by high school girls and spirits.
  • One Piece:
    • Luffy, especially with the Kuja Amazons being all over him (though admittedly he's the only man they've ever seen) with their ruler, boa Hancock, being madly in love with him and Alvida the most beautiful woman in East Blue wants him badly. You know you're a big time Chick Magnet when the two women (again, Alvida and Hancock) who are considered the most beautiful in the world are head over heels in love with you. Luffy does not have any clue of their attraction to him at first, and when Hancock asks him to marry her, he tells her he's never getting married. Seems Luffy is only interested in adventure and food.
    • Sanji and Usopp attract women at parties. Despite one being a Lovable Sex Maniac (Sanji) and the other a Lovable Coward (Usopp).
    • Franky. If his interactions with Señor Pink are any indication, that plus the fact he spent his time as an underworld boss surrounded by two hotties everywhere he went.
      • Pink himself as well, who's constantly followed by adoring women. Though as a Heartbroken Badass who's completely dedicated to his comatose wife, he has zero interest.
    • Cavendish is considered very attractive by women, who often faint upon seeing him.
  • The entire Ouran High School Host Club, but especially Tamaki Suoh, whose good looks, suave manners, and genuine desire to make every girl he meets feel special and happy all make him the club's most popular host, and Haruhi, who is identified by the rest of the club as the "natural type" when she starts attracting fangirls just by being her normal self. Tamaki even gets jealous of her Chick Magnet abilities when she accidentally steals away one of his fangirls, and he rants that it's not fair that she's so good at getting girls when she herself is a girl.
  • Pandora Hearts:
    • Gilbert is definitely one of these. His Chick Magnet status is talked about all the time in-universe, not to mention how he got attacked by a horde of drooling schoolgirls in the anime and a swarm of swooning noblewomen in the manga. Gilbert hates this, instead preferring to swoon himself over his master Oz.
  • Pokémon:
  • In The Prince of Tennis:
    • Several popular players have their own fanclubs; some of those are Echizen (though Tomoka and Sakuno are the only fangirls seen often), Oishi (in the anime, and much to his discomfort), Keigo Atobe and Hiroshi Wakato from Jyousei Shonan (who also *adores* the attention from the ladies).
    • In one of the fanbooks, Fuji is said to be popular with the girls of his class. Plus there's his young admirer Kurumi Ijuin from the anime.
  • Princess Mononoke's Ashitaka manages to effortlessly draw the affection of Irontown's entire female population. Even the married ones.
  • Ranma Saotome of Ranma ½ is a little more competent but no less hapless when it comes to girls. Or guys, for that matter. And let's not get into the whole panda doodle incident. By the end of the series, a massive Love Dodecahedron is formed with him at the centre.
  • By the end of Rebuild of Evangelion 2.22, almost every female character is to some degree in love with Shinji, even the more or less emotionless Rei. By the start of 3.33, however, almost everyone hates him for nearly causing the apocalypse.
  • Rental Magica's Itsuki Iba who has at least three girls displaying affection for him, plus a younger one who looks up to him as her "onii-chan", and an older lady sort of likes him. And this doesn't stop on living or humans — one of the three girls is a ghost. Nekoyashiki began to muse aloud when a homunculus joined the ranks of female admirers.
  • The main lead of Rokudo no Onna-tachi became this after messing around with an exorcism scroll (being a bullying victim, he was hoping it'd banish the evil from his day-to-day life). The problem is, it only works on female delinquents. So now he's got gaggles of bad girls, ganguro punks, smoking gang girls, scrappers and gang leaders after him. All spearheaded by the terrifying sukeban Ranna.
  • Tsukune Aono from Rosario + Vampire. Any female monster who comes within smelling distance of him will want him for her own. This might be because his human blood is highly attractive to any monster, so the women just interpret it as sex appeal. Although his Nice Guy attitude and bishonen appearance are clearly contributing factors. In some chapters it's been shown that human girls find him attractive as well (possibly even his cousin).
