The debate about dubs or subbed being the superior version of anime has been going on over the last few decades.
Although subbed anime is the original anime version, dubs were developed to bring the popularity of anime to a global scale.
The concept of dubbing was a huge hit as the majority of viewers loved the idea.
While most of the anime available on Amazon Prime is translated, there are also some dubs available if you enjoy watching dubbed anime.
Let’s start by listing the top 15 anime dubbed in Amazon Prime.
- 15. Akira (1988)
- 14. Birdy The Mighty
- 13. Cowboy Bebop (1998-1999)
- 12. Dororo
- 11. Flame Of Recca
- 10. Street Fighter II V
- 9. Broken Blade
- 8. Black Jack
- 7. Pokemon The Series: XY
- 6. Elfen Lied
- 5. Cromartie High School
- 4. The Twelve Kingdoms
- 3. Kenichi The Mightest Disciple
- 2. Cardcaptor Sakura
- 1. Great Teacher Onizuka
15. Akira (1988)
Akira is a 1988’s Japanese animated post-apocalyptic movie that is directed by the legendary Katsuhiro Otomo and produced by Ryohei Suzuki and Shunzo Kato.
The script was written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto. The budget for production was $9 million. This is believed to be the highest-priced made anime film at the time.
Akira is still among the top energetic and technically proficient animations ever created and can be credited for bringing animations that were viewed by global and well-educated viewers.
14. Birdy The Mighty
Birdy the Mighty is a Japanese manga series written by and illustrated by Masami Yuki. The initial attempt to write the story lasted from 1985 until 1988.
Then, in 1996 the story was made in the form of an Original Video Animation that was directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri.
The character we meet in this manga was created as well as created by Kumiko Takahashi.
The plot has Birdy in a role of an undercover interstellar agent who is on a mission to catch some of the most dangerous criminals encountered in the universe.
13. Cowboy Bebop (1998-1999)
Cowboy Bebop is a Japanese animated TV show based on science fiction which was animated by Sunrise and the screenwriting was done by Keiko Nobumoto.
The characters were created by Toshihiro Kawamoto, and the music was composed with Yoko Kanno. Its Cowboy Bebop series premiere was in Japan on the 3rd of April 1998.
On TV Tokyo it broadcasted only 12 episodes. Later the series was canceled.
Cowboy Bebop series showed a large amount of violence and drugs and came at an extremely difficult period in the history of Japan.
Because of this show, the rise of violence was witnessed in schools and throughout the nation was on the edge and they blamed the show and decided to cancel the show.
However, despite the history of Japan, this show is worth watching.
Dororo is an animated show that debuted in the year 2019 and is based upon the manga with the same title written by Osamu Tezuka.
The latest adaptation differs from the original but adheres to the fundamental premise that the original manga.
After a few years, when his son reaches the age of He fights the demons to get back the rightful property of his son.
11. Flame Of Recca
Flame of Recca is a Japanese manga series created and drawn by Nobuyuki Anzai. The Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday is the one that was serialized.
It has 329 chapters that were then compiled into 33 volumes of tankobon by Shogakukan.
Today, the show is well-known and has also released two video games as well as other merchandise related to Flame of Recca.
The series was made into a 42-episode series produced by Studio Pierrot and aired on Fuji TV from July 1997 until July 1998.
The popularity of the series grew during June 2013 The manga Flame of Recca had over 25 million copies of manga in circulation.
10. Street Fighter II V
Street Fighter II V is a story of two friends struggling to find to escape from an obstacle with their skills in fighting.
To be better martial artists, the best of buddies, Ryu and Ken, are on the move seeking out new methods.
On their way, they found themselves stuck in a conspiracy led with Shadowlaw, a mysterious group. They have to get out, which appears to be the only option to keep their lives.
9. Broken Blade
The fact that you don’t have an ability that is similar to others doesn’t mean you are poor or unworthy; Broken Blade displays that perfectly.
The conflict among Krisna as well as Athens is at its zenith in the region of Cruzon. The inhabitants of the continent have the option of using Quartz to achieve their goals.
However, not all people can benefit from Quartz for instance Rygart Arrow who is known as an “un-sorcerer.”
However, to his surprise, he’s adept at riding Golem, which can combat a massive army against itself.
8. Black Jack
Black Jack shows the exploits of a doctor who is not registered and is more interested in money than the patient’s health.
