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For December 2010


Published by Hujio
31 December 2010, 3:23 PM EDT

It was recently announced that Banpresto would be releasing a new line of figures entitled the “Master Stars Piece” collection, which will span across multiple anime series, including Dragon Ball Z, Naruto Shippuden, and One Piece. The figures were recently unveiled at Jump Festa 2011. However, unlike the other anime series in the line, Banpresto […]

Published by VegettoEX
30 December 2010, 11:50 AM EDT

The second volume of the Bakuman anime is due out 23 February 2011 in Japan, and the Limited Edition version of both the DVD and Blu-ray will come with a bonus CD. How does this related to Dragon Ball, you may ask? Satoshi Hino (voice of Bakuman character Akito Takagi) will be performing two cover […]

Published by VegettoEX
29 December 2010, 8:40 PM EDT

It has certainly been a crazy year, this here 2010. The prior year may have given us DragonBall Kai, but this year was no slouch in the crazy announcement department. We had our fair share of sad moments over the course of 2010, as well, unfortunately. Tune in for a full recap of all the […]

Published by VegettoEX
28 December 2010, 2:12 PM EDT

Amidst a huge amount of delays for early 2011, FUNimation has pushed back the fifth Dragon Ball Z Dragon Box two months to a new date of 26 April 2011. Thankfully, they have at least also announced a date for the sixth Dragon Box, which is scheduled for 05 July 2011.

Published by VegettoEX
20 December 2010, 8:38 PM EDT

As a minor aside and follow-up to our previous podcast episode examining Dragon Ball SD, while nothing official has been confirmed, there does not seem to be any indication that it will be anything more than the single chapter in this month’s debut issue of Saikyō Jump. The quarterly magazine’s plans for March do not […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 December 2010, 8:36 PM EDT

Sadly, another veteran voice actor has also passed away, unfortunately joining greats such as Hirotaka Suzuoki and Daisuke Gōri. Takeshi Watabe passed away this month at age 74. While certainly a big name in the field, his contributions to the Dragon Ball franchise were limited. Perhaps his most well-known role was that of Panbukin in […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 December 2010, 8:36 PM EDT

Unshō Ishizuka indeed took over the role of Mr. Satan beginning with this weekend’s episode 86 of Dragon Ball Kai. Other than briefly voicing the character in TAG VS for the PSP earlier this year, there had been no word whether it would be Ishizuka himself or someone else eventually taking the role in the […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 December 2010, 8:35 PM EDT

We thought we would be taking it easy this week on the show due to sickness all around and lack of any significant news, but that all got tossed out the window when the Toriko announcement (see below) came into play. Hujio and I broke everything down in a logical fashion, with the knowledge that […]

Published by Hujio
17 December 2010, 1:33 PM EDT

Jump Festa, an annual anime and manga convention hosted by Shueisha, will be held this weekend in Tokyo, Japan. Amongst the event schedule is a 30-minute “Dragon Ball Kai Special Talks Stage”, which will be hosted by voice actors from the series on Sunday (12/19) at 1:00pm. With the recent news of the new Toriko […]

Published by Hujio
14 December 2010, 11:52 PM EDT

As reported by Anime News Network, a copy of next week’s issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump that was leaked early has confirmed that Fuji TV will be broadcasting a new anime series based on the Toriko manga. The new anime series is slated to premiere in April 2011 and will be taking over the Dragon […]