Naruto ShippudenIt was one of those anime where you couldn't wait to see what openings it would have. The more you watched the anime, the more you wondered who would be chosen to sing the next song and if it would be a hit or a flop. Through the years,Naruto Shippudenit had twenty openings in all.
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While some songs were just plain good, most of the songs were downright rude, leading fans to a consensus: the producers behind the anime had a good ear for music. Let's pick the best opening songs and rank them.
Updated by Brianna Albert on 10/24/2020:The original Naruto series featured some of the best anime openings, endings, and soundtracks of all time. From the critically acclaimed GO to the celebratory ending of Wind, Naruto Shippuden didn't give up when it came to creating some of the best openings. Over the years, some have been hit or miss, though some have quickly become fan favorites.
Along with the unique visuals, Naruto has become one of the best multi-hole anime. From classics like Hero's Comeback, which heralded the return of Naruto, to downers like Empty Heart, here are some of the best Naruto Shippuden openings of recent years.
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15 LIGHT OF A FIREFLY (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 5)
"Light Of A Firefly" was the opening for episodes 103 to 128. This anime opening is a classic and featured some of the most screen-captured moments, such as Sasuke diving into the water and Orochimaru beating him up using his active and changing Sharingan. to naruto
This is also the long-awaited return of the rock band Ikimonogatari, who also sang another opening called Blue Bird.
14 TAMAÑO DE LA LUNA (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 14)
"Size Of The Moon" was sung by Nogizaka46 and was the opening episode for episodes 333 to 356. Although it is not the most popular opening among some fans because it is sung by an idol group, there is no doubt that this song is excellent. . .
However, it probably would have been better used if it wasn't during Sasuke and Itachi's fight against Kabuto. The aural sensation and the jazzy sound that this opening brings is unique and makes this one of those openings that stays in your mind for a while.
13 SE (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ABERTURA 12)
"If" was sung by Daisuke and opened episodes 282 to 306. This may be the last time fans saw Sakura cry in an opening, which was a good omen. This opening took place after Naruto met Minato and Kushina and fought the Fourth Raikage because he wanted to step up and join the war.
This opening may not be the most memorable for some fans, but it brings a unique sound and look to the table.
12 AMANTES (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ABERTURA 9)
"Lovers" was sung by 7!! Seven Oops and was the opening for episodes 206 to 230. This opening took place when Naruto learned to control the Nine-Tails' chakra mode, similar to one of the better arcs - The Hokage Meeting.
This opening offers great visuals to match the music and Sakura's inner conflict of wanting to kill Sasuke or keep him alive after all his horrible deeds.
11 LOTO CARMESÍ (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 15)
"Crimson Lotus" was sung by DOES and was the opening episode for episodes 357 to 379. Since that opening preceded the fan-favorite silhouette of KANA-BOON, many fans might forget it. But that doesn't mean you should do without it.
This opening exudes a rock vibe and features a young Madara and Hashirama. This was also the actual opening when Kakashi and Obito had their amazing fight. Also, this was the first opening to feature Naruto fully in Sage Of Six Paths mode.
10 Linha (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ABERTURA 18)
"Line" was sung by Sukima Switch and opened episodes 432 to 458. We first heard Sukima Switch inThe Last: Naruto the Movieas used for the film's theme song. This song, like the visuals in this opening, is both tender and bittersweet.
It shows each character reaching for a shard of light, which is presumably the memories they've created of deceased loved ones over the years, as Kushina begins to pick up the first shard. The opening even changes characters at the end for each main character, with Itachi making a final appearance.
9 BLUE BIRD (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 3)
"Blue Bird" was sung by Ikimono-Gakarian and opened episodes 54 to 77. Going back to the beginning of Naruto Shippuden whenSasuke was an antagonist on Orochimaru's side.. It begins with cuts between Naruto and Sasuke feeling very different about their long-awaited reunion.
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Naruto has tears in his eyes as Sasuke coldly looks at his former Team 7 mates.more comes outThe opening also works as a callback to the fast forward of the first opening. The contrast between Naruto and Sasuke is shown, as well as Naruto falling from the sky. In the end, he takes a throttle spring with a grim expression.
