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Top Anime Soundtracks (OSTs): Anime Series With The Best Opening and Ending Songs

Updated on January 10, 2015

A true otaku does not simply skip the opening and ending songs of anime series because an anime experience is never, ever complete without them. The way the anime songs are directed usually impresses me, especially the way the songs try to tell you how the series will progress but not to the point where the plot will be spoiled... most of the time.

For me, the best anime songs are those that truly connects its music to the story, through its lyrics, style and melody.

Because a good soundtrack is what makes an anime series truly complete, I present to you my list of anime series with the best opening and ending themes or songs. Note that all of the titles I've written below are in my Highly Recommended Anime hub as well (except for Gintama) which goes to show that a lot of the best anime series are produced when a good story line and musical score complement each other.

(Click this link to visit my Highly Recommended Anime list: http://ayubi.hubpages.com/hub/Highly-Recommended-Anime)

16. LOVELY COMPLEX

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At the bottom of this list is the Lovely Complex soundtrack with two opening and two ending songs performed by TegoMass and Hey Say 7. Most of the songs in Lovely Complex are romantic and mellow as the plot of the series focuses on the love story between a tall female protagonist (Koizumi Risa) and a short male protagonist (Otani Atsushi).

Every time I play my Lovely Complex playlist, the sweet melodies make me remember the bittersweet moments of Risa and Otani :)

  • Opening Song 1 - Kimi + Boku = LOVE - Performed by TegoMass
  • Opening Song 2 - Hey! Say! - Performed by Hey Say 7
  • Ending Song 1 - Kiss ~Kaerimichi no Love Song - Performed by TegoMass
  • Ending Song 2 - Bon Bon - Performed by Hey Say 7

Lovely Complex - Ending Theme 2 - Bon Bon - Hey Say 7

14. COWBOY BEBOP & SAMURAI CHAMPLOO

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In 14th spot is a tie between 2 anime series directed by Shinichiro Watanabe, Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, both with only one opening and one ending song.

Cowboy Bebop was internationally acclaimed not just for its story but also for its soundtrack, which was influenced by western jazz and blues music. The opening song entitled Tank! was mainly an instrumental piece (and was my mobile ringtone for a period of time). The ending song The Real Folk Blues had a melancholic feeling to it, owing to the fact that Cowboy Bebop subtly deals with existential themes of loneliness and solitude.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Tank! - Performed by The Seatbelts
  • Ending Theme 1 - The Real Folk Blues - Vocals by Mai Yamane

Cowboy Bebop - Opening Theme 1 - Tank! - The Seatbelts - TV version

14. SAMURAI CHAMPLOO AND COWBOY BEBOP

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While Cowboy Bebop is all jazz and blues, the style of Samurai Champloo including its soundtrack is generally hip hop. The music is somehow reflective of the journeys of the three protagonists, Fuu, Mugen and Jin, and similar to Bebop, has a solitary air to it.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Battlecry - Performed by Nujabes
  • Ending Theme 1 - Shiki no Uta - Performed by MINMI

Samurai Champloo - Ending Theme 1 - Shiki no Uta - MINMI

13. CARDCAPTOR SAKURA

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If I were to describe the Cardcaptor Sakura themes, I'd say that it is generally sweet, light and gentle. The melodies are far from jolly but are not really sorrowful either. Overall, the Cardcaptor Sakura soundtrack somewhat calms the listener and personally, I enjoy listening to my CCS playlist whenever I am studying or reading light texts.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Catch You Catch Me - Performed by Gumi
  • Opening Theme 2 - Tobira wo Akete - Performed by ANZA
  • Opening Theme 3 - Platinum - Performed by Maaya Sakamoto
  • Ending Theme 1 - Groovy - Performed by Kohmi Hirose
  • Ending Theme 2 - Honey - Performed by Chihiro
  • Ending Theme 3 - Fruits Candy - Performed by Kohmi Hirose

