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Some Thoughts On: Dragon Ball Kai (English Dub) Episodes 1-13

Never one to pass up an opportunity to comment on a Dragon Ball-related dub, I thought I'd give a few thoughts on the newest one, the one for Dragon Ball (Z) Kai. I've mostly been watching this on Nicktoons, but I'm aware of the differences in the presentations between the TV version and the DVD and Blu-Rays, and have seen bits of that, too. I mostly wanted to comment on the voice acting, though I have to say, the script this time around is so much more accurate than any previous Dragon Ball-related dub, it's a real shame they couldn't have been doing this the whole time, because now it actually watches like just an English version of the Japanese show in most ways. I'd give them kudos for this, but like I said, this is what they should have been doing for years. You don't get extra points for failing for a decade and then finally doing it right.

Dragon Ball Kai - Episode 57 Review

Episode 57, "Welcome Back, Son Goku! The Confession of the Mysterious Boy, Trunks" or "About Jet Cola Products" "I wonder if they have gyno-slaves in this time period...""Aaaand here's where we'll pu the pool."*****SPOILERS***** Synopsis: Goku's allies follow the young man to another area, where he offers them drinks from his capsule refridgerator. Vegeta refuses to believe that he's a Saiyan, because there couldn't possibly be more Saiyans that he knows about. Bulma notices the Capsule Corporation logo on the teen's jacket. After waiting around, the young man tells them Goku is arriving. As predicted, a space pod lands, and Goku emerges from it. Goku is surprised to see everyone waiting for him and doesn't recognize the young man.

Dragon Ball Kai - Episode 56 Review

Episode 56, "I'll Defeat Freeza! Another Super Saiyan" "According to this, we're pretty fucked.""TRUNKS MAH BOI!"*****SPOILERS***** Synopsis: A young, purple-haired boy appears before Freeza he will kill him. Freeza laughs this off and orders a subordinate to attack the boy. The boy kills all of the soldiers with his sword. The two banter about each other's abilities, and then the young man declares that like Goku, he too is a Super Saiyan. He transforms into a Super Saiyan, astonishing Freeza. Freeza fires a beam at him, but he deflects it. Gohan, Kuririn, and the others hurry towards the location on foot, sensing the ki of the young man.


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