Both Karl and I can give you the answer to the first question. No one screws up aniem betetr then the Japanese themselves. The name changes in the dub were insisted upon by the Japanese company uncharge of the franchise. They wanted it to be as "american" as possible. I guess they don't think Americans like Japanese names or something.
Originally Posted by Knux Five
And now, for a question. Does FUNImation see the future of anime being on an anime-only cable network or do you see anime branching out into a more mainstream audience, say on NBC or CBS during their prime-time blocks?
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