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You have been watching anime for years and you know the opening song in your sleep.
It’s a great song, but there are so many other songs out there! In this post, we will explore 101 uses of different Anime Openings that you may not have even considered before. You can use these ideas to create new playlists or just get some ideas for future reference.
The first best use of an Anime Opening is to put it on repeat and dance like no one is watching. You can also make up your own moves if you feel creative! The second best use for an anime opening is to turn the song into a ringtone or notification sound when you are playing games. It will be easy to identify calls, texts, emails etc., without having to look at the screen constantly.
This should provide some inspiration for more unusual uses that might not have occurred to you before. What are your favorite songs? Do they remind you of anything in particular? Let us know in the comments below so we can keep this list growing with new ideas.
Here’s our List: Playlist Ideas; Karaoke Ideas; Mood Music
A playlist for your morning commute. The best anime opening songs are usually a lot of fun and fast-paced, which will keep you energized on the way to work or school.
Lighting up the mood with some anime music is also an excellent idea when you want to get pumped before heading out into a meeting that comes right after lunchtime! A list of karaoke ideas can be found below as well if this sounds like something you might enjoy doing with friends in real life too 🙂
We hope these suggestions give you plenty of inspiration for using one of our favorite things: Anime Openings! If not, let us know and we’ll try writing more posts about other great uses
101. Sing along to the opening in your car with friends at night
100. Dance around like a crazy person while listening to it
99. Play the instrumental version of an anime opening as you go about doing chores or picking up something that needs fixing so you can perform small tasks and look badass all day long!
98. Replace an occasional word in conversation with one from the lyrics of any anime theme song, just for funsies
97: Put on your favorite character’s “opening” when performing work-out routines (I’m not talking about exercise)
96: Listen to digested versions of openings taken from other songs slowed down by 300% and see how they sound different than their original selves
95: Put on your favorite character’s “opening” when you’re feeling down and need a pick-me-up
94. Sing along to it with friends at night in the car!
93. Dance around like a crazy person while listening to any anime song, but especially an opening theme song because they are just that good for dancing/singing to together as one big happy family
92. Play the instrumental version of an anime opening if you want people who can’t sing well (i.e., yourself) or have trouble singing higher notes than usual (again–you guessed it!) not feel self conscious about trying out their vocals in public 91: Replace an occasional word in conversation with one from the anime opening
90. Sing along to it with friends at school!
89: Use an opening theme song as a cue when you’re going for a run in public and want some motivation/to pretend like people are cheering you on, etc.; then stop when your mile is done and have them play again once they hear their favorite song coming from somewhere else
88: Wear headphones while watching one of your favorite series so that not only do you get the sound effects but also feel like everyone around can enjoy what you’re listening to 87: Clap every time someone says “I will” or something similar, because even if we don’t know if it’ll happen or not, who knows–maybe these same words will make a difference for someone else
86: Let it play on loop while you sleep and imagine that the world is not as dark as it seems–that there are good things going on out there, even if we can’t see them yet 85: Sing along to it with friends at school! 84. Use an opening theme song as a cue when you’re going for a run in public and want some motivation/to pretend like people are cheering you on, etc.; then stop when your mile is done and have them play again once they hear their favorite song coming from somewhere else 83. Wear headphones while watching one of your favorite series so that not only do you get the sound effects but also feel like everyone around can enjoy what you
The opening of the anime is one of those things you just don’t forget.
Unlike theme songs that get stuck in your head for days, it’s hard to keep an anime opening from flooding back when you hear its first few notes.
It can be so catchy! So what if it doesn’t always do a great job setting up the mood? It gets our hearts pumping and sets us on edge with anticipation anyhow. Here are 101 ways we found people using their favorite show openers:
A girl played her sister’s intro as she walked down the aisle at her wedding reception (Fushigi Yuugi). One mom used lyrics from Bleach as part of her pregnancy announcements onto Facebook (“As I walk through this world, even
Anime openings are great for a number of reasons. They typically set the mood for an anime series, they have catchy music that you’ll be humming all day long, and sometimes there is some really amazing artwork involved that’s worth checking out on its own merit. But what about how cool it would be to use these awesome openers in different ways? Here are 101 unusual uses of your favorite opening songs! To wake up early: – Set the alarm to play the full song from start to finish as soon as it goes off. This will guarantee those extra minutes before snoozing turns into sleep once again. Alternatively, try playing just one or two lines (specially if you’re not a morning person).
The song will be playing in your head even before you’re up and ready for the day.
To get pumped: – Play a song with an upbeat tempo to pump you up on the way into work, school, or whenever else it’s time to make things happen. The adrenaline rush is just what we need to start off our morning right!
To soothe nerves: – For those times when life feels like too much, find a slower opening that makes us feel safe from whatever might be out there. Once surrounded by these warm feelings of security all problems seem easier to confront than ever before.
As motivation: – Sometimes music can help someone push past their limits and achieve something they never thought possible. Turn on one The opening for Nagi no Asukara has been used to stop a building collapse. Japanese singer Hikaru Utada is famous for her song ‘Simple and Clean’ which was the theme of Kingdom Hearts. The melody has also been covered by popular musicians such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and many more. It’s use in anime series like Pokemon:Pokemon Johto League Champions makes it that much cooler! One Piece fans will recall the first time we hear One Piece opening with Zoro singing along with his heart on his sleeve (literally) during Luffy’s battle against Crocodile. Cosplaying? No problem- just don’t forget your swords! If you’re