Two Classic DRAGON BALL Z Titles Coming to North American Theaters for First Time

Even if you’re the biggest anime and Goku fan in North America, and you’ve read, seen, and played every title in the Dragon Ball franchise, you will have a chance to do something you’ve never done before next month. Two classic Dragon Ball Z titles will be shown in movie theaters for the first time. Fathom Events and Toei Animation Inc. are teaming up to bring fans Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Double Feature. On Saturday November 3 (at 12:55 p.m. local time) and Monday, November 5 (at 7:00 p.m. local time) they will screen 1990’s Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku and 1995’s Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn for the first time ever in the U.S. and Canada. In addition to the fully remastered screenings, “audiences will view special content and receive an exclusive Dragon Ball Super trading card by Bandai (while supplies last, quantities are limited).”Full descriptions of both titles are below, but thematically they make for a nice, generational family affair double feature. Well, as “nice” as it can be when you are dealing with horrible visions of the future and fighting monsters and zombies. You can find the complete list of the over 650 theaters around the U.S. that are participating here, and for those of you in Canada you can find showings at the Cineplex site. Tickets can also be purchased through Fathom Events.And if you really are the biggest DBZ fan in North America, don’t you have to see these on the big screen to keep the title?Which of these two titles are you most excited to see on the big screen? Tell us why in the comments below.Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku: When a low-class Saiyan soldier named Bardock unexpectedly inherits the ability to see into the future, his life takes a dramatic turn for the worse! Haunted by visions of his own end as well as the destruction of his entire planet, Bardock sets off on a nightmarish race with fate to advert the impending disaster. But Bardock seems to be stumbling along in a maze of hopeless despair until a vision of his baby son, Kakarot, as a grown man inspires him to make a change and confront his destiny head on! This is the story of Bardock, the father of Goku!Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn: An industrial disaster in Other World unleashes the monstrous Janemba, a beast who grows stronger with each passing minute. While Goku and Vegeta fight for Other World’s survival, Goten and Trunks confront a ghoulish army of the undead back on Earth. A dangerous plan of attack is devised, and only an unprecedented act of teamwork can save the universe!

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