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Was this really the original American/English-language opening/intro to Sailor Moon? If so, why was it so heavily changed?

I'll preface this answer by admitting that I couldn't find any interviews in which DiC (the company responsible for the original English-language dub) explained why they changed the opening so much. I'...
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Do the symbols that appear in the OP of Sasami-san@Ganbaranai mean anything?

The characters look very similar to Jindai moji (Encyclopedia of Shinto link) (Japanese Wikipedia link). (Image taken from Talk:Jindai moji page on Wikipedia) These characters are theorized to have ...
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Why do some anime not have an opening in the first episode?

The anime Kotoura-san is like this as well. It starts off showing you a type of introduction. From my point of view I feel that animes do this in order to tell a story more thoroughly without the ...
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Was this really the original American/English-language opening/intro to Sailor Moon? If so, why was it so heavily changed?

what appears to be the English/American version of the intro. I almost wonder if this can really be the original intro, or if it's consistently mislabeled, and this is for season three or something ...
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What is the meaning of these lines in the opening of Elfen Lied?

To give you some context, this song is sung in Latin and "Kyrie" is the a common prayer in Christian liturgy. "Kyrie eleison" pretty much equates to "lord, have mercy". ...
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What does the black-and-white fish symbolize in the opening credits for 'Jujutsu Kaisen'?

I was also wondering this, and also thought the fish could represent Sukuna or Junpei, but after watching the series over again, I've found that about 43-45 seconds into the opening it shows the black/...
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Is it rare for two different anime to share the same OP/ED song?

Very rare. The only instance I can think of is Elfen Lied (2004) and Otogizoushi (2004). And it's very indirect. Both of them share the same ED Single CD which has these tracks: Be your girl Hoshi ni ...
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Was the Tokyo Ghoul OP made before the Anime or specifically for the anime?

I do not know if it was made specifically for the Anime, but the Anime was the debut of the song. The first episode of the Anime having aired on July 4th, 2014 and the single containing the song being ...
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What is this song from Naruto song sung in Korean?

The song's name is Gliding by Buzz.
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What is the woman saying in Itachi's theme song?

From Google, I found that Itachi's theme song is titled Senya (千夜, lit. Thousand Nights) and is part of Naruto Shippuuden Original Soundtrack 2. This song has no lyric. The woman voice there is part ...
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Was this really the original American/English-language opening/intro to Sailor Moon? If so, why was it so heavily changed?

Considering the stance they have on dubbing, Nordic countries are probably the outliers here. This is the Italian intro for comparison, which is pretty similar in techniques (though I always found it ...
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Do "red button" and "blue button" mean anything in the GoShogun OP?

The red button is the button to merge with GoShogun, and the blue button is the button to fire the GoFlasher. According to Japanese Wikipedia, なお、オープニングの歌詞にある「赤いボタン」とはゴーショーグンへの合体ボタン、「青いボタン」...
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What does the black-and-white fish symbolize in the opening credits for 'Jujutsu Kaisen'?

According to a Tumblr post, it is the Pomacanthus imperator, or emperor angelfish. Contrary to what you have pointed out, a website states that: General aquarium Angelfish are not poisonous. If you ...
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Why is there no official character song for Homura and Mami?

Yep, it's a late answer... TL;DR Version Character Songs Madoka Kaname: Mata Ashita Homura Akemi: Connect Mami Tomoe: Credens Justitiam Sayaka Miki and Kyoko Sakura : And I'm ...
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What is the purpose of having this face in the subtitles/lyrics?

Possibly to show the reaction of the actor in the song, which seem to be surprised/heavily pressured by fact of "the demon who wears goddess mask"... maybe... or probably there's no purpose ...
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Was Lilium written or composed solely for Elfen Lied?

Lilium was inspired by the poem 'Elfenlied' which is in the Manga, written by Eduard Mörike, and later adapted to a Lied by Hugo Wolf.
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Why did the anime stop having ending songs since episode 279?

It's to increase ads revenue and reduce production cost at the same time. Historically, this happened at the same time when the timeslot for One Piece on Fuji TV was moved from Sunday 19:00 JST (...
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Attack on Titan Opening Themes

As mentioned on Wikipedia, they're the 1st (Guren no Yumiya) and 2nd (Jiyuu no Tsubasa) opening of season 1, and the 1st (Shinzou wo Sasageyo!) opening of season 2, all by Linked Horizon. Thanks to ...
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Was the Tokyo Ghoul OP made before the Anime or specifically for the anime?

I do remember reading that the Author, Ishida Sui, is a very big fan of Ling Tosite Sigure's lead singer TK, who was asked to sing the opening for the Anime debut. From http://tokyoghoul.wikia.com/...
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Is there any Japanese anime with a Korean OP or ED?

I know of anime OSTs created by Korean artists but not in the Korean language. If you follow Korean music, you shall know about TVXQ creating three OSTs for One Piece OP OP 11 OP ED 17 Also, BoA has ...
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What is the name of this song from the Funimation Dub of DBZ?

That song is the SoundTrack 7 of DragonBall Z. You can hear it here. And for more of the DragonBall Z soundtrack album here you have a full playlist with all of them.
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Is it rare for two different anime to share the same OP/ED song?

I haven't seen these but I read that the ff song "Asu e no Tobira" (Japanese: 明日への扉, Asu e no Tobira) is a song performed by the pop group I Wish. is used in 1 - Teasing Master Takagi-san: ...
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Who is the woman who sings the ending song for "In the Beginning: The Bible Stories."

You can find the information either in the Japanese Wikipedia article for In the Beginning: The Bible Stories or the corresponding aniDB entry under the Songs tab. The ending theme is Rainbow Blue ...
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What's the name of the intro song in The Day Naruto Became Hokage?

It is called Memories You can find it here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrfWJKMcFCM
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Is there a different voice actress singing the same ending for each arc?

Yes. From Wikipedia, The ending theme is "Fukashigi no Karte" (不可思議のカルテ), with each arc using versions by Asami Seto (Mai Sakurajima), Yurika Kubo (Kaede Azusagawa), Nao Tōyama (Tomoe Koga),...
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Is the GoShogun OP being translated correctly?

Yes, the English translation is correct. For comparison, here is the lyric in Japanese: (5! 4! 3! 2! 1! 0!) 赤いボタンを 知ってるか 青いボタンを 知ってるか [...] Lyrics taken from Uta-Net+ (Japanese) Which does translate ...
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What is "Kamisama ni Natta Hi" episode 12 ending theme?

The ending theme of Kamisama ni Natta Hi episode 12 is Takaramono ni Natta Hi by Jun Maeda x Nagi Yanagi, which is also an insert song in episode 5. Insert songs listed in episode 12 ending, ...
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What is this dark alleyway scene from the second opening credits of Jujutsu Kaisen?

I believe the scene pictured happened in the past, and shows Past!Noritoshi Kamo doing... something, presumably related to the Cursed Wombs (since they are the focal points of the last few episodes). ...
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In the first opening of 'Jujutsu Kaisen', what does the water filling the train that Yuji is riding signify?

I think~ Being in the water till knees means he has already drowned in the world of Sorcerers and which is causing him unconsciousness because of Sukuna's fingers or Sukuna himself. And the water will ...
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The Quintessential Quintuplets (aka 五等分の花嫁) : Is 届くんです (it reaches) a mondegreen that should be 五等分です (It's divided into five equal parts)?

The original lyric doesn't mention todoku at all. Here is a part of the lyric listed on Joysound (one of, if not, the most popular karaoke services in Japan), (一花.二乃.三玖) 大嫌いから (四葉.五月) (大嫌いから) (一花.二乃....
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