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by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: Was Dragonball Super a victim of the declining anime industry?
Replies: 12
Views: 929

Re: Was Dragonball Super a victim of the declining anime industry?

The problems with super mainly lies in it's place in the timeline. Z's story was complete. Character arcs were finished, they beat one of the strongest guys you can imagine. (it's hard to top someone who can easily and quickly blow up planets without getting tired) There was no story left to tell.T...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What do you want the next DragonBall series to be like?
Replies: 128
Views: 2717

Re: What do you want the next DragonBall series to be like?

Wouldn't even have to be the whole series, just an arc or two. He's a guy with insane power and Gohan-esque potential who's been stranded on a planet for his entire life. It'd be interesting to see him try to learn how to control himself, how to socialize on Earth, how to gain a sense of morality an...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: In-Universe Discussion
Topic: Would It Have Mattered If Anyone Else Knew The Kaio-Ken?
Replies: 11
Views: 699

Re: Would It Have Mattered If Anyone Else Knew The Kaio-Ken?

Piccolo might have been able to kill 2nd form, maybe even 3rd form Freeza with it.
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Super
Topic: A state higher than Ultra Instinct?
Replies: 43
Views: 2168

Re: A state higher than Ultra Instinct?

It'll be a while before Goku can use Ultra Instinct on command, let alone master it. And once he does and if there's still more show to do, you could always have him combine things with it like Kaio ken or Super Saiyan.
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Kai
Topic: Chris Sabat wanting Scott McNeil to play Piccolo - A Kai Urban Legend
Replies: 16
Views: 1279

Re: Chris Sabat wanting Scott McNeil to play Piccolo - A Kai Urban Legend

Not only would pay have been a concern, but maybe also fan backlash. Many of Kai's recasts made a good deal of sense. Nadolny is too raspy to play a 4 year old, Vollmer was grating, Young sounded too much like a grandma and supposedly couldn't keep up with the new dialogue. Sabat as Piccolo on the o...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Is Dragon Ball too closely tied to its own zeitgeist?
Replies: 52
Views: 1531

Re: Is Dragon Ball too closely tied to its own zeitgeist?

I think sometimes Super seems like it's trying too hard to be fanservicey or just a straight continuation of Z as opposed to making a big style shift like there was with DB to Z, but that's kinda all I've noticed. Toriyama wants to keep everything pre-EOZ so he can use the Z cast and do Z-style acti...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What do you want the next DragonBall series to be like?
Replies: 128
Views: 2717

Re: What do you want the next DragonBall series to be like?

Toriyama tried and failed to pass the torch to Gohan, opting to do more Goku stories. I want them to try shifting focus to another character again. Do a series where sometimes the main character just isn't Goku, he's playing a supporting role or he's absent altogether. I'm not sure who the best cand...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: With DragonBall getting more and more global, it's time to include more lgbtqia+ characters
Replies: 255
Views: 7624

Re: With DragonBall getting more and more global, it's time to include more lgbtqia+ characters

Since a lot of the characters never talk about their romantic preferences anyway, it's not like it'd even be erasure to make a pre-existing character gay, like someone from one of the other universes, or even just a Universe 7 character like Tien. Obviously representation stuff shouldn't be high on ...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Does anyone else not get the argument that Vegeta “deserves” to kill Freeza?
Replies: 29
Views: 789

Re: Does anyone else not get the argument that Vegeta “deserves” to kill Freeza?

Vegeta deserves the revenge more than Goku because Vegeta was basically enslaved by Freeza. I doubt Vegeta was allowed to just, quit, considering Freeza's fears about potential Super Saiyans. Freeza'd want all of them under his thumb, wearing scouters so he can keep track of them. Not to mention the...
by funrush
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: FYE Announces Dragon Ball Z Orange Brick "Collector's" Box Set
Replies: 88
Views: 3548

Re: FYE Announces Dragon Ball Z Orange Brick "Collector's" Box Set

It's cool that this exists. I don't know who it's for, since it costs a lot more than getting the sets individually, and also Blu Ray is a thing that exists and is widespread now. But yeah, kinda neat.
by funrush
Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: In-Universe Discussion
Topic: Who Should Return Or Be Canonized Next?
Replies: 85
Views: 9579

Re: Who Should Return Or Be Canonized Next?

