Many live-action anime adaptations are objectively terrible, but Robot Underdog’s Dragon Ball Z: Light of Hope manages to set itself apart. Not with incredibly high production values or brilliant fight sequences, but with an earnest love and respect for the series that it’s based on.
It’s not. It’s made now, but if Dragon Ball Super was made in the 1990s, the show would probably look something like this.
The most eagerly anticipated Dragon Ball game in ages now has a release date. Dragon Ball FighterZ is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 26 in North America.
One of the most prolific game series in existence despite being licensed, Dragon Ball has seen its fair share of the good, the bad, and the why did they even bother.
In the latest episode of Dragon Ball Super, Goku gets a new form. Here it is.
As recently revealed, Dragon Ball FighterZ has an original fighter called Android 21. Even though the character was created by Namco Bandai for the game, the company explained how the character was designed by Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama.
This weekend I spent hours playing Dragon Ball FighterZ in a closed beta on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. The game is gorgeous, but I’m more impressed with the number of tricks and tools it gives players to turn a match around.
It’s not just the characters who make Dragon Ball so great. It’s not just the stories that they tell. It’s also the way Akira Toriyama lays out the manga. It’s truly wonderful. Here’s why.
Dragon Ball FighterZ, the gorgeous DBZ fighting game from Guilty Gear developer Arc System Works, won’t be out until early 2018, but Compete contributor Ian Walker and I got to play a demo at an event in San Francisco last week. After (virtually) beating the snot out of each other, we talked about it.
This year is not over, but this Master Roshi cosplay will be hard to top this year. And next year, too.
Today on Highlight Reel we have powerful muppets, boat replacements, emergency landings and much more!
While this isn’t the only VR Dragon Ball set up that’s recently appeared in Japan, it does look more elaborate.
You might have noticed. You might not have. But as Twitter user AnimeAjay points out, Dragon Ball Super’s episode 97 recycled some animation from earlier Dragon Ball Super episodes, such as number 85.
This September, there will be two Dragon Ball “fan runs,” which appear to be folks in Dragon Ball shirts participating in runs. The Tokyo area Dragon Ball run will be held September 10, while the Aichi Prefecture area one is September 23.
Indoor amusement park J-World Tokyo is rolling out a new Dragon Ball themed “virtual roller coaster” called “Zenkai Flying Nimbus.”
Doesn’t Dragon Ball FighterZ look incredible? And the best part might be that so much of that look is taken straight from the Akira Toriyama’s original art.
The latest Dragon Ball Super episode showed off new character Kale’s Super Saiyan form. Fans knew this was coming, as well as how the character appeared to be inspired by Broly. Now that the episode has aired, those fans have opinions.
Bandai Namco announced BXD, a company that specializes in online games and smartphone compatible browser games. Three titles are slated for 2018 in Japan: a new Dragon Ball Z, a new Family Stadium, and a new Idolmaster. No word about international releases.