Question about disc audio



  • Why is it that the english track gets 5.1 audio while the japanese only gets 2.0 audio?



  • Most Japanese homes are too small to support a full 5.1 surround sound system, so most shows on television - including anime - are originally only done in 2.0 stereo. That's how the track is originally recorded, so there's no changing it. Once FUNimation gets a hold of the assets, however, then they're able to produce their dub in full 5.1.


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