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Magical Warrior Wasabi Mecha Unicorn Z by CSImadmax Magical Warrior Wasabi Mecha Unicorn Z by CSImadmax
recently I was watching that anime "ghost stories" with a friend and damn it was so funny, the dubbed version is hilarious, the script is just stupid like DBZ abridge.
but yeah is sad when an anime comes to america and the script is changed just for the sake of potential successful sales (*cough!*Duel masters*cough!*) hmmm I think zatchbell was changed too but I'm not sure because zatchbell....well it's zatchbell (but now with 90% more censored blood and weapons).
also thanks God cowboy bebop aired before this was a common thing to do during translations.
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Kraurion Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
As i remember, the guys doing Ghost Stories themselves thought they did a horrible job, so they even asked the american dubbing company that bought Ghost Stories to go Batshit-Crazy with the dub.
IronBloodAika Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015
Well from what I heard the script was so bad the studio in Japan who shipped them flat out told the Dub studio to do whatever they could to make it sell. XD
Videogeek95 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014

Yeah you're just a moron...


The only animes that have a sucky dubs are the Marketable ones...
masaruten Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013
Balls on fire eh? Sounds like someone needs to see a vet.
GamerAlicorn42 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
I know what you mean
Wait0wat Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
this is surprisingly accurate.
n1nc0mp00p Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
what is the blurred purple thing on her head…
HalfLlamaAllMagic Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Wait that was from something different .3. nevermind
n1nc0mp00p Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
? oh k…
HalfLlamaAllMagic Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
Scootaloo's hair.
ThePoketrix Featured By Owner May 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, at least it wasn't a case of jelly doughnuts.
ShadowWK Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Im just glad Trigun evaded this trend.
ThenItDoesntMatter Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
Actually, western adapters have been modifying anime for decades going all the way back to Kimba and Speed Racer. A heavily butchered Nausicaa was released as Warriors of the Wind in the 80's. And three different animes were spliced together to make Robotech, though that's remembered fondly enough.
In the 90's, Sailor Moon was edited to remove homosexual relationships, as was Cardcaptor Sakura. And Dragonball Z was censored, rewritten and abridged (in the traditional definition).
If anything, Cowboy Bebop came after the trend died down, when more companies started respecting the source material.
Joke dubs still happen, but unless it's 4kids, they're few and far between.
ChaudStarpower Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
RoyalPsycho Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
This looks the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure of pony anime as far as the animation goes.
SandPerv Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist
subs and really does depend on which anime you watch really it works for just kinda kills it.
whistle-tall Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist that MOTHER-F***ING VIC MIGNONA-
Errr, Keldeo? ^^;
Auspisticize Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
i love you for this. XD
rphb Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Hoofpan ponies are weird
Dragonstar1278 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
So true.
Hatsune1Miku123 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
ikr? tokyo mew mew was so much better before they went and changed it! plus food names are cuter :3
Darkton93 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm actually with Twilight.
Auspisticize Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
same here, i love anime. <3
ZetaRESP Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
There is actually a reason that started this: Samurai Pizza Cats was actually gag dubbed, according to the legend, because the guys at Saban didn't have a proper translation of what happened so they threw in what they could to make some sense. It's also mentioned that the Japanese creators actually liked it, mainly because the original was pretty much "meh" in Japan, but SPC became on of the biggest hits here on the west. Also, they fixed a couple of incongruities: in Japan, foxes can be related to evil demons (like Kyuubi from Naruto), but in the west, before we could get in touch with Japan culture properly, rats were considered more evil, therefore Big Cheese became a rat. Also, making the cats into Samurai fits better with being shot from a GODDAMN CANNON than the original idea of ninjas. Samurais are gallant and the don't care to show off (think on Shinkengers and they scenery get up whenever they transformed...); ninjas are supposed to be quite, not being SHOT FROM A GODDAMN CANNON!! Damn, they were going all Naruto before Naruto!
SSBrosB Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013
The reason SPC didn't have the translation was because they got the rights to everything... BUT the script. So they just made it up as they went along.

