Dragon Ball’s 20th Film Announced

by Brandon Takeda

It’s time to once again charge your Ki and get ready for another earth shattering battle to save the universe. On March 12 it was announced that the twentieth Dragon Ball film is in the works and will be titled Dragon Ball Super. Along with the title’s announcement, we also learned that the new movie will be coming out later this year on December 14. The Dragon Ball Super film will be directed by Tatsuya Nagamine, whose works include Toei Animation’s One Piece Film: Z and more notably, the Dragon Ball FighterZ video game.

Shortly after the announcement of the new Dragon Ball film the franchise’s legendary creator, Akira Toriyama, had a few things to say in regards to the direction of his storied creation. The first being that this new movie would take place after the Dragon Ball Super  anime that is currently airing. He also mentioned that the movie’s plot will tread new ground when it comes to Frieza and the Saiyans, with a new and long awaited opponent coming to the forefront. Akira Toriyama himself is writing the story behind the movie, which many fans ought to be excited about. Lastly, Toriyama adds that fans of the Dragon Ball Super manga will also see new developments in the story that are different than those of the television anime and movies, and that everyone should be sure to check them out as well.

To see Toriyama’s comments in full you can click this link and it will take you to the Dragon Ball Super film’s home page. But if you need a movie fix right this second, you can watch this short for Papers, Please.

Image Source(s): Toei Animation

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