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ronined
Oct 21, 12 at 12:20am

Oh man isnt this just a can of worms to be released. :p

Anyway my brief answer to this is that it depends on the series. Anime like Cowboy Bebop, Comic Party, FMA, pokemon, Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt can be viewed as anime that succeeded as good dubs in my opinion. As for there are others that had the subs done a lot better. Dont think I can be more specific than this.

kawaiidango

I like both since i watch both. But i like different sub and dub for different anime's
Subs: Kuroshitsuji, Soul Eater, Kore wa Zombie desu ka, etc

Dubs: School Rumble, Lucky Star, Soul Eater, etc

^^ The Ending

daggerfella

onething i didnt like is how they changed a bit of parco Fulgoire in Zatch Bell! they changed the song from being about boobs, to dancing all day.

masuji
Oct 28, 12 at 2:28pm

Subs are generally better, but some dubs are great:
FMA Brotherhood
Dragonball series
Studio Ghibli films
Yu Yu Hakusho

Some Dubs are funny/ ridiculously lousy:
Ghost Stories
Speed Racer Original (Ultrafast talking anyone?)

daggerfella

Ahhh logy ehhh aahhh. Speed RA er. Lolol. That was drawn by stan Lee.

lepi
Oct 28, 12 at 2:48pm

If the dun is done well it's great~! Other then that though Subs are awesome~!

masuji
Oct 28, 12 at 3:05pm

Speed Racer is Mach GO GO GO in Japan so no, not a Stan Lee drawing

kazukun267900
Oct 28, 12 at 3:23pm

I like dubs cuz it annoying to have to read the subs and I like English voices better it's funnier. Though on some occasions I guess subs are better but I like dub

henagata
Oct 29, 12 at 8:53pm

im a dub person im kinda a slow reader so i spend more time looking at the bottom of the screen then whats going on. =/

misskittehcat
Nov 11, 12 at 6:55pm

the sub is better 9 times out of 10. but i really loved death note and trinity blood in english. this is one of the only things i'm really animu purist about

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