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Shrill female voice-overs in Japanese anime and manga series: annoying or cute?


Practically every female character I have seen in a Japanese anime or manga series is voiced-over by some actress using an extremely shrill voice. While some viewers are sure to find these exaggerated "childish" voices attractive, they have managed to pain my ears so badly I have sworn off watching the shows altogether (even as some story-lines were pretty interesting!). But I am wondering, am I alone in this reaction, or have other viewers found these voices just too painful to deal with?

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deecoleworld says

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    bethperry 2 years ago

    You make a good point, phillippeengel! Those shows often have great storylines. I just wish those voices didn't hurt my ears so badly :(

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    bethperry 2 years ago

    The ones that come to mind first are Death Note, Bleach and Fullmetal Alchemist.


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