Now that Fall anime season has reached its halfway mark, here is the survey result for “Favourite Theme Song Fall 2018”, OP edition.
The result for the Favourite Ending Theme Song for Fall 2018 will be announced next, so stay tuned.
#1 ADAMAS by LiSA [Sword Art Online: Alicization]
Number one, with 20% of the votes, is ADAMAS by LiSA from Sword Art Online: Alicization. Female singer LiSA returns to sing the theme song for the third season of Sword Art Online. She previously sang the OP for Aincrad arc (Season One) and the ED for Calibur arc (Season Two). The use of a familiar artiste for the series proves to be well rewarded with the fan support.
#2 UNION by OxT [SSSS.Gridman]
Number two, with 12% of the votes, is the opening theme song UNION by OxT. OxT is a musical unit consisting of Masayoshi Oishi and Tom Hack, who has performed theme songs for the likes of Ace of Diamond and Overlord. This time, they are expressing their song through the filter of a Tsuburaya Productions special effects drama.
#3 kimi no sei by the peggies [Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai]
Number three, with 8% of the votes, is kimi no sei (It’s Your Fault) by all-girl band the peggies for Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai. The theme song, together with the opening animation vividly paints the town of Fujisawa, and the lively youth drama from where it unfolds.
For the male votes, the top three remain the same. For the female votes, number one is Sword Art Online: Alicization, number two is Tokyo Ghoul:re (Part 2) and number three is That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime.
Here is the full ranking:
01 – ADAMAS [Sword Art Online: Alicization]
02 – UNION [SSSS. Gridman]
03 – kimi no sei [Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai]
04 – Supatto! Spy & Spice [Release the Spyce]
05 – Adabana Necromancy [Zombie Land Saga]
05 – Nameless story [That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime]
07 – 17-sai [Iroduku: The World in Colors]
08 – Gravitation [A Certain Magical Index III]
09 – †Kyutie Ladies† [Ms. Vampire who lives in my neighborhood.]
10 – karthasis [Tokyo Ghoul:re]
11 – Love with You [Boarding School Juliet]
12 – Catch up, latency [Run with the Wind]
13 – Uzauza☆Waosu! [Our Maid is Way Too Annoying!]
13 – Fukazen Monologue [The Most Huggable Man Has Threatened Me]
15 – Rightfully [Goblin Slayer]
15 – kimi ni furete [Bloom Into You]
17 – Jump Up↑Yell!! [Anima Yell!]
17 – Gekko [Karakuri Circus]
17 – reimei [Golden Kamuy Season 2]
17 – FightingGold [JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind]
The survey – titled “Your Favourite Fall Anime Theme Song 2018” – was carried out on 329 people (70% male and 30% female), of which 42% were under the age of 19 and 34% in the 20s.
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