Worst English Dubs of Anime


The Top Ten

1 Mobile Suit Double Zeta Gundam (Animax English Dub) Mobile Suit Double Zeta Gundam (Animax English Dub)
2 Dragon Ball Z (Malaysian Dub)

The Big Green dub is a masterpiece compared to this - PerfectImpulseX

3 Transformers: The Headmasters
4 Super Yoyo
5 Mega Man Star Force (Anime) Mega Man Star Force (Anime) Mega Man Star Force, known as Shooting Star Rockman in the original Japanese language version, is an anime and manga series based on the video game of the same name.
6 Yu-Gi-Oh! (Singaporean English Dub)
7 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha is a Japanese anime television series directed by Akiyuki Shinbo, with screenplay written by Masaki Tsuzuki, and produced by Seven Arcs.

This show and A's were great in their original Japanese but their English dubs sucked. - PerfectImpulseX

8 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's
9 Neon Genesis Evangelion Neon Genesis Evangelion Neon Genesis Evangelion, commonly referred to as Evangelion or Eva, is a Japanese animated television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production, and directed by Hideaki Anno.

Netflix's redub not the original dub by ADV Films - PerfectImpulseX

10 Sailor Moon (DiC/Cloverway/Cwi English Dub)

These two dubs are so bad that they're good. - PerfectImpulseX

The Newcomers

? Azure Striker Gunvolt: The Anime
? Chi's Sweet Adventure Chi's Sweet Adventure

The Contenders

11 Glitter Force Glitter Force

Obviously the worst english dub. why did saban even bother changing the name for the dub? and the name glitter lucky is ironic. - Villainnumberone

12 Cardcaptors Cardcaptors

Nelvana took Cardcaptor Sakura, one of the greatest anime series of all time, dumbed it down for little American boys instead of girls, and failed very miserably while doing so. I'm so surprised that CLAMP didn't try to sue them. - PerfectImpulseX

13 One Piece (4KIDS Dub)
14 Fairy Tail (Animax Dub)
15 The Seven Deadly Sins The Seven Deadly Sins
16 King of Braves GaoGaiGar
17 Dangan Ronpa Dangan Ronpa Danganronpa: The Animation is a 2013 anime television series based on Spike Chunsoft's murder mystery video game, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc.
18 Dramatical Murder
19 Trinity Seven Trinity Seven

I have completed the dub a year after finishing the subbed version. Sadly, the dub voices didn't fit any of the female characters at all and just made them annoying than actually likable. Only Arata's dub voice was alright! - SelfDestruct

Sound quality is bad to be honest it takes from the experience some of the girl voices don’t match at all & the MC voice is alright just since the sound quality is bad he sounds worse than he actually does also there little emotion I haven’t watch the sub so I can’t really compare but I’ve seen a lot of anime to know it just sucks when there little to no emotion on their voices smh

20 Gantz

And I thought Trinity Seven's dub was bad! - SelfDestruct

21 Pokemon (4kids dub) Pokemon (4kids dub) Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.

Not as bad as the others on the list,but still terrible. at least they kept the name of the show. - Villainnumberone

22 Ghost Stories

Nope, this anime is terrible, but this dub is okay.

Who put the masterpieces (the dub one) here?

23 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
24 Dragon Ball Z (AB Groupe's "Big Green" Dub)
25 Garzey's Wing
26 Devilman: The Birth
27 Ojamajo Doremi
28 Beyblade: Metal Fusion Beyblade: Metal Fusion

Who wants to hear a 14 years-old with a high-pitched voice?

29 Space Dandy Space Dandy

Comedy instead of slice of life again

30 Boku No Pico Boku No Pico Boku no Pico is an anime series of three OVA episodes created by Katsuhiko Takayama. It was released to DVD on September 17, 2006.

Wait? There was a dub of this monstrosity?! - PerfectImpulseX

Worst anime, worst anime dub too, at least they’re have good japanese voice acting.

31 Pupa Pupa


32 Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid

The dub is so bad compared to the sub, Miss kobayashi sounds too feminine, Tohru sounds like a basic white girl, Kanna sounds emotionless and non-cute. Then the sub just makes everyone sound amazing.

33 "Abridged" Dubs

They are supposed to be parodies. - PerfectImpulseX

Sword Art Online And Many Other Anime we’re ruined by this abridged type of dub, please watch the original dub.

34 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.
35 Yo-Kai Watch
36 Inazuma Eleven
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List StatsUpdated 17 Nov 2019

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Top Remixes

1. Mobile Suit Double Zeta Gundam (Animax English Dub)
2. Dragon Ball Z (Malaysian Dub)
3. Transformers: The Headmasters


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