These anime are highly recommended which makes you feel sad if you watch them. The top 12 sad anime ever to watch or emotional anime series in this list are both movies and anime series. Hope you like the list.
12. Tokyo magnitude 8.0
Summary- An apocalypse looks at the possibility of an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater happening in the Tokyo area. Mirai, a schoolgirl goes to Tokyo Odaiba Island for a robot exhibition with her brother but a very strong tremor emanates from the ocean side, The famous Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge crumble and fall, and the landscape of Tokyo become unrecognizable in an instant. A woman named Mari who they meet on Odaiba, Mirai helps Yutaka to head back to their home in western Tokyo in every possible way.
Summary- 29-year-old Satoru Fuijinuma is sent back in time 18 years to prevent the events leading to his mother, ‘s death, which began with a series of kidnappings in his 5th-grade year.
10. Death parade
Summary- After death, humans have two choices either go to heaven or hell. But for some people, at the time of their death, they arrive at the Quindecim bar, which is attended by the mysterious white-haired Decim.
Summary- Five childhood friends reunite with each other when the ghost of their dead friends appears in front of them, and she demands they grant her final wish.
08. Wolf Children (Movie)
Summary– Hana marries a wolfman and gives birth to two children which she raises alone after he dies. They move to the countryside town and the children have their adventures in the woods and at school. How she overcomes her difficulties in raising them…
07. The garden of words
Summary- A high school student and woman find an unimaginable friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. It’s a story which you should watch.
06. Violet evergarden
Summary-Violet, an emotional soldier who received prosthetic arms after a combat field injury settles into postwar life as a writer while searching for the meaning behind her former commander’s final words to her what he said to her? and what they meant to her?
05. Your lie in April
Summary– A piano player who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into playing piano by a girl with a secret her own.
04. Your name (Movie)
Summary- Two teenagers were shocked when they found out they had swapped bodies. But things get complicated when a girl and boy meet in person.
03. A silent voice (Movie)
Summary- When a grade school student with unstabilized hearing is bullied by students mercilessly, she transfers to another school in the hope of a new life. Years later, one of her former bullies set out to make damage to her.
02. Grave of the Fireflies (Movie)
Summary- A young boy and his little sister struggle to live in Japan during World War two. in this story, they show us how he survives during wartime with extreme difficulties.
01. Clanned & clanned: after story
Summary- A student who cares very rarely about his school life or others meets a lonely girl who has to repeat a year of study while all her friends finish high school and leave school. He decides to be friends with her to comfort her and soon becomes more friendly with other students.