Saddest Anime Deaths


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101 Meruem - Hunter x Hunter Meruem - Hunter x Hunter

Meruem may have been a villain but wow I didn't expect to be saddened by his death. Wow! A villain I felt sympathy for is extremely rare to find. But Meruem has become one of that kind. - SelfDestruct

This should be in the top 10!

How is this in the hundreds?!

Him and Komugis death super sad 😭😭😢😢 Meruem: Komugi are you still there Komugi: Hai Hai

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102 Misato Katsuragi - Neon Genesis Evangelion Misato Katsuragi - Neon Genesis Evangelion Misato Katsuragi is a fictional character from the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise created by Gainax.

She didint die stupid!

103 Mami Tomoe - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Mami Tomoe - Puella Magi Madoka Magica Mami Tomoe is a fictional character from the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica and its related media.

Oh my gosh. This was just horrible. She was the loneliest person on earth, fighting for innocent people's lives every day of her existence... And then "CHOMP! " it's over. She was my favorite character.

She just explained how she wasn't scared anymore because Madoka was with her. yes it was stupid to trap Humura or whatever her name is but I watched the rest of the anime hoping that Madoka would wish for her life to come back. I actually like the wish she does make though.

Madoka's wish was to end suffering by removing witches, Past and future so they won't die as witches - MLPFan

Mami is my second favorite character (My first is Kyoko)

Rewatched madoka magica a while ago and I cried like a bitch at ep 3 ;-; - nao

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104 Majin Vegeta - Dragon Ball Z

Let's be serious we all thought he was gone.

The only death in DBZ that was heartbreaking and deserves to be on this list. Too bad they ruined his sacrifice by bringing him back to life. - RalphSaad

I cried when this happened, the only time in any anime I ever cried.

This should be number one! Had me in tears

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105 Silver Fullbuster - Fairy Tail

The saddest moment in the anime for me so far. Gray couldn't bring himself to kill him and Juvia didn't want to hurt Gray but went with Silver's idea as he didn't have much time left. Having reunited with his dad after losing him when he was a kid was heart wrenching, and the Gray thanking Juvia scene just added to it.

108? Are you sure that this list is fair? I don't feel sad for anime characters so often but this death had affected me so much. I come here everyday to vote this :'( - Tuana123

The saddest moment in the whole anime. Gray suffers at almost every arc.

I was crying

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106 Irisviel von Einzbern - Fate/Zero Irisviel von Einzbern - Fate/Zero Irisviel von Einzbern is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon and its prequel, Fate/Zero, by Type-Moon and nitroplus. She acts as the proxy master of Saber in Fate/Zero. She is the mother of Illyasviel von Einzbern and is married to Kiritsugu more.

She died for the dream of her husband(Kiritugu), and after that him trashed it

107 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

Kariya gave his life up trying to save Sakura, so it ended up being heartbreaking when he failed so close to the end. The only thing he ever really fought for was for her safety, not for anything else. As much as it might seem he hated Tokiomi, deep down, it all originated from his original desire: to save Sakura.
He did not deserve the fate he received. He was tortured, manipulated, betrayed, and looked down upon by everyone, and in the end, he could not find peace at all in his life.
Kariya entered the War believing he could succeed, but in reality, his chances were closer to 0.
How much better would it have been if he had known beforehand.

108 Lubbock - Akame Ga Kill Lubbock - Akame Ga Kill Lubbock was born into a rich family and could basically have whatever he wanted. However, instead he fakes his own death to join up with the notorious rebellion known as Night Raid. He's accepted into the group and given the imperials arms, Cross Tails. Cross tails is an incredibly strong string wrapped more.

Just because it's Akame ga Kill

Having watched Akame Ga Kill! (Great anime by the way), I kinda liked Lubb, even though he wasn't the best or the most memorable. I was kind of surprised and depressed seeing him die. If you read the manga, he goes through a lot more (What Syura does in the manga to him and many others is just unforgivable) and how he defeats/kills one of my most hated anime characters makes me proud of him :(. - CrimsonShark

109 Saya Minatsuki - Black Cat

I don't know why this is so far from the top 10. I know it wasn't as sad as some of the other choices, but this part was terrible. Like Train finally thought he had a friend, and not only that but his FIRST friend, only to have her killed by one of his old partners. This part just broke my heart. But towards the end of the show (spoiler) I liked how her ghost or something was there when they defeated Creed. This is my 2nd favorite show EVER!

