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'Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero' Comes To Crunchyroll This July

Dragon Ball
is one of the biggest franchises in the world. Since it first aired nearly 40 years ago its popularity hasn't seemed to diminish and has only gone from strength to strength. This continued with the latest release Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. Streaming service Crunchyroll have announced that they will be streaming Super Hero exclusively this summer.

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is the second film in the Dragon Ball Super franchise and the 21st Dragon Ball Movie overall. It features close involvement with the original creator Akira Toriyama, with the legendary artist providing the film's original story, screenplay and character designs. It was also the first Dragon Ball movie to be animated in 3D CG.

Super Hero was the first truly global theatrical release from Crunchyroll. The film played in more than 100 countries with 13 different dubs and 29 subtitled languages. It went on to gross $96 million worldwide, and became the 4th highest grossing anime in the U.S..

The story sees the return of an enemy from Goku's Past, The Red Ribbon Army. Individuals who want to keep the army's spirit alive have created two powerful Androids, Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. The androids call themselves Super Heroes, and start by attacking Piccolo and Gohan. But what is the New Red Ribbon Army's objective?

The film is directed by Tetsuro Kodama.  The Japanese voice cast includes Masako Nozawa (Gohan, Goku and Goten), Toshio Furukawa (Piccolo), Yūko Minaguchi (Pan), Ryō Horikawa (Vegeta), Mayumi Tanaka (Krillin), Aya Hisakawa (Bulma),  Takeshi Kusao (Trunks), Miki Itō (Android 18), Bin Shimada (Broly), Kōichi Yamadera (Beerus), Masakazu Morita (Whis), Hiroshi Kamiya (Gamma 1), Mamoru Miyano (Gamma 2),

The Eglish dub features  Kyle Hebert (Gohan), Sean Schemmel (Goku),  Robert McCollum (Goten),  Jeannie Tirado (Pan), Christopher. R Sabat, (Piccolo and Vegeta), Sonny Strait (Krillin), Monica Rial (Bulma), Eric Vale (Trunks), Meredith Mccoy (Android 18), Johnny Yong Bosch (Broly), Jason Douglas (Beerus), Ian Sinclair (Whis), Aleks Le (Gamma 1), Zeno Robinson (Gamma 2),  

Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero will stream on Crunchyroll from July 12, 2023 in both subtitled and dubbed formats.