Some people often hesitate to watch anime or Tv shows just because they tend to be in a different language. Due to this, many people are facing some minor inconveniences.
For those people, we have a solution that can make them love anime in their suitable language. Even though there aren’t dubbed episodes for every anime, the majority of the shows always provide both subbed and dubbed anime episodes for the audience.
So, if you’re not used to watching it in Japanese, you can simply try them on English dub. Actually, English dubs are pretty amazing, and the voice actors always give their best to make them lovable.
Well, without any more bragging, let’s dive into the list of best dubbed anime. And make sure to read every one of these so that you can choose a good dubbed anime to watch.
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Best Dubbed Anime!
13. My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia is pretty much already popular for its dub and with the recent season’s hype, it has become one of the must-watch anime. You rarely get to see series like My Hero Academia which is done very well despite the superhero theme.
MHA is one such series that’ll catch you by surprise. With some quality dubbing from renowned dub voice actors, you’ll love the experience as you’d in sub. So, we say, if you’re looking for a good dubbed anime to start, then for it.
The story sets in a world of superheroes who possess incredible abilities due to their quirks. However, in this world, Izuku Midoriya is born quirkless and dreams of becoming the world’s greatest hero. When he was left with no hope, he meets the world’s current number one hero and his personal idol, Almight.
With his transferrable quirk, Almight chooses Izuku as his successor due to an encounter. Midoriya endures months of training and finally enters UA High, a place for future heroes to fulfill their dreams.
As one of the best animation studios, Studio Bones yet again proved its worth with this anime. With all of its dark and gloomy themed shows, Noragami feels like a little change of pace. And when it comes to English dubbed episodes, the voice acting is great and feels pretty good to watch even if you’re not into English dubbed anime.
Even though it can’t impress you much story-wise and narration-wise, it definitely catches your eye on other aspects. Overall, it is one of the best dubbed anime shows out there.
Yato is a minor deity who self proclaims himself as “Delivery God,” and even though he doesn’t have a single shrine, he still spends his time doing an unusual job. He does odd jobs from anyone just for five yen piece and gradually, his weapon partner deserts him claiming him as a useless master.
But when Yato gets saved from a girl named Hiyori Ikri from a car accident. This incident causes their destiny to be intertwined and will this finally bring happiness in their lives?
11. One Punch Man
One-Punch Man has one of the best dubbed voices but in terms of the whole storyline, it still stays #11 on our list. However, for dub lovers, it will be a good fun ride. The best thing about the English dub in this anime is that you can still laugh a lot as you’d do while watching it in the sub.
Saitama got a pretty good voice, and it leaves a great impression as one of the best dubbed anime. So, if you’re on a hunt for some good dubbed anime, you might as well add this one to your watchlist.
The story follows Saitama who looks ordinary like others but he has a hobby of being a hero for fun. To become a hero, he relentlessly trained for three years and lost all his hair.
But since his training has been paid off, Saitama is incredibly powerful now. In fact, he can finish any monster with a single punch. Soon, his life becomes even boring since he can’t enjoy the thrill of a battle. It all changes when he meets a hero named Genos who wants to become his disciple.
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10. Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is one hell of a fun and cute anime with the most cutest character “Kanna Kamui.” The story is simple and beautiful by giving a ‘slice of life’ vibe with some finest moments.
When it comes to English dub, you can count on it because it provides you with suitable voice actors for each character. Kyoto Animation is the one who’s behind the animation so you can guess how good visuals can be and the artworks are out of the world. Thus, it is one of the best dubbed anime out there.
Kobayashi is a daily office worker and when sets off to work, she finds a fiery dragon in front of her apartment. The dragon transforms into a cute girl and introduces herself as Tohru. The previous night when Kobayashi was drunk, she comes across the mountains and somehow ends up helping Tohru.
To repay her kindness, Tohru decides to work as a maid for her, and even hesitant at first, Kobayashi accepts her. But Tohru’s presence attracts many other dragons to the earth.
