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120 Most Powerful Anime Captions And Quotes Of All Time

120 Most Powerful Anime Captions And Quotes Of All Time

If you’re a fan of anime and manga like myself, then you’ll totally enjoy these anime captions!

For those of you who are not fans of anime, you might need an additional explanation of the concept. Anime stands for “animated cartoons” in Japanese, and it is an art form that originated in Japan.

From romance to action, these “animated cartoons” abound in rich dialogues, wise thoughts, and some of the most inspiring lines provided by anime characters.

Without further ado, feel free to dive into the sea of anime captions and quotes. I’m sure you’ll find inspiration in these beautiful words of wisdom.

Best Anime Captions

1. “If you don’t like your destiny, don’t accept it.” – Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

2. “Everything has a beginning and an end. Life is just a cycle of starts and stops. There are ends we don’t desire, but they’re inevitable; we have to face them. It’s what being human is all about.” – Jet Black (Cowboy Bebop)

3. “We are all like fireworks: We climb, we shine and always go our separate ways and become further apart. But even when that time comes, let’s not disappear like a firework and continue to shine… forever.” – Hitsugaya Toshiro (Bleach)

4. “Being alone is better than being with the wrong person.” – L Lawliet (Death Note)

5. “Anything can happen. No one ever thinks it will until it does. What will happen, happens. That’s how the world is. The most important thing is to not let the tragedy defeat you. To believe that you can get through it.” – Kyousuke Natsume (Little Busters!)

6. “Moving on doesn’t mean you forget about things. It just means you have to accept what’s happened and continue living.“ – Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)

7. “If you wanna make people dream, you’ve gotta start by believing in that dream yourself!” – Seiya Kanie (Amagi Brilliant Park)

8. “It’s not always possible to do what we want to do, but it’s important to believe in something before you actually do it.” – Might Guy (Naruto)

9. “If you begin to regret, you’ll dull your future decisions and let others make your choices for you. All that’s left for you then is to die. Nobody can foretell the outcome. Each decision you make holds meaning only by affecting your next decision.” – Erwin Smith (Attack on Titan)

10. “Reject common sense to make the impossible possible.” – Simon (Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann). 

“Reject common sense to make the impossible possible.”

11. “We can’t waste time worrying about the what-ifs.” – Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)

11. “Do not seek death. But do not fear it either. There cannot be life without death; it is inescapable.” – Keisei Tagami (Corpse Princess)

12. “It’s impossible to work hard for something you don’t enjoy.” – Silica (Sword Art Online)

13. “You can’t win a game by doing nothing. And if someone else wins it for you, then you haven’t accomplished anything. Life is the same way.” – Junichirou Kagami (Denpa Kyoushi)

Anime Instagram Captions

1. “There are no regrets. If one can be proud of one’s life, one should not wish for another chance.” – Saber (Fate Stay Night)

2. “It’s just pathetic to give up on something before you even give it a shot.” – Reiko Mikami (Another)

3. “Every journey begins with a single step. We just have to have patience.” – Milly Thompson (Trigun)

4. “People’s lives don’t end when they die; they end when they lose faith.” – Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)

5. “Sometimes, people are just mean. Don’t fight mean with mean. Hold your head high.” – Hinata Miyake (A Place Further than the Universe)

“Sometimes, people are just mean. Don’t fight mean with mean. Hold your head high.”

