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Anime english subbed or dubbed?

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Sour Peach commented on Anime english subbed or dubbed?
Sour Peach

The only dubbed anime I could ever tolerate was Naruto lol

Aug 20, 17 at 1:14pm
hyfrix

I'd say subbed because english dubs sound very forced and can get really annoying but I can tell you by experience that not only english dubs have this issue but also every other language that is not japanese.

I don't quite know why but japanese dubs sound much better, and part of it is because they put more emphasis or passion to it.

Aug 21, 17 at 5:05pm
blean

sub, since dub is cringe

Aug 21, 17 at 11:03pm
axlex
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Personally I'm in the boat that likes dub, BUT if it's done well. I like hearing something in my own language so I can understand instead of having to rely on subtitles to fill me in. Some anime dubs I enjoy are Full Metal Alchemist, Dragon Ball, Cowboy Bebop, and Big O.

That said, I'll quickly change to subs if the dub is terrible. Not all dubs are awful though. Although Japanese can sound a little too high pitched at times.

Aug 21, 17 at 11:12pm
haruyoutoo

The best dub in existence is Ghost Stories, but any other anime I prefer sub

Aug 22, 17 at 2:21am
flintbean

I personally prefer sub over dub , though for some shows like Panty x Stocking and BACCANO I prefer the dub over the sub.

Aug 22, 17 at 2:42am
filip

If I can watch it dubbed, I'll probably do that, I like english, I also like being able to give all of my attention to the visuals instead of reading.

Aug 22, 17 at 11:33pm
ivr94

I prefer subs most of the times. I've noticed in dubs they usually calm down a lot of the dialogue.

Aug 22, 17 at 11:43pm
filip

Depends, sometimes they do the opposite if it's a violent show like Attack on Titan. Tho a lot of times I'm not sure if the subs are less accurate or if the dub changed a sentence.

Aug 23, 17 at 11:55am
pokemastrmorgan

I tend to watch anime either subbed or dubbed, just depends on if Im looking to really get into the anime, or if I'm just playing it in the background :/

Aug 28, 17 at 2:16pm
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