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Whether you are a fan of subs or not, you have to admit that there are some pretty great dubbed anime floating around. Dubs are a great way to enjoy your favorite show with minimal effort. By watching dubs, you can focus on the anime itself instead of having to read small subtitles. If you are looking for some of the best dubbed anime, look no further to the critically acclaimed series below. From romance to action, there is a dubbed anime out there for everyone.
10 of the Best Dubbed Anime to Watch
Fruits Basket is a romance/drama anime about a young girl named Tohru who meets the mysterious Sohma family. After Tohru’s mom dies, she is taken in by Shigure Sohma and her classmate Yuki Sohma, as it turns out though the Sohma family is carrying a dark curse. Whenever they are embraced by a member of the opposite sex, they turn into one of the twelve animals from the Chinese zodiac.
The story follows Tohru, Yuki, and Kyo as they interact with the other zodiac members and the cruel god, Akito, that makes their life complicated. Find out what secrets the zodiac members are hiding and if Tohru can save them before time runs out.
Naruto is a Shonen Jump series that is broken into two parts: the original Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden. The series follows a young ninja named Naruto who has the spirit of the destructive nine-tailed fox imprisoned inside of him. Naruto must learn to become a powerful ninja while dealing with betrayal from those closest to him and learning to find a place where he fits into the world.
Despite its ninja concept, the show is filled with some of the best looking fight scenes in anime. The betrayals are ruthless, the ninjas are complicated, and Naruto himself ends up having to control the very beast that made him an orphan.
Code Geass is a two season-long anime that lets you see a dystopian world as it’s dismantled by a discarded prince named Lelouch. After Britiania takes over the world, Lelouch goes into hiding from his corrupt father until he obtains the power of Geass. By looking his victim in the eye, he can give them one command to do anything he wants, even if it means suicide.
Accompanied by a group of Japanese rebels and C.C., the mysterious girl who granted him Geass. Lelouch begins his revenge on his father by slowly taking down the empire to create a world where his sister Nunally can live in peace. The only problem is he has to keep his identity secret and keep up his life as a student.
Romance meets horror in this classic Shojo Beat series. You jump into the life of Yuki, a young girl who was saved by the vampire Kaname and attends the Cross Academy where her adopted father works. Yuki protects the night class, who are all vampires with her brother Zero who just wants to slay them all. The only problem is that Yuki is falling deeper for Kaname while Zero is hoping to have her for himself.
Vampire Knight opens the door to a dark world of complicated love and failing loyalties as Yuki’s fake life slowly unravels.
Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Ball Z may just be the most popular anime to ever grace TV. The show picks up years after the original Dragonball ended and shows Goku all grown up with a son. Goku soon learns his true origins, how to reach the powerful Super Saiyan mode, and that there are a ton of aliens that want to burn the earth to a crisp.
Dragon Ball Z is a non-stop action series that constantly finds ways to expand upon its action scenes. From fighting aliens on earth to taking on a powerful android with the power to absorb others, the Z fighters have their hands full.
Feudal Japan and monster tales crash together in Inuyasha. The story begins when modern-day girl Kagome falls into her family well; there, she is attacked by a monster and forced to save a half-demon named Inuyasha. Soon enough, the legendary jewel that Kagome unknowingly brought with her shatters into pieces and shoots off across the land, forcing her and Inuyasha to team up.
Along the way, they make a ton of allies and grow their party. The only problem is a demon named Naraku, Inuyasha’s dead girlfriend Kikyo, and every demon in the world is after the jewel shards.
Panty And Stocking
If you don’t want to watch an action series, then the Panty and Stocking dub is for you. You enter a world where two angels, the promiscuous Panty and the sweets loving Stocking, must fight monsters to get back into heaven. The two girls are full of sin though, and find themselves in a ton of hilarious situations like having to fight a toxic boyfriend that Stocking just happened to fall for.
This anime doesn’t hold back on the mature jokes and can be watched again in sub for even more hilarious jokes.
Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood
Another famous anime is Full metal Alchemist. After losing their mom Edward and Al use alchemy to attempt to bring her back to life. This ends up with Edward losing several limbs, and Al being reduced to a pile of organs. After transferring Al's soul into a suit of armor, the two boys join the State Alchemists.
They are on a journey to restore their bodies by obtaining the philosopher's stone. The only problem is that there are a lot of people who want the stone for themselves. The brothers must yield their alchemist powers in order to obtain a peaceful life.
Gurren Lagann is a show about giant robots and over the top action. The anime starts by introducing Simon and Kamina. The two have spent their whole lives living underground until a mysterious girl named Yoko bursts through the ceiling of their town. The two decide to leave after defeating a beast-man using a mysterious robot they found while digging tunnels for their town.
The two must now survive in the harsh outside world while learning how to pilot giant robots. The story constantly introduces more over the top fights and is filled with action.
Death Note is a popular horror/thriller that follows wanted criminal Kira as he tries to purge the world of other criminals and avoid the police. Light Yagami is highly intelligent and doesn’t hesitate to use the mysterious death note when he finds it at school. The note can kill anyone as long as he knows their face and name.
Things start to get complicated, though when the hyper-intelligent L finds out what country Kira resides in. To top it all off, there is another death note in the hands of a young model named Misa who just happens to be obsessed with Kira.
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