May 29

Manga UK Confirms “Resurrection ‘F'” Licensing

This past weekend at the MCM London Comic Con, Manga UK announced that they have acquired the rights to the Dragon Ball Z 2015 movie, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ (Revival of ‘F’). No other information has been given, but we can expect to learn more in the near future.

Manga UK Acquires Resurrection 'F'

Dragon Ball Z: “Fukkatsu no ‘F’” (Revival of ‘F’ – Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ ) released in Japanese theaters on April 18, 2015. Unlike the previous film which had an alternative English title (Kami to Kami/Battle of Gods) this film currently does not have a supplementary English title listed on the movie poster. Resurrection ‘F’ is centered on the revival of Freeza. Toriyama stated that he, “deliberately increased the amount of action scenes by a good deal”, and he is writing it, “as though it were a continuation of the manga when it was in serialization.” Resurrection ‘F’ will be receiving its respective English dub this summer, as part of a limited theatrical run on beginning August 4 and ending on August 12. A subtitled world premiere of the film came to Los Angeles, California on April 11, 2015. “Revival of ‘F’ will be screening in 74 countries worldwide, which began with Hong Kong and Taiwan on May 21, 2015. A release in the Philippines is also scheduled, beginning on June 10.

May 28

“Resurrection ‘F” Coming to the Philippines

Earlier today SM Cinema announced VIA their official Twitter page that Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will be coming to the Philippines beginning on June 10.

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Dragon Ball Z: “Fukkatsu no ‘F’” (Revival of ‘F’ – Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ ) released in Japanese theaters on April 18, 2015. It has also been stated by 20th Century Fox that the movie is coming to theaters in Mexico, sometime in April. Unlike the previous film which had an alternative English title (Kami to Kami/Battle of Gods) this film currently does not have a supplementary English title listed on the movie poster. Resurrection ‘F’ will be centered on the revival of Freeza. Toriyama stated that he, “deliberately increased the amount of action scenes by a good deal”, and he is writing it, “as though it were a continuation of the manga when it was in serialization.” Resurrection ‘F’ will be receiving its respective English dub this summer, as part of a limited theatrical run on beginning August 4 and ending on August 12. A subtitled world premiere of the film came to Los Angeles, California on April 11, 2015. “Revival of ‘F’ will be screening in 74 countries worldwide, which began with Hong Kong and Taiwan on May 21, 2015. A release in the Philippines is also scheduled, beginning on June 10.

May 26

FUNimation “Resurrection ‘F'” English Dub Theatrical Run August 4-12

FUNimation recently announced that Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will be making its North American English dub debut beginning on August 4, as part of a limited theatrical run ending on August 12. Chirs Ayres from Dragon Ball Z Kai will be returning as Freeza. Theater info and times are not yet available. Stay tuned!

UPDATE FUNimation Press Release

 

“DRAGON BALL Z: RESURRECTION ‘F’” HITS THEATERS
ACROSS NORTH AMERICA AUGUST 4 – 12
Film by Akira Toriyama Debuts in a Limited Theatrical Event; Teaser Trailer Released

FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS – May 26, 2015. Ending the wait of hundreds of thousands of anime fans across North America, FUNimation Entertainment announced today that “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” will screen August 4-12 in theaters across the U.S. and Canada.  The story is a follow-up to last year’s highly successful “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.”

“We are thrilled to bring fans – both new and old – this latest film from series creator Akira Toriyama,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of FUNimation. “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ is a visually stunning movie and offers even more action and comedy than Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods.”

“Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” is the 20th film in the Dragon Ball franchise, which first debuted in North America in 1986. The new movie showcases the return of Frieza – one of the greatest villains in all of anime. Now resurrected from death, Frieza embarks on plans to take his revenge on the Z Fighters of Earth. Goku and Vegeta once again face their nemesis together, but this time it is a fight for Earth’s very survival.

“Fans are in for another amazing ride with Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’,” said Mike DuBoise, EVP and COO of FUNimation. “We will be raising the bar for the anime theater-going experience.”

“Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’” will screen in theaters nationwide from August 4 – 12, 2015.  Fans are invited to sign-up at www.dragonballz.com to be alerted when ticketing opens.  Subscribers can also look forward to receiving exclusive offers, sneak peeks and other news about the film.

