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Published by VegettoEX
19 October 2017, 7:19 PM EDT

Continuing onward from the Kōzō Morishita interview, our latest translation comes from the the Dragon Ball GT Dragon Box’s “Dragon Book” yet again in the form of a story-focused Q&A session with script writer Atsushi Maekawa. Maekawa was the most prolific of writers during Dragon Ball GT‘s run, handling 28 episodes and the television special […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 October 2017, 9:26 PM EDT

Our latest translation for the archive comes courtesy of 2005’s penultimate Dragon Box release in Japan: the Dragon Ball GT television series. In a special “GT Back Then” interview, producer Kōzō Morishita speaks about the sequel series’ original concepts, gradual transitions, and simultaneously treading of both new and old ground. In light of recent products […]

Published by VegettoEX
09 October 2017, 1:11 PM EDT

The February 1993 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine — then still actively emblazoned with the full “Virtual Jump” title — contains a wealth of Dragon Ball coverage, including: promotion for the upcoming eighth Dragon Ball Z theatrical film; a preview of the first Dragon Ball Z: Super Butōden game on the Super Famicom as well […]

Published by VegettoEX
23 September 2017, 12:45 PM EDT

In conjunction with Tokyo Game Show this weekend, Bandai Namco shared a comment from original author Akira Toriyama regarding the upcoming video game Dragon Ball FighterZ: This is truly incredible! You can fight your heart out with a quality and speed that was unthinkable even just a little while ago! It’s already too much for […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 September 2017, 12:54 PM EDT

The latest addition to our “Press Archive” is a little more recent than most of the other items — particularly yesterday’s Harmony Gold review from 1991! — and while it does not necessarily provide as deep an insight into what we think of as the series itself, it does give a unique view into the […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 September 2017, 9:06 AM EDT

Special thanks to forum user arromdee who pointed us to what is the oldest English-language coverage in our “Press Archive” right now: a review of Harmony Gold’s English dub of the first Dragon Ball movie from the Winter 1991 issue of Markalite magazine (beating out the Summer 1991 Animenominous feature article by just a couple […]

Published by VegettoEX
15 September 2017, 10:05 AM EDT

Our latest addition to the translation archives takes us back to 2006 with the final “Dragon Box” release in Japan. “Dragon Box The Movies” covered all seventeen of the franchise’s films up to that point (three for the original television series, thirteen for Dragon Ball Z, and the 10th anniversary film), and like its fellow […]

Published by VegettoEX
14 September 2017, 11:09 AM EDT

Three new translations enter our archives today: one comes courtesy of a recent television special, one is actually a stealth-addition that has been up for a little while in conjunction to some deep “Manga Guide” work, and the other is an old tidbit from the era when Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball technically co-existed! Last […]

Published by VegettoEX
12 June 2017, 1:16 PM EDT

Depending on when you entered Dragon Ball fandom, you may have come across — or even personally use! — different names for Freeza’s race. Do you call them “Frost Demons”? Perhaps “Changelings”? And how does the name “Arcosian” fit into this? Despite all the recent additions to the Dragon World through spin-off features and video […]

Published by VegettoEX
06 June 2017, 1:36 PM EDT

The third collected volume of Toyotarō’s Dragon Ball Super manga — originally and currently serialized on a monthly basis in Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine — officially hit Japanese shelves 02 June 2017 for ¥400 + tax. Spanning 208 pages, the volume covers chapters 16 through 20. The volume takes its title of “0 Mortals Plan” (人間0計画 […]