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 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.

2 Sasuke Uchiha & Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Shippuden


3 Shinichi Kudo & Shiho Miyano - Detective Conan

The chemistry. Enough said. - Silverbullet96

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

I hate this couple

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.

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4 Yami Yugi & Ishizu Ishtar
5 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.

6 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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7 Atem & Isis - Yu-Gi-Oh!
8 Ash Ketchum & Dawn - Pokemon
9 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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10 Juvia Lockser and Lyon Vastia

The Contenders

11 Kyou Fujibayashi & Tomoya Okazaki - Clannad
12 Eren Jaeger & Annie Leonhart - Attack on Titan


Makesi more sense than Eremika

13 Tohru Honda & Yuki Sohma - Fruits Basket
14 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.

15 Tomoyo Sakagami & Tomoya Okazaki - Clannad
16 Roy Mustang and Riza Hawkeye - Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

I love this pairing my OTP

My favorite otp

17 Perios & Marian - Sei Juushi Bismarck
18 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).

19 Misty & Ash Ketchum - Pokemon
20 Ami Kawashima & Ryuuji Takasu - Toradora
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Sasuke Uchiha & Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Shippuden
2. Atem & Isis - Yu-Gi-Oh!
3. Yami Yugi & Ishizu Ishtar
1. Juvia Lockser and Lyon Vastia
2. Sasuke Uchiha & Ino Yamanaka - Naruto Shippuden
3. Tohru Honda & Yuki Sohma - Fruits Basket
1. Ichigo Kurosaki & Rukia Kuchiki - Bleach
2. Inuyasha & Kikyo
3. Shinichi Kudo & Shiho Miyano - Detective Conan

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