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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 19 June 2017, 1:52 PM EDTComment

You could be forgiven for writing things off as “another year, another fighting game announcement”. This particular reveal, however, was so up our alley that it snapped us right back out of podcast hibernation! Dragon Ball FighterZ has been announced for an “early 2018” release, is a 3-on-3 fighting game on a 2D playing field,

Published by 09 May 2017, 11:38 AM EDTComment

This week’s show has a few bits of what we do best: expanding some news into a larger topic, and going in-depth to reflect on some of our own processes compared with the franchise’s official English-language release. Tune in for a rundown on various changes (and perhaps even mistakes!) made with characters and names in

Published by 01 May 2017, 12:24 PM EDTComment

After a short break, our podcast returns this week with a check-in on the updated visual style and effects on display in Dragon Ball Super‘s “Universe Survival arc”. We first took a look when the new arc was only a couple episodes into the story — tune in for our latest analysis! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode

Published by 20 February 2017, 1:26 PM ESTComment

This week’s podcast is another two-fold sort of news and topic episode: first up we review the twelve God of Destruction names (spellings, likely pun sources, etc.) before turning our attention to the various digital manga platforms in the English-speaking world and the disparate levels of image quality among them all. We have something for

Published by 13 February 2017, 12:03 PM EST1 Comment

On this episode of the podcast, after catching up with a couple weeks worth of news, we dive in to two smaller topics: (1) a check-in on the translation quality for Dragon Ball Super‘s anime simulcast and digital manga release, and then (2) an analysis of the new visual direction and color scheme on display

Published by 07 February 2017, 10:17 AM EST1 Comment

One of the staff- and fan-favorite podcast releases each year is our predictions episode. We dedicate an entire hour to reviewing the top five stories of the previous year, checking in on predictions we made last year, and we wrap it all up with a combination of safe and outlandish predictions for the next year.

Published by 07 January 2017, 3:07 PM ESTComment

This week’s show goes a little bit deeper with the franchise as we outline some if its core themes: if you really break it down, Dragon Ball is about arrogant characters pushing themselves to the limit until they have to rely on the friends they made along the way! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode #0419! Mike and

Published by 03 January 2017, 3:02 PM ESTComment

Happy 2017! The podcast kicks off this year with our review of the recently-completed “Future Trunks arc” from the Dragon Ball Super television series. Enjoy this massive discussion, and stay tuned for our annual predictions episode later this month, as well! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode #0418! Mike, Chris, Scott, and Meri review the “Future Trunks arc”

Published by 19 December 2016, 6:43 PM EST1 Comment

Our history with documenting Kenji Yamamoto‘s musical shenanigans goes back nearly a decade at this point. From the earliest stories on our podcast to our entire retrospective feature, it perhaps goes without saying that we have taken great interest in sharing these tidbits. This week on the podcast, we take it back to the beginning

Published by 12 December 2016, 3:04 PM EST1 Comment

As we head toward the holiday season (not to mention the next arc in Dragon Ball Super), we decided to take this opportunity to catch up on a few news stories. The podcast gives us a wonderful outlet to editorialize and otherwise chew on these stories in quite a different way from our standard text