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TadashiED
01-08-2011, 01:53 PM
Just wondering which series do you think was best dubbed in english?

In my opinion, I liked Gundam Seed dubbed :) and DBZ

Gjallarhorn
01-08-2011, 02:13 PM
Ah, I made a list of series I thought were good dubs, but the best dub is probably FLCL. Done perfectly; just serious enough and just cartoony enough.

Kaitou+
01-08-2011, 02:17 PM
I personally hate all dubs but Darker than Black's one was decent.

Videogamer555
01-08-2011, 11:05 PM
I don't care for accuracy usually, just action/fights/battles and in English so I know whats goin on without havin to read subs.

Sothen pretty much like the English dubs of all these:
Sailor Moon season 1
Digimon seasons 1 and 2
Pokemon season 1
Gundam Wing (both TV and movie)
Escaflowne (TV only, movie was so unlike the TV plotwise that I didn't really like it)
Mew Mew Power (name for dub version of Tokyo Mew Mew)
One Piece
F-Zero GP Legend
Sonic-X
Kirby Right Back at Ya
Transformers Robots in Disguise

hougokyo
01-09-2011, 10:11 AM
i always like dragonball and dragonball z except i can never find the first few seasons of dbz with original voices. my least favorite is bleach they butcher it if you ask me

chachaboru
01-09-2011, 10:39 AM
it's gotta be beck

TadashiED
01-09-2011, 12:15 PM
I don't care for accuracy usually, just action/fights/battles and in English so I know whats goin on without havin to read subs.

Sothen pretty much like the English dubs of all these:
Sailor Moon season 1
Digimon seasons 1 and 2
Pokemon season 1
Gundam Wing (both TV and movie)
Escaflowne (TV only, movie was so unlike the TV plotwise that I didn't really like it)
Mew Mew Power (name for dub version of Tokyo Mew Mew)
One Piece
F-Zero GP Legend
Sonic-X
Kirby Right Back at Ya
Transformers Robots in Disguise

Digimon!! I forgot about that! I only liked to watch it dubbed. Subbed I couldn't stand it -.-
And of course, the original Ash Ketchum voice was the best...along with the other original voices xD


it's gotta be beck

How could I forget Beck?!?! I loved that show dubbed...such a good one !

Son-Goran
01-09-2011, 03:47 PM
You really think Dragon Ball was dubbed well?!

.Sev
01-09-2011, 05:20 PM
Cowboy bebop and FLCL.

Admiral Muffin
01-10-2011, 01:59 AM
Cowboy Bebop, Black Lagoon, Baccano!, Full Metal Panic, Shakugan no Shana...

FluffyDango
01-10-2011, 09:12 AM
None :P

Well I checked out the dub of the Haruhi anime, Kyon in english sounded great, but then Haruhi talked and her english voice sounded like a very dumb blonde :P
Right when Haruhi started to talk I turned of the YT vid, horrible.

TadashiED
01-10-2011, 02:14 PM
You really think Dragon Ball was dubbed well?!

Well, yeah, I personally thought DBZ was dubbed pretty good for the most part..

Bibi of the Blue Sea
01-10-2011, 02:33 PM
I feel that Cowboy Bebop was done fantastically. I also really liked FLCL, Mobile Suit Gundam and 08th MS Team.

I know this thread is all about the English dubbed animes, but I personally feel that DB/DBZ were done better in Spanish than they were in English. They were also uncut and aired on TV.

TadashiED
01-10-2011, 06:07 PM
I feel that Cowboy Bebop was done fantastically. I also really liked FLCL, Mobile Suit Gundam and 08th MS Team.

I know this thread is all about the English dubbed animes, but I personally feel that DB/DBZ were done better in Spanish than they were in English. They were also uncut and aired on TV.

I would probably give it a try...if I spoke Spanish lol. But the reason why I probably like the English dub so much was because I grew up with the English dub xD

Light Buster
01-10-2011, 07:08 PM
Haruhi was done nicely IMO. I also liked Black Lagoon. I'm still inching for others like Shaguna no Shana and the Nanoha series...

SigmaSD
01-10-2011, 11:36 PM
I liked DBZ dubbed, but Cowboy Bebop takes the spot. Didn't they say that the English dub was so good that it even did better in Japan? Or was that the American version of Zyurangers?

suzumi
01-11-2011, 04:43 AM
I try to stay away from dubbed anime as I DIE a little inside every time I do watch it, but from what I've heard/seen;

Cowboy Bebop
FLCL
Black Lagoon (although Balalaika's voice was a bit too soft for me)

I've heard BECK was really good, and I also wanted to watch it to see what they would do with the scenes where the characters talk half in Japanese and half in English. And how they would portray the fact that Koyuki's English is on the sucky side. But all I could find were the dubbed songs. And I HATED Chiba's singing voice. I'm talking Justin Beaver level hate. Koyuki's voice was okay, but I felt that it lacked the rawness and purity that the original had (IMO anyway, maybe I'm just biased because I grew rather fond of Namikawa Daisuke's Engrish). And seriously, Prudence? Prudence???

Anyway, I still do want to check it out, if only for the talking.

-GAZKUL-
01-11-2011, 11:56 AM
FMA (first anime) wasfairly good dubbed, havn't watched many so that's it.

Neddog
01-11-2011, 04:08 PM
Well, there aren't any animes I've seen which I didn't think were better subbed than dubbed, but the ones I didn't particularly mind the dubbed versions of were FLCL, Cowboy Bebop, and Darker Than Black.

TadashiED
01-11-2011, 07:11 PM
There aren't that many good dubbed series out there...

Why do Japanese voice actors have to be so good..or at least good enough to make English seem like poop.

