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Dragon Ball Kai (2014)


Alternative Titles

English: Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters
Synonyms: Dragonball Kai, DBK, DB Kai, DBZ Kai,
Japanese: ドラゴンボール改

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 61
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2014 to Jun 28, 2015
Premiered: Spring 2014
Broadcast: Sundays at 09:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.981 (scored by 23,668 users)
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Ranked: #5552
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Popularity: #1237
Members: 50,462
Favorites: 318
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Synopsis

Remastered version of the Majin Buu saga that adheres more to the manga's story.

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Staff

Kimura, Kyotaro
Producer
Ieiri, Leo
Theme Song Performance
Tanimoto, Takayoshi
Theme Song Performance
Good Morning America
Theme Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

“Kuu-Zen-Zetsu-Go (空•前•絶•後)” by Takayoshi Tanimoto (Dragon Soul)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Haikei, Tsuratsusutora (拝啓、ツラツストラ)" by Good Morning America (グッドモーニングアメリカ) (eps 1-13)
#2: "Junjou (純情)" by Leo Ieiri (家入レオ) (eps 14-25)
#3: "Oh Yeah!!!!!!!" by Czecho No Republic (eps 26-38)
#4: "GALAXY" by Kyuuso Nekokami (eps 39-48)
#5: "Don't Let Me Down" by Gacharic Spin (eps 49-61)




More reviewsReviews

Jul 5, 2015
Rednights (All reviews)
If you've never seen Dragon Ball Z, this is the version to watch. Asides from a preference to American dubbing, Kai's better focus by cutting out filler does wonders. The hand drawn and remastered animation without a doubt still hold up, the fight scenes still feel visceral and impactful. There's not much to say, it's Dragon Ball Z without filler and without that crappy Funimation music job. There's nothing here that's going to blow your mind, but there are many moments engraved into anime culture that's worth watching it for.
Jun 18, 2015
TeenageSpaceman (All reviews)
Preliminary
Definitely one of my Favorite anime's, I think this series is better in a way that it follows the manga and does not show any unnecessary things. I've had great Nostalgic memories with this anime plus by watching this series the story of dragon ball z was a greater Commitment to the memory which would help with the story of Dragon ball Super. This anime has great character overall and the action of this anime was outstanding. I would suggest everyone to watch this anime again before watching Dragon Ball Super
Feb 18, 2016
TheSkyCaptin (All reviews)
Preliminary
The whole reason i and i think many others would watch Dragon Ball Kai 2014 (not to be confused with the excellent Dragon Ball Kai 2009) is for a faithful adaption of the source material. This fails catastrophically.

About mid way into the anime you will notice that episodes suddenly fall into a snails pace and start to drag with pointless scenes, filler and godawful humour.

The art is decent i really cant complain about it. All of your favourite characters are brought back in better quality.

The sound is also good. Its no Bruce Faulconer but it works and it sounds like what i think the read more

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