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4Kids Entertainment files for bankruptcy

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year=2011 |
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blurb=5 years after the company ceased dubbing the Pokémon anime, 4Kids Entertainment has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 4Kids controlled the English dub of the Pokémon anime from the first episode (1998) through the eighth season (2005). }}
[[File:4Kids.jpg|thumb|Logo when dubbing the anime]]
[[4Kids gives up Pokémon license|5 years after]] the company ceased dubbing the Pokémon anime, {{bp|4Kids Entertainment}} has filed for [[wp:Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code|Chapter 11 bankruptcy]]. 4Kids controlled the English dub of the {{bp|Pokémon anime}} from [[bp:EP001|the first episode]] (1998) through [[bp:Pokémon: Advanced Battle|the eighth season]] (2005).

Fans' views on 4Kids's dubbing of the anime are varied - some prefer the 4Kids dub, some wish it had never happened. No matter which side, the transition was hard for most fans, as [[Fans rally to combat anime change|nearly all voice actors were changed]] (some recently have made a return, [[bp:Ted Lewis|a]] [[bp:Rodger Parsons|few]] reprising previous roles).

==External information==
*[ Press release]]

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