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Poll: Do you watch anime openings?


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Apr 18, 2017 7:22 AM

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If your answer is [Depends] tell us the reason.
 
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Apr 18, 2017 7:25 AM
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i but on the OP, play some tetris and enjoy life!

Later when i hear the OP i get a good feeling and remember the anime! :D

i am ready to see what people says! :p
 
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Apr 18, 2017 7:33 AM
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Only when it is a really good opening! :)

EDIT: I always watch the opening on the first and/or second episode.
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Apr 18, 2017 7:35 AM

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I usually skip the OP as well as the ED.
I mean it is 3 minutes per episode, that I could spend on watching other anime.
I have also read that some OPs spoil what's going to happen in the show.
 
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Apr 18, 2017 7:37 AM

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Of course I would watch anime openings. If its good, I would search it on Youtube and watch it everyday. It gives a nostalgic feels after you finished the series.

I'm just a self-proclaimed anime elitist.
 
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Apr 18, 2017 7:43 AM
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I almost always watch it, but I might skip it if I dislike the song, or if a stupid studio uses the same song for 150 episodes. (yes, I'm talking about HxH)
 
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Apr 18, 2017 8:48 AM

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I usually skip them unless I really like them or someone tells me to watch them. For shows like JJBA I usually skipped it because I didn't like it enough to watch it every time. For shows like Kobayashi I watched OP and ED every time because they're amazing.
 
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Apr 18, 2017 10:09 AM

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I always watch the OP and ED of the anime I watch! If its something I really enjoy then I buy it.

I rarely listen to any other genres of music now. I even have the Anime music station on Pandora playing in my car.
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Apr 18, 2017 10:16 AM
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I usually skip both at the begin of the season. This way a decrease the possibility of some spoiler due to the relations shown in the clips. The exception from this rule if the music captivate me within the first 3-5 sec.
Later around the end of the season, i usually watch it. Except if the music too bad.
 
Apr 18, 2017 11:42 AM
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Since I'm a fan of Rock/Metal, whenever an OP/ED is in that genre, I always watch it :D
But if it's not, depends if I like it or not
 
Apr 18, 2017 6:35 PM

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not all the time I'd probably watch it at least once in a show's season because I'd rather get into the anime then wait 2 minutes.


 
Apr 19, 2017 7:58 AM
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I don't want the opening to spoil me, so I only watch it when I finish the anime if it was good
 
Apr 19, 2017 8:10 AM

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First it's really important to have a catchy song, second the graphic stuff. For example I watch the Re:Creators OP 2 times before I watch the actually episode. xD
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Apr 19, 2017 11:15 AM

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I normally listen to the opening the first time and if I like it then I listen to it almost every episode... But, I don't (or at least I try not to) watch the opening cuz they normally contain spoilers.
 
Apr 19, 2017 3:46 PM

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If it's a new opening theme, I'll watch it. If I don't like the music, I'll skip it every other time. If I do love the music, I may continue listening to the opening while doing something else but I sometimes skip it.
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Apr 19, 2017 4:20 PM

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I usually watch it on the first time and if it is really addicting or has amazing graphics then I will watch it again. But otherwise not really.
 
Apr 19, 2017 8:48 PM

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It depends if I like the opening or not. Sometimes the opening will be really catchy or it's just a good song or it's not a good song.
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Apr 19, 2017 11:04 PM

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I always listen to a show's OP and ED, however I don't watch them. In order to avoid any potential spoilers, I only watch the OP and ED on the last episode.
 
Apr 20, 2017 2:08 AM
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I love anime openings ^^
 
Apr 20, 2017 9:27 AM
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I always watch OP on the first episode and if it's catchy or a good song I watch it for the rest of the series I usually only watch the EP on the first and last episode of the series.
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Apr 20, 2017 3:54 PM

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I watch the OP on the first episode, and the last episode. I only watch the OP every time if I really like it.
 
Apr 20, 2017 4:12 PM

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DoomsFX said:
Only when it is a really good opening! :)

EDIT: I always watch the opening on the first and/or second episode.
Basically this. Shame that some OPs suck or are absurdly unfitting to the show at hand.
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Apr 20, 2017 5:53 PM
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I only watch the anime openings if they are catchy. I then add them to my list so I can feel nostalgic whenever I hear them.
 
Apr 20, 2017 7:27 PM

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I always watch the anime opening.
 
Apr 20, 2017 8:59 PM

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ZeruuueL said:
Since I'm a fan of Rock/Metal, whenever an OP/ED is in that genre, I always watch it :D
But if it's not, depends if I like it or not


I'm the same way. I usually only watch them once unless it's metal/rock. I think my favourite was the first darker than black op. I never finished the anime but I actually listen to that op when I'm just hangin out sometimes :p
 
Apr 20, 2017 9:55 PM

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I always watch them at least once. When I like them it makes me hyped for the episode. And I agree that it often makes me nostalgic for a show when I rewatch them sometime down the line.
 
