New Dragon Ball Super Universe Survival Arc Visual Revealed

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The official website of the Dragon Ball Super (Dragon Ball Chou) anime has unveiled a brand new visual for the series’ current arc, the Universe Survival Arc. The visual itself features a shirtless Goku before showing off his new transformation.

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The anime’s current arc began on February 5th and features a tournament between universes to keep themselves alive, where the losing teams will have their universes erased. Toei Animation have also released a new promotional video introducing the 10 fighters representing Universe 7.

And here is the previous promotional video for the whole arc:

The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Masako Nozawa (Tetsuro Hoshino in Ginga Tetsudou 999) returns to voice Goku

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  • Masako Nozawa will also be voicing Gohan

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  • Masako Nozawa also voices Goten

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  • Ryo Horikawa (Heiji Hattori from Detective Conan) as Vegeta

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  • Takeshi Kusao (Dororo from Keroro Gunsou) is voicing Trunks

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  • Toshio Furukawa (Ataru Moroboshi in Urusei Yatsura) voices Piccolo

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  • Mayumi Tanaka (Luffy Monkey D. in One Piece) is back as Krillin

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  • Masaharu Satou (Woll Dolnard in Maze☆Bakunetsu Jikuu) voices the role of Master Roshi

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  • Hiromi Tsuru (Dokin-chan in Sore Ike! Anpanman) will voice Bulma

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  • Naoko Watanabe (Catty in Gall Force) is voicing Chi-Chi

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  • Yuko Minaguchi (Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn from Sailor Moon S) as Videl

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  • Unshou Ishizuka (Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop) will voice Mr. Hercule/Mr. Satan

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  • Kouzou Shioya (Mondo Agake in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ) returns as Majin Buu

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  • Koichi Yamadera (Togusa in Ghost in the Shell) is back to voice Beerus

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  • Masakazu Morita (Ichigo Kurosaki from Bleach) voices Whis

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The anime is set years after the end of the Dragon Ball Z anime where the notorious Majin Buu has been defeated and peace has returned to Earth. Toriyama will be the developing the original story and concept for Dragon Ball Super, having a larger involvement in the new series than GT. The main staff includes:

  • Director: Kimitoshi Chioka (Hakaba Kitarou, Kamisama Kazoku)
  • Producers: Naoko Sagawa (Toei Animation) and Atsushi Kido (Toei Animation)
  • Animation Studio: Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece)

Dragon Ball is an acclaimed manga created by Akira Toriyama that was first published in 1984. The first anime adaptation of the manga, Dragon Ball, first aired in 1986 and was produced by Toei Animation. The series ended in 1989, in which the second half of the manga was then adapted with a new name: Dragon Ball Z. The anime and manga series were insanely popular in Japan, with the manga itself selling over 156 million copies to date, being the second highest selling manga of all time. The anime was soon picked up by Funimation Entertainment in 1995 to distribute in North America, where they made their own dub for the anime. Since then, a slew of merchandise, films, manga, games and card games, began releasing worldwide to capitalise on the franchise’s popularity till this day, over 30 years since the manga was first published.

Here is the synopsis of the original series from MAL:

Bulma is a girl in search of the mystical Dragonballs that when brought together grant any wish. In her search she bumps into the owner of one of these balls, a strange boy named Goku. The two then set off together, Bulma in search of the Dragonballs and Goku on a quest to become stronger.

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The next major story arc for Dragon Ball Super is Universal Survival Arc and will begin on February 5th. More information will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.toei-anim.co.jp/tv/dragon_s/
And follow their Twitter: @DB_super2015



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