In the course of reflecting upon the music of last year’s anime, an idea as obvious as recognizing some of the best of the best soundtracks and OP/ED songs has to be done. In years past, that idea materialized in the form of a Decades post series where we looked at some of the more notable works to come out during a given year. Seeing that we’re probably not in a position to wait another ten years before attempting a similar feat, we’ll just move in the sanest of manners and cover each year as it goes by.
Now, the answer to the obvious question regarding why we’re doing this now when five months have passed instead of January or February has to do with erratic soundtrack release schedules. In short, some OSTs from 2010 didn’t get a release until April, and so, we feel that despite that late release, they merit a listen all the same and we wish to make sure that all of our bases are covered before rendering final judgment. Anyhow, it’s time to take a look at the best of 2010, right after the jump. [Read more...]