09. Sword Art Online
While the viewers have mixed feelings about this anime, it still is a good watch if you give it a shot. Though the story kind of deviates half-way through, it has some incredible fight scenes and insane animation. As for the dub, I did find it decent and enjoyed it as much as I did with the sub.
If you’ve come across a lot of negative reviews on this anime, don’t take them to the heart. We suggest you watch this anime completely and judge by yourselves. After all, it is one of the best dubbed anime shows out there.
The plot sets in 2022 where virtual games become part of people’s lives. When a massive MMORPG game named “Sword Art Online” launches with the nerve gear system, a lot of gamers log in to explore this new release.
However, once the players are in, they hear an announcement saying that they can’t exit the game unless they finish it. What’s far worse is when they die in the game, they die in real life. Kirito is one of the players with top-notch skills and game sense. Watch this epic adventure and experience a new virtual world.
08. Your Lie in April
If you’re going to watch this anime, we better warn you that you might cry for a whole week. Because it leaves a deep scar in your heart and it won’t be gone unless you lose your memories or turn into an emotionless robot.
Even in English dubbed episodes, you can actually feel the emotions through the voices. To put in a single word, it is a masterpiece we deserve and definitely one of the best dubbed anime out there. So, make sure to watch it at least once.
Kousei Arima’s passion has always been music, and he is a prodigy pianist. But after his mother passed down, he falls into great despair which also makes him not play the piano anymore.
After two years, he meets Kaori Miyazono, who brings a new light to his life and makes him face the music that he loves so much. The story might seem pretty decent but the emotions in the anime hit like a spear and bring the crybaby out of you.
07. Assasination Classroom
Just looking at the title, you pretty much want to watch it right away. Even though it isn’t your typical school anime, you’ll love it to the core. The dub voice actors literally went all out in making it effective and fans will love it to eternity.
It is more like an entertaining anime with some hilarious moments and emotional touch. Even if you’re new to watching anime, it’ll be like a welcoming treat and we assure you that you’ll have a good ride. So, make sure to add this amazing dubbed anime to your watchlist.
When the moon gets chopped down into a crescent shape by a creature, class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Middle School are given a huge task. The creature that destroyed the moon introduces itself as their teacher and they are to assassinate it in a year.
If not, the earth will meet the same fate. But if killing a creature that almost destroyed the moon was only that easy. Furthermore, he becomes the best teacher for the students and makes them realize what true life is.
06. Full Metal Panic
Full Metal Panic is one of the best mecha anime and its English dub sounds amazing too. Though it might seem a little average than other anime on the list, it will be a great ride with a mixture of humor, action, and suspense.
It balanced every aspect very well and perfectly utilizes them. The animation suits well for being a mecha anime and it is a story-driven. So, even if you’re not into this genre, you’ll like it for sure. Thus, we brought Full Metal Panic into the list of best dubbed anime.
Mithril is an organization with top-notch weaponry that strives to eliminate terrorism. This organization depends on the “Whispered,” who possess a remarkable ability and knowledge to create powerful machinery.
Sousuke Sagara, a sergeant for the organization is tasked to protect Kaname Chidori, a Whispered individual. Now Sagara has to study with her and get close to her so that he can protect her easily. But the enemy forces already made their move.
05. Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell is one of the classics from the 1990s. You can watch its anime series, but this movie even made Hollywood make a remake. The concept of the anime is what made it a classic. The idea of fusing the body of a robot with the soul of a human is out of the box.
But in presenting such a concept, it didn’t fail to impress us. From the animation to the story, everything in this anime ended up as a positive aspect along with an exceptional English dub. It is one of the best dubbed anime out there.
Ghost in the Shell is set in the near future where technology has reached its peaks. Cyborg Mokoto Kusanagi tries to hunt down a person named “Puppet Master,” who illegally hacks into the human cyborgs. As she becomes one victim of him, along with her partner, she tracks down the hacker.
