Anime has always been a great source of entertainment and inspiration for people all around the world.
However, anime is not just about colorful characters and exciting adventures. It can also delve into some of the darker aspects of life, exploring themes like loneliness, heartbreak, and despair.
In this article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the most depressing anime quotes that capture these emotions.
"If you don't like your destiny, don't accept it. Instead, have the courage to change it the way you want it to be." - Naruto
"The world is not beautiful, therefore it is." - Kino's Journey
"What do you do when there is an evil you cannot defeat by just means? Do you stain your hands with evil to destroy evil? Or do you remain steadfastly just and righteous even if it means surrendering to evil?" - Lelouch Lamperouge, Code Geass
"Why do people have to hurt each other? Why do we have to feel pain?" - Hikaru, Ouran High School Host Club
"What do you want? Money? Power? Revenge? Or something else entirely? Whatever it is you seek, we all have our reasons for living." - Ginko, Mushi-shi
"There are things that cannot be healed with just a gentle pat on the back." - Tomoya Okazaki, Clannad
"The only true fear is the fear of the unknown." - Guts, Berserk
"If you can't find a reason to fight, you shouldn't be fighting." - Simon, Gurren Lagann
"I know the rain falls because the sky can no longer handle its weight." - Orihime Inoue, Bleach
"I hate nice girls. Just exchanging greetings with them will get them on your mind. Start texting each other, and your heart will be set a flutter. If they call you, you're done for. Enjoy staring at your logs and grinning like a fool." - Hachiman Hikigaya, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU
"The past makes you wanna die out of regret and future makes you depressed out of anxiety. So by elimination, the present is likely the happiest time." - Kiyotaka Ayanokoji, Classroom of the Elite
"Life is not a game of luck. If you wanna win, work hard." - Sora, No Game No Life
"When I listen to people tell me about their problems, I think about how trivial they are, compared to mine." - Kaneki Ken, Tokyo Ghoul
"Why do humans always look to the sky? Why do you try so hard to fly when you don't have any wings? We'll run on our own legs." - Kiba, Wolf's Rain
"It's all right to be sad. You don't have to hide it. It's natural to feel sad when you've lost someone you love." - Misuzu Kamio, Air
"If you can't find a reason to fight, then you shouldn't be fighting." - Akame, Akame Ga Kill!
"I know that the world is still round, but I'm afraid that if I take another step forward, I'll fall into the abyss." - Yuri Nakamura, Angel Beats!
"No matter what lies you tell, you can't fool your own heart." - Tohru Honda, Fruits Basket
"It's not the destination that matters. It's the journey." - Gon Freecss, Hunter x Hunter
"I've always hated watching the end credits of movies. As the names of the cast and crew scroll by, I feel a sense of loneliness, as if they're all leaving me behind. And, I suppose, they are." - Chihiro, The Tatami Galaxy
These quotes may seem depressing, but they also hold a certain truth that can be relatable to some people.
For instance, the fear of the unknown can be a powerful force that holds us back from reaching our full potential. Losing someone we love is also a universal feeling that can bring great pain and sadness. However, these emotions can also serve as a reminder to cherish the people and things we have in our lives.
In conclusion, depressing anime quotes may not be the most uplifting, but they can be a source of comfort and understanding for those going through difficult times. They remind us that we are not alone in our struggles and that even the most heart-wrenching emotions can be captured in art.