Saddest Anime Deaths


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81 Atem/Yami - Yugioh

I was trying to vote for lucario

The end of GX had Jaden go back in time before Atem left, and the movie is the same case.

So sad

Every time I rewatch Yu-Gi-Oh, I start to cry during the last scene. Whenever he reappears, I shout in joy.

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82 Lucario - Pokemon Lucario - Pokemon Lucario is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Lucario first appeared as a central character in the film Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and later appeared in the video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and subsequent sequels, also appearing more.

I loved lucario. He was so cool, and then he died. I started crying.

First time I See this guy and he dies!

Didn't he turn to Mega Lucario in XY?


83 Simon - Fairy Tail

What the hell is Simon doing at 59?! He should be in top 10 for sure. He had an extremely sad past just like Erza. They both were forced to work at the Tower of Heaven. He loved Erza and died protecting her. The time he confessed his love for Erza made me cry. Erza and Natsu couldn't even take his body with them. Erza is a strong woman. When I saw her cry, I had lost it! She still thinks that it was her fault that he died and it was his sacrifice that made her value her own life even more.
To be honest, none of DBZ's death should be in the list because death in DBZ is a joke! You can simply revive the dead! - Hellblazer94

So sad how he died to save Erza. It was a truly heartbreaking scene in the tower of heaven arc.

It was sad because Simon admitted he had loved Erza when he died.

Who cares about Simon! As long as my baby Jellal is alive!

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84 Yui - Sword Art Online Yui - Sword Art Online

She was so young and little and she had a horrific job but she pulled though this brought a tear to my eye when she died (spoiler) at least she was free in alo once again

No matter how many times I rewatch this show, I cry at her death every time. She looked so young! And even worse was when her heart was a teardrop, it just made it worse. It's just so SAD!

When Yui first 'died' it bought a tear to both me and my brother's eyes, her 'last' words were just too much! She hadn't got the chance to experience life properly and that chance was torn away from her, so she could her Kirito and Asuna. Although it made me very sad, I wish that she wasn't bought back for ALO, it ruined the sincerity of the death and now she's just a side character, not being very interesting at all.

I watched this in the car.,...
icried all the way home

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85 Android 16 - Dragon Ball Z Android 16 - Dragon Ball Z


86 Suboshi - Fushigi Yuugi

A tragic villain who wasn't evil at all just a crazy bad boy worthy of redemption but he was thrown under the bus. He deserved a better show. - mingsnowyming

87 Yuno Gasai - Future Diary Yuno Gasai - Future Diary

It was so sad. She wanted Yuki to become a god. So she committed suicide for him ;_:

Gosh, this has to be the saddest death in future diary, I mean she committed SUICIDE, just so that yuki, her love, could live. At least she saw the stars with him

I can picture myself dying this way... And Yuno's my favourite anime character of all time...

Deserved it - izayaorihara

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88 Nuriko - Fushigi Yuugi


It's been so many years since I saw this anime, and Nuriko's death is still by far the saddest anime death scene I've encountered (Light Yagami's is a close second). He was the first of the Suzaku seven to go, and lets be honest here - his death hit at the worst possible time. Just when he had realised that he was in love with Miaka, just when they had been so close to the end of their journey... Everything about it was heartbreaking; that tired look in his eyes, that dying gleam; how Miaka and Tamahome arrived on the mountain just on time; how Nuriko spoke with Miaka before passing away. It makes it a lot worse that Miaka had turned her back to get help when Nuriko closed his eyes, and when she heard Tamahome's choked cry from behind-- heartbreak was painted all over her face. Nuriko was in love with Miaka, he admitted it himself... Nuriko x Miaka will forever and always be my favourite ship of all times.

Those who only knows modern 20's anime may not know about this man's death,or even the anime he's in. But he's death (which is a total 100.1% sacrifice for his friends and beloved priestess) is indeed very tragic. And the fact that he didn't get the chance to tell the girl he loved how he truly felt was truly heart-wrenching. He may be a crossdresser and a flirty okama in the beginning episodes,but he died the most manly death out of all them.

89 Sasori - Naruto Sasori - Naruto

Sasori's death was so sad I cried for weeks and got depressed. When he died they told about his past which made me cry even more. Sasori was my favorite character and I love him.R.I. P Sasori

It was only sad because of his history. What is it with this show? It's like it hates orphans and parents

What a bad granny is Chiyo! I cried for weeks after this!

He died to soon he was to good for this world and kiled by his granny and the useless sakura

90 Wolfgang Grimmer - Monster

Oh man, where do I even start? So many people died in Monster, but Grimmer was sweet and always helping the other main characters whenever he could. He had so much left undone that when he died it was so hard not to cry. Yes, Grimmer, you became human again too. :'(

Grimmer was an amazing character. He was sweet, kind and truly cared for the people around him. It's always sad when a good guy like him dies.

He finally became human, and then had his humanity taken away from him. He was an amazing character, and his realization at his death was amazing.

I cried when he died and I'm not ashamed cause he was a great character and it's too bad monster isn't as well known as it should be

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91 Setsuko - Grave of the Fireflies

This would probably be higher (and should be) were it not for the fact that it's had nearly 30 years to be overshadowed and besides, there was a War going on and no-one was thinking of her welfare in the long run. - Nononsensecapeesh

You watch an innocent four year old die with her brother. She was too weak to even eat a watermelon... How can this not be on this list?

