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Dragon Ball Super: Broly Anime Film Gets Novel

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Novel ships on same day film opens on December 14

Shueisha's website for its Jump j Books imprint is listing that it will release a Dragon Ball Super: Broly novel on December 14. Masatoshi Kusakabe (Naruto: Mission: Protect the Waterfall Village!; Naruto: Innocent Heart, Demonic Blood novels) is penning the novel. The novel's story will adapt the story of the film.

The film will open in Japan on December 14 after a world premiere event at Nippon Budokan on November 14. The English dub will have its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on December 13, and then open in the United States and Canada on January 16.

Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama is writing the script and designing the characters. Tatsuya Nagamine (One Piece Film Z) is directing the film, Naohiro Shintani is serving as animation director, and Kazuo Ogura is serving as art director. Norihito Sumitomo is composing the music, Rumiko Nagai is the color designer, Naotake Oota is in charge of special effects, and Kai Makino is the CG director. Toei is distributing the film in collaboration with 20th Century Fox.

Bin Shimada is returning to the role of Broly for the film, and Katsuhisa Houki is joining the cast as Paragus. The film will add two original characters: Chirai (voiced by Nana Mizuki) and Remo (voiced by Tomokazu Sugita).

Vic Mignogna and Dameon Clarke will return as the English voices of Broly and Paragus, respectively, and Chris Ayres will play Frieza.

Source: Jump j Books


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