Animecast: Best Anime Music of 2016

Rounding out the deliberations for Best Anime of 2016, the hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast talk about the slew of great music that hit their ears over the year.  Highlighting their favorites, while also giving a listen to some notable tracks.

bestanime2016deliberationsfeatIncluding great tracks from the likes of Bump of Chicken, SCREEN mode, nano, Sayuri, Sawano Hiroyuki, Aimer, Weaver, and so much more!

NOTE: For High Quality purposes for music, this podcast was exported via HQ setting, thus slightly larger in size than standard podcasts. Roughly 89MB. Keep that in mind for bandwidth limits please.

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Songs spotlight in this episode:

  • “Ashita o Orase” by Kavka Shishido – Fairy Tail Zero OP
  • “Contrail~Miracle~” by Mami Kawada – AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue OP
  • “Naked Dive” by SCREEN mode – Myriad Colors Phantom World OP (iTunes)
  • “That was like a small light” by Sayuri – ERASED ED (iTunes)
  • “Genesis” by STEREO DIVE FOUNDATION – Dimension W OP (iTunes)
  • “Contrast” by Fo’xTails – Dimension W ED (iTunes)
  • “Anger/Anger” by Myth&Roid – BBK/BRNK ED
  • “DISORDER” by Yousei Teikoku – Big Order OP (iTunes)
  • “Redo” by Konomi Suzuki – Re: Zero OP
  • “Ai no Uta -words of love-” by Haruka Chisuga – The Asterisk War 2 ED
  • “Well, Because Hug Me” by Maki Hanatani – Kuma Miko OP
  • “ninelie” by Aimer x chelly – Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress ED (iTunes)
  • “Sakura Skip” by fourfolium – NEW GAME!
  • “Signal” by TK from Ling Tosite Sigure – 91 Days OP
  • “Alderamin on the Sky” by Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets – Alderamin on the Sky OP
  • “Snow Drop” by Nano.Ripe – Food Wars The Second Plate ED
  • “Bloody f8 -eUC-” by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Aimer – Gundam Unicorn Re:0096 ED (iTunes)
  • “Calling” by fhana – Tales of Zestiria the X ED (iTunes)
  • “Answer” by Bump of Chicken – March Comes In Like A Lion OP (iTunes)
  • “Dreamcatcher” by nano – Magical Girl Raising Project ED
  • “Sync” by lol – Twin Star Exorcists OP3 (iTunes)
  • “S.O.S.” by Weaver – Poco’s Udon World OP (iTunes)
  • “Shelter” by Porter Robinson & Madeon – Shelter Insert (iTunes)

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.