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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4,802 1,450
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3,218 1,167
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3,370 1,295
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2,262 629
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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2,919 985
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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2,767 972
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2,081 748
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2,719 886
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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2,563 949
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2,859 1,097
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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1,732 715
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1,922 629
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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2,959 1,161
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1,867 622
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1,618 624
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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1,669 666
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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1,784 725
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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2,084 781
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1,701 602
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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547 132
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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702 199
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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827 437
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1,120 447
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1,705 649
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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1,194 488
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,166 533
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1,292 536
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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670 282
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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1,500 529
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1,056 403
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1,266 567
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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1,636 678
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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1,084 477
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,232 569
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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1,205 510
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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1,213 526
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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733 327
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1,278 508
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Soul Eater Opening 2 - Papermoon

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970 415
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855 404
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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818 397
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,044 469
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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621 302
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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701 321
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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735 386
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862 382
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 2 - Ready Steady Go

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837 418
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 4 - Closer

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802 400
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