History Trivia / DragonballEvolution

9th Nov '17 6:19:30 AM rjd1922
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* RecursiveImport: Belive it or not the film did receive a Japanese release...it went as well as you would expect , but it does have the interesting note that Creator/AyaHirano would later join the cast of the actual anime as the [[TheOtherDarrin Kai voice of Dende]] and is the first time in a Japanese production where [[Creator/KappeiYamaguchi a male actor]] would voice Goku.

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* RecursiveImport: Belive it or not not, the film did receive a Japanese release...it which went as well as you would expect , expect, but it does have the interesting note that Creator/AyaHirano would later join the cast of the actual anime as the [[TheOtherDarrin Kai voice of Dende]] and is the first time in a Japanese production where [[Creator/KappeiYamaguchi a male actor]] would voice Goku.Goku.
* ShortRunInPeru: Despite being an American movie, it was released in Japan a month before the United States.
8th Nov '17 5:35:56 PM KJShea
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** Creator/GeorgeLucas was considered to direct this film back in 2002. Creator/RobertRodriguez and Creator/ZakSnyder were also offered the job.

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** Creator/GeorgeLucas was considered to direct this film back in 2002. Creator/RobertRodriguez and Creator/ZakSnyder Creator/ZackSnyder were also offered the job.
7th Nov '17 3:13:00 PM Sakubara
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* RecursiveImport: Belive it or not the film did receive a Japanese release...it went as well as you would expect , but it does have the interesting note that Creator/AyaHirano would later join the cast as the actual anime as the [[TheOtherDarrin Kai voice of Dende]] and is the first time in a Japanese production where [[Creator/KappeiYamaguchi a male actor]] would voice Goku.

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* RecursiveImport: Belive it or not the film did receive a Japanese release...it went as well as you would expect , but it does have the interesting note that Creator/AyaHirano would later join the cast as of the actual anime as the [[TheOtherDarrin Kai voice of Dende]] and is the first time in a Japanese production where [[Creator/KappeiYamaguchi a male actor]] would voice Goku.
7th Nov '17 3:10:59 PM ClintEastwood
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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $30 million. Box office, $9,362,785 (domestic), $57,497,699 (worldwide).



* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: A review of the film opened with the following informed lines.
-->Another Japanese manga bites the dust with its cinematic adaptation: in this case, the "Dragonball Evolution" series.



* MoneyDearBoy: Ben Ramsey admitted as much and apologized to fans when reached by an interviewer. "So Iím not blaming anyone for ''Dragonball but myself''," he said. "As a fanboy of other series, I know what itís like to have something you love and anticipate be so disappointing."



** Creator/GeorgeLucas was considered to direct this film back in 2002.

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** Creator/GeorgeLucas was considered to direct this film back in 2002. Creator/RobertRodriguez and Creator/ZakSnyder were also offered the job.
7th Nov '17 2:55:50 PM ClintEastwood
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* CreatorsApathy: Ramsey admitted in a 2016 apology letter to have gone into the film "as a businessman" and "not a fan" of Franchise/DragonBall (whether this means he was a fan and just didn't care, or he was not a fan, period, isn't entirely clear).

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* CreatorsApathy: Ramsey admitted in a 2016 apology letter to have gone into the film "as a businessman" and "not a fan" of Franchise/DragonBall ''Franchise/DragonBall'' (whether this means he was a fan and just didn't care, or he was not a fan, period, isn't entirely clear).



* JustHereForGodzilla:
** Many people in Latin America only saw the movie because Creator/MarioCastaneda and Creator/CarlosSegundo were reprising their roles as Goku and Piccolo respectively.
** Similarly, almost everyone from the Brazilian Portuguese dub (except for Roshi) returned for the movie.



* PromotedFanboy: Producer Creator/StephenChow is a big fan of ''Dragon Ball'', and signed on to the film immediately. He was deeply interested in being the director, but decided to just serve as producer because he believed in directing only his own original stories.



** [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/dragonball/images/f/ff/Oozaru_hiphopargento.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20100325191634 The Oozaru was originally going to look different]]. Early models show the Oozaru looking more like a mix between [[ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy Groot]] and [[Film/LordOfTheRings an Orc]]. However, in the final product, it looked more monkey-like, like in the series.

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** [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/dragonball/images/f/ff/Oozaru_hiphopargento.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20100325191634 The Oozaru was originally going to look different]]. Early models show the Oozaru looking more like a mix between [[ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy Groot]] and [[Film/LordOfTheRings an Orc]]. However, in the final product, it looked more monkey-like, like in the series.series.
** Creator/GeorgeLucas was considered to direct this film back in 2002.
1st Nov '17 4:17:02 PM Whipsmart
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* CreatorKiller: After the poor reception of this film, James Wong hasn't directed a single film since and has been relegated to producing television shows instead.
27th Sep '17 4:11:45 PM SuperiorKaminari
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** Many people in Latin America only saw the movie because Creator/MarioCastaneda and Carlos Segundo were reprising their roles as Goku and Piccolo respectively.

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** Many people in Latin America only saw the movie because Creator/MarioCastaneda and Carlos Segundo Creator/CarlosSegundo were reprising their roles as Goku and Piccolo respectively.
21st Aug '17 8:26:21 AM Animeking1108
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* ConvertedFanboy: Creator/JamesMarsters watched the anime to study his character. Afterwards, he started referring to the anime as "the coolest television cartoon in the last 50,000 years."

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* ConvertedFanboy: Creator/JamesMarsters watched the anime to study his character. Afterwards, he started referring to the anime as "the coolest television cartoon in the last 50,000 years."" He would even later voice Zamasu in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper.''
14th Jul '17 1:12:15 PM randomguy399
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** While it's likely this for many others, James Marsters has admitted that the final product wasn't very good.

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** While it's likely this for many others, James Marsters has admitted that the final product wasn't very good.
27th Jun '17 1:04:48 PM Sakubara
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* RecursiveImport: Belive it or not the film did receive a Japanese release...it went as well as you would expect , but it does have the interesting note that Creator/AyaHirano would later join the cast as the actual anime as the [[TheOtherDarrin Kai voice of Dende]] and is the first time in a Japanese production where [[Creator/KappeiYamaguchi a male actor]] would voice Goku.
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