8 NOT EVEN THE SUDDEN RAIN CAN BEAT ME (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 13)
Sung by NICO Touches The Walls, "Not Even Sudden Rain Can Beat Me" opened episodes 307 to 332. That opening debuted the first animated fight between Kage and Madara and it didn't disappoint. It featured everyone using their village's jutsu to fight the powerful enemy, as well as Naruto attempting to break Tobi's mask.
It also did something that no one thought would happen while watching the original series: Naruto and Kurama finally came to an agreement. You can't help but cheer at the ending, where it introduces Naruto in Nine-Tailed Yang Chakra mode.
7 THE HERO RETURNS!! (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 1)
"The Return of the Hero!!" was sung by Nobody Knows+ and was the opening of episodes 1 to 30. The firstNaruto ShippudenOpening number seven on our list. After completing the original series, fans needed something to get them excited for the sequel. It did exactly that and more: it was immersive, the animation was smooth, and you wondered what was going to happen every time you heard it.
The part where Gaara extends his hand before disappearing into the arena is particularly poignant and anticipates the moment, as are all the characters who reach out to him.
6 CIRCULADOR DE SANGRE (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 19)
"Blood Circulator" was sung by the Asian Kung Fu Generation and was the opening song for episodes 307 to 332.Naruto Shippudenrun, the openings where Team 7 fights together as a team were sparse, as were the ones where you see Naruto completely lose hope. This is one of the darkest and features all the characters sinking into a deep red sea, their facial expressions encased in the Sharingan/Rinnegan, fast asleep in the infinite Tsukuyomi.
Only after Sakura, Sasuke, and Kakashi fight off the character clones and yell at Naruto to get up does he do so.It then ends with them having to face their final enemy, Kaguya.
5 EMPTY HEART (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 20)
Anly sang "Empty Heart" and opened episodes 480 to 500. This is the only one where we see all the characters in their adult form. After all the fan turmoil, from Madara to Kaguya's multiple deaths, it was nice to have the final opening so uplifting.
It begins with a tribute to Asuma, in which Shikamaru sits by a shogi table and looks up at the sky. It ends with Naruto and Sasuke walking side by side and giving a high five to show the new place they are at in their friendship.
4 BUCEADOR (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN OPENING 8)
"Diver" was sung by NICO Touches The Walls and was the opening for episodes 180 to 205. This was the first time the band had sung an opening.Naruto Shippudenbefore returning to the other entry on our list: "Even sudden rain can't beat me." He shows Naruto sinking deeper and deeper into the ocean before coming face to face with Sasuke.
After hitting him in the chest with Chidori,narutohe begins to fall further until all the people supporting him push him into the sky. Now airborne, Naruto dons his headband before falling back down, this time to face Sasuke, who now possesses a more powerful Sharingan.
3 A WORLD THAT WAS TRANSPARENT (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN 7)
“A World That Was Transparent” was sung by Hata Motohiro and opened episodes 307 to 332. Prepare some tissues because this one will make you cry. After Jiraiya's death, Naruto must defeat Pain to stop him from wreaking havoc on the village and get revenge on his late master.
The music is soft but powerful and shows the destruction Pain causes, such as taking a kunoichi's soul and fighting Sakura and the other female characters. In the end, this sets us up for the next fight between Naruto and Pain, causing them to clash.
2 SINAL (NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ABERTURA 6)
"Sign" was sung by FLOW and was the opening for episodes 129 to 153. Considered a fan favorite.Naruto ShippudenPicking up years after his debut, it follows the deadly fight and death of Jiraiya and Pain.
Jiraiya's peaceful face as he fell and Naruto's surprised expression just before a single tear fell down his cheek is still remembered by many fans. He also introduces the fight between Sasuke and Itachi, which ends with Naruto and Sasuke at the grave of his loved one.
1 SILUETA (NARUTO OPENING 16)
"Silhouette" was sung by KANA-BOON and opened episodes 380 to 405. We have this gem of a song to take the number one spot. This opening has everything from Naruto running from him like a helpless child to ending up becoming a powerful force to be reckoned with. There's plenty of action too, like Madara dancing Kunai away from him and Sasuke's Susanoo riding Kurama while shooting an arrow. There is also a foreshadowing at the end of what happens to Naruto and Sasuke. Silhouette is the best opening in Naruto Shippuden due to its meaningful and action-packed opening.
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