My 10 most unforgettable anime tunes

Even though art and storytelling quality is what brings us to anime, there’s no denying that anime is full of music too, some tunes being solid and memorable, others being average and forgettable. While we all have our favorite anime openings, endings, BGM, and other songs, I thought I’d go beyond those today and think of the anime music that’s most “unforgettable” to me – not necessarily favorites of mine, but tunes that are so unique and catchy to my ears that I won’t forget them even if I haven’t watched their respective anime in years…

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What makes an anime memorable?

Last month, hoshiko wrote a post discussing certain qualities of anime she feels make them memorable. While I’m sure we can all think of things that make an anime “good,” I think the traits that make an anime “memorable” are different…

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Expanding casts of anime characters

Ace Railgun recently brought up the topic of how casts of characters in anime are handled, whether the series has a large and gradually expanding cast or a small, consistent one. It’s interesting to think about how the number of characters in an anime can affect the overall quality, especially in regards to how many episodes the series has…

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Favorite anime groups

I’m sure many of us have listed our favorite anime characters at some point. But what about favorite groups instead of individual characters? What I mean is favorite groups of characters in a specific series, as in favorite duos, trios, foursomes, etc,. I don’t think lists of favorite anime groups have been done much before, so I decided to give it a go…

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Two underrated series that I recently rewatched


Can you tell what they are by these ambiguous screencaps?

Most great anime series usually get the recognition they deserve by fans. Evangelion, Code Geass, Air, Azumanga Daioh, Death Note, Cowboy Bebop, Full Metal Alchemist, etc., have all received much deserved popularity for being credible fan favorites and overall brilliant shows, whether it be through fansubs, DVDs, or TV airings. I’m glad that many fans agree on what makes an anime series good, but of course, there are a handful of series that are excellent and yet don’t get the kind of recognition they deserve. I recently rewatched two such series so now that they’re both fresh in my mind, I feel like writing about why I think these two shows are so great…

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