Cardcaptor Sakura - Ending Theme 1 - Groovy - Kohmi Hirose

12. NODAME CANTABILE

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Opening and ending themes of Nodame Cantabile sound light and aspirational as the story revolves around the lives of two musically inclined characters, Chiaki and Nodame, who are trying to make a name in the world of music. Listening to the Nodame Cantabile soundtrack usually improves my mood :)

Nodame Cantabile

  • Opening Theme 1 - Allegro Cantabile - Performed by Suemitsu & The Suemith
  • Ending Theme 1 - Konna ni Chikaku de - Performed by Crystal Kay

Nodame Cantabile Finale

  • Opening Theme 1 - Manazashi Daydream - Performed by Sakai Yuu
  • Ending Theme 1 - Kaze to Oka no Ballad - Performed by Real Paradis with Nodame Orchestra

Nodame Cantabile Pari Hen

  • Opening Theme 1 - Sky High - Performed by The Gospellers
  • Ending Theme 1 - Tokyo et Paris - Performed by Emiri Miyamoto Ft. Solita

Nodame Cantabile: Finale - Opening Theme 1 - Manazashi Daydream - Sakai Yuu - TV version

11. FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST BROTHERHOOD

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Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood songs are heavy and sorrowful both in lyrics and melody. The songs itself are highly narrative of Ed and Al's painful journey in recovering what they lost from alchemy. Although heavy and sorrowful, FMA brotherhood songs emanates a strong desire which I think is somehow reflective of the strong wills of FMA brotherhood characters.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Again - Performed by Yui
  • Opening Theme 2 - Hologram - Performed by NICO Touches the Walls
  • Opening Theme 3 - Golden Time Lover - Performed by Sukima Switch
  • Opening Theme 4 - Period - Performed by Chemistry
  • Opening Theme 5 - Rain - Performed by SID
  • Ending Theme 1 - Lie - Performed by SID
  • Ending Theme 2 - Let It Out - Performed by Miho Fukuhara
  • Ending Theme 3 - Holding Hands - Performed by Lil' B
  • Ending Theme 4 - Shunkan Sentimental - Performed by Scandal
  • Ending Theme 5 - Ray of Light - Performed by Shoko Nakagawa

Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood - compiled opening and ending themes - tv versions

10. RUROUNI KENSHIN

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Despite being a classic, the Rurouni Kenshin opening and ending themes are still considered to be one of the greatest anime series soundtracks of all time. Most of the opening songs are livelier and full of hope while most of the ending songs sound lonelier but are sometimes gentle or dense.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Sobakasu - Performed by Judy and Mary
  • Opening Theme 2 - 1/2 - Performed by Makoto Kawamoto
  • Opening Theme 3 - Kimi ni Fureru Dake De - Performed by Curio
  • Ending Theme 1 - Tactics - Performed by The Yellow Monkey
  • Ending Theme 2 - Namida wa Shitteiru - Performed by Mayo Suzukaze
  • Ending Theme 3 - Heart of Sword - Yoake Mae - Performed by T.M. Revolution
  • Ending Theme 4 - Fourth Avenue Cafe - Performed by L'Arc~En~Ciel
  • Ending Theme 5 - It's Gonna Rain - Peformed by Bonnie Pink
  • Ending Theme 6 - 1/3 no Junjou na Kanjou - Performed by Siam Shade
  • Ending Theme 7 - Dame - Performed by You Izumi

I linked a live version video of One Half because I just find Makoto Kawamoto adorable and her voice extra cute!

