Article: Top 10 Japanese Anime Characters That Tragically Died In The Series

The tragedy is also one of the attractive elements of Japanese Anime. There are a bunch of movies where an influential character sacrifices or meets their end for a cause leaving viewers filled with immense grief. There is even Anime, which is recognized by such a tragic scenario. Here, we will talk about the top 10 Japanese Anime Characters that tragically died in the series.

1. Kyojuro Rengoku

Rengoku, the flame Hashira, led the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc. Everything was going straight and planned; viewers thought they would suddenly make it a twist. Rengoku has to face an upper-rank demon named Akaza, that appeared out of nowhere after rescuing the train. They had a fierce and legendary battle, but Rengoku could not make it.

2. L Lawliet

Light Yagami was clever. He knew that he couldn't put L to an end with his hand, and thus he used Rem. He plotted the scenario in such as way that Shinigami Rem was persuaded to write L's name on her death note for the sake of Misa.

3. Sasha Braus

Sasha is a famous character in the masterpiece, Attack on Titan. She was shot to death by Gabi, who was a sibling of Reiner. Gabi secretly aimed and fired at the Airship when everyone celebrated their victory over Marley.

4. Kaori

Kaori was the protagonist of the infamous anime series Your Lie in April. She died after battling hard from her disease. It was incredibly emotional as she struggled to breathe and ultimately died in front of her friends.

5. Hange Zoë

Hange Zoe was a true leader who stepped into the battle despite knowing that it would mean an end to her. She did it to buy time for making the airship fly, and thus she stepped alone against thousands of Colossal Titans on rambling.

6. Hannes

Hannes was among the ones who deeply cared for Mikasa and Eren. He battled against the same Titan who killed Eren's mother until his last breath. Since Eren could not transform, all he could do was helplessly see him being eaten by the Titan.

7. Sakura Yamauchi

Sakura is the movie's female protagonist; I want to eat your pancreas. Though she was destined for death due to her lousy health, the way she died was unexpected by the audience. While heading towards the café where the male protagonist awaits her arrival, she is stabbed by someone to death.

8. Itachi Uchiha

Itachi was killed after a legendary battle with Sasuke, his younger brother. From the beginning, he wanted to get killed by Sasuke for all the lives he had taken, including his parents and lover.

9. Koro-Sensei

Koro-Sensei was an (Octopus-like creature) who was a significant threat to Earth; thus, there was prize money of 10 billion on his death by the government. He was stabbed to death by Nagisa, who was shaking while holding a knife.

10. Maes Hughes

Maes Hughes is a character of Fullmetal Alchemist who helped Edward in the investigation of Homunculus. Maes Hughes was shot to death by Envy, who had shape shifted to his wife, Gracia.