[38] On March 15, 2015, Funimation announced that they licensed the film for North America and, together with Toei, screened the subtitled movie at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles on April 11. In this battle, the young warrior more or less kicks Drum's face off his head, with eyeballs shooting everywhere. Saiyans – Frieza killed the Saiyans with a Supernova, destroying the Planet Vegeta. Piccolo notices that Frieza must have seen him heal them. Funimation's English dub of the film received a limited release in North American theaters between August 4 through August 13, 2015. Other details included in the trailer were a defeated Gohan and Goku, Frieza's henchmen fighting against Piccolo, Tien Shinhan, Master Roshi and Krillin. [37] Like its prequel, the events of Resurrection 'F' were later adapted as the second story arc of Dragon Ball Super, with some events being altered or expanded in the series' version of events. Vegeta remarks that it is about time they finally agree on something. Son Goku, Turtle Hermit, Kuririn). The previous movie Battle of Gods was the first ever Japanese film to be shown at IMAX Digital theaters, but was not in 3D. Vegeta dominates Frieza who is humiliated and proceeds to launch a surprise energy blast into the Earth, completely destroying it and subsequently killing Vegeta. 5. [60][61] In South Korea, the film grossed ₩176,019,000 ($155,610) in 2015. However, it turns out to be an afterimage. Whis remarks that he has the ability to reverse time up to three minutes and, after doing so, Goku quickly kills Frieza with a Kamehameha wave; much to Vegeta's anger. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. But despite his stellar reputation, Goku is no saint. The film was later adapted into the second story arc of Dragon Ball Super, with the addition of extra scenes, subplots set before its events. [62], Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' grossed a final total of $8.4 million in the United States and Canada. [66], The film was released in Japan in standard and limited edition DVD and Blu-ray formats on October 7, 2015. Its theme song is "Z no Chikai" (『Z』の誓い, "Pledge of Z") by the Japanese idol group, Momoiro Clover Z. Goku, Master Roshi, Krillin), while the Japanese cast were listed with Japanese names (e.g. Whis rewinds time, allowing Goku to finish Dragon Ball's most infamous villain quickly. In a post-credits scene, Frieza returns to Hell, and to his dismay, is welcomed back. Even though the rest of his family are strong, Frieza's power has always been in a completely different league. He normally has four forms, though he has an additional Mecha form, a Golden Form, and also a few additional video game exclusive forms. [15] Hayashida also admitted that the team gave the film a fast pace by focusing on fight scenes for the American audience, which "may have caused some shortcomings on the dramatic level. [40] Prior to its nationwide release, preview screenings were held in seven different cities for 2,264 winners of a lottery held amongst 24 different Shueisha magazines. King Piccolo was arguably the first traditional Dragon Ball villain in the series, and even though he would be reincarnated later, Goku's brutal victory set a bloody precedent that wasn't maintained. Although Frieza initially gains the upper hand, Goku soon realize that Frieza's energy drains quickly due to his lack of experience with the golden form. [39] It is also screened in ten 4DX theaters across Japan, which adds environmental effects such as seat motion, wind, rain and scents to the standard video and audio. [22], Like the previous film, the music in Resurrection 'F' was composed by Norihito Sumitomo. [17], Momoiro Clover Z appeared with Masako Nozawa at a press conference in Tokyo on February 3, 2015, where it was announced that all five members will have roles in the movie as "angels from hell." The Spirit Bomb isn't exactly the best finishing move of all time. He nimbly dodges their punches and kicks, so they switch to Ki Blasts. Upon learning that Goku has grown far more powerful over time, Frieza postpones the invasion so he can train himself for the first time. [74] Selecta Visión released the film in Spain on DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2016. The film was originally announced in July 2014 under the tentative title of Dragon Ball Z 2015 in the September 2014 issue of V Jump magazine. Goku intentionally powers up so much he overloads the beast with light and forces him to explode. [44] Madman