Eroge Anime OP Legends


A video compilation of many memorable OPs from anime that were originally derived from eroge.

Many favorites such as To Heart, Nanoha, and Key series make an appearance, spanning over a decade’s worth of eroge anime.

Remember, you can turn off comments by hitting the cute chick in the bottom right…

There are a few too many titles to list, but if you are truly dying to find out a show’s name feel free to ask below in the comments and I’m sure I or someone else will be glad to help.

Regarding Nanoha’s presence here, even several Japanese commentators on Nico seem to be unaware that the Nanoha series is actually a spin-off of the Triangle Heart eroge and OVA series started around 2000, meaning Nanoha actually has eroge roots and so qualifies.

Also, I was surprised to see that Popotan is nearly 6 years old by now – it seems like it came out just yesterday…

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    Comment by Anonymous
    14:32 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    this took all the enjoyment out of watching the video...

    To Heart
    ToHeart ~Remember my memories~
    Comic Party
    Comic Party Revolution
    Fate/stay night
    Shingetsutan Tsukihime
    Kishin Houkou Demonbane
    Nanatsuiro Drops
    Magical Canan
    Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha
    Soul Link
    Canvas2 ~Nijiiro no Sketch~
    D.C. ~Da Capo~
    D.C.S.S ~Da Capo Second Season~
    D.C.II ~Da Capo II~
    D.C.II S.S ~Da Capo II Second Season~
    Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru
    ef - a tale of memories.
    ef - a tale of melodies.
    Wind -a breath of heart-
    Operation Sanctuary
    Yoake Mae yori Ruriiro na ~Crescent Love~
    School Days
    Kono Aozora ni Yakusoku wo
    Akane-iro ni Somaru Saka
    Koihime Musou
    Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
    Touka Gettan
    Kakyuusei (ELF ver.)
    Kakyuusei 2
    Raimuiro Senkitan
    Raimuiro Senkitan X CROSS
    Green Green
    Kanon (2002)
    Kanon (2006)

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:58 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thanks guys.

    Comment by K9T
    14:55 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They saved the best two for last, I see (Toei who?)

    Comment by lightningsabre
    15:43 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Popotan is still one of my favorite eroge-turned-anime to this day. Unfortunately I haven't played the game yet >_<

    Comment by Sainne
    13:48 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anyone know the mecha one at 16:04??

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    Comment by Quen
    02:35 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Raimuiro Senkitan / らいむいろ戦奇譚

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    Comment by sanimej2
    10:16 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Great vid! There's lots of great memorable anime series I remembered watching, but i don't know most of them. I wanna find out the names so I can watch them!

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:02 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    actually made one *sighs*
    My kanji knowledge is pretty much less then zero, so can someone fill in the gaps?

    1. Utawarerumono
    2. To Heart
    3. To Heart ~Remember my memories~
    4. To Heart2
    5. ...
    6. Comic Party Revolution
    7. White Album
    8. Fate/Stay Night
    9. Shingetsutan Tsukihime
    10. Demonbane
    11. Nanatsuiro Drops
    12. ...
    13. Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
    14. H2O ~Footprints in the sand~
    15. Soul Link
    16. Shuffle!
    17. Shuffle! Memories
    18. Canvas2 ~motif of sepia~
    19. Da Capo
    20. Da Capo Second Season
    21. Da Capo II
    22. Da Capo II Second Season
    23. Gift ~Eternal rainbow~
    24. Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru
    25. ef - a tale of memories
    26. ef - a tale of melodies
    27. Wind ~a breath of heart~
    28. Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni ~Operation Sanctuary~
    29. Yoake Mae Yori Ruri Iro Na
    30. Happiness!
    31. School Days
    32. ...
    33. Akane-iro ni Somaru Saka
    34. Koihime Musou
    35. Tsuyokiss
    36. Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de
    37. Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
    38. Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito
    39. Touka Gettan
    40. ...
    41. ...
    42. ...
    43. ...
    44. Raimuiro Ryuukitan X
    45. Lamune
    46. Popotan
    47. Green Green
    48. Prism Ark
    49. Izumo: Takeki Tsurugi no Senki
    50. Ayakashi
    51. Kanon
    52. Air TV

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:44 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Recognized quite a few.

