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Published by VegettoEX
13 March 2009, 3:00 PM EDT

Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo) gives us more information regarding Dragon Ball Kai with another blog update from the other day. Masaharu Satō will be playing the role of Kame-Sen’nin, as opposed to what seemed (and what we would have guessed) to be the character’s formal replacement actor, Hiroshi Masuoka. As a bit of background, Kame-Sen’nin’s original […]

Published by VegettoEX
12 March 2009, 8:54 AM EDT

The Fuji TV website has announced that Kenji Yamamoto will be responsible for the background music of Dragon Ball Kai. While it is unfortunate that Shunsuke Kikuchi’s score will not be making a return, those unfamiliar with Kenji Yamamoto will be happy to hear that he has actually been involved with the series and its […]

Published by Hujio
11 March 2009, 8:54 PM EDT

While we anticipated scenes were being redrawn, a little visual confirmation never hurts. The blog “We Remember Love“, maintained by ghostlightning, recently (February 7th) posted an update covering his tour of Toei Animation’s Philippines branch. While he was there an in-between animator for Toei let him take a crack at re-drawing a frame for Dragon […]

Published by VegettoEX
11 March 2009, 3:51 PM EDT

The official website for Dragon Ball Kai has updated with details on the upcoming Tokyo International Anime Fair and its Dragon Ball-related events. We knew from a prior update that on March 20th the singer of the new theme song would appear, and that Masako Nozawa would also be on-hand for an interview. Since then, […]

Published by VegettoEX
06 March 2009, 8:40 AM EST

A new page from Jump details all sorts of new tidbits about the upcoming Dragon Ball Kai: Both the (new) opening and ending themes will be performed by Takayoshi Tanimoto, known for theme song performances in shows like Konjiki no Gash Bell!!. The new opening is called “Dragon Soul” and the new closing is called […]

Published by VegettoEX
01 March 2009, 12:11 PM EST

Now that we have had time to digest the first commercial for Dragon Ball Kai, we are ready to dive in and pick apart what little we have to go on. Big thanks to Taku and Snaku for spreading the word and providing up some screen shots to compare with. The below comparison shots showcase […]

Published by VegettoEX
28 February 2009, 9:25 PM EST

The first commercial (a simple 15-second spot) for Dragon Ball Kai, the upcoming “refreshed” version of the Dragon Ball Z TV series put together for its 20th anniversary, has made its way online. The screen shot above is from the 16:9 commercial, and showcases a bit of the color correction, clean-up, and other work put […]

Published by VegettoEX
26 February 2009, 7:23 AM EST

The official website for Dragon Ball Kai notes that the new theme song will be premiered at the Tokyo International Anime Fair on March 20th, and the singer of the song will be there. In addition to that, Masako Nozawa will be on-hand and interviewed. Still waiting for some type of confirmation on whether we […]

Published by VegettoEX
22 February 2009, 11:14 AM EST

A fresh page from V-Jump details even more information on the upcoming Dragon Ball Kai: The opening stuff is the standard fare we have come to expect from the earlier announcements (like “Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Start of Dragon Ball Z’s Broadcast!” and “The Son Goku Legend, Once More!! And its name is… […]

Published by VegettoEX
21 February 2009, 12:19 PM EST

Wasted Wisher has not led us wrong in the past yet, so we have faith that the trend continues! The upcoming “refreshed” version of Dragon Ball Z being produced in HD for Japanese television (now called Dragon Ball Kai, so we will just call it that from here on out) will apparently have the following […]