Rurouni Kenshin - Opening Theme 2 - 1/2 One Half - Makato Kawamoto - live version

9. GINTAMA

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The style of Gintama music usually varies from song to song but are generally fun to listen to. The ending songs are usually lighter while the opening songs have a more narrative quality to it in relation to the plot of the anime series. The first opening song, Pray by TommyHeavenly6 had me as early as the first episode.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Pray - Performed by TommyHeavenly6
  • Opening Theme 2 - Tooi Nioi - Performed by YO-KING
  • Opening Theme 3 - Giniro no Sora - Performed by redballoon
  • Opening Theme 4 - Kasanaru Kage - Performed by Hearts Grow
  • Opening Theme 5 - Donten - Performed by DOES
  • Opening Theme 6 - Anata Magic - Performed by Monobright
  • Opening Theme 7 - Stairway Generation - Performed by Baseball Bear
  • Opening Theme 8 - Light Infection - Performed by Prague
  • Ending Theme 1 - Fuusen Gum - Performed by Captain Straydum
  • Ending Theme 2 - Mr. Raindrop - Performed by Amplified
  • Ending Theme 3 - Yuki no Tsubasa - Performed by redballoon
  • Ending Theme 4 - Candy Line - Performed by Takahashi Hitomi
  • Ending Theme 5 - Shura - Performed by DOES
  • Ending Theme 6 - Kiseki - Performed by Snowkel
  • Ending Theme 7 - Signal - Performed bu KELUN
  • Ending Theme 8 - Speed of Flow - Performed by The Rodeo Caburettor
  • Ending Theme 9 - Sanagi - Performed by POSSIBILITY
  • Ending Theme 10 - The World is Yours - Performed by Plingmin
  • Ending Theme 11 - L, Ai, Ai - Performed by Ghostnote
  • Ending Theme 12 - Kagayaita - Performed by Shigi
  • Ending Theme 13 - Asa Answer - Performed by Pengin
  • Ending Theme 14 - Uo-Aini - Performed by Takahashi Hitomi and BEAT CRUSADERS
  • Ending Theme 15 - Wonderful Days - Performed by ONE DRAFT
  • Ending Theme 16 - Sayonara no Sora - Performed by Qwai

Gintama Opening Song 4

8. KATEKYO HITMAN REBORN

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The story of Katekyo Hitman Reborn was light in the beginning, and, like its music, became heavier as the anime series progressed. The opening and ending songs were becoming better and better and by the time Byakuran entered the scene, the soundtrack has improved so much and I finally felt the coherence of the plot and the music. My personal favorite is Going Under Ground's Listen to the Stereo, the 8th opening theme of the series.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Drawing Days - Performed by Splay
  • Opening Theme 2 - Boys and Girls - Performed by L.M.C.
  • Opening Theme 3 - Dive to World - Performed by Cherryblossom
  • Opening Theme 4 - 88 - Performed by L.M.C.
  • Opening Theme 5 - Last Cross - Performed by Masami Mitsuoka
  • Opening Theme 6 - Easy Go - Performed by Kazuki Kato
  • Opening Theme 7 - Funny Sunny Day - Performed by SxOxU
  • Opening Theme 8 - Listen to the Stereo - Performed by Going Underground
  • Ending Theme 1 - Michishirube - Performed by Keita Tachibana
  • Ending Theme 2 - One Night Star - Performed by The Arrows
  • Ending Theme 3 - Echo Again - Performed by Splay
  • Ending Theme 5 - Sakura Addiction- Performed by Takashi Kondo and Toshinobu Iida
  • Ending Theme 6 - STAND UP! - by Lead
  • Ending Theme 7 - Ameato - by W-inds
  • Ending Theme 8 - Cycle - Performed by Cherryblossom
  • Ending Theme 9 - Suberidai - Performed by Mori Tsubasa
  • Ending Theme 10 - Sakura Rock - Performed by Cherryblossom
  • Ending Theme 11 - Smile For... - Performed by Ueto Aya
  • Ending Theme 12 - Aoi Yume - Performed by Mori Tsubasa
  • Ending Theme 13 - Yume no Manual - Performed by Cherryblossom
  • Ending Theme 14 - Gr8 Story - Performed by SuG
  • Ending Theme 15 - Famiglia - Performed by D-51
  • Ending Theme 16 - Canvas - Performed by +Plus

7. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN

Naruto Shippuden songs feel differently per arc. Sometimes the songs feel just right for some story arcs, at times it feels too light. Nonetheless it perfectly captures the characters' emotions and struggles. Several songs feel heavy as darkness continue to loom over Naruto Shippuden's plot (yeah, new villains appear and Sasuke slips further and further away from Naruto and Sakura). But Naruto grows stronger, new adventures continue and new bonds form, and I feel like a lot of songs reflect that, especially those that give off light and hopeful melodies. One example and among my favorites are Jitensha by Ore Ska Band. I just feel all sorts of contradicting emotions while listening to Shippuden songs.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Hero's Come Back - Performed by Nobodyknows+
  • Opening Theme 2 - Distance - Performed by Long Shot Party
  • Opening Theme 3 - Blue Bird - Performed by Ikimono-Gakari
  • Opening Theme 4 - Closer - Performed by Joe Inoue
  • Opening Theme 5 - Hotaru no Hikari - Performed by Ikimono-Gakari
  • Opening Theme 6 - Sign - Performed by Flow
  • Opening Theme 7 - Toumei Datta Sekai - Performed by Motohiro Hata
  • Opening Theme 8 - Diver - Performed by NICO Touches the Walls
  • Opening Theme 9 - Lovers - Performed by 7!!
  • Opening Theme 10 - Newsong - Performed by tacica
  • Opening Theme 11 - Totsugeki Rock - Performed by The Cro-Magnons
  • Opening Theme 12 - Moshimo - Performed by Daisuke
  • Opening Theme 13 - Niwakaame ni mo Makezu - Performed by NICO Touches the Walls
  • Ending Theme 1 - Nagareboshi -Shooting Star- - Performed by HOME MADE Kazoku
  • Ending Theme 2 - Michi -To You All- - Performed by Aluto
  • Ending Theme 3 - Kimi Monogatari - Performed by Little by little
  • Ending Theme 4 - Mezamero! Yasei - Performed by Matchy With Question?
  • Ending Theme 5 - Sunao na Niji - Performed by Surface
  • Ending Theme 6 - Broken Youth - Performed by NICO Touches the Walls
  • Ending Theme 7 - Long Kiss Goodbye - Performed by HALICALI
  • Ending Theme 8 - Bacchikoi! - Performed by Dev Parade
  • Ending Theme 9 - Shinkokyuu - Performed by SUPER BEAVER
  • Ending Theme 10 - My ANSWER - Performed by SEAMO
  • Ending Theme 11 - Omae Dattanda - Performed by Kishidan
  • Ending Theme 12 - For You - Performed by AZU
  • Ending Theme 13 - Jitensha - Performed by OreSkaBand
  • Ending Theme 14 - Utakata Hanabi - Performed by Supercell
  • Ending Theme 15 - U Can Do It! - Performed by DOMINO
  • Ending Theme 16 - Mayonaka Ookesutora - Performed by Aqua Timez
  • Ending Theme 17 - Freedom - Performed by Home Made Kazoku
  • Ending Theme 18 - Yokubou wo Sakebe!!! - Performed by OKAMOTO'S
  • Ending Theme 19 - Place to Try - Performed by TOTALFAT
  • Ending Theme 20 - By My Side - Performed by Hemenway
  • Ending Theme 21 - Cascade - Performed by UNLIMITS
  • Ending Theme 22 - Kono Koe Karashite - Performed by AISHA
  • Ending Theme 23 - MOTHER - Performed by MUCC
  • Ending Theme 24 - Sayonara Memory - Performed by 7!! Seven Oops
  • Ending Theme 25 - I Can Hear - Performed by DISH//

6. DEATH NOTE

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The opening and ending songs of Death Note are beautifully dark and powerful which perfectly resonates the plot and themes of the anime series. The soundtrack, characterized by heavy metal and gothic rock was a perfect musical narration for the Death Note series.

