English Covers of Anime Songs

I’m not usually terribly fond of dubbing a foreign language work. I tend to think movies/TV/games/whatever should be changed as little as possible to make them intelligible and get the appropriate point across. That having been said, I do love when people take something awesome and play around with it a bit, like the woman with the lovely voice has done with a classic Macross song here:

And Neon Genesis Evangelion’s nonsensical, but awesome, opening theme, “Cruel Angel’s Thesis”:

I’m not sure it works as well as her cover of “Ai Oboete Imasu Ka,” but the weird lyrics suit the song well.

  • JD

    Funimation did a few good English versions back in the day. These two in particular stand out to me: