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So I noticed there was another thread going around - Dubbed vs Subbed. So this is a more specific question directed at you those who like to watch their anime with subtitles! Do you prefer Soft Subs or Hard Subs? The difference being Soft Subs are basically layed over the top of the video. You can turn if on or off, and if you have the right programs you can even edit them. Another good thing is that the video is left untouched, so if there are any errors in the translations that can easily be worked out. - down side, since they're not part of the video they tend to be more demanding from your computer and video player. Also If you have the right program you can edit the size/colour. Hard Subs on the other hand are embed into the actual video. You can't change them, you can't edit them, you can't take them off. This means that if there is an error in the translation, or a typo, that's staying on the video for good. And because they're embed into the actual video, they don't take much more room than the raw would. Most Subbers tend to hard sub the OP/ED for the cool effects, and then release a Creditless / subtitless OP/ED. This includes some Soft-Subbers too, because there are times wehere the OP/EDs are Hard Subbed even if the rest is Soft. I personally prefer Hard Subs if they're done well, but I don't blog or anything so I don't really need to turn the subs off, haha. Since becoming enlightened, I don't really mind either way. Anyway - What do you prefer, Soft Subs or Hard Subs?