Anime comes in all shapes and sizes while the most popular are the science fiction dystopian future scene, one cannot ignore the beauty of the dramatic Anime Series at are out there. Let’s take a look at a few series that are guaranteed to give you all the feels:
1. Your Lie in April
A beautiful coming of age series set to the backdrop of classical music. The story follows Arima Kousei a once promising piano prodigy who loses his ability to hear the music he plays following the death of his mother. One spring day he meets the feisty and charismatic Kaori Miyazono, a talented violinist who plays music how she feels it to be played. This series is an emotional whirlwind of grief, romance, and stepping into adulthood.
2. She The Ultimate Weapon
Sent in a distant future, this series follows a young couple Shuji and his girlfriend Chise while they attend high school. Shuji discovers that Chise is a super weapon used by the Japan Self Defense Forces to combat attacks on the country. Mostly told in flashbacks this series has all the feeling of a war time movie, a coming of age during wartime and a star crossed romance all in one.
3. Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Cute and sweet magical girls fighting evil in this series, while bright and cheery this series has a rather nasty and heart wrenching dark side. A magical creature named Kyubey appears before certain young girls and offers to grant them one wish; in return he turns them into magical girls to fight witches. This well written series will have your heart being torn out over and over again.
4. Death Parade
What happens after we die? According to this series the dead are sent to a barroom and told they must play game to decide their fate. The dead however have no memory of dying and must compete against one another as they slowly remember events about their lives. This series explores the dark nature that lives inside people.
5. Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
This series is about childhood friends that have drifted apart after the death of their one friend Menma Honma. The leader of the group Jinta Yadomi is a complete recluse until one summer day a ghost of Menma appears asking him to help her with a wish she cannot remember therefore is unable to move on to the afterlife. Jinta sets out to reunite the group together again believing that they are the key to helping Menma move on. This series is another great tale of coming of age, friendship and love.