"Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero": the new film will be released in French theaters in 2022

This new feature film, eagerly awaited by fans of the saga, will be released in France later this year.

Good news for French fans of dragonball. Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, the new animated feature film adapted from the cult Japanese saga, should be released in cinemas in France. The streaming platform specializing in Japanese animation Crunchyroll announces it this Tuesday, and promises a release “during 2022”.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero had been announced in 2021. According to the site comic book, it was originally scheduled to be released on April 22, 2022 in Japan, before being delayed to June 11. The mode of release around the globe was uncertain until today. Crunchyroll announces a release “in cinemas around the world”, including those in France. An original version with subtitles and a French version will be offered. And the first-hour fans have every reason to look forward to this new installment:

“‘Dragon Ball’ series creator Akira Toriyama is in charge of the film’s original story, screenplay, and character design,” it read. in the press release. “Directing is handled by Tetsuro Kodama and animation production by Toei Animation.”

The sequel to the 2018 film

Crunchyroll recalls that “the film is a sequel to the animated series Dragon Ball Super and film events Dragon Ball Super: Broly released in 2018 around the world”. And reveals a synopsis:

“The Red Ribbon army had been destroyed by Son Goku, but individuals decided to revive it. They created the ultimate cyborgs, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. Self-proclaimed ‘Super Heroes’, they launch an attack against Piccolo and Son Gohan. What is the purpose of this new Red Ribbon organization? In the face of this approaching danger, it’s time for the real heroes to wake up!”

Originally published in Japan between 1984 and 1995, dragonball has become one of the most famous manga in the world. The animated version enthralled children in the 1990s and has been the subject of many feature film adaptations, including an American live-action film, Dragonball Evolutionreleased in 2009.

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