Given that this is the 10th episode of Anime Music on the AIRS, I wanted to take a different path and chronicle the major pieces that really turned me into an anime music fan. With that comes an episode with a lot of selections that are more off the beaten path than usual, but the music (at least, in my opinion) is absolutely terrific. Given that there’s a lot more music that shapes my journey, this will be a two-part episode, so enjoy part 1, which takes you all the way up to 2006.
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Anime Music on the AIRS ep. 10
1:07 – Martian Successor Nadesico – Nadesico Hasshinsu – Takayuki Hattori
5:39 – Love Hina – Love Hina ~ Hinata Inn’s Theme – Masaki Iwamoto
9:31 – Rurouni Kenshin: Seisouhen – Heart of the Sunrise – Taku Iwasaki
13:57 – Gunslinger Girl – TEMA I – Toshihiko Sahashi
19:18 – Fullmetal Alchemist – Brajita – Michiru Oshima
24:03 – Samurai Champloo – Shiki no Uta – MINMI & Nujabes
29:45 – Blood+ – Blood+ The Final Battle – Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer
34:13 – Genesis of Aquarion – Sousei no Aquarion – AKINO & Yoko Kanno
39:42 – Bartender – CINDERELLA ~Kitaikan~ – Kaoruko Ohtake
43:20 – Honey and Clover – Waltz – Suneohair
Hopefully there’s a lot for you all to discover, but more importantly, enjoy! Part 2 will come once we hit Episode 20. Until then, Episode 11 will focus on piano music. If you have any suggestions/requests, let us know in the comments below!
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