Best Anime Songs

Songs used in or written for anime movies or TV productions. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Sadness and Sorrow
This is one of the most touching songs I've ever heard. I could literally take a bath using all the tears I've shed after watching Naruto, and all of that came from listening to this song when paired with a death scene.
It suits Itachi Uchiha the best. He made his life a crime a shadow in order to protect the village and the brother he loved.
Every time I listen to it, I cry. It's just such a simple piece of music yet creates a very complex feeling. Absolutely amazing and I've been listening to it for years now and still feel the emotion from this music. Never going to get old.
[Newest]My emotional range is that of a tea spoon. But this song and anime can move even a person like me to tears, Naruto and this song can tear your heart open.

2Rain (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
I love this song is awesome and it really does suit the series fullmetal alchemist very well. I best the entire series could have been based around this particular song. Now then the only issue I have is this song needs to be higher.
Performed by SID, an awesome song by an awesome band, the song is full of emotions & perfectly, sweetly suites the storyline
I love this song! It actually kind of gets along with me... It suits almost everybody! And at times it makes me cry! Really awesome!
[Newest]Best listened to during the rain. Seriously, the mood is different.

3No Rain No Rainbow (Naruto)
Very nice song... Love it!

4Tsuioku Merry-Go-Round (Fairy Tail)
It has made me cry, natsu, erza, lucy and gray's sad pasts, and the wonderful meaning and melody, simply the greatest
Awesome way to end an awesome episode of an awesome show
I love this song... Bet, you're going to play this all over again.
[Newest]Fairy Tail when all was simpler, I love it!

5Kagome's Theme
From Inuyasha, a particularly haunting melody.
One of my favourites melody's
I love it so very solemn... Like you're in a very peaceful place... Getting out in darkness
[Newest]Personally all of the Inuyasha songs are great!

6Hinata's Theme
Just like my self

7Exorcist (Blue Exorcist)
The name of the song is so cool
Blue exorcist is just awesome!
Just a warning to those who want to search "Exorcist" on YouTube. DO NOT click the one with the ghost face.
[Newest]Ren is so cute

8Guren No Yumiya - Attack On Titan
This song is so powerful. Very well lyrics. Love it so much!
Easily one of the best theme songs ever. The lyrics describe the show's theme perfectly, and the constantly changing beat leaves you wishing it will never end. There are few openings that can top this.
Most epic theme song ever! I could listen to it over and over again and not get bored. Attack on Titan is not my favorite anime show, but I do think it has the best opening theme song.
[Newest]Words can't describe how I feel about this opening song. Everything about it is just outstanding.

9Smile (Full Moon O Sagashite)
I like this song because it is really joyfull and full of fun

10Ai Wa Kurayami No Naka de - Zard (Detective Conan Opening 22)

The Contenders

11Glorious Sunshine (Shugo Chara)
This is a great song because it makes you happy and it has a nice tune and the singer nana mizuki has a great voice
It is really good and its lively

12Sign (Naruto)
From an objective point of view, this song is just marvelous. It mixes tons of feelings at the same time. It should be upagraded.
Watch the anime and feel the pain

13Eternal Snow (Full Moon O Sagashite)
So sad, yet wonderful
It was my first ever favorite song!
I love it so much! The feels -3-

14Zoetrope (Amnesia)
This is a very good song. And it needs to be higher.
I love this song very much!
It is one of the best anime song I ever heard.

15Ichiban No Takaramono (Angel Beats!)
A very sad, sweet, and soothing song. Explains a sad story throughout the song. The song makes me cry every time!
This song must be the number one


One of the best I ever heard. This song deserve to be in the Top Ten!

16Blue Bird (Naruto)
Great melody and great lyrics. This I touching and even goes well with the opening video!
I rally lovd it because it has an upbeat thing to it so it makes you really confident

17True Light (DN Angel)
The opening from DN Angel. This song is so beautiful! I love it *0*
Listen to the piano version. Its beautiful.
Vic did a great dub of this

18Shi-Ki (Shiki)
Watched many series in my time and this had arguably the greatest opening I have ever seen

19Detective Conan Main Theme (Detective Conan)

20Shirushi - Sword Art Online 2

21Silhouette - Naruto Shippuden
After Closer and Sign.. This is the best anime opening I heard... Soothing tune and clearly written lyrics based on konoha

22Melissa (Fullmetal Alchemist)

23Memoria (Fate/Zero)
This song is very good. Any song from Fate/Zero is beautiful

24Wind (Naruto)

25Daisy (Kyoukai No Kanata)

26Toumei Datta Sekai (Naruto)

27Hinagiku Theme (Hayate the Combat Butler)

28Lost My Pieces - Toradora
So glad this is here. It needs to be higher though. Although it's short, it just rips your heart out so quickly.


