10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People


10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

The saying used to be What starts well, ends well too, but these meaningful words don't apply in anime. Moreover, there are many anime series that leave very deep sad scars, especially if it is near the end of the episode which is usually the saddest moment for fans.

Therefore, the most popular survey portal in Japan, Goo Ranking, conducted a questionnaire / research for its readers by filling out a poll entitled What anime series made you cry until the last episode?. The poll was held between 17 September to 1 October 2020. During that time they have collected more than 4000 entries, and were selected 10 of the saddest anime titles according to Japanese people.

1. AIR

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

After hearing the story of his childhood from his mother, Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey to find the Winged Maiden who was bound to the sky a century ago. By living in the Ancient city, Yukito got to know more people and learned a lot with the local people. They also assisted his journey in finding the Winged Maiden.

The story of this anime is really touching in every episode. Water is also able to force the audience to feel the bitterness of life's journey, which makes us shed tears. Not only that, the storyline is also very unique and touching, making this anime one really leaves a deep impression for everyone who has watched it.

Episode 12

Studio : Kyoto Animation

Genre : Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama, Romance [post_ads]

2. Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai (AnoHana: The Flower We Saw That Day)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

This anime is better known as Anohana which tells about Menma. A young woman who has died and her ghost appears again 10 years later. The story focuses on 6 friends who used to be very close, but changed after Menma died. Asked back again, but could only be seen by one of his friends, namely Jinta. In essence, Menma returned to the world because he still had things that had not been resolved.

Even though Anohana has aired in 2011, this anime is still a very lasting impression on the heart until now. Among the 11 episodes, almost every one of them can make you shed tears, especially in the final episode which is really sad.

Episode : 11

Studio : A-1 Pictures

Genre : Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama

3. Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (Assassination Classroom)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Tells the story of an alien who came to earth after he destroyed the moon to be shaped like a crescent moon. The alien goes to the government and states that he wants to destroy the earth like he did to the moon, but while negotiating he gives the earth people a chance and time limit on the condition that he teaches at kunugigaoka junior high school and becomes a teacher and homeroom teacher for class 3-E.

Students there are assigned by the government to kill these creatures and they will be rewarded with 10 billion if successful. The students there make an assassination plan for aliens which is named: "Koro-sensi". However, because Koro Sensei was so fast and strong, it was impossible to do so, making every plan of the students fail because he always escaped. In addition to having overpowering powers, Koro Sensei is the best teacher that class 3-E students have ever had, but even so the assassination plan continues.

In the early to mid-episodes of the Ansatsu Kyoushitsu anime, there is no sad element that covers each episode. However, the atmosphere in this anime suddenly turns sad when it touches the final episode, where the students have succeeded in killing their own best teacher. This is why many Japanese and non-Japanese people choose this anime as the saddest anime when it touches the final episode.

Episode : 22

Studio : Lerche

Genre : Action, Comedy, School, Shounen [post_ads]

4. ef: A Tale of Melodies

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Set in two different cities but with the same name, namely Otawa. One Otawa is in Japan, and the other Otawa is in Australia. Not only are the names of the cities similar, several places in the two cities and even one of the schools are similar. In addition, this anime also tells 2 love stories that occurred in these two cities. It is hoped that watching ef: A Tale of Memories should focus on the storyline because otherwise you will be confused.

Besides giving a heavy atmosphere of romance and telling stories that are sometimes difficult to understand. This anime is also full of dilemmas and can sometimes raise the audience's emotionality in each episode.

Episode : 12

Studio : Shaft

Genre : Mystery, Supernatural, Drama, Romance

5. Flanders no Inu (A Dog of Flanders)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Flanders no Inu tells the story of an orphan named Nello who lives with his grandfather in a village in Antwerp, Belgium. Poor life forced Nello to help his grandfather around the village to sell milk to his customers. Despite living a poor life, Nello always gives an aura of happiness to everyone.

One day Nello and his grandfather found a dog who was being abused. This dog was later given the name Patrasch, who later accompanied Nello's days after his grandfather died. Together with this dog, his emotional story begins until the last episode which can make us teary-eyed.

