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New Release Tuesday – Smuggler and Dragon Ball Z

Happy New Release Tuesday! Today we’ve got a release from both FUNimation and Giant Ape (our Live Action label). But, let’s start with anime, shall we?

 

Dragon Ball Z Season 3 is now available on Blu-ray. Check out that epic cover art!

 

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All seven Namekian Dragon Balls have been assembled, and the dragon Porunga has been summoned! Goku and his loyal friends must stop Frieza from making his wish for immortality. To defeat this monstrous foe – a Super Saiyan must emerge!

 

Make room on your shelves because the Dragon Ball Z Season Sets are finally on Blu-ray! We embarked on a frame-by-frame restoration process to remove any blemishes, tape marks, and foreign bodies that might have tarnished your viewing experience.  All three audio tracks have been re-mastered in the interest of noise reduction and superior sound quality. The bolder, more vibrant color of this ultimate Dragon Ball Z release closely mirrors the visual aesthetics of today’s entertainment. Lastly, we undertook a precise shot-by-shot reframing of the entire series to create a modern HD widescreen presentation of this legendary fan favorite!

 

Click here to order Dragon Ball Z Season Three on Blu-ray! We’re also running a special sale this week on all things Dragon Ball. Save up to 64% on season sets of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball GT. Hurry, sale ends on 04.07.14.

 

Click here to shop the sale.

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Dragon Ball Blow Out Sale!

Own a piece of Anime history with the best selling franchise that launched FUNimation 20 years ago! FUNimation presents the largest blowout sale on the Dragon Ball franchise ever.

 

Save over 60% on season sets of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z, and Dragon Ball GT.

 

Get your copy on Blu-ray or digitally remastered DVD today by visiting FUNimation.com/sale

 

Sale ends 04.07.14

 

 

Artwork for Dragon Ball Z (Blu-ray) Seasons 4 – 6

 

 

The Frieza Saga ends with Dragon Ball Z: Season Three, which releases on Blu-ray 4/1/14. In celebration of the upcoming Android & Cell Sagas, we wanted to share what you can look forward to seeing on the covers of Dragon Ball Z: Seasons 4, 5 and 6.

 

We worked closely with the art team at Toei Animation in Japan to create something unique and exciting to celebrate the memorable moments and characters from the series. Take a look at the early pencil sketches to get an idea of how we progressed to the finished piece.

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Which Dragon Ball Z Character Are You?

 

Quizzes have taken over my Facebook feed recently, and I haven’t paid much attention until today. Buzzfeed recently posted the “Which Dragon Ball Z Character Are You?” quiz, and you know it’s accurate because I got Vegeta. That’s right, the Prince of all the Saiyans himself.

 

No, it’s not rigged, and I got Vegeta on the first try. I have witnesses.

 

So, which Dragon Ball Z character are you? Click here to take Buzzfeed’s quiz.

 

 

Dragon Ball Z Season Two is now available on Blu-ray! Click here to get your copy.

 

While Goku recovers from injuries suffered during battle with the Saiyans, his friends begin their perilous quest for the Namekian Dragon Balls! Awaiting their arrival on Planet Namek is the powerful Ginyu Force – and the vile monster Frieza!

Make room on your shelves because the Dragon Ball Z Season Sets are finally on Blu-ray! We embarked on a frame-by-frame restoration process to remove any blemishes, tape marks, and foreign bodies that might have tarnished your viewing experience. All three audio tracks have been re-mastered in the interest of noise reduction and superior sound quality. The bolder, more vibrant color of this ultimate Dragon Ball Z release closely mirrors the visual aesthetics of today’s entertainment. Lastly, we undertook a precise shot-by-shot reframing of the entire series to create a modern HD widescreen presentation of this legendary fan favorite!

New Release Tuesday

This Tuesday we’re bringing you the next installment of the new Dragon Ball Z Blu-ray releases, plus more One Piece and the S.A.V.E release of The Galaxy Railways! Get these while they’re hot in our new FUNimation Shop!

Dragon Ball Z – Season Two – Blu-ray 

 

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While Goku recovers from injuries suffered during battle with the Saiyans, his friends begin their perilous quest for the Namekian Dragon Balls! Awaiting their arrival on Planet Namek is the powerful Ginyu Force – and the vile monster Frieza!

Make room on your shelves because the Dragon Ball Z Season Sets are finally on Blu-ray! We embarked on a frame-by-frame restoration process to remove any blemishes, tape marks, and foreign bodies that might have tarnished your viewing experience. All three audio tracks have been re-mastered in the interest of noise reduction and superior sound quality. The bolder, more vibrant color of this ultimate Dragon Ball Z release closely mirrors the visual aesthetics of today’s entertainment. Lastly, we undertook a precise shot-by-shot reframing of the entire series to create a modern HD widescreen presentation of this legendary fan favorite!