I'm actually starting FMA dubbed pretty soon..

under the rain
01-11-2011, 07:13 PM
Trigun has a fantastic dub, actually surpassing the sub by quite a bit.

Wolf-Kid471
01-20-2011, 11:14 AM
I think it would have to be Trigun :)

Gero50
01-20-2011, 03:59 PM
I really do not watch dubs these days, but some of the ones I think are at the very least better than most are.
Dragon Ball Z
Yu Yu Hakusho
Inuyasha

Other than that most I've seen tend to fail in my eyes.

Romires
01-20-2011, 06:48 PM
i hate dubbed
Japanese track always better

brolyx74
01-20-2011, 09:40 PM
I really do not watch dubs these days, but some of the ones I think are at the very least better than most are.
Dragon Ball Z
Yu Yu Hakusho
Inuyasha

Other than that most I've seen tend to fail in my eyes.


Finally, I was worried no one would say that. I think Yu Yu Hakusho was dubbed amazingly. All of the voices are down very well and are pretty recognisable IMO.

Shinn Kamiyra
01-20-2011, 11:54 PM
There aren't that many good dubbed series out there...

Why do Japanese voice actors have to be so good..or at least good enough to make English seem like poop.

I'm actually starting FMA dubbed pretty soon..

Well, Japanese Seiyuu are both amazingly talented and exceptionally dedicated. There's no question there. Bearing that in mind, it's important to understand that anime has by far less importance here in America and so not nearly as many people get involved with it. Now, that isn't to say that we don't have our own exceptional talent; names such as Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Crispin Freeman, Laura Bailey, Justin Cook, etc. However, I believe a problem is that we don't have enough up and coming talent to take away some of the spots that they always seem to get. When you have to listen to the same voices over and over, no matter how good they are, it can get pretty repetitive.

Of course another reason could very well be that the talent we do have at the moment isn't quite as dedicated to anime as it could be and they don't have near enough experience, or overall talent as the case may be, to give as good a performance we might like.

As a professional VA myself, I can safely say that if one doesn't practice with it every day, it's very easy to lose one's edge; no matter how good you are. You have to constantly work to improve yourself and give it your best if you wish to give the kind of performance you would hope to hear.


- Cowboy Bebop
- Yu Yu Hakusho
- S-CRY-ed
- Mobile Suit Gundam
- Full Metal Alchemist
- Rurouni Kenshin
- Dragon Ball Z (The Original)
- Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Gurren Lagann

Memento Mori
01-21-2011, 03:57 PM
Cowboy Bebop and GiTS are both excellent dubs.

Solstice Nightx
01-22-2011, 03:45 PM
my fav anime dubbed would be Shuffle! and School Rumble :3

TadashiED
01-22-2011, 03:47 PM
my fav anime dubbed would be Shuffle! and School Rumble :3

I just started watching Shuffle! But I'm watching it subbed. Do you think I should switch to dubbed?..

Solstice Nightx
01-22-2011, 05:34 PM
I just started watching Shuffle! But I'm watching it subbed. Do you think I should switch to dubbed?..

to me, yes. i like the voice actors in the dubbed version :D

Kyubi-no-kitsune
01-22-2011, 09:51 PM
i would have to say bleach,cowboy bebop and ghost in the shell

Penshiru
01-26-2011, 12:07 PM
For me its Yu Yu Hakusho, FLCL, and Kenshin. I will agree that most anime english dubs aren't that good. But I think these atleast tried.

Meteorkeeper
01-26-2011, 01:28 PM
Slayers, Cowboy bebop, Full Metal Alchemist, Trigun, Chobits, Hellsing...now that I think about it pretty much any of the older classics. Then again I am pretty forgiving when it comes to dubbed anime.

Xylene
01-26-2011, 10:30 PM
It has to be Devil may cry series, its no fun if you watch it subbed.

frandavis
01-27-2011, 03:33 AM
In my opinion Naruto shippuden anime series is the best English Dubbed series, i ever enjoyed. As in most anime, when new filler character added in dub Eng, storyline of those anime, always become annoying and bored to me. But in case of Naruto shippuden, particular filler episodes always seems to be more enjoyable than original character episodes. There is regular turn and twist, i have to seen after each and every filler episode. That's why i love Eng Dubbed Naruto shippuden episodes.

Twirson
02-09-2011, 05:15 PM
In my opinion, the best dub is probably Welcome to the NHK.

law~
02-10-2011, 10:49 AM
I hate~hate~hate dubs! (if I say it three times I really mean it <.<)
original voices are always better ^^

Clayton_n
02-10-2011, 05:37 PM
Ghost Stories. Best english dub ever.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ufEEuGi0bE

animeyay
02-11-2011, 05:54 AM
best dubbed in english?
'nuff said...
Most English voice actors lack the proper emotion and professionalism to get it right.
Of course, I'm not saying ALL English VAs are bad or ALL English dubs are bad. I just never watched any dub...(except for Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh)

Nakimi
02-13-2011, 11:43 AM
The dubs I really liked were Shuffle!, Eureka 7, Cowboy Bebop, Soul Eater, Ouran High School Host Club, Code Geass, and Yu Yu Hakusho.

Aleyna
02-16-2011, 02:42 AM
Cowboy Bebop
Gundam Wing
Pokemon
Monster Rancher
Inuyasha
Fullmetal Alchemist

OtakuInu!!!
02-16-2011, 09:15 AM
I am not fond of watching dubbed animes but I did like the dubs for Pokemon and Inazuma Eleven.

Clayton_n
02-18-2011, 06:24 PM
I really wish people would stop over-editing everything in English. I mean I understand blurring or bleeping things out, but with what they did to Card Captors and the newer version of DBZ it's a little over the top.