A brand new 30-second commercial has been released for Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, the upcoming film based on Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball. The new 30-second clip shows off lots of new action and transformation scenes, focusing on Son Gohan.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will release in theatres across Japan on June 11, 2022. The film will also be released in North America this Summer.
Here is the main trailer for the upcoming film:
Here is the film’s synopsis:
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!
The character designs for the upcoming film’s main cast have been revealed:
- Hiroshi Kamiya (Koyomi Araragi in Bakemonogatari) as Gamma 1
- Mamoru Miyano (Rintarou Okabe from Steins;Gate) as Gamma 2
According to a press release by Toei Animation, the movie will be the second film in the Dragon Ball Super series. The film is expected to take place after the events of the first Dragon Ball Super movie, 2018’s Dragon Ball Super: Broly. Akira Toriyama gave a short message with the film’s announcement, revealing that production began just before the first film’s release. Toriyama will return to produce the draft of the film’s story and principal character designs. The film will be the 21st overall film in the franchise.
The Dragon Ball Super anime ran for a total of 131 episodes, from mid-2015 until March 2018. The series was followed up by a sequel film, Dragon Ball Super: Broly, which was released in theatres across Japan in 2018 with a worldwide release in early 2019. The film went on to gross over US$124.5 Million worldwide.