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Win a Copy of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z

Hey, Dragon Ball Z fans! We’ve partnered with Bandai Namco Games to give you an opportunity to win the new action-brawler Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z. All you have to do is go to Facebook.com/DragonBallZ and fill out the entry form for your chance to win the game on PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360. Be sure to share with your friends because every person you refer gets you an additional entry. As a bonus, the top 2 referrers will receive a copy of Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 on Blu-ray so spread the word!

 

Since Bandai Namco Games gave us a copy of the game to check out, we let FUNimation’s resident fitness buff / gaming guru, Walter P. Protein, take time out of his workout routine to review Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z. Check it out in the latest FUNimation Show Quickie.

New Release Tuesday – DBZ, OniAi, Ikki Tousen, & SAVE

 

The Dragon Ball Z – Season One Blu-ray is now available! Make room on your shelves because the Dragon Ball Z Season Sets are finally on Blu-ray! We embarked on a frame-by-frame restoration process to remove any blemishes, tape marks, and foreign bodies that might have tarnished your viewing experience. All three audio tracks have been re-mastered in the interest of noise reduction and superior sound quality. The bolder, more vibrant color of this ultimate Dragon Ball Z release closely mirrors the visual aesthetics of today’s entertainment. Lastly, we undertook a precise shot-by-shot reframing of the entire series to create a modern HD widescreen presentation of this legendary fan favorite! It’s time to experience Dragon Ball Z like you’ve never experienced it before!

 

Also available today we have our first subtitle-only releas–OniAi. Here’s a little bit about this show.

 

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Feast your eyes on host of desirable darlings in this sassy comedic romp from the dirty little minds that brought you Baka and Test and Hayate the Combat Butler!

When adorable teenager, Akiko, is reunited with her big brother, Akito, she’s determined to take her sisterly affection to the next level! But her BroCon fantasies are dealt a cruel blow by the arrival of three colorful rivals. There’s a blonde heiress with a fetish for plushies, a boyish beauty who yearns to serve, and a ravishing redhead who’ll stop at nothing to get her man! Every coy ploy Akiko dreams up is deviously derailed by robes that just happen to fall open, the flashing of come hither eyes, or scandalous splashing in the community bath! While Akiko has her hands full staying a step ahead of the competition, poor conflicted Akito can’t help but think: my little sister can’t be this…adorable!?

 

What do you think of having subtitle-only releases? Is this something you’d like to see more of in the future?

 

Also available today, we have Ikki Tousen – Great Guardians on DVD and Chrono Crusade joins our S.A.V.E. (Super Amazing Value Edition) line on DVD.

 

Will you be picking up any of these titles today?

“Dragon Ball Z” Season Sets Blasting onto Blu-ray This Winter

 

Flower Mound, TX (November 7, 2013) – FUNimation® Entertainment has announced that it is giving the Blu-ray release of the anime phenomenon Dragon Ball Z another go.

Originally attempted with the Level Sets in 2011, production was suspended due to technical challenges of the frame by frame restoration from the original film.  After careful evaluation of the process, FUNimation is glad to announce that restoration has recommenced and releases will be available before years end.

Different from the Level Sets before it, the episode count on the Blu-ray Season Sets will be identical to their extremely popular DVD counterparts. Also different, is the restoration and re-mastering process being used. A bolder, more vibrant color palette is being used to produce a picture current, and future, televisions can take advantage of. The Blu-ray Season Sets will also come in a widescreen format. Precise shot-by-shot reframing of each scene has used to ensure the optimal picture when converting from its native, full screen format.

“We want Dragon Ball Z to be a part of the modern, HD experience,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and president at FUNimation Entertainment. “We want people to see it and know that the time and care has been taken to give them something similar to what they’d see being created  today.”

Each set of three releases will feature never-before-seen triptych cover art, showcasing the major heroes and villains from Dragon Ball Z’s three major sagas.

Included in the Dragon Ball Z Blu-ray Season Sets will be a nine-part extra features special that spans the entirety of the releases. Each Season Set will include brand new cast interviews, retrospectives, and fan submissions.

Dragon Ball Z: Season One (Blu-ray) will be available online and at retail stores on December 31, 2013.

To celebrate the announcement of this release, FUNimation is having a 4-day only, pre-order special on their website. From November 7 – November 11, fans can pre-order Dragon Ball Z: Season One (Blu-ray) for $24.74 (45% off). Click this link to view the sale.

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Official DBZ Costumes Just In Time for Halloween!

Awwww, how adorable! A tiny Goku!

 

Looking for a Halloween costume to take your power level off the charts? Or maybe want to cosplay, but don’t have the sewing skills to make your own outfit? Check out these official Dragon Ball Z styles! Brand new for 2013 from HalloweenCostumes.com, click here to see which other characters are available.

 

Don’t worry there are adult sized costumes too.