In this article, we have selected 10 anime in which dogs play an important role. At such moments, one can easily enjoy the animals that appear in the anime. Among them, the dog is a friendly and active animal.
Lovely Muco (2015-2016)
Muco lives with Mr. Komatsu, who runs a glass workshop. This is an anime depicting the lively and calm days of Muco, who boasts a shiny nose and a little unbridled love for Komatsu-san. Recommended for those who want to have a dog in their life!
Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga (2020)
For those who want to see a lot of dogs, “Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga” is recommended. The main character is a Shiba Inu.
With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun (2020)
A hilarious anime that confirms that dogs and cats produce happiness substances just by being around them.
As the title suggests, “With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun” is the daily life of a person who has both dogs and cats. The difference and relationship between the two animals is depicted in a very funny way.
Dog & Scissors (2013)
Kazuhito Harumi, a high school student who can’t read. The story begins when he becomes involved in an incident, dies and is reincarnated as a miniature dachshund. In addition, a beautiful girl, Kirihime Natsuno, appears before him, who hears the voice of his heart and carries scissors as a weapon. Recommended for those who want to enjoy comedy style dogs.
Meitantei Holmes (1984-1985)
“Meitantei Holmes” is based on the series “Sherlock Holmes”. Typically, Holmes, who has a pipe in his mouth, will reveal the offense committed by Professor Moriarty. Since it’s for kids, no murder cases came up and it’s almost an original story, and all the characters are badass dogs.
Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow (1993-1994)
Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow is recommended for those who want an anime about a playful dog.
Bau, who had to be left behind by the Inugami family for some reason, will go about his daily life with Sayaka Inugami, an elementary school student who loves Bau. The mistakes that Bow makes every time are so cute that you just want to follow them. The endings of the anime and the original are very different, so it would be nice to compare both.
The Dog of Flanders (1975)
It’s impossible not to cry. A timeless masterpiece that reminds us of the relationship between a dog and its owner.
The Dog of Flanders tells the story of the gentle boy Nello and the old dog Patrash. The last scene is very famous as an animated masterpiece that makes you cry. The series aired in 1975, and a remastered theatrical version was staged in 1997. Patrash was a source of support for Nero, who was young but dependent on his harsh fate. Patrasche is also loyal to the one who saved him, and always thinks about him and acts. The story itself belongs to the category of tragedy, which is why Patrascha’s feelings for Nero are so warmly conveyed.
Meiken Lassie (1996)
Anime for those who want to enjoy smart dogs.
9 year old boy John lives in a small village in England. A story about everyday life in the village, centered on the dog Lassie, who became John’s close friend. Lassie is the 22nd work of the Theater of World Masterpieces. Viewers can watch the growth of the two main characters and become attached to them.
Crayon Shin-chan (1992-)
A dog with a snow-white fluffy coat, one might say, part of the Nohara family. He is a wise dog with a high vitality comparable to a human, for example, he is going to use instead of Shinnosuke and control the steering wheel of a car. You may inadvertently cry as you have a deep attachment to how Shiro thinks of Shinsuke and his friends every day.
Snoopy Peanuts (2015)
Snoopy, known as a character in a short anime series released in France called “PEANUTS Snoopy”. The main character Charlie Brown is the owner of Snoopy. Around him and Snoopy, the daily life of unique characters will revolve. The relationship between them is that of a companion who does everything together. Sometimes the owner falls under the influence of wild Snoopy.