So I'm not big on the sub vs dub thing, but I have a friend who only watches dubbed shows.
He is watching space dandy in dub, while I watch sub so I figured I would check out the dub as well to see if its any good.
Holy fuck is it bad, how did they manage to actually air this piece of shit?
The only voices even bearable are meow's and the gorilla's. The fucking narrator is the voice that pisses me off the most though
>I have a friend
That's your problem right there. Are you in high school OP?
Know he by association he isn't big into anime just a gamer.
anon, never watch anime with a friend
my friend only likes high school romance, and basically only shitty harem at that - nothing else. I got him to watch this, dubbed as that's all he'll watch, and he just played with his phone the whole time, then told me it was too hard to follow.
He's fucking 25.
This is all that awaits you if you watch anime with those you think are your friends.
and you are still friends with him?
It's the best dub that has been made in a while. What are you even talking about OP? I really dig the narrator's voice.
Murder is justified in this instance, anon.
Do what you must.
So is that necklace thing the thing that let's Dandy go around retconning universes and stuff?
Maybe that's why tengen toppa inferno cop wants Dandy.
The dub's OK. Nothing too horrible. I can understand why someone wouldn't want to read subtitles all the time. Myself, I still prefer the Japanese though. Hana Kana was wonderful.
But the biggest crime with the Space Dandy dub broadcast is the horrible OP and ED. I know that American commercials are longer, but what they made are awful. I'd prefer a shortened version of the Japanese OP and ED to what they did.
Its what gives him the luck of vash
So basically yes
What did they do?
The Space Dandy dub is literally objectively a great dub
They added a shitty 30 sec jazz OP, I didn't finish the ED but it was different as well
>Space Dandy hard to follow
God forbid you show him something that requires thought.
I prefer the dub to the sub
I think the dub's great. In fact, I don't think I've heard a truly bad in almost a decade.
I am also retarded te he
>M-MUH GLORIOUS NIPPONESE VOICES
>There are people who only watch dubs
THANK GOD. I thought I was the only one! When will Kill la Kill get dubbed?
Probably in a year or two tops.
All this bait
This is bait right? No one could possibly be this retarded
The OP also had this horrible pop-art text. None of the cool Dandy dancing either.
The ED was cheesy synth and its visuals were just random scenes from the show.
> literally objectively
>This is bait right?
I'm willing to see that it is. Trolling here is so generic, awful and unmemorable.
Medaka Box had a pretty shit dub. Good show, and excellent Japanese voice cast, but awful English dub.
>the best dub that has been made in a while
The best smelling shit still smells like shit.
Dub is alright, I don't like it but I also have a pleb friend who only watches dubs. The worst part is the cut out OP and ED which are both 10/10. I think the american voice actor makes dandy sound goofier than he's meant to be. Japanese dandy is superior just for BAKERO.
What? How could you even hate dandy when his tears flowed out of his eyes like pearls in the OP?
Why does Dandy have a Naritasan talisman?
The tears are in the uber Japanese OP. I'm talking about the half-assed Adult Swim OP.
>It's the best dub that has been made in a while.
Saw the thumbnail, thought it was Redline.
I watch anime with my friend all the time. He wasn't really into it at first but I showed him some entry-level stuff and he's a lot more into it now. It's not always bad, just know who you're watching it with.
>I-it's not like I like dubs or anything! We're the elitist board! W-we only watch subbed! R-right?
Why are you so mad that nobody likes shitty dubs like you?
Who are you quoting?
My friend gave 10/10 to Naruto on MAL. After I finally got him to wach Ga Rei: Zero he gave it a 5.
Anyone who posts here saying that the dub was anything more than average.
I thought /a/ SINNED dubs.
The average for dubs is still shit. Shit is shit. Deal with it /v/.
>anime with those you think are your friends.
I managed to make my casual friend who really only has watched a few shonen like FMA sit through LoGH with me. The entire thing, he loved every minute.
/v/ hates dubs too.
Even Reddit, Gaia and Tumblr hate dubs too. It's not just /a/ - it's practically EVERYONE.
So you turned him into a pretentious faggot?
The dub is okay at best. Dandy should have been a bit more over the top, sorta like the dude that did Issac in Baccano. Not a fan of the QT autotune thing going on. Could have been better with out it, I feel. Meow is fine. Side characters, for the most part, range from okay to poor.
I prefer japanese voices because I don't want to hear every girl sounding like Misty.
Yu Yu Hakusho and FMA (Original) are the only good dubs
Dubs always sound needlessly artificial for some reason. I'd prefer a voiceover, really.
Kill the fucker, prevent a child abduction in the future.
>watch anime with friend
>show him some entry level shit like champloo and bebop, now space dandy
>watches them all, likes them more than I do
>constantly has to say "I don't like anime...but this is good"
>recommend him other series after he finishes champloo and bebop
>nah bro, you know I'm not really into that anime
It's like he has to constantly remind me that he's not a "nerd". Next time this self-conscious faggot says that I'm gonna call him out for it.
YYH is the GOAT dub. Don't know why Justin Cook doesn't get more parts.
Boo-hoo, didn't he like K-On?
