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Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray

United States
FUNimation Entertainment | 1989-1990 | Season 1 | 975 min | Rated TV-PG | Dec 31, 2013

Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 1.78:1
Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1

Audio
English: Dolby TrueHD 5.1
English: Dolby TrueHD 2.0
Japanese: DolbyTrueHD Mono

Subtitles
English

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Four-disc set (4 BDs)

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing

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Region A, B (C untested)

Price
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Video 2.3 of 52.3
Audio 4.1 of 54.1
Extras 1.3 of 51.3
Based on 11 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
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Fantasy76%
Adventure74%
Martial arts42%
Comedy38%
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Dragon Ball Z: Season 1

 (TV) (1989-1990)

Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray offers decent video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

No synopsis for Dragon Ball Z: Season 1.

For more about Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 and the Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray release, see Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Sean Schemmel, Stephanie Nadolny, Christopher Sabat, Daisuke Gōri, Mayumi Tanaka, Kenji Utsumi
Narrator: Jōji Yanami
Director: Daisuke Nishio

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Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray, Video Quality

  3.0 of 5

There's little doubt that most of the conversation about this new release has revolved around the rejiggered aspect ratio (now in 1.78:1, courtesy of an AVC encoded 1080p transfer). As far as these things go, this reframing has been handled relatively well, though there are some obvious anomalies like missing tops of heads on characters at times. However, here's something new to discuss: where's the grain? This new release has been rather liberally scrubbed of any "offending" grain, something that gave the few "Level" releases their naturally filmic quality. There are also rather strange stabilization issues on this release, with a noticeable jiggliness between frames that tends to affect the edges of objects, so that they appear to move incrementally or have slight warping or bending tendencies at times. (I'd compare this to telecine wobble or gate weave, except that it only affects objects within the frame, rather than the entire frame itself.) There's no doubt that this has been cleaned, for the image is spotless. Colors are also exceptionally bright and vivid, but this presentation has virtually no connection now to its film source elements, and so I cannot in good conscience give it a higher score (and some may think I've been too kind with 3 stars).


Dragon Ball Z: Season 1 Blu-ray, Audio Quality

  4.5 of 5

The audio options on this release appear to be exactly the same as those I covered in my Dragonball Z: Level 1.1 Blu-ray review, so I'll simply repeat those observations here:

FUNimation has provided three lossless offerings on this Blu-ray, the English dub in Dolby TrueHD 5.1 with the original Japanese music, the original English language broadcast version (with broadcast version music) in Dolby TrueHD 2.0 and the original Japanese track (with Japanese music) in Dolby TrueHD mono. For the bulk of my watching, I opted for the 5.1 mix, as the synth heavy, proto-pop "stylings" of the broadcast version's music weren't as much to my personal liking as the 5.1's original Japanese music. Add to that some very smart and fun surround repurposing, without attendant fussiness or gimmickry, and the 5.1 track is the clear winner here, at least for those who want a fairly consistently immersive experience. Fidelity is top notch on this track, and the battle scenes are filled with slams, punches and crazy sound effects that ping pong around the surrounds with abandon. There's some great LFE in many (if not most) episodes, and the music is very well represented as well. Dynamic range is exceptional on this track, though truth be told, Dragon Ball Z tends to work at a fairly consistent hyperbolic level most of the time. The Japanese language track sounds noticeably muffled compared to the two English tracks, most likely due to age and the original recording environment and techniques.


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FUNimation Entertainment has detailed the Blu-ray release of Dragon Ball Z: Season 1, which features the first 39 episodes of the classic anime series, presented in remastered high definition. The 4-disc Season 1 set arrives on Blu-ray on December 31st.


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