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What makes a good opening ?

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What makes a good opening ?
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>>151760197
Mostly good music,all that the visuals have to do is not be terrible
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music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIAF7Waft10
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>>151760197
The animation should present every important characters.
It can't be people jumping randomly.
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>>151760504
on it's surface level yes, first time watches is all about good music and visuals thats compliment it. If you want some more in-depth analyse though check out Mothers Basement on YouTube.
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Music and no spoilers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBPegoYoD9Q
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>>151760197
To me something that isn't done enough is changing/ adding little bits to the opening or closing of a show. It helps keep things up to date and makes something out of the obligation of opening credits and closing credits in a show. Taking you OP's pic as an example Part 4 and part 3 of Jojo has done openings pretty well in my opinion. To me what makes those ones special is that the alterations actually play with the opening. In part 3 with Dio using The World it was really entertaining and exciting to see Dio walk through the broken glass as the credits were pause. This also explains how Dio moved from one place to the other in the opening. Its icing on the cake to me.
For another anime Neon Genesis Evangelion although doesn't add anything to the opening, but as time goes on the flashing imagery that you may have only noticed on a subconscious level start to make sense as you see them in the actual episodes. When I first saw that show I thought that was awesome but maybe I just like flashy imagery.
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>>151760197
Clever foreshadowing.
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Got you covered:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2NHwqqaGpU
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Jpop with different angles of the main characters running followed by the last riff of the guitar panning to the sky
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Visuals that sync up well with the song along with a good song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l8zX6AGJeI
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Call me a pleb, but I immensely enjoyed the ZA WARUDO interrupt in part 3. The BITE ZA DUSTO interrupt was okay, I liked it the first time for its surprise value.

They're both nice things to spice up the intro.
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>>151762998
This is pretty good.
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>tfw the OP ruses you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZlkCmGaBrE
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>>151761207
mothers basement is a giant hypocrite faggot.
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>>151763377
and of course I forgot this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIF5BLyh3Mk
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03x0bU2w9HI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7_-RBl0lfY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZn7i9rg3a0

it's made by kyoani
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70% of it is having a good song and the rest is having good visuals.

Of course, there are special outliers where really entertaining visuals can carry a mediocre tune.
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>>151763403
Agreed. Fuck that guy, the more I look into him the more I think he's a piece of shit
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Replayability
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>>151760197
A kickass chorus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6nlDwOfZu8
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>>151760197
>"what's in an op"
somebody call mother's basement we need weeb expertise on this thread.
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>>151764137
Explain
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>>151762878
Which is why a lot of long-running shonen anime OPs are crappy. They have nothing to foreshadow.

The newest One Piece OP is literally

>Show off main characters hanging around on boat doing SoL things
>Poneglyphs scene that is literally nothing but the team looking at them
>Quick preview of Zou villains, Jack and Kaidou run out to them as if they're equals
>Generic scene showing all of the crew's skills
>Some scenes from the upcoming episodes