I'm quite surprised this one isn't even on the list as it's from one of the best anime ever made, and is extremely tragic.

I actually became a waterfall when she passed away.

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92 Konno Yuuki - Sword Art Online II Konno Yuuki - Sword Art Online II Yuuki Konno is a fictional character who appears in the Sword Art Online series of light novels by Reki Kawahara.

The character development of Asuna and Yuuki was incredible. Up until Mother's Rosario Asuna's character was completely minimized. Yuuki's death in the final episode was heart wrenching and the sheer sadness in this scene really caught my emotions off guard. This deserves a higher mark on the list...

YES whenever I see the last episode of SAOII I cry like a little baby. We all got so close to her at one point or another

"Because of my last moments are such fulfillment. I can end my journey surrounded by so many people, in the arms of the person I love. I... I did my best to live, I lived here." - Yuuki Konno

These words make me cry every time...

It was so messed up that she died but then asuna was like"let her go to the virtual world once more" or something and you knew it was coming

Dammit, SAO! Just when I got over the ending of Angel Beats! - StupidUsername12

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93 Izumi Akazawa - Another

In my opinion this already should have been here but. Anyway this death was the saddest in the series and I'm choked because of it all the other characters died just like that but she died slowly and she had a conversation with her crush before she dies...

I only watched the anime version she got skewered.

She was like: " Idiot. You should have at least said you remembered" to sakakibara.

Why isn't this already here it's so sad she was a favourite character of mine and her death made my choke and almost cry!...

Izumi's death was really touching

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94 Lyuze - Casshern Sins
95 Zeref Dragneel - Fairy Tail Zeref Dragneel - Fairy Tail Zeref Dragneel is a character from the anime/manga series, Fairy Tail, created by Hiro Mashima. He debuted in chapter 200 of the manga, and episode 96 in the anime. In Fairy Tail, Zeref is considered to be the strongest, most evil Mage of all time, who possesses extremely dangerous, and powerful Magic. more.

Good riddance.

96 Obito - Naruto

He's dead now. Though him dying wasn't tragic. It was expected and lame. "Oh hey, I'm going to bang Rin in the afterlife now, you stay here Kakashi. Here's 2 eyes for you."

No tears were shed by anyone after. Sakura didn't cry and she cries at everything.

HE's not dead yet just taken over

Tobi is Obito, he didn't die tobitotobitobitobitobito I'm Genius :B

Ya if you did not cry on obitos and minatos death you are watching the rong show thos deaths were sad

97 Alois Trancy - Kuroshitsuji II Alois Trancy - Kuroshitsuji II

I was so upset after because I couldn't stop thinking of that OVA where he's with the butterfly and says, "The butterfly trapped in the spider web has no wings. I am the butterfly..."

Yeah he's a little crazy and all, but who wouldn't after having a whole village hate you, not have parents, lose your only friend (his brother luca), and then get abused by an old man. All he wanted was someone to love.

I hope he somehow comes back because he had so much room for character development!

I'm shocked that Alois didn't make this list- his death is tragic if you paid attention to his character- people just believed he was a brat but honestly his death was sad... Alois was alone, abused and only wanted his butler to show him love- sadly though that love never came, instead being killed by the one person in the whole word he wanted to get some form of affection from...

I completely agree with you. Alois had such a tragic life and all he wanted was Claude to show love for him but he never got it. Also, Claude just killed him so he could use him to get Ciel's soul. I just have to feel bad for him.

I still hurt

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98 Kyoko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyoko Sakura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Kyoko Sakura is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

The saddest part is that I felt her emotions... If I was in that world, I would have died the same way, since we are so alike.

She was so determined, I don't cry at these things, but she was willing to give her live. She wanted to save her friend, or something along those lines.

I cried bucketloads at this scene.


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99 Yamcha - Dragon Ball Z Yamcha - Dragon Ball Z Yamcha (ヤムチャ, Yamucha) is a Bandit and a main protagonist in the Dragon Ball manga and in the anime Dragon Ball, and later a supporting protagonist in Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super, with a few appearances in Dragon Ball GT. He has black hair and has a scar across his eye and cheek.

Why is he on this list? He got pwned by a saibamen instantly. Oh? We're talking about his other death?... He was turned into chocolate by Buu and was eaten... Wait, are we talking about Team Four Star's version where he hung himself? That's actually pretty funny.

He is one of the very few characters who are more worthless than Krillin.

Man no one cared about his death for being useless so why is he on this list?


How can you say no one cared about his death that's complete BS when Yamcha died Puar and Bulma were in tears even Krillin was upset. - egnomac

100 Kakashi Hatake - Naruto Shippuden Kakashi Hatake - Naruto Shippuden Kakashi Hatake is a fictional character in the Naruto manga and anime series created by Masashi Kishimoto.

Kakashi did not die he is still alive and if he dose die I will sue the guy who diced to think it was a good idea to kill kakashi the most hottest guy on Naruto

He's still alive. He wasn't confirmed dead either, it was presumed.

He is alive again so I'm not sad... Please stay alive kakashi

He did die by Pain's hand, but he was revived by Nagato, so he did die, but he's currently alive. - MKBeast

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