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Top 15 Iconic Naruto Openings and Endings

With such an epic saga, it's not surprising that there is such a wide variety of Naruto openings and endings available. But searching for a needle in the haystack of OP and ED songs would take forever, unless... We've gathered the best of the best! Here are top 15 Naruto opening and ending songs.

by Ai_Sakura
Feb 18, 2016 6:28 PM | 212,891 views

These Naruto openings and endings live on in the hearts of each and every Naruto fan!

Top 15 Naruto Openings and Endings

Openings and endings are extremely important to any series. While OPs pump viewers up for the episode to come, EDs are a perfect climax to a great episode.

For the Naruto series, the music videos for opening songs usually focus on what is happening during the current arc, while ending songs sometimes offer completely different stories. Although they are quite different, both Naruto openings and endings have a special spot in the hearts of Naruto fans worldwide.

So, without further ado, let's take a look at the top 15 Naruto openings and endings, sure to send you on a trip down memory lane.

“KIMI MONOGATARI” by Little by Little

(Naruto: Shippuuden ED 3)

KIMI MONOGATARI - Little by Little Naruto: Shippuuden Ending 3

KIMI MONOGATARI is an upbeat Naruto ending song that features Sai and his beloved picture book!

“Closer” by Inoue Joe

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 4)

Closer - Inoue Joe Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 4

Closer is the opening song during the Hidan/Kakuzu arc that reminds us about how people often take little things for granted.

“Kanashimi wo Yasashisa ni” by Little by Little

(Naruto OP 3)

Kanashimi wo Yasashisa ni - little by little Naruto Opening 3

Kanashimi wo Yasashisa ni is a nostalgic Naruto opening song that tells us to “turn sadness into kindness”.


(Naruto: Shippuuden ED 8)

BACCHIKOI!!! - DEV PARADE Naruto: Shippuuden Ending 8

BACCHIKOI!!! is a unique and catchy song that features our favorite Naruto characters dancing like it's 1999!

“Go!!!” by FLOW

(Naruto OP 4)

Go!!! - FLOW Naruto Opening 4

Go!!! is an upbeat rock song that makes you want to sing along with its catchy lyrics!

“Nagare Boshi ~Shooting Star~” by HOME MADE Kazoku

(Naruto: Shippuuden ED 1)

Nagare Boshi ~Shooting Star~ - HOME MADE Kazoku Naruto: Shippuuden Ending 1

Nagare Boshi ~Shooting Star~ is a Naruto ending song filled with countless feels.

“Hero's Come Back” by Nobodyknows+

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 1)

Hero's Come Back - Nobodyknows+ Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 1

Hero's Come Back is the first ever Naruto: Shippuuden opening song. Our favorite shinobi are back and all grown up!

“Diver” by NICO Touches the Walls

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 8)

Diver - NICO Touches the Walls Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 8

The beautiful visuals of Diver serve as a nice intro to the epic climax of the Naruto saga!

“Hotaru no Hikari” by Ikimono-gakari

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 5)

Hotaru no Hikari - Ikimonogakari Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 5

After listening to this amazing Naruto OP, Hotaru no Hikari, the phrase “Sha La La” will be stuck in your head for days!

“For You” by AZU

(Naruto: Shippuuden ED 12)

For You - AZU Naruto: Shippuuden Ending 12

For You is a beautiful ballad by AZU that tells us that it's okay to “fly up to the sky, even if you fall down a few times”.

“Sign” by FLOW

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 6)

Sign - FLOW Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 6

Sign features two of the most exciting battles in the series: Jiraiya vs Pain and Sasuke vs Itachi.

“Distance” by LONG SHOT PARTY

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 2)

Distance - LONG SHOT PARTY Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 2

Seriously, who could ever forget that explosive opening line: “You are my friend…”?

“Long Kiss Goodbye” by HALCALI

(Naruto: Shippuuden ED 7)

Long Kiss Goodbye - HALCALI Naruto: Shippuuden Ending 7

Long Kiss Goodbye is a lovely HALCALI song that features Asuma and Kurenai’s bittersweet love story.

“Blue Bird” by Ikimono-gakari

(Naruto: Shippuuden OP 3)

Blue Bird - Ikimonogakari Naruto: Shippuuden Opening 3

Blue Bird is another lovely Ikimonogakari song. It can be interpreted as Naruto’s serenade to Sasuke.*

“Wind” by Akeboshi

(Naruto ED 1)

Wind - Akeboshi - Naruto Ending 1

Wind is perhaps the most memorable Naruto ending song out there. Its music video shows Naruto’s struggles and the lyrics tell us not to be someone that we are not, otherwise, “you will hate yourself in the end”.

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