Anime OPs are generally made with the express purpose of setting up expectations for the viewer on what the show is about. Often you may see scenes from the show itself being spliced into the OP as previews for the ensuing awesomeness that lies in wait. Some OPs, however, can be so striking and memorable on their own that they alone invite you to return and re-watch the series again and again.
Something occurred to me on my walk as I listened to the anime openings on my playlist: someone once asked me “Why do you listen to Japanese music when you don’t understand what they’re saying?”. Continue reading “Nothing Wrong With Anime Music Indulgence”