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Post by DistantMemory » Tue Aug 31, 2004 6:58 pm

The title pretty much speaks for itself.

Anime
~Pocket Monsters (Japanese only)
~Tenkuu no Escaflowne
~FLCL
~Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
~Shoujo Kakumei Utena
~Cowboy Bebop

Movies
~Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi
~Mononoke-hime
~Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
~The Lord of the Rings trilogy
~The original Star Wars trilogy
~The Escaflowne movie
~Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door
~An American Tale series
~Anastasia
~Shrek (and I don't necessarily mean the inspired insert-songs, I mean the original score)
~A Goofy Movie
~Titanic
~Once Upon a Forest
~The Land Before Time
~Shoujo Kakumei Utena: Adolescence Mokushiroku

Video Games
~The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
~The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
~The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
~The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
~The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures
~Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
~La Pucelle: Tactics
~Phantom Brave
~Tales of Symphonia
~Final Fantasy IV
~Final Fantasy VII
~Final Fantasy VIII
~Final Fantasy IX
~Final Fantasy Tactics
~Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
~Harvest Moon series
~Phantasy Star Online Episode I&II
~Skies of Arcadia
~Super Smash Bros. Melee
~Sonic Adventure 2: BATTLE
~Kingdom Hearts
~Kingdom Hearts II
~Soul Calibur II

TV
~Teen Titans (...what?)
~Futurama (^^U)
~Invader Zim (you know it was coming)
~Beast Wars (*shot*)
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Post by peachvampiress » Tue Aug 31, 2004 7:03 pm

Movies:
-Sleepy Hollow
-Edward Scissorhands
-Batman Returns
-The Nightmare Before Christmas
-Reservoir Dogs

Games:
-American McGee's Alice (I haven't actually heard the CD because it's impossibile to find, but I have the game and the music is amazing).
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Post by Sailorasteroid » Tue Aug 31, 2004 7:10 pm

Oh, fun!

Anime:
Shoujo Kakumei Utena

Movies:
Labyrinth
Casablanca
2001: A Space Odyssey (bad movie, good soundtrack)
Kill Bill

Video Games:
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Super Mario Brothers 1 (tell me you can't think of that first board theme from memory)
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Post by peachvampiress » Tue Aug 31, 2004 7:24 pm

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Movies:
Labyrinth
:shock: Damn it to Hell and back. How could I forget Labyrinth? T_T I feel dirty :shudders:

I also forgot another one.

T.V.
-Traders (the first song on the CD just took my breath away).
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Post by Ni-ban Neko » Tue Aug 31, 2004 8:05 pm

Movies:
Moulin Rouge (OMG <3 SO MUCH)
Beauty and the Beast
The Lion King (Disney had my number back then.)
The LOTR films' soundtracks

Video Games:

Space Channel 5 1 and 2 (the second has better music, and more fun battles, but worse voices.)
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy X
Chrono Trigger
Bemani games in general (seriously. There isn't one with a bad soundtrack.)

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Post by Tiff » Tue Aug 31, 2004 9:15 pm

GAH! so very hard..

Movies:

Labrynth
Kill Bill
The Princess Bride (I love the background music so so very much)
Moulin Rouge
Grease
The Lion King
Beauty and the Beast
Anastasia

Anime:

Cowboy Bebop
Slayers
Utena
Spirited Away

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Post by Lady of the Light » Tue Aug 31, 2004 9:15 pm

Anime:
~Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
~Gundam Wing

Would all the Ghibli movies count as movies, or anime? I'm not quite sure, so just put down Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi and Mononoke-hime for either. O.o

Movies:
~Lord of the Rings: Oh my god. It's just so beautiful. All of them. Some of the tracks almost make me cry at times. (Pathetic, I know..)
~Pirates of the Caribbean had some really good stuff, but most of the tracks were basically remixes of each other, and there were only a couple of unique tracks..But those few were really cool.
EDIT: Aaah! I forgot Anastasia! I love that movie! (The animated one, that is...) Once upon a December rocks!
Video games:
~Zelda: Ocarina of Time
~Zelda: Majora's Mask
~Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure.

