Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Release Date Announced
Crunchyroll and Toei Animation have announced that the highly-anticipated film, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will be arriving in theaters globally this summer. The film will be the latest entry in the popular anime franchise following up the massive success that came from Dragon Ball: Super Broly.
Super Hero is set to become the first truly globally-distributed theatrical release for Crunchyroll, and it is the second film under the Dragon Ball Super brand.
Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll had this to say regarding the Dragon Ball franchise:
“For more than 30 years, the Dragon Ball franchise has delighted fans around the globe who have followed the world’s greatest warriors who defend Earth from forces of evil. We’re thrilled to partner with Toei Animation to bring fans the latest chapter of Dragon Ball Super to the legion of superfans eager to continue the adventure and to grow the anime audiences who are discovering it for the first time.”
The film will follow fan-favorite characters Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo, Broly, and Bulma in age 784 which puts the film around the end of Dragon Ball Z. The film will introduce two new android characters that refer to themselves as “Super Heroes” and quickly turn on Piccolo and Gohan.
The Japanese voice cast features Masako Nozawa (Gohan, Goku, and Goten), Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo), Yūko Minaguchi (Pan), Ryō Horikawa (Vegeta), Mayumi Tanaka (Krillin), Aya Hisakawa (Bulma), Takeshi Kusao (Trunks), Miki Itō (Android 18), Bin Shimada (Broly), Kōichi Yamadera (Beerus), Masakazu Morita (Whis), Hiroshi Kamiya (Gamma 1), Mamoru Miyano (Gamma 2), Miyu Irino (Dr. Hedo), Volcano Ota (Magenta), and Ryota Takeuchi (Carmine).
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will arrive in theaters in Japan on June 11th, 2022. The film will then roll out in theaters in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia beginning in August. Check out the trailer below: