Anime Underground The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time  

Lisa Waugh
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List Rules Vote up your favorite anime openings and intros of all time, and add any to the list if they aren't here.

Awesome anime intros are often just as important as the series themselves. All those visual cues help viewers remember where the show is in terms of character development and storyline. This means a lot of anime intros change from season to season - not just visually, but musically, too.

But what makes a good anime intro? Is it the songs? The visuals? Perhaps the perfect intro is a reflection of the feeling you get from watching the show. It's almost impossible to say that one single anime intro is the best of all time, but one of these openings has to be #1. Vote below on this comprehensive of anime intros, including everything from Naruto and One Piece to Attack on Titan and Cowboy Bebop.

Don't forget, you can add your favorite intro to this list if it isn't already here! Although there are more than 150 choices below, that obviously isn't everything, so please add any good anime intros that might have been forgotten.

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4,486 1,372
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3,033 1,059
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3,123 1,204
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2,016 537
My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time
JarredBiedertstaedt added

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2,696 925
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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2,561 915
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2,426 879
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1,914 688
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2,484 819
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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2,793 1,084
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2,652 1,039
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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1,604 670
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1,743 588
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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1,721 580
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1,508 580
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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1,575 620
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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1,665 674
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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1,949 744
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784 394
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1,577 565
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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1,104 498
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1,609 614
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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581 161
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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1,116 456
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,023 417
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1,220 541
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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1,545 645
Yuri On Ice Opening 1- History... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time
Just a random Girl added Yuri On Ice Opening 1- History Maker (by Dean Fujioka)

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1,032 453
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,172 538
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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586 260
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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971 383
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1,227 510
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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1,413 509
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1,138 486
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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1,135 507
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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808 384
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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672 308
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992 446
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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424 102
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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780 380
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,229 489
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Soul Eater Opening 2 - Papermoon

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576 285
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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701 368
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797 394
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 4 - Closer

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641 303
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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469 237
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919 394
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761 383
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