4 Anime Movies That Will Leave You In Tears

Are you looking for a good cry? From tear-jerking romances to heartbreaking tragedies, anime movies have something for everyone. Here are four movies that will leave you reaching for the tissues.

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name is an emotionally powerful story of love and fate. When two high schoolers, Mitsuha and Taki, mysteriously become connected, they must figure out how they are linked, and in the process come to understand the true power of fate. This movie is filled with stunning visuals that capture the beauty of its story, making it a must-see for any fan of anime.

Grave of the Fireflies, a 1988 Japanese animated war film based on Akiyuki Nosaka’s 1967 semi-autobiographical novel of the same name, is one of Studio Ghibli’s masterful works. It tells the story of a brother and sister struggling to survive in post-war Japan, and is a powerful reminder of the devastating effects of war. The film’s animation is beautifully done and its heartbreaking narrative will linger long after you finish watching.

5 Centimeters Per Second is an animated movie directed by Makoto Shinkai that follows the story of Takaki and Akari, two childhood friends whose lives have taken them down different paths. The movie follows the two as they attempt to reconnect and explore their feelings for each other. It is a beautifully melancholic tale of love, loss, and longing that will leave you in tears.

For those who are looking for something more lighthearted, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is a great choice. Directed by Mamoru Hosoda, this movie follows the story of Makoto Konno, a high-schooler who discovers she can travel through time. As she explores the implications of her newfound ability, she discovers the power of friendship and learns to appreciate the present. The movie is filled with charming characters and heartwarming moments that will stay with you long after the credits roll.