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Published by SaiyaJedi
06 November 2012, 8:05 AM EST

Mere days after Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo)’s cryptic tweets about finishing up a mysterious recording session, Mayumi Tanaka (Kuririn) has let slip via her blog just what exactly it was: a continuation of Dragon Ball Kai… with a hitch. 日本ではオンエアされないけど、 海外で続いてるドラゴンボール改 今、天下一武道会、悟天とトランクスが肩車で、 大人の部に混ざる辺りを収録しています。 やはり前より画像が綺麗です。 日本でもオンエアして欲しいなあ~~~と話しました。 真弓より It won’t be aired in Japan, but overseas, Dragon Ball […]

Published by Hujio
22 July 2011, 11:11 AM EDT

Happinet has unveiled the cover art for the final Dragon Ball Kai home video releases. Both are scheduled to be released 02 August 2011 with the DVD retailing for ¥1,995 (~$25) and the Blu-ray running a nice ¥14,679 (~$175). The DVD will contain the series’ final two episodes (97 & the “extra un-aired episode”) in […]

Published by Hujio
12 June 2011, 4:53 PM EDT

Happinet has released the Gohan-centric cover art for the thirteenth and fourteenth DVD volumes of the “Artificial Humans & Cell arc” of Dragon Ball Kai.  Both are scheduled to be released 02 July 2011 and are retailing for ¥2,940 (~$35), but you can of course pre-order them for a tad cheaper from most online retailers. […]

Published by VegettoEX
05 May 2011, 4:39 PM EDT

When two of the individual DVD releases of Dragon Ball Kai were delayed in Japan last month, without ever being stated that it was due to the music fiasco (a result of “multiple suspicious musical pieces which may infringe on the rights of third parties” as announced by Toei a month prior to that), it […]

Published by VegettoEX
27 March 2011, 3:29 PM EDT

This morning in Japan, Fuji TV broadcast the 97th episode of Dragon Ball Kai. While the “Artificial Humans & Cell arc” had been previously announced by Happinet as ending with episode 98 of the series (which even had an episode title set to go), the TV broadcast was shortened by one week due to delays […]

Published by Hujio
21 March 2011, 1:50 PM EDT

As we reported last week, Fuji TV’s schedule was thrown off track by an entire week due to news coverage of the horrific earthquake that hit Japan. Fuji TV has finally released their updated TV schedule for the next two weeks, and it now appears they are sticking to the schedule they originally announced back in […]

Published by Hujio
11 March 2011, 12:17 AM EST

Our buddy kei17 has reached out to a friend who lives in Akita Prefecture, Japan, to find out exactly what measures Toei Animation has taken with the musical score. It should be noted that in Akita Prefecture the broadcast of Dragon Ball Kai is 17 days behind that of the most recent episode and airs […]

Published by VegettoEX
10 March 2011, 9:01 AM EST

Something we have talked (and joked) about for years has been the blatant plagiarism from Kenji Yamamoto in various bits of music for the franchise. Some pieces have taken inspiration, but others have been flat-out “stolen” — examples such as Cell’s theme from Super Butōden 2on the Super Famicom (Pink Floyd’s “One of These Days”) […]

Published by VegettoEX
07 March 2011, 9:11 PM EST

The latest (read: second) listing for Dragon Ball Kai Original Soundtrack Collection is now also categorized as “Canceled” on a few retailer sites such as CDJapan. Will another disc for the series ever see the light of day? Only time will tell, at this point.

Published by VegettoEX
03 March 2011, 9:12 AM EST

I feel like I have to preface this news by stating that we here at the site have no particularly strong opinions any which way on what the future may be for Dragon Ball Kai. It is not an adaptation we particularly loved, but it was quasi-new, brought a fresh group of fans in, gave […]