6 Anime Like Nyanko Days Worth Watching

Nyanko Days is a Japanese four-panel manga by Tarabagani. It was adapted later into anime series and aired during 2017.

The story revolves around Kanagai Tomoko, an introverted freshman in high school. She owns three adorable cats with various personalities and they are her only friends. That is until she meets Shiratori Azumi, who also loves cats!

Nyanko Days is one of the anime that will make you smile and cheer you up if you have a bad day.

I picked 6 anime like Nyanko Days which are absolutely adorable as well.

6. Bananya

  • Genres: Slice of Life, Comedy, Kids
  • Episodes: 13

Why it’s similar

Both shows are short slice of life anime about unique cats doing kawaii stuff.


The story centers around Bananya, a cat-banana hybrid hoping to become a banana coated in chocolate.

5. Magical Nyan Nyan Taruto

Art by Kaishaku
  • Genres:  Comedy, Magic
  • Episodes: 1

Why it’s similar

In both anime, it’s all about cats – or better said it’s all about small and cute catgirls.


The story centers around Taruto, a small and troublesome cat who has just recently moved to a new city with her master’s family. She spends her day making friends and exploring the surroundings and it soon turns out that she Taruto may be a legendary magical princess.

Despite almost none of her friends believe her, she is determined to prove it to them, even though her magic seems to be awfully unstable, generating unexpected results.

4. Frame Arms Girl

  • Genres:  Action, Sci-Fi, Slice of Life, Mecha
  • Episodes: 12

Why it’s similar

The female protagonists of these anime are surrounded by small and cute girls (Nyanko days has small catgirls, while Frame Arms Girls has mini anime figures that are alive).


Ao leaves an ordinary life until she opens an unexpected package containing Gourai, a Frame Arms Girl. Gourai is a small robot capable of independent movement, equipped with armor and weapon parts paired with advanced artificial intelligence that gives her a unique personality and ability to learn.

Ao is later tasked to help Gourai gather battle data and emotion knowledge, meeting new Frame Arms Girls who are always ready to fight.

3. Yuyushiki: Nyanyashiki

  • Genres:  Comedy
  • Episodes: 6

Why it’s similar

Both series have three sweet chibi neko girls doing cute things while saying a lot of nyaa~.


The specials follow Yu girls after they turn into chibi catgirls.

2. Wata no Kuni Hoshi (The Star of Cottonland)

  • Genres:  Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance, Shoujo
  • Episodes: 1

Why it’s similar

Both series have small and lovely neko girls.

If you want to see something smol and fluffy with more seriousness, definitely go for Wata no Kuni Hoshi.


After two-month-old kitten Chibi-neko is abandoned by her former owners, she is found by 18-year-old Tokio. Although his mother is allergic to cats and has a great fear of them, she agrees to let him keep the kitten because she fears he is becoming too withdrawn after failing his university entrance exams. Chibi-neko soon falls in love with Tokio.

In her own mind, Chibi-neko is a small human who speaks in human words, although people only ever seem to hear her meow, and she believes that all humans were once kittens like her. A stray cat tells Chibi-neko of a paradise called Cottonland, where dreams can come true.

(Source: Wikipedia)

1. Nekopara

  • Genres:  Comedy, Romance
  • Episodes: 12

Why it’s similar

Nekopara is similarly as Nyanko Days a very relaxing, laid back anime following the adventures of adorable neko girls and their master.


The main protagonist, Kashou Minaduki, is the son of a long line of Japanese confection makers. It comes as no surprise that he eventually moves out to open his own patisserie “La Soleil”.

While unpacking his stuff after moving out he finds two catgirls (Neko girls), Chocola and Vanilla, hidden there. These girls were raised by the Minaduki family. Not too long after Kashou decides to run La Soleil together with Chocola and Vanilla and they all have a wonderful time.

One day Chocola decides to run some errands and she meets a cute kitten. The story starts with their spectacular encounter.

Read also: 7 Adorable Anime Like Nekopara

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Hi, my name is Mia and I'm the founder of 9 Tailed Kitsune. I love anime, games, and esports (I am also a bit weird). My passion for anime sparked when I was about 7 (Phantom Thief Jeanne, hello!) and has never stopped.

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