Published by VegettoEX
22 June 2016, 4:22 PM EDT

This week’s August 2016 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine in Japan contains a brief update on Bandai Namco’s upcoming console video game, Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2. The game will be set in Age 852, two years after the “Demigra Incident” (i.e., the first game) in Age 850. The time patrol has since expanded, and players […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 June 2016, 2:32 PM EDT

The bundle pack for Bandai Namco’s upcoming Dragon Ball Fusions video game for the Nintendo 3DS will come packaged with a bonus downloadable game from the franchise’s Nintendo Famicom days: 1990’s Dragon Ball Z: Kyōshū! Saiya-jin (“Assault! The Saiyans”). A new 15-second trailer for Dragon Ball Fusions recaps some of the latest announcements and promotes […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 June 2016, 7:41 AM EDT

Japanese band Batten Shōjo-Tai (“X-Mark Girl Squad”, stylized as “Batten Showjo Tai”) has announced that their upcoming single “Yoka-Yoka Dance” (“Easy-Going Dance”) will take over as the fifth ending theme song for the Dragon Ball Super TV series beginning in July. According to the group’s official website, “Yoka-Yoka Dance” will begin airing in July 2016 […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 June 2016, 9:10 PM EDT

Next week’s upcoming August 2016 issue of Shueisha’s V-Jump magazine in Japan (set for release 21 June 2016) teases a new character for the Dragon Ball Super TV series, “Zamasu” (ザマス), with a character design by original manga author Akira Toriyama: A mystery man who appears in the new part added in to the TV […]

Published by VegettoEX
17 June 2016, 11:59 AM EDT

Shueisha has released the cover artwork for the upcoming fifth volume (“Legend 5”) of the Dragon Ball manga’s new “Digest Edition” (Sōshūhen): These editions are touted as allowing the reader to “enjoy Dragon Ball the same way as when it was serialized in Jump“, and are the same size as the original Weekly Shōnen Jump […]

Published by VegettoEX
14 June 2016, 3:35 PM EDT

The 2016 Electronic Entertainment Exposition (“E3”) kicked off for attendees today in Los Angeles, and Bandai Namco has the upcoming Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2 on display. The company has provided a few new tidbits of information ahead of their scheduled demos, in particular noting a hub city seven times the size of the first game’s […]

Published by Hujio
09 June 2016, 11:45 AM EDT,

In conjunction with their Super Dragon Ball Heroes announcement, the official Dragon Ball Heroes website has released a new extended-length trailer for the upcoming “Future Trunks Arc” of the Dragon Ball Super TV series. 原作・ストーリー&キャラクター原案鳥山明 [Story and Character Drafts by Original Author Akira Toriyama] 未来の地球を襲 [Attacking the Earth of the Future] 黒き絶望 [Black Despair] 迫り来る恐怖 […]

Published by VegettoEX
09 June 2016, 11:33 AM EDT

Bandai has announced Super Dragon Ball Heroes, an update to the successful card-based arcade game in Japan, scheduled to launch in autumn 2016. The basics of Dragon Ball Heroes will remain unchanged, with the player placing cards on the panel and moving them around to control the characters on-screen; the number of cards used in […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 June 2016, 6:32 PM EDT

Following several prior patches, Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden on the Nintendo 3DS received a new patch today (08 April 2016) in Japan, bringing it up to Version 1.5.0. The update adds one new playable background stage: Uchū’ichi Budōkai (“Number-One-In-The-Universe Martial Arts Tournament”), the stadium from the Universe 6 vs. Universe 7 tournament in the […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 June 2016, 11:33 AM EDT

Last week’s July 2016 issue of Saikyō Jump in Japan wrapped up the retelling of the 22nd Tenka’ichi Budokai in Naho Ooishi’s Dragon Ball SD with the series’ 43rd standard chapter. In a surprise twist, the manga will skip the Demon King Piccolo and 23rd Tenka’ichi Budokai arcs entirely. As Tenshinhan and Goku fall (following […]