Frieza Returns In 2015's All New Dragonball Z Movie

Uh-oh. The next Dragonball Z anime movie has a title and a villain, and it's not good news for Goku. In order, it's Fukkatsu no F (or "F Is for Resurrection") and indeed, the first look at the movie reveals the return of Goku's most iconic foe — Frieza. » 11/17/14 6:40am 11/17/14 6:40am

Fan-Made DBZ Webseries Is 1,000,000x Better Than Dragonball: Evolution

A group of fans has been hard at work making a live-action Dragonball Z webseries, subtitled Light of Hope, and it looks pretty outstanding. Admittedly, calling it better than the Hollywood Dragonball movie isn't saying much, but I figured multiplying it by a million would put it in the range of "not bad at all!" » 10/28/14 6:42am 10/28/14 6:42am

The Dragonball Z: Battle Of Gods Movie Needs A Divine Intervention

The first new Dragonball Z animation in 17 years, the Battle of Gods movie seems to have so much going for it: it's the first in-canon DBZ movie, creator Akira Toriyama worked deeply on it for the first time, and the nostalgia factor. But fans looking for the classic DBZ experience in BoG will likely be disappointed. » 10/09/14 9:30am 10/09/14 9:30am

Bonkers Dragon Ball Z Theory Says Goku Ruined Everything

Goku showing up on earth kicked off a whole string of ridiculous events in the Dragon Ball world, not all of which were to humanity's benefit. But what if Goku had never shown up at all? » 9/16/14 4:35pm 9/16/14 4:35pm

The Math Formula That Determines Whether You Love Or Hate Adaptations

Greetings, mail parasites. Sorry if I'm in a bad mood, it's just been a tough week here in the vague post-apocalypse. Food is scare, the cannibal mutants aren't, and I just remembered it's been 38 years since I last saw a Game of Thrones book. NO SPOILERS PAST BOOK 9, A SOCIETY OF PSYCHOPATHS, PLEASE. » 6/18/14 8:20am 6/18/14 8:20am

​7 Characters Who Were Saved by the Fans

Authors, showrunners, directors and horrible people. They kill characters we love constantly, just to make us feel emotions, or they give us awesome characters and then plan to get rid of them for no reason! Luckily, sometimes fans can come together and keep these bastards from destroying the fictional people we love… » 3/10/14 10:00am 3/10/14 10:00am

​12 Aliens Who Came to Earth to Save Humanity

What with wars, destroying the environment, and general imbecility, humanity is constantly getting itself into trouble. More than a few kindly aliens have come to Earth trying to help us change our ways, and for the most part, we've tried to kill them. Here are a dozen aliens that, directly or indirectly, tried to… » 2/24/14 10:07am 2/24/14 10:07am

​Relive the trauma of the Game of Thrones' Red Wedding all over again!

Kudos to HBO for this marketing campaign for the Game of Thrones season three set, which leads this week's home video releases. There's barely any show footage, just videos of people reacting to the infamous "Red Wedding" sequence in shock which will sell more copies than a regular trailer ever could. » 2/17/14 2:40pm 2/17/14 2:40pm

OH MY GOD THE ZOMBIES HAVE LEARNED TO FLY PLANES

Warning! This video is NSFW! It contains breasts, violence, and violence against breasts. It's the trailer for Umberto Lenzi's completely insane zombie movie Nightmare City, where the zombies are fast, smart, sadistic, and look like they stuck their heads in a deep fryer. » 12/30/13 11:58am 12/30/13 11:58am

Dragon Ball Z in the Best Hair Wax Promotion Ever

One of the most iconic elements of Dragon Ball Z are the orange Dragon Balls. The other is unruly hair. Now you can have both. » 9/24/13 11:34am 9/24/13 11:34am

The 11 Most Evil Villains in Anime

Do you think Skeletor, the Joker, Megatron and Lex Luthor have the market cornered on evil? Not so fast. The world of manga and anime is just as full of villains as Western comics and cartoons are, and they’re no slouches in the murder and depravity departments. Here are 11 anime and manga villain you wouldn’t want to… » 8/28/13 12:00pm 8/28/13 12:00pm

Screw Indiana Jones, Adele Blanc-Sec is your kickass archaeologist now

Luc Besson directed The Professional, The Fifth Element, and more, so I have no idea why it's taken this long to get his newest film, The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec, released in the U.S. but here’s the other offerings accompanying mademoiselle! » 8/12/13 1:40pm 8/12/13 1:40pm

10 Completely Ridiculous Ways the World Has Ended

The end of the world is a scary idea, but the way the world ends isn’t always so terrifying. As it turns out, society could collapse or the planet could get destroyed in a variety of dumb and/or ludicrous ways. Here are 10 doomsday scenarios we hope will kill us, if only so we don’t have to die of embarrassment. » 8/12/13 10:00am 8/12/13 10:00am

The Ultimate Team-Up: DBZ's Goku and KFC's Col. Sanders

Batman and Superman. The Lone Ranger and Tonto. Starsky and Hutch. Now we must add a new partnership to the greatest team-ups of all time — Dragonball Z's Goku and Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders. The two are currently working together in Japan, as KFC promotes the first new DBZ movie in 17 years, Battle of… » 2/28/13 7:40am 2/28/13 7:40am

The Semi-Definitive Algorithm to Why Nerds Freak Out About Things

In this week's "Postal Apocalypse," we're talking the Fringe finale, Dragonball Z, Jimmy Olsen's potential sex change, and, of course, more apocalyptic advice. Also, I've tried to create the grand unified theory of why (and how much) nerds get upset regarding changes to their favorite characters and franchises. As… » 1/23/13 8:00am 1/23/13 8:00am

Japan is finally building the ultimate anime theme park

What do Dragonball Z's Goku, One Piece's Monkey D, Luffy and Naruto from Naruto have in common? They're all some of the most popular anime characters in the world, they all star in the Shonen Jump weekly manga anthology, and they're going get their own theme park in Japan later this summer. » 12/17/12 7:00am 12/17/12 7:00am

This live-action Dragonball Z fan movie is not only better than the…

Saying that something is better than the 2009 live-action Dragonball: Evolution movie is not exactly a compliment. There are car accidents I'd prefer to be in before watching that movie again. So when I say this fan-made trailer for a live-action DBZ movie is better than the Hollywood movie, please don't use that as… » 12/05/12 1:20pm 12/05/12 1:20pm

10 Dorkiest Characters (Who are Undefeated Badasses)

Coolness doesn't win a single battle. And often, the coolest heroes and villains are too busy standing around posing and looking awesome to get the frickin job done. Meanwhile, sometimes the total dorks are the ones who kick the most butt when it counts. » 11/05/12 10:08am 11/05/12 10:08am

What if Adventure Time and Futurama were retro comic books?

Chilean illustrator Adolfo Torino Nuñez takes science fiction characters modern audiences are familiar with and chucks them several decades into the past. The resulting artwork resembles a cross between superhero periodicals you'd find at your neighborhood malt shoppe and weirdo bootleg comics collecting gravel grit… » 7/30/12 9:25am 7/30/12 9:25am

In Japan, politicians can apparently get away with Dragon Ball Z cosplay

In America, politicians plus whimsical costumes tend to equal "ill-advised career move." But in Japan, cosplay is just one of those staples of existence, nobody gives a fig. » 8/06/11 11:35am 8/06/11 11:35am