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by KBABZ
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

This won't be the last set. Hold out for the better set, that will come, eventually. It may not be perfect but it'll be better than this. I've been around long enough now to see the words "this is the best we're gonna get" over and over, and a new set always takes its place. Honestly I was kinda ex...
by KBABZ
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

Pro Tip: Never put more effort into your post than the other guy's putting in. If he types 3 sentences, you type 3 sentences. If he types a paragraph, you type a paragraph. If it's just one sentence, try to summarize your point in 1 sentence, too. This is how you preserve energy, the way I did acro...
by KBABZ
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

These discs are pretty snazzy https://i.ibb.co/R69hy3D/dbz30th-blurays.png can't wait to see the others. I immediately noticed that the two particular images there of kid Gohan and Dende are the same ones that were on the FUNi Dragon Box discs, only this time with more of their bodies visible. In f...
by KBABZ
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

The thing about the price and the pitching of it as a "Collectors' item" is it specifically targets the hardcore fans. The precise fans who will not tolerate shit like this godawful pile of crap they crapped out for next to nothing and call a 30th anniversary boxset. Yeah. Any Kanzenshuu-type fan w...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

I think the backlash from several months ago contributed a good deal to that, as the 30th set is more or less the Season BD's albeit this time not cropped to fake widescreen. They only just barely managed to get to the miminum pre order range at best during that window of time. So needless to say i...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Will Toonami survive without new Dragon Ball Content?
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Re: Will Toonami survive without new Dragon Ball Content?

Did it ever NEED Dragon Ball to begin with? While DBZ was certainly the main event, there were plenty of other anime like Yu-Gi-Oh, Beyblade, Zoids, Full Metal Alchemist and more on the block, and the same is true today I feel. I think it would have a bigger impact if several of its core shows left/...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

The Shit Bricks, as I've taken to calling them, should go down in history as one of the poorest-selling releases of the franchise. Well, I mean, it's a very limited run, so if you wanted to go all 2005 Funimation marketing spin you could easily argue that they barely managed to sell over 4,000 copi...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 20, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3761
Views: 162111

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

The 30th Anniversary Box Set will be released in the UK. Limited to 750 units and sold exclusively via the FUNimation UK store. https://www.mangauk.com/dragon-ball-z-on-uk-blu-ray-the-30th-anniversary-limited-edition-blu-ray-box-set I was briefly tempted by the correct regioning until I remembered ...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:58 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is there any art out there of the Box Sets?
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Is there any art out there of the Box Sets?

I was wondering this too, but rather for the front art of the individual DVD releases of the first DB anime since those look really dope.
by KBABZ
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

What is a Black Brick? Are you talking about the Home Video release? I never talked about those, so they are irrelevant to my argument. Sure Funimation hasnt changed much in that way. But they certainly have come an extremely long way with how they cast and voice direct. I mean I personally agree, ...
by KBABZ
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

Maybe she intentionally did, but she honestly sounded nothing like Vollmer in early Kai And that’s a good thing. I've probably mentioned this before elsewhere to you, but I think both suit the stages Bullma is at for their respective parts of the story. Bulma's a teen in DB and a grown woman in DBZ...
by KBABZ
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

I love Robo, but I think he's too focused on the past mistakes Funimation has made to see that they are somewhat different now. After all, Chris Ayers isnt a sound alike, is he? Sure, he did REPLACED with a Sound Alike but that's most because they had to make sure the transition was smooth while Ay...
by KBABZ
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

Dunno about that, that was 20 years ago. More recent recasts ala Kai have done no such thing. Ayres, Rial and Clinkenbeard sound nothing like their predecessors and are all the better for it. Except when Clinkenbeard is doing Kid Goku, of course. Jokes aside, Rial did intentionally lean towards her...
by KBABZ
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Are Power Scalers a cause or symptom of toxicity in the fandom?
Replies: 81
Views: 2182

Re: Are Power Scalers a cause or symptom of toxicity in the fandom?

Or worse, they treat everything like a card game and act like any attack from a weaker character is negated in the long run. Related: the 90s version of these was REALLY popular in my school back in the day. It probably didn't help. https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-0kvv9/images/stencil/1280x1280/pro...
by KBABZ
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Petition to use SS, not SSJ, as an abbreviation for Super Saiyan
Replies: 60
Views: 1492

Re: Petition to use SS, not SSJ, as an abbreviation for Super Saiyan

Yuli Ban wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:21 am
The general gist I'm getting from this thread is that the 90s dub wrecked a lot of stuff.
Yeah same. To me it sounds like it wasn't the changes themselves that were bade more that they became the standard from that point on.
by KBABZ
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Are Power Scalers a cause or symptom of toxicity in the fandom?
Replies: 81
Views: 2182

Re: Are Power Scalers a cause or symptom of toxicity in the fandom?

We've probably all said before that Power Levels are taken far too seriously, with the irony being that the series itself says that you cannot rely on their readings for many, many different reasons (suppressed, could be an Android, they're in tune with their body, could have a powered-up form, migh...
by KBABZ
Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Vic Mignogna
Replies: 4848
Views: 237882

Re: Vic Mignogna

So do you think DBS Broly will have a different VA in FighterZ now? Looking forward to it, as I didn't like Magnagna's take on him. It felt lazy and unispired, especially recently. If Funi didn't already have his lines recorded, I can see them doing two things: Using a sound-a-like for the job like...
by KBABZ
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: "Happy" 20th Anniversary of FUNimation's DBZ Season 3 Dub!
Replies: 47
Views: 1217

Re: "Happy" 20th Anniversary of FUNimation's DBZ Season 3 Dub!

Personally I'm fine with people having nostalgia and even preference for a version of a show they grew up with (like me with Funi's dub of OG DB), the problem is claiming it's something it isn't and ignoring the development history behind it in context of what came before. There's a lack of awarenes...
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: "Happy" 20th Anniversary of FUNimation's DBZ Season 3 Dub!
Replies: 47
Views: 1217

Re: "Happy" 20th Anniversary of FUNimation's DBZ Season 3 Dub!

Yuli Ban wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:06 pm
In fact, there's a nice "Starter Pack" that list the mindset of these types.
Maybe I'm generalizing too much for the sake of a joke but you forgot "con videos aren't evidence"
by KBABZ
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dub Changes That Don't Bother You...that much
Replies: 141
Views: 8883

Re: Dub Changes That Don't Bother You...that much

ABED wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:33 pm
what about the video that is literally JUST a clip on repeat made people care? Is it that it brought it to people's attention?
That and by repeating the line it drew attention to how ridiculous Vegeta's reaction was in that dub.