  • Ali/Alan of the Sailor Moon anime suddenly gets a lot of fangirls when he transferred to Usagi/Serena's school.
  • Sand Chronicles has Fuji. Despite his questionable personality, many girls in both Shimane and Tokyo adore Fuji for his good looks and cool aura.
  • Nozumu Itoshiki of Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, the certifiably suicidally depressed teacher whose fashion sense is stuck in the 19th century and whose personal goal is self-annihilation, somehow manages to get almost every girl in his class to fall in love with him by accident (or at the least make him the subject of their various fetishes and insanities, which is just as good... right?)
  • Fuyuki Hinata of Sgt. Frog has attracted a lot of female attention for a twelve-year-old boy. Girls who have a thing for him include schizo billionaire heiress Momoka, School Newspaper Newshound Chiruyo, a mermaid, a princess on the moon (just go with it) and Alicia Southerncross, an Emotionless Girl with a shape-shifting space entity who happens to be her adopted father on her head.
  • Yuuji from Shakugan no Shana. No only does he have two main Love Interests, he was also involved in...ehh...questionable actions with a female villain, is desired by another female Crimson Denizen for being the vessel of her lover, and becomes actually part of a Love Square due to a third girl clinging to him later on. And he still stays Oblivious to Love for a total of 2 seasons.
  • Makoto Shinozaki, Akina's otaku brother in Shinozaki-san Ki wo Ota Shika ni!, is actually pretty popular with Akina's old friends, much to her horror. However, he isn't interested in girls he's known since childhood, feeling it's a little too close to Brother-Sister Incest and being a lolicon.
  • Rin Tsuchimi of SHUFFLE!. By the end of Essence+ there is no girl shown on screen and has a name that isn't in love with him.
  • Tadase from Shugo Chara!. He has half the female population of his school after him, and he is in 6th grade.
  • Slam Dunk:
    • Rukawa doesn't really care, being an aloof athlete whose sole passion is basketball, but the combination of his looks and skills has netted him a sizable Estrogen Brigade, In-Universe.
    • Akira Sendoh is possibly an even bigger one, and understandably so, since he's The Ace for Ryonan as well, but unlike Rukawa, is much nicer about it, even towards rivals, and the combination of approachability, good looks and skill makes him a very natural Chick Magnet, with the team's Tag Along Kid's older reporter sister harboring an unsubtle crush on him. Shoyo's Fujima is also one for pretty much for the same reason as Sendoh. At one point in the anime, while watching a game with his Big Guy/The Lancer Hanagata, Fujima is approached by a group of female fans who he's very nice to, smiling and warmly shaking hands. The fangirl immediately goes starry-eyed.
  • So, I Can't Play H!: Ryosuke's neighbor, Mina, has a nursed a crush on him since childhood, and now has competition from two shinigami: Lisara and her younger cousin, Quele. The former being a redhot tsundere who incites Ryosuke's libido and, eventually, wins his affections.
  • Miles "Tails" Prower is this in Sonic X Episode 45, after he takes out Hawk during the show's tournament arc. In the Japanese version, young women are especially applauding his victory, and during Intermission, Tails gets a photo surrounded by crushing women. To top it all off, he is eliminated from the tournament via incapacitation by a kiss from Rouge.
  • Ayumu Narumi from Spiral attracts the attention of Hiyono and Rio thanks to his amazing cooking skills. After he meets Hizumi he goes on to find himself being confessed to nearly every day by girls who had been attracted to him but intimidated by his demeanor and the fact that he hung out with Hiyono all the time.
  • Strike the Blood: Kojou Akatsuki earns the affections of several girls after saving their lives. As a vampire, Kojou's powers work when he drinks other people’s blood, something he is unwilling to do until the girls convince him to drink theirs. And since vampire bites are used as as a sex metaphor, they tend to be romantic scenes.
