Bunny Girl Senpai's Best Girl Montage - What's in an OP?

  • Published on Dec 15, 2018
  • A Way Too Deep Analysis of Anime Openings. This week, when I finally stopped banging my head to Kimi no Sei, I noticed some things in Wascally Wabbit's OP.
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Comments • 1 837

  • - Ponysparkle3 -

    I thought the part where he fell down in the rain was a reference to the end of Kaede's arc.

  • Hish33p
    Hish33p 4 days ago

    I find it funny how he's running at full pace and somehow doesn't get anywhere.

  • Tinidy 10
    Tinidy 10 7 days ago

    0:52 lol

  • Tùng Nguyễn
    Tùng Nguyễn 7 days ago

    FUTABA BEST WAIFU 21st century

  • I'll buy that For a dollar

    You were right about Kaede!

  • Tio Zo
    Tio Zo 14 days ago

    I thought the screen he throw his bag is remind for the last screen

  • Nery Rabino
    Nery Rabino 20 days ago

    I thought this anime is ecchi trash but luckily its not and instantly go for the 2nd best anime of mine , and i actually watched it 2x in 3 days

  • Titan Hero
    Titan Hero 25 days ago

    Wow great review and explanation, I enjoyed that, thanks

  • joe hartsock
    joe hartsock 25 days ago +1

    I dont think that what the op is about ...u just thinking to much u nerd!

  • Don Jama
    Don Jama 26 days ago

    Japan is now trying to put coax men to anime a powerful tool to leading to liking women getting to be interested to relationship.... Settled down you make children(hard life)..... Children takes your place to be workers companies/elites make many money.... Japan has becoming very low birth rates....elites are panicking

  • jvtagle
    jvtagle 27 days ago

    The ED song is amazing also

  • awpdog
    awpdog Month ago

    I just realised… the background graphic when the girls were first shown, were particle chamber images.
    A reference to the quantum physics that Futaba uses to explain the Adolescence Syndrome.

  • Lucydius
    Lucydius Month ago

    Ohhhh. Good guess about Shoko, that would be a cool back story. But the actual back story about her is more convoluted, in a good, “head scratchy wtf” way.
    Obviously not going to spoil anything, but if you’ve watched the season and think about the large picture, try thinking that instead of what’s going on with them all as symptoms, instead being powers for each of them :)

  • Lazy content with JOKKEE

    Why 6 girls sing ed song but just 5 of em have their own ed?

  • Freemium Player
    Freemium Player Month ago

    This anime is sooooo boring! The opening is the best that you will get

  • Gary Wijaya
    Gary Wijaya 2 months ago

    Whats OP?

  • DON044 _
    DON044 _ 2 months ago

    I like how he just read my mind when he referenced mario odyssey 😂

  • TheHexer777
    TheHexer777 2 months ago

    This man is a english teacher...

  • Iris TheDiamondPotato
    Iris TheDiamondPotato 2 months ago

    you are the most metiforical person i have ever seen.

    CHOCO CHARD 2 months ago

    Dang this somehow made me cry

  • Devon Pinero
    Devon Pinero 2 months ago

    Need another video on this show

  • Semon Plays
    Semon Plays 2 months ago

    Damn.. their soo smart and so as you for noticing this

  • CrownMeJack
    CrownMeJack 2 months ago

    To be completely honest, this is one anime I find the ending satisfying

  • Super Man!
    Super Man! 2 months ago +1

    he could make pokemon into a hentai

  • Lunar Legend
    Lunar Legend 2 months ago

    where is the 'What's in an OP?' opener?

  • Max From campcamp
    Max From campcamp 3 months ago

    At 13:45 every one (except Nodoka) looks up.
    Does that mean anything?

  • Joaquin Salvador
    Joaquin Salvador 3 months ago

    Kimi no sei
    Kimi no sei
    Kimi no sei
    Wait, the video started?

  • Fluffy Fluff
    Fluffy Fluff 3 months ago

    You're kinda stretching on some of these

    "she;s sitting, therefor body swap"

    "She turned around, therefor time travel"

  • KrTheMaster
    KrTheMaster 3 months ago

    And I thought I overthink things..... jeeezz

  • Madeline Elene
    Madeline Elene 3 months ago

    Shoko is by far the most interesting = 3= and has best name

  • Majin Ketsu
    Majin Ketsu 3 months ago

    0:48 Play the song

  • Majin Ketsu
    Majin Ketsu 3 months ago

    I feel bad for him

    OCD DUCKY 3 months ago

    Omg there was cgi in this mind blown

  • Solar
    Solar 3 months ago

    11:34 OHHHHH I GET IT OMG.... Because in the show he was collapsed crying in the rain when she showed up... OMG thats soo cool! This anime is great!!!

