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What are the saddest anime deaths?

Prepare your tissues as we countdown the top saddest anime deaths of all time. From sick and twisted fates, illnesses, and sacrifices, you'll be an emotional wreck after seeing these deaths unfold. This list definitely contains spoilers so watch them at your own risk!

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  1. 1Maes Hughes' Death

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    Maes Hughes was a doting father and husband and military officer from Fullmetal Alchemist, he was the best friend of Roy Mustang. Hughes was murdered by a shapeshifter named Envy after Hughes dug too deep on an investigation on Homunculi.

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  1. 2L's Death

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    L who goes by the name Ryuzaki is a detective from Death Note. He is out to prove that Light Yagami is Kira after growing suspicious of him. Despite his suspicions, L considers Light as his friend but it is also Light that kills L in the end.

  2. 3Jiraiya vs Pain

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    This is the fight where Jiraiya is killed by Pain. Unable to defeat the founder of the Akatsuki organization and his subordinates, Jiraiya stood no chance against them, so he wasted his last breath in writing a message for Naruto.

  1. 4Koro Sensei's Death

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    Koro Sensei is the homeroom teacher of Class 3-E from the series Assassination Classroom. Before his death, Koro Sensei did his final roll call and Nagisa chooses to deliver the killing blow and his Koro's body becomes particles of light.

  2. 5Ace's Death

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    Portgas D. Ace or Ace for short is the adopted older brother of Luffy from One Piece. In this clip, It shows how Ace sacrifices his life for Luffy as Akainu is about to strike a blow. His death served as the catalyst for Luffy to become stronger.

  3. 6Kaori Miyazono's Illness

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    Kaori Miyazono is a gifted violinist and one of the main characters from Your Lie In April. Kaori is a normal high school student who has an unidentified and incurable illness that eventually leads to her death.

  4. 7Nina Tucker's Death

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    Nina Tucker is a character on Fullmetal Alchemist. Her twisted father turned her into a crazy experiment and transmuted Nina and her dog Alexander. Edward Elric becomes angry when he finds out what the father did to his own daughter.

  5. 8Lelouch Lamperouge's Death

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    Lelouch Lamperouge, whose actual name is Lelouch vi Britannia is the protagonist of the anime Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. Lelouch dies at the hand of Suzaku as a form of sacrifice for a new world.

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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "L will always be my favorite character on death note. All his scenes on the anime and manga were my favorite. His unexpected death is one that took me a while to come to terms with. He didn't deserve to die!!!"
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    L's Death
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "Hands down the most disturbing anime death scene I had to watch. I love FMA to the core and seeing this scene WRECKED ME. I cannot fathom a father ever doing that to his daughter. I am in a state of shock."
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    Nina Tucker's Death
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "This death scene of Koro Sensei made me cry UNCONTROLLABLY!!! I don't even watch Assassination Classroom but seeing this clip got me all emotional and teary-eyed, makes me want to watch this anime now."
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    Koro Sensei's Death
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "This anime death haunts me to this day. I just love Hughes and anyone who doesn't like him can choke. He was such a dedicated dad and husband and Envy took his life just like that :("
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    Maes Hughes' Death
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "I saw Kaori's death coming but it is still so hard to accept, I especially cried when Kousei was reading her letter to him :("
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    Kaori Miyazono's Illness
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "Now, this belongs to the top ten saddest anime deaths of all time. Jiraiya died with dignity and don't you ever forget that!"
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    Jiraiya vs Pain
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "ace died in such a selfless way, I will miss him a looot :( he definitely paved the way for one piece's story progression."
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    Ace's Death
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    Anonymous
    August 8, 2019
    "Lelouch's sacrifice is one of the saddest anime deaths I've ever seen. Lelouch did what was necessary."
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    Lelouch Lamperouge's Death
This list is about What are the saddest anime deaths
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Maes Hughes' DeathVideos 19 Free
2L's DeathVideos 15 Free
3Jiraiya vs PainVideos 10 Free
4Koro Sensei's DeathVideos 4 Free
5Ace's DeathVideos 3 Free
6Kaori Miyazono's IllnessVideos 2 Free
7Nina Tucker's DeathVideos 2 Free
8Lelouch Lamperouge's DeathVideos 1 Free
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