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Tracking The Soundtracks: Best Anime OSTs

Sorted loosely by genre and composer.
1 Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Typically Kajiuran, defined by flutes and chants.

2 Pandora Hearts

Pandora Hearts

The best of Yuki Kajiura

3 The Garden of Sinners Movie 2:  ...And Nothing Heart. (Murder Speculation Part A)

The Garden of Sinners Movie 2: ...And Nothing Heart. (Murder Speculation Part A)

Yuki Kajiura 

4 The Garden of Sinners Movie 5: Paradox Paradigm

The Garden of Sinners Movie 5: Paradox Paradigm

Yuki Kajiura 

5 The Case Study of Vanitas

The Case Study of Vanitas

Yuki Kajiura - This may be her first composition of flowery classical music.

6 Fate/Zero

Fate/Zero

Yuki Kajiura - awesome fight songs

7 Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online

Yuki Kajiura - the epic track that plays during the starburst stream scene

8 Shiki

Shiki

Yasuharu Takanashi - hauntingly beautiful tracks

9 Hell Girl

Hell Girl

Yasuharu Takanashi- Has some of the creepiest tracks ever.

10 Izetta: The Last Witch

Izetta: The Last Witch

Michiru - mysterious witchy tracks

11 Vampire Knight

Vampire Knight

Takefumi Haketa -those heartwrenching tracks are very memorable 

12 The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland

Takahiko Obata - Has this one beautiful track that I adore

13 Made in Abyss

Made in Abyss

Kevin Penkin - Eerily beautiful.

14 Tower of God

Tower of God

Kevin Penkin - ominous battle tracks

15 Kill La Kill

Kill La Kill

Sawano Hiroyuki - Ominous battle music

16 Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan

Hiroyuki Sawano - significant in fight scenes

17 Aldnoah.Zero

Aldnoah.Zero

Hiroyuki Sawano 

18 Guilty Crown

Guilty Crown

Hiroyuki Sawano - most known for its vocal tracks

19 The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins

Hiroyuki Sawano - fight songs and other touching tracks.

20 Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

Shiro Sagisu - Intense chants used in fight scenes.

21 Bleach

Bleach

Shiro Sagisu - great tracks used in fight scenes. The arrancar arc has some really nice spanish influenced tracks.

22 Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Shiro Sagisu - A good score of arab influenced exotic tracks 

23 Black Butler

Black Butler

Taku Iwasaki - ominous chants and operatic compositions 

24 Black Butler: Book of Circus

Black Butler: Book of Circus

Mitsuda Yasunori - Fancy tracks that feature the accordion, and other classical tracks

25 Black Butler: Book of Murder

Black Butler: Book of Murder

Mitsuda Yasunori - Dramatic and mysterious tracks

26 Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun

Takaki Hiroshi - tracks from all sorts of genres, including classical, jazz. The one’s that stand out are the mysterious-sounding tracks.

27 Hyouka

Hyouka

Kouhei Tanaka - Mysterious tracks, definitely influenced by  Gabriel Faure

28 Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Yoshihisa Hirano - classical compositions, including chants

29 Black Cat

Black Cat

Taku Iwasaki - A good score of operas / arias

30 Blood+

Blood+

Mark Mancina - A good score of arias, such as

31 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Taku Iwasaki - Speaking of arias and operas, this show incorporates raps into operatic compositions which is pretty...amazing.

32 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)

Iwasaki Taku - mix of classical compositions and techno/hiphop and rock

33 Noragami

Noragami

Taku Iwasaki - Interesting compositions that mix techno sounds with traditional Japanese instruments.

34 Gatchaman Crowds

Gatchaman Crowds

Iwasaki Taku - Technobeat

35 The Irregular at Magic High School

The Irregular at Magic High School

Taku Iwasaki - mostly techo music, but my favorite track is this slow waltz :D

36 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Hitomi Kuroishi - dramatic chants

37 Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

Hitomi Kuroishi - Hauntingly beautiful chants. 

38 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Senju Akira - Absolutely worth purchasing the entire soundtrack. Classical.

39 Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

Michiru Ooshima - Classical compositions influenced by traditional Russian music. 

40 Magic Kaito 1412

Magic Kaito 1412

Taku Iwasaki - Romantic and classy tracks

41 Snow White with the Red Hair

Snow White with the Red Hair

Michiru Ooshima - Very romantic classical compositions.

42 Boys Over Flowers

Boys Over Flowers

Michiru Ooshima - Flowery music

43 The Tatami Galaxy

The Tatami Galaxy

Michiru Ooshima - Flowery orchestral compositions

44 Sound of the Sky

Sound of the Sky

Michiru Ooshima - a couple of enchanting tracks on guitar and the violin

45 Little Witch Academia TV

Little Witch Academia TV

Michiru Ooshima - Clarinet/Oboe based music that one might hear in stories of fantasy, which is Michiru Ooshima’s trademark.

46 Nichijou: My Ordinary Life

Nichijou: My Ordinary Life

 Yuuji Nomi - classically inspired tracks

47 Ouran High School Host Club

Ouran High School Host Club

Yoshihisa Hirano - this show is best known for the waltz composition and other classical music (baroque - romantic).

48 The Royal Tutor

The Royal Tutor

Keiji Inai - Gorgeous classical compositions.

49 Blast of Tempest

Blast of Tempest

Michiru Ooshima - Ominous classical tracks of shakespearean tragedy.

50 Glasslip

Glasslip

Akito Matsuda - The show may have been notoriously bad, but the classical compositions are very worth listening to. 

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