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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3,245 1,185
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3,399 1,312
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2,306 639
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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2,949 996
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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2,802 980
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2,764 896
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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2,118 758
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2,582 964
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2,898 1,109
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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1,955 635
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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1,755 721
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2,984 1,169
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1,894 626
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1,635 630
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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1,686 672
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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1,801 733
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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2,105 787
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573 137
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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1,719 605
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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719 203
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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833 443
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1,721 656
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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1,130 455
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1,214 492
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,175 537
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1,300 542
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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681 285
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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1,513 534
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1,070 408
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1,274 571
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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1,648 683
Yuri On Ice Opening 1- History... is listed (or ranked) 34 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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1,090 483
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,238 578
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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1,215 514
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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745 331
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1,221 531
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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1,286 512
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Soul Eater Opening 2 - Papermoon

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981 419
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862 409
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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825 401
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,054 471
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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626 306
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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711 324
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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741 389
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280 107
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HelloMarilyn added Guilty Crown Opening 1 - My Dearest

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845 419
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 4 - Closer

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867 386
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 2 - Ready Steady Go