6. “When you hit the point of no return, that’s the moment it truly becomes a journey. If you can still turn back, it’s not really a journey.” – Hinata Miyake (A Place Further than the Universe)

7. “If you really want to be strong… Stop caring about what your surrounding thinks of you!”– Saitama (One Punch Man)

8. “Vision is not what your eyes see, but an image that your brain comprehends.” – Touko Aozaki (The Garden of Sinners/Kara no Kyōkai)

9. “You need to accept the fact that you’re not the best and have all the will to strive to be better than anyone you face.” – Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)

10. “Opportunities and success come only to those who do not fear to stand in the batter’s box, who want to hit the ball more than anything, and swing with all their might!” – Touma Kamijou

11. “People who don’t work hard don’t have the right to be envious of people with talent. People fail because they don’t understand the hard work necessary to be successful.” – Yukino Yukinoshita (OreGairu)

12. “Everyone dies eventually, whether they have power or not. That’s why you need to think about what you’ll accomplish while you’re alive.” – Mary Macbeth (Blood Blockade Battlefront)

Best Anime Quotes Of All Time

1. “Hard work is worthless for those that don’t believe in themselves.” – Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

2. “I too will obtain everything that I desire. Not because someone asked me to do it, but because I know in my heart that I have something worth fighting for.” – Julis Alexia Van Riessfeld (Asterisk War)

3. “Just like games, no matter how well you have things lined up in your life, there’s always something to keep you on your toes.” – Junichirou Kagami (Denpa Kyoushi)

“Just like games, no matter how well you have things lined up in your life, there’s always something to keep you on your toes.”

4. “Do exactly as you like. That is the true meaning of pleasure. Pleasure leads to joy, and joy leads to happiness.” – Gilgamesh (Fate Zero)

5. “Hatred and sorrow are power. They are yours to control. All you have to do is to turn them into strength and use that strength to move forward.“ – Sebastian Michaelis (Black Butler/Kuroshitsuji)

6. “Giving up kills people. When people reject giving up… they finally win the right to transcend humanity.” – Alucard (Hellsing)

7. “If you can’t do something, then don’t. Focus on what you can.” – Shiroe (Log Horizon)

8. “To act is not necessarily compassion. True compassion sometimes comes from inaction.” – Hinata Miyake (A Place Further than the Universe)

9. “Mistakes are not shackles that halt one from stepping forward. Rather, they are that which sustain and grow one’s heart.” – Mavis Vermillion (Fairy Tail)

10. “Don’t beg for things. Do it yourself, or else you won’t get anything.” – Renton Thurston (Eureka Seven)

Famous Anime Quotes

1. “It’s more important to master the cards you’re holding than to complain about the ones your opponent was dealt.” – Grimsley (Pokemon)

2. “Why should I apologize for being a monster? Has anyone ever apologized for turning me into one?” – Juuzou Suzuya (Tokyo Ghoul)

“Why should I apologize for being a monster_ Has anyone ever apologized for turning me into one_”

3. “Who decides limits? And based on what? You said you worked hard? Well, maybe you need to work a little harder. Is that really the limit of your strength? Could you of tomorrow beat you today? Instead of giving in, move forward.” – Saitama (One Punch Man)

4. “Don’t be upset because of what you can’t do. Do what you do best; live as carefree and optimistically as you can because some people aren’t able to do that.” – Keima Katsuragi (The World God Only Knows)

5. “Do not think about other things; there is only one thing you can do. So master that one thing. Do not forget. What you must imagine is always that you, yourself, are the strongest. You do not need outside enemies. For you, the one you have to fight is none other than your own image.” – Archer (Fate Stay Night)

6. “A person grows up when he’s able to overcome hardships. Protection is important, but there are some things that a person must learn on his own.“ – Jiraiya (Naruto)

7. “Life comes at a cost. Wouldn’t it be arrogant to die before you’ve repaid that debt?” – Yuuji Kazami (The Fruit of Grisaia/Gurizaia no Kajitsu)

8. “You can die anytime, but living takes true courage.” – Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)

9. “If nobody cares to accept you and wants you in this world, accept yourself, and you will see that you don’t need them and their selfish ideas.” – Alibaba Saluja (Universal Warriors)

10. “People who neglect to make efforts or who don’t take any actions at all are always the ones who dream that someday they will suddenly become wildly successful.” – Misaki Nakahara (Welcome to the NHK)

Sad Anime Quotes

1. “You were always there for me, and that’s all I needed. Just you. For some reason, I didn’t feel sad or broken up; it just didn’t seem real. But slowly, I realized it was real – that you were gone. And little by little, I slowly felt something inside me go numb.” – Jet Black

2. “The thing I wished for destroyed my whole family. I brought all this suffering down on my family because I made a wish for my dad without knowing what he really wanted.” – Kyoko Sakura

“The thing I wished for destroyed my whole family. I brought all this suffering down on my family because I made a wish for my dad without knowing what he really wanted.”

