However, MCV understands that Atari's right to publish the games in Central Europe will remain unaffected, regardless of the US outcome. The publisher licenses the franchise from Bandai in the territory.
A recent regulatory filing from FUNimation 'delivered a notice purporting to terminate the license agreements based on alleged breaches of the license agreements'.
It went on to add: 'In the event that FUNimation is successful in terminating the license agreements it could have a material adverse effect on the company’s results of operations and financial position.'
The Dragon Ball Z series continues to be a big success in the children’s market, and currently spurns several games a year for Atari.