  • DankBlissey
    DankBlissey 3 months ago

    I can tell that you did well in your English exams

  • Neko Chan
    Neko Chan 3 months ago

    Sakuta: best romcom hero. Well, I haven't watched my teen romantic comedy snafu, the world god only knows, and loads more. Pls inform me if there are better heroes, but I doubt it.

  • Karman
    Karman 3 months ago

    c'mon man i think this series is a little overrated

  • Queen Torres
    Queen Torres 3 months ago

    I thought the running in place was just lazy animation

  • Kenny Kurniawan
    Kenny Kurniawan 3 months ago

    I was not ready for the waterworks on my face, I was expecting funny harem-like show

    DARK FLAME 3 months ago

    Season 2?? Even though theres a movie coming out this year

  • Hike
    Hike 3 months ago

    who's looking forward to the bunny girl senpai film and season 2??

  • Kushagra Tripathi
    Kushagra Tripathi 3 months ago

    I thought Sakuta eating alone was actually supposed to be him eating with Mai who is invisible to us


    if it was kirito running past those cars i bet your reaction would be completely different lmao

  • QuantumHeart : Loli, Music and Games

    "Intrudin in his thots"

  • QuantumHeart : Loli, Music and Games

    In the movie, Mai will die

  • Nik Pagano
    Nik Pagano 3 months ago

    Cant forget how each of the singers in the theme song is suppose to be the main girl characters singing.

  • Wen Ricky
    Wen Ricky 3 months ago

    u guys forgetting the hidden waifu

  • Mxrtin
    Mxrtin 4 months ago

    I just watched both of his videos about this anime and it makes me wanna watch it again. Especially remembering the intro song.

  • Scarecrowexe
    Scarecrowexe 4 months ago

    When you rewatch this having finished Kaede's arc.

  • weeb
    weeb 4 months ago


  • Blade28
    Blade28 4 months ago

    When are we getting some of Gintana's OPs or did you not watch it?

  • BrXsu
    BrXsu 4 months ago

    Isnt Shoko someone created by Rascals ps? It realy looked like it.

  • Nightmare Fuel
    Nightmare Fuel 4 months ago +2

    Honestly.. for me.. koga is the best girl

  • Thunderous Retr0
    Thunderous Retr0 4 months ago

    Where the fuck is season 2

  • Spartan-104
    Spartan-104 4 months ago

    Good but missing some things I'll let it slide because this was missing the ending

  • manamaster6
    manamaster6 4 months ago

    8:39 in the novel it is mentioned that fighting the "atmosphere" is like fighting the air or punching it, so the frame of the leaves being blown by the wind and Sakuta punching the air are related to that exact point. I don't remember if it was mentioned that clearly in the anime.

  • Plasmablaze
    Plasmablaze 4 months ago

    Can you do one on the promised neverland?

  • ElHiars
    ElHiars 4 months ago

    Could you do a What's in an OP to code geass please?

  • Nik Iko
    Nik Iko 4 months ago

    The hair hanging down by the walking legs is blonde but the blonde girl doesn't have hair that long. or it could just be lighting

  • Emerald Raid
    Emerald Raid 4 months ago

    I cant believe that this much thought was put in to an intro that most people skiped

  • Merlin
    Merlin 4 months ago

    Ed better than op

  • Lightning Comet
    Lightning Comet 4 months ago

    God, episode 13 was garbage. Such a shameful end for such a great show.

  • Jay Clifford
    Jay Clifford 4 months ago

    The ending is so good, that he plays it while reviewing the opening.

  • One Player
    One Player 4 months ago +1

    When I see Sakuta run at beginning of the OP I think about the “Time to work” meme, considering it basically became his job to deal with adolescence syndrome affected strange girls.

  • KingKongLongShlong
    KingKongLongShlong 4 months ago

    Can u not show kaede on screen...😢

    • Maz Mary
      Maz Mary 4 months ago +1

      @KingKongLongShlong To have someone share my pain.

    • KingKongLongShlong
      KingKongLongShlong 4 months ago

      Maz Mary why are u doing this to me😫😭😭

    • Maz Mary
      Maz Mary 4 months ago

      @KingKongLongShlong False hope...you mean

    • KingKongLongShlong
      KingKongLongShlong 4 months ago

      Maz Mary NO I have hope!😭😭😭

    • Maz Mary
      Maz Mary 4 months ago +2

      She never coming back.😭

  • Betowsky XD
    Betowsky XD 4 months ago


  • A3 all about anime
    A3 all about anime 4 months ago +2

    Yes a weeb always need to decode an anime op the the genetic level to enjoy the anime.

