Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO has had a record-breaking run in the U.S. box office, so it’s time to celebrate with a closer look at the feature. Crunchyroll’s new trailer only comes recommended for those who have either seen the movie or don’t give a rip about spoilers, because this one dives into some of the most exciting developments and surprises in the latest Dragon Ball Super anime film.
Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO opened on August 19 in the U.S., and claimed the #1 spot at the global box office in its opening weekend. The film marks the widest theatrical release ever for Crunchyroll in North America, with 3,900 screens booked, including premium formats like IMAX, as well as the first global release from Crunchyroll, in partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment.
With Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO breaking into the top ranks, Crunchyroll now has ten of the top 20 highest-grossing anime films in U.S. history (some were under the Funimation brand at the time). Here’s the current top five, according to Box Office Mojo:
- 1. Pokémon: The First Movie – Mewtwo Strikes Back
- 2. Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- the Movie: Mugen Train
- 3. Pokémon the Movie 2000
- 4. JUJUTSU KAISEN 0
- 5. Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO