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on 24 May 2008 11:02

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People who added this item 114  Average listal rating (66 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
1. Vision of Escaflowne (1996)
If anyone remembers when this used to air on Fox Kids; technically they showed only seventeen episodes of it but so much was cut out of it that it turned into twelve.
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People who added this item 570  Average listal rating (334 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.9 
2. One Piece (1999)
Another 4Kids massacre. Guns turning into hammers and such. People's skin changing color. Entire, vital story arcs completely left out. Hopefully Funimation can fix what 4Kids broke.
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People who added this item 250  Average listal rating (152 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
3. Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (1992)

People who added this item 115  Average listal rating (71 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.2 
4. CardCaptors (2000)
Sakura: "Hey, are we in Tokyo?"
4kids: "No."
Sakura: "But, Tokyo Tower is right over ther.."
4kids: "I said no, you stupid brat! Now Give Li all your screentime."
Sakura: "But the show is named after m.."
4kids: "I thought I told you to shut your trap!"
Sakura: "...."

For whatever reason, they tried to get boys to watch this by changing the name from "Cardcaptor Sakura" to "Cardcaptors", and making cuts to give Li more screentime. Gotta love 4kids.

People who added this item 145  Average listal rating (81 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
5. Excel Saga (1999)
the dialogue is fairly similar to the original. But the voice acting is done with so much zeal, that it needs to be on this list.
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People who added this item 210  Average listal rating (144 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.8 
6. Shin Chan (1992)
A rarity, this one. It's dialogue has been changed almost completely, but it may be even funnier and zanier than the original. seriously, watch it if you haven't.
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People who added this item 1195  Average listal rating (811 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.8 
7. Pokémon (1997)

People who added this item 60  Average listal rating (35 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.4 
8. Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
this thing is seriously, with as little joking possible, gay. Straight up. Also, it sucks.

People who added this item 135  Average listal rating (90 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
9. Shaman King (2001)
I actually liked this one. Most people don't. I don't know why.
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People who added this item 297  Average listal rating (195 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.6 
10. Yu-Gi-Oh! (2000)
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People who added this item 83  Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
11. Digimon Tamers (2001)
The best Digimon out of the lot. Don't know to what extent its been redone, but its watchable.
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People who added this item 61  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 5.6 
12. Digimon Frontier (2002)
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People who added this item 586  Average listal rating (398 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.9 
13. Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
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People who added this item 628  Average listal rating (447 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.9 
14. ThunderCats (1985)
Never watched, but looks interesting.

People who added this item 68  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.5 
15. Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982)
Mari Ijima plays Lynn Minmay in both the original Japanese and the english dub. A rarity in anime. Even to this day.
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People who added this item 94  Average listal rating (60 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.6 
16. Robotech (1985)
See the show right above this one. Put that show plus two other barely related anime, Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber Mospeada, respectively. You make edits here and there and you get this. It's not bad.

People who added this item 36  Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. Battle of the Planets (1978)
AKA Gatchaman

People who added this item 6  Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
18. Space Knight Tekkaman Blade (1994)
Also goes by the name Technoman.

People who added this item 80  Average listal rating (54 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.7 
19. Case Closed (1993)
Better known to the rest of the world as Detective Conan.
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People who added this item 1115  Average listal rating (782 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
20. Dragon Ball Z (1996)
There are two separate dubs of this one. Each has its ups and downs.
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People who added this item 56  Average listal rating (40 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 7.2 
21. Dragon Ball GT (1996)
Akira Toriyama had nothing to do with this one, and it was crap before it ever even left Japan.
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People who added this item 218  Average listal rating (145 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
22. Dragon Ball (1986)
Had three dubs in total. The first being the worst.
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People who added this item 501  Average listal rating (314 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.9 
23. Inuyasha (2000)
seen bits and pieces here and there. Nothing amazing.
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People who added this item 529  Average listal rating (383 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
24. Transformers (1984)

People who added this item 42  Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
25. Doraemon (1979)
its been watched in just about every country except the US. It's been dubbed in dozens of languages in hundreds of countries and still not even a whiff of it stateside. I don't get it either.

Johny Depp used to watch it when he was a kid.

People who added this item 3  Average listal rating (1 ratings) 3  IMDB Rating 5.2 
26. Spider Riders (2005)
It's been in syndication since it first aired, and I've been watching before going to work in the wee hours of the morning. Everyone sounds like they're on downers or something. It's a little creepy.
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People who added this item 66  Average listal rating (37 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
27. Sonic X (2003)
Sonic may have come from Japan but we made it better. The second time around. If you're keeping track, this the fourth Sonic cartoon.
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People who added this item 26  Average listal rating (13 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.6 
28. Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001)
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People who added this item 8  Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
29. Ultimate Muscle: The Kinnikuman Legacy (2002)
made of win and awesome.
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People who added this item 12  Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 6.9 
30. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (2008)
Unbelievably enough, it's almost as good as the original. The motorbike card races aren't as common as I thought they would be. That's a good thing.
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In which american companies make Japanese anime more US friendly by removing scenes or changing plots or making it so it fits a certain age range. Sometimes it come out alright. Most of the time it turns into a joke. A horrible one at that, where said anime becomes unwatchable. This happens to most if not all anime shown in the US, but for now lets focus on the more extreme cases, shall we. If anyone has one that I missed go ahead and pitch in.

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Posted: 6 years, 8 months ago at Aug 28 2:42
coooooooooooolllllll ^^

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