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Published by VegettoEX
21 May 2003, 1:52 AM EDT

August 31st is a day many folks from today’s generation of fans will remember back in 1998 — it was the day that Dragon Ball Z began airing on Cartoon Network. However, August 31st of 2003 is a day of much brighter prospects. According to Anime Nation, Pioneer has announced that their distribution license to […]

Published by VegettoEX
19 May 2003, 11:19 PM EDT

Folks have been speculating for a bit now, and there have been tons of rumors thrown around on fansites, but up until now there had been no official word on the fate of Dragon Ball GT episodes 1-15 from FUNimation. Fans can rest assured that they will see the light of day, thankfully. At Anime […]

Published by VegettoEX
17 May 2003, 2:10 AM EDT

The Magic Box reports that Infogrames (now going under the name of Atari) has announced “Budokai 2” for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console. No other consoles are mentioned, but it is likely that we will see a GameCube release a la the first “Budokai” if it goes over well. What is neat is […]

Published by VegettoEX
24 April 2003, 12:15 AM EDT

Reports are coming in that FUNimation’s release of the franchise’s 10th anniversary movie (“The Path to Power”) does indeed use the original Japanese score on the English dub track. Despite changing its theme music, FUNimation’s release of the second Dragon Ball movie (“Sleeping Princess in Devil’s Castle”) also used the original Japanese score, as did […]

Published by VegettoEX
13 April 2003, 2:28 PM EDT

The Magic Box has a great new post with tons of images from the newly announced “Legacy of Goku 2” for Nintendo’s GameBoy Advance portable video game system. Everyone looks so cute, but in our opinion, this second game will have to bring a lot more to the table than its predecessor, which seemed to […]

Published by VegettoEX
29 March 2003, 5:21 PM EST

The father of Gen Fukunaga (founder and president of FUNimation) is apparently a professor at Purdue University. His students have set up a game — called “Fukunaga Snipe” — where you gain points by taking pictures of Professor Fukunaga in various DBZ t-shirts and guess which color shirt he will wear next.

Published by SaiyaJedi
17 March 2003, 10:35 PM EST

The recent April 2003 issue of Viz’s Shonen Jump magazine featured an advertisement for the upcoming “Graphic Novel”-sized release of the company’s Dragon Ball manga translation. The advertisement’s artwork features generic illustrations on the spines instead of the running images that span the entire 42-volume length of the series, which caused concern among some people. […]

Published by VegettoEX
03 March 2003, 8:24 PM EST

The reports are pouring in: Dragon Ball GT has begun airing in England on CNX. It has an English version of “DAN DAN Kokoro Hikarete ‘ku” (the original opening theme to the series), uses the original musical score, and from most accounts sounds to be at least decently dubbed. Unfortunately for us in the United […]

Published by SaiyaJedi
01 March 2003, 6:59 PM EST

This month’s Dragon Ball issue (Part 6, Number 2) was the last of the monthlies — Viz has apparently decided that the monthly-comic format is just not that economical for manga, and as such, the rest of the chapters (4 volumes worth, plus the end of vol. 12 and the beginning of vol. 17) will […]

Published by VegettoEX
13 February 2003, 8:55 PM EST

There are an enormous amount of rumors flying around, particularly in light of FUNimation’s strange rap music for the series: Dragon Ball GT‘s earlier episodes will be released later as part of Dragon Ball Z, they are not doing the earlier episodes at all, their site starts with episode summaries around episode fifteen, etc. Special […]