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Dragon Ball Z to Rerun on Japanese TV in HD in April

posted on by Egan Loo
20th anniversary airing to have latest digital remastering, new voice dub

This year's 11th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump will announce on Monday that Dragon Ball Z will rerun on Fuji TV's Japanese network of affiliates in HD starting on April 5. The rebroadcast will feature the "latest digital technology" for HD remastering, new versions of the opening and ending themes with re-recorded sound and re-edited animation, and a new voice recording from the cast led by Son Goku's Masako Nozawa. This April marks the 20th anniversary of the original broadcast in Japan.

James Wong and 20th Century Fox's live-action film adaptation of Akira Toriyama's original Dragonball manga will open in Japan on March 13, and will then open in America on April 8. Funimation had commissioned a remastering of the Dragon Ball Z anime series for its recent DVD box set releases.

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