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Post Reply Your favorite anime ending and opening songs
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Gintama has some of the best OP's and ED's I've come across. Over 300 episodes and I can't remember the last time I skipped an intro or ending.

Purely song-wise
OP 5 "Donten" by Does
(I literally have this on my iPod)

OP 9 "Tougenkyou Alien" by Serial TV Drama
If you want to know what the the series is about this sums it up perfectly (especially when taking into account this is the into the heroes manage to fuck up). The song is badass and gets you pumped too.

ED 2 "Mr. Raindrop" by Amplified
The song is a happy little early 2000 sounding pop rock ditty. The animation is Elizabeth skipping in the rain (note: Elizabeth is an alien (man?) in a giant duck costume). It brings joy to the heart.

My favorite non-Gintama
Soul Eater OP 1 "Resonance"
Beautiful animation, as always. Pumped up song with a Halloween-esque spice that fits the series so damn well.
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Posted 2/15/16
Best OP ever:

FMA: Brotherhood

Best ED:

Asterisk War
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25 / M / CAN, ON
Posted 2/15/16
Favorite OP . Too lazy to put most of the actual song names, but you tube is pretty good with just putting OP after the anime name.

Akame Ga Kill OP 2

Spice and Wolf OP 1

Maoyu OP

Fate Zero OP 1 Oath sign. LiSA and OP 2 to the Beginning. Kalafina

Cross Ange OP 1 Kindan no Resistance. Nana Mizuki, that's my jam Yo! Gets me pumped up every time.

Fate stay night OP 2 brave shine. AIMER

SAMURAI girls OP. SAMURAI BRIDE OP Ai Do Hashimoto Mizuki

Trinity seven OP seven doors. ZAQ

My teen romantic comedy Snafu season 2 OP

Erased OP


RAIL WARS OP!!! So hype!

Pretty much every single god dam OP from DRRR! Absolutely brilliant.

Favorite ED

nananas buried treasure ED

No. 6 ED I know it's by AIMER agghh, on the tip of my tongue

Erased ED

Fate Zero ED 1

Every God dam ED FROM DRRR!

How to raise a boring girlfriend ED. Colorful Miku Sawai

I can't think of anymore ED if I went through some more again I would have more, but these are the ones that stick. Idk OP are more of my thing, a lot more Up beat and mesmerizing, just like the NANANAS buried treasure ED, cause that's my favorite.

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My favorite Opening would be Evangelion (catchy jingle)

or maybe DBZ Kai (Lots of hard hits in that opening)
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Posted 2/15/16
I can't choose a favourite so here is my Top 10

1.Hikaru Nara (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso)
2.Munou (Tokyo Ghoul √A)
3.Newsong (Naruto Shippuden op 10)
4.Unravel (Tokyo Ghoul)
5.COLORS (Code Geass)
6.Departure!! (Hunter x Hunter 2011)
7.Guren no Yumiya (Shingeki no Kyojin)
8.[Daze] (Mekaku City Actors)
9.Goya no Machiawase (Noragami)
10.Hey Kids!! (Noragami Aragoto)

1.Great Escape (Shingeki no Kyojin)
2.Uso (FMAB)
3.Hiyori Ittai (Hunter x Hunter 2011)
4.Kirameki (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso)
5.Heart Realize (Noragami)
6.Hello Specially (Silver Spoon)
7.Last Theatre (Death Parade)
8.Liar Mask (Akame ga Kill!)
9.Seasons (Nanatsu no Taizai)
10.Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (Bakemonogatari)
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Posted 2/15/16

AdmiralHairdo wrote:

Durara's first OP by Theatre Brooke, for sure. It's so hype.

Totally agree on this, it so perfectly encapsulates the feel & mood of the show. I havent come across another OP that is such a precise fit for it's series, and the Durarara OP's after 'Uragiri no Yuuyake' get progressively less evocative & appropriate, which is disappointing after such a great start.
I also fell in love with "Hey! Kids' by The Oral Cigarettes - OP for Noragami Aragoto & often find myself singing that!
A couple of ED's that I think rate a mention are: 'Daisy' by Stereo Dive Foundation - the ED for 'Beyond the Boundary'........Akihiko even struts to the beat of the song in this one!! And secondly: 'Yoru' by vistlip, a beautiful ballad for the first season ED of 'Akatsuki no Yona', of the type that gives you chills when you least expect it!!
There are a few others that I know I have rated well in the past, such as a couple of the Bakemonogatari franchise's character OP songs, which I cant recall atm; but these really stand out!! Of course, some favourites change often, some rarely, and I expect there will be plenty more in the future to take their place!!