No creativity whatsoever. If they took some time for the manga to go on before adapting it, they could easily do a whole film motif, considering the power of one of the main villains.
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>>151760197
You tell me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4_mrdCI6Rw
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It needs zazz!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NI9Sa8LpZ3g
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Not a clue. I never watch OPs or EDs because they're a waste of time.
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Friendly reminder that if you say an anime has a good opening you are referring to the opening and not just the music.
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>Every part 4 op sounded like shit at first
>got better every time i listened to it.
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>>151764137
4chin finds a way to hate any and everything
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has to set the tone, and at least in my opinion hype you the fuck up. this is why I think Chase is a pretty bad one. Chase, regardless of the lyrics themselves, does not set the tone for part 4 very well at all in comparison to Crazy Noisy Bizarre Town or Great Days.
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>>151763403
>hypocrite
How so?
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>>151760197
great days is the best OP of all time, OF ALL TIME
>>151765619
literally every op ever
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>>151764979
One Piece OPs are rarely good. Naruto and Bleach on the other hand have many well-made OPs.
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Good music and visuals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbsVMrfogP4
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>>151760197
LET THE VOICE OF LOVE TAKE YOU HIIIGHER!!
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>>151760197
A sign of Zeta
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>>151762878
I know it's an ending but
>When the ED foreshadows events that happen 40 chapters later in the manga and would only be unveiled 3 years later
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFdzNhJAdco
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>>151760197
A good song that is actually related to the anime itself. OPs that use a bland generic random song just to promote their album are shit.
The visuals are important too, but not as important as music. I don't care if it looks bland, if the song is catchy, i'll keep coming back to see it again.
I never watched Soul Eater before, so the OP just looks uninteresting to me, but the song is so iconic and good i always watch it again every now and then.
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>>151768751
Anime ja nai was better.
Just like zz
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>>151766913
Great day unity version is pure joy
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>>151760197
Good visuals and visual direction topped with a catchy song.
In other words, every JoJo opening before Diamond is Unbreakable.
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>>151768920
I like both.
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It makes me want to put it in my playlist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ8EJn7P-yw
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>>151769556
nice
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>>151769428
that is fine too.
You two timing slut.
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>>151768920
Zetas opening were more entertaining than all of ZZ
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OuRajFzMYI

>implying it will ever be topped
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>>151769667
KATZU DEMASU!
NANDATTOU
Everyy zeta episode ever.
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>The characters lip-sync to the song
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>>151769758
>it's another Katz steals a mobile suit episode
>only this time he dies
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>>151769742

It was topped a decade ago mate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Msg8ypnLqaw
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>>151769742
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx-2EK8SRaU
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>>151770054
(act as if these aren't the SFX versions)
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>>151770009
As much as I hated the character no character deserves such a stupid death, but yes it was bound to happen.
The real tragedy was how fucking stupid Emma's death was.
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No vocals. Just instrumental and visuals. Perfect ever time.
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>>151760197
a good opening, lets see!

-enough clearance to allow anything that it originally intends in
-proper shape to allow intended objects to enter
-lubrication if these requirements are unable to be perfectly met
-enough space past the opening itself to allow correct sotrage of item

finally, if you intended on not trapping whatever is entering, you need to make sure your objects can get back out.

Hope this helps!
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>>151762878
This, The SZS' openings became even better when I saw how the manga ended, that shit blows my mind
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vnTP41LchI
80% the song, 19% the visuals, 1% the rest
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>>151761207
I'm not sure what to think of that guy. I like his OP analysis videos, but the rest is kind of meh. Not seeing the need to continue beating the dead horse and pushing out more and more videos on SAO.
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>>151767844
Agreed, Only decent ones for One Piece were 5 and 6. The rest have been terrible with 2 or 3 decent exceptions.
Naruto had a majority of good OP's.
And Bleach consistente made good OP's.
FMA Brotherhood Is another example of good OP's.
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>>151761040
Smiled every time during this OP. Fucking japs and their great ska imitations.
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Great Foreshadowing and bizarre art

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ8EJn7P-yw
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>>151760197
When it's sing by FLOW or JAM Project.
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>>151770941
One Piece OP5 was great. I actually dislike 6. 9, 2, and 15 are my favorites. 1 is above all as a classic, though.
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>>151770054
Dio interrupting the the Crusaders OP with The World may be the best thing I've ever seen in an opening.
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Music and cool visuals/animation

Most recent good example would be Drifters. It annoyed me that the opening was used so sparingly when it was so damn good.
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>>151771596
I want the guitar riff at the end of the episodes to be my ringtone.
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Having Itou Kanako. She has a whole franchise on lock.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_T2iVI_BkI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR77Xl5LIW0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFUUmVlQO4w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I012yI2Kzqg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYyUES_uif0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo8Z-jMIA8I
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>>151771168
>JAM Project

Now we're talking.
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It's a shame Diggy-MO doesn't do more anime work.

