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by Pokewhiz7
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Do you prefer the English movie titles or the Japanese ones?
Replies: 31
Views: 2134

Re: Do you prefer the English movie titles or the Japanese o

I would say that, from a purist perspective, FUNimation should have used the Japanese titles directly translated, but I honestly do prefer the English ones. They actually sound like movie titles to me.
by Pokewhiz7
Mon Dec 07, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What's your most recent Dragonball purchase?
Replies: 10187
Views: 905249

Re: What's your most recent Dragonball purchase?

I have (relatively) recently started collecting all of the German manga volumes. The one that you see at the top is actually a two-in-one, which I don't recommend, because it's tiny, has terrible paper, and doesn't have the spine image. That one is actually not a recent purchase, though. It's a few ...
by Pokewhiz7
Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Kai
Topic: Dragon Box for Kai?
Replies: 13
Views: 2659

Re: Dragon Box for Kai?

Also, if we're treating the Dragon Boxes as a release for purists, that is impossible, given the music replacement.
by Pokewhiz7
Fri Dec 04, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Will VIZ ever retranslate the manga?
Replies: 19
Views: 1413

Re: Will VIZ ever retranslate the manga?

I think I would rather have a name that makes slightly less sense given the romanizations of "Kakarrot" and "Vegeta" than have a name which is blatantly NOT a valid romanization.
by Pokewhiz7
Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: How does BLT/Ocean's Dragon Ball compare to Funimation's?
Replies: 8
Views: 903

Re: How does BLT/Ocean's Dragon Ball compare to Funimation's

I don't know how replacement music can fit better than the music that was actually made for the show itself.

Also, I will note that I think Brice Armstrong is probably the best English narrator.
by Pokewhiz7
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What is the best version of the manga?
Replies: 48
Views: 2995

Re: What is the best version of the manga?

I take issue with the Kanzenban being described as the "definitive" release, seeing as it is censored (Bulma has had a cigarette in a title page erased) and contains George Lucas-style "corrections", like coloring in one of Tenshinhan's armbands, and of course, the new ending. It lacks the color pag...
by Pokewhiz7
Sat Nov 21, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Dragon Ball Kai
Topic: Was Kai Necessary
Replies: 127
Views: 30189

Re: Was Kai Necessary

...Do most people just not think the cut filler makes Kai an improvement over Z? I only ever watch the Japanese version of either show and still think Kai is superior because the pace of Z is absurdly slow.
by Pokewhiz7
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What writing decision would make you swear off the series?
Replies: 58
Views: 2814

Re: What writing decision would make you swear off the serie

Lunatic Fringe wrote:Having Linda Young replace Chris Ayres.
Not really a writing decision, ie something having to do with the story, and the Japanese version will always be there anyway.
by Pokewhiz7
Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What's a Kai?
Replies: 17
Views: 1362

Re: What's a Kai?

I was just looking for a general translation, not necessarily something that fit the mouthflaps. In that case, yours would be better, yes.
by Pokewhiz7
Sun Nov 08, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: What's a Kai?
Replies: 17
Views: 1362

Re: What's a Kai?

And to go even further, could you translate Kaioken as "Fist of the Lord of the Worlds"?
by Pokewhiz7
Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Viz-isms (update: DB chapter 7)
Replies: 35
Views: 5444

Re: Viz-isms (update: DB chapter 2)

I recall Adamant saying that the Danish manga was translated from the German version, which itself is pretty good based off of the small amount of the German manga that I do own. Probably better than Viz, and certainly better in terms of being (to my knowledge) completely uncensored visually. EDIT: ...
by Pokewhiz7
Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: "Getting Used To" The Original Version
Replies: 44
Views: 3367

Re: "Getting Used To" The Original Version

I "grew up" watching Dragon Ball Z on Toonami (in quotes because I was like 6 when the last episode aired in the US), but by the time I was getting back into the series, I had already discovered this forum, so for me it didn't really take much adjustment. In other words, I wasn't here long before I ...
by Pokewhiz7
Tue Nov 03, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Fan-Created Works
Topic: DragonBall Z Abridged
Replies: 11822
Views: 1020339

Re: DragonBall Z Abridged

I thought it was pretty good overall, but the one thing I didn't like was the flash animation for the mouths and certain things like that. It stuck out like a sore thumb.
by Pokewhiz7
Sun Oct 25, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Big Green Krillin...
Replies: 4
Views: 620

Re: Big Green Krillin...

Is FUNimation going to get this person for the dub of the Kai Boo arc?
by Pokewhiz7
Sat Oct 24, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Should Chris Ayres redub Freeza in DBZ?
Replies: 38
Views: 2626

Re: Should Chris Ayres redub Freeza in DBZ?

Nah. In general, I think we're long past the point where a redub of DBZ is needed or even worthwhile. Kai and its good dub have made it obsolete. What I would like to see and believe desperately need to be re-dubbed, however, are the Z movies and TV specials. Let me get my Ayres-Freeza fix in the B...
by Pokewhiz7
Sat Oct 24, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Battle of Gods in Portugal
Replies: 50
Views: 2686

Re: Battle of Gods in Portugal

Bummer that they went full-on with the dubisms, urgh. At this point, I'm okay with not getting a dub, considering the treatment it'd get. AND the reaction from both sides of the fandom, which Sailor Moon Crystal clearly showed. "Bills" and "Wiss" are romanizations of "Birusu" and "Wiszu". Just that...
by Pokewhiz7
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Have you ever been judged because of your interest?
Replies: 36
Views: 2563

Re: Have you ever been judged because of your interest?

I never really let it slip outside of to people who I know wouldn't care. I had a friend in high school though who called me immature for playing Pokemon, even though like half our friend group did.
by Pokewhiz7
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: Tear Up at DB
Replies: 40
Views: 2671

Re: Tear Up at DB

I don't tear up much at scenes which are properly emotional, but it does happen to be sometimes on scenes which are just really intense for whatever reason, like when Goku comes out the back of King Piccolo's stomach.
by Pokewhiz7
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:35 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: FUNimation selling extra Dragon Boxes at Dallas Comic Con
Replies: 99
Views: 7002

Re: FUNimation selling extra Dragon Boxes at Dallas Comic Co

Sounds stupid but I feel like canceling my revival F bluray. I rather not support them if they pull this kind of stunt.. Or you could support them on things you think are actually worthy of support, but not on others. So, I'm not telling you what to buy, but if you find no fault with their RoF BD i...
by Pokewhiz7
Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: General Franchise Discussion
Topic: FUNimation selling extra Dragon Boxes at Dallas Comic Con
Replies: 99
Views: 7002

Re: FUNimation selling extra Dragon Boxes at Dallas Comic Co

Between scalping Dragon Boxes and cropping the series again despite fans' wishes, FUNimation has lost a lot of my respect as of late... I think it's just Dragon Ball that they pull these kinds of things with, as far as I know. Nearly every other series is treated with a good amount of respect by th...