The Worst Transformers dub.

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  1. Autovolt 127

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    TF:TM French Dub, Starscream and Shrapnel Clips - YouTube

    I just happened to come across this online, it's the french dub of the 86 movie where Starscream and Shrapnel are made female and are voiced by female voice actresses.

    Honestly they were the least worst part, from what i've heard of the other characters in this dubs are abysmal and indistinct.

    What do you guys think of this?
     
  2. E Nice

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    All hail Empress Starscream! :D  After listening to that Starscream it makes me think he could have worked as a female villain.

    Doesn't sound like a good dub. It sounds bland and almost StarTV Headmasters in quality.
     
  3. Aernaroth

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    StarTV Headmasters is the high water mark for bad dubs.
     
  5. Nevermore

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    The Omni Productions dub is charmingly inept, but at least it gets the meaning across most of the time.

    The Vocebox dub for Energon is worse, it had a professional dubbing crew yet often fails at giving any meaning to key scenes, ending up with nonsensical rambling that oftentimes directly contradicts the action seen on screen.
     
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    Takeshi357 "Research"

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    Both are wow
     
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    I dunno... It's really hard to beat Headmasters' dub. Energon wins second place. Nothing can get worse than Kicker *shivers*
     
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    The Armada dub wasn't much to write home about either ……..mis identified character names, the dubs using the Japanese names (Grid, Jet Convoy)……..then there's the Infamous Omni Productions dubs that fandom and TF Wiki have written about (why use Wally instead of Jazz? Spaceship Bruce? Power Packs? etc)
     
  11. E Nice

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  12. Autovolt 127

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    Yes the Energon Dub is such a travesty. It turned so many great talented va's and had them give out such awful performances especially with Brad Swaile as Kicker.
     
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    I know. How could the guy who voice Amuro Ray screw up so bad?
     
  14. SPLIT LIP

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    The Japanese dubs of both Beast Wars and Beast Machines.

    The Omni dub of Headmasters is a soothing lullabye compared to that downright offensive-to-the-brain crap. There's barely a single moment across both shows where there's not someone jabbering on. The characters are reduced to offensive stereotypes or absolutely neutered personalities, and everyone gets an oh-so-amusing voca "quirk" or gag that is repeated ad-nauseum. There exists no English dub that even comes close to matching that horro.
     
  15. Basilisk

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    Headmasters Dub, shout out to Energon for getting Downshift and Cliffjumper's names wrong all the time.
     
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    That's Energon, not Armada.
     
  17. Autovolt 127

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    Bad Voice Direction and the fact the character is terrible doesn't help. Sad part is that Brad Swaile himself was a Transformer fan.

    It's pretty damn sad that dub since they had so many talented seiyu's working on it with the likes of Takehito Koyasu, Kappei Yamaguchi, Wataru Takagi, Keiji Fujiwara, Cho and Ryoka Yuzuki.
     
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    Correct.
     
  19. OOSnake

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    What are you talking about? It's perfect!
     
  20. Feralstorm

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    Armada's schtick was never figuring out exactly which guy "Leader 1" was supposed to be. :)