Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by kei17 » Wed May 04, 2011 1:47 pm

Puto wrote:Here's a somewhat less terrible one (though still nowhere near as good as the Z scoring for the scene).
I've already heard those two pieces a hundred times in the replacement score version. There are about 90 pieces of music Nagasaki can use. I wonder why he puts the same tracks over and over again in every episode.
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by Puto » Wed May 04, 2011 1:48 pm

I wonder if Nagasaki was only given a portion of the songs as opposed to the entire library.
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Post by JulieYBM » Wed May 04, 2011 1:55 pm

Gah, this is a tragic misuse of Kikuchi's music. >_<
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by kei17 » Wed May 04, 2011 2:04 pm

Puto wrote:I wonder if Nagasaki was only given a portion of the songs as opposed to the entire library.
He seems to have access to only "Dragon Ball Z BGM collection" which includes over 200 tracks. In addition, however, he cannot use mono-mixed tracks and variations of the theme songs for Z, so the number of pieces he can use is probably about 90. To me, it feels like he is using only 15 tracks among them.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by TheBlackPaladin » Wed May 04, 2011 3:36 pm

Puto wrote:Yeah. The song used for the "I am the Super Saiyan, Son Gokū" scene was seriously mischosen :/
Yeah...I'm not a big fan of that music selection at all. The tone is all wrong. It seems they're trying to portray the scene as scary when it's supposed to be more of an uplifting moment. Both the original Kikuchi selection and the Yamamoto selection fit the scene perfectly...but the new Kikuchi selection just doesn't cut it here. In my opinion, of course.
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by Puto » Wed May 04, 2011 8:23 pm

Here's a well scored scene for once. Though this song will be reused to death in the episodes to come...
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by ThunderPX » Wed May 04, 2011 9:18 pm

I really didn't like the Bardock and "I am the Super Saiyan" score choices. The episode 1 flashback one was okay up 'til the wedding-with-battle-music part. But the one where Cell becomes perfect actually worked pretty well.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by kei17 » Thu May 05, 2011 1:42 am

Here is another clip. The musical selection is pretty bad here too.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by PuppetDoctor » Thu May 05, 2011 3:13 am

I know this has been said many times but the music placement for the most part is terrible, and why does it feel like I keep hearing the same tracks over and over again, use some variety already.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by DragonBoxZTheMovies » Thu May 05, 2011 3:25 am

Wow.....I'm so happy I own parts 1-4 with Kenji Yamamoto and episodes 53-63 from the Nicktoons broadcast. I'm quite disappointed though, as I really do think the replacement score could've worked if they had selected someone a little more familiar with the original 'DBZ' series to select the placement of the tracks, and perhaps take a little more time to decide which piece should go where. I'm still waiting for my favourite pieces from 'DBZ Movie One' to show up ('Kyoufu No Ginyu Tokusentai' especially).

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Post by Metalwario64 » Thu May 05, 2011 10:07 am

kei17 wrote:Here is another clip. The musical selection is pretty bad here too.
WHY. THE. HECK. DOES. HE. KEEP. USING. THAT. SAME. MOVIE. 8. TRACK!??

Seriously, it's been used in every Kikuchi scored Kai episode I've seen! Also, getting real sick of Nagasaki playing the music in the episode like he's just playing one of the BGM CD's on shuffle. Hearing it switch to another song mid-scene is jarring, and incredibly unprofessional.
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Post by Tsukento » Thu May 05, 2011 8:42 pm

At the very least, it seems he went with some movie 7 music for Goku's Super Saiyan transformation.
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by Xell » Thu May 05, 2011 9:20 pm

I must be pretty out of touch, because I actually think a lot of the songs fit.. They're just getting repetitive. Like you guys have said, he needs more variation on the tracks he chooses.

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Post by JulieYBM » Thu May 05, 2011 9:47 pm

I have to say, I'm beginning to pitty Kenisu. :lol:
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by AoiKageNoChikara » Fri May 06, 2011 4:01 am

Kai is destroyed. I'll stick to dragon boxes! THANKS NAGASAKI! You ruined Kai!

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by jpdbzrulz4sure » Fri May 06, 2011 6:57 am

AoiKageNoChikara wrote:THANKS NAGA-SUCKY! You ruined Kai!
I think this is what you meant to say. :P
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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by kei17 » Fri May 06, 2011 10:02 am

AoiKageNoChikara wrote:Kai is destroyed. I'll stick to dragon boxes! THANKS NAGASAKI! You ruined Kai!
The one who ruined Kai is none other than Yamamoto himself. He did that, now it's gone. As a result, they have to replace everything, but do not have enough time to do that properly.

Anyway, as DragonBoxZTheMovies, it seems that they really need someone familiar with the original DBZ music now. This is getting too poor. Maybe I will try to contact the Kai staff.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by Castor Troy » Fri May 06, 2011 1:28 pm

Kai's becoming more painful to watch with the Kikuchi score.

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by sangofe » Fri May 06, 2011 7:22 pm

Castor, I never thought I would think the same... but, yeah, they really ruin Kai with randomly selecting music...

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Re: Japanese DVD Release Has the Kikuchi Score - Confirmed

Post by Puto » Fri May 06, 2011 7:45 pm

Well, from the French broadcast, I can definitely say that episodes 1 and 2 were kinda painful, but 3+ seem to be scored somewhat better.
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