Ditto for macho dudes in tiny pants, working out. The Yo-kai Watch anime has been changed for its English release.

As you can see here, via Twitter user WolfyMatt, the original Japanese version (top image, with subs) is different from the English localized version (bottom image, no subs).

[via WolfyMatt]

[via WolfyMatt]

[via WolfyMatt]

In the scene, the kids are watching late night TV and see this on TV. For context, you can watch the full clip here.

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This kind of thing isn’t new, nor is it unique to the English-speaking world. It’s also unlikely to go away anytime soon. For better or worse, scratch it up to cultural differences.

If you missed it, be sure to check out this conversation on the newly localized Yo-kai Watch game.

Top GIF via WolfyMatt

H/t Rocketnews

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