  • Almost any female from Sword Art Online that knows Kirito for more than a day falls for him. His real life little sisternote  is apparently no exception. Largely because he has a tendency to risk his life to save people he doesn't even know.
  • Tayu-Tayu: Reiji's harem initially consisted of 3 of his classmates: his girlfriend/childhood friend Midori, her younger sister Shiho, and their friend Chisa. Haruka and Sayaka Kaji are lesbian twin sisters who were secretly screwing each other, until they met Reiji. After spending an entire evening taking turns with him (which ended in a threeway), they were hooked and eagerly joined the others. From then on, Reiji spends each day having sex with all 5 of them, from sunup to sundown.
  • Tenchi Muyo!:
    • Tenchi Masaki is the classic Unlucky Everydude version.
    • His half-brother Kenshi from Tenchi Muyo: War on Geminar is just as bad. Mind you, this is on a world where male mecha pilots are, politically-speaking, Chick Magnets by default.
    • Seina from Tenchi Muyo! GXP is Tenchi turned Up to Eleven. He seems pretty normal on Earth, but once he gets into space, he starts attracting girls outside his harem too.
  • Rito of To Love-Ru has so many girls after him, a good majority of which are royalty, that one of the girls has decided that it would be much simpler if he just married all of them. It might also be because she knows she can't win without that solution. And as of sequel "Darkness" roughly 7-8 women all having varying interests in him and theres even a few women who could potentially become part of the harem should circumstances permit.
  • Toradora!:
    • Ryuuji, despite having the Face of a Thug, manages to get all three main female characters in the series to fall in love with him. Even background girls start showing interest when the discover he's very clean, cooks, and sews quite well.
    • Yusaku, Ryuuji's best friend. At the beginning of the series, Taiga is in love with him, Maya has a unreciprocated crush with Kitamura (she calls him Maruo), and it's later revealed that Sumire also likes him, but she rejects his love confession and hide her true feelings because she doesn't want him to follow her to America.
  • Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle: Lux Arcadia is the only male student in the Royal Knight Academy and earns the affections of five different girls, all equipped with Powered Armor and hailing from noble families. While Lux is not entirely opposed to the idea of romance, he feels he should focus on providing for his little sister, who is implied to see Lux as more than just a brother. Not helping matters is that the teacher’s headmistress and Lux’s fellow students enjoy playing matchmaker between him and the girls.
  • Touta in Mahou Sensei Negima!'s Stealth Sequel UQ Holder! continues the family tradition of the Springfields with at least 4 girls and 1 non-gendered member in his harem by chapter 97. The only reason it's not higher is because UQ Holder started off with a much smaller cast than Negima.
  • Urusei Yatsura:
    • Mendou. Most girls at school (except Lum) are utterly head over heels for him.
    • Rei breaks up loving couples just by walking past them, and causes squees whenever anything of the female gender sees him. His being dumb as a plank and loving only food does nothing to dissuade the girls. His transforming into a giant goofy tiger-bull whenever excited might. Sometimes.
  • Ushio from Ushio and Tora. He has at least four girls attracted to him. With the corollary that it comes in handy later giving him enough girls with connections to him to save him from turning into a beast when his soul is trapped in the Beast Spear.
  • Vampire Knight: Kaname. He already has Yuki, Ruka, Sara, and countless screaming Day Class girls who want him. Plus all those Nobles practically shoving their daughters at him at the Aido family's soiree.
  • The tenants in The Wallflower, with varying levels of embracement and sympathy between them. Kyohei, who is poor, is sympathetic since he has to leave most of his jobs due to sexual harassment (even male bosses, and his headmaster at school try to come on to him). Ranmaru is the exact opposite, embracing the role fully to his own advantage.
  • Akio Asakura from Wangan Midnight. In fact, when he ends up repeating his last year of high school due to excessive absences caused by driving the Devil Z at night so much, the lower-grade female students got excited over being able to attend high school with Akio for another year. Said obsession with the Devil Z prevents him from hooking up with them.
