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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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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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New Dragon Ball FighterZ Update Adds Co-Op Mode

Fighting game fans will be treated to a new free Dragon Ball FighterZ update this week via a new balance patch. The list of changes is too lengthy to detail here, so you can go directly to Bandai Namco’s patch list. Where they can see which characters got buffed and which ones got the nerf bat. The big deal about the patch is the addition of two new modes, FighterZ Cup and Party ...

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Dragon Ball Mobile Game Features New Toriyama Designed Saiyan

At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Bandai Namco revealed their latest Dragon Ball mobile game with a new Saiyan twist. Dragon Ball Legends is an ambitious game that combines high fidelity 3D visuals with global 3D card battles. Developed in partnership with franchise favourite studio Dimps, the new game will utilize Google’s new Cloud Platform, allowing lightning fast ...

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Toei Confirms that Dragon Ball Super Anime will Continue

Earlier this year, fans of the Dragon Ball Super anime were dealt a big blow when it was announced that the anime will be airing its final episode soon as Goku and Jiren finally wraps up their fight at the Tournament of Power. And as much as people want to finally see how the tournament will end, it’s still bittersweet that it will have to herald the end of the beloved series. Fortunately, Toei ...

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Dragon Ball Super Anime to End in March

It’s common knowledge that the Tournament of Power story arc in Dragon Ball Super is winding down, as we are now down to the last 6 contestants (4 from Universe 7 and 2 from Universe 11), but a recent reveal of the upcoming GeGeGe no Kitaro anime’s timeslot puts it at the 9:00AM Saturday morning Fuji TV time slot currently occupied by Dragon Ball Super. And since GeGeGe no Kitaro is slated ...

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New Dragon Ball Movie in the Works

During the recent Jump Festa anime and manga convention, Toei Animation has announced that they have entered production on the 20th feature film for the mega popular Dragon Ball franchise. The last feature film was 2015’s Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F, which saw the return of series villain Frieza, and the franchise itself at the time was enjoying renewed fan interest due to the Dragon Ball ...

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New Dragon Ball Super Promo Teases Android No. 17 Return

It’s already been confirmed by previous announcements and in actual episode dialogue(via Goku asking Android 18) that Android No. 17 will be returning to Dragon Ball Super, probably as part of Universe 7’s team of fighters, but a new official promo goes one step further and reminds fans why this is notable. As the promo video rightfully reminds fans, No, 17, along with 18 (who is also ...

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Unleash Your Potential with Megahouse’s Dragon Ball Z VR

Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to be one of the Z Soldiers? Japanese toymakers Megahouse hopes to give fans like you the chance to finally step into Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Z universe via a new Virtual Reality kit called the “BotsNew Characters VR Dragon Ball Z.” This VR kit consists of a VR head gear that accepts most modern smartphones, a pair of finger-mounted ...

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TOEI Prepping Dragon Ball Super for Spain and Italy

Despite the initial rocky start, Dragon Ball Super has proven to be every bit the series continuation that fans wanted. This is exemplified by its continued popularity not just in Japan, but in other territories where the series has been released. Smart enough to strike while the iron is still hot, TOEI Animation Europe is currently preparing to debut the TV series to two other countries, namely ...

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 ’s First DLC Includes Frost and Kyabe

It’s only two weeks before the release of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, so it’s timely that publisher Bandai Namco has offered a glimpse at what the first DLC contains: Dragon Ball Super’s Frost and Kyabe, both of whom were part of Champa’s team of warriors from Universe 6. ANNOUNCEMENT! Frost & Kyabe will both be part of the first DLC pack for Dragon Ball XENOVERSE 2. Stay tuned ...

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