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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4,724 1,923
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6,641 1,796
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6,517 1,778
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3,859 1,235
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2,895 813
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

7
2,248 844
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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4,259 1,768
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9
4,035 1,273
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

10
2,247 890
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

11
1,704 676
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12
2,742 879
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13
2,490 1,071
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14
3,036 1,055
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15
3,430 902
My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time
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16
3,804 1,436
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

17
1,389 324
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

18
3,687 1,073
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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3,710 1,465
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20
2,346 943
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

21
1,255 359
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

22
1,665 678
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

23
1,255 479
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

24
2,206 729
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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2,691 946
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