This needs to be rated higher
Needs to be higher a lot higher

29Yusuke Power Up (Yu Yu Hakusho)

30Truth (Detective Conan)

31Again - Fullmetal Alchemist
I gives you a good feeling...

32We Are! (One Piece)
It saddens me on how this is so far down on this list.

33Kimi to Iu Hikari (Detective Conan)

34Elfen Lied - Lilium
It's just a beautiful song, plain and simple.
It's in my brain. Help.
Prettiest song I think I have ever heard. In my opinion it really puts Elfen Lied together and the mood it creats is just stunning. I love this song as well as the anime :P
[Newest]Most emotional song ever...

35Naguse (Tamako Market)

36Sad Song - Yu Yu Hakusho

37Natsu No Maboroshi (Detective Conan)

38Little Busters! (Little Busters!)
This song is amazing. FLCL is also great

39Get Over (Hikaru No Go)

40Aka No Kakera (07 Ghost)

41Dareka Umi Wo (Zankyou No Terror)

42Yasashisa No Riyuu (Hyouka)
This song is just amazing. It's a beautiful song.

43Alones (Bleach)
Awesome song for an awesome anime.And also a really good band.
Lovely song. Really like its tune and style. The songs really great. Best from bleach. Should be in the top 20. :-*
Great one can't stop listening to it n ost 3 is really awesome

44Velonica (Bleach)

45My Soul, Your Beats (Angel Beats!)
Best song of the entire anime, also one of the best anime songs I ever heard
This song really fits the story of the anime.
This song is IN-CRE-DI-BLE! I can't believe it's ranked 107 at the moment!

46Days of Dash (Sakurasou No Pet Na Kanojou)
Best ending eme ever

47Summer Memories (Detective Conan)

48Funny Bunny (Sket Dance)

49Dear You - Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni
A sad and soothing song. The singer's voice is absolutely beautiful!
This is one of the best pieces of anime music I have seen.

50Continued Story (Code Geass)
Who would bot love the theme songs in Code Geass? They tell stories.


52Sanctuary (Kiba)
An excellent anime few have seen accompanied by a hauntingly epic sound track.
Best anime song I have ever heard

53Freedom (Naruto)

54I'll Be the One (Hikaru No Go)

55Courage (Sword Art Online 2)

56Lugia's Song (Pokemon)
Absolutely beautiful song from Pokemon 2000.

57Akatsuki No Kuruma

58Irony (Ore no Imouto)
Really love it. So sweet

59No Pain, No Game (Btooom!)
Talk about an epic song, with a good mix between English and Japanese lyrics. It makes you think "the anime I'm about to watch is awesome! "
Great song! Nano is such an amazing singer, check out the song magenta by her as well
The lyrics is awesome and the tune is awesomness of awesomenes

60El Cazador de la Bruja - Inca Rose
By Yuki Kajiura and sung by her earlier FictionJunction members.

61My Song (Angel Beats!)
This song is tear-jerking and emotional- you can just feel the mixed emotions and you feel all fuzzy and sad inside. It is the end of a lifelong goal, like a song saying goodbye and thanks for everything in a minute.
This songs just goes perfectly with the anime, it kind of made it worthwhile in a way. It's memorable, and can easily bring tears to your eyes. You don't even have to be familiar with the anime. It's just a really emotional song overall
Heartbreakingly happy, is the best way to describe it. It just shows her love for music, for that was what she set her lifetime dream on, and the got that wish, and was obliterated.
[Newest]This is the most beautiful song I ever heard

62Splash Free (Free! Ending)
Mmhm, yes yes, a very good song indeed! Trust me~

63Misty Mystery (Magic Kaito)
Yes, the melody very excited

64Trust Me (Durarara!!)
My favorite song of all time. Fits Durarara perfectly
Trust me, it's a really good song

65Shoudou (Detective Conan)

66Boys Be Ambitious (Fairy Tail)

67Kimi Ga Inai Mirai
SO Awesome! It's an amazing song that always makes me sing allong when listening to it!

68Fukai Mori
This song is the best InuYasha song ever. Very beautiful melodies and sound, that this song made it so memorable and represented the show very well. It's perfect as an ending song and it stood out the most of all InuYasha's songs.
One of my favorite songs! Why isn't it higher on the list? Not sure how that's possible...
Its a sugoii song ^^

69Never Meant to Belong
Sad song but one of the best I have EVER heard!

70Ryuk - Death Note

Yuki Kajiura's with an incredible guitar solo.

72Resonance (Soul Eater)
This song suits its series quite well. What I love about this song is its catchy bead with a little darkness to it. But the icing on the cake is the fact that this song goes so well with the opening and the clips and effects are done so well that it just makes this song.
I haven't seen much of Soul Eater, but I HAD to download the song on iTunes! It really pumps me up!
This song goes great with the overall theme of the show. Also it's so catchy.

