27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Sad anime girls are very appealing to anime fans maybe because they are vulnerable or the melancholy they portray whatever the reason they sure are popular.

Whenever we s anime fans watch any sad anime girl in any anime scene we want them to know that everything is going to be okay please don’t cry we want to protect them watching them cry also make your heart break.

So, Today I have created a list of sad anime girls from the anime universe these anime girls will surely make you emotional and make you root for them throughout the series.

Here are 27 sad anime girls of all time that will make you feel sad.

27. Erza Scarlet From Fairy Tail

Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)

Erza is a very strict person, often criticizing the bad behavior and habits of the other guild members, causing most of them to apologize, fearing that they might invoke her wrath.

She is also very impatient, disliking people who don’t answer her questions quickly enough.

This, coupled with her own tragic childhood, caused many of her guildmates to avoid her due to her social awkwardness.However, she has a great sense of justice and pride in being a member of Fairy Tail.

26. Victorique de Blois From Gosick

Victorique de Blois (Gosick)

Victorique personifies the classic tsundere character type. However, that is not all there is to her personality. Despite her sharp tongue, abusive bluntness, and eccentric attitude, she possess an odd supernatural, overwhelming charisma, and flawless eloquence.

She uses these skills to manipulate people into doing what she wants with ease. Victorique often puts on a show of being harsh or sarcastic, but she has other sides to her personality.

She is often depicted as being bored by normal life, and asks Kujo to bring her things to distract or entertain her. Often, he brings things to her of his own accord, and Victorique is shown as having a range of reactions, depending on the gift.

25. Iwakura Lain From Serial Experiments Lain

Iwakura Lain  (Serial Experiment Lain)

Lain is quiet and doesn’t talk much, which leads to them being a bit of a social outcast. 

Their eyes are soft and naive and their posture is slumped depicting their introvert personality. They often hallucinate and sees things that aren’t real.

At one point they think steam is coming out of their hands, in an interview director Chiaki J. Konaka said that this means that they’re mentally ill.

24. Yukari Yukino From Kotonoha no Niwa

Kotonoha no Niwa 1 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Ever since her childhood in Imabari, Ehime,Yukari stood out for her beauty, which made her feel awkward around others. In high school, she was very fond of her literature teacher, who made her feel at ease in the class and was her inspiration to become a teacher.

Yukari first taught at a school in Kokubunji, before transferred to Tokyo in 2011.When Yukari started teaching in Tokyo, she befriended Shōko Aizawa, a student with whom she had a relationship very much like the one she had with her teacher.

She also dated a colleague. However, due to Yukari’s popularity with boys, Aizawa’s boyfriend tried to ask her out. 

23. Mamimi Samejima From FLCL

Mamimi Samejima From FLCL 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Mamimi is a pyromaniac and loner who has the peculiar tendency to name people and things “Ta-kun” (sometimes spelled “Takkun”), after her personal nickname for Naota’s brother and Naota himself.

It is possible she does this because she is trying to replace the relationship and feelings she had with her ex-boyfriend, Tasuku. She holds an almost-quixotically weak grip on the difference between fantasy and reality.

For example, she believes Canti to be the manifestation of Cantido, the Fire Starter video game god to whom she burns things as sacrifices.

22. Tomoko Kuroki From Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui

Tomoko Kuroki (Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui)

The aforementioned protagonist of the manga. She is awkward, suffering from social anxieties, and often lacks empathy.

Throughout the manga she slowly little by little acquires social skills and empathy while stumbling through high school

Tomoko’s younger and more socially adjusted brother. As a young teen he finds his awkward older sister irritating.

21. Yuki Nagato From The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya

Yuki Nagato (The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya)

Nagato is a humanoid interface with the appearance of an ordinary North High student. It is not clear which faction of the Data Overmind she serves, though she has confirmed that she belongs to the “majority” faction and is not a member of a radical one.

Nagato was created with limited social abilities, something she claims will affect her until she ceases functioning.

