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Enjoyable Anime Music

Discussion in 'Books and Anime Discussion' started by NuitTombee, Feb 14, 2017.

  1. NuitTombee

    NuitTombee Supreme Mugwump

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    For myself, the best part of anime is usually the songs. And in no particular order, here are some that I like.

    Rurouni Kenshin - Opening 1 - Sobakasu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bxNEtkGG7U
    Rurouni Kenshin - Opening 2 - 1/2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK4lN7pr8C8
    Elfen Lied - Opening - Lilium: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q78bn1ubP9o
    Angel Beats - Opening - My Soul, Your Beats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIFV8UUs1-c
    .hack//Sign - Opening - Obsession: https://soundcloud.com/justforgivemethistime/obsession-see-saw

    Here's my youtube playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLofMFQZ4Tec4MaHBsG_zNl5jKr9uPWjtT

    Unfortunately quite a few of them aren't allowed to be played anymore. Fixed a few of them.

    What are some that you guys like?
     
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    Konya wa Hurricane - Bubblegum Crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajTAnMqhZB8
    Mad Machine - Bubblegum Crisis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVq7WoflC6k
    Prism - Gokudo: https://youtu.be/h-0rm62rRhk
    Flying in the Sky - G Gundam: https://youtu.be/FK9Y_8GN2h0
    The Hero - One Punch Man: https://youtu.be/QImBolnTVH8
    Hikaru nara - Your Lie in April: https://youtu.be/3bm8vZVFYyU
    H.T. - Trigun: https://youtu.be/m_nVgFoeDmc
    Last Dinosaur - FLCL: https://youtu.be/oYzQ5QqVD-M
    Little Busters - FLCL: https://youtu.be/cu1yijNTeus

    I'll think of more later.
     
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    The new DBS op does it for me.

    [yt]FN57gmQlmLU[/yt]
     
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    I quite like the OP from Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works' second season
     
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    I think I attributed the right artists. Full versions of the songs can probably be found easily enough if you want, but I linked the openings/endings themselves here.

    A Cruel Angel’s Thesis, by Yoko Takahashi - Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Battlecry, by Nujabes - Samurai Champloo

    Brave Shine, by Aimer - Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

    Duvet, by Boa - Serial Experiments Lain

    Fly Me to the Moon, by Claire Littley - Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Hitomi no Tsubasa, by Access - Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

    Ideal White, by Mashiro Ayano - Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works

    Inner Universe, by Origa - Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

    Kiri, by Monoral - Ergo Proxy

    Magia, by Kalafina - Puella Magi Madoka Magica

    O2, by Orange Range - Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

    Oath Sign, by LiSA - Fate/Zero

    Rise, by Origa - Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

    Shiki no Uta, by Minmi - Samurai Champloo

    Tank!, by The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop

    The Hero, by Jam Project - One Punch Man

    The Real Folk Blues
    , by The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop

    The World Without Logos, by Yasushi Ishii - Hellsing

    To the Beginning, by Kalafina - Fate/Zero
    The rest here is some music I like from anime in general that I felt I needed to include.

    Blue, by The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop

    Chant I: Making of Cyborg, by Kenji Kawai - Ghost in the Shell

    Decretum, by Yuki Kajiura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica

    Gotta Knock A Little Harder, by The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop

    Komm, Süsser Tod, by Arianne - The End of Evangelion

    Point Zero, by Yuki Kajiura - Fate/Zero

    Rain, by The Seatbelts - Cowboy Bebop

    Sis Puella Magica! / Fateful #1, by Yuki Kajiura - Puella Magi Madoka Magica

    Thanatos / Substitute Invasion, by Shiro Sagisu - The End of Evangelion

    Thanatos (If I Can’t Be Yours), by Loren & Mash - The End of Evangelion

    The Ballad of Puppets: Flowers Grieve and Fall, by Kenji Kawai - Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

    The Battle is to the Strong, by Yuki Kajiura - Fate/Zero

    The Beast II / Sin From Genesis, by Shiro Sagisu - Neon Genesis Evangelion

    The Cyborg Fights, by Makoto Miyazaki - One Punch Man

    The Flow of Emptiness, by Shiro Sagisu - The End of Evangelion

    Theme of One Punch Man, by Makoto Miyazaki - One Punch Man
     
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    I find your political opinions to be questionable at best, but I must say, you have excellent taste in music. I don't listen to much anime music at all, but you have a lot of what I do on this list!
     
