Tear Jerker / Super Dimension Fortress Macross

See here for moments from the film version.
  • Misa's discovery about her First Love and Victorious Childhood Friend Riber's death and Roy Fokker's death, specially in regards to Claudia's and Hikaru's reactions are still punches to the gut, more than 20 years after.
    • While Focker's actions leading up to that scene would seem to also qualify him for What an Idiot, a bit of Fridge Brilliance implies that he likely realized he would eventually die of the injuries he had sustained. Therefore, there's a good chance Roy deliberately chose to take a risk and attempt to see Claudia before he died, rather than kicking it all alone in the hospital.
    • When Misa finds out what happened to Riber, the poor woman emotionally collapses and Hikaru has to pretty much pull her away by force...