The Most Popular Anime Songs Of All Time, According To YouTube

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Every anime fan has an opinion on what’s the best anime song of all time. So that kind of debate is endless.

If it was left up to me I’d vote for the Pokemon theme song. But instead of doing that, let’s base the most popular anime songs on which songs have the most views on YouTube.

That way is not debatable and more objectively accurate.


If you have more songs to add, leave your favorites in the comments.

Note: each anime song was found by searching “anime songs” on YouTube, with the “most viewed” filter.


The Most Popular Anime Songs On YouTube:


1. You Can Be King Again – Hotarubi No Mori E (68M views)

Fans are in love with this track it seems. It was mentioned in another post.


2. 1-Hour Anime Mix – Most Beautiful & Emotional – Emotional Mix (23M views)

All the songs are taken from anime:

  • Shiki.
  • Fate Zero.
  • Fate Stay Night.
  • Your Lie In April.
  • Attack On Titan.
  • One Piece.
  • Sword Art Online.

And a few others in this mix.


3. AMV Sad Song (20M views)

AMV featuring anime:

  • Clannad.
  • Golden Time.
  • Sakurasou no pet no Kanojo.
  • Angel Beats.
  • Attack On Titan.
  • Sword Art Online.
  • Date A Live.
  • Love, Chuunibyou and Other Delusions.

And a couple more anime you’ll recognize.


4. Top 10 Anime Opening Theme Songs (14M views)

Famous songs like the Pokemon opening theme, Fullmetal Alchemist and more are seen here.

And it’s no surprise.


5. Anime‘s Got Talent – Edited with JazzsVids & ReplayStudios (13M views)

This song clearly took a lot of effort and its well deserved.

Play it all the way through (or even a quarter) and it’s obvious why this video is on this list.


6. 2-Hour Anime Mix – Best Of Anime Soundtracks (8M views)

Songs are a mixture of:

  • Attack On Titan.
  • Guilty Crown.
  • Mirai Nikki.
  • Magi. Code Geass.
  • Sword Art Online.
  • Bleach.
  • Blue Exorcist.
  • Fullmetal Alchemist.

And a bunch of others. Notice the anime songs that keep popping up?


7. 1-Hour Anime Mix Most Epic & Powerful – Best Of Anime Soundtracks (7M views)

Another big mix of anime songs, including:

  • Accel World.
  • Sword Art Online.
  • Naruto Shippuden.
  • Mirai Nikki.
  • Owari No Seraph.
  • Akame Ga Kill.
  • Log Horizon.


8. Top 10 EPIC Anime Soundtracks (7M views)

Anime songs in this video:

  • Death Note.
  • Deadman Wonderland.
  • Fairy Tail.
  • Sword Art Online.
  • Naruto Shippuden.
  • Katekyo Hitman Reborn.
  • Code Geass.
  • Bleach.
  • One Piece.
  • Attack On Titan.


9. Kyoukai no Kanata Idols song – Yakusoku no kizun (5M views)

Taken from the idol song in animeBeyond The Boundary.


10. Top 10 Catchiest Opening Songs of AnimeAnime America (5M Views)

This video is longer than others, so keep that in mind before you hit PLAY. It includes a nice mix of anime songs, some which you’ll disagree with and others you’ll agree with.


11. If You Sing or Dance You Lose! – ANIME EDITION (4M Views)

The premise of this video is: you can’t sing or dance while listening.

Good luck with that! 😉

Songs included:

  • Attack On Titan.
  • Soul Eater.
  • Noragami.
  • Lucky Star.
  • Sailor Moon.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion.
  • Black Butler.

And more, all crunched down into a 10 minute video.

What’s your favorite anime song of all time?


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