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Which is better: dubbed anime or subtitled anime? The Dubs. vs Subs debate goes live from ECCC '22 stages

The gang from Nerds Know hold court to decide the winner of Dubs vs. Subs

Dubs vs. Subs
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One of the oldest arguements when it comes to anime is what's better: a subtitled version of the Japanese cartoons for non-Japanese-speaking audiences, or dubbed versions with voice actors re-voicing the Japanese voice actors' lines. Dubs vs. Subs. And here at Emerald City Comic Con, the gang from Nerds Know are hosting a panel to debate the pros and cons of each - and even try to figure out which is actually, scientifically, better.

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Chris Arrant: Chris Arrant is the Popverse's Editor-in-Chief. He has written about pop culture for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel, Newsarama, CBR, and more. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. (He/him)
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