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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4,890 1,474
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3,263 1,196
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3,423 1,317
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2,329 646
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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2,966 1,001
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One-Punch Man Opening 1 - The Hero!! Set Fire to the Furious Fist

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2,823 986
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2,776 900
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 3 - Blue Bird

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2,131 767
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2,597 966
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2,917 1,115
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Sword Art Online Opening 1 - Crossing Field

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1,769 725
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1,969 638
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 16 - Silhouette

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2,997 1,176
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1,906 630
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1,643 636
Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Anime Intros of All Time

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1,693 677
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Bleach Opening 1 - Asterisk

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1,811 739
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Attack on Titan Opening 2 - Jiyuu No Tsubasa

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2,122 790
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595 138
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The Superhero Nerd added My Hero Academia Op 1

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1,726 608
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 6 - Sign

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731 206
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JarredBiedertstaedt added My Hero Academia OP 4 Oddfuture

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835 446
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1,224 494
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Angel Beats! Opening 1 - My Soul, Your Beats

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1,184 538
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1,724 660
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Naruto Opening 2 - Haruka Kanata

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1,135 460
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1,303 544
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 4 - Rewrite

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685 289
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lazymermaid added Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso-Hikaru Nara

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1,522 538
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1,283 573
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Blue Exorcist Opening 2 - In My World

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1,075 412
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1,657 689
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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1,097 486
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 1 - Melissa

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1,247 581
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mano~rin added Ouran High School Host Club-sakura Kiss

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1,218 517
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Naruto Opening 5 - Seishun Kyosokyoku

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746 334
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1,227 534
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Sword Art Online II Opening 3 - Ignite

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1,293 513
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Soul Eater Opening 2 - Papermoon

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984 422
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864 412
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mano~rin added Sailor Moon Opening 1-moonlight Densetsu

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830 402
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Bleach Opening 2 - D-Tecnolife

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1,058 474
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 1 - Hero’s Come Back

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629 308
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mano~rin added Durarara Opening 1- Treacherous Sunset

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745 390
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713 328
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One Piece Opening 1 - We Are!

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282 110
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HelloMarilyn added Guilty Crown Opening 1 - My Dearest

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847 421
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Naruto Shippūden Opening 4 - Closer

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870 388
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Fullmetal Alchemist Opening 2 - Ready Steady Go