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Super Dragon Ball Heroes Arcade Card Game Gets Promotional Anime This Summer

posted on 2018-05-20 11:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime will cover game's "Prison Planet" story arc

The July issue of Shueisha's V Jump magazine revealed on Monday that the Dragon Ball Heroes game series will get a promotional anime this summer. The anime will depict the story's "Prison Planet" arc from Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Universe Mission. The anime's "first episode" will get an advance screening at the "Super Dragon Ball Heroes Universe Tour 2018" tournament event for the game at Aeon Lake Town in Saitama prefecture on July 1.

Bandai will launch an official website for the project.

The anime is based on the Dragon Ball Heroes arcade card battle game series, which launched in 2010. The latest installment in the game series is Super Dragon Ball Heroes: Universe Mission, which Bandai released in arcades in Japan on March 8.

The company released the first Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission game, a Nintendo 3DS port of the Dragon Ball Heroes game, in 2013. Bandai Namco Games released the Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 Nintendo 3DS game in 2014, and released the Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X game for the 3DS in April 2017.

Dragon Ball Super premiered in Japan in July 2015 on Fuji TV and other channels, and ended on March 25. Original manga author Akira Toriyama confirmed in his comments that the show is ending "for now." A new Dragon Ball Super film is slated for December 14 in Japan, with the staff aiming for a global release on the same date.

Source: V Jump July Issue


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