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OPD pg32:The Voices..... by GarthTheUndying OPD pg32:The Voices..... by GarthTheUndying
The following is my summary of the dreadful voice acting of "4Kids". Granted, I didn't cover them all, but I got 50 or so more pages to crank out. I just don't have the time. If I did comment on ALL the crappy voices in "4Kids"' version of OP, it would probably take ten more pages.

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:iconkawaiichan95:
Kawaiichan95 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
And then there's Shanks -_-;
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yellowpikmin88 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
good god. Sanji sounded like James form Pokemon with a hangover
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:iconlunerblade427:
lunerblade427 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
at the word rap i think i know whats coming next.
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Silverfox893 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
actually usopp voice sound pretty much the same in  4kids and Funi
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DaveFelisFan24 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
4Kids made Mr.2 french.
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:iconlenighma:
Lenighma Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
Yeah. Zoro's 4Kids voice was...better than his Funimation, at least!!! UGH!!!
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Pheasanttail Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013
Did you just insult Christopher Sabat. Because if so, then THIS REVERENCE WILL BE PASSED DOWN THE ARMSTRONG LINE FOR GENERATIONS!

It's cool, though. Your opinion. I just completely disagree
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RoseNakahara Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
Right, no-one insults Christopher sabat, he is just too badass
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robotlover2234 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
as awful as it is, Sanjis dub voice makes me laugh at how bad it is.makes a pretty cool character sound like an idiot with a sinus congestion.
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Bananatect Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whenever me and my friends read the viz manga, where zoro is called "zolo" we hear it in our heads as "zor-o!" in a very posh, snooty voice.
cuz we're retarded like that.
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:iconbananatect:
Bananatect Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i think mihawk looks more spanish than french..
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qwerty2999 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
Ya Zero's sounded like Piccolo from DBZ!
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:iconpoisodon:
poisodon Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Student Digital Artist
THANK GOD FOR FUNIMATION!They really saved us from the bad edits and dubbing from 4 Kids! lol ZOLO?
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:iconeuryadice:
euryadice Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Damn you dub! Die, die die!
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:iconizucatdrawing:
Izucatdrawing Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2011
They need better voice actors.
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0mura Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2011
dont get me started on how much i hate the dub of one piece by 4kids
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:iconperinel:
Perinel Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I couldn't help it; I laughed throughout the entire page.
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Fishypaste Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
Yeah, the reason that I was so scared of One Piece in the first place, anyway, were the voices.

But, while they got the wrong voice actor for pretty much every single character, they got the PERFECT guy for Mr. 3! But, you know what?

THEY CUT OUT LITTLE GARDEN!! %^Q#%%^E$&$%%#!! *punches computer*
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yournamehere8888 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010   Writer
Yeah, their dubing performance was disgracefull. And that comes from someone who likes hearing different accents (as long as they fit, somehow.)
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SnowKuki Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my gosh, I can't believe I watched the dub first. Ugh! I'm so embarrassed!!! The Japanese voices are WAY WAY WAAAAAY better than the English ones. I don't want to remember the dub.....
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Williefleete Featured By Owner May 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i think i copped the funimation dub for the first 91 episodes cause i dont remember half the voices being like that, i switched to subs after that
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joined4commenting Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010
this comic is for the 4kids dub.
the funimation one was much better : D
but the subs are always best *.*
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Ultimalice Featured By Owner May 19, 2010
T think the reason Zoro got a good 4KIDS voice was that the actor did the english voice of Guts from Berserk (BEST MANGA EVER! Alongside One Piece of course).
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metagrossness Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010
i cant get over hachi with an ugly face saying dee dee dee
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:iconcartoonystuff:
CartoonyStuff Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Crepe suzette? More like CRAP suzette! lol
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DragonoftheEastblue Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
i so agree with robin
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trogdorboy Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Honestly, the only 4kids voice I liked was Crocodile's. If they gave him that voice so long as they didn't fuck up the dialogue, there wiuldn't have been any problems with him for me.
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eoghankerrigan Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Yous guys wanna play stickball?
Coitanly! XD
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:icontechnomaru:
Technomaru Featured By Owner May 17, 2009
When Sanju says that line in the pic, he kinda looked like Kitaro from "Ge Ge Ge no Kitaro"!
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zzzAnsku95zzz Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009   Traditional Artist
Well, at least Zoro's voice doesn't sound so bad.... But what's the point in changing his name ZOLO?!?!?!? I hate 4kids >_>
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JiaLi Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008
ugh, Sanji's english voice actor made me wanna shoot my eardrums out -_-
and did you notice how just about every single villain was voiced by the same guy?
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Marimokun Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
true....out of all the characters....Zoro had the best voice....I actually liked it...o3o; XD
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bendario Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008
HAHAHAHAH!!! Oh, wow. *wipes a tear from the eye* Great stuff. Usopp made me lol.
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avatarop Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2008
-gasp- ROBIN CURSED!
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PaperMatt202 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
About Hachi... Yeah, he sounds retarded, because he IS a bit thick...

