No matter what kind of genre you like to watch, there’s that one scene we are all waiting for if there’s a couple with enough chemistry: That moment when one of them bites the bullet and says those three little words: “I love you”. It can be frustrating if the other doesn’t say them back, or if it’s at a moment where one of them is dying, but at least the tension between the couple is resolved and at least some shipper will be very happy for it.
The scene can be a very clear kiss or just words, but most viewers are waiting for it and loving every second, even if one of the leads stammers their way through it. We did a list of the top 10 best I Love you Scenes in anime a while back but it’s about time that we give an update for it.
There will be Spoilers so proceed with caution.
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10. Hiroki and Ryo from Princess Nine: Kisaragi Joshikou Yakyuubu (Princess Nine)
- Episodes: 26
- Aired: April 1998 – October 1998
Baseball is a game of passion, and that passion can be felt both inside and outside the field. For Ryo, it has led her to become the pitcher of the very first all-girls baseball team for Kisaragi High that is aiming for the Koshien, wishing to prove themselves as being more than capable of playing against the boys’ teams. For her, it’s not just a matter of personal pride, but also a matter of family honor. She’s the daughter of Hidehiko Hayakawa, a professional baseball player who was banned from the sport after a terrible scandal and then died in obscurity. She can strike out all batters, except for Hiroki Takasugi, one of the star pitchers in the boys’ team at her school.
After 26 episodes of unresolved sexual tension between Hiroki and Ryo, both teams reach the semi-final game: Kisaragi boys versus Kisaragi girls. And it was in the last inning when Hiroki decided to declare his love for Ryo as he stepped on the plate while she was pitching and asked her not to walk him but to show him that she loved him too by using her lighting ball, which would probably cost the girls the victory. And to everyone’s surprise, she does; and while she loses the game, she wins his heart.
9. Theo and Siluca from Grandcrest Senki (Record of Grandcrest War)
- Episodes: 24
- Aired: January 2018 – June 2018
Romance is always a bit hard because you never know how things are going to work out. But when you are in the middle of a three-way war, trying to save the world, leading a kingdom, and making sure magic is never used against those who need protection, it's normal to think that knowing who loves who is not a priority. This is what happens to Theo Cornaro, a wandering knight in the land of Atlatan who is trying to save his village from a tyrant lord and ends up joining with the wizard Siluca Meletes to save the whole world from the threat of Chaos and its demons.
But while Theo and Siluca always have their eyes on the bigger goal, they can’t deny their feelings for each other. After being in constant danger due to the Chaos’ demons, Lord Vicount Phederico’s forces, and other Crest users who don’t want to end the Chaos era, Theo realizes that life is very short and he can’t just wait for the battle to end to let Siluca know how he feels for her. It’s a very surprising moment, for both the viewers and Siluca as beforehand it seemed as if Theo was unaware of her feelings, but not only does he confess first, he also kisses her with a promise to take her back to his village as his wife.
8. Subaru and Emilia from Re: Zero Kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu (Re: Zero –Starting Life in Another World-)
- Episodes: 25
- Aired: April 2016 – September 2016
Getting thrown into another world is quite stressful on its own, so adding a constant cycle of death and rebirth makes romance quite hard. That’s the situation in which Subaru finds himself when he ends up in a fantasy realm where eventually he also finds his heart conflicted between his feelings for Emilia, a half-elf who was the first person he met in the new world, and Rem, a humble maid who loves him with all her heart.
This makes the actual confession of love very complicated and, some would say, cruel. After being literally killed one too many times, Subaru wants nothing but to run away with Rem to stay away from everything that could harm him. He's convinced at that point that nothing he does is good for anyone, but Rem doesn’t just refuse to go with him but also reminds him of all the brave things he's done as the reasons why she loves him. And once he gets back his resolve, he tells her the truth: he fights with the goal of seeing Emilia smile again, because he loves her. Even Rem says this was quite cruel to her, even if she tries to pass it as a joke.
7. Teresa and Mitsuyoshi from Tada Kun wa Koi wo Shinai (Tada Never Falls in Love)
- Episodes: 13
- Aired: April 2018 – June 2018
When someone declares that they’ve not only never fallen in love, but also have no real need to love someone, they’re tempting fate. That’s what happens with Mitsuyoshi Tada, a young high school student who wants nothing except to follow his father’s footsteps as a photographer since he was very young when he lost both his parents. Because of this, he's never very open about his feelings and has never felt a need for a romantic partner. When he meets Teresa Wagner, an exchange student from Larsenburg, they become good friends, but he never seems to realize that his feelings for her may be different from what he feels for his other friends.
