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Honorifics in English dubbed anime?
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Posted 6/7/08 , edited 6/7/08
It should be self-explanatory, but I'll explain anyway.

I prefer the retainment of Japanese honorifics in English dubbing. This means you would like to hear the honorifics -san, -chan, -sama, and more in English dubbing. The most recent example of this is the Lucky Star English dub by Bandai.

I do not prefer the retainment of Japanese honorifics in English dubbing. This is, of course, the opposite of the above, meaning that you would rather have the dubbers leave out the honorifics for whatever reason you may have. Examples of this is pretty much almost all of the anime dubs out there.

Please do not get into any disputes regarding SUB > DUB.
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Posted 6/8/08
I think they are needed, you can tell the distance in relationships through them, nothing we have here.
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26 / M / every hole and hi...
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Posted 9/6/08
its depend on which anime.

if its Hellsing japanese honorifics will ruin it. but if it in anime like girls bravo or maburaho its okay.
but i prefer didn't because somehow its giving an awkward feeling.
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Posted 10/15/08
I prefer the retainment of Japanese honorifics in English dubbing
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Posted 10/15/08
It depends on the anime. If it's a cute funny sure. If it's action or horror I think it'd be horrible
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26 / M / CA
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Posted 10/15/08
Matters what anime you are watching
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Posted 10/15/08
Yeah, it depends。
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24 / M / Cleveland
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Posted 10/16/08
idk, i think your totally stripping anime of its culture if you just translate it into english and take out the language completely.
I usually just read subtitles..but if i had to pick i would choose keeping japanese Honorifics. [ ..]
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Posted 10/16/08
Hmm, I think it's all fine and good to have the honorifics.
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Posted 10/16/08
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Posted 11/12/12
SORRY for necro but doesn anyone know ANY animes that use honorifics? I haven't seen such things.
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