Anthony Putignano

My name is Anthony. I like Baseball & Dragon Ball. That is all.

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Aug 02

FUNimation To Be Acquired By Sony Pictures Television Networks

Sony Pictures Television Networks has officially purchased a majority-stake in FUNimation, the North American distributor for the Dragon Ball animated series. As reported by Deadline, “Sony Pictures Television Networks is increasing its footprint in the anime space, with a deal to pay $143 million for 95% of Japanese anime distributor Funimation Productions.” Sony released the following press release: …

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May 16

Toei Animation & FUNimation North American Dragon Ball Merchandise Licensing Agreements

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Earlier today a press release was made giving details on additional Dragon Ball merchandise that will be coming to North America later in 2017. Most of the merchandise is centered around the new Dragon Ball television series, Dragon Ball Super. Toei And Funimation Announce New Dragon Ball Licensing Agreements Partnerships Include both “Dragon Ball Super” and “Dragon …

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May 07

Yuka Komatsu Named Voice of Caulifla in “Dragon Ball Super”

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Following the revelation of the first female Saiyan, Caulifla, the official Dragon Ball Super website revealed that Yuka Komatsu will be the voice this new Saiyan. This will be Komatsu’s first television  role working on the Dragon Ball series. Caulifla, a pun on the word “Cauliflower”, keeps in tune with the theme of Saiyan names bearing those of vegetables. …

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Apr 29

New “Dragon Ball Super: Universe Survival Arc” Promotional Video – Team 7

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Following the previously released promotional video featuring Android 17 and the “Universe Survival Arc“, Toei Animation has released yet another promotional video, only this time highlighting each member from Universe 7 that is expected to fight in the upcoming tournament! The Dragon Ball Super TV series can be viewed by way of simulcast on streaming services such …

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Apr 26

Viz “Dragon Ball Super” Manga Vol.1 to Release May 2

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Everyone (well, mostly everyone) has been waiting for it! The print edition of Dragon Ball Super, Vol.1 is now (and has been) available to preorder. With a release date of May 2, 2017, the 192 page paperback can be ordered on Amazon for just $9.99! Goku’s adventure from the best-selling classic manga Dragon Ball continues in …

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Apr 17

FUNimation Announces “Dragon Ball Super” Home Video Release

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Earlier today FUNimation posted a listing for the first home video release for the Dragon Ball Super television series. This first volume, Part One, is set to release on July 25, 2017 and will be in a two-disc set. The DVD and Blu-ray will contain both the English and Japanese dub, and it will also contain roughly 25 …

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Apr 15

“Dragon Ball Super: Universe Survival Arc” Promotional Video – Android #17

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The official Toei Animation YouTube channel released a new promotional video for the Dragon Ball Super television series. This video below serves as promotional material for the “Universe Survival arc“, and focuses on the much-anticipated return of Android 17! かつて。。。 悟空を倒すために造られた 最強の人造人間が 奇跡の邂逅を果たす。。。 人造人間17号力の大会参戦!!!! 十余年の時を経て パワーも スピードも すべたが超に!!!! 〜究極を超える力が 今、明かされる〜 Long ago… The ultimate artificial human was …

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Apr 03

Monopoly: Dragon Ball Z Edition

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Everyone loves Monopoly, right? Well, not everyone. In any case, even if you don’t, this is pretty cool! Unlike traditional Monopoly where property is purchased, in this Dragon Ball Z edition players can recruit different characters from the series to become the richest fighter in the world! Though prices vary depending on the retailer, the MSRP for …

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Feb 04

Dragon Ball Super New Opening Theme “Limit Break x Survivor” Debuts

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With the Dragon Ball Super “Universe Survival Arc” kicking off, a new opening theme also made its debut. First revealed at Jump Festa in December, the song “Limit Break x Survivor”, which is performed by Kiyoshi Hikawa, marks the second opening theme for Dragon Ball Super. The new opening theme can be viewed below! Toei Animation announced the production of …

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Jan 17

Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters DVD & Blu-ray Now Available for Preorder

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FUNimation has posted a listing on their online shop for the DVD and Blu-ray release of Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters part one. Both the DVD and Blu-ray are available for preorder until the product becomes available on April 25, 2017. The products are listed at $49.98 for the DVD and $54.98 for the Blu-ray. Seven …

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