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Kanzenshuu – The Podcast

Your one and only Dragon Ball podcast!


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Our weekly podcast[?], then named Daizenshuu EX – The Podcast, began in November 2005 as a new way to reach out to our audience, extend that audience, and simply have fun with the franchise we love so much. Though we updated the name to Kanzenshuu – The Podcast in April 2012 with the launch of this website, we remain the best, most authoritative, entertaining, and only Dragon Ball podcast you will ever need!

Each episode, the Kanzenshuu staff discuss the latest news in the world of Dragon Ball from across the globe before heading into a core topic — whether it be an in-depth discussion of the way in which the story and franchise was produced, theories for in-universe scenarios and “What If?” scenes, interviews with those actually involved with the franchise, thorough reviews of video games or home video releases, we have you covered! We wrap things up with the month’s upcoming releases, questions from the listeners, and much more! We regularly have contests, broadcast live (watch our Twitter and Facebook!), and have a great time sharing our love of the Dragon Ball franchise with you all each and every week.


Podcast Episode #0015 + Anime 20th Anniversary! — 26 February 2006

Episode #0015 of the podcast is available for download! We were gone all weekend, so we had to both record and edit early. We bring you a short episode, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking anything! In fact, it’s probably one of the more fun episodes we’ve done…! Check it out!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0015! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri once again discuss the lack of news (March will be exciting, though!), and share some of their favorite utterly-absurd sound effects from the show. Mechanical-walking? Farts? What kind of show is this?! A couple fun e-mails round us out for the week.

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And on a somewhat different note, 20 years ago on Japanese television, a little show called Dragon Ball began airing. Happy birthday to our favorite anime!



Podcast Episode #0014 — 19 February 2006

Episode #0014 of the podcast is up and available for downloading! This was another fun episode that allowed us to do all sorts of sound-sampling and detailed explanations, but have a Hell of a time in the process and entertain ourselves far too much. Check it out!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0014! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri banter and talk about this week’s non-existent news. This week’s discussion is regarding nuances in the Japanese performances and character voices that may have been lost in the English adaptation of the show. We close it up with releases and both audio and text e-mails!

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Podcast Episode #0013 — 12 February 2006

It has arrived! This episode we of course hit up all the latest news (which includes video games and CDs, as always), but we also set up our future plans for AnimeNext this year (come join us!) and DVD-giveaways on the show. We conclude our discussion on puns by going over the DB movie & DBZ TV special characters, and then we catch up on all your e-mail.

And Julian sings.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0013! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri set up plans for AnimeNext 2006 and upcoming contests on the show. We also go over even more news on the upcoming video games and CD sets, as well as finish up name puns by going over the DB movies and DBZ TV specials. We also fully catch up on all our text e-mails, which include more video game ranting, scans from the first Nintendo Power (!), and a special karaoke session from Julian!

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Podcast Episode #0012 — 05 February 2006

Episode #0012 of the podcast is up and available for downloading! In addition to all the latest news and releases, we go over the history of Bardock, beginning to end. Did you know that he was jointly-created by Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru and Akira Toriyama? Listen away!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0012! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri give you the latest news on video games and CDs, as well as the history of Bardock’s character designs. Did you know that he was jointly designed by Akira Toriyama and Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru? Plus, tons of listener e-mails!

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Podcast Episode #0011 — 29 January 2006

Tackling the hardest-hitting issues and discussions in fandom, you can always rely on us. Whether it be crazy edits to the manga, exclusive news from Japan, or like in this episode… gushing over how Trunks gets the best music in the series and video games… we’re here for you! Episode #0011 is up for download. Details can be found, as always, over on the “Podcast” page. Enjoy!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0011! VegettoEX and Meri check in with Julian in Japan for the latest amusing stories and DBZ news, and we tackle the ever-intriguing question… Trunks: Why so much (good!) music? We also catch up on a good deal of listener e-mail, both audio and regular.

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Podcast Episode #0010 — 22 January 2006

Big thanks to our guest for this episode, Castor Troy, for hopping in with us! We all had a ton of fun recording the episode, and I think you’ll all get a kick out of it, as well. Check out the “Podcast” page for all your audio needs.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0010! VegettoEX and Meri bring on Castor Troy of the old “Vegeta Insane” and “Ginga Giri Giri” website to discuss favorite speeches from the show. We also discuss the latest gaming news and answer listener audio e-mails.

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Podcast Episode #0009 — 15 January 2006

We hopped Julian up on alcohol and caffeine in order to keep him awake to do a podcast with us all the way from Japan! Episode #0009 is up for download. Details can be found, as always, over on the “Podcast” page.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0009! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri go over the latest news (delayed video games and new Japanese CDs), and give you a detailed history of DBZ’s distribution in North America. Just why is there an Ultimate Uncut Edition, and how does this relate to the entire rest of the series?

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Podcast Episode #0008 — 08 January 2006

It is a little (a lot) late in the day, and Julian is off in Japan somewhere right now, but here it is! Episode #0008 of the podcast is up for your listening enjoyment.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0008! VegettoEX and Meri (Julian’s in Japan!) go over video game news, and all Saiya-jin name puns. We also respond in-depth to some listener audio questions regarding Freeza’s forms, top three favorite voice actors (both English and Japanese), and more!

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Podcast Episode #0007 — 02 January 2006

This week, we go over the name pun and relationships involving the DBZ movie 3 main villain, Tullece. We also shoot through all the other DBZ movie character name puns! We got some great audio questions which we played and responded to this episode, so definitely check it out! If you’d like to send us audio questions for the show (either WAV or MP3 format works for us), send them along. Make sure you say what your name is and where you are from!

So enjoy the episode, look for some more cool stuff soon, and akemashite omedetō gozaimasu~!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0007! VegettoEX & Julian discuss the DBZ movie 3 villain, Tullece, and his name pun and relationship to Goku. We also go through the name puns for every single other DBZ movie villain! Finally, we respond to listener audio and text e-mails.

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Podcast Episode #0006 — 25 December 2005

Extra, extra! Learn all about it! VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri tell all their embarrassing fandom stories! Learn the dirty secrets of the amazing trio! Podcast Episode #0006 is available!

SHOW DESCRIPTION:
Episode #0006! For our special Christmas episode, we sit around and… tell embarrassing stories! Ever wonder just what VegettoEX, Julian, and Meri used to think as totally newbie fans? Here’s your chance to laugh at our expense, and learn some of our dirty little secrets!