DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby jelleline89 » Fri Apr 03, 2015 7:02 pm

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby Solidus » Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:05 pm

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Huh, they're... using the preview music from Scan2Go at the very end... Which was produced by AniTunes, so...

Hm...


That bit at the start of the trailer with the falling brick debris in front of Goku's face is a different sound effect. I wonder....

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby wjbraden » Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:38 pm

First episodes aired, and no it is not based off the Ocean dub.

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Also, it's being dubbed again by Venus. Check out bulma's new pants towards the end of the episode...
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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby TheRed259 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:37 pm

It seems that this is the ending theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw2K64zx-rg

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby Bananape » Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:31 am

TheRed259 wrote:It seems that this is the ending theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw2K64zx-rg

Wow, those are some slow credits. You would never see an ending segment for a television show this long on any US channel.

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby sintzu » Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:55 am

wjbraden wrote:First episodes aired, and no it is not based off the Ocean dub.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xU5RqGOjKLs



If they kept the blood on Bardock's face then chances are they won't be flashing the screen anytime someone gets hit like the American TV version.
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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby UltimateHammerBro » Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:53 am

The censorship is really weird: they seem to censor by using freeze frames rather than cut scenes.
They censored the shot of Grandpa Gohan (I suppose they did it so Goku's genitals weren't shown), used a freeze-frame of Goku (Gogo) to cover his wedding with Chichi, added digital pants to Bulma, froze frame again for the breast-grabbing scene (but it was kept in some fashion) but left Roshi's beer intact, leaving me puzzled. There also seemed to be a frozen frame when Goku and the others are talking in the doorstep, but I don't really remember how it originally went.
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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby TheBlackPaladin » Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:15 pm

A couple quick questions:

1) Did they keep the same cast as the Arabic DBZ dub?
2) Generally speaking, how faithful was the script?
3) Does it appear as though Kai will be dubbed more faithfully than DBZ?

Also, I couldn't help but notice that their closing theme for Kai is literally the exact same song as their opening theme for DBZ.
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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby songohan619 » Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:47 am

wjbraden wrote:First episodes aired, and no it is not based off the Ocean dub.

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Also, it's being dubbed again by Venus. Check out bulma's new pants towards the end of the episode...

What? New pants? This I need to see xD

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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby Cure Dragon 255 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:16 pm

I want to know, how did Kai fare in censorship past the first episodes? I hope kids in Arabic countries gor a decent version this time around.


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Re: DBZ Kai - Arabic dub

Postby sintzu » Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:48 pm

Cure Dragon 255 wrote:I hope kids in Arabic countries got a decent version this time around.


I saw a few scenes on Youtube and it's pretty much the same as Z in terms of censorship.
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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby mohsinm87 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:42 am

Hi

I am learning arabic at the moment and thought it would be a good idea to watxh arabic cartoons. Is there anywhere I can watch dragon ball z kai dubbed in arabic which also has arabic subs?

Thanks,

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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby Cure Dragon 255 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:19 am

Yay! I love Arabic.


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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby JohnnyCashKami » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:44 pm

Just curious, what was God changed to on the Arab dub? Guardian? Light of Hope? Protector? Almighty? Supreme Leader?

It's these little differences that make foreign dubs really interesting though some hate it, I know I never got used to Mr. Satan being called "Hercule" but that was eventually fixed (not entirely, though).

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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby TheBlackPaladin » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:21 pm

JohnnyCashKami wrote:Just curious, what was God changed to on the Arab dub? Guardian? Light of Hope? Protector? Almighty? Supreme Leader?

It's these little differences that make foreign dubs really interesting...


Well, I don't know what term they used in lieu of "Kami." Having said that, I'd have to believe they didn't use "God," based on their previous track record. One of the more notable edits in the Arabic DBZ dub regards the Oozarus. Apparently, in a lot of Arabic countries, Darwin's theory of evolution is heavily frowned upon, with some considering it sacreligious. So, the idea of somebody with a human-like appearance changing into an ape scared the Arabic distribution company. As such, they edited it so that instead of saiyans "changing" into an Oozaru, they "summon" Oozarus instead. I can't find the video, but they accomplished this censorship by doing two things:

1) They changed the dialogue to say that saiyans can summon them.
2) They took the last few seconds of animation before the saiyans in question started showing visible signs of transformation, cut immediately to when the Oozaru was in its complete form, and then kept intercutting with those last few seconds of pre-Oozaru transformation footage to make it look like the saiyans were mentally controlling the Oozarus (inadvertently, in the case of little Gohan).

So, if they're that conservative, chances are they didn't keep "God" as the character's name.
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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby TheRed259 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:00 am

I wonder why they don't dub anything after the Freeza Saga (DBZ & DBZ Kai). Why they always stop there?

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Re: DragonBall Z Kai - Arabic dub

Postby Danfun64 » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:01 pm

In fairness, I don't think the dub of the original Dragon Ball finished either...not that I understand why that is.

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