Top 6 Anime Soundtracks with Catchy English Songs You Don't Want to Miss
Top 6 Anime Soundtracks with Catchy English Songs You Don't Want to Miss

Top 6 Anime Soundtracks with Catchy English Songs You Don’t Want to Miss

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Anime is a beloved form of entertainment all around the world. Aside from an exciting storyline, the soundtrack or background music plays a crucial role in reinforcing the impressions and emotions conveyed by the anime. Some anime even have soundtracks with cool English songs that can captivate listeners of all ages. Here are the top 6 anime soundtracks with catchy English songs you don’t want to miss!

1. Shirō Sagisu, Hazel Fernandes – Number One (Bleach)

“Number One” is the 21st track from the Bleach Original Soundtrack 1. This track serves as the theme song for the main character of this anime, Kurosaki Ichigo, especially during incredible moments in his journey, such as when he gains his Shinigami powers, and when he obtains his new Zanpakuto. Created by Japanese composer Shirō Sagisu, and mixed with vocals by English singer Hazel Fernandes, this song becomes a memorable piece for anime fans of Bleach, especially after the Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War continued the series.

2. Nothing’s Carved in Stone – Out of Control (Psycho-Pass)

Psycho-Pass is a sci-fi/crime thriller anime series set in the future in Japan, where advanced technology allows the government to measure and monitor an individual’s crime levels through a “Psycho-Pass,” a psychological indicator that assesses whether someone has criminal tendencies. In terms of the anime soundtrack, Psycho-Pass uses a song titled “Out of Control” by the Alternative rock band, Nothing’s Carved in Stone, for its opening from episode 12-22. The track was released as a single on March 6, 2013, then re-released on June 26, 2013, as part of their album, Revolt.

3. Yes – Roundabout (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood)

“Roundabout” is a 1971 single by the English progressive rock band, Yes, from their album titled “Fragile.” In the first season of the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure 2012 anime, the song Roundabout is used as the ending song from episode 1 to 25. Due to the popularity of the anime and the song itself, it is often used as a meme with the “to be continued” theme, where the Roundabout song and the “to be continued” logo graphic from the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime are combined with cliffhanger or suspension videos.

4. coldrain – MAYDAY feat. Ryo from CRYSTAL LAKE (Fire Force)

Fire Force or Enen No Shouboutai is an action-fantasy anime that tells the Special Fire Force members’ story in their efforts to combat the fire monsters or Infernals that have emerged in Japan. As the second opening of the anime Fire Force, “MAYDAY” is a rock song from the band “coldrain” that collaborates with Ryo, the lead vocalist of the metalcore band, Crystal Lake. This song is also their fifth single from their sixth studio album, The Side Effects. Due to its popularity, the song has been listened to more than 30 million times on the Spotify streaming platform.

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5. SiM – Rumbling (Attack on Titan: Final Season Part 2)

“The Rumbling” is a song popularized by the Japanese rock band, SiM. This song was released in 2022 and has a physical version released on May 25, 2022, in the form of vinyl, with a limited quantity of up to 5,000 copies worldwide. As the opening song of the anime Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 2, this song has achieved several achievements, such as ranking number 1 on the Billboard “Hot Hard Rock Songs” chart in America, and most recently, this song was the best opening song award winner at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2023.

6. Marty Friedman feat. Jean-Ken Johnny, KenKen – The Perfect World (B: The Beginning)

With 12 episodes, B: The Beginning is a mystery and supernatural genre anime. This anime tells the story of a detective named Keith Flick, who tries to capture a serial killer known as “Killer B” on an island called Cremona. The song “The Perfect World” is used as the ending song for the anime B: The Beginning. This song is performed by Jean-Ken Johnny from the band MAN WITH A MISSION. The song is also composed by the American musician and former guitarist of the famous metal band, Megadeth, Marty Friedman.

In conclusion, these are the top 6 anime soundtracks that use catchy English songs that you shouldn’t miss! Do you have any other favorite anime soundtracks with cool English songs that you think we shouldn’t miss? Let us know in the comments!

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