Top 10 Most Saddest Anime Movies of All Time

Usually, all movies are supposed to have a happy ending. But, things don’t always go according to expectations. So, today I have made a list of the Saddest anime movies of all time. This list is based on my own opinions. Enjoy!

5 Centimeters Per Second

The movie follows the story of a couple. Distance separated them. They promised to remain in touch but slowly the distance began to take its toll on both of them. It shows the hardships of a long-distance relationship.

Children Who Chase Lost Voices

This follows the story of a girl named, Asuna. She finds herself tangled in a mystery that will make her fall for her protector. Also, she is led to a secret that may hold the key to life itself.

Air

Yukito travels throughout the land with his puppet show. He is out for a quest to find the Winged Maiden. Yukito was told about the winged maiden by her mother. But, his journey comes to a halt after meeting with a girl named Misuzu. This causes Yukito to stay in a small town.

Clannad

It is almost identical to the anime series. The story is about a lazy bum named Tomoya, who has no interest in anything. But, after meeting a girl, things take a turn for the good. How will Tomoya end up after meeting this girl? It’s worth watching.

Grave of the Fireflies

World War II is coming to a stop. However, things are not going well for siblings Seita and Setsuko. They lost everything that they held dear in an air raid. As a result, They are forced to live a life full of misery. The siblings fight to live around disease and starvation.

Garden of Words

It follows the story of a boy who is interested in making shoes. One day he meets a girl in a park. This starts an epic journey. The two meet whenever it would rain. However, they soon realize that things aren’t gonna be easy because of their problems.

Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back

This is the first-ever movie of the Pokemon franchise. The story revolves around Mewtwo which was created as the result of a cloning experiment. Our heroes, Ash and Pikachu must put a stop to Mewtwo’s plans in order to ensure the continuation of the human race.

Voices of a Distant Star

It is the story of long-distance love and messages between a boy and a girl. The movie is set in the year 2046. Incidentally, Technology has advanced drastically and humankind is reaching new heights.

Wolf Children

It follows the story of a girl who falls in love with a werewolf. It might sound twilight-ish but it’s actually much better. She gives birth to two children who are werewolves as well. Her husband suddenly passes away. Therefore, she is stuck with the responsibility of raising these children on her own.

Ano Hana: The Movie

The anime series is retold through the different main character’s points of view. Moreover, There is new additional material from their childhood, during the original series, and one year after the conclusion of the series.

That’s it from me. I hope you enjoyed it. Please leave your suggestions below.

Muneeb Hashmi
Hi, I'm Muneeb. My interest in Anime started in 2015 and hasn't stopped. I also read manga for different series as well. Through my writings, I share the experience of this popular Japanese media with you. Feel free to reach out to me at Muneeb@Otakukart.com