Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

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Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by eledoremassis02 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:56 am

These?
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Or these?
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga is almost uncut?

Post by KentalSSJ6 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:00 am

Cant exactly say as I've never read those versions, but the Full Colors are relatively untouched aside from Popo's lips.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga is almost uncut?

Post by B » Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:02 am

I don't think those bottom ones are US/Viz releases...?

At any rate, different print runs have different edits made to them. You're best bets for the least amount of censorship are the VizBigs and the Full Color comics.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga is almost uncut?

Post by Herms » Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:27 am

B wrote:I don't think those bottom ones are US/Viz releases...?
Those are the old-school Viz graphic novels. Only the first 10 DB and DBZ volumes were put out like that before they switched to the smaller Shonen Jump GN format.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga is almost uncut?

Post by dbboxkaifan » Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:28 am

KentalSSJ6 wrote:Cant exactly say as I've never read those versions, but the Full Colors are relatively untouched aside from Popo's lips.
He's asking for Dragon Ball near-uncut mangas not its sequel which starts with the Saiyan arc.

I'd be interested to know this too as I sometimes see them pop up on eBay but am sceptical whether to purchase them or not.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by SaiyamanMS » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:37 am

I'm pretty sure the red Shonen Jump ones have had several print runs, some censored and some uncensored with no way to tell until you actually read it?

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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by Mewzard » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:41 am

I'm pretty sure the first print run of the SJ line graphic novels (the red ones) were uncut for the classic Dragon Ball material...A good way to tell is to look for the old school Viz logo on the side. If it says Viz Media, it means you've hit the censorship period.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by eledoremassis02 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:01 am

Mewzard wrote:I'm pretty sure the first print run of the SJ line graphic novels (the red ones) were uncut for the classic Dragon Ball material...A good way to tell is to look for the old school Viz logo on the side. If it says Viz Media, it means you've hit the censorship period.
I didn't know that! Whats exactly edited on the "Unedited" one?

Just found a good reference :)
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Also, you might be able to tell from the back (missing bar-code on the more edited one)
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by AgitoZ » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:30 pm

Mewzard wrote:I'm pretty sure the first print run of the SJ line graphic novels (the red ones) were uncut for the classic Dragon Ball material...A good way to tell is to look for the old school Viz logo on the side. If it says Viz Media, it means you've hit the censorship period.
Well that's generally a good way to look at it. But by like 2010 Viz started running prints that were pretty much uncensored (at least for the first sixteen volumes). I have a volume 1 from as late as 2011 and it's all uncut.
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by eledoremassis02 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:42 pm

AgitoZ wrote:
Mewzard wrote:I'm pretty sure the first print run of the SJ line graphic novels (the red ones) were uncut for the classic Dragon Ball material...A good way to tell is to look for the old school Viz logo on the side. If it says Viz Media, it means you've hit the censorship period.
Well that's generally a good way to look at it. But by like 2010 Viz started running prints that were pretty much uncensored (at least for the first sixteen volumes). I have a volume 1 from as late as 2011 and it's all uncut.
So it's a good chance the box set is uncut?

Also, what about these? I'd assume the 13+ is uncut while the other is not?
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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by DrBriefsCat » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:37 pm

eledoremassis02 wrote: Also, what about these? I'd assume the 13+ is uncut while the other is not?
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Yes, the left one is uncut. The one on the right is a censored edition with edits more severe than the later red-bound SJ ones.

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Re: Which Dragon Ball US manga are almost uncut?

Post by eledoremassis02 » Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:10 pm

Got my copy from Amazon and the newer printing of the white Viz box singles are uncut.

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I'm gonna get Vol. 1 and 3 so I don't have to worry about a reprint of the 3-in-1

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