The Ocean Group

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A dubbing company based in Vancouver, responsible for the dubbing of quite a few anime series, as well as a few English-language productions. They're probably most well known for their work on nearly every release in the Gundam franchise, including Mobile Suit Gundam and Zeta Gundam, Gundam Wing and Endless Waltz, Gundam Seed and Destiny, and Mobile Suit Gundam 00.

Their most prolific clients include DiC Entertainment (and after the acquisition, Cookie Jar Entertainment), Moonscoop Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Studio B Productions, Viz Media, and of course Hasbro Studios, among many others.

The Ocean Group has dubbed the following:

They have also provided voice talents for the following Western Animation shows and video games including:

Many actors who worked with the studio appeared in both live-action and voice-over roles in these Live-Action TV shows:

And here are some tropes that The Ocean Group is most well known for:

  • Alternate Company Equivalent: Blue Water Studios in Calgary, Canada is known as Ocean's "Sister Studio" and while Ocean Studios' name has been mentioned during the credits of dubs that use Blue Water talent the studios are generally very different. (But to be fair the voice talent from both studios have worked together before such as Dave Pettit of G Gundam fame has been in some Anime English dubs with Ocean lately and Saffron Henderson was the singing voice of Fancy Lala. Heck both studios have worked together in some of the Gundam games.) While Blue Water Studios is not as popular as the Ocean Group (in fact some have even considered Blue Water to be a Poor Man's Substitute for Ocean). However in Blue Water's defense they have been in some renowned dubs such as Mobile Fighter G Gundam, and the Mega Man X series since X8.
  • Out of Focus: Over the course of the 2000s (and even today), they did not have as much work as they used to. One of the reasons why is because Canadian voice talent was used pretty frequently back in The Nineties due to how the currency exchange between the American and Canadian currency made using Canadian talent more affordable. But due to the current economic trouble, the currency exchange rate between the two countries no longer worked in Canada's favor and Canadian voice talent (and studios) had less work. For Viz Media, back in the 90s and the early 2000s when the majority of their work was using The Ocean Group, they nowadays only use them occasionally such as in Death Note.