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Published by VegettoEX
04 April 2001, 9:18 PM EST

FUNimation’s official DragonBall Z site has updated the FAQ once again with incredible information: their continued dub of the original DragonBall TV series will use the original Japanese musical score! Q: What are future plans for Dragon Ball? A: Dragon Ball will begin airing on Cartoon Network June 4. Dragon Ball will run in time […]

Published by VegettoEX
26 March 2001, 10:02 PM EST

According to Suncoast’s latest listings, the “Frieza: The Summoning” disc is due out on 10 April 2001, but we also have another three discs announced! The last two in the series of four “Androids” DVDs (“Assassins” and “Invincible”) are due out on 03 April 2001, and the first Garlic Jr. disc (“Black Water Mist”) is […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 January 2001, 3:30 PM EST

Having problems playing some of your DragonBall Z DVDs from FUNimation? According to e-mails and posts by many fans out there, you are not alone. Phillips Magnavox players are confirmed to spit the discs back out after being unable to read them, while visitors are reporting that Oritron models run the gamut from playing poorly […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 January 2001, 1:48 PM EST

As further confirmed by Planet Namek and re-posted by Anime Nation, FUNimation’s DVD release of the third DragonBall movie (entitled “Mystical Adventure”) will indeed be “hybrid”, meaning it will include both the original Japanese language track as well as an English dub. While we could not announce it ahead of time, a scan of the […]

Published by VegettoEX
18 November 2000, 6:20 PM EST

Suncoast lists the DVD of “The History of Trunks” as being released on 29 November 2000, while RightStuf lists the release date as 12 December 2000. We will let you know when we are able to confirm a release date with FUNimation. Thanks to the folks on alt.fan.dragonball for noting these conflicting release dates.

Published by VegettoEX
15 October 2000, 12:00 PM EST

Adding to the whole Ocean cast “thing” comes a reply from Ian James Corlett, the first voice of Goku in FUNimation’s English dub of DragonBall Z. We asked Ian if he had gotten any offers concerning recording new DragonBall Z episodes or movies — FUNimation seems to be saying that nothing is going on with […]

Published by VegettoEX
27 August 2000, 8:30 PM EST

The 26 August 2000 edition of the San Jose Mercury News ran an article about Viz, the translation of manga into English, and release concerns. ENVISIONING A POP-CULTURE BRIDGE COMPANY SAYS ANIMATION IS KEY TO UNDERSTANDING JAPAN MIKE ANTONUCCI, Mercury News People once fretted that the world was becoming unified under an American framework of […]

Published by VegettoEX
09 August 2000, 12:00 PM EST

Kidmark (the distributor for FUNimation’s dub of the original DragonBall series) will be releasing a DVD (possibly a set of DVDs?) that contains English-dub-only versions of the first thirteen DragonBall episodes, as well as the first movie (called “Curse of the Blood Rubies” by FUNimation). Special thanks to Hasmukh Patel for the heads-up on this […]

Published by VegettoEX
28 July 2000, 12:00 PM EST

Steven J. “Daimao” Simmons of toriyama.org has been under contract with FUNimation to provide the translations used for the Japanese version in the DVDs of DragonBall Z episodes, and has posted up his own opinions about how the DVDs are turning out. EDITOR NOTE: toriyama.org is no longer available, so the text of the article […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 July 2000, 12:00 PM EST

Toriyama.org has officially announced that Steven J. Simmons (who online fans may be familiar with as “Daimao” from various boards and his own website) is indeed the translator for FUNimation’s DVD releases of the DragonBall Z series. Thanks for the heads-up goes out Brian Real.