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31 December 2020 by Oliver

TokyoTreat’s Top 5 Tear Jerking Romance Anime

Nothing’s better than a good cry! But sometimes we need a little help to get the waterworks going. And of course, anime never disappoints! But with Valentine’s coming up, we wanted a bit of romance too! So here are our top 5 romance anime that are guaranteed to make you cry!


1. A Silent Voice 

This heartbreaking and heartwarming tale follows Shoko, a deaf girl and Shoya, a boy who bullied Shoko when she was younger, looking to make amends. The movie goes out of it’s way to make you feel uncomfortable, and when it gets emotional, you best have a tissue handy!



An OG anime that will make you cry! Follow a group of high schoolers as they navigate romance, heartbreak and growing up. And CLANNAD doesn’t pull any punches when tugging on heartstrings. And fans of REAL pain will love CLANNAD Afterstory.


3. 5 Centimeters Per Second 

This one is a slow burn but boy is it worth it! Experience the protagonists first love and the slow journey to letting her go after growing apart. The subtle romance of this heartbreaking film is not to be taken lightly.


4. Your Lie In April

Getting over the death of a loved one can be tough, but when our protagonist meets a free spirited violinist who inspires him to start playing piano again, his world becomes bright again! This might sound cheerful, but Your Lie In April isn’t to be underestimated in the tear jerking department.


5. Your Name

This smash hit movie caused floods of tears in Japanese Cinemas as we follow two kids tied together by destiny find each other in this body swap rom com! Perfect for a weepy date night in!

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