Dragon Ball Tremendous is getting its second ever film someday subsequent 12 months, Toei Animation announced on Saturday. The announcement of the brand new film got here on Goku Day — Might 9 as a result of the Japanese character for 5 and 9 might be learn equally to the character’s title — which serves as a celebration day for your entire Dragon Ball universe.
In line with Toei Animation’s announcement, the brand new film will happen within the Dragon Ball Tremendous a part of the timeline, making it a part of the Dragon Ball Z sequel-series which debuted in 2015. The film won’t be a direct sequel to 2018’s Dragon Ball Tremendous: Broly, the collection’ final theatrical launch, which was met with record-breaking field workplace returns.
Toei additionally introduced that Dragon Ball collection creator and long-time writer Akira Toriyama is working intently with the manufacturing crew on the brand new film. Toriyama has labored on every thing, “from the magnificent story composition, to the character design, to the strains of the script,” Toei stated in a press launch. All of this collaboration has resulted in what Toei calls a “Dragon Ball film not like some other in its historical past.”
Sadly, none of that provides us a lot element on what the film’s really going to be about. And it appears the crew needs to stay mysterious. The very best hints we obtained got here from Toriyama himself, who launch a letter to followers concerning the film the place he stated:
I shouldn’t speak an excessive amount of concerning the plot but, however be ready for some excessive and entertaining bouts, which can function an sudden character.
We’ll be charting via some unexplored territory when it comes to the visible aesthetics to provide the viewers a tremendous experience, so I hope everyone will look ahead to the brand new film.
Whereas all of that is nonetheless fairly cryptic, the concept of a brand new fashion and a shock character is actually an attractive proposition for the Dragon Ball collection’ first film in three years. However it appears we’ll have to attend till somewhat nearer to the film’s 2022 launch. After all, one other excellent query concerning the film is whether or not or not it is going to hit American theaters in 2022, or if that launch date solely applies to the the Japanese market.