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Published by VegettoEX
04 April 2017, 2:14 PM EDT

In a previous “Press Archive” update, we shared a massive Dragon Ball overview feature from the February 1996 issue of Antarctic Press’ Mangazine. This time around, we are dipping back a year to 1995 and the magazine’s coverage of two significant events: (1) FUNimation’s acquisition of the Dragon Ball license, and (2) the end of […]

Published by VegettoEX
03 April 2017, 4:52 PM EDT

Our latest “Press Archive” additions take us back to the mid- to late-1990s, starting when FUNimation’s English dub of the series had not yet hit Dragon Ball Z, and concluding as Viz’s English translation of the manga was just hitting store shelves. Animeco served as the official anime and manga magazine of the Japanese Animation […]

Published by VegettoEX
17 March 2017, 1:42 PM EDT

This past weekend, we shared several old magazine articles with a live stream audience (podcast subscribers, check your feed and downloads for this bonus episode!). One of the clear favorites was a feature article from the summer 1991 issue of Animenominous! So far, this is the earliest American content we have brought to our “Press […]

Published by VegettoEX
03 February 2017, 1:23 PM EDT

Our “Press Archive” has been a fantastic opportunity to dive back into contemporary opinions of the day and compare them with what came later. Whether it be to our own experiences or those of the press decades later, these comparisons are essential to understanding Dragon Ball‘s journey from Japan out to our own corner of […]

Published by VegettoEX
02 December 2016, 1:55 PM EDT

While we typically add batches of articles to the “Press Archive” here on Kanzenshuu, one particular magazine stood out enough to warrant its own individual update: the February 1996 issue of Mangazine. Like other magazines of the day — such as Protoculture Addicts — Antarctic Press’ Mangazine featured original cover art showcasing the series of […]

Published by VegettoEX
15 November 2016, 2:21 PM EDT

While the “Press Archive” has seemingly sat untouched here on the website since its launch back in September, we have been hard at work in the background amassing content for future updates. Today we are launching transcriptions from three issues of Protoculture Addicts: the May/June 1993 issue, the November/December 1995 issue, and the February/March 1997 […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 September 2016, 5:48 PM EDT

The “Press Archive” is a new section here at Kanzenshuu with the goal of documenting references to, articles about, and reviews for the Dragon Ball franchise from international (read: non-Japanese) media; think of it as a sibling to the “Translations” section. The section — which will only continue to grow over time — will generally […]