BlackJack is known for his skills as a physician around the globe among health fans.
Although he is not a registered doctor, he has a place in the field of doctors due to his exceptional abilities and Pinoko his assistant.
The only thing he’s more concerned about than the well-being of a patient amount of money.
As a firm faith-based scientist, He is often awed by the power of love on science in the most critical times.
7. Pokemon The Series: XY
Pokemon The Series: XY is among the lesser-known adventures within the Pokemon Franchise.
However, their fight was disrupted with Team Rocket as they followed his path to Kalos.
A girl called Serena is aware of Satoshi as the boy from childhood that left an impression upon her when she was a child.
This is the beginning of Satoshi’s next adventure in Kalos! Making new friends while revealing the mysteries of the mega-evolution.
6. Elfen Lied
Elfen Lied’s Story reveals the brutal reality of human behavior.
Lucy is the victim of cruel scientific experiments by the government since she is a human being known as “Diclonius.”
Lucy who is in a fury of being screamed at for too long can unleash bloodshed while she escapes, only to suffer crippling head injuries which leaves her with a personality split.
In the following days, she is reunited with Kouta and Yuka who are the ones to accept her, not being aware of her murderous tendencies.
Then, their lives are entangled into government conspiracy theories involving Lucy.
5. Cromartie High School
Takashi Kamiyama is a typical High School student that is well-mannered and respectful. But once he is accepted into the Cromartie High School, his life is suddenly overrun by juveniles since the school is known for its graduation of delinquents.
Cromartie is full of aspiring delinquents, robots, and even gorillas. This makes Takashi’s journey more fun than he thought it could be. Takashi in order to get rid of the delinquents around him sets out on a voyage that is full of challenges.
4. The Twelve Kingdoms
The Twelve Kingdoms depicts a young girl who is caught in danger in the midst of a brand unfamiliar environment.
Youko Nakajima is a regular high school student who has good marks. Despite being class president she is disregarded by fellow classmates due to her hair color.
After coming across Keiki who claims as his master, her world completely changes. Then she was assaulted with Youma from the same world Keiki is part of.
After that, she ends up in the alternate world alongside Ikuya and Yuka who became involved within all the chaos.
However, she soon discovers when she reaches this world that they’re separated which puts their future at risk if they’re not vigilant.
3. Kenichi The Mightest Disciple
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple proves anyone can go beyond their limits to defend their loved ones by telling a an incredible narrative.
Kenichi Shirahama has finally decided to join a Karate club to build his strength. After being accepted into the team, he is confronted by an intimidating senior who is trying to get Kenichi off the team.
On the verge of leaving, Kenichi falls for Miu Furinji who is an old classmate.
He begins his rigorous training in a dojo located in Ryouzanpaku in the city where she lives. Shortly after beating the elder group, the gang called Ragnarok is looking at the gang named Ragnarok.
To guard his loved family members, Kenichi learns various martial art forms such as Karate, Muay Thai, Ju-Jitsu along with Chinese Martial Arts to develop his own unique way of fighting.
2. Cardcaptor Sakura
Cardcaptor Sakura showcases the adventurous life of Sakura who is required to save the world, in addition to being an elementary school student.
Sakura Kinomoto was an average fourth grader until she stumbled across an unidentified book that contained cards.
Without knowing the significance of the cards they accidentally scatter the cards they were scattered around the globe by a spellbinding wind.
Then, she meets Keroberos The Beast from the Seal that appears in the Book. He gives her a magical key and grants her the title “the Cardcaptor” to retrieve the cards.
He advises her to keep the mystical Clow Cards since they could bring destruction to the planet. Sakura quickly finds herself in a situation where she is required to collect these cards, in addition to living as a typical schoolgirl.
1. Great Teacher Onizuka
A few degrees don’t make an excellent teacher. Great Teacher Onizuka is adamantly proving that by being the former gang head.
Eikichi Onizuka was a former member of a gang with an ambition to be the most renowned High School teacher in Japan.
The goal that appears to be a desire for teaching is to have a wonderful teenage spouse when he is getting old.
When he joins the Holy Forest Academy, he is confronted with the unwelcome students in Class 3-4 who can mentally force new teachers to leave school.
A far cry from the normal man, he is a teacher and is soon engaged in the lives of his students and helping them break out of their shells.