Bocchi The Rock! is one of the funniest new anime shows with motivational messages about friendship, self-confidence, and life goals. Fans who can’t get enough of this fun slice-of-life anime can choose from a fine selection of animes that also feature some of the greatest friendships in anime and feel-good series that are also dealing with similar issues as Bocchi The Rock!
Anime lovers can get lost in the worlds of great comedy anime as well as rom-com shows while listening to upbeat music and meeting some of the best anime girl bands of all time. These wholesome and hilarious shows have a wide range of relatable characters with fascinating backstories, who not only make these animes funnier but often deeply emotional.
7/7 Dropout Idol Fruit Tart
Dropout Idol Fruit Tart is one of the best idol anime series about a group of girls who after forming their band find themselves in a one hundred million yen debt and has to find a way to save their newly formed idol band as well as their beloved dorm, the Mouse House.
The story follows Sakura who after moving to Tokyo joins the idol group called Fruit Tart. The girls have to find ways to become a popular idol band and fast if they want to save themselves and their home from destruction. This anime has plenty of fun moments and characters, strong friendships, and great songs just like Bocchi The Rock!
6/7 Your Lie in April
Your Lie in April is a wholesome show with one of the greatest romances in anime. While it’s a deeply emotional and heartbreaking story the series also has hilarious moments and is perfect for those anime fans who love Bocchi The Rock! because of its motivational messages.
This charming and fun slice-of-life comedy anime follows the love story of a young pianist, Arima, and a young violinist, Miyazono. It’s a wonderfully warm and inspirational story about friendships, first love, and the power of music. While this anime has a heartbreaking ending it’s still a surprisingly fun series with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments.
5/7 BanG Dream!
BanG Dream! is one of the most character-driven and funny music anime shows about a girl band. This feel-good show is also one of the best music anime series with a cute art style and a fun story about finding a passion and following one’s dreams as a musician just like Bocchi The Rock!
The show is about a young high school girl Toyoma who is looking for something she could be truly passionate about. After trying all kinds of school activities she sees a star-shaped guitar in a shop and feels like she finally found her calling. She soon finds herself at a live concert for the first time in her life which inspires her to start her own band and embarks on her hilarious, difficult, and thrilling journey with her new best friends.
4/7 Carole & Tuesday
Carole & Tuesday is one of the most emotional and motivational anime series for Bocchi The Rock! fans who love the anime for its great songs and wholesome moments. This feel-good show has a unique story and two relatable and inspiring characters who decide to follow their dreams no matter what.
The story follows Tuesday who runs away from her comfortable home on terraformed Mars. She meets Carole another aspiring musician in Alba City and the two decide to take on the soulless but very popular AI singers by writing deeply emotional songs. It’s a touching and often funny show with great characters and a powerful message.
K-On! is not only one of the funniest shows about a group of girls, but it also features one of the most iconic anime bands of all time. This hilarious and popular anime is perfect for Bocchi The Rock! lovers who are looking for another funny anime with relatable characters that’s about the often hilarious struggles of teenagers’ life.
K-On!’s story follows the young Yui who accidentally joins her high school’s Light Music Club. Since she misunderstood what the club is about and can’t play anime instruments she decides to quit. However, since the club is lacking members it would have to dissolve, so the members are doing everything to convince Yui to stay in the club. Their true adventures begin when she finally decides to stay in the club for good.
Nana is one of the most iconic slice-of-life anime series about female friendships with some of the best anime songs of all time. While the characters are a bit older than in Bocchi The Rock!, they’re still very relatable for audiences of all age groups.
It’s a touching and funny story about two very different young girls, both named Nana, who meet on a train and soon form an unbreakable friendship. The anime follows their life in Tokyo as they both try to follow their dreams and deal with the difficulties of new adult life.
1/7 Wake Up, Girls!
Wake Up, Girls! is a hilarious and wholesome anime show about a small-town idol group and their daily life. It’s a feel-good series with motivating messages and seven well-crafted female characters who all have to deal with the difficulties of their professional and personal lives.
The story follows the members of the Wake Up, Girls! idol group who are the last clients of the once-successful Green Leaves Entertainment management company. However, when the company and the group are saved by a mysterious investor, the girls can finally start working on becoming the best pop group in Japan.
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