Anime Vice News

SONIC X on Hulu

Subbed and untranslated.

What an irony that Sonic’s had more noticeable success in manga pages and anime frames than he has in video game consoles. Right at this very moment, a subbed version of SONIC X is available for your perusal on Hulu. We’ve even got the first episode for your streaming convenience down below.

Now, this thing’s got a lively pop punk J-rock ditty to start things off running at full tilt. I realize that Western otakus are very particular about their preference for subbed versus dubbed (do they have as strong convictions over innie versus outie?), but good lord! There's some mangled Engrish here in these theme song lyrics. Aside from having enough “Go”s and “Let’s go!”s to give the Get-Up Kids a run for their money, the song’s got phrases like these…

Yesterday’s rules are simply loose today, the best goal is to break them!

“Watch out!” and “Have a Nice” are similar. That’s right – both are by the skin of your teeth.

The scenery instantly becomes countless lines. I won’t let no one and nothing go forward.

Sheesh, there’s enough warped grammar there to give my high school English teacher an aneurysm. Do you think they could’ve gone for a less literal, but more sensible, translation?

As somebody who can remember playing SONIC THE HEDGEHOG on the Genesis back in the day, I have to say I’m intrigued to check out some of these, now. It’s been a few years since I’ve seen any 2D adventures of the fleet-footed rodent. I think I might check these out for another "What the F@#$ Did I Just Watch?!" column. I do remember watching those two American Sonic cartoons - - the “serious” rebellion one and the slapstick one with Urkel’s voice acting - - after school every day when I was nine. For those of you diehard Sonic fans in the Anime Vice community… how does this X series rack up with those?

JJOR64on April 6, 2010 at 3:44 p.m.
I used to watch this every Saturday morning when it was on the Fox Box, then I started loosing interest and found better things to do.  It's neat that it's on Hulu now, but that means most people in other regions wont be able to watch it unless they go through a proxy.

Dig Deeper into Sonic X

The second anime adaptation of Sonic the Hedgehog. It lasted for three seasons and ended with a Cliffhanger. There have been plans to finish the series but so far nothing has been heard.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (4 Posts)
Add/View Images (21 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL vs. Other Anime Revivals?

How does the OG Magical Girl's update to other reinterpretations like FUJIKO MINE and GATCHAMAN CROWDS?

ONE PIECE #663 -- Special Review

Do you feel as emotional as Luffy does?!?!

Anime Caption Contest! -- 9/29/14

With Summer 2014 season ending, here are the shows that are still trucking today.

AKIRA and the Best Format for Anime?

Viewer mail! Would this classic have been much better as a mini-series?

Unboxing ATTACK ON TITAN - Part 2 Limited Edition Blu Ray

The Vice Pit. Does the set deserve deluxe accolades?

The Worst DRAGON BALL Villain?

DRAGON BALL #21-- Retro Review

Community Spotlight 9/26/2014

There's plenty to enjoy in the last spotlight of September.

KUROKO'S BASKETBALL -- MOD Roundtable

Since the KUROKO'S BASKETBALL manga has ended, we wanted to commemorate this event

Anime Caption Contest! -- 9/29/14

With Summer 2014 season ending, here are the shows that are still trucking today.

ONE PIECE #663 -- Special Review

Do you feel as emotional as Luffy does?!?!

Revisiting RANMA 1/2 After Too Long

Episode #2 -- Retro Review

SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL vs. Other Anime Revivals?

How does the OG Magical Girl's update to other reinterpretations like FUJIKO MINE and GATCHAMAN CROWDS?

Community Spotlight 9/26/2014

There's plenty to enjoy in the last spotlight of September.

Unboxing ATTACK ON TITAN - Part 2 Limited Edition Blu Ray

The Vice Pit. Does the set deserve deluxe accolades?

AKIRA and the Best Format for Anime?

Viewer mail! Would this classic have been much better as a mini-series?

NARUTO Ch. 693 Review

Apparently, no one ever taught Sasuke that it's rude threaten to kill someone after asking them for a favor.

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel