Anime Music: The Best Instrumental Songs

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Looking for the best anime music to help you relax or get pumped up? Check out our list of the best anime songs, perfect for any occasion!


Anime music, also called anime otaku music, is a popular genre of music in Japan. It can be either instrumental or vocal. Anime music is often used in anime, Japanese animation. It has become popular among Western fans of anime as well.

The best anime songs are the ones that capture the feeling of the anime they are from. They can be upbeat and full of energy, or slow and emotional. Sometimes they are even happy and light-hearted. Whatever the feeling, the best anime songs are the ones that make you feel something.

There are many great anime songs out there, but these ten are some of the best.They are all great examples of what makes anime music so special.

Best Instrumental Songs from Anime

Music is an important part of any anime, setting the tone and atmosphere of scenes and conveying the emotions of characters. The best anime songs are the ones that can touch our hearts and resonate with us long after the anime is over. Instrumental songs are some of the most beautiful and moving pieces of anime music, and in this article, we’ll be counting down the best of the best.

“Asterisk” by Orange Range

Asterisk by Orange Range is one of the best instrumental songs from anime. It was used as the opening theme for the popular anime series Bleach. The song is fast-paced and energetic, making it perfect for getting pumped up for a fight scene or an intense workout. The song is also incredibly catchy, making it hard to forget once you’ve heard it.

“Guren no Yumiya” by Linked Horizon

“Guren no Yumiya” is the first opening song for the anime series Attack on Titan. The song was performed by Linked Horizon and was released on June 3, 2013.

The song is an upbeat and fast-paced metal song that reflects the feeling of battle and fighting that is present in the anime. The lyrics are written in a way that makes the listener feel as if they are shouting along with the singer, which adds to the feeling of excitement.

The music video for “Guren no Yumiya” is just as exciting as the song itself, featuring footage from the anime set to the frenetic pace of the music. The video quickly became popular after its release, and helped to increase interest in both the anime and Linked Horizon.

“Departure” by TVXQ

“Departure” is an upbeat, synth-driven pop song with a strong electronic instrumental backing. The song was used as the opening theme for the popular anime series Death Note, and it perfectly fits the show’s dark and suspenseful tone. TVXQ’s catchy hook and driving beat make “Departure” an addictive and unforgettable anime anthem.

“Unravel” by TK from Ling Tosite Sigure

Anime songs with vocals are great, but sometimes you just need something to help you focus or mellow out. That’s where instrumental anime songs come in! These tracks are often beautiful, heart-wrenching, or adrenaline-pumping, and they can make great additions to any anime fan’s music collection.

While there are plenty of great instrumental anime songs out there, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites. From unforgettable openings like “Unravel” by TK from Ling Tosite Sigure to gorgeous endings like “Lapis Lazuli” by Aimer from Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, these tunes are sure to please.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the best instrumental anime songs around!

“Namae no nai Kaibutsu” by EGOIST

This song is from the anime series “Psycho-Pass”. It was used as the opening theme for the first season of the show. The song is performed by EGOIST, a Japanese music duo consisting of singer Chelly and producer ryo. “Namae no nai Kaibutsu” is a fast-paced, electronic song with some elements of rock music. The lyrics are about a person who is struggling with their identity and trying to find their place in the world.

The song has been very popular among fans of “Psycho-Pass” and has been used in a variety of other media, including an advertisement for the Playstation 4 console.


Anime music is some of the most popular and well-loved in all of Japan. From soaring melodies to heart-pounding battle tunes, these songs have the power to transport listeners to another world.

While there are countless great anime songs out there, instrumentals often get overlooked. But these pieces can be just as moving and evocative as their vocal counterparts.

So, in this article, we’ve rounded up some of the best instrumental anime songs of all time. From classics like Cowboy Bebop’s “Tank!” to more recent hits like Attack on Titan’s “Guren No Yumiya,” these pieces are sure to get your heart pumping and your feet tapping.

We hope you enjoy our list of the best instrumental anime songs!

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