Dragon Ball Super: Broly Crosses $18 Million At The Japanese Box Office

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Latest Dragon Ball Super: Broly anime films continue to rampage on Japanese theaters crossing more than $18 Million at Box Office in only 11 days.

As reported by Forbes, Dragon Ball Super: Broly made more than 2 billion yen in Japan. To this date, the film is the fastest grossing film in the history of the franchise to mark 2 billion yen.

Unlike previous Dragon Ball films, this movie received many positive responses even from US audience. The reaction is so high that, the ticket also sold more than 1.5 million in Japan. In its first three days, the film sold more than 820,000 tickets and crossed more than 1,050,000,000 yen or around $9.26 million.

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In addition to its regular screening, the film also has 4DX projections in Japan.

A day before its official release in Japan, Funimation held Dragon Ball Super: Broly’s premiere release in Los Angeles. The dubbed version of the movie had its premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre. According to people from the US, Dragon Ball team has done a brilliant film with great animation. All the storyline and character design at their best.

To increase Dragon Ball’s interest, Akira Toriyama includes Broly and Gogeta into movie making their official debut in the main storyline.

Here is the official synopsis for Dragon Ball Super: Broly:

The film takes place after the last arc depicted in Dragon Ball Super. Under the tagline “the greatest enemy, Saiyan,” the film will describe the fate of protagonist Son Goku, Vegeta, and villain Broly upon their first reimagined meeting, the connection of the Freeza army, and the history of the Saiyans.

Directed by Tatsuya Nagamine and Naohiro Shintani, “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” produced by Toei Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Akira Toriyama does screenplay and story writing.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie released at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on December 13, 2018. Next, in order, it hits Japanese theaters on December 14, 2018. Finally, Funimation company will premiere its full threatical release later on January 16, 2019.

Source: Forbes & ANN

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