Dragon Ball fans who have eagerly awaited the opportunity to catch the thrilling Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero movie, or those simply yearning to relive the latest exciting adventure, will soon have their wishes granted. Starting from July 12, 2023, Crunchyroll will exclusively offer Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero to stream worldwide.
Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO coming to Crunchyroll on July 12!
— AnimeTV チェーン (@animetv_jp) June 27, 2023
This announcement comes hot on the heels of Crunchyroll’s recent revelation that they have acquired the streaming rights to nearly every Dragon Ball film ever produced.
Crunchyroll to add fifteen Dragon Ball movies to their catalog
- In an impressive move, Crunchyroll is expanding its already vast catalog by adding fifteen films from the Dragon Ball franchise. As of June 2023, seven films are already available, with the remaining eight set to be released in three waves.
Currently, the films available for streaming on Crunchyroll primarily consist of the newer Dragon Ball Z movies.
- However, the highly anticipated addition of Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero (2022) will provide fans with the freshest installment in the series. Furthermore, Crunchyroll ensures that viewers will have the option to enjoy the movie in both subbed and dubbed formats!
What is Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero about?
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero takes fans on a thrilling new adventure set after the events of Dragon Ball Super: Broly. The film introduces a formidable antagonist, Magenta, the son of Commander Red, who wants to resurrect the notorious Red Ribbon Army. Teaming up with Dr. Hedo, the grandson of Dr. Gero, Magenta sets his sights on bringing back the malevolent organization.
Dr. Hedo, driven by an obsession with superheroes, creates two powerful androids named Gamma 1 and 2. These formidable beings are designed to wage war against Capsule Corporation and its allies, posing a grave threat to the safety of Earth. Unbeknownst to the heroes, a sinister plot unfolds in the shadows.
Meanwhile, Gohan, the accomplished warrior and devoted family man, finds himself juggling the responsibilities of training his daughter, Pan, and maintaining a balance between his ordinary life and his alter ego, the Great Saiyaman. As Gohan faces the challenges of his dual roles, the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
Far away, Goku, Vegeta, and Broly embark on intense training under the guidance of Whis on Beerus’ planet to prepare for Black Frieza. Unaware of the impending danger that looms over Earth, they devote themselves to pushing their limits and honing their skills. Little do they know that their absence leaves the planet vulnerable to an ancient evil’s resurgence.
In a bold move, Dr. Hedo resurrects the infamous villain, Cell, as a final desperate attempt to defeat Goku and his comrades. With the Red Ribbon Army’s plan coming together and Cell’s revived power, Earth’s defenders face their greatest challenge yet.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero showcases a stunning animation style, employing cutting-edge 3D graphics to bring the action to life. Released on June 11, 2022, in Japan and August 19, 2022, in the USA, the film quickly garnered praise from both critics and fans alike. Its captivating storyline, dynamic characters, and epic battles solidified its status as the second-highest grossing Dragon Ball film to date.
Prepare to be captivated by the heart-pounding action and high-stakes drama as Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero unfolds, pushing our favorite warriors to their limits and testing the strength of their bonds. This thrilling installment in the Dragon Ball universe will leave audiences on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting the next chapter in this iconic saga.
With its release exclusively on Crunchyroll on July 12, 2023, fans can now enjoy this thrilling adventure from the comfort of their own homes. The film expands upon the beloved Dragon Ball universe, introducing new characters like Magenta and Dr. Hedo, while also bringing back fan favorites such as Goku, Vegeta, Gohan, and Broly.