3. “War is not heroic. War is not exhilarating. And, war is full of despair. It’s dark. It’s dreadful. It is a thing of sorrow and gloom.” – Izura Kira

4. “They call certain methods of fighting good and others evil, acting as if there were some nobility to the battlefield. Such illusions, perpetrated by heroes throughout history, have led countless young men to their bloody deaths, all for the sake of this valor and glory.” – Kiritsugu Emiya

5. “No one in this world can truly hold himself separate from violence. Guns are literally within reach of anyone. Sadly, that’s where we put our faith, in bullets rather than human kindness.” – Koko Hekmatyar

6. “Was I able to live inside someone’s heart? Was I able to live inside your heart? Do you think you’ll remember me at least a little? You’d better not hit ‘reset!’ Don’t forget me, OK? That’s a promise, OK? I’m glad it’s you, after all. Will I reach you? I hope I can reach you.” – Kaori

7. “The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they don’t wish to see anyone else suffer the way they did.” – Jellal Fernandes

8. “Death isn’t kind. It’s dark and black, and as far as you… as far as you can see, you’re all alone. There’s no one else.” — Mei Misaki

9. “Humans die. Animals die. Plants die. Even soul reapers die. It’s the arch of the universe. Everything that comes to life eventually ceases to exist.” – Baraggan Louisenbairn

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Deep Anime Quotes

1. “We each need to find our own inspiration. Sometimes, it is not easy.” – Kiky’s Delivery Service

2. “No matter how deep the night, it always turns to day, eventually.” – One Piece

3. “How can you move forward when you keep regretting the past?” – Fullmetal Alchemist

“How can you move forward when you keep regretting the past_”

4. “If you win, you live. If you lose, you die. If you don’t fight, you can’t win.” – Eren Yaeger (Attack on Titan)

5. “Fear is not evil. It tells you what weakness is. And once you know your weakness, you can become stronger as well as kinder.” – Gildarts Clive (Fairy Tail)

6. “Fear is freedom! Subjugation is liberation! The contradiction is the truth! Those are the facts of this world! And you will all surrender to them, you pigs in human clothing!” – Satsuki Kiryuuin (Kill la Kill)

7. “If you don’t share someone’s pain, you can never understand them.” – Nagato (Naruto)

8. “Knowing you’re different is only the beginning. If you accept these differences, you’ll be able to get past them and grow even closer.” – Miss Kobayashi (Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid)

9. “The true measure of a shinobi is not how he lives but how he dies. It’s not what they do in life but what they did before dying that proves their worth.” – Jiraiya (Naruto)

10. “People, who can’t throw something important away, can never hope to change anything.” – Armin Arlert (Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan)

11. “Religion, ideology, resources, land, spite, love or just because no matter how pathetic the reason, it’s enough to start war. War will never cease to exist… reasons can be thought up after the fact. Human nature pursues strife.” – Paine (Naruto Shippuden)

12. “Whatever you lose, you’ll find it again. But what you throw away you’ll never get back.” – Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan)

Anime Quotes About Life

1. “Life is not a game of luck. If you wanna win, work hard.” – Sora (No Game No Life)

“Life is not a game of luck. If you wanna win, work hard.”

