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'''The AB Group''' is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France French] business group in the field of broadcasting responsible for the dubbing of the movies in 2003 for UK audiences. The dub is notorious among fans for the script and the changing of character's names (for example [[Piccolo]] is known as Big Green). Despite being aired on Toonami, only the movies ''[[Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might]]'', ''[[Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest]]'' and ''[[Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug]]'' were distributed on DVD due to poor sales. However, [[Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle|movies 2]] and [[Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure|3]] of ''[[Dragon Ball (anime)|Dragon Ball]]'', the first nine movies and two specials of ''[[Dragon Ball Z]]'' were dubbed by this company. They were released in the [[Wikipedia:Netherlands|Netherlands]], the [[Wikipedia:United Kingdom|United Kingdom]], and [[Wikipedia:Ireland|Ireland]] on VHS and DVD. Some of the names of the films were changed, but most resembled the Japanese film titles. It was founded in 1977 by Jean-Luc Azoulay and Claude Berda as a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_production_(music_industry) music production] company, and in 1987 went into the world of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Television television].
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'''The AB Group (nicknamed Big Green Dub by fans) ''' is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France French] business group in the field of broadcasting responsible for the dubbing of the movies in 2003 for UK audiences. The dub is notorious among fans for the script and the changing of character's names (for example [[Piccolo]] is known as Big Green). Despite being aired on Toonami, only the movies ''[[Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might]]'', ''[[Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest]]'' and ''[[Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug]]'' were distributed on DVD due to poor sales. However, [[Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle|movies 2]] and [[Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure|3]] of ''[[Dragon Ball (anime)|Dragon Ball]]'', the first nine movies and two specials of ''[[Dragon Ball Z]]'' were dubbed by this company. They were released in the [[Wikipedia:Netherlands|Netherlands]], the [[Wikipedia:United Kingdom|United Kingdom]], and [[Wikipedia:Ireland|Ireland]] on VHS and DVD. Some of the names of the films were changed, but most resembled the Japanese film titles. It was founded in 1977 by Jean-Luc Azoulay and Claude Berda as a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_production_(music_industry) music production] company, and in 1987 went into the world of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Television television].
   
 
This company is also known for collaborating the series episodes for the [[Westwood Dub]] with Ocean Productions (Westwood Media) for ''Dragon Ball'', ''Dragon Ball Z'' (123-291), and ''[[Dragon Ball GT]]''.
 
This company is also known for collaborating the series episodes for the [[Westwood Dub]] with Ocean Productions (Westwood Media) for ''Dragon Ball'', ''Dragon Ball Z'' (123-291), and ''[[Dragon Ball GT]]''.

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AB Group

AB Group logo

The AB Group (nicknamed Big Green Dub by fans) is a French business group in the field of broadcasting responsible for the dubbing of the movies in 2003 for UK audiences. The dub is notorious among fans for the script and the changing of character's names (for example Piccolo is known as Big Green). Despite being aired on Toonami, only the movies Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might, Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest and Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug were distributed on DVD due to poor sales. However, movies 2 and 3 of Dragon Ball, the first nine movies and two specials of Dragon Ball Z were dubbed by this company. They were released in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Ireland on VHS and DVD. Some of the names of the films were changed, but most resembled the Japanese film titles. It was founded in 1977 by Jean-Luc Azoulay and Claude Berda as a music production company, and in 1987 went into the world of television.

This company is also known for collaborating the series episodes for the Westwood Dub with Ocean Productions (Westwood Media) for Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z (123-291), and Dragon Ball GT.

AB Film Titles

  • DB Movie 2 - Sleeping Beauty in Devil Castle
  • DB Movie 3 - Mystical Adventure
  • DBZ Movie 1 - In Pursuit of Garlic
  • DBZ Movie 2 - The Strongest Guy in the World
  • DBZ Movie 3 - Super Battle in the World
  • DBZ Movie 4 - Super Saiya, Son Goku
  • DBZ Movie 5 - Super Rivals
  • DBZ Movie 6 - Fight! 10 Billion Power Warriors
  • DBZ Movie 7 - Super Battle of the Three Super Saiyans
  • DBZ Movie 8 - The Burning Battles
  • DBZ Movie 9 - Super Guy in the Galaxy
  • DBZ Special 1 - The Father of Goku
  • DBZ Special 2 - Gohan and Trunks

See also

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