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The whistling scene from the first episode is changed. It also seems like a lot of ambient noise has been removed, taking the realism from many scenes. Dialogue scenes in areas where there should be other noise, the background is completely silent and you only hear the voices.

Other sound effects are changed (gunshots sound much more fake), music starts and stops in different places. Some scenes (mainly space scenes) have been rendered completely silent, where ambient noises giving life to scenes once were.
In fact, in the final episode (SPOILER) when the doves fly across the screen and the song transitions from the choir to the instruments, the chill-inducing upscaling tone of the choir that's a part of the actual song is removed in the remix and replaced with some kind of lame windchime sound, completely ruining the feeling that the original gives.

To top it off, the entire series was put through a simple "brightening" attempt which does in fact wash out the colors greatly. It makes some scenes easier to see that may have been darker than necessary in the original, but they are few and far between.
Original Japanese version same price: https://www.amazon.com/Session-1-...deo&sr=1-3
Pretty disappointing that a single purchase doesn't just include both Japanese and English audio.

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My Hero Academia is also $4.99 a season. Is that a good deal? I have every other season so am looking to fill in the gaps.
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Original Japanese version same price: https://www.amazon.com/Session-1-...deo&sr=1-3
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Original Japanese version same price: https://www.amazon.com/Session-1-...deo&sr=1-3

Thanks for the heads up. Added it to the OP. Repped.
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Great choice to burn some slow ship credit. English or Japanese? This is a rare situation where the choice isn't obvious.
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Get the original hands down (the remix has better audio but scene cuts and even worse sound effects and song changes)... also... subbed over dubbed imho although this is one of 3 anime where both work well in english dubs (DBZ, Trigun and this)
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Get the original hands down (the remix has better audio but scene cuts and even worse sound effects and song changes)... also... subbed over dubbed imho although this is one of 3 anime where both work well in english dubs (DBZ, Trigun and this)
Hmm. Any examples please Smilie
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Hmm. Any examples please Smilie
The whistling scene from the first episode is changed. It also seems like a lot of ambient noise has been removed, taking the realism from many scenes. Dialogue scenes in areas where there should be other noise, the background is completely silent and you only hear the voices.

Other sound effects are changed (gunshots sound much more fake), music starts and stops in different places. Some scenes (mainly space scenes) have been rendered completely silent, where ambient noises giving life to scenes once were.
In fact, in the final episode (SPOILER) when the doves fly across the screen and the song transitions from the choir to the instruments, the chill-inducing upscaling tone of the choir that's a part of the actual song is removed in the remix and replaced with some kind of lame windchime sound, completely ruining the feeling that the original gives.

To top it off, the entire series was put through a simple "brightening" attempt which does in fact wash out the colors greatly. It makes some scenes easier to see that may have been darker than necessary in the original, but they are few and far between.
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They should bundle this with Samurai Champloo! made by the same people and equally as amazing.
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newbie question, was there only one season? I only see buy season 1 on Amazon
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Been question, was there only one season? I only see buy season 1 on Amazon
There's only one season.
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Pretty disappointing that a single purchase doesn't just include both Japanese and English audio.
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Is the Japanese version subbed?
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Pretty disappointing that a single purchase doesn't just include both Japanese and English audio.
At $5 each it's fine. This is one of the reasons why buying physical versions is still recommended, as you get both versions (if a dub has been made)
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