‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ makes history with IMAX debut


Dragon Ball Super: Broly makes history as the first anime feature with an IMAX showing within the U.S.

With less than a week remaining for the release of Dragon Ball Super: Broly, fans cannot contain their excitement. The anime has been on a hiatus since the end of March 2018.  When the “Universal Survival Saga” was nearing its conclusion, it was announced that the next saga would not be told through an episodic format but instead as a film.

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It was then announced that the film would be the retelling of an iconic story – the story of Broly. Broly was first introduced in a non-canonical movie titled Dragon Ball Z:  Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan. The character gained immense popularity from this movie, to the extent where fans were urging Akira Toriyama, the creator of Dragon Ball, to introduce Broly in a canon story.

The release of Dragon Ball Super: Broly is seen by many as an iconic moment in the history of Dragon Ball. But it does not stop there.

Funimation has announced that on January 16th, for one day only, Dragon Ball Super: Broly will be available in limited IMAX theatres:


This will be the first time in the U.S. that an anime feature will be available in IMAX. Dragon Ball Super: Broly is already released in Japan, and has garnered major success. The film has already earned $32 million at the global box office and is now making history in the U.S.

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Dragon Ball Super: Broly hits theatres on January 16th in the United States. Dragon Ball Super english dub currently airs on Adult Swim during the Toonami block on Saturday evenings at 9:30 p.m and is also available on stream on Funimation and Amazon Video. To catch up with the subtitled version, Dragon Ball Super is available to stream on FunimationNOW, VRV and Crunchyroll.