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5:08 pm - 04/04/2013

2013 Dragon Ball Sells 988,790 Tickets for 1.1 Billion Yen

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods has sold 988,790 tickets for 1,146,467,600 yen (about US$12 million) in the first five days since it opened on Saturday. As a result, the film is projected to sell more than 1 million tickets by its sixth day on Thursday. It is the fastest film to reach that milestone so far this year in Japan.

The film opened on 312 movie theaters (including 16 IMAX digital theater screens) and sold 561,098 tickets for 683,925,000 yen (about US$7,323,000) in its first weekend. Variety reported that the film was the top-grossing non-American film outside the United States.

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is set between the 517th and 518th installments of Akira Toriyama's original manga. Specifically, it is set during the "lost decade" of story time after the end of the battle with Majin Buu. It features new characters Birusu — the God of Destruction played by Kouichi Yamadera — and his attendant Wisu (Masakazu Morita).

Toriyama was deeply involved in the film's story and designs from the early screenwriting stages. Masahiro Hosoda (Dragon Ball Z episode director, Nangoku Shounen Papuwa-kun) directed the film at Toei off a script by Yūsuke Watanabe (live-action 20th Century Boys trilogy, Gantz, Bloody Monday, Future Diary).

And If you haven't seen a trailer yet:

Source: ANN, Youtube

We need more DBZ posts, you're welcome

vickyblueeyez 4th-Apr-2013 11:02 pm (UTC)
That gif is flawless.

I did one of those dragon ball anime pose photos. It was fun.
myharu 4th-Apr-2013 11:08 pm (UTC)
you should post it
myharu 4th-Apr-2013 11:19 pm (UTC)
lol that's really cool and I saw that kotaku article too
londonshowers 4th-Apr-2013 11:39 pm (UTC)
brucelynn 5th-Apr-2013 12:14 am (UTC)
omg yyyaaayyyyy
ohprecioustime 4th-Apr-2013 11:13 pm (UTC)
lol wat kind of villain o_O

anyway this show gives me nostalgia, happy for them
kat_desu 4th-Apr-2013 11:19 pm (UTC)
Fabulous gif indeed. :D
londonshowers 4th-Apr-2013 11:40 pm (UTC)
Who is that fab queen in that gif? Is that Trunks son or something (I stopped watching DBZ after cell tbh)
myharu 4th-Apr-2013 11:57 pm (UTC)
it's Android 17
londonshowers 4th-Apr-2013 11:58 pm (UTC)
oooohhh yeaaaah, completely forgot about him.
brucelynn 5th-Apr-2013 12:13 am (UTC)
Android 17 when he got super ridiculous

Dragon Ball GT is a hot ass mess
myharu 5th-Apr-2013 12:23 am (UTC)
GT? Idk why people keep bringing up that imaginary show, just like people keep talking about that non-existent DB live action movie starring a white dude.
kuronochou 5th-Apr-2013 01:19 am (UTC)
I only love GT cause I got to see Trunks more ^^
But the whole thing...
castelfranca 5th-Apr-2013 01:53 am (UTC)
THIS. I used to have a serious crush on Trunks.
brucelynn 5th-Apr-2013 12:12 am (UTC)



I am hearing nothing but good things about this film so I am excited , I can't watch DBZ in japanese though so I hope we get a translation

Sean Schemmel is the only Goku for me

also they need to hurry and make a movie based on Another Road

Also it's gonna be interesting to see characters like Goten , Vidal , Kid Trunks etc under Akira Toriyama's involvement because he stopped being apart of the series once their saga hit.

Edited at 2013-04-05 12:15 am (UTC)
myharu 5th-Apr-2013 12:26 am (UTC)
I glad there are other people who can't watch the Japanese version. This better be dubbed.
onhold4u 5th-Apr-2013 12:50 am (UTC)
just hearing goku's voice in that trailer
he sounds so... high-pitched. it just feels wrong to me lol
kuronochou 5th-Apr-2013 01:16 am (UTC)
I do really hope that this will be shown here in my country just like the latest One Piece movie.
Seeing how famous Dragon Ball is even until now and still hearing lots of kids doing the kamehameha and Goku being a household name is just amazing.
I also love to see little Trunks and Goten (when he was still adorable)!
younglove13 5th-Apr-2013 02:17 am (UTC)
bless this post. T^T
younglove13 5th-Apr-2013 02:21 am (UTC)
and that gif is pure win. i love android 17. i was so upset when he died... ;__;
edneichon 5th-Apr-2013 02:46 am (UTC)
I can't wait to watch this movie *sobs* my childhood, my favourite anime from all time is flawless!
whited_79 5th-Apr-2013 01:43 pm (UTC)
Dang Dragonball. That's huge!
izumi_ixa 5th-Apr-2013 04:01 pm (UTC)
DRGAON BALL is one of the best (if not directly "The Best") EVER! n_~.
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