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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3,075 1,100
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2,089 566
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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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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2,612 940
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2,464 908
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1,972 708
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2,560 839
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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2,853 1,107
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2,718 1,055
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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1,640 687
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1,801 602
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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1,760 593
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1,544 597
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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1,606 639
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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1,705 693
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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1,989 761
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800 414
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1,615 580
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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619 174
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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1,637 627
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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1,117 509
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1,053 427
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1,137 468
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,231 549
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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613 266
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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1,050 460
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,570 657
Yuri On Ice Opening 1- History... is listed (or ranked) 31 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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998 390
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1,182 550
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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1,242 515
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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1,432 517
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1,156 496
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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460 106
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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1,155 514
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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693 316
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816 393
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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794 385
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,005 455
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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1,248 495
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Soul Eater Opening 2 - Papermoon

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589 291
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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711 373
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659 310
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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805 403
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 4 - Closer

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771 387
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475 243
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927 400
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