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No Borders No Race: The Top Anisongs of 2020

No Borders No Race: The Top Anisongs of 2020

2020 may have been awful in the world, but the anime realm was as bright, vivid, and wonderful as it has been! Join King Baby Duck as he spins the best opening and ending themes of the year, even if the shows they were from were mediocre at best. From secret manga artists and Seoul-based combatants to tired royalty and the children of a couple of anime icons, what we got this year from anime was nothing short of sweet and fulfilling! These are the songs that bookended some of 2020's best anime adventures!

PLAYLIST (with series links):

  1. Eiichi Ohtaki - Kimi Wa Ten-Nen-Shoku (ending theme to Kakushigoto)
  2. Kanon Takao, Natsumi Kawaida, Yū Sasahara, & Satomi Akesaka - Tsuri no sekai e (ending theme to Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater)
  3. Junji Majima, Yusuke Kobayashi, & Miyu Tomita - Hanabira Ondo (ending theme to Interspecies Reviewers)
  4. ASAKA - I believe what you said (opening theme to Higurashi - When They Cry: GOU)
  5. Akari Kitō - Koi no Uta (opening theme to TONIKAWA: Over the Moon For You)
  6. KSUKE (feat. Tyler Carter) - Contradiction (opening theme to THE GOD OF HIGH SCHOOL)
  7. Masayuki Suzuki (feat. Airi Suzuki) - DADDY! DADDY! DO! (opening theme to Kaguya-sama: Love Is War?)
  8. Chibaku Shōnen Band - No.7 (opening theme to Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun)
  9. angela - Otome no Route wa Hitotsu janai! (opening theme to My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!)
  10. CIVILIAN - Seikai Fuseikai (opening theme to The Misfit of Demon King Academy)
  11. tacica - aranami (opening theme to Wave, listen to me!)
  12. Hina Kino - Ookami Blues (Ending Theme of Seton Academy: Join The Pack!)
  13. Uru - Break (ending theme to YashaHime: Princess Half-Demon)
  14. Shin Sakiura (feat. AAAMYYY) - NIGHT RUNNING (ending theme to BNA: Brand New Animal)
  15. Yui Ninomiya - Tsuranuite Yuuutsu (opening theme to Peter Grill and the Philosopher's Time)
  16. Kyoryū Friends - Kyourryuu Agemizawa☆ (opening theme to Gal & Dino)
  17. Tasuku Hatanaka - DYING WISH (opening theme to Moriarty the Patriot)
  18. Inori Minase - Kaimin! Anmin! Syalist Seikatsu (opening theme to Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle)
  19. Freddie Mercury - The Great Pretender (ending theme to Great Pretender)

Battling demons, emotions, and even Mr. Sandman himself, it's No Borders No Race: The Top Anisongs of 2020! [right-click to download]

Opening theme: "The S.S. Shitstorm" by the_Stampede (from the album A Marvel of Idiocy)

The Boston Bastard Brigade kindly encourages you to support these artists, and buy their songs/album. You can find the majority of these releases on CDJapan.co.jp, YesAsiaAmazon.com, Apple Music, the bands' official websites & Bandcamps, and your local record stores.

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The J-POP king of America, Evan has been bringing the hottest sounds of the Land of the Rising Sun to the English-speaking public since his college radio days. He's also an expert in the gaming, anime, & manga realms, never afraid to get critical when the times call for it. Born & bred in Boston, he achieved his biggest dream yet by making the big move to Tokyo, Japan in Summer 2023! For personal inquiries, contact Evan at evan@b3crew.com. For press/band inquiries, write to us at thebastards@bostonbastardbrigade.com. (Drawing by AFLM of Wicked Anime)