Superhero Surpasses ‘Broly’ Box Office Milestone


Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes is here, and it’s already a great success. As overseas fans wait for their chance to see the movie, Japanese audiences watch the anime’s return as often as possible. dragonball fans are determined to show Gohan some love with their support, and they’ve already helped the anime’s new movie break a record set by Broly a few years ago.

The update comes after box office totals for the past weekend were recorded in Japan. Not only did the film come in first at the domestic box office there, but Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes sold more tickets on its opening day than the anime’s last film.

According to reports, Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes sold 210,000 tickets on its Saturday debut. When the anime released with its first movie in 2018, 111,000 tickets were sold this Friday. So, as you can see, the demand for this latest film is higher than ever.

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As for the overall box office, Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes came in at number one in Japan with US$4.98 million after its release on Saturday. 500,000 tickets were sold over the weekend on 407 screens which managed to beat Top Gun Maverick. However, the latest anime film did not usurp Brolyopens at over $7 million. The 2018 film opened to more money, but it had more screens and an extra day to fill its opening numbers.

Now it won’t be long before fans can see Dragon Ball Super: Super heroes for themselves outside of Japan. Crunchyroll will screen the film later this summer worldwide with US fans set for an August premiere.

What do you think of dragonballthe latest box office push? Are you excited to see the anime return to theaters? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below or hit me up on Twitter @MeganPetersCB.


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