Saddest Anime Deaths


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221 Vegeta - Dragon Ball Z Vegeta - Dragon Ball Z Vegeta is an anime fictional character from the anime series, Dragon Ball Z, created by Akira Toriyama.

I'm basing this off of his Buu Saga death. He finally defeated Goku, his long time rival. He realized that he finally loved Bulma and Trunks. And last but not least, he realized that people on Earth were worth saving. Once he realized all those things he realized that his life isn't the most important thing and sacrifices himself. Truly amazing!

Sad. He was even crying when killed by Frieza because of his race being killed by him.

Sad, too sad. its always tear rending when a rock hard heart dies for others

Yay he dies

222 Android 16 - Dragon Ball Z Android 16 - Dragon Ball Z V 1 Comment
223 Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Sayaka Miki is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

COME ON PEOPLE! There is absolutely nothing sadder than THIS. Should be in the top ten at least. You have to watch the only 12 episodes of the series to understand the sadness. Sayaka was a beautiful character. However she dies because her Soul Gem was tainted and she did nothing to save herself. It was almost like suicide. Then Kyoko, the character below, died trying to save her but ended up having to kill her while killing herself. Very sad. Sayaka is a great character. WAS. I meant... SUCH A SAD DEATH!

Sayaka is one of the best examples of a tragic heroine, whose intentions were good, who in the end succumbs to her own despair.

You people are heartless. Sayaka is one of the few characters to have emotionally moved me when they died, and that says a lot.

NO anime death I can think of is sadder than this. It needs to be #1. - Emberleap

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224 Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Madoka Kaname - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Madoka Kaname is the titular protagonist of the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

She really didn't die but I was still in tears when her family couldn't remember her.

Stupid she wanted to die

She rewrote the whole universal laws while she destroyed herself from existence and became a concept. Poor Homura...She was crying as she hug the ribbons Madoka gave her after Homura, Mami, Kyoko (Sayaka died)fought a Wraith(spoilers for those who haven't saw the whole thing). - MLPFan

225 Rei - Fist of the North Star

Rip in pepperoni Nanto Suichoken badass

226 Ein - Fist of the North Star
227 Falco - Fist of the North Star
228 Reiji - Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom V 1 Comment
229 Lizzie - Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom
230 Tanya - Darker than Black
231 Greed - Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood

"Thank you... and good-bye... my friends."

(FMA: Brotherhood) Greed ironically was the only homunculus to truly become human, by sacrificing himself at the most critical moment. When he was dying, he realized he had actually gotten everything and the one thing he really wanted in life. Greed's evolution throughout the series was such a heavy emotional arc despite his cool and calculating bravado that there were moments you felt like crying for him, but his end had to have broken any barriers you might have had to that point. If Envy's death did not break you down, Greed's death is certainly the crushing blow.

Greed was the only good Homunculus, and he was a character with a unique personality. He made the final battles a bit interesting, but, sadly he died. The only case I like a greedy character. Why do characters with great personalities die in FMAB, First Hughes, now Greed

I cried. I've only ever cried because y we of a show when (spoilers) Amy and Rory died, Nina Tucker, Maes Hughes, and Greed. He was a better "person" near the end because he was influenced by Ling, one of my favorites. Then at the end Ling says that he rubbed off on him. I sobbed.

He's the best homonculus - nao

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232 Envy - Fullmetal Alchemist

As soon as Ed figured out he was jealous of humans, Envy couldn't stand the humiliation of being beaten on top of being figured out by what it considered a 'lesser species'. In its weakened, helpless state it couldn't fight back. It started crying and denying it, even though it knew it was true. Envy wouldn't have their pity and wouldn't be looked down on so it tearfully ended its own life. Even Ed was somewhat shocked and mildly upset at its suicide!

Just seeing him let his heart out and cry about it really said something more about his character and made the death bitter sweet

245?! This is the most saddest death I've ever come across since I saw Lelouch die in front of his sister. I cried for about 2 minutes. Whereas this one I was crying in a pool of tears. Yes Envy is my fave character in FMA. I cried throughout the entire episode. This really needs to be much more higher on the list

What an amazing way to go out

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233 Yukari Isshiki - Slave Sisters
234 Makashima's Death - Psycho Pass

Sometimes the bad guy needs to live. The story would have been fine if he lived.

Makashima was Psycho Pass. He was the most interesting element of the show. His death was a heartbreak. - RalphSaad

When Makashima was running through the fields in his final attempt to escape, I was all like "hell noo don't die! ". Even though he was the antagonist, he fought for his cause to change society which I highly respect. Hus death was so dramatic and tragic! He died in the hands of Kougami! Kou-chan is like super good and all but why Makashima? Ugg too sad

235 Soichiro Yagami - Death Note

I did not cry at L's death, but to me, his death was the most traumatic. It's the fact that he died living a lie, thinking his son was innocent, that his son wasn't kira, that was really tear-jerking. And poor light, he really respected his father, and to live with the experience.

It is just so sad that he was a good man with great honor and the son that he loved and cared for so much was the kira that he has been struggling and suffering against. even though l said so he never believed light was kira and was killed beleiving in a lie. and his own son light was going to kill him as well

236 Antauri - Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
237 Aru Akise - Future Diary Aru Akise - Future Diary

It was sad but in my opinion, not the saddest anime death. I actually found his death satisfying but that's because he was beheaded and I'm weird like that.

Akise the reason I continued the show :/

I agree, this death was the end of me.

I was so happy when he died. I never want to see his face again

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238 Fantine - Les Miserables Shoujo Cosette
239 Li Shi - Canaan

Even though she was psychotic and deraged, you can't be to feel little remorse.

240 Lain - Serial Experiments Lain
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