Saddest Moments in Anime


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81 Yui Disappears - Angel Beats!

Okay, I get that Kanade is the main character and whatnot but SERIOUSLY!? Kanade's disappearance (touching and meaningful, but a bit too sudden and rather no buildup) is in the top 10, but Yui's is nowhere to be found... come on people. She couldn't move a muscle in the real world, so even with her tiny, fragile, delicate body she tries her absolute best and squeezes out every ounce of strength in her feeble body in the Afterlife to attempt to do the things she couldn't dream of in the real world. Then she is proposed the ultimate dream of happiness... so bright and colorful that she could envision them in the Afterlife... Yui's death was without a doubt the saddest moment in all anime for me, and it should be near the top for any anime lover as well.

82 Vegeta's Sacrifice - Dragon Ball Z

Even after hearing what awaits for him in the afterlife, Vegita still goes through with sacrificing himself in hopes of finally killing Majin Buu.

83 Death of Tenka - Donten ni Warau

Cried for an hour after watching this scene. Tenka sacrifices himself in front of his two brothers and the entire village are watching him as decides to die by the government to end the Orochi, an evil snake demon. Seriously if this scene doesn't break your heart what happens afterwards with the brothers will. This anime's a bit new (English title: Laughing Under the Clouds) and fairly short but completely worth watching.

I remember this scene. I've always been very fond Tenka and when that chapter came out I couldn't stop crying. And it was even sadder in the anime. - Solariser

84 Law's Backstory - One Piece

Laws backstory is horrible! He lost the one person that didn't care for his disease AND went to numerous hospitals to save the poor child!

Saddest backstory of one piece

Saddest moment in the whole series of one piece!

All I can say is that it's depressing

85 Luffy's Crew Says Goodbye to the Going Merry - One Piece

For a pirate, ship is the most important crew... of course losing a ship is very heart-breaking

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86 Nicolas' Tells Worick He's Deaf - Gangsta
87 Makise Kurisu's tears when Okabe disappears - Gekijouban Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryouiki no Deja vu

No matter how many times I watch this scene, merely seeing her tears and cry makes me tear up too. - hedwig

88 Goku Sacrifices Himself To Defeat Raditz - Dragon Ball Z
89 Piccolo Sacrifices Himself to Save Gohan - Dragon Ball Z
90 Vegeta's Tragic Past - Dragon Ball Z
91 Death of Sarutobi Asuma - Naruto
92 Fujio Gets Rejected - I My Me! Strawberry Eggs
93 Rocco's Death - Cowboy Bebop

It's so sad All Rocco wanted was to help his blind sister get her sight back and then all of a sudden he gets killed in the final minutes of the episode, the most tragic part was the first thing she wanted to see was Rocco who she never got to see with her own eyes. - ZZDOORAL

Poor Rocco even sadder the first thing his sister wanted to see after getting her eye sight back was Rocco's face, Spike never actually tells her that he was dead but she was able to fell it on his face. - egnomac

94 Death of Shiro - Ao No Exorcist

It was so sad. Satan took over his body and right before Satan could take rin, Shiro killed himself to get satan away from Rin. Shiro was funny and probably the saddest death for me besides marco from snk

... So sad... And Rin and Yukio's reactions cued the waterfalls for me!

95 Death of Sakae Jinnouchi - Summer Wars

She was the matriarch of the family who everyone loved and respected the whole family was getting ready to celebrate her 90th birthday and then she unsuspectingly dies and the family completely break down. - egnomac

96 Natsume's Past - Natsume Yuujinchou
97 Jellal Is Captured (After Oracion Seis Arc) - Fairy Tail

I felt so bad for erza

98 Rolo's Death - Code Geass

He never had a family, so when he was assigned to Lelouch he bonded with him and considers him as his only family... first and last. He knew he was going to die if he uses his Geass too much, and at a wide range. At least he passed with happy thoughts, about Lelouch not meaning those things he screamed at him.

99 The Ending - Ouran High School Host Club
100 Ichimaru Gin's Death - Bleach V 1 Comment
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