Otaku USA Magazine
Japanese Fans Rank the Coolest Anime Openings

The opening. A classic anime trope, and a way for a series to show its stuff in a one minute, thirty-second montage of greatness.

With hundreds of openings created every year, picking the top 10 of all time is a formidable challenge indeed, but readers of Anime Anime took to the task this week, ranking their top openings.

Here’s the list!

10 (tie). “Golden Time Lover”
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

10 (tie). “X-Encounter”
Tokyo Ravens

8 (tie). “Lupin the Third ’80”
Lupin the Third Part II

8 (tie). “Goya no Machiawase”

7. “Asterisk”

6. “Gekido”
D. Gray-man

5. “Kyoran Hey Kids!!”
Noragami Aragoto

4. “Tank!”
Cowboy Bebop

3. “abnormalize”

2. “Guren no Yumiya”
Attack on Titan

1. “This Game”
No Game No Life

OUSAers: is it just me, or is there a distinct lack of old-school on this list? Any favorites from previous decades? What’s missing? Sound off!

Source: ANN