news culture Dragon Ball Super Super Hero: Release date, story… We take stock of the animated film
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, the latest film in the franchise initiated by Akira Toriyama, arrives in Japan next month. What about France? Release date, story… the HelloSolar.info editorial team takes stock of DBS: Super Hero.
What is the release date of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero?
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero was originally scheduled for release in Japan on April 22, 2022, before being pushed back to June 11, 2022 due to a computer hack suffered by Toei Animation, the film’s production company. For the international release, and more precisely in France, it will be necessary to wait a few more months. The franchise’s latest film, Dragon Ball Super: Broly, was released just weeks after the Japanese broadcast. Assuming Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero follows the same pattern, we can expect a French release during the summer of 2022.
Like its predecessor, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will be released At the movie theater. However, it will be necessary to wait a little longer before knowing from which date to go to the dark rooms. Anyway, an exit DVD/Blu-ray is also expected four months later. The broadcast on SVOD platforms can be done 15 (Netflix) or 17 months after the theatrical release. Dragon Ball Super: Broly is currently available on Amazon Prime Video. Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero could accompany its eldest on this SVOD service.
What is Dragon Ball?
Dragon Ball is a manga by Akira Toriyamafirst published in 42 paper volumes between 1985 and 1995, before being adapted into animated seriesto know dragonball then Dragon Ball Z. The plot takes place in an earthly fantasy universe and follows the journey of the character named Son Goku. This shonen is absolutely cult, and is found without surprise among the best-selling manga around the world. Moreover, it is also available in films as well as in video games. Currently, the story focuses on the Dragon Ball Super series which takes place chronologically between the Boo (or Buu) arc and the final Dragon Ball chapter.
This is the 21st Dragon Ball movie and the second Dragon Ball Super. It is also Sequel to Dragon Ball Super: Broly, whose plot was located just after the story arc of the Tournament of Power in the DBS animated series. In summary, the story of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero unfolds between Dragon Ball Super: Broly and the 28th Tenkaichi Budokai as Pan entered kindergarten. This new film is therefore officially canon, and fits perfectly into the chronology of the Dragon Ball saga.
What is the synopsis of the movie Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero?
The plot of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero seems to be one of Toei Animation’s best kept secrets. With the exception of videos released and a few publications in Japan, information about the plot of this new film is scarce. However, the latest trailer reveals the presence of the character of Broly. We can assume that he is back to face Son Goku. The Red Ribbon Army is also in the game, as well as the mysterious twins Gamma One and Gamma Two. The end of the third trailer teases a new enemy, with the subtitles announcing “a super awakening and the birth of absolute evil.”
The Red Ribbon Army had been destroyed by Son Goku, but individuals decided to revive it. They thus created the ultimate cyborgs, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. Self-proclaimed ‘Super Heroes’, they launch an attack against Piccolo and Son Gohan. What is the purpose of this new Red Ribbon organization? Faced with this approaching danger, it’s time for the real heroes to wake up!
Who directs and scripts the movie Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero?
The realization of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is entrusted to Tetsuro Kodama‘. The Japanese artist had already worked on Dragon Ball Super: Broly. This is the fourth Dragon Ball film scripted by Akira Toriyama in person both in terms of the story and the dialogues. The author was even more invested in the creative process of this film than for the previous three, imagining new character designs for the characters. The involvement of the creator of Dragon Ball is a good omen for DBS: Super Hero.
Who are the creatives behind Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero?
The particularity of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is to be the first film in the saga to be made entirely in computer graphics, that is to say with 3D animations. The film, produced by Toei-Animationis driven by Norihiro Hayashida (Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Dragon Ball Z: The Resurrection of F). As for the French version, no official announcement has been made yet, but there is no doubt that the usual French character voices will be back, starting with patrick borg (Son Goku) and Eric Legrand (Vegeta).
Do you want to know more?
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is not the only production stamped Dragon Ball which should be released this year! This time we are talking about a video game with Dragon Ball: The Breakers, developed by Dimps studio and published by Bandai Namco. In this asymmetric and 100% multiplayer title, you embody, depending on the side chosen, a survivor having to flee or a villain (Cell, Boo or Friezer) seeking to eliminate the other players. Dragon Ball: The Breakers will be released in 2022 on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Playstation 5 and Nintendo Switch.