7 Anime like Himouto! Umaru-chan (My Two-Faced Little Sister )

Anime like Himouto! Umaru-chan

Himouto! Umaru-chan, or My Two-Faced Little Sister, is a comedy and slice-of-life anime directed by Studio Doga Kobo, adapted from the manga with the same title.

This anime tells the story of Umaru Doma, a high school girl who always looks perfect until she comes home. After the door closed, Umaru quickly put on a hamster hoodie, turned into a stubborn, lazy Otaku, and left all the housework to his older brother Taihei.


So back to the main topic, let’s check anime like My Two-Faced Little Sister; here are some recommendations similar to Himouto! Umaru-chan. What are they? Let’s see!

Anime like Himouto! Umaru-chan (My Two-Faced Little Sister )

1. Gabriel DropOut

Gabriel DropOut


Gabriel Tenma White is an angel from an angel school who graduated as the best student. Heaven always sends young angels down to Earth to study humans so they can later become true angels.

When Gabriel descended to earth, he began to adapt to his surroundings and became an angel who could make everyone happy. But one night, he tries to play an MMORPG game and becomes a healer for other players. From there, over time, Gabriel became addicted and became a Nolep Angel.

This anime’s resemblance to Himouto! Umaru-chan is the main character. Gabriel and Umaru look polite and perfect when they are Otaku who like to be in their room and play games all the time.


2. WataMote: No Matter How I Look At It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Unpopular!

No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Unpopular!

Tomoko Kuroki is a girl and a Hikikomori who always spends her time playing games and watching anime. His face always looks sluggish, with the bags under his eyes visible. When he entered high school, he didn’t have any friends.


Tomoki always sits in the back left corner alone and is always aloof. He had a hard time socializing with others, so other students didn’t want to approach or talk to him. Even so, Tomoki always tries to become a popular girl even though every attempt always fails.

WataMote’s similarity to Himouto! Umaru-chan is both anime themed comedy and a slice of life centered on the main character of an otaku girl. Tomoko is not as good as Umaru; he is always messy and unpopular at school.

3. Blend S

Blend S


Follows a girl named Maika Sakuranomiya, who has just received a job as a maid (waiter) at a cafe. Different from other cafes, the cafe where Maika works are unique, where employees are required to serve each customer with an attitude based on the character given. Maika up gets the role of a sadistic servant.

If you are looking for a relaxing anime with a heartwarming story plot and kawaii characters, the anime Blend S can be an option. This anime is very suitable to watch in your spare time.

4. My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute

My Little Sister Can't Be This Cute


Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai, or OreImo, follows the life of Kousaka Kyousuke who doesn’t get along with his younger brother, Kousaka Kirino, over the years. One day, Kyousuke accidentally finds the DVD Anime Stardust Witch Meruru. And it turns out, in it there is a Galge game called Love with Imouto. Of course, that took Kyousuke by surprise.

Out of curiosity, Kyousuke found out who the game’s owner was. In the end, he found that the owner was his sister. Interestingly, this incident made his relationship with his sister better. Kirino also forced Kyousuke to play the game.

Just like Himouto! Umaru-chan, Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai has a brother and sister story setting. Doma Umaru and Kousaka Kirino have similarities. On the outside, they look like ordinary girls, but in reality, they are Otaku. Perhaps the difference is that Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai includes elements of romance.


5. Lucky☆Star


The Anime Follows four kawaii-kawaii girls, Izumi Konata, Kagami Hiiragi, Tsukasa Hiiragi, and Miyuki Takara. Even though they have different traits and personalities, they can get along well. They live life together both in school and outside of school.

The four of them often make observations about the life around them. Starting from Japanese traditions, Otaku culture, school work problems, to even trivial problems are also observed and researched.


Similar to Himouto! Umaru-chan, this anime has the same comedy portion, and the main character is an otaku. Lucky Star is a slice-of-life anime with a relaxed and exciting story plot to watch in your spare time.

6. Eromanga-sensei


Eromanga-sensei Follows Masamune Izumi, a high school student who dreams of becoming a famous light novel. One day, his father remarries, and Masamune is introduced to his new sister, Sagiri Izumi. But one day, disaster came, and their parents died. This incident strained his relationship with his sister because Sagiri became closed, did not want to go to school, and was always in her room.


Since his parents have passed away, Masamune has to make a living as a light novel writer. Luckily, his work is selling well in the market thanks to his novel illustrations by Eromanga-sensei. Until the truth is revealed, it turns out that the illustrator named Eromanga-sensei is Sagiri, his sister.

Umaru and Sagiri have similarities, they are otaku and like to spend time in their rooms, and both will change their attitude regarding their older brother.


7. Gugure! Kokkuri-san

Gugure! Kokkuri-san

Kohina Ichimatsu is an expressionless elementary schooler who lives alone and always eats instant noodles. One day, while playing Kokkuri, he accidentally summoned the fox spirit Kokkuri-san. After seeing Kohina’s unhealthy lifestyle, the fox spirit decided to take good care of and raise Kohina properly.

fall! Kokkuri-san and Himouto! Umaru-chan is a refreshing comedy anime with no serious drama or sad scenes. Umaru and Kohina are very similar as they mostly always display chibi.

Author - Rohit
I am Rohit, an author at Otakukan. I was born and raised in Banglore, India. I have always loved watching anime and reading manga. In college, I started writing my own stories and creating my own characters.