If you have watched Masterpiece anime, there are many parts that stay in your mind, usually the parts that stay in your mind are the saddest and vital parts, which shows us that sadness is very valuable for an anime.
Just after the Great War, the 1920s was a time of great change and turmoil in the United States,
when monstrous demons emerged. The Magdalene Order was formed to deal with the emerging Demonic Sinners.
Rosette, a young and reckless nun at the New York branch of the Society, embarks on a journey with her partner Chrono to find her missing brother Joshua through demons. As they progress, the demonic threats become increasingly dangerous.
MAL Score: 8.07
Genres: AVANT GARDE, Mystery, Psychological, Supernatural
Lain, a strange and introverted girl, one day receives a strange email from Chisa Yomoda, like many girls at school. Chisa recently committed suicide, but in the email she says she’s still alive.
When Lain opens the email, she is taken to Wired, a virtual world of networks, after which Lain encounters one mystery after another.
Wherever she goes, the men in black are with Lain and ask her questions.
MAL Score: 8.32
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Tatsuhiro Satou is a recluse who lives in isolation and believes in obscure conspiracy theories. Tatsuhiro, a member of an organization called Nihon Hikikomori Kyokai (NHK), which aims to spread Hikikomori culture, tries to escape the Hikikomori culture and the seclusion it creates, and falls in love with a young woman named Misaki, but lacks the confidence to talk to her.
It is one of the sad anime
movies on Funimation.
MAL Score: 8.59
Genres: Childcare, Fantasy, Slice of Life, Drama
Hana, a college student, falls in love with a man in college. The man is revealed to be a werewolf, and later Hana and the werewolf have children.
After the werewolf dies in an unexpected accident, young Hana must find ways to raise her two werewolf and werewolf girl traits while hiding them from society.
MAL Score: 8.32
Genres: Psychological, Seinen, Time Travel, Drama
Just when tragedy is about to happen, Satoru Fujinuma realizes that he has jumped back in time a few minutes. He saves many lives with this power, which he later calls “Revival”.
When Satoru is wrongfully accused of murdering someone close to him, this time he goes back further than ever before and jumps to 18 years ago. Satoru realizes that the kidnapping and murder of his classmate Kayo Hinazuki when he was a child is linked to future murder.
7- March Comes in Like a Lion
March Comes in Like a Lion on Funimation
MAL Score: 8.39
Genres: Slice of Life, Drama
Rei is a 17-year-old orphaned professional shogi player dealing
with financial problems, loneliness and depression. Rei, a reclusive and socially inept person, decides to live alone in Tokyo, thinking he is causing trouble for his adoptive family.
When he arrives in Tokyo, he meets 3 sisters, Akari, Hinata and Momo, who live with his grandfather and own a traditional wagashi shop. The three sisters struggle to help Rei overcome his problems such as loneliness and past tragedies, and Rei finds a family bond with them that is absent in many parts of her life.
Animes Like: Erased
MAL Score: 9.08
Genres: Psychological,Time Travel, Drama
Rintaro and Itaru Hashida create a device that can unintentionally send messages back in time. As a result, they create large-scale changes in the present. They then try to create a timeline closest to the original timeline to save the lab members.
Sad Animes on Funimation #5
MAL Score: 8.08
Genres: Supernatural, School, Drama
Angel Beats! takes place in a world after death, a kind of purgatory where people learn to let go of a trauma, a challenge, or any obsession they have been unable to overcome, before reincarnating.
Those in purgatory may feel pain, eat, and even die, but then they are resurrected.
MAL Score: 7.92
Genres: Romance, Sci-Fi, Drama
Plastic Memories takes place in the near future where there are androids that look exactly like humans. SAI Corp android company has introduced a new android model called Giftia which is the most humanoid android ever. If Giftias expire at 9 years and 4 months, Giftias experience personality disintegration, memory loss, and bursts of violence. There is a team called Terminal Services to retrieve expired Giftias from their owners and erase their memories.
Working in Terminal Services, Tsukasa Mizugaki falls in love with a Giftia named Isla, and Isla’s life of 9 months and 4 months is about to come to an end. Sad Animes on Funimation #3
MAL Score: 8.10
Genres: Mystery, Psychological, Drama
Two teenagers using the names
Nine and Twelve steal a nuclear weapon prototype during a terrorist attack on a nuclear power plant. The public is unaware of it.
That is, until nine and twelve upload a video online calling themselves the
Sphinx. The ‘Sphinx’ threatens to destroy the city of Tokyo if a cryptic riddle is not solved. Sad Animes on Funimation #2
MAL Score: 8.33
Genres: Slice of Life, Supernatural, Drama
Among her five childhood friends,
Menma dies and the other members of the group disperse. One day, Menma’s ghost appears before Jinta, the leader of the group, and tells him that her final wish must come true for her to go to heaven.
However, Menma’s ghost can’t remember her last wish, and
Jinta reunites the group, thinking that Menma’s ghost maybe remember her final wish. Sad Animes on Funimation #1
Your Lie in April on Funimation
1- Your Lie in April
MAL Score: 8.66
Genres: Romance, Music, School, Drama
Kousei Arima was an outstanding child pianist praised even by accomplished musicians. However, when his mother dies, Arima has a hard time coping with it and
he cannot hear the sound of his piano due to the trauma.
As Arima’s life gets worse, he meets a beautiful violinist,
Kaori Miyazono, who encourages him to play the piano and enters a competition with him. All of this helps get Arima out of his depression , but Kaori is hiding a harsh truth that could push his back to the limit.
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