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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
197 views

Which song are they humming?

Is the song they are humming in episode 17 of muv luv alternative: Total Eclipse based on a real Russian song ? Or is it just some random song made up for the anime specific?
11
votes
2answers
5k views

What's this song in Code Geass episode 5?

There is a song that starts playing at around 13:04 in episode 5 and lasts for about 20 seconds. It doesn't have any lyrics, and it's not "Stories". I have been trying to track down this song and am ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the music that plays in episode 21 of Shippuden?

What is the name of the piece that plays in episode 21 (Shippuden) from 02:30-02:53? I have listened to many Naruto soundtracks, but still I still haven't able to find this one... it seems to be ...
7
votes
3answers
781 views

Why are there songs in OSTs and music albums that don't appear in the anime?

There are songs from OSTs, or even full albums by bands or singers in the anime, that I have never heard in the anime. Some music albums for which this is true: Neon Genesis Evangelion: S² Works — ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

What's the name of the song and artist in Freezing Vibration episode 4 at about 9minutes in?

In Freezing Vibration episode 4 a girl with headphones fights another girl to a tune that has muffled singing and a piano playing. It occurs about 9minutes into the episode. Can anyone tell me the ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

What is the tune played when the Strawhats stand against the CP9 in Enies Lobby?

In Episode 274 (Answer Us, Robin! The Outcries of the Straw Hat Crew!!), the Strawhat Pirates assemble on the roof of the Court House. They then walk towards the Tower of Justice to join Luffy, and ...
8
votes
1answer
266 views

What song is playing when Eren cries in episode 2?

What is the name of the song about 13:00 into episode 2, when Eren is crying? I've searched in many places but I can't find it.
2
votes
1answer
1k views

What is the piece played when Luffy uses Gear Third in Episode 288?

In Episode 288 ("Fukuro's Miscalculation - My Cola is the Water of Life!"), Luffy's Gear Third is introduced when he uses it to break down a closed steel door, and proceeds to pursue Robin. What is ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

Why is Beethoven's “Ode to Joy” so prevalent in anime?

Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" is an important song in Evangelion. The song is also important to the Read Or Die OVA. And in the 13th episode of Gunslinger Girl, the girls start watching a meteor shower ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Which song is featured in this Bleach scene?

In Bleach episode 8, part 3, the song plays a few seconds from 1:52 onwards. Which song from the soundtrack is it?
4
votes
1answer
551 views

Name of the song in Girls Und Panzer

In certain episode of Girls Und Panzer, there is a song with foreign language (more likely Russian because during that time protagonists team battle against with Soviet team). What is the name of that ...
14
votes
5answers
4k views

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?
3
votes
1answer
11k views

What classical pieces of music were adapted for the soundtrack of G-senjou no Maou?

The soundtrack of G-senjou no Maou ("The Devil on G-string") is mostly comprised of adaptations of classical music pieces. However, the tracklists I have found do not acknowledge the original source ...
5
votes
1answer
668 views

Was there ever an a cappella version of Nemurihime released?

In episode 21 of THE iDOLM@STER, Chihaya sings Nemurihime solo at a concert. Thanks to President Kuroi's interference, the technicians won't start the music, so Chihaya decides to sing a cappella (i.e....
4
votes
1answer
396 views

Are there bands specifically dedicated to anime?

The example of the Seatbelts, led by Yoko Kanno comes to mind. All of Cowboy Bebop's soundtrack was composed and performed by them. Looking at their discography, their albums are all from the Cowboy ...
23
votes
1answer
11k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
5k views

Ano Hana's opening mentions “misanga”. What exactly is that?

In Ano Hana's opening theme "Aoi Shiori", the word misanga was mentioned a few times. Ichipeeji mekuru tenohira kuchibiru de musunda misanga Nee kyou mo kawaranai kyou de ame fureba denwa ...
9
votes
1answer
3k views

What is the song that Drocell sings?

In Kuroshitsuji, they often sing a song that ends on "my fair lady," see here. It sounded really familiar to a song that I've heard before in several other languages, but I can't find the name or the ...
3
votes
1answer
896 views

What song is playing during the first encounter with Granzeboma?

During Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Lagann-hen (the second movie), the protagonists encounter Granzeboma at about 01:32:30 into the movie, and a battle begins. (A clip of the scene can be found here; ...
7
votes
1answer
282 views

In which soundtrack album can I find “Virgin Road Ni Hana Ga Saku”?

File 23 of the first season of You're Under Arrest (Taiho Shichauzo) featured the wedding of Daimaru (Ken's father) and Sena. I have found that the song used there that caught my interest has the same ...
4
votes
2answers
572 views

What is the song played in Operation 11: Fallen Angel Rina?

The song that Rina sings in the opening/ending -- is it an existing pop song in Japan or a song created just for the series?