Romance is a common theme in many shōjo manga and to a lesser extent in josei manga. Shōjo manga is particularly popular for it's idealistic approach to falling in love, while josei manga tends to be more realistic.
- See also: Category:Romance manga
Shōjo manga often focuses entirely on romance or use it as a side-theme. Some examples of romance manga include, Kimi ni Todoke, We Were There, Fruits Basket, etc.