    But, would someone be kind enough to undertake the tedious task of making a complete list?

    Not the obvious ones and the ones with English names but everything else.

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    Comment by black87
    14:26 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    うたわれもの (Utawaremono)
    To Heart
    To Heart ~Remember my memories~
    To Heart2
    こみっくパーテイー (Comic Party)
    こみっくパーテイー Revolution (Comic Party Revolution)
    White Album
    Fate/stay night
    真月譚 月姫 (Shingetsutan Tsukihime)
    機神咆吼デモンベイン. (Kishin Houkou Demonbane)
    ななついろ*ドロップス (Nanatsuiro Drops)
    まじかるカナン (Magical Kanan)
    魔法少女ルルカルなには (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha)
    H2O ~ Footprints in the Sand~
    Soul Link
    SHUFFLE! Memories
    Canvas 2 ~虹色のスッチ~ (~Niji Iro no Sketch~)
    D.C. ~ダ・カーポ~ (D.C ~Da Capo~)
    D.C.S.S. ~ダ・カーポ セカンド シーズン~ (D.C ~Da Capo Second Season~)
    D.C.II ~ダ・カーポ II~ (D.C ~Da CapoII~)
    D.C.II S.S. ~ダ・カーポ セカンド シーズン~ (D.C ~Da CapoII Second Season~)
    Gift ~ギフト~ eternal rainbow
    処女はお姉さまに恋してる (Otome wa Boku ni Koishiteru)
    ef - a tale of memories
    ef - a tale of melodies
    Wind -a breath of heart-
    月は東に日は西に -Operation Sanctuary- (Tsuki wa Higashi ni Hi wa Nishi ni)
    夜明け前より瑠璃色な -Crescent Love- (Yoake Mae Yori Ruri Iro Na -Crescent Love-)
    はぴねす! (Happiness!)
    School Days
    この青空に約束を― ~ようこそつぐみ寮へ~  (Kono Aozora ni Yakusoku wo - Youkoso Tsugumi Ryouhe)
    あかね色にそまる坂 (Akane-iro ni Somaru Saka)
    恋姫†無双 (Koihime†Musou)
    つよきす Cool&Sweet (Tsuyokiss - Cool×Sweet)
    君が主で執事が俺で」アニメーシ (Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de)
    君が望む永遠 (Kimi ga Nozomu Eien)
    ヤミと帽子と本の旅人 (Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito)
    桃華月憚 (Touka Gettan)
    エルフ版 下級生 ~あなただけを見つめて~ (Elf ban Kakyuusei ~Anata Dake o Mitsumete~)
    下級生 (Kakyuusei)
    下級生2 ~瞳の中の少女たち~ (Kakyuusei2 ~Hitomi no Naka no Shoujotachi~)
    らいむいろ戦奇譚 (Raimuiro Senkitan)
    らいむいろ流奇譚 X CROSS (Raimuiro Ryukitan X CROSS)
    ラムネ (Ramune)
    ぽぽたん (Popotan)
    グリーングリーン (Green Green)
    IZUMO -猛き剣の閃記 (Izumo -Takeki Tsurugi no Senki)

    hmm, I must be really bored -.-

    Comment by EcureuilMatrix
    17:45 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Iesous Christos.

    Bored, you say?

    I tip my hat, sir.

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    Comment by black87
    13:06 01/03/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thanks, was doing that list early in the morning, insomnia

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:16 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I felt strangely proud when I realized I've seen 80% of these, and have at least heard of another 15%. ^^;

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:48 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And I feel proud knowing that I have every single one of these games.

    I didn't know that some of these were made into an anime though. Good to know.

