Dragonball Z is a show that needs next to NO introduction. It most likely one of the first examples of anime that many American Otaku would have been exposed to, thanks to its never-ending broadcast run on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block.
Over the years, fans have wanted to be able to enjoy their DBZ anytime they wanted, and with the new millenium came the advent of DVDs, a far more compact and efficient way of storing all of the many, MANY episodes of Dragonball Z spanning from the Saiyin saga, all the way up to the Arrival of Majin Buu. But, one problem has always seemed to spring up regarding the DBZ collections: THERE ARE TOO DAMN MANY OF THEM! Some collections feature the American intro theme, while others feature the Japanese intro. Some collections contain a Japanese dub option with English subs, while others keep only the English dub.
But worst of all, these collections spread themselves out amongst WAY too many volumes, something that deters collectors and fans of the franchise for sure. BUT NO MORE! Finally, Funimation has decided to publish a new Blu-ray edition of the DBZ franchise. This version will be consolidated into far fewer volumes, and kept at a very reasonable price-point.
Review copies were provided by FUNimation Entertainment.
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