Idiots rule: our favourite anime dunderheads

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As someone a bit prone to airheadedness myself, I have a soft spot for characters who wear their fool’s colours with pride. Anime is packed with champions and their irreplaceable comrades who prove that having the fastest brain isn’t all-important in achieving your goals. As you’re about to see, a pure, kind heart and keeping […]

Voicing Goku earns Masako Nozawa multiple Guinness World Records

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Goku voice actor Masako Nozawa may have turned 80 last year, but her renown as “The Eternal Boy” has been duly recognised with two Guinness World Records for video game voice acting. In Dragon Ball games alone, she had been Goku for 23 years and 218 days on October 25th, the day she was certified for “longest video game voice […]

Happy Birthday to Goku seiyuu Masako Nozawa

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From roles in 1963’s Astro Boy all the way through to Dragon Ball Super, Masako Nozawa was there when anime took its first test flights, and as it grew into today’s globally celebrated art form. She’s best known as the voice of Dragon Ball‘s Goku, and also plays Gohan, Goten, Goku Jr, Black Goku and Bardock. It’s a feat of generations that’s seen […]

Review: Dragon Ball Z Kai Series Three

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Since the cost of Frieza’s defeat was Namek being reduced to so many lava puddles, team Goku’s top priority is bringing their Saiyan leader back from the afterlife, as it seemed he was trapped on the collapsing planet. But when they gather the Dragon Balls and make their wishes, they find this is not within […]

Review: Dragon Ball Z Kai Series Two

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With visuals polished, filler scrubbed, and vocals retouched, Dragon Ball Z Kai was a triumphant commemoration of a series two decades seasoned. It’s now enjoying a steady distribution here in the UK, with series two hot off the press. For someone who remembers watching the odd episode of the Frieza saga as a kid, there’s […]