>Yu Yu Hakusho
Al had the only good voice
What about Spice & Wolf?
english Lawrence >>> japanese Lawrence
Fuck off weeb
He's just a super self conscious guy who feels the need to constantly validate himself. He even watched avatar and other shitty nickelodeon cartoons, but he don't like that anime stuff.
YYH was perfect, they didn't stick with the Japanese script and made it actually funny, superior to the Jap version
FMA, the voices fit the tone well, not some much in Shonen:Brotherhood
>muh dimestore VA's
Well I too liked Avatar better than 90% of shonen anime.
Probably simply because it had an actual story and wasn't made for endless continuiation. Only thing that bugged me was that nobody died.
>muh nipponese ear rape
>muh culture of voice acting
How the fuck do you not like Dub Dandy? Hes hands down better than the sub VA.
It's out elitism that keeps us from becoming some site like Reddit or Gaia. If you're going to be a butthurt emo faggot about it using, "muh x", you might well fuck off to one of those two sites or /co/
Ghost Banri gave us the dub.
>Muh board culture
Thank god we don't have an angsty cockblocking total bullshit character like him in Space Dandy.
Golden Time would be way better without him.
I would only like it if he was voiced by Jim Carrey.
>Butthurt retort with barely any counter argument to prove me wrong.
Glad to see you've proven my point, you retard.
Guys, those are just show BGM that they picked to use over the credits sequences.
They're not bad, either, especially the one for the ED.
I agree, sounds pretty cool. SciFi as fuck with this syntho harp or howevery you call it.
I agree that the japanese voice acting is better but the jokes are much much better in the dubs, and I'm not even amerifat.
>but the jokes are much much better in the dubs
"Are an Asteroid Belt?"
Let's not get too picky about one little mistake.
The main characters in the dub are great.
In fact the only dub VA I've strongly disliked is the Boobies woman.
Why are female english VAs so shit? The decent ones only do vidya gaems.
>Why are female english VAs so shit?
I even like English QT, though that might just be the filter they've put her voice through.
>was trying to get a former friend into anime
>he'd seen the stuff that aired on Toonami in the 90's, but that's about it
>watched the Rurouni Kenshin OVA's and Grave of the Fireflies with him
>he is completely unable to watch with a more serious mindset, almost ruins both for me
>have him watch Goldenboy, thinking it would be more to his liking
He told me it was trash after watching only the first episode. He also thought Trigun wasn't very good.
I cut off all contact with him shortly after this debacle.
I'm not the one who complained about the jazz funk OP music, but you've gotta admit that these two BGM pieces are nothing like the music used in the Japanese OP & ED.
But my bigger point was the visuals. The Japanese OP has Dandy & crew walking & Dandy dancing like boss. The Japanese ED has multiple dimension alternate universe Boobie equations. They should have re-edited those into 30 second versions.
Apparently they found out they actually don't have the rights. The visuals are just cut from a preview video.
International copyright law is a bitch.
I got my best friend who was about the same powerlevel as I to start lurking /a/. He now browses /jp/ /v/ and /vg/ and /vp/ as well.
D-Did I do good /a/?
Probably the closest thing to raising a child you will ever accomplish.
Don't confront him about it, he will just deny it. Just casually call him closet nerd or mr.self conscious.
My sister won't watch subbed anime because she says reading words that fast makes her head hurt.
She use to be smarter than me.
>/v/ and /vg/ and /vp/ as well
Well, you tried. Better luck next time.
Epilepsy is no laughing matter
I don't know why but i just can't stand japanese i would have to watch my chinese cartoons muted to somehow enjoy subs
You know what to do
My girlfriend browses /a/ and I joke that Rikka a shit and Sophia is god tier much to their dismay.
I'm the opposite
I can't stand English in my Chinese cartoons. It's too cheesy and the girls aren't cute enough.
>I can't stand English in my Chinese cartoons. It's too cheesy and the girls aren't cute enough.
If i hear to much "cute" voices I feel like vomiting.
Not edgy at all but high girl voices are repulsive
Sucks to be you then, I'd kill myself if I were you.
Is this show worth watching? I hate the main female but I feel like I should watch it just for this character
Nah thank you but life is fine.
Besides my favorite Manga is stuck on a BOAT
>I hate the main female
Wait, what? The older sister is the shit character; everyone else makes it worth watching.
It's good bruh
I like it very much
I don't know anything bout personalities but from looks alone main female is everything I hate.
Plus the fact she is main girl means I will have to look at her all the damn time
You guys are already like gaia though
my friend wont watch subbed anime. he says he "doesnt want to read a show".
is that a symptom of not being able to read very fast?
It's a symptom of having down syndrome
Wtf do you think?
>is that a symptom of not being able to read very fast?
wouldn't say so I also prefer to read books and watch/hear shows
I don't think I should take your reply seriously if you respond with "wtf".
I like the Space Dandy dub. Aside from the OP and ED changes (which are just composed of music from the OST slapped on various scenes from the show) I think it's on par with the original Japanese.
Only show where the subs can be too fast to read is Tatami Galaxy, and that's pretty much undubable.