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    US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    http://www.animenewsnetwork.cc/news/...sh-dub/.120036

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    I might actually use that as an excuse/opportunity to finally get around to Seed.
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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    Interesting. Kind of disappointed they didn't get Matt Hill (the previous English voice of Kira) to return considering he moved out of Canada to Los Angeles. So we've got Io Flemming as Kira, Gohan (DBS) as Athrun, Orihime Inoue as Lacus, Lucy Heartfillia as Cagalli, Sailor Uranus (Viz) as Flay, Zoisite (Viz) as Sai, Atra Mixtra as Miriallia, Young Guts (Berserk Golden Age Arc 1) as Tolle, a rookie as Kuzzey, Yakov Feltsman as Yzak, Ichigo Kurosaki as Dearka, and another rookie as Nicol. Hmm, could be good. Need to hear it first before I make a judgment call.

    Edit: As a side-note, it should noted that the DBS voice of Gohan I listed is not Funimation's Gohan but rather the Bang Zoom dub voice of Gohan.
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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    I'm really torn about this. I really like the original dub.
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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    Quote Originally Posted by TheWhiteWolfofSolomon View Post
    I'm really torn about this. I really like the original dub.
    To me, it has it's ups and downs. Mark Oliver's performance as Rau was amazing; Lisa Ann Beley's and Trevor Devall's performances of Marrue and Mu respectively were spot on; Matt Hill's performance of Kira was really genuine, so that was another plus. On the other side of things, I did not like Chantal Strand's performance as Lacus (compare her Lacus to her Feldt Grace later and you can hear a noticeable difference), nor did I like Vanessa Morley's performance as Cagalli, and I didn't think Samuel Vincent's performance as Athrun was deep enough.
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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    Quote Originally Posted by TheWhiteWolfofSolomon View Post
    I'm really torn about this. I really like the original dub.
    Me too. Maybe we'll get lucky and they'll put both on the discs, like they did with Akira? :\
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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    My question is instead of re-dubbing the originals why can't we just get Dubs of Stargazer or the astray shorts. At least hopefully we will actually get the Final Plus episode of Destiny dubbed.

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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    Final Plus was dubbed, I have the dvd.
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    If Newtypes can predict the future, and feel their opponents intentions, how come none of them were ever able to dodge the Bright Slap?

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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    Quote Originally Posted by TheWhiteWolfofSolomon View Post
    Final Plus was dubbed, I have the dvd.
    I stand corrected on that one guess I just never looked hard enough.

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    Re: US Release and New Dub for the Gundam Seed and Seed Destiny Remaster

    If it's any consolation to fans of the old dub, I have heard rumors that some of the old cast may reprise their roles. For instance, doesn't it seem kind of odd that they didn't announce the voice cast roles for Marrue, Mu, and Rau? Especially Rau's VA since he's the main villain.

    - - - Updated - - -

    So I may have found the answer as to why SEED and SEED Destiny are getting re-dubbed: http://www.animenewsnetwork.cc/answe...-08-16/.120179. In other words, the old audio track may simply be unusable for a variety of reasons (audio won't sync well with the new animation, master has likely degraded over the years, and/or Sunrise wasn't satisfied with the old dub). Mind you, to all those potential naysayers out here, this answer is coming from someone who continually works within the anime industry AND has done A/V disc authoring for various anime publishing companies (so that adds to his credibility).
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