One of the major highlights of anime is: the friendships between both main and support characters. This is something you see in the majority of anime, regardless of genre or topic.
If you’re looking for some friendship quotes that will:
- Open up your mind.
And things of that nature, these 21 friendship quotes are worth sharing!
And if you have any suggestions – leave it in the comments. Or tag @animemotivate on Twitter.
21 Powerful Friendship Quotes In Anime:
1. Kodaka Hasegawa Quotes
“It’s true that in today’s society, people think having no friends is a bad thing. But that’s not really right, is it?” – Kodaka Hasegawa
Is it right for someone with no friends to be judged in a negative way?
“Is there really such a thing? Real friends who last forever?” – Kodaka Hasegawa
They say you lose friends every 7 years or so. Which is why friends who do “last forever” are one of a kind.
2. Lucy Heartfilia Quotes
“It’s not a crime! Caring about your friends is not a crime!” – Lucy Heartfilia
It’s not a crime to have feelings and put them on display. It’s human, no matter how much we pretend it makes you “weak”.
“What’s the point of magic to begin with… if I can’t use it to protect my friends?” – Lucy Heartfilia
“I won’t give up, I will fight till the bitter end, cause there’s no way I will back down after what you did to my friends. They are what made me the person I am today, that’s why I’ll keep fighting… For my friends!” – Lucy Heartfilia
Keep fighting for your friends…
“Someone who could shed tears for their friends… could never be rejected from Fairy Tail!” – Lucy Heartfilia
If there’s one thing Fairy Tail does well, it’s highlight meaningful friendships. And the importance of it.
3. Rin Okumura Quotes
“You trusted me, so I’ll trust you too. That’s what being friends means, doesn’t it?” – Rin Okumura
No trust = no real friendship.
“You loved my dad a lot, didn’t you? That’s why you were sad. I’m the same – let’s be friends.” – Rin Okumura
4. Naruto Uzumaki Quotes
“I don’t care who I have to fight. If he rips my arms out, I’ll kick him to death. If he rips my legs off, I’ll bite him to death. If he rips my head off, I’ll stare him to death. And If he gouges my eyes out, I’ll curse him from the grave! Even If I’m torn to shreds, I’m taking Sasuke back from Orochimaru!” – Naruto Uzumaki
When you’re serious about something, you’ll hold nothing back for your friends.
5. Hikaru Hitachiin Quotes
“Even if I searched the world over, no one could compare to you.” – Hikaru Hitachiin
Taken from anime: Ouran High School.
6. Gray Fullbuster Quotes
“Everything doesn’t have to be decided by life and death, you know. Think about the future a little, will you?” – Gray Fullbuster
Think about the future…
7. Shougo Kiryuu Quotes
“You can only become friends by talking to people and finding out whether you get along.” – Shougo Kiryuu
So simple, yet so easily forgotten and sometimes difficult to do.
8. Mutsuki Quotes
“Listen, I believe in you. More importantly though, you need to have faith in your own abilities.” – Mutsuki
Mutsuki’s message to Fubuki from Kantai Collection!
9. Yato Quotes
“Man, kids these days. They think it’s a competition to have the most friends. One is enough. Find someone completely unique.” – Yato (Noragami)
A few friends who are true to you beats a dozen who don’t give a F.
10. Umi Sonoda Quotes
“There’s no point in going it alone. If you’re going to try, we should all do it together.” – Umi Sonoda
Umi Sonoda, the independent level headed member of Love Live (U’s).
11. Natsu Dragneel Quotes
“You don’t die for your friends, you live for them!” – Natsu Dragneel
Living for them is what friendship is all about.
12. Honoka Kousaka Quotes
“As long as we’ve got the determination, we can do anything!” – Honoka Kousaka
Honoka Kousaka’s message to her Love Live group…
“There’s no need to be nervous, we’re here with you!” – Honoka Kousaka
13. Angelo Lagusa Quotes
“Friendship is a more reliable tool than a knife.” – Angelo Lagusa
Not the best metaphor, but the meaning behind it is true.
14. Shiemi Moriyama Quotes
“I mustn’t cry. Instead of spending time crying, today I’ll definitely make some friends!” – Shiemi Moriyama
Taken from anime series: Blue Exorcist.
15. Ryuji Suguro Quotes
“Stop trying to solve everything by yourself. Don’t forget that you’re not alone!” – Ryuji Suguro
I think this is advice we can all take. It’s so easy to try and do everything yourself when in hindsight it’s stupid.
Do you have more quotes to add to this list?