Earlier today, Funimation opened a site to announce that they are producing a limited edition Dragon Ball Z Blu-Ray set to celebrate the title’s thirtieth anniversary. The company will host a reservation campaign, which seeks to bring in 2,500 pre-orders. If the threshold is not met, the set will not be produced.
If the set is produced, it will include:
- The entire series, with new bonus content
- A hardcover artbook
- A collectible figure, unique to the set
Specific details on the campaign will be announced at a later date. Acccording to the teaser site, 2,500 units is the minimum production run size from their printers.
In May 2018, the company hosted a similar campaign to produce a limited edition Cowboy Bebop boxed set.
Dragon Ball Z is a sequel to long-running TV series Dragon Ball, which hit Japanese TV on April 19, 1989. The series spans 291 TV episodes and twenty-five movies, with the latest being 2015’s Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’. A two-season compilation series, titled Dragon Ball Z Kai began airing in 2009, and saw its second season hit the airwaves in 2014.
Daisuke Nishio and Shigeyasu Yamauchi directed Dragon Ball Z at Toei Animation, with Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru and Minoru Maeda providing character designs. Takao Koyama was in charge of series composition for the project.
Funimation describes Dragon Ball Z as:
The Saiyans are coming!
The last survivors of a cruel, warrior race, these ruthless villains have carved a path of destruction across the galaxy, an now they have set their sights on Earth! They will stop at nothing until they have the wish-granting powers of the seven magic Dragon Balls for their very own.
With the fate of his family, friends, and the entire human race hanging in the balance, Goku, the Earth’s greatest hero, must rise to meet the approaching threat. As he prepares for the fight of his life, Goku embarks on an epic journey that will take him to other worlds, pit him against new and old enemies alike, and force him to confront the dark secrets of his own past. At the end of this path, the most powerful opponent he has ever faced awaits: the evil Saiyan Prince Vegeta!
Source: Twitter (Funimation)