That is until the day when it’s revealed that Teresa is the heir of the Larsenburg’s crown and she has to go back to her country and to her fiancée, Charles. It seems as if Tada’s heart will be broken because Teresa has royal duties to her country and even if he travels to Larsenburg, he has to return to Japan alone. It's not until the last episode that we get a happy twist: it's not him who confesses, but Teresa, having come back to Japan after declaring she'd follow her heart and never leave Tada alone again.
6. Ryou/Satan and Akira/Amon from Devilman Cry Baby
- Episodes: 10
- Aired: January 2018
One wouldn’t expect a love story in the middle of the horror and gore-fest that is Devilman: Cry Baby. The fact that one of the protagonists of said love story is Satan himself is even more unbelievable. But that's the true plot hidden behind the fight between humans, demons, and devilmen. It's not clear at the beginning when Satan is just a name whispered by the demons who are eating and destroying humanity, but once Satan’s true identity is revealed as Ryou, Akira’s best friend, things become clearer.
However, the love Satan feels for Amon, the demon inside Akira, is not actually acknowledged by the Prince of Lies until the very last moment. All demons and devilmen have been killed in battle and we find Satan cradling Akira and Amon’s body. It’s only at that moment when Satan confesses the truth. Unfortunately, it falls on deaf ears: Amon died in the battle, half his body lost in the carnage. And Satan himself has little time to live, as God will reset the universe and the tragic story will play out the same once again.
5. Kaori and Kousei from Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April)
- Episodes: 22
- Aired: October 2014 – March 2015
After Kousei Arima’s mother died, he stopped feeling happiness when playing the piano. Despite being a child prodigy, without his mother's support, it seemed to him that practice and performing had no point. That is until his friends introduced him to Kaori Miyazono, a talented violin player who only wants to play with him on stage. Kaori has an amazing talent, but she is too much of a free spirit. She hates following the score and is incredibly energetic while Kousei used to be very technical and cold due to his training, but together, they seem to mesh very well as Kaori brings Kousei out of his shell little by little.
Throughout the story, we’re treated to a very complicated love triangle. Kousei realizes early on that he has feelings for Kaori, but she seems to be completely in love with their mutual friend Wataru. It’s not until after we discover that Kaori was deathly ill and she passes away during surgery that everyone finds out the truth: In a posthumous letter she wrote for Kousei, she reveals that she had always been in love with him and wanted him to find happiness in the piano again, but because she knew she’d die soon and that Tsubaki, another mutual friend, was completely in love with Kousei, she pretended to love Wataru for both their sakes.
4. Zero Two and Hiro from Darling in the Franxx
- Episodes: 24
- Aired: January 2018 – July 2018
With the world completely devoid of natural resources and humanity under attack from giant creatures known as klaxosaurs, the future of mankind seems dire. Children are bred specifically to pilot Franxx, machines that protect the mobile cities that house the surviving humans. For them, piloting a Franxx is the only goal for their existence, so Hiro, Code:016, is one of those children but he can’t ride a Franxx, so he feels that he has no right to keep living. That is until he meets the strange Zero Two, a horned girl who is also known a the “Partner Killer”, and she asks him to pilot her Franxx with him.
Because one of the prerequisites to pilot a Franxx together is a good synchronization, it’s no surprise that, with time, both Zero Two and Hiro develop feelings for each other. And this brings not one, but three wonderful confessions of feelings, each topping the one before. The first one comes when Hiro realizes that it’s not just piloting the Franxx that gives his life meaning but piloting it with Zero Two. The second, when both realize they had met before and promised to marry each other, and the third and strongest, when they go to the last battle swearing that not even death can separate them.
3. Yuri and Victor in Yuri!! on Ice
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: October 2018 – December 2018
Figure Ice Skating is a really competitive sport that can demand a lot of effort from the skaters both physically and emotionally. That is why Yuri Katsuki starts thinking about quitting after losing the Grand Prix Final and, in his mind, embarrassing himself in front of his idol, Russian skater Victor Nikiforov. So, of course, it's a big surprise when the next year, Victor himself shows up at his family's hot spring and declares loudly to everyone that will listen that he will be Yuri's coach and will get him ready to win the next Grand Prix.