Apr 22, 2017 12:53 PM

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SharazJek said:
I always watch them at least once. When I like them it makes me hyped for the episode. And I agree that it often makes me nostalgic for a show when I rewatch them sometime down the line.
Makes me nostalgic to rewatch some after a long time.
 
Apr 22, 2017 5:39 PM

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Depends, when i want watch several episodes at once time i usually watch them only once time. If it is a single episode i will always watch them.
 
Apr 22, 2017 6:17 PM

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To be honest, it depends. The more I have started to watch airing anime, the more lenient I become with enduring an opening. OPs off the top of my head such as Kiznaiver, Yuri On Ice and Death Parade, to name a few, have exceptionally catchy openings that I will never get tired of hearing but if it is generic and I'm binge watching... what is the point? I'm not a masochist! xD
 
Apr 22, 2017 8:38 PM

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depends for me if i find the opening catchy or like listining to the music i never skip it or else i just skip it.
 
Apr 23, 2017 11:34 AM
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If I like the song I normally just tab out and do something else until it's over but if I don't like the song I skip it
 
Apr 23, 2017 1:23 PM

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Personally i always watch the OP, to me it's part of the anime and how the episode is supposed to feel. Sets the mood really well. Not too fond of watching EDs though. That's when i usually skip to the next episode.
 
Apr 23, 2017 4:40 PM

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If the combined efforts of the song and the visuals do a good job of mentally and emotionally preparing me for the anime, then yes. More often than not, I end up skipping it.

I never skip the intro sequences for Gintama, Durarara, Mushishi, Psycho-Pass, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, or Mob Psycho 100.
 
Apr 23, 2017 5:41 PM
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yea
 
Apr 24, 2017 10:00 AM

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I almost never watch the OP and if i do, i only do it 1 or 2 times.
Some OP sound great like Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso - Hikaru Nara or Hyouka -Yasashisa no Riyuu.
If it sound great, I watch it. Nothing more, nothing less
 
Apr 24, 2017 10:27 AM
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I only watch the OP and ED only once, unless it changes.
 
Apr 24, 2017 12:48 PM
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I tend to hear the OP as I walk into a new anime(or when the anime changes OP in between) and I skip them if the starting few seconds of the OP are not to my liking. I personally find the ending songs to be much better than the opening ones, most of the songs that I remember were ED.
 
Apr 24, 2017 5:02 PM

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I'll watch the OP and EDif I really like them.
 
Apr 24, 2017 11:12 PM
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well it's Depends on my mood, but also sure I'm gonna watch it a lot of times if it was an amazing opening^^
 
Apr 25, 2017 4:38 AM

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I usually watch it cuz it's a preparing for the episode, but I don't watch it if it's not an action, thriller anime, like Attack on titan I've never skipped it once cuz it makes you excited especially if it's an airing anime ^^

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Apr 25, 2017 6:12 AM
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To be honest, it depends.
If I really like the opening/ending, I NEVER skip it, I even sing along, haha. For example, some animes that I never skipped their openings and endings are Inuyasha (I loved ALL of them, I finished the anime a long time ago but I still watch the openings and endings on Youtube once in a while), Hunter x Hunter (the OST of this anime is a masterpiece, as well as Inuyasha's OST), Yuri on Ice (I LOVED the opening, haha), Attack on Titan (again, a masterpiece) etc.
Other times I only watch them on like.. the first/second/third episode if I don't like them.
After all, the openings are like 3 minutes long, so why bother to watch something I don't like? I can save that time to watch something else. ^^
 
Apr 25, 2017 8:28 PM

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Every single time. Heck, sometimes I watch the opening 2 or 3 times before I start the episode.
 
Apr 26, 2017 9:43 AM
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The first time i'm watching an anime is obligatory. If i love it and the animation is good i'll watch it every time in order to 1. learn the lyrics and 2. make theories/see if i can discover something from the story (kinda what happen while i was watching ACCA)
 
Apr 27, 2017 3:06 AM

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Only if I like them enough. Which is pretty rare, honestly. There are also instances in which I like the song from the OP so much that I listen to it almost non stop for a few days and then, when I watch the next episode, I'm so fed up with it that I skip the opening.
On the side note, I still watch the openings more often then the endings. I remember only a few times I really liked some ED, let alone when I prefered it than its series OP.
 
Apr 27, 2017 4:53 AM
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It just really depends on how much I like it and whether or not if i'm in the mood too do so.
 
Apr 27, 2017 6:45 AM

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Always on the first episode of an op, and I have to dislike an op really quite a lot (Naruto's 3rd op for example) to start skipping it. I just like the way it sets a marker for a new ep and gives me a moment to enjoy the music and familiar animation sequence that blends with the show's identity and sets the mood. I don't usually find it a repetitive thing.
 
Apr 27, 2017 7:59 AM

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DoomsFX said:
Only when it is a really good opening! :)

EDIT: I always watch the opening on the first and/or second episode.

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