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I always watch anime in Japanese with English subtitles, so I don’t have a lot of experience in the field of English dubbed anime… However, when I was looking for episodes for Utawarerumono, it was extremely hard to find Japanese audio with English subs. The situation became even so bad that I had to watch two episodes with English dub (the horror!). Read the rest of this entry »

Ever since people all over the world have started to gain an interest in anime, dubs have started to appear. The main herald is of course North-America, who have been providing English dubs for numerous anime. But also in many other languages, such as French and German, the number of dubbed anime increases. Is this a good thing, though? Should we all learn to live with subtitles and hear the characters speak in Japanese? Or should we all rejoice over this phenomenon of dubbing? Read the rest of this entry »