Oh my god the engirsh, my heart can't take it

Need_TLC
Need_TLC

Oh my god the engirsh, my heart can't take it.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X97K-euUDfs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sujF161hziE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6vCdFriZbY
Sharpcharm
Sharpcharm

I've always wondered why Japs won't just hire English VAs to do English speaking characters.

PurpleCharger
PurpleCharger

@Sharpcharm
you have a point

Nude_Bikergirl
Nude_Bikergirl

@Sharpcharm
Why would they? That's not cute at all.

You're dumb.

happy_sad
happy_sad

@Sharpcharm
Probably because there isn't any good English VA's who are fluent in Japanese.

Lunatick
Lunatick

@Sharpcharm

Many seyiuu can speak passable english, but the director has them speak engrish so your average retard jap NEET can understand them.

King_Martha
King_Martha

@Nude_Bikergirl
You're cute

askme
askme

@Lunatick
Nippon truly is the dumbest country on earth.

Deadlyinx
Deadlyinx

almost drop it first episode because of all the shitty engrish
spend the rest of the series hoping for more qt japanese engrish

Such a painful show

RavySnake
RavySnake

@Sharpcharm
Because they speak English for a small part of the show and an English VA would sound retarded to the people who anime creators actually give a shit about

eGremlin
eGremlin

@Sharpcharm
The same reason most other languages in english shows aren't particularly well done.

- You want someone who can play the role before someone who can speak any alternate languages properly. Both is ideal, sure, but there are concessions to make.
- Most of your audience doesn't understand anyway, so getting it accurate doesn't matter
- Sometimes it's actually better to not go with native speakers of other languages. Japanese speakers understand someone slowly tiptoeing around common English words with inflections they know far better than they understand fluent English. Same the other way around. This is actually why some VAs that can speak other languages decently still ham it up for certain roles.

whereismyname
whereismyname

@RavySnake
@Nude_Bikergirl
@happy_sad
@Lunatick
Worked for Nanoha

5mileys
5mileys

@Sharpcharm
But they do
https://a.pomf.cat/xvzekw.webm

idontknow
idontknow

@5mileys
He didn't sound native english... Maybe an exceptionally good jap, but not a native english speaker

Emberburn
Emberburn

@whereismyname
well Kakihara did spend his school days mostly in Germany

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

If you think that's bad listen to Alice's character song for season 2, it's in full engrish.

RavySnake
RavySnake

@idontknow
He did. He didn't sound very enthusiastic though, but that's another thing.

BinaryMan
BinaryMan

This thread seems a little awkwad.

Lunatick
Lunatick

Watch the Psycho-Pass movie. I had to mute the Engrish parts after a while.

PackManBrainlure
PackManBrainlure

It's English time!

w8t4u
w8t4u

@Lunatick
At first it was weird then it just got to a point where it was laughable. At the end of the day I suppose they were just trying to convey how foreign the country they were in was to japan and instead of actually figuring out another language to fit the setting they just went with english because in the future all countries speak english besides japan, i guess?

Regardless I still had a good laugh once I adjusted to it.

Snarelure
Snarelure

@PackManBrainlure
Jingles

Supergrass
Supergrass

@Nude_Bikergirl
What excuse did black lagoon have then? Mind you Revy is supposed to be half American so it makes no sense for her to have Engrish

Methshot
Methshot

Threadly reminder:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X97K-euUDfs

5mileys
5mileys

Do that thing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sujF161hziE

New_Cliche
New_Cliche

@5mileys
IS THAT LIMEY BINT MICHAEL FUCKING CAINE

CHRIST ALIVE THOSE BLOODY TWATS ALL SOUND ALIKE I TELL YA

Bidwell
Bidwell

@New_Cliche
They don't sound anything alike, though.

Snarelure
Snarelure

@Need_TLC
The English in this show just isn't believable. When they wake up they are speaking Japanese rather than going to English, which would be a normal reaction because they spoke English all their life. Karen does have an exception being half Japanese but she didn't speak Japanese at home.

hairygrape
hairygrape

@Snarelure
Shit, I thought Kiniro Mosaic was an exactly realistic depiction of seventeen-year-old lesbian weebs. I've been lied to.

WebTool
WebTool

@Snarelure
anime should be just like real life
Where are all the fags like coming from?

Sir_Gallonhead
Sir_Gallonhead

@5mileys
Holy shit was this real?

Deadlyinx
Deadlyinx

Best Engrish.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6vCdFriZbY

massdebater
massdebater

@Sir_Gallonhead
The male gaijin's VA is an american living in Japan, he has his own band with some other natives there

The female is apparently a 40 year old Japanese lady

Evilember
Evilember

@RavySnake
He didn't sound very enthusiastic though, but that's another thing.
Have you ever met an enthusiastic black cab driver?

Firespawn
Firespawn

@Deadlyinx
That's one thing TYO did as good as Dogakobo.

Booteefool
Booteefool

@Need_TLC
Because Gaijin speaking broken Japanese sounds more cancerous for nips

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

@Booteefool
I'd say it's easier to butcher english than japanese since nips suffer a severe case of >tfw no syllables

iluvmen
iluvmen

@Lunatick
I doubt even the VAs themselves understood the English they were saying, without having the Japanese next to their lines.

hairygrape
hairygrape

@Sharpcharm
They don't have to, a lot of the VAs speak english really good normally, they speak like dogshit on purpose while doing voice overs.

Just watch symphogear and listen to sawashiros fucking awful engrish and then compare that to her English interviews.

Skullbone
Skullbone

@Need_TLC
Why is Karen so shit? She ruined the whole musical episode.

PackManBrainlure
PackManBrainlure

@Skullbone
is this the same user in all those threads, or is it a group of anons who take it upon themselves to continue the tradition?

Emberburn
Emberburn

@PackManBrainlure
Its a group.
Mods made the mistake of banning the originator for a day or two. Two or three others stepped in and started doing it just because they disliked the mods banning someone.

AwesomeTucker
AwesomeTucker

@Sharpcharm
They hired some Australians in Free!

Boy_vs_Girl
Boy_vs_Girl

@AwesomeTucker
That couple was qt

Inmate
Inmate

@Deadlyinx
underrated post

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

@Emberburn
I don't remember this and I've been following Kinmosa threads pretty thoroughly.

BlogWobbles
BlogWobbles

@idontknow
Yeah he did, but it sounded like the Japanese wrote the lines, making it very stiff sounding.

Crazy_Nice
Crazy_Nice

@Sharpcharm
idroid and raising / raging heart both were voiced by an aussie

DeathDog
DeathDog

@Crazy_Nice
There's also TK's voice actor.
But you can't realistically make a career out of voicing minor characters, so of course there's not much professional English speaking seiyu living in Japan.

StonedTime
StonedTime

@iluvmen
Alice's VA studied a year before the series.

New_Cliche
New_Cliche

@StonedTime
Why were those green arrows done by someone with parkinsons in MS Paint?

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