Marvelous Videos presents a selection of the saddest anime ever produced….
Over the course of several decades, Japanese animation has embalmed itself on the western consciousness, turning people on their heads with its commitment to hand-drawn animation, strong storytelling, and unique atmospheres. We are not saying that every anime produced is amazing- far from it. But the fact is, it’s a unique art form that has impacted the world for the better, creating new conventions for fans, inspiring major animation companies like Pixar, and presenting an Eastern take on socioeconomic issues.
Now, not all of these releases are fun and games. We all like to laugh, but storytelling can take us down a different emotional path, including sadness and depression. Despite indulging in tear-jerker territory, powerful narratives have elevated these 11 anime serials into a higher realm of entertainment. As such, Marvelous Videos has gathered 11 heartbreaking anime worth checking out (if you don’t mind being melancholic for the next week!).