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15th May '16 9:25:09 PM GovernorExplosion
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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'''s ending theme is "Roundabout" by Music/{{Yes}}. Fitting, considering how the series is known for its numerous Western music references. The second season uses ''Walk Like an Egyptian'' by Music/TheBangles.

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* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'''s ending theme is "Roundabout" by Music/{{Yes}}. Fitting, considering how the series is known for its numerous Western music references. The second season uses ''Walk Like an Egyptian'' by Music/TheBangles. The fourth season's theme continues the tradition, by using ''I Want You'' by Music/SavageGarden.
8th May '16 11:09:06 PM Pichu-kun
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* Both the opening and ending of ''Anime/WolfsRain'' are in English. The intro is "Stray" by Music/SteveConte while the ending is "Gravity" by Maaya Sakamoto.

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* Both the opening and ending of ''Anime/WolfsRain'' are in English. The intro is "Stray" by Music/SteveConte Steve Conte while the ending is "Gravity" by Maaya Sakamoto.



* The ending of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is a stanza of [[RealSongThemeTune "Fly Me to the Moon"]]. Sometimes good, sometimes not.
** Asuka's [[Creator/TiffanyGrant English voice actress]] dubs one of the versions, "Fry Me to the Moon".

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* The ending of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' is a stanza of [[RealSongThemeTune "Fly Me to the Moon"]]. Sometimes good, sometimes not.
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not. Asuka's [[Creator/TiffanyGrant English voice actress]] dubs one of the versions, "Fry Me to the Moon".



* The first ending theme to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka, is in English. "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka. Many fans don't realize it's in English due to the singers accent though (which resulted in such mistakes as the [[MemeticMutation often joked about]] fan-sub translation that had the lyrics "I was a believer in life" as "I want to be a river in life"). The song describes the series [[spoiler:and what its like having a high level of [[HatePlague Hinamizawa Syndrome]].]]

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* The first ending theme to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka, is in English. "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka. Many fans don't realize it's in English due to the singers accent though (which resulted in such mistakes as the [[MemeticMutation often joked about]] fan-sub translation that had the lyrics "I was a believer in life" as "I want to be a river in life"). The song describes the series [[spoiler:and what its like having a high level of [[HatePlague Hinamizawa Syndrome]].]]



* The theme to the original ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' anime is the English song "The Lights Before We Land" by Music/TheDelgados.

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* The theme to the original ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' anime is the English song "The Lights Before We Land" by Music/TheDelgados.The Delgados. The ending theme is an Italian song named "Dopo Il Songo".
8th May '16 11:05:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'''s OP is in English. And ''is'' English, sort of, it's by a band from London.

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* ''Anime/SerialExperimentsLain'''s OP intro, "Duvet" by Boa, is in English. And ''is'' English, sort of, it's by a band from London.



* Both the opening and ending of ''Anime/WolfsRain'' are in English.

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* Both the opening and ending of ''Anime/WolfsRain'' are in English. The intro is "Stray" by Music/SteveConte while the ending is "Gravity" by Maaya Sakamoto.



* The first ending theme to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is in English.

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* The first ending theme to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka, is in English.English. "Why, Or Why Not?" by Katakiri Rekka. Many fans don't realize it's in English due to the singers accent though (which resulted in such mistakes as the [[MemeticMutation often joked about]] fan-sub translation that had the lyrics "I was a believer in life" as "I want to be a river in life"). The song describes the series [[spoiler:and what its like having a high level of [[HatePlague Hinamizawa Syndrome]].]]



* ''Manga/SchoolLive'' usually has Japanese language endings but episode four has the English song "We Took Each Others Hand" by Kaori Sawada describing Miki's feelings towards Kei.



* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has a Hawaiian theme for its intro scene.



* An episode of ''Series/{{Psych}}'', "Lights, Camera... Homicidio", has the theme song translated into Spanish.
** A later episode has it in Hindi.
*** Oddly, a Chinese-themed episode shows the actors' name in Chinese but keeps the standard theme song.

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* An episode of ''Series/{{Psych}}'', "Lights, Camera... Homicidio", has the theme song translated into Spanish.
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Spanish. A later episode has it in Hindi.
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Hindi. Oddly, a Chinese-themed episode shows the actors' name in Chinese but keeps the standard theme song.



* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has its soundtrack in Hawaiian and ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'' has its theme song in Hawaiian as well. Its Japanese counterpart ''Anime/{{Stitch}}'' has some of its theme songs in a mix of English, Hawaiian, Japanese, and Ryukyuan.
** Though the speed in which the series runs its theme song renders it ForeignSoundingGibberish; Hawaiian isn't really compatible with the MotorMouth effect.

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* ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' has its soundtrack in Hawaiian and ''WesternAnimation/LiloAndStitchTheSeries'' has its theme song in Hawaiian as well. Its Japanese counterpart ''Anime/{{Stitch}}'' has some of its theme songs in a mix of English, Hawaiian, Japanese, and Ryukyuan.
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Ryukyuan. Though the speed in which the series runs its theme song renders it ForeignSoundingGibberish; Hawaiian isn't really compatible with the MotorMouth effect.
8th May '16 10:46:05 PM Pichu-kun
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* The EndingTheme of ''Paradise Kiss'' is [[RealSongThemeTune Franz Ferdinand's "Do You Want To?"]].
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'''s first ending, performed by Rie Fu, is half Japanese, half SurprisinglyGoodEnglish.

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* The EndingTheme of ''Paradise Kiss'' ''Manga/ParadiseKiss'' is [[RealSongThemeTune Franz Ferdinand's "Do You Want To?"]].
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'''s ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** The
first ending, performed by Rie Fu, is half Japanese, half SurprisinglyGoodEnglish.



* So is the ending of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''.

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* So is the The first ending of ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''.theme to ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' is in English.



* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'''s opening is in English and performed by The Delgados.

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* ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'''s opening The theme to the original ''Manga/GunslingerGirl'' anime is in the English and performed song "The Lights Before We Land" by The Delgados.Music/TheDelgados.



* ''Manga/ElfenLied'' OP in Latin (with a bit of Greek), ED in English, and titles in German.

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* The ''Manga/ElfenLied'' OP intro is in Latin (with a bit of Greek), ED in English, Greek) and titles the ending is in English. The series' title is in German.
12th Mar '16 6:24:43 AM Prfnoff
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* All of the songs by the Boom Boom Satellites (a Japanese band that sings in either SurprisinglyGoodEnglish or {{Engrish}}) and Kylee (American born girl of Japanese descent) for ''XamdLostMemories''.

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* All of the songs by the Boom Boom Satellites (a Japanese band that sings in either SurprisinglyGoodEnglish or {{Engrish}}) and Kylee (American born girl of Japanese descent) for ''XamdLostMemories''.''Anime/XamdLostMemories''.
28th Feb '16 11:03:12 PM hamza678
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* So are Anna Tsuchiya's "Rose" and "Lucy", both openings to ''{{Nana}}''.

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* So are Anna Tsuchiya's "Rose" and "Lucy", both openings to ''{{Nana}}''.''Manga/{{Nana}}''.
29th Jan '16 4:50:05 PM nombretomado
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* ''SuperSmashBrothers Brawl'''s theme, "Audi Famam Illius", is in, you guessed it, [[OminousLatinChanting Latin]]. There is also a remix of the main ''FireEmblem'' theme, with the Japanese ForgottenLyrics rewritten in Latin.

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* ''SuperSmashBrothers Brawl'''s ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'''s theme, "Audi Famam Illius", is in, you guessed it, [[OminousLatinChanting Latin]]. There is also a remix of the main ''FireEmblem'' theme, with the Japanese ForgottenLyrics rewritten in Latin.
29th Jan '16 3:01:21 AM BroadwayPhil
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* The theme song for ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' is written and sung in Bulgarian.
30th Dec '15 5:43:27 PM Prfnoff
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* ''Series/MrBean'' has a short but memorable ThemeTune in Latin.
30th Dec '15 5:38:58 PM Prfnoff
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* ''VideoGame/{{Tempo}}'', despite originating in Japan and sometimes [[NoExportForYou not making it overseas]], has a ThemeTuneRap that exists only with English lyrics.
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