Dragon Ball Super, the first new Dragon Ball storyline in more than 18 years from creator Akira Toriyama, will get an English dubbed version in January.
Toei Animation Inc., Funimation Entertainment and Adult Swim announced today that the new series will be joining the Toonami block at the end of January, 2017. According to Adult Swim, the show will focus on the “Battle of Gods” and “Resurrection ‘F’” story arcs. Both were stand-alone films that have been converted for Dragon Ball Super. Funimation will be producing the English-dubbed version of the series for Adult Swim, the company also confirmed for today.
Dragon Ball fans will be happy to know that voice actors from previous series will be returning for Dragon Ball Super. Some of the voice actors include Seán Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Jason Douglas (Beerus), Ian Sinclair (Whis) and Sonny Strait (Krillin).
The first season of Dragon Ball Super will feature 26 episodes. It kicks off on Jan. 7 at 8:30 p.m. ET on Adult Swim. The first teaser for the series can be seen above.