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Published by VegettoEX
15 January 2018, 1:06 PM EST

This week on the podcast, we follow up on a previous bonus episode — one all about the song “Battle Point Unlimited” — and explore the song “Solid State Scouter” from the 1990 Bardock television special. SHOW DESCRIPTION: Bonus episode! Tune in as Mike provides a complete history of the Dragon Ball Z Bardock TV […]

Published by VegettoEX
10 January 2018, 9:49 AM EST

One of our favorite podcast traditions is our annual review of the top news stories, checking back on predictions we made the previous year, and making new predictions for the upcoming year! This time around, a good 3/4 of the Kanzenshuu staff is on hand for the speculation, so tune in for all the best […]

Published by VegettoEX
03 December 2017, 9:28 AM EST

We once again try to get back into the swing of things with what many think is a complicated process, but we have figured it all out: how to best calculate battle powers in the Dragon Ball franchise. Join us, won’t you? SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode #0430! After a five-year break, the “Dragon Ball GT Review […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 October 2017, 2:34 PM EST

Kazuhiko Torishima has held a massive influence on every aspect of Dragon Ball‘s production, from before it was even a twinkle in Akira Toriyama’s eye, up through the creation of Dragon Ball Kai and beyond. In a fascinating interview with Forbes last year, Torishima discussed his thoughts on the television series adaptation, and why certain […]

Published by VegettoEX
11 October 2017, 8:56 PM EST

One of the best parts of running Kanzenshuu is the wealth of history we get a chance to dive into and archive. This week’s episode takes a look at Akira Toriyama’s arcade machine design from 1993, brings us from 1991 to 1997 to 2010 reviewing different official English releases of the same Dragon Ball film, […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 September 2017, 3:04 PM EST

If there could be any single event to help wake the podcast back up, it would certainly have to be the recent Dragon Ball FighterZ closed beta. Tune in for our hands-on impression with the beta! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode #0427! Mike and Kirran discuss the “Dragon Ball FighterZ” closed beta. How is the game shaping […]

Published by VegettoEX
27 June 2017, 12:40 PM EST

Spoilers: most characters in Dragon Ball do not have surnames! Additional spoilers: some of the characters you think absolutely do not have a surname may in fact have a secret surname! Join us for a tour of the Dragon World’s family names, from the initial Journey to the West borrows up through the series’ later […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 June 2017, 1:52 PM EST

You could be forgiven for writing things off as “another year, another fighting game announcement”. This particular reveal, however, was so up our alley that it snapped us right back out of podcast hibernation! Dragon Ball FighterZ has been announced for an “early 2018” release, is a 3-on-3 fighting game on a 2D playing field, […]

Published by VegettoEX
09 May 2017, 11:38 AM EST

This week’s show has a few bits of what we do best: expanding some news into a larger topic, and going in-depth to reflect on some of our own processes compared with the franchise’s official English-language release. Tune in for a rundown on various changes (and perhaps even mistakes!) made with characters and names in […]

Published by VegettoEX
01 May 2017, 12:24 PM EST

After a short break, our podcast returns this week with a check-in on the updated visual style and effects on display in Dragon Ball Super‘s “Universe Survival arc”. We first took a look when the new arc was only a couple episodes into the story — tune in for our latest analysis! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode […]