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The Dragon Ball Super TV Anime Is Ending This March [Update]

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According to Japan’s Mantan Web, the Dragon Ball Super anime will end its television broadcast run this March.


Update January 19 - 4:45am: Japanese site Sanspo writes that Dragon Ball Super, the fifth anime in the series, is ending this March, adding that Fuji TV says a new production is currently TBA and that “it’s like not the series is finished.” It’s unclear if, in the Fuji TV quote, “series” refers only to Dragon Ball Super or the entire Dragon Ball anime series.

Debuting in Japan in June 2015, Dragon Ball Super’s main story arc was created by Akira Toriyama. Initially, the animation was criticized for being low quality, but the show found its footing, introducing new hair colors and, briefly, sexy beards, referencing old memes, and unleashing powerful storylines.


A new GeGeGe no Kitaro anime will take over the Dragon Ball Super’s current TV time slot in Japan and begin airing this April. Masako Nozawa, who voices Goku, will be voicing Medama-Oyaji and Piccolo voice actor Toshio Furukawa will play Nezumi-Otoko in the new GeGeGe no Kitaro anime.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Anyone else this last arc was really exhausting? It’s like they just throw random fighters all over the place and have them fight against each other. I honestly can’t wait for this saga to be over. Only 2-4 non Z characters were interesting and the rest were forgettable.