  • Opening Theme 1 - The World - Performed by Nightmare
  • Opening Theme 2 - What's Up People?! - Performed by Maximum the Hormone
  • Ending Theme 1 - Alumina - Performed by Nightmare
  • Ending Theme 2 - Zetsubo Billy - Performed by Maximum the Hormone


Death Note - Opening Theme 1 - The World - Nightmare

5. CODE GEASS

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Opening and ending songs of Code Geass, both seasons 1 and 2 are undeniably those of the best. Colors, which was performed by Flow, was recognized as one of the most popular songs when the series was still airing in Japan. Its ending songs also have a distinct style compared to the usual Japanese anime music owing to the unique musical style of ALI PROJECT who performed a couple of songs in a dark, neoclassical style.

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

  • Opening Theme 1 - Colors - Performed by Flow
  • Opening Theme 2 - Kaidoku Funou - Performed by Jinn
  • Opening Theme 3 - Hitomi no Tsubasa - Performed by Access
  • Ending Theme 1 - Yuukyou Seishunka - Performed by Ali Project
  • Ending Theme 2 - Mosaic Kakera - Performed by SunSet Swish


Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2

  • Opening Theme 1 - O2 - Performed by Orange Range
  • Opening Theme 2 - World End - Performed by Flow
  • Ending Theme 1 - Shiawase Neiro - Performed by Orange Range
  • Ending Theme 2 - Waga Routashi Aku no Hana - Performed by Ali Project

Code Geass - Ending Theme 1 - Yuukyou Seishunka - Ali Project

4. SOUL EATER

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We are now down to spot no. 4!

For the anime series with the fourth best soundtrack (in my opinion at least) and with a total of only six OP and ED songs combined (two OPs and four EDs), I give you Soul Eater!

Soul Eater's two opening themes have a beautifully dark tone to it, especially Papermoon by TommyHeavenly6. The styles of the four ending themes are different but for my special pick, I think I'll go with I Wanna Be by Stance Punks. The thing that I especially like about Soul Eater is the fact that despite the series having this dark and sinister aura to it, the characters are still able to make the audience feel the warm and gentle side of the story, very much like its music.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Resonance - Performed by T.M. Revolution
  • Opening Theme 2 - Papermoon - Performed by TommyHeaveny6
  • Ending Theme 1 - I wanna Be - Performed by Stance Punks
  • Ending Theme 2 - Style - Performed by Kana Nishino
  • Ending Theme 3 - Bakuso Yume Uta - Performed by DIGGY-MO'
  • Ending Theme 4 - Strength - Performed by Abingdon Boys School

Soul Eater - Ending Theme 1 - I Wanna Be - Stance Punks

3. FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST 2003

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Fullmetal Alchemist 2003 is one of those anime series with opening and ending songs that are equally amazing as the anime series itself. The Brotherhood soundtrack was indeed good, but that was nowhere as amazing as this. Like the 2009 series of course, the music has this heavy and sorrowful tone to it but in terms of its narrative power and melody, the 2003 opening and ending songs project a stronger and more powerful Edward and Alphonse while retaining the dark and sorrowful tone of the plot, compared to the 2009 songs' more melancholic projection of Ed and Al.

  • Opening Theme 1 - Melissa - Performed by Porno Graffiti
  • Opening Theme 2 - READY STEADY GO - Performed by L'Arc~En~Ciel
  • Opening Theme 3 - UNDO - Performed by Cool Joke
  • Opening Theme 4 - Rewrite - Performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
  • Ending Theme 1 - Kesenai Tsumi - Performed by Nana Kitade
  • Ending Theme 2 - Tobira no Mukou e - Performed by Yellow Generation
  • Ending Theme 3 - Motherland - Performed by Crystal Kay
  • Ending Theme 4 - I Will - Performed by Sowelu

Fullmetal Alchemist - Opening Theme 1 - Melissa - Porno Graffiti

2. NARUTO (2002)

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Naruto (2002) started as a really sad narrative. Naruto was alone and he literally struggled throughout the beginning of the series. But as we grew to love this naughty, knuclehead ninja, so did the other characters fell for his charm. The opening and ending songs of Naruto perfectly captured all these emotions, including all the characters' pain, joy and struggles. One of my favorites would be Kanashimi no Yasashisa ni (and I can't help but remember Neji as a young boy during the Chuunin exams - and now my tears won't stop falling!). Shippuden songs were good but Naruto (2002) OST still feels way superior and is real worthy of being on the second spot!

