Anime teaches us various life lessons, like never giving up and that it’s okay to lose sometimes as long as you get right back up! One of the more important lessons in anime is the power of friendship. Good friends bring out the best in us, the support us and help us achieve our goals. Join us as we count down our favorite anime friendships!
Lucy Heartfilia is a celestial mage, who has the power to summon the celestial spirits. She runs into a dragon slayer named Natsu Dragneel, who helps her join the infamous Fairy tail wizard’s guild! Friendship runs throughout this beloved series, there are many times where the heroes are beaten down and defeated, but able to continue fighting because their friends are in danger. After all, a guild is all about friendship, and Fairy Tail is the greatest guild of all!
Monkey D. Luffy is an aspiring pirate who wants to reach the end of the grand line in order to get the greatest treasure of all time, called One Piece, and become the pirate king! Along the way, he picks up various kinds of people, each with their own backgrounds and skills as they join the journey. Together, they must fight pirates and monsters to reach the treasure. One of the most popular sayings of Luffy is “You are my NAKAMA!!!” Nakama means friend. No matter what happens to the crew, they would look to their nakama, and pull through each and every situation, no matter how dangerous it gets. That should tell you a lot about One Piece, The Straw Hats are more than just a Pirate crew, they are a group of loyal and best friends!
Ryuji Takasu’s has a gentle personality,but his eyes and face make him look like a delinquent. Class rearrangements put him together with his best friend, Yusaku Kitamura, and his hidden crush, Minori Kushieda. Along with these two comes Kushieda’s best friend, Taiga Aisaka. Her delicate appearance is the complete opposite of her Tsudere personality. Ryuji is secretly in love with Kitamura, Taiga agrees to help him with his love interest as long as he helps her get closer to hers. This crazy love triangle proves that friendships can turn into love, and love can create life long friendships!
At the shinigami technical school for weapon meisters, the series revolves around 3 teams of weapons and their meisters. The ultimate goal of Meisters is to make their human weapon into a “Death Scythe” that will be used by the Shinigami, Death himself. They must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and 1 witch. Our three groups include the daughter of a previous Death Scythe, Maka and her weapon Soul, the assassin Black Star and his weapon Tsubaki, and last the son of the Shinigami, Death the kid and his sister weapons Liz and Patty. They have to work together to defeat the evil madness to save the world. This amine really focuses on the complex relationships that develop between friendships. All of the friends have close bonds to one another, but those bonds are put to the test under life and death situations!
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