2. “I am the hope of the universe. I am the answer to all living things that cry out for peace. I am a protector of the innocent. I am the light in the darkness. I am truth. Ally to good! Nightmare to you!” – Son Goku (Dragon Ball Z)

3. “Don’t be so quick to throw away your life. No matter how disgraceful or embarrassing it may be, you need to keep struggling to find your way out until the very end.” – Clare (Claymore)

4. “Life is like a tube of toothpaste. When you’ve used all the toothpaste down to the last squeeze, that’s when you’ve really lived. Live with all your might, and struggle as long as you have life.” – Mion Sonozaki (Higurashi)

5. “Life and death are like light and shadow. They’re both always there. But people don’t like thinking about death, so subconsciously, they always look away from it.” – Yato (Noragami)

6. “What good are dreams if all you do is work? There’s more to life than hitting the books, I hope you know.” – Tamaki Suou (Ouran Highschool Host Club)

7. “If you can’t find a reason to fight, then you shouldn’t be fighting.” – Akame (Akame Ga Kill)

8. “The world isn’t perfect. But it’s there for us, doing the best it can… that’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” – Roy Mustang (Full Metal Alchemist)

9. “When you give up, that’s when the game ends.” – Mitsuyoshi Anzai (Slam Dunk)

10. “To know sorrow is not terrifying. What is terrifying is to know you can’t go back to the happiness you could have.” – Matsumoto Rangiku (Bleach)

11. “A person can change at the moment when the person wishes to change.” – Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran Highschool Host Club)

“A person can change at the moment when the person wishes to change.”

12. “Those who stand at the top determine what’s wrong and what’s right! This very place is neutral ground! Justice will prevail, you say? But, of course, it will! Whoever wins this war becomes justice!” – Don Quixote Doflamingo (One Piece)

Anime Love Quotes

1. “Even if I searched the world over, no one could compare to you.” – Hikaru Hitachiin (Ouran Highschool Host Club)

2. “I want you to be happy. I want you to laugh a lot. I don’t know what exactly I’ll be able to do for you, but I’ll always be by your side.” – Kagome (Inuyasha)

3. “The scars that you can’t see are the hardest to heal.” – Nao Tamori (Charlotte)

4. “A place where someone still thinks about you is a place you can call home.” – Jiraiya (Naruto)

5. “What is love? It’s when your eyes start following someone, and you look for them if they’re not around. You get excited thinking you might run into him when you’re putting your shoes on in the morning. And when you don’t, it’s a little disappointing. But then you pass by him and that makes you happy for the rest of the day. It feels like you can handle anything. Seeing him is enough to make you happy.” – Misaki (Love and Lies)

6. “You will never be able to love anybody else until you love yourself.” – Lelouch Lamperouge (Code Geass)

7. “If you love someone, he could make you sad. He could even make you feel lonely sometimes. But that someone can also make you happier than you’ll ever be.” – Saki Hanajima (Fruits Basket)

8. “The moment you find the courage to give up your life for someone… would be the moment you understand love.” – Kenshin Himura (Rurouni Kenshin)

9. “It was like you brought color to my life. You changed my life, all by yourself.” – Sawaka Kuronuma (Reaching You)

10. “No matter which love line, what time, or where I am, I will always love you. I’ll say it one more time. I love you.” – Okabe (Steins;Gate)

“No matter which love line, what time, or where I am, I will always love you. I’ll say it one more time. I love you._

11. “I’ll make you so in love with me that every time our lips touch, you’ll die a little death.” – Ai Yazawa (Nana)

12. “If I can meet you again, against the 6 billion to 1 odds, even If you can’t move, I’ll marry you.” – Hideki Hinata (Angel Beats)

13. “Even if I lose this feeling, I’m sure I’ll just fall in love with you all over again.” – Syaoran Li (Cardcaptor Sakura)

14. “Forgetting is like a wound. The wound may heal, but it has already left a scar.” – Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)

15. “Either in belief or doubt, if I lean to one of these sides, my reaction time will be dulled if my heart thinks the opposite of what I choose.” – Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)

