The Dubs

Mawaru Penguindrum is one of those dubs that you feel like it could be so much better. It's very clear that the English actors were not in the same recording room together, since since almost all of the voice inflections seemed off and unnatural in some way.

Furthermore, Himari's voice seems too old for the girl she's playing, and her pronunciation is legitimately cringeworthy at times.

Normally, I'd say stick with the dub anyway, but coupled with the very strong sub performance in Mawaru Penguindrum so far, I have to advocate for the sub on this one. Still, I didn't think many of the american VAs record in the same room/at the same time.

That's mostly a Japanese thing, yet, I feel it the most on Mawaru Penguindrum.

  1. Wolf Children
  2. Afro Samurai
  3. Fooly Cooly
  4. Paprika
  5. Kids on the Slope
  6. Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra
  7. Michiko & Hatchin
  8. Grave of the Fireflies
  9. 5 Centimeters per Second
  10. The Girl who Leapt Through Time
  11. Colorful
  12. Madoka Magika
  13. Welcome to the NHK
  14. Redline (If you're looking for an intricate plot, this isn't the movie for you, but if you want something beautiful and with a kickass soundtrack, you're good to go.)
  15. The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
  16. The Dissaperance of Haruhi Suzumiy
  17. The Big O
  18. Blue Submarine No. 6
  19. Lucky Star
  20. Eden of the East
  21. Steins;Gate (This is best in english dub in my opinion and I dislike Okabes voice in subbed)
  22. Princess Jellyfish
  23. Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
  24. Summer Wars
  25. Samurai Pizza Cats

And while we are on the topic of SPC, it is the best "joke dub" in existence.

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