Top 10 Anime Openings

This is a top 10 list of all the anime-openings out there

The Top Ten

1 Attack on Titan - Guren no Yumiya Attack on Titan - Guren no Yumiya

It's rememberable and catchy, when I hear it once, I've got it stuck in my head for a week.

The feeling when you drink 15 monster energies and are ready to kick some ass

This amazing music is just the start of an amazing series.

This is the best song to kick some ass

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2 Tokyo Ghoul - Unravel

This is honestly the best anime song ever! I have no idea what it is doing here at the eighth number. The only Japanese song I bothered to memorize. A-Z! When I do my homework, I ALWAYS listen to this song. And when did I get to know this song? 6 months ago. The obsession is still here. Why vote to blue bird while you can vote for such a bliss!

It's an amazing song which leaves an impact on your mind due to which you hear it every time. It's an opening you don't wish to skip and it's acoustic version is also amazing

This song sounds even better once you have watched the anime but anyway it is the best. It is filled with emotions.

Why is this not number 1!?

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3 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood - Again Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood - Again

Best song ever by yui

I still listen to this song daily.

It's nostalgic, even when I just finished the series, when I hear it again it's nostalgic. truly a masterpiece.

Being compared the sao opening crossing field actually hurts me but Again is a masterpiece of an op that should be number one but number three is still ok. Though it deserves Number one heres why The music is amazing by Yui and the animation is very nice as well even the way the characters interact in it like Ed Alphonse and Winry makes it a quality op

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4 Code Geass - Colors

Best op

Best op

Best op ever

Definitely the best one.

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5 Death Note - Sekai Wo

Add this in first place!


It's actually titled "the world" by nightmare.


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6 Sword Art Online Sword Art Online Sword Art Online is a series of Japanese light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In 2012, it received an anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures and the SAO Project, and is directed by Tomohiko Ito . The first season is divided into two arcs known as "Aincrad" and "Fairy Dance". more.

Who the hell thought that it would be a good idea to enjoy SAO's bland trash opening

Crossing field for me, it's the best opening of all time

Every op goat

I like all its openings very much. They are the best especially ' ignite '.

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7 Angel Beats! - My Soul, Your Beats!

Best opening. By far.

This anime is perfect like wow it is so fantastic and kanade is my love

A great song to listen to. A nice melody and awesome voice!

My Soul, your beats in my opinion sets a good tone for the series. It can show Angel's loneliness but also the connectedness of many characters.

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8 Cowboy Bebop - Tank!

You can vote for other openings if you want. It's okay to be wrong.



It is the only anime opening which I don't skip every episode

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9 Future Diary - Fantasy Mythology

Just the best ever. So catchy. Can't get it out of my head!

Helped me find my love for Yui Itsuki and Yousei Teikoku. 10/10

This opening is always stuck in my head and I have no problem with it. This is probably my favourite anime opening (along with soul eaters first opening). It's just so bad arse and gets you so pumped for the show. I think the singers did an amazing job and I love how they incorporated two different languages into it. All round it's just an awesome opening that I listen to repetitively all the time.

This is one of my favorite! It has so much emotion and mixing with lots of action too!

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10 Neon Genesis Evangelion - A Cruel Angel's Thesis

One of the best intro EVER!

Without Asuka from Germany everybody would be lost. Her country was responsible for the holographic map

I was blinded by its glory and majesty all the way through Evangelion. Truly a masterpiece.

It's just great.

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The Newcomers

? Mobile Fighter G Gundam - Trust You Forever

It's not as good as Flying in the Sky, but still memorable - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

? Gundam Wing - Rhythm Emotion

The right blend of serenity and epicness, which is what Gundam Wing is all about - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

The Contenders

11 Ao No Exorcist - In My World

the best

I like this opening very much it is very close to what really happens in the anime and also ao no exorcist is my favorite anime

This anime is the bomb!

I love this op

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12 Soul Eater - Paper Moon

Best opening and why is this song on list twice?