This could've been a reality.
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>>151772014
>forget link
https://vimeo.com/115495563
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>>151760197
Lyrics match the shows theme, while the visuals match up with the lyrics in one way or another.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvWD1Cqx4X8
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It has to be manly.
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What opening hits the most cliches?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibPCLMH1NM4
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>some rock song from jap band
>main characters running
>dramatic stills of main bad guys in arc/saga of anime
>sidekick characters doing some fighting of lesser baddies
>main characters do something cool at end of intro

every action anime
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>>151769742
>implying Renai Circulation didn't set the new standard
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YOU WA SHOCK
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i cant think of many great openings with the exception of bebop and champloo.. I remember michiko and hatchen having a great one as well. fuck Lupin had great ones too..
https://youtu.be/Aw3fN3OPk3A
https://youtu.be/4OuRajFzMYI
https://youtu.be/FQf-NkWz7Yo
https://youtu.be/wokg8088pkk
https://youtu.be/xh7zO8nSnFg
most opening just seem like generic anime opening with really shitty japanese rock or pop
music.
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>>151760197
Great music combined with good visual that fit both the music and the show. Also stuff like foreshadowing or having things in it change as the plot progresses.

It should get you excited for the show.
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>>151764137
>>151763403
>RAAAA I HATE IT ALL
pretty sure most people here agree that a lot of his stuff is embarassing, but are you ok?
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>>151773493
>fit both the music and the show
>and the show
This is just wrong.
Death Parade's OP was great -because- it didn't match the show.
Show inspired feels are great in an OP but abandoning that is fine if you use a good gimmick.
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>>151761040
shitty
>>151761212
its decent. show was shit though.
>>151762998
shit
>>151763112
>gundam being good at anything
>>151763377
shit.
>>151763609
less shit. though the harmonica is a nice touch
>>151763806
really shit.
shit again.
more shit.
dude are kidding. come on. this shit is lame.
>>151764738
shit.
>>151768633
the music wasnt good but it definitely caught my interest.
>>151769556
shit.
>>151769742
amazing.
>>151770013
very good
>>151772125
shit.
>>151772357
shit
>>151773362
wow all of this is actually great. why cant you guys be more like this guy?
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>>151766913
calm down it isn't even the best jojo opening
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>>151760197
Showing the anime title midway through the OP, not at the beginning or at the end.
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>>151763377
It confused the fuck out of me.
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>>151771023
I'd honestly have to say the thing that got me into ska was the Digimon Movie. Anime and ska have always gone hand in hand with me since.
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BEST OP COMING THROUGH

https://youtu.be/040slUxs5yQ
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>>151760197
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0KsrADzag4
The answer is Wada Kouji.
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>>151764979
Honestly, long running OPs should just be toying around with alt-verse ideas. No one is expecting One Piece to throw any twists to the story, so instead have JAPANESE Strawhats, or ROADTRIP Strawhats, or CRIME BOSS Strawhats.

And then, to be subtle, have the foreshadowings be for the planned filler arcs, but in alt-verse implications.
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>>151772047
>not posting the higher quality one
https://youtube.com/watch?v=vXHNIrf5ptk&feature=youtu.be>>151772047
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>>151773748
>bad rap
>amazing
Are you falseflagging Baccano/Lupin fags?
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>>151771712
That second one looks trippy as fuck. Is that the one from the anime?
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>>151774112
mvm, I'm a retard
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>>151774076
>i dont like rap at all so all of it is bad
first of all champloo's entire OST is GOAT. also the opening is amazing lyrically and musically.
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>>151773993
>Not even posting the best digimon opening
for shame anon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEN8V6km3Rs
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>>151771023

Best is still Kamen Rider OOO
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>>151773993
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cSB1IZU_8U
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLMJAdGEfs4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CySGjCDaRy4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEN8V6km3Rs
RIP Wada Kouji
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>>151773748
>these Toonami tastes
heres your (you)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTw9tYs5bEQ