Entertainment released the film in Australian theaters on August 6, both subtitled and dubbed in English, where it ran through until August 19, 2015. Immediately betraying Goku after being revived. Everyone knows Goku is a good guy, but Dragon Ball's big hero has killed his share of enemies. but Whis rewinds time so Goku can quickly kill off Frieza. Piccolo, Krillin, and Gohan all attack Frieza at once. Goku draws Frieza's Death Saucer towards him and flies up at the last second, but Frieza directs the disk to follow Goku and succeeds in slicing him across the midsection. It came to him while watching them perform their 2008 song "F", which is about the fictional character. Craig has previously been published on sites such as Den of Geek, and after many coffee-drenched hours hunched over a laptop, part-time evening work eventually turned into a full-time career covering everything from the zombie apocalypse to the Starship Enterprise via the TARDIS. The Saiyan's human upbringing, combined with a well-timed bash on the head, ensured that the ruthlessness of his Saiyan blood was tempered and replaced by a kind and loving soul, albeit one who still loved to fight for the sake of competition. The author stated that the film will also be a sequel to Battle of Gods, that he strictly scrutinized all the dialogue, and promised more action scenes. The film received a worldwide release, both in Japan and through international dubbed versions. Having greatly increased his power as the result of his training, Frieza overwhelms the warriors but Bulma is successful in making contact with Whis, notifying Goku and Vegeta of Frieza's return. The home video release of Fukkatsu no 'F' sold approximately 41,442 copies in its first week. Frieza returns to Hell, where he is once more tormented by the angels. Tambourine - After the King Piccolo arc brings with it the death of Goku's best friend Krillin (not for the last time, sadly), the Saiyan gets mean and decimates Tambourine with a Kamehameha. [45][46] On July 26, 2015, at MCM Manchester Comic-Con, Manga Entertainment announced the release of the film in the United Kingdom in September 2015. It made 40.3% more and sold 27.4% more tickets than Battle of Gods did in its opening weekend. In it Frieza explains how the card program works and Goku's yelling of Frieza's name appears as a pun on the word "free. Even after he started treating them better, he still killed one for calling him "short." He manages to describe how Frieza destroyed the Saiyan homeworld, Planet Vegeta, because he feared a Super Saiyan. [67] The limited edition includes a story board book, booklet, and a Golden Freeza alarm clock, additionally each disc in this set includes bonus content as interviews, video footage from the May 9 “Goku Day” event, and much more. Frieza - Was presumably killed by Goku, as he was about to use Instant Transmission when Trunks arrived, which he could not have in this timeline. Dragon Ball Z's Frieza saga is widely considered the pinnacle of Akira Toriyama's anime and manga series, and Krillin's death triggering Goku's first Super Saiyan transformation remains the most memorable scene from that arc. Frieza killed Vegeta during this fight when Goku turned up to challenge him (the fight between Vegeta an Frieza is implied to have made Namek unstable). Captain Yellow - Goku punches this Tiger, also of the Red Ribbon Army, out of his plane while rescuing Upa. Yakon - After becoming more of a pacifist against Frieza and Cell, Goku found a way to indirectly kill Yakon, one of the beasts Babadi had the Z Warriors fight to collect energy for the revival of Majinn Buu. [28], In March 2015, a collaboration between Toei Animation and Kirin Company spawned two dance parody commercials tying Resurrection 'F' with Kirin's Mets cola beverage, with the grape flavor advertisement featuring Frieza and his henchmen, and the orange flavor ad featuring Goku and the other heroes. More: No Other Anime Will Ever Emulate Dragon Ball's Success. Vegeta tells Goku that if he was more ruthless he could be a Super Saiyan, and attempts to tell Goku the legend. [12][13], In November 2014, the film's Japanese title of Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F and basic plot outline were unveiled in the January 2015 issue of V Jump. 1. After finishing the story he dies, and a … Similar to a God of Destruction, the intensity of Frieza's power even at his weakest can effortlessly destroy entire planets. 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