Best English Dubbed Anime


The Top Ten

1 Death Note Death Note Death Note is a Japanese television drama series based on the manga series of the same name by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The show is centered around Light Yagami a promising highschooler and aspiring detective with a strong sense of "justice".

Better than the original. In Japanese dub, L sounds like a teenager despite being over 20,he sounds much better in English dub. So do Light,Near and pretty much...everyone. - Tia-Harribel


I love this anime! It's so good 😍❤❤

Bruh Yas

2 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable more.

Can't watch it any other way. DBZ just sounds so stupid in Japanese. Goku sounds like an 8 year old girl on helium. There's no way in hell that a full grown muscular man like Goku would sound like that, it's not realistic at all and it completely ruins the viewing experience.

Goku is extremely annoying to listen to in Japanese, and I mean come on! You gotta hear Vegeta's english actor Christopher Sabat, perfection lol.

Goku sounds too girly in the original. I like his voice much better in English dub. - Tia-Harribel

I think the English dubbed version of Dragon Ball Z is better than the original one. - Goku02

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3 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood is an anime series adapted from the Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa.

Its one of the best English dubbed anime I have heard and the anime is really good - BTS22

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4 Fairy Tail Fairy Tail Fairy Tail is a manga franchise created by Hiro Mashima. The manga has been adapted into an anime series produced by A-1 Pictures and Satelight, which began broadcasting in Japan on October 12, 2009. Additionally, A-1 Pictures and Satelight have developed seven original video animations and an animated more.

It is one of my favourite anime, it is funny but yet very creative, some parts are sad but it all ends out ok. I am curiously awaiting the next season!

Go fairy tail

I'm my opinion, the best anime ever made. It's really long, but it's worth it. You can't call yourself an anime fan if you have not watched Fairy Tail. Fairy Tail also has one of the most popular anime ships, NaLu.

All of the voices fit them so perfectly! It makes the show funny, sad, romantic, etc. I mean, Lucy has the same voice actor as Asuna from SAO, Natsu and Tsukune from Rosario + Vampire, Inner Moka and Erza, etc. They all have such amazing voice actors for the dub and I love it so much! - PerfectlyPink1210

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5 Cowboy Bebop Cowboy Bebop Cowboy Bebop is a 1998 anime television series animated by Sunrise featuring a production team led by director Shinichirō Watanabe, screenwriter Keiko Nobumoto, character designer Toshihiro Kawamoto, mechanical designer Kimitoshi Yamane, and composer Yoko Kanno.

Two words. Steve Blum. - Elilacky

Best series and characters bar none!

This show is the gold standard of anime dubs. The reason being is because nearly every character in the show sounds so natural and realistic. And also, each line is on point

Best series and best main character ever!

6 Hellsing Ultimate Hellsing Ultimate Hellsing is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano. It chronicles the efforts of the mysterious and secret Hellsing Organization, as it combats vampires, ghouls, and other supernatural foes who threaten England.
7 Code Geass Code Geass Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, often referred to as simply Code Geass, is a Japanese anime series created by Sunrise, directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with original character designs by manga authors Clamp.

The best of the best! Its really worth the time and the series are so amazing! Do watch people!

8 Fullmetal Alchemist Fullmetal Alchemist Fullmetal Alchemist is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same name by Hiromu Arakawa. It is about two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, trying to restore their bodies after failing at bringing their mother back to life. It aired in 2003 and was remade as Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood more.
9 Naruto Naruto Naruto is an anime and manga franchise Naruto, created by Masashi Kishimoto. The manga was later adapted into a television anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo and other TX Network stations on October 3, 2002. The first series more.

Naruto dub>sub

I honestly think naruto's dub is really good. They can nail emotion and comedy

Back in the cartoon network days, yhe Dub was the only thing we had and it was biblical! - pratham2025


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10 Tokyo Ghoul Tokyo Ghoul Tokyo Ghoul is a Japanese dark fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Sui Ishida. It was serialized in Shueisha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Jump between September 2011 and September 2014, and it has been collected in fourteen tankōbon volumes as of August 2014.

Gotta love bloodshed and cannibalism


Tokyo Ghoul makes you so passionate about all of its characters, even in fight scenes between the two opposing forces (neither of which are "good guys" or "bad guys") you don't know who you want to see come out of it standing because all of the characters are individuals with strong personalities.

Best show ever I hope they make more I'm 13 and for my birthday I please want not of this show it uned 13 on may 25

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The Contenders

11 Bleach Bleach Bleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. Bleach adapts the first 54 volumes of Tite Kubo's manga series of the same name. In addition, 4 anime-original arcs were broadcast in-between and during the adaptations of original arcs of the manga. more.

It hasv really good chacter devlopment

The dubbing its much accurate than the Japanese one

best anime

12 One Piece One Piece One Piece is a manga franchise created by Eiichiro Oda. The manga has been adapted into an original video animation (OVA) produced by Production I.G in 1998, and an anime series produced by Toei Animation, which began broadcasting in Japan in 1999 and has aired 851 episodes to date.

I actually prefer funimation over the sub version because its really emotional and they even dub the first four openings. The 4 kids dub sucks though don't watch that

Because all the fighting

It's too funny

Of course,I'm talking about Funimation dub not 4Kids version. 4Kids' is just abysmal... - Tia-Harribel

13 Attack on Titan Attack on Titan Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin in Japanese, created by Hajime Isayama, is one of the most popular Japanese anime series to be released. It was first watched in Japan during 2013 and was dubbed in English to be watched in America in 2014. It is best known for its emotional moments, more.
14 Afro Samurai Afro Samurai
15 Sword Art Online Sword Art Online Sword Art Online is a series of Japanese light novels written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In 2012, it received an anime adaptation produced by A-1 Pictures and the SAO Project, and is directed by Tomohiko Ito . The first season is divided into two arcs known as "Aincrad" and "Fairy Dance". more.

Very nas. As a dank meme lover I hate most anime's but SAO is a very good show. I recommend it to anyone.

Best anime ever and has a easy but amazing story line

It is fantastic never imaginable my number 1.
Perfect animation with romance.
It's wonderful

Yes, haters, you may not like this anime, but you have to admit that the English Dub is awesome.

Except for the fact that I cringe every time someone says Kirito... - Absolite

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16 Ouran High Host Club Ouran High Host Club

The best thing about this anime is that it doesn't take itself seriously. There is a great balance of comedy, romance and character development. The voice acting is great in both English and Japanese.

Though I don't care, many would say this anime is better dubbed - wren6

The dub was so good! There's Caitlin Glass (Winry from FMA franchise), Travis Willingham (Roy Mustang also from FMA franchise), Todd Haberkorn (Death the Kid from Soul Eater, Vic Mignonga (Edward Elric also from FMA), J. Michael Tatum (Sebastian Michaelis from Black Butler), Monica Rial (She's Renge and there are a lot of shows that I can talk about but I don't know what so I'll just say May Chang of FMA Brotherhood), Luci Christian (Nami from One Piece), Greg Ayres (Negi Springfield Negima), Laura Bailey, Eric Vale, Christopher Sabat, and the list goes on. In short, I loved the english dub! - listotaku17

17 Ghost Stories

All Hail Jesus Christ and the drugs because this dub is amazing and turned the boring sub into a comedic gem!

Best english dub in all of anime history. Those who've seen it will get what I mean.

18 Highschool DXD Highschool DXD High School DxD is a Japanese light novel series written by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated by Miyama-Zero. The series revolves around Issei Hyoudou, a perverted high school student who is reincarnated into a Devil by Rias Gremory after being killed on his first date. He later joins the Occult Research more.


Like ''so I can't play h'' but dubbed

Crazy,stupid but the beautiful anime ever,For the Boyhood.Simple consider watching to hear the hot voices and heartbeats.

19 Gurren Lagann Gurren Lagann Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, is an anime series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It was also directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi and written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.

Only at 16? This dub is great! Kamina's voice is "over the top" but he's meant to sound that way given that's his character just as an example. I can't believe SAO is above Gurren Lagann. That dub is average at best.

20 My Hero Academia My Hero Academia

I love this anime it gives me a rush I think it's better then death note but I like death note to

This anime alway keep me on my toes just wanting to see what happens next. Personally I love the way the designers showed little parts of all the main characters life's in a way that does not bore me to death. It also has action at every turn, the character are always face new problems or enemies.

Best animation series so far.

21 The Future Diary The Future Diary

Brings joy into life and I'm only on episode 3

Okay this is definitely better than Death Note!

22 Black Clover
23 One Punch Man One Punch Man One-Punch Man is an ongoing, online, web comic, which was later adapted into a Manga and Anime series . Created by ONE in 2009, It gained popularity, and soon after, went viral in 2012, surpassing 7 . 9 million views . One-Punch Man (OPM for short) focuses on the protagonist Saitama (Who is named after more.

Best Ever Even Naruto Has A Challenge With This One I Rate #1!

24 Blue Exorcist Blue Exorcist Blue Exorcist is an anime series directed by Tensai Okamura and produced by A-1 Pictures, which adapts the Blue Exorcist manga written and illustrated by Kazue Kato.

yes sir - BreakFastBeast2005

I loved this I watched it at least five times

This is an amazing anime!

Love this anime so much it is too funny and to emotional I love it to much

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25 Naruto Shippuden Naruto Shippuden Naruto: Shippuden is the ongoing sequel to the original Naruto anime and covers the Naruto manga from volume twenty-eight on. The TV adaptation of Naruto: Shippuden debuted in Japan on February 15, 2007 on TV Tokyo. It is developed by Studio Pierrot and directed by Hayato Date.

Best anime ever

I absolutely love naruto.. he has a very great story line I just started watching it 3 months ago and when I got to the end of the English dubbed I couldn't wait I had to watch it in Japanese.. I cried like a baby for 2 days when it ended and I had to go towards boruto

I love it so much

26 Kill la Kill Kill la Kill Kill la Kill is an anime television series produced by Trigger. In Kill la Kill, Ryuko Matoi transfers to a new high school in order to find her father's murderer.