But yeah, Nami sounds like a bitch, Sanji's got a stuff nose, and...

You know, he's actually refered to as the "Squeaky voiced teen" in the series! XD
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SisterHipster Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008   Traditional Artist
Wha-? Come on! Mihawk's voice is cool since he's based off of a French pirate. I thought Nami's voice made her sound mature and sure of herself. Zoro's voice half decent? ITZ DE SHMEXEH!:drool:
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GarthTheUndying Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008
Shmexeh?

It would have been cooler if Mihawk had a more subtle french accent instead of that snooty one. I also prefer Nami's FUNImation voice.

Nice limric, BTW!
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Fireydude12 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008  Student Artist
Why are you taking that evil dubbing company's side, those bastards ruined our favorite anime shows, just think about what they would have done to Bleach. *barfs* Sorry about that, I just visualised the images.But seriously, 4Kid's dubbing is so bad that I'd rather get raped by a pack of rabid wolves than watch their version of One Piece.
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SisterHipster Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008   Traditional Artist
Well, I have an easy going personality. If it wasn't for 4Kids showing One Piece on the tube, I wouldn't have ever heard that there was some Mister Fantastic wannabe strawhat kid wanting to have an ADVENTUUUUREEEE. But I do certainly admit that they did some stuff wrong in the series such as too much cutting and editing.
Personally, I did not like Ussop and Sanji's voice. My mother watched the 4Kids version on the Baratie episode with me and she hated Sanji's voice the most. Yeah, Robin's voice in 4Kids was totally unnecessary and I prefer her Funimation/Japanese voice over anything.
Zoro's new voice for Funimation makes him sound too old (he's like 19 and the make him sound like he's 30). Now, the Japanese voice to me makes him sound like he has a stuffy nose and too old, too. 4Kids met him in the middle and he sounds like his age (though his lines are kind of ooc in the Japanese). Oh, let me go on about my second fav. , Vivi. Now Vivi sounds all whiney in the Japanese and they HAVE to match it in Funimation. I prefered her 4Kids voice over both of theirs because she sounded wise and noble to me. I know they had lines changed in 4Kids as well, but some of those lines were pretty funny. I really don't need todo or rebuttal against
Guys you get too bogged down about everything that's wrong with something and not everything that's right. Be open-minded. Don't get me wrong, I'm not dissing Funimation or the Japanese, neither am I on 4Kids' side. I'm just trying to put on the table possible information that not everything is THAT bad.
I'm not a hardcore Japanese or anime fan because I don't like that there are other fans who are so snoody about dubs not being right or people putting other fans down because they watch an anime certain way.
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CartoonyStuff Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Are you kidding? Whoever voiced vivi in the 4kids dub had no acting experience whatsoever! Its bland, boring, and robotic.
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Fireydude12 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008  Student Artist
I seriously recall hearing Nami's english voice, it sounded like Linsay Lohan throwing a tantrum. The one who did Mr.2's voice I have to admit was stupid because he wasn't even black, Hatchi's voice was probably chosen because he was depicted in the original anime as dimwitted, and don't even get me started with Hawkeye's stereotypical voice ugh..
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Leaviel Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
Sanji's is still the worse.... *shudder*
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GarthTheUndying Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2008
I feel Luffy's was the worst. My ears still bleed whenever I think of that voice.....
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Leaviel Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2008  Hobbyist Artist
ah well, Sanji's voice makes me want to shoot someone... like his voice actor... in the trachea... *is totally not violent at all*
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spikykittens Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2008
I don't know, Funimation has a habit of bringing in a lot of american actors in, and its a tiny bit annoying when they pass up on some really fitting voices and accents for certain characters. I Could seriously imagine Tom the shipwright with a glasgow accent (ship building on the clyde) and Brooke with a british accent ("Tally-ho" style is optional).

I think that some European accents would work for one piece. Considering how most pirates came from Europe, and a lot of the pirates one piece characters are based on come from either britian, france or spain, it would be good to have that context with some of the voices.

on the other hand, this is coming from a man who thinks that Gazille from Fairytail would sound good with a deep, gravelly, cockney accent.
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BlueStormGeo Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008
I did like Zoro's 4Kids voice but that was it.
Thank You Funimation!!! You're our savior!
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KingDoopliss Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
Poor robin...her voice made me hate her in the 4kids dub. *prepares gun* I'm going hunting. 4kid's hunting.
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Fireydude12 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2008  Student Artist
Did ya bring back someone from 4Kids?
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GarthTheUndying Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
Happy hunting!!
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Pendragon9 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2008
Haha. Zolo.

You know, the voices weren't too bad. Some were just terrible.
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