  • Opening Theme 1 - R★O★C★K★S - Performed by Hound Dog
  • Opening Theme 2 - Haruka Kanata - Performed by Little by Litte
  • Opening Theme 3 - Kanashimi no Yasashisa ni - Performed by Asian Kung Fu Generation
  • Opening Theme 4 - GO!!! - Performed by FLOW
  • Opening Theme 5 - Seishun Kyousoukyou - Performed by Sambomaster
  • Opening Theme 6 - No Boy No Cry - Performed by Stance Punks
  • Opening Theme 7 - Namikaze Satellite - Performed by Snowkel
  • Opening Theme 8 - Re:member - Performed by Flow
  • Opening Theme 9 - Yura Yura - Performed by Hearts Grow
  • Ending Theme 1 - Wind - Performed by Akeboshi
  • Ending Theme 2 - Harumonia - Performed by RYTHEM
  • Ending Theme 3 - VIVA ROCK - Performed by Orange Range
  • Ending Theme 4 - Alive - Performed by Raiko
  • Ending Theme 5 - Ima Made Nandomo - Performed by The Massimissile
  • Ending Theme 6 - Ryuusei - Performed by TiA
  • Ending Theme 7 - Mountain a Go Go Too - Performed by Captain Straydum
  • Ending Theme 8 - Hajimete Kimi to Shabetta - Performed by GAGAGA-SP
  • Ending Theme 9 - Nakushita Kotoba - Performed by No Regret Life
  • Ending Theme 10 - Speed - Performed by Analogue Fish
  • Ending Theme 11 - Soba ni Iru Kara - Performed by AMADORI
  • Ending Theme 12 - Parade - Performed by CHABA
  • Ending Theme 13 - Yellow Moon - Performed by Akeboshi
  • Ending Theme 14 - Pinocchio - Performed by Ore Ska Band
  • Ending Theme 15 - Scenario - Performed by SABOTEN

1. BLEACH

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And now, I present to you the anime series with the best opening and ending songs, Bleach! I think that every single song is perfect for every arc it represents. Certain times, I even find the songs more compelling and emotion-filled than the story itself. Although Bleach songs widely vary, Bleach music has a generally sad, dark and ominous feel to it. Aqua Timez, YUI, and Sunset Swish have performed a couple of songs for the Bleach series.