What Yuri doesn't realize is that Victor is hitting on him from day one. At first, Yuri thinks it's just a way for Victor to try to keep him on his feet and surprise him, but little by little he realizes that Victor's actions are much deeper than just natural Russian affection. It’s not until Victor tells him about a party the year before where Yuri got drunk and was quite enthusiastic about his admiration for him. It’s then when Victor reveals that it’s thanks to Yuri’s actions that he realized that he was lacking life and love by focusing only on skating, and Yuri finally gets what Victor was telling him from the beginning: He is very loved by his coach.
2. Rinko and Takeo from Ore Monogatari!! (My Love Story!!)
- Episodes: 24
- Aired: April 2015 - September 2015
When you are not conventionally attractive, it’s easy to believe that no one will love you no matter what you do. That is Takeo Gouda’s life. He is a very big, very manly high school student who looks a lot older due to his size. He’s also quite feared in school because people look at him and automatically assume he’s a thug. To make things worse, he knows that his best friend Makoto Sunakawa is quite attractive and thus, most girls try to get close to Takeo just to have a chance with Makoto. And he assumes that Rinko Yamato, a girl he saved in the subway, is the same so he ignores her attempts at telling him her feelings.
Fortunately for both Rinko and Takeo, Makoto is an amazing friend. So when he realizes what’s going on, he invites Takeo to his house and makes him hide under his bed. Then he invites Rinko, and point blank asks her how she feels about Takeo. And when she reveals that she loves Takeo how he is, completely unaware that Takeo was under the bed, Makoto asks Takeo to come out and tell her the truth.
1. Ed and Winry from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
- Episodes: 64
- Aired: April 2009 – July 2010
One can’t deny that Alchemy is Edward Elric’s whole life. His father, Van Hohenheim, was one of the best alchemists in the world and both Edward and his brother would have been considered prodigies from a young age if they had been growing in the city rather than in a small town. His childhood friend, Winry, tries her best to understand this, even if at times she wants to throw a wrench at his head for being obsessed with the equivalent exchange.
Which is why it’s impossible not to agree with Winry when, after a long battle to earn peace, she complains about Ed’s attempt to propose to her, as he offers her “half of his life” in exchange for half of hers. Once she gets what he’s saying, she replies with one of the best lines in the whole series: “No. I don’t want half your life… I’ll give you my whole life.” Now that’s how you say “I love you”.
Because Love is a very complicated feeling, it’s sometimes hard to know what the best way is to express it to others. Many anime series have given us their own version, both heartwarming and heartbreaking.
So please, let us know what you think of our list and the scenes within. Don't forget to tell us in the comments, because we love to hear your opinion.
A lot of times in anime, there are romances between the protagonist and another character and the reason for this is to create more suspense and to spice up the plot. There are many anime out there that have incredibly heartwarming words of love, and at times, they might be out of place. These top 10 confessions are definitely ones that deserve their title, what with their heart-warming situations and words!
10. Irie and Kotoko [Itazura na Kiss]
- Episodes: 25
- Aired: April 2008 — September 2008
A lot of shoujo portray the male leads as being cool, cold, and aloof. The reason for this is to set up the idea that guys are unattainable and that they consistently need a girl who wears her heart on her sleeve. Aihara Kotoko is a prime example of a girl who stakes her hopes on a guy that is beyond her reach. Irie Naoki is a smart, handsome, and active guy who says that he has no time for stupid girls.
Of course, this prompts Kotoko to work as hard as she can so that she ends up in the same class him, but of course, it’s to no avail. When Kotoko’s house is destroyed due to an earthquake, she and her father are forced to stay with the Irie household, as her father is good friends with Naoki’s father. Of course, the events that transpire are ones that bring Kotoko and Naoki closer together.
The anime itself takes its time in making Naoki’s feelings clear, and when he finally does, it’s because Kotoko had decided to move on from him and to date other people. When this happened, we see a change in Naoki’s character development, although not by much. He tells Kotoko that he doesn’t want her seeing other people because he’s in love with her, and at his words, Kotoko becomes absolutely stunned. After his declaration of his feelings, Naoki does a complete 180 and his attention is completely focused on Kotoko from that point until the very end. What more could you ask for in a shoujo!
9. Jellal and Erza [Fairy Tail]
- Episodes: 175
- Aired: October 2009 — March 2013
One of the most frustrating things about Fairy Tail that all fans experience is the fact that there is no explicit confession. The writer always teases his readers and makes them wait for more, sitting on the edge of their seats in anticipation of a kiss, or an utterance of what someone is truly feeling. Throughout the anime, we see certain characters interact and notice that there is something different, something very subtle in the way they look at each other. This aspect of romance is present in a lot of characters in Fairy Tail, but one of the most prominent ones that that has become a favourite is Jellal and Erza.
