'Dragon Ball' Adds Content, Licensees

The first episode of Toei Animation's new series, "Dragon Ball Super" aired in Japan on July 5, and along with it has come a raft of new activity for the brand.

April 6, 2018

'Dragon Ball' Adds Content, Licensees

The first episode of Toei Animation's new "Dragon Ball" series, "Dragon Ball Super" aired in Japan on July 5, and along with it has come a raft of new activity for the brand.

Set directly after the events in "Dragon Ball Z" Buu saga, the series is currently airing on Fuji TV and features two new characters that were first introduced in the last two movies.

Bandai Namco Entertainment is planning to release a new video game for the franchise Oct. 16–"Extreme Butoden." The fighting game will be available exclusively in Nintendo 3DS and feature 20 playable characters, as well as 100 support characters.

French company Innelec Multimedia also recently acquired the rights to the "Dragon Ball Z" series to develop a range of video game accessories for Nintendo 2DS, 3DS and 3DS XL, as well as PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

Finally, a new "Dragon Ball" movie is in the works in Europe,

Dragon Ball Z–Resurrection F

. The film was released in Japan earlier this year and will arrive in European markets later

this summer with the help of distribution partner Viz Media.

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