Top 20 Anime that Bring Tears to Japanese Fans

Charapedia asked Japanese anime fans to pick the series that always bring tears to their eyes. All of the anime on the list have aired within the past 10 years, and it seems like series with at least one sad moment were fair game.

Here are the top 20 results from the poll!

20. Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) – 129 votes

Attack on Titan

19. Kimi no Na wa (Your Name) – 137 votes

Your Name

18. Kuroko no Basuke (Kuroko’s Basketball) – 148 votes

Kuroko's Basketball

17. Tokyo Ghoul – 174 votes

Tokyo Ghoul

16. Re:Zero – 176 votes


15. Puella Magi Madoka Magica – 180 votes

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

14. Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume’s Book of Friends) – 181 votes

Natsume's Book of Friends

13. Sword Art Online – 187 votes

Sword Art Online

12. K-On! – 195 votes


11. Naruto – 199 votes


10. Haikyuu!! – 275 votes


9. Love Live! School Idol Project – 288 votes

Love Live! School Idol Project

8. Assassination Classroom – 302 votes

Assassination Classroom

7. Nagi no Asukara (Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea) – 334 votes

Nagi no Asukara

6. Plastic Memories – 347 votes

Plastic Memories

5. Angel Beats! – 405 votes

Angel Beats!

4. Gintama – 413 votes


3. Your Lie in April – 458 votes

Your Lie in April

2. Clannad – 608 votes


1. AnoHana: The Flower We Saw That Day – 646 votes

AnoHana: The Flower We Saw That Day

What are some anime that always bring tears to your eyes?

Source: Charapedia

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