  • Marvin Sol
    Marvin Sol 4 months ago

    7:44 kame hame ha anyone?

  • Goosaphone
    Goosaphone 4 months ago +2

    1:43 uwu

  • Rena Ami Akai
    Rena Ami Akai 4 months ago

    It's no wonder Sakuta trips when he is running at the beginning, since he is running at an angle. Perspective wise, it is still at an angle.

  • faith fath
    faith fath 4 months ago

    ok that's a good analisys.

  • Conunndrum Y.
    Conunndrum Y. 4 months ago

    Can you do the new mob psycho soon, please!

  • MoocowTheGamer
    MoocowTheGamer 4 months ago


  • Christina Steiner
    Christina Steiner 4 months ago

    Dear Mother's Basement, I know its older, but could you please do a "What's in a OP?" for Mawaru Penguindrum. It may or may not send you into a deep dive of Japan's economy, the 1995 Tokyo Subway Attack and the concept of fate. Thanks.

  • SoundForThought
    SoundForThought 4 months ago


  • Senpai
    Senpai 4 months ago


  • Trayvon Alston
    Trayvon Alston 4 months ago

    Kimi no say Kimi no say that song is so good

  • Just_ Why
    Just_ Why 4 months ago

    Mai is perfect come at me

  • ZeroHour
    ZeroHour 4 months ago +1

    Wascally Wabbit
    Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Haruhi Senpai

  • Kenneth Solomon
    Kenneth Solomon 5 months ago

    Shoko is Mai in other world where Sakuta Died.

  • VFE Clan
    VFE Clan 5 months ago

    i love how the ed is the background music while u talk about the op

  • dorian8x
    dorian8x 5 months ago

    Well, thanks for the mario odyssey spoilers I guess...

  • Alexander Lee
    Alexander Lee 5 months ago +3

    But hey, that's just a theory... An anime theory

  • Darestine
    Darestine 5 months ago

    Is it just me or does the end where he sits alone in the bench a nod to Clannad which has a distinctly similar premise and has lots of scenes of the MC sitting and eating in the school courtyard bench?

  • clove546789
    clove546789 5 months ago

    Protagonist tries to punch the fucking sun out of the sky

  • 😜plurpball😜
    😜plurpball😜 5 months ago

    Could you please comment on what you think Kaede's scene foreshadows now, Mother's Basement?

  • X AlucardX
    X AlucardX 5 months ago

    he mentions that he through his smart phone in the ocean when bring up his little sitser in the second ( or first) episode......... LOvE the vid tho this some good shit

  • Nasir Ali
    Nasir Ali 5 months ago

    Is to just me or does anyone else feel like when sakuta is sitting on a bench in the last scene, he is looking toward mai because she is invisible.

  • Daleberto
    Daleberto 5 months ago


  • Innocent Compass Sub
    Innocent Compass Sub 5 months ago +2

    Mai is best girlfriend
    but Shouko win my heart

  • Syriusz B
    Syriusz B 5 months ago

    -Boss, we need to make opening, should it carry some hidden meaning?
    -Yes, but we do not have time for this... So just put some random scenes, some viewers will find meaning for this...
    Not that I disagree with you, but I take all interpretations with huge grain of salt...

  • NarsiBit
    NarsiBit 5 months ago

    I'm pretty sure that side shot of him running is almost the exact same as when he was running to Mai in the last episode

  • KennySalty #PRO NOOB
    KennySalty #PRO NOOB 5 months ago


  • fish butt
    fish butt 5 months ago

    10:05 uhhhhhh

  • SpayceSnaq
    SpayceSnaq 5 months ago


  • GucciFlipFlops
    GucciFlipFlops 5 months ago

    Sorry, had to stop the vid to go listen to the OP for the 100th time

  • Areeta Black
    Areeta Black 5 months ago

    Okay, but consider this: The last shot of Mai mirrors either intentionally or unintentionally the scene in Bakemonogatari where Senjougahara confesses to Arararagi(at least momentarily) and in the end card of Sakuta, he's actually looking at and listening to Mai, but her presence has disappeared to the point that only he can see her, hence why he's "alone"

  • flashore
    flashore 5 months ago +1

    The ending is sung by the different girl of the episode

  • OL af
    OL af 5 months ago

    did you realize that they have a bad series composition?

  • Hamlock
    Hamlock 5 months ago

    You've made countless of "What's in an OP?" videos and you still don't know that you should keep the fucking volume of the background music down so we can actually hear what you're saying.