    Comment by AMAYA
    18:51 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i'm angry.

    i knew almost every single series in that video.

    i think this says something about myself.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:13 05/10/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    wats the anime called at 4:30???
    iv seen it somewere b4 but cnt member the name :'(

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:00 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wth o.o you gotta be kidding me Nanoha was based on a eroge?! *dies*

    Comment by Ichigo69
    11:56 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sigh, desu~

    You might want to scroll up on the comments and find the part about Triangle Hearts...

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    Comment by Quen
    13:51 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What Ichigo said - I mentioned it in the 2nd paragraph under the video.

    Comment by SHITTER
    02:30 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Kanon 2002 sucks eww.

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    Comment by Quen
    02:36 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thanks to the three posters that made lists. Doing it myself for the original post would've taken forever, and I did have something else I wanted to start writing...

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:50 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck yeah, they even included Izumo.

    Comment by Allstars
    08:40 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Most of all this anime are goods .

    Comment by Ohkikaze
    05:36 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    popotan is awesome haha love the style of poyoyon rock

    many series in this vid that i love, didnt know comic party was a eroge too, i just know the manga and anime lol "MAI BRATHA ANDO MAI SISTA!"

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:06 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's Fate/Stay Night & Tsukihime too! Wohooo! Viva Type-Moon!

    ... Wait! Clannad was not an eroge?

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    Comment by Quen
    06:29 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Clannad was not an eroge per se, as it had no ero scenes, unlike Kanon or Air. Tomoyo After did have some ero-scenes, though.

    No one would've blinked at Clannad being included since "eroge" frequently just means any sort of visual novel, but the creator seemed to use a tighter definition.

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    Comment by loplop
    06:19 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I was surprised by how many of my favorite anime series was in that clip. Just goes to show your . . .

    Comment by Webbmaster62
    05:17 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Artefact, that Aqua Blue 2 cover, did that one just come out recently? I've been looking for part 2 since part 1 has been out for a while.

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    Comment by Quen
    05:29 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't know - I found it on a random imageboard.

    Comment by HathawayNoa
    04:15 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I love the vid, but I enjoyed the "Stop linking here Sankaku Complex, go away" comment the most.

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    Comment by Quen
    04:26 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It wasn't there before I posted this, so it's someone having a bit of a gag. ^^

    Comment by Blitz
    06:21 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    wonder how they even got there lol

    there's a lot of em like "fap fap fap" lol

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:11 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    In Nanoha's defense, they should have posted KOTOKO's Trust You're Truth~明日を守る約束~ because that was the OP for Triangle Heart the anime (OVA). It's only Nanoha's _character_ that was based on eroge, not the anime.

    Though innocent starter is definitely a better choice.

    Comment by DSJFX18
    06:01 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I totally agree, Triangle Heart is the eroge, not Nanoha.

    Comment by Ichigo69
    08:39 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And Nanoha wasn't even a major chara in Triangle Hearts...

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    Comment by CC
    07:13 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Haha kinda suspected Soul Link to have eroge roots given the character design, at least now I know :)

    Prism Arks wtf storyline makes a little bit of sense to now..

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    Comment by Kageryu
    07:30 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    After watching this, I have realized I have completely lost track of time.

    Now I feel old...

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    Comment by Zelgadis4tw
    14:37 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't worry, I promise you it will only get worse as the years drudge along. ;D

    Comment by Kaisos
    09:20 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What's the mecha show that starts at 3:23?

    Comment by Kaisos
    09:58 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Nevermind, figured it out. It even says it, dammit.

    All of the opening songs here sound like they were sung by women on several gallons of helium, except for Demonbane's OP, which sounds like it was sung by a man on several gallons of BADASS.

    I wonder if the quality of the opening song positively correlates with the quality of the anime...?

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    Comment by Quen
    09:23 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Kishin Houkou Demonbane / 機神咆吼デモンベイン.

