Saddest Anime Deaths


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141 Hare Menjou - Guilty Crown

Hare's death broke my heart into a million pieces. Guilty Crown was my very first anime but I have yet to cry as much as I did when Hare died. She loved Shu so much even though he was never able to return the feelings. Even though Hare knew that Shu did not feel the same way she still in a way sacrificed herself for him. I will never forget Hare, the first anime character to make me cry.

This THE death in anime that has scarred me. Not even sachi's death in Sao affects me as much Hare's death. Just seein her makes me want to cry.

142 Nui Harime - Kill la Kill Nui Harime - Kill la Kill

Literally one of the the saddest anime deaths I've ever seen. I know she was a villian and all, but she was still my favorite character, and who wouldn't cry at their favorite character's death?

I wanted her to DIE! She shouldn't even be in the list!

You're kidding me, right? I WANTED NUI TO DIE. The only sad part was that Ryuko didn't kill her herself. Instead, Nui just sacrifices herself to help Ragyo.

143 Illyasviel von Einzbern - Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Illyasviel von Einzbern - Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Illyasviel von Einzbern is a fictional character from the Japanese visual novel and anime series Fate/stay night by Type-Moon. She is also the main protagonist of an alternate universe spin-off of the Fate/stay night visual novel by Type-Moon called Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya.

Her death was pretty heartbreaking and tearjerking in the Unlimited Blade Works route. However, it was even more sad in the anime adaptation of this route when Ufotable decided to add in her touching past with Berserker and how he protected her from those wolves that one snowy day in the woods, creating their close bond with each other between Master and Servant. Which added up to me almost shedding a tear when after Gilgamesh slashed her in the eyes and stabbed her in the heart, she was trying to lie next to a defeated Berserker as she wanted lie next to him in her last moments of life. Then, Gilgamesh just comes in and pulls her heart out like nothing happened! Despite me being a fan of Gilgamesh, I was on Shirou's side when he called Gilgamesh a bastard for what he did to Illyasviel! She was looking forward to meeting Shirou again before Gilgamesh came along, but never gets to learn about her adoptive brother Shirou in this route... The ending credits in the episode where she died ...more - ModernSpongeBobSucks

For me this route is the worst for her death, is so sad that she died while Shiro didn't even know that she is his sister

Slashed through the eyes and stabbed in the heart?!

Such a brutal death.

144 Esdeath - Akame Ga Kill Esdeath - Akame Ga Kill

Honestly, I wanted her to die. HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!

I was trying to hold in the tears at tatsumi s death but the battle between esdeth and akame was epic and esdeth lost she walked over and froze herself and tatsumis bodys before explodeing it she died with her true love touching

She was so pretty.
But I wasn't expecting her on a higher rank than Chelsea.
I mean her death was so tragic.

THE BITCH WAS WEAK like she says the weak die

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145 Masami Iwasawa - Angel Beats

She just had no more. I can't tell you how sad his scene even was, she disappeared. She was gone. - PastelFlowers

I cried when she disappeared

She had the most passion for what she loved and died for it / or aka passed on because she was at peace. She was abused and could never follow her dream. Her passing impacted no only the plot of angel beats but the soul of the viewer. if it was more main stream it would be in the top ten even # 1.

146 Iggy - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
147 Kisshu - Tokyo Mew Mew

Urgh, I always cried every time I watched the episode. It makes my heart breaks when I saw him tried to kiss Mew Ichigo but eventually he died before he managed to do that. He's my favorite villain, and I think Ichigo is better with Kisshu than with Aoyama. Thank God he lives for the second time :'D

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148 Greedling - Fullmetal Alchemist:Brotherhood

To me one of the saddest deaths in my opinion. He made a lot of friends including Al and Ed especially Ling Yao (Who's body was taken over by greed and still wanted him to stay) And his last quote killed me when he said its true he didn't want to dominate the world for himself but to have friends like these.

Greed was way more sad than Envy in my opinion

Wow. This death is only in 120th place!? I would've put this death in the Top 15!

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149 Menma - Anohana Menma - Anohana

Yes, this is hands down the saddest one that stays dead on this entire list. I guess enough people have not seen this show for it to be highly voted, but I can't even watch the opening without shedding tears.

Wow, this one just lingers with you for a while and you try to contemplate such a loss. It got so that the intro credits became a sad reminder of what she was, despite WHO she was throughout.

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150 Mikoto Suoh - K Project

I cried so hard! He was already dying but after accepting the fact that he was tore my heart up and knowing Anna is going to cry about it since he was like a father to her.

This death absolutely tore my heart out! Especially Anna's reaction to it!

"Saddest death ever, cried for days after just thinking about it! Mikoto! "


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151 Shusei Kagari - Psycho-Pass

Not only the most cheerful (with shady background) on the show died, but also none never find out his body, everybody thought he just went missing or escaped, he did not even have a proper closure. Worst anime death ever!

You know what made it even more tragic and sad? The fact that he died smiling. That ripped my heart apart. Also, the background music definitely had something to do with the tears running down my face.

THIS SCARRED ME FOR LIFE! He was so perfect and funny and the "happy" that the show just needed and then boom no more Kagari. They didn't even get closure!

I don't know why this is not on here

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152 Peko Pekoyama - Super Dangan Ronpa 2 Peko Pekoyama - Super Dangan Ronpa 2

Though Peko's death isn't that prominent in the series, I found myself in tears especially during her execution where Kuzuryuu tries to save her. SHE DIED THINKING THAT SHE KILLED HIM, and she murdered someone just so Kuzuryuu could get off the island. I can't believe that she thought of herself as a tool, and even used her dead body to protect Kuzuryuu from getting killed in her execution. It broke my heart

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153 Donquixote Rosinante - One Piece

One of the most kindest and selfless characters in One Piece. I knew he was going to die, but his death really was tragic. He knew he was going to get killed by his blood-related brother, but still he couldn't pull the trigger. I just hope he is still alive!

Truly one of the most touching characters. He saved law and even though we knew he would die we hoped he wouldn't.

154 Isla - Plastic Memories

The show, to me, was about this girl opening up to others as she knew her time was coming. I somehow thought maybe they'd save her, but it stayed true to what the story was playing up to.

You've got to be kidding me I've seen all the anime in the 15 and none come close to being as sad as this death besides ace absolutely number 1 for me.

155 Layla Heartfilia - Fairy Tail
156 Baron Franz d'Epinay

He was such a selfless character... He loved without ever really revealing his feelings, without expecting anything in return and stood by Albert even when he saw him make mistakes and falling into the hands of the Count... He stood there and played the fool, but in truth he was a very smart realist, although that didn't stop him from going to his death to save his friend, who in his naivety never truly knew him or his feelings... He was brave and selfless and his death broke my heart and had me crying like a baby... I didn't want to see him go, and didn't expect it to happen up until that episode, and even then I was screaming "NO NO NO! Don't die! " at the screen... :'( He was an incredibly complex character in a very special anime and his death will be remembered...

157 Ayano - Kagerou Days

She died for the ones she loved, and then it backfired. To have enough selflessness and guilt to do what she did, and then everything STILL crumbles... Wow.

Probably the saddest death in Kagerou Days... - Kuroemon2002

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159 Jonathan Joestar - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Jonathan Joestar - JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

"Dio... like you said, our fates might truly be one in the same. I feel an odd warmth toward you. Now our lives are bound completely. And they will vanish along with this ship. Fare...well... Erina... " - izayaorihara

160 Kanna - InuYasha

Kanna was just so young! She was destined to live a miserable life which I think is just so devastating... I cry :'(

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