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by TheBlackPaladin
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: On the subject of missing insert songs in Funimation's dub
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: On the subject of missing insert songs in Funimation's dub

Another important part of the equation to keep in mind here is that Toei doesn't care about the show... that ...much. To elaborate, I certainly don't mean that Toei doesn't care about the quality of the show at all. Rather, I mean that they don't think of the show as being as important as people in ...
by TheBlackPaladin
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: On the subject of missing insert songs in Funimation's dub
Replies: 7
Views: 229

Re: On the subject of missing insert songs in Funimation's dub

No one knows for sure, but chances are it's either a money thing or a "the audio masters that Toei gave FUNimation just didn't have those songs on them"-thing. Neither would surprise me, but my inclination is that it's the latter. The reason I say that is because FUNimation's dub is not the only dub...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super" FUNimation Dub Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 6329
Views: 422457

Re: "Dragon Ball Super" FUNimation Dub Official Discussion Thread

I know virtually nothing about video editing, so I offer my apologies in advance if this is a stupid question with an obvious answer. That said, how labor-intensive is it to dim and ghost footage as opposed to cutting down the frame rate? I'm essentially trying to understand if ghosting and dimming...
by TheBlackPaladin
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: "Dragon Ball Super" FUNimation Dub Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 6329
Views: 422457

Re: "Dragon Ball Super" FUNimation Dub Official Discussion Thread

For what it's worth, I don't really agree with this assessment. Japan has to adhere to those standards too, and Fuji TV dealt with this like any other channel does: dimming and ghosting. It looks significantly better than absolutely gutting the frame rate down to single digits. Here's how Fuji hand...
by TheBlackPaladin
Tue May 28, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: All voice actors of Goku and Vegeta around the world
Replies: 25
Views: 1440

Re: All voice actors of Goku and Vegeta around the world

German dub: Goku: Tommy Morgenstern (DBZ, DBGT), Amadeus Strobel (DBZ Kai), Stefan Bräuler (DB Super) Vegeta: Santiago Ziesmer (DBZ Saiyan Saga), Oliver Siebeck (DBZ, DBGT), Florian Hoffmann (DBZ Kai, DB Super) There's a slight note to be made here. While Tommy Morgenstern and Oliver Siebeck were b...
by TheBlackPaladin
Tue May 21, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: A dub before Harmony Gold?
Replies: 13
Views: 578

Re: A dub before Harmony Gold?

The real tragedy isn't that this might not exist, it's that if it does exist, there's no way it ever will be released. Funi just don't do releases of the sort that would have this, and no one else puts out their own, independent English releases of the show. Worse still, even if the masters still e...
by TheBlackPaladin
Mon May 20, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: A dub before Harmony Gold?
Replies: 13
Views: 578

Re: A dub before Harmony Gold?

Frontier's dub of Dragon Ball was never released, so it's probably lost to time. Toei also doesn't have a particularly good track record of preserving things. Exactly. Toei is unfortunately not even good at preserving the original Japanese broadcast audio of their own shows. What a pity...it would ...
by TheBlackPaladin
Mon May 06, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

Cursed Lemon wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 2:14 pm
I don't see why they would cancel the con just because of the Vic shit. That makes no sense.
Unless said Vic s*** involved threats of violence (not necessarily from Vic, but from other would-be con-goers). Sadly, I could see that being the case.
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat May 04, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Looks like Netflix picked up DBZ for the Netherlands (and other EU countries perhaps?)
Replies: 18
Views: 887

Re: Looks like Netflix picked up DBZ for the Netherlands (and other EU countries perhaps?)

Without knowing about the legal ramifications of this, I'd say it's possible--though not necessarily likely--that the dub audio track that appears on Netflix for the Netherlands (and possible other EU countries) may be a different dub entirely. Netflix has been known to commission new dubs of anime...
by TheBlackPaladin
Fri May 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Looks like Netflix picked up DBZ for the Netherlands (and other EU countries perhaps?)
Replies: 18
Views: 887

Re: Looks like Netflix picked up DBZ for the Netherlands (and other EU countries perhaps?)

Without knowing about the legal ramifications of this, I'd say it's possible--though not necessarily likely--that the dub audio track that appears on Netflix for the Netherlands (and possible other EU countries) may be a different dub entirely. Netflix has been known to commission new dubs of anime ...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

With respect, AgitoZ, it's not false. Unfortunately, it's here that things get a little tricky because, like you noted, people who take a stand one way or another seem to be subject to harassment, so that prevents me from naming names. However, as somebody who lives in Los Angeles, is quite familia...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

Nor is it "mostly relegated" to a clique in Texas either. That's false. With respect, AgitoZ, it's not false. Unfortunately, it's here that things get a little tricky because, like you noted, people who take a stand one way or another seem to be subject to harassment, so that prevents me from namin...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

I also don't want to expand on what I wrote too much as I'd like people to come to their own conclusions. I'll expand on one thing, though: it's most decidedly not just a clique in Texas. Then we are in agreement because I never said that. Good. Nor is it "mostly relegated" to a clique in Texas eit...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

You make it seem like the entire voice acting industry is against him, but this is mostly relegated to the clique in Texas. This is also why I don't even want to mention the people who have publicly supported Mignogna. One voice actor, who came out in support mostly of due process rather than just ...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Kai
Topic: Why didn't Spain get Dragon Ball Kai?
Replies: 12
Views: 2272

Re: Why didn't Spain get Dragon Ball Kai?

Didn't someone say Funi was considering reusing the Z dub audio for a brief moment until deciding to go with new recordings the whole way? (Well, almost the whole way. Cell Games Reenactment anyone? Justin Cook, the dub's producer, said in an interview that re-using the old dub audio was very brief...
by TheBlackPaladin
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

OJ was declared innocent of murdering his wife...remember when everybody just accepted that verdict and never questioned him again? That's my way of saying that I'm doubtful that the outcome of this case--assuming it isn't dismissed outright--will change that many opinions. I'm sure it'll change som...
by TheBlackPaladin
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?
Replies: 208
Views: 3688

Re: Are Tien and Chiaotzu a romantic couple?

No.

As posts apparently require a minimum of 10 characters, however, I need to write this sentence as well.
by TheBlackPaladin
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

Also apparently it’s being said he’s not getting any residuals from Broly. Pretty sure that's standard practice for all non-union voice work. Correct. And even in the case of union dubs, very few of them end up paying residuals because, under SAG-AFTRA's dubbing agreement, certain requirements have...
by TheBlackPaladin
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

About the whole, "He seems nice, so he must be nice" line of reasoning... I actually have a degree of sympathy for that. Here's the thing. As some of you may know, I moved to Los Angeles several years ago to pursue my voice-over career. I'm nobody famous, as my main line of work is commercials, prom...
by TheBlackPaladin
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 3971
Views: 165354

Re: Vic Mignogna

So nick rekieta apparently found out about something Shane holmberg, a person on the kickvic side who’s had a hand in keeping Vic from cons, did...and it’s pretty bad. https://twitter.com/nickrekieta/status/1117919872204382215?s=21 A few things... 1) Rekieta has demonstrated, time and again, that h...