110 Hotohori - Fushigi Yuugi
111 Ciel Phantomhive - Black Butler Ciel Phantomhive - Black Butler

When I was watching season 1, I didn't know there was a second season, so I cried so much in the end of season 1...
But, he lived. YAY!

Uh he didn't die - nao

Why the heck is he here, I'm sorry if I offend anyone but
The second season basically shouldn't have been made and the manga is still going. I love Ciel but honestly... He didn't DIE PEOPLE! XP


112 Tatsumi - Akame Ga Kill! Tatsumi - Akame Ga Kill!

The whole series brought me to tears yet was inspiring in every possible way. At least Tatsumi was reunited with everyone, especially Mine. It was sad how Akame was left alone in the end. It hit me like a brick wall when his village was anticipating his return.

It was so tragic a boy who only dreamed to save his village from famine and only he died for the people of the capital who he never really met

I thought tatsumi was going to survive and stay with Akame and go back to his village but when he did I was so mad but sad at the same time

I loved this anime. I feel that lubbocks death was way sadder but he's not on the list ;(

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113 Michelle Wong - Darker Than Black
114 Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy - Elfen Lied Lucy (born as kaede), is a 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 by more.

Are we talking about the show or the manga?

The show gives us a cliff hanger that she could be alive, so that's up in the air. And if she did die in the anime series, getting shot a bunch of times was a bad way to go.

However, in the manga, her death was just surreal and heartbreaking. The emotions she finally lets go in front of everyone was just depressing. She sacrificed herself to save the man she loved from dying, thus destroying her body. Also, asking the man she falls in love with to end her is even worse.

She was alone her whole life and bullied and all she wanted was to be loved and she died protecting kouta in the anime. In the manga it was different but still the anime was quite sad and I balled my eyes out. Poor lucy.

I loved lucy she was such an amazing person when she died I was balling my eyes out she will forever be remembered

She will be forever in My heart

115 Jean - Claymore
116 Hideyoshi Nagachika - Tokyo Ghoul Hideyoshi Nagachika - Tokyo Ghoul V 2 Comments
117 Shirley Fenette - Code Geass R2 Shirley Fenette - Code Geass R2 Shirley Fenette is a fictional character in the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

It was the only death that actually had me up in tears (Other than Lelouch's Death. ) All she wanted was to confess her feeling to him, even though he died the very last episode though. (Or at least I think he's dead. People are saying that he has Both the "code" and "geass." Now that I think about it, I think that's why the anime's named Code Geass.

She was too sweet and innocent to die. All she wanted to do was do everything she could to help the man she loved. And she was brutally murdered for it.

Her death is so bad I remembered that it was the first time I cried for an anime (after that I was pretty much tearing up a lot on anime) but her death changed Lelouch but that does not excuse the fact that it is just so bad

I secretly hoped that they would end up together and he would redeem himself after what happened to euphie but of course...make me cry you bastards

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118 Cosmo - Sonic X

As unpopular as this opinion may be, the final (season? Arc? I never got what they were) was the best. Cosmo was a heartbreaking character in and of herself. She watched the genocide of her entire race, found out she was being used as a spy for the people who committed the genocide, fell in love, and then had to sacrifice her life and therefore her species to save the universe from her own father. I cried. Heck, I still cry whenever I watch that scene. Tails finally found someone to love, but he was forced to kill her. This whole thing was Romeo and Juliet on steroids.

It was so sad when Cosmo died! It was like a romance novel the way her true love had to kill her to save the universe. Adding on to that, she was only 8 years old!

I saw the Japanese version and I BAWLED MY EYES OUT. The emotional depth, the SADDENING piano piece and the flashbacks.

Time to kill 4kids for ruining that scene

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119 Walpurgis Night - Puella Magi Madoka Magica V 3 Comments
120 Madotsuki - Yume Nikki
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