Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball GT are now on Crunchyrolljoin Dragon Ball great to complete the franchise on the streaming service, which combined with Funimation earlier this month.
The three series can be streamed in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The news should not only let Crunchyroll subscribers know that they now have a blue-chip anime franchise, but also encourage Funimation subscribers to switch their plans to the new Crunchyroll.
Specifically, the following seasons and episodes are available:
- Dragon Ball: Seasons 1 to 5, 153 episodes, English subtitles and dubbing.
- Dragon Ball Z: Seasons 1 to 9, 291 episodes, English dubbing.
- Dragon Ball GT: Seasons 1 and 2, 64 episodes, English sub and dub.
The catalog merger follows news on March 1 that Funimation’s entire library has now moved to Crunchyroll following Sony Pictures Entertainment’s purchase of Funimation (for $1.175 billion) in late 2020. The acquisition was completed in August 2021.
On March 1st, Crunchyroll announced that 80% of Funimation’s product lineup would be available on Crunchyroll by the end of the month. More importantly, all new series for the upcoming season will stream exclusively on Crunchyroll from now on. Not only is it advisable to cancel Funimation if you have subscriptions to both, Crunchyroll itself encourages you to do so. in this FAQ
For those who only have Funimation, it’s still a good idea to cancel and switch. Crunchyroll’s Standard tier costs the same as Funimation’s Premium Plus — $7.99 — and gives subscribers unlimited access to Crunchyroll’s library, no ads, and streaming on one device (at a time).