It has been an insane day for Dragon Ball fans. Following a day of waiting, Jump Festa at last came through on its good for the franchise. A few hours ago, it was confirmed that a new Dragon Ball movie will be produced in 2018. Now, Toei Animation is sharing a statement on the upcoming release, and the studio says the feature will uncover what it really means to be a Saiyan.
You can read Toei Animation’s full press statement below:
“Dragon Ball’s 20th feature film has been revealed! Today, news of the movie was announced at Jump Festa 2018 in Japan. The film is currently in production, which will serve as a commemoration for for quite a long time of legendary titles. Since 1986, the series has presented numerous memorable and beloved characters to many loyal fans. The current years have seen another flood of renaissance for the Dragon Ball series. “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods”, released in 2013, was a welcomed return for the first time in 17 years. “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F” followed that up with success in 2015. From that point on, Dragon Ball has kept on advancing grow their world; leading to the current acclaimed broadcast, “Dragon Ball Super”.
The team behind the new movie will be making intensive efforts to guarantee that the scale and the quality will be the best of the series. Toriyama, the original creator of Dragon Ball, will be handling the original story, screenplay, and character design.
The theme of the work is supposed to be about ‘The strongest combat race in the universe: Saiyans’ Since “Battle of the Gods”, Goku has achieved new transformations from Super Saiyan God to Super Saiyan Blue to other evolved forms that have gone up against numerous strong warriors from multiple universes. This new story will concentrate on the origin of the Saiyans’ power and what it means to be Saiyan.
(PHOTOS FROM JUMP FESTA 2018, source: fb/GojiitaAF)
The twentieth Dragon Ball movie is now focused to be released in Japan in December 2018. Stay tuned for more news in the near future!”
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