Wayyy better than resonance

I'm one of the few people I know who prefer this opening over Resonance. I just can't get enough of the catchy melody that does an excellent job setting up the later episodes of one of my favorite anime of all time.

I love the electric guitar in this song easily my favourite anime opening - Gamer4life

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13 Soul Eater - Resonance

One of the best anime openings

Both this and Black Paper Moon are amazing openings. Resonance lasted for half the series, then Black Paper Moon came. Since I am commenting on Resonance, lemme just say something. This opening reminded me of a Halloween thing (Lol). I really, really loved it's rhythm.

I didn't even watch the anime when I first heard this. My sister told me she wanted me to hear it and I have to say, I was really impressed! I don't think I've ever heard a better opening (except maybe Sword Art Online) because it sets you up EXACTLY for what you are about to see- something dark that gets you pumped up. I have stopped watching this anime before because the first few episodes before Death the Kid (squeal) comes to the school are a bit boring to me, however I decided to continue it because something with this good of a theme song can't be all that bad.

This opening is a weird case because I really DO NOT like Soul Eater. The writing is awkward and forced and almost every character is just flat-out annoying or stupid, with the exception of Dr. Stein and maybe a couple others. The one thing they did right, however, was done so greatly that there are just no words other than "epic" to describe it. Whenever you mix tubular bells with electric guitars, you get some of the most epic sounding hard rock ever. - MottScurry

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14 Fullmetal Alchemist - Opening 4

Amazing animation, that's all I can say - BreakerOfStone

Guys it says Fullmetal Alchemist clearly

It's rewrite because if it was opening 4 from brotherhood it would say it like its says for again

I would say fullmetal alchemist brotherhood opening 1 and 4 is equal both really good

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15 Deadman Wonderland - One Reason

Toto be looking fine - Kuro

The opening is hella good and it goes well with the anime aesthetic, but the anime is absolute garbage as it is lazy work and incomplete from the full story. The manga is my favourite of all time and is definitely worth a read, I loved every aspect of it. The manga has true potential and you should check it out. I promise it's not disappointing!

This anime opening is amazing as hell

The opening is really cool but the anime is a complete waste of time.

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16 Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni - Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni

This opening manages to be ominous, creepy, beautiful and somewhat fast-paced all at the same time. I get chills whenever I watch this opening, even 5 years after having watched it. The feelings I had when I watched this series return and I immediately want to re-watch it. I have no idea why it's not higher on the list. This is the best anime opening I have ever watched.

At first, I liked the 2nd one better, But now, I like this one better. But I still like the Kai Opening - MLPFan

Great opening!

By far my favorite op, didn't even like the anime but still got creeped because of this op

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17 Puella Magi Madoka Magica - Connect

Okay. So when I first watched this opening I was like "that is the sweetest thing I've ever heard," so of course I had to download it and still listen to it all the time. Then of course I followed the pattern of every Mahouka fan (I watched episode 3 and was like well crap. That opening is trickery. ) still one of my favorite anime openings to this day.

I love this song! I even memorized the first few lines in Japanese. My friend showed me the lyrics for this song in English, and it turns out this song really does fit the mood of the show. - Absolite

Allright, so basically, this show is to trick you into thinking magical girls are the basic stereotype. This opening was exactly that, and for non japanese people like me, without subtitles, we got tricked. This song is so sweet, and opposites attract, as this show is very dark. EVERYONE GO LISTEN NOW

Tricks you into believing you're going into a sweet and fluffy show, but then it still fits when the show gets darker.

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18 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - Opening 2

All of Brotherhood's openings are amazing. PERIOD -TheDarkOne_221b

This was the op for me. I enjoyed it more than the other ones. All the openings are masterpieces but for me, I like this one because it fitted all the key parts of the show that it had. Whilst all the openings were focused on one sort of idea, in a sense, one sort of emotion, Hologram personally ticked all the boxes.

I like all the openings but this one is my favourite - Gamer4life

I don't really like this one much, first one was better

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19 Gurren Lagann - Sorairo Days

How is this below A Cruel Angel's Thesis. Honestly, I think Gurren Lagann had a better opening than Evangelion (not saying the song is bad, but I just prefer Sorairo Days better).

