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I am a little more than half way through the dubs and have been pleasantly surprised and disappointed. Here is my overly in depth review no one asked for:

Best: Hijikata- I really thought this was going to be the one the dub drop the ball on (plus Kazuya Nakai is friggin brilliant) but Adamthwaite is PERFECT. He's smooth, with a hint of gravitas, and an underlying current of sexy but can also do the stupid moments without it feeling awkward or forced. I would love to see some of the earlier, character-building episodes with him behind the mike.

Honorable Mention: Sougo- Sougo is an odd character. He's young but commands respects. He's monotone but one of the most outrageous characters and plays jump rope with the fun/creepy line. Suzumura handles him beautifully and Vincent Tong imitates his performance very well. This makes me ridiculously happy.

Worse: Kagura- Kagura is another odd character. She genuinely gives zero fucks. Fucks don't even occur to her. She's violent, gross, and loud. Yet, she remains endearing and innocent. Kugimiya gives her the perfect deadpan and never forces cuteness or youth. Her performance is unapologetic and totally Kagura. Loewen just plays her as a loud brat with one of the most cliche dubbed performances I have heard all month. With a solid Gin and Shinpachi, it is so disappointing to lose our heroine to sub par acting (and I'm blaming the actress but it is probably the just as much the director's fault).

Dishonorable Mention: Kondo- Kondo's actions are already over the top. A voice that forced makes a great character lose his charm.

Overall: More watchable than expected. Some of pronunciations of names will make you cringe and a lot is lost in translation (I feel they should have gone more for the joke/ overall feel than a straight translation at some points). The Japanese voice actors totally blow the English actors out of the water; no contest (and I am someone who likes dubs, mind you). Still, if you're an obsessed fan or just into dubs it is definitely worth a watch (even if it's just as an excuse to watch the soul swap arc for a fourth time).
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cast_jn wrote:

I never thought I'd see the day!
Now can you dub Monogatari and Osomatsu San?


I second Osomatsu-san!
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So far loving the dub from what I've seen(Caught up to current 304), there are some voices I'm still on the fence about though(Kagura is still halfway not there for me) and then those that I like (Sakamoto, Katsura, Hijikata to name a few). I honestly can't wait to see this dub done for the previous seasons hopefully since there's a lot of arcs i'd enjoy to see how the Dub's take on them would go!
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You are missing episode 306 of the dub.
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motokosuzumichan wrote:

You are missing episode 306 of the dub.

You didn't mention which device you were using, but it is certainly available via the website:



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