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The following articles have been filed under the "Podcast" category and cover episodes of the Kanzenshuu podcast, as well as special guest appearances by our staff.

Published by 05 February 2018, 10:56 AM ESTComment

Dragon Ball Online may be gone, but it has clearly not been forgotten if the continued revival of its characters and plot points are any indication! This week on the podcast we dive back into a character that was developed, never actually used, and is now set to make his first true appearance in the

Published by 29 January 2018, 9:10 AM ESTComment

We return with the fifth round in our “Dragon Ball GT Review of Awesomeness” to cover episodes 19-22. That’s right: the Dragon Ball GT review is back! If you missed our last entry (or perhaps the previous three, considering they were a few years ago), play a little catch-up and join in the fun! SHOW

Published by 23 January 2018, 9:20 PM ESTComment

The end of Dragon Ball Super is right around the corner. As we wrap up this chapter in Dragon Ball‘s life, we look to the future while trying to make sense of the present. Why stop a good thing? With revenue coming in left and right, and with yet another theatrical film on the horizon,

Published by 15 January 2018, 1:06 PM EST2 Comments

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 television

Published by 10 January 2018, 9:49 AM ESTComment

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 03 December 2017, 9:28 AM ESTComment

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 16 October 2017, 2:34 PM EDTComment

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 11 October 2017, 8:56 PM EDTComment

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 20 September 2017, 3:04 PM EDTComment

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 27 June 2017, 12:40 PM EDTComment

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