But yeah, have to agree on the dubbing part. Can't we just get the regular dialogue? It's what makes people go online to watch the subbed versions that fans make.
ZetaRESP Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The thing is those were the 80s and the series was not good in the original (as I mentioned, it was "meh"; had not a good fanbase and got canceled after season 1, leaving it with the 52 episodes that got dubbed and 2 clip show episodes who got left out), so they never gave the rights for the script to none of the studios that went to dub it, including Saban. In fact, the only reason the series became cult among people everywhere was Saban's dub.

Which throws me to the point: there's a very good chance that a subbed version of Kyatto Ninden Teyandee (the series' original name) would not be actually appealing by itself, but rather by comparing it to SPC.
Sixcolors Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't forget Shin Chan. I saw the first volume of Ghost Stories on DVD. I watched the subbed version first, to get an idea of what it was really about. It's still very weird, even without the re-imagined script. However, I couldn't stop laughing at the dubbed version. Especially the girl they turned into the super-Christian. :XD:
SeaGreenOwl Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
damn love this anime.
trinson Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
One of the BEST anime. Episode 11 (I think) Scary Mary was the best. Especially the outhouse scene. I could not breath cause of that scene. :D
madman12000 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
MercenaryX Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
Amen brother.
fieldmarshal Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012
They been doing this crap since the 70s. look at battle of the planets and star blazers.
It was carl macek(Rest In Peace) in the 80s "perfected" it.
XxSonicLoverxX Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Same thing with 4kids, I'm a Sonic Fan and watching his Anime Sonic X.
The same way like here, they change the script and the sounds + some scenes there are deleted.
That suck really with some anime. -_-;
LuciayShadow Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I don't live in the U.S.,but censorship is legendary,no offense :P :XD:... Also,when it comes to Latin America(where I live)drag this censorship,so I think so poorly of censorship in your country
Jeht-Maverick Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
DBZ abridged is supposed to be stupid. That's what makes it funny! xD
lordani0512 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
por que el cuerno del pequeño pony esta censurado???
ToLaRu Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
if you think that english dub is bad, then listen to german dub.
germany has no good voice actors AT ALL. >>
and all that censored stuff and that they don't say "kill" but "disappear"... oh germany.
ShiroKusakabe Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
this is maming fun of what exactly?
docsane Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012
"also thanks God cowboy bebop aired before this was a common thing to do during translations."

Wow. You must be really young.
AnimegirlSam Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait so some dubbed anime are different from the original? Holy shizz! I need to re-watch my favs!
ClockworkHeart42 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
Poor Rainbow learned the hard way: subbed is the only way to go in anime.
MrLammasu Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Well way back when with Battle of the Planets and Robotech they completely reedited anime into different shows.
Rhiss Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Bebop aired BEFORE this was common? o_O Have you SEEN 80s anime dubs? Voltron. GAH, the things they did to the two animes they created that from... this kind of awfulness has been happening as long as anime's been localized.

More on topic, though, I totally agree with you when these things are done to anime. >_<
artistafrustrado Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
guys if you tough those censorships are bad you totally didn't saw the chilean censorship of Full Metal Alchemist :XD: just the mental image of it makes my eyes bleed: freeze frames, bad photoshop spots, not even a single wound could be shown
artistafrustrado Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
it's a shame Duel Masters got so crappy, because of that Mimi's R34 is really hard to find & damn that bitch was sexy XD

also awesome mecha, it would be awesome seeing a full pic of it :3
Russian-unicorn Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
then you click transcribe audio on youtube... THE FUN HAS BEEN DOUBLED!
soulwinds Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
ghost stories? You mean the one that they completely rewrote the script for? I think there's an english dub version with normal lines.
gamingwithus1 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Lunarlight-Prism Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Should see One Piece. mallets in place of swords, or cork guns instead of real ones. Zoro's friend just goes away instead of dies of an illness. Sanjii is always sucking on a lolipop instead of smoking, oh and Smoker who has like five cigars going at once, just has a cloud of smoke around him for some reason.

Censorship is magick

I totally feel like Rainbow Dash when I notice this stuff. Why I am learning Japanese, so I can watch things straight from Japan, and not worry about American tempering. curse us, and our need to modify stuff pointlessly. XP
RaenBoow Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I saw wtf and thank you :) :thumbsup:
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