Dragon Ball Super, One Piece TV Specials Teased in Joint Ad
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A joint commercial for October's One Piece and Dragon Ball Super television anime specials began streaming on Monday:
A new visual of "Jump's Two Great Heroes" also debuted on Monday to promote the specials:
The tagline on the visual reads, "The thrills and adventures don't end."
Tokyo's Seibu Shinjuku and Seibu Ikebukuro train stations are posting a panoramic version of the poster visual on their platforms for one week only, starting on Monday. In addition, the official Twitter accounts of both series are holding a retweet campaign to give away posters signed by voice actresses Masako Nozawa (Goku) and Mayumi Tanaka (Luffy).
The one-hour special for One Piece will air on Sunday, October 1 starting at 9:00 a.m. The one-hour special for Dragon Ball Super will air one week later on October 8 at the same time. Dragon Ball Super and One Piece usually air back-to-back on Sundays from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Each one-hour special will feature two episodes of the television series.
One Piece also received a two-hour "Episode of East Blue" (One Piece Episode of East Blue: Luffy to 4-nin no Nakama no Daibōken) special that aired on August 26 from 9:00 p.m to 11:10 p.m. Crunchyroll is streaming the special now and Funimation will stream the special starting at 3:00 a.m. EDT on Monday. The special is a completely new work, featuring reanimated scenes from the beginning of the series through when the crew enters the Grand Line.
Source: Comic Natalie