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Dragon Ball Super Anime Reveals Story, Visual for 'Universe Survival' Arc

posted on 2016-12-16 00:40 EST
Story centers on martial arts tournament between each universe's strongest warriors

The official website of the Dragon Ball Super television anime revealed the story and visual of the anime's upcoming "Universe Survival" arc on Friday.

The visual for the arc shows Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, Krillin, Android 17, Android 18, Piccolo, Tenshinhan, Master Roshi, and Majin Buu as Universe 7's most powerful team.

The site describes the arc's story:

According to an invitation that Goku gets, Zen-Oh is starting a martial arts tournament between all the universes called "Chikara no Taikai" (Tournament of Power). But it is the beginning of universal destruction. Something awaits the winners and losers of this tournament. What will become of this fierce team battle between each universe's elite warriors?

The Jump Festa event on Saturday and Sunday will have new announcements and will debut the first promotional video for the arc.

The FunimationNow, Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and AnimeLab streaming platforms are all simulcasting the series with English subtitles.

Dragon Ball Super premiered in Japan in July 2015 on Fuji TV and other channels. Funimation's English dub of the anime will premiere on Adult Swim's Toonami block on January 7. The English dub cast includes:

  • Sean Schemmel as Goku
  • Christopher R. Sabat as Vegeta
  • Jason Douglas as Beerus
  • Ian Sinclair as Whis
  • Sonny Strait as Krillin
  • Kyle Hebert as Gohan
  • Monica Rial as Bulma
  • Christopher R. Sabat as Piccolo
  • Alexis Tipton as Trunks
  • Doc Morgan as Narrator
  • Kara Edwards as Goten
  • Cynthia Cranz as Chi-Chi
  • Meredith McCoy as Android 18
  • Chris Rager as Mr. Satan
  • Josh Martin as Buu
  • Sean Schemmel as King Kai
  • Christopher R. Sabat as Shenron
  • Kara Edwards as Videl
  • Christopher R. Sabat as Yamcha
  • John Burgmeier as Tien
  • Chris Cason as Shou
  • Mike McFarland as Roshi
  • Brina Palencia as Puar
  • Chuck Huber as Pilaf
  • Kyle Hebert as Ox-King
  • Brad Jackson as Oolong
  • Tia Ballard as Marron
  • Kent Williams as Kibito Kai
  • Kent Williams as Elder Kai
  • Justin Cook as Dende
  • Brina Palencia as Chiaotzu
  • Colleen Clinkenbeard as Mai

Toonami Asia will premiere the series in Southeast Asia and India on January 21 with a different English dub produced by Bang Zoom! Entertainment. Toei Animation announced in October that the anime will begin airing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa between fall and winter.

Source: Comic Natalie


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