Dragon Ball Super Goes Live On Cartoon Network

Are you in love with the Dragon Ball series? Well, Son Goku’s adventure from the blockbusting classic anime continues in the follow-up, Dragon Ball Super, on Cartoon Network, from Tuesday, May 2020

Based on the shonen manga created in 1984, the Dragon Ball series initially aired in Japan in 1986 and crash-landed on Cartoon Network in the US in the late 1990s. With a total of 675 episodes, 20 movies, and more than 250 million manga sold across the globe, Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball franchise remains one of the most popular anime of all time, and the mega fandom all over the world can attest to the popularity of this show

Ever since defeating the evil Buu, Goku and his friends have been living peaceful lives. However, their happiness is short-lived when Beerus, the God of Destruction comes to challenge Goku. With all of humanity hanging in the balance, Goku must get his friends’ help to become the legendary Super Saiyan God and meet this new threat. Their battle is just the beginning in this sprawling adventure. Dragon Ball Super reconnects fans with their favorite characters while introducing new storylines beyond imagination – including the reveal of 12 universes … each with their own God of Destruction!

The Dragon Ball saga hooked in an entire generation like no other anime at the time. Many young adults will have very fond memories of Dragon Ball, and now, another new generation of fans will be rushing home from school and straight to their TV screens in the hope that they are just in time to catch the next episode of Dragon Ball Super where Goku will lead the battles against much stronger opponents than they ever faced before.

“Cartoon Network goes to great lengths to carefully select the best programming for its fans, thereby emerging as the leading kids’ PayTV channel across Africa. The global popularity of Dragon Ball Super is the perfect match to reach our African households and anime fans,” Ariane Suveg, Director of Kids Content (Africa) said, adding, “Dragon Ball Super is the dawn of a whole new Dragon Ball era and we know that a whole new group of kids will now be attempting to go Super Saiyan with their friends!”

Dragon Ball Super Wall Calendar features your favorite characters from the anime of the same title. Keep up with Goku, Vegeta, and their sons as they defend the world from space fighters, conquerors, androids, and magical creatures! This calendar is perfect as décor in your home, kitchen, or office and easily helps to keep track of important dates, contacts, and other events at a glance. Each calendar month is easy to glance at and see what responsibilities you have coming up, so make sure you stay organized through the year! Personalization is easy with different colors for appointments and trips, add stickers or stickie notes for a quick reference, or create your own system of symbols and abbreviations. The calendar also features plenty of grid space for marking appointments, special occasions and events, and other notes. Classic square format. Updated style. Our square 18-month wall calendars include 13 stunning images and even clearer grids and text. Each of these 12″ x 12″ calendars features an opening spread with a six-month (July-December) calendar to plan the last six months of the year and rev up for the new year. Filled with an abundance of holidays, each month’s grid is large enough for daily tasks and appointments.

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Dragon Ball Super: Broly became the fourth movie to feature fan-favorite villain Broly as the main antagonist — but only the first Broly movie to be in-canon, which means that the previous version of Broly and all the other villains from the Dragon Ball Z movies aren’t part of Dragon Ball‘s continuity. Dragon Ball Super reimagined Broly with a new origin story and turned him into one of the anime’s most compelling — and sympathetic — characters. It’s possible that a future installment in the Dragon Ball franchise could follow a similar approach by adapting another of the non-canon movies. Other popular villains featured in non-canon Dragon Ball Z movies include Janemba, Cooler, Turles, and Bojack, and though none are powerful enough to challenge Goku at his current level, like Broly, they could be updated for their introduction into Dragon Ball canon.


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Nicholas Raymond is a staff features writer for Screen Rant. He has a degree in journalism from the University of Montevallo. He is the author of the psychological thriller and time travel novel, “A Man Against the World.” Nicholas’ love for telling stories is inspired by his love for film noir, westerns, superhero movies, classic films, foreign cinema, and wuxia. He also has interests in ancient history. His favorite actors are Tyrone Power, Charlton Heston, and Eleanor Parker. His favorite film is Casablanca, and his favorite director is Alfred Hitchcock. He can be reached by email at cnrmail@bellsouth.net and on Twitter at @cnraymond91.

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