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    I concur with all the recs for OPM soundtracks, but feel like the closing theme should not be left out. I was very surprised when I first heard it, considering it's the exact opposite of The Hero, the opening theme, but it's amazing. Very calm, and one of the few anime songs whose lyrics actually work rather well.

    Others include:
    The first season opening of Sword Art Online, which is Crossing Field by LiSA

    Nandemonaiya by Randwimps for the movie Kimi No Na Wa. (Your Name)

    The English version of the Shaman King opening will always hold a special place in my heart, one of the few anime that played in television when I was very, very young. Hypes me up even now.

    Speaking of stuff from my childhood, have some Yu-Gi-Oh and some Pokemon because they deserve mentions for sheer nostalgia.

    I know it's not an opening or closing song, but Lost My Pieces from Toradora, worked incredibly well with its scene and even on its own is a great piece of music.

    For something more mainstream, the openings from the first and second seasons of One Piece. Heh, the second one inspired me to write a fic, once. Good times.

    On the Naruto side of the mainstream, we have Naruto opening 9, Yura Yura by Hearts Grow.
    Naruto Shippuuden opening 3 'Blue Bird' , 6 'Sign' by Flow and 7, "Toumei Datta Sekai" by Motohiro Hata
     
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    You can't post Digimon and not post Butterfly from the original Digimon and The Biggest Dreamer from Tamers.

    Similarly, if we're talking classic shounen openings you can't go wrong with Naruto's very first one, ROCKS or Fighting Dreamers, and for Bleach there's the first one that are unforgettable.

    Outside of shonen, there's Gundam. The original is iconic, 8th MS team and Men of Destiny from Stardust Memory are just good songs/openings that the shows didn't really live up to, I fucking love From the Aqueous Star With Love... Going away from UC, there's also Just Communication and Rhythm Emotion.
     
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    I have too many to list, since I really enjoy listening to anime openings and endings too, but here are some of my favorites off the top of my head:

    Kannazuki no Miko ending - Agony by KOTOKO
    Shuffle! opening - YOU
    Soul Eater opening - Resonance
    Naruto Shippuuden ending - Freedom
    Bleach opening - Scandal by Shoujo S
    Rozen Maiden opening - Kinjirareta Asobi
    Kanon opening - Last regrets (might as well mention Air opening)

    Makes me wish I had a proper list somewhere.

    I also really like the Fate, Angel Beats and Elfen Lied songs already mentioned.
     
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    Big fan of virtually all Bleach OPs, 1,2,10 particularly, I think its one of the reasons I could stomach 350 episodes of that shit.

    ShinSekai Yori's ED is incredible

    Also a huge fan of FMA/FMA:B OP/ED's, with Rewrite from the original and Golden Time Lover from Brotherhood being the absolute best, imo.

    EDIT: also my god YUI's voice in Bleach OP5. I would do dirty things to her voice.
     
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    Shows like Bleach and Naruto really don't do it for me, but back when I watched it on Toonami there actually was one Bleach opening I liked.

    EDIT: While I'm at it, these K-On! endings [1, 2] were good too.
     
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    Bleach OP 2 - it reminds me of how Bleach used to feel when it was actually good
    Gundam SEED Destiny OP 3 - Bokutachi no Yukue - the anime was a mess, but the OP is super catchy and has a really nice beat
    Rahxephon - beautifully surrealist and really captures the essence of the show without giving much away
    Ghost in the Shell SAC - a fantastic job of catching the almost spiritualist, which still post-modern feel of the show. Not a huge fan of the 3D animation though
    Ghost in the Shell SAC 2nd Gig - not nearly as spiritualist as the previous one but still very good. And no 3D animation!
    Eden of the East - A classic. The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power

    Those are the ones which come to mind without much thinking about it.
     
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    Me mixing up Ready and Believe it seems.
     
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    Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne OP/ED

    To date, probably my favorite OP/ED, though I'll admit I'm not a huge consumer.
     
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