You didn't skip this every episode.
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>>151774270
he's not wrong though. they all mostly sound like typical pop anime songs just like another anon mentioned earlier. the ones that are actually good are what he mentioned whih break out of that typical anime mold and go for actual good music.
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>>151774012
I wonder if anyone reproduce this using clips from the anime.
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>>151771712
Such a shame R;N ended up to be so bad. It was such a good show while it was airing.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Psr4rq-ICu8
Naruto's OPs have always been pretty good too. I just kinda hate how they changed to OP 6 before Naruto vs Sasuke even finished.
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>>151774442
just fuck off. that shit sounds awful. the singer has a terrible voice.
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>>151774367
I like for what it is. It feels like a labour of love, even if it wasn't good enough.
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>>151773748
i second this
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>>151774559
i do as well
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Goddamn I love the bagpipes in the beginning. Amazing OP for a severely underrated anime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6MVLxyQAZI
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can we talk about false advertising?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjjTMNDZi-A

This OP kicks ass, but Death Parade is not about partying in the afterlife

wtf
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>>151774602
>>151774559
>>151773748

Not even attempting to hide the samefagging. Wow.
This OP was so fucking good its a shame the series was a snooze.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSI_lwmtcoo
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>>151774614
Like a lot of ambitious shows, it bit off more than it could chew in its 3rd act and ended up with a very messy ending. The middle section also had some questionable bits while it wavered between sci-fi adventure, sky opera and coming-of-age monomyth. The romance drama bit was genuinely terrible.

Still, the way it used the setting and its pivotal mysteries as a driving point of the narrative (something I've never really seen accomplished in other mediums to the extent it was done here) was genuinely incredible. The episode with the race inside the mountain and the mysterion auction was my personal favourite
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>>151774076
>Champloo
>Bad rap
this is some shit bait
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>>151770635
what is the rest?
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>>151774442
Nostalgic
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>>151774748
except it wasnt samefagging. im only
>>151774602 (You)
just because some people share the same opinions.. and good ones at that doesnt make them the same person you sensitive faggot
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>>151774442
I thought this OP was great until I showed it to someone years after last hearing it.

It sucks, anon.
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Every opening should aspire to be like Haikyuu Opening 4 and 5. 4 for its splendid animation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as-sSVx3SmQ
And for 5's meaningful lyrics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRAF2-Exzx4
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>>151774935
both of those are shit.
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>>151774700
oh yeah

and mini Elsa doesn't have that costume change and doesn't sing

also Decim and whatsherface don't dance together
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvaosZlQqrY
My favorite opening ever and I haven't even watched Lupin yet
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-anabfAg06U
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>>151775089
thats pretty amazing.
>>151775110
the show is ok but that music is shit.
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>>151774913
Jesus, you're a mess. This isn't a chatroom, so stop typing like it is one and post good OPs faggot.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjUtmbZt8zc
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>>151775089
>not watching lupin
what an asshole. every series is great and there are tons of awesome movies.
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>>151775110
also worth listening to by same artist and Satoshi Kon (RIP)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW0v-NuudQw
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>>151775089
Series 1 and 4 are the best
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>>151775202
>post good OPs
>posts shit OP
what a faggot.
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>>151760197
As long as the song itself is good with good instrumentation and the singer has a proper vocal technique then the OP can be good.
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>>151775089
Is there anyone that doesn't like Lupin?
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>>151775221
I said yet you spastic sperg, It's on my list of things to watch but I still haven't got the time to check it out
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>>151775257
agreed, but you shouldnt leave out 2 and 3 which still were awesome.
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>>151775307
i dont think so. you either like it or have never seen it.
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>>151775257
I know I'm gonna trigger a lot of autists by asking this but can I skip to the fourth series? I don't like the old animation style that much and I want to start with the best looking one but do I have to check the other ones to get the plot or something?
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>>151775419
>I don't like the old animation style
Fag.
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>>151775419
The detail in the old one is pretty nice for 70's animation, but I guess you can skip to 4 if you're gonna be a fag about it.
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>>151775271
I'd love to judge your taste in OPs anon if you'd ever post one. But you aren't going to so fuck off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZessCf6YwX4

Can't find a creditless one unfortunately.
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Yuri on Ice is probably my favourite OP yet.

