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Confronting the Possibility of a Disney Live-Action Dragon Ball Movie

Remember that part in Dragon Ball: Evolution when Justin Chatwin’s Goku Dukes-of-Hazzard-slid across the roof of a car using his absurdly strong hair? This moment is only one among the many poor decisions made in the making of the critical and commercial failure that was the live-action Western Dragon Ball film.…

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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Adds a New, Female Member of the Ginyu Force

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot follows in the footsteps of a lot of modern Dragon Ball media. That is to say, it basically feels like official fan fiction, vaguely signed off on by an extremely tired Akira Toriyama. And I’m very, very into that. The latest addition to this trend is…

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Guinness World Record Set for ‘Most People Performing a Dragon Ball Kamehameha’

As part of a publicity stunt that was, in my opinion, too dangerous to even attempt, the Guinness World Record for “Most People Performing a Dragon Ball Kamehameha” was set yesterday at San Diego Comic Con. The officially sanctioned world record attempt was hosted by Bandai and Toei Animation, in…

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Why Were Anime Dub Openings So Weird?

America has always had a strange relationship with Japanese media and pop culture. From the weirdness of DiC’s Sonic Cartoons to everything about Digimon: The Movie, it’s plain to see that licensing companies rarely trusted Japanese material in its original form. In fact, Digimon: The Movie, specifically its soundtrack, brings…

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7 Anime Games That Never Made it to Japan

During the last two decades, the protocol for anime localization has undergone a massive shift. Simultaneous broadcasts have made subbed anime more popular and accessible than before, and English dubs are generally faithful and well-regulated. The days of heavy Americanization and censorship have long passed in favor of consolidated, up-to-date…

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8 Items from Other Games That Should Be in Fortnite

This morning’s Fortnite patch put the Infinity Blade from Infinity Blade into Battle Royale mode, which is weird on it’s own, but Epic also de-listed all of the Infinity Blade games at the same time. Epic said that maintaining the Infinity Blade series has “become increasingly difficult for our team…

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10 Classic PlayStation Games You Should Track Down Right Now

The PlayStation Classic is out, and the general response has been tepid at best. Some folk are upset with its selection of built-in games, as nine of the 20 titles are represented in their European PAL forms, which run at 50 FPS, rather than their NA/JP NTSC forms, which ran…

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5 Dragon Ball Z Games That Don’t Exist, But Should

Wherever you look, there is evidence that ours is not the best of all possible realities. Personal helicopters are still a far-off dream. Golf on the moon remains the pastime of an extremely select few. Daddy long-legs exist — the list goes on and on. As a thought exercise, and…

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