* The final four episodes of the Anime ''VisualNovel/{{AIR}}.'' Sure, some may argue that it is a heartbreaking DownerEnding, but consider that Misuzu and her Mommy were closer to each other that one brief summer than most mothers and daughters ever will be in a ''lifetime.''
** The way this troper sees it, Misuzu could have had [[spoiler: a long life of empty loneliness or a short one of deep love.]] The fact that she wound up with the latter was a triumph, and it's implied it [[spoiler: broke her curse]] as seen by the kids at the end. Also heartwarming beyond measure: that Yukito is willing to [[spoiler: sacrifice his humanity]] just to be with her for all of it.
** The way [[@/{{Mapi-chan}} this troper]] sees it, it's a BittersweetEnding in that, yes, Misuzu does [[spoiler:die]], but thanks to Yukito, the curse she inherited by being [[spoiler:a reincarnation of Kanna]] was broken. Same as the previous statement, except that [[spoiler:it was never specified if breaking the curse breaks the chain of reincarnation, so Kanna/Misuzu should be happy in their next life]].