Questions tagged [music]

To be used for any music-related questions, including OSTs and insert songs, except opening and ending theme songs. Those questions should use the tag "theme-song". If the question is about a theme song but is particularly musically focused, both tags may be used together.

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How are the themes and songs picked for a particular series?

Are the opening/ending themes, insert songs, and background music created specifically for the series they represent, or are they just picked by the producers/production committee based on how well ...
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What is this song playing in episode 5?

Does anyone know what song plays at about 5:20 in episode 5?
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What is the OST played during EP 6, from 3-gatsu no Lion?

I'm looking for the song that is played starting at 9:30, during the scene with red waves. It lasts for about 30 seconds
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What is the music on S3E16 when Todoroki was fighting group of ninjas?

What is the music on season 3 episode 16 of My Hero Academia around 20:07 when Todoroki was fighting a group of ninjas?
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Code Geass R2 episode 7,there is a song playing at 6:40

In Code Geass season 2 episode 7, there is a song playing at 6:40.This is about the time when Lelouch breaks his phone and throws it away when Kallen calls him. I can't find the song in the OST and I'...
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What's the name of the song that played in the last few minutes of episode 13 of Charlotte?

It's towards the end of the episode, something about Sinking Ships but I can't find the song.
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What is the name of the fast organ song in Parasyte -the maxim- ep17 at 6:35?

The song is found in episode 17 of Parasyte -the maxim- at 6:35 when a homicidal parasyte says 'one of us has died'. The song is also found in episode 16 of Parasyte -the maxim- at 10:54 when Migi ...
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What's this music used when Lelouch is giving new orders in ep. 2 of R2?

What's the section of the soundtrack used in the second episode of R2 at 8:00, after Kallen defeats a Knightmare and Lelouch gives new orders, called?
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What is the name of the background music that plays before Kaori and Kousei's performance?

In Episode 4, right before their performance, Kaori headbutts Kousei, and then some BGM starts playing. In the next episode, episode 5, as Kousei is running home in the rain, the same song plays again,...
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What is a “character song”?

I have heard of these things called "character songs", but I don't know what they are. Is a "character song" just like a theme song for a character? Can you give me some examples of character songs? (...
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Is Black Rock Shooter the only anime soundtrack that features vocaloid singers?

Black Rock Shooter's opening theme is sung by Miku Hatsune. Are there any other anime soundtracks that incorporate a vocaloid singer (or a similar synthesized voice program) such as Miku?
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Confusion about the naming of Aldnoah Zero's OST/opening/ending song titles

I have a couple of very closely related questions regarding composer Hiroyuki Sawano's choices in naming Aldnoah Zero's OST/opening/ending song titles. I will be referencing the tracklist for Aldnoah ...
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What is the name of the musical piece that plays in One Piece episode 722 at 13:54?

There was a soundtrack piece playing in the episode 722 of One Piece. It started playing at 13 minutes and 54 seconds in. What is the name of that piece? It starts playing when Luffy rushes ...
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What is the background of March Comes in like a Lion meets BUMP OF CHICKEN?

There is a promotional video for March Comes in like a Lion (aka 3gatsu no Lion) called March Comes in like a Lion meets BUMP OF CHICKEN. It expands the closing song of the anime, Fighter, into a 6-...
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Song in My Hero Academia season 1 episode 10, at around 10:50

There's a song in My Hero Academia that plays in: season 1 episode 10 at around 10:50 season 2 episode 3 when showing everyone on the minefield season 3 episode 7 showing all the students and ...
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What song is Kyoko dancing to in Puella Magi / Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica?

I've just been re-watching Puella Magi Madoka Magica / Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica (episodes, movie, doesn't change this situation). I noticed a song that sounded quite nice, that Kyoko was dancing to (...
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What is the song in Tokyo Ghoul with the discordant piano?

If anyone knows, I would be so grateful. I've been looking for this one song in Tokyo Ghoul Root A that I just cannot find. It has very discordant piano music in the very beginning. It plays in Root ...
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What does Kousei mean by not being able to hear the piano?

This is not really associated with the anime, but, what does Kousei mean by not being able to hear the piano? I play the piano and the more I play, I tend to just look at my hands while it's moving ...
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Lyrics in Madoka Magica - Rebellion?

I'm looking for lyrics on the songs in the Rebellion movie (original and translated), what are the lyrics for: Nightmare song (track #3) Mami's fight scene Mami's remixed theme "Dream world" "Noi!" "...
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What is song played when Ken is being tortured on seaons 1 episode 12?

The song starts at 12:34 and is kind of discordant in the beginning. It hits the part of being a real piano at around 14:00. I am looking specifically for the song that starts at 14:00
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What is this song in episode 2 of Tokyo Ghoul: Root A?

What is the name of soundtrack in Tokyo Ghoul Root A (EPISODE 2....14:15) ? with the scene of Akira the daughter of Mado?