Sometimes, an anime character says something that just makes your heart melt. It can be utterly adorable, or it can be tinged with sadness, but either way, hearing it makes you feel happy or emotionally fulfilled afterward. Heartwarming anime quotes appear in a variety of genres, from romance series like Blue Spring Ride and My Little Monster to shonen action anime like Bleach and Naruto.
These quotes might make you smile, or they might make you tear up a little, but they'll definitely leave you feeling good.
"There were a lot of things I wanted to do. I wanted to become a teacher, and an astronaut, and a baker... I wanted to go to a bunch of different donut shops and ask for one of everything! And I wanted to tell the ice-cream man to give me one of everything, too! I wish I could have five different lives! Then I could have been born in five different towns, and eaten five lifetime's worth of food, and had five different careers, and... fallen in love with the same person, five times."
This quote may seem a little sad since it's focused on Orihime talking about not having time to squeeze all the joy out of life that she wants to. But it shows how much happiness she's already getting out of life, and how much she loves Ichigo.
"If you attack the Hidden Leaf, I'll have no choice; I will fight you, don't doubt that. Until that day, save your hatred. Then you can throw all of it right at me. I'm the only one who can handle all that hate! Do you understand? I'm the only one who can fulfill that duty, so I'll bear the burden of your hatred, and I'll die with you! Because you're my friend!"
One of the most powerful relationships in the Naruto universe is the one between Naruto and his best friend and rival, Sasuke. This quote shows just how deeply Naruto cares for Sasuke - yes, he'll fight him to defend their village, but he still loves him deeply, and is more than willing to help take on the burden of Sasuke's very real pain.
“I want you to be happy. I want you to laugh a lot. I don’t know what exactly I’ll be able to do for you, but I’ll always be by your side.”
It hasn't been easy for Kagome to adjust to life in the Sengoku period, and she isn't always sure of her place in a world that's so different from her own. Luckily, she's able to forge a strong, loving connection with Inuyasha, one that can weather the confusion of coming from two different worlds.
“The world’s not perfect, but it’s there for us trying the best it can. That’s what makes it so damn beautiful.”
As a soldier, Roy Mustang has had plenty of experiences that give him reason to focus on the world's imperfections. Seeing that despite the pain he's gone through, he sees the world as working with him, trying to support him through everything, is heartwarming as heck.