The 19 Anime Songs Hideaki Anno Listens to While Commuting

Studio Khara’s “Unit-02” Twitter account gives behind-the-scenes info about the production of the final Rebuild of Evangelion movie.

The account decided to have some fun and shared Hideaki Anno’s music playlist that he listens to during his commute. He hypes himself with classic songs from the ’70s and ’80s, with a respectable chunk coming from the super robot genre! Here is Anno’s full playlist:


1“La Seine no Hoshi” by Mitsuko Horie and Columbia Yurikago-kai (Étoile de la Seine)


2“La Seine no Hoshi” by Arlène Tempier and Columbia Yurikago-kai (Étoile de la Seine)


3“Bara wa Utsukushiku Chiru” by Hiroko Suzuki (The Rose of Versailles)


4“Seishun ni Kakero!” by VIP (Shin Ace o Nerae!)


5“Honto no Kiss o Okaeshi ni” by Rie Fujiwara (Dancougar – Super Beast Machine God)


6“Tenshi no Enogu” by Mari Iijima (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?)


7“Sousei no Aquarion Oniisama to” by AKINO (Genesis of Aquarion)


8“Super Jetter” by Takeo Yamashita (Mirai Kara Shounen Super Jetter)


9“Yuusei Kamen” by Duke Aces (Yuusei Kamen)


10“Ketsudan” by Miki Kazuyuki and Columbia Dansei Gasshou-dan (Animentari Ketsudan)


11“Great Mazinger” by Ichiro Mizuki, Columbia Yurikago-kai, and Koorogi ’73 (Great Mazinger)


12“Suki Dat Danguard A” by Isao Sasaki and Young Fresh (Planet Robot Danguard Ace)


13“Tate! Toushou Daimos” by Isao Sasaki and Columbia Yurikago-kai (Toushou Daimos)


14“Yatter-King” by Masayuki Yamamoto (Yatterman)


15“A! Gyakuten O” by Masayuki Yamamoto (Gyakuten Ippatsuman)


16“Toushi Gordian” by Masayuki Yamamoto (Toshi Gordian)


17“Ashita Ni Ikiro Baldios” by Kouichi Ise (Space Warrior Baldios)


18“Space Cobra” by Yoko Maeno (Space Cobra)


19“STAND UP TO THE VICTORY” by Tomohisa Kawasoe (Mobile Suit Victory Gundam)

Majored in Music @Duke, but realized that being a Jazz singer wasn't a real job. Now I spend my days watching anime and writing about the music industry. Glad to be in the new round of GB hires. Look forward to my coverage.
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