What is your favourite anime opening or ending? I love anime music. I have a playlist on my phone full of awesome opening and ending songs. Often times, I will find myself humming a tune in my head while singing the Japanese lyrics, and I don’t even speak Japanese. Anyhow, my favourite opening or ending is the Attack on Titan season one opening – Guren no Yumiya by Linked Horizon.
Why is that? So, it starts off slow and fairly unusual. I think there is some German and Japanese, and other odd sounds. Then, the music and the action slowly increases, until it is all out war between the Titans and the Survey Corps.
There’s this awesome slow-motion scene where Jean does a side flip. All the while the music is getting faster, the images are more intense. It’s just a full-on assault on your scenes. I love it.
Then, when the music is a max tempo, thousands of Survey Corp soldiers leap into the air with there Vertical Maneuvering Equipment as even more Titans close in around them. Seriously, by the time the show is ready to start, I am pumped and ready for whatever horrors it threw at me.
Anything else you’d like to say? Every time they changed the opening song, I would throw my hands in the air and scream. Why are they changing it? It’s perfect the way it is, damn it! Then, by the second or third episode, I’ve realised that it too is another great opening song. I guess it’s better to have more than one song to listen to!