She rarely speaks, often either ignoring attempts to communicate (in Editor in Chief Straight Ahead!, Itsuki Koizumi feared she would ignore a demand from the Student Council President to visit and so delivered the message himself), or using gestures like nods, staring or pointing, or giving one word replies.

20. Moeka Kiryu From Steins’ Gate

Moeka Kiryu Steins Gate 1 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Personality wise, Moeka is quiet, absent-minded, reserved, has difficulties interacting with people, and seen to be expressionless most of the time without actually reacting towards anyone or anything, except for certain situations; her preferred form of communication is via text messages even if the person she is “talking” to is right in front of her.

Therefore, Moeka is very protective of her phone and becomes agitated if someone tries to take it from her hands.

Never shown to interact with anyone properly, Moeka’s maturity has yet to be proportionate with her age, due to a certain turn of events in her past.

19. Kikyo From Inuyasha

Kikyo (Inuyasha)

Kikyō was known as a compassionate, kind, caring and considerate woman before her death. She showed great sympathy toward everyone, even her enemies.

This was seen when she tended to Onigumo’s well-being despite him being a bandit. She also had compassion toward Kansuke, and sympathy toward Inuyasha.

Kikyō was also very good with children during her lifetime; no matter what village she went to, the children were always fond of her.

18. Rio Futaba From Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai

Rio Futaba From Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Rio is a stoic and blunt girl who possesses substantial knowledge in science, including chemistry and quantum physics.

Before experiencing it herself, she was unwilling to believe the existence of Adolescence Syndrome, but she did acknowledge the abnormal phenomenon it induces and connects them with various scientific theories and principles.

Despite her stoic nature, Rio also shows various emotions such as love, as holds affection towards Yuuma, as well as anxiousness.

17. Mitsuha Miyamizu From Kimi No Na Wa

Mitsuha Miyamizu (Kimi No Na Wa)

Mitsuha is a kind, caring, organized and supportive girl who is also determined and sometimes persistent, frank, as well as adventurous.

She is tired of her close-knit lifestyle in the small and rural town of Itomori, and as so she is also flaky and uninterested in her family’s traditions and wishes to explore outside of her hometown.

This is why when she starts switching bodies with Taki, she appreciates every small thing in his life and makes the best out of it. She also becomes enamored with Tokyo city.

16. Rei Ayanami From Neon Genesis Evangelion

Rei Ayanami (Neon Genesis Evangelion)

At the start of the series, Rei is socially withdrawn, seemingly emotionless, and rarely interacts with anyone, except for Gendo, to whom she initially displays loyalty but with whom she has a generally distant relationship.

She lives by herself in a dull sparsely-furnished apartment in Tokyo-3.

Toward the end of the series, Shinji comments that her apartment is very similar to the place where Ritsuko says Rei was born.

15. Misae Sagara From Clannad: After Story

Misae Sagara (Clannad: After Story)

Misae is a friendly woman with the dorm students but strict when it comes to the dorm rules. She is also well-liked by the rugby members.

Depending on decisions, Tomoya Okazaki can change her to a violent dorm lady through his lecture, which is her original personality, who uses brute force to convince the dorm students to do their cleaning duty or eat all of their food.

She is often seen around the important occasions, sometimes accompanied by her cat, such as the School Festival or Kouko Ibuki’s wedding. Tomoyo Sakagami greatly admires her and visits her often after she becomes the student council president to get advice.

14. Tsubaki Kasugano From Future Diary

Tsubaki Kasugano (Future Diary)

Tsubaki is a slender, attractive girl with red eyes; her irises have a dull luster to represent her poor vision.

She has long dark blue hair; some of it is pinned up with a red butterfly-shaped hairpiece or ribbon, while the rest hangs loose, partly covering the right side of her face and reaching her hips in the back.