Both characters have a tainted past that has been hinted to have been associated with human experimentation, and because they have known each other for this long, they have an indescribable bond that transcends subtlety. Because they have pasts that are intertwined, surely there are emotions and unresolved issues between them that are yet to be explored. However, after Jellal had started to repent for all the sins he had committed while having a seat in the Magic Council, he admitted to Erza that he did not deserve to live because of his past crimes.
Frustrated, Erza told him that to continue to live is what would fill him with love, and after fighting for just a few moments, the two fell down a hill and ended up on top of each other with no escape from each other’s gazes. Gently, Erza began to bring her Jellal’s face closer, but at the very last second, he pulled her away from him and claimed that he had a fiancée. At the end of the scene, Jellal admits to Ultear and Meredy that people like them “cannot fall in love with people who walk in the light”. Although Jellal didn't admit his feelings to Erza’s face, we are shown that she, too, already knows how he feels. The level of their understanding of each other is another factor that makes this indirect “I love you” seem so much more special.
8. Tomoe and Nanami [Kamisama Kiss 2 JPN: Kamisama Hajimemashita 2]
- Episodes: 12
- Aired: January 2015 — March 2015
The premise of Kamisama Kiss is an interesting one, as it is about a human girl who obtains godly powers that enable her to help those around her that believe in faith and hope. When she is bestowed with these powers, she is also introduced to a fox familiar who, in the earlier part of his life, was an immense demon who killed others simply because he was not a good spirit. Initially, he didn't like Nanami because of her incompetence compared to his previous “master”, but when he sees how hard she works to do well, he begins to respect her and eventually feel romantic feelings towards her.
It is obviously hinted at that Tomoe feels romantically for Nanami in the first season of the Kamisama Kiss series, but it is the second season where we really start to see how much he cares about her. When Nanami is attending an annual meeting with the other gods, she gets lost and reverts to her younger self after she lost her mother to a terminal sickness. In his protective nature, Tomoe follows after her and takes care of her, but the catch is that Nanami most likely won’t remember his kindness to her when she returns to normal, since she is mortal.
To his surprise, he finds it easy to love Nanami in this form and to protect her, which really isn’t that different from what he had been doing originally. Towards the end, when Nanami is still a child and has become attached to Tomoe, she asks him if he loved her enough to marry her, and he quietly says yes. The second season of this anime itself ends with the audience not knowing whether Nanami remembers Tomoe’s silent confession that he did love her, but we are given the impression that she indeed knows of his gentle words.
7. Tomoya and Nagisa [Clannad]
- Episodes: 23
- Aired: October 2007 — March 2008
Famous for its deep themes and parallels, there’s a reason why Clannad’s most loved characters are on this list. They start out being so different when they first meet in high school, but the more they know each other, the more they learn to accept each other’s flaws and become best friends. Initially, Tomoya had felt sympathy for Nagisa when she was standing at the top of a hill, asking him if he liked school. Her lack of distance is what intrigued him and caused him to want to help her, eventually creating a blooming friendship and relationship that melted the hearts of those close to them.
It all started with the fact that she wanted to reopen the theatre club so that she could act and fulfil her passionate dream of performing on stage for her audience. Naturally, what else could Tomoya do other than to look out for her and help her?
There are many cute moments throughout the Clannad anime, but one of the most memorable moments was when Tomoya finally understood his feelings for Nagisa. After saying goodbye to teachers and friends, Tomoya asked Nagisa to come with him to one of the school buildings, where the theatre club room was located. When they entered the room, Tomoya waited for her to look at the whiteboard where he had written, “be my girlfriend”, to which Nagisa began to cry and said yes. Of course, that was only the beginning of their journey, but Tomoya’s confession certainly struck something in Nagisa as well as those who watched the anime — truly romantic!
6. Ichigo and Orihime [Bleach]
- Episodes: 366
- Aired: October 2004 — March 2012
Orihime is consistently bashed on for being too weak and for always calling out for Ichigo’s help in her “annoying” voice. Many fans of Bleach merely dislike her because she is disguised as a character who is always a damsel in distress and can’t do anything by herself. In the Arrancar arc, however, Orihime shows great promise for her character development by deciding to become stronger so she can protect not just Ichigo, but all of those who she holds close to her heart.
