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No Borders No Race: The 2021 Anisong Showcase

No Borders No Race: The 2021 Anisong Showcase

The world of anime delivered us plenty of bangers in their openings and endings in 2021! King Baby Duck looks back at the best songs from the shows we loved! From CreepyPasta adventurers and toyed senpais to lovebirds and burnt-out children's show hosts, we cover it all in this year's song selection!

PLAYLIST (with series links):

  1. Tatsuya Kitani - Seija no Koushin (opening theme to The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace)
  2. Masaaki Endoh - Koukotsu Labyrinth (opening theme to SAKUGAN)
  3. ASAKA - Seize The Day (opening theme to Laid-Back Camp Season 2)
  4. fhána - Ai no Supreme! (opening theme to Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S)
  5. CHiCO with HoneyWorks - Minikui Ikimono (opening theme to Otherside Picnic)
  6. Miho Okasaki, Megumi Toyoguchi, Tomoaki Maeno, Sayaka Senbongi, M・A・O, Chikahiro Kobayashi, & Asuna Tomari - Kamona Tempest! (ending theme to The Slime Diaries)
  7. Sumire Uesaka, Mikako Komatsu, Aina Suzuki, & Shiori Izawa - Colorful Canvas (ending theme to Don't Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro)
  8. Tomori Kusunoki, Saori Hayami, Reina Aoyama, and Aoi Koga - Annoying! Sunsun week! (opening theme to My Senpai is Annoying)
  9. TDR - Strangers (ending theme to The Vampire Dies in No Time)
  10. Sora Amamiya - Mienai Kara ne!? (opening theme to Mieruko-chan)
  11. Natsuki Hanae & Ayumi Mano - Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru (opening theme to The Duke of Death and His Maid)
  12. Yoh Kamiyama - Irokousui (opening theme to Horimiya)
  13. Kitri - Hikare inochi (ending theme to Komi Can't Communicate)
  14. Hikaru Utada - PINK BLOOD (opening theme to To Your Eternity)
  15. angela - Andante ni Koi o Shite! (opening theme to My Next Life as a Villainess - All Routes Lead to Doom! X)
  16. Aoi Yuki - Gudafuwa Everyday (opening theme to I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level)
  17. Mamoru Miyano - Dream on (ending theme to Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan)
  18. King Gnu - BOY (opening theme to Ranking of Kings)
  19. Suzuko Mimori - Sugarless Kiss (ending theme to ODDTAXI)

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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)