“Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” Opens At #1 In The Japanese Box Office

The latest installment of Dragon Ball is doing better than ever.

‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ Opens At #1 In The Japanese Box Office
Image Credit: Toei

‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ is the latest installment in the popular Dragon Ball franchise. Fans have been waiting for more Dragon Ball since the 2018 Broly film, and now it’s finally here. The film is currently running in Japanese theatres, with a global release set for later this summer, 2022.

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And speaking of the Japanese release, the film is doing very well. So much so that it opened at #1 at the Japanese box office and continues to reign at the top with massive sales. Let’s talk about this awesome news in detail down below.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero opening weekend

‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’ Opens At #1 In The Japanese Box Office
Image Credit: Toei

According to a box office report by Anime News Network, the film opened at #1 at the box office at its opening last Saturday. Moreover, over the weekend, the film sold about 498,000 tickets and earned approximately 670 million yen in its first two days.

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How is ‘Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero’?

The film takes place after the events of Dragon Ball Super: Broly. Goku and Vegeta continue to train on Beerus’ planet, and now Broly too has joined them. But back on earth. The Red Ribbon Army, which Goku defeated back when he was a kid is back. Moreover, they have the powerful pair of superhero androids Gamma-1 and Gamma-2 on their side.

But with Goku and Vegeta on a different planet, who will protect the earth? The answer to that is Gohan and Piccolo. In this film, this pair of master and disciple will be the stars of the show instead of Goku and Vegeta. Another thing very different about this film is the animation. Toei has opted to make the film in a unique CGI format, which, although different, looks stunning at times.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero Global release date

Since the film is already out in Japan, fans outside Japan desperately await the global theatrical release. And we’re glad to report that the wait will not be long as the film will be coming to global theatres later this summer 2022. You can check it out in detail right here.

Rahul Srivastava

Rahul Srivastava

Fan of all things tv shows, anime and movies, with a love for gaming.
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