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What is the best anime OST of all time? That's not an easy question to answer, but thanks to your votes on this list, we're going to do just that. We want your votes to tell us what the greatest anime soundtrack of all time, so click on the thumbs up below for the shows with the best music. There's no question that great music can make or break an anime series. After all, music can shape and influence an anime in ways that elevate the series to entirely new levels. When Shinichiro Watanabe directed Cowboy Bebop, he often created entirely new scenes based on the music that Yoko Kanno had created, making her and her band, The Seatbelts, one of the most important influences on the show. Anime like Bebop and Samurai Champloo rely heavily on their brilliant soundtracks, which take the shows from being great to being absolute masterpieces.

Which anime has the best music of all time? We're not really talking intros and outros here, but the actual music and soundtracks that elevate scenes in the show and make you feel strong emotions. Do you like lyrical soundtracks like that of FLCL? What about emotional, orchestral songs like those in Fullmetal Alchemist? This is a list o the top anime soundtracks, ranked. We really want to know what the ultimate anime soundtrack is, so help us answer that question!

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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Tokyo Ghoul Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

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Attack on Titan Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Josh Grelle

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherho... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Kent Williams, Iemasa Kayumi, Vic Mignogna

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Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Naruto Shippūden Nana Mizuki, Yukari Tamura, Kazuhiko Inoue

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Cowboy Bebop Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

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Fairy Tail Daisuke Namikawa, Kouichi Toochika, Katsuyuki Konishi

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Bleach Johnny Yong Bosch, Michelle Ruff, Stephanie Sheh

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Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong

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Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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Naruto Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Junko Takeuchi

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Blue Exorcist is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Blue Exorcist Nobuhiko Okamoto, Johnny Yong Bosch, Tobias Diakow

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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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Fullmetal Alchemist Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak

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Soul Eater is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Soul Eater Laura Bailey, Chiaki Omigawa, Micah Solusod

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Hunter X Hunter Junko Takeuchi, Hiroki Takahashi, Hozumi Gōda

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Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Future Diary Tomokazu Seki, Akira Ishida, Yuki Matsuoka

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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka

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Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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One Piece Mari Yaguchi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka

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Guilty Crown Koyasu Taketo, Kazuhiko Inoue, Nobutoshi Canna

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Code Geass Kikuko Inoue, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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Death Parade is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Death Parade Jamie Marchi, Jeremy Schwartz

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Angel Beats! Hiroshi Kamiya, Harumi Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa

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FLCL - Fooly Cooly

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Dragon Ball Z Sean Schemmel, Christopher Sabat, Doc Harris

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Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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K is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
K Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Jun Fukuyama

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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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High School DxD is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
High School DxD Yuki Kaji, Jamie Marchi, Azumi Asakura

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Parasyte: The Maxim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Parasyte: The Maxim Terri Doty, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Aya Hirano

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Deadman Wonderland Greg Ayres, Kana Hanazawa, Romi Pak

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Neon Genesis Evangelion Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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Toradora! is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Toradora! Rie Kugimiya, Yui Horie, Hiroyuki Yoshino

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Clannad Yûichi Nakamura, Mai Nakahara, David Matranga

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Psycho-Pass is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Psycho-Pass Kana Hanazawa, Robert McCollum, Kate Oxley

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Black Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Black Lagoon Houko Kuwashima, Brian Drummond, Kiyoyuki Yanada

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Spice and Wolf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Spice and Wolf Jun Fukuyama, Daisuke Namikawa, Ami Koshimizu

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Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Steins;Gate Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa

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Pokemon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Pokemon

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Rosario + Vampire is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Rosario + Vampire Saeko Chiba, Kimiko Koyama, Rie Kugimiya

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Maid Sama! is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Maid Sama! Ayumi Fujimura, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Mitsuhiro Ichiki

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Baccano! is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Baccano! Chiwa Saitō, Koyasu Taketo, Kappei Yamaguchi

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Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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Beck is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Beck Daisuke Namikawa, Shigeru Shibuya, Miki Maruyama

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Aldnoah.Zero is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time

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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Erik Scott Kimerer, Erica Mendez, Cristina Valenzuela

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D.Gray-man is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anime Soundtracks of All Time
D.Gray-man Sanae Kobayashi, Shizuka Itô, Ken'ichi Suzumura