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50 great Anime phrases (inspiring and memorable)

50 great Anime phrases (inspiring and memorable)

May 10, 2021

Japanese animation has a very large audience , not only within the bipone island but throughout the world. It is not surprising with the years that there are more anime series in less time, covering a range of themes.

It may be that those not used to seeing them think that in this type of series and movies there are only fights and perversions, but it is not quite so. You can find animes of complicated romantic relationships as well as surreal without any sense, even some that deepen in the psychology. This type of topics are collected in anime phrases to remember .

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50 inspiring Anime phrases

With so many works, it is normal to find many references and phrases that deal with motivation, relationships or feelings. Here you will find a compilation of anime phrases that we can listen to in this facet of Japanese cultural products, trying to cover different series, without repeating and without looking for spoilers.


1. You are an incredible being, you gave the best of you and that's why I admire you. You went through several transformations, you were so powerful that we all hated you. (Son Goku)

Son Goku talking about Majin Buu in "Dragon Ball Z". Despite being your enemy, that does not mean you can not admire someone.

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2. Do not live with falsehoods or fears, because you will end up hating yourself. (Uzumaki Naruto)

It is part of the "Naruto" philosophy of life. This means that lying and living with fears, in the end you do not love yourself.

3. I do not care if the gods exist or not, I am the master of my life; step of the religious issues, but never despise someone who believes in them. (Roronoa Zoro)

Zoro from "One Piece" makes it clear with this quote; have your own ideas but do not try to influence others and accept what everyone thinks in a different way.


4. Is not the sky amazing? No matter how many times you look at it, it is never the same twice. This heaven of now only exists at this moment. (Hitsugaya Toushiro)

Hitsugaya in "Bleach" makes a reference in what surrounds us you can find small details that go unnoticed and make life something wonderful.

5. Stand up and walk forward, you have your legs to do it. (Edward elric)

One of the protagonists of "FullMetal Alchemist" says these words of encouragement . You always have to keep going.

6. No matter how qualified you are, you alone can not change the world. But that's the beauty of the world. (L.)

In "Death Note", L. speaks with Yagami Light about the unit. One can not carry everything, you have to know how to work as a team.

7. There was a woman, it was the first time I met someone who was truly alive. At least, that's what I thought. She was ... the part of me that I lost somewhere along the way, the part that was missing, the part I wanted. (Spike)

The protagonist of "Cowboy Bebop" talking about his vision of love , which is to find a person who complements you.


8. People have different ways of thinking, even when a mistake is made ... If the person realizes his mistake, he may amend it. If you keep your vision clear, you will see the future. This is what this is about. life ... (Vash Stampede)

During life mistakes will be made, the important thing is to learn from them so as not to repeat it in the future. So you can interpret these words of the protagonist of "Trigun". One of the most remembered anime phrases.

9. If happiness had a form, it would have a crystal shape, because it can be around you without you noticing it. But if you change your perspective, you can reflect a light capable of illuminating everything. (Lelouch)

Lelouch in "Code Geass" talks about happiness always being in us, but it depends on how we see life to feel it or not.

10. No one can perfectly understand another person, it is difficult enough to understand oneself, maybe that is why life is so interesting. (Ryoji Kaji)

Social relationships are not easy, but they should not be something to hate or fear. Or so Agent Kaji thought in "Neon Genesis Evangelion."


11. If you do not have happy memories, it's never too late to start building them. (Dr. Tenma)

The protagonist of "Monster", makes it clear that having happy memories depends largely on oneself.

12. People need fear in order to survive. We experience it, and thus we can become stronger. (Maka)

Overcome our fears It is something that helps us emotionally and gain self-confidence. This is what the protagonist of "Soul Eater" thinks.

13The pain disappears with time. But I do not want to be cured by time, because when you run away from pain, with the longing to forget, the only thing you achieve is to get stuck. You become unable to move forward. (Ciel Phantomhive)

Ciel talking about the pain in "Kuroshitsuji". Even if something is painful, we must not forget but overcome it for yourself and learn from the situation.


14. Listen well Simon, and do not forget it. Believe in yourself. Not in the me that believes in you. Not in the you who believes in me. Believe in the you ... who believes in yourself! (Kamina)

It's very important believe in yourself and have good self-esteem . Kamina clearly indicates it to Simon, in "Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann".

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15. If you can not do something, do not do it, concentrate on what you can do. (Shiroe)

The guild leader of "Log Horizon" is clear that if something is impossible do not spend effort on it, if you do not use your strength in what is possible to achieve.

16. They say that people can change, but ... Is that true? If they decide they want to fly, do they get wings? I do not think so. You do not have to change yourself, but how you do things. You have to create a way to fly while you're still the same. (Sora)

The irrelevant Sora gives this encouragement to his sister Shiro in "No Game no Life", a person is just as he is, you can not ask him to change.


17. People continually hurt one another, it is understandable why they doubt so much, but ... living without being able to trust anyone ... is the same as living without feeling the love of others. (Yusuke Yoshino)

Despite not being a main character, Yoshino in "Clannad" leaves this reflection. Social relations are an area of ​​life that many people find difficult , but that does not mean you have to stop trying to meet people and trust.

18. Humans can not live without memories ... But they can not live only from memories (Michiru)

Another phrase said by a secondary character, this time in "AIR". The truth is that you can not live from the past, you always have to move forward.

19. At that time we wanted to grow to do what we wanted. But if I think about it, we will never be as free as we were then. (Anaru)

More than one will have been through this. As a child you want to be older and when you are an adult you realize how free you were as a child. This is how Naruko Anjou comments to his friends in "Ano Hana".

