Top Ten Animes With the Best Theme Songs

Chaotixhero
Don't you just love Japanese music? No? Ok I guess it's just me.

The Top Ten

1 Naruto Shippuden Naruto Shippuden Naruto: Shippuden is the ongoing sequel to the original Naruto anime and covers the Naruto manga from volume twenty-eight on. The TV adaptation of Naruto: Shippuden debuted in Japan on February 15, 2007 on TV Tokyo. It is developed by Studio Pierrot and directed by Hayato Date.

Naruto have one of the best theme songs ever. Distance and Blue Bird are the best. - Chaotixhero

The theme songs are just amasing its fun watching the video as welll as the song itself and lyrics all combined together to make a peice of art and of course going really well with the anime story line so to be short everything fits well

V 1 Comment
2 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable ...read more.

Brilliant! Energetic! ELECTRIFYING!

The American theme is okay. - Chaotixhero

The theme song is ok, but its like 200th
Best anime but not best THEME Song - Humzinium

3 One Piece One Piece One Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 749 episodes to date.

Iconic them songs. Awesome and some are even dubbed, that's just how important they are.

Sounds a little cool at first. - Chaotixhero

The theme song was memorable - BoyGenius234

4 Neon Genesis Evangelion Neon Genesis Evangelion Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, and directed by Hideaki Anno.

Is this even a question?

5 Dragon Ball Dragon Ball Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It made anime popular in America and is based on the manga of the same name by Akira Toriyama. It was dubbed in English on Cartoon Networks Toonami block and still has many fans today.

I love the American theme way more then the Japanese theme. And not to be confused, this is the first dragon ball not Dragon ball Z. - Chaotixhero

6 Pokémon

Dude everyone has to admit Pokemon has the best theme song. The original is the best. Season 8's is the second best. All of them are good.

I should have put this number one! Dang I'm so stupid. This show have the best theme song in anime history! - Chaotixhero

I was expecting this song to be at least top 3. It's one of the most iconic anime songs of all time - Mcgillacuddy

V 1 Comment
7 Attack On Titan Attack On Titan Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments, ...read more.

It literally goes with everything, go ahead and prove me wrong! How can you not vote for this? It's epic! I listen to it everyday!

Even though I don't watch it, I LOVE the theme!
But it's kinda weird for me to hear it now because of a video from YouTube. - funnyuser

THIS IS THE BEST SONG EVER PERIOD

8 Naruto Naruto Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series ...read more.
9 Sonic X Sonic X Sonic X is a Japanese anime television series created by TMS Entertainment and based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series published by Sega.

Yeah you didn't expect this here did ya? Okay maybe you kinda did. Which do you think is better? The 4kids "Gotta Go Fast" or the Japanese theme "Sonic Drive"? In my opinion, I like the Japanese theme more. - Chaotixhero

Must Proceed at a high Velocity - Zombieman99

10 Fairy Tail Fairy Tail Fairy Tail is a manga franchise created by Hiro Mashima. The manga has been adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight, which began broadcasting in Japan on October 12, 2009. Additionally, A-1 Pictures and Satelight have developed seven original video animations and an animated ...read more.

I can't believe this wasn't on the list. Fairy Tail is the only anime till now that managed to make me love all its openings. They are all so good and catchy

How is fairy tail not in the top 10?! Seriously, the theme songs are brilliant. - FennikenFan9

Loved the first theme. It sent chills up my spine and causes nostalgia

Love literally every single opening. Best openings ever. - RebeccaDarking

The Contenders

11 Death Note Death Note Death Note is a Japanese television drama series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The show is centered around Light Yagami a promising highschooler and aspiring detective with a strong sense of "justice".

Hell, no. Get this higher. The main theme and the opening theme are the absolute best. - SwagFlicks

The first theme song is so good. We need to get this higher!

I'm refering to the first opening. - SwagFlicks

12 Boku No Hero Academia Boku No Hero Academia

The collendess of the col song mak th animeh mukm Bette. Ith isn thah bes suong in the anime. Thus proving that grammar is good.

