Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

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Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by CTAkuma » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:42 am

So this will have the rest of the original 3 hour material in there? Will this have an international release, i'm interested in buying one if it comes out

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Post by Bullza » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:19 pm

I'd buy it if it was translated but who knows if it will be. They were translating the Naruto novels and then they just stopped.

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Post by GodVegetto91 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:26 pm

Bullza wrote:I'd buy it if it was translated but who knows if it will be. They were translating the Naruto novels and then they just stopped.
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Post by Xeogran » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:29 pm

It begins.

Movie, Novel, Manga, soon Anime Adaptation and then.. Live Action :twisted:

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Post by Shounen » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:48 pm

Xeogran wrote:Movie, Novel, Manga, soon Anime Adaptation and then.. Live Action :twisted:
You're right. Sooner or later, but I have no doubts. Especially that a lot of American live action movies are made in recent years.

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Post by Simere » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:03 pm

Does it say who the illustrator is?

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by Doctor. » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:43 pm

Hopefully it salvages the mess this movie is going to end up as.

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Post by AnimeNation101 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:02 pm

Doctor. wrote:Hopefully it salvages the mess this movie is going to end up as.
Why would a Light Novel that follows the same script the movie is using be better?
I called it that Gogeta, Bardock, and something Broly related would be in the movie before it was even announced that it was a Broly movie. 8)

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Post by AnimeNation101 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:08 pm

Wild thought but what if they continue to have DBS Light Novels and it eventually becomes a reference that both the anime and manga follow? They do tend to get released between a 3 to 4 month time gap after the previous light novel but they’re filled with content.
I called it that Gogeta, Bardock, and something Broly related would be in the movie before it was even announced that it was a Broly movie. 8)

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Post by Gyt Kaliba » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:58 pm

Bullza wrote:I'd buy it if it was translated but who knows if it will be. They were translating the Naruto novels and then they just stopped.
Which still annoys me to no end. I mean, we did end up also getting the two Itachi novels and the Sasuke one, but...bah.

I don't know what the likelihood of Viz grabbing this novel is, but I know I'd buy it. Would definitely be interesting to see how fight scenes are handled in prose form in an official light novel too. There's been plenty of fan-fiction that does it well enough, but only time will tell if this turns out good too.
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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by JohnnyCashKami » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:13 pm

Shounen wrote:You're right. Sooner or later, but I have no doubts. Especially that a lot of American live action movies are made in recent years.
Hollywood these days has no originality nor any creativity and instead they just 'borrow' content from other countries. Hollywood flicks and series are still watchable but I gave up on most of it because of the forced politics they injected into it among other things.

They take the fun out of everything.

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by Bullza » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:26 pm

Gyt Kaliba wrote:Which still annoys me to no end. I mean, we did end up also getting the two Itachi novels and the Sasuke one, but...bah.
I even emailed them to ask about it and I got this in return.

"At this time, we do not have any news regarding a future release for the Naruto Light Novel series. We're always looking to see what our fans want, so your message will definitely be taken into consideration!"

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Post by Bebi Hatchiyack » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:17 am

Wowowowow isn't it the first time we got a Dragon Ball light novel story ? :o
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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by JazzMazz » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:18 am

Doctor. wrote:Hopefully it salvages the mess this movie is going to end up as.
I mean, the movie hasn't even come out yet...

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Post by Lord Beerus » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:05 am

Hopefully, the light novel will include the content that was cut out of the three hour script Toriyama came up with.

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Post by PFM18 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:58 am

Doctor. wrote:Hopefully it salvages the mess this movie is going to end up as.
I can't say I'm surprised that you did, but considering that we have seen a grand total of maybe 1 minute of this movie, there's absolutely no way that you could know that this movie will be a mess.

I just hope this little novel has the other half of Toriyama's script.
AnimeNation101 wrote:Wild thought but what if they continue to have DBS Light Novels and it eventually becomes a reference that both the anime and manga follow? They do tend to get released between a 3 to 4 month time gap after the previous light novel but they’re filled with content.
I would support it assuming that the Light Novels don't suck.

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by Doctor. » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:47 am

That's a poor excuse. People have been judging movies from trailers and promotional material for decades now. That's how they decide whether or not the movie interests them. I've seen nothing that makes me think this will be a good movie. Obviously, I think, based on the trailers, interviews and modern Dragon Ball's track record, that this is going to be a mess; I'm not sure, obviously. I reworded it to avoid pedantic responses when the meaning should be clear.

As to why I hope this novel will salvage this film, it's because it's a novel. A light novel, yes, but a novel nonetheless. It will have more space to develop and flesh out what the movie might be missing. It is not unheard of or uncommon that the novel adaptation has more content than the movie itself.

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by snpaa » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:18 pm

Great so when this movie ends up being an incoherent mess of ideas the fans will counter you by saying "if you read the light novel it would all make sense" or "the light novel is much better."

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Re: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Light Novel

Post by Omori » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:56 pm

Indeed very interesting. Let's see if my Japanese is enough to read it.

So, therefore it seems that we some different versions of the story.
- movie
- novel
- manga (expected to come after the ToP concluded)
- anime (possibility of a retelling??? )
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