The Summer 2020 Harem Anime We’re Most Excited About

Summer 2020 is just around the corner and there are a lot of interesting shows to check out, especially the harem shows. What we’re looking out for this Summer 2020 are three harem titles that caught our attention we’ll briefly discuss today. We checked out the source material in advance so we can get a feel of each title and give you an idea of what to expect! Check out the harem anime we are most excited about!

Let’s start our harem anime topic with...

1. Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan (Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time)

Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan is a high fantasy anime set in a typical medieval fantasy setting with magic, monsters, and humans coexisting with demi-humans. Peter Grill, a human swordsman, wins a tournament and he is officially recognized as the strongest fighter in the land. Peter Grill only seeks recognition from his girlfriend’s father that he is worthy to be her husband, but what Peter didn’t know is that once a warrior is labeled the strongest in the land, women from various nations or clans will come after him for his exceptionally-strong genes. Female warriors of various races will fight tooth and nail to bed Peter Grill for his seed, and they will continue until they get pregnant.

The majority of harem anime portray the guy as a blank slate or someone with zero personality, and they’re usually indecisive to maintain this awkward “status quo” where the guy never commits to one girl. Peter Grill breaks this status quo by having the main guy have sex with every girl he comes in contact with...aside from his girlfriend Luvelia—Peter beds two ogre girls, ogre girls blackmail Peter for more sex until they get pregnant, an elf joins in for the very same reason, and so does every other girl who wants Peter’s seed. It’s kinky, hot, and a take on harem anime that we rarely don’t see outside of hentai. Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan will definitely turn some heads.

Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan PV

2. Dokyuu Hentai HxEros

The story begins with childhood friends Retto and Kirara sharing some intimate hand-holding, and the two are pretty much a perfect pair. Jumping 5 years to high school, Retto and Kirara’s relationship has changed—Kirara hates men and her stone-cold personality has earned her the nickname the Iron Maiden among the boys at school. And to top it all off, the world is in a crisis—aliens invade Earth and they rampage across the planet, consuming the libido of humans for sustenance. Without libido, humans lose their sexual drive and the freedom to express themselves, and with no desire for sexual excitement, people will no longer reproduce and the human race will face extinction. But from the ashes of burnt hentai manga and torn mini skirts rise a new kind of defenders of Earth—heroes using the power of H and Ero (the power of their pervertedness) to fight these evil and anti-fun monsters and bring back the lewd to the world: they are the HxEros! And what do you know, Retto is an HxEros! How convenient!

If you think Dokyuu Hentai HxEros’s premise feels familiar, then your hunch is correct because HxEros is similar to Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai. Instead of rebels fighting against an authoritarian government that hates lewdness, HxEros has heroes fighting against alien invaders who hate lewdness—monsters are attracted to anything that triggers the sexual excitement of humans (idol concerts, hentai manga, sexy photos, etc.), and devours their libido and turns humans into boring people.

Dokyuu Hentai HxEros has a healthy dose of harem moments with monster fighting on the side, mostly revolving around Retto being the only guy in the 5-person HxEros squad, and get into kinky situations. The kinky situations have context this time around because in order to fight these aliens, the HxEros must build up their lewdness power and release it as a devastating energy wave that destroys the aliens and HxEros’ clothes, leaving them buck-naked after every battle. Lastly, the art style is amazing and with studio Project No.9 doing the animation, we’re going to see a very attractive anime.

Dokyuu Hentai HxEros PV

3. Monster Musume no Oishasan

  • Episodes: Unknown
  • Aired: July 2020

In the town of Lindworm lies a clinic dedicated to treating the beasts that came to live with the humans. Glenn Litbeit, a human doctor, and his lamia assistant Saphentite Neikes have a reputation for being the best when it comes to treating beasts. Be they reptilians, centaurs, or mermaids, Dr. Glenn’s abilities, despite being human, are second to none. The reward for his hard work? Why, the affection of every monster girl out there!

Monster Musume no Oishasan is interesting in several ways—one being if you enjoyed 2015’s Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou, especially the lamia (snake girl), then Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou is something you’ll definitely love because both Miia and Saphentite are very cute, especially when they get jealous when other monster girls make their moves on their man. The second reason Monster Musume no Oishasan is worth checking out is the world-building: history between man and beasts, how the beasts integrate with human society, and how the world developed years after the peace treaty. How this will translate to the anime adaptation is uncertain because the manga is surprisingly dialogue heavy and with a predicted 12-episode length, world-building might be toned down in favor of fanservice. Regardless, a story about a human doctor treating monster women while taking into account the biology of each monster will offer tons of kinky situations. Still, Monster Musume no Oishasan will bring out the beast in you and… well… inspire you to become a veterinarian or something...

Monster Musume no Oishasan PV

Final Thoughts

Out of the three titles, Peter Grill to Kenja no Jikan might be the most polarizing harem anime this Summer 2020, and it will piss off some anime fans. But hey, if people want a harem protag to act like someone with a harem, then they’ve got it. Dokyuu Hentai HxEros might be the overall popular harem anime mainly because it’s a high school rom-com anime with attractive character designs, and Monster Musume no Oishasan is for those craving for cute monster girls.

But what do you think of the list? We’re all ears as always!

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Author: Antoine Rizal

I've been an anime fan for as long as I can remember. Actually, anime is very much a part of me now for I have extended my reach beyond just watching them. I am a fansubber for more than 8 years now and contributed a lot to the anime community. Me and my group has translated shows, manga, drama CDs and doujinshi. Right now I'm learning Japanese so I can better serve the community and read interesting stuff about the Japanese culture as well.

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