    Comment by Kaisos
    10:02 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thank you, good sir.

    Comment by psycholoner
    09:23 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Shingetsutan Tsukihime? I don't know what you're talking about. The Tsukihime anime DOSEN'T EXIST! xP

    Comment by Ichigo69
    14:24 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    @psycholoner, I think they're refering to some doujin anime that was made... I hear some doujin group also tried to do Minami-ke, too. Called it Okawari or smth like that... I wouldn't bother watching either, I heard they both sucked badly.

    Comment by psycholoner
    09:24 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    sorri...this was supposed to show up on an Anon above. kinda screwed up.

    Comment by K9T
    11:33 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    *cough* *cough*

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    Comment by ZippyDSMlee
    08:31 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Alright ye bastards name each and every opening in the vid...... seems I am not bastard enough I can only name some of them >>

    Comment by Anonymous

    Srsly, assholes need to quit fucking posting comments on nico in Engrish. LRN2MOON or STFU on nico...

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    Comment by NitWit005
    04:55 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're just tempting me to write Arabic comments.

    Comment by Anonymous

    DO IT FAGGOT!!!!

    Comment by Anonymous

    fuck if you know arabic that'd be fucking boss

    srsbiznusly i think arabic is a pretty damn cool language but its like hard as fuck to learn

    i bet its harder than chinese by legions.

    any middle eastern language for that matter. like sanscript lulz. (not saying they're the same but i bet they're pretty equal in terms of difficulty)

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    Comment by Artefact

    What's so bad about this? It's not like the Japanese comments are any less idiotic than the ones seen on YouTube. The Japanese users don't care either...

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    Comment by Shuu
    09:01 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They might not be less idiotic than those on Youtube, but on average they're certainly orders of magnitude less idiotic than the more offending ones in question...

    But oh well, don't feed the troll I guess.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:36 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    hey, doofus, if the japanese users don't care then why are there comments saying 'stop linking here sankaku' and 'go away' etc...

    Comment by hauntedview
    08:56 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ROFL!!! Classic responder FAIL!!

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    Comment by Artefact

    The anti-Sankaku Complex comments are obviously from people who've come from here anyway - how else would they know we linked there? I've yet to see any negative attention directed towards English comments on Nico.

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    Comment by Quen
    09:21 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    If it matters, they weren't there before I found it. Just some readers playing around.

    Comment by Anonymous

    Sorry, Artefact, didn't realise it was you, although the comment still stands, I prolly shouldn't've called you a doofus

    Comment by HathawayNoa
    05:04 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I regard idiotic replies as being much worse than Engrish, so, as you would say, STFU.

    Comment by HELL

    The fuck are you talking about?

    Why should we post comments only in japanese there?
    Don't be such a retarded prick.

    Do you actually know that Nico Nico Douga is also available in Spanish, German and Taiwanese?

    No I guess not, since you are just an ignorant prick telling people to only write comments in japanese.

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    Comment by Shuu
    07:33 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They have separated comment "channels" though, a comment made with a Spanish account will (by default) only be seen by other Spanish accounts.
    You can still switch to the Japanese site and comment there, but at least this shows that the management IS concerned about such things...

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    Comment by motaku96
    13:19 27/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They have a nico for german, spanish and taiwanese? Why don't they have one for english then? It'd really make navigating the site a lot easier.

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    Comment by Shuu
    11:59 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Why don’t they have one for english then?"

    You might want to check some of those comments again... Unfortunately, not having an English version turned out to be ineffective.

    Comment by Rarok
    05:13 28/02/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm spanish and its easier to use the japanesse version, so the most probably if they try to do a english version would be engrish

    Comment by Anonymous

    Whee! It's almost not any fun to troll Sankaku Complex anymore. You people need to quit taking the interbutz so seriously ^__^

    tl;dr You Were Trolled Motherfuckers!!!

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    Comment by metatron

    gaddem nico-nico n00b faggots >.>

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