Samurai Champloo is a close second.

Urusei Yatsura is great too. Classic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2Jiic05C0M
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How do you feel about OPs with no lyrics, just music?

Baccano and Read or Die come to mind.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7_Od9CmTu0
Being inspired by Queen is a big help
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DG0Nj-WU3bU

Plebs, the lot of you. Granted, I can't find the revised Green Jacket version anywhere.
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>>151775521
I'm literally just watching this because I'm expecting god tier visuals like the ones on the opening so I don't feel like checking out some 70s looking anime even if it doesn't look bad. I'm expecting something that looks fucking great.
I will check it out if I like 4 though I'm sure I probably will anyway
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>>151775419
maybe you shouldnt be an underage faggot who can only watch shows no older than 2010
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>>151775559
hey guess what? that OP is shit too.
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>>151775650
I do watch old shit I just don't find most of them god tier looking and I want to watch this because Ii want something god tier looking for fucks sake
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what are your guys opinions on this?

https://youtu.be/9boVDep-diw
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>>151775677
So post one then nokia-san.
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>>151775641
cant watch that in my country.
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>>151775696
well the old series is god tier despite older animation
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>>151775763
i would but anons already posted most of the ones i like which isnt many.
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>>151775825
I'm sure it is and that's why I said I'll check it out later but right now I want to check the 4th one because I really want to see some great visuals
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>>151775876
at least watch some of the movies 1st so you can get to know the characters. most have amazing art and animation... cagliostro is a good start.
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>>151760197
Hold on peasants just posting best op.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKe0wARmks4
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>>151760197

OP, I'm not sure what makes a good opening. Sometimes it doesn't have to fit with the show, and there are difference genres of good openings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjjTMNDZi-A
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>>151760197
No OP at all, just have a great ED. It's one of the reasons SSY is so good.
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all these plebs not posting the greatest OP of all time. Yes this version is better than the original.

https://youtu.be/ALzDcMDhf2o
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>>151765082
>The shilling reaches as far as /a/
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even though the film is complete shit in every way shape and form, the end credit music is beyond amazing and its honestly too good for this piece of shit.

https://youtu.be/Y_-2sq-qZaQ
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=935szsi41Vo

Eureka Seven was ruined by AO
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>>151776003

If we're dragging EDs into this then I gotta give props to Polar Bear Cafe. Especially the first and last ones.
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>>151770817
I generally like(ed) his OP videos, less interested in listening to him(or anyone really) explain their taste in shows for as long as he seems to think he need to. No real interest in much of his other stuff, especially 3+ hour long podcasts.

More than anything though I hate the product shilling and promotional shit.
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>>151776112
once you get past the electric guitar parts, its beautiful.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW1qVpH6e04

Dandy is still probably one of my favorite. I love him grabbing the star and then a close up of his face and tears roll down. It's all so Groovy
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>>151761207
fuck off you shit shill.
He really produces shit content and is one of the worst public speakers when it comes to talking offscript during his awful podcast.
Please don't mention eceleb bullshit here again.
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>>151776112
Reminds me of the end of gosenzosama banbanzai
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>>151761207
Youtube ruins everything.
Get the fuck out of here you wanna be e-celeb.
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>>151762878
All of Jojo OP does this

And everytime I didn't get spoiled. Very clever indeed
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not really a fan of the song but I think it captures the raw emotion of the series pretty well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qQ2BGS1X2g
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>>151776456
OP 2 spoiled Caesar's death for me.
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>>151776595
just watched this series recently and agree

definitely captures the feeling that Kaiji's luck is just out of reach

too bad the last few episodes dragged on and on
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>>151776713
That's what you get for not reading the manga.
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>>151776746
I did after watching the anime back in 2013, so it's old stuff now. I love BLOODY STREAM too despite getting spoiled.
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>>151766662

It might not give a proper Jojo tone, but I believe it gives a proper mood for that part of the story
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>>151770941
One Piece 15 is amazing.
FMA Brotherhood openings are absolute shit. FMA '03 has the real good ones.
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>>151770231
Hajime no Ippo op 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vbuobfmBgE
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5RVyxFKRCg

really gives you a feel for the show's sense of humor and heart
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>>151776713
this
clever my ass that shit was obvious
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I'm not a huge fand of the LotGH OPs but I watched the entirety of ED 1 each time, I guess the singing and Yang's expression got to me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFUndm3rTco
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Tone for me.