16. “Destiny. Fate. Dreams. These unstoppable ideas are held deep in the heart of man. As long as there are people who seek freedom in this life, these things shall not vanish from the Earth.” – Gold D. Rodger (One Piece)

17. “If it’s possible for one person to be hurt by another, then it’s possible for that person to be healed by another.” – Sohma Hatori (Fruits Basket)

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Inspirational Anime Quotes

1. “There are days when nothing goes right. There are days when you stumble and fall. There are days when you just want to cry. To cry a lot. To sleep a lot. Or even eat a lot. It’s alright, as long as you pick yourself up again”. – Yuki Takeya (Gakkougurashi!)

2. “A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart.”– Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

3. “No matter how careful your risk hedging is, there will still be holes in your plan! Realizing them and making sure that they are promptly dealt with is the duty of those who stand at the top.” – Reiji Akaba (Yu-Gi-Oh)

“No matter how careful your risk hedging is, there will still be holes in your plan! Realizing them and making sure that they are promptly dealt with is the duty of those who stand at the top.”

4. “Thinking you’re no-good and worthless is the worst thing you can do” Nobito (Doraemon)

5. “Sometimes I do feel like I’m a failure. Like there’s no hope for me. But even so, I’m not gonna give up. Ever!” – Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)

6. “It may be hard right now, but you must silence those thoughts. Stop counting only those things that you have lost. What is gone, is gone.” – Jinbei (Joujuu Senjin!! Mushibugyo)

7. “There’s no shame in falling down! True shame is to not stand up again!” – Shintarō Midorima (Kuroko’s Basketball)

8. “There’s no such thing as talent without hard work.” – Shinichi Chiaki (Nodame Cantabile)

9. “Smile. Not for anyone else but for yourself. Show yourself your own smile. You’ll feel better then.” – Rintaro Tatewaki (Magic-kyun! Renaissance)

10. “Remember this… no matter where you go, the strength of your mind and spirit is the most powerful magic of all.” – Princess Emeraude (Magic Knight Rayearth)

Short Anime Quotes

1. “As the living, it is our responsibility to carry out the wishes of the ones who are gone.” – Akame (Akame Ga Kill)

2. If you let the fly live, the spider is going to die. You can’t save both without one suffering. – Knives Millions (Trigun)

3. “A dropout will beat a genius through hard work.” – Rock Lee (Naruto)

“A dropout will beat a genius through hard work.”

4. “As a human, what kind of achievements will you leave behind?” – Izaya Orihara (Durarara!!)

5. “Push through the pain. Giving up hurts more.” – Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)

6. “Don’t cry. Don’t despair. Now’s not the time for that.” – Giyu Tomioka (Demon Slayer)

7. “I’ll always be by your side, just like the wind that flows through your hair.” – Yagami Kazuma (Kaze no Stigma)

8. “If you don’t take risks, you can’t create a future!” – Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)

9. “The ticket to the future is always open.” – Vash The Stampede (Trigun)

10. “People cannot win against their loneliness.” – Gaara (Naruto)

11. “You’re happy enough, so don’t take away the happiness of others. You should share it.” – Simon Brezhnev (Durarara!!)

12. “You keep imposing your ideals on them. Don’t worry about other people. You only need to do what you think is right.” – Katsuragi Keima (The World God Only Knows)

13. “Hard work betrays none, but dreams betray many.” – Hachiman Hikigaya (OreGairu)

“Hard work betrays none, but dreams betray many.”

14. “Success comes only to those who have dared to stand up without fear!” – Touma Kamijou (Toaru Majutsu)

Wrapping It Up

From sad anime quotes to famous anime captions and quotes, this extensive list has all you need to embrace anime. Here’s an idea: you can decorate your wall with some of these quotes like I did. It looks totally amazing.

As always, don’t forget to share these beautiful words of inspiration with others! Brightening up someone’s day is the best reward. 😊

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