Top 10 Most Depressing Anime Deaths

Have you ever seen an anime death which is not just sad but depressing? Some are just sad while others are totally depressing.

The Top Ten

1 Misuzu Kamio - Air

She died in so much pain it was so sad. It made my eyes drop with tears. She had been cursed and Yukito finally broke it. She was reincarnated into the girl walking on the beach. She was so cute so WHY DID SHE DIE!? T-T - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

2 Major Hughes - Fullmetal Alchemist

Hughes is dead... No... He was one of my favourite characters :'( - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

What!? Hughes dies!? NOOO! - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

3 Michiru - Air

There this one death scene that was so depressing. A girl went on a train and then stood on a balcony and JUMPED OFF - JaysTop10List

Apparentally, Michiru was meant to be Minagi's younger sister and she wasn't meant to exist as Minagi's mother lost the baby. It was really sad. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

4 Enma Ai - Hell Girl Two Mirrors

Ai's death was UNEXPECTED. Those horrible neighbours of Takuma killed her for no reason because one of them didn't want to go to hell. It was exactly like when her villagers buried her alive. She turned the boat round for Takuma just because he was having the same experience. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

5 Kanna - Air

Kanna was flying in the sky when priests chanted stuff to control her and army was shooting arrows at her until she died and burst into particles of light. She wanted to see her mother one last time and she did. It was really sad. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

6 L - Death Note L - Death Note L Lawliet, exclusively known by the mononym L, is a fictional character in the manga series Death Note, created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.

Our precious L... Died knowing he was next one to be killed :( - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

7 Kaori Miyazono - Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso Kaori Miyazono - Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso

This anime is so sad it brought me to tears, it was really sad on how she died. And the letter for God's sake. The feels in this anime.

This is the saddest manga I have ever read. It is really worth watching.

This ending was so stupid. it tried WAY too hard. I wasn't saddened by this, I was mad. I felt like I wasted my time. - taishisohma

The letter though... I showed my friend a video of the letter and she geared up even though she never watched the anime!

This anime really shows us to live life up to its fullest.

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8 Makoto Sawatari - Kanon

Oh my god. the saddest thing I have ever seen in anime ever. Only scene I have EVER cried during - taishisohma

Makoto was originally a baby orphan fox who wanted to be with Yuichi. She became human and got 'married' to Yuichi and on their happy day, she disappeared, right out of Yuichi's arms... :( - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

9 Ryuga Kishatu - Beyblade Metal Fury

Wait a second...
Since when Ryuga has a last name?

Ryuga didn't care if he died to save the world. He gave his power to Kenta, to stop nemsis. His death was so, so sad. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

10 Suguru Daimon - Digimon Savers

Suguru went off to through the digital world to find a way to reason with Yggdrasil so that digimon and humans could co-exist.

*SPOILER* He was soon sentenced to be executed and begged for forgiveness. BanchoLeomon knocked him out and told him that he would live on inside him and watch over Masaru and they both died... :( - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

The Contenders

11 Ponzu - Hunter x Hunter
12 Kariya Matou - Fate/Zero Kariya Matou - Fate/Zero Kariya Matou is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/Zero, by Type-Moon and nitroplus. He is the son of Zouken, the brother of Byakuya, and the uncle of Sakura and Shinji, and is the master of a Berserker-class servant during the fourth Holy Grail War
13 Shun's mother - Bakugan Battle Brawlers

Shun's mum was getting sicker and soon as she fell into a coma, she was so sick that after Dan and Shun's battle, Shun went to see her and by that time, she took her last breath and said goodbye to Shun... :'( - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

14 Merukimon - Digimon Savers

Kurata needs a slap. Killing Merukimon was just unforgivable. Merukimon was like a father to Ikuto and raised him for so many years soon after Frigimon was destroyed. It was so depressing. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

15 Kazuya Kurata - Kanon

Even though he is Sayuri's younger brother, when Sayuri said he died, I was devastated. She only got to play with her brother for the first and last time... :( Oh my god. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

16 Nagisa Furukawa - Clannad Nagisa Furukawa - Clannad

Probably the scene that made my cry the most in any anime ;-; - itz_izzy

17 Nina Tucker - Fullmetal Alchemist Nina Tucker - Fullmetal Alchemist
18 Goku - Dragon Ball Goku - Dragon Ball Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. more.
19 Koro Sensei - Assassination Classroom Koro Sensei - Assassination Classroom
20 Pokkle - Hunter x Hunter

Why pokkle had so much to live for and was so young too. And he died thinking he betrayed his own kind because he got his brain probed 😭😭😭😭

21 Kushina Uzumaki Kushina Uzumaki

She died in night of given birth

22 Zabuza - Naruto
23 Kobayashi - Law of Ueki

Kobayashi did not die! Get your facts right! - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

24 Yuno Gasai - Future Diary Yuno Gasai - Future Diary
25 Minato Namikaze Minato Namikaze Minato Namikaze was the fourth Hokage of Village Hidden in the Leafs and the man responsible for sealing the nine-tailed demon fox inside Naruto Uzumaki when he was born. Doing so cost him his life, and before dying he asked that the villagers not see Naruto as the monster within him, instead wanting more.

He sacrificed himself for his town

26 Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy (born as kaede), is a tragic, fictional Japanese Anti-Heroine, and Anti-Villianess, who is the main protagonist of her debut source, a manga officially known as Elfen Lied [alfen leed], written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto, which was best known for it's T.V. adaptation of the same name, Directed more.

She died because she knew her sacrafice would be the only thing she could have done for her friends

27 Kaori Miyazono Kaori Miyazono
28 Goku - Dragon Ball Z Goku - Dragon Ball Z Son Goku (Kakarrot) is the main protagonist in Dragon Ball franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. He has many abilities like, super strength, utilization of ki, flight, teleportation, super speed, enhanced reflexes, and Super Saiyan transformation that increase strength, speed, and durability. more.

Goku was really awesome, and when he sacrificed himself to "stop" Cell, I was bawling. The way Gohan and the others reacted was saddening, and when he stood in front of his son, and said, "I'm proud of you. Good-bye, son," I just started really bawling. He nearly avoided death once, when he was Namek (I cried at that too), so I was like, "he must be joking again. He's Goku, he can't die. It's not possible." He was one of my favorites in DBZ, and that death must've been a huge impact to a lot of people.

29 Senketsu - Kill la Kill Senketsu - Kill la Kill
30 Nia Teppelin - Gurren Lagann Nia Teppelin - Gurren Lagann Nia Teppelin is a fictional character in the anime series Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.
31 Irène - Blood+

It was terrible, all she wanted was to live a normal life, but she couldn't because of a disease.
And seeing her body fall apart was just shocking.

32 Neji Hyuga - Naruto Neji Hyuga - Naruto

He was one of the best anime characters in naruto

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