Awesome.Just awesome

A song that gets you super pumped for the awesome that is Gurren Lagann

20 Bleach - Opening 13

RIP Gin Ichimaru he only pretended to be Aizen's right hand man just so he can kill him - Periachi

I'm listening to it right now. It always reminds me of Gin :'( - Tuana123

For me as well always reminds me of Ichimaru Gin

Just listen to it, and you'll understand. - Pyrrhism

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21 Hikaru Nara - Your Lie April Op1

This is an amazing song should be number 1

Should be on number 1

Why is this not on No. 1?

So very emotional so very good - THEHBG

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22 Dragon Ball Z - Rock the Dragon

Amazing Song, One of the best. - Gohan your boy

Dragon! Dragon! Rock the Dragon! Dragon Ball Z! - SunGoku

This song just gets you pumped up

love it

23 Haruka Kanata - Naruto Opening 2


This is what got me into j-rock

This was the first Japanese song I ever heard

24 Black Lagoon - Red Fraction

So fitting to the show it represents

The lyrics are simply mesmerizing. Every time I hear them my breath gets taken away. So much depth in a mere minute and a half. This should be #1


25 Naruto - Aoi no Sora

Blue bird is my top 5 but the only choice that has Naruto op

This song should be on top of list

Sure, there are better Naruto openings, but this song is still fire.

This song is by far my favorite one. - Qryzx

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26 Guilty Crown - My Dearest


I want to see this song in top 10.


This song is TOO GOOD!

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27 Sword Art Online - Crossing Field

I love SAO its really cool. But then (SPOILERS WARNING! ) Asuna joined another guild ;-;

28 Boku No Hero Academia Opening 1 The Day

Peace sign is my fave but I love this


This is my second favorite opening ever, and I'm sure My Hero Academia fans know the reason to like it. - Qryzx

I don't care if more people love OP 2 better, this will always be my favorite BNHA opening! - Atham

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29 Kill la Kill Op 2 - Ambiguous

Honestly, just give this song a listen, you'll see it's clearly the best, now please do us all a favor and listen to this song.

30 Steins;Gate - Opening 1

Pretty good opening for a really good anime show

It really makes you think...

There's no beating it

Why isn't it number 1?

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31 Yu-Gi-Oh! - English Opening

One of my childhood anime opening

32 One Piece - We Are (English version)

One of the all time greatest. Fun, iconic and full of action. Has a right that will always stick with you and brings a sence of adventure and nostalgia. All one piece songs are Golden.

33 Air TV - Tori no Uta

The only reason Tori no Uta is this low is because many people don't know about the anime. It at least deserves to be in the top 10, everything in the opening goes hand in hand, plus Lia's angelic voice!

Surprised to find this opening so low. it at least deserves to be in top 5

This opening is beautiful! Why isn't it top 10!? - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

34 Bleach - Asterisk

First Japanese song I completely worked out a dance routine to, absolutely awesome

35 11eyes - Arrival of Tears

Now this is what I'm talking about when I say awesome. This is my kind of music. Whether it's fast, slow or whether it's sang by a male or female, I always love metal music. This is one of those anime songs that despite it being in Japanese, I can't resist singing along to it. The guitar sequences in it are the best I've heard in anime opening songs. The animation in this opening really complements the show too. - MottScurry

Best Japanese symphonic metal anime song ever! - MLPFan

Better than the actual show unfortunately


36 Fate/Zero - To the Beginning

Just a fan boy I guess

Truly captures the dark and tragic tone of the 2nd and final season of Fate/Zero. Even the name of it; To the Beginning. Shows how Kiritsugu's roots are explored. How he has to think back to the beginning in order to make his biggest decision. Can also be viewed as how this series is coming to a close, and the beginning to the sequel/main series, Fate/Stay Night, is coming.

"For the sake of creating a world where no one cries, I scream out a prayer that doesn't reach anywhere and disappears..."

"If I choose you, and if we can search for a happiness just for the two of us, It doesn't matter if freezing flames burn my body, I am near a smile."

