Top Ten Saddest Anime Songs

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61Requiem - Tasogare Otome X Amnesia

I don't watch the anime before, but I can feel the sadness coming from this song especially the singer.

Lie down. Try not to cry. Cry a lot.

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62Anata Ni Okuru Ai No Uta - Guilty Crown

This is so emotional. It fits the anime and the characters especially the lead girl. I keep crying when listening to this song. :(

This should be at the top... I fell like crying every time I hear this song

I agreed. This song should be on top.. This is the first time since I watch Guilty Crown first episode and when the show(anime) (sorry, I don't know how to translate 'cause I'm Malaysian people from Sarawak) is finished, I heard this beautiful and saddest song in my whole life. I always listen to this song because I always daydreaming the whole time that she is leaving me a kiss goodbye that I will never forget in my whole life. I always repeat this song over, over and over again 'cause this the first time I've daydream, and not just daydream only, at night too. If you can understand this song, understand the lyric because the meaning the title is Departures ~Love songs sent to you~! I.. completely understand the story, that Inori sacrifice herself to save Shu and, in 3 years later, he understand why Inori sacrifice herself instead of him because she wants him to live but my quite different 'cause I want her by my side(my created story) instead of sacrifice. Ok, that's all I have now. ...more

63Unravel - Tokyo Ghoul

It's such a beautiful song... It's sad but I absolutely fell in love with it. The music itself is so pretty too. I listen to it all the time.

It's so beautiful. The fact they used it as the first opening and right at the end of the series makes it even more sad.

It's a really sad song. If you watch the anime, you know how sad this song really is ;(

Though it's not really THAT much of a sad song, it has a feeling of desperation...

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64Heartful Song - Shugo CharaV2 Comments
65Kuroi Namida - Nana

Real song about real emotions. make me feel like crying every time I hear it, so much pain and memories in it...

My favorite song from my favorite anime, just amazing

This song is so beautiful and sad Anna Tsuchiya really did a good job on this song! And it is a perfect ending theme for NANA!

66Tenshi Ni Furata Yo! - K-On!!

When Yui, Ritsu, Mugi and Mio sang this song for Azusa, it made me cry. Their memories that they have together are just so beautiful and their friendship is priceless

This song is a special song made by houkago tea time senior for azusa since they gonna be graduate.then azusa will be the only member the lyrics said:"sotsugyou wa howari janai (graduation isn't the end)"

67Binks' Sake - One Piece

When brooks and his barely alive (at that time) crewmates playing and brooks comment about the song going quartet... Trio... Duo... Solo...

68Lost My Pieces - Toradora!

This anime was pretty much complete in my opinion. Great characters, awesomely executed storyline, music that pretty much fit absolutely every moment, great balance between comedy, sadness, romance, action (for a non-shounen anime), etc. When my brother first told me that I would love Toradora!, I had skeptical thoughts. I normally watch action, fights, gore, etc. Why would I love a comedy romance? This is one of those stories that you know what the ending might be, but the way they get to that ending is what gets to you.


I completely died when Taiga said "The one by Ryuuji's side won't be me. I don't... Want that." and wend out running for him. Kudos to Toradora! Which made a guy like me tear up.

This song is the definition of beauty and sad. This along with Nagisa's theme and Roaring Tides are my guilty pleasure songs when I feel reminiscent of bittersweet romances.


When Taiga realized that she was falling in love with Ryuuji and she said "I can't be the one by his side... And I can't... I can't bear that! " and the strings came in as she ran out of her apartment crying and it made the song even more beautiful.

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69Departures - Guilty Crown

Although I haven't watched the show, I listen to the song sometimes. It stabs me in the heart every time I listen to it. When I play it with other sad moments in anime, I feel like crying.

The absolutely last moment of Guilty Crown sync-ed with this song can make any grown man cry. Believe me.

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70Anamnesis - Another
71Sad Violin - Final Fantasy X
72Release My Soul - Guilty Crown
73Snow Field - Clannad/Clannad After Story

Why is this so far below are people going crazy?

74Uninstall - Bokurano
757!! - Orange (Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso Ed 2)

VERY VERY BEAUTIFUL.! I always calm down whenever I hear this song but it somehow also always manages to make me wanna cry :')

Ok this is outrageous everyone! This song is NOT 142 worthy. this is top ten. I cried after almost every episode because of this song. This song means pain itself.

This song was trully beuatiful and quite emotional, well to be honest I cried after see the anime ending and listen to this song

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76Summertime Record - Kagerou Project
77Early Summer Rain (Samidare) - Naruto Shippuden

This song is so sad. I cry every time.. :'(

78Ayaumi Song - Kaze No StigmaV1 Comment
79Happy End - Mirai Nikki

This is one of the saddest anime song. Well done Faylan, you sang amazingly and beautifully!

Very sad song
If you haven't watched the anime or heard the song you really should!

80Bird - Kuroshitsuji 2

Dear reader, you should try to download this song! I believe you can't hold your tears if you watch the anime (By thinking about Ciel's Death)

It's really sad the way they put it as the ending theme to the season

I feel like I miss somebody whenever I listen to that song...

I Though I Was The Only One! Just The Melody Makes Me Cry!

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