Top 10 Anime Hypothetical/Non-Canon Couples.

I'm talking about the pairings that probably won't/or didn't actually happen in canon I. E the actual story line. Maybe some romance harem animes haven't ended yet, but in most cases you can tell which one is the 'main' couple that is going to end up together, so exclude those ones too.
For eg: TomoyaXKyou in Clannad, MistyXAsh in Pokemon.

The Top Ten

1 Shinichi Kudo & Shiho Miyano - Detective Conan

The chemistry. Enough said. - Silverbullet96

I think shiho better with bourbon and shinichi of course with ran

I've always thought this pairing had a lot of potential. Yeah, ShinRan is sweet and a very heart-warming form of childhood love story. But in a crime-mystery anime, I don't see why CoAi would not work. I think it's interesting to see them work together in cases, they have such good chemistry to be honest! It reminds me of Roy & Riza from FMAB. I love how they started out distrusting one another, with Conan thinking she was evil & all. But then, eventually, learning more about her & making her shatter that cold exterior. He taught her how to warm up to others, it's no surprise that he's special to her. It's a shame that this pairing would not be the main canon instead. I think if people look past the fact that ShinRan was the initial couple from the very beginning and REALLY, REALLY look at CoAi with an OBJECTIVE and OPEN-MINDED lens, they would find that this pairing is as great as ShinRan, if not, even greater.

I love them

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2 Mugen & Fuu - Samurai Champloo

The anime implied that they both had feelings for each other (although it's possible that Jin had feelings for Fuu too, I'm not sure about this, the romance subject was simply implied in this series) but they never confessed them. It's a loose end that it could happen when they meet again someday.

3 Naruto Uzumaki & Sakura Haruno - Naruto

Yeah, but Sasuke and Sakura would be better - Animefan12

I didn't watch the Naruto ending but I heard that Sasuke and Sakura did end up together, so that's not what this list is talking about, we're talking about the popular shippings which don't happen. - Silverbullet96

Best couple and most developed one - Boruto

Tell me the last time Sakura liked Naruto and I will support NaruSaku.

MY NUMBER 1 favorite COUPLE OF ALL TIME. Even though they didn't make canon, I still love them. I think Narusaku Made a lot more sense than Naruhina and Sasusaku. please don't hate on my comment. I'm just being a Narusaku fan.

4 Sasuke Uchiha & Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Shippuden


5 Ichigo Kurosaki & Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach

Absolutely adorable. Should have been canon.

The best I don't care about the canon

They are the best

This is still the best ship that ever existed. I won't even forgive Kubo in my next life.

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6 Atem & Isis - Yu-Gi-Oh!
7 Yami Yugi & Ishizu Ishtar
8 Roy Mustang and Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

I love this pairing my OTP

My favorite otp

9 Ash Ketchum & Dawn - Pokemon

Great, just what we need, another girl to remind Ash of Misty….

10 Eren Jaeger & Annie Leonhart - Attack on Titan


Makesi more sense than Eremika

The Contenders

11 Inuyasha & Kikyo

It's not fair. Kikyo never ever even deserves to be killed off ever again. I'll never ever even forgive Rumiko Takahashi for killing Kikyo off at all.

12 Sesshomaru & Kagome - InuYasha

I know that Rin and Sesshomaru are a popular paring, but since Rin and Kagome have near identical personality this paring can work.


I love this couple,my Inuyasha OTP

13 Mako & Gamagori - Kill la Kill

At least it hinted they could become a couple at the end of the end credits in Episode 24.

The guy that added this is a troll for one INCEST! - Hoxton

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14 Kyou Fujibayashi & Tomoya Okazaki - Clannad
15 Misty & Ash Ketchum - Pokemon
16 Kaito Kuroba & Akako Koizumi - Magic Kaito

I love this couple! Even that hakuba loves akako, don't mean kaito and akako can't be together forever! Akako sometime acting sucks, but kaiti not kill her! Yea you all know that kaito is a yandere (it's for me. I think kaito is suck and sadistic. But I think his better with akako than aoko).

17 Tomoyo Sakagami & Tomoya Okazaki - Clannad
18 Ami Kawashima & Ryuuji Takasu - Toradora
19 Gray Fullbuster & Lucy Heartfilia - Fairy Tail

Well, nothing is canon unless Mashima declares it so. So Gray and Lucy can be just as fanmade as Gray and Juvia, or Natsu and Lucy. They all had plenty of moments, but we'll wait and see.

Canon or not. I really love this couple

I like this couple.

Honestly, I don't like this couple, but it's wayyy better than NaLu. I just think that Natsu and Lucy should stay friends, and I personally hate Juvia. So GraLu isn't as bad. I like GraLu or Gratsu to be honest.

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20 Naruto Uzumaki & Sasuke Uchiha - Naruto

I have to vote for them :/ They are just too adorable

One of the rare naruto pairings that actually makes sense, they're soul mates and complete each other.

The only reason I like this ship is because naruto never gave up on sasuke even when Sakura wanted to kill him

Also sasUKE

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Top Remixes (5)

1. Sasuke Uchiha & Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Shippuden
2. Atem & Isis - Yu-Gi-Oh!
3. Yami Yugi & Ishizu Ishtar
1. Ichigo Kurosaki & Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach
2. Inuyasha & Kikyo
3. Shinichi Kudo & Shiho Miyano - Detective Conan
1. Eren Jaeger & Annie Leonhart - Attack on Titan
2. Mako & Gamagori - Kill la Kill
3. Natsu Dragneel & Erza Scarlet - Fairy Tail

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