The numbers are in for this past weekend's box office, and according to Variety, the latest Dragon Ball Z feature was the top film overseas that wasn't produced in America. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods opened across 328 screens in Japan, 16 of which were IMAX theaters, and brought in a total of US $7 million in earnings. Read on for more.
Saiyans are named after vegetables. Bulma's family are undergarments. Piccolo's minions were musical instruments. So, what's the pun scene for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods' antagonists? Find out after the jump.
If you've been closely following the developments on Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, you may have have caught some designs for the anime movie set to open this weekend featuring the fearsome Vegeta in some less than fearsome poses. Well, a new clip aired on Japanese morning TV, offering a little context to the Saiyan prince showing his wackier side. Get a look after the jump.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods isn't just hitting the big screen on March 30th. It's hitting the very big screen as, to quote the promo, "The First-Ever Japanese Movie to be Shown in IMAX!!" Check out the promo with new shots of Goku summoning Shenlong at Bulma’s birthday party, Vegeta fighting with Birusu, and our first shot of Marron after the jump.
Japan's Cinema Today has posted a high quality, if not hi-def, version of the second full trailer for March 30th's Dragon Ball Z - Battle of Gods. This is the one with everything from Great Saiyaman to the giant ape transformation, so grab a look after the jump.
Dragon Ball enthusiasts have been wondering how Dragon Ball Z Battle of Gods will handle the epitome of Saiyan power considering that Akira Toriyama is involved with the movie and wasn't with Dragon Ball GT - which previously presented a Super Saiyan 4. Now, the April issue of V-Jump is offering an indication of what comes after Super Saiyan 3 in the movie. More after the jump.
Wow, from Great Saiyaman to the giant ape transformation, there's a lot of fan service in the latest Dragon Ball Z - Battle of God preview, leading up to a big thrown down with the feature's antagonist, God of Destruction Bills (voiced by Spike Spiegel's Kouichi Yamadera). Check it out after the jump.
A 30 second TV spot has begun running on Japanese TV to preview the March 30th's Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods anime movie. While the majority of the footage used has been seen in previously trailers, it's an pretty effective bit of hype for the throw down between Goku and God of Destruction Bills. Get a look after the jump.
Otaku TV personality/voice actor/idol singer Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa is a bit quirky. She takes weird pictures of her cats and herself putting those cats in her mouth. She decorates herself with insects. And, when she gets into an acute otaku fit, she threatens to lose control of her bodily functions. That's what happened when she did a preview reading for their cameos in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods. Get a look after the jump.
Dragon Ball Battle of Gods is gearing up to be a multi-generational affair for older Z Warriors to share with their children. The Japanese arm of KFC is literally playing into that plan with “Parents and Children Play Together! Mightiest Battle Goods, Round 1″ Smile Chicken Set meals. Get a look after the jump.
"Frieza, Cell and Majin Buu, there is a being that transcends them all... The strongest, confrontation." With Jump Festa 2013 set to celebrate all things Shonen Jump this weekend, Toei has put together a booklet and series of digital images promoting Goku's March 2013 throw down with God of Destruction Bills and Wiss in anime movie Dragon Ball Z - Battle of Gods. Get a preview after the jump.