Forum Settings
Forums
Poll: Do you skip or watch anime openings


#1
Mar 10, 8:49 AM

Offline
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 579
Just a really quick question because I'm very curious about what other people think. As the question says, do you skip anime openings or watch them? Personally, I watch them for half the series then I stop because I get bored of it. How about you?
 
#2
Mar 10, 8:50 AM

Offline
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 706
skip them unless i really like the song (but who am i kidding, anime op songs are usually shit)

skipppp
 
#3
Mar 10, 8:51 AM

Offline
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 2186
If the song doesn't suck ass, then yes, I listen to them. Some openings are cool since they change their animation over the course of the series and usually they just get you hyped up for a new episode of said series!
 
#4
Mar 10, 8:52 AM

Online
Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 15547
these poll options don't seem too inclusive....
 
#5
Mar 10, 8:52 AM

Offline
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 6042
Skip, of course. Watching the opening is a waste of time even if it's only 1 min and 30 secs.

 
#6
Mar 10, 8:52 AM
Isekai/LN Weirdo

Offline
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 45
I mostly watch the ops (unless if i get bored with the song)
 
#7
Mar 10, 8:54 AM

Offline
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 10701
For every new op, I listen to a few secs to see if I like it. No matter if I like it or not, I'll skip it for the rest of the eps that it's played in.

If I like it from the first few secs, I listen to the whole thing and if I still like it, it gets added to my Fav Ops/Eds list.




Set by GalaXys
MT Loyalty - Red || White
 
#8
Mar 10, 8:55 AM
Offline
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 1535
i didnt know you could skip them, my dad said if i dont watch all of the anime he's gonna smack me again
 
#9
Mar 10, 8:57 AM

Offline
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 123
I usually watch the first 2,3 episodes and then I stop, it makes me save on 12 episode 22 minutes and so I can watch 1 episode extra with this time
 
Mar 10, 8:59 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 587
I always watch and pay attention to the OPs in the first three episodes, then after that:
If it's good (ex.: K-On, SAO): always watch it.
If it's okay (ex.: Hyouka, Oregairu): sometimes watch it, sometimes skip it, depends if I'm in the mood or not...
If I don't like it (ex.: Zankyou no Terror, Fate/stay Night): mostly skip it, sometimes I watch it again to see if I like it more.

edit: for anyone that ends up reading this post, here's a good site to watch anime openings and endings: https://themes.moe/
Modified by Pleinair, Mar 10, 9:04 AM








 
Mar 10, 8:59 AM

Offline
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 2531
I do not have the energy in my body to bother trying to skip OPs. My soul gives up before I can even make my arm move to the mouse so I can skip. Even for shows with terrible OPs like the currently airing Franxx, I'll listen to them just to add to my own suffering.
erased sucks lol what an original opinion
 
Mar 10, 9:00 AM
Megumin❤️Expert

Offline
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 241
Unless I really don't like it I'll usually watch an OP entirely.
 
Mar 10, 9:00 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2015
Posts: 1275
i watch them most of the time, sometimes i'll use that time to get snacks or look at facebook or something
 
Mar 10, 9:02 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 561
Well that depends entirely on the opening, yeah? I'll usually watch it if its good, as it establishes the mood.
 
Mar 10, 9:03 AM
Offline
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 22
If the anime opening song is good and nice to hear maybe I will don't skip.
sorry my profile photo is not me and Almeera is not my real name and my real name is meri. I'm sorry for lying, I'm sorry
 
Mar 10, 9:04 AM

Offline
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 419
When an opening isn't that good then I don't wanna waste my time on it. Even if it is good, I only watch for the first few times then skip for the rest of the show so I can "savor" for later use. When you listen to a track too many times it'll get tasteless, no matter how great it is.
 
Mar 10, 9:07 AM

Offline
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 26
I usually watch the opening. Unless i really dislike the song, i wont skip it
 
Mar 10, 9:07 AM
Offline
Joined: Aug 2017
Posts: 459
The time waiting for online video to load after skipping the OP is equal to the op itself so I don't bother to skip it.
 
Mar 10, 9:08 AM
Offline
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 11700
First time watching series i usually watch OP and ED of the first episode, after that skip.
GangsterCat said:
because there is no good yuri manga. it's always melodramatic love story of a confused hetero and a turbo dyke sexual offender
 
Mar 10, 9:09 AM

Offline
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 3152
I watch in the first ep. If I like it I watch it everytime. Like Kokkoku from this season.


Want to hear a joke?
API
You dont get it?
*Sitcom laugh*



 
Mar 10, 9:19 AM
Offline
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 48
I only watch in the first episode and then I skip them until the opening changes. Then I do the same thing. If I really really really like it, I watch a few more times and try to sing.
 
Mar 10, 9:21 AM
Offline
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 1164
I will watch it always unless i really don't like the song which is rare.
 
Mar 10, 9:27 AM

Offline
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 14
I always watch the OP the first time it plays. If I really like it, I'll watch it every time. If not, I skip it.




I met the devil and god
and couldn't tell them apart.
 
Mar 10, 9:28 AM

Offline
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 501
depends if its some jpop trash ill skip it but if its not its chill
 
Mar 10, 9:35 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 640
Depends. If I like the opening then no, never.
 
