As they say, "mistakes were made." The Hollywood live-action Dragonball Evolution was released in 2009 and pretty much no one like it. Not series creator Akira Toriyama. Not the hardcore DBZ fans, or the ones who remember the series nostalgically, or the casuals, or even people who like to watch bad movies ironically. And, in at least one case, the people behind it are willing to admit that it's not particularly defensible.