I don't care how good the music is if I don't think it fits with the series. And if the visuals suck of course.

This is why I hate 50% of One Piece openings and love the other 50% to death.
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>>151770941

The first OP, 3, 13 and 14 are all GOAT in addition to 5 and 6.

Naruto has retardedly good openings for the quality of the anime. I can only name a handful of bad ones, all of them from Shippuden.

SKS and Silhouette are among the best OPs of all time.
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The Count of Monte Cristo. Great music and good enough visuals.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHYOnP5WymI
Elfen Lied. Great music and absolute gorgeous visuals.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQTfzA3POSo
Gantz. Shit visuals, but holy fuck, what a song.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQTfzA3POSo
Dr. Slump. Fuckin' funny.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ6YvFC6czQ
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>>151760197
When it sticks in my playlist for more than 10 years, I'll pass it as good. Too bad I can't remember immediately any OP that fits the description. I have some EDs at the top of my mind though, Midori no Hibi, FSN and InuYasha's are great.
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>>151760197
It's when you like it before even knowing it's a chinese cartoon soundtrack.
So, Fafner and Stellvia. Angela is cheating, I know.
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>>151770941
>naruto
>bleach
>FMAB
get your casual faggot shit out of here. shit shows arent worthy of good OPs
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>not posting the comfiest OP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN_WgwEmRaw
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You need 3 things. Girls, guns, jazz and swag.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXE4wO-Qt48
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>>151760504
Yup, pretty much.

The Air Gear opening is a prime example of having a great song that gets you pumped up and fits with the series, but then gets killed by complete shit animation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klFVxGAacz0&ab_channel=Karnodiller94
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9CXmEUwvgM

I'm surprised no one's posted this yet
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>>151769742
What makes this so good?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7Cm7I18jps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05p646nlYS0

Chiaki Ishikawa is so good
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>>151772014
>The SFX OP of SBR won't have Valentine change the OP into Sono Chi no Sadame and then to Voodoo Kingdom
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>>151775419
Lupin literally has no overarching plot, ignore the people having a go at you and start wherever appeals to you.
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Rakugo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K28Lcc-MdJs
Very little animation and still excellent.

Mononoke
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKbcBnu6FtI
Same as above.
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>>151774850
You know: that.
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>>151780641
>Bokurano anime
I'm still mad.
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>>151776713
Was it the bandana thing? Just finished Battle Tendency and never thought of putting two and two together to see that

On another note, being able to gradually realise plot elements in the OP as they show up in the show is 10/10
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>>151760197
I like action and foreshadowing
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>>151779770
For me it is Log horizon 2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVOQYv_l02o
the visuals look like a 2005 amv
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>>151782927
>screams
>on of his bubbles turns blood red
>joseph in a state of determination ties Cesar's headband around his head and lets out a cry of frustration towards the sky

Pretty obvious as fuck foreshadowing. Clever shit you'll definitely miss is like in the part of the 4th opening that's meant to represent time stopping you see Jotaro's finger twitch. Incredibly hard to catch and understand but cool as fuck nonetheless. Same thing with the clock moving back and forth and them on the staircase with the dead on the right and the living on the left.
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>>151780058
>CTRL-F " Lain"
>1 result
HELP ME TO BREATHEEEEEEEE
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Even though the style was hideous, the Tenjo Tenge OP always had me hyped.
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>>151780355
Aside from the neat visuals and music, it does an excellent job of establishing the three protagonists characters purely through their body language. Just from that one shot between 0:58 and 1:02 where it's switching between Jin and Mugen, you can perfectly understand who they are and how their personalities conflict with each other.
It's also worth noting the brief shot of the rolling dice at 0:48 right after our three main characters draw their weapons, because that little detail says a lot about how the protagonists live; their lives are constantly in danger and their luck could run out at any moment. Then at 1:06 we we see a field of swords driven into the ground, followed by two dice rolling 1s, followed by Jin and Mugen rising up out of the field of swords; they survive where so many other samurai like them have died, and there's a twist on the dice imagery before where we realize that our protagonist's enemies are the ones who've run out of luck.

