Dragon Ball Z In Original Japanese Audio Now Available On Crunchyroll

The anime is now available in all English speaking countries except UK, Ireland and Nordics.

Dragon Ball Z manga cover

The streaming site Crunchyroll acquired the rights of Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT in March. In addition to the English dub of the Dragon Ball Z anime the streaming site now has the original Japanese audio with English subtitles in its library.

The anime is now available in all English speaking countries except UK, Ireland and Nordics.


The Dragon Ball Z series was succeeded by Dragon Ball Super and the latest movie of the latter is set to release, globally.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero released in Japan on June 11, 2022, and has went on to earn over 2 billion yen in the Japanese box office.

The movie was scheduled to be released on April 22 in Japan and was slated to open in North America this summer, however, it was postponed due to the Toei Animation hack on March 6. .

The fully 3DCG film is being directed by Tetsuro Kodama at Toei Animation, and Naoki Satō is composing the music. Nobuhito Sue is the art director, Chikashi Kubota is the animation director, and Jae Hoon Jung is the CG director.

The movie is set to release globally in August and September. The list of countries and their release dates are as follows:

  • Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Central America, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay – Aug 18
  • United States, Canada, United Kingdom*, Ireland*, South Africa, Zambia, Vietnam – Aug 19
  • India, Indonesia – Aug 26
  • Malaysia, Brunei – Aug 30
  • Philippines – Aug 31 
  • Singapore – Sep 1
  • Taiwan – Sep 8
  • South Korea – Sep 15
  • Thailand, Hong Kong, Macao – Sep 29
    *Preview screenings are available for the film in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Aug 17 and 18.

Crunchyroll describes the film as such:

The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals, who carry on its spirit, have created the ultimate Androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. These two Androids call themselves “Super Heroes”. They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army’s objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!

Source: Crunchyroll

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