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Favorite English Dubs

In no particular order.
1 .hack//SIGN

.hack//SIGN

Bandai America (RIP)

A Dialogue Driven Mystery/Dementia anime that serves as prequel to the .Hack IMOQ games that focuses on explaining the lore of 'The World'. Blessed with lesser known/underutilized VAs such as Brianne Siddall, Amanda Winn Lee, Paul Mercier, Kim Mai Guest, and Dave Wittenburg.

2 Aggretsuko

Aggretsuko

Netflix

Got alot of praise for it's casting and witty dialogue. From Erica Mendez as the titular character to Ben Diskin voicing best boy Haida (Even converting Ben himself into a furry lol). And of course Katelyn Gault's deadpan laughter as Fennes and Jamieson Boaz's death metal singing whenever Retsuko's sings.

3 Angel Cop

Angel Cop

Manga Entertainment

Although it's technically not a Good Dub, it fall under the "So Bad it's Good" Category, due to how hilariously vulgar the dialogue was, combined with 80's tier hammy performances, especially Sharon Holm as Angel herself. Makes an Brutal and Nonsensical OVA from the 1980's more entertaining junkfood.

4 Black Lagoon

Black Lagoon

Geneon (RIP)/Funimation/Ocean Group

Helps that the Author said that In-Universe that everyone is speaking English. Maryke Hendriske's Best Role as Revy and Brad Swaile as Rock are great lead castings.

5 BlazBlue: Alter Memory

BlazBlue: Alter Memory

Funimation

Although a horrible adaptation of it's source material. One of the few redeemable aspects was that FUNI went out of their way to bring the english voice cast from the games back (Well save for Platinum, though Alexis Tipton is a decent stand in).

6 Blue Gender

Blue Gender

Funimation

The 1st Seinen Title Funimation has dubbed. Eric Vale and Laura Bailey have excellent chemistry together as the two main leads Yuji Kaido and Marlene Angel. Even a New York based VA like Lisa Ortiz had a role here as well.

7 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo

Corny Parody of Shonen tropes, combined with deliciously over the top performances such as Richard Epcar as Bobobo, Kirk Thornton as Don Patch, and Jamieson Price as Jelly Jiggler.

8 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Bandai America (RIP)

Considering how quickly crapton popular Code Geass became when it came out in 2006, it didn't took long for the late Bandai America to go all out with their dub. Featuring many noteworthy VAs such as Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Kate Higgins, Karen Strassman, and lots more.

9 Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop

Bandai America (RIP)

Whether it's the best dub ever is debatable, though it is an overall solid production that introduced me and many others to the likes of VAs such as Steve Blum and Wendee Lee. Even the japanese producers liked it and even considered more preferable than the japanese audio.

10 Death Note

Death Note

Viz Media/Ocean Group

One of the Ocean Group's most well known and best voiceover project. Notably features Brad Swaile as Light Imagay, Brian Drummond as Ryuk, and Alessandro Juliani as L. Says something when this dub is well praised by many when compared to the performances in the live action Death Note movie from Netflix.

11 Durarara!!

Durarara!!

Aniplex

While the All Star Seiyuu Cast featuring VAs like Miyuki Sawashiro, Daisuke Ono, and Kana Hanazawa sounds more appealing. The English Cast is no slouch either when it comes to star power. Featuring a mix of Union VAs who hardly appear in anime nowadays such as Kari Wahlgren, Crispin Freeman, Steve Blum, and Bridget Hoffman. Along with some noteworthy favs like Johnny Yong Bosch and Michelle Ruff. And also a stepping stone for newer VAs such as Brianna Knickerbocker, Kyle McCarley, and Kira Buckland. Durarara is basically a who's who given it's large @$$ character cast.

12 Ergo Proxy

Ergo Proxy

Geneon (RIP)

Liam O'Brian and Megan Hollingshead (credited under an alias) as the two leads. In a post apocalyptic cyberpunk with atmostpheric aesthetics with themes such as godhood and idendity. YES PLEASE! Also stars Rachel Hirschfield as Pino, Patrick Seitz as Raul Creed, Yuri Lowenthal as Daedalus, and Travis Willingham as Iggy.

