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Funimation Acquires Dragon Ball Super: Broly Rights, Coming to the West January 2019

Funimation Acquires Dragon Ball Super: Broly Rights, Coming to the West January 2019

After 24 years, he is back and ready to kill Kakarot. . .again!

24 years after his last cinematic appearance, it has been announce that Broly is once again alive and will be the lead villian in Dragon Ball Super: Broly. This movie is set to release this December in Japan and is coming to the US and Canada in January. Funimation has aquired the theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast rights to the film. This is a huge deal that also makes us excited for the future of Dragon Ball. We really hope to see more movies like this in the coming years.

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All I know is this, I cant wait for the cinematic return of The Legendary Super Saiyan Broly! He was and still is one of the best villians created for the franchise, but was short lived and under utilized. Funmation is also now a lead sponsor in the Dragon Ball North America Tour 2018, this tour will head to seven cities this year and will have many suprises for DB fans, so make sure you are there!

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As for Funmation aquiring the rights, CEO Gen Fukunaga had this to say,  “We are excited to be partnering with Toei Animation and Twentieth Century Fox on the theatrical release of ‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly,’” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of Funimation. “The Dragon Ball North America Tour is really just the beginning. We have some big surprises in store for Dragon Ball fans of all ages. With the success of the last two Dragon Ball movies and the tremendous popularity of ‘Dragon Ball Super,’ we know that this theatrical event will deliver all the excitement that Dragon Ball fans have come to expect.”

Well, if that doesnt get to excited for this film, I dont know what will! Pelase make sure to check back here in the coming months for more news on this and all things Dragon Ball!