She wears a red-orange kimono tied at the waist by a thick white ribbon.In the anime adaptation, Tsubaki’s eyes are purple instead of red; her right eye is shown to be constantly closed in the present, implying that it was damaged or lost at some point. Her hair is also longer, going down to her ankles in the back.

13. Shirley Fenette From Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Rebellion

Shirley Fenette (Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Rebellion)

Shirley is generally viewed as cheerful, caring, highly intelligent, outgoing and extroverted. She is physically active due to her activities in the Swimming Club, socially active due to her position in the Student Council, and has top grades in her class at Ashford Academy.

She actively shows concern for Lelouch, due in part to his gambling with nobles prior to the beginning of the series and actively expresses these concerns throughout the series as a consequence of her love for him.

Much to her chagrin, everyone in the Student Council is aware that she loves Lelouch; Lelouch just has more on his mind than Shirley’s love for him. She comes from a Brittainian military family and as consequence is very cultured and privileged.

12. Princess Shirahoshi From One Piece

Princess Shirahoshi (One Piece

Despite her size, Shirahoshi has a very fragile personality. She is easily frightened, and quickly breaks out into crying fits whenever she gets upset, such as the time when Megalo disappeared, when Luffy startled her during their first meeting, and when Luffy says that he does not like her.

She is greatly pampered by her family, as she claimed that nobody ever yelled at her before, and cried at the fact that Luffy was the first to do so.

Whenever someone yells at her, she will interpret this as anger towards her and will start crying, while saying that the offender is scary. In fact, Shirahoshi easily tears up whenever she expresses her emotions such as joy, fear, or sadness.

11. Shihoru From Grimgar Of Fantasy And Ash

Shihoru From Grimgar Of Fantasy And Ash 1 1 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

A passive and dismissive personality. She is shy towards strangers and has low experience communicating with the opposite gender as well.

Her close but compulsory affiliation with Manato, led to a one-sided crush, only added to her inept sociability, which took its roots in insecurity due to her weight and bullying.

Despite her struggling to voice her opinions and thoughts at first, she learns to be able to speak up throughout the series, often making passive aggressive remarks towards Ranta.

10. Hayami Kohinata From H20: Footprints In The Sand

Hayami Kohinata (H20 Footprints In The Sand)

Hayami is a tsundere as she is cold and abusive on the outside, but warm and kind on the inside, as shown in the manga, where she takes care of a family of stray cats.

Hayami also has a huge fear of spiders, at one point screaming and leaping onto Takuma Hirose when she saw one in the hallway.

Despite being very strong, Hayami refuses to fight back when she is getting beat up, as a sort of atonement for her family’s mistakes. Because her family was prestigious and greedy, the village hated her family for it and the hatred also stuck with her even long after her family was killed and her house was burned down.

9. Sakura Matou From Fate Stay Night

Sakura Matou (Fate Stay Night)

While Sakura is outwardly shy, soft-spoken and eager to please, she possesses a great inner strength. As noted by Shirou, she can also be openly stubborn at times. However, she is also prone to feelings of resentment towards others.

Despite the cruelty she endures living with the Matou family, she is given a brief reprieve in Kariya, her adoptive uncle and the only person who genuinely loved her.

When he dies in the Fourth Holy Grail War, Sakura mistakes Kariya’s last attempt to free her from the Matou house as a warning from Zouken as the fate of those who disobey him. The incident cements Sakura’s despair and resignation towards her own suffering.

8. Lala-Ru From Now And Then, Here And There

 Lala-Ru (Now And Then, Here And There)

LaLa-Ru is a very non-talkative person. She is always quiet and would rather be by herself.

She enjoys watching the sunset over anything else. Though seemingly shy, she is fearless to does dangerous things.

Despite her looks, she is tens of thousands of years old.

7. Mizore Shirayuki From Rosario + Vampire

 Mizore Shirayuki (Rosario + Vampire)

When Mizore was first introduced, she was portrayed as a lonely, depressed and misunderstood girl. In the first semester she confessed her love to Okuto Kotsubo (Mizore’s teacher), who then began to take advantage of her, which leads Mizore to freeze him.