  • Opening Theme 1 - *~Asterisk- - Performed by Orange Range
  • Opening Theme 2 - D-technoLife - Performed by UVERworld
  • Opening Theme 3 - Ichirin no Hana - Performed by High and Mighty Color
  • Opening Theme 4 - Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Performed by Beat Crusaders
  • Opening Theme 5 - Rolling Star - Performed by Yui
  • Opening Theme 6 - Alones - Performed by Aqua Timez
  • Opening Theme 7 - After Dark - Performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation
  • Opening Theme 8 - Chu-Bura - Performed by Kelun
  • Opening Theme 9 - Velonica - Performed by Aqua Timez
  • Opening Theme 10 - Shoujo S - Performed by SCANDAL
  • Opening Theme 11 - Anima Rossa - Performed by Porno Graffiti
  • Opening Theme 12 - chAngE - Performed by Miwa
  • Opening Theme 13 - Ranbu no Melody - Performed by SID
  • Opening Theme 14 - BLUE - Performed by ViViD
  • Opening Theme 15 - Harukaze - Performed by SCANDAL
  • Ending Theme 1 - Life is Like a Boat - Performed by Rie Fu
  • Ending Theme 2 - Thank You!! - Performed by Home Made Kazoku
  • Ending Theme 3 - Houki Boshi - Performed by Younha
  • Ending Theme 4 - Happy People - Performed by Skoop on Somebody
  • Ending Theme 5 - Life - Performed by Yui
  • Ending Theme 6 - My Pace - Performed by Sunset Swish
  • Ending Theme 7 - Hanabi - Performed by Ikimono-Gakari
  • Ending Theme 8 - Movin!! - Performed by Takacha
  • Ending Theme 9 - Baby It's You - Performed by JUNE
  • Ending Theme 10 - Sakura Biyori - Performed by Mai Hoshimura
  • Ending Theme 11 - Tsumesaki - Performed by OreSkaBand
  • Ending Theme 12 - Daidai - Performed by Chatmonchy
  • Ending Theme 13 - Tane wo Maku Hibi - Performed by Kosuke Atari
  • Ending Theme 14 - Kansha - Performed by RSP
  • Ending Theme 15 - Orange - Performed by Lil'B
  • Ending Theme 16 - Gallop- Performed by Pe'zmoku
  • Ending Theme 17 - Hitohira no Hanabira - Performed by Stereopony
  • Ending Theme 18 - Sky Chord - Performed by Shion Tsuji
  • Ending Theme 19 - Kimi wo Mamotte, Kimi wo Aishite - Performed by Sambomaster
  • Ending Theme 20 - Mad Surfer - Performed by Kenichi Asai
  • Ending Theme 21 - Sakurabito - Performed by Sunset Swish
  • Ending Theme 22 - Tabidatsu Kimi e - Performed by RSP
  • Ending Theme 23 - Stay Beautiful - Performed by DIGGY-MO'
  • Ending Theme 24 - Echoes - Performed by universe
  • Ending Theme 25 - Last Moment - Performed by SPYAIR
  • Ending Theme 26 - Song For... - Performed by ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D
  • Ending Theme 27 - Aoi Tori - Performed by fumika
  • Ending Theme 28 - Haruka Kanata - Performed by UNLIMITS
  • Ending Theme 29 - Re:pray - Performed by Aimer
  • Ending Theme 30 - MASK - Performed by Aqua Timez

Bleach - Ending Theme 7 - Hanabi - Ikimono-Gakari

Poll without Naruto and Naruto Shippuden

A total of 329 people voted in the original poll published on July 16, 2013 (but without Naruto and Naruto Shippuden among its choices) and was closed on December 16, 2014. Bleach OST appeared to be the most popular based from the said poll (of the 329 votes, 34% was for Bleach, only to be followed by FMA Brotherhood at 16%)

After the addition of Naruto and Naruto Shippuden, a new poll was opened on December 16, 2014.

Poll without Naruto and Naruto Shippuden

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Which anime series has the best opening and ending songs of all time?

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      Bubblegum Senpai 2 years ago from Little Tokyo

      Another informative hub - though maybe a tad media heavy. Still, glad to see you still hubbing about anime! Myself, my favourite themes are Sakura Kiss from Ouran High School Host Club and See-no from YuYuShiki. These ones are pretty good too though!

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      Ayu Bi 2 years ago from Sorajima

      I love Sakura Kiss too!!! :D :D :D

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      Jonathan Harvey 2 years ago

      Personally, I woulda put Bebop at número uno.

      I also woulda said Trigun and Akira, but hey, no real complaints.

      Guess you could say I just "Don't Bother None."

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      Ayu Bi 2 years ago from Sorajima

      Thanks for you comment, Jonathan Harvey :)

      Haven't seen Akira yet but will listen to its soundtrack! Cheers!

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      Sean 2 years ago

      I quite enjoyed Fate/Stay Night, Fate/Zero, and Madoka Magica soundtracks more than selections 16-8. Idk this is just me but yuki kajiura is a god at what she does, be the best anime composer of our generation.

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