However, as her memories start to get back one by one, she becomes curious about her past. From there, she discovers some unforeseen truths which will change your whole opinion on the show.
04. Black Lagoon
There are only a few shows which can even surpass the experience given by subbed episodes and you have one right here. Black Lagoon is a kind of anime that depends on the characters’ interactions and there are characters from different countries like America, Hispanic, etc.
Though this show is action-packed, it never ceases to surprise you to the story’s pace and all. If you’re in for ruthless action, and mafia-like anime, then go for it. Since it is a lot better to watch in dub than sub, we rank it as one of the best dubbed anime out there.
Raonapur is a crime city in Thailand where there is no power for the law. And since it is ruled by the mafia, it is the center of all illegal activities like drug dealing, prostitution, and so on.
Rokurou Okajima, who lives a normal businessman life, gets captured by a mercenary group called Black Lagoon. When he gets betrayed by his former employee, he decides to join the mercenary group. To survive, he must adapt to the new environment and also prepare himself for the upcoming challenges.
03. Death Note
Death Note is the most popular anime and also one of the dubbed anime in recent years. The intensifying moments in the anime are one reason why people prefer to watch it many times.
Fortunately, dub doesn’t ruin the moments and in fact, it gives you the same feeling as in watching subbed episodes. Moreover, Death Note isn’t an anime you can simply ignore and you must watch it for the sake of thrill it provides. So, if you haven’t watched it yet, make sure you do.
The story follows Light Yagami who lives a normal student life and gets sick of the world which is filled with crimes. But one day he finds a note along his way to home which grants him the power to kill anyone just by writing their name on it.
Even though he doesn’t believe it in the beginning, due to a few incidents, he decides to make use of it. However, a detective named L tries to catch Light with his mastermind brain but Light is as good as L with his brain. Who’s going to win?
02. Samurai Champloo
Samurai Champloo is one of the action gems out there. It might be an easy-going story but the action scene are no joke. Fans often compare it with Cowboy Bebop, but this feels completely different and it stays on par with it.
Though both the art styles seem similar, both are pretty far in the premise. English dub is one of the things you need to take as granted from this anime. If you’re thinking of watching it, be prepared because you’re in for a great samurai adventure.
The story sets in the Edo period and follows a young woman, Fuu who saves two samurais, Jin and Mugen from execution. As the group escapes, Fuu wants to find a mysterious samurai who smells of sunflowers so that they can get a place to survive.
Thus start the journey of this trio as they experience some obstacles on the way. It is full of action and humor which keeps you entertained until the end. So, make sure to watch this dubbed anime.
01. Cowboy Bebop
Cowboy Bebop is literally the best dubbed anime out there considering all the opinions from the viewers. The director of the anime said himself that he likes it better in dub than the sub. Even in other aspects, Cowboy Bebop is a fantastic anime and it is definitely a must-watch one.
If you’re thinking of passing over it, you don’t know what you are missing. With every episode, it gets better and better until you get an “aww” expression. Well, you might’ve heard a lot about this anime, and we got to agree that those are true.
The story sets in 2071 and follows Spike Spiegel, who is a bounty hunter with some deadly martial art skills. Along with his partners Jet Black and Faye Valentine, he travels across space in search of fugitives with high bounty. However, his group is quite unlucky. Watch this exciting adventure which is filled with amazing action sequences and hilarious scenes.
Well, these are some of the best dubbed anime according to Anime Ukiyo and they are sure to entertain you as much as subbed anime. Funimation offers dubbed anime episodes for most of the anime shows. We’ve also provided streaming links so that it makes you easier to access. If you’re not able to watch through the above links, then Funimation might not be available in your country.
So, we suggest you visit other streaming services such as Crunchyroll, Hulu, and VRV. Since every anime in the list has its own merits, we recommend you to check out the complete list and choose the one to your taste. So, what are you going to pick from the above list? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.
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