With the incident rumors spreading about her, but after meeting Tsukune Aono and becoming friends with everyone after a short bout between her and the vampire named Moka Akashiya, Mizore is shown to be a reserved girl with little emotion, which she only expresses when having moments with Tsukune.

She starts to love Tsukune so much that she wants to have babies with him, even if she has to force him.

6. Homura Akemi From Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica

Homura Akemi (Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica)

Ever since her initial arrival at Mitakihara Middle School in the first episode, Homura is depicted as being very intelligent, athletic, distant, and cold.

It is revealed in episode four that she ended up like this because she had seen so much suffering during her tenure as a Magical Girl. Because of this, she does not want Madoka Kaname to become a Magical Girl and exudes her best efforts in order to stop her from making a wish with Kyubey, going as far as to attempt to injure or kill the cat-like creature.

Despite her cold attitude towards the others, she still very much cares for them, and especially Madoka, as it is her sole objective to protect her ever since she made her wish.

5. Kirigaya Suguha From Sword Art Online

Kirigaya Suguha From Sword Art Online 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Unlike her cousin Kazuto, Suguha is upbeat and outgoing. She is much more social and converses easily with others.

Even when Kazuto began to push her away after finding out they were not really siblings, she still treated him with good spirit and tried to get back in his life.

She can be very aggressive towards those that annoy her or cross her and can easily lose her temper. This is demonstrated in one case when Recon attempted to kiss her after confessing his love to her and she punched him.

4. Misuzu Kamio From Air

Misuzu Kamio From Air 1 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

Misuzu is a innocent and lively girl who is slightly clumsy as she trips over a lot.

Misuzu says “Gao” whenever she is troubled or about to cry which causes her aunt hates it, so Haruko Kamio asks Yukito Kunisaki if he can manage to make her stop doing it.

She has always loved dinosaurs thinking, when she was younger, that chicks would grow into them.

3. Violet Evergarden From Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden (Violet Evergarden)

Growing up as an orphaned child soldier in the army who was treated as a mere tool, Violet was not educated like a regular human being and did not understand human feelings well.

She was raised and grew up as a person who had feelings, but couldn’t perceive or express them.For this reason, she could be mistaken as emotionless, or apathetic. Even before she was found and taken into the army, she couldn’t speak or understand speech, only understanding orders to kill.

She did not possess any sense of right or wrong from the start; she didn’t understand what could be considered righteous or erroneous. She merely chased after the adults who gave her orders. 

2. Hanabi Yasuraoka From Scum’s Wish

Hanabi Yasuraoka From Scums Wish 27 Sad Anime Girls of All Time

When she’s with Sanae Ebato (Hanabi’s closest friend), Hanabi is an outgoing and regularly cheerful girl, in contrast to when she’s in the presence of Narumi Kanai (Hanabi’s love interest), whom she feels timider with and can come off as hostile.

But when around Mugi Awaya, she feels more at ease and lets her guard down because she trusts him a lot; he’s the only one who understands her worries and who she can share her deepest troubles with.

She’s often sarcastic and brutally honest to the point others may perceive it as arrogance. This is one of the reasons why Mugi calls her “horrible” when she blatantly told Noriko Kamomebata that she finds her a nuisance.

1. Annie Leonhart From Attack On Titan

Annie Leonhart (Attack On Titan)

Due to her harsh upbringing, Annie has become an isolated, exclusionary person; friendships do not come to her easily. She is rarely seen smiling and often has an emotionless expression.

She is apathetic and somnolent, with little desire to put in any effort into meaningless disciplines or activities, and instead claims to focus exclusively on making it into the Military Police Brigade to obtain an easy life.

While Annie tends to have a realistic outlook on life, she holds a fascination and even feelings of respect towards people who have a deep sense of duty and righteousness—people who devote their lives to and even die for causes they believe in.

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