Animecast: Top Anime Openings


Anime openings create a sort of mood that sets a series. While most of the time these introductions are plain and often generic, the best are often gems that recall memories when their songs are listened to. In this episode of the Animecast, we highlight our favorites and explain why we love them. We hope you enjoy the great music and memories.

Openings highlighted in this episode: Chobits, Utawarerumono, Clannad, Serial Experiments Lain, Gunslinger Girls, Future Diary, Kanon, Air Tv, When They Cry, Kotouro-san, Karas, Golden Time, Watamote, Brynhildr in the Darkness, Fafnir Dead Aggressor, Sword Art Online, Arpeggio the Blue Steel, Fate/Stay Night, Nobunogun, Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight, Tokyo Ravens, Hennekko, Tsukuyumi Moon Phase, K-On!, Wolf’s Rain, Witch Hunter Robin, Devil Survivor 2, and Madoka Magica.

We hope you all enjoy!

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Co-Founder of and Co-Host of the OtakuSpirit Animecast. A huge fan of anime since the early 1990s, consuming over 1300 shows. Outside of Otaku Spirit, he has been a judge for the Anime Awards and aided in reviewing titles for some publishers. While he's late to the collecting scene, he's found a lot of joy in filling his DVD/Blu-ray collection as well as collecting figures. Sharing this joy, he posts unboxing and feature videos on anime goods to YouTube.