Anime Underground 16 Famous Anime Last Words That Will Make You Cry Like A Baby  

Crystal Brackett
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Prepare to have your feelings ripped out and thrown into a shredder, because these famous last anime words will make you cry like a total baby. If you're ready to reflect on the saddest, best last words in anime, do yourself a favor and have some tissues handy. 

Also, MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD. Because, well, it's about the cool yet depressing things anime characters have said before going away forever. By definition it's going to cover the demise of your favorite heroes. 

These demises are the result of everything from tragic illnesses to epic space battles and sacrifices for the human race. Whatever the inciting incident, however, these scenes are bound to slap your feelings around without any remorse. Get ready for some crazy anime tears and try not to blow one of those gross snot bubbles. 

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Last Words: "Hey, hey, cut me some slack. I've got a wife and kid at home."

Indeed he did. The kind, caring, cheery Maes Hughes was one person who definitely did not deserve to go. Worst of all, you know he's never going back to see his family, and soon, that same family will have to bury him.

The fact that he didn't even kill Envy (who was disguised as his wife at the time) on his way out just throws salt in the wound.

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Last Words: "Bang."

That's all he had to say. Throughout the entire Cowboy Bebop series, you grow to know and love Spike Spiegel. Then, during the very last episode, you watch him finally conclude everything to the point where you think he's going to make it out of this last epic fight.

He holds up his fingers like a gun in an ostensible gesture of triumph. Our quirky bounty hunter did it! He can finally move on with his life. Then you look at him and see how seriously injured up he is and... "Bang." Instead of walking away from the scene in glory, he collapses and fades away. It's like the show just shot a big hole in your heart where Spike used to be.

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Ushio Okazaki From Clannad: After Story

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Last Words: "Daddy? I love you."

In an anime about demise, both the audience and Tomoya were forced to go through an insane amount of tragedy and heartbreak. But the passing of Tomoya's child in Clannad: After Story is enough to break down even the toughest anime fan.

Although cliché, her final words before her body goes limp and passes away took your heart and threw it in a garbage disposal. Oh, and the fact that Tomoya calls for the help of his dead wife while his daughter perishes in his arms doesn't help either.

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Last Words: "I know I cannot be, but I wish I could go to where you have gone... How I wish I could join you there... Haku..."

Zabuza came rolling through Naruto as a bad dude on a bad mission. You don't really have any sympathy for him until you learn about his relationship with his young ward, Haku. After Haku dies, Zabuza gets taken down not long after. 

His final sentence is so self-aware and clings so desperately to the solidarity of his life that it cuts deeper than any kunai.

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