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Anisong Top 100 Program Crowns 'Snow Halation,' Tiger & Bunny Themes

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

NHK's TV special Countdown Live: Anison Best 100! hosted by Nogizaka46 member Sayuri Matsumura aired on Saturday and announced the winners of the station's popular vote. While Neon Genesis Evangelion's "Cruel Angel's Thesis" opening topped a similar poll last year, followed by tried and true favorites from Sailor Moon, Touch, and Dragon Ball Z, NHK's results leaned more recent.

The top choice is "Snow Halation" from the second season of Love Live!, followed by "Bokutachi wa Hitotsu no Hikari" from the Love Live! movie. In third place is "Orion wo Nazoru" from the Tiger & Bunny TV series. Both anime franchises are also rating highly on NHK's Best 100 Anime Ranking.

  4. "History Maker" (Yuri!!! on Ice)
  5. "Butter-fly" (Digimon Adventure)
  6. "only my railgun" (A Certain Scientific Railgun)
  7. "Platinum" (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  8. "Cruel Angel's Thesis" (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
  9. "Sugar Song and Bitter Step" (Blood Blockade Battlefront)
  10. "TRAGEDY" (The File of Young Kindaichi Returns)
  11. "Connect" (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)
  12. "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari" (Bakemonogatari)
  13. "Maji Love 1000%" (Uta no Prince-sama - Maji Love 1000%)
  14. "[email protected]" (THE [email protected] MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e!)
  15. "Guren no Yumiya" (Attack on Titan)
  16. "Space Battleship Yamato" (Space Battleship Yamato)
  17. "Hare Hare Yukai" (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
  18. "God knows…" (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya)
  19. "Lion" (Macross F)
  20. "Daydream Cafe" (Is the order a rabbit?)
  21. "Sore wa Bokutachi no Kiseki" (Love Live!)
  22. "Mezase Pokémon Master" (Pokémon)
  23. "Aishiteru Banzai!" (Love Live!)
  24. "Angelic Angel" (Love Live! The School Idol Movie)
  25. "SUNNY DAY SONG" (Love Live! The School Idol Movie)
  26. "CHANGE THE WORLD" (Inuyasha)
  27. "ETERNAL BLAZE" (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's)
  28. "Get Wild" (City Hunter)
  29. "Zero Ichi Kiseki" (And you thought there is never a girl online?)
  30. "Catch You Catch Me" (Cardcaptor Sakura)

The television special covered the top 100 choices. Love Live! had a total of 10 songs make the cut.

Voting is still open for NHK's "100 Best Anime of All Time" poll. The poll will close on March 31 followed by a TV special with results in May. Tiger & Bunny, Mr. Osomatsu, Madoka Magica, and Code Geass are holding strong in that poll.

Source: Excite News

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