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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3,587 1,399
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3,825 1,485
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5,449 1,547
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5,374 1,557
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2,007 825
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2,394 871
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3,312 1,085
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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3,120 1,044
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2,168 702
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2,696 711
My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time
JarredBiedertstaedt added

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2,815 1,038
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3,216 1,217
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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3,224 1,275
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915 537
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1,825 696
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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3,085 947
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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1,881 735
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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835 180
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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2,224 675
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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1,984 806
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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1,304 514
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23
836 331
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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1,320 581
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2,296 846
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1,334 534
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,419 586
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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884 243
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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1,887 635
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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1,388 605
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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1,181 528
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,345 632
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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1,814 693
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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842 374
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825 361
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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914 440
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,167 445
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1,790 728
Yuri On Ice Opening 1- History... is listed (or ranked) 38 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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371 137
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HelloMarilyn added Guilty Crown Opening 1 - My Dearest

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931 453
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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819 419
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1,303 554
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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689 338
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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1,335 575
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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1,617 565
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1,054 454
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1,133 506
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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544 292
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354 171
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HelloMarilyn added Darling in The Franxx Op - Kiss Of Death

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389 186
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Sin3point14 added Bakemonogatari - Renai Circulation