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Top 10 One Piece Opening Theme Songs

As one of the longest running anime ever, One Piece has a lot of history. This includes unique characters, memorable scenes, and of course, a ton of openings. Come sing along with ten truly unforgettable One Piece OP theme songs, sure to take you on a trip through memory lane!

by Ai_Sakura
Apr 14, 2016 8:09 PM | 51,784 views

Here are 10 of the best One Piece OP theme songs of all time!


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Anime openings pump up viewers, right before each episode, filling them with excitement and anticipation for the new adventures to come. Even afterwards, these catchy tunes stick with you for days. And, of course, One Piece openings are no exception!

But with so many One Piece OP theme songs available, have you ever gotten lost in the vast sea of music trying to search for your favorite? We present to you 10 of the best One Piece openings of all time, sure to put a smile on the face of any true One Piece fan.



“Brand New World” by D-51

Opening #06


“Brand New World” by D-51 is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Brand New World is a fast-paced One Piece OP which talks about moving forward to a brand new world. The music video gives the viewers a glimpse of the Water 7 and Enies Lobby arcs.



“Hard Knock Days!” by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE

Opening #18


“Hard Knock Days!” by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Hard Knock Days is an upbeat opening song with a lot of catchy Ooohh Ooohh parts in it! The video features the events in the Dressrosa arc and the new allies of the Straw Hat Pirates.



“Hands Up!” by Kouta Shinzato

Opening #16


“Hands Up!” by Kouta Shinzato is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Hands Up! is a somewhat upbeat One Piece OP which talks about the journey that the Straw Hat Pirates have faced up to that point. The video features their upgraded abilities in the Punk Hazard arc.



“Wake Up!” by AAA

Opening #17


“Wake Up!” by AAA is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Wake Up! is a fast-paced song with catchy English lyrics! The video features the events in the Dressrosa arc with the Straw Hat Pirates wearing elegant costumes.



“We Go!” by Hiroshi Kitadani

Opening #15


“We Go!” by Hiroshi Kitadani is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

We Go! is the first opening song after the Post-War arc in which the Straw Hat Pirates reunite after two years. The video also shows the new character designs of the, crew and pumps viewers up for the new adventure that awaits them.



“Kokoro no Chizu” by BOYSTYLE

Opening #05


“Kokoro no Chizu” by BOYSTYLE is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Kokoro no Chizu is a One Piece OP which gives the viewers a lot of positive feels. The video features the Davy Back Fight and Water 7 arcs.



“Kaze wo Sagashite” by Mari Yaguchi

Opening #12


“Kaze wo Sagashite” by Mari Yaguchi is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Kaze wo Sagashite is another catchy One Piece OP filled with positive vibes! The video features the Straw Hats having fun... before being attacked by a giant tortoise! It also gives the viewers a glimpse of the Impel Down arc.



“Share the World” by Tohoshinki (TVXQ)

Opening #11


“Share the World” by Tohoshinki (TVXQ) is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Share the World is an upbeat and catchy opening tune, reminiscent of ‘90s boy band music. The video also introduces the Supernovas, the Pacifistas, the women from Amazon Lily, the World Nobles, and the Shichibukai.



“Fight Together” by Namie Amuro

Opening #14


“Fight Together” by Namie Amuro is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

Fight Together is probably the most emotional One Piece OP of all time. It features the Straw Hat Pirates' hardships during the crew’s separation. It also reminds viewers that, sometimes, we just need a little push to move forward, and that friends will always have our backs.



“We Are!” by Hiroshi Kitadani

Opening #01


We Are! by Hiroshi Kitadani is one of the best One Piece OP theme songs!

We Are! is the very first One Piece opening song, and you have got to admit that it is the catchiest and most recognizable song of the series! The song has that ‘90s vibe and the video shows Luffy’s adventure with his new friends!

This particular One Piece OP also had two different versions: once as the 7th opening song (sung by the Straw Hat Pirates' voice actors) and once as the 10th opening song (sung by TVXQ).

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