Trailer: ‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ hits cinemas worldwide this summer
Crunchyroll and Toei Animation today announced the release Dragon Ball Super: Super heroesthe latest film in the global animated blockbuster franchise, which will hit theaters worldwide in summer 2022.
This is the first truly worldwide distributed theatrical release for Crunchyroll, which handles distribution in North America. Internationally, the film will be distributed by Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment. The film will be released in cinemas around the world on all continents, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East and Asia (excluding Japan, which will launch the film on June 11). Super hero will be released in Japanese subtitled and dubbed.
“For more than 30 years, the dragonball The franchise has thrilled fans around the world who have followed the world’s greatest warriors who defend the Earth against the forces of evil,” said Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll. “We are thrilled to partner with Toei Animation to bring fans the final chapter of Dragon Ball Super to the legion of super fans eager to continue the adventure and grow anime audiences discovering it for the first time.
Synopsis: The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals, who carry on his spirit, created the ultimate androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. These two androids call themselves the “Super Heroes”. They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the objective of the New Red Ribbon Army? Faced with approaching danger, it’s time to wake up, superhero!
dragonballAkira Toriyama, the manga’s original creator, is deeply involved in bringing Dragon Ball Super: SUPERHERO to the big screen, creating the original story, screenplay and character design.
The Toei Animation movie is being directed by Tetsuro Kodama and the Japanese voice actors to include Masako Nozawa (Gohan, Goku and Goten), Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo), Yuko Minaguchi (Pan), Ryo Horikawa (Vegeta), Mayumi Tanaka (Krillin), Aya Hisakawa (bulma), Takeshi Kusao (The trunks), Miki Itō (Android 18), Ben Shimada (Broli), Koichi Yamadera (Beer), Masakazu Morita (Whis), Hiroshi Kamiya (Gamma 1), Mamoru Miyano (Gamma 2), miyu irino (Dr Hedo), Ota Volcano (Magenta) and Ryota Takeuchi (Carmine).
The English voice cast will be announced soon.
Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes is the second film of the Dragon Ball Super franchise. Dragon Ball Super: Broly released in 2018, grossed over $120 million at the worldwide box office and is the fifth highest-grossing animated film at the U.S. box office
the dragonball Phenomena started in 1984 when Toriyama’s manga premiered in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump – becoming a top title throughout its 10 and a half years of publication. Since then, the manga’s popularity has steadily grown with an astonishing record of 260 million copies sold worldwide and counting. With ever-increasing popularity, it has expanded beyond manga to include television animation, movies, games, and merchandising.
Learn more about Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes in the big issue of the 35th anniversary of Animation magazine (June/July ’22, n° 321), available soon!
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