Anyone hate Cybertron, but like Galaxy Force? (cartoon)

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  1. SPLIT LIP

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    I... don't know what else to say that the title hasn't. I mean, I do, of course. That is, I like GF more than Cyb. One of my friends said that I should try watching GF subs instead of the crappy Cybertron, saying it would be much better and more coherant. I did, with the volume off of course, but I actually liked it kinda.

    Cybertron crammed useless dialogue everywhere trying to be funny and just made every line terrible. Galaxy Force has much less dialouge and makes more sense since there aren't tired clich├ęs around every verbal corner. Cybertron also portrayed it's characters different. (read: poorly) Not to mention the plot and main goal isn't repeated nearly as much as in Cybertron.

    So... yeah, anyone else like me?
     
  2. Nevermore

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    It's the oppostie for me. I don't give much about Cybertron, but I found Galaxy Force almost unbearable.

    Galaxy Force was all about "CHARACTER NAME! TRANSFORM!", "GIMMICK NAME! CATCHPHRASE!"

    With dragged out stock footage sequences that lasted about half an episode, "Galaxy Convoy! Ligerjack! Link up! Liger... Convoy!" became utterly boring after the second or so time. Cybertron tried to spice that up with a little variation.
     
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    I don't hate Cybertron, as I've barely watched any of it, but I did enjoy Galaxy Force a lot.

    That's one of the things I like about the Japanese super robot shows.
    They're so over the top it's funny.
     
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    People like listening to bad dialogue they can't understand as opposed to sub-par dialogue they can understand. Plus, people treat anime as Serious Business.
     
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    Not me, anime is a joke. I just skip the human parts and watch the robots do stuff.
     
  6. Nevermore

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    One of the main reasons I prefer GF over Cybertron is that I think dubs sound weird.
    Even when it's an English show dubbed in another language.

    Although they can be hilarious sometimes.
     
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    Sorry, but I don't like either very much.
    The only thing the shows are good for are to watch the transformation scenes on youtube.

    Thats's about it.
     
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    I'm with you! I really liked GF and then tried watching Cybertron... no dice.
     
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    I can't stand Cybertron for the simple reason that the voice acting is horrible. Galaxy force, even with it's shortcomings (that Nevermore touched on), is far superior, in my opinion.
     
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    Definately more of a fan of GF than Cyb... GF may not have been the best Transformers anime made, but least it was what it was... The English dub made it less bearable to watch, and the voice acting was sub-par at best.
     
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    Don't care for either really, would've loved for the SimFur Energon comic arc to continue on into Cybertron.
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    Any anime that isn't dubbed is okay with me.
     
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    I found the Galaxy Force series to be grandly superior to Cybertron's writing, plus scenes wern't removed from the original unlike the dub. However, I will admit that Cybertron's acting was pretty good. But I perfer Galaxy Force more, due to the sheer awesomeness, plus the added-on serious and hardcore factor.
     
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    I liked Cybertron, because it was in English. :) 

    Seriously though, while the dubbing work in Cybertron is far from prizewinning, it was yards better than that from Armada and Energon (admittedly not tough to manage.), had banter and jokes that were occasionally funny even to a non-Japanese person, and the out-of-nowhere accents didn't bother me once I had some time to get used to them (in some ways, they could even be viewed as homage to the accent-laden characters in G1, among others.)

    I'm one of those weird people who prefers (adequate) dubs to subs most times anyway, not because I feel they're superior in any way, but because they remove a level of work and obfuscation (requiring me to divert from the visuals to read some text), separating me from my entertainment.
     
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    Personally, I preferred Cybertron over GF. Like Nevermore said, GF was heavy on the stock footage scenes which took forever and really didn't add anything to the overall show. Cybertron I felt improved on this by adding dialog to those scenes, making it at least seem like there was something more going on.
     
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    I hated Cybertron but I wouldn't say I liked Galaxy Force either, it's more like Cybertron is unwatchable and Galaxy Force is watchable.
     
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    I like Cybertron and galaxy force........


    i grew up watching the english version hell taht's how i became a fan.......so i like the english version and teh Japanese version pretty cool...i watched the first episode the Fallen/Inferno episode in Japanese.......i have to admit it's pretty good.


    Now Energon is a pass and Superlink is a GO!


    i kinda agree with feralstorm on this.
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

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    Yeah, that line "Cybertron is unwatchable and Galaxy Force is watchable" pretty much sums it up.

    Slightly off-topic, I did like the Cybertron toys a lot, since they tried many different styles (albeit all based around the same Armada/Energon asthetic) with the different planet denizens.
     

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