Blackeagle (cdupchurch@hotmail.com)
Mon, 24 Jul 2000 16:44:02 MST


>Hey Brett:
>
> > Michael Wong x4241 wrote:
> >
> > > Nah, I doubt the American public will like anime style music too much.
> I
> > > actually do like Yohko Kanno's work on Escaflowne but don't like most
>anime/
> > > J-pop music. I'd bet that most American kids would switch to another
>channel
> > > when they hear Japanese lyrics.
> >
> > Not true. There are several instances of Japanese lyrics in the songs
>"Just
> > communication" & "Rythm Emotion" which appear in multiple episodes of
>Gundam W
> > as broadcast on cartoon network. That show is just as popular with the
>kids
> > (mabey more so) as the mangled shows.
>
>Really? I stand corrected. I guess I am personally biased when it comes
>to
>anime music because I dislike much of the J-pop/anime music genre. I've
>watched
>a couple of episodes of Gundam W and find much of the dub job as abysmally
>poor
>as most other American dubbed anime I've seen. I'll take subbed episodes
>over
>dubbed ones anyday!

I think most die hard anime fans prefer subbed, but I don't think we'll be
subtitled shows on American TV anytime soon.

Oh, well. We can allways buy the DVDs.

> > ---Brett Jensen
>
>Michael

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