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First Official, Tinted Look at Goku from 'Dragonball'


When a live-action adaptation of the fight-centric anime Dragonball was announced, there were some concerns. Was there enough hair product on real, non-anime Earth to support Goku's ridiculous coiffure? Would fans get too upset if the character's orange gi were replaced with a t-shirt with some Japanese characters on it, showing an Abercrombie-level understanding of Asian culture? Could computers still render simple glowing orbs? Make your own judgments.

Justin Chatwin as Goku []

  • November 6, 2008
    Over at, they've posted what they claim is an early look at the protagonist, Goku, in monster form. If you know as little about Dragonball as me (I basically only know that the series involves a lot of screaming), you're probably thinking, wait, besides all the f... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2008
    I admit was a naysayer for a while, but these latest shots from Dragonball have really got me reconsidering this live-action adaptation. Mostly because I consider palpable desperation and pleading, vacant eyes that will forever haunt you, waking you from your nightly slumber wi... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2008
    IMAGE REMOVED AT REQUEST OF Twentieth Century Fox Have I gotten greedy thinking a big-budget feature film should look moderately better than some cosplayers making a fan film, or are these blurry on-set shots from Dragonball really as insanely terrible as I think they are. In fa... / Continue →
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