It's not a great opening because it looks cool and has good music (though it does), it's a great opening because it establishes the setting, tone, and characters in a way that's subtle but also extremely effective.
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Ippo has great ops that get you hyped! I lift to these every other day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JK_v5zyxZu4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sIWv7QTMsg
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I should really keep a list of all my favorite OPs for the next year, 2016 had some pretty good ones
>Rakugo
>Flying Witch
>Ushio to Tora
>Active Raid's OP1
>Mob Pyscho
>Every new JoJo OP (excluding Chansuu)
And that's just off the top of my head. I'm sure I missed at least another half dozen that I would hum along to or listen on repeat the weeks after they started.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV31EHwtayo
ED, but still great.
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>bleach
yeah i know, its still fantastic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFGHBiRjy5M
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>>151782045
I'm kind of sad that Rakugo S2's OP won't be able top this even if they tried their hardest. It's just so good.
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>>151776595
Why was season 2 such shit?
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>inb4 cowboy bebop
No, i get that that opening was trying to be funky with jazz but no, the music is bad and the shots were lame. Didn't want to watch it at all

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atk0No25h10
this here is a good opening
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>>151760197
Ootsuki Kenji to Zetsubou Shoujotachi
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Mofos need to watch and learn.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8hwDQJRU7E
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>>151760197
a good OP = 85% of a good song + 15% interesting visuals

foreshadowing and whatever else is a bonus
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>>151784362
>the music is bad
fucking kill yourself drakefag
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>>151784362
that jojo op was terrible
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>>151784889
>drakefag
What does drake have to do with this?
Also are you the type to think it's good cause everyone else thinks it's good?
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>>151771358
>I actually dislike 6
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It depends but i like meat to my OPs (basically foreshadowing,good editing,good meaning) For example SAO has decent songs and good visuals but their OPs are unintresting as dirt.
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>>151776456
>Part 1 OP literally shows George Joestar dying, and Dio being a vampire before either happen
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>>151760197

'Good' music. The music needs to complement the show, depending on the series and tone you're going for it can be hyperactive and fun for a comedy/adventure, or it can play against type for a horror/suspense series. Lyrically, it should relate to the series in a general sense, but should outright spoil things. The visuals shouldn't spell out every plot twist or character trait.

It's that with enough people looking art these elements on original series you can piece some things together early because of the typical/cliche way the characters are interacting or looking.

A way to do it could be in reverse, the final OP spoils everything, but each episode builds upon or adds scenes during the OP that relate to previous episodes.
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Great Days > Bloody Stream > Crazy Noisy Bizarre Town = End of The World = Sono Chi no Sadame > Stand Proud >>>>> Chase
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>>151784924
I don't get the connection between Drake and your second sentence, but that's probably your autism showing again. It's an objectively good song, and the last 10 people who hated Tank loved Drake (objectively shit tier songs)
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>>151785051
>I don't get the connection between Drake and your second sentence
>but that's probably your autism showing again.
Change "your" to "my"
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>>151760197
My ass
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>>151763112

I think that OP spoils the 83 colony drop 1-2 episodes too early before they confirm that the end goal, but the rest of it generic gundam imagery (so could the colony drop, but that's not a frequent weapon every series).
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when the opening is too good that the only thing that makes you watch is it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvfvI28O-7s
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>>151760197
Music that fits the visuals, no QUALITY, subtle foreshadowing.

Also, as the story goes on change little bits of the OP to show what's changed.

When something drastic happens skip the opening.
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>>151784978
>their OPs are unintresting as dirt.
that's the foreshadowing part
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