Funimation Films has officially announced the Dragon Ball Super: Broly release date for theaters in the U.S. and Canada.
The ultimate Saiyan Showdown is hitting North America January 16th, 2019. Funimation Films has officially announced the Dragon Ball Super: Broly releae date for January 16, 2019 with a red carpet world premiere of the English dub to take place December 13th, 2018 at the Historic TCL Theater in Hollywood, California. Dragon Ball Super: Broly is the 20th film in the Dragon Ball franchise. The film will feature an original story, screenplay, and character designs from creator Akira Toriyama.
“We’re thrilled to finally share the official opening date of ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ with fans since first announcing the acquisition in July, ” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of Funimation. “From its updated art style to the assembly of canon characters new and old, ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ is sure to please fans. Creator Akira Toriyama’s imagination and masterful storytelling truly shine through in this exciting new movie.”
As earlier announced and as part of the film’s promotion, a “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” panel will take place at New York Comic Con 2018 on Friday, October 5 at 6:00 p.m. in the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. The newly expanded list of confirmed special guests consists of Masako Nozawa (original Japanese voice of Goku), the film’s director Tatsuya Nagamine, Sean Schemmel (current English voice of Goku) Christopher Sabat (current English voice of Vegeta), Monica Rial (current English voice of Bulma and panel emcee), Jason Douglas (current English voice of Beerus), Ian Sinclair (current English voice of Whis) and Vic Mignogna (reprising his role as English voice of Broly).
“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” follows the events of the hit anime series “Dragon Ball Super,” the first new Dragon Ball storyline from original creator Akira Toriyama in more than 18 years. Since premiering in summer 2015, “Dragon Ball Super” has propelled the popularity of the franchise globally – with both lifelong fans and a new generation of children and teens. The last Dragon Ball film, “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F'” (2015), was a box office hit – grossing $8M in North America to become the first independent film to make the Top 10 list of highest grossing anime films domestically.
For more information on “Dragon Ball Super: Broly,” visit the official movie website at dragonballsuperofficial.com. [via Funimation Films]