Crash B-Daman (lost English dub of anime series; 2008)


Crash B-Daman (English dub)
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Crash B-Daman, officially referred to as Bakukyu Hit! Crash B-Daman is the fourth anime series based on Takara's B-Daman line of toys. Produced by Nippon Animation, it ran for 50 episodes between January and December 2006 on TV Tokyo in Japan. The series was a commercial failure in its native country, leading the B-Daman franchise to a hiatus that wouldn't end until 2011's introduction of B-Daman Crossfire.

Unlike the prior series, Battle B-Daman and its followup season, Hasbro took no interest in releasing the show internationally. However, an English dub was produced for the South East Asian market by Voiceovers Unlimited in Singapore on behalf of Odex.[1][2] It aired on Cartoon Network Philippines in 2008 and OKTO in Singapore sometime after.[3] The dub is known to feature Chio Su-Ping, Denise Tan, Dwayne Tan, George Cahill III, Hillary Blazer and Paul Pistore.[2][4][5][1]

No official home video releases of the dub are known to exist, nor have any clips or full length episodes surfaced online.

See also

  • Battle B-Daman: Fire Spirits - The second season of Battle B-Daman saw an English dub released exclusively in Canada and South East Asia. Only about half of the series is known to exist to the public today.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hillary Blazer - "I am the voice of Maki in the Japanese to English translation of the popular anime series "Karin." I also voice dubbed Japanese to English on many of Odex's other series including "B-Daman" and "Pretty Cure." I created numerous voices for all of these projects." Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 A guide to the Singaporean Dub of One Piece! - About the voice actors (part 2) Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  3. All Anime Alert - "Battle B-Daman: Fire Spirits! The big toy/anime craze from two years ago makes a big comeback with Battle B-Daman‘s Season 2, coming to Cartoon Network next month. Plus, expect to see the Crash B-Daman toys (based on an entirely new B-Daman show that isn’t here yet) to invade toy shelves in the next few months." Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  4. Denise Tan - Mediacorp Radio Gold 905 Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  5. George Cahill III Retrieved August 22, 2017.

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