Mar 10, 9:39 AM

Offline
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 40
No. What I used to do is to just listen to the opening (by opening another tab for MAL for example), but now I watch it as well
 
Mar 10, 9:40 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2017
Posts: 865
no i don't skip them except if the opening is a piece of shit
Signature removed. Please follow the signature rules, as defined in the Site & Forum Guidelines.
 
Mar 10, 9:43 AM
Offline
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 32
I always hear the op & ed sometimes I skip the ed 'cause I watch anime late in the night and don't want to lose much time.
 
Mar 10, 9:54 AM

Offline
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 11
skip for avoid spoilers, but after watched like 80% of the series(or before the opening changes, it's usually on half) i won't skip the opening, so later/someday when i hear this song i will recall this anime in my mind, sometime it feels nostalgic haha, sounds weird, huh? hahaha, yeah, actually i love it when i recall anime by hearing its OST
Modified by Hikarudayo, Mar 10, 9:57 AM
 
Mar 10, 9:57 AM

Offline
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 500
most of the time yes, sometimes I will watch if the opening is really good and I feel like listening to the music




"Do you know why snow is white? 
Because it's forgotten what color it's supposed to be." - C.C.




 
Mar 10, 9:57 AM

Offline
Joined: Sep 2014
Posts: 1651
Depends on whether I like it or not, if I do then I watch it 9 times out of 10, otherwise I just skip. But I think that's just a given with a lot of people.



플래시백
DON'T THAT MAKE YOU
CRAZY NOW
 
Mar 10, 9:58 AM

Online
Joined: Feb 2018
Posts: 2296
Irmgard really depends on the opening and in what mood I am while watching the anime if I am doing an anime marathon I usually skip the opening because I don't want to see the same opening 20/40 times in a row but when I come home and start watching anime i usually don't skip the op the first 1-4 times
Everyone except me has shit taste.
 
Mar 10, 10:00 AM

Offline
Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 1220
Most of the time, yes , but not with my favs , especially S;G's , shit, I get goose bumps every time I listen to it 😆😆😆


This Signature is gonna be removed soon anyway so...Why?
 
Mar 10, 10:03 AM
Lala Deviluke❤️

Offline
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 2998
Depends upon the opening if it's good then yes otherwise I don't
 
Mar 10, 10:05 AM

Offline
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 60
I always watch both openings and endings, unless they're so bad I just can't stand them. But that rarely happens.
My taste is shit but so is yours.

 
Mar 10, 10:15 AM

Offline
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 2656
I don't skip openings unless I really dislike a specific one.
 
Mar 10, 10:17 AM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 12010
Just watch it once and then always skip
 
Mar 10, 10:20 AM

Offline
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 13714
Most of the time unless if I like the OP song.


 
Mar 10, 10:24 AM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2017
Posts: 151
Unless I’m binging the anime I normally watch it. Most anime openings are good to me so I have no reason to skip them
 
Mar 10, 10:27 AM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 1583
I watch them almost always.
There's rarely an anime which has a very bad opening to me, so I generally watch them.
I watch endings too.
 
Mar 10, 10:32 AM

Offline
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 487
Most of the time I skip, unless I really like the song, which happens something like 2% of the time.

Play Eternal, the best digital card game ever
 
Mar 10, 11:58 AM

Offline
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 940
I usually watch the OPs of anime if I really like them, but the majority of the time, I just skip them so as to cut down on watching time - same goes for EDs, actually.
~ RedKitten13
 
Mar 10, 11:59 AM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 503
If the OP is good, I won't skip it, if it's bad then skip.
 
Mar 10, 12:01 PM

Offline
Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 217
Most of the time I skip the intro, I usually listen to the Op at least once then skip it until a new one comes on.

Unless if I really loke the OP song then I will watch through it, but usually I skip them after watcing it once or twice.
 
Mar 10, 12:01 PM
All of the Stars

Offline
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 463
I used to, but I almost never do anymore. If I'm bored of it, I might flip to FB for a moment or something, but I let the whole OP play out.

i’m in love with you
and i know that love is just a shout into the void
and that oblivion is inevitable
and i am in love with you

...sorry


last.fm graph
 
Mar 10, 12:08 PM

Offline
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 168
I watch opening one time in full lenght, if i dont like the song, i will skip intro for the rest of anime episodes, unless new one eventually, usually in second half of 24 episdes long anime. Then process repeats.
What is wrong with loving someone who doesn't exist ? Absolutely nothing. As long as you make peace with it.
 
Mar 10, 12:11 PM
Offline
Joined: May 2015
Posts: 897
No matter how good an anime OP/ED is, I can't help skipping a few sometimes.
 
Mar 10, 12:14 PM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 380
I always watch it once all the way through to see if I like it but a lot of the times I'll skip it afterwards. However, I've been watching Noragami Aragoto and I'm never skipping that one.
 
Mar 10, 12:15 PM

Offline
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 21
I never skip an OP/ED, except the OP/ED is very bad... ( I only listen to anime songs -> Weeb confirmed? xD)
 
Mar 10, 12:18 PM

Offline
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 1050
I watch the openings until i get bored of the song
She said:
"Deja de actuar como si nada te importara"
Everything that kills me make me feel alive
 
Top
Pages (4) [1] 2 3 » ... Last »