37 Naruto - Go!!!

The visuals match the music perfectly - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

38 Naruto Shippuden - Diver Naruto Shippuden - Diver


27 is too low for this. Its greatest op from naruto ever

What why is this so low?

Why is this so low it's my favourite by far

39 Attack on Titan - Jiyuu no Tsubasa

The best anime opening ever! Jiyuu no tsubasa has a great lyrics, too. That's why I love so much this song!

31? Really? Really... Merge those two digits together and BOOM. Number 4 for titan's sake (31, my dog).

It really gives an idea as to what is about to happen. Brilliant!

The best and most epic opening ever! I always got chewed at the part:"Welding the blades of Gloria, we've made for victory..."

After hearing the full song of Jiyuu no Tsubasa, I just want to jump off the window with 3DMG and go slice some titans, or just look at sky and wish I can go to their world. This song is also meaning "Wings of Freedom".

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40 Sign - Naruto Shippuden

Sad but the best op in my opinion

This is my favourite anime opening of all time

Best opening ever

Gut wrenching... I really really wanted to vote for both Sign and Sekai wo. But, I suppose Sign is better by just the slimmest of margins. But it is heart-breaking to not vote for sekai wo :'(

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41 Attack on Titan - Opening 1

It's like a drug to me

This opening gets me so pumped, it's so epic. I always get chills at the part where they all jump into the air at the same time

This also really shows the desperate struggle to survive and fight the titans

So awesome it's on the list twice - Absolite

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42 Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works - Brave Shine

Should be in top 10 in my opinion, perhaps not many has heard of it yet. Or itjust sounds basic to some, however its tone really sets the premise of fate stay unlimited budget.

Hands down, best opening in all of anime, in my opinion of course. Thank you, Unlimited Budget Works for introducing me to Aimer the Great, truly my favorite singer in the world.

the best

This should be top one

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43 One Piece - Opening 14 (Fight Together)

WHATS WRONG WITH PEOPLE! It's one of the greatest theme songs ever. it has fabulous rhythm and music and singing. Shows tragedy, flashback, fun and hope. It shows the hope of the protagonist and moving forward. It encompasses the pain and fun memories and growth that he has gone through to move forward. It is so meaningful to the series beyond how amazing just the music itself sounds. Yet it's so low on the list because stupid fan girls hype junk like SAO because they like the show even though others songs are better, and Attack on Titan (while great) is on here Twice! People look and learn the song title before brainlessly adding it a second or third time like a moron.

There are approximately 1,013,913 words in the English language but I could never string any of them together to explain how much I love this song

When I first saw this opening I cried... I still do... It's very rare for me to cry at all... So far this anime has made me cry more then 5 times...

A perfect opening theme that perfectly concludes the first half of the series.

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44 Fate Zero - Oath Sign (Opening 1)

I love the openings, and I also love LiSA, the creator of the song

I really love the contemporary medieval feel of the song! Not to mention you could feel the emotions of the singer LiSA as she sings throughout the whole song as well! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

45 One Piece Opening 20 Hope! One Piece Opening 20 Hope!

i love it!

Honestly this op is just so low because the people who voted otherwise have never heard this opening. I have listend to a lot of openings and still think this is at least top 10 worthy on any non emo list. The only way to hate this song is by not liking anything that will give you hope.

Best One Piece opening to be honest - smill

best one

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46 Hello, World! - Blood Blockade Battlefront

Its amazing also season 2 op is cool ( FAKE TOWN, BABY )

Actually pretty good,though I want to know why people don't like this op though

47 Noragami Aragoto - Kyouran Hey Kids

Lol just because the anime isn't as popular

Better than most openings above this. - Smash64

This should be in top 10!

The music and animation make this one of the best openings I've ever seen! This should be top 10 for sure, 54th is FAR too low

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48 Bleach - Opening 6
49 Soul Eater - Opening 1

Haha it's on the list twice

50 One Piece Opening 5 Kokoro No Chizu One Piece Opening 5 Kokoro No Chizu
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