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Dragon Ball Super: Broly Makes its Way to the West

January 16 has come and gone, and it’s a very special day that marks the arrival of Dragon Ball Super: Broly to the U.S. and Canada. As the 20th film in the iconic anime franchise, Dragon Ball Super: Broly is notable for finally making the titular villain canon. Fans will remember that Broly was featured in 3 prior movies that were not considered part of the franchise’ main continuity. The ...

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Dragon Ball Super: Broly’s Box Office Record is Maximum

This week saw the North American debut of the latest Dragon Ball anime film, Dragon Ball Super: Broly. The movie was released by Funimation Films in the U.S. with great expectations, which are probably met at this point, because it oepened as the #1 movie in the U.S. and raked in $7+ million at the box office in a single day. Over 1,440 screens participated in the opening, including 180 ...

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WATCH: New Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Trailer

The Jump Festa ‘19, which happened over the weekend, expectedly saw a lot of new announcements for shonen-related videogames. One of the standouts was a new trailer for the card-battling action game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, which will see the arcade game franchise finally make its way to home and portable consoles via the Switch. The expected release date in Japan is April 4, ...

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Jump Force Adds My Hero Academia to its Roster

Bandai Namco’s upcoming inter-franchise crossover fighting game, Jump Force, is already full of popular shonen franchises but it looks like they’re not done yet. They have recently announced that Izuku Midoriya aka Deku, of the massively popular My Hero Academia, has joined the game’s roster of playable characters. They also released a new story trailer that will hopefully get you even more ...

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Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission on Switch Gets a Release Date for Japan

If you love your card games and your Dragon Ball, and you are conveniently based in the land of the rising sun – you’re in luck. A new installment in the card-based Dragon Ball Heroes series, dubbed Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, is making its way to the Nintendo Switch in Japan. And they have already announced a launch date for it: April 4, 2019. Aside from a release date, Bandai ...

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Funimation Announces English Cast of Dragon Ball Super: Broly!

At this point in time, fans of the Dragon Ball juggernaut franchise are already aware of the upcoming film, Dragon Ball super: Broly! Particularly the fact that the film will reintroduce the popular but movie-only character Broly, into official Dragon Ball canon. On the one hand, the new Broly design may look similar but on the other hand, it is a significant departure in characterization and ...

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Gets a Free November Update

Bandai Namco has just unveiled a new trailer that showcases the free November update for Dragon Ball FighterZ, which is made available to owners of both the standard and deluxe/fighterZ editions. The free update contains a new FighterZ Tournament online mode, and a Z Trophy Room for all players. The changes are numerous, and better seen with one’s own eyes: Another update is scheduled for ...

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Australia’s ABC ME Gets Dragon Ball Super

Toei Animation has recently signed a deal with ABC Australia and its ABC ME network, which will see the hit anime action series Dragon Ball Super made available for Australian fans. The show used to be accessible to Australian viewers only through Crunchyroll and AnimeLab, and on DVD via Madman but the ABC ME deal provides a new broadcast option. ABC ME has already started airing Dragon Ball ...

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Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Switch Teaser

It looks like Nintendo’s home console/portable gaming device hybrid, the Switch, will be a staple for gamers who love Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball franchise. Aside from Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ, the Switch will also get a new DBZ game – the arcade game series Super Dragon Ball Heroes. Titled Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission, the card-battling game will boast ...

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ICYMI: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie Trailer

In case you missed it, the latest San Diego Comic Con is the venue for the English dub reveal of the latest trailer for the Dragon Ball Super: Broly Movie. This new anime film is notable because it is the 20th film in the Dragon Ball franchise, and also because it finally makes one of the most popular yet movie-only characters in the series, Broly, to the main canon. Of course, there are a number ...

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Dragon Ball, Naruto, and One Piece Join Forces in JUMP FORCE

At Microsoft’s recent E3 conference, Bandai Namco’s new fighting game titled Jump Force was revealed. This new game is a crossover fighter that features characters from popular Shonen Jump series, such as Dragon Ball, Naruto, and One Piece. A surprise reveal at the end of the teaser trailer shows characters from a non-shonen, yet still massively popular manga/anime franchise: The reveal ...

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NES Classic gets Shonen Jump-themed release in Japan

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary manga anthology Weekly Shonen Jump, Nintendo will launch a special version of their NES Classic. Loaded with games based on Dragon Ball, Fist of the North Star, Saint Seiya and other classics, the Nintendo Classic Mini Family Computer Weekly Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary Version (rolls right off the tongue …) will launch in Japan on July 7 ...

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