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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Bulma

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Bulma. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on her appearance in the ending sequence of the original Dragon Ball anime series and also in some older concept art. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX 3, RightX4) Alternate face parts X2 Sub machine gun Goggles Five Star Dragon Ball Dragon Radar Pre-orders for the figure will open on April 13 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released this September priced at 5,940 Yen. Those who are interested in pre-ordering the item earlier should contact their preferred middlemanRead More


Dragon Ball Super Anime Film Teaser Streamed

Toei has updated their official Twitter page with a teaser for the upcoming Dragon Ball Super film. The teaser features Goku getting ready to fight off a mysterious foe. No other details about the film are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. The Dragon Ball Super film is set to premiere in Japan on Friday, December 14. Coming soon, a new adventure to be the strongest begins. The new #DragonBallSuper movie teaser is here! 👀☄️👐 pic.twitter.com/DO8SidUfPz — Toei Animation (@ToeiAnimation) March 20, 2018  


Dragon Ball Super Anime Film Details Revealed

The official Dragon Ball Super anime film website has updated with some minor details about the upcoming 20th Dragon Ball film.  First, some production cast members were revealed for the project. The confirmed production team consists of: Akira Toriyama: Character Designer Tatsuya Nagamine: Director Naohiro Shintani: Animation Director Kazuo Ogura: Art Director Next, a new official visual was revealed.   Masako Nozawa will return to reprise her role as the main titular hero, Goku, however no other cast members were revealed at this time. Akira Toriyama had this to say about the project. This Dragon Ball Super filmRead More


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Extra Pack # 2 Launch Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the launch trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2’s Extra Pack #2.  Extra Pack 2 will include a new story scenario and 4 new playable characters.  By playing the new story content, players will be able to meet the new character, Fu. Fu is a mysterious teenager who’s basic attacks revolves around his sword. While he is a master of sword based techniques he also has a good range of long distance attacks. Extra Pack 2 will be released on February 28 priced at $16.99 andRead More


Dragon Ball Super Anime Ending in March

Last week it was rumored that Dragon Ball Super could be ending in the near future, however no concrete details were revealed for some time. Today, Fuji TV has announced via their official twitter page for the Dragon Ball Super anime that the series will indeed end at the end of March. For those have not been following the rumors the series will end with episode 131 that will air on March 25. After the series ends it will be replaced by GeGeGe no Kitaro. Currently it is unknown if there will be another series after the end of Dragon Ball Super, so hopefullyRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Master Roshi

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Master Roshi. For those who haven’t been following the franchise, Master Roshi was the mentor to Goku and Krillin in their early years during the events of the Dragon Ball anime series/ manga series.  After the events of Dragon Ball the character has become a supporting character that helps the Z Fighters in their fight against various villains. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX6, RightX4) Alternate mouth parts Cane 3 Star Dragon Ball  Glasses Tamashii Stage Pre-orders for the figure will open later tonight in Japan at 4Read More


Additional Cast for Funimation’s Dragon Ball Super ‘Future Trunks’ Arc

Funimation has recently revealed new cast members for the upcoming Future Trunks arc for Dragon Ball Super.  The new cast members include: Eric Vale: Future Trunks Colleen Clinkenbeard: Future Mai Sean Schemmel: Goku Black David Gray: Zamasu Garrett Schenck: Gowasu For those who haven’t been following the series, the Future Trunks arc debuted with episode 47 on June 12, 2016 in Japan and ran until episode 76, which aired on January 29, 2017. The Future Trunks arc will premiere this Saturday on Toonami with Episode 47. New episodes air at 10:30 p.m.  


Official Images: S.H. Figuarts Goku

Bandai Tamashii has updated the Dragon Ball page on their official website with images of the upcoming release of S.H.Figuarts Goku.  While Bandai Tamashii has released a standard version of Goku in S.H.Figuarts form in the past, this version of Goku is a brand new mold that is more faithful to his design. The figure will be a retail release in June 2018 priced at 3,780 Yen.   


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ Frieza Final Form

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website for their Dragon Ball products with images of S.H.Figuarts Frieza Final Form.  The figure features some new retooled parts and is based on his appearance in Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ & Dragon Ball Super. The photos feature that the figure will include alternate face parts, various alternate wrists, a halo, a tamashii stage, and effect pieces.  The figure will be a standard retail release in April 2018 priced at 5,616 Yen. Expect pre-orders to open soon at your preferred Japanese online retailer.    


Bluefin Brands Announces S.H.Figuarts Goku Black Release

Bluefin Brands has updated their official website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Goku Black.  The figure will be released next April priced at $65.    The figure will include: Alternate Super Saiyan Rosé head Black Kamehameha Wave Effect Violent Fierce God Slicer Alternated face parts X2  Exchangeable wrists (Left X2, Right X5)   “I’m impressed a human made it this far. Now I’ve got something special to show you…” Transform into Super Saiyan Rose! From the “Future Trunks” arc of “Dragon Ball Super” comes a much-requested figure of GOKU BLACK! Includes Super Saiyan Rose, letting you replicateRead More


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Switch Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch port of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.   Back in May, it was revealed that the game would be releasing this Fall in the west, however today they revealed the exact release date for the game. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is set to release for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.   Bandai Namco Entertainment also posted details about the new features of the Nintendo Switch version of the game as well as some screenshots. Switch-specific features include: • 6 PLAYER LOCAL PLAY MODE (ADDITIONAL NINTENDO SWITCH UNITS REQUIRED). •Read More


E3 2017: Dragon Ball Fighter Z Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with the E3 2017 trailer for Dragon Ball Fighter Z. As mentioned earlier, the game will feature a 3 vs 3 battle system and a 2.5D fighting style.  The latest trailer features a look at some of the battle mechanics and more.  Dragon Ball Fighter Z will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC early in 2018.  


Dragon Ball Fighters 2D Fighting Game Announced

Bandai Namco has recently announced that a new Dragon Ball Z fighting game will be released worldwide early next year.  The game will be titled “, Dragon Ball Fighters,” and will go back the traditional 2.5D fighting style. The game will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC.  Dragon Ball Fighters is being developed by Arc System Works. Dragon Ball Fighters will feature a 3 vs 3 team battle system.  Tomoko Hiroki, the producer of the game, stated that while most of the recent Dragon Ball fighting games have been 3D fighters the latest title works best with the 2.5D style sinceRead More


Western Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment America and Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe have announced the release date for the Nintendo Switch version of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.  The game will be available in both regions later this Fall. The Switch version will feature a new ad-hoc co-op mode, which will allow up to six players to connect locally and will also feature a motion sensor that allow players to use ultimate attacks. The “Time Patrol” story from the first game will be available as a limited time bonus and the first round copies of the game will include a download code that willRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan God Goku

Last night, Premium Bandai updated its site with the listings for the May 19th pre-order items. Among the items listed is the previously teased S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan God Goku! Fans best know this form of Super Saiyan for its debut in the 2013 Dragon Ball Z film, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods. The form was achieved through a ridiculous process where Shenron was summoned, and a wish was made to inform the Z-Fighters of the necessary ritual to obtain the form. The ritual in question, required five Saiyans to merge their energyRead More