NHK is counting down the 100 best anime songs in a new TV special titled “Countdown LIVE Anisong Best 100!”. Singer, actress, and seiyuu, Shoko Nakagawa, as well as comedian Kendo Kobayashi are hosting it. NHK also revealed that their announcer, Hideka Miwa, will also be hosting the program.

The TV special is actually part of NHK’s 100 Years of Animation celebrations, and they are planning something big. Several Anisong heavyweights will be joining the special as well!  i☆Ris, Yoshimi Iwasaki, Isao Sasaki, Yoko Takahashi, Ichirou Mizuki, and many more all be part of the show. The network will be revealing more musical guests soon as well.

NHK BS Premium will be broadcasting the “Countdown LIVE Anisong Best 100!” TV special on 18th February. They will be splitting the program into two parts, with the first part airing from 6:30 – 8:00 PM JST, while the second part will air from 8:45 – 9:00 PM JST.

So what are you favorite anisongs and which do you think will make the list?

Source: Music Natalie