And I'm not sure if this could be considered as a soundtrack, but I love my c.d "Monty Python Sings", it's filled with hilarious songs from the t.v show and their movies...
Mr. James : Lost a satellite on liftoff today.
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Dave : Result?
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Dave : Milk?
Mr. James : Spilled.
Dave : Gonna cry about it?
Mr. James : Not even.
Dave : I''m sitting on a rather sharp tack.
Mr. James : That's gotta hurt.
Dave : Well, life's a bitch...
Mr. James : ...And then you die.
Dave : My...
Mr. James : ...oh...
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Post by Tiff » Tue Aug 31, 2004 9:19 pm

Lady of the Light wrote: EDIT: Aaah! I forgot Anastasia! I love that movie! (The animated one, that is...) Once upon a December rocks!
YES! I find myself singing that song ALL the time <3

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Post by RoastedTwinkies » Tue Aug 31, 2004 10:35 pm

Anime

~Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon
~Revolutionary Girl Utena
~ROD the TV

Movies

~Lord of the Rings
~Love Letter (When I Close My Eyes)

TV

~Malcolm in the Middle (I don't watch that show, and I only bought it because it had Hanson's Smile on it)
~The Simpsons
~South Park

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Post by Vagabond » Wed Sep 01, 2004 2:20 am

Anime
Noir - Its opera and European techno mixed together. I suggest listening to Salva Nos (its the batte theme and it's really good).

Rurouni Kenshin - The OAV soundtrack is some of the best orchestral music I have ever heard. The anime soundtrack ain't too shabby either (very good BGM.)

Oh My Goddess - I haven't seen the TV series yet ( I've only recently heard about it.) but the music from the OAV is cute and catchy. The movie is awesome. Coro di dea is a very nice song, and the ending theme "Try to Wish" is very well-sung and inspiring.

Last Exile - I can't recommend this soundtrack enough. It has a great range of orchestral music, from folksy European to booming battle music. The opening theme "Cloud Age Symphony" is cool and trancy and the ending theme " Over the Sky" is hauntingly beautiful.

Inu Yasha - I really like the BGM and official theme for the series. The opening and ending themes are pretty good too. My favorite is "Every Heart" which is sung by BoA.

Movies
Forrest Gump - I love the orchestral theme (the one that starts with the feather blowing in the wind.)

Tarzan - Phil Collins does a great job with all the songs and it creates a nice mood.

Anastasia - Good songs all around, although my favorite is the ending theme "At the Beginning" which is sung by Richard Marx and Donna Lewis.

The Sound of Music - All these songs are classics, and they are really well sung. The final rendition of "Edelweiss" is very moving.

Video Games
Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time - This is some of the best music around. Even the ocarina themes are good, although its a bit strange they didn't have the traditional overworld theme.

Metal Gear Solid - Very good music. It actually adds tension to the gameplay. The battle theme is very good and gets your blood pumping.
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Post by jupiter23 » Wed Sep 01, 2004 2:59 pm

I'm not much into soundtracks, but the ones I do like are:

~The Last Samurai
~Inuyasha
~Yu Yu Hakusho

I also like the theme song from Teen Titans, but I only hear it when I watch the TV show.
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Post by RoastedTwinkies » Wed Sep 01, 2004 8:15 pm

jupiter23 wrote:I also like the theme song from Teen Titans, but I only hear it when I watch the TV show.
You can get a hold of the Teen Titans theme if you buy Puffy Amiyumi's "An Illustrated History"! This was how I learned about Teen Titans, through one of my favorite Japanese bands! /OT

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Post by Starscream » Wed Sep 01, 2004 9:25 pm

Movies:
- Batman Forever
- Batman and Robin

Yeah, I have a lot more, but right now my brain is dead; I only remembered these two because a) Kiss from a Rose was playing today in Burger King, and b) in this case, the soundtracks were far superior to their respective movies XD
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Post by jupiter23 » Thu Sep 02, 2004 2:13 pm