All the Arrancar had decided that her powers of healing were godly and strong, and thus they wanted her to come to their side and support them instead of Soul Society. Orihime was faced with a choice: either she stays with those she loves and definitely will put their lives in danger, or she gives up her freedom and they stay safe. Naturally, she chose the latter and she was told that she was allowed to say goodbye to only one person.
Although there were hints of Orihime showing romantic feelings for Ichigo, it still came as a surprise when she chose to say goodbye to only him, and not to her best friend Tatsuki. At this point in the anime, Ichigo had been incredibly injured and was bedridden. His younger sisters had been taking care of him as well as eating in the same room as him for their meals, wanting to be closer to their brother. Orihime is moved by this, and begins to speak to Ichigo as though he were awake. She says that she sometimes wished she could've been reborn five times with five different lives, because there were so many things that she wished to be.
As she listed off her aspirations for her different lives, she paused and looked at Ichigo, saying that despite wanting to have different professions in her five lives, she knows that she would find her way to Ichigo, and fall in love with him in each life. This act of tenderness presents a somewhat fearless side to Orihime, as her confession is nothing but sincere and selfless.
5. Minato and Kushina [Naruto: Shippuuden]
The story of Minato and Kushina is one that has touched all the hearts of Naruto fans. When Naruto first meets his mother from inside his own consciousness, she tells him how she fell in love with and married the Fourth Hokage, Minato. The nature of the "reunion" between a mother and her son is already an emotional ordeal, but when she blushes and begins reminiscing is when the story really takes a better hit. After Kushina tells the story of her romance with Minato, audience members are moved by the subtlety of emotion that is present in their relationship.
Kushina was an outsider who was forced to come to Konoha because there was no other way for her to survive safely from the Second Ninja War. She was ripped away from her family and never heard of them again, making her life already incredibly lonely as a young girl. When she first meets Minato, she pays no mind to him and continues to defend herself against bullies, a trait that you definitely saw present in Naruto as well. When it was apparent that Kushina could not save herself from her kidnappers, she left behind strands of her hair as a means of creating a trail for someone to find her.
Naturally, Minato was the one who sensed her absence from the village and chased after her, taking out and killing the ninjas that were taking her away. Although there is no explicit "I love you", the reason so many fans favor this "confession" is because Minato tells Kushina that he believes in her strength, and that when she has faltered, he will be there to be her fearlessness and ferocity. Despite not being traditionally romantic, Minato's confession to Kushina is one that certainly makes audience members feel especially drawn to.
4. Ed and Winry [FMA: Brotherhood]
- Episodes: 64
- Aired: April 2009 — July 2010
One of the best things about Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is that it pursues the story of two brothers who want to find answers about humanity and the condition of a government system that no longer works to protect the people, but rather, to protect themselves. Not only that, but amongst sprinkles of comedy and heart-wrenching scenes that are sure to break your heart, there are hints of romance between characters that is so subtle, but incredibly realistic.
Edward and Winry can be considered one of the “main” couples of the series, and throughout the 64 episodes, we get to experience a love that slowly grows and blossoms firsthand! What makes this couple so great is that it’s not the stereotypical anime couple, where the girl is incredibly shy and reserved, and the guy is ‘cool’ and aloof. The dynamics between Edward and Winry make their characters fit well together, creating a sense of belonging by the end of the series.
At the end after Alphonse has gotten his body back and both brothers are freed from their sins, Edward is about to leave and do more research on alchemy so that he becomes a complete expert. It took a while to decide that this was what he wanted to do -- along with Alphonse, of course -- and when he did decide this, it was Winry who was seeing him off at the train station. As a proposal, Ed asks Winry to give her half his life in exchange for half of hers. Unamused, Winry complains that alchemists should stop thinking about everything in terms of ‘equivalent exchange’, and goes on to say “Half of it? I’ll give you all of it!” to which Edward stares at her until she realises what she’s said.
Embarrassed, Winry says that she’ll give him a certain amount, deciding that 85% of her life would suffice. Laughing, Edward pulls her in and hugs her, saying that he would be back soon. As cheesy a confession as that was, it was definitely one that made FMA fans smile and laugh — the mark of a true romance that is natural and healthy.
3. Ryuuji and Taiga [Toradora]
- Episodes: 25
- Aired: October 2008 — March 2009
Ryuuji and Taiga’s relationship is an interesting one because initially they didn’t like each other but rather liked other people before realizing that they have feelings for each other. Ryuuji’s character is that he looks intimidating but is actually a gentle guy whereas Taiga is a short and cute girl but is actually very hot-headed and has the tendency to snap at people, that in itself makes for an interesting dynamic. Initially, Ryuuji likes Taiga’s friend and Taiga likes Ryuuji’s friend and throughout the anime Taiga manipulates Ryuuji to do anything for her under the pretense that her friend will like Ryuuji. Moreover, both of them show sides to them that eventually make them fall for each other.
