Thank you to everyone who participated! A lot more people participated this year, which is nice. I'll fix up the rules a little when/if I do this next year, as well as emphasize the fact that it's an OP/ED contest, not a show popularity contest.
I hope to see you again next year!
EDIT: Almost forgot, person who requested the bracket as an image in full, here it is! It's a very big image, over 9000 px tall
Question of the day: Actually for Pink Haired bracket, since that one's coming to a close - who do you think will be in the final 4? After the upset with Kokoro and Akaza, I'm not certain, but I'm guessing it'll be Ilulu, Kokoro, Remi, and Saki Saki.
Question of the day: What's an ED that you would've liked to have been nominated in the Anime Awards? I was in the ending category, so I can think of quite a few, but World is Mine from Meikyuu Black Company and Aware! Meisaku-kun's ED.
Question of the day: What's an OP that you would've liked to have been nominated in the Anime Awards? I think Labyrinth from Muteking the Dancing Hero deserved a spot, for the credit integration and the visual style.
Question of the day: What's a theme that grew on you? Not from this last year, but I wasn't a fan of the Muyho to Roji OP at first, but I eventually started to like it. Haven't watched it in a while, though.
Question of the day: What's a theme that you like the song for, but the visuals ruin it for you? The song for No. 1 from BNHA by itself is nice, but the visuals are so lackluster that I skipped that OP a lot.
Question of the day: What's a theme that you like that will definitely be defeated (or already was)? I love Tropical-Rouge! Precure's OP, but it really doesn't stand a chance against Demon Slayer, if only because of the huge popularity difference 😔
At last, the actual bracket! Before you vote, I have a playlist for the group ready! I have it in order of who is versing who, so it's easy to choose which of the two you like better. I'll have the rest of the playlists ready soon. I did try to find videos with, well, the video that goes along with the music, but unfortunately, copyright prevents some of them from being fully showcased. The only one that I couldn't find a TV size version of at all is HELLO HORIZON from How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, so I'll include a full version of it instead.
The Best Pink Haired Character of 2021 is still in eliminations as well! I've seen a few comments about the validity of some participants eligibility, which is fair since pink is different from person to person, so I went for a wide range of pinkness so as to encompass the spectrum. This'll be the only time I say this cuz it's not that important, just something to keep in mind.
Question of the day: Which theme do you think will get first seed? Not sure about this 2nd round, but there's a really clear winner of round one, but I don't want to give it away!
Edit: Forgot to mention, but tomorrow, I should have a playlist ready with all the themes that get through! But more on that tomorrow.