The latest film from the ‘Dragon Ball Super’ series has been announced to be released in 2022. The author Akira Toriyama will be in charge of making the plot and script and designing characters. According to Toriyama, it is “a sequel film to ‘Broly'” that has “novel visuals”, and “an unexpected character plays an active role”.

‘Dragon Ball’ had been serialized on ‘Weekly Shonen Jump’ for 10 years and 6 months. It is a legendary manga that has published 260 million copies around the world.
Even after finishing the serialization, the Dragon Ball series still creates TV anime shows, films, and games. The latest TV anime series ‘Dragon Ball Super’ produced by the author Akira Toriyama started in 2015, and ‘Dragon Ball Super Broly’ in 2018, the 20th film of the Dragon Ball series and also the 1st film from the ‘Super’ series, made over 13.5 billion JPY around the world.

The planning of this latest film began before the release of ‘Dragon Ball Super Broly’. It is a film Toriyama put so much effort into that Toriyama himself made the plot, designed characters, and the lines, sticking to the details.
With the announcement of the latest film, Toriyama gave exciting comments such as “this movie is a sequel to ‘Broly'”, “an unexpected character will play an active role”, and “the visuals are novel”.

‘Dragon Ball Super the Movie’ (tentative) is planned to be released in 2022.

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Akira Toriyama

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