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Published by VegettoEX
14 June 2016, 3:11 PM EDT

As we pour all of our attention toward the “Future Trunks Arc” of Dragon Ball Super, let us not forget the first truly new story arc in the series: the Universe 6 and 7 God of Destruction Invitational Tournament (or perhaps just the “Champa arc” for short)! In this week’s episode, Kirbopher and KaiserNeko join […]

Published by VegettoEX
08 June 2016, 10:07 AM EDT

The number of Dragon Ball cover songs continues to explode as the multiple generations of fans grow up and disperse into their own various realms of hobbies and professions. The closing theme to the original TV series – “I’ll Give You Romance” – seems to have made a significant and lasting impression over the years, […]

Published by VegettoEX
17 May 2016, 1:03 PM EDT

This week’s episode brings us one last interview from Anime Fan Fest 2016 in New Jersey earlier this month: Lance Heiskell, former marketing director and director of corporate strategy with FUNimation. Listen in for a great history of American Dragon Ball marketing and a look toward the future! SHOW DESCRIPTION: Episode #0404! Mike discusses Dragon […]

Published by VegettoEX
10 May 2016, 11:11 AM EDT

This week’s episode brings us a split topic: in addition to a fantastic interview with Jason Thompson (former editor at Viz) conducted last weekend at Anime Fan Fest, yesterday’s major Dragon Ball Super story arc news gave us a great excuse to dive into the news a little bit and speculate on what the future […]

Published by VegettoEX
26 April 2016, 4:31 PM EDT

Whether you call it “Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan” or “Super Saiyan Blue”, the latest transformation has certainly given fans a lot to think about, particularly with how vague all of its descriptions have been. We know it is the latest version with perfect ki control, but what exactly should we be calling it? We […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 April 2016, 2:49 PM EDT

Having spent a fair amount of time porting new translations to the website, it only made sense to catch up on the podcast by talking about this new content! Tune in for our thoughts on some of Toriyama’s earliest media attention and what the anime staff were up to as the Dragon Ball Z portion […]

Published by VegettoEX
28 March 2016, 11:51 AM EDT

After hitting the ten-year mark just a few short months ago, our next podcast milestone was the big 4-0-0. Excuse our indulgence as we reminisce a bit on what the podcast means to us and our listeners before heading into our exciting topic for the week: an interview with longtime fan, friend, previous Dragon Ball […]

Published by VegettoEX
20 March 2016, 4:44 PM EDT

English adaptations of Dragon Ball are littered with untranslated names, titles, and phrases: Kai, Baba, Senzu, Roshi, and even Majin, just to name a few. In each case, these words have perfectly fine equivalents in English. For “Majin” in particular (and even more specifically, with regard to “Majin Boo”), why is it that we rarely […]

Published by VegettoEX
13 March 2016, 5:20 PM EDT

It has been roughly twenty years since the seminal Dragon Ball video game “Legends” (Idainaru Dragon Ball Densetsu) was released. For many fans, this game was part of the magical era where each and every new Japanese product was better than the last. Does this game actually hold up after so many years, though? SHOW […]

Published by VegettoEX
01 March 2016, 1:35 PM EDT

The confusion, mystery, and insanity surrounding the production of Dragon Ball Super only seems to escalate with each passing week. Between the stealth non-announcement of “King Ryū” as the new series composer, said blog post’s subsequent removal, and last episode’s random insertion of a new series director to the opening credits… Dragon Ball Super seems […]