Posts Tagged ‘dragon ball’

Otakon 2015: Press Conference With Dragon Ball Actors Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Two of the leading stars of the English voice cast for the Dragon Ball franchise, Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat have performed a large number of roles for the property’s various iterations over the years. Mr. Schemmel has played the lead hero Son Goku througout FUNimation’s dub as well as the major role of King Kai, […]

Otakon 2015: Voice Actor and Director Christopher Sabat on “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F”, Broadcast Dubs

by Todd DuBoison August 3, 2015
A true veteran of the voice acting industry, Christopher Sabat is both a prolific actor and an experienced voice director in his own right. In addition to owning the game audio and voice-over production studio Okratron 5000 in Dallas, Texas Mr. Sabat is known for numerous English roles in such Japanese cartoons as One Piece […]


Toei Announces New “Dragon Ball” Series for July 2015

by Todd DuBoison April 28, 2015
Toei Animation has announced in a press release today that it will produce a brand new Dragon Ball series for broadcast in Japan, entitled Dragon Ball Super. An English version of the announcement via Toei Animation Europe describes the show as “the first all-new Dragon Ball television series to be released in 18 years” and […]

Animation Dominates Japan 2013 Box Office Charts

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that the 2013 annual box office results in Japan are dominated by animation, with 7 out of the top 10 grossing films of the year being animated, and one prominently featuring a CGI character in a live-action movie. Hayao Miyazaki’s Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) was the #1 top grossing film […]


Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: First Salvo – Show Floor, Pop Vinyl, Diamond, DC Direct, Tamashii Nations

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]

"Dragonball Z: Dragon Box 6": The Spiritual Evolution of a Hero?

by Chad Boninon October 24, 2011
Years after the Cell Games, Goku’s family and friends have moved on without him. When the hero returns to Earth for a day of fun and martial arts, the Z-Warriors end up having to save all of humanity. Can Goku save the day as he usually does? The bigger question is, should he? At this […]

"Dragon Ball Season Five" Grows Up But Doesn’t Get Old

by Todd DuBoison August 30, 2010
If there is one part of the original Dragon Ball series that a fan who got started on Dragon Ball Z or Dragon Ball Z Kai should watch, it would be this fifth and final season. The majority of it is occupied by the last and best tournament arc of the original series; it introduces […]

Cool Stuff: Dragon Ball Z In Nine Minutes

by Todd DuBoison June 4, 2010
This collaborative AMV is an oldie by now, but the “Doomrider” project is still very good more than five years later. Full details about the video and the people who made it can be found here. Squeezing the events of 291 episodes into nine minutes is a formidable task; but the excellent editing hits the […]

"Dragon Ball Season Four" Is More Of The Same, Except Better

by Todd DuBoison May 14, 2010
Season four of Dragon Ball needs very little introduction. Even casual viewers of anime likely either remember Dragon Ball from its television run on Cartoon Network years ago, as I do, or they’ve at least heard of it thanks to the enduring popularity of its sequel, Dragon Ball Z. If the show is brand new […]

"Dragonball Z: Broly Double Feature" Puts The "-" in "Blu-Ray"

by Chad Boninon April 13, 2008
FUNimation has stepped into the Blu-Ray arena (which is good, as HD-DVD is officially dead at this point), with a double feature of the eighth and tenth Dragonball Z movies, “Broly: The Legendary Super Saiyan” and “Broly: Second Coming”. They’ve remastered the films, and used the Blu-Ray space to fit two flicks on one DVD, […]