I personally find English dub as good as, if not better, than the original Japanese dub.

Such a good dub. All the voices match the characters PERFECTLY, and sound just like the japaneze voices too, which by the way, is also amazing.

27 Rurouni Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin Rurouni Kenshin Wiki is a collaborative website about the series 'Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story' (るろうに剣心 明治剣客浪漫譚, Rurōni Kenshin Meiji Kenkaku Rōmantan), also known as 'Rurouni Kenshin' and 'Samurai X'. more.

A generational anime, one that everyone who cares for good dubbing and an incredible story MUST WATCH. Season three can be skipped however, but season 1 and 2 are phenomenal.

28 Your Lie In April Your Lie In April Your Lie in April, known in Japan as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso or just simply Kimiuso, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa.

Best anime I have ever seen it made me cry so hard I love this anime!

29 Yuri On Ice

Yuri on ice may not look great, but actually try it out. It was so funny and had super emotional and not to mention some romance :3 Lets just say YOU WILL FANGIRL a lot

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30 Baccano Baccano Baccano! (バッカーノ!), which Narita translates as 'stupid commotion', is Italian for 'ruckus'. An ongoing light novel series with over twenty volumes published, it takes place across three eras – the early 1700s, 1930s, and 2000s – and presents its story arcs in anachronistic fashion. Though more.

Baccano! is a great anime with a great dub. All the voices fit the characters and the actors do a wonderful job portraying them. Whether or not it's the best dub out there I don't know, but it's definitely up there.

31 Hetalia

Damn, the voice of all the characters in the Wnglish dub of Hetalia are amazing! Not to emntion their accents!

I have the shown the English dub of Hetalia to die hard sub-only anime watchers and even they have caved to the ridiculousness that is the English-dubbed version of Hetalia. All the stereotypical accents combined with Jamie Marchi as the series narrator just makes it absolute perfection.

32 Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt
33 Durarara!! Durarara!!
34 Kirby: Right Back at Ya! Kirby: Right Back at Ya! Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, known in Japan as Hoshi no Kirby, is a Japanese anime series created by Warpstar, Inc.
35 Clannad After Story Clannad After Story Clannad is based off a visual novel. It follows the story of a high school senior named Tomoya Okazaki, a delinquent who floats through life caring about very little. He hates the town he lives in and his alcoholic father. more.

If you thought "Clannad" was amazing, this is more amazing and emotional!

36 Angel Beats! Angel Beats! Angel Beats! is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi.

A bit short (13eps) but it is a very good and emotional series.

37 Soul Eater Soul Eater Soul Eater is an anime series directed by Takuya Igarashi and produced by Bones, Aniplex, Dentsu, Media Factory, and TV Tokyo, which adapts the Soul Eater manga written and illustrated by Atsushi Ohkubo.

This was my starter anime, & it's still one of my favorites a few years later(tied for first with Hunter X Hunter)!

38 Fuuka

Yuu Haruna just moved into town and loves to use Twitter. Out on his way to buy dinner, he bumps into a mysterious girl, Fuuka Akitsuki, who breaks his phone thinking he was trying to take a picture of her panties. How will his new life change now?

39 Trigun Trigun Trigun is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yasuhiro Nightow. The manga was serialized in Tokuma Shoten's Shōnen Captain in 1995 with three collected volumes when the magazine was discontinued in 1997.

This was my first.

40 God Eater God Eater God Eater is an anime adaptation of the God Eater video game series. It is animated by Ufotable and began airing on July 12, 2015 after a one-week delay.

Great anime have to watch only 13/13 episodes but still worth watch if you like fantasy comedy action adventure

41 Black Lagoon Black Lagoon

Revy...enough said

42 Erased Erased

It may be really sad in the end but its beautifully done! Its one of my favorites I recommend this, try not to cry!

43 Haikyu!! Haikyu!! Haikyu!! is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Haruichi Furudate. Individual chapters have been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since February 2012, with bound volumes published by Shueisha.
44 Captain Harlock
45 Clannad Clannad Clannad is the anime adaptation of the visual novel developed by KEY for Windows PCs in 2004, which was later ported to PlayStation consoles and the Xbox 360. The game was the best-selling PC game in 2004 and charted in national top 50 rankings several more times afterwards. Clannad has been adapted more.


46 The Ancient Magus' Bride

I love this one I hope there is a season 2 let me rephrase that I hope season 2 comes out soon it is supposed to come out fall of this year

47 Sailor Moon Sailor Moon Sailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series by Naoko Takeuchi. It was originally serialized in Nakayoshi from 1991 to 1997; the 52 individual chapters were published in 18 tankōbon volumes. more.
48 Wolf's Rain Wolf's Rain Wolf's Rain is an anime series created by writer and story editor Keiko Nobumoto and produced by Bones Studio.

I really enjoyed the dub of this show. I've watched both dub and sub, but dub felt more natural to me.

49 Yuki Yuna is a Hero

Personally I really loved the English dub WAY MORE than the Japanese dub. It was also my childhood :D - LavenderWolvesHD

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