To get more information on “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’,” please visit www.dragonballz.com. – See more at: http://www.funimation.com/blog/#sthash.EMDNWtl4.dpuf

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Dragon Ball Z: “Fukkatsu no ‘F’” (Revival of ‘F’ – Dragon Ball Z: “Resurrection ‘F'” ) released in Japanese theaters on April 18, 2015. It has also been stated by 20th Century Fox that the movie is coming to theaters in Mexico, sometime in April. Unlike the previous film which had an alternative English title (Kami to Kami/Battle of Gods) this film currently does not have a supplementary English title listed on the movie poster. “Resurrection ‘F'” will be centered around the revival of Freeza. Toriyama stated that he, “deliberately increased the amount of action scenes by a good deal”, and he is writing it, “as though it were a continuation of the manga when it was in serialization.” “Resurrection ‘F'” will be receiving its respective English dub this summer, as part of a limited theatrical run on beginning August 4 and ending on August 12. A subtitled world premiere of the film came to Los Angeles, California on April 11, 2015. “Revival of ‘F’ will be screening in 74 countries worldwide, beginning with Hong Kong and Taiwan on May 21, 2015.

May 19

Official “Dragon Ball Super” Website, Twitter, OP/ED Theme Revealed

Toei Animation has launched the official website for the upcoming July 2015 TV Series Dragon Ball Super at the domain www.toei-anim.co.jp/tv/dragon_s/. Below is a screenshot capture of the website at its current state, revealing the series director as Chioka Kimitoshi, and the opening and ending theme songs for the series will be performed by Yoshii Kazuya and Good Morning America.DBSuperWebsiteAnnouncementThe official twitter account for the series has been established as @DB_super2015 , where they will officially announce and address various pieces of future information for the series.

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Kazuya Yoshii, the lead vocalist for the band The Yellow Monkey, will produce the opening theme for Dragon Ball Super. Good Morning America has recently contributed to one of Dragon Ball Kai’s ending themes with “Dear Zarathustra” and the group will return once again to produce a new ending theme for Dragon Ball Super. The title name for the opening has been revealed as “Chōzetsu ☆ Dynamic!!” (chōzetsu meaning transcendence, excellence, superiority) and the ending will be titled ““Hello Hello Hello” which was confirmed through Toei Animation on the official Dragon Ball Kai website. The official announcements for these theme songs took place at the “Triad Rocks” music event in Tokyo today. Good Morning America and Goku also had the chance to celebrate with a Kamehameha!

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Toei Animation announced the production of Dragon Ball Super (Japanese title; tentative for English release), the first all-new Dragon Ball television series to be released in 18 years. Dragon Ball Super will begin in syndication on Sunday mornings on Fuji TV in Japan on July 5, 2015. No information has been given regarding an international release. Although there is no definitive answer as to where exactly Dragon Ball Super will “fit into the Dragon Ball timeline”, we do know that Dragon Ball Super will, “follow the aftermath of Goku’s fierce battle with Majin Buu, as he attempts to maintain earth’s fragile peace”, and will be, “overseen by Dragon Ball’s original creator, Akira Toriyama”. 

May 18

Dragon Ball XENOVERSE DLC 3 Release Date

It’s been close to a month since we heard anything about Dragon Ball XENOVERSE DLC PACKAGE 3, but now Namco Bandai has broken silence on regards to the release date. Confirming the date June 9th, 2015 is when DLC 3 will be available for download in Japan. Namco Bandai has specified they had been aiming for a May 2015 release, but wanted to give everyone better quality on the XENOVERSE pack. It is unknown if June 9th will also be the release for North America and Europe, but June 9th is the current estimate for availability.

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While we wait for the next DLC, Namco Bandai has announced two special campaigns for XENOVERSE online players. Starting with the Score Bonus Campaign from May 21st to May 27th and then the  Zeni Bonus Campaign from May 28th to June 3rd. In the Score Bonus Campaign, players will earn 25% more points for completing parallel quests. The score is 25% amplified and can level up your created character efficiently. It ends May 27th. On May 28th the Zeni Bonus Campaign will begin, and players will earn 25% more zeni than normal. Zeni is the in-game currency used to purchase capsules, clothes, moves, techniques, accessories, and items.

DLC 3 is confirmed to include the following content:

• 4 Playable Characters: Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Goku, Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan Vegeta, Golden Frieza and Jaco the Galactic Patroller
• 5 Parallel Quests
• 2 Masters: Jaco the Galactic Patroller & Elder Kai
• 8 Masters Quests
• 14 Moves
• 2 Costumes: Turtle Hermit & Gohan’s Tracksuit
• 2 New Accessories: Tagoma’s Scouter & Turtle Hermit set
• 7 Z-Souls

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Dragon Ball: XENOVERSE is available in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Australasia. It was developed by Dimps, and is available on Playstation 3,Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC by way of Steam. Dragon Ball: XENOVERSE was released in Japan on February 5th, 2015, and for European/Australasia on consoles and PC/Steam users Feb 27, and Feb 24 for North and South America.

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