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It's a fact. I always watch the version of an anime that's better, whether it be sub,

or dub. But for now, I want to talk about those shows that actually got better in

the trip from Japan to America. So, here it is; my Top 10 Anime Dubs.

10. Blood+ - Now, this anime is a bit to gory for my tastes, but even I have to

admit   that the violence was left untouched, the voices were pretty easy to listen

to, and the music was pretty much untouched.

9. Yu Yu Hakusho - Now THIS was impressive! Every bit as great as the original

manga, Hakusho had EVERYTHING intact, except for a small bit of the music. But

hey, that's ok!

8. Death Note - This dub was better than the original, plain and simple. Why? Two

reasons. One, it has the stupidest line in anime history:

/watch?v=kaoy1QKxGQs , and two, L's voice was INCREDIBLE!

7. Fullmetal Alchemist - Oh yeah. You saw that coming. While not the best, FMA had

an unbelievably solid dub. The voices fit better than the Japanese, the music was

intact, the violence was kept, and above all, it was good to begin with.

6. Shin Chan - Never heard of it? Don't worry, most haven't. Think of it as an anime

version of South Park. Oh yeah. It was good. Oh, and did I mention that the

FUNimation dub had more swearing than the Japanese? Needless to say, Shin

Chan was a fucking A, man. And remember, real men have honor, honor, and a


5. Any Hayou Miyazaki film - More specifically, the ones that were co-created by

Disney. The voices were always solid, and they were just generally more

entertaining in English!

4. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya - Sue me, but I'm a Haruhiist. I mean, how

can a dub with Crispin Freeman AND Wendy Lee possibly be bad? Short answer, it

can't. Long answer? Just watch the dub and see.

3. Azumanga Daioh - This show was so good that it appealed to non-anime fans as

well. And let's face it, would a non-anime fan watch the dub, or sub? So basically,

the dub got you ready, and when you saw the sub, you realized that the dub was


2. Cowboy Bebop - Are you surprised? Of course you're not! Everyone knows that

Cowboy Bebop had an amazing dub. And it's true! The voices, the music, the

uncensorship, it was all near perfect, and the best ever. Besides the next one.

1. Planetes - I know I'm like a broken record when it comes to this dub, but

everything I said i s true! This dub left nothing, NOTHING unturned, unperfected,

undone. It truly does deserve the title of best dub ever made. It's just a pity that

no one's heard of it...
My opinions on the best dubs ever made.
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peaceout95 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2010
fma had the best dub? hmm i will check it out
Dextear Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2009   Writer
Yes; the Blood+, Death Note and Cowboy Bebop dubs were amazing. All three are among my favorite anime, as well.
BreakerdeGodot Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009
Blood+ was good, but a bit to gory. But Death Note was great and Cowboy Bebop is my favorite of all time.
Dextear Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009   Writer
Blood+ isn't all that gory, I think.

But when I think of "gore", I think of things like faces stitched together, organs, shit like that... Instead of just -blood-. XD
BreakerdeGodot Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009
Yeah, you know what I mean. Sure, it's not as bloody as say... School Days or Elfin Lied, but it still is ahead of the curb.
Dextear Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009   Writer
School Days?... This requires investigation!

Yes. Elfen Lied is much worse. XD
BreakerdeGodot Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009
School Days sounds like another Ouran clone, but it is MESSED UP! It's terribly bloody, per se, but it's death scenes are incredibly prolonged and dwelled upon for many episodes. Sick.
Dextear Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009   Writer
BreakerdeGodot Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009
Ouran High School Host Club. Heard of it? I'm not a fan, though.
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