  • Keima from The World God Only Knows puts a bit of a unique twist on it. First, he's actually highly unpopular. Second, he wants girls to leave him alone. Third, he's an Invoked chick magnet because if he doesn't do it his head will be cut off. Therefore, he has to use tricks from romance games in order to quickly win over girls to free them from spirits possessing them. They are, in short, loving only what he wants them to see though rarely outright lying in the process. That said, it's hinted that a handful of girls would like him anyway since even if he's a nerd, he still has a reputation for mental strength and nonconformity.
  • Yo-Kai Watch:
  • Most of the main male cast of Yona of the Dawn are definitely this. In particular, Jaeha and Hak. The former of which absolutely revels in the attention of beautiful women, while the latter of which tends to reject it.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh!:
    • Yugi of Yu-Gi-Oh! is very much this—the KC Grand Championship in Season 5 has Tea, Rebecca, and Vivian getting into a three-way catfight over him. Joey and Tristan even point this out.
      Joey: Man, Yugi, you're my hero.
      Tristan: So what's your secret?
      Yugi: (awkwardly) Um, natural charm?
    • Fubuki from Yu-Gi-Oh! GX; he's fully aware of his powers, but is too carefree to consider exploiting it. He happily humors the female students who admire him... Most of the time. (In one episode he faces of stampede - literally - of girls chasing after him, and he escapes using a quick disguise.)
    • Like Yugi above, Jack Atlas from Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's has three girls pining for him - Mina, Carly, and Stephanie. After he's injured in a turbo duel and being given first aid, all three ladies seem eager to give him mouth-to-mouth.
    • Yuya is a downplayed example in Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V as while he gains the affections of Mieru, Grace and Gloria over the course of his series while Yuzu is already in love with him, the girls rarely fight over him, and Yuya himself is too focused on Yuzu to focus on the other girls.
  • Both Yako and Mei from Yurara. Mei enjoys the attention and gladly flirts with any girl who talks to him, while Yako's fanclub prefer to admire him from afar, as he is decidedly less sociable.
  • Tetsuo from Yuureitou is a handsome trans man who attracts the eyes of quite a few women (and a few men).

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  • Christa from Attack on Titan, along with Even the Girls Want Her. Her numerous admirers have called her a "Goddess" or expressed the desire to marry her, due to her kind nature.
  • Berserk:
  • Hannah of Black Butler garners attraction from Aleister, the three Trancy siblings, Alois, and Finny.
  • Orihime Inoue of Bleach has most of the guys (and one girl!) at their school crushing on her. The Rukongai men have also ogled at her during the early parts of the Soul Society arc. After the first time-skip, she became even more popular that a kouhai has stated that he was glad to have enrolled at Karakura High School (because of her). It came to the point that her beauty was more than enough to distract Shishigawara when he came to attack her.
  • Marika from Bokura no Hentai drew in a lot of female classmates when she ditched her glasses. The attention seems to have disappeared after she began living as a girl.
  • Sena Kashiwazaki from Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai is often followed around by a gaggle of guys tripping over themselves to do favors for her. She couldn't care less about them, though — she's only interested in the one guy who stood up to her.
  • Durarara!!:
    • Celty, the infamous Headless Rider, has had people fall in love with her headless body (it is a very nice body), as well as with her severed head.
    • Anri gets more than a little of this too. It's mentioned several times that the only reason she doesn't have more guys hitting on her is because everyone thinks she's dating Mikado.
  • Homura Hinooka from the Type-Moon Light Novel Fire Girl, who was hailed as the "cutest girl in Seiran High" and is immensely popular with boys not just in her school but outside as well. Her senpai, Mayo Misasagi, is one as well and was so lovely that the boys of her year made it a general rule to each other that not one of them is to step that line with her.
  • Yuria, Kenshiro's one true love from Fist of the North Star, is sought after by a significant portion of the cast for one reason or another; most memorably by Shin, but even big scary Raoh fell for her hard.