Episode : 1

Studio : Nippon Animation

Genre : Drama, Historical [post_ads]

6. Kanon

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Yuichi Aizawa finally returned to his city after seven years of wandering. In his childhood, he often visited places where something happened that caused him to lose his memory. On the day after settling back down, he met a girl who was carrying a backpack with wings on her bag. Her name is Tsukimiya Ayu and she begins to remember the memories that have been lost.

The storyline that is made long but gives the impression of curiosity, of course, can make you enjoy every episode. Various conflicts continue to occur until you will always be waiting for what will happen next, why is this, why is that. However, if we have touched the end, we will be presented with deep sadness from the main character.

Episode : 12

Studio : Shaft

Genre : Mystery, Supernatural, Drama, Romance

7. Kimi ga Nozomu Eien (Rumbling Hearts)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

About a girl named Haruka Suzumiya who has a crush and secretly has a heart for Takayuki Narumi. Then he was assisted by his friend Mitsuki Haruka, to approach his idol and they became good friends. But here, the guy with his puka actually has a feeling for his own friend and he keeps more of his friendship with Haruka. That's why Haruka let her feelings that also like Takayuki disappear.

This anime with love as a whole has a unique start because the main character immediately falls into a pool full of thorns. The story that is presented is able to play with the feelings of the audience to drain the water. Therefore Kimi ga Nozomu Eien was chosen as the saddest anime according to Japanese people.

Episode : 14

Studio : Studio Fantasia

Genre : Drama, Romance, Slice of Life [post_ads]

8. Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Kaname Madoka, a middle school girl who attends Mitakihara City Middle School. His life began to change since he met a new student, Akemi Homura and a magical creature named Kyuubey. This creature can grant one wish but on the condition that it must agree to a contract to become a Mahou Shoujo girl.

In this anime we can find nuances full of hope, despair and friendship. All come together when a magical girl has to sacrifice many things in her life and face various difficulties to make her wish come true. No wonder Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica is the choice as the saddest anime according to Japanese people, because you will not be surprised by such a sad storyline.

Episode : 12

Studio : Shaft

Genre : Psychological, Drama, Magic, Thriller

9. Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

It is told about Sakuta Azusagawa who meets an actress named Mai Sakurajima at a library. However, Sakuta felt that there was something strange about Mai, who was wearing a rabbit costume at that time. He thought the costume was too flashy, but strangely, no one could see Mai apart from him. Sakita suspects this strange incident is caused by puberty syndrome.

A strange syndrome that occurs in unstable adolescents. The effects of this syndrome are different, some can become lost from the views or memories of others, as experienced by Mai, there are those who exchange bodies with other people or move to the future. This was proven when Sakuta's younger brother also experienced this puberty syndrome. Every time he was bullied from social media or the internet, his younger brother would mysteriously get injured on his body.

Even though the story in Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai is very very good and structured, at the beginning of the story we can see how the funny behavior of Sakuta keeps teasing Mai, but the fun is just because in the final episode There will be situations that you might not have expected.

Episode : 13

Studio : CloverWorks

Genre : Comedy, Supernatural, Drama, Romance, School [post_ads]

10. Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka? (WorldEnd: What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us?)

10 Anime With Saddest Ending Episodes According to Japanese People

Set in medieval times where there is magic, battles in every area, and ferocious monsters that can invade at any time to the floating islands above the sky at that time. There remains a young girl called Leprechauns and has the power to kill these monsters using Dug Weapons. After hundreds of years, an adult man named Willem Kmetsch appeared, the only human who has managed to survive the apocalypse on the surface of the earth.

A World End story that is really interesting to witness. Because later Willem will have a love story with a woman he saved named Chtholly. The beginning of this anime we will be presented with a variety of interesting characters, but if it touches the end then the perspective on the love story will disappear in an instant, because the very last part of this anime is death.

Episode : 12

Studio : Satelight, C2C

Genre : Sci-Fi, Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Final Words

Those are the 10 saddest anime lists according to Japanese people. Not only in the last episode, some of the anime from the list above are able to give sadness in each episode. So which of them deserves to be the saddest anime in your opinion? Write your opinion in the comments column. [post_ads_2]


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