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i was just wondering if there was any anime on the site where they speak english?? i was hoping naruto would be all english bc it was on toonami but its just got the subtitles. ether way i love the site and im happy i found it im just a bit curious and an answer to why not would be great to but im pretty sure it has something to do with licences.
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moreythegerman wrote:

i was just wondering if there was any anime on the site where they speak english?? i was hoping naruto would be all english bc it was on toonami but its just got the subtitles. ether way i love the site and im happy i found it im just a bit curious and an answer to why not would be great to but im pretty sure it has something to do with licences.


English dubbed shows is not what CR was created for. Its bread and butter is simulcasting shows just an hour after they air in Japan making it impossible to offer an English dubbed versions. CR has a very tiny list of shows with English dubbing, less than 10 shows I think. Also, a lot of the shows that CR has simulcasted in the past don't even have an English version yet or do not even have plans to make an English version. It can be a couple years before an English dubbed version of a show gets released.

Maybe in the future when CR grows bigger and has more money they will get more English dubbed shows, however that will be difficult or very expensive under current business models as the companies who have dubbed the shows have their own methods of streaming or offering the shows on other mediums and see CR as competition and do not want to allow CR to stream the shows that they have the rights too.

Your best bet for English dubbed streaming anime would be to check out Funimation, Netflix, and Hulu.

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moreythegerman wrote:

i was just wondering if there was any anime on the site where they speak english?? i was hoping naruto would be all english bc it was on toonami but its just got the subtitles. ether way i love the site and im happy i found it im just a bit curious and an answer to why not would be great to but im pretty sure it has something to do with licences.



http://www.crunchyroll.com/gundam (eng dub)
http://www.crunchyroll.com/gundam00 (eng dub)
http://www.crunchyroll.com/eureka-seven (eng dub)
http://www.crunchyroll.com/code-geass-lelouch-of-the-rebellion# (scroll all the way down for eng dub ver)

These are the only ones that I'm aware of at the moment.
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Further expanding that list.

http://www.crunchyroll.com/catblue
http://www.crunchyroll.com/code-geass
http://www.crunchyroll.com/eurekaseven
http://www.crunchyroll.com/gundam
http://www.crunchyroll.com/gundam00
http://www.crunchyroll.com/kurokami
http://www.crunchyroll.com/speed-racer
http://www.crunchyroll.com/viewtiful-joe
http://www.crunchyroll.com/sherlock-hound
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