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.
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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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
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
GOD EATER OP. FEED X
RAIL WARS OP!!! So hype!
Pretty much every single god dam OP from DRRR! Absolutely brilliant.
nananas buried treasure ED
No. 6 ED I know it's by AIMER agghh, on the tip of my tongue
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.
My story above all else.
My favorite Opening would be Evangelion (catchy jingle)
or maybe DBZ Kai (Lots of hard hits in that opening)
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)
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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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!!
Leave me alone, I'm watching anime!!
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
It's really hard to choose an absolute favorite
"Tank"--Cowboy Bebop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw3fN3OPk3A
"The Sore Feet Song"--Mushishi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBBFDb0hC4Y
"Lithium Flower"--Ghost in the Shell:SAC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFqhyUHicQU
"A Cruel Angel's Thesis"--Neon Genesis Evangelion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYZfeY8Vg0E
"Jubei's Theme"--Ninja Scroll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEMDYYUoMuQ
"Bomb A Head"--Tenjou Tenge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuz01t_9wtg
Opening Theme from Mouse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idnEyH4aODA
"Love Tropicana"--Hare+Guu https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03rS2MigFYY
"Gravity"--Wolf's Rain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fg83rfIJW6Y
"Real Folk Blues"--Cowboy Bebop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nftxDrStny8
"Heart of Sword"--Rurouni Kenshin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_oMCNM4G8g
"Wake Up"--Gokudo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2SLqmPTkYA
and...I don't know why but Dokuro-chan's theme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE7AzfX6nQ8
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.
Having a Space/ Time Continuum Disconnect
Watanabe Anime are the musically GOAT
Tank (Cowboy Bebop)
Battlecry (Samurai Champloo)
The Real Folk Blues (Cowboy Bebop)
Shiki no Uta (Samurai Champloo)
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
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
If ignorance is bliss; why aren't more people happy?
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.
Welcome to the NHK Ending 1
I don't know....I just love watching the ending with this song. Makes me laugh every time.
Fuck My Life - Love My Life.
Rainbow :Nisha rokubou no shichinin OP
chaos dragon op
Hagure Yuusha no Estetica Op
Log Horizon OP
Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works OP
Gate: Jieitai Kanochi nite Op
Durarara!!x2 Ketsu OP
one punch man op
English versions are pretty good too
Mirai Nikki Op2
Deadman Wonderland Op
Owari no Seraph - Op
Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX (TV) OP
Rokka no Yuusha - OP 2
And sth different