It’s called Dragon Ball Super. And it’s the first new, original Dragon Ball television anime in nearly two decades.
I can't believe its been 18 years since GT, I still remember watching it on TV like it was yesterday.
Don't think they were counting GT, seeing it isn't really part of Dragonball.
They were. "The last Dragon Ball TV anime, Dragon Ball GT, aired from 1996 to 1997."
18 years? what about DBZ Kai?
That's a remastered DBZ, doesn't count. They mean original, new story DB series.
Oh the joy, can't wait for this :D
I feel you brother..I get to re-live my favorite entertainment moments as a child while watching Dragon-ball! Cant frickin wait!
Agreed, 18 years is a longtime.
hmm will goku still have ssj 4? or will they make a new ssj4 form?
GT is not canon in this universe. They will likely continue with Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan.
Technicly. Battle of the Gods/Resurection of F/Super saiyan god has not been confirmed as canon or not canon either. But since Akira Toriyama is actually doing the story, that we can guess will be canon. But cant 100% until he confirms it.
As much as GT was terrible, SSJ4 looked awesome. The design is much better than the silly SSJG and the even sillier-named Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan which is just SSJ with cyan hair.
Where the hell you've been, why would he be ssj4 when he has god form.
It seems they are erasing the GT canon...good. GT was terrible with spurts of "okay" here and there. Can't wait to see what this new DB will bring even though Vageta and Goku are now crazy over powered. It'll be interesting if the makers of this new show will even attempt to get the rest of the "Z" fighters up to par.
i really hope they find a way to bring the other z fighters up, obviously not to SS level but strong enough to actually fight
it says that the anime will take place after goku and buu fight, so we dont really know how long after or more importantly if it is before or after the 2 movies. texhnically after the buu fight gohan is still the strongest in terms of raw power. goku doesnt have the capabilities to max out his ssj3 because of his living body, vegeta is vegeta and will always struggle to keep up with goku and gohan in terms of strength.
If you read the new manga, Gohan couldn't even take on freeza because of lack of training. When he was talking to piccolo, he said he didn't know if he could go super saiya-jin anymore, he did later in the battle, but power level was severely less then the cell battle. Just like the fight he had with Dabura. Lack training can cause loss in gains. He is a school teacher now.
Wow! 18 years, I cant even believe GT is that old now...
"Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama will be handling the new anime’s story. The series will take place after Goku defeats Majin Buu, and the world has become a peaceful place again." Awesome. Looks like it will be a canon replacement for the GT timeframe. Can't wait.
Really hope that they manage to make the series look as good as the intro sequence of Kai and the cutscenes in Xenoverse look, but I don't have high hopes for Toei.
From what I have observed over the years, Toei is very cheap. I too was also disappointed that Kai did not have the same visual quality as the opening theme. They did nothing new to it other than cut out some of the fillers and change the dialogue a little bit. Their biggest anime right now One piece has been using the same old soundtrack season after season with only the opening changing a few times and some of the movies being nothing but recaps. It was the same when they were handling DBZ where they had the same soundtrack running through the entire length of the anime and did not change it every saga like the funimation dub. What I am hoping for with Dragon Ball Super. 1) Dragon Ball Kai opening visuals 2) Great soundtrack. It does not have to be bruce Faulconer just give us something that we will remember and not that old soundtrack that we are tired of hearing. 3) Make races other than Saiyans shine. I expect to see Uub and pan contribute allot as the new additions to the team.
I hope GT gets a mention, like explained away as alternate universe which actually happened, just not in the main series timeline, sorta like Trunks' timeline.
Also, I hope SSj4 makes a comeback. And Broly is made canon.
Broly made canon would be fantastic. I always thought Broly and Cooler were some of the best movie villains and deserved to be in the show.
I don't know if Broly would be made canon. But they could take the evil god saiya-jin story that shenron was telling bills about in the first movie. Raditz has been cooking in hell all these years. Maybe he can be this canon's broly and find this evil god saiya-jin power. Even the story shenron told, the god saiya-jin lost the battle. Where are those evil god saiya-jins now?
they are doing all the right things, getting the creator to spearhead the new story, starting off after the buu saga so we can skip the meh that was GT
i guess it is good news. just hope they dont mess around with gohan too much. its been tough watching how they nerfed gohan in gt and all the movies and specials.
As a big big fan of DBZ and GT, I'm really glad that they are working on a new Dragon Ball for TV. Here's hoping that it would be localized asap.
I was a bit surprised by this but it's still so successful in Japan and has so many fans worldwide. Plus, the new movie is really driving up hype again. I'm excited for sure, but I hope it is on par with Z.
He should go back and study some, cause he forgets some things dbz like launch and Mr popo.
This is amazing O.O news!!! I can't fucking believe that this is happening, finally a "true" sequel of DBZ by Akira Toriyama himself what every one want to see in order to wash out the bad taste GT left in our mouth, I can't fucking w8 until this finally air, all-new episodes of Dragon Ball so happy that this is happening Yupiii :D DB fans all over the world REJOICE the best shounen/action anime return once again the 80's & early 90's kids those who grow up with DB & Goku (me included) cry tears of joy ^__^
None too soon. I hope we still get another new movie, though. Wouldn't mind a DBZ RPG, too!
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