13 Eureka Seven

Eureka Seven

Bandai America (RIP)

Johnny Yong Bosch breaks typecasting as whiny beta 14 yr old Renton Thurston thirsting for mysterious alien girl Eureka voiced by Stephanie Sheh. Also features well known Bang Zoom talent such as Crispin Freeman, Kate Higgins, Kari Wahlgren, and more.

14 FLCL

FLCL

Sync-Point

Kari Wahlgren makes her voice acting debut as Haruko.

And oh boy was it quite the over the top performance that matches what kind of character Haruko was. Hope She returns as Haruko in the new FLCL series. (And she did!)

15 FLCL: Progressive

FLCL: Progressive

Toonami

Despite it's mixed reception on whether it lives up to being a worthy sequel, It is agreed that bringing Kari Wahlgren back as Haruko is a big plus. And that the other cast members such as Allegra Clarke, Xanthe Huynh, and Robbie Daymond do a great job with their roles.

16 Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

Funimation

Iconic Series with an Memorable Dub Cast by Funimation.

17 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Funimation

Alot more returning VAs when compared to the japanese version.

18 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig

Bandai America?

Also applies with season 1. Mary Mcglynn solifies herself as VA as Major Motoko Kusanagi, along with Richard Epcar as Batou, Crispin Freeman as Togusa, William Frederick Knight as Aramaki, and Steve Blum as the Laughing Man.

19 Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories

ADV Films (RIP)

Salvages an originally poorly scripted and episodic mediocrity with a hilarious Gag Dub. Features Hilary Haag, Chris Patton, Monica Rial, Greg Ayres, Christine Auten, and more ADV Film names.

20 Hetalia: Axis Powers

Hetalia: Axis Powers

Funimation

Goofy Comedy about Goofy Stereotypes complete with Goofy Accents accompanied by known talent such as Todd Haberkorn, Patrick Seitz, Eric Vale, J Michael Tatum, and more.

21 InuYasha

InuYasha

Ocean Group/Viz Media

A Series I grew up watching on Adult Swim as a kid. It's english dub by Ocean actually holds up like fine wine. Featuring Richard Ian Cox as Inuyasha, Moneca Stori as Kagome, Kirby Morrow as Miroku, Kelly Sheridan as Sango, Jillian Michaels as Shippo, Willow Johnson as Kikyo, David Kaye as Sesshomaru, Paul Dobson as Naraku, and more. Shame the VA cast rarely gets any VA work nowadays due to how expensive it it to outsource to Vancouver.

22 Kekkaishi

Kekkaishi

Viz Media

Despite the more japanese setting about two teens trapping and slaying Youkai with barrier magic. It features some well known actors such as Vic Mignogna, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Grant George, Steve Staley, and more.

23 Key the Metal Idol

Key the Metal Idol

Ocean Group

An interesting yet flawed anime about a Stoic and Naive Esper Girl who thinks she's a robot trying to make 30,000 friends by becoming an Idol in hopes of becoming "Human" (Keep in mind Social Media didn't exist yet in the 90's). Despite 2 recastings later on (Shuichi and Sergei) and some rough name pronunciations, Everyone was well casted and the songs were well done in English. In The Night (especially the Full Version) is one of my all time favorite dub openings that deserves more recognition.

24 Koi Kaze

Koi Kaze

Geneon (RIP)

Controversial show about long lost siblings falling for each other due to the Westermark Effect. Notably some of the earliest work of VAs involved pre Bleach/Naruto include Patrick Seitz, Stephanie Sheh, Michelle Ruff, Liam O'Brian, and Karen Strassman.

25 Monster

Monster

Viz Media/Studiopolis

One of Viz Media's best dubs despite the DVDs flopping. Features VAs such as Liam O'Brian as Tenma, Keith Silverstein as Johan, Karen Strassman as Nina, Tara Platt as Eva, Patrick Seitz as Grimmer, and even some actors who hardly voice much anime like Cam Clarke and Roger Craig Smith.

