Dragon Ball Super TV Anime Teased in 1st Preview Video
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The short version of the preview video for Dragon Ball Super, the first new Dragon Ball television anime series in 18 years, aired for the first time at the end of Sunday's episode of Dragon Ball Z Kai. The video features the opening theme song "Chōzetsu☆Dynamic" (Excellent Dynamic) by Kazuya Yoshii.
Goku: Hey, I'm Goku.
Goku: Crossing 18 years of time, it's time to enter a new series!!
Goku: Dragon Ball Super premieres in July!
Text: Every Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
Text: Original Creator, Original Story & Character Concepts: Akira Toriyama
Goku: Everyone, please be sure to catch our new battles.
Text: Sponsored by Bandai Namco Entertainment
Dragon Ball Super will premiere on July 5 on Fuji TV and other channels, and it will run on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. This will be the first new Dragon Ball television series since Dragon Ball GT, which aired from 1996 to 1997. The story of the anime is set a few years after the defeat of Majin Buu, when the Earth has become peaceful once again.
Toriyama is credited as the original creator, as well as for "original story & character concepts." Toei Animation's Kimitoshi Chioka (Hakaba Kitarō, Kamisama Kazoku) is the series director, and Naoko Sagawa (Yomiko Advertising, Inc.) and Atsushi Kido (Toei Animation) join Osamu Nozaki as producers. Kido entered Toei just as the company was animating the Dragon Ball Z anime's Frieza arc. Masako Nozawa, the voice of Goku, Gohan, and Goten, is returning for the series.
Kazuya Yoshii performs the opening theme "Chōzetsu☆Dynamic" (Excellent Dynamic) and rock band Good Morning America performs the ending theme "Hello Hello Hello."
Toyotarō will draw the show's manga adaptation in Shueisha's V Jump magazine.
A new film taking place after the Majin Buu Saga, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F', premiered in Japan in April. The film will eventually screen in 74 countries worldwide. Funimation hosted the North American premiere of the film on April 11 in Los Angeles. The company plans to release the film in more theaters with an English dub this summer.
Update: Changed embedded video to Toei Animation's official HQ version.
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