There’s nothing quite like a good, sad romance anime movie to watch on a rainy day. Curl up in a blanket and get lost in the love story while the rain patters gently against the windows. Here are some of our favorites!
Violet Evergarden 
An emotionally detached soldier settles into postwar life as a ghostwriter and begins to reconnect with her feelings while searching for the meaning behind her former commander’s final words to her.
Silent Voice 
When a grade school student with impaired hearing is bullied mercilessly, she transfers to another school. Years later, one of her former tormentors sets out to make amends.
Grave of the Fireflies 
A brother and sister are left to fend for themselves in war-torn Japan during World War II. This timeless classic is a must-watch for any fan of sad romance anime movies.
The Wind Rises 
A young man dreams of becoming a pilot, but his ambitions are dashed when he is diagnosed with tuberculosis. He turns his attention to designing airplanes instead, and his life takes a turn for the tragic.
The Anthem of the Heart 
A girl with the power to make people sing involuntarily is ostracized by her classmates and decides to never speak again. But when she’s chosen to represent her school in a singing competition, she must confront her past.
Wolf Children 
A young woman raises two children who are half-human, half-wolf after their werewolf father passes away. This touching story follows the family as they grapple with their unique situation.
The Place Promised in Our Early Days 
Set in an alternate history where Japan is divided into North and South, two friends vow to build a rocket to the stars. But as they grow up and their lives take different paths, will they be able to keep their promise?
The Garden of Words 
A young man and a woman meet by chance and begin meeting in secret to discuss their dreams and aspirations. But as they grow closer, they must confront the feelings that are developing between them.
Perfect Blue 
A pop idol attempts to make the transition to acting, but as she starts to lose touch with reality, her stalker begins to take over her life. This psychological thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Plastic Memories 
In a future where humans have created android companions, a man is tasked with retrieving androids that are nearing the end of their expiration date. But when he falls in love with one of them, he must choose between his job and his heart.
Angel Beats! 
In a world after death, teenagers battle against God for their right to be reborn. But as they fight, they begin to question what they’re fighting for and what it means to be alive.
Which sad romance anime movie is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.
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