RoastedTwinkies wrote:
jupiter23 wrote:I also like the theme song from Teen Titans, but I only hear it when I watch the TV show.
You can get a hold of the Teen Titans theme if you buy Puffy Amiyumi's "An Illustrated History"! This was how I learned about Teen Titans, through one of my favorite Japanese bands! /OT
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Post by RoastedTwinkies » Thu Sep 02, 2004 8:09 pm

jupiter23 wrote:
RoastedTwinkies wrote:
jupiter23 wrote:I also like the theme song from Teen Titans, but I only hear it when I watch the TV show.
You can get a hold of the Teen Titans theme if you buy Puffy Amiyumi's "An Illustrated History"! This was how I learned about Teen Titans, through one of my favorite Japanese bands! /OT
OT:: Thanks.::/OT
Oh crap! I'm sorry. I lied. It's actually their new album called "Nice"! I hope you didn't buy that other CD already! /OT

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Post by CrimsonRipper » Fri Sep 03, 2004 5:53 pm

I find music a basic necessity of society, its art, it lets people be free to hear and express.

Anime:
1) Silent Mobius
2) Inuyasha
3) Cowboy Beebop
4) Trigun
5) Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon


Games:
1) Devil May Cry
2) Devil May Cry 2
3) Devil May Cry 3
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Post by LadyFlameSniper » Sun Sep 05, 2004 12:05 am

Movies:
Bad Boys 2
Moulin Rouge
Both Mortal Kombat movies


I haven't heard a lot of movie soundtracks in their entirety...

Anime:
Slayers
Sailormoon
Utena

Games:
Chrono Trigger
Chrono Cross
Final Fantasy 7
Final Fantasy 8
Guilty Gear X and XX (I don't like Isuka's and the Korean track from #Reload)
Soul Blade (PSX not arcade since the PSX has all those diff arranged stuff)
Valkyrie Profile
Tekken 3 (PSX version specifically. Same reason as Soul Blade)
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Post by NameGoesHere » Sun Sep 05, 2004 1:12 am

Anime:
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon (The villain themes are the best!)
Cowboy Bebop (Lots of great stuff to hum along to.)
Inuyasha (Even if you don't like the show, the music is great.)
Yu Yu Hakusho (It took a little getting used to, but I've grown to like it.)

Movies:
The Mummy & The Mummy Returns
The Scorpion King
The Prince of Egypt (Is there a trend here?)
The Lion King (I always sing along to "Be Prepared" ^_^; )
Pocahontas (Finally! A movie that doesn't begin with "The!")
The Fifth Element (Here we go the "the" thing again...)

Games:
Final Fantasy VI, VII, and VIII
Chrono Trigger
Tekken 2 (Best. Credits song. Ever.)
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Post by jupiter23 » Tue Sep 07, 2004 1:50 pm

RoastedTwinkies wrote:
jupiter23 wrote:
RoastedTwinkies wrote:
jupiter23 wrote:I also like the theme song from Teen Titans, but I only hear it when I watch the TV show.
You can get a hold of the Teen Titans theme if you buy Puffy Amiyumi's "An Illustrated History"! This was how I learned about Teen Titans, through one of my favorite Japanese bands! /OT
OT:: Thanks.::/OT
Oh crap! I'm sorry. I lied. It's actually their new album called "Nice"! I hope you didn't buy that other CD already! /OT
OT::Thanks again, and no, I haven't been to buy any CD, so don't worry.::/OT
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Post by DreamEmpress » Thu Dec 23, 2004 4:23 am

TV:
Sabrina the teenage witch

anime:
Sailor Moon (Japanese soundtracks only)
InuYasha
Marmalade Boy
Ah My Goddess (OVA and Movie)
Magic Knight Rayearth

Movies:
Anastasia
Labyrinth
EverAfter
Lizzie McGuire Movie (dodges the fruit being thrown)
Princess Diaries
Oliver and Company

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