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Dub vs. Sub: Buso Renkin

I was channel surfing last weekend, and happened upon the first episode of Buso Renkin on the Funimation Channel.  I like to see manga I’ve read as anime.  Reading static action scenes are okay, but seeing them move can really bring it to life.  So, I try to at least see some episodes of an anime.  I stopped to check out the first episode and see how Viz did with it.  I have a habit of hoping for the best  about these things.  Sometimes I’m rewarded, sometimes not.

The opening started as a good sign.  It was the original Japanese opening “Makka Na Chikai” with subtitles.  I liked the opening song, and the animation was well done.  I especially liked at the end of the opening with Kazuki and Tokiko holding the Sunlight Slasher, and it switching from color and then to black and white with speed lines.  Like a switch between anime and manga.

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