Get ready for the return of Earth’s mightiest Saiyan Goku! Funimation® Films has acquired the theatrical rights to the new Dragon Ball Super movie, entitled “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” This is now the twentieth film in the Dragon Ball franchise and is based on the story, screenplay and character designs of original creator Akira Toriyama.
“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” is anticipated to release in January 2019. The theatrical dates for the film’s run will be announced later.
That’s not it! “Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” Funimation has joined as a sponsor of the Dragon Ball North America Tour 2018. The tour, which was announced by Bandai Collectibles earlier this year, will encompass a total of seven cities in the U.S. and Canada and will launch this July at San Diego Comic-Con with a special panel on July 19th with key contributors to the film and celebrity fans.
“The Dragon Ball North America Tour is really just the beginning. We have some big surprises in store for Dragon Ball fans of all ages. With the success of the last two Dragon Ball movies and the tremendous popularity of ‘Dragon Ball Super,’ we know that this theatrical event will deliver all the excitement that Dragon Ball fans have come to expect.” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of Funimation.