As far as what New Broly brings to the table, I think he could easily slot into Gohan's old role when Super comes back. He has the same gimmick Gohan did, exponential power boosts brought on by rage. He's also got batshit insane potential like Gohan, he can beat Goku and Vegeta at once with few zenk...
by funrush
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: English Movie Titles - TOEI Vs. FUNimation
Replies: 23
Views: 1381

Re: English Movie Titles - TOEI Vs. FUNimation

The Funi titles seem to be way better for the most part. Maybe these titles sound better in Japanese, but "Super Battle in the World", and "Super Guy in the Galaxy" are just 0 effort titles. They sound like bootlegs.

10 Billion Power Warriors sounds really cool for some reason though. :lol:
by funrush
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3772
Views: 162640

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

There is definitely a part of me that wants to plop $350 that I don't have on this, but another, larger part of me is holding out on them releasing this as a budget release like Toei did with the Dragon Boxes (which I wish Toei would have let Funi do, but that's neither here nor there). About where...
by funrush
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: In-Universe Discussion
Topic: Was Super Saiyan a mistake?
Replies: 52
Views: 6193

Re: Was Super Saiyan a mistake?

Roshi is viable in the Tournament of Power based on sheer force of will. He's significantly weaker than Raditz and has no place being a part of the tournament, yet he is, and he lasts quite a while. My point is, Super Saiyan doesn't suddenly ruin Humans and Namekians. Toriyama could've given them p...
by funrush
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: In-Universe Discussion
Topic: Was Super Saiyan a mistake?
Replies: 52
Views: 6193

Re: Was Super Saiyan a mistake?

Roshi is viable in the Tournament of Power based on sheer force of will. He's significantly weaker than Raditz and has no place being a part of the tournament, yet he is, and he lasts quite a while. My point is, Super Saiyan doesn't suddenly ruin Humans and Namekians. Toriyama could've given them po...
by funrush
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3772
Views: 162640

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

I thought that one day FUNimation would redub Z and this could have been their near-perfect release but they're just a bunch of cheapskates. If this was a real hardcore DBZ release with Level Set quality then they could've easily charge $500-700 for it. That's what I'm thinking, this set should've ...
by funrush
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3772
Views: 162640

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

They want it to look bright, vibrant, and remove the grain so that it looks clear, modern, kinda like cels. I find this idea hilarious considering how much they darken and desaturate the greens. In comparison to the OBs and the Season Blurays which were criticized for being overly bright, but not i...
by funrush
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Dragon Ball Evolution: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective
Replies: 61
Views: 4265

Re: Dragon Ball Evolution: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective

Maybe I've been spoiled by the past decade of fantastic & generally faithful comic book adaptations (ex. the Marvel films), but it's kind of amazing to me that this film got greenlit at all. Not only is it pretty awful, but it bears very little resemblance to the source material, both in plot and in...
by funrush
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3772
Views: 162640

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

I've spent the day kinda mulling the new footage over, and here's my thoughts. This release isn't objectively bad like the Orange Bricks and the Season Blurays, but it does seem lazy. It's clear to me that Funi has a goal in mind with this release. They want it to look bright, vibrant, and remove th...
by funrush
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release
Replies: 3772
Views: 162640

Re: Funimations 30th anniversary collectible home video release

Omg I can’t get over how overly red that Gohan picture is. Buying this set is such a gamble. I guess if anything it's more color-accurate & sharper than the DBoxes? Even if they DNRd it up. Looking at the raws, some of these zooms just seem unnecessarily far. Like they get past the border curve/wha...