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Subs or Dubs?

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Meh
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Subs or Dub?

Post by gamer2 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:44 pm

When watching a movie from a foreign country, which do you prefer?

-Subtitles
-English Dubbing

Frankly, when I'm watching a movie I like Subtitles a lot better because dubbing ruins the movie for me. I tend to laugh a lot at dubbing for some odd reason so it ruins the movie.


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Post by Unidentified Assilant » Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:26 pm

English Dubbing
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Post by Sparkfist » Sat Jan 13, 2007 3:44 pm

Well I don't watch many foreign, the least one I watched was Kung Fu Hustle. I actually didn't mind reading subtitles when we popped it in the DVD player, though my brother complained that we should switch to dub.

I watch anime more, generally I prefer subtitling. The voice actors are better and there's no change in the translation (or at least minimal). There are a few I watch more in english dub, Ghost in the Shell SAC is one such that I do. I've watched in subtitled and I enjoy it more in dub, I'm more accustom to the english voice actors.
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Post by gamemasterAS » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:09 pm

I like Trigun in dubs.

And I like Godzilla in dubs because its just so funny.
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Post by Darth Fett » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:19 pm

I like dubs better 'cuz the subtiles are usually gone before I can finish reading them. :lol:
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Post by Sir Games-A-Lot » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:29 pm

I really don't watch many (if any) foreign films... I guess it would depend on how well it was dubbed.
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Post by daguuy » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:31 pm

I don't like subtitles because I don't like having to read while watching a movie. Dubs are good for movies like Kung Pow.
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Post by Klefmung » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:34 pm

for me, reading is as natural as hearing.
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Post by Triton » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:54 pm

subtitles FTW. especially in anime because 80% of dubs are absoolutly horrible quality and you lose a ton of stuf fin the localization process plus dubs are like 1000x as likely to be edited for content which subtracts even more! there are a few english dubs that are good but most are really really bad (naruto is one example)

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Post by Rototiller » Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:15 pm

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Post by gannon » Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:20 pm

I usually watch my foreign stuff subbed, but mainly because it's never been dubbed :P
Some dubs aren't bad, but most are horrendous

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Post by ShockSlayer » Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:44 pm

Subs > dubs ftw.

Naruto says damn over in japan! and they still make those funny noises. ksuuu- harukochanhentaee!!! kah!~

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Post by Triton » Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:56 pm

narutos english voice acting in the subbed version is HORRIBLE! same with the voice actor for excel from excel saga, its watcable but if youve seen the japanese version with subs you realize they couldnt have gotten it more wrong

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Post by ShockSlayer » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:01 pm

Triton wrote:narutos english voice acting in the subbed version is HORRIBLE! same with the voice actor for excel from excel saga, its watcable but if youve seen the japanese version with subs you realize they couldnt have gotten it more wrong
Completely right.

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Post by Triton » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:09 pm

yep in japanese surname comes first in most english subs they flip it to match american grammatical structure or whatever

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