Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO Powers Up Past 2 Billion Yen at the JP Box Office

The anime film fights its way internationally from August 18


Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO has been taking on the Japanese box office over the last 21 days and hasn't even needed to wish on the Dragon Balls to do well, with Mantan Web reporting that the superpowered flick has surpassed 2 billion yen (US$14.75 million) in ticket sales on the back of over 1.54 million tickets sold.


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Though compared to most anime films Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO has been doing great, as well as most of the franchise's past flicks, the gap between SUPER HERO and Broly continues to widen. When Dragon Ball Super: Broly was on its 24th day in theaters in late 2018, the green-haired film had already made over 3.3 billion yen, more than 1 billion yen more than SUPER HERO


Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero


Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO hit Japanese theaters on June 11 with Crunchyroll set to release the film in theaters in both subtitled and dubbed formats in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East and Asia (excluding Japan) starting August 18. Crunchyroll describes the film as such:


The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals, who carry on its spirit, have created the ultimate Androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. These two Androids call themselves “Super Heroes”. They start attacking Piccolo and Gohan… What is the New Red Ribbon Army’s objective? In the face of approaching danger, it is time to awaken, Super Hero!


Source: Mantan Web


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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