2008’s Dozen: Favorite EDs


Once again, it’s 2008’s finest wrapped up in a dozen! This time, after charting down my favorite OP sequences, I’ll now go for my favorite ED themes this time. It’s quite funny because several songs from my list only come from the same anime (well, you’ll know what it is XD). Rules are the same: as long as they aired this year, it’s still qualified. Movies and children’s shows are not in (duh). Now let’s proceed to the countdown!

12: Hidamari no Gate by the boys of SA ~Special A~ – SA ~Special A~


Ok, before ranting and such, I know that SA had the worst OP of the year, and the ED was lame (yeah) but it’s still catchy, well for me at least XD~. Even though they lacked creativity on picking a popular band and just forced the seiyuus to sing for them, I must say that the outcome is still nice ^_^.


11: Ichi Nuke by Noto Mamiko – Jigoku Shoujo Mitsuganae


I basically love every Jigoku Shoujo ED because of it’s melancholic tunes accompanied by colorful art. I must say that this one is so far, the best ED of Jigoku Shoujo had in my opinion, and probably the saddest too, in terms of lyrics. Plus with Enma Ai winning the first cycle of Anime’s Next Top Model, this needs recognition ^_^.


10: Best Friend by Karutetto – Michiko to Hatchin


I personally like this song. It’s feels so warm just by listening to it and there’s a certain charm to it. Definitely a favorite of mine this year. Michiko to Hatchin and Karutetto earns the tenth spot.

Continue the dozen!


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15 Responses to “2008’s Dozen: Favorite EDs”

  1. 1 maglor December 16, 2008 at 12:30 pm

    >>> Sheryl’s Northern Cross still gets my #1 spot because it’s just great and amazing ^_^.

    I agree.

  2. 2 Emmie December 16, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    I definitely agree with your number 1. Northern Cross is just beyond words. Good picks overall.

    Btw, that ToraDora pic is so cute!

  3. 3 tsuiteru December 16, 2008 at 12:47 pm


  4. 4 Josh December 16, 2008 at 3:32 pm

    I approve of your #2 and #3 songs

  5. 5 nazarielle December 16, 2008 at 6:32 pm

    Yes! Vanilla Salt! I’d actually say it’s my #1 or maybe #2 favorite ED that I’ve seen this year, but then I’ve seen some pretty old stuff recently, so I’m not sure it counts :p

  6. 6 omisyth December 16, 2008 at 8:04 pm

    Still Doll – deliciously macabre.
    Style – deliciously sultry.
    Northern Cross – deliciously dynamic.

  7. 7 FuyuMaiden December 16, 2008 at 9:30 pm

    Macross Frontier pretty much owns this list, doesn’t it? Well Macross used so many songs in their endings (and all of the songs in that show were awesome).

  8. 8 xiao_jie December 16, 2008 at 10:36 pm

    So much…Macross.
    …and May’n and Megumi Nakajima are such great singers. xDD

    ARGH! #9! I don’t know who he was but that was awesome! Even though…he died and all. T_T

    Yea…awesome. ^^

  9. 9 Kairu Ishimaru December 17, 2008 at 1:37 am


  10. 10 Kitsune December 17, 2008 at 3:52 am

    Indeed, Macross Frontier songs are great 🙂

    The scene for Diamond Crevasse is epic, but you might want to put spoiler warning because it can ruin the experience for some people who have not seen Macross Frontier yet, but will see it at some point.

    Nakajima is not Iijima, but her love recollection was ok 😛

    I like Vampire Knight and Shion no Ou songs 🙂

    Yes, Northern Cross is one of the best songs this year 🙂

  11. 11 Alan December 17, 2008 at 10:10 am

    well… can’t agreed more than that->macross deserve d highest point n always be~


  12. 12 kanzeon December 17, 2008 at 4:27 pm

    @maglor: Northern Cross is really great ^_^

    @Emmie: It’s cute isn’t it? Got it from google ^_^

    @tsuiteru: Agree.

    @Josh: Not #1?

    @nazarielle: Banira~ 🙂

    @omisyth: The trio of deliciousness.

    @FuyuMaiden: Yeah, and they’re really are memorable so it’s really impossible for me to just put only a song in this list XD

    @xiao_jie: OMG I’M SO SORRY for the spoiler!!! TT.TT

    @Kairu: Yeah~ Sing along to it XD

    @Kitsune: Post edited ^_^ Thanks for reminding XD

    @Alan: Yep ^^.

  13. 13 roodiy December 21, 2008 at 2:36 am

    the only one’s i knew were vampore knight and special (both which i LOVE)…must watch more anime~ :]

  14. 14 kanzeon December 21, 2008 at 2:55 am

    @roodiy: I love them both too ^_^ Some of the anime on this list are nice too ^_^

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