PLEX is putting out a new model in its Gigantic Series line of premium figures. This figure is Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Goku in his traditional Gi bearing Whis’ mark. The statue recreates Goku’s look from Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F.'
In recent Comikets, people like builder and rugby player Kuro Mario and bodybuilder Taichi Shimizu have thrilled vistiors with their extreme muscle cosplay. While the former's work didn't grab as much as attention as last year's Umaru ensemble, the latter has wowed the internet with their Dragon Ball Nappa costume. Get a look after the jump.
This week, Funimation was looking ahead to a few of its Q1 2017 releases. Garo: Crimson Moon, the second anime tie-in to the mature tokusatsu franchise, will have a new English dub in January. Then, Doga Kobo's anime tie-in to the Luck & Logic multi-media franchise, will have a new English dub in March. See who's who after the jump.
Japanese Dragon Ball Z fans now have another reason to post pictures of their food on Twitter and Instagram, because a new promotional campaign combines the power of Toshiba's VEGETA brand of refrigerators with that of Akira Toriyama's surly Super Saiyan, Vegeta. Hit the jump to learn more.
Shueisha's Shōnen Jump Plus digital manga magazine has begun publication of a new comic that re-imagines Yamcha as the conquering hero in Akira Toriyama's classic manga, Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z. Hit the jump to learn more.
Toonami has shared their plans for this year's holidays. Christmas and New Year's Eves are both on Saturdays this year, so the Adult Swim block is going for two marathons. First, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure is coming on December 24th, with a double-episode lead-in on the 17th. Then, it's Dragon Ball Z Kai on December 31st. More after the jump.
Faithful Dragon Ball fans will definitely want to get their hands on the special Dragon Radar release in celebration of Dragon Ball's 30th anniversary. Hit the jump to take a look!
Japanese translator Kim Morrissy explores how our favorite anime, manga, and light novels are translated into English. What is lost in translation? More importantly, what is found in translation? This week, Kim revisits the beloved Dragon Ball series and finds some Chinese cultural references he never noticed before. Hit the jump to find out more!
If you're a Dragon Ball Xenoverse fan, you're no doubt familiar with the fact that you play as a special customizable Time Patroller. So it might be a little difficult to create a figure based on a character whose looks are constantly changing. Regardless, there's a Time Patroller figure you can grab that's available for preorder right now via AmiAmi. Hit the jump for a better look!
Dragon Ball fans are expected to bring as big of an appetite as the Z Fighters to a special cafe in Tokyo and Osaka, where three Dragon Ball Cafes are opening up in celebration of the series' 30th anniversary. Hit the jump if you're hungry for more!
If you've been getting into Dragon Ball Super with all of the new episodes recently added to Crunchyroll, you're probably jonesing for some new Dragon Ball merchandise. Hit the jump for more info and a look at the figures!
What's the secret to getting the judges of The Voice Thailand to turn around? Classic anime themes! One contestant unleashed this mighty power during the blind auditions with a stirring rendition of Dragon Ball Z theme "Cha-La Head-Cha-La" that would make Hironobu Kageyama himself gasp. Read on to see that along with a cover of the Doraemon and Saint Seiya themes.
Premium Bandai knows how to make a bang, this time with a Chaozu Backpack that allows fans of Dragon Ball Z to re-enact an emotional moment and carry their pocket change and public transport cards at the same time. Hit the jump to say "Good-bye, Ten-san".
It was a mixed night for Cool Japan as yesterday's broadcast of the game show Jeopardy tested exactly how well known some of its most popular characters are. In the "Final Jeopardy" round, for the topic “Pop Culture Characters,” the "answer" was "In 2015 this character was made an honorary citizen of Japan after over 60 years of residence there." Only returning champion Seth Wilson responded with the correct "question," name "who is Godzilla?"