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Published by Hujio
14 December 2010, 11:52 PM EST

As reported by Anime News Network, a copy of next week’s issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump that was leaked early has confirmed that Fuji TV will be broadcasting a new anime series based on the Toriko manga. The new anime series is slated to premiere in April 2011 and will be taking over the Dragon […]

Published by VegettoEX
02 February 2010, 11:20 AM EST

During this morning’s Q3 Fiscal 2010 earnings conference call, Navarre Chief Executive Officer Cary Deacon announced the official license of Dragon Ball Kai to FUNimation, which is scheduled for release in the “latter part” of the upcoming fiscal year (which could run through this summer if intended as Fiscal 2010, or later if intended as […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 April 2009, 2:07 PM EDT

Cover art for the CD single release of the Dragon Ball Kai opening theme, “Dragon Soul”, has made its way online: As a reminder, “Dragon Soul” is coming out 20 May 2009 in both a regular (COCC-16247, ¥1200) and “Limited Edition” (COCC-16273, ¥1300) version. There is still no full track listing yet, and there are […]

Published by VegettoEX
01 April 2009, 7:41 AM EDT

Toei’s website for Dragon Ball Kai has announced that none other than Hikaru Midorikawa will be the formal replacement voice for Tenshinhan in Dragon Ball Kai (in place of the late and great Hirotaka Suzuoki). Midorikawa previously played the roles of #16 and Paikuhan in the series, so it will be interesting to see his […]

Published by Hujio
31 March 2009, 4:35 PM EDT

This very well may be our last post about Dragon Ball Kai before it airs! Our buddy SSj_Rambo has been keeping us posted on the recent update of Toei Animation’s Dragon Ball Kai website. The site has pretty much been completely over-hauled from its original one-page news layout. They have put up pages highlighting the […]

Published by Hujio
24 March 2009, 4:51 PM EDT

On March 20th, Fuji TV and Toei Animation held a preview of Dragon Ball Kai as part of the Tokyo International Anime Fair. Saeki Kenji of “Game Watch” was in attendance and has posted up a nice run-down of the event. Some of our favorite actors were in attendance, including Mayumi Tanaka (Kuririn), Masako Nozawa […]

Published by VegettoEX
23 March 2009, 11:06 AM EDT

While Wasted Wisher has already noted to us that scenes from the Bardock TV special would be used in the first episode of Kai, an upcoming issue of Jump apparently confirms that Freeza will be making an appearance in the first episode, so this all lines up pretty well. Additionally, Jump states that a CD […]

Published by VegettoEX
21 March 2009, 12:37 PM EDT

As we predicted based on the short blurb about a CD single release for the Dragon Ball Kai opening theme, we are going to get double-dipped with the new opening and ending themes getting their own separate releases. CDJapan is listing the opening theme, “Dragon Soul”, coming out 20 May 2009 in both a regular […]

Published by Hujio
18 March 2009, 5:24 PM EDT

The April schedule for Dragon Ball Kai was printed in this month’s issue of V-Jump, which included episode titles for the first four episodes. It should be noted that the titles for episodes 3 and 4 have “tentative” titles, and are subject to change: April 5th ~ Episode 1 「闘いの幕開け!帰ってきたぞ孫悟空」 “The Curtain Opens on the […]

Published by VegettoEX
16 March 2009, 11:45 AM EDT

It sounds like the first episode of Dragon Ball Kai will have some flashbacks to earlier Dragon Ball (non-“Z”) material, as well as some of the Bardock TV special. Very interesting! Also, as Julian pointed out in our most recent podcast episode (which you should listen to, as we review anything and everything Dragon Ball […]