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Published by SaiyaJedi
04 July 2015, 11:24 AM EDT

The official Twitter account for Dragon Ball Super has started a daily countdown leading up to the series’ debut 05 July 2015. With one day to go until the premiere, a series of posts sum up the excitement: いよいよ明日朝9時!「ドラゴンボール超」放送開始まであと1日!一部地域を除き、放送中にデータ放送でカードバトルにチャレンジも出来ます!プレゼントもあるのでリアルタイムで是非!(S) At last, tomorrow morning at 9! There’s one day until broadcast begins! Apart from some areas, […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
19 March 2015, 12:46 PM EDT

This week’s May 2015 issue of V-Jump in Japan provides a few updates on the upcoming film, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F”, revealing Akira Toriyama’s character design for Freeza’s powered-up new form, “Golden Freeza”. A quote from Akira Toriyama is also included, explaining how his script for the new movie came together: フリーザの復活、ということさえテーマが決まれば、なにしろフリーザは個性の強いキャラクターなので、忘れやすいボクといえど、よく覚えていました。それに今回はアクションシーンを増やそう、とも決めていましたので調子よく話がドンドン浮かんできました。あとは復活したフリーザを、どうアップグレードさせるのか、ということだけです。幸いな事に、前回の『神と神』で脚本家の方にヒントをいただいたビルスとウイスのキャラも十分に立っています。これらを組み合わせて珍しくスンナリ完成したストーリー。アニメーターの皆さんは超大変でしたでしょうけど。(笑)楽しんで観ていただけたら本当にうれしい悲鳴です!キャーッ!(ジジイの悲鳴) Once […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
17 March 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

With the upcoming film, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F”, a month away, and promotion for it starting to ramp up in earnest, we now have reports of three new preview screenings of the movie in addition to the seven previously announced. First is an additional screening at T-Joy Cinema in Kyoto on 03 April: […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
14 March 2015, 10:26 AM EDT

While the 2015 #13 issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump promised a reveal of Freeza’s new evolution in the 2015 #15 issue, Toei decided to release a new Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F” trailer a few days ahead of then… which itself spoiled the big reveals that would have come in the magazine. While the […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
07 March 2015, 1:02 PM EST

While also revealed earlier today in a post on the official movie blog, movie news site Cinema Today has also reported on the bonus items that will be distributed to the first 1.5 million theatergoers attending the upcoming film Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F” in Japan. While supplies last, each ticketholder will receive a […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
25 February 2015, 9:40 PM EST

An official website for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS fighting game, Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butōden, has been opened. The site, while still bare-bones for the time being, has launched with “About” and “Character” pages detailing many of the same tidbits from the game’s V-Jump debut. Son Goku, Vegeta, Son Gohan, and Trunks are highlighted in […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
25 February 2015, 9:52 AM EST

Dragon Ball Heroes, the long-running card-based arcade game in Japan, has revealed a special live streaming event to commemorate the release of the upcoming “God Mission 1” (GDM1) update. The stream will take place on Sunday, 01 March, starting at 3:30 p.m. JST. Guests at the event will include Masako Nozawa (Son Goku) and Ryūsei […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
16 February 2015, 3:43 PM EST

While previously reported on the official website for AnimeJapan 2015 (the same event where the Majin Boo arc of Dragon Ball Kai was extensively promoted last year), the official website of the upcoming 2015 film, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F”, brings additional details about the Dragon Ball event happening this year. The “Tenka’ichi Fan […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
16 February 2015, 12:30 PM EST

Via Japanese blog TAG Hobby, we have caught our first glimpse of the “World Collectable Figure” (WCF) crane-game prize figures tying in to the upcoming 2015 movie, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F”: The figures were previewed by Banpresto over the weekend at the 2015 Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) industry event, held at Makuhari Messe […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
16 February 2015, 11:23 AM EST

The official website of the upcoming 2015 movie, Dragon Ball Z: Revival of “F”, has announced that the film will be screened in “4DX” in select venues across Japan. 4DX is a proprietary system from South Korean company CJ 4DPLEX (a subsidiary of the CJ Corporation conglomerate), which uses technologies embedded in moviegoers seats to […]