08-14-2011 12:09 PM
I just read that online the other day, well all I gotta say is that **beast**, and its sad to see another anime getting released by taking the cheap route, of a subtitle only release.
Whats really sad is that few if anyone is going to buy it now, I mean I am against downloading anime but seriously , the people who were looking forward to a dub are not going to go out and buy it now unless they buy it by accident thinking it has an English Dub, and the people who have downloaded the series are not going out to buy it just so they can get a DVD case or box or whatever.
It just really **beast**, you could have had a hugely popular show on your hands domestically but they decided to be cheapskates, wait to drop the ball Aniplex.
08-14-2011 01:21 PM
08-14-2011 01:55 PM - edited 08-14-2011 02:00 PM
I prefer it in the original dub any way
08-14-2011 03:56 PM
08-14-2011 07:07 PM - edited 08-14-2011 07:07 PM
And can be unprofitable, and cause the licensor to lose money. Sub-only releases are cheaper, financially safer to release, and quicker than hybrid releases.
08-14-2011 07:35 PM
08-14-2011 07:50 PM
08-14-2011 08:33 PM - edited 08-14-2011 08:34 PM
Yes. Gintama is a fangirl show. That's not saying that it can't appeal to other audiences, but it is unabashedly a fujoshi show. Probably the best one ever made.
That's the thing. Fangirls buy manga. That's their thing. Their influence on the anime market here in the USA has been minimal. In Japan this is changing because shows like Gintama, Blue Exorcist, Big Windup, Hakuouki, and Tiger and Bunny regularly sell around ~20k copies per volume.
08-14-2011 08:39 PM
But Gintama is Shonen, and so is Blue Exorcist.
08-14-2011 08:43 PM
08-14-2011 09:16 PM
08-14-2011 09:25 PM
However, Gintama has been dropped here due to poor sales most likely. It's been stopped at 23 volumes when Japan right now is at volume 40.
08-17-2011 07:52 PM
Personally I think it maybe awhile before we see Blue Exorcist come to be English dubbed but then comes the problem of finding the right voice actors to do the voices. I mean who would you get to do the voices and then comes the problem of not using the same voices over and over. But hey who would you get to the voices of the characters.
09-16-2012 10:08 PM
Actually, everyone, the Blue Exorcist dub is premiering on NeonAlley this month. Rin is being played by Bryce Papenbrook and Yukio is being played by none other than Johnny Yong Bosch, the voice of Bleach's Ichigo Kurosaki. I for one, believe they SHOULD put this on Adult Swim/Toonami. I don't think it's fair that it is on NeonAlley, which you have to play seven bucks a month to watch the new episodes. But yes, be happy, for it is dubbed
09-16-2012 10:21 PM - edited 09-16-2012 10:22 PM
#### you, guy who used to be Keith Bean. You got me.
09-16-2012 10:42 PM
If they release the dub on dvd, I'll bite. If not, it's nothing I haven't seen already. This is Viz, right? Or would it be Aniplex still? Not holding my breath for the former.
10-07-2012 12:59 AM
this guys right, im really bummed out. i saw a picture of some kids dressed up like the characters and they looked really good so i looked up Blue Excorsist, watched part of the first episode and even thought id like to order it but was disappointed they didnt make a dub. sorry lol but id rather spend money the cartoon and fantasic animation then have to sit there and read sub tittles HAHA they sell books for that ;P
10-07-2012 01:07 AM
10-08-2012 11:32 PM
It is already getting dubbed. Viz will be streaming it as the first episode is already up and running.
01-15-2013 11:59 PM
acctually Neon Alley has been relacing english dubs 4 Ao no Exorcist http://www.blueexorcist.com/ ^^ <3 i havnt seen it in english yet but it haz good voice actors in it
01-16-2013 01:36 AM
If it were anyone but Viz releasing it I'd take this as a sign that they'd be issuing dubbed DVDs in the future, but since they're still sitting on 59 dubbed episodes of Monster, instead of recouping some of the dubbing expense and pressing a small run of dvds, I'm not very optimistic.
As long as the undubbed boxes are selling, they won't spend a dime putting out dubbed ones, and if they stop selling, Viz will take that as meaning no one wants to buy the series, rather than that people are holding off for the dub.
02-15-2013 05:29 PM
02-15-2013 09:37 PM
02-15-2013 11:03 PM
Lies it already came out in English dubbed
On dvd? I don't think so. They did a dub for their channel, but they have not released it on dvd yet.
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