Top 10 Music Anime of 2003


1. Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem

Adventure, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi

This music video is the visual realization of "Discovery", an album by Daft Punk. It tells the story of a band of four extraterrestrial musicians who are kidnapped and brought back to Earth by an evil manager. Their only hopes lie with a space pilot from their home planet who, after receiving a distress call broadcasted during the abduction, seeks out to rescue them.


2. Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch

Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Mahou Shoujo, Fantasy, Music

As the mermaid princess of the North Pacific (one of the seven mermaid kingdoms), Lucia entrusts a magical pearl to a boy who falls overboard a ship one night. Lucia must travel to the human world to reclaim her pearl and protect the mermaid kingdoms. Using the power of music Lucia is able to protect herself and the mermaid kingdoms from a growing evil force.


3. Egao

Music, Slice of Life

A young woman brought a hamster back to her apartment. While watching the cuteness of the hamster was enjoyable, she suddenly recalled her boyfriend she used to have....

(Source: ANN)


4. RahXephon Specials

Action, Drama, Mecha, Music, Mystery, Romance

DVD Specials for the Series RahXephon:
1. Memories (Episode 9.5)
2. Ichiko Hashimoto - The Fate of Katun


5. Life no Color


In a town where discrimination based on colors is in place. A boy wearing red who is at the bottom of the society. A girl who passes him every time he is attending night high school. In the past, she had encountered the boy who scribbled on a wall. The girl who has understood the meaning of the message. At that time, what was the meaning of the girl's smile to the boy. Two people who have passed each other on countless occasions pass each other again in this short Boy Meets Girl animation.

(Source: AniDB)



Music video for ZAMAGI's song SHOCKING BLACK, animated and directed by Ac-Bu.

7. Zounds


In 2003, Hideaki Motoki began “ZOUNDS,” a project centering around the theme of an ecosystem of sounds. In it, musical organisms called ZOUNDS not only communicate through sound but also invent an abundant variety of sounds through interaction with the environment and each other, to grow and evolve.

8. Tsuki no Uta


Music video for the song Tsuki no Uta by Gackt. The song was used as the Ending Theme for the anime Texhnolyze. It was certified gold by RIAJ. The music video was directed by Shinji Watanabe.

9. PIANO Specials

Music, Slice of Life, Drama, Romance

Episodes 4.5, 6.5, 8.5 and 10.5 from the DVD release, in which Miu thinks about the events from the previous episode.

10. Hina no Uta


A family of 13 ducklings live a very cute life at a pond.

(Source: MAL)

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