73Snow Fairy (Fairy Tail)
Is so god, I don't understand that it so low. It one of the best songs ever. If you haven't heard this song yet then do it now!
The beginning of an epic anime

74A Song of Storm and Fire (Tsubasa Chronicles)
Tsubasa is my favorite anime/manga but this song is just amazing its hard to explain how truly epic this song actually is is just plain (or not so plain) awesome
It is such an amazing son! The Music is awesome and the vocals too! My favorite anime, how could I not like it!
Utterly epic! It's from my most favorite anime... Who can possibly not love it?
[Newest]The best ost ever!

75The Real Folk Blues - Cowboy Bebop

76Shunkan Sentimental (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
This is the best... The guitar is just too good... !

From a now defunct group called "Changin' My Life. " Lead singer: "Myco"

The songs is sung by Edward elric the full metal alchemist it is very emotional and sweet it is about hos brother hens the name brother it is well put and though sad it is well put and proper for the theme of the anime the song can be for both full metal alchemist
It's a really amazing song and describes the relationship with Al. If you hear the english version of the song, you can understand that Edward is trying to make it up to Alphonse and in the sencond half of the song Alphonse says it's not only your fault, it's mine too.

79Hitomi No Kotae
It one of the best song I ever listened, it is the ending song in anime 07-GHOST, its english title is Answer of Scarlet, it is sang by Noria and lyrics is also by noria, listen to it once, you will surely like it
Its an epic song it should at least be in top 10
Amazing Song! Deserves to be in top 10

80Chiisana Te No Hira (Clannad/ Clannad After Story)
One of the most moving and perfectly set pieces in any anime ever.

81Light My Fire (Shakugan No Shana III)
The first song for the third season of SnS is really crazy, and seeing as the anime really gets crazy from here, it fits. A nice rock vibe and great vocals.
No Way... This Must Be On 1... Listen This Song!

82Bink's Sake (One Piece)
An amazing and upbeat song that could bring anyone and everybody together for a good and merry time. It also made me cry for no reason.
Its feel good when hearing this tone
"quartet.. trio.. duet.. solo.. ! "
How is this song not at least in the top 10? Any One Piece fan will have shed at least a dozen tears to this upbeat yet sad tribute to the Rumbar's

83Black Paper Moon (Soul Eater Opening 2)
Such at touching and meaningful song. I can sing it fully, I know it by heart.

84Just Awake - Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas (Hunter X Hunter)
Awesome song. makes me love the series more
That's very amazing song if you hear it uou will be fired up

85Wareta Ringo (Shin Sekai Yori)

86Each and All (Devil Survivor 2)
Good song. Nice moment in devil survivor 2 when this song played
Hontou love it. Touch this heart deeply

87Aoi Shiori (Anohana)
The song really matching with the Anohana OP animation
You could feel the whole story of this anime, in this Opening theme songs, even if you just watch first and second episodes.

The Storyline of this anime is very good and combination of opening theme song with the opening theme songs animation make perfect.

Every time I hear the song in each episode, don't know why my tears come out with his own.
The anime and the song worked together to deliver a masterpiece
Great opening
Very touching and the song goes very well with the animation

88Long Kiss Goodbye (Naruto)

89Haruka Kanata (Naruto)

90Struggle of Sadness

91Still Doll (Vampire Knight)
Yes, it's in Japanese and it is very slow and can be counted as boring. I think it is a creepy gothic song that takes you out of real life. The creepy in a good way and the gothic that you normally wouldn't listen to. I wouldn't have found it if it weren't for me listening to every anime song I come across but still doll wove it's way onto my phone.
I like how this song sounds like, yes, its slow, but that's what makes it even better
It is fun how she sings and it looks cute

92Fate Stay Night (Hikari)

93Make My Day (Binbougami Ga! Op)

94Ohayuo - Keno (Hunter X Hunter)
Hunter x hunter opening. , one of my favorite songs. , it reminds me of my childhood days, and this anime. ,

95Choir Jail (Tasogare Otome × Amunejia)
This one really gives the feel of a good horror anime. It has a nice metal feel, while also having really beautiful vocals.
This is one of the best songs I've ever heard. how can it be all the way down here
I can still remember this song even I watched this anime long ago =. =

96Lullaby of Resembool (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)
Trisha's lullaby... The scene with feels.. When Ed n Am return back after the final battle versus Homunculus aka Father

97Katayoku No Tori (Umineko No Naku Koro Ni Opening)

98Karma (Requiem for the Phantom Opening)
A great song that starts off slow-paced, but the tempo increases through the song. A very enjoyable and memorable song.

99Connect (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
Why #65?
It's really good song you know?
First time ever I watch anime after hearing its song (usually reverse order)...

100Jigoku Rock

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