Dragon Ball Z Kai (TV Series –) - IMDb
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The 98th episode was later released direct-to-video in Japan on August 2, The new run of the series, which is titled Dragon Ball Z Kai: The series was broadcast on Nicktoons from May 24, to January 1, continuing in re-runs until April Kai began airing uncut on Adult Swim 's Toonami block on November 8, and re-runs of the previous week's episodes aired at the beginning of Adult Swim proper from February to June Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga is often criticized for his role in the editing; but it was the distributor Saban which required such changes or they would not air the work, as was the case with the episode dealing with orphans.
Satan was renamed Hercule and this change has been retained in other English media such as Viz's Dragon Ball Z manga and video games. Nicktoons would also alter Kai for its broadcast; it released a preview showcasing these changes which included removing the blood and cheek scar from the character Bardock and altering the color of Master Roshi 's alcohol.
Popo was tinted bluebut the show's DVD and Blu-ray releases only contained the edits present in the original Japanese version. A rumor that Cartoon Network would be airing Kai uncut was met with an official statement to debunk the rumor in June ;  though it would later air uncut on the channel as part of its Adult Swim line-up beginning November Steven Simmons, who did the subtitling for Funimation's home video releases, offered commentary on the subtitling from a project and technical standpoint, addressing several concerns.
Problems playing this file? Cover of the first Dragon Ball Z compilation soundtrack. Shunsuke Kikuchi composed the score for Dragon Ball Z. The second opening theme used up until the series finale at episode is " We Gotta Power " also performed by Kageyama. The ending theme used for the first episodes is " Detekoi Tobikiri Zenkai Power! Kenji Yamamoto composed the score for Dragon Ball Kai. The opening theme, " Dragon Soul ", and the first ending theme used for the first 54 episodes, " Yeah!
It was used in the broadcast of the show and was later released as a secondary to the Japanese OST. This was a remastering of the series in two disc DVD box sets, that were made-to-order only, released on March 19 and September 18 and referred to as "Dragon Boxes.
Releases of the media occurred on both VHS and DVD with separate edited and uncut versions being released simultaneously. Both versions of the edited and uncut material are treated as different entries and would frequently make Billboard rankings as separate entries.
Home release sales were featured prominently on the Nielsen VideoScan charts. These seven limited edition DVD box sets were released uncut in the show's original 4: Before the final volume was even published, Funimation began re-releasing the series in four DVD and Blu-ray "season" sets between May 22, and March 12, The volumes were originally published in Japan between and Viz billed Dragon Ball Z: The first 13 films were typically released every March and July during the series' original run in accordance with the spring and summer vacations of Japanese schools.
They were typically double features paired up with other anime films, and were thus, usually an hour or less in length. These films themselves offer contradictions in both chronology and design that make them incompatible with a single continuity. All 15 films were licensed in North America by Funimation, and all have received in-house dubs by the company.
Prior to Funimation, the third film was a part of the short-lived Saban syndication, being split into three episodes, and the first three films received uncut English dubs in produced by Funimation with Ocean Studios and released by Pioneer. The first two were Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks inthe latter being based on a special chapter of the original manga.
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Plan to Eradicate the Saiyanswhich was originally released in in two parts as "Official Visual Guides" for the video game of the same title. None of the OVAs have been dubbed into English, and the only one to see a release in North America is the remake, which was subtitled and included as a bonus feature in Dragon Ball: Video games Further information: Also included are arcade games like Super Dragon Ball Zwhich would eventually be ported to consoles.
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InAtari acquired exclusive rights to the video games through Funimationa deal which was extended for five more years in In total, dozens of releases exist for Dragon Ball Z which includes Japanese and foreign adapted releases of the anime themes and video game soundtracks.
Init was reported that the official website of Dragon Ball Z recorded 4. Dragon Ball Z also proved to be a rating success in the United States, as the premiere of Season Three of Dragon Ball Z indone by Funimation 's in-house dub, was the highest-rated program ever at the time on Cartoon Network.
For example, "The Dark Prince Returns" containing episodes and "Rivals" containing episodes edited and unedited, made the Billboard magazine top video list for October 20, InMGA Entertainment released more than twenty toys, consisting of table-top games and walkie-talkies.
This was standard practice at Saban Entertainment during the s. The second full trailer for the film began being streamed on Cinema Today's website on February 27, In Februaryseveral collaborative projects between Dragon Ball Z: League Division 1 football team Albirex Niigataa special poster unveiled on the official Battle of Gods website on February 20,was displayed across Niigata Prefecture in promotion of their match with the defending league Division 1 champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima on March 3, All supporters at the match wore orange, Goku made an "appearance" at the stadium, and the Dragon Ball Z theme song was used.
Episode of Bardock in V Jump, it depicts the beginning of the film.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods - Wikipedia
An anime comic version, more commonly known as "ani-manga" in the west, of Battle of Gods was released on October 4, The "Battle of Gods" arc covers episodes Battle of Gods in Los Angeles on July 3. In Spain, the movie was released in theaters on May 30, in Castilian Spanish, Catalan and Basque languages, with the former bringing back almost every member of the original cast from the Castilian Spanish Dragon Ball Z dub while the latter two feature the respective Catalan and Basque voice casts from Dragon Ball Kai the Catalan voice cast also being essentially the same one from Dragon Ball Z.
The extended version home release also featured a Valencian dub with almost every member of the original cast from the Valencian Dragon Ball Z dub. In Philippinesthe movie was released subtitled in English by Pioneer Films during the month of Aprilmaking it the second Dragon Ball film to be shown in the country.
Box office[ edit ] Dragon Ball Z: Critical reception[ edit ] Richard Eisenbeis writing for Kotaku called the film "a great nostalgic trip from beginning to end. Jackson of IGN gave the English dub of the movie a 7. She was pleased to see Funimation's voice actors return, but criticized the movie for the lack of iconic techniques and having too much "filler".
But also criticized the movie for its inconsistent animation, uninspiring fight scenes and use of CGI, stating, "Ultimately Battle of Gods is entirely a movie for long-established fans, as it has too many in-jokes that those not familiar with wide swaths of the franchise would get.