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The 14 Saddest Anime Villain Deaths of All Time

Updated 13 Nov 2019 69.8k votes 16.8k voters 311.5k views14 items

List RulesVote up the anime villains whose deaths left you sobbing.

While it can sometimes be cathartic to watch a particularly nasty villain die, the same can't be said when the villain is sympathetic. The saddest anime villain deaths tend to involve evildoers whose motivations make sense, as most people can relate to the bad thoughts that enter one's mind when pushed into a corner. If a villain was clearly birthed from extreme pain, it's hard not to feel a little sorry for them, even if they also eat babies sometimes.  

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