13 Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka
14 Gundam Wing
15 Yu-Gi-Oh! Yu-Gi-Oh! Yu-Gi-Oh! was aired from 2000 to 2004 in Japan, and 2002 to 2006 in the US. It continues where the Toei Anime Left off. When 10th grader Yugi Muto solves the Millenium Puzzle, Yami Yugi emerges, taking control of him to help his friends. In Duel Monsters, they mostly played children's card games because ...read more.
16 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series premiered on August 10, 2001, with a TV movie called The Premiere Movie, before ending in its fourth season on September 25, 2004, without concluding the story. A revival ...read more.

Would this be considered a Western anime, like Avatar and the Boondocks? - Mcgillacuddy

Yes it's a anime. - Chaotixhero

17 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
18 Trinity Blood
19 Paradise Kiss
20 Sailor Moon Sailor Moon
21 Black Jack
22 Steins;Gate Steins;Gate
23 Kirby: Right back at ya

Is it odd that Nintendo gave Kirby a anime and not Link or Mario? - Chaotixhero

Kirby Kirby Kirby's the one! He's coming right back at ya!

Nintendo in Japan didn't but in America there was the super Mario super show. And movie and A legend of Zelda show. The Mario show is ok but the legend of Zelda and the Mario movie aren't that great. So those of u who say link never had a voice... U are wrong, he had one but it sucked so forget it ever happened...

24 Bleach Bleach
25 Pac-Man & the Ghostly Adventure

Hey Pac-Man fans here is a Pac-Man anime for ya in CGI! The theme song sounds terrible but that depends on your taste of music - Chaotixhero

V 1 Comment
26 One Punch Man One Punch Man One-Punch Man is an ongoing, online, web comic, which was later adapted into a Manga and Anime series . Created by ONE in 2009, It gained popularity, and soon after, went viral in 2012, surpassing 7 . 9 million views . One-Punch Man (OPM for short) focuses on the protagonist Saitama (Who is named after ...read more.

HERO!

27 X
28 Claymore Claymore
29 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". ...read more.

BEST OPENING EVER

30 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Mobile Suit Gundam 00
31 Mermaid Melody
32 Highschool DXD Highschool DXD

It almost makes me want to take women seriously

Why isn't future diary or watamote on this list? Their opening songs are awesome!

Kick-ass

33 Haikyuu!! Haikyuu!!

I can't believe it's not at top 10... guess you should try it first, I recommend you to hear "Imagination" by SPYAIR

34 Beck Mongolian Chop Squad
35 Tokyo Ghoul Tokyo Ghoul

Why is this at the bottom?

Oshiete o shiete yo why is it not here?

36 Hetalia: The Beautiful World

One of the best

COM ON! I love Mawaru chikyuu :3 It's so happy

37 Mushishi Mushishi
38 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
39 Yowamushi Pedal
40 Cross Game
41 Ergo Proxy Ergo Proxy Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, directed by Shukō Murase and written by Dai Satō.
42 Kuroko No Basket Season 1/2/3
43 Beyblade G-Revolution
44 Bokurano
45 Free! Free! Free! is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroko Utsumi and produced by Kyoto Animation and Animation Do.

Rage On is really awesome! I listen to it everyday~

Rage On by Oldcodex.How can anyone not like this song?

46 Inuyasha the Final Act
47 Soul Eater Soul Eater Soul Eater is an anime series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo, which adapts the Soul Eater manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo.
48 Welcome to the N.H.K.
49 Beyblade Metal Fusion
50 Ouran High School Host Club Ouran High School Host Club Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The manga has been adapted into a series of audio dramas, an animated television series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, a Japanese ...read more.
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Theme Songs for Anime Characters Most Addicting Anime Theme Songs Top Ten Non-Japanese Songs that Should Be Theme Songs of Anime Series Top Ten Theme Songs for Anime Series Top Ten 21st Century Songs You'd Want as a Theme Song If Your Life Was a Fantasy or Scifi Anime

List Stats

100 votes
51 listings
3 years, 81 days old

Top Remixes (5)

1. One Piece
2. Boku No Hero Academia
3. Yu-Gi-Oh!
BoyGenius234
1. Neon Genesis Evangelion
2. Dragon Ball
3. Attack On Titan
djh101
1. Naruto Shippuden
2. Dragon Ball Z
3. Sonic X
Chaotixhero

WRemix
View All 5

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P