Eventually, they both confess to each other on a bridge. Taiga opens up about her family problems and Ryuuji laments how if he was never born then his mom would have a better life which prompts Taiga to tell him not to look down on life and remarking that she’s alive because he is here and pushes him off the bridge. After that ordeal Ryuuji asks Taiga to marry him when he turns 18, but before Ryuuji can say, “I love you” Taiga jumps off of the bridge to say that along with Ryuuji. Both Taiga and Ryuuji eventually get together in the end and for the viewers they find that the ending is satisfying because all conflict is resolved and everyone earns their happy ending.
The opposites attract dynamic that is present in them seems to be appealing to people because it gives them the impression that love can appear even in people that look like they can’t stand each other. It also gives a mostly realistic approach to the character’s archetype, which makes this couple feel real and even heartwarming.
2. Yano and Nanami [We Were There JPN: Bokura ga Ita]
- Episodes: 26
- Aired: July 2006 — December 2006
Notoriously known for being a heartbreaking shoujo, We Were There [JPN: Bokura ga Ita] is a story that explores two hearts that unknowingly come to leave each other with everything they have. What sets this anime apart from other shoujo is the fact that despite the fact that the main characters are fifteen when they are first introduced, the creator makes it known that this is no regular high school romance. There are hardships for both characters that enable them to grow into more compassionate people and they are not limited to just their romance. While a lot of shoujo romanticise the aspect of high school romance, We Were There is certainly an exception. The foundation of Yano and Nanami’s relationship in high school is a setup for what their relationship will turn into in later years.
The first genuine “I love you” that is uttered is by Yano while they are at a school festival after their summer vacation. Up until that point, we see Yano as an aloof character that doesn’t really care for things like romantic relationships. Granted, he confesses to Nanami only six episodes after the anime’s debut, but there are obviously problems that Yano still faced after he told Nanami those three precious words that she couldn’t believe she was hearing.
One of the reasons that Yano’s words are so touching to the audience is because from the very start of the story, we know that he had a past that caused him to have issues with relationships in general. When he admits his feelings to Nanami, it’s because we are finally seeing a side of him that surely changes the entire story.
1. Hinata and Yui [Angel Beats!]
- Episodes: 13
- Aired: April 2010 — June 2010
Despite popular belief that Kanade and Otonashi have the best “I love you”, a lot of Angel Beats! fans are forgetting that Hinata’s devotion to Yui is one of the most emotional moments of the entire anime, and is also definitely one of the most touching confessions in anime. Angel Beats! is also already known as one of those anime you should avoid if you don’t want to get emotionally attached to any of the characters.
Throughout the anime, characters slowly disappear from the cast and are given a new chance at life, as the anime itself is about reincarnation and the idea that God is unfair and takes away youth at its most crucial moments. Of course, what kind of audience can the producers hope to bring in if there’s not at least a little bit of romance?
Angel Beats! is an anime about achieving goals that one couldn't achieve in their previous life. In her previous life, Yui was sick and wasn't allowed to be active in sports. As a result, after she died at a young age, she wanted to be as active as possible around her friends in the afterlife. When she wished to try everything she couldn't when she was alive, she began to disappear.
Admitting that there was one last thing she wanted before she found a new life, Otonashi frowned at the fact that he couldn't give her that satisfaction. Jumping in at the last second, Hinata, the boy who Yui had mostly been fighting with, promised that if she was sick again, he would love her and take care of her.
He promised that, if God was unfair to her once again, he would find his way to her and fall in love with her. Smiling as she teared up and began to disappear, Yui asked Hinata to “take the burden off her mother”, to which Hinata smiled back and said he would. Although not as dramatic as Kanade and Otonashi’s exchange at the end of the anime, Hinata’s integrity and kindness towards Yui is heartbreaking, as the promises that he makes to her resound deeply within our hearts.
These 10 scenes in anime that speak of love are surely those that touch you to your very soul. All these moments have been moving when they were aired on television, and they still continue to touch the hearts of those who are invested emotionally. While there are other confessions in anime that are heart-warming, these ones are the ones that take the cake in terms of setting up a romance that is incredibly powerful. Let us know what you think in the comment section below!