Posts tagged “subs vs. dubs”

  1. Cicero Honestly, it's all about what's available. Plenty of newer shows haven't been licensed for dubbing yet. I'm for whatever gets people to watch more anime. I can't pick a side. King Solomon Subs preserve the nuance of the original. Look at something as basic as Princess Mononoke - I'm not saying Gillian Anderson doesn't have a great voice, but in traditional Japanese anime, dogs are voiced by men, and cats by women, and that…

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  2. “Sailor Moon is not a good show,” I said to my partner some weeks back. “I mean — I don’t know if it’s a good show. I haven’t seen it since I was sixteen. I have no idea if it holds up.” “That’s fine,” she said. “No, listen. It’s badly animated, and formulaic, and so melodramatic. We don’t have to watch it.” “When have I ever been picky?” she said. She’d known for years that…

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