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Posted 2/15/16
Baccano! (OP): Paradise Lunch - Gun's & Roses

Barakamon (OP): Super Beaver - Rashisa

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (OP): Origa - Inner Universe

Samurai Champloo (OP): Nujabes (feat. Shing02) - Battlecry

Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu (OP): Megumi Hayashibara - Usura Koori Shinjuu

Barakamon (ED): NoisyCell - Innocence

Cowboy Bebop (ED): Mai Yamane - The Real Folk Blues

Great Teacher Onizuka (ED): Kirari - Last Piece

Samurai Champloo (ED): Minmi (produced by Nujabes) - Shiki No Uta

Tokyo Ghoul √A (ED): amazarashi - Kisetsu wa Tsugitsugi Shindeiku
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29 / M / Kansas, USA
Posted 2/15/16
It's really hard to choose an absolute favorite

"Tank"--Cowboy Bebop
"The Sore Feet Song"--Mushishi
"Lithium Flower"--Ghost in the Shell:SAC
"A Cruel Angel's Thesis"--Neon Genesis Evangelion
"Jubei's Theme"--Ninja Scroll
"Bomb A Head"--Tenjou Tenge
Opening Theme from Mouse
"Love Tropicana"--Hare+Guu

"Gravity"--Wolf's Rain
"Real Folk Blues"--Cowboy Bebop
"Heart of Sword"--Rurouni Kenshin
"Wake Up"--Gokudo

and...I don't know why but Dokuro-chan's theme
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Posted 2/16/16
This might me an oddball, but the HxH opening song in (chimera ant) is one of my favorites. This might just be my bias towards the serious though.
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Posted 2/16/16

Record of Lodoss War Chronicles of the Heroic Knight

"Kiseki no Umi" (Sea of Miracles) Maaya Sakamoto


Kimagure Orange Road

ED 1 "Natsu no Mirage" Kanaka Wada
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16 / M / The Shire, England
Posted 2/18/16
Watanabe Anime are the musically GOAT
Tank (Cowboy Bebop)

Battlecry (Samurai Champloo)

The Real Folk Blues (Cowboy Bebop)

Shiki no Uta (Samurai Champloo)

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29 / M / Canada
Posted 2/18/16 , edited 2/18/16
There are so many I like, but I'll go with five of my top picks (that haven't been mentioned already) for each, in no particular order.

Gingitsune: fhana - Tiny Lamp
Selector Infected WIXOSS - Wakeshima Kanon - killy killy JOKER
Gatchaman CROWDS: White Ash - CROWDS
Scrapped Princess: JAM Project - Little Wing
AnoHana: Galileo Galilei - Aoi Shiori

The Tatami Galaxy: Etsuko Yakushimaru - Kamisama no Iu Tori (amazing video)
The Pet Girl of Sakurasou: Konomi Suzuki - Days of Dash
Invaders of the Rokujyoma!?: Petit Milady - Koi wa Milk Tea
Nisekoi: Nao Touyama - Heart Pattern
The Perfect Insider: Scenarioart - Nana Hitsuji
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Posted 2/18/16 , edited 2/19/16
Lots of great songs already listed, but one ED I adore this season is the one from Konosuba.. The ending theme is "Chīsana Bōken-sha" (ちいさな冒険者?, lit."Little Adventurer") performed by Sora Amamiya, Rie Takahashi, and Ai Kayano

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32 / M / Dallas, TX
Posted 2/18/16 , edited 2/18/16
Most of you have listed many of my favorites. So here are a few I enjoy that weren't listed.

For an opening.
Gantz op 1: Super Shooter by Rip Slyme
Mainly for this song. This song got me listening to other Rip Slyme. Its super catchy to me.

For an ending.
Outlaw Star ending 1 - Hiru no Tsuki
This song is just so beautiful and gives me goosebumps every time I hear it. Please look up the full version if you liked this.

Just because.
Welcome to the NHK Ending 1
I don't know....I just love watching the ending with this song. Makes me laugh every time.

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