FUNimation answered some sought after information in
their online FAQ. In it we found out that Cartoon Network
will show new episodes fall of this year! Looks like
they won't make us hang for years like they did
with the Frieza saga. They are also working on movie
four with five and six following up.
all those DVD fans out their FUNimation plans on catching
up to the VHS schedule and their is a possibility of
simultaneous releases in the future.
can read the entire FAQ below:
When will new episodes begin broadcasting?
A: Cartoon Network will begin broadcasting new episodes
beginning in fall 2001.
Q: What is the home video release schedule?
A: Here is the home video release schedule for the
next 3 months. February 20: Imperfect Cell - 17's
End; Imperfect Cell - Hunt for 18 March 20: Great
Saiyaman - Declaration; Great Saiyaman - Gohan's Secret
April 17: Perfect Cell - Temptation; Perfect Cell
- Perfection We provide both the uncut and edited
versions. Be sure to look for these new splendorous
videos at Musicland, Sam Goody's, SunCoast, Camelot,
Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Blockbuster, Coconuts,
Saturday Matinee, Record Town, Strawberries, the DBZ
Store online and many other retailers.
Q: When will the History of Trunks Soundtrack be
A: Unfortunately, we do not have a clean answer because
this project is being handled by an independent third
party and is out of our hands. We have been and will
continue to contact them to do anything we can to
speed the project along.
Q: Will DVD begin simultaneous release with VHS?
A: FUNimation is giving fans what they want by releasing
DVD's at an incredibly fast pace. Look for simultaneous
Q: What is the time-table for the release of Movie
A: Production for Movie 4 is already underway and
is going great. We anticipate its release this fall
with Movies 5 and 6 to follow.
Q: How is FUNimation progressing with Yu Yu Hakusho
and Blue Gender?
A: We are working furiously. We are currently holding
actor auditions and creation of the Official Yu Yu
Hakusho and Blue Gender web sites is in full force.
Q: What are futureplans for Action Figures?
A: New 5.5" figures are scheduled to hit the shelves
this spring. These series 17 figures include Android
17, Android 18, Piccolo w/ cape, Goku, and Vegeta.
Irwin will also introduce an assortment that includes
Morphing Secret Saiyan Warrior and Striking Z Fighter
action figures and many others in the traditional
5-1/2-inch size, as well as collectible 9-inch Dragon
Ball Z action figures. Dragon Ball Z Energy Blasters,
Dragon Ball Z Capsules, Dragon Ball Z Model Kits and
Dragon Ball Z Trunks Time Capsule, which comes with
an exclusive 5-inch action figure of the popular character
Trunks will also be available. Exciting Model Kits
and Capsules are already in stores.
Q: What's the latest news on DBZ video games?
A: Infogrames is currently in the pre-production phase
of development for DBZ video games. Soon we will regularly
update you on game progress in our Infogrames Update
section of the News. Stay tuned!
Q: What other DBZ Merchandise will soon be available?
A: Many new exciting products including DBZ Squeezies
from Alpi, Assorted DBZ Jewelry form Starline, DBZ
Trinket Box from Tri-Star, DBZ 12" Figures from Irwin
Toy, Towel Sets from J Franco and Sons, New Wall Scrolls
from Great Eastern, New Backpacks from AD Sutton and
New Key Chains from Great Eastern. Go to the DBZ Store
to see pictures and descriptions of all these new
items in the coming soon section.
Q: Will FUNimation bring other Anime to America?
A: Yes, we are actively working to bring the best
of anime to the USA. We will soon be releasing 2 new
animes Yu Yu Hakusho and Blue Gender. Yu Yu Hakusho
is an exciting show about teenagers fighting in spirit
worlds to save the Earth. Blue Gender is a cool Sci-fi
series where earthlings must survive by fighting a
giant bug-like creature called Blue that has taken
over the earth. You can get details and pictures about
both of these in the News Section of this web site
under New Anime. Continue to look for more quality
anime from FUNimation. We will keep you updated here.
Q: What are your future plans on this web site?
A: We plan to expand the site in many ways. We will
have contests, chat with the actors from DBZ and the
producers, games, more downloadable stuff, insider
information, etc. The idea is to freshen the site
often, keep you updated and to provide fans with a
community for the DBZ family.