I'm new to the electric guitar. I wanted to know how can I reproduce the same tone/sound as in the anime openings? Here are some examples:

I really appreciate your help. Thank you :))

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    I don't have any specifics, but those could be done with any high-gain amp & probably a compressor on the input. Welcome back to the 80's ;)
    – Tetsujin
    Commented Jun 21, 2020 at 16:37
  • I'll take that into consideration. Thanks for the reply :) Commented Jun 21, 2020 at 18:37

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Use a high-gain amp simulation such as the "Lead 800" or "Rectifier" and a closed-back 4x12 cabinet simulation. Use a moderate amount of "Metal Distortion" or "Crunch Distortion." Add a short to medium length delay with a moderate to high feedback setting and some reverb. On the EQ, boost the mid-range frequencies (500-700 Hz). Set the compressor with a moderate attack and release setting with a low ratio.

And spend a lot of trial-and-error trying to match the tones you want. Welcome to sound design!

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