26 Nodame Cantabile

Nodame Cantabile

Sony

Shame only the 1st season got dubbed, because Doug Erholtz nails Chiaki's arrogant snarky persona and Kate Higgins is actually pretty funny as Nodame.

27 Noir

Noir

ADV Films (RIP)

While some of the one shot baddies have fishy accents. The main actresses, Monica Rial and Shelley Calene Black as Kirika and Mirielle, along with Hilary Haag as Chloe and Tiffany Grant as Altena do a great job giving life to otherwise stoic and cold blooded assassins.

28 Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt

Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt

Funimation

One of the most Vulgar Animes in history is given one of the most Vulgar English Dubs in history. Helps that the japanese producers encouraged the FUNImation cast to vulgar up the script to 11 and goes all out with the foul mouthed/behavioural cast. Stars Jamie Marchi as Panty, Monica Rial as Stocking, and Christopher Sabat as Garterbelt.

29 Paradise Kiss

Paradise Kiss

Geneon (RIP)

In contrast to the Japanese version, where they deliberately used lesser prolific VAs (With Yukari played by a live film actress) attempting to go for a more "realistic" vocal direction. The English Cast goes for a more traditional theatrical take and has some noteworthy dub talent such as Patrick Seitz, Julie Ann Taylor, Melissa Fahn, Derek Stephen Prince, Mari Devon, and Johnny Yong Bosch. Making it a more approachable/familiar version.

30 Persona 4 The Animation

Persona 4 The Animation

Sentai Filmworks/Bang Zoom

Despite Sentai Filmworks licensing the anime adaptation of one of the most popular JRPG of recent years. They outsourced to Bang Zoom, where everyone in the Golden game cast (Except Union VA Anna Graves as Naoto) reprises their roles in the anime, and they did just a great job with their characters here as well with their game performances.

31 Project ARMS

Project ARMS

Ocean Group/Viz

Project Arms, a weirdly adapted but surprisngly entertaining biopunk action anime based off of a Award Winning Manga, has a Hilariously vulgar and schlocky dub that adds in to the surreality, especially in The 2nd Chapter. Argueably the "Ghost Stories" dub of Ocean Dubs. Featuring some amusing standout performances such as Brian Drummond as Hayato, Nicole Oliver as Kei, Ward Perry as Keith Red, Jillian Michaels as Al, Willow Johnson as Yugo, Tony Sampson as Karl Higgins, Janyse Jaud as Violet, Sam Vincent as Black, and Cathy Weseluck as Misa Takatsuki. Oh and the main couple sharing the same VAs as Cyclops and Jean Grey from X-Men Evolution (Kirby Morrow and Venus Terzo) is amusing casting. lol

32 RahXephon

RahXephon

ADV Films (RIP)

Weird Evangelion Clone that had the fortune of having a nice cast by ADV Films (along with a great OST by Ichiko Hashimoto). Features ADV alumi such as Chris Patton, Monica Rial, and Kira Vincent Davis.

33 Sgt. Frog

Sgt. Frog

Funimation

Sure it's incomplete and they had to change alot of the japanese humor/referneces with western humor and references. But then again Japan licenses and dubs our western media so it isn't so out of place for Natsumi to be fangasming over Christian Bale as Batman lol

34 Shiki

Shiki

Funimation

Dramatic Vampire Anime on whether or not the humans or the shikis are in the wrong on who's the monster. When the bloodbath actually happens late in the series, the actors on board do a great job on sounding like they are getting brutally impaled without overcooking it like a 'stake'.

Featuring Jerry Jewell, David Wald, John Burgmier, Cherami Leigh, Tia Ballard, Ian Sinclair and more.

35 Show By Rock!!

Show By Rock!!

Funimation

While the show was overall average at best in terms of writing. They did a really great job adapting the songs into english and was well casted and sunged. Special Mention goes to Chris Sabat, Mike McFarland, Jerry Jewell, and Ian Sinclair as ShingenCrimsonz.

