fav anime openings/endings

Vashdaman

Za Warudo
I thought Eden's stop motion ending was pretty great.

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Y-San

Shinki
I think we can all admit that no matter how good these openings are, they dwarf in comparison to:

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I kid but it's okay.

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Only another month until the boxset >_>

Ummm... something that's new that I liked though is...

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I thought Hunter x Hunter was really cool, it's a shonen manga but it's still good.[/spoiler]
 

Rui

Karamatsu Boy
Administrator
I still haven't seen Denpa Onna but I have listened to the OP over 150 times, according to iTunes. An instant classic (and I love the singing!).

R
 

ilmaestro

State Alchemist
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Obviously.
 

Animefreak17

Godhand
Dragonball z cha la head cha la
Naruto ship Heroes come back
naruto 3rd opening
Bleach 3rd opening
Hack sign
Eva
Trigun
Tenchi ova first opening
Fma beyond the door, all of the first series of fma
Battle vixens first opening
Hetalia ending
Big o sure promise
Gurren largann fight the owed
Heat guy j opening
 

Cathe

Great Teacher
Whats the code for getting videos to show up as....well....videos rather than text links? Been meaning to ask for a while but it's better for this thread ;x
 

Professor Irony

CYBER FUNKER
Moderator
I don't particularly like Needless, but this, this is a tune.

Edit: A tune which was already posted :(

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Cathe said:
Whats the code for getting videos to show up as....well....videos rather than text links? Been meaning to ask for a while but it's better for this thread ;x

If you go to the video you want on youtube and hit 'share', then 'embed', you'll get a code you can copy-paste into your post.
 

Sparrowsabre7

Za Warudo
I think one of the OPs that I like for both the visual AND audio is Death Note (either of them) while there are plenty of great OP songs, the visual that goes with them isn't always that spectacular. GITSSAC is another that I really like.
 

ilmaestro

State Alchemist
Professor Irony said:
Cathe said:
Whats the code for getting videos to show up as....well....videos rather than text links? Been meaning to ask for a while but it's better for this thread ;x

If you go to the video you want on youtube and hit 'share', then 'embed', you'll get a code you can copy-paste into your post.
You may also have to tick "use old embed code" to get the code that is compatible with this forum.
 

Cathe

Great Teacher
Thanks guys!

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and this one is just brilliant. I love the dance :p

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Uppa

Student Council President
Oh, merciful heavens no! Confound that Denpa Onna opening! I shouldn't like that--I shouldn't!--but cor, I've never before seen something so terribly compulsive! I can't stop listening to it!

Going to give a shout-out to Hikaru no Go's first opening, as my own candidate. Now, there was a series that was blessed with some resplendent themes. Opening and ending alike, there's not a bad song amongst them.

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Aha! Just the topic I was looking for.

I have many favourite openings and endings for various reasons such as animation, music or even both! I'll stick with my top 3 for now ;)

Openings

Bubblegum Crash! - Hateshinai Tabi Hajimari no Toki

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My favourite anime opening of all time. It showcases all the characters, has a great 80's sounding theme and is just pure cyberpunk to boot! They don't make them how they used to!

Key the Metal Idol - In the Night

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I prefer the English version of 'In the Night' to the original Japanese. Good song and a bit of surrealism makes an interesting opening.

Silent Mobius - Kindan no Panse

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Catchy theme, great animation and again - showcases all characters with dramatic fashion!

Endings

Blue Gender - Love Taught Me

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Again I prefer this ending theme in English as the instrumentation is different to the Japanese version. Couldn't find a video with the animation but just the song is worth it!

Loveless - Michiyuki

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Excellent piano ballad composed by Yuki Kajiura. Sorry no animation for this one either, couldn't find a decent quality one.

Sensei no Ojikan: Doki Doki School Hours - Furare Kibun de Rock n' Roll

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One of favourite ending songs, very upbeat and all around fun!

Those are just some which I enjoy, there are many more waiting to be discovered!
 

Professor Irony

CYBER FUNKER
Moderator
Hah, looking back, I seem to have posted Cobra in here twice already. Excellent.

Here it is a third ti - well, maybe not.

"Dear Madhouse, please bring this back."

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"Dear Mr. Shirow, please go back to making real manga."

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"Dear Mr. Tougou, ..."

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neptune2venus said:
Bubblegum Crash! - Hateshinai Tabi Hajimari no Toki

Hmm. As much as I like the op for Crash, I don't think it quite out does this -

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Professor Irony said:
Hmm. As much as I like the op for Crash, I don't think it quite out does this.


It was a close call between Crash and Crisis, I would have put both up for top 3 but I thought I'd just pick one. Have to agree, the Bubblegum series is top notch for it's music and animation back in the day. I have to go back and force myself to watch 2040 though, I was so appalled with the new character designs and personality changes.

Also good choice for Dominion Tank Police! I was considering to post that too :p
 

ayase

State Alchemist
It's been a long time, I guess I'll add some more. Hardmode: 21st Century Only.

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The end theme is the best thing about Gunbuster 2. Well, that and the bounce.

This page is already lagging like a bastard so I'm going to link some of my more recent favourites.

I like the Princess Jellyfish OP for its amusing references and breezy indie pop tune.

The OP has been mention so I'm going for the Denpa Onna ED instead. It's. so. ridiculously. cute. Also, Erio service.

Ba ba ba bababa ba ba. AmiYumi. Too goddamn catchy for its own good. Oh! Edo Rocket OP.
 
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