  • Futari wa Pretty Cure: Honoka is noted to get love letters from boys all the time, and poor Nagisa is chagrined that she gets them from the girls all the time.
  • Ghost Talkers Daydream: Misaki has at least three different guys crushing on her between: Kadotake, Mitsuru, who's been stalking her ever since she turned him down as a client, and Kobayashi, who's one of her office co-workers. Plus, she's one of the most frequently requested Doms at the Roppongi S&M Club, and a magazine company once asked her to offer a pair of her panties as the first place prize for one of their contests!
  • Girls Bravo: Kirei gets near equal attention from middle-aged men and women, despite still being a highschool student. One of the final episodes has her sarcastically lampshade the fact that she's (quote): "like catnip for lesbians".
  • Hayate the Combat Butler: Hinagiku. Apparently everyone in the school likes her. Lampshaded several times, and once by the title of a chapter, "Are you a magnet or something?"
  • Mikado Akira of Hayate X Blade has a fan club with 80 members. At an all-girls school.
  • Nazuna from Hidamari Sketch has had guys lining up to do nice things for her since kindergarten. This, however, makes those guys' female friends jealous of her, but she doesn't want to turn down the guys' thoughtfulness... Poor girl.
  • THE iDOLM@STER - More of a Fangirl Magnet, but otherwise fits Makoto to a T.
    • Miki is pretty skilled at attracting the guys without trying. This is actually part of what leads to her Brilliant, but Lazy attitude.
  • Mari from Inside Mari is a School Idol who attracts many boys but has turned down every single one. Her being Ambiguously Gay might be the reason.
  • Natsuru from Kämpfer only starts attracting females after his gender-bending transformations; even the ones interested in his male form weren't interested before. Though more girls want the female Natsuru, the male version gets this reputation amplified when rumor goes around that he has a secret affair with the female Natsuru.
  • Mahou Sensei Negima!: It was only a two-chapter interlude, but the whole Cinema Village incident proved that Sakurazaki Setsuna + Samurai Costume = SQUEE!!!!
  • Kyoko from Maison Ikkoku. Like Yusaku, she's a less exaggerated example of this trope due to the nature of the story.
  • Maken-ki!: Love Espada's sex appeal is virtually unrivalled in-series, to such an extent that she has both sexes practically drooling at her feet. Which is fine by her, since she has an insatiable libido, is openly bisexual, and is said to have slept with over 100 girls. The 70.5 omake chapter even has an unnamed extra fall madly in love with her at first sight and ends with her voluntarily becoming Espada's Sex Slave.
  • The title character of Miyuki-chan in Wonderland attracts the attention of everyone in the worlds she stumbles in, which are inhabited by women only.
  • Sakura Haruno of Naruto has attracted a good number of boys over the course of the story, the titular character the most prominent example himself and later on, even THE Sasuke Uchiha. In-universe, she has grown to become known for her beauty and medical expertise, much like her teacher, Tsunade. During the Fourth Shinobi World War, one fellow ninja even personally handed her a love letter.
  • One Piece:
    • Boa Hancock, and she has the fangirls to prove it. "Is there no end to her sex appeal?"
    • Alvida has all the men and women of Roguetown squeeing for her beauty, up the the point where the police can't attack her. But she (Like Boa) only has eyes for Luffy.
  • Haruhi Fujioka from Ouran High School Host Club is probably one of the only heterosexual girls who's still a genuine Chick Magnet, given her... unique circumstances.
  • Momo from Peach Girl has about four guys after her at one time or another.
  • Ranma ½
    • Akane Tendō is wanted by Ranma, Ryōga, Kunō, the entire school, etc. It isn't until it's confirmed that Ranma is Akane's fiancée that the school gives up on trying to woo her.
    • Also, Ranma's female form. Those who don't know she is a he pursue her. Those who do openly ogle.