36 Solty Rei

Solty Rei

Funimation

One of GONZO's more underrated titles. Stars an all star dub cast greatly directed by Christopher Sabat (who's plays Roy). Features Carrie Savage, Colleen Clickenbeard, Stephanie Young, Luci Christian, Chris Patton, Eric Vale, and more.

37 Space Dandy

Space Dandy

Funimation

Ian Sinclair makes his big break as the Titular Space Dandy. Also noteworthy for being the version that gets to air first on Television on Toonami Saturday Nights a day before the japanese version aired in Japan. Also starring Alison Viktorin, Joel Mcdonald, Alexis Tipton, Colleen Clickenbeard, and even Johnny Yong Bosch in a few episodes as Johnny lol.

38 Speed Grapher

Speed Grapher

Funimation

Weird corny action series by GONZO involving a Photographer gaining the power to blow s*** up through a camera. Was the show that solidfy me a big fan of Christopher Sabat as Tatsumi Saiga. Also featuring Monica Rial as Kagura Macguffin Girl, Chris Ayres as Suitengu Pimpcoat Sephiroth, and as much as I despise Hibari Ginza, Clarine Harp did a great job as the Cop THOT.

39 Texhnolyze

Texhnolyze

Geneon (RIP)

Low Key but really effective performances for one of the most nihilistic and dreary atmostpheric anime series out there (And some amazing bloopers). Notably Justin Gross as Ichise, Patrick Seitz as Onishi, Sam Riegal as Yoshii, Freddy Douglas as Kano, and my personal favorite Victoria Harwood as Doc.

40 The Big O

The Big O

Bandai America?

Weird Mecha series that lacks a proper conclusion that serves as a Homage to the style of Noir Genre. Features solid performances such as Steve Blum as Roger and Lia Sargent as Dorothy.

41 Thundercats

Thundercats

Cartoon Network

This one is more of a Animesque Western Cartoon made by Cartoon Network, but it did had some noteworthy VAs that give pretty strong performances such as Will Friedle as Lion-O and Matthew Mercer as Tygra. Shame this show got canned since there was no toys to sell. T-T

42 Tiger & Bunny

Tiger & Bunny

Studiopolis/Viz Media

Cult Superhero Anime with an all star Viz Media cast. Starring Wally Wingert as Kotetsu and Yuri Lowenthal as Barnaby. Also with Tara Platt, Travis Willingham, Kari Wahlgren, Laura Bailey, Patrick Seitz, Michael Sinterniklass, and more.

43 Wolf's Rain

Wolf's Rain

Bandai America (RIP)

Features an all star cast of: Johnny Yong Bosch, Joshua Seth, Mona Marshall, Crispin Freeman, Steve Blum, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Kari Wahlgren, Jessica Strauss, and more.

44 Yuri!!! on Ice

Yuri!!! on Ice

Funimation

Controversial Choice, but I honestly found Yuri on Ice to be a somewhat boring and predictable fujoshi-bait fest. Only Saving Grace was how hilarious campy the accents were, notably Jerry Jewell as Viktor and Chris Sabat as Christophe. At least the Viktor/Yuri Djs were hot. XD

45 Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho

Funimation

While the old DBZ dub wasn't all that great, Funimation started hitting their stride in this one. Establishing names such as Justin Cook, Christopher Sabat, Laura Bailey, and more.

Also everyone is alot more sassy and witty here than in the Japanese script.

46 Zegapain

Zegapain

Bandai America (RIP)

Underrated Mecha Series with themes of existillism (Think The Matrix meets Gundam), with a solid cast featuring underutilized and lesser known VAs such as Roger Craig Smith (under an alias) as Kyo, Tiffany Barrett as Kaminagi, and Jessica Strauss (also under an alias) as Shizuno.

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BaagaJB15 Oct 10, 2019

Where’s haikyuu 

Zalis Jan 24, 2018

FLCL was originally dubbed/released by Synch-Point, not Bandai.

sothis Oct 11, 2017

Just set this one to featured as well :)