English Dub Anime, Or Normal Anime?

Discussion in 'Anime' started by W1Z4RD, Aug 25, 2019.

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English dub, or normal Japanese?

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  3. Both I guess-

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  1. W1Z4RD

    W1Z4RD Just Your Average Wizard

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    So, which do you like more? English (or whatever language) dub, or normal, Japanese dub anime?

    I think that the normal, Japanese language in anime is good, because it is original, since anime is from Japan.

    I think that English dub ruins the culture of the anime, and...yeah. It doesn't sound original. Besides, there are English captions-
    What are your thoughts?
     
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  2. Theis

    Theis Still Ticking Away~

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    I usually opt for the Japanese version, with English subs, of course. It's how the producers originally intended to present the shows.

    Having said that, the dubs have their place. Dubbed anime is nice if I'm multitasking, focusing in on their voices is easier than reading subtitles. And honestly, English dubs can be perfectly entertaining in their own right, and there are some series of anime that are just as good as their original versions. There's even some English voice actors in certain series of anime that have actually outperformed their Japanese counterparts, in my opinion.

    So yeah, overall, I prefer Japanese, but English is cool too. I usually watch both versions, starting up the dub after finishing the sub.
     
  3. Accelerator

    Accelerator ❁ The Gardener ❁
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    I feel that the original language is always superior. Like Wizard said, getting something (in this case, anime) dubbed into another language ruins its subtle nuances. The level of respect between characters when they use honorifics is an example. The puns go bye bye too as they are altogether skipped most of the time.
     
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  4. Alyria

    Alyria °*•Lil Artist•*°

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    The Japanese dub is very much preferred to me. The voices has a lot of emotions, and to me, I feel like I'm actually in the anime. Unlike the Japanese dub, the English dub has less emotions and those kawaii moe voices? They start to sound fake or became deep. One of the examples of this voices are Mina Ashido's. In the Japanese dub, her voice is very cheerful and high, but in English, it's like an adult's and it's less joyful.

    Of course, this is just my opinion so you don't have to agree with everything I said.
     
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  5. Just Kenneth

    Just Kenneth Spectre of Klown Kolorism

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    Why go for a normal anime when you want something Bizarre?- o<o I can't really add onto it to be honest. o3o pftt... Have there been an anime that covers many languages based on the location within the anime? Like how certain characters communicate to each other with a specific language.
     
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  6. Galaxia the Alien ★

    Galaxia the Alien ★ A Monster who likes to spill the tea

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    Meh, I’m not the type to really watch anime, but I definetly like normal japanese WAY better
     
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  7. Rhianne

    Rhianne ✿Binge Watcher of any kind✿

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    I most likely prefer subbed because sometimes when the Anime is dubbed, the words from the original script of the Anime isn't right. And sometimes I can't keep up what are the characters are saying when I don't have anything to guide me.
     
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  8. Sethidus

    Sethidus Burgermancer

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    Japanese usually. For whatever reason the English VA industry has been and still is subpar (many great dubs but overall kind of bad) despite being probably just as old as the Japanese one. Still the only famous English anime VA anyone seems to know is Steve Blum. Also I like using Japanese dub with English subs to learn Japanese :p

    All that being said, the ideal is having both Japanese and English because having a dub I fully understand lets me appreciate the visuals more :pP
     
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  9. Ruby Star

    Ruby Star Succubus Lillith's Love

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    I grew to like subs more, but my dad and younger sister (13 yo) like dubs cause they don't have to read, also my 5 yo sister can't read, so in front of her it's dubs. IDK what my mom prefers... Maybe I'll ask her when I get home. But the point is, I like subs better but watch dub more.
     
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  10. Apostolos Bulgarakis

    Apostolos Bulgarakis Gacha-Robo's Right Arm

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    I don't care if it's dubbed on english or its normal japanese language or
    greek or russian or chinese or serbian etc.
    I adore Anime no matter what ;)
     
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  11. -CherryPop-

    -CherryPop- The king explosion murderer

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    It doesn’t really matter-
    As long if it’s anime,I’m good.
     
  12. Inquoisious

    Inquoisious life is soup i am fork

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    I honestly don't really mind. I mean, I've heard that dubs usually leave some out that subs don't? But like, usually you get the same exact plot and characters out of each version which are the things I look for
     
  13. Flipflop

    Flipflop The shoe from mars

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    i´ll have to say the dubs better. I watch tv to watch it.Not to read it.
     
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  14. Inquoisious

    Inquoisious life is soup i am fork

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    Haha... Just in case you haven’t seen it, I believe the anime from your profile picture (Nichijou) is dubbed, I got notifications for it all over YouTube!

    I haven’t watched it in so long like 3-4 years or so but I’m using a cheap sakamoto print as my phone case rip-