20. No particular reasons are needed to help someone. (Aioria de Leo)

One of the golden knights of "Saint Seiya", suggests that if you help other people, you do not need reasons to do so.

21. It is very easy to hurt others without realizing it, especially when you are young. (Genma Saotome)

Ranma's father makes it clear that it is easy to hurt people on social issues, but it gets better with age.

22. Assuming the worst and doing the best, is the method of a true strategist. (Nijima)

Having a foresight of everything allows a better control of the situation, or so the Nijima intellectual believes in "Kenichi, the strongest disciple".

23. Do not die for your friends, live for them. (Erza Scarlet)

Do not obsess over situations, enjoy friendship. This is how you can interpret Erza's words in "Fairy Tail".

24. You can die at any time, but living requires courage. (Kenshi Himura)

Some inspiring words of the protagonist of "Rurouni Kenshin" , life is hard but not for that reason you have to be discouraged.

25. Miserable people need people who are more miserable than they to be happy. (Lucy)

The anti heroine of "Elfen Lied", talks about that toxic people look for people who are worse to feel better. Beware of this kind of people.

26. If you pretend to feel somehow, in the end that feeling will become part of you without you noticing. (Hei)

The protagonist of "Darker than Black" talks about false feelings, as they say, if you lie about something so much that in the end you believe it.

27. In life, many decisions have to be made; Whether those decisions are correct or not, nobody knows. That's why people often choose what they think is right. (Benika Juzawa)

The words of the Shinkuro boss in "Kurenai" are not difficult to understand, the decisions are of each one.

28. It's easy to lose your temper, it's harder to keep it. (Yoh Asakura)

Patience is a virtue that not everyone has, and so he expresses it the main character of "Shaman King" .

29. Since we were born ... All of us ... We are free! No matter how strong those who prevent us ... Fight! If that's why, I do not mind dying! No matter how terrible this world is! ... No matter how cruel it is! Fight!! (Eren Jagger)

A famous quote from the protagonist of "Shingeki no Kyojin" or the "Attack of the Titans".

30. Stupidity is much more fascinating than intelligence. Intelligence has limits, stupidity does not. (Killua)

A personal opinion that you can share or not of the co-star of "Hunter x Hunter".

31. There are two kinds of people, those who smile because they are happy and those who smile to make others see that they are happy (Sawada Tsunayoshi)

A phrase of the protagonist of "Katekyo Hitman Reborn!", The smile has many meanings.

32. If this is the worst day of your life, then you should know that tomorrow will be better. (Marco Ikusaba)

A date of encouragement that is said by one of the characters in the series "Mirai Nikki."

33. I know I can not love you the way you want, but I'll love you the best way I know. (Inuyasha)

It is difficult to know what others think, even in couples, but you can give the best of you, a few words of overcoming the protagonist who gives name to the anime "Inuyasha".

34. Trust your impulses, and even your own thoughts can not betray you. (Shuichi)

One of the four protagonists of "Yu Yu Hakusho", believes that following your instincts is more reliable than the mind.

35. Life is not good or bad, it is simply wonderful. (TK)

A phrase from the vision of life by the small group "Digimon Adventure".

36. Remember, in our lives we are not readers, but writers. (Gintoki)

Each one owns his life. This is how the protagonist of "Gintama" sees it.

37. What is being strong? I suspect that being strong is not only a question of power, it is strong the person who finds a reason to fight, and devotes body and soul to it. (Sakura)

Sakura in "Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle" believes that the force is not all physical, but that there is a part in the motivation .

38. There are things that are beautiful simply because you can not have them. (Gilgamesh)

A phrase that makes it clear that he wants to express happiness for one of the Servants in "" Fate / Stay Night ".

39. No matter how much others love me ... no matter how much they love others ... If I do not find it right, I will not do it. (Shana)

The importance of having one's own criteria, commented by the female protagonist of "Shakugan no Shana".

40. I want to be strong enough to hit the weak one that I am today. (Ganta)

A phrase of self-improvement of the main character of "Deadman Wonderland".

41. The world is not as bad as you think. (Celty)

Words that says the main heroine of "Durarara !!", when precisely she is not the most normal to say that.

42. Surrendering is what destroys people, when you refuse with all your heart to surrender then transcend your humanity, even before death never give up. (Alucard)

What is needed is motivation , and the protagonist of "Hellsing" leftover.

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43. Even if you were to deviate from the right path, never deviate from what your heart has decided. (Rin Okumura)

The main character of "Ao no Exorcist" believes that the decisions each one makes are important to follow until the end.

44. The wounds will be cured while we are still alive. (Leenale)

Or with time, another way of interpreting this phrase of one of the protagonists of "D. Gray-man. "

45. Dreams begin when you believe in them. (Suzumiya Haruhi)

The main character of "Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu" talking about wishes.

46. ​​Love is like believing in UFOs, you have never seen them but you do not lose hope of seeing them. (Minorin)

Love is not easy, but you never have to give up . A phrase of encouragement said by one of the protagonists of "Toradora!".

47. The important thing is not what others think about you, but how you feel about them. (Meliodas)

A phrase that we can find in the anime "Nanatsu no Taizai", about social opinion.

48. The trees scream in pain when they die, but you can not hear them. (Saint)

Remember that plants are living beings, a remarkable phrase of the "Princess Mononoke".

49. Time does not wait for anyone. (Board)

Although it is not said by anyone, this inspiring phrase can be read written on the class blackboard in the anime movie "Toki wo kakeru shōjo" , translated as "The girl who jumped through time".

50. The strings represent the flow itself. The cords twist, wobble, unravel, connect again. That is the time. (Taki Tachinaba)

Defining what is the time in the movie "Your name".


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