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Published by 24 February 2022, 1:12 PM ESTComment

Following prior reveals and announcements, Bandai Namco officially released No. 21 (Lab Coat) as a stand-alone paid (US $4.99) downloadable content character today (24 February 2022) for Dragon Ball FighterZ: Artificial Human (“Android”) No. 21 is an original character created for Dragon Ball FighterZ — designed by Akira Toriyama himself in both her “lab coat”

Published by 21 February 2022, 2:59 PM ESTComment

The second annual Dragon Ball Games Battle Hour was held this last weekend, which is a two-day online streaming event featuring exclusive news and updates, content, and promotional information related to Dragon Ball manga, animation, games, figures, and other various merchandise. As a part of the event, a pre-recorded “Super Stage” panel was held at

Published by 20 February 2022, 10:54 PM ESTComment

Continuing onward from previous chapters, Shueisha and Viz have added the official English translation of the Dragon Ball Super manga’s eighty-first chapter to their respective Manga Plus and Shonen Jump services, continuing the brand-new “Granolla the Survivor arc”. Alongside other initiatives including free chapters and a larger archive for paid subscribers, this release continues the

Published by 18 February 2022, 3:49 PM ESTComment, ,

Four volumes of various collected Dragon Ball manga series are all set to release 04 April 2022 in Japan. Dragon Ball Super — Volume 18 The eighteenth collected volume of the Dragon Ball Super manga series by Toyotarō will release 04 April 2022 in Japan for ¥484 + tax. Following previous volumes, the upcoming volume

Published by 14 February 2022, 10:56 AM ESTComment

The September 2021 issue of Shueisha’s Saikyō Jump magazine kicked off a new “Dragon Ball Super Gallery” series in commemoration of the Dragon Ball franchise’s upcoming 40th anniversary. The new celebration aims to have different artists all contribute their own spin on the original 42 tankōbon covers, with the images and an accompanying comment published

Published by 11 February 2022, 2:00 PM ESTComment

Bandai Namco Holdings has posted a ¥61.703 billion (approximately $353 million) profit for the first three quarters of fiscal year 2022, compared to a ¥50.634 billion profit at this same point last year. Dragon Ball remains the company’s best-performing franchise, pulling in ¥91.3 billion these first three quarters of the fiscal year (a slight jump

Published by 10 February 2022, 4:10 PM ESTComment

After running consistently in Saikyō Jump since the magazine’s May 2020 issue (including an online-only chapter during the magazine’s hiatus for a design refresh last summer), Yoshitaka Nagayama’s Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Big Bang Mission!!! manga series has come to an end in this month’s March 2022 issue of the magazine, released last Friday, 04

Published by 20 January 2022, 10:54 AM ESTComment

Continuing onward from previous chapters, Shueisha and Viz have added the official English translation of the Dragon Ball Super manga’s seventy-ninth chapter to their respective Manga Plus and Shonen Jump services, continuing the brand-new “Granolla the Survivor arc”. Alongside other initiatives including free chapters and a larger archive for paid subscribers, this release continues the

Published by 10 January 2022, 2:38 PM ESTComment

The September 2021 issue of Shueisha’s Saikyō Jump magazine kicked off a new “Dragon Ball Super Gallery” series in commemoration of the Dragon Ball franchise’s upcoming 40th anniversary. The new celebration aims to have different artists all contribute their own spin on the original 42 tankōbon covers, with the images and an accompanying comment published