Dragon Ball Super: Broly has finally confirmed their North American release date. Funimation and Toei Animation had previously announced the North American version of the film would hit theaters in January, but now we have an official release date.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly will hit North American theaters on January 16, 2019.
They made the announcement via Twitter:
— Dragon Ball Super (@dragonballsuper) September 19, 2018
Funimation President Gen Fukunaga expressed his excitement about bringing the film to North America:
“We’re thrilled to finally share the official opening date of Dragon Ball Super: Broly with fans since first announcing the acquisition in July. 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.”
The updated art style will include new CGI animation. The CGI team recently did an interview where they teased a brand new battleground realm that will house an epic showdown.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly is the first feature film in the Dragon Ball Super series. The Dragon Ball Super television series launched in July 2015 and just recently ended in March 2018. The series is a sequel to creator Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball manga and Dragon Ball Z television series.
The series follows the adventures of Goku after he and his friends defeated Majin Buu. These new adventures see him encountering extremely powerful beings and Goku must do everything he can to protect Earth. He even travels to other universes to face down nigh unstoppable opponents.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly continues the story of the Dragon Ball Super series.
Here’s the official synopsis:
“A legacy lies in wait, a deadly power is awakening
—the legendary Super Saiyan Broly is here!
Goku and his friends will face their deadliest challenge yet when they experience the power and might of Broly. Will they have enough strength to protect their home or will it take everything and everyone they have to stand against this unshakeable force? Experience the new power level in the latest movie from the Dragon Ball Super story!”
Dragon Ball Super: Broly arrives in North America on January 16, 2019. Will you be watching?