  • Apparently, being a Dude Magnet is almost a requirement if a girl wants to be a part of Yagami High School in School Rumble
    • Yakumo Tsukamoto receives a lot of invitations from her male classmates to be a member of their respective clubs, but she rejects them because they are only interested in her for her good looks.
    • Wherever they go together, the pool, the beach, or when they are jogging at the school, Eri, Mikoto and Akira can't help being the center of lust of all the guys around.
      • Eri's daily routine is receiving date invitations from guys and refusing them immediately.
    • Members of the Yagami High School Faculty Itoko, Youko and Tae are quite popular among the male students.
    • During the secret meeting of the perverts, they analyze the info collected from Nara of Sagano Megumi, Yuki Sugumi, Otsuka Mai, Mihara Kouse, Tenma Tsukamoto and the teacher Itoko Osakabe. The members of the club agree that those girls are all hot in their own peculiarities, except for Tenma who wasn't reviewed.
      • The Unfavorite Tenma, one of the least popular girl in her class has Harima, Nara, Tennouji and even Karasuma in love with her. Only four guys… What a loser.
  • Like her brother, Natusumi Hinata of Sgt. Frog has quite a following. Only it seems to be of the same gender. From her swooning all girl fanclub at school, to Koyuki, she's a real draw for chicks. The only male that seems to have any interest in her, is Giroro.
  • The eponymous heroine from Snow White with the Red Hair has attracted the attention of two princes, one of whom attempted to force her to become his concubine, her bodyguard, at least one kidnapper, a wandering hit-woman for hire, and hordes of nameless characters due to her incredibly rare vibrant red hair and in some cases her kind personality. She admits it was a problem even before Tanburn's prince made the audacious request that kicked off the plot and sent her fleeing to another country and she often wears a hood to try and avoid attention.
  • Shizuma from the Girls' Love series Strawberry Panic!. Naturally, there are absolutely no men in sight, but that's just okay with her.
  • Mikan of To Love-Ru also seems to be a Dude Magnet, and is continually being asked out by the boys in her class. Unfortunately for the guys, she's a Bro-con in denial. It seems the Yuuki family is God's gift to the opposite sex.
  • Urusei Yatsura:
    • Lum. Almost every named male teenager in the series is in love with her, and therefore intensely jealous of Ataru. Ironically the only one who is not interested in her is Ataru himself who prefers any other girl over Lum, or so it seems (deep down he actually loves her).
    • The School Nurse Sakura. Besides her fiance Tsubame, she is the object of affection for pretty much every male at Tomobiki High, especially Ataru. Even Ten developed a Precocious Crush on her, but she treats him in a motherly manner.
  • Wandering Son:
    • Few straight boys Chiba's age have not taken a liking to her at one time or another. She especially drew the attention of her classmates on her first day of high school.
    • Nitori attracts the attentions of several girls (and a few boys) over the course of the series. It's noticeable that, despite the realistic atmosphere of the series, she has a borderline harem— Saori, Riku, Mako, and her eventual girlfriend Anna all like her at varying points, while she has Ship Tease with her friend Takatsuki who eventually does fall for her.
  • Michaela in the Light Novel Wiegenlied Of Green of the Evillious Chronicles. She has five marriage proposals (though only one is on-screen) and even more admirers, attributed to her beautiful singing voice and beautiful hair.
  • Katie from Yo-Kai Watch has drawn the attention of many of the boys at her elementary school, including Nate and his two friends Eddie and Bear. According to Yo-kai Watch: Shadowside she ends up with Nate.
  • The protagonist Yona from Yona of the Dawn has the romantic attention of several men, including that of Deuteragonist Hak; two of her dragon warriors, Kija and Jaeha; and bad-guy-turned-good Tae-jun.
  • Aoi from You're Under Arrest! frequently has men attracted to her. It works to her advantage as it helps her job as a part at the anti-chikan segment of the police.


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