Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

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Re: Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

Post by Aim » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:32 am

NitroEX wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:05 pm
A lot of great points made in this thread.

Every time I've tried watching the Kai dub I'm often taken out of the experience with Funimation's questionable attempts at humour. Jokes can sometimes be tone-deaf to what's going on within the scene, such as - off the top of my head - when Cell delivers the line "What!? seriously?" in a comedic tone after Goku threatens him with a Kamehameha from above (resulting in the IT Kamehameha). Or this moment from the Boo arc where Vegeta suddenly decides to say "wrooong!" like he's in a TFS abridged dub. It honestly just wrecks immersion for me, and I know that people will undoubtedly consider these things minor and forgivable because Funi or Dragon Ball is their sacred cow but... They really do add up across the series and after constantly hearing such exaggerated claims about Kai's dub being the most accurate and perfect DB dub ever, and you're met with flaws like this? I really have to wonder where these people are coming from.
Dragon Ball deserves a dub that’s treats the series with respect. I can’t believe they added that line in there. There’s no point in just going in and changing random things and messing with the tones. I made a post about this a while back, the characters especially in Super have been changed in nuanced ways that give different feelings compared to their proper versions, which I personally find unacceptable.

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Re: Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

Post by Nosferatu93 » Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:21 pm

Z boo saga vs kai boo saga? How is that


I never got the english version for god aka kami, hes just called god in german. He is literally god on earth not a guardian lol
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Re: Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

Post by MasenkoHA » Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:02 am

Nosferatu93 wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:21 pm
Z boo saga vs kai boo saga? How is that
Kai Boo is probably a bit more accurate but not by much. It was overall less accurate than Kai 1.0 and Z Boo probably got off the best, translation wise, of any of the Z arcs.
I never got the english version for god aka kami, hes just called god in german. He is literally god on earth not a guardian lol
It would offend American Christians if "God" was depicted as a Green wrinkly slug alien thing. Even though Kami is in no way suppose to be the Abrahamic God. The bigger problem was the dub could never decide if Kami was somehow his actual birth name and Guardian of the Earth was his title, or if Kami was his title.

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Re: Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

Post by Nosferatu93 » Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:42 am

Kami means god. But yea americans make no sense, i mea they are the only ones who removed the original ost. Thats actually unbelievable: imagine if someone eould have done that with star wars😂. And Dragonball is pretty much star wars of anime
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Re: Funi's Kai dub and accuracy

Post by SuperSaiyaManZ94 » Sat Apr 24, 2021 2:31 pm

Kai's dub (moreso 1.0) is a decent enough product overall, not perfect mind you but compared to the absolute dumpster fire that the old Z dub was it's such an improvement.

I mean, we no longer have garbage acting and god awful cringe lines on the level of these anymore.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7wyidD6mUk

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9uFxdAzcr0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN-nyLfliC0


Some comparisons for a true example of difference between the two dubs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alk6VvjASdc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmaaNoPlZ5A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsoYKyom1Ww
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